The Board convened on Monday,
March 7, 2016 at with all the
members present:Carolan, Holthaus,
Andersen, Geerts, and Zoll.The meeting
was called to order by Chairman Andersen.Mail was opened and distributed.Also present was a member from the media.
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for March 7
& 8, 2016.Roll Call: All
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes of
February 29 & March 1, 2016.Roll Call:Ayes: Holthaus, Carolan, Geerts, and Andersen.Nays: Zoll. Motion Carried.
Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to open the public hearing at
9:33 AM for the FY 2016-2017 proposed county budget. Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.Also present were Ken Rasing and Brian Moore.
Received and filed in the Auditorís Office one written comment from the
public. No verbal comments expressed
from the public.
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to close the public hearing at .Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Supervisor Carolan updated the Board on the RC & D meeting held on Thursday, March 3, 2016.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando
met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.Topics included:maintenance and service of vehicles;
maintenance of gravel roads; work zone class in Waterloo; 3-1-16 one ways out
at 5:00 AM-3:30 PM; 3-1-16 motorgraders out at 7:00 AM-3:30 PM; 3-2-16
everything cleaning up; brushing in various areas; couple loads of rock,
several spots, spot rocking; sign repair as needed; patching blacktops; spot
blading in various gravels; bridge pile delivered to yard; day labor plans to
contractors; getting books together for Alta Vista box culvert; Boyd road
bridge design; HMA GIAC conference
in Des Moines,; preconstruction Alta Vista box culvert, today; INRCOG
submittals by end of week; etc.
Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve the overhead
construction permit for Butler County REC along 250th Street,
Section 35 New Hampton Township as per the recommendation of the County
Engineer.Roll Call:All Ayes.Motion Carried.
Chief Deputy Marty Hemann met with the Board for a departmental update.Marty Hemann informed the Board that there is
a deputy on medical leave until April
1, 2016.Marty Hemann
discussed with the Board the need to begin the process of updating the civil
service list.Discussion followed.It was the consensus of the Board that the
Sheriffís Department begins the process of updating the current civil service
Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss the roof at the Heritage
Residence and to provide updates on a number of topics.Discussion followed.Ken Rasing will contact a contractor to evaluate
the roof at the Heritage Residence and then Mr. Rasing will update the Board. Ken
Rasing also updated the Board on his current plans regarding the
radio-communication tower.Mr. Rasing
also updated the Board regarding the status of various job descriptions that
are being revised.Ken Rasing will also
research the sewer-water hookup at the Heritage Residence and then update the
The Board proceeded to canvass the City of New Hampton
Special Election held on March 1, 2016.
Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the canvass of the
City of New Hampton Special Election held on March 1, 2016 and authorize
Auditor to certify results to the State and record in permanent Election
Register.Roll Call:All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday,
March 8, 2016 at with all members
present:Geerts, Holthaus, Zoll,
Carolan, and Andersen.The meeting was
called to order by Chairman Andersen. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Conservation Director Brian
Moore and member from the media.
The Board discussed the FY 2016-2017 Proposed County Budget.
Motion by Holthaus,
Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution for Adoption of FY 2016-2017 Proposed County
Budget as published for the public hearing.Roll Call: Ayes:Holthaus, Geerts
and Andersen.Nays: Carolan and Zoll.Motion Carried.RESOLUTION
APPROVING ADOPTION OF FY 2016-20117 COUNTYBUDGETThe
Board of Supervisors does hereby approve and adopt the FY 2016-2017 Proposed
County Budget as published for the public hearing on March 7, 2016.PASSED,
APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 8th day of March 2016.
The Vote hereof being as follows: AYES: /ss/
Chairman, Steve Geerts, Rick Holthaus.NAYS: /ss/ Tim Zoll, Dan Carolan.ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
Member from the media left at .
The Board allowed claims.
Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for Annual
Updates for Roger Reicks-Jerico Beef & Swine (ID#62201) in Section 35 of
Jacksonville Township located at 2651 130th
Street, Lawler, IA52154.
Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for Annual Updates
for JAGRABDP, LLC-Leibold Site (ID#65313) in Section 8 of Jacksonville Township
located at 2381 150th Street, New Hampton, IA
Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Original Manure Management
plan-Sapphirebrook, 34-T98-R12-Sapphirebrook, LLC (ID# New Site) in Section 34
of Paris Township.
Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at . Roll Call: All Ayes.Motion Carried.