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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

APRIL 11, 2016

 

The Board convened on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 9:30 AM with the following members present:  Carolan, Holthaus, Andersen, and Zoll. Absent: Geerts.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen.   Mail was opened and distributed. 

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to approve the agenda for April 11, 2016 with the cancellation of the 10:45 A.M. appointment.   Roll Call: Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Holthaus to approve the board minutes of April 4 & 5, 2016.   Roll Call: Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried

 

Sue Breitbach, Treasurer met with the Board to review and seek approval of quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2016, with discussion following.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan to approve Treasurer’s Quarterly report of bank balances for quarter ending March 31, 2016, subject to audit.  Roll Call: Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Resolution to abate taxes on parcel 191316250004 as per the recommendation of the County Treasurer.  Roll Call:  Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 04-11-16-15 TO ABATE TAXES ON PARCEL 191316250004  WHEREAS, Chickasaw County, Iowa, acquired Tax Sale Certificate # 14-0065 at the June 16, 2014 Tax Sale for the following described parcel, and WHEREAS, several years of delinquent taxes have continued to accrue against said parcel, and WHEREAS, the current owner of record is deceased and the property has been abandoned, and NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, that the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors is authorized to abate the taxes on Parcel 191316250004.  PARCEL: BDNA 191316250004, LEGAL DESCRIPTION:  Parcel BDNA 191316250004, Lots 9 and 10, Block 76 Union Plat of Bradford, Chickasaw County, Iowa also described as Parcel 191316250004, 16-94-14, 10R X 10R NE ¼ SE ¼ NW 1/4 Bradford Township, Chickasaw County, State of Iowa,

Taxes for Assessment Years 2013 & 2014

(Base Tax and Interest)                                                      $   16.00

AYES: /ss/ John Andersen, Chairman, Tim Zoll, Dan Carolan, Rick Holthaus.  NAYS:  None.  Absent: Steve Geerts, Vice-Chairman.  ATTEST: /ss/Joan E. Knoll

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to approve quarterly reports ending March 31, 2016 for Auditor, Sheriff, and Recorder, subject to audit.  Roll Call:  Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

The Board met with the Floyd County Board of Supervisors at 10:00 AM via phone conference. Present at Chickasaw County were Supervisors, John Andersen, Tim Zoll, Dan Carolan and Rick Holthaus, Auditor Joan E. Knoll and Engineer Dusten Rolando.  Present at Floyd County were Supervisors Doug Kamm, Mark Kuhn, Roy Schwickerath, Auditor Gloria Carr.

 

Discussion followed regarding the Engineers Contract for FY 2016-2017. Floyd County increase for elected officials and department heads except the Board of Supervisors was 2.27 percent and the Board of Supervisors was 1.27 percent.  Chickasaw County increase for Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder, Sheriff, and department heads except the Board of Supervisors was 3 percent, County Attorney 2.57 percent, and the Board of Supervisors was 3.5 percent. 

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve a two percent (2%) increase for the County Engineer for FY 2016-2017.  Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan and Zoll.  Nays: Holthaus and Andersen.

Motion failed for lack of majority.  Discussion followed.  Floyd County Board of Supervisors and Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors will continue to discuss the engineer’s contract at a later date.  Floyd County Board of Supervisors will contact the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisor to discuss and settle the engineer’s contract on or before June 1, 2016.

 

The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.  Topics included:  maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; hauling spot rock in various areas; entrance permits; ditch cleaning permits; brushing in various areas; driveway work, work orders; taking down snow fence; spot blading in various roads; regular blading and spot rocking; disc retriever on motorgrader; taking snow equipment off; sign repairs; put up sign posts, detour, box culverts; bridge lumber delivered; prepared I-beams, bridge, day labor; bridge repair; bridge design, Cheyenne; bridge design, Boyd road; rock letting last week; bridge review on Wednesday, IDOT; MSHA training, Thursday; hearing tests, Friday at shop; submitted IDOT FY17 budget and 5 year program.

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan to approve Resolution No. 04-11-16-14 Bridge Postings as per the recommendation of the County Engineer.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.  RESOLUTION 04-11-16-14 WHEREAS, Chickasaw County completes an inspection of all bridges and structures on the Secondary Road System of Chickasaw County and

WHEREAS, part of this inspection involves the recalculation of the safe load capacity of any structure showing remarkable deterioration of the structural components of that structure and

WHEREAS, that structural evaluation has resulted in the recommendation to reduce the safe load capacity that can be supported by certain structures, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on this 11th day of April, 2016 as provided in Sections 321.471, 321.472, and 321.473, Code of Iowa to erect and/or maintain weight limit signs in advance of the following bridges located on the Local Secondary Road System as follows:

 

Bridge No.

Location

Multiple Posting

110221

N26,T94N, R11W

6 Tons

110390

T13, T94N, R12W

Safe for One Truck Only

080270

S34,T94N,R12W

20,25,24

111070

T1,T95N,R11W

3 Tons

111290

N2,T95N,R12W

10,17,16

111300

N3,T95N,R12W

Safe for One Truck Only

111390

T16,T95N,R12W

10,16,16

111500

N31,T95N, R12W

Safe for One Truck only

112530

N18,T96N,R13W

15,25,25

113370

N20,T97N,R14W

3 Tons

Passed and approved this 11th day of April, 2016. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Chickasaw County, Iowa /ss/ John Andersen, Tim Zoll, Rick Holthaus, Dan Carolan.  Absent: Steve Geerts. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor

 

Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan  to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Employee Benefit Systems  (EBS) (Third Party Administration) Renewal for Chickasaw County for FY 2016-2017.  Roll Call:  Ayes: Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Nays: Zoll.  Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried.

 

Chief Deputy Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss the purchase of equipment for the new sheriff’s vehicle. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Holthaus to authorize and accept the proposal from EMS-One (Electronic Engineering) not to exceed the amount of $9,334.95 for the purchase of equipment for the sheriff’s vehicle as per the recommendation of the Chief Deputy.  Roll Call: Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP short form for annual updates for Exeter, Ltd-Finisher Farm (ID# 59543) in Section 14 of Bradford Township located at 2751 Exeter Avenue, Nashua, IA 50658.

 

Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP short form for annual updates for Terry & Steven Schulz-Dayton Site (ID# 63719) in Section 22 of Dayton Township located at 1947 230th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659.

 

Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP short form for annual updates for Terry & Steven Schulz-Betten Site (ID# 65319) in Section 14 of Jacksonville Township located at 2616 150th Street, Lawler, IA 52154.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Holthaus to adjourn the meeting at 11:59 AM.  Roll Call: Ayes:  Zoll, Holthaus, Carolan and Andersen.  Absent: Geerts.  Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Andersen, Chairman   

Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

 

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Joan E. Knoll, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 
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