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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

MAY 9, 2016

 

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

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the agenda for May 9, 2016.   Roll Call: All Ayes.    Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the board minutes of May 2 & 3, 2016.   Roll Call: All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Chairman Andersen received and opened three bids: Randy Anderson in the amount of $1,622.00;     Curt Carey in the amount of $1,877.00; and Ralph Hennessey in the amount of $ 1251.00.

 

Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to accept the bid from Curt Carey in the amount of 1,877.00for the 2003 Ford F350 pickup (Conservation Department).  Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board discussed the signs at the DHS building. 

 

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; work on 260th Street; entrance repair on 290th Street; work orders, continue in various areas; remove last of snow equipment; closed Alta Vista road, box culvert; sign repair, replacement; spot rocking in various areas; Division IV contract rock starts today; blading gravels all week; 1780 culvert, Asherton Ave, Deaden end replaced to 210th Street; continue bridge projects, repair, day labor; sizing culvert on Ivanhoe Court; started A.V. Box culvert; bridge removal; design work, bridges, Cheyenne Avenue, Ionia Shop roof, Look at replacement; budget review FY 16; Bobcat skid loader; continue working on tandem truck specs; right of way acquisition worksheet; etc.

 

Member from the media present at 10:26 AM.

 

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel and Deputy Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board to discuss several matters: the plat of the Village of Chickasaw, John Casey’s Addition in the City of Lawler, a potential property acquisition and County Farm Lease Agreement-Radio Tower Project.  Also present was Assessor Doug Welton and County Engineer Dusten Rolando.

 

Village of Chickasaw:

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to transfer the vacated streets and alleys to the appropriate owners in the plat of the Village of Chickasaw.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to begin the process of vacating First Street south of 220th Street for the Village of Chickasaw.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Regarding the John Casey’s Addition to the City of Lawler: The County Attorney’s Office will contact the property owner and update the Board at a later date.

 

Deputy Assessor Ray Armel gave the Board an update on the purchase of the potential property.

Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel gave the Board a County Farm Lease Agreement for the radio tower project to review.  Discussion followed.  The County Attorney’s Office will revise the last paragraph of the agreement.

 

President Merrilyn Knight of the Pioneer Cemetery Commission met with the Board to sign a Proclamation for the month of May as Cemetery Appreciation month in Iowa.  Also present were Vice Chairman Wally Boehmer, Treasurer Julie Eckenrod, Secretary Jeanette Kottke, Volunteers Philomena Boehmer, Diane Murphy, Adis Lee, and Bonnie Keller. 

 

Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Holthaus to authorize Chairman Signature on the Proclamation for the month of May 2016 as Cemetery Appreciation Month in Iowa.  Roll Call:  All Ayes.  Motion Carried.

 

Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock and Assistant Administrator Diane Murphy met with the Board to discuss office space at the Community Services Building.  Also present was Custodian Dave Gorman.  Discussion followed.  The Board reviewed the office space at the Community Services Building.

 

Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at 12:03 PM.  Roll Call: All Ayes.  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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