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Monday, August 8, 2016 - Tuesday, August 9, 2016

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES AUGUST 8 & 9, 2016 The Board convened on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Holthaus, Geerts, Carolan, and Andersen. Absent: Zoll. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen. Mail was opened and distributed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve the agenda for August 8 & 9, 2016. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Holthaus and Andersen. Absent: Zoll. Motion Carried. Supervisor Zoll present at 9:02 AM. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to approve the board minutes of August 1 & 2, 2016. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Holthaus to open the public hearing at 9:02 A. M. for IDNR Construction permit application for BCS Farms Site (ID#60037) Brian and Carole Sipley. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, Holthaus and Andersen. Also present were Zachary Sipley, Ken Rasing, and Staci Schutte, No written comments from the public. Discussion followed. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan to close the public hearing at 9:03 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, Holthaus, and Andersen. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the issuance of the IDNR construction permit application for BCS Farms Site (ID#60037) Brian and Carole Sipley. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. 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 orders, ditch cleaning, 140th East of Kenwood; entrance permits in various locations; ditch cleaning and permits in various locations; entrance work, safety slopes; mowed all shop lawns; closed road, Ivanhoe Avenue bridge; stop sign placed north of shop; driveway sign on 260th street; Division I and II contract rock completed; blading gravels in various locations; mowing hard surface roads; Ridgeway Blvd, box culvert completed, patch road later; bridge repair, work, brushing; rock gradations at Jackson Quarry; Alta Vista box culvert, paved PCC, strength made; Heartland Asphalt milled asphalt that approaches to the concrete, box culvert; soil borings, Cheyenne Avenue bridge; V-14 survey work; Beaver Creek watershed reviewed on site, etc. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to approve the permit for Hawkeye REC to place overhead cable, poles and anchors in the county right of way along 160th Street starting at 2475 160th and going east ending approximately 600 feet east of Odessa Avenue as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Curt McNew Transportation Director EARL Public Transit with Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation met with the Board to discuss transit in Chickasaw County. Mr. McNew gave the Board a brief overview of the operations and services. EARL public transit transportation is a non-profit organization and serves five (5) counties (Howard, Winneshiek, Allamakee, Clayton and Fayette). EARL has 50 drivers, 35 16-18 passenger buses, and 18 minivans. Mr. McNew will contact the Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock to discuss their services. Supervisors Holthaus updated the Board on the Beaver Creek watershed meeting held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 and the IGHCP meeting held on Friday, August 5, 2016. The Board discussed possible changes in payroll procedures. Also present was County Attorney Pat Wegman and Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to have the County Attorneyís office draft a policy for the Boardís review. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at Noon. Roll Call: Ayes: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM with all the members present: Holthaus, Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, and Andersen. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen. Mail was opened and distributed. Assessor Doug Welton met with the Board met with the Board review 2016 Homestead and Military Exemption Applications. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to disallow three (3) 2016 Military Tax Credit Exemption Applications (DD 214ís have not been recorded in Chickasaw County as required) and authorize Chairman Signature as per recommendation of the County Assessorís Office. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan to allow the 2016 Homestead Credit Applications/Military Exemptions Applications as per the recommendation of the County Assessorís Office. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the overhead door at the Old Vets Building. Also present was Ken Rasing. Discussion followed. Ken Rasing and Dave Gorman will contact various vendors to repair the overhead door at the Old Vets Building and continue to update the Board on the project. Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board for the approval of a minor subdivision. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve Resolution 08-09-16-37 and authorize Chairman Signature for the minor subdivision for Donna Smith Revocable Trust as per the recommendation of the Land Use Administrator. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 08-09-16-37 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCELS A AND B IN THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 96 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, ON THE 9th DAY of August at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel A and B in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 19, Township 96 North, Range 13 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcels A and B in the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 19, Township 96 North, Range 13 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa has been considered and should be approved. NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa that said Minor Subdivision Plat be approved, accepted and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. PASSED AND APPROVED on this 9th DAY of August 2016. /ss/ John Andersen, Chairman, Board of Supervisors ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor. The Board reviewed the Letter of Understanding for services provided by Hacker, Nelson & Co., PC for the FY 2015-2016 audit. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Letter of Understanding for services provided by Hacker, Nelson & Co., PC for FY 2015-2016 audit. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Certification of Abstract of Taxes and Tax list for 2015 assessment collectible FY 2016-2017 as recommended by the County Auditor and County Treasurer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the consideration of an appointment of a rural member to the Alta Vista Library Board of Directors. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Irene Huegel as a rural member to the Alta Vista Library Board of Directors for a six term ending June 30, 2022 as per the City of Alta Vista Council and as per the Iowa Code. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Terry & Steven Schulz-Weidler Site (ID # 66436) in Section 36 of New Hampton Township located at 2469 Quinlin Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Gary Gorman (ID#57703) in Section 28 of Jacksonville Township located at 2435 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Chickasaw Farms, LLC (ID #62444) in Section 22 of Dayton Township located at 2241 Jasper Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Mike Klassen (ID # 59679) in Section 13 of Chickasaw Township located at 2130 Exeter Avenue, Ionia, IA 50645. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Arleneís Site (ID#67901) in Section 34 of Utica Township located at 1272 Union Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Washington Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Utica Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Bradford Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Veteranís Affairs Report for May, July and August 2016. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at 10:50AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ John Andersen, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ______________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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