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Monday, August 29, 2016 - Thursday, September 1, 2016

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES AUGUST 29 & SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 The Board convened on Monday, August 29, 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. Also present was a member from the media. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve the agenda for August 29, 30, & September 1, 2016. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Carolan to approve the board minutes of August 22 & 23, 2016. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ken Rasing met with the Board to declare Chickasaw County as a disaster area. Ken Rasing presented to the Board FEMA criteria. Discussion followed. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to declare Chickasaw County as a disaster area and authorize Chairman Signature as presented by Emergency Management Coordinator. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Wally Boehmer, Past President of the Pioneer Cemetery Commission, met with Board to present an overview of the Pioneer Cemetery Commissionís work. Also present was President Merrilyn Knight. Wally Boehmer reviewed with the Board the 2016 accomplishments. Mr. Boehmer informed the Board that the commission sponsored the quarterly meeting with State Association for Preservation of Iowa Cemeteries and is one of 28 members of SAPIC in Iowa. Mr. Boehmer informed the Board that the commission attended various workshops and met with various townships to discuss and establish working relationships regarding the cemeteries. Mr. Boehmer informed the Board that in the past 6 years the commission has grown from 2 members to 14 members and the commission has spent numerous hours creating relationships within the surrounding communities and honoring our ancestors. Member from the media left at 9:30 AM. County Assistance Director Wendy Burgart met with the Board to review the suspension of property taxes for a county client. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Holthaus to suspend the property taxes for a county client as per the recommendation of the General Assistance Director. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to review quotes received for trimming or tree removal at the Heritage Residence. Also present was Ken Rasing Three quotes were received. Bob Rosonke in the amount of $950.00 for tree removal and $275.00 for grind out stump and clean up for a total of $1225.00; Complete Tree Service (Tree trimming & removal) in the amount of $1000.00; and Burgart Tree Service in the amount of $1050.00 for tree removal, remove stump $160.00, remove stump grindings $60.00 and back fill with dirt $50.00 for a total amount of $1320.00. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to accept the quote from Bob Rosonke in the amount of $950.00 to remove the tree only at the Heritage Residence. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Dave Gorman gave the Board an update on the roof at the Heritage Residence. Dave Gorman and Marty Onken inspected the roof at the Heritage Residence. Dave Gorman is having a vendor from Mason City inspect the roof and give an estimate and Ken Rasing will contact a contractor from Oelwein to inspect the roof. Ken Rasing and Dave Gorman will update the Board at a later date. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; durapatching on Monday and Tuesday; 8:30 PM on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 calls began coming in on rain, high water etc out till midnight; 4:09 AM call on V-56 over road north of 120th first responders were there at that time; August 24-26, 2016 worked on flood damage; signs for flooded areas (2 crews); blades out on August 22 & 23, floods on August 24-26, 2016; bridge 2371 construction; bridge design, SIMMS updating, flood area; etc. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable in the county right of way from the SW corner of the intersection of Stevens Avenue and 280th Street going east to provide services to 3005 280th Street as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Holthaus gave the Board an update on County Social Services meeting on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Ed Holm and Kevin Blanshaw with INRCOG met with the Board to discuss regional transit services for Chickasaw County. Also present were Derwin Robinson, Mike Carlin, and Marilee Christensen. Discussion followed and the Board will review the information. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss the Farm Lease-Little Wapsie Wildlife area (aka Flick rental property). Also present was Conservation Director Brian Moore. The Board reviewed the proposal. Discussion followed. Media left at 11:32 AM. Motion by Holthaus, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the publication of the Public Notice Little Wapsie Wildlife area (aka Flick rental property). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Deerfield Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursement for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Verification of County Receipt for Manure Management Plans for Oakdale Lane, LLC (ID# New Site) in Section 34 of Utica Township. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for SFF Finisher (ID# 66932) in Section 17 of Washington Township located at 1772 150th Street, Alta Vista, IA 50603. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for Seamans North (ID# 66437) in Section 20 of Dresden Township located at 2846 Mission Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for Don Kurtenbach-Section 23 (ID# 64997) in Section 23 of Utica Township located at 1685 Victoria Way, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates and manure management plans and plan updates for Russell L. Schelkopf Trust #101-Eickhoff Site (ID# 58112) in Section 31 of Eden Township located at 25820 X Avenue, Waucoma, IA 52171. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for Reicksview-Home Sow Unit (ID#60643) in Section 23 of Jacksonville Township located at 1020 Pembroke Avenue, P.O. Box 150 Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for Whitetail Path, LLC (ID#68297) in Section 13 of Stapleton Township located at 3348 210th Street, Waucoma, IA 52171. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for annual updates for AK Family, LLC-Boyd Site (ID#38292) in Section 3 of Dresden Township located at 2508 Odessa Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Richland Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Dresden Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office New Hampton Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Stapleton Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Dayton Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Chickasaw Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 2015-2016. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn the meeting at Noon. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:36 PM at the Community Services Building with the following members present: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen. HR consultant Paul Greufe discussed the reorganization of the following jobs: Emergency Management Coordinator, E911 Coordinator, Environmental Health Director, and Environmental Health Assistant upon the resignation of the current employee. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adopt Option 2 of the Proposed Organizational Chart. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 7:44 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ John Andersen, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ______________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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