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Monday, May 24, 2004 - Tuesday, May 25, 2004

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

MAY 24 & 25, 2004

 

The Board convened on Monday, May 24, 2004 at 9:30 AM with a quorum present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Ken Rasing met with the Board to discuss a county disaster declaration resulting from intense continuous weekend rain. Discussion of flood damages followed.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to authorize Chairman Signature on declaration for Chickasaw County disaster area. Roll Call: All Ayes Motion Carried. Declaration: Chickasaw County has suffered from flooding that occurred resulting from heavy rains that bean on May 21st and continues, causing severe damage to public and private property, disruption of utility services, and endangerment of health and safety of the citizens of Chickasaw County within the disaster area. Therefore, the County Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County has declared a state of emergency authorized under Iowa State Statute and will execute the expenditure of emergency funds from all available sources, the invoking of mutual aid agreements, and the applying to the State of Iowa for assistance. /ss/ Arnold J. Boge, Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County. Date: 5-24-2004 WITNESS my hand and the seal of my office this 24th day of May 2004. /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor, Chickasaw County.

 

John Murray, Assistant County Engineer, joined the meeting with an estimated public damage of $270,000 from weekend flooding, as follows: 18 closed road locations, 3-4 bridge approaches with water over the bridge, approximately 250-300 water over roadways estimated cost of $900.00 per location and multiple culverts in need of repair.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of May 17 & 18, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

At 11:00 AM the Board was joined by Mary Kunkle, representing INRCOG, Craig Codner representing Butler County REC Economic Development and Cindy Lantow, representing Fredericksburg Economic Development for discussion and action on resolution proposed May 17th for new industry job incentive funding.  Review of proposed new industry infrastructure and jobs development followed.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Resolution NO. 05-24-04-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA GRANTING THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CERTAIN FINANCIAL ASSURANCES  IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG APPLICATION FOR FUNDING. WHEREAS, the City of Fredericksburg is applying for $166,000 in Community Development Block Grant, Economic Development Set-Aside funds to assist in attracting Kerry Inc. to locate there and create 53 new jobs. WHEREAS, the City of Fredericksburg is applying for $250,000 in Value Added Agricultural Products and Processes funds for this same project. WHEREAS, the City of Fredericksburg is applying for $1.4 million investment and sales tax credits from the New Capital Investment Program for this same project. WHEREAS, the City of Fredericksburg is committing $53,000 of the local funds for this project as match. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors supports this application and the locating of this company in Chickasaw County and desires to contribute county match to the City’s commitment. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa that $53,000 of county funds are herewith committed. Passed and adopted this 24th day of May, 2004. AYES: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman; John L. Huegel; James J. Schueth; Virgil M. Pickar, Jr.; Sherry Mattke.  NAYS: None. Attest: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor.

 

Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permit application for Deborah Christensen. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Sheriff Marty Larsen and Chief Deputy Todd Miller met with the Board to inform them of the investigation surround the death of a resident at the Heritage Residence.  Sheriff Larsen updated upcoming prisoner mandates and current investigations, anticipating an increase for current year budget payroll expenditures.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to adjourn at 12:00 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Board members and Verne Tanner, Mitchell County Supervisor met in work session for CPC interviews.

The Board convened on Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at 9:30 AM with all members present; Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.

 

Roger Nosbisch, Head Custodian met with the Board to present proposals for Courthouse roof repair, as follows: Northern Cedar $11,765.00 and Imperial Roof Systems Co. $8975.00.   Review of past repairs and discussion followed, with the Board tabling action on the proposals to request addendum proposals for membrane seam repair.

 

Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to open the public hearing for FY 2003-2004 budget amendment at 10:00 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  No one from the public was present.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to close the public hearing at 10:14 AM.  Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Schueth, to adopt Resolution for Amended Departmental Appropriations for FY 2003-2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. AMEND APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 05-25-04-14. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved an appropriations Resolution on June 24, 2003, for all departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2003 in accordance with Section 331.434, subsection 6, Code of Iowa, and WHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 24, 2003 for fiscal year 2003-2004 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet hereof, and for the following reasons:  Nurse: Increase $12,180.00 for Bioterrorism. Sheriff:  $6,425.00 for overtime-$3,575.00 Chief Deputy Time settlement. Attorney: $420.00 for drug forfeitures. Veterans Affairs: Decrease $10,000.00 for client assistance given to County Relief budget. County Relief: Increase $11,700.00-$10,000.00 from Veterans Affairs Budget and $1,700.00 for client reimbursement.  State DHS: Increase $15,025.00 for Floyd Co.-DHS Reimbursement.  County Betterment Fund: Increase $20,000.00 for Fredericksburg Family Health Clinic Project. Secondary Road: Increase $10,000.00 Bridge Construction Labor.  No increase in tax dollar asking.    PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 25th day of May, 2004. The vote thereon being as follows:  Ayes: /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman;   John L. Huegel; James J. Schueth; Virgil Pickar Jr.; Sherry Mattke  Nays: None.   Attest: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, County Auditor                                                                           

2003-2004 AMENDED APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEPARTMENTS

DEPARTMENT:            PROPOSED EXP:        DECREASE/INCREASE:      TO:                  

                                             

NURSE                                              549,923                                    +   12,180                           562,103  

 

SHERIFF                                           792,046                                    +   10,000                           802,046

 

VETERANS AFFAIRS                       29,378                                     -    10,000                           19,378

 

COUNTY ASSISTANCE                   69,074                                    +    11,700                             80,774

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY                    126,507                                    +         420                           126,927

 

STATE DHS                                       12,900                                     +    15,025                             27,925

 

BUDGET REQUESTS-NON           143,500                                     +    20,000                           163,500

  DEPARTMENTAL

 

SECONDARY ROAD                   3,791,000                                       +    10,000                      3,801,000

SERVICE AREA:

 

PUBLIC SAFETY & LEGAL SERV     1,104,952                              +   10,420                       1,115,372

 

PHYSICAL HLTH –SOCIAL SERV    1,141,758                              +   28,905                        1,170,663

 

CO. ENVIRONMENT-EDUCATION     623,157                              +   20,000                           643,157

 

CAPITAL PROJECTS                             473,700                               +   10,000                           483,700

 

Jack Lipovac, representing HR-One Source met with the Board to review contract language for upcoming employees’ union contracts.

 

Board members spoke with Mitchell County Board of Supervisors via phone regarding prior day interviews for CPC position. Discussion followed.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to tentatively offer Chickasaw-Mitchell Counties CPC employment to Sheila Kobliska beginning July 1, 2004, pending successful contract negotiations. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

The Board received and filed Manure Management Update Plan for Palmersheim Pork Farm, owned by Bill Palmersheim, located in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to adjourn at 12:10 PM.   Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

 

                                                                               ___________________________

                                                                                Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                                Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

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Judy A. Babcock, Auditor                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 
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