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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - Tuesday, November 29, 2016

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES NOVEMBER 29, 2016 The Board convened on Monday, November 29, 2016 at 9:32 AM with the following members present: Carolan, Andersen, Geerts, and Zoll. Absent: Holthaus attending a meeting in Des Moines, Iowa. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Andersen. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was Supervisor-Elect Hackman. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for November 29, 2016. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes of November 21, 2016. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock and Curt McNew with Easy Affordable Reliable Life (E.A.R.L.) met with the Board to discuss transportation. Also present was Ken Rasing. Chickasaw County is in Iowa DOT region 07 which is responsible for public transit as well as Bremer, Blackhawk, Buchanan, Butler and Grundy counties and is controlled by the Iowa Northland Regional Council of Governments in Waterloo. Chickasaw County Council on Aging is offering limited in town services to the City of New Hampton. Kathy Babcock presented to the Board the results of a public survey showing a need for transportation in Chickasaw County. Mr. McNew with E.A.R.L. Public transit gave a short presentation to the Board. The Board will contact INRCOG. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the resignation of Kathy Feuling as part-time scheduled Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Performance Coordinator (QA/QI) effective December 14, 2016. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. 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; pulling up flood material from ditches; FEMA documentation/tabulations; road closures, picking up flasher stands, sign repair; snow fence post; rental excavator went back to Cedar Falls; Bridge 3420 finishing up; open November 28, 2016; GPS survey equipment; SIMMS up dating; etc. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable in the county right of way along B57 in Section 22 Chickasaw Township as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to place buried cable in the county right of way along 240th Street in Section 36 New Hampton Township as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. Assessor Doug Welton met with the Board for review and approval of 2016 Family Farm Credit Applications. Individuals are eligible to receive the credit if the appropriate designated person is actively engage in farming of an eligible tract of land during the fiscal year in which the application is filed, with the 2001 Iowa legislature having changed the filing of this credit to a one-time filing. Applications are to be filed with the Assessorís office before November 1 of the first year the exemptions are applied for. The eligibility requirements for the Family Farm Tax Credit are listed in Iowa Administrative Code Section 701-80.11. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve and authorize chairman signature for the 2016 Family Farm Credit Applications. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the letter to be sent to department heads for the FY 17-18 budget process. The Board allowed claims. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn the meeting at 11:17 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Andersen. Absent: Holthaus. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ John Andersen, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _______________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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