The Board convened on Monday, July 12, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
Ken Rasing, Emergency Management Director, notified the Board requesting a flood declaration.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to authorize Chairman signature on flood declaration. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.July 12, 2004 Flood Declaration: Chickasaw County has suffered from flood occurrences resulting from heavy rains that began on July 2, 2004 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/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, Board of Supervisors, ChickasawCounty. Date: 7-12-04. WITNESS my hand and the seal of my office this 12th day of July 2004.
/ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor, ChickasawCounty.
Evan and Duane Boos met with the Board for approval of Evanís Eagle Scout Project consisting of taller flag pole replacement with lighting at the JailBuilding for an estimated project cost of $1740.67. Sheriff Marty Larsen and Head Custodian Roger Nosbisch were also present. A funding request was made to the Board on behalf of the project, which will be considered with action taken at session next week.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, authorizing tentative approval for the Eagle Scout project with the level of funding to be determined, subject to review by Board, Sheriff and Custodian. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road department activities.
Flood damages to the roads were reviewed.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit for Iowa Telecom to place buried cable in county right of way along 100th Street Ridgeway Avenue east. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Chairman signed road workers union contract with Operating Engineers Local 234, which had been approved June 29, 2004.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permits for Luann Heying, Lynn Boeding, and Gloria Jirak. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of July 6, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
The Board received and filed IDNR correspondence as follows: Notices of September 1, 2004 annual submittal dates were sent to Larry Bruening (ID#57703) located at 2435 180th St., New Hampton; Burns Farrowing Site (ID#57714) located at 2929195th St., Lawler; Chickasaw Farms, LLC (ID#62444) located at 2241 Jasper Ave., New Hampton; Dale Reicks-Home-Site-Sow Unit (ID#60643) located at 1020 Pembroke Ave., Lawler; Mike Klassen (ID#59679) located at 2130 Exeter Ave., Ionia; Don Blazek dba 4 Oaks LLC (ID#59728) located at 1830 Ridgeway Ave., Lawler; Bruce Buchheit (ID#57704) located at 1090 Stevens Ave., Lawler.
Auditor Babcock requested a policy for release of information to local media from Board of Supervisors meetings. Discussion followed as to proper media coverage of news having balance and perspective, with the Board taking no formal action.
Mike Booth visited with the Board regarding an upcoming request for budget review with Farm Bureau.
The Board received and filed Sanitation Reports of June 2004, 4th Quarter 2004; FY 2003-04 Report; Emergency Management Reports 4th Quarter 2004; FY 2003-04 Report;911 4th Quarter 2004; FY 2003-04 Report and Veterans Affairs Report of June 2004.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
Mark Huegel, Assistant County Attorney, met with the Board for an update on a pending private road ownership question and a requested rental lease change by Pat Schwickerath.
Judy Funk, representing Heartland Insurance Risk Pool, met with the Board to review general liability insurance renewal for FY 2004-05, by category and history.
Richard TeKippe met with the Board for approval of Oakwood Acres Subdivision owned by Richard Walter in Section 13 of Richland Township.Approval concurrence by Sanitarian and Engineer and Treasurerís Tax Certificate were also available.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke to approve Resolution 07-13-04-24. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. OAKWOOD ACRES SUBDIVISION. WHEREAS, there has been presented to the Board of Supervisors in and for Chickasaw County, Iowa, a plat and abstract of land legally described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at the West one-quarter corner of Section 13, being the Southwest corner of said subdivision; also being a point on the centerline of Kenwood Avenue (county road); thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 00 seconds East along the west line of said subdivision, west line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, and along said road centerline, a line in common, a distance of 498.29 feet to the Northwest corner of said subdivision, also being the Southwest corner of Parcel B in said quarter-quarter; thence North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East along the north line of said subdivision, and line in common with Parcel B and the south line of Meadow-Wood Subdivision a distance of 1332.86 feet to the northeast corner of said subdivision, being a point on the east line of said quarter-quarter; thence South 00 degrees 40 minutes 00 seconds West along the east line of said subdivision and east line of said quarter-quarter a distance of 500.25 fee to the southeast corner of said sub-division, also being the west one eighth corner of said Section 13; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 00 seconds West along the south line of said subdivision and south line of said quarter-quarter a distance of 1328.78 feet to the point of beginning, containing a total area of 15.25 acres which is inclusive of all lots in the subdivision and the right-of way of Oak Lane and includes 0.38 acres in Kenwood Avenue (county road) right-of-way, which plat lays out and subdivides the above-described real estate into Oak Wood Acres Subdivision. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors in and for Chickasaw County, Iowa, finds that said plat in conducive to an orderly development within Chickasaw County, and not in conflict and does not interfere with the right-of-way of any extensions of the Chickasaw County road systems as now established, and WHEREAS, it is the opinion of the Board of Supervisors in and for Chickasaw County, Iowa, that the Plat should be approved as is by law provided.NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THEBOARD OF SUPERVISORS IN AND FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA: That the plant named and designed as Oak Wood Acres Subdivision, a subdivision in Chickasaw County, Iowa be and the same is hereby approved and accepted by vote of Supervisors, in and for Chickasaw, County, Iowa, and the Chairman of the said Board of Supervisors be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to certify the consent, approval, and acceptance of the same by Chickasaw County, Iowa, in order that said Plat may be recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Chickasaw County, Iowa, among the real estate records of said county. PASSED AND APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS 13th DAY OF JULY, 2004. /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors in and for ChickasawCounty.Attest: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor, ChickasawCounty.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.