Monday, August 23, 2004
- Tuesday, August 24, 2004
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
AUGUST 23 & 24, 2004
The Board convened on Monday, August 23, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. Supervisor Mattke was absent from for a medical appointment. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
Nicole Murray was introduced to the Board as a new Auditor Office hire.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Nicole Murray, as part-time, on-call clerk in Auditorís Office at $9.00 an hour, effective August 23, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Ken Rasing, Sanitarian, was present to discuss the county owned well located at the County Maintenance Shop on Cheyenne Avenue. County officials are concerned for liability to well users under a 99-year agreement. Board members requested each user receive a copy of the well agreement along with educational materials. The County will be plugging the old well in the future after current well users have had time to complete their water alternative.
Updates followed as to departmental inspection of the burned bridge on 280th Street between V48 and Ridgeway Avenue, with Calhoun-Burns to inspect and present their recommendation. The bridge remains closed. Engineer has received a proposal from Volvo for purchase of new excavator at $151,000.00 after trade of current equipment. Railroad crossings repair materials and procedure was reviewed.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit with Iowa Telecom to replace buried cable along B22 (Jerico blacktop) in Section 32 Utica Township. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on 28E Agreement with the City of Protivin for transfer of jurisdiction. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Brian Moore, Conservation Director, met with the board to discuss the requested $100,000.00 liability insurance for the traveling mountain lion display, scheduled for Chickasaw County 10 weeks from November to the middle of January.Trustee will check on coverage.
Loren Kiel and Rock Touchek, representing Midwest Benefits, Inc. met with the Board for health insurance and health savings accounts discussion.Ongoing information and education will follow.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Board Minutes of August 16 & 17, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to approve fireworks permit for Michelle Speltz. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on plan authorization for revised Bio Emergency Response Plan. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Mental Health Provider Agreement with Mental Health Center of North Iowa effective July 1, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on Mental Health Provider Agreement with Cedar Valley Mental Health effective July 1, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed IDNR correspondence citing Administrative Approval of Manure Management Plan for Chickasaw Farms, LLC (ID#62444), Section 22, DaytonTownship.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to adjourn at Roll Call: all Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, August 24, 2004 at with a quorum present: Huegel, Schueth, Mattke. Boge and Pickar were absent. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Huegel. Mail was opened and distributed.
Supervisor Huegel updated the Board of proposed 5-year agreement with HIRP to effect bids and contracts with liability risk insurance carriers. Each of the 10-counties within the pool would individually agree to the 5-year proposal.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Resolution to Amend Departmental Appropriations for FY 2004-05. Roll Call: Three Ayes Motion Carried.AMEND DEPARMENT APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION NO. 08-24-04-28. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors approved an Appropriations Resolution on June 29, 2004, for all departments for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004 in accordance with Section 331.434, subsection 6, Code of Iowa, andWHEREAS, the appropriations approved on June 29, 2004 for fiscal year 2004-2005 are hereby amended in accordance with the attached sheet hereof, and for the following reasons: Recorderís Electronic Transfer Fees: Increase from 0 to $5675.00 due to no prior expenditures and decrease Recorderís Surcharge by $5675.00 .No increase in tax dollar asking.PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this 24th day of August 2004. The vote thereon being as follows: Ayes: /ss/ John L. Huegel, Vice-Chairman; James J. Schueth, Sherry Mattke.(Absent) Boge, Pickar.Nays: None.Attest: Judy A. Babcock, Auditor
2004-2005 Amended Appropriations For Departments
Recorderís Electronic Transfer Fees$.00+5,675.00$5,675.00
Government Services To Residents $ 377,924.00+.00$377,924.00
Doug Welton, Assessor and Data Processing Manager, met with the Board to update GIS information. Five subscribers have paid the annual fee of $420.00 to access web page aerial mapping and sales search information. IDOT has requested aerial maps of roads which will be shared under a 28E Agreement. In other updates, newly purchased computer equipment will be installed in the Sheriffís department to be compatible with the newly installed voice recorder.