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Monday, September 13, 2004 - Tuesday, September 14, 2004

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES

SEPTEMBER 13 & 14, 2004

 

The Board convened on Monday, September 13, 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.

 

Mark Huegel, Attorney, met with the Board for review and approval of resolution for Foster Subdivision, which is located south of Boyd.

 

Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Mattke, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution for Approval of Foster Subdivision. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.  FOSTER’S ADDITION SUBDIVISION RESOLUTION NO. 09-13-04-29              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:

Foster’s Addition in the East Half of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 95 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa, and more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast Corner of said Section; Thence South 01°-13’-36” West (Assumed Bearing), 264.00 feet along the East line of said Section and Centerline of County Road (Odessa Avenue) to the Southeast Corner of a Parcel of Land as described as ‘That part of the North 264 feet of the East 208.7 feet of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 95 North, Range 12 West of the 5th P.M., in Chickasaw County, Iowa, lying Southwest of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad’ and the Point of Beginning; Thence continuing South 01°-13’-36” West, 1,071.58 feet along said East Line and Centerline to the South Line of said East Half; Thence North 89°-49’-51” West, 669.00 feet along said South Line to the West Line of said East Half;Thence North 01°-09’-48” East, 1,337.64 feet along said West Line to the North Line of said Section; Thence South 89°-39’-07” East, 461.74 feet along said North Line to the Northwest Corner of said Parcel; Thence South 01°-13’-36” West, 264.00 feet; Thence 89°-39’-07” East, 208.70 feet, both along said Parcel to said Point of Beginning. Containing 19.283 acres, including 0.530 acre of County Road B54 (240th Street) Right-of-Way and 1.230 acres of County Road (Odessa Avenue) Right-of-Way, subject to easements of record. which plat lays out and subdivides the above described real estate into Foster’s Addition.       WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors in and for Chickasaw County, Iowa, finds that said plat is conducive to an orderly development within Chickasaw County, Iowa, 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 THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS IN AND FOR CHICKASAW COUNTY: That the plat named and designated as Foster’s Addition, 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 September, 2004. /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman Of The Board Of  Supervisors In And For Chickasaw County. Attest: /Ss/ Judy A. Babcock. Auditor, Chickasaw County

 

County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road activities.

 

Ken Rasing was also present for discussion on the old Nashua Shop well. The County is considering disposing of the present well, while reviewing all options. Persons utilizing present well are being notified.

 

Updates included: Burn damaged bridge on 280th Street has reopened, with tonnage rating decreasing from 22 to 11 tons. Raleigh Hill road on Cheyenne Avenue is receiving several asphalt patches funded from IDOT budget.

 

Chairman Boge signed the contract with Main Street Plumbing & Heating, Inc. for $8300.00 for the Nashua Maintenance Shop plumbing contract approved last week.

 

Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Pickar, to approve Board Minutes of September 6 & 7, 2004. Roll Call:  All Ayes. Motion Carried.

 

Board members reviewed the current county farm lease and will schedule a meeting with current tenant Robert Schellhorn in the near future.

 

The Board received and filed IDNR Administrative Approval of Manure Management Plans for Mike Klassen (ID#59679) located in Section 13 of Chickasaw Township; Harrington, Ltd. (ID#58790) located in Section 26 of Bradford Township; Zwanziger LLC, (ID#59516) located in Section 3, Bradford Township; Bodensteiner Site (ID#58597) located in Section 27 of Utica Township; Kurppy, LTD,  (ID#61912) located in Section 20, of Stapleton Township.

 

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

 

The Board convened on Tuesday, September 14, 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.  

 

The Board received and filed Dresden Township Receipts & Disbursements Report of FY 2003-04, Veterans Affairs and Homemaker Health Agency Reports of August 2004 .

 

Jess Throndson, Administrator of the Heritage, updated the Board of changes and concerns at the Heritage.

 

Mark Moine, Architect, reviewed present floor plans and possible options to comply with State of Iowa directives for a second floor exit.  Discussion followed.  Architect Mark Moine will return to the Board on September 27, 2004 with cost estimates and plans for possible options. Dennis Sander was present on behalf of the Sheriff’s Department.

 

Board members spoke with Mitchell County via phone to conduct a Chickasaw-Mitchell Case Management Advisory Board Meeting to review and take possible action on contingency funding for the joint agency.

 

Chickasaw County Board Chairman Arnie Boge called the meeting to order at 11:03 AM, with three Mitchell County board members, Sheila Kobliska and Bob Lincoln, CPC’s present in Mitchell County and five Chickasaw County board members present in Chickasaw County

 

Motion by Stan Walk (Mitchell Co.), Seconded by Schueth (Chickasaw Co.), to approve agenda item of business. Roll Call: Three Ayes, Mitchell County; Five Ayes, Chickasaw County.  Motion Carried.

 

Sheila Kobliska, Chickasaw County CPC, reviewed current status of revenues, along with an expectation of $27,894.20 expected to be electronically funded from Consultec within the next two days, while requesting a ‘back-up’ plan or authority of fund equally from each county for unforeseen funding shortfalls.  

 

Motion by Verne Tanner (Mitchell Co.), Seconded by Pickar (Chickasaw Co., to authorize guaranteed funding of up to $10,000.00 effective through December 31, 2004. Roll Call: Three Ayes, Mitchell County; Five Ayes, Chickasaw County.  Motion Carried.

 

As there was no additional business, there was a motion by Huegel (Chickasaw Co.), Seconded by Cheryl Jahnel (Mitchell Co.), to adjourn the meeting at 11:16 AM. Roll Call: Three Ayes, Mitchell County; Five Ayes, Chickasaw County. Motion Carried.

 

Pat Wegman, County Attorney, met with the Board for several items of business, as follows:

 

Other counties in Iowa have adopted an ordinance for keg registration with Chickasaw County Local Board of Health requesting the Board review the ordinance also.  Brian Moore, Conservation Director, was present explaining 1996 policy by Chickasaw County Conservation Board consisting of a $100.00 deposit for a special use permit for all alcoholic beverages larger than one gallon. Five such permits have been issued since 1997, with all deposits being returned to permit holders. Deposits would be forfeited if parks were damaged. Sheriff Marty Larsen was present at 11:35AM stating most alcoholic beverages are consumed in bottles and cans; therefore, adopting ordinance would be of little value.  Board members decided there is no need for keg registration ordinance or a further restriction on current business practices.

 

Discussion proceeded to cemetery ordinance, with Attorney Wegman quoting state regulations under IAC 135.11. At discussion conclusion, it was decided not to regulate by local ordinance any prohibition of burial sites as an intrusion to an individual’s freedom or recognized religious belief.

 

Assistant Attorney Mark Huegel was present at 12:03PM. Discussion followed as to policy regarding information and opinions requested from County Attorney and Assistant, after which an agreement was reached with verbal requests for information will receive a verbal response and written requests will receive a written response. 

 

Consideration for the Civil Secretary change to a union bargaining position was considered, with no action taken  pending written communication from the Sheriff requesting the change and rationale for doing so.

 

Board members convened in special session on Friday, September 17, 2004 at 3:30 PM  to canvass School Election results from September 14, 2004, with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke.   The results were as follows: Fredericksburg School: Board Director, 3-year term, vote for 2: Bill J. Mulder 236; Brad Steege 241; Marvin Steege 243; and Susan Underwood 244, Scattered, write-ins 1. Nashua-Plainfield School: Board Director District 2, 3-year term, vote for 2: Kevin Benning 199; Brian R. Bierschenk 88; Shawn Geer 121; Scattered write-ins 1; Hawkeye Community College, Ronald McGregor 154.  New Hampton School: Board Director District 1, 3-year term, vote for 1; Write-ins, Deb Larsen 80; Pat Ipsen 6; Scattered, write-ins 20; Turkey Valley School: Jolene Jody Steinlage 101; Scattered, write-ins 9.

 

Motion by xxxx, Seconded  by xxxx to adjourn at xxxx.

 

                                                                                                _______________________

                                                                                                Arnie J. Boge, Chairman

                                                                                                Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

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Judy A. Babcock, Auditor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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