Monday, September 20, 2004
- Tuesday, September 21, 2004
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 20 & 21, 2004
The Board convened on Monday, September 20, 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.
Robert Schellhorn met with the Board to review the upcoming farm lease, with discussion following.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Pickar, to continue farm lease for calendar year 2005 with Robert Schellhorn at $153.00 per acre. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Boge, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature Agreement with the IDOT for use of Asherton Avenue and old Highway 218 north and south of Nashua for detour route while shouldering is completed on new bypass October 15 through November 1, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on 28E Agreement with City of North Washington for transfer of jurisdiction. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Other updates included completion of three resurfaced patches on Cheyenne Avenue as a result of IDOT haul route damages; Board members signed plans for resurfacing 220th Street (B57) from west of New Hampton to T76; bridge repairs on Roanoke Avenue should be completed within two weeks, and Chairman signed final payment for county line bridge with Minnowa Construction.
Jim Rodemeyer, representing INRCOG, met with the Board for an update and approval of Resolution forhousing trust agency and reapplication for six-county grant funding from the Iowa Finance Authority and Iowa Department of Economic Development.
Motion by Mattke, Seconded by Schueth, to approve RESOLUTION NUMBER 09-20-04-30. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA, SUPPORTING THE IOWA NORTHLAND REGIONAL HOUSING COUNCIL’S RE-CERTIFICATION AS A LOCAL HOUSING TRUST FUND. WHEREAS, the Iowa Northland Regional Housing Council (INRHC) was formed in 1998 by 28E agreement with the six counties in the INRCOG region; and WHEREAS, the Iowa Northland Regional Housing Council (INRHC) serves as the Local Governing Board for the existing Local Housing Trust Fund; and WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors appoints three persons to represent Chickasaw County on the INRHC; and WHEREAS, the purpose of the INRHC is to more effectively manage housing concerns and needs on a regional level and to serve as a regional board responsible for coordinating local housing programs; and WHEREAS, the INRHC has done this by receiving a variety of grants and offering a variety of housing assistance programs for the entire region; and WHEREAS, the INRHC is now applying to the Iowa Finance Authority to be re-certified as a local Housing Trust Fund; and WHEREAS, a requirement of the designation is to show support from the local governments representing the area that the local Housing Trust Fund would serve; and WHEREAS, the Board recognizes that the INRHC meets the legal organization, purpose, administrative experience, and local match requirements to be re-certified as a local Housing Trust Fund. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, supports the Iowa Northland Regional Housing Council’s application for re-certification as a local Housing Trust Fund. Passed and Adopted this 20th day of September 2004. /ss/ Arnie J. Boge, Chairman, Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors ATTEST: /ss/ Judy A. Babcock, Auditor
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Mattke, to approve Board Minutes of September 13 & 14, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board allowed claims.
Motion by Schueth, seconded by Huegel, to adjourn at .Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board convened on Tuesday, September 21, 2004 at with all members present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar, Mattke. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mailwas opened and distributed.
Sheriff Marty Larsen met with the Board for several items, as follows:
Law enforcement contract with cities for increase in FY 2005-06 budgets, after discussion it was decided to review the Sheriff’s budget and pass the same increase through the law enforcement contracts with cities.
Security and manpower expectations were reviewed for the upcoming DeVries trail to begin November 1.
Review of possible action for recommendation by Sheriff for possible civil secretary change to union bargaining position followed, with action being tabled until next week.
The Board received and filed Manure Management Plan Update for Kout Brothers (ID#56638), located at 1797 Ridgeway Avenue, Lawler, Iowa.
The Board allowed claims.
Doug Welton as Data Processing Manager met with the Board to review Jukebox Storage unit purchased in 1999, which stores county payroll, real estate deeds and contracts. Maintenance contracts expired January 2003 and software maintenance expires September 2004, with annual renewal maintenance costs $1112.00 for hardware and probable $2000.00 for software. Consideration is being proposed for possible system replacement to a CD backup system with maintenance cost expected to be less. ChickasawCounty enrollees to the website were reviewed, with current paid enrollment at five subscribers.
Sheila Kobliska, CPC, met with the Board for several items, as follows:
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve provider contract with Community Care at Charlotte, Iowa for residential care services. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to accept resignation of Tom Curl, from Chickasaw-Mitchell Case Management, effective September 24, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded Mattke, to approve Tom Curl, for part-time, on-call administrative assistance at $9.00 per hour effective September 25, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board also approved 180 hours of clinical student programming with the Chickasaw–Mitchell Case Management Agency, with no payroll from the county.
In other updates: The drop-in center has been open for 2 weeks, with attendance expected to improve. Comprehensive Systems has ended supported community employment in the CharlesCity area, effective immediately.
Board members discussed the proposed Heartland Insurance Risk Pool for a five-year commitment for membership continuance.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Chickasaw County five-year commitment for Heartland Insurance Risk Pool membership continuance. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
The Board received and filed Bradford Township Receipts and Disbursements Report of FY 2003-04.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to adjourn at Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.