Monday, October 11, 2004
- Tuesday, October 12, 2004
COUNTY BOARD MINUTES
OCTOBER 11 & 12, 2004
The Board convened on Monday, October 11, 2004 at with a quorum present: Boge, Huegel, Schueth, Pickar.Mattke was absent.The meeting was called to order by Chairman Boge. Mail was opened and distributed.
CountyEngineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve and authorize Chairman to sign permit for Iowa Telecom to replace existing buried cable along 250th Street in Sections 4 and 5 of Fredericksburg Township. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Discussion continued regarding numerous types of infractions and obstructions in county road right-of-ways, including cropping, hay bales, burn piles, animals and fencing.Each occurrence will be considered with remedy on a individual basis.
Final payment voucher with Brennan Construction was approved and signed by Chairman for box culvert on B22.Board members signed specifications and plans for Project BROS CO 19 (64) 8J-19, which is a Jasper Avenue bridge replacement for 2005.
Reimbursement of Secondary Road county liability insurance was reviewed and approved by Engineer. Engineer has requested CountyBetterment funding proposed in FY2004-05 budget be issued. Resolution and funding will be formerly approved at next week’s session.
Sheriff Marty Larsen and Kevin Reick met with the Board for Chairman Signature on grant funding three in-car video equipment. The 10% county match and grant deficit is being funded by two anonymous area farmers.
The Board received and filed IDNR Administrative Approval for Manure Management Plan Update for Kout Brothers Farms (ID#56638) located in Section 31 of Utica Township and Harold Lantow (ID#59760) located in Section 12 of Dresden Township.Annual submittal due date of December 1, 2004 for Manure Management for Dale Reicks-Willow Creek Site (ID#616668) located in Section 30 of Jacksonville Township; Edson Farms Inc. (ID#57705) located in Section 28 of Richland Township; Hinz Farms (ID#57706)located in Section 18 of Deerfield Township; Whitetail Nursery #7174 (ID#61488) located in Section 19 of Chickasaw Township.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Huegel, to approve Board Minutes of October 4 & 5, 2004. Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members and Auditor reviewed individual liability insurance allocation for county departments.
Motion by Schueth, Seconded by Pickar, to approve liability insurance departmental billings as follows; Mental Health $6406.00; Secondary Roads $117,276.00; Assessor & Special Appraiser $3988.00.Roll Call: Four Ayes. Motion Carried.
Treasurer Sue Breitbach reviewed bank balances and investments for the quarter ending September 30, 2004, with approximate an $4M apportioned between schools, cities, county and townships from September real estate tax collections.
Chairman Boge declared adjournment at .
The Board convened on Tuesday, October 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.
The Board received and filed Homemaker Home Health Report for September of 2004 and 1st Quarter of FY 2004-05 and Veterans Affairs Report of September 2004.
CountyAttorney Wegman and Sheriff Larsen updated the Board regarding upcoming Court proceedings of the DeVries murder trial.
Bernette Njus, Homemaker Director, met with the Board to review employee mileage reimbursement. Bernette circulated a survey of mileage reimbursements from surrounding counties. Discussion of mileage and effect on budgets followed.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Boge, to increase mileage reimbursement to 32 cents per mile effective November 1, 2004. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Motion by Huegel, Seconded by Schueth, to approve Quarterly Reports dated September 30, 2004, of Auditor, Recorder and Sheriff, subject to audit. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.
Board members reviewed a proposed contract for services with Gardner Architecture, PLC.
Motion by Pickar, Seconded by Huegel, to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on contract for services with Gardner Architecture PLC for second floor fire egress at the Jail Building. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried.