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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MARCH 20, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. with all the members present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was Don Dixon and Robert Havner. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to approve agenda for March 20, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for March 13 & 14, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Deputy Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board to set the public hearing on proposal to vacate First Street lying South of 220th Street, Village of Chickasaw, Section 23-T95N-R14W. Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to set the public hearing on proposal to vacate First Street lying South of 220th Street, Village of Chickasaw, Section 23-T95N-R14W for Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:30 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the Resolution supporting an application to the Iowa Economic Development authority for Community attractions and Tourism Grant and committing Financial Support to the New Hampton Municipal Pool project. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution 03-20-17-13. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO. 03-20-17-13 RESOLUTION OF THE CHICKASAW COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SUPPORTING AN APPLICATION TO THE IOWA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR A COMMUNITY ATTRACTION AND TOURISM GRANT AND COMMITTING FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO THE NEW HAMPTON MUNICIPAL POOL PROJECT. WHEREAS, there is a recognized need or a new municipal pool to meet the growing outdoor recreation needs of its citizens and; WHEREAS, after reviewing and approving the concept of the New Hampton Municipal Pool project, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors supports the City of New Hamptonís submittal of a grant application for Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) funds to support the development of the project, and; WHEREAS, there has been widespread local support for the New Hampton Municipal Pool project, and the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors herewith commits $5,000 towards the development of the project. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors that they support the New Hampton Municipal Pool project and the submission of the Community Attraction and Tourism grant application. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors herewith commits $5,000 total over five years to the New Hampton Municipal Pool project. Passed this 20th day of March, 2017. /ss/ Tim Zoll, Chairman, Steve Geerts, Jacob Hackman, David Tilkes, Dan Carolan. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Robert Havner and Don Dixon met with the Board to discuss the acknowledgement of the hiring of the Veteran Affairs Director/Administrator position. Also present was County Attorney Pat Wegman. The Board informed Mr. Havner and Mr. Dixon that it is the Veterans Affairs Commission that does the hiring process under Iowa Code Section 35B. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to table the acknowledgement of the hiring of the Veteran Affairs Director/Administrator until the Veterans Affairs Commission meets. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the liquor license for Jerico Joís. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to approve the appointment of Joanne Heying as a member to the Examining Board for a six year term (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2023). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried At 10:10 AM a joint meeting with the Floyd County Board of Supervisors. Present at Chickasaw County were Supervisors, Jacob Hackman, Tim Zoll, Dan Carolan, Steve Geerts, and David Tilkes, Auditor Joan E. Knoll and Engineer Dusten Rolando. Present at Floyd County were Supervisors Doug Kamm, Mark Kuhn, Linda Tjaden, and Auditor Gloria Carr. Also present were County Attorney Pat Wegman and Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Discussion followed regarding the Engineers Contract for FY 2017-2018. Comments from the County Engineer Dusten Rolando, Supervisors Doug Kamm, Linda Tjaden, Mark Kuhn, County Attorney Pat Wegman, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, Supervisors Tim Zoll, Jacob Hackman, and Dan Carolan. Discussion followed. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to approve a two percent (2%) increase for the County Engineer for FY 2017-2018. Roll Call: Ayes: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Floyd County Board of Supervisors made the following motion: Motion by Tjaden, Seconded by Kuhn to approve a two percent (2%) increase for the County Engineer for FY 2017-2018 and to renew the contract on an annual basis. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Floyd County Board of Supervisors and Auditor left at 10:40 AM. The County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: maintenance and service of vehicles; maintenance of gravel roads; 3-13-17 one ways out at 5:15 AM-3:00 PM; 3-13-17 motorgraders out at 5;00 AM to 4:15 PM; CMP pipe delivered; FEMA paperwork continues; mix salt & sand; entrance permits, repaired signs, various areas; cleaning up snow on Tuesday, 3-14-17; spot brushing in various areas; rock resurfacing on April 3rd; Boyd Road bridge start 1st or 2nd week of April; pavement marking letting tomorrow; INRCOG meeting in Waterloo $500,000 Waucoma Road 2021; Federal Aid SWAP passed; safety meeting this A.M. Title VI, policy review, booklet & binder update; etc. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss a key policy at the Community Services Building similar for the Access/Policy & Procedures for the Chickasaw County Courthouse adopted on December 8, 2015. Supervisors Zoll and Hackman will draft a similar policy and present it to the Board at the next meeting. Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the cleaning of the ductwork at the Jail Facility. Rogers Furnace Cleaning in Waterloo, Iowa quote in the amount of $1, 712.00 was accepted by the Board. Mr. Gorman contacted Roger Furnace Cleaning to schedule the cleaning of the ductwork at the Jail Facility and Roger Furnace Cleaning informed Mr. Gorman that Roger Furnace Cleaning could not fulfill the contract at this time. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to accept the second quote from Americlean in the amount of $460.00 (mechanical equipment cleaning) and $1842.00 (ductwork cleaning) for a total amount of $2302.00 for the cleaning of the ductwork at the Jail Facility. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. IGHCP representatives Denise Ballard and Cindy Allen met with the Board to review and discuss the FY 17-18 health insurance renewal. Ms. Ballard also presented to the Board three alternates plans. The Board will review the plan and scheduled a meeting for Monday, April 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM so that Ms. Ballard and Ms. Allen can gather additional information for the Board to make their final decision. Auditor Joan Knoll met with the Board to discuss the possible purchase hardware to implement electronic poll book technology in six (6) precincts in Chickasaw County polling places. The use of electronic poll books that are customized to ensure that Iowaís election laws are applied in a uniform and consistent manner is strongly encouraged by the Iowa Secretary of State. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve the purchase hardware from 20/20 in the amount of $12,900.00 ($1,290.00 x 10 sets which includes a laptop, printer, mouse and scanner) to implement electronic poll book technology in six (6) precincts in Chickasaw County polling places. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Lantow Site 1 (ID #63592) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2706 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Calvin Poppe-Poppe Farms (ID # 57707) in Section 6 of Richland Township located at 1630 250th Street, Ionia, IA 50645 Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 1:30 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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