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Monday, June 19, 2017 - Tuesday, June 20, 2017

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 19 & 20, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. with all the members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve agenda for June 19, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve Board Minutes for June 12, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. HR Consultant Paul Greufe met with the Board entered exempt strategy session-Iowa code Section 20; Section 17.3 Union Negotiations session. Also present were union representatives Dave Miller and Dan McDonald, Zach Nosbisch, Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel, County Attorney Pat Wegman, and Sheriff Marty Hemann during various times of the day for union negotiations sessions. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss the Fireworks law changes. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel presented to the Board a couple of options due to the changes in the law. It was the consensus of the Board to issue firework permits through the time frame (June 1-July 8, 2017 per the law changes) and the County Attorney’s office will start the process of an ordinance procedures and continue to update the Board of the progress. Mark Huegel also discussed the RC Systems radio tower communications agreement. Mr. Huegel will contact the EMA/911 director and schedule an appointment with the Board for an update on the project. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve fireworks permit for Bob Galligan. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve fireworks permit for John Gorman. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to approve fireworks permit for Dennis Heussner. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve fireworks permit for Nathan Underwood. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to enter into a computer service agreement with 20/20 FX LLC for Service hours for the electronic poll books. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve the plan document and summary plan description for Chickasaw County partial self-funded health for plan year July 1, 2017 –June 30, 2018 and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve liquor license for Backpocket Brewing Compay. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Carolan. Nays: Zoll. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Hackman to approve liquor license for Iowa Beer Bus. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes and Carolan. Nays: Zoll. Motion Carried. Member from the media present at 11:15 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: work orders, driveway repairs; normal shop activities; quote tractor & mowers & trade; Division 4, contract rock, finish today; edge rutting V56 north of Lawler; edge rutting B57 west of Ionia; mowing hard surface roads; mowing gravels Lawler area; start Division 3 rock this week; maintenance bridges; erosion control; bridge deck repair, couple bridges; Boyd bridge, decking, steel rebar; Boyd bridge, prepour Wednesday, deck pour Friday; Alta Vista bridge agreement, acted on today; railroad crossing repair east of Ionia, today; equipment operator interviews completed, decision this week; etc. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Federal –aid Agreement for a city highway bridge program project with the Iowa Department of Transportation for Project BRS-0127(601)—60-19 for Bridge #000135 on 110th Street as per the recommendation of the County Engineer and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the quotes for the purchase of tractor and mowers. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to accept the quote from Diamond Mowers in the amount of $123,398.00 for the purchase of tractor and mowers as per the recommendation of the County Engineer and payment will be issued from the FY 17-18 Secondary Road Budget . Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the renaming of the Department of Human Services Building located at 910 E. Main, New Hampton, IA 50659. Supervisor Hackman suggested Chickasaw County Services Center. Supervisor Geerts suggested Veterans Affairs, General Assistance, Northeast Iowa Community Action and other county services. Motion by Carolan to rename the building the Chickasaw County Services Center. Discussion followed. Motion died for lack of second and Carolan rescinded his motion. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to rename the Department of Human Services Building to Chickasaw County Services Building. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman will contact Sandy Signs to change the sign. The Board discussed the 2017 committee assignments dated Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Also present was the County Attorney Pat Wegman. Discussion followed and no action was taken from the Board. Member from the media left at 11:55 AM. The Board adjourned at 12:10 PM. and reconvened at 1:00 P.M. Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board for the approval of Alex Reicks minor subdivision. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the minor subdivision for Alex Reicks as per the recommendation of the Land Use Administrator. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 06-19-17-37 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL F IN PARCEL A IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 96 NORTH, RANGE 11 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA. WHEREAS, ON THE 19th DAY of JUNE at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel F in Parcel A in the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 4, Township 96 North, Range 11 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel F in Parcel A in the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 4, Township 96 North, Range 11 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa has been considered and should be approved. NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa that said Minor Subdivision Plat be approved, accepted and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. PASSED AND APPROVED on this 19th DAY of June 2017. /ss/ Tim Zoll Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 1:46 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. with all the members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Recorder Cindy Messersmith met with the Board to discuss the purchase of a copier. Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel and HR Consultant Paul Greufe. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve the purchase a copier from Riley’s Inc. in the amount of $3,350.00 as per the recommendation of the County Recorder. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. HR Consultant met with the Board and department heads to discuss and review Clerical and Public Health Union Contracts, job descriptions, FMLA and the Chickasaw County Handbook. Also present were Sue Breitbach, Staci Schutte, John Murray, Cindy Messersmith, Mark Huegel, and Marty Hemann. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the Agreement between Chickasaw County Board of Health and Teamsters Local No. 238 (Union Agreement) effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve the Agreement between Chickasaw County Board (Courthouse) and Teamsters Local No. 238 (Union Agreement) effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Greufe discussed with the Board and the Department Heads the importance of job descriptions and the FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act). Discussion followed. HR Consultant Paul Greufe will schedule a FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) training for all employees and department heads in July. Supervisor Tilkes left at 10:05 AM. The Board reviewed the Chickasaw County Handbook with the revisions. Open discussion between the Board and department heads. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to approve the revised Chickasaw County Handbook effective July 1, 2017. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Hackman, Geerts and Zoll. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for James Reicks (ID # 64786) in Section 21 of Utica Township located at3060 160th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Bruce Bucheit-Bruce Bucheit Farm (ID#57704) in Section 21 of Utica Township located at 1090 Stevens Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Zeien East-C & N Livestock Farms LC (ID#65457) in Section 28 of Washington Township located at 1849 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Zeien West- 3 G Hogs LLC (ID #65458) in Section 32 of Washington Township located at 1728 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to adjourn at 10:28 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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