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Monday, June 26, 2017 - Friday, June 30, 2017

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 26 & 30, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 9:00 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 Carolan to approve agenda for June 26, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve Board Minutes for June 19 & 20, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve liquor license-outdoor services for Jerico Jo’s. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve liquor license for New Hampton Kenwood Ave. Park. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve fireworks permit for Jay Jurrens. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board for a departmental update. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board for a departmental update Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to change in civil fees effective July 1, 2017 as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Hackman to approve the purchase of equipment for the sheriff’s vehicle (2017 Dodge Charger) from Karl Chevrolet (Karl Emergency Vehicles) in the amount of $ 11,717.08 as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff and to be disbursed in FY 17-18 budget. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: work orders in various areas; rock washed off roads, rains repairs, Thursday and Friday; shop activities; exchange, service fire extinguishers; sign repairs; closing rods, detours, Ionia road, railroad; Division 4 complete, contract rock; Division 3 started contract rock; edge rutting, hard surface roads; moving gravels; Northeast, Southwest; bridge repairs, 170th street; Kouts box culvert this week start 180th Street; Boyd bridge, reinforcing placed; Boyd bridge, deck pour Friday; Plotter, scanner installed; equipment operator offered job; etc. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the permit for Windstream Communications to move pedestal and place buried cable in the county right of way for 2019 Stanley Avenue just south of Highway 24 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the hiring of Eli Johnson as Equipment Operator as per union contract effective July 11, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Jeremy McGrath met with the Board an ambulance update. Also present were Sheriff Marty Hemann at 10:35 AM and County Attorney Pat Wegman at 10:40 AM. Mr. McGrath also discussed with the Board off-road utility and all-terrain vehicle operation. Discussion followed. No action taken at this time. County Attorney Pat Wegman discussed with the Board the Two Rivers Insurance Company Election to Participate and Release. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to elect to participate in the distribution of the restitution amount ordered pursuant to the consent order entered into by the Iowa Insurance Division and Two Rivers Insurance Company, Inc. and authorize Chairman Signature and the money will be deposited in the Health Insurance Fund (8999). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Attorney Pat Wegman discussed the lease agreement with Growmark in Waverly for the Law and Emergency Management Center. EMA/911 Director AJ Seely met with the Board to discuss shelter for Ragbrai. Also present were Jeremy McGrath and Sheriff Marty Hemann. The Board reviewed the FY 17-18 employees’ salaries except the Sheriff’s Office. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to approve employees’ salaries and wages except the Veterans Affairs Department and Sheriff’s Department for FY 2017-2018 as per union negotiations/contracts, various boards, Board of Supervisors, and compensation board recommendations. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board. Mr. Moore informed the Board that Radio Communications submitted a bid for wireless connectivity (security cameras/wireless services) at Airport Lake Park, Split Rock Park, and Twin Ponds Nature Center; hail damage to the Twin Ponds Nature Center and painting on the west wall, reported to the General Liability Insurance Carrier and getting estimates from vendors; installed several camper model pedestals, electrical for new posts at Airport Lake Park; signed agreement with MI Energy for installation of transformer; preparing project awareness- Cedar River and Howard Woods- public awareness beginning July 14, 2017; etc. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for 63879-Maple Creek, LLC (ID# 63879) in Section 14 of Howard Township located at 11822 200th Street, Elma, IA 50628. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for 66837-Ashwood Creek, LLC (ID# 66837) located at 1048 Odessa Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Eickhoff Site (ID #58112) in Section 31 of Eden Township located at 25820 X Avenue, Waucoma, IA 52171. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Ionia Pigs Inc. (ID #60072) located at 1969 290th Street, Ionia, IA 50645. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at Noon. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. with the following members present: Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairman Geerts. Mail was opened and distributed. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve the agenda for June 30, 2017. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Hackman, and Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve fireworks permit for Kit O’Donohoe. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Hackman, and Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn at 10:01 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Hackman, and Geerts. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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