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Monday, August 21, 2017 - Monday, August 21, 2017

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES AUGUST 21, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Dave Gorman, Marty Hemann and Braxton Rash. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve agenda for August 21, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to approve Board Minutes for August 14, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Custodian Dave Gorman updated the Board on the blower/bagger assembly for the lawn mower. In the claims this week from the vendor is a quote for a used blower/new bagger assembly for the lawn mower. Mr. Gorman informed the Board that Brian Moudry and himself went to the vendor to put on the used blower/new bagger assembly on the lawnmower, but the used blower would not fit the mower. Mr. Gorman contacted the Supervisor Hackman and informed him of the matter and asked Supervisor Hackman if it was okay to order a new blower/ bagger assembly for the lawnmower. Mr. Gorman did order the new blower/ bagger assembly for the lawnmower from the vendor and informed the rest of the Board today (August 21, 2017) meeting. It was the consensus of the Board to purchase the new blower/bagger assembly for the lawnmower. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to acknowledge the hiring of a full time dispatcher/ jailer. Mr. Hemann gave the Board a brief overview of the hiring process for a dispatcher/jailer. There were five (5) candidates interviewed and two (2) candidates were tested. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the hiring of Braxton Rash as full time dispatcher/jailer as per union contract effective August 21, 2017 as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Hemann gave the Board a departmental update. Mr. Hemann informed the Board that Ragbrai went very well between state trooper and the Sheriff’s Department; city celebrations are winding down for the summer; jail inspection is scheduled for Friday, September 15, 2017; public health will do their inspection on Monday, August 28, 2017; etc. Mr. Hemann also discussed the fire system at the Jail Facility. Also present was Custodian Dave Gorman and Braxton Rash. Mr. Hemann informed the Board that the system was first installed in 1999 and is at the end of their life span. Mr. Hemann also informed the Board that he is obtaining quotes for a new fire system and will update the Board as soon as he receives the quotes. Mr. Hemann also discussed with the Board the purchase of a laptop for the Sheriff for his vehicle. Mr. Hemann is still waiting for one more quote. The Board tabled any action at this time until the next meeting. Sheriff Marty Hemann, Dave Gorman, and Braxton Rash left at 9:25 AM. The Board discussed the lease for the Chickasaw County Mental Health Department. Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Mr. Huegel informed the Board that he met with the Landlord Shane Bohlmann on August 16, 2017 to terminate the real estate lease and acceptance of service and consent to termination of real estate lease on the MH-DD building that occupies the Mental Health Department. The lease will terminate on September 30, 2017. Supervisor Hackman will visit on Thursday with the CSS coordinator and already visited with the secretary on Monday (August 21, 2017). Supervisor Hackman will be the contact person for this project. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve employees’ salaries and wages for 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. The Board discussed dates for a department head(s) meeting for departmental updates. Also present was Pat Wegman and Mayor Kroenecke. Discussion followed. The Board scheduled Monday, September 11, 2017 to meet with the Department Heads at the Community Services Building at 1:00 PM. The Chairman called for the discussion on the state auditor report. Also present were Marty Hemann and Pat Wegman. The state audit report has not been received and therefore no discussion followed. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included flood repair continued; work orders in various areas, entrance permits; pipe being delivered this week; Division III contract rock, completed this week; normal shop activities; signs ready for Gilmore detour; sign repairs in various areas; Stevens Avenue bridge repair; day labor projects continue; Boyd road bridge, riprap & dirt moving; pavement markings, symbols, edge lines; closing Gilmore Avenue today; ISAC this week in Des Moines, etc. Fredericksburg Mayor Shain Kroenecke met with the Board to discuss drainage. Also present was John Murray. Mayor Kroenecke handled out a packet for the Board to review regarding the drainage matter. Discussion followed. Mayor Kroenecke and the County Engineer will continue to be in contact and find a solution to the drainage problem. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve the resolution pertaining to the installation of stop signs at these intersections in Chickasaw County. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 08-21-17-42 WHEREAS, it has been called to the attention of the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, the necessity of erecting and maintaining stop signs at intersections. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors believes it to be in the best interest of the public to erect and maintain stop signs at designated intersections, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, that pursuant to statutory authority found in Sections 321.345 and 321.255 that it is hereby determined that the following designated intersections be declared stop as specified and that the County Engineer is hereby directed to erect and maintain stop signs at the following intersections during the construction phases of Chickasaw County''s Project M-2017-2. Stop the local traffic from the east and west at the intersection near the NW corner and at intersection near the SW corner of Section 31, T96N, R13W of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. (Intersection of 180th St. and Fayette Ave. and the intersection of 190th St. and Fayette Ave.) And that these intersections are presently uncontrolled and that traffic will increase considerably through these intersections during the above named project construction period. And that this resolution shall only be in effect during the period that Gilmore Avenue (V-18) is closed for the above listed Chickasaw County project. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, on this 21st day of August 2017, designate the above described locations stop intersections and direct the County Engineer to install the appropriate signs as described above. /ss/ Tim Zoll, Chairman Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan Knoll Chickasaw County Auditor. Date: August 21, 2017 The Board also discussed the 6 county meeting date and location. The 6 county meeting scheduled for September 6, 2017 had to be rescheduled due to one of the counties could not meet on that date. The Board rescheduled the 6 county meeting for Friday, September 8, 2017 at Here’s 2 U starting at 9:30 A.M. The Board reviewed the Access/Policy & Procedures for the Chickasaw County Services Building (CCSB). Discussion followed. The Board tabled this until the next Board meeting. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the hiring of Tina Britt as the full time Business Manager at the hourly rate of $17.14 per hour effective September 11, 2017 for the Public Heath and Home Care Agency. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the interviewing process for the part-time scheduled Custodian position. Discussion followed. The Board of Supervisors hired Paul Greufe as the Human Resources Consultant. It was the consensus of the Board that Dave Gorman and HR consultant Paul Greufe would be interviewing the candidates for this position. Chairperson Tim Zoll would contact Paul Greufe on their decision. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Washington Township Summary of Receipts and Disbursements for FY 16-17. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to adjourn at 11:00 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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