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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES NOVEMBER 20, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, November 20, 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. Also present were Jennifer Schwickerath, Rick Holthaus, Doreen Cook, David Boss, Bob Havner, Don Dixon, Doug Welton, Ray Armel, Mark Huegel, and a member from the media. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for November 20, 2017 with the deletion of the Board Minutes dated November 16, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for November13 & 14, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Introductions were made. Doreen Cook met with the Board to discuss the state audit report. Comments were made and the Board and other county officials addressed some of the concerns. Rick Holthaus also commented on some of Ms. Cook concerns. Mr. Holthaus questioned the need for the audit. He stated that the re-audit did a disservice to this Board and everything in the audit could have been handled internally. He also stated that the County already responded to the state audit report, and that the state had accepted the responses. Barb Hyke met with the Board in recognizing Registered Apprenticeship. The award went to Geerts Plumbing and Heating. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to authorize Chairman Signature on the Chickasaw County Proclamation and National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) Governor Proclamation. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board to discuss the Little Wapsie Wildlife area (aka Flick Rental Property). Mr. Moore requested to table this at this time to explore more options. Brian Moore left at 9:55 AM. The Board reviewed the following Chickasaw County Plan Document Amendments. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve the amendment to the flex plan document and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the Partial Self-Fund &Summary Plan Document (PSF-SPD). Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Carolan to approve the amendment to the Partial Self-Fund &Summary Plan Document (PSF-SPD) and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the Privacy policy and Non-ERISA Disclaimer Form. Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board for a departmental update. Ms. Babcock reviewed the report with the Board. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to acknowledge the change of status for Tammy Lind from part-time scheduled to full-time homemaker aide effective November 13, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to acknowledge the change of status for Diane Nath from part-time on-call to part-time scheduled homemaker aide effective November 13, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to acknowledge the salary increase from $52,000/year to $59,000/yr (completion of 6 month probationary period) for Lisa Welter as Chickasaw County Public Health and Homecare Services Assistant Director/Home Care Clinical Manager effective November 13, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. David Boss met with the Board for a departmental update on General Assistance and Veterans Affairs. Also present was Veterans Affairs Director Lindsay Zenner. Bob Havner met with the Board to discuss Veterans issues. Also present were Lindsay Zenner, and Katie Boehmer. Mr. Havner presented to the Board a letter and the public also received a copy. The Board and the County Attorney’s Office will look into this matter further. Supervisor Geerts gave an update on the EMA Commission Executive Discussion held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Topics discussed were Hazard Mitigation Plan, review of the audit, change of procedures and EMA handbook. Paul Greufe met with the board for an update on the meeting held on November 16, 2017 for union negotiations. The Board entered exempt strategy session at 11:44 AM and exited the exempt strategy session at 11:55 AM. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for 61688 (ID #61668) located at 2245 120th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:55 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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