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Monday, November 27, 2017 - Tuesday, November 28, 2017

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES NOVEMBER 27 & 28, 2017 The Board convened on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:30 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 Mark Huegel, David Boss, Rick Holthaus, and a member from the media. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for November 27 & 28, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for November 20, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Treasurer Sue Breitbach met with the Board to approve a resolution for abating mobile home taxes. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve resolution for RESOLUTION NO. 11-27-17-46 A RESOLUTION ABATING MOBILE HOME TAXES WHEREAS, there are unpaid mobile home taxes, listed under the name of Timothy Lynn Dann and John Frank Dann. This mobile home VIN# I78029 was transferred to Tax Sale Certificate of Title #19AA70911 to Angie Alcorn on November 21, 2017. According to Iowa Code Section 435.25 & 445.16 the Board of Supervisors may abate taxes on property by resolution when it is administratively impractical to pursue tax collection through remedies of this section, all taxes shall be abated by resolution of the Board of Supervisors. WHEREAS, the mobile home is described and was owned by Timothy Lynn Dann and John Frank Dann, VIN # I78029, Title #19W084696, Sue Breitbach, Chickasaw County Treasurer recommends that the taxes payable for the years, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018 shall be abated on this mobile home. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, this Board is in agreement by their motion on November 27, 2017, and directs the Treasurer to abate any and all taxes and interest due. AYES: /ss/ Tim Zoll, Chairman, Steve Geerts, Vice-Chairman, Jacob Hackman, Dan Carolan, David Tilkes NAYS: None ATTEST: /ss/ Joan Knoll, Auditor. Veterans Affairs Commission Director David Boss met with the Board to discuss a salary adjustment for the Veterans Affairs Director. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the salary adjustment for Veterans Affairs Director Lindsay Zenner from $14.50 per hour to $15.50 per hour effective December 4, 2017. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Boss also gave a departmental update which also included a Veterans Affairs Commission Special meeting held on November 22, 2017. Mr. Boss and Mark Huegel left at 9:55 AM. Assistant County Engineer John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included service and repair service and repair vehicle, continue preparing for winter; sign repair, sign survey, dressed maintainers; blading, mower Saude area hard surface; preparing for brushing snow fence NW, Boedeker SW 2-3 spots; Finish Bridge 2860 encase going to 2840 to brush for contract letting; ditch cleaning, entrances; working FEMA documents; bridge surveys 2940, Alta Vista; preparing for letting of 2840 (Feb) 2018); mechanic resignation effective Dec 26, 2017. Data Processing Manager Doug Welton met with the Board to discuss contract of Services with 20/20 FX LLC. Mr. Welton presented to the Board a year to date recap of the services provided by 20/20 FX LLC and a fee schedule for their review. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to purchase an additional 100 hours in the amount of $5,000.00 to the current contract ending June 30, 2018for computer services for Chickasaw County from 20/20 FX LLC as per the recommendation of the Data Processing Manager. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss outside consulting services for the Recorder’s Office. Also present was Deputy Recorder Shirley Troyna. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to authorize outside consulting services for the Recorder’s Office and the County Attorney’s Office will prepare the agreement. Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to discuss with the Board the Two Rivers Insurance Company, Inc. (Mutual Med Insurance Services LLC and Todd Vershaw-Case No 95687) Election to Participate and Release. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Geerts 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. (Mutual Med Insurance Services LLC and Todd Vershaw-Case No. 95687) and authorize Chairman Signature and the money will be deposited in the Health Insurance Fund (8999). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board also discussed HIPAA Compliance Privacy Officer. Also present was Doug Welton. Presently there is a committee established. Members on the committee are the Veterans Affairs Director, Auditor, Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator, Board of Supervisors Chairman, and Data Processing Manager. The County Attorney’s Office will contact the HR consultant Paul Greufe regarding a job description. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the seasonal Courthouse Decorations. Also present was Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to allow Jill Eike and Carnegie Cultural Center to decorate the Courthouse for the season. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, and Zoll. Nays: Carolan and Hackman. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Hackman to adjourn at 11:42 AM. Roll Call: Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Zoll. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Doug Welton, Ray Armel, Rick Holthaus and AJ Seely. The Board discussed the tower project contract with GJ Therkelsen & Associates Inc. The Board discussed the data processing manager position. Also present was Ray Armel and at 9:50 AM Dennis Ungs. 911 Director Seely informed the Board of his concerns that current IT assistance is not timely and is concerned about the timeliness to help during critical system failures. Discussion followed. Jeremy McGrath discussed with the Board the Audit Report regarding the claim for Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association expenditure claim in the amount of $280.00 for clarification purposes. Also present was Doreen Cook. Other topics discussed were the first responders, compensation for first responders and an update. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on County Social Services (CSS). Mr. Hackman informed the Board that there were some miscommunications between County Social Services and Star Mentoring regarding the sharing of the offices, etc. and is getting resolved. Mr. Hackman also informed the Board that only county employees and agencies that hold offices in the county buildings are issued keys to the office and the outside building . Supervisor Geerts gave the Board an update regarding the utilities of the county recycling building located at the Heritage Residence. Mr. Geerts contacted Black Hills Energy regarding the gas meter. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Hackman to contact Black Hills Energy to remove the gas meter from the Heritage Residence storage shed formerly known as the recycling shed. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Hackman, Tilkes, and Zoll. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Rod Hinz (ID57706) in Section 18 of Deerfield Township located at 1054 155th Street, Charles City, IA 50616. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Hackman to adjourn at 11:30 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ____________________________________ Tim Zoll, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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