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Monday, January 8, 2018 - Tuesday, January 9, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 8 & 9, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Hackman, and Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Rick Holthaus and a member from the media present at 9:34 AM. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for January 8 & 9, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Board Minutes for January 1 & 2, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed to designate the official county newspapers. Discussion followed. It was the consensus of the Board to leave the designation New Hampton Newspapers and Nashua Reporter as the official county newspapers for 2018 and the Code of Iowa Section 349. The Board took another look at the appointment of the alternate member on the Regional Hazardous Materials Response Group. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to appoint to the Regional Hazardous Materials Respond Group: Steve Geerts and AJ Seely as Alternate. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Conservation Director Brian Moore gave a departmental update. Also present was JoAnne Myrsiades. Topics included: Little Wapsi Wildlife Area: Brad Schwickerath with Chickasaw County Pheasants Forever discussed a proposed management plan for the Little Wapsie Wildlife Area and the Conservation Board staff and Chickasaw County Pheasants Forever will complete the plan and get seed and trees ordered. Airport Lake Park: Chuck Schultz presented to the Conservation Board and Staff ideas and also some of the items discussed should be enforced. The Conservation Department will review the items (ideas) that were suggested. Interior Painting at the Nature Center: Three bids Moeller Painting $2910.00, Larson Painting $2996.00, and John Hansen $7,500.00. The Conservation accepted the bid from Moeller Painting to complete the painting of the interior walls on the upper level except the closet and live animal room. Friends of Chickasaw County Conservation: Moore informed the Board that advertising has been done to reactivate this organization and will send approximately 400 letters within the next week or so. Moore informed the Board of continuing projects like the Schroeder Drainage and DOT ground. Brian Moore also met with the Board to discuss FY 2018-19 budget. The Board will review the revised budget. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road department activities. Topics included: mix sand salt, brush (boom mowers and skid loaders); blades out knocking tails of; 1-2-2018 one ways out at 5:30 AM; service and repair vehicles; sign survey, sign repair, mail box (1) advertisements sent out for local bridge letting Cheyenne Avenue; meeting with bridge consultant (review) etc. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve Secondary Roadís written request for Thomas Riley for 12.35 hours and Joseph Scholbrock for 2.96 hours for vacation carryover due to unforeseen circumstances and the vacation carryover must be used by January 31, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Engineer discussed with the Board the hiring of two mechanics for the Secondary Road Department. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the hiring of Michael Brincks and Sam Milligan as mechanics for the Secondary Road Department effective January 22, 2018 and as per the union contract and upon the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Engineer Dusten Rolando reviewed with the Board FY 2018-19 budget. Budget Worksession. Supervisor Carolan left at 11:25 AM. Supervisor Geerts updated the Board on the EMA/911 meetings held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The Board recessed at 12:20 PM and reconvened at 1:05 PM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to review and discuss FY 2018-19 budget. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 1:40 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 9:30 AM with the following members present: Geerts, Zoll, Hackman and Tilkes. Absent: Carolan attending Board of Health meeting. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Chickasaw County Extension representative Sarah Merfield and Big Four Fair representative Dwight Kolthoff met with the Board to present FY 2018-19 budget funding requests for the Big Four Fair and 4-H premiums. Discussion followed. The request for $7,000.00 for 4-H premiums was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the FY 2018-19 of the County budget and the request of $13,000.00 for the Big Four Fair was received and placed on file for consideration with the total context of the FY 2018-19 of the County budget. Land Use Administrator Staci Schutte met with the Board for the approval of two minor subdivisions. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Resolution 01-09-18-04 for Duane Lynch and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Carolan Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-09-18-04. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL 2018-1 IN THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 95 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA WHEREAS, ON THE 9th DAY of January 2018 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel 2018-1in the West Half of the Northeast Quarter both in Section 16, Township 95 North, Range 13 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel 2018-1 in the West Half of the Northeast Quarter both in Section 16, Township 95 North, Range 13 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 9th DAY of JANUARY 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve Resolution 01-09-18-05 for Leon Sheets and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-09-18-05 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL 2018-2 AND 2018-3 IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER BOTH IN SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 94 NORTH, RANGE 13 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA WHEREAS, ON THE 9th DAY of January 2018 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcels 2018-2 and 2018-3 in the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter both in Section 27, Township 94 North, Range 13 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented.WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcels 2018-2 and 2018-3 in the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter both in Section 27, Township 94 North, Range 13 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 9th DAY of JANUARY 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Representatives Carson Eggland, Donna Kubesh, and Kathleen Davis, representing Helping Services for Youth Family, met with the Board to present FY 2018-19 budget request in the amount of $2,000.00.The request was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the county budget. The Board recessed at 11:00 AM to attend the New Hampton Industrial Development Corporation annual meeting luncheon at Big Edís Firehouse and reconvened at 12.40 PM by Vice-Chairman Zoll. Chairman Hackman attending Pathways meeting. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Brian & Carole Sipley-BCS Farms (ID #60037) in Section 1 of Dresden Township located at 2570 Quinlan Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Steven Wiley-H.P.Wiley (ID #59391) in Section 25 of New Hampton Township located at 2548 Quinlan Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form Annual Updates for Craig Kurtenbach (ID #67040) in Section 16 of Stapleton Township located at 3028 210th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 1:10 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes and Zoll. Absent: Carolan and Hackman. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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