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Monday, January 22, 2018 - Tuesday, January 23, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 22 & 23, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Jeremy McGrath and Mark Huegel. Member from the media present at 9:35 AM. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve agenda for January 22 & 23, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve Board Minutes for January 15, 16 & 17, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Medical Examiners Investigator Jeremy McGrath met with the Board to discuss compensation for Medical Examiners Investigators and Purchasing for the Medical Examiners and Medical Examiners Investigators. Currently the Medical Examiners Investigators are paid $150.00 per call and currently for FY 2017-2018, there were 11 calls. Discussion followed. The Board deferred taking any action at this time regarding the rate per call. Jeremy McGrath discussed with the Board of mileage reimbursement for the Medical Examiners Investigators. The Board approved on January 2, 2018 that the reimbursement rate for mileage would be $.40 per mile. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to reimburse the Medical Examiners Investigators mileage at the rate of $.40 per mile per case effective January 22, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Mr. McGrath also addressed with the Board purchasing for the Medical Examiner and Medical Examiners Investigators. The Board will contact other departments and further research the concern and the Board took this under advisement at this time. The Board also discussed the appointment of a Board member to the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council pursuant to the Intergovernmental agreement. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to appoint Steve Geerts and Dave Tilkes as the alternate to the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: January 15th one ways out 5:30 AM-4:45 PM; motor grader out; January 16th one ways out; spot sanding N ˝ corner-January 18; critical incident team up from Fayette County met with Secondary Road Dept.; service and repairs; two bobcat skidders to Stewartville for repair; two mechanics started on January 22, 2018; January 22, 2018 water over road reports 210th Rosonke bridge and between Jasper and Ivanhoe; #88 and #85 out brushing; letting V-14 Croell low bidder 1.6 million; office work design/etc. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Resolution 01-22-18-07 County Right of Way purchase policy and rate of payment as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Geerts and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Nays: None. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-22-18-07WHEREAS, it is necessary from time to time to acquire right of way for road and bridge construction, and WHEREAS, it is within the powers of the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County to acquire such necessary right of way, and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors has determined that property values are 4.00 times the assessed valuation, NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the following schedule shall constitute the policy by which Chickasaw County shall acquire right of way land, improvements thereon, and fill dirt. 1. Right of way land acquired by easement or deed shall be purchased for an amount 4.00 times the assessed valuation. 2. Fence removal/replacement costs shall be paid according to the following schedule: Removal by owner-------------------------------$ 4.00/rod, barbed $ 5.00/rod, woven Placement of fence @ new right of way line-----$ 13.50/rod, barbed $ 18.00/rod, woven Placement and removal of temporary electric fence------$ 6.50/rod (for temporary construction easements and borrow areas) Corner/Brace posts used in fence placement-------------$ 25.00/each Placement of permanent fence shall be completed within one year after the project is completed in order to receive compensation. 1. The County shall pay all recording costs and mortgage release fees. 2. The acquisition, replacement, or relocation of buildings, shrubs, or other improvements shall be negotiated by the County and the Owner. The acquisition of fill dirt shall be negotiated on the basis of a cost per cubic yard. Date: January 22, 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors. Attest: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County Auditor Data Processing Manager Ray Armel met with the Board to discuss the Chickasaw County website. The current website is more than15 years old. Ray Armel gave the Board a handout from the Schneider Corporation (who is currently Chickasaw County webmaster). Mr. Armel reviewed with the board the three different options and also informed the Board that the set up of $10,000.00 plus $1200.00 first year service contract. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the contract with Schneider Corporation in the amount of $10,000 (Advanced) for one time set up costs as per the recommendation of the Data Processing Manager. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Data Processing Manager Ray Armel was authorized by the Board to sign the contract. Terry Johnson left at 11:30 AM. IGHCP Consultant Denise Ballard via phone conference gave the Board a health insurance update. Ray Armel left at 11:40 AM. The Board recessed at 11:50 AM and reconvened at 12:30 PM. Budget worksession. Supervisors Geerts and Tilkes gave an update on the six county meeting held on January 19, 2018. Supervisor Geerts gave an update on the INRCOG meeting held on January 18, 2018. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 1:30 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM with the members present: Geerts, Zoll, Hackman, and Carolan. Absent: Tilkes. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present was Rick Holthaus, Dave Gorman and Mark Huegel. Prairie View Management Administrator Sylvia Mork sent an email on January 22, 2018 at 12:02 PM that she had to cancel her appointment that was scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2018 that required her to remain in Fayette County and will reschedule at a later date. The Board discussed the sprinkler system at the Heritage Residence. The County Attorney’s Office and the Board reviewed the current lease agreement and Supervisor Hackman presented to the Board pictures of the sprinkler system. Ron Reierson, Maintenance Supervisor presented to the Board a quote from Black Hawk Sprinklers to repair the fire sprinkler valve room repairs and also a quote for a cover, hardware and gasket. The Board will review the quote and will discuss the sprinkler system with Prairie View Management Administrator at a later date. Budget worksession The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Jendro Sanitation rural recycling collection for the month of January 2018. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn at 11:55 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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