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Monday, January 29, 2018 - Tuesday, January 30, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 29 & 30, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. in the Courtroom located on the third floor of the Courthouse with the following members present: Zoll, Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Roger Hansen, Ray Armel, Steve Lynch, Kurt Knoll, Mark Huegel, and a member from the media. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for January 29 & 30, 2018. Roll Call: Geerts, Carolan, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for January 22 & 23, 2018. Roll Call: Carolan, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. The Board proceeded to canvass the City of Nashua Special Election held on January 23, 2018. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve the canvass of the City of Nashua Special Election held on January 23, 2018 and authorize Auditor to certify results to the State and record in permanent Election Register. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Carolan and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the FY 2018-2019 County Budget. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to set the public hearing for the proposed FY 2018-2019 County Budget for March 5, 2018 at 9:30 AM in the Board room on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. The Board revisited and discussed the FY 2018-19 Compensation Board Recommendations for Elected Officials. Also present were Rick Kramer, Donna Geerts, Randy Breitbach, Ken Rasing, John Murray, Sue Breitbach, Cindy Messersmith, Jennifer Schwickerath, Martin Hemann, Terry Johnson, Mike Kennedy, and Dusten Rolando. Supervisor Hackman asked Chairman Steve Lynch the Compensation Board procedure and what was presented to the Board of Supervisors. Comments from Mike Kennedy, Roger Hanson, Ken Rasing, Sue Breitbach, Jennifer Schwickerath, and Rick Holthaus. The Board reviewed the resolution to set the compensation for elected officials for FY 2018-2019. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to approve the resolution to set the compensation for elected officials for FY 2018-2019 as presented: Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Nays: Geerts. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-29-18-09 WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Compensation Board meets annually to recommend a compensation schedule for elected officials for the fiscal year immediately following, in accordance with Iowa Code Chapters 331.905 and 331.907, and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County Compensation Board met on November 28, 2017, and made the following salary recommendations for the following elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 20¨¨18: Elected Official Current Salary Proposed Increase Recommended Salary Auditor $54,969.00 $10,031.00 $ 65,000.00 County Attorney $97,272.00 $ 9,728.00 $107,000.00 Recorder $54,955.00 $10,045.00 $ 65,000.00 Sheriff $72,808.00 $10,192.00 $ 83,000.00 Supervisors $28,028.00 $ 6,972.00 $ 35,000.00 Treasurer $54,955.00 $10,045.00 $ 65,000.00 THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors approves the following salary adjustments for the following elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018: Elected Official Approved Salary Approved Increase Auditor $ 58,981.40 $4,012.40 County Attorney $101.163.20 $3,891.20 Recorder $ 58,973.00 $4,018.00 Sheriff $ 76,884.80 $4,076.80 Supervisors $ 28,028.00 $ .00 Treasurer $ 58,973.00 $4,018.00 Approved this 29th day of January, 2018. AYES: /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairperson, Tim Zoll, Supervisor, Dan Carolan, Supervisor. NAYS: /ss/ Steve Geerts, Supervisor Absent: /ss/ David Tilkes, Supervisor. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor. Roger Hansen, Kurt Knoll, Mike Kennedy, John Murray, Donna Geerts, Steve Lynch, and Randy Breitbach left at 10:30 AM. Judy Funk, representing Heartland Insurance Risk Pool met with the Board for the General Liability Insurance review and overview of the countyís insured schedules for property and equipment, with discussion following. Also present were Attorney Jon Swanson, Rick Holthaus, Ray Armel, Mark Huegel, Dusten Rolando, Terry Johnson, Martin Hemann, Jennifer Schwickerath, Cindy Messersmith, Sue Breitbach, Ken Rasing, Rick Kramer and a member from the media. No liability concerns on the State Auditorís Report from Heartland Insurance Risk Pool and 1-17-2018 Law Enforcement Incident is still under the investigations by the Department of Criminal Investigations. Attorney Jon Swanson met with the Board to discuss claims concerning Chickasaw County. Also present were Public Health and Home Care Administrator Kathy Babcock, Assistant Administrator Lisa Welter, a Board of Health Chairman James Cook, Jennifer Schwickerath, Judy Funk, Joan E. Knoll, and Mark Huegel. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at 11:05 A.M. for Case No. 1. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to exit closed session at 11:07 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at 11:09 A.M. for Case No. 2. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 11:32 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Kathy Babcock, Lisa Welter and James Cook left at 11:33 AM. Attorney Jon Swanson met with the Board to discuss claims concerning Chickasaw County. Also present were Dusten Rolando, John Murray, Jennifer Schwickerath, Judy Funk, Joan E. Knoll, and Mark Huegel. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at 11:37A.M. for Case No. 3. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Carolan, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 11:40 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at 11:41 A.M. for Case No. 4. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 11:58 A.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando and John Murray left at 11:59 AM. Attorney Jon Swanson met with the Board to discuss claims concerning Chickasaw County. Also present were Jennifer Schwickerath, Judy Funk, Joan E. Knoll, and Mark Huegel. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at Noon for Case No.5. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to exit closed session at 12:14 P.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Geerts, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c), Code of Iowa at 12:14 P.M. for Case No. 6. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No action was taken. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 12:16 P.M. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Carolan, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes Motion Carried. The Board recessed at 12:17 P.M. and reconvened at 1:30 PM. in the Board Room. Also present was Rick Holthaus. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: motorgraders out scraping ice; 1-22-18 one-ways out 12:00 PM to 4:45 PM; 1-23-18 one-ways out 5:30 AM to 12:00 PM; brushing various area; mixed salt/sand; scraping rough spots, ice; 2 mechanics started on Monday; repair signs; maintenance of vehicles, service vehicles; sign survey North Washington township; quote motorgrader, same price; water on road several spots, type II barricades; quotes, box culverts, day labor; bridge weight limit resolution today; doc express training, I.D.O.T.; equipment operator post; etc. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve Resolution 01-29-18-08 to change bridge postings. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 01-29-18-08 WHEREAS, Chickasaw County completes an inspection of all bridges and structures on the Secondary Road System of Chickasaw County and WHEREAS, part of this inspection involves the recalculation of the safe load capacity of any structure showing remarkable deterioration of the structural components of that structure and WHEREAS, that structural evaluation has resulted in the recommendation to reduce the safe load capacity that can be supported by certain structures, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors on this 29th day of January, 2018 as provided in Sections 321.471, 321.472, and 321.473, Code of Iowa to erect and/or maintain weight limit signs in advance of the following bridges located on the Local Secondary Road System as follows: Bridge No. Location Multiple Posting 0475 (080270) S34, T94N, R12W 14,17,17 LWC0010 S21, T97N, R12W 8 Passed and approved this 29th day of January, 2018. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Chickasaw County, Iowa /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Tim Zoll, Steve Geerts, David Tilkes, Dan Carolan. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to renew the Adopt A Highway permit for 4-H Ionia Rustlers to remove litter along B57 from Durham Avenue east to Fayette Avenue as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: Ayes; Carolan, Zoll, Geerts and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Zoll gave an update on the Heartland Meeting held on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Supervisor Geerts gave an update on the EMA and 911 meeting held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Supervisor Carolan gave an update on the Turkey River Watershed meeting held on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Supervisor Hackman gave an update on the County Social Services (CSS) meeting held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Humboldt County. Sheriff Marty Hemann and Chief Deputy Reed Palo met with the Board to discuss improvements to the communication center at the Jail Facility. Also present at 2:10 PM was EMA/911 Coordinator AJ Seely. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 2:27 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM with the following 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 and Mark Huegel. Derwin Robinson met with the Board to discuss the Chassis. County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath met with the Board to discuss FY 2018-2019 budget. Budget worksession. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for Annual updates for 65751-Ownerís Name Northwood Creek, LLC-(ID #65751) located at 1447 Stevens Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP short form for Annual updates for 66573-Ownerís Name Linden Creek, LLC-(ID #66573) located at 2624 110th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short form for Annual updates for Richland Site-(ID #61657) located at 1647 290th Street, Ionia, IA 50658. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn at 12:10 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Carolan, Geerts and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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