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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES APRIL 23, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with all the members present: Geerts, Tilkes, Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. 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. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for April 23, 2018 with the deletion of item review County Engineer’s spreadsheets. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board minutes from April 16, 2018 and April 19, 2018 were tabled until the next Board meeting. The Pioneer Cemetery Commission met with the Board to proclaim that May is Cemetery month President Wally Boehmer of the Pioneer Cemetery Commission met with the Board to sign a Proclamation for the month of May as Cemetery Appreciation month in Iowa. Also present were Vice Chairman Dale Liddle, Secretary Judy Liddle, Volunteers Philomena Boehmer, Julie A. Eckenrod, Jeanette Kottke, Diane Murphy, Donald Dowd, Bonnie Keller, Merrilyn Knight, and Adis Lee. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize Chairman Signature on the Proclamation for the month of May 2017 as Cemetery Appreciation Month in Iowa. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Wally Boehmer, Dale Liddle, Judy Liddle, Philomena Boehmer, Julie A. Eckenrod, Jeanette Kottke, Diane Murphy, Donald Dowd, Bonnie Keller, Merrilyn Knight, and Adis Lee left at 9:06 AM. Michael L Danburg, PE with Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. met with the Board to discuss the sewer and water project at the Heritage Residence. The Board reviewed the Agreement for Professional Services. The Consultant proposes to provide the following scope of services: Submit Iowa One call request; conduct field topographic survey; develop base mapping; conduct field review of project site; preparation of plans and specifications; prepare Engineer’s Opinion of probable cost; provide owner with 6 complete sets of plans and specifications. The fee is hourly and will not-to-exceed amount of $7,000.00 including expenses and equipment. Mr. Danburg will contact the City of New Hampton and update the Board at a later date. Michael Danburg left at 9:39 AM. Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board to review and approve the 2018 Slough Bill applications for property tax exemption through the Soil Conservation Slough Bill approval process. Iowa law allows a 10% increase each year with the first year starting at 3,000 acres (in 1986). The County has 4,815.37 acres as of January 1, 2018 versus an acre count of 4,714.96 as of January 1, 2017. This is an increase of 100.41 acres. The present amount of acres that are allowed in the county is 5,314 acres. Seven applicants did not complete 2018 renewal process and were disallowed the exemption. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the list as presented for 2018 slough bill applications and authorize Chairman Signature to sign notifications to seven property owners not renewing 2018 slough bill applications. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Assistant County Engineer John Murray met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: 4-16-18 snow plowing 5:00-3:30 PM one ways & blades out; 4-17-18 prepping for 4-18 storm; 4-18 one ways out at 2:30 maintainers 12:30-6:00 PM; 4-19 5:00 AM blades out snow plowing in at regular time, 2 one ways at 7:00; service and repair; organizing steel/welding room; sign install and mail boxes; prepping for two boxes to be set in May 3rd and May 17th; moving to 260th Street; today closing between Quinlan and Pembroke; letting Boyd (240th Street) Box culvert-Blazek Corporation low bid; 4-18 meeting with Reicks View Farms; office, design on Day Labor/Construction projects. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to acknowledge the hiring of Ryan Flugum as Equipment Operator at the rate of $17.06 per hour as per union contract effective April 30, 2018 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed setting the wages for summer help. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to set summer help wages for 2018 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. John Murray left at 10:09 AM. Jerry Lindner and Terry Johnson present at 10:15 AM. Jerry Lindner met with the Board for an update on Tellapharm Drug Store. Mr. Lindner gave the Board an overview of the events that transpired over two years ago. Mr. Lindner received notification approximately two months ago that the program has changed and to inform the Board that funding would not be needed and thanked the Board for their patience. The Board reviewed the draft Request for Proposal (RFP’s) for Human Resources and Union Negotiations. The Board reviewed the RFP’s for Human Resources and Union Negotiations. The RFP’s will be placed on the ISAC website and sent to the three attorney firms that neighboring counties are utilizing and one non-attorney firm for the union negotiations. The deadline for the RFP’s is Friday, May 18, 2018. The Board reviewed the resolution extending the TIF district within the city limits of Nashua for a period of five years. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Resolution extending the TIF district within the city limits of Nashua for a period of five years. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Resolution 04-23-18-20 WHEREAS THE City of Nashua, Iowa (the “City”) has established the Cedar Hill Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area”), pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa which includes the real property described on Exhibit A hereto (the “Property”); and WHEREAS, project development on the Property has required that the City use incremental property tax revenues, as provided for in Section 403.19 of the code of Iowa, received with respect to the Property to support the development of a residential subdivision and the corresponding construction of public infrastructure (the “Project”) in the Urban Renewal Area; and WHEREAS , Section 402.22 of the Code of Iowa prohibits cities from collecting incremental property tax revenues for this type of project for more than eleven years without the express consent of any affected county, school district and community college; and WHEREAs, in light of ongoing development needs on the Property, the City Council of the City has requested that the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa approve this resolution in order to allow the City to use incremental property tax revenues from the Property for five additional fiscal years, as provided by law; NOW, THEREFORE, it is resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, as follows: Section 1. Pursuant to Section 403.22 of the Code of Iowa, this Board hereby approves the use by the City of Nashua, Iowa, of future incremental property tax revenues produced with respect to the Property, for a total period of up to sixteen fiscal years. Section 2. The County Auditor is hereby directed to forward an executed copy of this Resolution to the City Council of the City of Nashua. Passed and approved the 23rd day of April, 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairperson. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County Auditor. Present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: None. Ayes: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Nays: None. EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION CEDAR HILL URBAN RENEWAL AREA Certain real property situated in the City of Nashua, County of Chickasaw, State of Iowa more particularly described as: Block 1-Lots 1 through8 , Cedar Hill First Addition; Block 2-Lots 1through 5, Cedar Hill First Addition; Block 3 Lots 1 through 10, Cedar Hill First Addition; Block 4-Lots 1 through 14, Cedar Hill First Addition; Block 5 – Lots 1 through 9 and Lot C, Cedar Hill First Addition, All of Block 10, Cedar Hill First Addition, Block 1-Lot 7, Iverson’s Addition. The area also includes the full right-of-way of Cedar Hill Street. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the fireworks permit for Fredericksburg Dairy Days. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the liquor license for Bradford House. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Geerts gave an update on INRCOG meeting held on April 19, 2018. Supervisor Zoll gave an update on Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Child Development meeting held on April 16, 2018. Supervisor Hackman gave an update on Pathways-Advisory Board held on April 17, 2018. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Lantow Site 1 (ID# 63592) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2706 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Jendro Sanitation Rural Recycling Collection report for the month of April 2018. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Verification of County Receipt for Manure Management Plans & Plan Updates for Bassett Pork-Chickasaw Farms, LLC (ID #65315) in Section 30 of Deerfield Township located at 1748 Asherton Avenue, Ionia, IA 50645 Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Lantow Site 1- Harold and Karen Lantow (ID #63592) in Section 12 of Dresden Township located at 2706 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Dresden LLC-Steve Boevers (ID #64497) in Section 31 of Dresden Township located at 2275 310th Street, Fredericka, IA 50631. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 10:30 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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