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Monday, May 7, 2018 - Wednesday, May 9, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MAY 7, & 9, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with the following members present: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Lynn Throndson, Jennifer Schwickerath and a member from the media. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for May 7, & 9, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for April 30, 2018 and May 1, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Town & Country Club in Nashua Liquor License. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board at 9:05 Am to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: MSHA training on Monday; entrance permits; ditch cleaning permits; maintenance and service of vehicles; mounting retriever for pulling up rock; heavy rains, closing roads, fixing washes; spot rock in various areas; stripped snow equipment, trucks; set box culvert 260th Street, finish up this week; V56, Autocad, plans; closing roads, rains, washes, barricades; District 2, TPMS training in Mason City; review budget numbers with Board; quote on tandem truck, Mack truck; quoted, (state bid) tractor, mower; etc. County Engineer Dusten Rolando reviewed County Engineerís spreadsheets with the Board. The Board also discussed ATVís & UTVís on County Roads. Also present was Sheriff Marty Hemann at 9:26 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss and review an agreement for Law Enforcement Services for FY 18-19 with the City of Fredericksburg. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to enter into an agreement for Law Enforcement Services for FY 18-19 with the City of Fredericksburg and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Geerts, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Sheriff Marty Hemann also gave the Board a departmental update. Dusten Rolando, Marty Hemann, Lynn Throndson and a member from the media left at 10:05 AM At 10:05 AM met with Attorney Jon Swanson via phone conference. Also present was Jennifer Schwickerath. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to enter into closed session at 10:07 AM under Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (c). Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to exit closed session at 10:17 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Member from the media present at 10:20 AM. Supervisor Geerts gave the Board an update on NIRG meeting held on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Supervisor Tilkes gave the Board an update on the Iowa Workforce meeting held on Tuesday, May 2, 2018 via phone conference. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Chambers Farms Inc. (ID #58948) located at 1195 150th Street, Ionia, Iowa. 50645. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Meirick Enterprises LLC (ID #58676) located 1099 York Avenue, Fort Atkinson, IA 52144. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to adjourn at 10:24 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Geerts, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. at the Community Services Building with the following members present: Tilkes, Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Mail was opened and distributed. Also present were AJ Seely, Alan Kolbet, Travis Marvin, David Moon, Cathy Knutson, Marty Hemann, KJ Miller, Reed Palo, Mike Anderson, Dusten Rolando, Scott Egemo, Jeremy McGrath, Nate Schwickerath, Jennifer Schwickerath, Donna Geerts, and a member from the media. Gary Therkelsen with G.J. Therkelsen and Associates, Inc. gave an overview presentation of the study of the land mobile radio systems and facilities operated within the County for public safety and public service operations. Mr. Therkelsen gave the Board a final report of the study with the findings and recommendations. The Board also received a letter of support for the Chickasaw County Communication Project from the 911 Commission Chairperson Steve Geerts. The Board will review the report from G.J. Therkelsen and Associates, Inc. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 10:35 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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