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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MAY 21, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. 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 Rick Holthaus, Jennifer L. Schwickerath, Jeremy McGrath, Dusten Rolando, and a member from the media. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve agenda for May 21, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for May 14, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Carolan, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board met with County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath to discuss ATV’s & UTV’s on County Roads. The County Attorney sent e-mails to the Board from the General Liability Insurance Carrier and other research correspondence for the Board to review. County Engineer also has correspondence from about five years ago that probably needed to be updated. The County Engineer has a District II meeting scheduled for May 31, 2018 and this matter could be discussed at the meeting. The County Engineer will update the Board after the meeting of his findings. The Board received four Requests for Proposals. The RFP’s were from PJ Greufe & Associates LLC in Davenport, Iowa, Ahlers Cooney, P.C. in Des Moines, Iowa, Law Offices of Anderson, Wilmarth, Van Der Maaten, Belay, Fretheim, Gipp & Zahasky in Decorah, Iowa, and Lynch Dallas, P.C. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Board discussed the requests for proposals. Discussion regarding travel and miscellaneous expenses. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to accept the proposal from PJ Greufe & Associates, LLC for Human Resources Services in the amount of $1500.00 per month and Union negotiations services for $5000.00 per the life of the contract for the Sheriff’s office contract and other contracts shall be negotiated at no additional cost to the County. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss the tobacco policy with Prairie View Management, Inc who leases the Heritage Residence from the County. Ms. Babcock informed the Board the Prairie View Management, Inc. purchased a see thru portable shed that Prairie View Management Inc. to place on skids to make it portable for the residents to do their smoking. The Board deferred any action at this time. Ms. Babcock and Chairman Hackman will contact Prairie View Management, Inc. to address some of their concerns and update the Board at a later time of their findings. The Board discussed the remaining balance of the Capital Projects fund-Tower Project. It was the consensus of the Board not to carryover the remaining balancing in FY 2017-18 and added to the FY 2018-19. The remaining balance will remain in the Capital Projects fund. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: Flood repair, continued all week; maintenance and service of vehicles; insurance meeting, county wide; sign repair, New Hampton Township; getting quote, prices, tractor, mower; spot rocking in various areas; blading gravels, dust control areas; Jasper Avenue, box culvert, open it today; V56 paving plans, preliminary information; INRCOG meeting in Waterloo; department head meeting; etc. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the hiring of Trevor Ambrose as part-time summer help at the hourly rate of $11.75 effective May 21, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The County Engineer also discussed with the Board the hiring of a new employee. This employee would be a floater in the Secondary Road Department. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to allow the County Engineer to hire an additional employee for the Secondary Road Department. Discussion followed. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Land Use Administrator Stacie Schutte met with the Board to approve a resolution for a minor subdivision for Joel L. Gray. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve the resolution for a minor subdivision for Joel L. Gray as per the recommendation of the Land Use Administrator. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 05-21-18-21 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MINOR SUBDIVISION PLAT OF PARCEL 2018-26 IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER IN SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 95 NORTH, RANGE 14 WEST OF THE 5TH P.M., CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA . WHEREAS, ON THE 21st DAY of May 2018 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a minor subdivision plat of Parcel 2018-26 in the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter in Section 9, Township 95 North, Range 14 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa was presented. WHEREAS, the minor subdivision plat of Parcel 2018-26 in the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter in Section 9, Township 95 North, Range 14 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 21st DAY of May 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman, Board of Supervisor. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Staci Schutte also discussed with the Board a resolution approving the septic permit fee for the Chickasaw County environmental health department. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the resolution for septic permit fee for the Chickasaw County environmental health department as per the recommendation of the Land Use Administrator. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 05-21-18-22 A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SEPTIC PERMIT FEE FOR THE CHICKASAW COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT. WHEREAS, ON THE 21ST DAY of May 2018 at a regular meeting by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa a resolution to set the fee for a permit to install an private onsite wastewater system at $100 was presented. WHEREAS, the new fee of $100 for a septic permit has been considered and should be approved. NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors, Chickasaw County, Iowa that the septic permit fee of $100 has been accepted and the Chairman is hereby directed to certify this Resolution of Approval. PASSED AND APPROVED on this 21st DAY of MAY 2018. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman, Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor Staci Schutte also gave a Landfill update. The Board was updated on the Radio Communications Project. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that the State Medical Examiners fees will increase from $1400.00 to $1900.00 effective July 1, 2018. Supervisor Hackman will be attending a County Social Services meeting today at 2:00 PM regarding the disbandment of the 28E agreement. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 10:45 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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