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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 18, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with all the members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Brian Moore, and Mark Huegel. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for June 18, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for June 11 & 12, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Member from the media present at 9:05 AM. Conservation Director Brian Moore met with the Board for a department update. Topics included: Twin Ponds Nature Center roofing project is completed; Conservation department is looking at floor covering for the upstairs and downstairs at Twin Ponds Nature Center; Dot ground access road project is under way-grading will be completed this week; camping revenues is $10,000 over last year-Conservation Board will take a look at increasing camping fees due to increase in electrical costs, etc.; open bids for a compact/track loader & 72” brush cutter –Ag Land Implement $70,235.00; food plots at the Ringneck Haven & Saude property. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: flood repair, washouts, pulled rock out of ditch; work orders; spot rock in various spots, washouts; maintenance and service of vehicles; sign repairs, various locations; opening and closing roads, floods; placed detour for Cheyenne Avenue bridge; motorgraders out blading, wash areas; mowing hard surface roads east side; started mowing North Washington areas gravels; bridge #1200, pile driving abutment repairs; preparing for day labor projects, detours; V56 check plans, reviewing; handbook, finalizing; start working on tandem truck quote; etc. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve resolution pertaining to the installation of a stop sign on 190th Street at the intersection of Mission Avenue (gravel extension). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 06-18-18-32 WHEREAS, it has been called to the attention of the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, the necessity of erecting and maintaining stop signs at intersections. WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors believes it to be in the best interest of the public to erect and maintain stop signs at designated intersections, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, on this 18th day of June 2018, by the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, that pursuant to statutory authority found in Sections 321.345 and 321.255 that it is hereby determined that the following designated intersection be declared a stop intersection as specified and that the County Engineer is hereby directed to erect and maintain a stop sign at the following intersection on the north side of 190th Street and Mission Avenue (gravel extension off of Mission Avenue) in Chickasaw County: Stop traffic from the east at the SW Corner of Sec. 32, T-96N, R-12W of the 5th P.M. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors. Attest: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor Date: June 18, 2018, Dusten Rolando also discussed with the Board flood damages and blading operations. Kathy Babcock present at 9:30 AM. Kathy Babcock discussed with the Board the mileage reimburse rate. Currently the mileage reimburse rate is at $.40 per mile. Kathy Babcock will do further research and meet with Board next week. Ray Armel present at 9:35 AM. The Board discussed the Chickasaw County Handbook. Ray Armel reviewed with the Board the two additions to the Chickasaw County Handbook under Section 8.2 Grounds for Disciplinary Action. Also present was HR Consultant Paul Greufe via phone conference. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the County Auditor to add #14 and #15 under Section 8.2 Grounds for Disciplinary Action of the Chickasaw County Handbook. Roll Call: Tilkes, Geerts, and Zoll. Nays: Carolan and Hackman. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the revised Chickasaw County Handbook effective July 1, 2018 with the two additions (# 14 & #15) to the Chickasaw County Handbook under Section 8.2 Grounds for Disciplinary Action . Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Data Processing Manager Ray Armel met with the Board to discuss Service Block Contract for FY 2018-19 with 20/20 FX. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Service Block Contract with 20/20 FX for FY 2018-19 in the amount of $10,000.00 (200 hours @$50.00 per hour as per the recommendation of the Data Processing Manager. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel left at 10:15 AM. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize Chairman Signature on the Farm Services Agency contracts for 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed Proposal for Human Resources Consulting Services for PJ Greufe & Associates. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to enter into a 12 month contract (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019) for Human Resources Consulting Services with Paul Greufe of PJ Greufe & Associates at $1,500.00 per month for a total cost of $18,000.00. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Nays: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve Resolution for funding state credits for FY 2018-2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 06-18-18-31 FOR FUNDING STATE CREDITS FY 2018-2019 WHEREAS, the State of Iowa has appropriated monies for fiscal year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, which monies are insufficient to fund various local property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions fully, and WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 25B.7 requires local governments to extend to the taxpayers only those portions of the property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions that are estimated by the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance to be funded by the state of appropriations, and WHEREAS, The Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance has estimated the percentage of funding for the affected property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions as follows: Homestead credit at 100%; Elderly and Disabled Credit at 100% and Military Exemption at 100% and WHEREAS, the Board finds that passing on the reduced state-reimbursed values of the homestead credits to the taxpayers in the County funds local governments has the greatest effect while impacting the largest number of persons with minimal effect, and therefore, in the public interest, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 25B.7 that the property tax credits/taxpayer exemptions in Chickasaw County for fiscal year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, shall be funded as follows: Homestead Credit at 100%; Elderly and Disabled Credit at 100% and Military Exemption at 100%. AYES: /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Tim Zoll, Steve Geerts, David Tilkes, Dan Carolan. NAYS: None. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor The Board reviewed the Cost Allocation Plan for FY 2017. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Certification of FY2017 Cost Allocation Plan. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed and reviewed the two financial consultant firm’s proposals for the radio communication project. Also present were AJ Seely and Reed Palo. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve the hiring of Piper Jaffray& Co. for the Chickasaw County radio communication project. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the hiring the Engineering Consultant firm for the Chickasaw County radio communication project. The Board reviewed the proposal. Discussion followed. The Board tabled until the County Attorney’s office reviews the proposal. The Board discussed the purchase of cameras for the Courthouse. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve the purchase of two cameras including installation for the Courthouse from Infrastructure Technology Solutions, LLC in the amount of $3,010.00. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the FY 18-19 employees’ salaries. Motion by Carolan , Seconded by Geerts to approve employees’ salaries and wages for FY 2018-2019 as per union negotiations/contracts, various boards, Board of Supervisors, and compensation board. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Auditor Joan E. Knoll met with the Board to discuss the purchase of a copier. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the purchase a copier from Riley’s Inc. in the amount of $5,900.00 as per the recommendation of the County Auditor. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Public Hearing on the Fireworks Ordinance. Also present was Mark Huegel, and Becky Babcock. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to open the public hearing at 11:30 AM on the Fireworks Ordinance V-14. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. No written or verbal comments from the public. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to close the public hearing at 11:35 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to suspend and waive the two considerations before final passage of the adoption of an Ordinance V-14. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. MOTION TO SUSPEND AND WAIVE THE TWO CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE FINAL PASSAGE OF THE ADOPTION OF AN ORDINANCE V-14 COMES NOW Steve Geerts, a member of the Chickasaw County, Iowa, Board of Supervisors, and hereby moves for the suspension of the second and third readings, considerations, and voting of the adoption of an Ordinance V-14, which will hereafter be referred to as Ordinance No. V-14. The purpose of said motion is to allow the vote on the adoption of Ordinance No. V-14 on this 18th day of June, 2018. /ss/ Steve Geerts, Member Chickasaw County Iowa Board of Supervisors. The above motion was seconded by Tim Zoll, a member of the Chickasaw County Iowa Board of Supervisors on this 18th day of June, 2018. AYES: /ss/ Jacob Hackman – Chairman Tim Zoll – Member David Tilkes – Member Steve Geerts – Member Dan Carolan – Member NAYS: None. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adopt Chickasaw County Ordinance No. V-14. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. CHICKASAW COUNTY ORDINANCE NO. V-14 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING THE SALE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS AND USE AND DISCHARGE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS AND FIREWORKS DISPLAY WITHIN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY (Full Text of the Ordinance No. V-14 is filed in the Chickasaw County Auditor’s Office. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short For Annual Updates for Mike Reicks (ID #64781) located at 3052 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Dresden LLC# 64497) located at 2275 310th Street, Fredericka, IA 50631. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Four Oaks LLC (ID# 59728) located at 2998 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:47 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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