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Monday, June 25, 2018 - Monday, June 25, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 25, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with all the following members present: Tilkes, Carolan, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Amber Neuhaus, Abigail Griffin, and Rick Johnson. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for June 25, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Board Minutes for June 18, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Stroke Detection Plus representative Amber Neuhaus and Abigail Griffin met with the Board to discuss Stroke Detection Plus for county employees. Open discussion. Ms. Griffin informed the Board that the Chickasaw County participated in the program in 2008. Ms. Griffin will compile the 2008 data for the Boardís review and for the Board to make a decision. Marty Hemann present at 9:13 AM. Reed Palo present at 9:15 AM. Amber Neuhaus and Abigail Griffin left at 9:20 AM. Dave Gorman and a member from the media present at 9:20 AM. Chief Deputy Reed Palo met with the Board to discuss internet and telephone services for the Sheriffís Department. Open discussion. Mr. Palo reviewed the proposal for Fiber construction/installation costs for the sheriffís department from Butler-Bremer Communications. Butler-Bremer Communications will prepare a written proposal for the Board to review. It was the consensus of the Board to move forward with this project. The cost for this portion of the project is $5,000.00 which will be disbursed from the Jail Facility budget in FY 2018-19. Dusten Rolando present at 9:40 AM. Marty Hemann, Rick Johnson, and Reed Palo left at 9:50 AM. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the board to open quotes for the carpet for the Auditorís Office and the Clerk of Courtís front office. Quotes received from Midwest Flooring and Dungeyís Furniture. Chairman Hackman opened the quotes. Midwest Floors, LLC.-Auditorís Office $3,749.46 and Clerk of Courtís front office and Bathroom $2,155.80 for a total of $5,905.26 and Dungeyís Furniture & Gifts-Auditorís Office $3,824.12 and Clerk of Courtís front office and Bathroom $2,028.75 for a total of $5,852.87. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to accept the quote from Dungeyís Furniture & Gifts-Auditorís Office $3,824.12 and Clerk of Courtís front office and Bathroom $2,028.75 for a total of $5,852.87. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Kathy Babcock present at 9:55 AM. Dave Gorman also informed the Board that light pole at the Heritage Residence needs to be replaced. Discussion followed. Dave Gorman will contact the vendor to replace the light pole at the Heritage Residence. Dave Gorman left at 10:00 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: pulling rock out of ditches, floods; work orders various locations, crossroads; hauling rock to washed areas; sign order placed; maintenance and service of vehicles; new tires on rubber tired excavator; starting inventory, end of year; motorgraders out blading; spot rocking in various areas; mowing hard surface roads on the Westside; mowing gravels in the north east areas; bridge #1200 repairs continue; hovers bridge, Cheyenne Avenue, closed; removal of old structure continues; gearing up day labor projects, Boyd road box culvert; V56 check plans continue working on submittals; INRCOG meeting on Thursday in Waterloo; effective July 1, 2018 county engineer will be meeting with the Board on the 2nd and 4th Mondayís of the month; etc. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve a joint engineering services contract with Floyd County for the County Engineer for FY 2018-19. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando left at 10:16 AM. Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss mileage reimbursement rate. The current mileage reimbursement rate is $.40 per mile. Open discussion. Kathy Babcock gave the Board a report of Public Health and Home Care Agencies Region 2 Mileage Reimbursement Rate of 18 counties. The report also showed the average mileage for nurses and homemaker health aides. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to increase the mileage reimbursement rate from $.40 cents per mile to $44.5 cents per mile-10 cents lower than the IRS rate effective July 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Nays: Carolan. Motion Carried. Kathy also discussed the county equipment (furniture). Big Brothers and Big Sisters (a non-profit organization) returned the long table to the county equipment (furniture) inventory. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to return the long table to the county equipment (furniture) inventory. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Carolan to loan Big Brothers and Big Sisters (a non-profit organization) a bookshelf (the County Reliefís department) and a two drawer file cabinet (the Nurseís department) at no cost to the organization. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Kathy Babcock left at 10:37 AM. The reviewed the postage meter lease agreement for five (5) years with Pitney Bowes. The postage meter is paid quarterly or at $204.20 per month or $612.60 per quarter. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to enter into a 5 year lease agreement with Pitney Bowes at $227.86 per month or $683.58. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Member from the media left at 10:40 AM. The Board allowed claims. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Zeien West (ID65458) in Section 32 of Washington Township located at 1728 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Zeien East (ID#65457) in Section 28 of Washington Township located at 1849 180th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Ionia Pigs Inc. (ID #60072) located at 1969 290th Street, Ionia, IA 50645. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Vanderbilt Avenue (ID#69058) located at 1273 Vanderbilt Avenue, Waucoma, IA 52171. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Ashwood Creek LLC (ID#66837) located at 1048 Odessa Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Bruce Buchheit (ID #57704) located at 1090 Stevens Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn at 11:16 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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