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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 4, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 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 Paul Greufe and Ray Armel. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for June 4, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, Tilkes and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for May 28 & 29, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. HR Consultant Paul Greufe met with the Board to discuss and review the revisions to the Chickasaw County Handbook. Also present were Ray Armel, Staci Schutte, Jennifer Schwickerath, John Murray, Dusten Rolando, and a member from the media. Mr. Greufe reviewed the revisions of the Chickasaw County Handbook. Discussion followed. Mr. Greufe will make some additional revisions to the handbook for the Board to review. Supervisor Geerts present at 8:20 AM. Staci Schutte left at 8:20 AM. HR Consultant Paul Greufe, Ray Armel, Jennifer Schwickerath, John Murray, and Dusten Rolando left at 8:50 AM Assistant County Attorney Mark Huegel met with the Board to review the Resolution to set the public hearing for the Fireworks Ordinance. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Resolution directing the Chickasaw County Auditor to publish notice of hearing on the adoption of an ordinance providing the 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, Iowa, Ordinance No. V-14. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION NO. 06-04-18-23 RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE CHICKASAW COUNTY AUDITOR TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF HEARING ON THE ADOPTION OF 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, IOWA, ORDINANCE NO. V-14 WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, has determined that the safety of the citizens of Chickasaw County, Iowa require the adoption of 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, Iowa and WHEREAS, the Chickasaw County, Iowa Board of Supervisors has caused to be prepared and filed with the Chickasaw County Auditor, a copy of the 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, Ordinance No. V-14, and WHEREAS, a public hearing shall be set at which time and place the said Chickasaw County, Iowa Board of Supervisors will consider arguments for or against the adoption of the proposed 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, Iowa. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that a public hearing thereon will be held in the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors meeting room at the Courthouse in New Hampton, Chickasaw County, Iowa on the 18th day of June, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., at which time and place the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors will consider arguments for or against the adoption of the proposed ordinance. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Chickasaw County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be published notice of such hearing on the time not less than four (4) days or more than twenty (20) days prior to the date herein established for hearing as provided by law. A copy of said Notice of Public Hearing is attached hereto marked Exhibit “A”, and is incorporated herein as though set forth verbatim. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor EXHIBIT “A”NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 11:30 o’clock a.m. on the 18th day of June, 2018, in the Board of Supervisors’ meeting room at the Courthouse in New Hampton, Iowa. The purpose of this hearing is to consider 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. This ordinance will protect and preserve the rights, privileges and property of Chickasaw County and its residents and preserve and improve the peace, safety, health, welfare and comfort and convenience of its residents by 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. A copy of the proposed ordinance is available at the office of the Chickasaw County Auditor for public inspection and copies may be obtained at the Auditor’s Office. Anyone wishing to speak in support of or opposition of this ordinance should be present at this hearing. Written comments in support or opposition of this ordinance may be sent to Board of Supervisors, Box 311, New Hampton, Iowa 50659 on or before the date set for hearing. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.302(5), the Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors are suspending the multiple reading requirements provided for in Section 331.302 and plan to approve this ordinance at this meeting. The Board recessed at 9:15 AM and reconvened at 9:30 AM County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: 5-29-18: work orders, driveways, etc; flood repairs, pulling up rock in ditches; maintenance and services of vehicles; starting mower setup, blades; dust control areas, getting areas ready; spot rocking in various areas; blading operations continue; day labor projects on Jasper Avenue; cleaning off bridge members, critical inspection; salt building, wall repair; V-56 plans, quantities; District 2 meeting, Decorah this Thursday; pile driving, infraction, Cheyenne Ave bridge; working on getting samples of rock for resurfacing; 6-4-18: Memorial day holiday; pulling rock out of ditches, various locations; repair on LaSalle Avenue; driveway repair work, various locations; sign repairs in various locations, mowed lawns, all shops; blading gravel roads, dust control areas; hauling spot rock, dust control areas; cleaning critical bridges; V56 plans, continues , quantities; asbestos remediation, Cheyenne Bridge; District 2 meeting in Decorah; today approve mower tractor; approve equipment operator start June 11, 2018; review handbook today, etc. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the hiring of Brent Steinlage as Equipment Operator at the hourly rate of $17.06 effective June 11, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Nays: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to enter into a 28 E agreement with Bremer County for bridge construction project BROS-Swap-C009 (79)—5F19. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize the purchase of a 2017 6120E John Deere tractor (with 100 hours) and diamond mower from Diamond Mowers, Inc. in the amount of $139,356.00 (State bid) as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to authorize Chairman Signature on the Farm Services Agency contract for the Flick property. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize Chairman Signature on the Plan document and summary plan description for the Chickasaw County major medical plan effective July 1, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to authorize Chairman Signature on the letter of support for the City of New Hampton bike/walk trail. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Zoll, Lynn Throndson, and a member from the media left at 10:10 AM. The Board recessed at 10:10 AM and reconvened at 11:00 AM Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Carolan to approve the Liquor license for Chickasaw County Firefighters Association. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Carolan and Hackman. Abstain: Geerts. Absent Zoll. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Bill Palmersheim-Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID #61606)) in Section 31 of Jacksonville Township located at 2225 130th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:01 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Zoll. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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