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Monday, July 23, 2018 - Monday, July 23, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JULY 23, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with the following members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Dave Gorman, Lindsay Zenner, and Lynn Throndson. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve agenda for July 23, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for July 16 & 18, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Veterans Affairs Director Lindsay Zenner met with the Board for Veterans Affairs Quarterly Report ending June 30, 2018. Also present was a member from the media. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve quarterly report ending June 30, 2018 for Veterans Affairs, subject to audit. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Lindsay Zenner left at 9:05 AM. Dave Gorman left at 9:08 AM. Dusten Rolando present at 9:09 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road departmental activities. Topics included: spraying , yard, South of V48; flood paperwork; work repair in various locations; pulling rock ditches, repairs; maintenance and service of vehicles; reorganizing parts room; prepared durapatcher; hauled rock to county home; sign order, delivered; sign repairs in various areas; motorgraders out blading; mowing gravels; durapatcher out, several locations, Gilmore Avenue; edge rutting North of Nashua; Division IV contract rock starts tomorrow; Windsor Avenue bridge; finished up; open by Friday this week; moving to Exeter Avenue, day labor, surveyed; Cheyenne Avenue Bridge, sheet pile, south pier; V14, milling, pad line, shoulders; rock samples, Johlas a& Warnoltz Quarries; INRCOG meeting, Waterloo, Budget amendment next month or two, tandem dump truck, specs; etc. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the resolution pertaining to the installation of stop signs at the intersection of 250th Street and Durham Avenue during project FM-C019 (88)--55-19. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION 07-23-18-36 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, 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 stop as specified and that the County Engineer is hereby directed to erect and maintain stop signs at the following intersection during the construction phases of Chickasaw County''s Project FM-C019(88)--55-19. Stop the local traffic from the east, west, north and south at the corner of sections 2 and 3, T94N, R14W and sections 34 and 35, T95N, R 14W of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. (Intersection of 250th St. and Durham Ave.) And that this intersection is presently uncontrolled and that traffic will increase considerably through this intersection during the above named project construction period. And that this resolution shall only be in effect during the period that Durham Avenue (V-14) is closed for the above listed Chickasaw County project. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: That the Board of Supervisors of Chickasaw County, Iowa, on this 23rd day of July 2018, designate the above described location stop intersection and direct the County Engineer to install the appropriate signs as described above. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairman, Chickasaw County Board of Supervisors. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan Knoll, Chickasaw County Auditor. Date: July 23, 2018 Dave Gorman present at 9:30 AM The board discussed the future of the Old Vets Building. Also present was Laura Vanttorn and AJ Seely via phone conference. The Old Vets Building is approximately 3200 square feet. Mr. Seely informed the Board that the equipment will be relocated at the Heritage Residence along with the equipment/furniture. The Sheriffís office will be contacted regarding their supplies/equipment. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that in FY 18/19 budget there is approximately $6275.00 allocated for the Old Vets Building. The Committee suggested the building to be demolished. Supervisor Geerts asked Mr. Rolando if he could draw up the specs for the Board to review for advertisement. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to begin the process for advertisement for the demolition of the Old Vets Building. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Laura Vanttorn with Prairie View Management Inc. met with the Board for an update. Laurie informed the Board that the smoking structure (three-sided) would be the liability of Prairie View Management. The Board would like the structure anchored to the ground. The Board discussed the landscaping. The railroad ties and landscaping would be removed with the assistance from the Secondary Road Department. The stumped would be grinded, use the rock for other areas of the building, haul in black dirt and be seeded. The lettering for the Heritage Residence Building will be replaced. Bob Messersmith researches the lettering project and the lettering was warranted and Mr. Messersmith will submit a claim for the research. Discussion on two picnic tables. Dave Gorman contacted the Conservation Department and was told that they did not belong to the department. One of the tables was destroyed. The other one will be repaired. Dusten Rolando, Dave Gorman, Laura Vattorn left at 10:05 AM. Lynn Throndson left at 10:11 AM. The Board reviewed the revised Board of Supervisorsí Appointments. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the revised Board of Supervisorsí Appointments. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the Board Room Policy. Supervisor Hackman along with one other Board member addressed their concerns regarding the Supervisors Room. The concerns were discussed. It was the consensus of the Board to continue to close (lock) the Supervisors room. Member from the media left at 10:25 AM. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to approve claims. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update Gary Swestka Farm (ID#59069) located at 19151 York Avenue, Cresco, IA 52136. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Jendro Sanitation Rural Recycling Collections Report for the month of July 2018. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Bradford Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements Annual Report for FY 17-18. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Boyd-AK Family LLC located at 2508 Odessa Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Kleiss-AK Family LLC (ID #66865) located at 2748 Mission Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Verification of County Receipt for Manure Management Plans & Plan Updates for Chickasaw Farms LLC (ID # 62444) in Section 22 of Dayton Township located at 2241 Jasper Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659 Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:00 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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