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Monday, July 30, 2018 - Monday, July 30, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JULY 30, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. with the following members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Carolan, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Lynn Throndson, Jim Cook, Marty Hemann, Lindsay Zenner, Jennifer Schwickerath, Mark Huegel and a member from the media. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for July 30, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve Board Minutes for July 23, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Attorney Jon Swanson met with the Board via phone conference to discuss claims concerning Chickasaw County. Also present was Kathy Babcock and Lisa Welter. Attorney Jon Swanson in open discussion informed the Board that the Workers Compensation on Todd Miller has been settled in the amount of $80,000.00 and the General Liability claim for Shipton is in the appeal process. Rick Holthaus, Lynn Throndson, Marty Hemann, Lindsay Zenner, and a member of the media left at 9:05 AM. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c) Code of Iowa at 9:07 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No Action was taken. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to exit closed session at 9:27 A.M. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Kathy Babcock, Lisa Welter, and Jim Cook left at 9:27A.M. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to enter closed session permitted under Section 21.5 (1) (c) Code of Iowa at 9:28 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Discussion followed. No Action was taken. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to exit closed session at 9:32 A.M. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Jennifer Schwickerath left at 9:32 AM. Rick Holthaus, Lynn Throndson, Lindsay Zenner, and a member from the media present at 9:32 AM. Ray Armel met with the Board to discuss HIPAA training. Mr. Armel presented an overview of the HIPAA training through Compliancy group software. He also informed the Board with Boardís approval that there will be a HIPAA training offered on August 28, 2018 and September 11, 2018 at various times and location for all employees, department heads, and elected officials to attend. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to schedule the HIPAA training for Tuesday, August 28, 2018 (9:00 AM and 3:00 PM-Community Services Building) and Tuesday, September 11, 2018 (7:00 AM-Chickasaw County Maint. Shop and 9:00 AM ĖCommunity Services Building). Roll Call: Al l Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Lindsay Zenner as HIPAA Compliance officers. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel and Lindsay Zenner left at 9:42 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to review the temporary Law Enforcement Contract with the City of Nashua. Also present were Jennifer Schwickerath and Mark Huegel. The Board reviewed the temporary Law Enforcement Contract with open discussion. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to approve the Temporary Law Enforcement Contract August 7, 2018 to October 31, 2018) with the City of Nashua in the amount of $19,024.00. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. County Social Services Coordination Kayleen Dunt met with the Board to review the Business Associate Agreement with Iowa Counties Technology Services. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to enter into a Business Associate Agreement with Iowa Counties Technology Services and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mark Huegel left at 10:00 AM. Kayleen Dunt and Lynn Throndson left at 10:07 AM. The Board discussed communication project proposal with G. J. Therkelsen & Associates Inc. Also present were AJ Seely, Doreen Cook, and via phone conference Gary J. Therkelsen. Open discussion. Motion by Geerts to accept the proposal from G.J. Therkelsen & Associates Inc. as consulting firm for the radio communications project. in the amount of $163, 310.00. Motion died for lack of second. More discussion. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to table the proposal from G.J. Therkelsen & Associates, Inc. until the six county meeting scheduled for August 17, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the county equipment (furniture). Also present was Kathy Babcock. Mrs. Babcock present to the Board a list of additional county equipment (furniture) including 2 drawer lock lateral file cabinet and a three shelve cabinet for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Carolan to loan Big Brothers and Big Sisters (a non-profit organization) the request of county equipment (furniture) at no cost to the organization. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman gave an update on the County Social Services Meeting held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Ryan Wegner (ID#58891) located at 3299 170th Street, Ionia, IA 50645. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Deerfield Township Summary Statement of Receipts and Disbursements Annual Report for FY 2017-18. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Palmersheim Pork Farm (ID#61606) located at 2225 130th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Ron Swestka Farm (ID #59071) located at 18649 Valley Avenue, Cresco, IA 52136. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Schwickerath (ID #65984) located at 1948 150th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Treloar Farms (ID#57710) located at 3061 300th Street, Sumner, IA 50674. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Prim Feeders Inc (ID# 64673) located at 2671 190th Street, New Hampton, Iowa 50659. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:26 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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