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Monday, October 29, 2018 - Monday, October 29, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES OCTOBER 29, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, October 29, 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, Jason Byrne, Terry Johnson, and a member from the media. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve agenda for October 29, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Sue Breitbach and Ray Armel present at 9:03 AM. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Geerts to approve minutes for October 22, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. No public comments at 9:05 AM. The Board reviewed the liquor license application for Poor Richards. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the liquor license for Poor Richards. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Martin Hemann present at 9:07 AM. The Board discussed the proceeds from the sale of 2009 Chevy Impala. It is the consensus of the Board to authorize the County Auditor to place the proceeds in the amount of $4,150.00 in the General Basic Fund-General Services Department Dusten Rolando present at 9:15 AM. Terry Johnson met with the Board to discuss the agenda items for public comment. Mr. Johnson asked the Board to allow public comment at the time the agenda item is being discussed and allow at least three minutes per person to comment unless the public feels the agenda item need more discussion time. Mr. Johnson also asked the Board to set the ground rules at the beginning of the meeting. Mel Johnston present at 9:20 AM. Jim Cook present at 9:23 AM. The Board discussed items on the agenda. Open discussion. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to allow public comment on the agenda items, be recognized by the Chairperson, and each person is limited to three (3) minutes or more if needed. More discussion. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts and Tilkes. Nays: Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Motion failed. Comments from Sue Breitbach and Terry Johnson. Discussion followed. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to allow public comment at 9:35 AM on the agenda items, be recognized by Chairperson, and limited to three (3) minutes. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Nays: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. Sue Breitbach left at 9:40 AM. Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board to discuss City of Lawler annexation. The City of Lawler is requesting voluntary annexation of the properties into the corporate limits of the City of Lawler as follows: Parcel 2018-29 in the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, all in Section 9, in Township 95 North, Range 11 West of the 5th P.M., Chickasaw County, Iowa. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Carolan to send a Letter of Support to the City of Lawler to approve and support the voluntary annexation of Parcel 2018-29 into the City of Lawler. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mark Huegel present at 9:46 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss Law Enforcement Services Agreement(s) for the City of Nashua. Mr. Hemann informed the Board will not be hiring additional staff and would like to enter into a 7 month agreement (December 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019). Mr. Hemann presented to the Board the Sheriff’s Budget 2014-2019, Fredericksburg Law Contract 2014-2019, Sheriff Office Activity since starting the Nashua Law Enforcement Contract August 7-October 27, 2018; Nashua Law Contract currently, and an annual cost of a deputy Sheriff with the numbers from the Sheriff’s current budget for FFY 18-19. Mr. Hemann also discussed with the Board a multiple contract for Law Enforcement Services Agreement with the City of Nashua. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to draft a Law Enforcement Services Agreement with the City of Nashua effective December 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019 at the current rate of #51.23 for 160 hours per month and the entire payment is due December 1, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to draft a Law Enforcement Services Agreement with the City of Nashua for a three (3) year contract for 160 hours per month at a rate increase of three (3) percent for FY 2019-2020; three and one- half (3.5) percent for FY 2020-2021, and four (4) percent for FY 2021-2022. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Cathy Miller present at 9:55 AM. Marty Hemann and Mark Huegel left at 10:07 AM Mel Johnston met with the Board to discuss septic Systems concerns. Open discussion. Chairman Hackman informed Mr. Johnston that Environmental Health concerns is under the Board of Health jurisdiction. Fayette County Environmental Health Director Cathy Miller and Board of Health Chairman Jim Cook discussed the matter with Mr. Johnston. Cathy Miller, Jim Cook, and Mel Johnston left at 10:20 AM. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on the Old Vets Building. Supervisor Hackman received three quotes from the three vendors he contacted for the removal of asbestos. Also present was Dave Gorman at 10:22 AM. There were three (3) quotes received and as follows: Advanced Environmental Testing and Abatement, Inc. in the amount of $10, 650.00; Abatement Specialties in the amount of $12,603.00; and AAA Budget Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $6,101.00. The Board reviewed and discussed the quotes. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to accept the quote from AAA Budget Environment, Inc. in the amount of $6,101.00 for the removal of the asbestos from the Old Vets Building. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Hackman gave an update on the demolition and disposal of the Old Vets Building. The advertisement has been placed in the New Hampton Tribune and the Nashua Reporter. Dusten Rolando and Dave Gorman left at 10:31 AM. Ray Armel left at 10:40 AM. Member from the media left at 10:42 AM. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on County Social Services (CSS) meeting held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The Board reviewed the claims. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the claims. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Carolan to adjourn at 11:15 A.M. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ________________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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