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Monday, November 26, 2018 - Tuesday, November 27, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES NOVEMBER 26 & 27, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Jason Byrne, Dennis Ungs Jr., Jeff Bernatz, Terry Johnson, Dave Gorman, Ray Armel, and a member from the media. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for November 26 & 27, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve minutes for November 19, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman gave an update on the old Vets Building. Mr. Hackman informed the Board that AAA Budget Environmental, Inc. found an additional four (4) windows with asbestos glazing that was not found on the inspection report. The cost to remove the asbestos glazing from the four (4) windows would be $200.00, but if the County chose to wait, the cost for the return trip would be $1,000 to remove the windows at a later date. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the Change order no. 1 to remove the asbestos glazing from the additional four (4) windows in the amount of $200.00 and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Dave Gorman left at 9:34 AM. No Public Comment. Reed Palo present at 9:45 AM. IT Contractor Dennis Ungs Jr. met with the Board to discuss county e-mails and use of the same. Mr. Ungs gave the Board three more options regarding the county e-mails and use of the same. The Board of Supervisors will contact Mr. Ungs Jr. or Mr. Armel and attain their passwords to establish their email accounts. Dennis Ungs and Ray Armel left at 9:48 AM. The Board discussed the county equipment (file cabinets). Custodian Dave Gorman compiled a list of 15 file cabinets. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to advertise the 15 cabinets in the newspapers. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman and Auditor Knoll will prepare the advertisement. Dusten Rolando present at 9:52 AM. Emmeline Eike and Jill Eike met with the Board to discuss and get permission to decorate the Courthouse as a National Honor Society Project. Emmeline Eike and Jill Eike will contact the custodian Dave Gorman to schedule a date and time. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to give permission Miss Eike to decorate the Courthouse as a National Honor Society Project. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Emmeline Eike and Jill Eike left at 10:03 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road dept activities. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to accept the quote from Diamond Mowers in the amount of $ 9,249.00 for a diamond blade brusher attachment for a skid loader as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando left at 10:23 AM. Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss various items on the agenda. The Board opened the sealed bids for the 2012 Dodge Charger. The Board received Eight (8) bids. The bids were as follows: Kane Norem in the amount of $2,605.00; Reese Ball in the amount of $1,616.00; Reese Ball in the amount of $$1,818.00; Chip or Darlene Schwickerath in the amount of$2,001.00; Andy Slick in the amount of $1,355.00; Gary Gorman in the amount of $2,155.00; Ryan Sargent in the amount of $1,356.00; and Richard Denner in the amount of $1,386.00. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to accept the bid from Kane Norem in the amount of $2,605.00 for the 2012 Dodge Charger. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Sheriff Marty Hemann will notify Kane Norem. Sheriff Marty Hemann gave the Board an update on the seven (7) month Law Enforcement Services Agreement with the City of Nashua. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the seven (7) month Law Enforcement Services Agreement (December 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019) for 160 hours per month with the City of Nashua. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Mr. Hemann gave the Board an update on the Three (3) year Law Enforcement Services Agreement with the City of Nashua. The Law Enforcement Services Agreement will be for 160 hours per month with an increase of three (3) percent for FY 2019-20; three and one-half (3.5) percent for FY 2020-21; and four (4) percent for FY 2021-22. The City of Nashua will review and approve the agreement at the next Council meeting. Mr. Hemann also discussed with the Board the communication contract with the City of Nashua. Mr. Hemann informed the Board that the communications contract and Law Enforcement Services Agreement are two separate contracts/agreements. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to direct the County Attorney’s Office to draft a three (3) year proposal communication agreement for the City of Nashua with the same increase as the three (3) year Law Enforcement Services Agreement. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the hiring of Krista Kobliska as dispatcher/jailer as per union contract effective November 26, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Geerts, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the county farm land repairs. Also present was Dusten Rolando Supervisor Hackman read to the Board the County Farm Lease Agreement in part regarding repairs. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that the new tenant would like the repairs on the tile lines and fixing the trench in the grass area. Mr. Hackman informed the Board that Mr. Holschlag would repair the tile lines at $100.00 per hour. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to authorize Holschlag to repair the tile lines and not to exceed $250.00 and Chickasaw County will provide the materials. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman and Engineer Rolando will prepare the specs to fix the trenching in the grass area. Supervisor Zoll gave an update on the FMC Early Childhood Iowa Area meeting held on November 19, 2018. EMA/911 Director Jeff Bernatz gave the Board an update on the radio communication project. Also present was Reed Palo. Mr. Bernatz informed the Board that he has contacted the Gary Therkelsen regarding the project. Mr. Bernatz or Mr. Therkelsen will be contacting Dairyland Power to see if Dairyland Power will be erecting a new tower, contact Howard County to see if they are erecting a new tower on 110th Street to see if Chickasaw County could do a cost sharing or if Chickasaw County will have to erect a new tower. Mr. Bernatz will continue to update the Board at a later date. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:10 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Carolan. Motion Carried. Paul Greufe met with the board via phone conference for union negotiations. The Board entered exempt strategy session at 11:20 AM and exited the exempt strategy session at 12:10 PM. The Board convened on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Kristi Hansen and a member from the media. Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss the Law Enforcement Services Agreement for a period of three (3) year with the City of Nashua. Discussion followed Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the three (3) year Law Enforcement Services Agreement (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022) with the City of Nashua. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Marty Hemann also discussed with the Board the hiring of Deputy Sheriff (current and future staffing). Mr. Hemann informed the Board that the Sheriff’s Department has nine (9) deputies including the Sheriff. The Board deferred taking any action until the next Board meeting. Supervisor Tilkes left at 10:00 AM. The Board approved the claims. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve the claims. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Carolan, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes and Geerts. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office 2018 MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Whitetail Nursery #7174 (ID #61488) located at 1089 230th Nashua, IA 50658. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 10:40 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Carolan, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes and Geerts. Motion Carried. ________________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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