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Monday, December 17, 2018 - Friday, December 21, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES DECEMBER 17 & 21, 2018 The Board convened on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 9:30 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 Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for December 17 & 21, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Carolan to approve minutes for December 10, 2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the employee’s written request for vacation carryover. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Tammy Flick’s written request for 7 hours of vacation carryover, and the vacation carryover must be used by January 31, 2019. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve the liquor license for L. T. Tap. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. No Public Comment. Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board for review and approval of 2018 Family Farm Credit Applications. Individuals are eligible to receive the credit if the appropriate designated person is actively engage in farming of an eligible tract of land during the fiscal year in which the application is filed, with the 2001 Iowa legislature having changed the filing of this credit to a one-time filing. The eligibility requirements for the Family Farm Tax Credit are listed in Iowa Administrative Code Section 701-80.11. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve and authorize Chairman Signature for the Sixteen (16) 2018 Family Farm Credit Applications and disapprove One (1) 2018 Family Farm Credit Application as per the recommendation of the County Assessor. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel also discussed with the Board the Tyler Technologies Contract. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Amendment to Subscription Agreement for five (5) years (September 1, 2018-August 31, 2023) with Tyler Technologies in the amount of $38,000 per year as per the recommendation of the Data Processing Manager. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Kathy Babcock present at 9:50 AM. Ray Armel left at 9:53 AM. Dusten Rolando present at 10:00 AM. Public Health and Home Care Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board for a departmental update. Kathy Babcock presented to the Board Chickasaw County Public Health and Home Care Services Annual Report for FY 2017-2018 and also an overview of the report. Kathy Babcock also informed the Board that the Public Health and Home Care Services Agency was approved for three (3) hand-held radios out of eight (8) hand-held radios (through a grant). Kathy Babcock informed the Board that the Iowa Department of Public Health is scheduled for an audit on January 15, 2019. Kathy Babcock left at 10:10 AM. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on the County Farm ground. Supervisor Hackman presented to the Board the soil test report from the County Farm ground. A&lgreatlakes Laboratories took ten (10) soil samples. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that he contacted Matt Holschlag regarding the tile line repair not to exceed $250.00. The County Engineer informed the Board that the Secondary Road Department will fix the trenching in the grass area in the Spring of 2019 and also seed the area. The Board reviewed FY 2019-2020 budget requests and misc. budgets with the Auditor. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Troy Finisher-Troy Gilbert (ID#68369) in Section 19 of Richland Township located at 2846 Fayette Avenue, Nashua, IA 50658. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Casper Nursery-Kevin and Kendra Gilbert (ID #68368) in Section 5 of Douglas Township located at 1747 110th Street, Plainfield, IA 50666. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for F092-Smith Finisher-Christensen Farms Midwest LLC (ID #58128) located at 1529 310th Street, Nashua, IA 50658. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Jendro Sanitation Rural Recycling Report for the month of December 2018. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Verification of County Receipt for Manure Management Plans for AgMD, LLC (ID #63719) in Section 22 Dayton Township located at 1947 230th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Motion by Carolan, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:16 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Friday, December 21, 2018 at 8:30 A.M. with all the members present: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, Carolan, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present was Paul Greufe. Paul Greufe met with the Board to go into exempt negotiating session /strategy session under Iowa Code Chapter 20.17(3). The Board received first bargaining session for employee organization (Teamsters) to present its initial bargaining position. The Board received the second bargaining session for employee organization (Teamsters) to present its initial bargaining position. These sessions are open to the public under Iowa Code Chapter 21. Also present were Ryan Shawver, Marty Hemann, and Teamsters Local 238 Representatives Zach Peterson, Jesse Case, and Dan MacDonald. The Board went into exempt strategy session. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Carolan to recess at 10:42 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reconvened at 1:00 PM with the following members present: Jacob Hackman, Steve Geerts, Tim Zoll, and David Tilkes. Absent: Dan Carolan. Also present were Paul Greufe, Dusty Rolando, Joe Denner, Joe Scholbrock, Tim Glaser, Tyler Throndson, and International Union of Operating Engineers representatives Brian Vaske and Mike Norton. The Board received the third bargaining session for employee organization (Engineers) to present its initial bargaining position. This session is open to the public under Iowa Code Chapter 21. Supervisor Hackman left at 1:55 PM. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes adjourned at 2:32 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Tilkes, and Zoll. Absent: Carolan and Hackman. ________________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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