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Monday, December 24, 2018 - Thursday, December 27, 2018

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES DECEMBER 24, 25 & 27, 2018 The Courthouse and offices were closed-Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day. The Board convened on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 9:30 A.M. with the following members present: Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Bob Lincoln, Rick Holthaus, Terry Johnson, Ben Krouse-Gagne, Trish Johnson, Jeff Bernatz, Zack Isakson, Shawn Douglas, Martin Hemann, Shirley Troyna, and a member from the media. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for December 24, 25 & 27, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts and Carolan. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve minutes for December 17 & 21, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts and Carolan. Motion Carried. Jason Byrne present at 9:35 AM. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on the Medical Examiners. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that Supervisor Zoll and he met with Aaron Flugum approximately two weeks ago regarding the Medical Examiner position. Mr. Flugum asked for a job description for the medical examiners position. Mr. Greufe will prepare the job description for the Board to review. Dr. Lucas Brinkman will temporary act as Medical Examiner from January 2 to January 19, 2019. Supervisor Hackman and another Supervisor will meet with Aaron Flugum on January 15, 2019 regarding the medical examiner position. Supervisor Hackman will update the Board at a later date. No Public Comment. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to approve the hiring of Deputy Sheriff and Dispatcher/Jailer. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve the hiring of Zach Isakson as Deputy Sheriff as per union contract effective December 26, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve the hiring of Shawn Douglas as dispatcher/ jailer as per union contract effective December 28, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. Marty Hemann, Zach Isakson, and Shawn Douglas left at 9:36 AM. Recorder Shirley Troyna met with the Board to approve the hiring of Deputy Recorder. Shirley Troyna informed the Board that she received 30 applications for the position of Deputy Recorder. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the hiring Carol Hauser as Deputy Recorder effective December 31, 2018. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. Shirley Troyna requested from the Board an extension to the agreement for temporary clerical services for the purposes of training the new deputy recorder and also the Recorder will be attending the newly elected officer’s school in January. Discussion followed. The Board will review the extension to the agreement for temporary clerical services and make their decision at the next week’s Board meeting. Shirley Troyna left at 9:41AM. Representatives Ben Krouse-Gagne and Trish Johnson, representing Helping Services for Youth Family, met with the Board to present FY 2019-20 budget request in the amount of $2,000.00. The request was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the county budget. Ben Krouse-Gagne and Trish Johnson left at 9:49 AM. County Social Services CEO Bob Lincoln met with the Board for department update and to discuss the old vehicle. Bob Lincoln gave an overview of the services provided by County Social Services, overview of the FY 2018-19 budget, the projected FY 2019-20 budget, and the FY 2018 annual report. Mr. Lincoln also discussed the MH-DD county vehicle purchased from Fayette County for $1.00. Fayette County at the time had three (3) vehicles of which one went to Allamakee County, Fayette County, and Chickasaw County. Chickasaw County sold the vehicle on October 22, 2018 in the amount of $4,150.00 and placed the check in the General Services Budget on October 30, 2018. Mr. Lincoln will contact the County Attorney’s Office for clarification. Teresa Dane and Lacy Jorgensen representing Riverview Center met with the Board to present FY 2019-20 budget request in the amount of $5000.00. The request was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the county budget. Teresa Dane and Lacy Jorgensen left at 10:55 AM. Dwight Kolthoff and Jaci Tweeten present at 10:55 AM. Chickasaw County Extension representative Jaci Tweeten and Big Four Fair representative Dwight Kolthoff met with the Board to present FY 2019-20 budget funding requests for the Big Four Fair and 4-H premiums. Discussion followed. The request for $7,000.00 for 4-H premiums was received and placed on file for consideration within the total context of the FY 2019-20 of the County budget and the request of $13,000.00 for the Big Four Fair was received and placed on file for consideration with the total context of the FY 2019-20 of the County budget. Bob Lincoln, Dwight Kolthoff, and Jaci Tweeten left at 11:13 AM. The Board reviewed the carpet-labor quotes for the Courthouse. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the carpet-labor quotes from Dungey’s Furniture and Gifts for the Assessor’s Back Office in the amount of $ 552.12; Clerk of Court’s Back Office in the amount of $480.95; Recorder’s Back Office in the amount of $649.72; and Treasurer’s Main Office, Restroom, and Back Office in the amount of $964.44 for a grand total of $2,647.23. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the carpet & labor quotes for the Chickasaw County Services Building located at 910 East Main Street, New Hampton, Iowa. Quote received from Dungey’s Furniture and Gifts in the amount of $8, 395.49 for carpet and labor for the Chickasaw County Services Building. The Board decided not to do the carpet at the Chickasaw County Services Building at this time. Budget Worksession regarding the renaming of the Old Vets Building. Since the Old Vets Building has been demolished at this time, some of the Board members thought it would be a good time to rename the vacant lot located at 302 East Prospect, New Hampton, IA 50659. Supervisor Hackman and Geerts are preparing the Request For Proposal (RFP). Discussion followed. The Board decided to rename the building Future Chickasaw County Building (FCCB). The Board approved claims. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve the claims. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:45 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Carolan and Geerts. Motion Carried. ________________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: ___________________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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