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Monday, January 21, 2019 - Tuesday, January 22, 2019

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JANUARY 21& 22, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Byrne, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Jim Cook, Terry Johnson, Sue Breitbach, and members from the media. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve agenda for January 21-23, 2019 with the deletion of Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for January 14 & 15, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed Public Comment on the agenda. Motion by Hackman, Seconded by Tilkes to rescind the motion dated January 7, 2019 as follows: Roll Call: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Nays: Byrne and Geerts. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to allow public comment on any topic when the agenda item is being discussed and limited to three (3) minutes per person. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Byrne, and Hackman. Nays: Tilkes and Zoll. Motion Carried Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to allow public comment on any topic when the agenda item is being discussed, recognized by the Chairman, and limited to three (3) minutes per person. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts and Byrne. Nays: Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Motion failed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to not allow public comment on any topic when the agenda item is being discussed unless the person is listed on the agenda and limited to two (2) minutes per person. Roll Call: Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Nays: Geerts and Byrne. Motion Carried. Sue Breitbach left at 9:10 AM. Anita Eschweiler and Kathy Babcock present at 9:10 AM. Public Health & Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock met with the Board to discuss FY 2019-2020 budget. Open discussion. Jim Cook, Anita Eschweiler, and Kathy Babcock left at 9:25 AM. Lindsay Zenner present at 9:27 AM. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to approve quarterly reports ending December 31, 2018 for Veterans Affairs Commission, subject to audit. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Lindsay Zenner left at 9:30 AM. County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath, Data Processing Manager Ray Armel, ICACMP Program Manager Andrea Jansen via phone conference met with the Board to discuss joining the Iowa County Attorney’s Case Management Project 28E Agreement (Prolaw) administered by the Iowa State Association of Counties. Also present were Mark Huegel and Reed Palo. Open Discussion. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to join and enter into the Iowa County Attorney’s Case Management Project 28E Agreement (Prolaw) administered by the Iowa State Association of Counties. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Jennifer Schwickerath met with the Board to discuss FY 2019-2020 budget. Supervisor Hackman asked that Jennifer Schwickerath the future of the County Attorney’s Office. Open discussion, Mark Huegel, Jennifer Schwickerath, Reed Palo, and Ray Armel left at 9:50 AM. Kevin Brown and Kellan Heavican from the media left at 10:05 AM. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to recess at 10:15 AM. Reconvened at 10:25 AM. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Emily Schwickerath to the Eminent Domain Commission replacing Tara Pesek. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the Data Processing Department Policy and Procedure. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to adopt the Data Processing Department Policy and Procedure as per the recommendation of the Data Processing Manager. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Auditor will email a copy of the Data Processing Department Policy and Procedure to all department heads to share with their staff. The Board reviewed the 2018 Weed Commissioner’s Report. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve the 2018 Weed Commissioner’s Report. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the 28E Agreement for Iowa Precinct Atlas Consortium Agreement. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to enter into the 28E agreement for Iowa Precinct Atlas Consortium Agreement. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Budget worksession. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:20 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM with all members present: Zoll, Geerts, Tilkes, Byrne, and Hackman. Also present were Paul Greufe via phone conference, Marty Hemann, and Reed Palo. At 9:01 AM Exempt Strategy session under Iowa Code Section 20; Section 17.3 Union Negotiations Marty Hemann and Reed Palo left at 10:00 AM. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman at 10:00 AM. HR Consultant Paul Greufe gave the Board an update on Human Resources. Also present were Sue Breitbach and Shirley Troyna. The Board reviewed the claims. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve claims. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Budget worksession. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office 2019 MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Linden Creek LLC-Dale Reicks (ID #66573) located at 2624 110th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office 2019 MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Wiley H.P. (ID #59391) located at 2348 Quinlan Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office 2019 MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Craig Kurtenbach (ID# 67040) located at 3028 210th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office 2019 MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for BCS Farms-Brian & Carole Sipley (ID #60037) located at 2570 Quinlan Avenue, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Chickasaw Site-C & M Pork, LLC (ID #67003) in Section 30 of Deerfield Township located at 1046 115th Street, Alta Vista, IA 50603. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 11:32 AM. Roll Call: Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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