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Monday, February 4, 2019 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES FEBRUARY 4 & 5, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Byrne, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Terry Johnson, Brian Flynn, and two members from the media. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for February 4 & 5, 2019. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Board Minutes for January 28 & 29, 2019. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Received one Public comment request for the 10:00 AM appointment on the radio communications project. The Board reviewed the cyber and Technology Renewal Application which is part of the Heartland Insurance Renewal for FY 2019-2020. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve the Cyber and Technology Liability Renewal Application for FY 2019-2020 (which is part of the Heartland Insurance Renewal). Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Byrne, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman present to the Board the DRAFT Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for the Future Chickasaw County Building. The Board will review the DRAFT Request for Proposal for any revisions. Supervisor Hackman will contact the County Attorney’s Office to have them also review the DRAFT Request for Proposal. Budget worksession. Jeff Bernatz present at 9:34 AM. Ted Batemon present at 9:40 AM. EMA/911 Director Jeff Bernatz met with the Board for an update on the radio communications project. Marty Hemann present at 9:45 AM. Brian Flynn with Motorola Solutions met with Board to discuss the State ISICS (Iowa Statewide Interoperable Communication System. Judy Funk present at 10:37 AM. Ray Armel present a 10:55 AM Jennifer Schwickerath and Mark Huegel present at 11:02 AM. Brian Flynn, Ted Batemon, Marty Hemann, and a member from the media left at 11:30 AM. Supervisor Hackman updated the Board of the timeline of bond authority. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve Resolution authorizing the issuance of $3,250,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2019, and levying a tax for the payment thereof. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $3,250,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES, SERIES 2019, AND LEVYING A TAX FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF Whereupon, the Chairperson declared the Resolution duly adopted as follows: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $3,250,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES, SERIES 2019, AND LEVYING A TAX FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF WHEREAS, Chickasaw County, Iowa ("Issuer"), is a political subdivision, organized and existing under the Constitution and laws of the State of Iowa, and is not affected by any special legislation; and WHEREAS, the Issuer is in need of funds to pay costs of acquisition, construction and installation of peace officer equipment and other emergency services communication equipment and systems (the "Project"), and it is deemed necessary and advisable that General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2019, in the amount of $3,250,000 be issued; and WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has taken such acts as are necessary to authorize issuance of the Notes. NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CHICKASAW COUNTY, IOWA: Section 1. Authorization of the Issuance. General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2019, in the amount of $3,250,000 shall be issued pursuant to the provisions of Iowa Code Sections 331.402 and 331.443 for the purposes covered by the hearing. Section 2. Levy of Annual Tax. For the purpose of providing funds to pay the principal and interest as required under Chapter 76.2, there is levied for each future year the following direct annual tax upon all the taxable property in Chickasaw County, State of Iowa, to wit: AMOUNT FISCAL YEAR (JULY 1 TO JUNE 30) YEAR OF COLLECTION $518,543 2019/2020 $520,655 2020/2021 $518,115 2021/2022 $520,290 2022/2023 $522,038 2023/2024 $518,358 2024/2025 $519,393 2025/2026 Principal and interest coming due at any time when the proceeds of the tax on hand are insufficient to pay the amount due shall be promptly paid when due from current funds available for that purpose and reimbursement must be made. Section 1. Amendment of Levy of Annual Tax. Based upon the terms of the future sale of the Notes to be issued, this Board will file an amendment to this Resolution ("Amended Resolution") with the County Auditor. Section 2. Filing. A certified copy of this Resolution shall be filed with the County Auditor of County of Chickasaw, State of Iowa, who shall, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 76.2, levy, assess and collect the tax in the same manner as other taxes and, when collected, these taxes shall be used only for the purpose of paying principal and interest on the Notes. PASSED AND APPROVED this 4th day of February, 2019. /ss/ Jacob Hackman, Chairperson. ATTEST: /ss/ Joan E. Knoll, County Auditor. Judy Funk, representing Heartland Insurance Risk Pool met with the Board for the General Liability Insurance review and overview of the county’s insured schedules for property and equipment, with discussion following. Ray Armel, Mark Huegel, Jennifer Schwickerath, Judy Funk, and Terry Johnson left at 11:30 AM. Supervisor Zoll updated the Board of the Landfill meeting held on January10, 2019. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to recess at 12:10 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Byrne, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board reconvened at 1:00 PM. Budget worksession Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 2:02 P M. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Byrne, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, Terry Johnson, and a member from the media. No Public comment. The Board discussed the FY 2019-2020 County Budget. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to set the public hearing for the proposed FY 2019-2020 County Budget for March 4, 2019 at 9:15 AM in the Board room on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Economic Development Board Member Gerald Lindner met with the Board to discuss economic development for the City of Fredericksburg. Mr. Lindner informed the Board that two businesses are changing hands due to retirement and would like the County to give $1,500.00 per job for a total not to exceed $7,500.00. Discussion regarding the funding mechanism. The Board took under advisement and makes a decision at a later date after contacting the County Attorney and more research. The Board reviewed the claims. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the claims. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Don Kurtenbach-Section 17 (ID #59339) located at 2980 210th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updated for C & M Pork LLC -Chickasaw Site (ID #67003) located at 1046 115th Street, Alta Vista, IA 50603. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 9:47 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Byrne, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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