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Monday, February 18, 2019 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES FEBRUARY 18 & 19, 2019 The Courthouse and offices were closed on February 18, 2019-To observe President’s Day. The Board convened on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all members present: Zoll, Tilkes, Byrne, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Terry Johnson, Rick Holthaus, Joanne Tupper, and a member from the media. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve agenda for February 18 & 19, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for February 11, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Received one Public comment request from Rick Holthaus regarding the appointment of Representative to the Pathway & Cedar Valley Mental Health committee assignment and conflict of interest on the issue. The Board reviewed the Representation Letter from Hacker, Nelson, & Co., P.C. for FY 2017-18. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to authorize Chairman Signature on the Representation Letter from Hacker, Nelson & Co., P.C. for FY 2017-2018. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the FY 2019-2020 General Liability Insurance renewal coverage. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve the FY 2019-2020 General Liability Insurance renewal coverage with Heartland Insurance Risk Pool. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed the Clerical Union Contract from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the clerical union Contract from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman updated the Board on the Pathways & Cedar Valley Mental Health committee. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Jacob Hackman as representative to the Pathways & Cedar Valley Mental Health effective February 19, 2019 and Reed Palo as Alternate. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Member from the media left at 9:30 AM. The Board discussed a possible resolution under Iowa Code 53.17(2) pertaining to Absentee Ballots. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to prepare a resolution petitioning the Governor and Legislature of Iowa to revise Iowa Code 53.17(2) pertaining to Absentee Ballots for the Board. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman gave the Board an update on the Farm Bureau meeting held on Monday, February 18, 2019. Jason Byrne also attended the Farm Bureau meeting. Supervisor Geerts informed the Board that the IGHCP meeting will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 and Friday, February 22, 2019. Supervisor Zoll gave the Board an update on the F-M-C meeting held on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Terry Johnson left at 10:45 AM. The Board reviewed claims. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve claims. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to recess at 10:55 AM. The Board reconvened at 11:30 AM. The Board discussed Courthouse security recommendation from Courthouse Security. Also present were Jeff Bernatz, Ray Armel, Mark Huegel, Dusten Rolando, Rick Holthaus, and Joanne Tupper. Ray Armel informed the Board that several offices do not have doors where there was once a vault door between the front office and back office. The doors were removed and replaced by trim only. The Assessor, Auditor, Recorder, and Treasurer offices would like a door for safety for closed areas and privacy concerns. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that this is a public building and also had some concerns. The County Attorney’s Office and Supervisor Hackman will compile a list of pro and cons and send to Heartland Insurance Risk Pool to review for any liability concerns. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Tim Denner-Denner Site (ID #64312) in Section 21 of Stapleton Township located at 2295 Union Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Richland Ltd LLC (Id #61657) located at 1647 290th Street, Nashua, IA 50658. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Poppe Farms (ID #57707) located at 1630 250th Street, Ionia, IA 50645. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for JAGRABDP, LLC-Leibold Site (ID#65313) located at 2375 150th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Diane Reicks-Jerico Beef & Swine (ID#62201) located at 2651 130th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:52 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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