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Monday, April 15, 2019 - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES APRIL 15 & 16, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with the members present: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Rick Holthaus, member from the media (radio), and a member from the media. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for April 15 & 16, 2019. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Byrne to approve Board Minutes for April 8, 2019. Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Byrne, Tilkes and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board reviewed Conservation Annual Report for FY 2017-2018. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to approve Conservation Annual Report for FY 2017-18. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. No Public comment. David Boss and Kathy Kuehn present at 9:05 AM. The Board discussed the Public Notice, Matrix Evaluation and County Recommendation required DNRís facility BSC Farms Site. Also present was Staci Schutte. The Board discussed the publication and possible hearing. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to publish the Public Notice in the Fredericksburg Review with no public hearing. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Staci Schutte left at 9:18 AM. Dusten Rolando present at 9:18 AM. Veterans Affairs Commission Chairperson David Boss met with the Board to discuss the approval/ appointment of a Veterans Affairs Board member. Also present was Katy Kuehn. David Boss introduced the candidate to the Board. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to approve the appointment of Katy Kuehn as veteranís affairs commission board member to fill the unexpired term ending June 30, 2020. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrnes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. David Boss and Katy Kuehn left at 9:20 AM. The Board reviewed the FY 2018-2019 County Budget Amendment. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to set the public hearing for FY 2018-2019 on May 6, 2019 at 9:15 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrne, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando left at 9:25 AM. Assessor Ray Armel met with the Board to review and approve the 2019 Slough Bill applications for property tax exemption through the Soil Conservation Slough Bill approval process. Iowa law allows a 10% increase each year with the first year starting at 3,000 acres (in 1986). The County has 4,980.61 acres as of January 1, 2019 versus an acre count of 4,815.37 as of January 1, 2018. This is an increase of 165.24 acres. The present amount of acres that are allowed in the county is 5,314 acres. Six applicants did not complete 2019 renewal process and were disallowed the exemption. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to approve the list as presented for 2019 slough bill applications and authorize Chairman Signature to sign notifications to six property owners not renewing 2019 slough bill applications. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrne, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Ray Armel left at 9:35 AM. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that there was only one applicant for the position of Conservation Board Director District 4. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to appoint Mike Pickar as Conservation Board Director District 4 to fill unexpired term ending December 31, 2023. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Tilkes, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board discussed legal fees for the Chickasaw County Ambulance Council. The legal fees for January through March 2019 total $976.80. Discussion followed. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to table this matter until the next Board Meeting scheduled for April 22, 2019. Roll Call: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Lisa Welter present at 9:40 AM. The Board discussed a letter for Medicare Revalidation for the Public Health and Home Care Agency. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to approve a letter to CGS Administrators LLC for Medicare Revalidation from the County of Chickasaw (dba Public Health and Home Care Services) and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrne, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Supervisor Zoll updated the Board on the Landfill meeting held on April 4, 2019. Supervisor Byrne updated the Board on the Board of Health meeting held on April 9, 2019. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Donald Chambers-Chambers Farms, Inc. (ID #58948) located at 1195 150th Street, Ionia, IA 50645. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Meirick Enterprises LLC (ID #58676) located at 1099 York Avenue, Fort Atkinson, IA 52144. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office Jendro Rural Recycling Collection Report for the month of April, 2019 Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 9:55 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with the following members present: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present was Terry Johnson. The Board reviewed the claims. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to approve the claims. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrne, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to adjourn at 9:45 AM. Roll Call: Ayes: Tilkes, Byrne, Zoll, and Hackman. Absent: Geerts. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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