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Monday, April 29, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

COUNTY BOARD MINUTES APRIL 29, & 30, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all the members present: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Jeff Bernatz, Terry Johnson, Rick Holthaus, and a member from the media (radio.) Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to approve agenda for April 29 & 30, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Member from the media present at 9:04 AM. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for April 22, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. No Public comment. Staci Schutte present at 9:05 AM. The Board reviewed the Representation Letter from Hacker, Nelson, & Co., P.C. for FY 2018-19. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to authorize Chairman Signature on the Representation Letter from Hacker, Nelson & Co., P.C. for FY 2018-2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to approve the Fireworks Permit for Fredericksburg Dairy Days. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Staci Schutte met with the Board to review and act on the Construction Permit application for BCS Farms. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to recommend the Construction Permit application for BCS Farms located in Section 1 of Dresden Township as per the recommendation of the Sanitarian. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to approve and authorize Chairman Signature on the Employee Benefit Systems (EBS) (Third Party Administration) Service Agreement Renewal for Chickasaw County for FY 2019-2020. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Marty Hemann present at 9:13 AM and Staci Schutte left at 9:13 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss the purchase of new equipment for the two new patrol vehicles. Mr. Hemann presented the Board three quotes-one quote from WatchGuard in the amount of $11,230.00;WatchGuard in the amount of $9690.50 and Digital-Ally in the amount of $8,110.00. Mr. Hemann explained the difference between the cameras that each vendor quoted. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to accept the quote from Digital-Alley in the amount of $8,110.00 less credit of $1,000.00 for a total of $7,110.00 for Two DVM 8000 cameras with a five year warranty for the two patrol vehicles as per the recommendation of the county sheriff. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Pioneer Cemetery Commission met with the Board to proclaim that May is Cemetery month.President Dale Liddle of the Pioneer Cemetery Commission met with the Board to sign a Proclamation for the month of May as Cemetery Appreciation month in Iowa. Also present were Judy Liddle, Volunteers Philomena Boehmer, Diane Murphy, Wally Boehmer, Bonnie Keller, and Adis Lee. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to authorize Chairman Signature on the Proclamation for the month of May 2019 as Cemetery Appreciation Month in Iowa. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Diane Murphy, Philomena Boehmer, Wally Boehmer, Adis Lee, Bonnie Keller, Dale Liddle, and Judy Liddle left at 9:36 AM. Jim Cook present at 9:37 AM. EMA/911 Director Jeff Bernatz met with the Board for an update on the radio communications project. Marty Hemann left at 9:53 AM. Supervisor Hackman gave an update on the county office space location. The Board discussed feasibility study and request for proposal. Supervisor Hackman informed the Board that the County Attorney contacted GrowMark Inc. regarding the lease agreement. The current lease expires December 31, 2019. The County Attorney asked GrowMark if they were interested to extend the current lease and other options were discussed. Mr. Hackman informed the Board that GrowMark Inc would extend the current lease until June 30, 2020. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to extend the lease agreement until June 30, 2020 ($700.00 per month). Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Supervisor Hackman will contact the County Attorney’s Office to draft the lease agreement for the extension until Jun 30, 2020 and for the Board to review. Ray Armel present at 10:25 AM. Public comment from the public were received and addressed. Kathy Babcock present at 10:29 AM. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to send request for proposals to build or remodeling project for Emergency Management Agency, County Attorney’s Office, and Sanitation Office plus a garage for the Custodian. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel left at 10:50 AM. Public Health and Home Care Services Administrator Kathy Babcock and Jim Cook met with the Board for a departmental update. Board of Health for the year 2018 received an award from the Iowa Department of Public Health. Kathy Babcock and Jim Cook left at 11:08 AM. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Harold Lantow-Lantow Site 1 (Id#63592) located at 2706 260th Street, Fredericksburg, IA 50630. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Frank Mueterthies-Westchester LLC (ID #65878) located at 3321 210th Street Waucoma, IA 52171. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for J & J Unlimited LLC (ID 70281) located at 2480 150th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659 Supervisor Tilkes updated the Board on the Workforce meeting held on April 22, 2019. Supervisor Tilkes updated the Board on the Northeast Iowa Community Action meeting held on April 22, 2019. Supervisor Byrne updated the Board on the RC & D meeting held on April 24, 2019. Supervisor Hackman updated the Board on the Pathways meeting in Decorah on April 22, 2019. Supervisor Zoll updated the Board on the FMLA training in Tama on April 24, 2019. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 11:16 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board convened on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 9:00 A.M. with all the members present: Byrne, Zoll, Tilkes, Geerts, and Hackman. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Hackman. Also present were Jeff Bernatz, Brannon Anderson, Rick Kramer, Deb Larsen, Matt Kuhn, Lynn Throndson, Jeremy McGrath Bo Gaudiner, and a member from the media (radio). Supervisor Geerts updated the Board on the Ambulance Council meeting on April 29, 2019. Public comment from the public were received and addressed. . The Board reviewed the claims. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the claims. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 11:00 AM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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