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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MAY 13, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, May 13, 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 Rick Holthaus, Jeff Bernatz, Jeremy McGrath, and a member from the media (radio). Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for May 13, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando present at 9:03 AM. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve Board Minutes for May 6, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Judy Funk and Dave Gorman present at 9:05 AM. No Public comment. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to acknowledge the hiring of Caleb Ciavarelli as Conservation Aide for the summer of 2019 at the rate of $12.00 per hour effective June 3, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Ciavarelli will be able to work up to 500 hours. The Board reviewed the 2018 Cost Allocation Plan completed by Cost Advisory Services, Inc. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to approve the 2018 Cost Allocation Plan and authorize Chairman Signature. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board for a departmental update. Mr. Gorman presented three quotes for the air conditioning unit at the Jail Building. Chairman Hackman opened the sealed quotes: Mick Gage: Option One: Lennox Air Conditioning Unit-16 Seer in the amount of $6,257.00; Option 2: Fujitsu Mini Split Air Conditioning Unit-19.5 Seer in the amount of $ 6,355.00; Mic’s Plumbing & Heating, Inc.: Option One: Carrier 32 Seer mini split Air Conditioning Unit-13 Seer in the amount of $6,028.94; Option Two: Carrier Air Conditioning Unit in the amount of $5,406.85; Geerts Plumbing & Heating: Option One: York Air Conditioning Unit -18 Seer in the amount of $6,743.33; Option Two: Fujitsu Mini Split Air Conditioning Unit-19.5 Seer in the amount of $5,900.55. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Zoll to accept the quote from Geerts Plumbing & Heating in the amount of $5,900.55 for a Fujitsu Mini Split Air Conditioning Unit (includes installation only). Roll Call: Ayes: None. Nays: Tilkes, Zoll, Byrne, and Hackman. Abstain: Geerts. Motion Failed. Discussion followed. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Tilkes to accept the quote from Mic’s Plumbing & Heating in the amount of $6,028.94 for a Carrier mini Split Air Conditioning Unit (includes installation and other materials needed). Roll Call: Ayes: Zoll, Tilkes, Byrne, and Hackman. Abstain. Geerts. Motion Carried. Dave Gorman left at 9:15 AM. Jennifer Monteith present at 9:20 AM. Paul Greufe present at 9:42 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road department activities. President, Risk Management Solutions of Iowa Inc. Consultant to Heartland Ins. Judy Funk met with the Board to review the General Liability Insurance for FY 2019-2020. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to approve and authorize Chairman signature on the FY 2019-2020 liability insurance renewal with Heartland Insurance Risk Pool. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Shirley Troyna present at 10:00 AM. Judy Funk left at 10:05 AM. Jon Swanson and Sue Breitbach present at 10:05 AM. Jon S. Swanson met with the Board to discuss the Request for Human Resources Services and addressed any questions from the Board. Jon Swanson left at 10:20 AM. Michael Galloway present at 10:05 AM. Michael Galloway with Ahlers & Cooney P.C. met with the Board to discuss the Request for Human Resources Services and addressed any questions from the Board. Michael Galloway left at 10:57 AM. Dusten Rolando and Shirley Troyna left at 11:00 AM. Martin Hemann present at 11:23 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss purchases for the dispatch area-Jail Remodeling Project. Discussion followed. The purchases were authorized by EMA/911 Director Seely and therefore the claim will be disbursed by the 911 Joint Service Board. Supervisor Geerts gave the Board an update on the Ambulance Council Meeting held on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The Board discussed optional taxes for Emergency Medical Services under Iowa Code 422D. Discussion followed. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to authorize the County Attorney’s Office to prepare two separate Resolutions (which includes the ballot language) for the Board to review to be placed on the fall City/School Ballot under Iowa Code 422 D. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Jennifer Monteith and Jeremy McGrath left at 11:30 AM. Paul J. Greufe met with the Board to discuss the Request for Human Resources Services and addressed any questions from the Board. The Board discussed Courthouse Security. Also present was Dave Gorman. Chairman Hackman discussed the concern with the Board. Discussion followed. Chairman Hackman informed the Board that the Sheriff’s Office and the County Attorney’s Office have been contacted about the matter. Marty Hemann and Paul Greufe left at 12:10 PM. Terry Johnson and Ray Armel present at 12:30 PM. Sue Breitbach left at 12:35 PM. The Board reviewed the claims. Supervisor Tilkes left at 12:45 PM. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve claims. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Verification of County Receipt for Manure Management Plans & Plan Updates for Rolling Hills 33 97 11 located in Section 33 of Utica Township. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office Jendro Sanitation Rural Recycling Report for the month of May 2019. Supervisor Zoll gave the Board an update on the Heartland Insurance Risk Pool meeting held on May 9, 2019. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to adjourn at 12:55 PM. Roll Call: Ayes: Byrne, Zoll, Geerts, and Hackman. Absent: Tilkes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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