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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES MAY 20, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, May 20, 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, Terry Johnson, and a member from the media (radio). Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for May 20, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel present at 9:03 AM. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Zoll to approve Board Minutes for May 13, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. No Public comment. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the resignation of Staci Schutte as Environmental Health Director effective June 7, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Marty Hemann present at 9:06 AM. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to accept the resignation of Staci Schutte as Land Use Administrator/Floodplain Manager/ Landfill Administrator effective June 7, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. The Board discussed the Land Use Administrator/Floodplain Manager/Landfill Administrator position. Discussion followed. Ray Armel noted that he handled the Land Use department in the recent absence of the Environmental Health Director for her maternity leave. The Supervisors questioned the need for outside research and assistance. Assessor Armel informed the Board that the Assessor’s affiliation has a strong network of support, communication, and research documentation. It was also discussed that the work of the Assessor is consistent with that of the Land Use Administrator. That regarding subdivisions and plats that the Assessor reviews these as they are prepared and must also sign off in agreement. Assessor Armel noted he would again be willing to serve as the interim Land Use Administrator and would suggest that a meeting be held with the Board Chairman, another Supervisor, County Auditor, the outgoing Environmental Health Administrator, and County Attorney’s Office to discuss the position further. Discussion followed. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Geerts to appoint Ray Armel as Interim Land Use Administrator. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Ray Armel left at 9:15 AM. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss quotes for the patrol vehicles in the Sheriff’s Department. Mr. Hemann presented to the Board two quotes for equipment for the 2019 Dodge Charger. One quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $9,670.30 and one quote from Keltek Incorporated in the amount of $11,837.52. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to accept the quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $9,670.30 for equipment for the 2019 Dodge Charger as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Hemann presented to the Board two quotes for K-Insert for the 2019 Dodge Ram SSV. One quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $3,288.50 and one quote from Keltek Incorporated in the amount of $3,824.24. Discussion followed. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Byrne to accept the quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $3,288.50 for K-9 Insert for the 2019 Dodge Ram SSV as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff and will be disbursed from the K-9 Fund. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mr. Hemann presented to the Board two quotes for equipment for the 2019 Dodge Ram SSV. One quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $9,438.91 and one quote from Keltek Incorporated in the amount of $11,850.73. Discussion followed. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to accept the quote from Racom Critical Communications in the amount of $9,438.91 for equipment for the 2019 Dodge Ram SSV as per the recommendation of the County Sheriff. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Mark Fredericks present at 9:30 AM. Ray Armel, Tammy Norman, and Molly Steffen present at 9:42 AM. Mark Fredericks with Henry M. Adkins & Sons Inc. met with the Board to demonstrate the new OVI machines. Mark Fredericks, Ray Armel, Tammy Norman, and Molly Steffen left at 10:00 AM. A member from the media (radio) left at 10:10 AM. County Engineer Dusten Rolando met with the Board to discuss road department activities. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Zoll to enter into a temporary permission to enter premises agreement for Project M2019-04 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to enter into a temporary permission to enter premises agreement for Project L-FY20-01—73-19 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to authorize Chairman Signature to sign voucher to transfer funds from the Farm to Market account to the IDOT’s account for Project BRS-C019 (83)—60-19. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to acknowledge the hiring of Daniel Zmoos as equipment operator as per union contract effective June 24, 2019 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to acknowledge the hiring of Brandon Hoeger as equipment operator as per union contract effective June 10, 2019 as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Dusten Rolando left at 10:35 AM. Tammy Norman, Ray Armel, and Molly Steffen present at l0:35 AM. Dave Gorman present at 11:25 AM. Shirley Troyna present at 11:29 AM. The Board reviewed the lease addendum with GROWMARK, Inc. for the offices of the County Attorney, Environmental Health and EMA. The current lease expires December 31, 2019. The lease addendum would extend the current lease from December 31, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Motion by Tilkes, Seconded by Geerts to authorize Chairman Signature on the lease addendum with GROWMARK, Inc. for the offices of the County Attorney, Environmental Health, and EMA. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to acknowledge the retirement of Bill Fliger as part-time custodian effective May 17, 2019. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss the part-time custodian position. Motion by Zoll, Seconded by Geerts to start the hiring process for a part-time custodian for up to 20 hours per week. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Dave Gorman left at 11:35 AM. IPAC Program manager Tammy Norman met with the Board for a demonstration of the Precinct Atlas-Software for the electronic poll books. The Board discussed the request for proposals and presentations for Human Resources Services. Discussion followed. Sue Breitbach present at 11:40 AM. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to accept the proposal from Ahlers & Cooney P.C. for a two year contract in the amount of $1,250.00 per month. Comments from department heads, elected officials, and the public. More discussion. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to amend the original motion from a two year contract to a one year. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Byrne to accept the proposal from Ahlers & Cooney P.C. for a one year contract (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) in the amount of $1,250.00 per month for Human Resources Services. Roll Call: Ayes: Geerts, Byrne, and Tilkes. Nays: Zoll and Hackman. Motion Carried. Supervisor Geerts gave the Board an update on the INRCOG meeting held on May 16, 2019. Supervisor Geerts gave the Board an update on the Ambulance meeting to be held on May 21, 2019. Supervisor Byrne gave the Board an update on the Board of Health meeting held on May 14, 2019. Supervisor Zoll gave the Board an update on the Landfill meeting held on May 14, 2019. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office County Verification Report of DNR Construction Permit Application for Rosewood Creek, LLC-Dale Reicks (ID #60643) located in Section 23 of Jacksonville Township located at 1020 Pembroke Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditor’s Office MMP Short Form for Annual Updates for Four Oaks LLC (ID 59728) located at 2998 180th Street, Lawler, IA 52154. Motion by Geerts, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 12:30 PM. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion Carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: _____________________________ Joan E. Knoll, Auditor
 
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