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COUNTY BOARD MINUTES JUNE 3, 2019 The Board convened on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 9:00 am 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, Kellan Heavican,-KCZE/The Bull, Dianne Gerleman, Jeff Bernatz, Dawn Heying, Penny Corbitt, Reed Palo, Jeremy McGrath, Marty Hemann, Bo Gaudineer, and Tammy Robinson. Motion by Geerts, seconded by Zoll to approve agenda for June 3, 2019. Roll call: All Ayes. Motion carried. Motion by Byrne, seconded by Geerts to approve board minutes for May 27 & 28, 2019, with the correction to the spelling of last name Fibilza to Fibikar. Roll call: All Ayes. Motion carried. No public comment. Supervisor Geerts gave brief update on Upper Wapsi Watershed meeting he attended May 28, 2019. Dave Gorman arrived at 9:10 am. Custodian Dave Gorman met with the Board to discuss proposal from Schumacher Elevator Company for required courthouse elevator upgrades. Motion by Tilkes, seconded by Geerts to accept the proposal from Schumacher Elevator Co to furnish labor and materials to complete the required elevator updates in the sum of $6,340.00. Roll call: All Ayes. Motion carried. Gorman left at 9:15 am. Matt Kuhn arrived at 9:15 am At 9:15 am, Mark Moine with Martin Gardner Architecture met with the Board to discuss Chickasaw County Community Services Building and Chickasaw County Services Building: Remodel & Addition and addressed any questions from the Board. Mr. Moine left at 9:45 am. Hemann left at 9:35 am. At 9:40 am, Attorney Schwickerath arrived. County Attorney Jennifer Schwickerath met with the Board for a departmental update. Jennifer Schwickerath also discussed the local option services sale tax (LOSST) option to be used for the Economic Development Project with Theisens. Economic Development Director Tammy Robinson discussed what the $25,000 payment would be used for. It was consensus by the Board of Supervisor'' to take the money out of the Local Option Sales Tax (LOSST) County Betterment Fund. Roll call: All Ayes. Motion carried. County Attorney Schwickerath will draft a resolution, working with Robinson and Auditor Knoll. Assistant County Attorney Huegel arrived at 9:50 am. Discussion with County Attorney Schwickerath on the agreement between Chickasaw County Ambulance Council "CCAC", Chickasaw County, by and through its Board of Supervisors, and Chickasaw Ambulance Service. Schwickerath stated Board of Supervisors should have consensus on term and payment amount. Attorney Schwickerath will work on proposed language of the contract. Contract should go back to the CCAC and Board of Supervisors next week. Kuhn, Huegel, Gerleman, Palo, Heavican, Heying, Robinson, and Schwickerath left at 10:43. At 10:45 am, three representatives with Accord Architecture Company met the Board to discuss Chickasaw County Community Services Building and Chickasaw County Services Building: Remodel & Addition and addressed any questions from the Board. Accord Architecture Company representatives left at 11:15 am. Hemann arrived at 11:30 am. Sheriff Marty Hemann met with the Board to discuss the purchase of a patrol vehicle to be funded from the FY 18/19 budget. Vehicles were budgeted and approved to be purchased in FY 19/20. After reviewing his department''s FY 18/19 budget, Hemann is requesting to purchase one of next yearís budgeted patrol vehicles this fiscal year. It was consensus of the Board that Hemann purchase the 2019 Dodge Charger out of FY 18/19 budget. Hemann left at 12:00 pm. Lengthy discussion on funding the ambulance service in Chickasaw County. On May 30, 2019, Chickasaw County Ambulance Council did accept a 2 year agreement with Chickasaw Ambulance Service and moved it to the County Board of Supervisors. Chairperson Hackman is receiving comments that an ambulance service is needed but the County should not use property tax dollars to fund the service. The question again is who is going to pay for the service. Hackman made a recommendation the County fund half of the $165,000 the first year and half of the $195,000 the second year. It was consensus by the BOS to fund the service using the Local Option Sales Tax (LOSST) County Betterment Funds. Hackman doesn''t believe the County should fund the whole payment; the cities need to come up with the remainder of the balance. Geerts, Chairman of CCAC, will take a payment schedule back to the CCAC to present to the cities for their approval. Lynn Schwickerath arrived at 12:30 pm and left at 1:10 pm. At 1:05, three representatives with Atura Architecture met the Board to discuss Chickasaw County Community Services building and Chickasaw County Services Building Remodel & Addition and addressed any questions from the Board. At 1:56, three representatives with Atura Architecture left. At 2:00 pm, County Engineer Dusten Rolando arrived and met with the Board to discuss road department activities. Motion by Tilkes, seconded by Geerts to approve to purchase the Permanent R.O.W. for Project BROS-SWAP-CO 19(91)óSE-19 .39 acres north side as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll call: All Ayes. Motion carried. Motion by Geerts, seconded by Tilkes to approve to purchase the Permanent R.O.W. for Project BROS-SWAP-CO 19(91)óSE-19 .36 acres south side as per the recommendation of the County Engineer. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion carried. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Peachwood Creek LLC (ID #66108) located on Pembroke Avenue, Lawler, IA 52154. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Jones Custom Cattle (ID #65872) located at 1989 Asherton Avenue, Ionia, IA 50659 Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-South Farm (ID #62397) located at 2271 Pembroke Avenue, New Hampton, IA 50659. Received and filed in the Auditorís Office MMP Short Form for Annual Update for Schulz Farm Partnership-Home Farm (ID #58254) located at 2581 220th Street, New Hampton, IA 50659. Motion by Byrne, Seconded by Tilkes to adjourn at 2:20 pm. Roll Call: All Ayes. Motion carried. ___________________________ Jacob Hackman, Chairman Board of Supervisors ATTEST: __________________________ Donna Geerts, Deputy Auditor
 
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