Board Minutes August 6, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, and Doug Birt. Merlin Dixon was absent. Also in attendance were: Ben Mullen, Scott Akin, Nancy Barnes, Lori Shires, Holly Schafer, Virgil James, Tony Mullen, Nancy Carmichael, Saundra Leininger, and Larry Badgett. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Virgil James gave an update on the weed problems. Jordan Walter is going to cut the weeds and spray and the cost will be assessed to the land owner on their taxes. The board asked Virgil to have Walter look at the neighboring property that has had a complaint as well.

 

            Lisa Wolfe gave an update on the Ambulance Department.  Ambulance #241 is the back-up ambulance and is currently running. The parts for Ambulance #243 are on backorder. The plans for the ambulance garage were sent out for bids to six contractors and five declined to submit an estimate. England moved, seconded by Shipley to go ahead with the committed $100,000 to construct the new ambulance garage regardless if USDA is part of the contribution. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

            Assessor Ben Mullen gave an update to the board regarding Land Use Adjustments and agricultural valuations since tax statements will be heading out to property owners soon and there are liable to be questions that the supervisors may be contacted about regarding the issues.

 

            Saundra Leininger and Nancy Carmichael gave an update on the Historic Preservation Committee (CLG) and the National Historic Conference they recently attended. They are in the process of updating the County Preservation Plan by the end of August and will present to the Supervisors at that time.

 

            Committee reports were given for the following: England – CHI Hospital Board, August 6, Corning; McCarty – Courthouse Security, July 31, Corning.

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes  July 30, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Bruce Damewood, and Merlin Dixon. Doug Birt joined the meeting at 9:15 am. Also in attendance were: Travis Paul, Scott Akin, Nancy Barnes, Virgil James, Bert Peckham, Jan Leonard and Larry Badgett. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson England. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Travis Paul, Conservation Director, gave an update on the Family Cottages and requested funds. McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to pay $100,000 from the LOST funds and $100,000 from the Capital Projects fund. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Virgil James, Weed Commissioner, gave an update on a weed problem that was served by the Sheriff on May 30th, 2018. Virgil said he was going to meet with the land owner today to see what progress has been made to eradicate the weeds. Shipley asked him to come back next week to update the board again.

 

England moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the overhead door from Porter Trustin Carlson Co. for $3,120 for the Auditor office counter remodel. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by McCarty to approve the upgrade purchase price of $3,090 for the Pro Plus Thumb on the new excavator/backhoe that was approved to purchase during the June 25, 2018 board meeting. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to go into closed session per Iowa Code 21.5j at 10:30 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to come out of closed session at 10:50 am.  No action was taken.

           

            Committee reports were given for the following: England – 5th Judicial Dept of Corrections, July 27, Des Moines; Dixon – ACEDC, July 26, Corning.

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes July 23, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, and Merlin Dixon. Doug Birt was absent. Also in attendance were: Alan Johannes, Rich Miller, Brian Flynn, Bob Stephany, Karl Herring, Karen Carl, Scott Akin, Nancy Barnes, and Tony Mullen. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson England. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Jan Leonard, Corning Mayor, asked for a closed session according to Iowa Code section 21.5j regarding land. McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to go into closed session. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to come out of closed session. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Kretzinger Auction LLC to perform the auction of county property on September 22. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

           

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report presented by Treasurer Nancy Barnes. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Bob Stephany with First Wireless Inc. and Brian Flynn with Motorola Solutions presented information on the statewide radio system and the possibility of having Adams County join the ISICS radio system.  Also presented were the potential improvements needed to the Adams County owned-system that would coordinate with the ISICS system. McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to approve an engineering pilot run of the radio coverage with the state system. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to approve purchasing two 2018 Dodge Chargers from Stew Hansen for $11,482 per vehicle for the Sheriff’s Department. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by McCarty to approve the Denco Highway Quote for Class A Bridge Deck Repair on H20 for $40,935.28 and PCC Full-Depth Patching  on H24 for two locations east of Sycamore Ave and on N61 from H24 North and East  (H20) to N 72 for $64,659.08. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to contribute the following to Adams Community Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) contingent on them having the investors to complete the hotel project: $100,000 contribution to ACEDC, 10 year property tax abatement, 10 years hotel/motel tax which is proposed to be on the ballot in the upcoming general election and the building and paving of a road from Highway 34 to the hotel. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

           

            Committee reports were given for the following: England – Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, July 20, Corning; Dixon – RWIB, July 23, Creston; Shipley – Loss Control, July 18, Corning; and McCarty – Heartland Alliance, July 18, Creston.

 

ATTEST: Linda England, Vice-Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes July 16, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Doug Birt, and Merlin Dixon. Also in attendance were: Jamie Stargell, Karl Herring, Scott Akin, Mark Saylor, and Tony Mullen. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson England.  Doug Birt joined the meeting at 9:03 am. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the Recorder’s quarterly report presented by Recorder Jamie Stargell. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

England moved, seconded by Shipley to reappoint David Mullen to the Veteran Affairs Commission. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by McCarty to approve firework permit on Aug 18, 2018 for the Adams County Speedway. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

England moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution 2018-17 to pay Quincy Township $9,550 for the sale of the “Quincy Public Square”. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve the Homestead, Disabled Veteran, and Military Credits. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

           

            Committee reports were given for the following: McCarty – RC&D, July 12, Creston; Dixon – ATURA, July 10, Creston; Shipley – MATURA, July 10, Creston; and Birt – DCAT, July 16, Creston.

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes         July 11, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 3:30 PM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty and Merlin Dixon. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve a contract with Travis R. Malone as County Engineer to begin effective August 15, 2018 through June 30, 2020 at a salary of $99,000 for FY 2018. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

 

Board Minutes July 10, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Doug Birt, Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty and Merlin Dixon. Also in attendance were; Jamie Stargell, Scott Akin, Mark Saylor, and Tony Mullen. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

England moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Liquor License BC0030297 for Lakeside Supplies LLC. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by England to approve Resolution 2018-16 designating Union County Engineer Zach Gunsolley to execute the certification of completion of work and final acceptance thereof in accordance with plans and specifications in connection with all Farm-to-Market and Federal or State aid construction projects in Adams County until a County Engineer for Adams County is hired. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Dixon moved, seconded by England to approve the appointment of both Patricia Getter and Mike Grundman to the Civil Service Commission for six-year terms. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Claims were approved as follows:
Solutions Inc Maint      37,650.00 1
Adams Co Historical Soc. Cont         1,500.00 1
Adams Co Tourism Cont         2,015.00 1
Adams Co 4-H Cont      25,000.00 1
Adams Co. Electrical General Repairs         5,446.66 3
ACEDC Off. Pub.& Legal Not.            350.00 1
Adams Co Amb Cont         3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal            340.95 3
Free Press Legal Pub.               30.30 1
Adams-Taylor Reg. Service Environ. Cleanup         7,956.00 1
Akin Repair      16,470.67 2
Akin REPAIR            162.16 1
Arnold Supply repair            909.98 1
Nancy Barnes Reimb               22.00 1
Bishop Equipment repair            356.70 1
Capital One Exp               82.19 1
Capital Sanitary Sup            154.40 1
CenTec Repair               87.71 1
Central IA Distrib Inc Sup         1,072.20 1
Central IA Detention Serv            242.00 1
Chase Exp         1,120.99 1
CNH Industrial Capital repair            223.00 1
Connections Cont         3,765.00 1
Cornhusker Intnl repair            397.34 1
Creston Publishing Ad            173.70 1
Damewood, Bruce reimb               11.25 1
Dasher Elec Serv               85.00 1
Merlin Dixon Reimb            110.00 1
Dollar General Sup               73.50 1
DSM Hoist, Inc repair         1,980.20 1
Emergency Management Agy. Fund Other      53,631.00 1
Farmer Mutual Gen. Repairs         1,500.00 1
Feeders Grain Sup            453.71 1
Gadberry supplies               33.22 1
Gadberry Sup            225.07 2
Geer Util               90.00 1
Geer Utilities               75.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb            212.00 1
Gray,Mick Phone & Fax Service               15.00 1
Hearts & Hugs Cont         4,000.00 1
Herrmann,Cory Phone & Fax Service               40.00 1
HGM Assoc outside eng.         2,027.97 1
ICEOO training            200.00 1
IMWCA Ins         2,967.00 2
Infomax Equip            141.74 2
ICPA Ins    132,485.27 2
IA State Med Exam Serv               52.60 1
IA Prison Ind signs            871.91 1
IA Prison Ind Signs               73.70 1
ISAC Dues            210.00 1
Jackson Repair Fuel, Tires, & Lub.            192.14 1
Deere Credit,Inc equipment    212,534.91 1
Kline Museum Contrib.-Other            950.00 1
Lone Arranger postage               40.31 1
Mail Serv Serv               15.03 1
MATURA Admin         9,000.00 1
Maynes,Chase Well Plugging         2,000.00 4
Mediacom Util         1,768.04 3
MidAmerican utilities               19.65 1
Midland GIS Serv            500.00 1
Mont Co Auditor Mileage               70.00 1
Most,Jo Other Labor  servi            705.00 1
Benjamin Mullen Reimb            261.25 1
Northland Prod Co. repair         3,283.25 1
Office Mach Sup               90.62 1
Omaha Truck Center repair               42.26 1
Pakor Sup               75.81 1
Travis Paul Reimb               40.00 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Off Sup/Expenses               51.17 1
PJGreufe & Assoc. Admin Costs         1,500.00 1
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               94.36 1
Poor Boyz LLC Sanitation Disposal            593.75 1
Precison Diesel, Inc. repair               64.20 1
Red Star supplies               39.65 1
Jim Reiley Reimb               24.55 1
Reporting Services Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               94.50 1
Rick's Auto Repair            858.35 2
RJs Plumbing Repair         1,582.10 3
Robinson Implement REPAIR               17.45 1
Schildberg rock      49,808.24 1
SICOG Cont         4,170.02 1
SIRWA Util            109.42 2
Southern IA RC&D Area RC&D Projects         4,000.00 1
Southern IA Trolley SW Iowa Trolley         4,702.00 1
SW Sanitation Inc. util            449.10 1
Titan Machinery repair            110.00 1
Treasurer, IA Other Svcs          1,441.00 1
Union Co Auditor Admin      96,929.32 2
Union Co Sheriff Admin               31.00 1
UFMC Fuel, Tires, & Lub            180.15 1
UFMC Fuels         2,242.25 1
Vanguard Maint Agree         8,975.00 1
Volusia Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               40.00 1
Western IA Tourism Cont            500.00 1
Don Willett Phone & Fax Service               40.11 1
Thomas Williams Reimb               41.85 1
Grand Total      720,705.22  

           

            No committee reports were given.

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes  July 6, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Linda England, Leland Shipley, and Merlin Dixon. Karl McCarty was absent.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

            England moved, seconded by Dixon to go into closed session at 2:00 PM per Iowa Code 21.5i. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. Board went into closed session. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to come out of closed session at 2:40 PM. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  No action was taken.

 

           

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes       July 3, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 5:30 PM with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, and Merlin Dixon. Karl McCarty and Doug Birt were absent.  The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairperson England. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to go into closed session at 5:30 PM per Iowa Code 21.5i. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. Board went into closed session. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to come out of closed session at 7:45 PM. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  No action was taken.

 

           

ATTEST: Linda England, Vice- Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   July 2, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Doug Birt, and Merlin Dixon. Also in attendance were; Scott Akin, Mark Saylor, Tony Mullen, Karl Herring, and Karen Carl. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

            Cody Silence requested to be on the agenda to discuss wash of gravel onto property on Hunter Trail and he did not appear.  Karl Herring discussed with the board the shoulder wash out on Hunter Trail. He stated the County Engineer Eldon Rike inspected it the previous week and there was little Secondary Roads could do to prevent wash during heavy rains.

 

            Sheriff Alan Johannes shared with the board a letter he received on Friday regarding the dispatch console for 911 that has already been purchased. Johannes used a grant from the state for part of the cost and the letter stated they were reducing the grant amount by $12,500. No action was taken.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the final payment for Bridge project BRS-C002 (55)- - 60-02 near Nodaway. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by England to go into closed session at 9:30 AM per Iowa Code 21.5i. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. Board went into closed session. England moved, seconded by Shipley to come out of closed session at 9:50 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  No action was taken.

 

            Committee reports were given for the following: Dixon – SCI911, June 27, Creston; England – Southern Iowa Trolley, June 28, Creston; and Birt – ACCS, June 21, Corning.

 

 

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor





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