Board Minutes   April 16, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Doug Birt, Linda England, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty.  Also in attendance were; Scott Akin, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Mark Saylor, Jamie Stargell, Laurie Greenlee, Nancy Kempton, and Alan Johannes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Jamie Stargell presented the Recorder’s Quarterly report from January –March 2018. McCarty moved, seconded by England to approve the Recorder’s report. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Joan Gallagher updated the board on the public health department.   Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve the Public Health Agreement between the Adams County Board of Supervisors and Taylor County Public Health. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve a handwritten payment to Chase Cardmember Services in the amount of $209.85 for Treasurer Nancy Kempton’s business credit card statement. The statement is due before the next claim period and Treasurer Kempton preferred it to be paid on time. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

 

            Discussion was held on the proposed budget amendment.  

 

            Sheriff Johannes spoke with the board concerning upgrading the dispatch radio system in order to be compatible with the state’s system. The board asked Johannes to have the topic placed on the agenda for the next meeting.

 

            Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon – RWIB, Apr 9, Creston; and Shipley – Main St, Apr 10, Main St EV, Apr11, Adams Community Foundation, Apr 11, all in Corning.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   April 9, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty. Doug Birt was absent. Also in attendance were; Scott Akin, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Mark Saylor, Jamie Stargell, Laurie Greenlee, Andrew Knuth, Paul Greufe, and Alan Johannes. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson England. The agenda for the day was read and approved. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Shipley moved, seconded by McCarty to approve Utility Permit 18-05. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2018-9 Notice for Noxious Weed Control for Adams County. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Cardholder agreement for Sheriff Deputy Cory Dorsey.   

All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

Claims were approved as follows:

Adams Co. Electrical General Repairs         3,943.00 1
Adams Co Amb Cont         3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal             657.22 4
Agriland Fs. Inc. Fuel         7,384.55 1
Akin Repair             716.73 1
Akin REPAIR             202.62 1
Arnold Supply repair             233.07 1
Kolby Bissell reimb             144.40 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb             140.00 1
Byers Lock Shop Repairs             541.60 1
Central Plains Repair         3,844.00 1
Central Salt LLC road material         1,488.49 1
Chase Exp             268.54 1
Cornhusker Intnl repair             583.55 1
Corning Mun Util               75.27 1
Corning Rental Rent         1,104.70 1
Mark DeVore Serv               30.00 1
Dist 4 Auditors Mtg Exp               10.00 1
Merlin Dixon Reimb               84.00 1
Dollar General Sup               19.40 1
Douglas Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               50.00 1
Echo Sup             769.80 1
Fastenal Co repair         1,124.72 1
Fidelity Video Serv. Legal & Ct-Related Serv.             373.20 1
Freeman,Lee Legal & Ct-Related Serv.             100.00 1
Gadberry Sup               18.46 1
Carl Goodson Reimb             180.00 1
Gray,Mick Telephone & Fax Service               15.00 1
Grn Valley Serv             206.00 3
Harrison Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               58.25 1
Herrmann,Cory Telephone & Fax Service               40.00 1
Jamie Hogan Serv               60.00 1
IA DOT supplies             852.00 1
Infomax Equip             118.68 2
IA Co Attys Assn Dues & Memberships             277.00 1
IA Sec of State Voter Reg               46.28 1
ISACA Treasurer Dues & Memberships             225.00 1
ISACA Treasurer Registration fees/Meet/Sc             100.00 2
I80 K9 Training Crime Dog Expenses         7,500.00 1
Krantz,Kyle Legal & Ct-Related Serv.             100.00 1
Madison Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               47.85 1
Mediacom Util             653.68 2
MidAmerican utilities               70.92 1
Midland GIS Serv             500.00 1
Monroe Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               31.50 1
MTE Office Center Photocopy & Dup. Serv.             873.75 1
Benjamin Mullen Reimb               63.50 1
Office Mach supplies               49.59 1
Office Mach Sup             283.03 4
Omaha Truck Center repair             754.62 1
Page Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.             149.60 2
Travis Paul Reimb               40.00 1
Power Plan repair             204.83 1
Prescott Fire School or meeting expense             239.20 1
Red Oak Fabrication Paint & Paint Supplies             150.00 1
Red Star supplies               79.75 1
Red Star Sup         1,746.90 1
Rick's Auto Repair               79.40 2
Robinson Impl Parts               23.46 1
Robinson Impl REPAIR             212.50 1
Karen Saltzman Serv               60.00 1
Schildberg rock       56,991.92 1
Leland Shipley Employee Mileage & Subs.               49.50 1
Donald Shires Reimb               12.31 1
Kurt Stoaks Serv               60.00 1
T R Comm Repair               20.00 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv               62.00 2
Red Oak Express Official Pub.& Legal Not.               23.50 1
Treasurer, IA Other Svcs - taxes collec         1,740.00 1
Wapello Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.               40.80 1
Don Willett Telephone & Fax Service               40.15 1
Grand Total      102,373.11  

 

HR Consultant, Paul Greufe, discussed with the board options for continuing to look for a County Engineer. The board wants to open the position up again.

 

            Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to go into closed session at 10:18 am pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5 c. A rollcall was taken as follows:  England – Aye, McCarty – Aye, Dixon – Aye, and Shipley – Aye.  All Motion carried. Shipley moved, seconded by McCarty to come out of closed session at 11:15 am. A rollcall was taken as follows:  England – Aye, McCarty – Aye, Dixon – Aye, and Shipley – Aye.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon – ACED Housing, Apr 5, Corning; McCarty – SI RCD, Apr 5; England – SI Trolley, Apr 5, Creston.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   April 2, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty. Also in attendance were; Scott Akin, Karl Herring, Donnie Willet, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Mark Saylor, Nancy Kempton, Alan Johannes, Lisa Brown, and Jen Worisek. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            No discussion was held for action of a closed road.

 

            England moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Jen Worisek as the Assistant Medical Investigator for the remainder of the term which expires 1/2/2019. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by England to approve the paying of an invoice for training material to Prescott Fire and Rescue Association in the amount of $239.20. EMA Donnie Willet discussed he was purchasing the education material for Billi Vavra with the Prescott Fire and Rescue Association to teach the CPR training to County Employees. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Discussion was held regarding the hiring of a new county engineer. The board wants to open the position up again.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by McCarty to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5 c at 10:00 A.M.  A rollcall was taken as follows:  Birt – Aye, England – Aye, McCarty – Aye, Dixon – Aye, and Shipley – Aye.  Motion was made to come out of closed session at 10:45 A.M.  A rollcall was taken as follows:      Birt – Aye, England – Aye, McCarty – Aye, Dixon – Aye, and Shipley – Aye.  No action was taken

 

            Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  England – Adams-Taylor Regional Service Agency, Corning, March 28; Birt – Crossroads, Creston, March 29; McCarty – SICOG, Creston, March 27; Dixon – SCI911, Creston, March 28.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   March 26, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty. Also in attendance were, Eldon Rike, Travis Paul, Scott Akin, Lauri Greenlee, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Mark Saylor, Al Peckham, Marnie Cline, and Luann Brown. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the Utility permit 2018-03 for SIRWA near the City of Prescott. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve the Utility permit 2018-04 for Farmers Mutual Telephone 260th St and Apple Avenue west of the City of Nodaway. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Travis Paul, Conservation Director, discussed with the board the bids that came in on Thursday for the family cottages at Lake Icaria. He felt the bids were higher than anticipated due to the specifications of the architect. He asked the board for any recommendations on design to make the build less expensive.

 

            Dixon moved, seconded by England to approve the Liquor License #LC0042441 for the Corning Winery. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve purchasing new ADA compliant Unisyn election equipment from Adkins in the amount of $12,804. Adkins is offering a 3 year no interest financing package with trade-in of our old equipment. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, Shipley by seconded to approve purchasing upgraded document location and conversion systems for the county’s current system in the amount of $12,137.90 from Solutions, Inc.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

England moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the following tax abatements:  Nathan Truman, Bradley and Jamie Stargell, Wannita Olson, Stanley and Rose Schrier, Brian and Mary Kannas, Mark and Wendi Boswell, Terry Bashor. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

County Attorney Andrew Knuth sought clarification from the board on his duties of being a part-time county attorney in regards to representing Adams County residents with legal matters.  He assured the board he would not enter into matters where there would be a conflict of interest. 

 

Claims were approved as follows:

 
Chamber of Comm Serv          200.00 1
Bette Agnew Township Clerk Fee            40.00 1
AgriVision Sup            26.15 1
Alliant Energy Utilities          282.38 1
Howard Anderson Township Trustee Fee            30.00 1
Carmichael, Audrey Township Trustee Fee            30.00 1
William Birt Serv            30.00 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb          101.00 1
Elaine Calkins Serv            40.00 1
CHI Health Medical And Health Serv.            60.00 1
Clean Plus Inc. Jail Supplies          109.88 1
Blake Cooper Serv            30.00 1
Chris Cooper Fee            15.00 1
Corning Mun Util      3,572.82 4
Cost Advisory Serv      4,125.00 1
Don's Uniforms Sup          317.99 1
Lowell Evans Serv            30.00 1
Fastenal Co repair          974.92 1
Feeders Grain Sup            28.78 1
Wm Forsythe Fee            30.00 1
Frontier Phone          201.39 2
Galls Sup            69.55 1
Grn Valley Serv            82.70 1
Helvie,Ron Township Trustee Fee            45.00 1
HyVee Sup          272.25 2
IA Dept Ag Fee              4.50 1
ISSDA Dues & Memberships          300.00 1
Katie James Serv            40.00 1
Jones Mechanical Repairs          860.81 1
Nancy Kempton Reimb            95.00 1
Lawson Products repair            44.38 1
Lincoln Ctr Truck repair            65.00 1
Bill Lyddon Reimb            16.00 1
Paul Maeder Serv            45.00 1
Mail Serv Serv          128.06 1
Maynes, Arnold Township Trustee Fee            15.00 1
McClure Eng. Buildings      7,794.00 1
Mediacom Util      1,313.84 2
MidAmerican utilities              4.57 1
Midwest Tech Sup          337.50 1
Mont Co Sheriff legal          114.00 3
Morgan, Kathy Township Trustee Fee            15.00 1
MTE Office Center Office Supplies/Exp            53.50 1
Murphy Contracting Const/bridge repair    43,440.00 1
Donna Palmer Township Trustee Fee            15.00 1
Perfection Press Typing-Print.-Bind.Serv.          683.75 1
PJGreufe & Assoc. Administrative Costs      3,000.00 2
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.            71.09 1
Poor Boyz LLC Sanitation Disposal          593.75 1
Purchase Power Postage & Mailing            80.74 1
Delores Ramsey Serv            60.00 1
Jim Reiley Reimb            79.65 2
Reliance Sup          200.00 1
Ringgold Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Related Serv.            15.90 1
Michelle Roberts School or meeting exp            89.00 1
Kenneth Romer Serv            30.00 1
Schafer Welding Sup          408.88 3
SIRWA Util      3,648.50 2
SW IA REC Util      2,733.76 3
Jamie Stargell Reimb            94.00 1
T R Comm Repair          150.00 1
Templeton, Jayne Township Clerk Fee            40.00 1
US Postmaster Phone          200.00 1
UFMC Fuel            76.00 1
Union Co Sheriff Serv            36.00 1
Verizon Wireless Maintenance Agree          280.11 1
Kathy West Serv            30.00 1
Youth & Shelter Serv, Inc Juvenile Detention/Shelte      1,399.50 1
Youth Emergency Serv Juvenile Detention/Shelte      1,306.20 1
Steve Zinke Serv            30.00 1
Grand Total      80,782.80  

          

 Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  Shipley – MATURA, Mar 20, Creston; Birt – Crossroads, Mar 19-23, Creston; McCarty – SICOG Loan, Mar 20, Creston, Heartland Alliance, Creston, Mar 22; England – Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, Mar 23, Corning.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   March 19, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty. Also in attendance were, Travis Paul, Alan Johannes, Katrina Ogburn, Scott Akin, Lauri Greenlee, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Mark Saylor, Saundra Leininger, Guy Brace, Nancy Carmichael, Jayne Templeton, Beth Waddle, and Marti Gebbie. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve the Rock Bid from Schildberg Construction for rock resurfacing for 2018 of 1” Class D of which the estimated quantity is 58,623 Ton for $1,040,849.07 for 232.96 miles. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Travis Paul, Conservation Director, shared with the board the approval from the Conservation Board to mow the yard around the new Secondary Roads property. All supervisors voted aye to have Conservation mow the property.  Motion carried.

 

            Saundra Leininger, Nancy Carmichael, and Guy Brace gave an update on behalf of the Certified Local Government Commission. Nancy requested the board adopt a proclamation naming the month of May as National Historic Preservation Month. The board asked them to provide a proclamation.

 

            Jayne Templeton of Miltner Insurance presented the Board with a 9% rate increase for the county health insurance beginning July 1 for FY18/19. England moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the 9% increase for the health insurance policy and also the 3% increase for the employee elected vision insurance policy. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Beth Waddle introduced Marti Gebbie as the newly hired Main Street and Chamber Director.

 

            Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  Shipley – Main St EV, Mar 14, Corning; Dixon – ATURA, Mar 13, Greenfield; McCarty – Prescott City Council, Mar 12, Prescott; and Birt – Crossroads, Mar 12 and Mar 16, Creston.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   March 12, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt*, Merlin Dixon and Karl McCarty. Also in attendance were, Alan Johannes, Scott Akin, Lauri Greenlee, Judith Butcher, Tony Mullen, Nancy Kempton, Bert Peckham, Janice Leonard, Jamie Stargell, Andrew Knuth, Martin Olive, John McKean and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson England. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

           

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve a utility permit #18-02 for Massena Telephone Co. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

*Doug Birt entered the meeting.

 

            John McKean presented an annual report from the Villisca Public Library.

 

England moved, seconded by Dixon to approve tax abatement for properties located at 303 9th St., 1901 Quincy St., and 814 15th St. that have been acquired by the City of Corning. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            England moved, seconded by Dixon to open the public hearing for FY 18/19 Budget at 10:00 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. No written or oral comments were presented. McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to close the public hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            England moved, seconded by McCarty to approve Resolution 2018-7 Budget for Fiscal Year 18/19. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution 2018-8 the 100% Appropriation for each department as approved by the Board. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            England moved, seconded by Shipley to hold an active shooters training course in the courthouse for the employees. The instructors requested the courthouse be closed to the public an afternoon for the interactive training. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Martin Olive presented a report regarding objectives for the Southwest Iowa Coalition. He asked for feedback from the board.

 

            County Attorney Andrew Knuth discussed with the board the need for an option to have an easement from Lot 1 of Parcel A onto Lot 2 of Parcel A for maintenance of the electrical shed and sewer station in the event the County sells Lot 2 of Parcel A. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to grant the option. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Claims were approved as follows:

 
Solutions Inc Maint              59.80 1
ACCS Contrib.      11,250.00 1
Adams Co Amb Cont        3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal            360.30 3
Adams Co Sheriff Serv              25.55 1
Agriland Fs. Inc. Fuel      11,192.08 1
Airgas Welding Sup            177.46 1
Akin Repair              60.98 2
Akin REPAIR              21.99 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb              33.00 1
Rick Bissell Serv              45.00 1
Bob Barker Co Sup            125.00 1
Business Card Exp              40.50 1
Capital One Exp              64.99 1
Capital Sanitary Maint              84.76 1
Dale Carmichael Serv              30.00 1
Cass Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.              67.06 1
Central Salt LLC road material        5,884.67 1
Chase Exp        2,927.77 1
Cont Fire Sprinkler Serv            225.00 1
Cornhusker Intnl repair        2,240.29 1
Corning Library Cont        6,032.50 1
Corning Tire Repair            187.01 1
Corning Title Company Serv        1,090.00 3
Counsel Office & Doc Equip.               96.00 1
Creston Publishing Ad              14.90 1
Jeff Crill Serv              15.00 1
Dasher Elec Serv              85.00 1
Don's Uniforms Sup      11,155.02 1
Tyler Edwards Serv              15.00 1
Feeders Grain Sup            343.72 1
Freeman,Lee Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.            125.00 1
Gadberry supplies                 3.49 1
Gadberry Sup            162.75 2
Geer Util            180.00 1
Geer Utilities            150.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb            195.00 1
Gray,Mick Tel & Fax Service              15.00 1
Harrison Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.              58.25 1
Herrmann,Cory Tele & Fax Service              40.00 1
HGM Assoc outside engineering      15,282.15 1
IACCVSO Other              60.00 1
Infomax Equip            122.52 2
Joyce James Serv              20.00 1
Krantz,Kyle Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.            125.00 1
Lundquist AC Repairs            550.00 1
M & S Tree Service Serv        2,500.00 1
Mail Serv Serv            157.05 1
Mediacom Util            133.31 2
Mid-IA Sales Sup              93.75 1
MidAmerican utilities            121.68 1
Midland GIS Serv            620.00 2
Morales, Rodolfo & Rafael Land    500,000.00 3
Mullen, Tony Township Trustee Fee              45.00 1
OKeefe Elev Sup            407.19 1
Office Mach Sup            159.00 1
Travis Paul Reimb              50.00 2
PCSB Bank Credit Card Dues & Memberships              25.00 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Hardware            451.18 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Postage & Mailing                 6.91 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Tele & Fax Service              79.98 1
Petersen Tire Sup        1,085.00 2
Pitney Bowes Sup            238.65 2
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.              64.36 1
Pottawattamie Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.              70.00 2
Power Plan repair            184.08 1
Prescott Library Cont        1,003.25 1
Red Star supplies                 4.47 1
Reporting Services Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.            198.00 2
Rick's Auto Repair            107.73 2
Robinson Implement REPAIR            241.28 1
Rose Ann Auxiliary Food & Provisions        2,892.00 1
Schildberg rock        3,586.97 1
Schrader, David Township Trustee Fee              15.00 1
Secure Shred Serv            230.00 1
Service Techs Parts              38.90 1
Leland Shipley Employee Mile & Subs.              11.50 1
SICOG Cont        2,981.79 1
TAW Comp Serv            716.00 2
Taylor Co. Public Health Contrib.      26,930.00 1
Thrifty White Pharmacy Prescriptions Med                 4.39 1
Townsend Ag Repair              40.00 1
US Cellular Phone              48.11 1
UFMC Fuel        3,195.14 2
Union Co Sheriff Serv              34.00 1
UFMC Fuels        1,904.43 1
Western Eng  Co materials        3,309.20 1
Don Willett Tele & Fax Service              40.15 1
Kevin Wynn Serv              60.00 1
Ziegler Repair            345.31 1
Grand Total      628,802.59  

          

 Committee reports were given by the Supervisors as follows:  McCarty – SICOG, Mar 6, Creston; Birt –Crossroads, Mar 7 and Mar 8, Creston.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor




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