Board Minutes   March 21, 2017

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

                       

            Joan Gallagher, Taylor County Public Health, discussed with the board a possible agreement to have Taylor County Public Health provide public health and home care aide services to residents of Adams County.  There is also a need to appoint someone to serve on the Board of Health.  The issue was tabled.

 

            Eldon Rike, County Engineer, discussed with the board the plan by Schildberg’s concerning the Rock Quarry Road.  They will keep the board informed as the project moves along.

 

            Birt moved, seconded by England to accept the low bid of $1,026,525.73 by Schildberg for rock.  All supervisors voted aye, motion carried.

 

            The board travelled to the former Country Haven site to explore the property.  Birt moved, seconded by England to donate the three compartment sink from the kitchen to the City of Corning for their use.  All supervisors voted aye, motion carried. 

 

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Birt – ACCS, Corning, Mar. 16, DCAT, Creston, March 17; Shipley – Main Street Corning, Corning, March 14, Main Street EV, Corning, March 17; Dixon, ACIP, Corning, March 16, WIB, Creston, March 20..

                       

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   March 14, 2017

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley.  Also present were Alan Johannes, Andrew Knuth, Tim Larsen, and Bill Lyddon. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

                       

            Tim Larsen, Corning Utilities Manager, discussed with the board the need to install a back flow preventer on the courthouse’s main line. He stated that if there was a water line break there is the possibility of the water in the courthouse running back into the main line. The board shared they have already approved putting a back flow preventer on the boiler and asked Tim if they needed one on the main line as well. Tim said he’d recommend it, but it wasn’t a requirement. No action was taken.

 

            Birt moved, seconded by McCarty to approve the Certification of Cost Allocation Plan submitted by Cost Advisory Services. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

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

           

            Attorney Knuth discussed with the board changes to the Country Haven Pasture lease agreement. The board wants to nullify the pasture lease agreement to further develop the Country Haven location. Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to authorize Knuth to negotiate the terms of the agreement. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            The board discussed having the utilities switched to the county’s name to continue services.

 

            England moved, seconded Birt to approve the 6.6% increase in health insurance rates for FY18. Jayne Templeton with Miltner Insurance presented the board with the Health insurance rates increase. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Birt – Conservation, Corning, Mar. 9; and McCarty – SICOG, Creston, Mar. 7.

                       

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

           

Board Minutes   March 7, 2017

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley.  Also present were Nancy Kempton and Jamie Stargell. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

                       

            The discussion concerning the back flow preventer with the Corning Municipal Utilities was tabled until March 14.

                       

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the following utility permits for Massena Telephone Company:

                         Permit # 17-02 Installing communications cable from 1074 Filbert Ave. to 1108 Filbert Ave. on E shoulder of Filbert Ave.

                         Permit # 17-03 Installing communication cable on Hickory Ave. from 110th S to 1203 Hickory Ave on W shoulder of roadway.

                         Permit # 17-04 Installing communication cable in SEC. 4 of Washington TWP.  Cable will be installed on the N side of 110th St going W from Hwy 148 to Holly Ave.

                         Permit # 17-05 Installing communication cable from Holly Ave. to Filbert Ave. in the N should of the roadway in SEC 5 and 6 of Washington TWP.

                         Permit # 17-06 Installing communication cable from the intersection of 110th and State HWY 148 going E to the address of 1935 110th St. in the N shoulder of 110th.

 All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            England moved, seconded by Birt to set the Rock Resurfacing bid letting date to be March 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

           

            Becky Bissell reported that payroll corrections will be made in the next payroll cycle for the affected employees.

 

            Birt moved, seconded by McCarty to update the Adams County Handbook for Employees to reflect the 86 rule in figuring overtime for the Sheriff’s Department.   All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Susan Parrott-Kjeldgaard from Family Heritage gave a presentation on Family Heritage Supplemental Insurance programs.

 

            Birt moved, seconded by England to open the Public Hearing for the FY 17/18 Budget. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  The Hearing opened at 10:00 AM.  There were no comments or objections.  England moved, seconded by McCarty to close the Hearing at 10:05 AM.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.                   

           

            Birt moved, seconded by McCarty to approve Resolution #2017-8 Budget for FY 17/18.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution #2017-9 100% Appropriations for FY 17/18.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Claims were approved as presented.

 
Solutions Inc Maint 204.00 1
ACCS Contrib. 11,250.00 1
Adams Co Amb Cont 3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal 1,092.73 6
Adams Co Sheriff Serv 93.00 3
Bette Agnew Fee 40.00 1
Akin Repair 463.63 1
Howard Anderson Fee 30.00 1
Arnold Supply repair 458.19 1
Kolby Bissell safety reimb 174.95 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb 25.00 1
Capital One Exp 14.99 1
Dan Carl Reimb 40.00 1
Carmichael, Audrey Fee 15.00 1
Central Salt LLC road material 1,421.05 1
Chase Exp 4.48 1
CHI Health Health Serv. 215.00 1
Citibusiness Exp 1,094.86 1
Chris Cooper Fee 30.00 1
Corning Library Cont 5,745.25 1
Corning Tire Repair 91.00 2
Des Moines Stamp Sup 32.80 1
Merlin Dixon Reimb 22.00 1
Fastenal Co repair 66.40 1
Wm Forsythe Fee 30.00 1
Frontier Phone 52.68 1
Gadberry Sup 472.40 2
Geer Utilities 235.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb 213.99 1
Stan Grebner Reimb 91.58 1
Clyde Hoyt Serv 30.00 1
Infomax Equip 61.44 1
Inland Truck repair 1,958.60 1
IA Dept Ag Fee 4.50 1
IA Prison Ind Signs 80.80 1
ISACA Treasurer Fee 150.00 1
Jackson Repair Repairs 42.00 1
Knuth, Andrew Sup 74.64 1
Lundquist AC Repairs 3,229.14 1
Mediacom Util 92.69 1
Microfilm Imaging Fee 140.00 1
MidAmerican Util 92.83 1
Midwest Tech Maintenance 2,039.08 2
NAPA repair 168.52 1
OKeefe Elev Sup 391.53 1
Office Mach Sup 443.17 5
Donna Palmer Fee 15.00 1
Travis Paul Reimb 40.00 1
Petersen Tire supplies 1,555.00 1
Doug Peterson Reimb 15.00 1
PJGreufe & Assoc. Admin 1,500.00 1
Polk Co. Sheriff Serv 65.33 1
Poor Boyz LLC San 593.75 1
Prescott Library Cont 955.50 1
Red Star supplies 35.75 1
Red Star Sup 675.00 1
Reporting Services Serv 85.55 1
Rick's Auto Repair 241.40 2
Tom Roberts Serv 30.00 1
Secure Shred Serv 368.00 1
Selgrade Const. Repair 1,375.00 1
Leland Shipley Mileage 11.50 1
SW IA REC Util 2,114.78 1
Stalker Chev Repair 55.69 1
Jamie Stargell Reimb 6.80 1
Jamie L Stargell Mileage 28.00 1
Daniel Steeve Fee 30.00 1
TAW Comp Serv 92.00 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv 29.61 1
Templeton, Jayne Fee 20.00 1
USPS Postage 198.00 1
US Postmaster Postage 98.00 1
Union Co Sheriff Serv 31.00 2
Versare Solutions Sup 2,424.00 1
Don Willett Reimb 39.78 1
Ivan Wolf Serv 40.00 1
Grand Total   48,821.68  

 

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon – ACEDC (Housing), Corning, 3-2; and McCarty – RCD, Creston, 3-2.

                       

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   February 28, 2017

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley.  Also present were Alan Johannes, Andrew Knuth, Jen Shires, and Rich Miller. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

                       

            McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve installing a backflow preventer on the boiler. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            McCarty moved, seconded by Birt to approve the bid from Lighthouse Glass, Byers Lock Shop, and Communications Solutions for a total of $16,743.00 for the dispatch area of the jail.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Discussion was held regarding payroll with the Sheriff’s department. Sheriff Johannes shared his concerns with payroll not being consistently figured. Auditor Bissell explained that her office had rechecked the time sheets from July going forward and that there was human error that occurred but now there are procedures in place to prevent it from happening again. She also shared her concerns that the Sheriff Department’s timesheets are not being turned in to the Auditor’s office when due and that timesheets approved by Sheriff Johannes are not accurate or in compliance with the handbook. The board will review how to correct the errors.

 

            Attorney Knuth discussed with the board the leases for the Country Haven pasture.

 

            Joan Gallagher discussed with the board a policy for Public Health Emergency Preparedness. Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the policy presented by Joan. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Scott Mattes with HR Green discussed with the board via conference call the scope of work outlined in the professional services agreement for Adams County Hazardous Material Investigation and Asbestos Survey. Birt moved, seconded by England to accept the professional services agreement.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon – E911, Creston, Feb. 22 and ACEDC, Corning, Feb 23; England – Southern Iowa Trolley, Creston, Feb. 23; Southern Hills Mental Health, Corning, Feb 24, and ATU Case Mgmt, Corning, Feb 24; and McCarty – Heartland Alliance, Creston, Feb. 23.

                       

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes   February 21, 2017

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley.  Also present were Lisa Brown, Alan Johannes, and Andrew Knuth. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

                       

            Birt moved, seconded by England to approve the purchase of a room divider for the office/storage area of the County Attorney’s Office to provide additional usable office space. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to repair and upgrade the security system for more data storage for a cost of $1,200.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            England moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution #2017-7 Hourly and Salary Raises for FY 17/18 as printed.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

 

            Claims were approved as presented:

Solutions Inc Maint          100.00 2
Accredited Sec. Sup          634.00 1
Agriland Fs. Inc. Fuel      6,781.83 1
Airgas Sup          119.62 1
Alegent Clinic safety            40.00 1
Alliant Energy Utilities          278.82 1
Bank of America Fuel            30.20 1
Karen Carl sup            79.50 1
Cintas Sup          574.70 1
Corning Mun Util      4,672.95 4
Corning Tire Repair          111.00 1
Creston Publishing Ad            99.23 1
Damewood Auto repair          335.00 1
Fastenal Co repair            12.56 1
First Wireless Inc. Repair          205.00 1
Frank's Body Repair          435.15 1
Frontier Phone          225.77 1
Galls Sup          173.55 1
Geer Util          180.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb          800.00 1
HGM Assoc Fees      1,632.87 1
HyVee Sup            75.21 2
IA DOT supplies          124.56 1
IA Law Academy Edu          160.00 1
IA Prison Ind Signs          319.55 1
Law Enforcement Sup            99.00 1
Lawson Products repair          379.70 1
Lundquist AC Repairs          245.40 1
Mail Serv Serv          146.44 1
Mediacom Util          643.90 2
MTE Office Center Sup            57.51 1
Office Mach Sup          734.20 5
PCSB Bank Card Sup            12.70 1
Perfection Press Sup          356.69 1
Petersen Tire Sup            40.00 1
Precison Diesel, Inc. parts            52.02 1
Quality Glass Co. Bldgs      2,446.95 1
Rose Ann Aux. Food      2,549.00 1
Schildberg rock      2,608.34 1
Service Techs Parts          604.43 1
SIRWA Util          100.00 1
SW IA REC Util          351.42 1
Stalker Chev Repair            27.45 1
Thrifty White Pharm Sup            23.99 1
USPS Postage          228.95 1
UFMC Sup      2,400.40 1
Grand Total      32,309.56  

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon – ACIC, Corning, Feb. 16; Shipley – Main Street, Corning, Feb. 14; England – Southern Hills Providers Meeting, Corning, Feb. 16.

                       

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

           


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

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