Board Minutes September 10, 2018

 

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon, and Doug Birt. Karl McCarty was absent. Also in attendance were Alan Johannes and Travis Malone. Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve amending the agenda to include the approval of claims. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Dixon moved, seconded by England to approve the Engagement Letter from the State Auditor’s Office for the FY 2017-2018 Audit.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

England moved, seconded by Shipley to open the Public hearing at 10:00 am to discuss selling County Property. There were no oral or written objections. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to close the public hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

            Mark Zaccone with Invenergy discussed with the board potential plans regarding a wind energy farm in the North Eastern part Adams County.

 

            Claims were approved as presented. 

Solutions Inc Maint            796.54 1
ACCS Contrib.-Other Gov.      11,250.00 1
Adams Co Auditor Adm        7,300.04 1
Adams Co Amb Cont        3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal            398.49 3
Airgas Welding Supplies            132.09 1
Akin Repair            165.86 1
Akin REPAIR            203.60 1
Arnold Supply repair        1,849.60 1
Carmichael, Audrey Well Plugging            500.00 1
Kevin Behlers safety reimb            105.97 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb            105.00 1
Business Card Exp              13.65 1
Capital Sanitary Sup            106.58 1
Chase Exp            637.13 1
CHI Health Labor related ser            395.00 1
CJ Cooper & Assoc safety            105.00 1
CNH Industrial Cap repair            140.69 1
Corning Library Cont        6,334.25 1
Corning Rental Rent            317.00 1
Damewood, Bruce safety reimb            127.28 1
Denco repair      71,103.74 1
Merlin Dixon Reimb              88.00 1
Dollar General Sup                 9.37 1
Farmer Mutual phone            243.99 1
Fastenal Co repair            312.60 1
Feeders Grain Sup            293.64 2
Gadberry supplies            157.02 1
Gadberry Sup            390.92 2
Galls Sup            198.37 1
Carl Goodson Reimb            215.00 1
Gray,Mick Phone & Fax Service              15.00 1
Heartland Foam General Repairs        6,685.00 1
Henderson Tiling repair            238.39 1
Karl Herring Reimb              56.42 1
Herrmann,Cory Phone & Fax Service              40.00 1
HGM Assoc outside engineering            864.00 1
IACCVSO Other              60.00 1
IMWCA Ins        2,967.00 2
Infomax Equip            148.82 2
ISAC Dues            325.00 1
ISCTA Reg              50.00 1
Virgil James Reimb            177.20 1
Jerico dust control        1,019.55 1
Mail Serv Serv            126.48 1
Marco Other            249.20 1
Karl McCarty Reimb            369.46 1
Mediacom Util            710.60 2
Metal Culverts materials        7,415.72 1
MidAmerican utilities              20.61 1
Midland GIS Serv            500.00 1
Most,Jo Labor related servi            590.00 1
MTE Office Center Office Sup/Exp              39.99 1
Nodaway Co. Sher Books, Mag., CD               35.10 1
Northland Products Company repair        1,489.45 1
Office Mach Sup            569.89 3
Travis Paul Reimb              40.00 1
Petersen Tire supplies            262.00 1
Platte MO. Co. Sher Books, Mag., CD Roms               50.71 1
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal  Serv.            108.53 2
Pott Co. Sheriff Legal  Serv.              35.00 1
Precison Diesel, Inc. repair        6,217.67 1
Prescott Library Cont        1,053.50 1
Primrose Food & Provisions        4,164.00 1
Quincy Twnshp Cl Sup        9,550.00 1
Jim Reiley Reimb              24.48 1
Rick's Auto Repair            739.61 2
RJs Plumbing Repair        7,790.45 3
Robinson Impl Parts            741.89 1
Robinson Impl REPAIR              45.00 1
Schafer Welding Sup              25.00 1
Secure Shred Serv              74.00 1
SIRWA Util              85.00 1
Snap On Tools repair            280.00 1
Storey Kenworthy Sup            139.51 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv              46.72 2
Taylor Co. Pub Hlth Contrib.-Other Gov.      27,203.00 1
Union Co. Engineer engineer            750.00 1
Vavra, Billi reimb            105.39 2
Don Willett Phone & Fax Service              40.08 1
Worth Co. Sheriff Books, Mag., CD Roms               30.00 1
Grand Total      191,694.16  

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

 


Board Minutes  September 4, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Merlin Dixon, and Doug Birt. Also, in attendance were: Scott Akin, Tony Mullen, Nancy Barnes, Lisa Brown, Alan Johannes, Joan Gallagher, Travis Malone and Jan Leonard. 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 the Annual Urban Renewal Report for FY 2017-2018.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Lisa Brown presented the board the County Attorney Annual Collection Report for FY 18.

 

Joan Gallagher presented the Adams County Board of Health FY18 Annual Report & Evaluation.

 

            Committee reports were given for the following: England – Southern Iowa Trolley, August 30, Creston.

 

 

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

                  Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes August 27, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Merlin Dixon, and Doug Birt. Also, in attendance were; Scott Akin, Tony Mullen, Travis Malone and Travis Paul. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve Utility Permit #18-07 for Massena Telephone Company in Sec. 21 of Washington Township around the Highway 148 and 130th Street area as presented by County Engineer Travis Malone.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

McCarty moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the quote from O’Keefe Elevator Co in the amount of $3,463.68 to comply with the upcoming institution of the 2020 Elevator Code.   All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

England moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution 2018-21 to transfer $7,300.04 from fund 17000 LOST to 34000 Sewer & Conservation Project. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Conservation Director Travis Paul presented the Conservation Annual Report. Shipley moved, seconded by England to approve the 2018 Annual Report. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions Inc Maint            139.00 1
Adair Co Sheriff Legal Serv.              30.00 1
Airgas Welding Sup            195.12 1
Akin Repair            884.21 1
Alley Poyner Archit Buildings      27,599.72 1
Alliant Energy Utilities              34.70 1
Central IA Distrib Inc Sup            121.20 1
Corning Mun Util        5,425.93 3
Corning Mun Utilities            264.12 1
Corning Rental Rent            576.45 1
Dasher Elec Serv            711.00 1
Denco repair      42,426.66 1
Echo Sup            305.19 1
Fremont Co. Sheriff Legal  Serv.              30.90 1
Frontier Phone            272.34 3
Grn Valley Serv            132.00 1
Karl Herring Reimb              76.93 1
HyVee Sup            390.83 2
Institute for Transp. training              95.00 1
Kinman,Kevin mowing              30.00 1
Mail Serv Serv        1,922.99 1
Matco Tools supplies            273.65 1
MidAmerican utilities                4.48 1
Most,Jo Labor related servi            710.00 1
Nishna Valley Build serv.   101,221.00 2
Peggy Nissly Serv              54.00 1
Office Mach Sup            129.81 2
Peckham's Workshop Serv            360.00 1
R&C Dust Control dust control            351.00 1
RJs Plumbing Repair        2,248.24 1
Shepherd Repair Serv            375.80 1
SW IA REC Util        8,272.17 2
SWCC Reg              40.00 1
Div Elevator Safety Fee            175.00 1
Library Store Office Sup              49.91 1
Toner Place Office Sup              68.00 1
Verizon Wireless Maint Agree            320.74 1
Vetter Equip Repair            345.50 1
WatchGuard Motor Vehicle      11,181.50 2
Grand Total     207,845.09  

 

            Committee reports were given for the following: Shipley – MATURA, August 21, Creston; Dixon – SCI911, August 22, Creston, ACEDC, August 23, Corning; Birt – ACCS, August 21, Prescott; England – Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, August 24, Corning; and McCarty – ISAC, Aug 22-24, Des Moines.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes August 20, 2018

 

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Linda England, Leland Shipley, Karl McCarty, Merlin Dixon, and Doug Birt. Also, in attendance were: Scott Akin, Tony Mullen, Nancy Barnes, Virgil James, Jan Leonard, Bert Peckham, Andrew Knuth and Travis Paul. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt. Dixon moved to amend the agenda to include approving a handwritten check at 9:15 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

            Weed Commissioner Virgil James gave an update on the weed problems that have been in discussion. Jordan Walter was able to spray on Jerry Badgett’s property and said he didn’t have a bill to produce. England said she would try to contact him to get an invoice to be paid.

 

             England moved, seconded by McCarty to approve a handwritten claim to Nishna Valley Builders for $101,221.00 for services on the cottage project at Lake Icaria.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

            Jan Leonard, Mayor of the City of Corning, gave an update on a potential city yard waste burn site. The City of Corning is under contract to purchase property. Leonard asked if the County Engineer could assist in the development of the site.  England moved, seconded by McCarty to approve going into closed session at 10:10 am per Iowa Code section 21.5j land with Corning. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to come out of closed session at 10:35 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  No action was taken.

 

           Dixon moved, seconded by England to approve Resolution 2018-20 to designate County Engineer Travis Malone to execute on behalf of Adams County for Farm-to-Market and Federal or State-Aid construction projects in Adams County. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

            Committee reports were given for the following: Shipley – Main St, August 14, Corning; Dixon – ACEDC, August 16, Corning; and Birt – ACCS, August 16, Corning.

 

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes August 13, 2018

            The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 13, 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:  Scott Akin, Tony Mullen, Beth Waddle, Engineer Travis Malone and Sheriff Alan Johannes.  The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chairperson England.  The agenda for the day was read and approved.

           

             Engineer Travis Malone met with the Board so they could update him on where the Secondary Roads Department was at this point since Eldon Rike’s retirement.  They informed him of renovations continuing at the Secondary Roads building, the upcoming sale of buildings and equipment, and issues involving roads in the county that they were aware of at this point.  The Supervisors offered that they would be available to ride along as he toured the county to familiarize himself with the county road system. 

           

             Dixon moved, seconded by McCarty to approve Resolution 2018-18 to proceed with the sale of real estate as described in the Resolution and to set the public hearing for said sale for September 10, 2018 at 10:00 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion approved.

           

             McCarty moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the service agreement with the Howard E. Nyhart Company for full GASB 75 actuarial update.  All supervisors voted aye,   Motion approved. 

          

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2018-19 placing the imposition of a Local Hotel and Motel Tax in the unincorporated area of Adams County, Iowa on the general election ballot on November 6, 2018.  The roll was called and the vote was ayes:  McCarty, Dixon, England and Shipley.  Nays:  None.  The motion was approved.

            The claims were approved as presented:

 

Solutions Inc Maint      7,639.98 2
Access Sytms Repairs          588.00 1
Accurate Hydraulics REPAIR          671.95 1
Adams Co Auditor Adm            60.00 1
Adams Co Treas Reimb            67.04 1
Adams Co Amb Cont      3,333.32 1
Adams Co. Electrical Gen Repairs      2,071.90 1
Free Press Legal          595.82 4
Agriland Fs. Inc. Fuel      8,701.55 1
AgriVision REPAIR          653.27 1
Akin REPAIR            17.99 1
Arnold Supply repair          488.25 1
Bank of America Crime Dog Exp            38.08 1
Business Card Exp            73.02 1
Carl Township Tax & Fee Disb      4,000.00 1
Nancy Carmichael Reimb          197.69 1
Central IA Distrib Inc Sup          664.20 1
Chase Exp          512.18 1
City of Corning reimb/cont      5,900.70 1
CNH Industrial Capital repair      1,884.60 1
Cornhusker Intnl repair          535.27 1
Corning Tire Repair            64.48 1
Damewood Auto repair            57.96 1
Damewood, Bruce safety              3.75 1
District IV Dues            25.00 1
Dollar General Sup            12.00 1
Farmer Mutual phone          567.18 1
Fastenal Co repair            47.27 1
Feeders Grain Sup            55.67 2
Gadberry supplies            42.26 1
Gadberry Sup          176.67 3
Gaule Exteriors Gen Repairs          645.00 1
Geer Util            90.00 1
Geer Utilities            75.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb          200.00 1
Graphic Ideas supplies            24.00 1
Gray,Mick Phone & Fax            15.00 1
Grn Valley Serv            74.00 2
Helvie Pole Setting Gen Repairs          400.00 1
Herrmann,Cory Phone & Fax             40.00 1
Hughes Feed & Supply repair            21.58 1
IA Dept Public Safety School/ mtg exp            60.00 1
IA DOT supplies          719.08 1
IMWCA Ins      2,967.00 2
Infomax Equip          139.00 2
IA Prison Ind signs            85.60 1
ISAC Dues          210.00 1
Jackson Repair Fuel, Tires, Lub          374.75 1
Lancaster Sheriff Legal & Ct Serv.            35.00 1
Saundra Leininger Serv          669.46 1
Mail Serv Serv          155.99 1
Matco Tools repair            93.10 1
Mediacom Util          703.90 2
MidAmerican utilities            20.48 1
MidAmerican Util          222.71 1
Midland GIS Serv          500.00 1
Miltner Ins Ins      1,599.68 1
Mont. Co Sheriff legal            34.00 1
Most,Jo Labor services          645.00 1
MTE Office Center Office Sup/Exp          251.98 1
Benjamin Mullen Reimb          299.75 1
Office Mach supplies          228.35 1
Office Mach Sup          492.21 2
Page Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct Serv.            78.60 1
Travis Paul Reimb            40.00 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Phone/Fax Serv            79.98 1
Peckham's Workshop Serv      6,459.00 1
Petersen Tire supplies      2,988.00 1
Petersen Tire Sup            70.00 1
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct Serv.            63.27 1
Poor Boyz LLC San Disposal          593.75 1
Power Plan repair          355.64 1
Primrose Food & Prov      2,448.00 1
Red Star supplies          356.10 1
Jim Reiley Reimb            24.49 1
Reliance Sup          200.00 1
Rick's Auto Repair          424.91 2
Ringgold Co. Sheriff Legal & Ct Serv.            40.90 1
RJs Plumbing Repair          558.25 1
Robinson Implement Parts            50.96 1
Robinson Implement REPAIR              3.75 1
Schildberg rock    17,253.37 1
Secretary of State Lics, Per, Exams            30.00 1
Service Techs Parts          332.70 2
SIRWA Util          194.08 2
SW IA REC Util            35.00 1
J L Houston equip            14.02 1
Toner Place Off Sup/Exp          234.00 1
Tractor Supply repair            79.99 1
Turf Solutions Serv            90.00 1
US Postmaster Postage            50.00 1
UFMC Fuel      3,148.71 2
Union Co Sheriff Admin            40.90 1
Union Co Sheriff Serv          130.00 4
Wiechman supplies          377.90 1
Don Willett Phone/Fax Serv            40.08 1
Ziegler Repair          172.22 1
Grand Total      88,897.24  

         

          Committee reports were given for the following:  McCarty – Conservation, August 9, Corning; Dixon – Conservation, August 9, Corning, SCI 911, August 1, Creston; Shipley – Main Street EV, August 8, Corning.

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

            Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


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





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