Board Minutes December 4, 2017

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Doug Birt, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley. Also in attendance were Jamie Stargell, Travis Paul, Alan Johannes, Arnold Maynes, Ron Saltzman, Stan Grebner, and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

Chair Leland Shipley opened the Public Bids received on the County Care Facility and the Crop ground property. The Bids were read as follows: Duane & Evelyn Dougherty- Parcel B $873,000; Justin Petersen- Parcel B $760,920 and Lot 1 of Parcel A $50,800; Arnold & Stacy Maynes- Parcel B $944,000; Ronald & Karen Saltzman – Parcel B $985,603; and Jason McManis –Lot 1 of Parcel A $20,000 which includes an economic development projection that will be considered in the scoring of the bids. Action on the bids will be taken Monday December 11, 2017, at 10:00 AM

 

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to accept with regret the retirement of Stan Grebner, County Maintenance Supervisor, as of January 3, 2018. The board thanked Stan for his years of service and his dedication to Adams County. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Dixon moved, seconded by McCarty to reappoint Luanne Brown to the County Conservation Board for a five year term ending 01/02/2023. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Discussion was held with Darcy Crawford and Karen Harvey as they updated the board on the closing of the Adams, Taylor, Union Case Management department. Darcy said they would be properly purging records and closing down the office with the intent to be officially done January 31, 2018.

McCarty moved, seconded by England to approve the Family Farm Applications as presented. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions Inc Maint            158.95 3
ACCS Contrib.      11,250.00 1
Adams Co Treas Reimb            507.54 1
Adams Co Amb Cont        3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal            125.00 1
Alley Poyner Macchietto Buildings        2,657.20 1
Arnold Supply repair        1,018.22 1
Bank of America Fuel              24.25 1
Karen Carl Reimb              85.00 1
Central Salt LLC road mat        1,461.70 1
Clean Plus Inc. Jail Supplies              75.58 1
Corning Mun Util        2,502.79 4
Corning Library Cont        6,032.50 1
Dist IV Treas Registration fees              25.00 1
Dollar General Sup              41.45 1
Dorsey, Cory Phone            240.00 1
Employee Data Forms supplies              24.00 1
Ernst-IT Radio Repair         1,398.10 1
Farm/Home Pub Sup            432.69 1
Galls Sup            465.24 2
Geer Util            180.00 1
Geer Utilities            150.00 1
Carl Goodson Reimb            184.00 1
Graphic Ideas supplies                 7.00 1
Stan Grebner Reimb            195.52 1
Henry Adkins Maint         6,290.00 2
Herrmann,Cory Phone              40.00 1
Hogan, Paul Phone             240.00 1
HyVee Sup            330.31 2
IA St Sheriff's/Dep Assn Mtg expense            250.00 1
IMWCA Ins        3,266.00 2
Infomax Equip            144.80 2
Johannes, Alan Phone Service            240.00 1
Michael Laughlin Serv            240.00 1
Lawson Products repair            206.34 1
MidAmerican utilities              54.87 1
Miller, Rich Phone Service            240.00 1
Motor Inn Towing             250.00 1
MTE Office Center Office Sup              66.24 1
Benjamin Mullen Reimb            532.60 1
North Iowa K9 Crime Dog Exp            150.00 1
OKeefe Elev Sup            407.19 1
Office Mach Sup              88.51 2
Travis Paul Reimb              40.00 1
Petersen Tire Sup              55.00 1
Doug Peterson Reimb              83.48 2
PJGreufe & Assoc. Admin Costs        1,500.00 1
Polk Co. Sheriff Legal Serv.              69.63 1
Poor Boyz LLC Sanitation            593.75 1
Prescott Library Cont        1,003.25 1
Jim Reiley Reimb              24.55 1
Michelle Roberts Mtg expense            260.25 1
Schildberg Rock            423.71 1
Secretary of State Licenses              90.00 1
Secure Shred Serv              92.00 1
Sioux City Foundry Co. parts            230.00 1
Smith Land Co. App Services        1,100.00 1
Standard & Assoc. Mtg expense              90.00 1
TAW Comp Serv              35.00 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv              38.56 1
Taylor Co. Public Health Contrib.      26,930.00 1
Treat America Exp        1,508.40 1
US Cellular Phone            156.49 1
US Postmaster Postage            106.13 1
Union Co Auditor Admin        1,000.64 1
Union Co Sheriff Serv              31.00 1
Verizon Wireless Maint Agree            375.87 1
Waddell,Benjamas Labor servi              30.00 1
Don Willett Phone Service              54.88 1
Grand Total        81,534.50  

 

Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon, SCI911, Nov. 29, Creston; and Birt, Crossroads, Nov. 27, Creston.

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

              Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes November 27, 2017

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, November 27, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Doug Birt, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley. Also in attendance were Nancy Kempton, Jamie Stargell, Travis Paul, Alan Johannes, and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

 

England moved, seconded by McCarty to approve the City Election Invoices as follows: Carbon-$463.48, Corning-$939.83, Nodaway-$391.47, and Prescott-$464.08. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the 2017 Weed Commissioner’s Report submitted by Virgil James. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

 

Discussion was held regarding the FY 18/19 salaries for the elected officials. The Compensation Board met on November 20, 2017, and recommended a 4% increase for all elected officials except the County Attorney, in which they recommended a 2% increase. The board asked the department heads to budget a 4% increase for elected officials with the exception of a 2% increase for the County Attorney so the Supervisors can see how those percentages affect the budget.

 

The board discussed issues regarding the security buttons and the need to make sure they are functioning properly. The board requested information on other systems that might be available.

        

Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon, RWIB, Nov. 20, Creston; and Shipley, MATURA, Nov. 21, Creston.

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

              Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes November 20, 2017

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Doug Birt, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley. Also in attendance were Lisa Wolfe, Alan Johannes, and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

Lisa Wolfe with CHI Hospitals discussed the contract for inmate services with the board. The board needed some more clarification and Lisa was going to take the changes back to her legal department for further review.

Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions Inc Maint          157.94 2
Adams Co Treas Reimb            20.00 2
Free Press Legal            40.00 1
Adams Co Sheriff Serv          367.12 10
Agriland Fs. Inc. Fuel      8,864.11 1
Airgas Sup            33.40 1
Airgas sup          151.35 1
Monica Allen Serv            95.00 1
Alliant Energy Utilities          102.10 1
Judy Antisdel Election           101.06 1
Bayless Painting  repairs      2,243.64 1
Judy Beckett Election             94.06 1
Rebecca Bissell Reimb          220.00 2
Bob Barker Co Sup          351.58 1
Brown, Doug Election           101.06 1
Lisa Brown Serv          151.00 1
Capital One Exp          406.55 1
Chase Exp          978.01 2
CJ Cooper & Assoc safety            85.00 1
Carol Cooney Election             78.37 1
Cornhusker Intnl repair      2,576.77 1
Corning Rental Rent          390.00 1
Counsel Office Equip.          103.71 1
CSSI repairs      1,371.00 1
DataSpec Serv          449.00 1
Dons Locks Maint          260.00 1
Don's Uniforms Sup          410.60 1
Dunn, Chris Election           119.06 1
Echo Sup            27.59 1
Feeders Grain Sup            27.81 1
Freeman,Lee Legal Serv.            75.00 1
Frontier Phone          250.00 3
Gadberry supplies            13.55 1
Gadberry Sup            68.86 3
Carl Goodson Reimb          199.80 1
Graphic Ideas Sup            85.25 1
Stan Grebner Reimb               3.16 1
Mary Harderson Election             82.50 1
Karen Harvey Serv            18.25 1
Herrmann,Cory Telephone             40.00 1
Hi Viz Safety repair          160.00 1
Hughes Feed & Supply repair          147.80 1
HyVee Sup            17.56 1
IA DOT supplies          767.54 1
IAAO Dues & Member          210.00 1
IDALS spraying            15.00 1
IMWCA Ins      1,567.68 1
Infomax Equip            52.15 1
Jones Mechanical Repairs          828.00 1
Nancy Kempton Reimb               9.85 1
Kinman,Kevin Repairs          200.00 1
Krantz,Kyle Legal Serv.            75.00 1
Lands' End Sup          123.65 1
Lines,Orville Rent Payments          350.00 1
Diane Maeder Election          102.56 1
Mediacom Util          673.26 2
Metal Culverts materials          163.08 1
MidAmerican utilities               4.18 1
Midland GIS Serv          500.00 1
Norma Jean Mosman Election Officials            96.94 1
Mothershed, Brandi services          120.00 1
MTE Office Center sup          469.13 1
Benjamin Mullen Reimb          223.00 1
Ann Myers Election Officials            92.56 1
Nationwide Fidelity Bond Prem.          759.00 1
Office Ally, Inc Acct.Serv.            19.95 1
Office Mach Sup          383.84 4
Travis Paul Reimb            40.00 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card sup            12.84 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Postage                2.29 1
PCSB Bank Credit Card Mtg expense          114.08 1
Perfection Press Serv.          709.45 1
Petersen Tire supplies      6,421.40 1
Petersen Tire Sup          980.00 1
Doug Peterson Reimb            15.00 1
Delores Ramsey Serv            97.56 1
Reliance Sup          200.00 1
Marjorie Reynolds Election           101.06 1
Ray Reynolds Election           101.06 1
Rich's Auto Repair          134.25 1
Rick's Auto Repair          227.59 1
RJs Plumbing Repair          242.42 1
Ruth Roberts Election            92.06 1
Robinson Implement REPAIR          377.26 1
Rose Ann Auxiliary Provisions      2,886.00 1
Schildberg rock    17,933.30 1
Schildberg Rock      5,832.53 2
Schrader,Lyle Well Plugging          500.00 1
SIRWA Util          100.00 2
SW IA REC Util      2,785.63 3
Sweet Desires Bakery meeting expense            15.30 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv            38.56 1
The Red Oak Express Legal Not.            79.00 1
Thomson Reuters-West Books, Mag., CD Roms           259.70 1
Thrifty White Pharmacy Prescriptions            94.09 1
Nancy Turner Mileage            29.00 1
USPS Postage          500.00 1
UFMC Fuel      2,472.64 2
UFMC Fuels            10.40 1
Waddell,Benjamas serv            90.00 1
Watson & Ryan PLC serv          664.40 1
Wiechman supplies      1,065.62 1
Don Willett phone            54.81 1
Grand Total      74,624.29  

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  England, CHI Foundation, Nov. 15, Corning, Southern Hills Regional Mental Health, Nov. 17, Corning, ATU Case Mgmt, Nov 17; and Dixon, ATURA, Nov. 14, Corning; Birt, DCAT, Nov. 17, Corning.

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

              Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


Board Minutes November 13, 2017

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, November 13, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Doug Birt, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley. Also in attendance were Alan Johannes, Rich Miller, Andrew Knuth, Nancy Turner and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

McCarty moved, seconded by Birt to approve the budgeted transfer from the Local Option Fund to the Local Option Sinking Fund. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The board discussed and completed the community and economic development priorities for SICOG with economic development being the top priority followed by transportation, housing, youth, water, recreation, comprehensive planning, and rural health. Another area of concern was the lack of competitive broadband access for rural areas.

Discussion on signing a contract for medical services with CHI hospital for inmates was discussed.  It was decided that there was a continued need for additional clarity on some points of the agreement. 

McCarty moved, seconded by England to approve Resolution 2017-19 Dangerous Weapons Policy as amended. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Courthouse Security Plan which includes the Dangerous Weapons Policy.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Rich Miller and Alan Johannes of the Sheriff’s Department spoke with the board concerning clarification on payroll for holiday hours. 

            Whereas, City Elections were held as prescribed by law on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in the cities of Carbon, Corning, Nodaway, and Prescott.   Whereas, the Board of Supervisors canvassed the vote of said election in accordance with 50.24 of the Code of Iowa, now therefore, BE IT RESOLVED that the undersigned members of the Board of Supervisors and ex-officio Board of Canvassers of Adams County, Iowa, do hereby certify the outcome of the votes cast in the City Election held on November 7, 2017.  No obvious clerical errors were identified during the canvass.  In accordance with 50.22 of the Code of Iowa, the Commissioner announced that there were no special ballots rejected and not counted.  A total of 221 people voted in Adams County at the City Elections.  Elected were:  Carbon Mayor-Larry E. Johnson, Carbon City Council-Helen Hickman, Michael Kempton, Harold Wayne Mitchell, Donna Rochau, Vicki L. Haley; Corning Mayor-Janice Mercer Leonard, Corning City Council at large-Judy K. Beckett, and Corning City Council, Ward 2-Jerry Peckham; Corning Public Measure A passed, Corning Public Measure B passed; Nodaway Mayor-Patricia Shipley, Nodaway City Council-Gene Dixon, Christine Dunn, Becky Poen, Gary Poen, Brenda L. Dunn; Prescott Mayor-Greg Wilkinson, Prescott City Council-Brenda Robison, Glen Hickman, Kevin Ray Schafer, Prescott City Council (to fill a vacancy)-Ann R. Lydic.  All results are listed in Election Book 8 located in the Adams County Auditor’s Office and are open to public inspection during regular business hours.

            Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  McCarty, Courthouse Security, Nov. 7, Corning, SICOG, Nov. 7, Creston; Dixon, Conservation, Nov. 9, Corning; Shipley, Main Street EV, Nov. 8, Corning.

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

              Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

 

Board Minutes November 6, 2017

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Merlin Dixon, Linda England, Doug Birt, Karl McCarty, and Leland Shipley. Also in attendance were Alan Johannes, and Mark Saylor. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The agenda for the day was read and approved.

McCarty moved, seconded by Birt to approve the County Engineers’ Job Description. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The discussion on setting community and economic development priorities for SICOG was tabled so the board members could have time to rate their own priorities before discussing as a group.

Discussion on signing a contract for medical services with CHI hospital for inmates was also tabled until the County Attorney Knuth has a chance to review it.

Discussion on the Courthouse security plan was tabled.

Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions Inc Maint            103.50 1
Access Sytms Repairs            588.00 1
Adams Co Auditor Adm               30.00 1
Adams Co Treas Reimb         1,236.38 1
ACEDC Contrib.      20,000.00 1
Adams Co Amb Cont         3,333.32 1
Free Press Legal            963.20 5
Akin Repair            133.06 2
Akin REPAIR               26.13 1
Arnold Supply supply         1,884.22 1
Bankers Trust Fees            250.00 1
Bankers Trust Contrib.            250.00 1
Bankers Trust Interest      27,027.50 1
Bankers Trust Interest         7,327.50 1
Douglas Birt Reimb               42.50 1
Citibusiness Exp            389.54 1
Corning Tire Repair               29.90 1
Darcy Crawford Reimb               55.00 1
Dodge Co. Sheriff Serv               19.13 1
Carbon UMW Fees               50.00 1
Feeders Grain Sup            686.87 1
First Natl Bank Interest      19,575.71 1
First Natl Bank LT Debt    163,577.49 1
Force America repair            153.63 1
Garden & Assoc. repair            764.10 1
Stan Grebner Reimb               80.00 1
Karen Hensley mileage            267.50 1
HGM Assoc Fees            652.89 1
Houser's AC & Htg sup               38.50 1
IMWCA Ins         3,914.32 3
Ind Sup Sol supplies            263.65 1
Infomax Equip               72.56 1
Nancy Kempton Reimb            146.00 1
KSIB Official Pub               87.50 1
Jessica Lens Reimb            147.50 1
Lundquist AC Repairs               69.00 1
Mail Serv Serv            121.33 1
MidAmerican utilities               25.39 1
Midland GIS Serv         1,600.00 1
Nat'l Pen Sup               72.79 1
Office Mach Sup            381.16 5
Petersen Tire supplies         1,601.60 1
PJGreufe & Assoc. Fees         1,500.00 1
Polk Co Treas Serv            268.33 1
Precison Diesel, Inc. repair               50.44 1
Jim Reiley Reimb            167.00 3
Rick's Auto Repair            231.94 1
RJs Plumbing Repair               75.00 1
Leland Shipley mileage               34.50 1
Jamie Stargell Reimb               93.00 1
Taylor Co Sheriff Serv               97.78 3
Turf Solutions Serv            180.00 1
US Cellular Phone            156.49 1
UFMC Fuels               14.99 1
Waddell,Benjamas service            245.00 1
Monica Wilson mileage            188.50 1
Wright Co. Sheriff serv               56.75 1
Grand Total      261,398.09  

         

  Committee reports were presented by the Supervisors as follows:  Dixon, ACED Housing, Nov 2, Corning.

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

              Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor


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