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Board Minutes – March 30, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the day’s agenda along with the minutes from March 23rd.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  

            Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve exercising the option to extend the fuel contract with United Farmers Coop.            All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  Engineer Malone alerted the board about the possibility of reduced road use tax revenue due to decreased fuel sales from the effects of the COVID-19.  This might affect the budget and the ability to do projects in the future. 

            Opening of the Bids was held at 9:30 am. Engineer’s estimate was $200,000. The bids were as follows: United Construction Services out of Atlantic – $192,089.00, Absolute Concrete out of Des Moines – $239,979.50, Crain Construction out of Clarinda – $218,690.80.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the bid for Juniper Ave to United Construction Services out of Atlantic. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve extending the previous COVID-19 decisions made at the Board of Supervisors meeting on March 18th from March 31st to April 15th.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve adjourning the meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 27, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the day’s agenda along with the minutes from March 16th and March 18th. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  

            Engineer Travis Malone updated the board on his department. They are hauling rock and cutting trees. Farm to Market plans were approved, so Malone will start that paperwork and preparing for bid letting. He’s also submitted costs for EWP funding.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve a two-year contract with Go Daddy to move the county’s email to the Microsoft Office 365 email platform for $3110.40. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Certification of Cost Allocation Plan. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

EMA Director Bill Lyddon updated the board on the COVID-19 Pandemic. We have received a shipment of masks, gloves, and face shields. He is collecting information for making another request for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

            Lyddon also gave an update on the radio system. Motorola is still placing equipment for all the departments. They are being screened for health concerns before being allowed into the departments.

            Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to set the COOP COG committee with Maynes and Akin as the Supervisors representatives along with all the department heads. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve adjourning the meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Committee reports were given as following: Dixon – SCI 911, March 29, Electronic; and Shipley – MATURA, March 24, Electronic; Maynes – Crossroads, March 23, Electronic; Akin – Emergency Management, March 18, Corning, Southern Hills, March 20, Corning, ACEDC, March 20, Noon.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 23, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met at the Corning Community Center on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the day’s agenda. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Mayor Jan Leonard offered the Corning Community Center as a meeting location as there was more room for social distancing and for the ability to maintain open meetings to the public.  The community center is closed to the public currently and will only be used for Corning City Council and Adams County Board of Supervisor meetings. 

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve Utility Permit 20-3 for Mediacom to bore under the road on 220th St. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Engineer Travis Malone presented three rock placement maps to the board: dolomite rock, limestone rock on local roads, and Farm to Market routes for bid. 

            Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Contract FY21 between Adams County and the Taylor County Public Health.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve signing a letter of support for Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Adult Education and Literacy Program (AEL). All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Resolution 2020-16 Providing Cooperation with other Governmental Units in the Creation and Operation of the Service Delivery Region 14 Consortium. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Emergency Management Director Bill Lyddon gave an update on the COVID-19 situation.

            Lyddon gave information to the board regarding a County Disaster Declaration and an Emergency Declaration. An Emergency Declaration gives more power to the county for making emergency decisions regarding a specific plan for a specific amount of time.

            Lyddon also explained a Continuity of Operations Plan / Continuity of Government (COOP COG Plan). He is wanting each department to start thinking of what their essential functions are and to think of what obstacles and hazards there are to those functions. The next step would be to prioritize the essential functions to create a plan of what is necessary to continue the basic functions of government.

Birt moved, seconded by Maynes to set the Chain of Command as follows: Quorum of the Board of Supervisors. If a quorum can’t be made the following will then be established: Chair, Vice Chair, followed by Tenure of the board. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The board decided they will start meeting on Monday and Friday mornings at 9:00 am until further notice and will be meeting at the Corning Community Center.

Maynes moved, seconded by Birt to approve claims.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions IncMaint       2,240.73
AirgasWelding Sup          288.58
Alliant EnergyUtilities          253.19
Rick BissellServ             60.00
Boswell,MorrisOther             84.00
Dale CarmichaelServ             60.00
Central IA DetServ          400.00
CHI HealthReg fees/Meet/Sc          215.00
Coast to CoastSup          299.99
Corning Munutilities          651.04
Corning MunUtil       2,655.54
Cost AdvisoryServ       4,125.00
Dasher ElecServ             53.00
DASDues & Memberships             50.00
FrontierPhone          282.92
Greater Reg MedDoc and/or Hosp. Care          149.52
Grn ValleyServ             82.70
Ramon Haleysafety reimb          128.39
Hinrichs,JoleneWell Plugging          500.00
HyVeeSup          585.96
IA DOTsupplies          344.22
InfomaxEquip             59.69
JC GrafixSUP          264.00
JEO Consultingoutside engineering          909.00
L&N DocksBoat Docks          310.96
Law EnforcementOffice Sup/Exp          167.00
Larry MaederWEED COMM          120.00
Microfilm ImagingPreserv/Tech          140.00
Montg Co Sherifflegal             34.00
Benjamin MullenReimb          501.90
Mullen, TonyTownship Trust Fee             60.00
Nishna ProductionsServ             96.76
Nishna Valley Bldersserv.    73,216.81
Northern Toolsup          189.64
Northland Products Corepair          608.50
Office MachSup          299.13
Pattison Sand Corock    39,426.62
Petersen TireSup             79.00
Pitney BowesPostage          334.32
PrimroseFood & Provisions       3,880.00
Jim ReileyReimb             57.13
Richey,SamOther             82.00
Robinson ImplFuel, Tires, & Lub          453.92
Rodriguez,LisaOth Labor rel servi             40.00
Rueter’srepair       4,157.65
Rush PrintingSupplies          420.15
SafarilandSup             29.21
SchildbergRock          251.63
SIRWAUtil          130.78
Snyderoutside engineering       7,856.91
SW IA RECutili          940.92
SW IA RECUtil       2,892.48
TAW CompServ       2,278.39
U.S. BankCrime Dog Exp             61.98
U.S. BankData Processing Exp          358.88
U.S. BankDues & Memberships             25.00
U.S. BankJail Supplies               2.14
U.S. BankMinor Equip & Hand Tools          153.35
U.S. BankOffice Sup/Exp          270.00
U.S. BankPostage & Mailing               4.60
U.S. BankReg fees/Meet/Sc          150.00
U.S. BankSchool or mtg exp          112.80
U.S. BankSup          295.96
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service          105.87
USPSPostage       1,327.55
United Farmer Coopfuel       4,351.84
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub          107.61
United Farmer CoopFuels       1,734.43
Verizon WirelessMaint Agreements          481.12
Kevin WynnServ             80.00
Zieglerrepair       2,620.97
Grand Total   166,042.38

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve adjourning the meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors                Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 18, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss and make plans in response to the COVID-19 situation.

Maynes moved, seconded by Birt to close the courthouse and the county facilities to the public starting March 18th, 2020 through March 31th, 2020. Employees will still come to work and visitors would be allowed into the facilities by appointment only. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Maynes to allow, at department head discretion, their employees to work flexible hours, work from home, and to be able to use any leave time available until March 31st, 2020 due to the COVID-19 situation. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve all county employees be paid through March 31st, 2020 if there is a state mandatory shut down. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Maynes moved, seconded by Dixon to approve adjourning the meeting at 4:00 pm.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 16, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the day’s agenda along with the minutes from March 9, 2020 minutes. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Public Health Director Joan Gallagher gave the latest update on the Coronavirus Covid-19 and what precautions the county needs to be taking. Emergency Management Director Bill Lyddon also gave updates and guidance as to how the county should continue with minimal contact with the public. A press release from the Board of Supervisors will be ready by the afternoon.

            Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the invoices for the Special Election for Creston and Lenox Community School Districts. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to open the Public Hearing at 10:00 am for the FY 20/21 Budget. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. There were no written or oral objections. Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to close the Public Hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2020-15 FY 20/21 Budget and 100% Appropriation. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Committee reports were given as following: Dixon – ATURA, March 10, Mt Ayr and Conservation, March 12, Corning; and Birt – Conservation, March 12, Corning.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 9, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the day’s agenda along with the March 2, 2020 minutes. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

There were no public comments.

            Ben Mullen updated the board on Veteran Affairs Director, Jim Reilly’s accreditation. After Reilly attends the upcoming spring school he will be back in compliance.

Discussion on projects for future TIF funding was tabled.

Veteran Affairs Director Jim Reilly discussed setting up an account to receive donations supporting honor flights for our local veterans that local citizens and groups could use for making contributions. 

Birt moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the Permit for Supervised Display of Fireworks to the Conservation Board for the Independence Day celebration to be held on July 3rd, 2020. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The Board of Supervisors, under the authority of the 2020 Code of Iowa, formed a canvassing board to check the returns of the Special School Election for the Creston and Lenox School Districts held on March 3, 2020.  The findings, thereof, are recorded at length in Election Book #8 in the Adams County Auditor’s Office as required by Section 50.27 of the 2020 Code of Iowa. No obvious clerical errors were identified during the canvass and there were no special ballots that were rejected and not counted.  A total of 63 votes were cast in Adams County.  Pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 50.22, 0 provisional ballots were received. The canvass of the March 3, 2020, Special Election for the Creston and Lenox School District was approved.

Claims were approved as the following:

Solutions IncMaint             48.30 1
ACCSContr.-Oth Gov.&Org     11,250.00 1
Adams Co AmbCont       3,333.32 1
Free PressLegal           922.65 3
Free PressLegal Pub             36.14 1
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,301.18 1
AkinRepair       1,650.91 1
AkinREPAIR           338.63 1
AramarkUniform           163.87 1
Rebecca BissellReimb             32.00 1
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engineer     34,607.20 1
Elaine CalkinsServ             40.00 1
Cintassafety             70.60 1
CintasSafety & Protect.Sup           326.62 1
Cont Fire SprinklerServ           225.00 1
Corning MunUtil           197.77 1
Corning LibraryCont       6,650.75 1
Corning TireRepair             81.37 1
County Binders Inc.Typing-Print.-Bind.Serv.       2,232.90 1
Jeff CrillServ             30.00 1
Dasher ElecServ             85.00 1
Mark DeVoreServ             15.00 1
Dollar Generalsup             24.35 1
Dollar GeneralSup                6.95 1
Tyler EdwardsServ             30.00 1
Lowell EvansServ             30.00 1
Farmers Mutualphone           147.75 1
Fastenal Cosup           126.02 1
Feeders Grainsup       2,752.77 1
Feeders GrainSup             16.92 1
Garden & Assocoutside engineering       1,261.50 1
Geer SantitationUtil             90.00 1
Geer SantitationUtilities             75.00 1
Carl GoodsonReimb           202.50 1
Graphic Ideassupplies           105.00 1
Gray,MickPhone & Fax Serv             35.00 1
Heaton, DeloresElection Officials           131.63 1
Jamie HoganServ             45.00 1
IA Dep of AgriReg fees/Meet/Sc             75.00 1
IACCVSOOther             60.00 1
InfomaxRental           104.92 1
InfomaxEquip             30.00 1
IA State Med ExamServ       2,025.00 1
IA SportsmanContr-Other Gov.&Org           105.00 1
Joyce JamesServ             40.00 1
JEO Consultingoutside engineer       8,181.00 1
Lawson Productsrepair           514.98 1
Mail ServSup           154.16 1
Karl McCartyreimb             30.00 1
McMahon,BevElection Officials           135.75 1
MediacomUtil           658.42 1
Microfilm ImagingPres/Tech           696.00 1
MidAmericanutilities           114.58 1
Midwest Perform Patchsup       1,186.50 1
Midwest Wheelsup           116.99 1
Mont Co Sherifflegal             32.00 1
Benjamin MullenReimb             89.50 2
OKeefe ElevSup           423.47 1
Office Machsupplies           195.11 1
Office MachSup           400.49 4
Pattison Sand Corock     31,350.00 1
Travis PaulReimb             60.00 1
Pearson FuneralServ       1,000.00 1
Pitney BowesSup             29.99 1
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disp           593.75 1
Prescott LibraryCont       4,425.00 1
Red StarSup             27.80 1
Marjorie ReynoldsElection Off                8.25 1
Richey,SamOther             82.00 1
Rick’s AutoRepair           545.17 2
Robinson,JaredTownship Trustee Fee             30.00 1
Rodriguez,LisaOther Lab rel servi           110.00 1
SafarilandSup           407.73 1
Karen SaltzmanServ             20.00 1
Schrader, DavidTownship Trustee Fee             30.00 1
Secure ShredServ             48.00 1
Service TechsParts       1,120.89 1
SICOGCont       3,097.50 1
Peterbiltrepair             31.76 1
SIRWAutilities             87.00 1
Smith, Betty JElection Officials           130.50 1
S Hills VetExp             44.00 1
Kurt StoaksServ             75.00 1
Taylor Co. Pub HealthContr-Other Gov.&Org     27,475.00 1
TS BankBank Charges             25.00 1
Nancy TurnerEmployee Mile & Subs.             31.00 1
Uncle Joe’sGeneral Repairs       2,160.00 1
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub       2,564.63 1
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.56 1
Verizon Connectradios           530.05 1
Villisca LibraryContr-Other Gov.&Org           546.25 1
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup             44.56 1
Vogel & Thomas HardBuildings           415.27 1
Vogel & Thomas HardCustodial Sup             35.96 1
WatchGuardSafety & Protect.Sup           480.00 1
Thomas Williamsreimb             30.00 1
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service             60.00 1
Steve ZinkeServ             30.00 1

Committee reports were given as following: Birt – SICOG, March 3, Creston; and Maynes – RC & D, Creston, March 6, Creston.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – March 2, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to amend the agenda to add item H – Resolution 2020-14 Goose Lake Funds and to approve the amended agenda along with the minutes from February 24, 2020. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            There were no public comments.

Akin signed the Title VI Non-Discrimination Agreement.

Maynes moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2020-13 for Bid Letting of Juniper Ave due March 30th at 9:30 am. Supervisors Maynes, Birt, Shipley, and Dixon voted aye. Akin abstained. Motion carried.

Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the Road Use Agreement with Mid-American Energy for the Southern Hills Wind Farm. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve the Utility Permits 20-01 and 20-02 for Frontier Communications Services on 270th off of Hwy 148. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve county burial request 2020-1. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the county administering a city bridge project for Prescott. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

A quote from Midwest Technologies for additional cameras was tabled until a quote for the key card doors is obtained so the entire project can be reviewed.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve a wage increase to $20/hr effectively 3/2/2020 for the County Attorney Office Manager. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Sarah Solt as assistant Medical Examiner Investigator. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve ratifying the tentative Union Contract agreement. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Maynes moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Tax Abatements as presented. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2020-14 to transfer $62,500 from 01000 General Basic to 68000 Conservation Reserve Fund. These funds were originally allocated to Goose Lake, a SIRWA Water Development Project, but since that project never came to fruition the State Auditor requested that the funds be returned back to the county for their use. The board wants to allocate this for future projects involving the Conservation Department.

Committee reports were given as following: Dixon – Trolly, Feb 27, Creston; and Birt – Heartland, Feb 27, Creston; and Akin – SW Iowa Economic Forum, Feb 28, Griswold.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – February 24, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon. Bobbi Maynes was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the day’s agenda along with the February 18, 2020 minutes. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2020-11 Streambank Stabilization (West) and Resolution 2020-12 Streambank Stabilization East authorizing the advertising and letting of bids for Agreements NR206114XXXXC007 and NR206114XXXXC017. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Discussion was held regarding a Road Use Agreement with Southern Hills for a wind project in Carl Township.

            Emergency Director Bill Lyddon discussed with the board an electrical problem that has arisen from work being done in the Sheriff’s office. O’Neal Electrical Company would like to put in a second electrical panel to determine what the generator is currently backing up. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the quote from O’Neal Electrical Company for $1,350.00 to do the extra work. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Emergency Director Bill Lyddon gave an update on the radio system. The completion date has been moved from March to May.

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

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2020-9 transferring $38,000 from LOST Funds to the Conservation Reserve Fund. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

             Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to open public Hearing at 10:00 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. There were no written or oral objections presented during the public hearing. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to the close public hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution 2020-10 approving the Budget Max Levy. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

            Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to set the public hearing on March 16th, 2020 at 10:00 am. for the Proposed Budget for FY 20/21.

            Claims were approved as follows:

Access SytmsRepairs         588.00 1
Adams Co AmbCont     3,333.32 1
Free PressLegal           33.00 1
Bette AgnewTownship Clerk Fee           40.00 1
AirgasWelding Sup         276.49 1
AlcoPro, Inc.Other Sup/Equip     1,190.00 1
Alliant EnergyUtilities         331.70 1
Howard AndersonTownship Trust Fee           30.00 1
Barco Mun. Prodsup         182.11 1
William BirtServ           30.00 1
Rebecca BissellReimb         101.00 1
BlackStrap Inc.road mtl     5,765.21 1
Bob Barker CoSup         386.95 2
Boswell,MorrisOther           78.00 1
Kurt BrownServ           45.00 1
Capital SanitarySup         166.88 1
CHI Healthdrug screen collect           79.00 1
Blake CooperServ           30.00 1
Chris CooperFee           30.00 1
Corning Munutilities         735.62 1
Corning MunUtil     2,860.08 3
Corning TireRepair           57.20 1
Dasher ElecServ           85.00 1
Dollar GeneralSup              5.25 1
Fastenal Cosup         667.69 1
First Wireless Inc.Other Supplies/Equip         128.74 1
Wm ForsytheFee           30.00 1
FrontierPhone         260.83 2
Hansen’s M &M ServOffice Supplies/Exp         104.50 1
Helvie,RonTownship Trust Fee           30.00 1
Henry AdkinsData Processing Exp.         626.00 1
Henry AdkinsPrinting of Ballots         136.87 1
Heritagesup         124.50 1
Clyde HoytServ           30.00 1
HQI Hydraulicssup         220.91 1
HyVeesup           19.48 1
HyVeeSup         213.69 2
IA Law AcademyEdu         250.00 1
ISSDASchool or mtg exp         125.00 1
Kaufman,LuAnnTownship Clerk Fee           40.00 1
Lawson Productsrepair     1,103.90 1
Larry Maedersafety reimb         101.64 1
Paul MaederServ           30.00 1
Marco TechEquip. New/Rental         162.50 1
Maynes,BobbiEmployee Mile & Subs.         168.00 1
Maynes,BobbiMtg Exp         195.87 1
Midwest Wheelsup           93.24 1
Roland MillerServ           75.00 1
Mills Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.           23.00 1
Mont Co Sherifflegal           91.90 2
Nishna ProductionsServ         187.24 1
Richard NotzServ           75.00 1
Office MachSup           10.47 1
Pitney BowesSup           80.74 1
Polk Co TreasLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.         178.68 1
Purchase PowerPostage & Mailing         161.48 1
Delores RamseyServ           40.00 1
Red StarSup           27.80 1
Jim ReileyReimb         139.13 1
RelianceSup         200.00 1
Rick’s AutoRepair           22.06 1
RJs PlumbingRepair         232.73 2
Tom RobertsServ           30.00 1
Kenneth RomerServ           30.00 1
Sexton,ConnieOther Labor rel servi         110.00 1
Shepherd RepairServ     1,094.95 2
Janice ShepherdServ         100.00 1
SIRWAUtil         124.25 1
SW IA RECutili         983.28 1
SW IA RECUtil     2,977.14 2
Daniel SteeveTownship Trustee Fee           30.00 1
U.S. BankBuildings     3,418.93 1
U.S. BankCrime Dog Exp           43.00 1
U.S. BankDues & Memberships           40.00 1
U.S. BankElectrical Supp.& Parts           49.34 1
U.S. BankFood & Provisions           81.92 1
U.S. BankFuel, Tires, & Lub           31.81 1
U.S. BankGeneral Repairs         133.57 1
U.S. BankHardware           50.71 1
U.S. BankMeeting Exp         435.84 1
U.S. BankOffice Sup/Exp         914.02 1
U.S. BankSafety & Protect.Sup           51.48 1
U.S. BankSchool or mtg exp         170.96 1
U.S. BankSup         664.67 1
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service         158.90 1
Union Co SheriffServ           53.00 3
United Farmer Coopfuel   11,735.38 1
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub     3,010.37 2
United Farmer CoopFuels           13.50 1
US Rec Midwest LLCPreserv/Techn     3,712.92 1
Verizon WirelessMaint Agreements         481.30 1
WatchGuardSafety & Protect.Sup           50.00 1
Watson & Ryan PLCLegal & Ct-Rela Serv.     1,866.67 1
Kathy WestTownship Trustee Fee           30.00 1
Western Eng  Comaterials     2,511.19 1
Thomas Williamsreimb         128.39 1
Ivan WolfServ           60.00 1
Youth Emer ServJuvenile Det/Shelte           46.65 1
Grand Total    58,292.54  

Committee reports were given as following: Akin – Southern Hills, Feb 21, Corning; and Birt – DCAT, DHS, & Juvenile Court Services, Feb 21, Creston; and Dixon – SCI911, Feb 19, Creston.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – February 18, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. Doug Birt was absent.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the agenda along with the minutes from the February 10, 2020. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Matt Garwood, Tanya Olson, and Matthew Johll with RPM Access presented to the board a map of 20 potential wind turbines that are projected to be erected in Carl Township.

County Engineer Travis Malone gave a deficiency list of 120 bridges that are going to be inspected. Union 20 on Union Avenue 1 mile north of Highway 34, Nodaway 1 on 220th Street in between Fig and Ginkgo Avenues, and Union 23 on Willow Avenue half mile north of Highway 34 were closed immediately. Jasper 13 on 270th Street. just West of Hwy 148 is on the watch list.

Conservation Director Travis Paul discussed with the board building plans from Lucas county of their nature center. Paul said that Conservation is in the beginning planning process for such a facility.

            Discussion was held regarding the employee handbook section 2.4 Closing for Inclement Weather.

Committee reports were given as following: Shipley – Main Street, Feb 11, Corning, Main Street. EV, Feb 12, Corning, and Conservation, Feb 13, Corning; Dixon – WIOA, Feb 12, Corning, and Conservation, Feb 13, Corning.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor

Board Minutes – February 10, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Birt to approve the day’s agenda along with the minutes from January 21st, 27th, and February 3rd. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

There were no public comments.

Engineer Travis Malone shared with the board that the EWP agreements with two projects sites per agreement have been signed.

            Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2020-7 Ordinance Chapter 24 – Valuation of Property.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the quote from Solutions to replace and upgrade the server in the amount of $24,177.95.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to appoint Travis Malone to LHDCA Board of Directors.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

            Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Nancy Turner as Election Deputy in the Auditor’s Office.  Birt, Dixon, Maynes, Shipley voted aye.  Akin abstained.  Motion carried.

            Discussion was held by the board concerning the sale of old railroad bed property owned by the county.  More research will need to be done before any action, if any, will be taken.

            Discussion was held with Bob Jostens of  Dorsey and Whitney concerning future TIF districts in the county.

            Claims were approved as presented.

Solutions IncMaint     1,391.25 1
Free PressLegal         658.00 4
AgriVisionREPAIR         190.17 1
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs     1,250.00 1
AkinRepair         408.42 3
AkinREPAIR           18.03 1
Arnold Supplyrepair         246.08 1
Douglas BirtReimb         298.50 1
Bob Barker CoSup         179.19 1
Boswell,MorrisOther           84.00 1
Bruce,JohnExtra patrol services         300.00 1
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engineer   11,396.90 1
Capital SanitarySup         273.40 1
Carosh ComplianceAdmin Costs   16,234.00 1
Cintassafety           73.56 1
CJ Cooper & AssocSafety           35.00 1
Cornhusker Intnlrepair     1,708.54 1
Corning RentalRent           90.00 1
Corning Tirerepair         128.00 1
Corning TireRepair         330.50 1
Merlin DixonReimb         175.50 1
DMACCReg fees/Meet/Sc         125.00 1
Don’s UniformsSup         332.14 1
Farmers Mutualphone         147.83 1
Fast Lane Mot Partsrepair         626.38 1
Fastenal Cosup         112.74 1
Feeders Grainsup         416.24 1
GallsSup           47.64 2
Carl GoodsonReimb         166.00 1
Gray,MickPhone & Fax Service           35.00 1
Grn Valleyutil           37.50 1
IA Law AcademyEdu           75.00 1
ICPAIns     2,000.00 1
InfomaxRental           97.00 1
InfomaxEquip           89.82 2
Karl ChevroletMotor Vehicle   10,666.28 2
Lawson Productsrepair         749.56 1
Mail ServServ         118.09 1
Karl McCartyreimb         645.00 1
MediacomUtil         718.45 2
MidAmericanutilities         120.67 1
Midland GISServ         800.00 1
MTE Office CenterOffice Sup/Exp           20.70 1
Northern Toolsup           39.99 1
Office MachSup         473.95 3
Omaha Truck Centerrepair           49.42 1
Partsmastersup         172.07 1
Travis PaulReimb           60.00 1
Pearson FuneralServ         690.50 1
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disposal         593.75 1
Pott Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.           35.00 1
Power ServicesMaintenance Agree         400.00 1
Power Planrepair     3,063.40 1
PrimroseFood & Provisions     2,914.00 1
Jim ReileyReimb           69.42 2
Rick’s AutoRepair           25.54 1
Michelle RobertsSchool or meeting exp           76.70 1
Robinson ImpleREPAIR         256.09 1
Robinson ImpleSup         112.30 1
Rodriguez,LisaOther Labor rel servi         315.00 1
SIRWAutilities           87.00 1
TAW CompServ     3,180.32 2
Taylor Co SheriffServ           30.52 1
Verizon Wirelesscomputer           68.56 1
Verizon Connectradios         530.05 1
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup         102.31 1
Vogel & Thomas HardPlumbing Supplies           41.66 1
Vogel & Thomas HardWood & Lumber Prod.           19.98 1
Thomas Williamsreimb           30.00 1
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service           60.00 1
Youth Emer ServicesJuvenile Det/Shelte         653.10 1
Zieglerrepair     3,558.17 1
Grand Total    71,324.88  

            The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, due to the holiday on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Committee reports were given as following: Maynes – Main Street, Feb 7, Corning and Farm Bureau, Feb 6, Corning; Akin – Main Street, Feb 7, Corning and Farm Bureau, Feb 6, Corning; Birt – SICOG, Feb 4, Creston

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor