The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Merlin Dixon, Doug Birt and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes of the July 20th meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on current projects. Govco Construction is scheduled to start the first week of August on Bridge Mercer 12 which is located on 265th Street. A preconstruction meeting was PCI (Petersen Contractors Inc.) on Thursday July 23rd and they plan to start September 1st on Prescott 13 located on 190th Street and move on to Bridge Douglas 17 located on Aspen Avenue between 205th and 200th Streets. Bridge Washington 12 on 130th Street has approximately ½ of the sheet piling installed and Bridge Jasper 1on 220th Street is done. A review of the annual bridge inspections was held last Wednesday and there were no new surprises. Frontier has filed a claim for damages for recent cut lines. Malone will work with the County Attorney to respond. The right-of-way procurement should be ready after today to get Prescott 5 project development certification ready and move forward to bid letting.
Sheriff Alan Johannes presented an IT contract between Ryan Ernst and the Adams County Sheriff Office for 24/7 IT services. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the contract with the exception of Section #3 – reasonable amount of time. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
City of Corning Mayor Jan Leonard presented the actual expenses for the Spring Lake Maintenance with $4,018 being the county’s share for our half.
Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to set up a public hearing for three readings on August 10th, 17th, and 24th at 10:00 am the Floodplain Ordinance. Copies of the ordinance can be found in the Auditor’s office and on the Adams County website. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to change the employee handbook regarding the pay-out of sick leave to add that new employees hired after July 1, 2020 will not be paid out for any sick leave at retirement or death. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Birt moved, seconded by Maynes to purchase a 2020 F-150 truck for the Sheriff’s Department from Creston Automotive for $34,560 minus a trade-in of the 2017 Chevy for $19,000 for a total cost of $15,560. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Dixon moved, Maynes seconded to approve the claims as presented. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
|Agriland Fs. Inc.||Gas and Fuel Oil||30.57||1|
|Barco Prod||Traffic & St Sign Mat||1,056.46||1|
|Bob Barker Co||Sup||166.96||1|
|Carmichael, Audrey||Town Trustee Fee||15.00||1|
|Echco Concrete LLC.||repair||625.00||1|
|ESB Clark Heavy Const.||construction||101,594.90||1|
|Frank Dunn Co||repair||1,598.00||1|
|IA Law Academy||Edu||250.00||1|
|JEO Consulting||outside engin||11,172.50||1|
|Kay Park Rec||Sup||125.00||1|
|Maynes, Arnold||Town Trustee Fee||15.00||1|
|Natl Sheriff’s Assn||School or mtg exp||139.03||1|
|Nishna Valley Builders||serv.||12,668.99||1|
|Olive,Doug||Town Trustee Fee||15.00||1|
|Pattison Sand Co||rock||7,821.50||1|
|Russell,Kady||Oth Lab rel servi||1,260.00||2|
|Shield Tech. Corp.||Mainten Agree||100.00||1|
|SW IA REC||utili||470.62||1|
|SW IA REC||Util||8,207.85||2|
|Templeton, Jayne||Town Clerk Fee||20.00||1|
|Treasurer, IA||Oth Svcs – taxes col||6,633.00||1|
|U.S. Bank||Crime Dog Exp||42.99||1|
|U.S. Bank||Custodial Sup||483.08||1|
|U.S. Bank||Election Supplies||89.96||1|
|U.S. Bank||Phone & Fax Service||394.46||1|
|Union Co Auditor||Admin||928.01||2|
|Union Co Sheriff||Serv||10.00||1|
|Verizon Wireless||Mainten Agree||219.35||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||sup||28.76||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Equip. New/Rental||105.98||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Fertilizer, seed/plan||891.96||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Hardware||362.61||2|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Paint & Paint Sup||945.31||1|
Oral reports were presented by the board members as follows: Dixon – WIOA, July 20th, SCI911, July 22nd, Trolley, July 23rd; Akin – 5th Judicial, July 23rd, Southern Hills, July 24th; Windy Energy, July 22nd; Bobbi Maynes – Wind Energy, July 22nd; Leland Shipley – Wind Energy, July 22nd; Doug Birt – Wind Energy, July 22nd.
Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to adjourn the meeting.
ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor