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Board Minutes – April 5, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Scott Akin. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes. Akin moved, seconded by Birt to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from March 29, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Treasurer Nancy Barnes informed the board her office will be closed for training on Thursday, April 15th. She has published this in the Free Press and will post it on Facebook.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Utility Permit #21-02 Frontier Communications. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Akin moved, seconded by Birt to approve Agreement HC 21-4 – Kemp Creek Trib., Sec. 16/22, T73N, R33W on Orange Avenue. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Agreement HC 21-5 – Middle. Nodaway River Trib., Sec. 5, T72N, R34W on Hickory Avenue. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded Akin to approve Agreement HC 21-6 – East Nodaway River Trib., Sec. 31/32, T72N, R33W on Mulberry Avenue. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve DOT FY 22 Budget. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve DOT FY 21 Budget Amendment. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve DOT 5 Year Plan. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Malone has received 21 quotes for the dump truck replacement for FY22. He will compare those received and return with final quotes. He also is still researching a solution to the Maeder driveway/road issue.

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to appoint Larry Maeder as the Weed Commissioner effective today. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Stacy Katen with Globe Life Insurance presented the services that her company can provide Adams County employees and answered additional questions that the Board had from her previous visit.  No action was taken but she will be allowed access to contact county employees regarding their personal insurance needs. 

Maynes discussed modifying Resolution 2020-34 Entrance Policy. She stated, that for her, it is a safety concern to not allow 2 driveways for each 40-acre tract, especially for agricultural operations. Malone stated statistics that show the increased safety issues with increased point of contacts.  Malone also stated the county is currently maintaining driveways so if the number of driveways is increased then the county’s expenses for maintenance will increase. Malone will work on modifying the policy and bring it back before the board for further discussion.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve the burial request #2021-1. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Committee and Meeting reports for presented as follows: Birt – Conservation, Mar 30; Corning; Akin – Adams/Taylor Landfill, Mar 24, Corning, and CHI Hospital Board, Mar 25, Corning; Shipley – Main St, Mar 30, Corning; and Maynes – Adams Co Mitigation, Mar 29, Via Zoom.

Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to adjourn the meeting at 11:30 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

ATTEST: Bobbi Maynes, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor