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Board Minutes – August 24, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Bobbi Maynes, Merlin Dixon and Doug Birt. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes of the August 17th meeting.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Brian Kannas spoke with the board regarding a situation when he mowed the right-of-way and hit a sign post. It did damage to his mower and he asked for help in fixing it. Engineer Malone shared the right-of-way is at their own risk.

Birt moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Utility Permit #20-10 for Corning Municipal Utilities on 220th by Happy Hollow Country Club. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Engineer Travis Malone updated the board on Secondary Roads projects. There will be $110,000 coming in from EWP projects, crew is still hauling in rock, the paperwork is done for the East Stream bank project and there will be a $40,000 payment on that project. Malone said 265th is closed to begin repairs on that bridge. Govig has the cranes set up and is ready to go.

Saundra Leininger and Nancy Carmichael with the Adams County Historic Preservation Commission gave an update on their projects. The report is almost complete and the final invoice came in just over what the budgeted amount. They asked the board to pay the additional amount and they will amend the budget when the reimbursement comes back in. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to pay the invoice in full. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Beth Waddle spoke with the board regarding Iowa Great Places grants.

Auditor Bissell recommended purchasing the Unisyn miniOVCS election equipment due to the uptick in absentee ballots. It will speed up the absentee process and have fewer delays in the reporting process. Auditor Bissell will try to submit this expense for a grant. Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to purchase the Unisyn miniOVCS from Henry A. Adkins for $7,850.00.   All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.    

The Third and final reading and public hearing of Chapter 25 Floodplain Management Ordinance was held at 10:00 am. There were no written or oral objections.

Maynes moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2020-36 Ordinance Chapter 25 Flood Plain Management. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Resolution 2020-37 regarding National Flood Insurance Program Regulations.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

            Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve claims as presented. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  

Solutions IncMaint       1,571.252
Access SytmsRepairs           588.001
AirgasWelding Sup           308.701
Alliant EnergyUtilities             34.091
Bobbers DownHardware             75.001
Lisa BrownServ           158.501
Bruce,JohnExtra patrol serv           200.001
Central IA DetServ             82.501
Cintassafety             49.991
Corning Munutilities             59.851
Corning MunUtil       4,369.873
Corning RentalRent           200.001
Stella DeWittright of way       2,484.001
Dollar GeneralSup           158.401
FrontierPhone           267.402
GallsSup           524.811
Hardisty,Tonysup             96.001
Henderson Tilingrepair             54.001
HyVeeSup       1,032.323
IA DOTsupplies           162.501
ISACDues           100.002
ISSDASchool or mtg exp           375.001
JNC ConstructionConst     38,608.951
Marco TechEquip. New/Rent           135.331
MidAmericanutilities                7.321
MTE Office CtrOffice Sup/Exp           294.621
Nishna ProdServ           321.101
Nishna Valley Bldrsserv.     25,408.001
NyhartAcct.-Aud.-Cler.Serv.       1,150.001
Office MachSup           457.722
Pattison Sand Corock     61,532.121
Polk Co. SheriffLeg & Ct-Rel Serv.             94.502
Pomp’s TireREPAIR       2,060.001
Pott. Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             35.001
PrimroseFood & Provisions       4,661.001
Jim ReileyReimb           138.702
Michelle RobertsSchool or mtg exp             42.701
Russell Farmsright of way       1,702.001
Russell,KadyOth Labor rel servi       1,235.001
SIRWAUtil           153.981
SW IA RECutili           453.971
SW IA RECUtil       8,999.552
Standard & Assoc.School or mtg exp             43.001
Storey KenworthySup           542.751
T W EnterprisesSUP       2,839.001
Toner PlaceOffice Sup/Exp           325.001
U.S. BankComputer Maint           249.611
U.S. BankCrime Dog Exp           114.311
U.S. BankCustodial Sup           437.661
U.S. BankPostage & Mail           154.601
U.S. BankPrescriptions Med                9.581
U.S. BankSup           393.821
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service           163.741
Uncle Joe’sOther Lab rel servi       5,775.001
United Farmer Coopfuel     18,417.041
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub       2,342.262
Verizon WirelessMaintenance Agree           377.341
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup             52.011
Vogel & Thomas HardHardware           203.951
WatchGuardMotor Vehicle       4,795.001
Watson & Ryan PLCLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.       2,137.501
Grand Total    199,816.91 

Oral reports were presented by the board members as follows: Akin – ACEDC, Aug 20, Corning, and Southern Hills, Aug 21, Corning; Dixon – WIOA, Aug 10, Creston; and Shipley – Main St., Aug 18, Corning.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to adjourn the meeting at 10:45 am.

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