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Board Minutes – December 21, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Scott Akin, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt. Bobbi Maynes and Merlin Dixon were 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 minutes of the December 14th meeting and to approve today’s agenda with amending to add claims.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

            Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the purchase of a forestry head from Nichols Equipment for $22,000. The two months of rental charges were applied towards the original purchase price of $29,000. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

            Four bids were submitted on the December 15th Iowa DOT letting for replacement for Adams County Bridge “Prescott 5”.  The bids were as follows: AM Cohron & Son, Inc.- $774,104.11, Cunningham Reis LLC – 807,656.80, Murphy Heavy Contracting Corp. 833,221.35, Herberger Construction Co. LLC $854,164.45.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2020-41 making award of contract to A. M. Cohron & Son, Inc. of Atlantic, Iowa, for the Adams County Bridge and Approach Replacement project number BROS-SWAP-C002(78). All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Discussion was held regarding Karl McCarty’s employment contract as Maintenance Supervisor. No action was taken. 

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the Utility Permit #20-08 for Frontier Communications on 140th Street and language was added to the permit to include Secondary Roads representative monitoring the placement of the new line due to previous issues of Frontier not installing lines in the correct and approved location. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Budgets were presented as follows: Auditors Office and Representative Services (Elections).

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to open the public hearing for the New Fashion Pork Confinement Structure at 10:00 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  There were no written or oral objections. Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to close the public hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Master Matrix was reviewed and scored.  Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the New Fashion Pork Confinement application.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the claims as follows. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Solutions IncMaint           90.963
Adair Co. Sec Rdsrepair     3,463.031
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs     1,250.001
Alliant EnergyUtilities         171.201
Arnold Supplyrepair         422.241
Boot Barnsafety         288.001
Cass Co. HealthSchool or mtg exp           69.001
Central IA Distrib IncSup         150.101
Cont Fire SprinklerServ         225.001
Corning Munutilities         349.501
Corning MunUtil     2,365.412
Des Moines StampSup         101.951
Dollar Generalsup           29.401
Don’s UniformsSup     1,326.611
Fastenal Cosup         308.611
Feeders Grainsup     2,610.131
Frank’s BodyRepair         519.001
FrontierPhone         266.302
Greater Reg Medsafety         380.001
Grn ValleyServ           82.701
HDG TacticalWearing App & Uniform         938.001
Henry AdkinsMaint Agree     6,260.002
HyVeesup           10.491
HyVeeSup         537.382
IA Law AcademyEdu         525.002
IEMADues         150.001
InfomaxEquip           76.321
ISACA TreasurerDues & Memberships         330.001
Law EnforcementSafety & Protect.Sup           70.001
Lumberjack Design Co.Wearing App & Uniform         396.001
Lyddon,BillPhone & Fax Service         248.641
Mahn,MichaelWell Plugging     1,000.001
Nishna ProdServ         364.501
O’Reilly Autorepair           39.961
Pitney BowesPostage         334.322
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disposal         593.751
Reiley,JimReimb           56.651
Rick’s AutoRepair           67.351
Roberts,MichelleAssessor Exp           27.941
Robinson ImplREPAIR     1,732.381
Schildbergrock     6,434.841
Shepherd RepairServ     1,252.401
SIRWAutilities           33.751
SIRWAUtil         127.881
SW IA RECutili         643.331
SW IA RECUtil     6,504.052
Tractor Supplysup         285.971
U.S. BankData Processing Exp         399.981
U.S. BankOffice Sup/Exp         179.881
U.S. BankOther Sup/Equip           51.431
U.S. BankPostage & Mailing             8.401
U.S. BankSup         590.241
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service         203.361
United Farmer Coopfuel     8,699.441
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub     2,597.652
United Farmer CoopFuels     1,778.161
VanGelder,ChristineWell Plugging         500.001
Verizon WirelessMaint Agreements         360.991
Vogel & Thomas HardOther Supplies/Equip             9.161
Watson & Ryan PLCLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.     1,479.171
Zieglerrepair     4,709.031
Grand Total    65,076.93 

Oral reports were presented by the board members as follows: Akin – ACEDC, Corning, 17; Birt – DHS/DCAT, Creston, December 18.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

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

Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor