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Board Minutes – January 25, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Bobbi Maynes, and Merlin Dixon. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Birt to approve today’s agenda and the minutes from January 19, 2021. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The board congratulated Recorder Jamie Stargell for being named the John McMahon Volunteer of the Year by the Adams Community Chamber of Commerce.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve the amended the Road Maintenance Supervisor employment contract. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the 28E Agreement with the City of Prescott for the Prescott 5 Bridge.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Nancy Carmichael with the Certified Local Government Commission asked the board for a letter of support to apply for a grant of $110,000 to restore the windows of the Widener Building in the City of Corning. Birt moved, seconded by Akin.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve Resolution 2021-5. 

THIS IS A RESOLUTION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS OF THE SOUTHERN IOWA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS.

Whereas the Economic Development Administration was assigned to administer the provisions of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965; and

Whereas the Southern Iowa Council of Governments has been designated by the Economic Development Administration as an Economic Development District and

Whereas the State of Iowa and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has designated the Southern Iowa Council of Governments as the area wide planning organization, and

Whereas    Adams  County   is  an  active  member  of  the  Southern  Iowa  Council  of  Governments  and  participates in formulation of area wide plans and programs,

Be It Therefore Resolved   by the ADAMS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS that

Adams County desires to participate in the fiscal year 2022 planning and economic development programs of the Southern  Iowa  Council of  Governments  in  Iowa  Planning  Area  XIV, consisting of  Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Madison, Ringgold, Taylor, and Union  Counties.

Be It Further Resolved   by the ADAMS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS that

Adams  County  provides  $ 4,472.19 for  the  operation of  the  Southern  Iowa  Council of     Governments’  planning  and development programs.

The above resolution is adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County, Iowa with all supervisors voting aye.  Motion carried.  The full resolution is located in the Auditor’s Office.

Akin moved, seconded by Birt to approve Resolution 2021-6 Salaried and Hourly Wage Increase for FY21/22.

Resolution 2021-6

Elected-Salary-Hourly Wages for FY21/22

  EMP#           NAME             TOTAL SALARY

488Benjamin Mullen1817.00
366Benjamin Mullen57,157.08
474Michelle Roberts45,725.66
443Rebecca Bissell57,157.08
465Jennifer Shires45,725.66
483Nancy Turner45,725.66
131Travis Paul59,094.67
524Chad Williams46,350.00
499Andrew Knuth109,995.15
417Bill Lyddon41,200.00
80Travis Malone118,728.60
320Karl McCarty60,099.99
238Carl Goodson17,660.70
467Jamie Stargell56,607.49
118Deb Olive45,725.68
321Alan Johannes70,879.61
332Richard Miller63,791.65
444Michael Laughlin58,830.08
533Matt Staiert56,703.69
509Matt Mullen56,703.69
521Dalton Green58,830.08
531Clay Ramsey56,703.69
470Leland Shipley20,835.08
515Scott Akin20,835.08
380Douglas Birt20,835.08
519Bobbi Baker-Maynes20,835 .08
442Merlin Dixon20,835.08
122Nancy Barnes56,607.49
455Lori Shires45,726.00
417Bill Lyddon9,000 .00

HOURLY EMPLOYEES          HOURLY RATE

132Gail Towne14.43
154Becky Mann23.38
158Ronda Russell23.38
438Karen Carl23.00
439Jim Reiley14.52
472Holly Schafer21.69
485Kevin Provost15.34
487Lisa Brown21.22
500Kelli Bemis19.67
507Amy Detlaff20.60
514Breana Thibodeaux19.67
526Shelly Preston15.91
530Sarah Adamson17.51
534Jodi Johnson15.45
58Tom Williams25.14

Fiscal Year 21/22 shall have the above wages for the Elected, Salary, and Hourly Employees of Adams County. The above resolution is adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County, Iowa with all supervisors voting aye.  Motion Carried.  The full resolution is located in the Auditor’s Office.

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Liquor License LC0041404 The Brooks Bar. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

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

Adams Co SheriffServ           130.353
Agriland Fs. Inc.Gas and Fuel Oil           393.631
AgriVisionSup                6.521
Alliant EnergyUtilities           292.601
Ashenfelter,DonSafety Allow Reimb           136.381
Astro BuildingsBuildings     57,946.401
BlackStrap Inc.road mtl       3,696.221
CJ Cooper & AssocSafety           375.001
Corning Munutilities           670.521
Corning MunUtil       2,581.263
CumminsMain       3,245.411
Douglas Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             50.001
Ernst-ITMaint Agreemnts       3,329.011
Fastenal Cosup           520.641
Feeders Grainsup             19.951
FrontierPhone           271.332
GallsSup           184.651
HyVeeSup           120.951
HyVeeFood       1,613.501
IA Dept of Ag & LandInspection Fee             81.121
IA DOTsupplies       3,939.201
One CallServ                1.801
JC Grafixsup             36.001
Johnston,Garysafety reimb           106.991
LabSourceOther Sup/Equip           888.241
Lands’ EndSup           175.602
Mail ServServ           128.101
MidAmericanutilities                7.361
MW Perform Patchsup       3,403.501
Nishna ProdServ             48.001
Office MachSup                9.791
Page Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             32.001
Partsmastersup           218.211
Reiley,JimReimb             82.001
Sarpy Co SheriffService Fees                6.001
SIRWAUtil           129.331
SW IA RECutili           902.621
SW IA RECUtil           509.332
State Hygienic LabWell Testing             28.001
TAW CompServ       2,804.862
Taylor Co SheriffServ             86.762
U.S. BankDues & Member             40.001
U.S. BankPostage & Mailing           128.921
U.S. BankSafety & Protect.Sup           213.981
U.S. BankSup             45.901
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service           406.722
United Farmer Coopfuel       9,563.961
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub       2,609.672
Verizon WirelessMaint Agreements           361.171
Vogel & Thomas HardHardware           186.081
Western Eng  Comaterials       2,787.011
Zieglerrepair           192.241
Grand Total    105,744.78 

            Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to set a Public Hearing for the Proposed Property Tax Levy for Tuesday, February 16 at 10:00 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Oral reports were presented by the board members as follows: Shipley – Loss Control, Corning, Jan. 20; Scott Akin – Southern Hills, Corning, Jan. 22, ACEDC, Corning, Jan 21, Emergency Management, Corning, Jan 20; Maynes Iowa Virtual Educational Forum – Power Up Iowa, Zoom, Jan. 20.

The next board meeting will be held Monday February 1, 2021 at 9:00 am. Dixon moved, seconded by Akin to adjourn the meeting at 11:10 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

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

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor