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Board Minutes – July 27, 2020

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. 

Free PressLegal              66.00 2
Agriland Fs. Inc.Gas and Fuel Oil              30.57 1
AirgasWelding Supplies              43.88 1
Barco ProdTraffic & St Sign Mat        1,056.46 1
Bob Barker CoSup           166.96 1
Boswell,MorrisOther              52.00 1
Lisa BrownServ           150.00 1
Carmichael, AudreyTown Trustee Fee              15.00 1
CIDCustodial Sup        1,009.00 1
Cintassafety              51.09 1
Corning Munutilities              58.23 1
Corning MunUtil        3,773.00 3
Echco Concrete LLC.repair           625.00 1
Ernst-ITEquip. New/Rental        1,400.88 1
ESB Clark Heavy Const.construction   101,594.90 1
Fox Weldingequip           596.76 1
Frank Dunn Corepair        1,598.00 1
Frank’s BodyRepair           245.30 1
FrontierPhone           265.66 2
Grn ValleyServ           242.00 1
HyVeeSup           309.19 3
IA DOTsupplies        2,147.19 1
IA Law AcademyEdu           250.00 1
ICPAIns     50,771.07 1
InfomaxEquip              30.00 1
One CallServ                1.80 1
ISUmeetings              65.00 1
ISACDues           375.00 1
JEO Consultingoutside engin     11,172.50 1
Kay Park RecSup           125.00 1
Mail ServServ           165.01 1
Malone,Travisreimb           127.00 1
Maynes, ArnoldTown Trustee Fee              15.00 1
MidAmericanutilities                7.32 1
Benjamin MullenReimb              57.00 1
Natl Sheriff’s AssnSchool or mtg exp           139.03 1
Nishna ProductionsServ           292.58 1
Nishna Valley Buildersserv.     12,668.99 1
Office MachSup              27.18 1
Olive,DougTown Trustee Fee              15.00 1
Pattison Sand Corock        7,821.50 1
Red StarSup              96.90 1
Jim ReileyReimb           132.33 2
RJs PlumbingRepair           844.67 3
Robinson ImpleParts           291.62 1
Russell,KadyOth Lab rel servi        1,260.00 2
SchildbergRock           285.04 1
Shield Tech. Corp.Mainten Agree           100.00 1
SW IA RECutili           470.62 1
SW IA RECUtil        8,207.85 2
Stalker ChevRepair           468.78 1
State AuditorServ     39,212.51 1
TAW CompServ              10.00 1
Templeton, JayneTown Clerk Fee              20.00 1
Treasurer, IAOth Svcs – taxes col        6,633.00 1
U.S. BankCrime Dog Exp              42.99 1
U.S. BankCustodial Sup           483.08 1
U.S. BankDues/Memberships           260.00 1
U.S. BankElection Supplies              89.96 1
U.S. BankHardware           300.17 1
U.S. BankSup              37.18 1
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service           394.46 1
Union Co AuditorAdmin           928.01 2
Union Co SheriffServ              10.00 1
United Constructionconstruction   184,561.25 1
Verizon WirelessMainten Agree           219.35 1
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup              28.76 1
Vogel & Thomas HardEquip. New/Rental           105.98 1
Vogel & Thomas HardFertilizer, seed/plan           891.96 1
Vogel & Thomas HardHardware           362.61 2
Vogel & Thomas HardPaint & Paint Sup           945.31 1
Wheatley,RickWell Plugging           500.00 1
Grand Total    447,817.44  

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