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Board Minutes – May 11, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:00 am in the Adams County Courtroom and via Zoom with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes of the May 4th meeting.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on Secondary roads. The department is nearing completion of hauling local limestone road rock. Approximately 1,500 ton more of Rip Rap for the EWP project on Birch Avenue still needs to be hauled. The “East” EWP project has a preconstruction meeting scheduled for May 21st.   Juniper Avenue grading will likely begin the last week of May or the first week of June. Malone also discussed a concrete cistern located fully in the right of way on Tulip Avenue. The cistern is a hazard to the traveling public and is addressed in section 318 of Iowa Code. An agreement between the land owner and Adams County is being drafted by the County Attorney for its removal. The board asked about blading of Mulberry Avenue last week, Malone reported that it was bladed last week prior his traversing it Wednesday on his way to check on bridge Mercer 7.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2020-26 to transfer $10,000 from the Local Option Sinking Fund to the Debt Service Fund and $82,153.75 from the Local Option Sinking Fund to the Local Option Fund.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

            Discussion was held regarding the abandoned railroad bed in Grant Township. After researching the properties none of the abandoned railroad bed was owned by Adams County.

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve the revised Adams County Infectious Disease Action Plan. This allows employees to travel again, but asks them to self-monitor their health and report any symptoms to their supervisor. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

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

Solutions IncMaint       1,431.85 2
Access SytmsRepairs           588.00 1
ACEDCContrib.-Oth Gov.&Org     25,000.00 1
Adams Co TreasReimb             57.00 1
Adams Co AmbCont       3,333.32 1
Free PressLegal           581.38 2
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,250.00 1
AkinRepair           953.28 3
AkinREPAIR             30.96 1
Arnold Supplyrepair           103.60 1
Barton,CoreyOth Labor related servi       3,900.00 1
Boswell,TomWages-Temp,PT Empl.             29.06 1
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engin     37,436.99 1
Capital SanitarySup           333.86 1
CHI Healthscreening             66.00 1
CJ Cooper & AssocSafety           105.00 1
Cornhusker Intnlrepair             74.19 1
CSSI- Terry TaylorCustodial Sup           293.75 1
CSSI- Terry TaylorGeneral Rep     13,511.21 1
Dollar Generalsup             12.90 1
Dollar GeneralSup             59.25 1
Electrical EnginMaintenance Agree           882.65 1
Farmers Mutualphone           147.43 1
Fastenal Cosup           137.99 1
Feeders Grainsup       2,302.36 1
Feeders GrainSup       1,848.36 1
Frank’s BodyRepair           182.36 1
Garden & Assocoutside engineer           144.00 1
Carl GoodsonReimb           205.40 1
Gray,MickPhone & Fax Service             35.00 1
Guthrie Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Related Serv.             15.08 1
Hawkeye CCSchool or mtg exp       4,370.00 1
Hilyard,ThatcherOther           349.00 1
IA DNRLicense           300.00 1
IA Dep of AgRegistr fees/Meet/Sc             15.00 1
IACCVSOOther             50.00 1
ICEAtraining           100.00 1
InfomaxRental           101.50 1
InfomaxEquip           105.11 2
Karl ChevroletMotor Vehicle     30,735.50 1
Lloyd & Meredith Inc.Minor Equip/Hand Tools           721.90 1
Karl McCartyreimb             30.00 1
McNeil,SandraOther           379.00 1
MidAmericanutilities             44.03 1
Midland GISServ           360.00 1
MTE Office CenterOffice Sup/Exp           136.02 1
O’Reilly Automotiverepair               6.99 1
Office Machsupplies             69.57 1
Office MachSup           964.00 4
Omaha Truck Centerrepair           904.69 1
Parr,TaylorOther           424.00 1
Pattison Sand Corock     15,209.21 1
Travis PaulReimb             60.00 1
Petroleum MarketersIns       1,142.00 1
Poor Boyz LLCSanitat Disp           593.75 1
Power Planrepair       1,097.13 1
Red StarSup           412.50 1
Rick’s AutoRepair           103.28 1
RJs PlumbingRepair           219.19 2
Robinson ImpleFuel, Tires, & Lub           272.17 1
Schafer Weldingrepair             45.00 1
Schafer WeldingSup           250.00 1
Schildbergrock  101,258.76 1
SEATDues & Member           150.00 1
Peterbiltrepair           628.46 1
SIRWAutilities             87.00 1
Snyderoutside engineer       5,900.00 1
Templeton,MickWell Plugging           500.00 1
Trumblee,KristineOther       1,504.00 1
Turf SolutionsServ             90.00 1
Union Co.MAINT       4,093.26 1
United Farmer Coopfuel       9,699.13 1
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub             37.04 1
VanguardMainten Agree       1,925.00 1
Verizon Connectradios           477.05 1
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.56 1
Thomas Williamsreimb             30.00 1
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service             60.00 1
Zieglerrepair       2,653.98 1
Grand Total   283,785.01  

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to adjourn the meeting and to set the next meeting to Monday May 18th at 9:00 am.

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

Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor