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Board Minutes – October 12, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Bobbi Maynes, Scott Akin, Merlin Dixon and Doug Birt. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes of the October 5th meeting.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Engineer Travis Malone updated the board on Secondary Roads projects. He held a meeting with Eldon Ray of Schildbergs to talk about quantities of road rock for the upcoming year and stated that they are finishing the plate pipe on Locust Ave this week. Upon completion of Locust Avenue there are a few more CMP projects of a smaller scale and some shouldering on Quince Ave to hopefully wrap up before winter. The streambank stabilization on Aspen Ave will be completed up by the end of the month given the current weather forecast. Applications are being received for the 2 open positions with a deadline of Friday October 16th. Bridge Prescott 5 is in the December Iowa DOT letting. 259 trip permits have been filed for calendar year 2020 as of last Friday with the vast majority being issued for the wind turbines.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve Utility Permit #20-15 for SIRWA as they are going to bore a one-inch service line under N28. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve Utility Permit #20-15 for SIRWA for boring under N28. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

             The Board of Supervisors and Engineer Malone thanked Larry Maeder for his 11.5 years of service to Adams County and for stepping forward to serve as the weed commissioner for the past year. They all wish him the best in retirement.

            Treasurer Nancy Barnes presented the quarterly investment report. Birt moved, seconded by Mayes to approve the Treasurer’s quarterly investment report. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.  Barnes also reported to the board that 91% of first half taxes have been collected at this point.

            Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the Procurement Policy. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

            The board is moving the regular weekly meeting from November 9 to November 10 at 1 p.m. to canvass the General Election. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

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

Solutions IncMaint          565.802
ACEDCContrib.-Other Gov.&Org    25,000.001
Adams Co ExtReg fees/Meet/Sc          105.001
Adams Co AmbCont       4,166.661
Free PressLegal          146.702
Free PressLegal Pub             26.591
Adams Co SherServ             38.001
Adamson,SarahPhone & Fax Service             35.001
AgriVisionREPAIR          371.321
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,250.001
AirgasWelding Sup          670.001
AkinRepair          632.352
AkinREPAIR          387.841
Arnold Supplyrepair       1,109.971
Astro BuildingsBuildings    19,760.801
William BirtServ             15.001
Brown, LisaSchool or mtg exp             96.001
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engineering    35,186.981
Capital SanitarySup          282.332
Cintassafety             52.901
Cook ApplianceRepair          249.001
Blake CooperServ             15.001
Cornhusker Intnlrepair       7,524.311
Corning TireRepair             53.171
Creston Publishinglegal pub             75.251
Dencorepair    31,270.001
Dollar Generalsup             18.001
Dollar GeneralSup          212.201
Echo Group Inc.Sup             28.121
Fox Weldingequip          105.891
Freeman,LeeLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             50.001
GallsSup          212.301
Geer SantitationUtilities          225.001
Carl GoodsonReimb          185.001
Gray,MickPhone & Fax Service             35.001
Gray,MickWearing App & Uniform          585.001
Greenwalt,Tysontrucking       8,062.601
Hawhee Truckrepair          847.541
IAAODues & Memberships          220.001
ICACMPComp Pro. & Updat    22,184.001
IMWCAIns       5,461.002
InfomaxRental          101.501
InfomaxEquip             68.201
IntoximetersSafety & Protect.Sup          115.001
Joe’s PortablesSanitation Disposal          160.001
Kaufman,LuAnnTownship Clerk Fee             20.001
Krantz,KyleLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             50.001
KSIBOfl Pub.& Legal Not.          116.671
Lawson Prodrepair          726.671
McCarty,Karlreimb             30.001
MediacomUtil       1,114.292
MidAmericanutilities             20.741
Miller,PatOth Lab rel servi          400.001
Motorola Inc.Mach & Equip Pur    51,011.051
Benjamin MullenReimb          359.601
Office Machsupplies             45.481
Office MachSup             48.581
Olin StraitServ               9.801
Omaha Truck Centerrepair             20.351
Pattison Sand Corock    12,663.561
Paul,TravisReimb          255.721
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disp          593.751
Power Planrepair       1,328.721
Reiley,JimReimb          129.752
Rick’s AutoRepair          571.942
RJs PlumbingRepair          609.001
Robinson ImpleREPAIR             20.001
Russell,KadyOther Lab rel servi          330.001
Schildbergrock          657.771
SchildbergRock          784.901
Secretary of StateLics, Permits, Exam F             30.001
Shepherd RepairServ          167.951
SIRWAutilities             87.001
SIRWAUtil          271.681
Swartz,DeniseOth Lab rel servi          400.001
The ExchangeServ             23.001
Titan Machineryrepair          782.501
Towne,GailReimb             27.651
U.S. BankMaintenance Agree             63.151
U.S. BankSup       1,336.311
United Farmer Coopfuel       8,337.971
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub             89.431
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.561
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup             12.991
Vogel & Thomas HardCustodial Supplies             44.941
Vogel & Thomas HardJail Supplies             38.981
Vogel & Thomas HardParts          160.001
Kathy WestTownship Trust Fee             15.001
Williams,Tomreimb             30.001
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service             60.001
Grand Total  251,927.77

            Oral reports were presented by the board members as follows: Birt – SICOG, Oct 6, Creston.

Maynes moved, seconded by Dixon to adjourn the meeting at 10:35 am. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. 

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