Humboldt County Iowa

Humboldt County Iowa - Land Between Two Rivers

April 3, 2017 - BOS Minutes

Board of Supervisor’s Room

Courthouse

April 3, 2017

 

     The Board of Supervisors of Humboldt County, Iowa met at 8:30 a.m. on the 3rd day of April 2017 with the following members present:  Reimers, Mattes, Lee, Underberg and Pedersen.  Absent:  none.

    Moved by Reimers and seconded by Lee to approve the agenda for the April 3, 2017 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Mattes and seconded by Underberg to approve the minutes for the March 27, 2017 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

    Chairman Pedersen opened the meeting up for public concerns.  No one was present to speak so the Board continued with their regular meeting.

     Moved by Mattes and seconded by Reimers to accept and place on file the Grand Jury Report for 2017.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Underberg to approve a Class C Liquor License with Sunday Service and Outdoor Sales for the Humboldt Country Club.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Mattes to approve a reduced levy from $35.18 to $33.18 for the Mental Health Fund for the FY 17-18 Humboldt County Budget.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Mattes and seconded by Lee to approve the following name changes for the Recorder’s Fee Account at Bank Iowa:  Remove Nancy Parsons and add Mary Beth Olson

and the Safe Deposit Box at US Bank:  Remove Nancy Parsons and add Mary Beth Olson and Peggy Rice

All voting aye.

     Moved by Lee and seconded by Underberg to approve the first reading of Humboldt County Ordinance #6 Amended, concerning control of at large dogs/cats.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Lee and seconded by Mattes to waive the second and third readings and adopt Humboldt County Ordinance #6 Amended, an Ordinance concerning control of at large dogs/cats.  All voting aye.

     Louie Fallesen, landowner and Bill Manske with Precision Drainage & Excavating, Inc. were present to give the Board an update on closing some agricultural drainage wells.  No official Board action was taken.

     Greg Darling, Humboldt County School Superintendent was present to thank the Board for the county’s assistance in a mock disaster drill.  No official Board action was taken.

     Steve Hutchinson with T.P. Anderson Company was present to submit the Humboldt County Audit for FY 15-16. Moved by Underberg and seconded by Lee to accept and place on file the Humboldt County Audit for FY 15-16. All voting aye.

     Melody Larson, Emergency Management Director/Zoning Board Administrator was present to submit the Board of Adjustments recommendation for the Wacousta Finisher Farm Site (Brookglade Farms, LLC) in the SE SW of Section 33, Township 93 North, Range 30 West, Humboldt County, Iowa.  Moved by Lee and seconded by Mattes to deny a permit for the Wacousta Finisher Farm for the following reasons:

  1. A site survey was requested and not received within the timeframe agreed upon.
  2. Recording of Manure Management Easement Agreements per Humboldt County Ordinance #65.  By the application information, manure will be applied to ground already being used by another CAFO.

All voting aye.

    Moved by Mattes and seconded by Lee to recess as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Board of Trustees for DD#33 Branch D.  All voting aye.

    Moved by Reimers and seconded by Lee to adjourn as the Board of Trustees for Drainage and reconvene as the Board of Supervisors.  All voting aye.

    Moved by Reimers and seconded by Lee to approve the units completed on the following vouchers for Manatt’s Inc. on 2016 Resurfacing Projects:

                IDOT Voucher #8 for Project #FM-CO46(64)

                IDOT Voucher #7 for Project #FM-CO46(66)

                IDOT Voucher #7 for STP-S-CO46(67)

All voting aye.

     Moved by Mattes and seconded by Lee to set April 10 at 9:15 a.m. as the date and time for a public hearing on the Humboldt County FY2018 Secondary Road Construction program.  All voting aye.

     Paul Jacobson, Secondary Road Engineer gave a presentation on his contract for FY 17-18.  No official Board action was taken.    

 

Committee Reports:

Reimers, Mattes, Underberg, Pedersen           3/30        Humboldt Co. Economic Development/Prestage Farms

Reimers                                                                 3/28        Food Pantry Truck

                                                                                                Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Eagle Grove              

Mattes                                                                   3/30        Iowa County Technical Services, Des Moines

                                                                                3/31        Kiddie Cats Day Care                                        

Lee                                                                         3/27        Veteran Affairs

                                                                                                Board of Adjustment

Pedersen                                                                3/27        North Central Iowa Landfill, Fort Dodge                                                                                       

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Lee to adjourn at 11:01 a.m.    All voting aye.

 

Peggy J. Rice                                                        Rick Pedersen                     

Auditor                                                                  Chairman