Humboldt County Iowa

Humboldt County Iowa - Land Between Two Rivers

January 21, 2019 ~ BOS Minutes

Board of Supervisor’s Room

Courthouse

January 21, 2019

 

     The Board of Supervisors of Humboldt County, Iowa met at 8:30 a.m. on the 21st day of January 2019 with the following members present:  Loney, Reimers, Pedersen, Underberg and Lee.  Absent: None.

     The Chairman called the meeting to order.

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Loney to approve the agenda for the January 21, 2019 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Reimers to approve the minutes for the January 14, 2019 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

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

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Pedersen to recess as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Board of Trustees for Jt. Humboldt-Webster DD#3-9.  All voting aye.

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

     The Board discussed with Ben Loots, Humboldt County Engineer, Bridge #47 near Bradgate.  Moved by Underberg and seconded by Reimers to move forward with Option #3 presented by the Engineer which entails replacing the bridge with a railroad tank car and then changing the road to the bridge to a level B road, approximate cost $50,000 - $60,000.  All voting aye.

     Michelle De la Riva, Executive Director of Community & Family Resources was present to give the Board an update on their services, the new building and to request funding for FY2019-2020.  The budget request will be taken under consideration as the Board prepares the budget.  No official Board action was taken.

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Reimers to recess as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Board of Trustees for DD#35 Outlet and DD#10.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Pedersen 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 Loney to authorize the Chairman to sign a Letter of Agreement with AFSCME on summer time Secondary Road union hours.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Underberg to accept and place on file the Certificates of Appointment for the Treasurer’s Office.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Loney to accept and place on file the Certificate of Appointment for the County Attorney’s Office.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Loney and seconded by Reimers to accept and place on file the Certificates of Appointment for the Recorder’s Office.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to accept and place on file the Auditor’s Quarterly Report for the quarter ended 12/31/18. All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Pedersen to accept and place on file the Sheriff’s Quarterly Report for the quarter ended 12/31/2018.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Loney and seconded by Reimers to approve a Certification of Election Expense for the 2/06/2018 Iowa Central Community College Special Election.  All voting aye.

 

Committee Reports:

Lee, Loney, Underberg, Pedersen    1/16-1/17              Iowa State Association of Counties New County Officers

                                                                                                  School, Des Moines

Lee, Reimers                                        1/14                        Food Pantry

Lee, Pedersen                                       1/10                        Animal Shelter

Loney                                                    1/15                        Kiddie Cats Day Care

Lee                                                         1/15                        Region V Hazmat, Fort Dodge

                                                                1/17                        Emergency Managers Meeting

 

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Loney to adjourn at 11:18 a.m.  All voting aye.

 

/s/Peggy J. Rice                                                                                    /s/David Lee                                        

Auditor                                                                                                  Chairman, Board of Supervisors