Humboldt County Iowa

Humboldt County Iowa - Land Between Two Rivers

March 4, 2019 ~ BOS Minutes

Board of Supervisor’s Room

Courthouse

March 4, 2019

 

     The Board of Supervisors of Humboldt County, Iowa met at 8:30 a.m. on the 4th day of March 2019 with the following members present:  Loney, Reimers, Pedersen, Underberg and Lee.  Absent: None.

     The Chairman called the meeting to order.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Pedersen to approve the amended agenda for the March 4, 2019 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Loney to approve the minutes for the February 25, 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 Underberg and seconded by Loney to authorize the Chairman to sign an easement for purposes of ingress and egress with Alan Pedersen and Larae Pedersen and Mike Clay adjacent to and South and West of the Three Rivers Trail by Rutland.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Reimers to approve plans and specifications and set a bid letting date for March 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. for the following projects:

                LC-171109  Box Culvert on Washington Avenue, Sections 10/11, Norway Township

                LC-393006  Twin Box Culvert on Georgia Avenue, Section 30, Delana Township

All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Pedersen to approve the purchase of two Caterpillar motor graders from Ziegler, Inc. for $594,451 w/trade ins.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to award a contract for the 2019 road paving to Manatt’s Inc. for $3,324,539.25.  All voting aye.

     Bob Lincoln, CEO of County Social Services, was unable to attend today’s Board meeting.  He will call and reschedule for another day.  No official Board action was taken.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to approve the second reading of Humboldt County Ordinance #69, an Ordinance concerning Animal Protection and Control for Humboldt County. All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Underberg to recess as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Board of Trustees for DD#35, Branch C and DD#103.  All voting aye.

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

     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Underberg to accept and place on file the General Assistance Quarterly Reports for the period ending September 30, 2018 and December 31, 2018.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to authorize the Chairman to sign the Boone River Watershed Authority 28E Agreement.

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to amend the prior motion to appoint Todd Lee as a representative to the Boone River Watershed Board.

     Vote on the original motion: All ayes.

     Vote on the amendment to the motion:  All ayes.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Reimers to appoint Rick Pedersen as a representative to the Boone River Watershed Board.  All voting aye.

   

Committee Reports:

Underberg                                                             2/25                        Building & Families teleconference

Underberg, Loney                                               2/26                        Workforce Workshop

Pedersen                                                                2/26                        North Central Iowa Regional Landfill, Fort Dodge

Pedersen, Lee                                                       2/27                        Animal Shelter Meeting

Reimers                                                                 2/26                        Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Fort Dodge

                                                                                2/27                        Ministerial Association

                                                                                                                Community & Family Resources teleconference

Loney                                                                    2/27                        County Social Services, Allison

Lee                                                                         2/26                        Veteran Affairs Meeting                                                   

2/28                        Emergency Managers Meeting

                                               

     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Pedersen to adjourn at 11:22 a.m.  All voting aye.

 

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

Auditor                                                                                                  Chairman, Board of Supervisors