Board of Supervisors
Agendas, Minutes & Claims
Date: January 11, 2016
NOTICE AND CALL OF BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
GOVERNMENTAL BODY: CARROLL COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
DATE OF MEETING: Monday, January 11, 2016
TIME OF MEETING: 9:00 a.m. D.S.T.
PLACE OF MEETING: SUPERVISORS MEETING ROOM-COURTHOUSE
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above-mentioned body will meet at the date, time, and place above set out. The tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows:
Pledge of Allegiance
Call to order
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Old Business/New Business
- Soil and Water Conservation District - Water Quality
- Secondary Roads:
- Limestone Quotations
- Assessor Resignation
- 9:45 a.m. Public Hearing Construction Permit Application:
- Dennis Kennebeck, Section 13, Roselle Township
- 10:00 a.m. Wellmark FY17 Initial Rates
- Carroll County Compensation Board FY17 Elected Officials Salary
- FY17 Carroll County Employee Salary
- DHS FY17 Budget
- Approve Payables
- Approve Plat(s)
- Manure Management Annual Updates:
- New Fashion Pork, Farm 315, Elite Finisher 315, Section 24, Wheatland Township
- New Fashion Pork, Farm 312, Elite Finisher 312, Section 12, Pleasant Valley Township
- Committee Reports
Comments from those in attendance
The Board of Supervisors of Carroll County, Iowa met in regular adjourned session in the Boardroom of the Courthouse, in Carroll, Iowa, the County seat of said County on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time pursuant to law, the rules of said Board and to the adjournment with all members present: Neil Bock, District 1; Dean Schettler, District 2; Eugene Meiners, District 3; Marty Danzer, District 4; and Mark Beardmore, District 5.
Motion by Danzer, second by Meiners to approve the agenda as presented. On roll call, all voted aye. Motion by Schettler, second by Beardmore to approve the minutes of the January 4, 2016 meeting as written with following correction: The project will be 80% federal funding and 20% Farm to Market Funds. On roll call, all voted aye.
The Soil and Water Conservation Commission met with the Board to discuss water quality. Discussion centered on soil nitrate production versus crop nitrate uptake. The Commission is working on establishing a test plot along Storm Creek to monitor levels. Following discussion, no formal action taken.
County Engineer Dave Paulson presented limestone quotes. Motion by Meiners, second by Schettler to approve the low bid from Tiefenthaler Ag-Lime, Inc. for 15,000 tons of limestone at $14.10 per ton delivered to Carroll. On roll call, all voted aye.
The Board acknowledged receipt of a letter of resignation from County Assessor Brian Tiesman.
At 9:50 a.m. the chair opened a public hearing for the Dennis Kennebeck Construction Permit Application. The Supervisors attended the site inspection conducted by the Iowa DNR on January 7th and reviewed the master matrix. Hearing no comments, the chair closed the public hearing at 9:52 a.m. Motion by Danzer, second by Beardmore to recommend approval of the construction permit application and indicate agreement with the master matrix score of 440 for the Dennis Kennebeck site. On roll call, all voted aye.
Motion by Bock, second by Schettler to approve a plat of survey for Lot 1 SE1/4 Section 2-85-36. On roll call, all voted aye.
Board reviewed manure management annual updates for New Fashion Pork, Farm 315, Elite Finisher 315, Section 24, Wheatland Township and New Fashion Pork, Farm 312, Elite Finisher 312, Section 12, Pleasant Valley Township.
Motion by Beardmore, second by Danzer to approve the payables for payment as presented. On roll call, all voted aye.
GENERAL BASIC/CASE MGMNT
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. $11,660.59
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 14,731.01
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 9,976.36
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 13,151.69
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 162.66
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 144.36
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 1,472.69
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 1,989.61
SECONDARY ROAD FUND
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 9,263.35
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 11,344.07
Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 148.32
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 173.14
FOR CLAIMS ALLOWED BY DEPARTMENT SEE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SUPPLEMENT BOOK
Clark Nelson, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Account Manager, reviewed county data for claims and pharmacy reports. Nelson discussed renewal rates for the county’s health insurance. Effective July 1, 2017, Wellmark’s rates will increase approximately 2.4%. The final rates will be available in late April. The County uses a third party for stop loss coverage and those initial rates will not be available until late February.
Matt Madsen and Carol O’Tool reviewed the FY17 Department of Human Services budget. Madsen also reviewed programs that are operated in Carroll County through DHS.
Mike Franey, chairman of the Carroll County Compensation Board, presented the salary recommendation of a 3.0% increase for all elected officials, to become effective on July 1, 2016. Franey reviewed the Compensation Board meeting which was held on January 8, 2016.
Board members proceeded to discuss the recommendation with each stating their position on the suggested increases. Following discussion, motion by Beardmore, second by Meiners to approve a 14% reduction in the recommended increase for all elected officials except County Supervisors for FY17. On roll call, all voted aye.
Motion by Danzer, second by Schettler to approve a 14% reduction in the recommended increase for County Supervisors for FY17. On roll call, Bock, Schettler, Meiners, and Danzer voted aye; Beardmore voted nay. Motion carried.
Board discussed FY17 wage increases for department heads, non-union and non-deputy employees. Various options were reviewed. Following discussion, motion by Beardmore, second by Meiners to approve a 2.6% composite wage increase for non-union and non-deputy employees in each department, to be allocated by the department heads at their discretion, based on performance and merit, and not to exceed a 2.6% wage increase for non-elected department heads. On roll call, all voted aye.
Beardmore reported on E-911 and EMA Board meetings. Beardmore discussed E-911 Board members and requested the Board appoint Sheriff Doug Bass to the E-911 Board, which will allow the E-911 Board to appoint him as Chairman. This item will be placed on next week’s agenda. Beardmore explained a shift in the Environmental Health department employee salary and benefits. Beginning in FY17 85% will be paid by Environmental Health and 15% will be paid from the Emergency Management Fund. Beardmore reported on pre-budget meetings, Compensation Board meeting, and Dennis Kennebeck site visit. Upcoming meetings include: Ambulance Board meeting and Telephone Committee meeting.
Schettler reported on Compensation Board meeting and road issues. Upcoming meetings include: Conservation Board meeting and Telephone Committee meeting.
Meiners reported on pre-budget meetings, CADC meeting, Compensation Board meeting, Dennis Kennebeck site visit, and upcoming YES Center meeting.
Danzer reported on Compensation Board meeting, Dennis Kennebeck site visit, and Region XII meeting. Upcoming meetings include: Wesco Board meeting and Solid Waste Commission meeting.
Bock reported on pre-budget meetings, concerned resident’s courthouse security concerns, Compensation Board meeting, CADC meeting, MH Contribution letter, and upcoming Rolling Hills Community Service Board meeting.
Motion by Beardmore, second by Meiners to adjourn at 11:54 a.m. On roll call, all voted aye.
Kourtney Irlbeck, Auditor, Neil Bock, Chairman
Associated File: BILLDAY0116-1.pdf