Board of Supervisors

Agendas, Minutes & Claims

Date: October 19, 2015

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DATE OF MEETING: Monday, October 19,2015

TIME OF MEETING: 9:00 a.m. D.S.T.


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

  1. IT/P&Z Quarterly Report
  2. Committee Reports
  3. 10:00 a.m. Public Hearing FY16 Budget Amendment
  4. Tower Point Conference Call
  5. Elderbridge Annual Report

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, October 19, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Daylight Saving 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 Bock, second by Meiners to approve the agenda as presented with the addition of plat approval. On roll call, all voted aye. Motion by Beardmore, second by Schettler to approve the minutes of the October 12, 2015 meeting as written. On roll call, all voted aye.

Carl Wilburn gave a quarterly report for the IT/GIS/Zoning Departments. Twenty-six building permits were issued during the quarter. Wilburn explained some of the projects his department has been involved with during the quarter: DNR Flood Plain; GIS Grant for Comm.Center; Sidwell parcel data; and Comm. Center project.

Bock reported on upcoming CADC Housing Tech Committee meeting, Cadillac Tax meeting, signed RSVP/Foster Grandparents checks, and DECAT meeting.

Meiners no official meetings.

Schettler reported on Conservation Board meeting.

Beardmore reported on Ambulance Board meeting and Carroll City Council candidate forum.

Chair opened a public hearing for a FY16 budget amendment at 10:00 a.m. Auditor explained amended revenues and amended expenditures. Following discussion and comments from the public, the Chair closed the public hearing at 10:14 a.m. Motion by Beardmore, second by Meiners to approve the budget amendment. On roll call, all voted aye.

The Board participated in a telephone conference with Tower Point Capital. Tower Point Capital offered two proposals to buy out the County’s current tower lease with Verizon. One proposal was a lump sum payment of $206,076 with landlord’s share on new tenant rent of 50% and the second proposal was a purchase price of $240,169 paid in 20 installment payments with Tower Point paying $20,008.02 of the Purchase Price at closing and 19 additional installments of $11,587.42 annually thereafter, with the landlords’ share on new tenant rent of 50%. The current Verizon lease will pay rent for thirty five years with approximately $587,428 collected for rent. Rich Johansen and Garrett Zubrock with Tower Point Capital explained each proposal. The Board felt the Tower Point offers were low compared to the lease currently in place. Following discussion the Board agreed to pass on the offer from Tower Point. No formal action taken.

Healthy Aging Director Robert Ammann reviewed an annual report for the Elderbridge Agency on Aging. Among other services, Elderbridge provided 38,301 congregate meals in Carroll County during fiscal year 2015 at a cost of $261,555. For FY17, Elderbridge is requesting funding of $2.80 per person age 60+ in Carroll County, which is $13,798. This is an increase of $246 from current year funding.

Motion by Beardmore, second by Meiners to approve plats of survey for Lot 3 of NW1/4 NE1/4 Section 21-82-34 and Lot 1 of S1/2 Frl. NW1/4 Section 2-83-36. On roll call, all voted aye.

Danzer reported on Carroll County Solid Waste Commission meeting, Ambulance Board meeting, and meeting with Assessor.

Motion by Beardmore, second by Bock to adjourn at 10:51 a.m. On roll call, all voted aye.


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