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Board Minutes – August 23, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, and Scott Akin. Merlin Dixon was absent.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from August 16, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the Utility Permit #21-10 for SIRWA on 110th Street in Carl Township. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

County Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on his department. The 180th Street bridge replacement bridge is coming along. Repowering permits are coming in for the wind turbines. Plans for asphalting next year are beginning.

Sheriff Alan Johannes introduced Jail Inspector Delbert Longley to share his guidance on renovation of the Law Enforcement area of the courthouse. His main concerns were the shared Jailer/Dispatchers positions, Classifications of inmates and the space to keep populations separated, and also the need to build a sally port.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve the claims as follows. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Alliant EnergyUtilities              36.191
Arrick,LorieOther Lab rel servi        1,105.001
Bevington, HenryWearing App & Unif            120.001
Bob Barker CoSup            189.233
Bomgaarsrepair              52.481
Caliber Concr LLC.repair        1,713.001
Cent IA Ready Mixrepair        1,470.001
CHI HealthSchool or mtg exp            107.001
CHI HealthSAFETY              77.001
Cintassafety              80.181
Cooper,LauraOth Lab rel servi            240.001
Corning Munutilities              67.321
Corning MunUtil        3,976.872
Corning RentalRent              56.001
CSSI- Terry TaylorGeneral Repairs            441.211
Douglas Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.            100.001
Fidler,CaycieOth Lab rel servi            240.001
Frank’s BodyRepair            400.001
Freshour,Kylesafety reimb            150.001
FrontierPhone            278.162
Gazda Astro BldgsBuildings        4,574.001
Genealogical TreasContrib.-Oth Gov.&Org            211.001
Greater Reg MedDoc and/or Hosp. Care              55.001
Hungry CanyonsBridges        4,500.001
HyVeesup              62.341
HyVeeSup            916.862
HyVeeFood        1,925.001
IA DNRLicense              15.001
IA Law AcademyEdu            150.001
IA St Sher/Dep AssnSchool or mtg exp            375.001
IA Division/LaborBoiler Expenses              40.001
ISACDues            240.001
Kauffman, GraceWearing App & Uniform            120.001
Malone,Travisreimb            384.801
Marco TechEquip. New/Rental            151.131
Means,CheyenneOther Lab rel servi            120.001
Midwest Servsup        9,514.001
Midwest Wheelsup              21.221
Miller,PatOther Lab rel servi            500.001
Nishna ProdServ            459.521
Northland Prod Corepair            381.501
Nutrien AgSup            500.081
Oathoudt, JoeyWearing App & Uniform            120.001
Office MachSup        1,272.702
On TargetSchool or mtg exp            275.001
Pattison Sand Corock        7,866.301
Power Planrepair            909.851
PrimroseFood & Provisions        5,718.001
Purchase PowerOffice Sup/Exp              64.581
Rick’s AutoRepair            174.151
RJs Plumbingrepair            701.751
RJs PlumbingRepair            402.122
Robinson ImpleFuel, Tires, & Lub                0.481
Robinson ImpleREPAIR            214.971
Rodriguez, SteveWearing App & Unif            106.991
SAM,LLCServ            400.001
Shepherd RepairServ            461.742
SIRWAUtil            206.001
SW IA RECutili            501.751
SW IA RECUtil        9,304.412
State Hyg LabWell Testing              31.001
TAW CompServ              68.001
U.S. BankComputer Prog. & Updat              72.751
U.S. BankData Processing Exp              61.621
U.S. BankFuel, Tires, & Lub              50.071
U.S. BankJail Supplies            363.791
U.S. BankMinor Equip/Hand Tools            429.971
U.S. BankOffice Sup/Exp              29.491
U.S. BankPaint & Paint Sup              61.841
U.S. BankParts              28.971
U.S. BankPlumbing Sup            162.541
U.S. BankPostage & Mailing                4.001
U.S. BankSchool or mtg exp            359.131
U.S. BankSup        1,483.181
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service            244.641
United Farm Coopfuel      15,604.911
United Farm CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub        3,432.352
United Farm CoopFuels        1,500.971
VanguardAppraisal Services      31,936.501
Verizon WirelessMaint Agreements            361.031
Vogel & Thomas HardHardware                3.121
Vogel & Thomas HardOther Sup/Equip              83.851
Vogel & Thomas HardPaint & Paint Sup              54.821
WatchGuardEquip. New/Rental        9,400.002
WatchGuardSafety & Protect.Sup              64.001
Watson & Ryan PLCLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.            854.171
Grand Total    131,563.59 

Department Head Reports:  Conservation – The Beach Bash on August 21 had a good turn out and people enjoyed the entertainment and the food trucks.  IT- Found a decommissioned backup device that was still on our system, which is now unplugged making our network even more secure. Treasurer-Still collecting taxes and reported that only 14% of our tax collections are done online. Schafer pointed out that an EFT payment online charge for a customer is 25 cents, which is less expensive than a stamp to mail in the payments.

Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows: Maynes – Crossroads, Creston, Aug 18, IDHS, Aug 19, via Zoom; Birt – Conservation, Aug 12, Corning, DHS/DCAT/JCS, Aug 20, Creston; Akin – Southern Hills, Aug 20, Corning; Shipley – Main Street/Chamber, Aug 16, Corning, Main Street. EV, Aug 19, Corning.

Akin moved, seconded by Birt to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

ATTEST: Bobbi Maynes, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor