The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, August 9, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Doug Birt, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon, and Scott Akin. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Birt to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from Aug 2, 2021. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Weed Commissioner Larry Maeder gave an update on the year so far and he soon will be preparing the annual report.
Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2021-19 approving contract and bonds for the construction of the “City of Corning RCB Culvert Replacement – Twin Box project.
RESOLUTION # 2021-19
RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT AND BONDS
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ADAMS COUNTY, IOWA:
That the contract and bonds executed by JENCO CONSTRUCTION, INC., of Des Moines, Iowa on the 9th day of August, 2021, for the construction of the “CITY OF CORNING RCB CULVERT REPLACEMENT – TWIN BOX” project number BRS-SWAP-1590(603) – – FF- 02 and such other work as may be incidental thereto, within the County of Adams County, Iowa, as described in the plans and specifications, and which have been signed by the Board of Adams County, be and the same are hereby approved.
Voting Aye: Maynes, Birt, Akin, Dixon and Shipley. Voting No: None. Motion carried. The full resolution is located in the Auditor’s Office.
Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on the Secondary Roads Department. Bridges are moving along nicely. He’s got several meetings coming up regarding the Hull Street Bridge and the walking trail along Hull Street.
Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve Dave Mullen to the Veterans Affairs Commission effective July 1, 2021. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
County Attorney’s Office Administrator Lisa Brown gave an update on the county collections. The State of Iowa has changed the fines and fee structures so they are adjusting to that.
Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2021-20 Committing $100,000 from LOST Funds to the Conservation Reserve Fund.
WHEREAS, the County of Adams desires to transfer funds from the Local Option Sales Tax to the Conservation Reserve Fund; and
WHEREAS, the County desires that said transfers be enacted; and
WHEREAS, the County considers it is in the public interest to complete said transfers; and
WHEREAS, the transfers shall occur over the next five (5) years; and
WHEREAS, the transfer shall be in the amount of $100,000.00 per year; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Iowa Code, the Board of Supervisors has authority to enact said transfers.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNTY OF ADAMS AGREES AS FOLLOWS:
1. The Adams County Board of Supervisors shall enact said annual transfers.
2. The County resolves that the Adams County Auditor shall arrange and transfer the amount of $100,000.00 from the Local Option Sales Tax fund to the Conservation Reserve Fund in fiscal year 2021 and for each of the successive fiscal years until 2026.
3. The County resolves that said transfers be enacted at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Adams County Board of Supervisors.
Voting Aye: Maynes, Birt, Akin, Dixon and Shipley. Voting Nay: None. Motion carried. The foregoing resolution was duly passed and adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Adams, State of Iowa, this 9th day August 2021. The full resolution is located in the Auditor’s Office.
Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the claims as presented. Motion carried.
|Adams Co Amb||Cont||4,166.66||1|
|Adamson,Sarah||Employee Mile & Subs.||50.00||1|
|Adamson,Sarah||Phone & Fax Service||35.00||1|
|Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.||Admin Costs||1,250.00||1|
|Anderson,Tanner||Phone & Fax Service||35.00||1|
|AT&T||Phone & Fax Service||41.27||1|
|Bob Barker Co||Sup||196.56||1|
|Bolton & Menk||OUTSIDE ENGINEERING||3,203.00||1|
|Camblin Mechanical||Gen Repairs||969.46||1|
|Central IA Distrib Inc||Sup||1,005.00||1|
|Cintas||Safety & Protect.Sup||63.31||1|
|CNH Industrial Capital||repair||607.00||1|
|DSM Hoist, Inc||repair||1,725.00||1|
|Echco Concrete LLC.||repair||3,780.00||1|
|Echo Group Inc.||Sup||430.89||1|
|Finish Line Trophies||Office Sup/Exp||30.00||1|
|FMTC||Phone & Fax Service||2,659.55||2|
|Gaule Exteriors||General Repairs||312.00||1|
|ICACMP||Computer Prog. & Updat||8,550.00||1|
|Lincoln Ctr Truck||repair||1,812.69||1|
|Main Street Corning||Reg fees/Meet/Sc||30.00||1|
|Matheson Tri Gas||sup||258.20||1|
|MTE Office Center||Office Sup/Exp||27.04||1|
|Omaha Truck Center||repair||83.45||1|
|Otoe Co. Sheriff||Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.||18.50||1|
|Pattison Sand Co||rock||11,462.51||1|
|Polk Co. Sheriff||Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.||73.44||2|
|Poor Boyz LLC||Sanitation Disp||593.75||1|
|Ramsey’s Market||Custodial Supplies||71.96||1|
|Roberts,Michelle||School or mtg exp||27.20||1|
|Secretary of State||Lics, Permits, Exam F||30.00||1|
|Stanard & Assoc||School or mtg exp||31.50||1|
|Swartz,Denise||Other Lab rel servi||700.00||1|
|Sweet Desires||Mtg Expenses||68.00||1|
|Taylor Co Sheriff||Serv||55.76||1|
|U.S. Bank Equip||Maint Agreements||103.81||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||sup||109.85||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Equip. New & Rental||106.77||1|
|WatchGuard||Safety & Protect.Sup||64.00||1|
|Wiechman,Pam||Other Lab rel servi||300.00||1|
|Williams,Chad||Phone & Fax Service||60.00||1|
Andrew Johnson discussed his concerns with COVID and was seeking clarification on information that was provided last week by the Public Health Director Crystal Drake. His major concern centered on the new testing method Drake discussed with the board. Johnson also shared his desire to know what position the school was going to take moving forward regarding COVID.
Department Head Reports: Treasurer – Tax statements should be sent out starting Wednesday. Conservation –Last week was the first week the campgrounds weren’t full since the beginning of the season. Construction on the shop is coming along. He was able to get two AED machines through a Public Safety grant that will be placed in Chad and Travis’s trucks.
Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows: Maynes – July 26, Crossroads, Creston, July 29, RC&D, Creston; Akin – Aug 5, ACEDC, Corning.
Akin moved, seconded by Dixon 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