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Board Minutes – August 9, 2021

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



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.


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.

Access SytmsRepairs          588.001
Accurate HydraulicsREPAIR       1,511.101
Adams Co AmbCont       4,166.661
Free PressLegal          940.404
Adamson,SarahEmployee Mile & Subs.             50.001
Adamson,SarahPhone & Fax Service             35.001
AgriVisionREPAIR          214.501
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,250.001
AkinRepair          102.981
AkinREPAIR          972.191
Anderson,TannerPhone & Fax Service             35.001
Arnold Supplyrepair          346.881
AT&TPhone & Fax Service             41.271
Bob Barker CoSup          196.561
Bolton & MenkOUTSIDE ENGINEERING       3,203.001
Lisa BrownServ          162.001
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engineering       2,078.901
Camblin MechanicalGen Repairs          969.461
Capital SanitarySup          450.182
Central IA Distrib IncSup       1,005.001
CintasSafety & Protect.Sup             63.311
Cline Machinerepair          700.001
CNH Industrial Capitalrepair          607.001
Cornhusker Intnlrepair          239.901
Corning MunUtil             28.291
Corning RentalRent          640.001
Corning Tirerepair             20.001
Corning TireRepair          126.361
Dollar GeneralSup          102.501
DSM Hoist, Increpair       1,725.001
Echco Concrete       3,780.001
Echo Group Inc.Sup          430.891
Fastenal Cosup       1,220.541
Feeders Grainsup       1,210.961
Finish Line TrophiesOffice Sup/Exp             30.001
FMTCphone          148.161
FMTCPhone & Fax Service       2,659.552
Gaule ExteriorsGeneral Repairs          312.001
Carl GoodsonReimb          294.011
Gray,Mickreimb          133.741
Grn Valleyutil             37.501
Grn ValleyServ             44.501
HyVeeSup       1,297.141
IACCVSOOther             50.001
ICACMPComputer Prog. & Updat       8,550.001
IMWCAIns       4,764.002
InfomaxRental          106.671
InfomaxEquip             31.501
ISACDues          210.001
Jericodust control       1,080.001
Lincoln Ctr Truckrepair       1,812.691
Lundquist ACRepairs          279.942
Mail ServServ          167.741
Main Street CorningReg fees/Meet/Sc             30.001
Matheson Tri Gassup          258.201
McCarty,Karlreimb             30.001
MidAmericanutilities             25.691
Midwest Wheelsup          120.121
MTE Office CenterOffice Sup/Exp             27.041
Office DepotSup          443.971
Office Machsupplies             84.881
Office MachSup          398.184
Omaha Truck Centerrepair             83.451
Otoe Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             18.501
Pattison Sand Corock    11,462.511
Paul,TravisReimb             60.001
Polk Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             73.442
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disp          593.751
PPIsup             56.221
Ramsey’s MarketCustodial Supplies             71.961
Red Starsupplies             29.381
Rick’s AutoRepair          139.581
RJs PlumbingRepair          131.341
Roberts,MichelleSchool or mtg exp             27.201
Schafer Weldingrepair          135.001
Schildbergrock    13,456.381
Secretary of StateLics, Permits, Exam F             30.001
SIRWAutilities             89.001
Solutions IncMaint       3,743.253
Stanard & AssocSchool or mtg exp             31.501
Storey KenworthySup          543.171
Swartz,DeniseOther Lab rel servi          700.001
Sweet DesiresMtg Expenses             68.001
Taylor Co SheriffServ             55.761
U.S. Bank EquipMaint Agreements          103.811
Verizon Connectradios          469.511
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.561
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup          109.851
Vogel & Thomas HardEquip. New & Rental          106.771
WatchGuardSafety & Protect.Sup             64.001
Wiechman,PamOther Lab rel servi          300.001
Williams,Tomreimb             30.001
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service             60.001
Zieglerequipment    19,600.001
Grand Total   105,152.94 

            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