The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 14, 2022 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon, Scott Akin, and Doug Birt. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to approve amending the agenda to include the fuel contract for Secondary Roads. Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the agenda for the day as amended and to approve the minutes of the March 8, 2022 meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Dixon moved, seconded by Akin to approve the 28E agreement between Adair County and Adams County of contracting with the Adair County Engineer during the interim of searching for a new county engineer. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Resolution 2022-12 Sharing Engineering Services.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County, Iowa, that Nick Kauffman, P.E., the County Engineer of Adams County, Iowa, be and is hereby designated, authorized, and empowered on behalf of the Board of Supervisors of said county to execute the certification of completion of work and final acceptance thereof in accordance with final plans and specifications in connection with all Farm-to-Market and Federal or State aid construction projects in this county. Dated at Adams County, Iowa, this 14th day of March, 2022 by the Adams County Board of Supervisors. Ayes: Birt, Shipley, Dixon, Maynes, and Akin. Nays: None. Motion carried. Attested by Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor.
Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the amended quote of $99,592.96 from Henderson Equipment for a tandem dump truck. McCarty explained it had been originally quoted for around $10,000 less but due to rising costs and the County not making a deposit for the truck, the county was subject to the price increase. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Utility Permit 22-01 for Alliant Energy on Willow Ave. They are burying an overhead wire at the site for an upcoming project. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Dixon moved, seconded by Akin to approve the Fuel Contract with UFC beginning May 1, 2022 for a 1-year term of $0.102 cents over rack price for diesel and $0.0928 cents over rack price for gas. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Maynes moved, seconded by Akin to approve claims as follows. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
|Access Leasing||Maint Agreements||134.72||1|
|Adams Co Amb||Cont||4,166.66||1|
|Free Press||Legal Pub||33.10||1|
|Agriland Fs. Inc.||Gas and Fuel Oil||1,779.98||1|
|Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.||Admin Costs||1,356.47||1|
|BlackStrap Inc.||road mtl||3,524.67||1|
|Bolton & Menk||OUTSIDE ENGINEER||1,199.00||1|
|Grantz,Carla||Oth Labor rel servi||600.00||3|
|Cont Fire Sprinkler||Serv||250.00||1|
|Frank Dunn Co||repair||535.00||1|
|Dr. S Gruba||Election Officials||15.00||1|
|Heaton, Delores||Election Officials||200.00||1|
|Helvie,Ron||Township Trust Fee||15.00||1|
|Henry Adkins||Election Supplies||702.53||1|
|Mont Co Sheriff||legal||41.36||1|
|Morgan, Kathy||Township Trust Fee||15.00||1|
|Mullen, Tony||Township Trust Fee||30.00||1|
|Poor Boyz LLC||Sanitation Disposal||593.75||1|
|Robinson Implement||Fuel, Tires, & Lub||247.26||1|
|Robinson Implement||General Repairs||144.95||1|
|SW IA REC||Util||2,899.80||1|
|Daniel Steeve||Township Trust Fee||30.00||1|
|Taylor Co. Pub Health||Contr.-Oth Gov.&Org||29,993.50||1|
|Turner,Nancy||Employee Mile & Subs.||18.20||1|
|U.S. Bank Equip||Maint Agreements||98.17||1|
|Union Co Auditor||Admin||2,230.50||1|
|United Farmer Coop||fuel||5,458.44||1|
|United Farmer Coop||Fuel, Tires, & Lub||113.79||1|
|Villisca Library||Contr.-Oth Gov.&Org||573.50||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||sup||70.91||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Custodial Supplies||5.99||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Elect Sup.& Parts||14.98||1|
|Vogel & Thomas Hard||Paint & Paint Sup||351.92||1|
Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the Special Election Invoice for $1,903.15 to be submitted to Creston School District for the Election on March 1, 2022. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to open the public hearing for the Maximum Property Tax Dollars at 10:00 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. There were no written or oral objections presented to the board. Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to close the public hearing at 10:05 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Resolution 2022-10 Approval of the FY 2022-23 Maximum Property Tax Dollars.
Approval of FY 2022/2023 Maximum Property Tax Dollars
WHEREAS, the Adams County Board of Supervisors have considered the proposed FY2022/2023 county maximum property tax dollars for both the General County Services and Rural County Services, and
WHEREAS, a notice concerning the proposed county maximum property tax dollars was published as required and posted on county website and/or social media accounts if applicable,
WHEREAS, a public hearing concerning the proposed county maximum property tax dollars was held on March 14, 2020,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Adams County that the maximum property tax dollars for General County Services and Rural County Services for FY2022/2023 shall not exceed the following:
General County Services-$3,074,209
Rural County Services-$1,404,44 7
The Maximum Property Tax dollars requested in either General County Services or Rural County Services for FY2022/2023 does represent an increase of 102% from the Maximum Property Tax dollars requested for FY2021/2022. General County Services has an increase of 102. 77% and Rural County Services has an increase of 102.52%.
Ayes: Akin, Birt, Dixon, Maynes, and Shipley. Nays: None. Signed and dated this 14th day of March, 2022 by Chairperson Doug Birt. Attested by Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor.
Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the Public Hearing for the FY 2022-2023 Budget Hearing on March 28, 2022 at 10:00 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
Department Head Reports: Conservation Director, Recorder, Auditor, and Treasurer attended the ISAC Spring classes and meetings last week. Sheriff – His new pick up should be ready this week to be picked up with all the upfitted equipment. Secondary Roads – Still looking at options for hoop buildings to store additional sand. IT – looking into software to help with stronger password management. Conservation – Introduced Marti Sutton as the new Park Officer. They are working on getting a few docks in the water and turning on some hydrants. They continue to clean up stumps from the Ash trees that were cut down and do some seeding around those sites.
Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows: Maynes – Courthouse Open House, Corning, March 8, RCD, Creston, March 10; Birt – Courthouse Open House, Corning, March 8, SICOG, Creston, March 1; Dixon – Courthouse Open House, Corning, March 8; Akin – Courthouse Open House, Corning, March 8.
Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.
ATTEST: Doug Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors
Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor