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Board Minutes – March 14, 2022

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.

RESOLUTION 2022-12

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 LeasingMaint Agreements           134.721
Adams Co AmbCont       4,166.661
Free PressLegal           173.251
Free PressLegal Pub             33.101
Agriland Fs. Inc.Gas and Fuel Oil       1,779.981
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,356.471
AkinRepair       1,106.432
AkinREPAIR             64.981
Arnold Supplyrepair       6,473.221
Badgett,DianeElection Officials           185.001
Bissell,BeckyReimb           108.502
Rick BissellServ             30.001
BlackStrap Inc.road mtl       3,524.671
Bolton & MenkOUTSIDE ENGINEER       1,199.001
Calhoun-Burnsoutside engineer       7,008.291
Elaine CalkinsServ             20.001
Grantz,CarlaOth Labor rel servi           600.003
Dale CarmichaelServ             30.001
CIDCustodial Sup           262.001
Cont Fire SprinklerServ           250.001
Corning LibraryCont       6,998.251
Creston Auto Veh.Equip/Repairs           431.171
Dollar Generalsup             18.501
Dollar GeneralSup             90.751
Fastenal Cosup           487.331
FMTCphone           147.761
Frank Dunn Corepair           535.001
FrontierPhone           121.631
Geer SantitationUtil             90.001
Geer SantitationUtilities             75.001
Carl GoodsonReimb           190.001
Griffith,JoleneElection Officials           197.401
Dr. S GrubaElection Officials             15.001
Hawkeye Truckrepair           522.571
Heaton, DeloresElection Officials           200.001
Helvie,RonTownship Trust Fee             15.001
Henry AdkinsElection Supplies           702.531
Hoversten,MarjieElection Officials             15.001
Clyde HoytServ             30.001
InfomaxRental           119.171
Kinser,Dalereimb             30.001
Paul MaederServ             15.001
McCarty,Karlreimb             30.001
Metal LogosBuildings           150.001
MidAmericanutilities             67.801
Mont Co Sherifflegal             41.361
Morgan, KathyTownship Trust Fee             15.001
Benjamin MullenReimb           437.423
Mullen, TonyTownship Trust Fee             30.001
O’Reilly Automotiverepair             42.971
Oden Enterprisesmaterial     33,775.761
Office MachSup           203.421
Pitney BowesPostage           340.232
Poor Boyz LLCSanitation Disposal           593.751
Power Planrepair           956.891
Prescott LibraryCont       1,161.501
Delores RamseyServ           214.002
Red StarSup           912.001
Rick’s AutoRepair           560.602
RJs Plumbingrepair           363.601
RJs PlumbingRepair           132.191
Tom RobertsServ             30.001
Robinson ImplementFuel, Tires, & Lub           247.261
Robinson ImplementGeneral Repairs           144.951
Robinson ImplementREPAIR           248.971
Kenneth RomerServ             15.001
Secure ShredServ             52.001
Shepherd RepairServ       2,811.122
SIRWAutilities             89.001
SIRWAUtil           173.251
SW IA RECUtil       2,899.801
Daniel SteeveTownship Trust Fee             30.001
Taylor Co. Pub HealthContr.-Oth Gov.&Org     29,993.501
TopSpot Rentalsrentals           340.001
Turner,NancyEmployee Mile & Subs.             18.201
U.S. Bank EquipMaint Agreements             98.171
Union Co AuditorAdmin       2,230.501
United Farmer Coopfuel       5,458.441
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub           113.791
Verizon Connectradios           469.511
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.561
Villisca LibraryContr.-Oth Gov.&Org           573.501
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup             70.911
Vogel & Thomas HardCustodial Supplies                5.991
Vogel & Thomas HardElect Sup.& Parts             14.981
Vogel & Thomas HardPaint & Paint Sup           351.921
Willett,JanElection Officials             15.001
Ivan WolfServ             40.001
Kevin WynnServ             40.001
ZieglerREPAIR       2,988.831
Grand Total    129,214.97 

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.

RESOLUTION 2022-10

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