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Board Minutes – November 12, 2019

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, and Bobbi Maynes. Merlin Dixon was absent. Also in attendance were: Nancy Barnes, Alan Johannes, Jamie Stargell, Karl McCarty, Ron Ludwig, Holly Steeve, and Jan Leonard. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Shipley. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to approve today’s agenda and the minutes from November 4, 2019. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to accept the Title VI Non-Discrimination Assurances, Non-Discrimination Agreement and Compliance Site Review. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Karl McCarty, Secondary Roads, discussed with the board joining a clearinghouse to track employees Commercial Drivers Licenses for driving records and drug screening of Secondary Roads employees. Conservation Department employees with a CDL would be listed on the clearing house as well.

Holly Steeve and Ron Ludwig of MATURA discussed the County Burial Process and how they can assist in the process of filing of claims.

Maynes moved, seconded by Akin to offer a letter of support to the City of Corning to apply for grants for the Hull Street project.

Sheriff Alan Johannes discussed with the board the retirement of the drug dog Tracer. He is currently nine years old and his hips are starting to deteriorate causing him pain. County Attorney Andrew Knuth is working on a resolution to state that once a drug dog is retired it is no longer property of Adams County.

 Claims were approved as follows:

Solutions IncMaint       1,920.703
Access SytmsRepairs           588.001
Adams Co AmbCont       3,333.321
Free PressLegal       1,171.872
Free PressLegal Pub             83.391
AgriVisionREPAIR       1,054.071
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Admin Costs       1,374.002
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.Legal & Ct-Rel Serv.     21,983.002
AkinRepair           267.653
AkinREPAIR           196.671
Scott Akin % Akin PropMachinery Pur       1,000.001
Monica AllenServ             46.001
Amdor, NancyElection Officials           150.001
Judy AntisdelElection Officials           127.881
Arnold Supplyrepair       2,659.031
Rebecca BissellReimb           103.001
BlackStrap Inc.road mtl     11,246.331
Bob Barker CoSup           117.611
Brown, DougElection Officials           129.941
Brown, LisaSchool or mtg exp             96.001
Carolyn BurroughsElection Officials           139.001
C&J Wreckersrepair           600.001
Capital SanitarySup           344.711
Central IA Ready Mixrepair       1,360.001
Cintassafety       1,113.181
Carol CooneyElection Officials           127.881
Cornhusker Intnlrepair             68.431
Corning Fam DentistryServ           233.001
Corning Plumb/HeatSup             84.751
Corning RentalRent           230.001
Corning TireRepair           952.111
Dollar Generalsup             29.751
Dollar GeneralSup                9.751
Cynthia PetersonElection Officials           144.001
Farmers Mutualphone           148.281
Fastenal Cosup             37.601
Feeders Grainsup           934.231
First Natl BankInt-Other Debt       9,233.001
First Natl BankOther LT Debt Rede   173,920.201
Fox Weldingequip           128.801
Freeman,LeeLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             50.001
GallsSup           389.041
Garden & Associatesoutside eng           548.181
Carl GoodsonReimb           222.421
Gray,MickPhone & Fax Serv             35.001
Becky GrundmanElection Officials             63.941
Mary HardersonElection Officials           148.131
Bill HardistyWell Plugging       1,000.001
Heaton, DeloresElection Officials           141.941
Hennepin Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Re Serv.             80.001
Hi Viz Safetysup       1,760.001
Hoversten,MarjieElection Officials           129.941
IDALSspraying             30.001
IDALSReg fees/Meet/Sc             15.001
IMWCAIns       5,424.003
InfomaxRental             97.001
InfomaxEquip             63.251
ISACA TreasurerReg fees/Meet/Sc           195.001
ISSDADue/Memberships           325.001
Johnston,DallasWell Plugging           500.001
Krantz,KyleLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             50.001
Diane MaederElection Officials           147.941
Massena Ag Supplysup           126.261
Maynes, ArnoldTownship Trust Fee             15.001
Karl McCartyreimb             30.001
McMahon,BevElection Officials           142.001
MediacomUtil           729.402
MidAmericanutilities             27.631
Midwest Wheelsup           492.661
LeAnn MorrisElection Officials             74.251
MTE Office CenterOffice Sup/Exp             14.991
MTE Office CenterCopy & Dup. Serv.           973.751
Benjamin MullenReimb           870.892
Ann MyersElection Officials           129.941
Nishna Valley Buildersserv.     66,548.161
Office Machsupplies           140.871
Office MachSup           508.064
Page Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             32.001
Donna PalmerTownship Trust Fee             15.001
Pattison Sand Corock       1,993.461
Travis PaulReimb           220.642
Petersen Tiresupplies             50.001
PictometryServ     16,362.831
Polk Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.           103.922
Poor Boyz LLCSan Disposal           593.751
Pott Co. SheriffLegal & Ct-Rel Serv.             35.001
Prairie Fabricationrepair             75.281
Pro Diesel, Increpqir     28,568.661
Delores RamseyServ           143.941
Red Starsupplies             11.201
Redeemer LutheranRent             45.001
Marjorie ReynoldsElection Officials           127.881
Ray ReynoldsElection Officials           129.941
Richard Cowell TacticalApparel & Uniform           508.001
Rick’s AutoRepair           608.083
RJs PlumbingRepair             52.871
Michelle RobertsSchool or mtg expense             56.512
Ruth RobertsElection Officials           146.941
Robinson ImplementParts             77.181
Robinson ImplementREPAIR           274.571
Rodriguez,LisaOther Labor rel servi           295.001
Sarpy Co SheriffService Fees             35.001
Schildbergrock       6,616.231
Ellen SeatonElection Officials             20.631
Sexton,ConnieOther Labor rel servi             85.001
Shepherd RepairServ           321.902
Shipley,TomElection Officials           144.001
Shires, JenEmployee Mile & Subs.             22.001
Peterbiltrepair       1,132.571
SIRWAutilities             87.001
SIRWAUtil           114.101
Smith, Betty JElection Officials           148.001
SWCCReg             10.001
Jamie StargellEmployee Mile & Subs.             61.001
State Hygienic LabLab Fees (Waste Water)             28.001
T R CommRepair           380.001
Templeton, JayneTownship Clerk Fee             20.001
Judy TownsendElection Officials           119.631
Tractor Supplyrepair           284.931
Nancy TurnerEmployee Mile & Subs.             16.001
UMB BankBank Charges           550.002
UMB BankInt-General Obligati     21,677.501
United Farmer Coopfuel     14,727.991
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub       3,120.092
United Farmer CoopFuels       1,828.091
Verizon Wirelesscomputer             68.561
Vogel & Thomas Hardsup           119.671
Vogel & Thomas HardChem & Gasses-Herb.           224.201
Vogel & Thomas HardCustodial Supplies           191.761
Vogel & Thomas HardElectrical Supp.& Parts             12.761
Vogel & Thomas HardHardware             39.451
Vogel & Thomas HardJail Supplies             73.871
Vogel & Thomas HardOther Supplies/Equip             21.991
Western Eng  Comaterials       3,707.331
Willett,JanElection Officials             20.631
Williams,ChadSafety & Protect.Sup           345.001
Williams,ChadPhone & Fax Service             60.001
Young FencingOther Labor rel servi       4,170.591
Grand Total    430,859.89 

The Board of Supervisors, under the authority of the 2019 Code of Iowa, formed a canvassing board to check the returns of the City/School held on November 5, 2019.  The findings, thereof, are record at length in Election Book #8 in the Adams County Auditor’s Office as required by Section 50.27 of the 2019 Code of Iowa. No obvious clerical errors were identified during the canvass and there were no special ballots that were rejected and not counted.  A total of 400 votes were cast in Adams County.  Pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 50.22, 0 provisional ballots were received.  The following were declared elected as follows:

Carbon Mayor- Larry E. Johnson,

Carbon City Council – Harold Wayne Mitchell, Donna Rochau, Helen Hickman, Vicki Haley, Michael    Kempton

Corning Mayor – Janice Mercer Leonard

Corning City Council-At-Large – Bert Peckham

Corning City Council Ward 1 – Gary Badgett

Corning City Council Ward 3 – Adam Goodvin

Nodaway Mayor- Patricia Shipley

Nodaway City Council – Gary Poen, Gene Dixon, Brenda Dunn, Rebecca Poen, Christine Dunn

Prescott Mayor – Lisa Wilkinson

Prescott City Council – Kimberly Reed, Gary Page

Prescott City Council to Fill a Vacancy – Jason Mitchell

The canvass for the Corning Community School District will be held on November 18, 2019 as those results will then be final.

Committee reports were given as following: Akin – ACEDC, Nov 11, Corning; Shipley – Main Street Orientation, Nov 5, Corning; Birt – Prescott Fire Department, Nov 4, Prescott; Maynes – Prescott Fire Department, Nov 4, Prescott.

ATTEST: Leland Shipley, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor