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Board Minutes – September 27, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, September 27, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, Scott Akin, and Merlin Dixon. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from September 20, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Engineer Travis Malone discussed with the board that the motion made to purchase a forestry head during the September 20, 2021 meeting was no longer available. Therefore, Malone presented new quotes to purchase a forestry head. Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the purchase of the forestry head from Murphy’s Tractor and Equipment for $56,530.00. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

The Secondary Roads crew is going to start painting lines soon. Malone has been approached by Montgomery County regarding a possible detour of H54 through Nodaway next summer as they plan to replace a bridge on the east side of Villisca.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to approve the Claims as follows:  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Access LeasingMaint Agree            134.721
Adams Co Extensiontraining              70.001
Agri DrainRoads            468.001
Alliant EnergyUtilities              38.931
Arrick,LorieOth Lab rel servi            950.001
Astro BuildingsBuildings      24,984.801
John BlazekServ              45.001
Bob Barker CoSup              45.401
Bond,JoanRefund of Dep. Lake             121.001
Central PlainsRepair            197.191
ContechRoads            339.631
Corning Munutilities              74.701
Corning MunUtil        4,683.653
Corning RentalRent            483.001
Decatur Co. SheriffLeg & Ct-Rel Serv.                 6.001
Diamond Mowers Inc.repair            272.911
Dollar GeneralSup                 2.901
Douglas Co. SheriffLeg & Ct-Rel Serv.              50.001
Fastenal Cosup            454.151
Frank’s BodyRepair            570.001
FrontierPhone              68.191
GallsSup            114.991
Garage Door ServicesBuildings      12,845.001
Geer SantitationUtil              90.001
Geer SantitationUtilities              75.001
Genealogical TreasContrib.-Oth Gov.&Org            211.111
Greater Reg MedDoc and/or Hosp. Care            135.521
Grn ValleyServ            192.702
Hotsy Cleaningrepair            594.001
HyVeeSup            330.992
ICACMPContrib.-Oth Gov.&Org      48,000.001
InfomaxEquip            119.321
Mail ServServ        2,030.953
Malone,Travisreimb            184.371
MidAmericanutilities                 7.321
Benjamin MullenReimb              99.801
Nishna ProductionsServ            265.441
Office MachSup            179.001
Olive,DebEmployee Mile & Subs.              43.001
Pearson FuneralServ        1,250.001
Perfection Plus LLCrepair        6,248.571
Perfection PressTyping-Print.-Bind.Serv.        1,216.571
Petersen TireSup              55.001
Pitney BowesPostage            180.661
Polk Co. SheriffLeg & Ct-Rel Serv.              38.961
Polk Co TreasMed And Health Serv.            184.771
Rhamy,TomOth Labor related servi            500.001
RJs PlumbingRepair            210.302
Roberts,MichelleSchool or mtg exp              44.821
James RychnovskyServ              45.001
Schafer Weldingrepair              74.701
SchildbergRock            483.401
Schneider GeospatialMaint Agreements      33,705.002
SW IA RECutili            449.711
SW IA RECUtil        8,368.773
State Hygienic LabLab Fees (Waste Water)              31.001
Swartz,DeniseOther Lab rel servi            800.001
TAW CompServ            145.001
Taylor Co SheriffServ              31.001
Green Tree Co.Perm Landscaping        1,200.001
J L Houstonfuel tanks            146.201
TK ElevSup            440.401
Turner,NancyEmployee Mile & Subs.            104.001
U.S. BankBuildings        3,113.951
U.S. BankComp Prog.& Updat              25.311
U.S. BankData Processing Exp              23.881
U.S. BankFood & Provisions              61.091
U.S. BankFuel, Tires, & Lub              88.941
U.S. BankFuels              57.421
U.S. BankMin Equip & Hand Tools            129.981
U.S. BankOther            219.191
U.S. BankOther Sup/Equip            118.041
U.S. BankPlumbing Supplies            162.541
U.S. BankPostage & Mailing        1,240.001
U.S. BankReg fees/Meet/Sc            130.001
U.S. BankSafety & Protect.Sup            119.881
U.S. BankSchool or mtg expense            930.301
U.S. BankSup            344.181
U.S. BankPhone & Fax Service            203.371
Union Co AuditorAdmin        2,222.011
United Farmer CoopFuel, Tires, & Lub        3,863.431
VanguardAppraisal Services      97,327.801
Verizon WirelessMaintenance Agree            360.591
Wayne VictorServ              45.001
WatchGuardSafety & Protect.Sup              36.001
West,ShellyTownship Clerk Fee              60.001
Wiechman,PamOther Lab rel servi            300.001
ZieglerREPAIR            754.781
Grand Total     266,885.15 

Shipley moved, seconded by Akin to approve setting the public hearing for Oct 11, 2021 at 10:00 am for a budget amendment for FY 2021-2022. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Don Beussink with Cott Systems made a presentation to the board of Cott Systems software for archival services of the Auditor Land and Lot records and the Supervisors minutes.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the MOU between MATURA and Adams County for renting space in the courthouse for the WIC clinics in Adams County. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

The board discussed different options for enforcing the clearing of objects from the right of ways. The board tabled this to further discuss and gather additional information. They have upcoming meetings with other Counties and will continue to explore and seek ideas. The topic has been tabled to a later date.

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the quote from Heartland Business Systems for migrating email accounts to the @adamscounty.iowa.gov domain and implementing Office365 in the government cloud for increased security and also approved the optional Endpoint Management and Intune deployment for remote management of email and Office installations. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Department Head Reports:  Treasurer – 90% collected for the first half of taxes. Has filled the clerk position. Conservation – Should get internet today at the new office and are continuing to finish up the new shop and starting to move items over. The road projects are coming along and should be finished this week. Winter rates start Oct 1, 2021. The Park starts to winterize, pulling docks, buoys, and shutting down bathrooms around Oct 15th. Starting a Hunter Ed course tonight and there are 9 kids signed up. The cross-country meet was a huge success and will be hosting the District Cross-Country meet. Secondary Roads – Advertising for Inspector position and potentially hiring another seasonal employee.

Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows:  Maynes – Iowa DHS, Sept. 22, via Zoom, Poet/IA Energy Forum, Sept. 24, Corning; Dixon – SCI911, Sept. 22, Creston; Akin – Mental Health, Sept. 14, via Zoom, ACEDC, Sept 16, Corning.

Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

ATTEST: Bobbi Maynes, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor