Board of Supervisors

Agendas, Minutes & Claims

Date: January 07, 2019

Agenda   Minutes   Claims




DATE OF MEETING: Monday, January 07, 2019

TIME OF MEETING: 9:00 a.m. C.S.T.


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the above-mentioned body will meet at the date, time, and place above set out. The tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows:

Pledge of Allegiance
Call to order
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Old Business/New Business

  1. Carroll County Fair FY20 Funding Request
  2. Carroll Area Day Care FY20 Funding Request
  3. Carroll County Historical Society FY20 Request
  4. FY20 Compensation Board Recommendation
  5. FY20 Non-Elected/Non-Union Salaries
  6. Region V Hazmat Discussion
  7. Approve Payables
  8. Approve Plat(s)
  9. IT/GIS/P&Z Quarterly Report
  10. ISICS(statewide radio system) – RFP Discussion
  11. Manure Management Annual Updates:
    1. Pig Palace, Mick Monahan, Section 13, Jasper Township
    2. WJR Pork Site 20, Douglas Riesberg, Section 26, Arcadia Township
    3. WJR Pork Site 40, Douglas Riesberg, Section 35, Arcadia Township
  12. Committee Reports

Comments from those in attendance (comments will be limited to five minutes)


The Board of Supervisors of Carroll County, Iowa met in regular adjourned session in the Boardroom of the Courthouse, in Carroll, Iowa, the County seat of said County on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time pursuant to law, the rules of said Board and to the adjournment with all members present: Neil Bock, District 1; Dean Schettler, District 2; Eugene Meiners, District 3; Stephanie Hausman, District 4; and Richard Ruggles, District 5.

Motion by Schettler, second by Ruggles to approve the agenda as presented with the addition of appointments and removal of plat approval. On roll call, all voted aye. Motion by Meiners, second by Hausman to approve the minutes of the January 2, 2019 meeting with changes. On roll call, all voted aye.

Jim Mohr and Heather Mohr met with the board to request FY20 funding of $15,000 for the Carroll County Fair Association, the same as current year funding. Mohr reported on remodeled hog barn, Tough Enough rodeo, carnival, continued growth of FFA and 4H participants, and state funding. Majority of county funding goes toward the general cost of the fair.

Board members proceeded to discuss the Compensation Board recommendation with each stating their position on the suggested increases. Following discussion, motion by Meiners, second by Ruggles to approve a 5.0% increase for the Sheriff and Treasurer and a 3.5% increase for the Attorney, Recorder, Auditor, and Board of Supervisors. On roll call, all voted aye.

Nikki Heuton, director of the Carroll Area Child Care Center and Preschool, requested $11,000 in funding from the county for FY20, the same as current year funding. Heuton reviewed statistics and programs at the child care center. Heuton discussed staffing issues, playground upgrades, and annual fundraiser.

Carroll County Historical Society President Barbara Hackfort reviewed projects undertaken during the past year. The Historical Society requested $4,000 in county funding, the same as the current year.

Board discussed FY20 wage increases for department heads, non-union and non-deputy employees. Various options were reviewed. Following discussion, motion by Schettler, second by Meiners to approve a 3.0% wage increase for non-union and non-deputy employees. On roll call, all voted aye.

Schettler discussed a recent Region V Hazmat meeting. Schettler was named Vice Chairperson of the Board. The action on the purchase of a new hazmat truck was tabled and the Region V Board is looking for County support. Schettler explained that if the County choose to leave the region they would have to give notice by November 1 to leave the following July 1. Carroll Fire Chief Gregg Schreck spoke of concerns of making a change and asked that all Chiefs be involved in any future discussions on possible changes.

The Board discussed hiring a consulting firm to evaluate the quote from Motorola for the County radio system. Jason Hoffman with the E911 Board and Communications Center commented on his lengthy work on this project and his knowledge on what the County needs. Motion by Schettler, second by Ruggles to prepare and send out an RFP (Request for Proposal) for consultant work on the County radio system. On roll call vote, Bock, nay; Ruggles, aye; Schettler, aye; Hausman, aye; and Meiners, aye. Motion carried. The County will get some sample RFPs to review and mail to prospective consultants in the future.

Motion by Meiners, second by Schettler to approve payment of payables as presented. On roll call, all voted aye.


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. $11,441.44
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 15,443.97


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 10,321.65
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 13,868.83


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 130.24
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 165.18


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 2,502.96
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 3,335.87


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 10,580.28
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 13,736.54


Employer’s Share F.I.C.A. 135.20
Employer’s Share I.P.E.R.S. 166.84


Board reviewed manure management annual updates for Pig Palace, Mick Monahan in Section 13 of Jasper Township; WJR Pork Site 20, Douglas Riesberg in Section 26 of Arcadia Township; and WJR Pork Site 40, Douglas Riesberg in Section 35 of Arcadia Township.

Carl Wilburn gave a quarterly report for the IT/GIS/Zoning Departments. Four building permits were issued during the quarter, a total of 49 were issued in 2018. Wilburn discussed tower permits, solar permits, airport zoning permits, rural enterprise permits, maps developed, ICIT Tech Team, work ticketing program, group policies for password standards, scanning identity for scan to folder option, water leak detectors, business impact analysis, and possible County website vendors.

The Board discussed an appointment to the safety committee to replace a retired employee and a condemnation board member who is deceased. The Board will work on replacements and bring back to the Board for approval. No formal action taken.

Ruggles no official meetings. Upcoming meetings include: jail, Carroll County Solid Waste, and Region XII Executive Board.

Schettler no official meetings. Upcoming meetings include: jail, Board of Health, and Region V Hazmat.

Hausman reported on call from citizen concerning the Hazmat truck. Upcoming jail meeting.

Meiners no official meetings. Upcoming meetings include: jail, CADC, and New Opportunities review.

Bock no official meetings. Upcoming jail meeting.

Motion by Ruggles, second by Meiners to adjourn at 11:50 a.m. On roll call, all voted aye.

Kourtney Irlbeck, Auditor, Neil Bock, Chairman


Associated File: BILLDAY0119-1.pdf