Board of Supervisors

Agendas, Minutes & Claims

Date: January 22, 2018

Agenda   Minutes   Claims




DATE OF MEETING: Monday, January 22, 2018

TIME OF MEETING: 9:00 p.m. D.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 Libraries FY19 Funding
  2. Fricke Building Vacanct Office Space – ReMax Contract
  3. Wellmark FY19 Renewal
  4. Secondary Roads:
    1. Utility Permits
    2. Limestone Quotes
  5. Canvass Drain 23 Election
  6. FY18 Substance Abuse Semi-Annual Report
  7. Committee Reports

Comments from those in attendance


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 22, 2018 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; Marty Danzer, District 4; and Richard Ruggles, District 5.

Motion by Bock, second by Meiners to approve the agenda as presented with the removal of Carroll County Libraries FY19 funding. On roll call, all voted aye. Motion by Ruggles, second by Schettler to approve the minutes of the January 15, 2018 meeting as written. On roll call, all voted aye.

The Board discussed the Lenz Insurance and RE/MAX Professional Realty real estate agreement for the vacant office space in the Fricke Building. The current agreement has expired. Following discussion, motion by Bock, second by Schettler to renew the agreement with the same terms. On roll call, all voted aye.

Board proceeded to canvass the results of the Drain 23 Election, held Saturday, January 20, 2018. Scott Lenz was elected to the position of Drainage Trustee for District One, with a total of ten votes. Motion by Schettler, second by Ruggles to approve the canvass and abstract for the January 20, 2018 Drain 23 Election. On roll call, Danzer, aye; Ruggles, aye; Schettler, aye; Bock, aye; and Meiners, aye. Motion carried. (Abstract on file in the Auditor’s Office).

Motion by Schettler, second by Bock to approve the FY18 Semi-Annual Substance Abuse Grant report and authorize Joann Martin to sign the report. On roll call, all voted aye.

Clark Nelson, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Account Manager, reviewed county data for claims and pharmacy reports. Nelson discussed renewal rates for the county’s health insurance. Effective July 1, 2018, Wellmark’s rates will decrease approximately 4%. The final rates will be available in late April. The County uses a third party for stop loss coverage and those initial rates will not be available until late February. Wellmark also provided a quote for the County stop loss coverage. The Board will review the initial offer when they receive the initial rates from HM Life.

Motion by Meiners, second by Ruggles to approve utility permits for Century Link for work in the following areas: Sections 1 and 12 Maple River Township; Section 7 Grant Township; Section 12 Maple River Township; Sections 2 and 3 Roselle Township; Sections 10 and 11 Roselle Township; Sections 9 and 16 Pleasant Valley Township; Sections 15, 21, and 22 Roselle Township; Sections 14 and 15 Roselle Township; Sections 13 and 18 Pleasant Valley Township; and Section 29 Pleasant Valley Township. On roll call, all voted aye.

County Engineer Dave Paulson discussed limestone quotes. Following discussion, motion by Bock, second by Ruggles to approve the bid from Arcadia Limestone for 10,000 tons of limestone at $15.64 per ton. On roll call, all voted aye.

Ruggles reported on ISAC and Department pre-budget meetings. Upcoming meetings include: Carroll Area Childcare Center and North Raccoon River Watershed.

Schettler reported on Conservation Board meeting, Department pre-budget meetings, meeting with DOT Director Lowe, and E911/EMA meeting. Upcoming meetings include: Board of Health and North Raccoon River Watershed.

Bock reported on Department pre-budget meetings, Coalition of Human Services meeting, and Local Planning Group meeting. Upcoming meetings include: Union Negotiations on February 14th, Department pre-budgets, RSVP, Rolling Hills Community Services Region, and Legislative Forum.

Meiners reported on City/County Communications Center meeting, ISAC University, and YES Center Board meeting. Upcoming meetings include: Department pre-budget, CADC, Policy Council, New Opportunities Executive meeting, and New Opportunities Board meeting.

Danzer reported on City/County Communications Center meeting, Department pre-budget meetings, Carroll County Solid Waste Board meeting, and Highway 30 meeting. Upcoming meetings include: sign checks at Region XII and meet with RE/MAX regarding real estate agreement.

Motion by Ruggles, second by Bock to adjourn at 11:55 a.m. On roll call, all voted aye.

Kourtney Irlbeck, Auditor, Marty Danzer, Chairman


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