Board of Supervisors

Agendas, Minutes & Claims

Date: May 30, 2017

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DATE OF MEETING: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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. Region XII Business Revolving Loan Fund
  2. Nishnabotna Watershed Coalition Delegate and Alternate
  3. Manure Management Annual Update:
    1. Jason Opperman Site, Section 29, Washington Township
    2. Timberlane, Juergens Brothers LLC, Section 6, Glidden Township
    3. Dean Smith, Section 1, Washington Township
  4. 9:30 a.m. Public Hearing for AE Pork, LLC Construction Permit Section 32 Maple River Twp
  5. 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 Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Daylight Saving Time pursuant to law, the rules of said Board and to the adjournment with the following members present: Neil Bock, District 1; Eugene Meiners, District 3; Marty Danzer, District 4; and Richard Ruggles, District 5. Dean Schettler, District 2 was absent.

Motion by Danzer, second by Ruggles to approve the agenda with a correction to the day. On roll call, all present voted aye. Motion by Bock, second by Ruggles to approve the minutes of the May 22, 2017 meeting as written. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Board discussed a Region XII 2017 USDA-Intermediary Relending Program Match request. The request is for each County in the region to provide an equal investment of $21,000 into the project. The $126,000 in match will be proposed to leverage a $500,000 loan from USDA-RD. Following discussion, motion by Meiners, second by Danzer to approve participation with an investment of $21,000, contingent upon the other Counties in the region approving the request. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Motion by Bock, second by Danzer to appoint Dean Schettler as the delegate for the East and West Nishnabotna Watershed Coalition, with Richard Ruggles as the alternate. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Board reviewed manure management annual updates for Jason Opperman Site in Section 29 of Washington Township; Timberlane, Juergens Brothers LLC in Section 6 of Glidden Township; and Dean Smith in Section 1 of Washington Township.

Board discussed a Separation Distance waiver request from Jason Opperman in SE1/4 SW1/4 of Section 29 in Washington Township. Opperman is constructing a two barn hog site with an outside formed manure tank with a setback law of 100 feet from the road right of way. Opperman is requesting a waiver for the setback distance of 60 feet for the two barns and the manure tank will remain over 100 feet from the right of way. Opperman was in attendance at the meeting and explained this will keep the facility further from the waterway and residences. Following discussion, motion by Danzer, second by Bock to approve the Separation Distance waiver. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Ruggles no official meetings. No upcoming meetings.

Bock reported on RSVP and Foster Grandparents Board meeting, Rolling Hills Community Services Region Board meeting, and drain issues. Upcoming Merchants Park Rededication Ceremony.

Danzer reported on Drain 99 in Section 15 of Union Township, Drain 102 in Section 7 of Richland Township, and Drain 23 in Section 24 of Pleasant Valley Township. Upcoming meetings include: Hungry Canyons and Merchants Park Rededication Ceremony.

Meiners reported on CADC Board meeting. Upcoming meetings include: Access Washington and Merchants Park Rededication Ceremony.

At 9:40 a.m. the chair opened a public hearing for the AE Pork, LLC. Construction Permit Application. The Supervisors attended the site inspection conducted by the Iowa DNR on May 17th and reviewed the master matrix. No comments were received. The chair closed the public hearing at 9:41 a.m. The Board will recommend approval of the construction permit application and indicate agreement with the master matrix score of 445. Motion by Bock, second by Ruggles to recommend approval to Iowa DNR. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Motion by Ruggles, second by Bock to adjourn at 9:42 a.m. On roll call, all present voted aye.

Kourtney Irlbeck, Auditor, Eugene Meiners, Chairman


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