Board of Supervisors

Agendas, Minutes & Claims

Date: October 29, 2018

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DATE OF MEETING: Monday, October 29, 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. Secondary Roads:
    1. Utility Permit(s)
    2. Weed Commissioner Annual Report
    3. Drain Update
  2. Approve Payables
  3. Set Public Hearing Construction Permit Application Schon West Site, Sec. 34, Richland Twp.
  4. Maple River Wastewater System – Flow Meter Issues
  5. Manning Hausbarn Heritage Park Update
  6. Elderbridge Annual Report
  7. Manure Management Annual Updates:
    1. Rick Burdine, Section 16, Glidden Township
  8. 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, October 29, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Daylight Saving 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 Meiners second by Schettler to approve the agenda as presented. On roll call, all voted aye. Motion by Bock, second by Ruggles to approve the minutes of the October 22, 2018 meeting as written. On roll call, all voted aye.

Motion by Schettler, second by Ruggles to approve a utility permit for Northern Natural Gas for work in Section 6 Pleasant Valley Township; Sections 27,30 & 33 Richland Township; and Section 3 Union Township. On roll call, all voted aye.

County Engineer Dave Paulson presented the Annual 2018 Weed Commissioner report. Motion by Schettler, second by Bock to approve the 2018 Weed Commissioner report. On roll call, all voted aye, except Meiners who abstained. Motion carried.

Paulson reviewed an agreement with B & W Control Specialists, the company who does brush control and weed spraying for drainage ditches. The agreement covers work in Drain 9-13, Drain 102, Drain 109, Drain 86-150, and Drain 77. Motion by Meiners, second by Ruggles to approve the agreement with B & W Control Specialists. On roll call, all voted aye.

Paulson updated the Board on Drain 31 and Drain 33 repairs.

Freda Dammann and Alan Muhlbauer representing Heritage Park in Manning presented a funding request for approximately $7,385. The funds will be used to install sewer lines to each camp site at the park. Following discussion, the Board will place this request on the agenda next week and make a formal decision regarding funding.

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

Motion by Bock, second by Ruggles to set Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. as the date and time for a public hearing for the consideration of a construction permit application for Joey Schon in Section 34 of Richland Township. On roll call, all voted aye.

County Auditor Kourtney Irlbeck presented a quote for an Ultrasonic flow meter system for the Maple River Wastewater System. The quote is from GPM for $3,362.60. Irlbeck explained that the operator of the system Jared Hays has recommended the County replace the current flow meter due to reliability, inability to find parts, and high cost of repairs. A current repair estimate Hays received was $1,426.68. Irlbeck explained that there is not enough in Maple River Wastewater reserves to cover either a repair or replacement. The Board discussed funding options and will make a formal decision at next week’s meetings.

Board reviewed a manure management annual update for Rick Burdine in Section 16 of Glidden Township.

Ruggles reported on discussion regarding interoperable system upgrades. Upcoming informational jail meeting.

Schettler reported on drain repair. No upcoming meetings.

Bock reported on Coon Rapids Town Hall meeting and detail versus budget report for budgeting purposes. Upcoming meetings include: informational jail meeting and Rolling Hills Community Services.

Meiners reported on CADC Board meeting, New Opportunities Policy Council meeting, Coon Rapids Town Hall meeting, New Opportunities Board orientation meeting, New Opportunities Board meeting, and ISAC. Upcoming jail informational meeting.

Danzer reported on drain repair, ISAC New Officers school work, and Danner grain leg follow-up work. Upcoming jail informational meeting.

Healthy Aging Director Robert Amman reviewed an annual report for the Elderbridge Agency on Aging. Among other services, Elderbridge provided 25,930 meals in Carroll County during fiscal year 2018. For FY20, Elderbridge is requesting funding of $2.90 per person age 60+ in Carroll County, which is $14,291. This is an increase from $2.85 per person in FY18.

Motion by Ruggles, second by Bock to adjourn at 10:40 a.m. On roll call, all voted aye.

Kourtney Irlbeck, Auditor, Marty Danzer, Chairman


Associated File: BILLDAY1018-2.pdf