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Plymouth County Supervisors Minutes & Claims — September 15, 2020

Plymouth County Board of Supervisors
September 15, 2020
Le Mars, Iowa

The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors met in Courthouse Boardroom on September 15, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.  All members were present.  All votes following are aye unless otherwise indicated.  Board Chairman Don Kass called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to approve the 9/15/20 agenda.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Loutsch, to approve the minutes of the 9/1/20 meeting.  Loutsch-aye; Horton-aye; Kass-abstained; Meis-aye; Anderson-aye.  Motion Carried.  There was no meeting on 9/08/20.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to approve the 9/4/20 and 9/15/2020 payroll and 9/15/20 claims.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve the wind farm decommissioning agreement and to approve the road use agreement with a few final inclusions by County Attorney Darin Raymond and County Engineer Tom Rohe.  Motion Carried.

Pride Group CEO Sarah Jackson and Pride Group Board Members Rex Knapp, George Wagner and Jeremy Bolin presented their desire to purchase the Residential Care Facility building and property (Plymouth Life) from Plymouth County due to the current facility not meeting new State of Iowa bed and unit configuration requirements.  The Board of Supervisors will prepare an aerial map of the ground that they would be willing to sell along with the current building for public bid and will consider getting an appraisal. The Board of Supervisors will present a proposal on September 29, 2020 of the parcel that they would be willing to declare as surplus property for a public sale/bidding.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Loutsch, to approve a minor subdivision, Double 1 Pork, LLC, in Section 11 of Meadow Township subject to the driveway placement approval by County Engineer Tom Rohe which allows and is required for trucks to be off the road when loading and for the adjacent property owner to provide written approval due to set back requirements in order for the minor subdivision to be signed by Zoning Administrator Alan Lucken and be approved and recorded by the owners.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Anderson, to approve C.D. Homestead, a minor subdivision in Section 21 of Stanton Township, subject to Zoning Administrator signature.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, Broken Kettle Range, 2nd Addition, a minor subdivision in Section 34 of Sioux Township.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve
Resolution #091520 for an extension to file Jauer Addition, in Section 15 of Hungerford Township.
Loutsch-aye; Horton-aye; Kass-aye; Meis-aye; Anderson-aye.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to approve a permit to Southern Sioux Rural Water in Section 11/12 of Preston Township.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to approve a permit to Premier Communications in Section 2/3 of Johnson Township on K22.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to approve the purchase from Ziegler for a 2020 140M Caterpillar Motor grader with trade-in of a 2002 Cat 140H for a net amount of $256,880.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve an equipment purchase from Ziegler for a 2020 953K Track Loader with a trade-in of a 1989 Caterpillar 943 for a net amount of $243,680.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve a 28E agreement with Lyon County for Plymouth County Attorney office services providing for a reimbursement payment amount of $90 per hour plus mileage until such services are no longer needed.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Loutsch, seconded by Horton, to canvass the Akron-Westfield School Special Election that was held on September 8, 2020 with the following results:
For the Public Measure:  To adopt a Revenue Purpose Statement specifying the use of revenues the Akron-Westfield Community School District will receive from the State of Iowa Secure and Advanced Vision for Education Fund
There were one hundred eighty-five (185) total votes cast as follows:
For the question, there were One Hundred sixty-one (161) votes
Against the question, there were Twenty-four (24) votes
We therefore declare the public measure to be adopted.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Loutsch, to approve a one-year liquor license renewal for the Hole N’ The Wall Hunt Club.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Loutsch, to appoint Roy Hodgson as Stanton township trustee to replace Rodney Hodgson.  Motion Carried.

The Board of Supervisors adjourned the meeting at 11:59 am.

Stacey Feldman, Plymouth County Auditor
Don Kass, Chairman

Plymouth County – Claims paid on 9-15-20
A & M Laundry  SHOP SUPPLIES    58.00
Access Systems  copier contract    377.12
AgriVision Equipment  UTV battery    375.72
Noel Ahmann  mileage    284.04
City of Akron  UTILITIES    64.02
Akron Hometowner  publications    746.80
Allied Oil  oil    864.10
Alpha Wireless  maintenance agreement    15,729.00
Arnold Motor  PARTS    263.63
Associated Bag Company  supplies    122.90
Bauerly & Langel  court order attorney    378.00
Bentson Pest Control  bldg treatments    600.00
Bob Barker Co  jail supplies    197.49
Lonnie Bohlke  cell phone allowance    60.00
Bomgaars insecticide/tape    228.32
Susan Brown  election official    75.00
City of Brunsville  UTILITIES    52.20
Bugman Pest & Rodent  pest control    50.00
Carroll Construction Supply  PARTS    230.74
Central Iowa Distributing  custodial supplies    149.80
Central Valley Ag  oats/herbicide    122.02
Century Link phone services    5.73
Charm-Tex office supplies    316.70
Cornhusker International  PARTS    752.05
CWD  kitchen supplies    4746.73
The Dailey Stop  fuel    114.58
Victoria DeVos  misc. reimbursements    152.89
Diesel Specialties  PARTS    1413.69
Dirks Hardware Hank  marking paint/chain    47.67
Diana Dowhower  postage    57.80
Earl May Garden & Nursery  iron treatment    84.96
Fareway  kitchen supplies    198.37
Farmers Coop-Craig  fuel    594.82
Fastenal  custodial supplies    195.48
Hunter Fedders  dive team – work comp    1.00
Matt Fedders  dive team – work comp    1.00
Stacey Feldman  cell phone allowance    60.00
Fisher Scientific  testing supplies    95.75
Floyd Valley Healthcare  contract    2094.05
Fort Dodge Asphalt Co.  ASPHALT CONCRETE    48,879.31
Forterra  CONCRETE PIPE    5687.20
Sharon Frerichs  election official    260.60
Frericks Repair  fuel    1592.88
Frontier Communications  phone    1534.30
G & R Controls  maintenance    2120.50
Sue Gabel election official    150.00
LeMars Truck Stop  fuel    7.20
GCC Alliance Concrete  PIPE CULVERTS    1916.00
Kyle Gengler  sign labor    300.00
Jolynn Goodchild  cell phone allowance    60.00
Gordon Flesch Company  copier contract    440.02
Govconnection  jail body cameras    213.48
H & H Dirt Work  PIPE CULVERTS    48806.20
Kirk Hall  dive team – work comp    1.00
Hallett Materials  GRANULAR    98,748.93
Hamilton-Smith Construction  GRANULAR    2250.00
Hardware Hank  custodial supplies    33.98
Jamie Hauser  mileage    37.95
Cole Heissel  dive team – work comp    1.00
Cheryl Heissel  dive team-work comp    1.00
City of Hinton  UTILITIES    125.75
Brent Hobson GROUNDS    380.00
Jenna Hodgson  postage    11.60
Iowa Prison Industries  jail chairs    1480.00
ISAA  Fall school registration    750.00
Jack’s Uniforms  uniform    365.54
Johnson Controls  fire alarm test/inspection    1060.36
Joel Johnson  dive team-work comp    1.00
J-W Tank Line  fuel    641.50
Kellen Excavation  RBWA crushed concrete    14,458.89
KEMPS  kitchen supplies    278.85
Klass Law Firm  attorney fees    997.50
Trish Kunkel  cleaning services    1720.00
Lampert Lumber  PIPE CULVERTS    1813.29
City of Le Mars  utilities    737.94
LeMars Agri Center  EROSION CONTROL    3545.00
LeMars Daily Sentinel  publications    704.69
L.G. Everist GRANULAR    1773.42
Lowe’s  bug spray    47.45
Mail Services  MV printing    918.42
MCI  line transfers    13.14
Menards  supplies    213.51
MidAmerican Energy  utilities    7721.70
Midwest Honda Suzuki  mower parts    52.23
Mike’s Inc.  fuel    2506.18
Mr Muffler  service/parts    443.15
Tom Mullally  dive team – work comp    1.00
Nancy Nielsen  election official    150.00
O.C. Sanitation  garbage pickup    230.00
Shawn Olson  misc. reimbursements    2083.40
One Office Solutions  office supplies    478.90
City of Oyens  UTILITIES    57.78
Plains Area Mental Health  inmate medical    300.00
Ply. Co. Recorder  ATV renewal fee    17.75
Ply. Co. Solid Waste Agency  assessment/hauling    37,407.32
Ply. Co. Treasurer  flex benefit reimb.    2748.55
Pomp’s Tire Service  TIRES & TUBES    10,969.33
Prairie Rose Care Mgmt Home  guardian fees    246.50
Precision Midwest  TPP software maintenance    969.00
Premier Communications  cable box rental    2581.42
Protex Central  fire alarm inspection    780.00
Quality Lawn Care  mowing    105.00
Quality Lube Center  service    131.65
Darin Raymond  cell phone allowance    180.00
City of Remsen UTILITIES    136.99
Remsen Bell Enterprise  publications    301.35
Richards Construction  construction project    32,270.39
Rolling Oil  fuel    2829.58
Dan Ruhland  sign labor    300.00
Sapp Bros. Petroleum  fuel    15,738.66
Schorg’s Amoco Service  fuel    494.74
Select Fire & Safety  service/parts    208.00
SIMPCO  Q2 HMGP Final Draw    5253.00
Siouxland Concrete  PIPE CULVERTS    2916.40
Siouxland Dist Health Dept.  well testing    150.00
David Smith  camper repair/parts    499.48
Southern Sioux Co RWS  Hillview water    373.65
Stan Houston Equipment  PARTS    89.24
Luke Steeg  OFFICE CLEANING    74.00
Steffen Truck Equipment  PARTS    760.56
Stew Hansen Dodge  2020 Dodge Durango    29,990.00
Stone Group Architects  architect fees    5050.00
Storey Kenworthy  supplies    1955.77
The Home Depot Pro  custodial supplies    384.38
The Record  publications    285.04
Thomson West Group  court services    1303.50
Thrifty White Pharmacy  inmate meds    196.07
Total Motors  repairs    742.27
Town & Country Vet Clinic  Gully    59.40
Transit Works  EQUIPMENT    1500.00
Brett Udell Trucking  GRANULAR    162,067.05
Union County Electric  tower    118.00
UnityPoint Clinic SAFETY    126.00
USIC Locating Services  locate services    223.08
Van’s Sanitation  garbage pickup    525.00
Jamie VanderHelm  dive team – work comp    1.00
Verizon Wireless  cell phone services    708.14
VISA  misc expenses    69.44
Wagner Auto Supply  PARTS    203.36
Walker’s Excavating  GRANULAR    514.85
Loren Weiler  work comp dive team    1.00
WesTel  trunkline    454.13
Willow Creek Campgrounds  camp fees assistance    300.00
Woodbury Co. Board of Supervisors  Medical examiner    600.00
Woodbury Co. Sheriff  service    40.00
Northwest Iowa YES Center  shelter care    595.50
Ziegler Inc.  parts, rental equipment    10,130.64

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 8, 2020

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