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Plymouth County Supervisors Minutes & Claims — July 13, 2021

Plymouth County Board of Supervisors
July 13, 2021
Le Mars, Iowa

The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors met in the Boardroom on July 13, 2021 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 Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve the July 13, 2021 agenda. Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve the minutes of the June 29, 2021 meeting. Motion Carried.  There was no meeting on 7/6/2021.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Horton, to approve claims paid on 7/6/21 and payroll issued 7/9/21 & 7/15/21. Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to approve amending the pre-bid tour of the Courtroom for the renovation project from July 29th to July 22, 2021 at 4 pm. Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to authorize Nick Beeck to write a RPF for accepting bids for the storm water improvement project of dredging the Hillview Recreational Area pond and to proceed to set the RPF bid letting in the future. Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to appoint the Plymouth County ARAF Committee members: Craig Anderson, Mike VanOtterloo, Jeff TeBrink, Tom Rohe, Shawn Olson and Nick Beeck. Motion Carried.

Motion by VanOtterloo, seconded by Gary Horton, to open the public hearing for the Bishop Heelan Refunding Bonds at 10:00 a.m. Motion Carried.

No members from the public were in attendance and no written comments were received.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Horton, to approve closing the public hearing at 10:02 am. Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by VanOtterloo, to approve Resolution #07132021-1 authorizing the issuance and sale of Education Facility Refunding Revenue Bonds (Bishop Heelan Catholic School Project).
VanOtterloo-aye; Gary Horton-aye; Don Kass-aye; John Meis-aye; Craig Anderson-aye. Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Horton, to open the public hearing for reading of the E911 Address Ordinance for Plymouth County at 10:10 a.m. Motion Carried.

No members from the public were present and no written comments were received.

Motion by VanOtterloo, seconded by Gary Horton, to close the public hearing at 10:12 a.m. Motion Carried.

Motion by VanOtterloo, seconded by Meis, to approve E911 Address Ordinance #07132021-2 and to waive the 2nd and 3rd hearing and ordinance reading.
VanOtterloo-aye; Gary Horton-aye; Don Kass-aye; John Meis-aye; Craig Anderson-aye. Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve the LLM Addition in Section 8 of Grant Township. Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by VanOtterloo, to approve the Plymouth County Recorder’s quarterly report for April to June 2021 as presented by Recorder Jolynn Goodchild. Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by VanOtterloo, to approve Resolution #07132021-3 for supporting the installation of fiber optics by Premier Communications to rural areas of Plymouth County.
VanOtterloo-aye; Gary Horton-aye; Don Kass-aye; John Meis-aye; Craig Anderson-aye. Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by VanOtterloo, to pledge $10,000 of funds from the County ARA funds or General Funds when Premier Communications receives funding for the State of Iowa’s Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grant Program. Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to approve contract LC-183499—73-75.Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by VanOtterloo, to approve a permit to NIPCO in Section 25/26/35/36 of Liberty Township on 270th St. Motion Carried.

The Board of Supervisors adjourned the meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Stacey Feldman, Plymouth County Auditor
Don Kass, Chairman

Plymouth County – Claims paid on 7-6-2021
Noel Ahmann mileage 229.18
City of Akron transport 250.00
Culligan Water courthouse water 215.58
Eakes Inc supplies 73.74
Ben Erdmann rent assist 300.00
Fastenal bags 50.34
Stacey Feldman supplies 22.33
Frontier phone listing 6.50
Growmark FS annual propane contract 2190.00
Hungry Canyons Alliance FY 21-22 allocation 4500.00
IMWCA work comp premium 7341.00
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy def tactics school 364.00
Iowa Negotiation & Consulting HR services FY 2021-22 1200.00
Don Kass mileage 134.40
Keltek Inc. vehicle parts 73.36
Kunkel Cleaning cleaning services 860.00
City of Le Mars water 0.36
Mid-Sioux Opportunity FY 21-22 allocation 11,500.00
MidAmerican Energy utilities 210.45
Pat Murphy Trust Account Newberg land acquisition 200,000.00
Ply Co Board of Health pass thru grant 679.58
Plymouth County Fair Board FY 21-22 allocation 28,000.00
Plymouth Co. Historical Museum FY 21-22 allocation 15,000.00
Plymouth County EMA FY 21-22 allocation 79870.00
Quality Lawn Care lawn care mowing 140.00
Northwest REC electric 1681.26
Safe Place FY 21-22 allocation 20,000.00
Preston Schroeder rent assistance 300.00
Melvin Schultz well closing 500.00
SF Mobile-Vision backseat camera 65.00
SIMPCO FY 2021-22 dues 2995.00
Siouxland Reg Transit System FY 21-22 allocation 33,744.00
Southern Sioux County RWS RBWA water 274.25
The Home Depot Pro supplies 225.10
The Record publication 92.16
Van’s Sanitation courthouse garbage 199.50
Verizon service cards 661.87
Western Iowa Tourism Region FY 21-22 dues 500.00

Published in The Record
Thursday, July 29, 2021

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