May 8, 2017
A meeting of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors was held on the 8th day of May, 2017, in the Board Room of the Wayne County Courthouse, Corydon, Iowa, pursuant to notice duly given in compliance with Iowa Code Section 21.4. The Board noted due notice of meeting subject to said Code Section.
Present were David Dotts, Duffy Kester, John Sellers, members of the Board of Supervisors.
Unless otherwise noted, all motions were approved unanimously.
Kester made the motion seconded by Sellers to approve the Agenda with the following additions: Bonnie Friend, SIDCA, MDL Insurance, Steve Preader, and Secondary Roads.
Sellers made the motion seconded by Kester to approve the minutes of the April 17, 2017 meeting.
Sellers made the motion seconded by Kester to approve the claims as submitted.
Dan Coffey presented a proposal to the board from Yates and Yates Glass Co. for a secure door for the south end of the 3rd floor that would address the safety plan for the courthouse. Kester made the motion with a second by Sellers to approve the proposal to purchase the new door at a cost of $4180.
Sellers made a motion with second by Kester to approve a liquor license for the Wayne Co. Fairgrounds.
Sellers made a motion with second by Kester to authorize Sellers to dictate a letter that would release SIDCA funds in the Sheehan/Andrews project.
Sellers made a motion with a second by Kester to approve Resolution 05-01-17, a resolution for transferring funds.
There was discussion from the board on updating a spreadsheet needed for MDL Insurance.
Trevor Wolf, County Engineer, discussed the project south of the golf course as well as the placement of a 4-way stop sign on a road east of Harvard. He also discussed the progress in hiring a replacement for Don Bethards, who has retired from the Engineer’s office. An intern will be starting in the Engineer’s office next week.
Kim Swearingin addressed the board to discuss some items that need clarification in the handbook.
Grand River Mutual was in attendance to discuss the phone charges that Wayne County has been paying. They also shared the cost of a new phone system. Charges would be similar to what is paid now, but the County would have 1 gig available.
Laddie Nimerichter was present to update the Board on a conversation with Representative Joel Fry. Representative Fry told him that a meeting with Farm Bureau in Corydon would be held in the near future to discuss CSR (Crop Suitability Rating). The Supervisors wanted to be advised of the date of that meeting.
Bonnie Friend was present to discuss the status of the 28E Agreement with the City of Humeston for Lakeside Park. She also invited all of the Supervisors to take a tour of the parks in the County to see the improvements that have been made. There was also discussion of contract labor and permanent part-time workers for the Wayne County Conservation.
The Board discussed bids between Access and GRM for a new phone system. Sellers made a motion with a second by Kester to purchase a phone system from GRM for $1820.79 per month with a one-time fee of $538.
Auditor, Tammy Clark, discussed the cost advisory report. Sellers made a motion with a second by Kester for an annual fee of $4125 for 3 years.
The Board discussed an email from Steve Praeder concerning Delta Dental. Kester made a motion with a second by Dotts to change to Delta Dental beginning in July with a savings of $3000.
Kester made a motion with a second by Dotts to adjourn until the next regular meeting to be held on the 22nd day of May 2017.
David Dotts, Chairperson Denise Becker, Secretary