September 24, 2018
A meeting of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors was held on the 24th day of September, 2018, 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.
Pledge of Allegiance
Sellers made the motion seconded by Kester to approve the Agenda.
Kester made the motion seconded by Sellers to approve the minutes of the September 10, 2018 meeting.
Sellers made the motion with a 2nd by Kester to approve the claims.
The new reporter for the Times Republican, Jennifer Reed, was introduced.
Bill Byrns, EMC/E911, was present to ask the Board for a higher limit on his credit card. At the present time, the limit is $500. Sellers made a motion with a 2nd by Kester to raise the limit on the county issued credit card to $1500.
Resolution 09-04-18, a Resolution to add Peoples Bank to the Designated Depositories not to exceed $1,000,000 was approved with a motion by Kester and 2nd by Sellers.
Sellers made the motion with a 2nd by Kester to table the FMLA discussion until Jack Reed can be here to explain the options.
Jeff Skalberg, Engineer, was present to discuss work in the secondary roads department. Skalberg and his department were commended for the work they had completed at Bob White State Park. Skalberg stated that the patching crew will be returning on Oct. 1st to complete the railroad patch by Clio. He also discussed repairs needed on 45th St. as well as equipment breakdowns. Gary Bishop’s last day is Thursday, Sept. 27th. The Board thanked him for his work for Wayne County.
Supervisor meeting updates:
Dotts discussed the landfill stating Corydon has pulled out of the landfill and Corydon residents cannot take items to the landfill. Dotts has also attended Corydon Community Development Corporation meetings. The group has been working on housing. Dotts also participated in a conference call for Workforce Development as well as 5th judicial.
Kester – Milestones is $237,000 in the hole with no answers from the CEO and fundraisers are not working. Public Health – Kester plans to invite Jack Reed to the next meeting. KFC – state is cutting money with only ¾ to operate on. Decat – also a funding cut.
John Sellers – SIDCA – Wayne returned over $100,000 back to SIDCA and Rathbun Land & Water Banquet – working with several for advancement of and gave recap of projects.
Kim Swearingin, Wayne County Treasurer, presented the Board with a request for abatement of taxes in the amount of $174.00 and all future taxes for property owned by the City of Corydon. The property is located at 205 E. Moore and is Parcel #07190C254006.
Swearingin and Jim Harris from Access Systems discussed Iowa’s Security Grant Program. Kester requested an estimate from Access. Harris suggested a webinar to see the product. Cost would be $1800 – $2000 for 25 users annually and $75 per individual over 25 users.
Kester made a motion with a 2nd by Sellers to open Public Hearing for the Road closure at Fillmore between 140th and 150th. No one was present to discuss the closure. Kester made a motion with a 2nd by Sellers to close the Public Hearing.
Kester made the motion with a 2nd by Sellers to go into closed session at 11:30 according to Iowa Code 21.5(i) Kester made the motion with a 2nd by Sellers to end the closed session at 12:15 pm.
Sellers made the motion to adjourn the meeting with a second by Kester at 12:20 pm.
There being no further business, the next meeting of the Wayne County Board of Supervisors will be held on the 1st day of October, 2018
David Dotts, Chairperson Denise Becker, Secretary