April 23, 2002|
The Sac County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with all members present, Jack Bensley, Chairman, presiding.
The minutes of the last meeting were approved as submitted.
Tony Reed of the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center in
Eldora, Iowa, was present to introduce himself and his program. Mr. Reed shared facts and figures about the center and the list
of current county members. The Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center is offering new membership with no enrollment fee.
It was moved by Kroeger and seconded by Hecht to approve repair recommendations to DD 28 Tile Branch B, in Section 21, Sac Twp.
with an estimated cost of $300.00. Ayes all, motion carried.
Jo Ellerbrock, Deputy Auditor, updated the Board on results of a
survey of county employees on implementing a pre-tax flex plan. Of those responding, 27 were in favor of the plan and 25 were not.
It was moved by Hecht and seconded by Kroeger to proceed with implementing the flex plan through the Wellmark Blue Cross, Blue Shield.
Ayes all, motion carried.
In a tele-conference with the Board of Supervisors of Buena Vista County, a resolution was passed
assessing a 25% levy to the landowner in Joint Drainage District 274 which would generate approximately $26,000.00 to cover the costs
of recent repairs and spraying. The levy date was set at April 23, 2002 with assessments due in Sept, 2002 and delinquent Oct. 1, 2002.
The interest rate was set at 7%.
The Engineer updated the Board on the activities of the secondary roads employees and the status
of current projects.
It was moved by Hecht and seconded by Kroeger to approve pay voucher to Iowa Dept of Transportation from the
Farm to Market funds to pay for the cost of plan copies on county project co81(42) in the amount of $12.60. Ayes all, motion carried.
It was moved by Kroeger and seconded by Hecht to approve the Federal Aid agreements for projects BROS-Co81(45)--8J-81,
BROS-Co81(44)--8J-81, both of which are located on the North side of Section 4, Cedar Twp. and project BROS-Co81(43)—8J-81 located
on the North line of Section 15, Delaware Twp. Ayes all, motion carried. Federal funding provides for 80% of the funding of the projects.
The Board was advised of an opening in the engineering dept due to the resignation of Steve Nomsen.
Several inquiries had
been received pertaining to dust control on county roads and the amount of county participation on the cost of application. It was the
consensus of the Board that the policy would remain the same whereby the County would prepare the road bed for application.
The Secondary Road union had requested the summer hours schedule begin on May 6, 2002, as opposed to Memorial Day, May 27.
The Board indicated that they had no problem with that proposal. Summer hours include 10-hour workdays Monday through Thursday.
Regular hours are defined as 8-hour workdays Monday through Friday, and will resume after Labor Day.
With there being no further
business, on motion, the meeting adjourned. Secretary S/ James W. Dowling______________________, Date ______________