Board of Supervisors Minutes
July 2017

July 3, 2017:

The Fremont County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Monday, July 3, 2017, in the Fremont County Courthouse Boardroom, with Hendrickson & Hickey present. Graham was present through teleconference.  A quorum was declared and the meeting officially called to order at 9:00 a.m. Minutes of the previous board session were read and approved.  The agenda was approved as posted. 

Hickey made a motion to approve the Rural Transit System Joint Participation Agreement with SWIPCO. Motion carried unanimously. 

In other business, claims were approved for July 7, 2017

At 9:34 a.m., there being no further business, Hickey made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

ATTEST:

 Fremont County Auditor                                                                                Earl Hendrickson, Chairman

July 11, 2017:

The Fremont County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Monday, July 11, 2017, in the Fremont County Courthouse Boardroom, with Hendrickson, Hickey, & Graham present.  A quorum was declared and the meeting officially called to order at 9:00 a.m. Minutes of the previous board session were read and approved.  The agenda was approved as posted. 

Let the records show that Sandy Parmenter with the Valley News Today was present for this meeting. 

Motion was made by Hickey to approve the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Motion was made by Graham to authorize Hendrickson sign the updated East and West Nishnabotna River Watershed Project Cooperation 28E agreement with Mills County, SWIPCO and MAPA. Motion carried unanimously. 

Motion was made by Graham to appoint Hickey as the delegate for the Nishnabotna Watershed Coalition Board of Directors. Motion carried unanimously. 

Motion was made by Graham to appoint Hendrickson as the alternate delegate for the Nishnabotna Watershed Coalition Board of Directors. Motion carried unanimously. 

Jack Reed with INCS met with the board regarding HR services and new employment laws. He discussed changes to the handbook and safety manual. He advised the board how the process of changing these will work. It will be worked on in sections and then sent to the county for review. He discussed certain additions and deletions to both. Some of these involve changes in the law since we last updated in 2014. He also discussed new IMWCA and collective bargaining laws and how that will affect the county. He stated that other than a few minor changes the handbook was well written. 

At 9:48 a.m., let the records show that Dave Dreyer joined the meeting. 

At 9:57 a.m., let the records show that Nicolette McCullough with the City of Thurman joined the meeting. 

A public hearing was held for Assignment of Certificate of Purchase at Tax Sale Certificate. At 10:00 a.m., motion was made by Hickey to go into Public Hearing to approve an Assignment of Certificate of Purchase at Tax Sale.  Motion carried unanimously. 

At 10:04 a.m., after hearing from Nicolette McCullough with the City of Thurman, motion was made by Hickey to go out of public hearing and approve the following resolutions regarding the Certificate of Purchase at Tax Sale.  Motion carried unanimously. 

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-47

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ASSIGNMENT OF CERTIFICATE OF PURCHASE AT TAX SALE TO THE FOLLOWING:

WHEREAS, The City of Thurman, Iowa, P.O. Box 149, Thurman, Iowa, 51654, is desirous of obtaining a certificate of tax sale purchase for $378.00 for the following: 

Parcel Number 490490032000000, Tax Sale Certificate number 2012-00329 – East 30’ of Lots 6 & 7, Block F, in the Town of Thurman, Fremont County, Iowa, according to the recorded plat thereof.  

WHEREAS, Fremont County is desirous of avoiding the expense of tax redemption procedure, and

WHEREAS, a public hearing on this proposal was held on the 11th of April, 2017 and,

WHEREAS, the transfer of said certificate of tax purchase to the City of Thurman, P.O. Box 149, Thurman, IA, 51654, is in the better interest of the County and is in the better interest of the City of Thurman, Thurman, Iowa, to eliminate any form of liability to Fremont County, now

THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved that the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors is authorized and directed to execute the assignment of certificates of tax purchases of this real estate upon receipt of payment.

IT IS SO RESOLVED, this 11th, day of July, 2017.
 

ATTEST:

       

       

/s/Dee Owen

   

/s/ Earl Hendrickson, Chairman

 aye

Fremont County Auditor

   

/s/ Randy Hickey

 aye

                                                                

   

/s/ Terry Graham

 aye

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-48

ASSIGNMENT OF CERTIFICATE OF TAX SALE PURCHASE

Fremont County does hereby transfer the certificate of tax sale purchase regarding the described real estate to the City of Thurman, P.O. Box 149, Thurman, Iowa, 51654, as follows:

East 30’ of Lots 6 & 7, Block F, in the Town of Thurman, Fremont County, Iowa, according to the recorded plat thereof.  

The county shall endorse the tax sale certificate as necessary to complete this assignment upon receipt of payment of $378.00.

Dated this 11th day of July, 2017.

ATTEST:

/s/ Dee Owen                                                                                /s/ Earl Hendrickson, Chairman   aye.
Fremont County Auditor

STATE OF IOWA, FREMONT COUNTY SS:

On this 11th day of July, 2017, before me, the undersigned, a Notary Public in and for the State of Iowa, personally appeared Earl Hendrickson, to me personally known, who being by me duly sworn, did say that he is a member of the Fremont County Board of Supervisors and that said instrument was signed on behalf of the Fremont County Board of Supervisors and hereby acknowledge the execution of the foregoing instrument to be the voluntary act and deed of the Fremont County Board of Supervisors, by it and by his voluntarily executed.

/s/ Kristi O’Neal
Notary Public in and for the State of Iowa 

The monthly reports for the Recorder and Sheriff were approved. 

Claims were approved for July 14, 2017

Dave Dreyer visited with the board. 

At 10:15 a.m., there being no further business, Hickey made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

ATTEST:


Fremont County Auditor                                                                                Earl Hendrickson, Chairman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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