Board of Supervisors Minutes
September 2018

September 4, 2018:

The Fremont County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in the Fremont County Courthouse Boardroom, with Hickey, Graham, and Hendrickson present. A quorum was declared, and the meeting officially called to order at 9:00 a.m. The agenda was approved as posted. Minutes of the previous board session were read and approved. 

Also present for this meeting was Sandy Parmenter with the Valley News Today. 

The board discussed the allocation of Hotel/Motel Tax funds to FREDCO. FREDCO is asking if they will receive funds for the 2nd Quarter that were distributed in 2018-2019. Graham stated that he told FREDCO in their January 2018 meeting that the funding would be ending June 30, 2018. Motion made by Graham that funding to FREDCO concluded on June 30, 2018. Motion carried unanimously. 

Motion by Graham to sign letter of engagement for bond counsel with Ahlers & Cooney. Hickey, aye; Graham, aye; Hendrickson, nay. 

Engineer Dan Davis met with the board for the approval of the following:

Motion by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign an application for underground construction with Iamo Telephone Co. for fiber optic cable on Fremont Avenue .41miles south from 280th Street (12-67-40). Motion carried unanimously. 

Motion made by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign utility permit for MidAmerican Energy for setting of a wood pole with a down guy in ROW & installing 60' of overhead triplex above the road. Motion carried unanimously. 

Claims were approved for September 7, 2018

At 9:21 a.m., there being no further business, Hickey made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

ATTEST:

Fremont County Auditor                                                                                Randy Hickey, Chairman

September 11, 2018:

The Fremont County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, in the Fremont County Courthouse Boardroom, with Hickey, Graham, and Hendrickson present. A quorum was declared, and the meeting officially called to order at 9:00 a.m. The agenda was approved as posted. Minutes of the previous board session were read and approved. 

Also present for this meeting was Sandy Parmenter with the Valley News Today, Lyle Tackett, Steve MacDonald, Scott Hummel, Wilbur Henkle, Becky Schull, Sherry Gilbert, Dan Davis, Bob Geiger, Doug Weber, Rob Petti and Kevin Aistrope. 

Motion made by Hendrickson to approve the following resolution for new hire for the Sheriff’s Department. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-50

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Fremont County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of September, 2018, that the following individual shall be approved as a Jailer for the Fremont County Sheriff’s Department, as requested by Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope. The effective date of employment shall be August 20, 2018:

Austin Zane Burge

Motion was made by Hendrickson.
 

ATTEST:

       

       

/s/Kristi O'Neal

   

/s/ Randy Hickey, Chairman

 aye

Fremont County Assistant Auditor

   

/s/ Terry Graham

 aye

                                                               

   

/s/ Earl Hendrickson

 aye

Motion made by Hendrickson to approve the following resolution for new hire for the Sheriff’s Department. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-51

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Fremont County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of September, 2018, that the following individual shall be approved as a Jailer for the Fremont County Sheriff’s Department, as requested by Fremont County Sheriff Kevin Aistrope. The effective date of employment shall be August 28, 2018:

Jessica Lynn Meier

Motion was made by Hendrickson.
 

ATTEST:

       

       

/s/Kristi O'Neal

   

/s/ Randy Hickey, Chairman

 aye

Fremont County Assistant Auditor

   

/s/ Terry Graham

 aye

                                                               

   

/s/ Earl Hendrickson

 aye

Engineer Dan Davis met with the board for the approval of the following:

Motion by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign Contract with Luke and Beverly Joan McGargill Revocable Trust and Fremont County on Proj  #L-5-17-1 - - 73-36. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Graham to allow Chairman Hickey to sign Contract with Albert Fichter Jr. and Fremont County on Proj # L-5-17 - -73-36.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign digitally the performance bond and contract for Project #FM-CO36(77) - -55-36, Manatts seal coat work on L-40, M-16, & Waubonsie Avenue.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign IDOT payment voucher with McClure Engineering Company for Proj #BRS-CO36 (76)—60-36, box over Mule Slough. Motion carried unanimously

The Board discussed the future of the Fremont County Golf Course and requested the Conservation Board prepare a 5 year plan with a goal of continuing to increase revenues to offset expenditures.  After much discussion, both Boards agreed that the Fremont County Golf Course serves the community by hosting fundraising golf tournaments for nonprofit organizations, hosts local schools golf teams and brings revenue and tourism into the community.  

Motion made by Graham to allow Chairman Hickey sign GAX fund request for payment under CDBG for the Iowa Watershed Approach project. Motion carried unanimously. 

At 9:47 a.m., Graham made the motion to recess until the 10:00 a.m. public hearing regarding General Obligation Bond. Motion carried unanimously. 

At 9:59 a.m., Hickey made a motion to re-open the meeting. Motion carried unanimously. 

At 10:00 a.m., motion was made by Graham to go into public hearing.  A public hearing regarding General Obligation Bond was held. Present were Supervisors Randy Hickey, Terry Graham, Earl Hendrickson, and Assistant Auditor Kristi O’Neal. Also present was Sandy Parmenter from the Valley News Today, Kevin Aistrope, Shari Schmitz and Kathie Hansel. At 10:01 a.m., hearing no objections, motion was made by Graham to close the public hearing. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion made by Graham to pass Resolution instituting proceedings to take additional action.  Graham, aye; Hickey, aye; Hendrickson, nay.  Motion carried.

Motion made by Graham to pass Resolution approving Official Statement. Graham, aye; Hickey, aye; Hendrickson, nay.  Motional carried. 

Claims were approved for September 14, 2018

At 10:09 a.m., there being no further business, Graham made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.

ATTEST:

Fremont County Auditor                                                                                Randy Hickey, Chairman

 

 

 

 

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