The Tama County Conservation Board met in regular session on Wednesday, January 3, 2007, in the Nature Center library, Otter Creek Park.

 

Anderson called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. Members present were: Adolphs, Anderson, Benda, Little and Wiese. Also present: Etzel and Wise.

It was moved by Benda, seconded Little to approve a correction to the minutes of the November 1, 2006,  minutes. The correction was a motion to submit for a State Fish Habitat Grant, carried. (All voting aye)

Minutes from the regular session of December 6, 2006 , were read.  Moved by Wiese, seconded Adolplhs to approve the minutes as read, carried. (All voting aye)

The following bills were presented:

TO BE PAID FROM GEN'L FUND

 

 

 

 

 

Amount of Bill

Category Total

0001-6100-113-22-013 Health Ins- Co Share

 

 

 

Health Ins Fund

 Etzel Family for January

1,203.08

1,203.08

0001-6100-414-22-990 Telephone

 

 

 

Iowa Telecom

17Dec06,  484-2231 (office), 484-4157 (payphone)

115.13

 

 

17Dec06,  484-5314 (shop)

50.02

 

Verizon

16Dec06, 484--5314 (shop)

10.52

 

 

19Dec06, 484-4157 (payphone)

9.58

 

 

16Dec06, 484-2231 (Office)

12.65

 

 

 

197.90

197.90

0001-6100-422-22 School of Instruction

 

 

 

Iowa DNR

Regis- Etezl, Wise "Water Monitoring Conference"

50.00

50.00

0001-6110-101-22-223 Salary- Main Supervisor

 

 

Wise, Craig

1-Dec-06

1,384.80

 

 

15-Dec-06

1,384.80

 

 

29-Dec-06

1,384.80

 

 

 

4,154.40

4,154.40

0001-6110-101-22-224 Salary

 

 

 

Dolash, Ron

1-Dec-06

1,274.40

 

 

15-Dec-06

1,274.40

 

 

29-Dec-06

1,274.40

 

 

 

3,823.20

3,823.20

0001-6110-113-22-013 Health Ins- Co Share

 

 

 

Health Ins Fund

Dolash family for January

1,203.08

 

 

Wise for January (life insurance only)

2.60

 

 

 

1,205.68

1,205.68

0001-6110-253-22-050 Mt Veh- Tires

 

 

 

Low's Repair

#0005147 1- 15" tire

15.00

15.00

0001-6110-254-22-050 Mt Veh- Minor Repair

 

 

 

CQ Auto Parts

#27591 rotor, cap ('89 Dodge); #27616 rotor w/exchange

20.95

 

J&V Auto Parts

#362537 hose ends (2); #362729 spark plugs (8)

31.89

 

Southard Implement Co.

#02-191368 o-ring

1.00

 

 

#02-45127 Repair on JD1445 ('01) injectors, valves, adj arms

1,313.89

 

 

 

1,367.73

1,367.73

0001-6110-290-22-050 Min Equip- hand tools

 

 

CQ Auto Parts

#27591 wire & cable tool

18.58

18.58

 

 

 

 

0001-6110-292-22-052 Main & Supplies

 

 

 

Fastenal

#IAMAR65234 8" cableties (300), ant & roach spray (12)

73.15

 

Hrabak Lumber

#0045419 8 tubes proflex (NC)

39.20

 

 

#0045598 2x10x14' cedar (11), 4x6x14' cedar (2)

470.54

 

Manatt's

#446670 15.25T 3/8" pea gravel @ $17.25/T

266.88

 

Premier Office Equip

#31519 service agreement (Platinum) Canon IR-210S copier

35.00

 

Schade Lime & Rock, Inc.

13Dec06 Trucking 15.25T pea gravel; 15Dec06 trucking- 15.12T rd stone

163.91

 

Scharnweber Water Conditioning

20Dec06 bushings (2); 12Dec06 6" tile couplings (6), perf tile (100')

128.50

 

Spahn & Rose Lumber

#2617295 drain tile, sealant; #2617380 tile guards, nails

332.33

 

Tama County Highway Dept

#132 3.5T highway salt @ $53.48/T

187.18

 

Wendling Quarries, Inc.

#301558 15.12T  1" road stone @ $7.25/T

109.62

 

Wilkerson Hardware

#A13182 fasteners, batteries; #B15596 line cord (25'), outlet boxes

102.13

 

 

 

1,908.44

1,908.44

001-6110-431-22-990 Electricity

 

 

 

Grundy Co REC

OCP thru 4Dec06, 6,480 KWH- meter #1, 3,060 KWH- (NC)

602.66

602.66

 

 

 

 

 

Total Bills Submitted, Gen'l Budget

 

14,546.67

 

Moved by Adolphs, seconded Wiese to approve bills, carried. (All voting aye).

Reports and Correspondence. Staff /Work. Wise updated board members on work accomplished during December./ Adolph’s Reappointment It was reported that Carolyn Adolphs was appointed to another five year term on the Conservation Board by the County Board of Supervirsors./Exhibits- Nature Center Etzel reported the Exhibit Team would be meeting on January 10 to review early suggestions made by Janet Danek, Designer for the project. The Board reviewed the tentative timeline for the project./Salt Creek Mitigation Bank- Conservation Easement  Etzel reported the Conservation Easement and the Option to Purchase documents have been signed as per recommendations of the county attorney.

The proposed budget for FY ’08 was presented to the conservation board. A substantial amount of time was required to explain and discuss different aspects of the budget including review of various worksheets for certain budget categories. After discussion it was moved by Wiese, seconded Benda that the FY ’08 budget request as shown below be accepted and submitted to the Board of Supervisors, carried. (Adolphs- aye, Anderson- aye, Benda- aye, Little- aye, Wiese- aye).

2007- 2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

Approved by Board: 

Dept Name:  Conservation  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

CAPITAL PROJECTS

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

Description

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Buildings-Perm Improvement

 

 

 

 

 

001 0210 610 22 642

33,774.00

27,296.00

33,774

33,774

33,774

Buildings-Perm Landscape

 

 

 

 

 

001 0210 624 22 000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Activity Totals

33,774.00

27,296.00

33,774

33,774

33,774

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007- 2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

Approved by Board: 

Dept Name:  Conservation  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

 

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

ADMINISTRATION

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Salary- Director

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 100 22 661

34,748.00

35,790.00

39,063

39,063

40,626

Part Time & Temp Emp

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 101 22 668

 

 

 

 

 

FICA     (7.65%)

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 110 22 010

2,658.00

2,738.00

2,988

2,988

3,108

Salaries

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 110 22 110

 

 

 

 

 

IPERS(5.75%), '04  9.07%, '06 9.23%, '07 9.12%, '08 8.47%

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 111 22 011

3,207.00

3,303.00

3,563

3,563

3,441

Group Insurance

 

 

 

 

 

002-6100-113-22-013

15,692.00

15,695.00

14,437

14,437

14,437

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unemployment Comp

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 116 22 014

0.00

0.00

85

0

85

Stationery & Forms

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 260 22 990

598.00

742.00

950

950

950

Magazines/Books

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 261 22 990

36.00

91.00

80

80

80

Wearing Apparel

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 294 22 990

349.00

132.00

250

250

250

Off Pub, Legal Not

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 400 22 990

532.00

930.00

500

500

600

Postage

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 412 22 990

92.00

302.00

500

500

500

Employee Mile/Subsist

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 413 22 990

524.00

503.00

550

508

677

Telephone

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 414 22 990

2,081.00

2,394.00

2,400

2,480

2,500

School of Instruction

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 422 22 990

486.00

751.00

600

600

650

Dues & Memberships

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 480 22 990

525.00

545.00

550

550

650

Office Equip & Furniture

 

 

 

 

 

001 6100 636 22 990

0.00

46.00

600

600

600

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Activity Totals

61,528.00

63,962.00

67,116

67,069

69,153

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007- 2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

Approved by Board: 

Dept Name:  Conservation  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

PARK MAINTENANCE

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

 & OPERATIONS

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Main Supv/Ranger

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 101 22 223

33,600.00

36,181.00

36,784

36,784

38,229

Conservation Tech

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 101 22 226

30,269.00

30,452.00

33,373

33,373

34,745

Seasonal Workers

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 101 22 224

18,543.00

22,533.00

23,343

23,343

24,027

FICA    (7.65%)

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 110 22 010

6,305.00

6,821.00

7,153

7,153

7,421

IPERS    (6.05%)

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 111 22 011

3,672.00

3,831.00

4,034

4,034

4,415

Health Ins- Co Share (Pk. Main.)

 

 

 

 

 

002-6110-113-22-013

15,724.00

13,103.00

14,509

13,170

14,468

Fuels

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 250 22 050

6,477.00

7,041.00

7,500

8,500

8,500

Tires & Tubes

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 253 22 050

2,113.00

772.00

1,746

1,746

1,342

Minor Motor Vehicle Parts

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 254 22 050

6,362.00

8,687.00

5,000

8,000

8,000

Minor Equip & Hand Tools

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 290 22 050

157.00

100.00

160

300

100

Recreational Supplies

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 292 22 052

29,606.00

33,129.00

30,836

29,500

31,000

Wearing Apparel

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 294 22 050

252.00

0.00

230

230

230

Natural & LP Gas

$0.97/gal

$1.229/gal

$1.469/gal

 

 

001 6110 430 22 990

6,135.00

4,600.00

7,000

8,000

8,000

Electric Light & Power

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 431 22 990

9,699.00

12,613.00

11,500

11,260

13,000

Buildings

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 441 22 052

21.00

0.00

0

0

0

Agricultural & Horticultural

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 630 22 990

0.00

425.00

20,000

17,000

0

Motor Vehicle

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 635 22 050

18,799.00

16,500.00

0

0

30,000

Shop Equipment

 

 

 

 

 

001 6110 637 22 990

0.00

0.00

495

495

575

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Activity Totals

187,734.00

196,788.00

203,663

202,888

224,052

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health Ins- Co Share (Admin.)

 

 

 

 

 

002-6100-113-22-013

 

 

 

 

 

Health Ins- Co Share (Pk. Main.)

 

 

 

 

 

002-6110-113-22-013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Activity Totals

 

 

0

0

0

       Department Totals

283,036.00

288,046.00

304,553

303,731

326,978

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007- 2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

Approved by Board: 

Dept Name:  Conservation  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

 

TAX REVENUES REQUESTED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

 

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

Description

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

TAX REVENUES

243,097

247,096

263,078

262,256

281,503

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER REVENUES

39,939

40,950

41,475

41,475

45,475

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Department Totals

283,036

288,046

304,553

303,731

326,978

 

The Board reviewed the FY ’08 budget for the accounts the Conservation Board manages. This includes the Land Acquisition and Development Account (LAD), the REAP Account, and the Nature Center Trust Account. After discussion it was moved by Little, seconded Carolyn that the budget for all conservation accounts be accepted as presented, carried (Adolphs- aye, Anderson- aye, Benda- aye, Little- aye, Wiese- aye).  [Note: Account Budget follows]

LAD ACCOUNT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

 

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

Description

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Capital Projects

 

 

 

 

 

0027-0210-600-22

4,489

0

210,000

210,000

240,031

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Department Totals

0

0

210,000

210,000

240,031

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007-2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

 

Dept Name:  Conservation Board  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

REAP ACCOUNT

 

 

 

 

Proposed

 

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

Description

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Capital Projects

 

 

 

 

 

0023-0210-600-22-096

0

0

92,810

92,810

116,032

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Department Totals

0

0

92,810

92,810

116,032

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007- 2008 TAMA COUNTY BUDGET WORKSHEET

 

 

 

Dept Name:  Conservation Board  Dept No.:  22

 

 

 

NATURE CENTER TRUST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed

 

Actual

Actual

Budgeted

Re-estimated

Budget

Description

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2006-2007

2007-2008

Recreational Supplies

 

 

 

 

 

0031 6120 292 22 072

14,995

15,626

0

500

15,000

Art Supplies

 

 

 

 

 

0031 6120 296 22 072

1,756

1,439

0

1,500

1,800

Permanent Improvements

 

 

 

 

 

0031-6120-610-22-642

0

278

85,000

85,000

81,089

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Department Totals

16,751

17,343

85,000

87,000

97,889

 

Anderson and Benda asked if anything had been heard from Paul Sleeper, Iowa DNR Fisheries Biologist, regarding reporting to the Conservation Board and interested residents regarding the state of the fishery at Otter Creek Lake. Etzel will contact Sleeper and District Biologist Waters regarding this request.

After discussion of conservation topics of interest it was moved by Adolphs, seconded Benda to adjourn, carried (All voting aye). Adjourned 9:25 p.m..

 

 

                                                          

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