The Tama County Conservation Board met in regular session on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, in the library, Tama County Nature Center, Otter Creek Park. Members present were: Adolphs, Anderson, Benda, Keenan and Wrage. Also present: Etzel, and Wise.

Minutes from the regular session of August 6, 2008, were read.  Moved by Wrage,  seconded Adolphs to approve the minutes as read, carried. (All voting aye)

The following bills were presented:

BILLS SUBMITTED, BOARD MEETING, SEPTEMBER 3, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TO BE PAID FROM GEN'L FUND

 

 

 

 

 

Amount of Bill

Category Total

0002-6100-113-22-013 Health Ins- Co Share

 

 

 

Health Ins Fund

 Etzel Family for September

1,203.08

1,203.08

0001-6100-412-22 Postage

 

 

 

Etzel, Robert

as per six (6) receipts

66.44

66.44

001-6100-414-22-990 Telephone

 

 

 

Iowa Telecom

17Aug08, 484-2231 (office), 484-4157 (payphone)

116.88

 

 

17Aug08, 484-5314 (shop)

54.61

 

Verizon

16Aug08, 484-2231 (office)

13.49

 

 

19Aug08, 484-4157 (payphone)

10.82

 

 

16Aug08, 484-5314 (shop)

11.69

 

 

 

207.49

207.49

0001-6100-422-22-990 School of Instruction

 

 

 

CCPOA of Iowa, Inc.

CCPOA Fall Workshop- Etzel, Wise

70.00

70.00

0001-6100-480-22 Dues

 

 

 

CCPOA of Iowa, Inc.

Dues- 2009 Etzel, Wise

20.00

20.00

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

 

 

 

Wise, Craig

8-Aug-08

1,731.62

 

 

22-Aug-08

1,752.46

 

 

 

3,484.08

3,484.08

0001-6110-101-22-226 Salary- Conservation Technician

 

 

Dolash, Ron

8-Aug-08

1,368.00

 

 

22-Aug-08

1,368.00

 

 

 

2,736.00

2,736.00

001-6110-101-22-224 Salary

 

 

 

Beenken, Shawn

8-Aug-08

544.00

 

 

22-Aug-08

680.00

 

Bergmann, Sandy

8-Aug-08

618.78

 

 

22-Aug-08

464.07

 

Gettle, Clay

8-Aug-08

443.75

 

 

22-Aug-08

441.25

 

Peska, Derriss

8-Aug-08

569.50

 

 

22-Aug-08

680.00

 

 

 

4,441.35

4,441.35

0002-6110-113-22-013 Health Ins- Co Share

 

 

 

Health Ins Fund

Dolash family for Sep

1,203.08

 

 

Wise- life insurance (Sep)

2.60

 

 

 

1,205.68

1,205.68

0001-6110-250-22-050 Mt Veh- fuels

 

 

 

New Century FS, Inc.

#346524, 276.8 gals unleaded gasohol @ $3.1646/gl

875.96

 

 

FET (LUST)

0.28

 

 

State fuel tax @ $0.19/gl

52.59

 

 

187.2 gls dieselex LS dyed @ $3.6449/gl

682.33

 

 

Hazmat Handling fee

4.18

 

 

FET (LUST)

0.19

 

 

 

1,615.53

1,615.53

0001-22-6110-000-25450 Mt Veh- Minor Repair

 

 

 

Central Iowa Farm Store

#67383 wheel guard;#67410 misc

233.84

 

Family Auto

#10168 door handle '95 Chevy

34.32

 

MV Motors

#7534 power brake booster- '95 Chevy pickup

312.37

 

 

#7520 brake lines & fittings ('95 Chevy pickup)

115.77

 

Raleigh Johnson Motor Co.

#85202 warranty deductible

100.00

 

USS Polaris

#066393 friction disc

11.50

 

 

 

807.80

807.80

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

 

 

 

Cooley Pumping

#1200 misc fees- porta potties (OCP)

44.64

 

Elec Supply of Marshalltown

#1045965 breakers (3) THQC1130WL

36.00

 

Fastenal

#IAMAR79322 bio-power (3)

71.51

 

Jerico Services, Inc.

#0054265-IN 900 gals CaCl (OCP)

747.00

 

Midwest Telephone Supply

#309409 board repair w/exchange

156.85

 

Poweshiek Water Assoc.

water, TFCP for Aug

34.00

 

Premier Office Equip., Inc.

#49069 Premier Platinum Plan, Sharp AR-651copier

39.00

 

Scharnweber Water Cond.

Salt (5)

25.00

 

Spahn & Rose Lumber

#2635505 decking stain (3), painter & duct tape

97.78

 

Tama County Solid Waste Disposal Commission

Landfill fees- August

91.40

 

Tama Timber & Lawn

#3098 bar nut (1), bar adj screw (1), shipping

14.90

 

Wilkerson Hardware

#B50576 hooks, plastic key (3); B50595 plastic key (1)

20.94

 

Wobeter Appraisals & Associates

#A080706C Appraisal- Hansen Addition- Parcel B

2,000.00

 

WW Grainger

#9708120267 light bulbs

168.60

 

 

 

3,547.62

3,547.62

0001-6110-431-22-990 Electricity

 

 

 

Grundy Co REC

OCP thru 4Aug08, 17,210 KWH- meter #1

1,366.56

 

 

1,630 kwh- meter #2 (NC)

124.47

 

 

security lights

18.00

 

 

Maintenance light charges

96.00

 

Traer Municipal Utilities

TFCP thru 15Aug0, 355 kwh

 

 

 

Base charge

20.00

 

 

Electriciity

40.92

 

 

PCA

-2.28

 

 

security lights

39.60

 

 

 

1,703.27

1,703.27

 

 

 

 

Total Bills Submitted, Gen'l Budget

 

 $   21,108.34

 

 

 

 

From Nature Center Trust Account

 

 

 

0031-22-6120-000-29272 Rec Supplies

 

 

 

Fareway Stores

#40 food- Exhibit Team special meeting

22.88

 

First Presbyterian Church

Reimburse overpayment of rental fees

25.00

 

 

 

 

 

From Motor Vehicle & Machinery Account

47.88

 $          47.88

2000-22-6100-000-63500 Mt Veh & Machinery Account

 

 

Charles Gabus Ford

as per purchase agreement- '08 Ford F250 4x4

23,911.00

 $   23,911.00

 

 

 

 

Total All Bills Submitted

 

 $   45,067.22

 

Moved by Anderson, seconded Wrage to approve bills, carried. (All voting aye).

 

Board members welcomed John Keenan as the new board member. Keenan replaces Jim Little who resigned his position in late July. Keenan took the oath of office as this was his first board meeting.

 

Reports and Correspondence. Staff /Work. Wise reported on work projects during August. Included were clean boat ramps, set a gate on Parcel A- Hansen Addition, release catfish, meet w/FEMA officials, mow Wolf Creek Trail, machinery repair, mow Columbia Wildlife trails, repair pay phone circuit  board./Ike’s Donation- On August 19 Etzel spoke with the Tama/Grundy County Ike’s Chapter. The club donated $150 to be used towards materials to develop an additional 100 yard shooting station at the Ike’s Tract Shooting Facility./Labor Day Weekend- While final data is not compiled Etzel reported that a good camping crowd was present for the Labor Day weekend./FEMA Etzel met with FEMA officials twice during August and is awaiting feedback before much of the repair work can continue./ Hansen Addition- Parcel B Appraisal- An appraisal has been received from Wobeter Appraisals and Associates. A copy of the appraisal has been forwarded to the DNR for their approval./Hansen Addition- Parcel A  The REAP grant application has been filed for Parcel A. The grant review committee will meet on September 16. Etzel pointed out that competition is very intense for these grant funds with 35 grants requesting $7.1 million submitted. The REAP grant program has approximately $1.5 million to apply towards these requests.

 

A request submitted by the Tama County CPC office was considered. Tama County CPC office is hosting a state-wide meeting at the Tama County Nature Center later in the month. As a fundraiser at this event they will auction off a basket of Tama County items. The board discussed donating two nights camping coupons to this Tama County basket. After short discussion it was moved by Anderson, seconded Adolphs to donate two nights camping to the CPC State-wide event, carried. (All voting aye)

 

The board discussed accessories needed for a new 2008- Ford F250, 4x4 pickup purchased recently. The following price information was shared for needed components:

Item

Dealer

Price

Running Boards

 

 

     Dee Zee, Mdl FX21951

Napa (Tama)

254.11

 

Z-line

254.11

 

Carquest

328.00

Tool box- double lidded

 

 

     Dee Zee, Mdl DZ8372B

Carquest

393.99

 

Z-Line

408.06

     Delta, Mdl 805-2044

NAPA (Tama)

399.00

Tool box- single lid

 

 

     Bullett, Mdl TB2011

Carquest

453.99

     Dee Zee, Mdl DZ9170B

Z-line

575.32

 

Carquest

690.99

Mud Flaps (rear)

 

 

     Dee Zee, Mdl 27945

Z-Line (each)

27.03

     Huskey Liners Mdl 574501

Carquest

34.99

 

It was moved by Wrage, seconded by Adolphs, to purchase the single lid Bullett tool box from Carquest for $393.99, the running boards (Dee Zee Mdl FX21951) from NAPA (Tama) for $254.11, and the mud flaps (Dee Zee, Mdl 27945) from Z-Line for $27.03 each, carried. (All voting aye)

 

The Board discussed purchase of a VHF mobile radio for the 2008 Ford pickup. The model considered was a Kenwood TK7160H, 50 watt. The following bids were received: [Note: quotes include programming and set-up, a 3 db gain mobile antenna, and installation of radio and antenna.]

Company

Mobile radio

Price

RACOM

Kenwood TK7160H

$624.80

RC Systems

Kenwood TK7160H

$543.10

 

After discussion it was moved by Anderson, seconded Adolphs to purchase the radio from RC Systems for $543.10, carried. (All voting aye)

 

The need for a new tail gate spreader for the International dump truck was discussed. Last winter the maintenance crew had to continually repair the unit to keep it operational for the season due to excessive corrosion of all parts. Price for a Monroe 9” one-way flight auger under tailgate spreader is $2,700 which includes shipping. After discussion it was moved by Keenan, seconded Adolphs to purchase the unit from Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc.,  Monroe, WI, carried. (All voting aye)

 

After discussion of assorted conservation topics it was moved by Anderson, seconded Keenan to adjourn, carried, Adjourned 8:30 p.m..

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIR                                                                            VICE-CHAIR