Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

December 7, 2012

Supervisors meet Monday

Steve Woodhouse
Journal-Express

Knoxville — The Marion County Board of Supervisors meets Monday, Dec. 10, at 8:30 a.m. The agenda for the meeting is pasted below. 

 

MARION COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGULAR AGENDA
 
MARION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
214 E Main St, Knoxville, Iowa
 
December 10,  2012   8:30 A.M.
 
 
I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
 
Craig Agan________, Sam L. Nichols________, Jim Kingery________
 
II. AGENDA –
 
1. Approve/Deny – December 10, 2012 regular session agenda.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
III. COMMUNICATIONS – None
 
VI. PUBLIC COMMENTS:  Comments will be limited to 3 minutes per individual.  The Board 
may not take any action on the comments due to the requirements of the Open Meetings
Law, but may do so in the future.
 
 V. CONSENT AGENDA   (All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.)
 
1. Approve Marion County Claims through December 10, 2012.
2. Approve Marion County Conservation Board warrants #194020 - #194063 through November 27, 2012.
3. Approve Marion County staff salary adjustments. A list is available in the Marion County Auditor’s Office.
4. Approve Board of Supervisor Regular Session Minutes – 11/26/12
5. Approve Board of Supervisor Special Session Minutes – 11/13/12, 11/14/12, 11/28/12
6. Approve 2012 General Election Canvass Minutes – 11/14/12
7. Approve Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Sec. Road Department and Wade Puyear/Jim Sytsma.
8. Approve Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Sec. Road Department and Dennis Murr.
9. Approve Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Sec. Road Department and Ivan McCormick.
10. Approve Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Sec. Road Department and Kyle Phillips.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
  V. PUBLIC HEARINGS – Open _________________
 
1. Marion County Board of Supervisors – Public Notice in the matter of vacating all or part of certain road rights-of-way as existing, in Marion County, Iowa and subject to the rights of ingress and egress of any and all existing utilities, being more particularly described as:
65th. Ave. constructed as Local Project 14151 in 1952, commencing at a point 33 feet north of the North 1/4 corner  of Section 36, Township 77N, Range 21W of the 5th. PM, thence north approximately 1320 feet to the NE corner of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 25, Township 77N, Range 21W of the 5th PM, thence east 66 feet, thence south approximately 1320 feet, thence west 66 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2 acres more or less.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
2. Marion County Board of Supervisors – Marion County, Iowa, is hereby serving Public Notice that on December 10, 2012, at 8:30 o'clock a.m., the Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing in the Supervisor's Board Room at the Marion County Courthouse in Knoxville, to consider the adoption of Marion County Ordinances 2012-31, Chapter 26, “Excessive Engine Noise Prohibition”.  The Purpose of this chapter of the Code of Ordinance is to prohibit excessive vehicle noise, including noise from trucks using engine retarding brakes, and adopting by reference Iowa Code Section 321.436
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
VI. ZONING ITEMS – None
 
VII. RESOLUTIONS 
 
Approve/Deny – Marion County Resolution 12/37 vacating all or part of certain road rights-of-way as existing, in Marion County, Iowa and subject to the rights of ingress and egress of any and all existing utilities, being more particularly described as: 65th. Ave. constructed as Local Project 14151 in 1952, commencing at a point 33 feet north of the North 1/4 corner  of Section 36, Township 77N, Range 21W of the 5th. PM, thence north approximately 1320 feet to the NE corner of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 25, Township 77N, Range 21W of the 5th PM, thence east 66 feet, thence south approximately 1320 feet, thence west 66 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2 acres more or less.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
VIII. ORDINANCES – 
 
1. Approve/Deny – Marion County Ordinance 2012-31 an ordinance adding Chapter 26 “Excessive Engine Noise Prohibition” to prohibit excessive vehicle noise, including noise from trucks using engine retarding brakes, and adopting by reference Iowa Code section 321.436. (1st reading)
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
2. Approve/Deny – Waive 2nd and 3rd reading regarding Marion County Ordinance 2012-31 an ordinance adding Chapter 26 “Excessive Engine Noise Prohibition” to prohibit excessive vehicle noise, including noise from trucks using engine retarding brakes, and adopting by reference Iowa Code section 321.436. (optional)
 
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
3. Approve/Deny – Final approval of  Marion County Ordinance 2012-31 an ordinance adding Chapter 26 “Excessive Engine Noise Prohibition” to prohibit excessive vehicle noise, including noise from trucks using engine retarding brakes, and adopting by reference Iowa Code section 321.436 and authorize final publication by the County Attorney’s Office.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
 IX. OTHER BUSINESS – 
 
1. Discussion and action as necessary regarding Supplemental Agreement No. #1 for Final Design and Construction Services on the Marion County Courthouse Building Clocktower Floor Repair/Replacement project with Calhoun-Burns and Associates, Inc.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
2. Discussion and action as necessary regarding Hold Harmless Agreement with the City of Pella regarding receiving and accepting ownership of ballistic vests.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
  X. APPOINTMENTS - None
 
 XI. CLOSED SESSION – None
 
XII. ADJOURNMENT
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Nichols__________
Agan__________
 
 
Time: _________________
 
PUBLIC COMMENTS: Any member of the public that wishes to address the Board of Supervisor shall contact any member of the Board of Supervisors to have an item added to a future Board agenda for discussion or action. Board of Supervisor telephone number: (641) 828-2231
 
The Marion County Board of Supervisors meets for regular sessions the second and fourth Monday of each month at 8:30 A.M.
 
Note – Public discussion is encouraged on relevant agenda items but may be limited to 3 minutes due to time constraints.
 
*PLEASE TURN OFF ALL CELL PHONES & BEEPERS IN THE BOARDROOM*