Legals - Week of 2.8.17

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

NOTICE OF DISPOSITION

TO:

January Carpenter

912 Okoboji Ave

Milford, IA 51351

Unit #628

Located at: 2612 Q Avenue, Milford, IA 51351

TO:

Mike Hansen

PO Box 158

Arnolds Park, IA 51331

Unit #631

Located at: 2612 Q Avenue, Milford, IA 51351

Please be advised that fifteen (15) days from this date, at 9:00 am

your personal contents in storage unit # 203 will be disposed

of pursuant to Iowa Law.

To arrange to retrieve your personal property, you must contact the

undersigned within fifteen (15) days of this notice.

Dated this February 08, 2017 at Spirit Lake, Iowa.

Right Size Storage

1601 Keokuk Ave

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

712-336-8400

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DICKINSON COUNTY

Probate No. ESPR014304

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE ESTATE OF Larry L. Olson, Deceased

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Larry L. Olson, Deceased, who died on or about the December 2,2016:

You are hereby notified that on the19th day of January, 2017, the last will and testament of Larry L. Olson deceased, bearing date of the 28th day of February, 2004, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Shirley J. Olson was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publications of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated this 23rd day of January 2017.

Shirley J. Olson

Executor of Estate

5707 Lake Shore Drive

Okoboji, IA 51355

Christopher A. Bjornstad, #0000924

Attorney for executor

Firm Name: Cornwall Avery Bjornstad & Scott

407 Grand Avenue, PO Box 999

Spencer, IA 51301

Date of second publication: 8th day of February, 2017.

Probate Code Section 304

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DICKINSON COUNTY

Probate No. ESPR014306

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE ESTATE OF Thomas Morton Holliday, Deceased

To All Persons Interested in the Thomas Morton Holliday, Deceased, who died on or about the August 15, 2013:

You are hereby notified that on the 26th day of January, 2017, the last will and testament of Thomas Morton Holliday deceased, bearing date of the 10th day of July, 2009, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Kathleen A. Holliday was appointed executor of the estate. Any action to set aside the will must be brought in the district court of said county within the later to occur of four months from the date of the second publication of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice to all heirs of the decedent and devisees under the will whose identities are reasonably ascertainable, or thereafter be forever barred.

Notice is further given that all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against the estate shall file them with clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance, and unless so filed by the later to occur of four months from the second publications of this notice or one month from the date of mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated this 1st day of February 2017.

Kathleen A. Holliday

Executor of Estate

2200 Pacific Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94115

John M. Bjornstad, #AT0000921

Attorney for executor

Firm Name: Bjornstad Law Office

832 Lake Street Po Box 305

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Date of second publication: 8th day of February, 2017.

Probate Code Section 304

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THE HARRIS-LAKE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN ROOM 9B OF THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ON JANUARY 26th 2017 AT 3:30 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOLDING A SPECIAL MEETING FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH. PRESENT FOR THE 3:30pm MEETING WERE THE FOLLOWING PERSONS: Directors Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Secretary Gunderson was also present.

Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Bosma to approve the agenda as printed. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

At 3:31pm Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Elser to enter into closed session under code 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment or hiring is being considered and that individual requests a closed session. A roll call vote was taken. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0. No action was taken in closed session.

At 5:30pm Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Bosma to return to open session.

A roll call vote was taken. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Elser and Harmon. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

President Heikens adjourned the meeting at 5:31pm.

Shelley Heikens Mindy Gunderson

Board President Board Secretary

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News Release

FOR RELEASE IMMEDIATELY

Williams & Company, P.C. today released and audit report on Iowa Community College for the year ended June 30, 2016.

The College’s primary government operating revenues totaled $19,990,149 for the year ended June 30, 2016, a 2.04% decrease from the prior year, and included $5,198,937 from tuition and fees, $4,504,734 from the federal government, and $4,205,710 from auxiliary enterprises. Operating expenses for the year totaled $37,744,044, a 0.85% increase from the prior year.

The College reported an operating loss of $17,753,855. In general, a public college such as Iowa Lakes Community College, will report an operating loss since the financial reporting model classifies state appropriations and property tax as non-operation revenues. Non-operating revenues totaled $17,991,152 including $12,236,246 from the state, $5,713,491 from property taxes, and $41,415 from interest income. Non-operating expenses totaled $377,464, consisting primarily of interest on indebtedness of $368,937. The College’s net assets decreased $140,167 during the year.

A copy of the audit report of is available for review in Iowa Lakes Community College’s Business Office, in the Office of the Auditor of state and on the Auditor of State’s web site at http://auditor.iowa.gov/reports/index.html.

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF

THE IOWA GREAT LAKES SANITARY DISTRICT

January 24, 2017 3:00 P.M.

DISTRICT OFFICE, MILFORD, IOWA

President Boettcher called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.; trustee was present Hoppe and Bailey, Senn and Rohlfsen by phone. Eric Stoll was at the meeting and Tim Oswald was present by phone.

Tim Oswald from Pipper Jaffray provided information about the bids received for the bond. Eight bids were received with the lowest interest rate was from Zions Bank of Salt Lake City, UT at 1.42%.

Trustee Hoppe introduced Resolution 2017-02, DIRECTING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL TO PURCHASE $2,500,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION CAPTIAL LOAN NOTES, SERIES 2017 from Zions Bank of Salt Lake City, UT and moved that it be adopted. Trustees Bailey seconded the motion to adopt, and the roll call was taken at the votes were recorded as Aye: Rohlfsen, Senn, Hoppe, Bailey, Boettcher; Nay: None. President Boettcher declared the resolution duly adopted.

Eric Stoll from Milford Municipal Utilities (MMU) was present to discuss options for using Sanitary District Land for a solar farm. Trustees were in favor of the concept. The plan is to use the gravel pit area (approximately 7 acres) on the former Kruse Property that cannot be used for row crop. One option was to exchange the use of the land for the cost of electricity at the north Milford Lift Station. Trustees directed Anderson to work with Stoll on a proposal. Boettcher asked and Stoll agreed that MMU would do the legal work for an agreement.

Change Order #1 for Project 2016-2 to reduce the contract price by $10,158.00 (Hoppe/Senn); all ayes.

Resolution 2017-03 was tabled.

Trustees were given an update on the budget. The proposed budget will keep the levy at $2.50 per $1,000 evaluation.

Trustees have set February 28, 2017 at 3:00 pm as the time for the public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2018 budget (Rohlfsen/Bailey); all ayes.

The meeting was adjourned (Rohlfsen/Boettcher).

ATTEST:

Robert H. Boettcher President Kae Hoppe, Clerk

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LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE

PAYROLL

For the Year Ending

December 31, 2016

Nursing/Professional Services

$5,192,135.67

Financial Services- 693,945.97

Home Care Services- 575,704.09

Radiology- 644,673.28

Administration- 496,343.97

Laboratory- 630,177.84

Ambulance Services- 564,845.29

Engineering- 401,855.24

Food Services- 314,369.57

Health Information Services-

232,652.97

Public Health- 255,856.10

Pharmacy- 285,564.33

Quality Management- 171,535.53

Environmental Services- 186,745.37

Human Resources- 172,832.80

Respiratory Therapy- 144,447.45

Clinic Services- 218,174.27

Purchasing- 92,497.75

Physical Therapy- 73,258.40

11,347,615.89

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THE HARRIS-LAKE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN ROOM 9B OF THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ON JANUARY 27th 2017 AT 5:20 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOLDING A SPECIAL MEETING FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH. PRESENT FOR THE 5:20pm MEETING WERE THE FOLLOWING PERSONS: Directors Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Secretary Gunderson was also present.

Director Stahly made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the agenda as printed. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

At 5:21pm Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Elser to enter into closed session under code 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment or hiring is being considered and that individual requests a closed session. A roll call vote was taken. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0. No action was taken in closed session.

At 7:15pm Superintendent Peters, Principal Brueggeman and Principal Popken would join the closed session.

At 8:15pm Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Harmon to return to open session.

A roll call vote was taken. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Elser and Harmon. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

President Heikens adjourned the meeting at 8:16pm.

Shelley Heikens Mindy Gunderson

Board President Board Secretary

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LAKE PARK CITY COUNCIL

JANUARY 30, 2017

The following are the minutes as recorded by the City Clerk and are subject to council approval at the next regular meeting on 02-13-17

Lake Park City Council met in Special Session on 1-30-17 at City Hall at 7:00PM. Purpose of Meeting: Budget Workshop – All Departments. Mayor Engel called meeting to order at 7:00pm with Pledge of Allegiance. Members present: Schumacher, Heikens, Taber, Baumgarn, Reekers and Clerk Matthiesen. Also present: Chad Niemeier and Marcy Wittrock.

Motioned by Schumacher/Heikens to approve the agenda; all ayes.

Chad Niemeier and Marcy Wittrock were in attendance representing the Silver Lake Country Club. The council was presented with financials, fund raising plans, future visions, and the current financial and physical condition of the course and clubhouse. They asked the council to consider their need of $50,000 as they work on their 2017-2018 budget.

The council reviewed the projected revenues & expenses. Matthiesen explained reasons for increases and decreases that were presented in the budget figures along with some options to consider as well as expense planning for future years.

Clerk received direction on changes to be made before next meeting.

Moved by Heikens/Baumgarn to adjourn at 10:10pm; all ayes.

John Engel, MayorMarie Matthiesen, City Clerk

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DICKINSON COUNTY SANITARY LANDFILL COMMISSION

REGULAR SESSION-1:30 P.M.

JANUARY 26, 2017-ARNOLDS PARK CITY HALL

MEMBERS PRESENT (Representing): LeAnn Houge (Milford), Bill Maas (Orleans), Jason Peters (Okoboji), Lissa Ballis (West Okoboji), Tim Fairchild (Dickinson County Supervisor), Wanda Thielen (Arnolds Park).

Also Present (Representing): Charles Vigdal (Dickinson County Conservation Board), Dennis Leach (Waste Management), Larry Stoller (Stoller Fisheries), Kevin Hess (Stoller fisheries).

Presiding: Bill Maas, called the meeting to order.

Appointments: Motion to appoint Kevin Bice as Chairman and Bill Maas as Co-Chairman. Thielen/Ballis.

All ayes.

New Compost Presentation (Larry Stoller): Larry addressed the Commission regarding the possibility of producing compost by combining fish waste with green waste. Larry went on to explain the composting in done in windrows and it would need to be turned over, due to the heat that is created. It would also need water to complete the composting process. This process can also occur in the winter months as well. Due to the digesting process there is no odor from the fish. The odor was a large concern from the Commission as a whole. A lengthy discussion followed. It was the consensus to proceed in determining if it would a viable process to pursue. A committee was formed to investigate and report back their findings to the Commission. The committee would be Larry Stoller, Kevin Hess, Kevin Bice, Charles Vigdal and possibility of including a resident from the area near the Recycling Center. Larry Stoller suggested Jess Radcliffe. Larry will contact Jess.

Agenda: Motion approving the agenda. Ballis/Houge. All ayes.

Minutes: Motion approving the minutes from the December 29, 2016 meeting. Ballis/Leach. All ayes.

Treasurer’s Report: Motion approving the Treasurer’s Report ending December 31, 2016. The beginning balance was $21,233.60, the revenues totaled $.05 and expenditures were $15,479.86, bring the ending balance to $5,753.79. Ballis/Houge. All ayes.

Outstanding bills: Motion to pay the outstanding bills from Dickinson County News in the amount of $53.37 and Dickinson County Conservation Board in the amount of $24,292.41. Revenue was just received from ICAP Insurance for the loss of the tractor in the amount of $14,927.36, $17,772.52 from Waste Management and $1,000.00 from an ICAP Grant. Ballis/Peters. All ayes.

Operations: Charles Vigdal, who has taken Sawyer Marco’s position at the Recycling Center introduced himself to the Commission. Green waste revenue was $340.50, electronics were $762.00 and Appliances were $216.00.

Landfill Update: Dennis Leach reported he is doing everything they can to control the odor. He is checking into the possibility of using a blower system and has been working closely with Bryan Whiting with the DNR.

Next Meeting: February 23, 2017Adjourn: 3:10 P.M.Dickinson County Sanitary

Landfill Commission

Wanda Thielen, Secretary

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Dickinson County

Board of Supervisors

January 24th, 2016

9:00 A.M. A.M. Present are Supervisors Paul Johnson, Mardi Allen, Tim Fairchild, and Chairperson William Leupold. Vice-Chairperson Pam Jordan present telephonically.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present.

Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Allen, to approve the January 17th, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes as presented to the board. Roll call vote: Fairchild-aye, Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Johnson, to approve the following claims as listed on the January 24, 2017 Claims Register Listing. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

CLAIMS LISTING 1-24-17

ABC SERVICES-EXPENSE-5,950.06

AHLERS & COONEY P.C.

EXPENSE-1,000.00

AIRGAS USA, LLC

WELDING SUPPLIES-57.32

ALLEN, MARDI-EXPENSE-2,698.96

ALLIANT ENERGY-

UTILITIES-1,400.95

ALPHA WIRELESS COMM CO

EXPENSE-3,733.00

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOC-UPPER MIDW-EXPENSE-120.00

ANCA-EXPENSE-20.00

ANDERSON, STEVE

MILEAGE EXPENSE-83.16

ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY

PARTS-5,421.24

ASHER MOTOR CO.INC.

PARTS -48,570.75

ASHLAND, JEFF-EXPENSE-68.04

A-TEC RECYCLING INC.

EXPENSE-413.85

AUREON TECHNOLOGIES INC.

EXPENSE-8,305.00

BECK ENGINEERING INC.

EXPENSE-255.00

BLACK HILLS ENERGY

UTILITIES-221.82

BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES-609.21

BOYER TRUCKS SIOUX FALLS

PARTS-258.39

BUSINESS TODAY-

EXPENSE-8,303.24

CANNON MOSS BRYGGER & ASSOC.-EXPENSE-1,251.84

CAPITAL ONE COMMERCIAL

SUPPLIES-406.46

CARD SERVICE CENTER

EXPENSE-1,415.34

CARLSON, MARSHA-

EXPENSE-45.00

CDW GOVERNMENT INC.

EXPENSE-55.04

CENTEC CAST METAL PRODUCTS

EXPENSE-877.03

CENTURYLINK-SERVICE-20.27

CENTURYLINK-EXPENSE-421.01

CLAY COUNTY AUDITOR

SERVICE-125.00

CLIMATE SYSTEMS INC.

EXPENSE-1,050.00

COMPASS POINTE-

EXPENSE-4,238.75

CONSERV. CORP OF MN & IOWA

EXPENSE-4,950.00

CONTINENTAL RESEARCH CORP

PARTS-778.33

COOPERATIVE ELEVATOR ASSOC.

EXPENSE-680.77

COTTINGHAM & BUTLER

CONSULTING FEE-JAN’17-2,083.33

CULLIGAN OF SPENCER

EXPEN SE-11.90

DANNATT, MARY-EXPENSE-45.36

DELTA LIGHTING PRODUCTS INC.

EXPENSE-183.67

DERMATEC DIRECT

EXPENSE-109.88

DICKINSON CO SHERIFF

EXPENSE-522.18

DICKINSON CO.PUBLIC HEALTH

EXPENSE-17,698.21

DICKINSON COUNTY

EXPENSE-15,000.00

DICKINSON COUNTY NEWS

EXPENSE-807.69

DISCOVERY HOUSE INC.

EXPENSE-300.00

EVERTEK INC.-EXPENSE-42.99

FAIRCHILD, TIM-EXPENSE-51.84

FICK’S ACE HARDWARE

ESPENSE-160.52

GILLUND ENTERPRISES

SEC RD SUPPLIES-179.88

GRAHAM TIRE COMPANY

TIRES-467.55

GRONSTAL, JOAN-EXPENSE-78.84

GRUYS, NATE-EXPENSE-3.24

GUESS, NEIL-EXPENSE-6.48

GUNDERSON, JON-EXPENSE-47.52

HEMPHILL, TIM-EXPENSE-81.54

HILLYARD/SIOUX FALLS

EXPENSE-271.45

HISTORIC ARNOLDS PARK INC.

EXPENSE-300.00

HOPE HAVEN INC-SERVICE-89.40

IA ASSOC.CO.MED.EXAMINERS

MEMBERSHIP DUES-90.00

IA COMM.ASSURANCE POOL

EXPENSE-2,735.92

IA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY-EXPENSE-2,094.00

IA LAKES ELECTRIC COOP

EXPENSE-7,528.35

IA NARCOTICS OFFICERS ASSOC.

MEMBERSHIP-25.00

IA NATURAL HERITAGE FND.

EXPENSE-75,900.00

IA PRISON INDUSTRIES

EXPENSE-110.00

IA WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

EXPENSE-350.00

INDUSTRIAL TOOLS & MACHINERY-TOOLS-498.77

INTERSTATE ALL BATTERY CENTER-EXPENSE-211.86

IOWA CONCRETE PAVING ASSN

ICPA CONFERENCE-195.00

IOWA INFORMATION INC.

EXPENSE-15.00

ISAC-EXPENSE-540.00

ISAC-EXPENSE-60.00

JACOBSON WESTERGARD ASSC.INC.-EXPENSE-2,979.90

JASPER COUNTY SHERRIFS OFFICE-SERVICE-37.49

JENSEN, DANNY

SAFETY REIIMB-23.52

KLEEN, KATHY-EXPENSE-47.52

L & C TIRE SERVICE INC.

SERVICE-72.79

LAKE PARK FOODS

SEC RD SUPPLIES-36.13

LAKE PARK, CITY OF

EXPENSE-981.72

LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE

EXPENSE-2,160.90

LEE, DELMER-EXPENSE-95.04

LEUPOLD, WILLIAM C.

EXPENSE-1,361.11

MAINSTAY SYSTEMS INC

EXPENSE-354.00

MARCO-EXPENSE-77.49

MATTHEW BENDER & CO.INC.

EXPENSE-658.48

MAXYIELD-EXPENSE-8,088.33

MEDIACOM-UTILITIES-1,163.07

MID-STATES ORGANIZED CRIME INF-MEMBERSHIP-100.00

MILFORD ELECTRIC INC

NEW SHOP CAT LINES-4,075.65

MILFORD MUN UTILITIES

EXPENSE-32.54

MUESKE, WILLIA

MILEAGE-63.18

NW IA YOUTH EM SERV.CENTER

EXPENSE-4,500.00

OKOBOJI MOTOR CO.

OUTSIDE SERVICE-34.05

OKOBOJI, CITY OF

UTILITY-244.00

ONE OFFICE SOLUTION

SUPPLIES-167.76

OSCEOLA CO RURAL WATER SYS.INC-UTILITY-71.02

OVERHEAD DOOR SALES

OUTSIDE SERVICE-933.00

PAKOR INC.-EXPENSE-285.54

PALO ALTO CO.CONSERVATION FOUN-EXPENSE-200.00

PFUND, NANCY-EXPENSE-18.36

PIERCE, CAROL-EXPENSE-35.64

REEKERS CLEANING SERVICE LLC-SERVICE-798.00

REEKERS, ROXIE-EXPENSE-14.04

SAM WEDEKING EXCAVATING INC.-EXPENSE-5,182.71

SANDY LAW FIRM-EXPENSE-56.14

SHAMROCK RECYCLING INC

EXPENSE-2,926.32

SIDWELL COMPANY, THE

EXPENSE-1,680.00

SPENCER OFFICE SUPPLIES

EXPENSE-329.00

SPIRIT LAKE MED. CENTER

EXPENSE-580.00

SPIRIT LAKE, CITY OF

UTILITY-74.24

STATE CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS

EXPENSE-251.88

STATE HYGIENIC LABORATORY

EXPENSE-67.00

STOLL, ERIC-MILEAGE-73.44

STOREY KENWORTHY|MATT PARROTT-EXPENSE-402.46

THOMSON REUTERS-WEST

EXPENSE-1,411.70

TOWN & COUNTRY-

EXPENSE-126.77

TOWN & COUNTRY TREE SERV.

BRUSH CUTTING-2,460.00

TRANE-EXPENSE-1,881.33

TRANE-EXPENSE-654.00

TRI-STATE LITHO LTD

EXPENSE-239.00

TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC.

EXPENSE-5,647.89

US BANK-SUPPLIES-1,873.81

VALLEY CONTRACTING INC.

PIPE CULVERTS-16,351.00

VAN DIEST SUPPLY COMPANY

EXPENSE-847.50

VERIZON WIRELESS-

EXPENSE-49.95

WAGENER, JERRY-EXPENSE-9.65

WEBER, TONY-EXPENSE-29.70

WEDEKING PIT & PLANT INC.

GRANULAR-1,071.11

WELLE, DORIS-EXPENSE-32.40

WEX BANK-EXPENSE-302.69

WINTER EQUIPMENT CO.INC.

BLADES-4,521.08

WOODWARD YOUTH CORPORATION-EXPNSE-46.65

GRAND TOTAL-311,591.89

FUND TOTALS RECAP

0001 GENERAL BASIC FUND

84,461.03

0008 DICK.CO.CONSERVATION BD CAPITAL FUND-75,600.00

0011 RURAL BASIC FUND-3,171.50

0014 WASTE REDUCTION FUND

10,488.28

0020 SECONDARY ROAD FUND

102,359.82

0021 DICKINSON COUNTY TRAILS DEVELOPMENT-851.84

0023 REAP-RESOURCE ENHANCEMENT ACT.PR-15,000.00

0025 TRAILS MAINT.-1,342.69

0037 WEST BAY ESTATES UR

981.72

0160 DD17-6,665.56

0163 DD21-127.50

0274 DD2-433.00

0412 DD6-1,977.50

1500 BUILDING & GROUNDS

1,714.00

3600 COUNTY FARM-1,050.00

4000 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-3,238.45

4010 E-911 SURCHARGES-2,129.00

GRAND TOTAL-311,591.89

Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the full time employment of Kris Mulder as a Deputy in the Sheriff’s Office. Mulders effective date of employment will be February 1, 2017, at an hourly rate of $20.47/hour. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

County Treasurer Kris Rowley preset telephonically with her annual report on investments, office trends and updates, bank depository approval, Investment Policy approval, and approval of the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Publication Report. The Semi-Annual report outlines expenditures and receipts from July 1, 2016-December 31, 2016. The ending balance is $14,927,2760.55. Rowley went onto say that tax collections for FY’16 were at 99.99%, and only $7790.56 in delinquent taxes still outstanding for all years which also includes special assessments. The Tax and Tag online collection system continues to increase in use by the residents. With the closing of the Spencer Driver’s License Station, Dickinson County has seen an increase of approximately 150 additional licenses issued per month.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan, to approve the maximum deposit limits for the following financial institutions (no changes from previous year):

Bank Midwest-Spirit Lake$30,000,000.00
Central Bank-Spirit Lake$5,000,000.00
Citizens Credit Union-Spirit Lake$1,000,000.00
Farmers Savings Bank-Milford$5,000,000.00
IA Public Agency Investment Trust-Des Moines$20,000,000.00
Northwest Bank-Spirit Lake$40,000,000.00
Savings Bank-Lake Park$5,000,000.00
The State Bank-Spirit Lake$5,000,000.00
United Community Bank-Milford%5,000,000.00

Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the Dickinson County Investment Policy; no changes from prior year. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Jordan, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Publication report. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Leupold-aye.

The board gave their board and committee reports and non-actionable items were discussed.

There being no further items presented to the board this 24th day of January, 2017, it was moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson to adjourn. All voted aye.

Meeting adjourned to the call of the Chairperson at 11:00 a.m.

William Leupold, Chairperson

Lori Pedersen, Auditor

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THE HARRIS-LAKE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN ROOM 9B OF THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ON JANUARY 31ST 2017 AT 5:30 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOLDING A SPECIAL MEETING. PRESENT WERE THE FOLLOWING PERSONS: Directors Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Superintendent Peters and Secretary Gunderson were also present. Russ Mitchell from the Dickinson County News was also in attendance.

Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the agenda as printed. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Harmon and Elser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve a two year contract with Andy Irwin as Superintendent of Harris-Lake Park Community School for the 2017-2018 school year with an annual salary of $117,500. Ayes: Bosma, Stahly, Heikens, Elser and Harmon. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.

President Heikens adjourned the meeting at 5:32pm.

Shelley Heikens Mindy Gunderson

Board President Board Secretary

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Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire Department Board Meeting Minutes

February 1, 2017, Okoboji Fire Station, 6:30PM

Meeting called to order by President Jerry Robinson at 6:02PM with Board member John Adams and Fire Chief Chris Yungbluth present. Board member Jerry Thielen absent and excused. The agenda was reviewed and no changes, additions or corrections. Consent agenda to include last month’s meeting minutes and expenditures were reviewed. Motion to approve by Robinson, seconded by Adams unanimous approval.

OLD BUSINESS

Chief Yungbluth reported that he had met with the investigators for the insurance companies at 1306 country club drive and that concluded the departments involvement in that fire scene. He also reported that the Polar plunge was very successful with an estimated 115 Polar Plungers and 2,153.00 dollars raised for the department. He expressed gratitude for Okoboji Harley Davidson’s involvement to make the event so successful.

NEW BUSINESS

Chief Yungbluth reported that the department has added two new members to the department; Kathy Sprague is already certified as an EMT and is interested in EMS, Brittany Spooner is interested in helping with several areas of the department. He also reported the Jeremy Hollowell has 4 years of service and Dallas Lowry has 12 Years of service with the department. He also provided the January call report to include the 3 regular meetings and trainings. 12 EMS responses, 4 fire responses and 3 Special Events for a total of 22 Events for the month of January. He also reported that he is currently working on the annual budget. He also updated the board members on the recent FSTB press release and that this will effect only one of the firefighter on the department. Upcoming events were reviewed. No additional open discussion items were brought up.

The meeting was adjourned at 6:20PM with a motion by Adams, 2nd by Robinson unanimous approval to adjourn. The next meeting will be held March 1st at 6:00PM at the Okoboji Fire Station.

Expenses for the Month of January

Wal-Mart-329.64

Menard’s-223.51

Subway-11.47

Sportsman-71.90

Joes Sports Café-28.66

Depot Bar and Grill-42.02

Joes Sports Café-42.00

Casey’s-56.41

GrandStay-827.22

Bomgaars-307.16

Adventure Specialties-114.50

Dickinson County News-53.92

Dive Rescue International-1,125.00

Heiman Fire Equipment-734.75

Lakes Regional Healthcare-20.00

R3 Safety-499.19

Smith’s RV’s-26.38

The Boondock’s-193.72

Verizon Wireless-40.01

Attest:

Chris Yungbluth

Fire Chief

Arnolds Park/Okoboji Fire and Rescue

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City of Spirit Lake

Drainage District # 22

Monday, January 30, 2017

City Hall Council Chambers

Present: Bice, Farmer, Harbst, Fisher. Absent: Andera. Also Present: Gregg Owens, Brad Beck, Merlin Stover

MINUTES

Motion by Chappas seconded by Harbst to approve the minutes of the October 3, 2016 meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

BILLS

Motion by Fisher seconded by Farmer to approve the bills for January, 2017. Motion carried unanimously.

Beck Engineering, Inc.

Professional services$9,745.00
Sam Wedeking Excavatingexcavation service$20,118.00

ENGINEER’S REPORT

Beck reported DD#22 tile on the Resch farm southeast of the intersection of Sunner Avenue/41st Street by the YMCA was not working property. Beck reported another DD#22 tile between the Mike Gonnerman property (16561 231st Avenue) and Frances Moritz property (16687 231st Ave) was not working property. At both locations, Sam Wedeking televised, jetted and repair the tile, and both tiles appear to be working now. Beck stated he would continue to monitor these locations. Beck stated DD#22 tile in Country Acres Estates on the east side of Sunner Avenue near 38th Street has been removed and replaced by Wedeking. The middle retention pond has been draining slowly; however, Beck feels further improvements are needed to get the tile working properly.

Motion by Farmer, seconded by Fisher, to approve the Engineer’s Report. Motion carried unanimously.

RESOLUTION NO. 2017-01

RESOLUTION SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING AND LETTING FOR BID FOR THE 2017 DRAINAGE DISTRICT #22 DRAINAGE TILE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

Chappas introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2017-01 and move for its adoption, with the addition of a separate bid for boring under Sunner Avenue, which was seconded by Harbst. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Harbst, Chappas, Farmer. Resolution duly adopted.

COMMENTS BY PUBLIC

Merlin Stover, 4035 Sunner Avenue, expressed concern of the existing water issue at Country Acres Estates. Brad Beck, engineer for DD#22, stated the developer is responsible for the water issue at Country Acres Estates; however, Beck feels hopeful the proposed tile improvement project in the Hoien field from Pond #2 to Sunner Avenue north of the YMCA may improve the water issue at Country Acres Estates.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion by Chappas seconded by Farmer to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Kevin Bice, Mayor Pro-Tem

Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator

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CITY OF SPIRIT LAKE 2016 WAGES

BLAIN R ANDERA-$4,950

RODNEY BAKKER-$41,503.46

BRANDON R BERNING-$16,667.77

KEVIN BICE-$2,640

SHANE R BREVIK-$70,419.04

JOANN BROWN-$4,565.16

TIMOTHY T CHAPMAN-$1,680

DONNA M CHAPPAS-$15,739.31

JOHN R CHAPPAS-$2,820

HUNTER CLAYTON-$57,992.8

SCOTT R COLT-$80,367.19

CYNTHIA J DAVIS-$51,996.96

DAREN S DIERS-$69,096.37

KEVIN DONG-$1,020.08

WILLIAM D DOORNINK-$42,997.44

KRISTA R ELMQUIST-$29,720.72

BRYAN ENGEL-$38,887.21

SONIA K ERICKSON-$42,980.13

WESLEY R FARMER-$240

SHAWN M FECHTER-$2,706.6

DEBRA FEHLMAN-$6,313.29

NICHOLAS FIEBIG-$35,405.39

DONNA M FISHER-$1,980

BILL HANSON-$45,846.9

JEFFREY J HANSON-$86,011.04

JERRY HARBST-$3,030

ANDREW J HILL-$45,159.89

CLYDE K IHRKE-$51,851.36

RODNEY JAMES-$2,947.81

JILL J JENNINGS-$6,070.19

DWIGHT B JERGE-$37,636.26

LARRY D JERGE-$7,741.7

JOSHUA B KILPATRICK-$64,977.44

DALLAS L LOWRY-$36,664.4

JESSE L MILLER-$65,220.86

MIKE MILLER-$1,520.48

KYLE E MOHNI-$38,796.98

JOHN W NELSON-$2,378

BRENT NEWCOMB-$74,049.85

MARLYS NICHOLS-$50,367.55

THOMAS W ORTHEL-$47,267.4

GREGG L OWENS-$112,109.32

SHERYL J PAUL-$48,032.62

HALEY PEARSON-$1,616.89

ASHLEY M PETERSON-$2,182.09

DARIN J PETERSON-$78,511.26

DIANA L PRITTS-$14,606.09

NATHAN M ROTH-$66,314.31

REBECCA M SCHULTZ-$938.88

CLINTON L STAPLETON-$41,162.42

JAMES A STAVER-$1,574.64

TERRY E STRUBBE-$60,489.23

JEFF THEE-$60

BRETT TIGGES-$31,371.67

LINDA VAN WYHE-$12,403.74

AARON J VAN WYHE-$41,613.86

JOSH A VANDERWEIDE-$46,277.99

KRISTEN L VIPOND-$59,104.8

DONALD J VOS-$43,623.14

RYAN J VOS-$27,431.88

DARWIN E WACKERBARTH

$47,776.13

PAIJE WEE-$1,345.19

CHRISTY A WILLIAMS-$1,636.18

ELLEN M WILLIAMS-$9,477.12

RICHARD D WORRICK-$43,697.26

TOTAL EMPLOYEE WAGES

$2,083,583.74

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