Legals - Week of 3.1.17

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT IN AND FOR DICKINSON COUNTY

THE DUNN TRUST DATED

MAY 20, 2005,

Equity No. EQCV027888

Charles L. Dunn and Diane K. Dunn,Co-TrusteesPlaintiff,THE TRIBUNE COMPANY; and their ORIGINAL NOTICE
Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees,

Successors in Interest, Unknown Spouses and Unknown Claimants of the following described

Real Estate situated in Dickinson County, Iowa,to-wit: That Part of the Plat of Triboji Beach, Dickinson County, Iowa, described as follows:

Beginning at the southeast corner of Lot 27 in Block 33 of said plat of Triboji Beach; thence Southerly 150 feet along the easterly line of said Block 33, and the southerly continuation thereof,

to the northeast corner of Parcel “F” of that Plat of survey recorded as Instrument No. 06-05035 in the Recorder’s Office of said county, thence westerly|

165 feet to the northwest corner of said Parcel “F”; thence northerly 150 feet along the westerly line of said Block 33, and the southerly continuation

thereof, to the southwest corner of Lot 1 in said Block 33; thence easterly 165 feet along the Southerly lines of said Lots 1 and 27 to the point of beginning, containing 24,750+/- square feet/

0.57+/- acre.Defendants.TO THE ABOVE-NAMED

DEFENDANTS:

You are hereby notified that there is now on file in the office of the Clerk of the above-named Court, a Petition in the above-entitled action, which prays that title to the above-described property be quieted in the name of Plaintiff. The Plaintiff’s attorney is Abby L. Walleck, Maahs & Walleck, 708 Lake Street, P.O. Box AK, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 51360. The attorney’s telephone number is (712) 336-1292; facsimile number (712) 336-1317.

You must serve a motion or answer on or before the 4th day of April, 2017, and within a reasonable time thereafter, file your motion or answer with the Clerk of Court for Dickinson County, at the courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa. If you do not, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in this Petition.

You are further notified that the above case has been filed in a county that utilizes electronic filing. Please see Iowa Court Rules Chapter 16 for information on electronic filing and Iowa Court Rules Chapter 16, division VI regarding the protection of personal information in court filings.

If you require assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in court because of a disability, immediately call your district ADA coordinator at (712) 279-6035. (If you are hearing impaired, call Relay Iowa TTY at 1-800-735-2942). Disability coordinators cannot provide legal advice.Clerk of the District Court

Dickinson County Courthouse

Spirit Lake, IA 51360

IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT

DICKINSON COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF

THE ESTATE OF

ROBERT LYNN PETERSEN,

Deceased.

CASE NO. ESPR014314

NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF

APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR,

AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Robert Lynn Petersen, Deceased, who died on or about October 5, 2016:

You are hereby notified that on February 15, 2017, the last will and testament of Robert Lynn Petersen, deceased, bearing date of July 13, 2004, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Lucrecia Ann Sievert 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 the 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 date of the second publication 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 February 21, 2017.

Lucrecia Ann Sievert

Executor of estate

73270 490th Ave., Jackson, MN 56143

Abby L. Walleck

Attorney for executor

Firm Name: Maahs & Walleck

Address: 708 Lake St., P.O. Box AK, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Date of second publication

March 8, 2017

Probate Code Section 304

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THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT

DICKINSON COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF ESTATE OF RODNEY C. WALDHELM, Deceased.

PROBATE No. ESPRO14319

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Rodney C. Waldhelm, Deceased, who died on or about the June 7th, 2016:

You are hereby notified that on the 22nd day of February 2017, the undersigned was appointed administrators of the estate.

Notice is hereby 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 the 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 publication of this notice or one month from the date of the mailing of this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) a claim is thereafter forever barred.

Dated this 17th day of February, 2015.

Dawn Elizabeth (Mason) Waldhelm

Administrators of the Estate

4811 Westway Trail

Amarillo, TX 79109

Ben C.C. Meyer

Attorney for the Administrator

Alexander and Meyer Associates

101 N. 3rd St., PO Box 101

Laurens, IA 50554

Date of second publication: 28th day of September, 2013.

Probate Code Section 230

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, PROPOSED FORM OF CONTRACT, AND ESTIMATE OF COST FOR FURNISHING ELECTRICAL MATERIALS FOR LAKE PARK MUNICIPAL UTILITIES, LAKE PARK, IOWA.

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of Lake Park Municipal Utilities will meet at the City Hall at 217 Market Street, Lake Park, IA 51347 at 5:30 PM, on March 15, 2017, at which time and place said Board will consider the adoption of plans and specifications and proposed form of contract for the above referenced improvements, which are now on file at the office of the Utilities. At said meeting the Board will conduct a public hearing for the improvements, as well as take action on the received bids.

The general nature of the work on which Bids will be received consists of furnishing the following:

• 15 kV Primary Power Cable

• Single-Phase Padmount Distribution Transformers and associated boxpads

• Three-Phase Padmount Distribution Transformers and associated boxpads

• 600V Secondary Power Cable

• Decorative Street Lighting

Publication upon order of the Board of Trustees of Lake Park Municipal Utilities, Lake Park, Iowa.

Dated this 1st day of March 2017.

LAKE PARK MUNICIPAL

UTILITIES

By /s/ Brent Jacobsen

ATTEST:Chairman

Linda Treharne

Utilities Clerk

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CITY OF OKOBOJI BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT MINUTES

FOR THE MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8th, 2017 AT 5:30 P.M.

OKOBOJI CITY HALL

The Board of Adjustment for the City of Okoboji met on the above date at 5:30 P.M. in the Okoboji City Hall. Board members present were Dennis Colton, Joyce Waddell, and Rebecca Peters. Absent: Owen Primavera and Ann Fitzgibbons. Others present were: Mike Hoien, Amanda Harskamp, Mary VanderWoude, and Jason Peters.

Dennis Colton chaired the meeting and called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

Colton explained the agenda for the meeting. Request was made by Mike Hoien with Hoien Construction Services, LLC on behalf of Mr. Mark Peterson of 7107 Lakeshore Drive to construct a new roof on the property that will entail raising the existing roof by 24 inches. The construction will also involve removing an existing chimney chase from the structure. The proposed construction represents an expansion of an existing nonconforming use, as stated in Section 14.3 of the Okoboji Zoning Ordinance.

Colton read into the record the Staff Report from Jason Peters and a correspondence from Mr. Hoien requesting the variance. Colton inquired as to whether proper notification had been given to the surrounding property owners. Jason Peters stated that on January 25th, 2017, the public hearing notice was sent to certified addresses as supplied by the applicant. Colton then opened the public hearing.

Mr. Hoien appeared on behalf of the owner and asked whether the members were familiar with the property. All members present stated that they had viewed the property. Mr. Hoien explained the history behind the ownership of the property. Mr. Hoien also explained that the proposed construction is necessary to bring the property up to date for today’s heating and cooling standards.

Waddell inquired as to whether the City had received any comments from surrounding property owners. Jason Peters explained that the City had received one email from a surrounding property owner and that the property owner was not opposed to the construction. Discussion ensued between board members and those in attendance with no opposing comments.

Rebecca Peters/Waddell moved to approve the variance to allow the owner to expand the existing nonconforming build through the construction of a new roof on the property that will entail raising the existing roof by 24 inches. The construction will also involve removing an existing chimney chase from the structure. Roll call vote. All present voted in favor. Unanimously approved 3-0. Motion carried.

With nothing further to discuss Waddell/Rebecca Peters moved to adjourn at 5:45 P.M.

Jason Peters

City Clerk/City Administrator

Zoning Administrator.

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF

THE IOWA GREAT LAKES SANITARY DISTRICT

February 14, 2017 3:00 P.M.

DISTRICT OFFICE, MILFORD, IOWA

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

Trustee Hoppe introduced resolution 2017-03, RESOLUTION APPOINTING PAYING AGENT, NOTE REGISTRAR, AND TRANSFER AGENT, APPROVING THE PAYING AGENT AND NOTE REGISTRAR AND TRANSFER AGENT AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT and moved that it be adopted. Trustee Senn seconded the motion to adopt the resolution, and the roll call was taken and the votes were recorded as Aye: Senn, Hoppe, Rohlfsen, Boettcher, Nay: none. President Boettcher declared the resolution duly adopted.

Trustee Senn introduced Resolution 2017-04, RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A FORM OF LOAN AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, AND LEVYING A TAX TO PAY THE NOTES; APPROVAL OF THE TAX EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE, and moved that it be adopted. Trustee Boettcher seconded the motion to adopt the resolution, and the roll call was taken and the votes were recorded as Aye: Senn, Hoppe, Rohlfsen, Boettcher, Nay: None. President Boettcher declared the resolution duly adopted.

Trustee Senn introduced Resolution 2017-05, “RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE PROJECT 2016-02, LS 3-3 FORCE MAIN RELOCATION, and moved that it be adopted. Rohlfsen second the motion to adopt the resolution, and the roll call was taken and the votes were recorded as Aye: Senn, Hoppe, Rohlfsen, Boettcher, Nay: none. President Boettcher declared the resolution duly adopted.

Trustees were requested to take part in a settlement with Lessard Contracting Inc. insurance company United Fire for damages done by the contractor at Lot 26 West Okoboji Harbor 2nd Addition. Trustees moved not to allocate any funds towards a settlement with United Fire for Lot 20 West Okoboji Harbor 2nd Addition (Senn/Rohlfsen); all ayes.

Anderson updated the Trustee on the status of all existing projects and studies.

Anderson reported the Derners of Milford provided a letter for termination of the bio-solids hauling agreement.

Minutes for January 10 and 24, 2017 were approved and the minutes for November 22, 2016 were corrected (Senn/Rohlfsen) all ayes. Financial statement was reviewed and approved. Bills for January 2017 were approved in the amount of $102,536.22 for the general fund with transfers of $95,000 from general fund savings to checking and $138,099.85 with transfer of $140,000 for the construction fund from construction fund saving to checking, (Boettcher/Senn); all ayes.

The meeting was adjourned by Motion (Senn/Boettcher).

ATTEST:

Robert H. Boettcher President Kae Hoppe, Clerk

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City of West Okoboji

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the West Okoboji Zoning Board of Adjustment on March 20, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the West Okoboji City Hall located at 501 Terrace Park Blvd. The purpose of the hearing will be to consider a request for placement of a standby generator in the pre-existing nonconforming side yard. Legal description- Lot 6 and the North 2.93 feet of Lot 7, Gilley’s Beach, in the City of West Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa ( Patrick and Susan Carr 3013 1st Street)

Lissa Ballis, City Manager-Clerk

Zoning Board of Adjustment

City of West Okoboji

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the West Okoboji Zoning Board of Adjustment on March 20, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. at the West Okoboji City Hall located at 501 Terrace Park Blvd. The purpose of the hearing will be to consider a request for a 8’ x 30’ addition to a pre-existing non-conforming structure on the East side of a nonconforming side yard. As well as a request for a 12’ x 14’ addition on the Northwest side of the pre-existing non-conforming structure. Legal description- Lot 4, Plat of Boys Town Subdivision, in the City of West Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa (Eva Shine 1614 Kirkwood Ave)

Lissa Ballis, City Manager-Clerk

Zoning Board of Adjustment

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CITY OF OKOBOJI

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14th, 2017

PRESIDING: Mayor VanderWoude

COUNCILMEMBERS PRESENT: Jim Delperdang, Jim Hentges, Jerry Robinson

COUNCILMEMBER ABSENT: Julie Andres, Walter Mendenhall

OTHERS PRESENT: Steven Anderson, Greg Drees, Brad Beck, David Stein, Jason Petersen, Amanda Harskamp, Jason Peters

After the Pledge of Allegiance the Mayor called the meeting to order at 6:00P.M. Hentges/Robinson moved to adopt the agenda. All ayes. Motion carried. Hentges/Delperdang moved to approve the consent agenda, which included minutes of the previous meeting 01/10/2017, Claims for February 2017, Bank Cash Report for January 2017 and Renewal of a Class LC Liquor License for the Outrigger with Sunday sales. All Ayes. Motion carried.

NEW BUSINESS

Steve Anderson to present Council with proposed resolution to support the funding of the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund: Mr. Anderson gave a history of the establishment of the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. Mr. Anderson explained that there is currently no funding mechanism in place for the fund and that the proposed funding mechanism is 3/8 of a cent increase in sales tax. Mr. Anderson named the various groups and individuals across the region that have supported this proposed resolution. Councilmember Robinson stated that he is a member of Pheasants Forever who have supported the resolution and asked that the City support the resolution. Councilmember Delperdang expressed concern on raising sales taxes given the amount of support that citizens of Dickinson County already give to help to protect the environment. Hentges/Robinson moved to support the resolution to support the funding of the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider written funding request submitted by the Okoboji Blue Water Festival: Mayor VanderWoude moved item up in the agenda. Mayor VanderWoude stated that this request has been factored into the City’s upcoming budget process. Greg Drees thanked the City for their support and stated that next year’s festival will include two nights of music. No action taken, information only.

Council to consider project costs and possible direction on bonding for Sanborn Avenue and Gordon Drive street projects: Mayor VanderWoude moved item up in the agenda. Engineer Beck explained that plans are close to completion for both projects and would be ready for bids. Administrator Peters explained that part of this agenda item includes direction from the Council as to signing the engagement letter with the City’s bonding agent so that we can start the initial phases of preparing for the bonding process. Robinson/Hentges moved to direct Administrator Peters to sign the engagement letter to start the beginning phases of the bonding process. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider possible purchase of playground equipment for the Parks Department: Mayor VanderWoude stated that the City has discussed installing new equipment for years and that the Park Board is in favor of the purchase. Administrator Peters stated the Park Board had meet a while ago to discuss these options and he has been in contact with individual Park Board members regarding this agenda item so that they were aware it was going to be discussed. Administrator Peters stated that each member was in support of the purchase of the new equipment. Administrator Peters explained that this item was not budgeted for in the current Parks Budget. Councilmember Robinson inquired as to who would be installing the equipment. Mayor VanderWoude stated that our Parks Department would install the equipment. A discussion was held to inquire to the Okoboji Tourism Committee to request funds to pay for the proposed playground equipment. Councilmember Hentges inquired as to whether there were funds available in our general fund for the purchase. Administrator Peters stated funds were available and could be a part of the budget amendment. Delperdang/Hentges moved to approve the purchase of playground equipment for the Parks Department in the current year’s budget. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider bid to replace City Hall windows: Delperdang/Hentges moved to approve the bid to replace City Hall windows. All ayes. Motion carried

Council to consider a Board of Adjustment granted variance to Barbara Mendenhall 4313 Lakeshore Drive to construct a 3 season room and open deck on a pre-existing legal non-conforming structure: Attorney Stein explained that the only action the Council could take was to either approve the variance as granted by the Board of Adjustment or send it back to the Board of Adjustment. Delperdang/Robinson moved to approve the Board of Adjustment granted variance to Barbara Mendenhall 4313 Lakeshore Drive to construct a 3 season room and open deck on a pre-existing legal non-conforming structure. All ayes. Motion carried

Council to consider a Board of Adjustment granted variance to Mark Peterson of 7107 Lakeshore Drive to construct a new roof on the property that will entail raising the existing roof by 24 inches on a pre-existing legal non-conforming structure: Delperdang/Hentges moved to approve the Board of Adjustment granted variance to Mark Peterson of 7107 Lakeshore Drive to construct a new roof on the property that will entail raising the existing roof by 24 inches on a pre-existing legal non-conforming structure. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider written funding request submitted by the Regional Transit Authority dba RIDES: Mayor VanderWoude stated that this request has been factored into the City’s upcoming budget process. Hentges/Delperdang moved to accept the written funding request submitted by the Regional Transit Authority dba RIDES. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider written funding request submitted by Okoboji Youth Little League: Mayor VanderWoude stated that this request has been factored into the City’s upcoming budget process. Delperdang/Hentges moved to accept the written funding request submitted by Okoboji Youth Little League. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider retrofitting Arnolds Park/Okoboji boom truck to newer chassis: Councilmember Robinson inquired as to what chassis the boom truck would be moved onto. Administrator Peters stated that it would be moved from the current 1985 chassis to a 1995 chassis currently owned by Arnolds Park. Councilmember Robinson stated he believed moving the newer chassis was a good idea. Councilmember Delperdang inquired as to the cost of the retrofitting. Administrator Peters explained this cost was for the retrofitting and half the value of the 1995 chassis. Administrator Peters stated that this item was to be included in the upcoming 2017/18 budget. Robinson/Hentges moved to approve the cost of retrofitting Arnolds Park/Okoboji boom truck to newer chassis. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to review and consider the City Fiscal Year 2017/18 Budget and set date for the Public Hearing to adopt the same: Mayor VanderWoude thanked Administrator Peters and Deputy Clerk Harskamp for their presentation to the Finance Committee. Councilmember Robinson also thanked Administrator Peters and Deputy Harskamp for their hard work. Councilmember Robinson inquired as to the effects of moving the first bond payment for the Sanborn/Gordon streets projects out to the 2018/19 budget. Administrator Peters explained that the benefit to the 2017/18 budget would be that the levy can be held at 4.5 and still have a positive balance for the budget. Administrator Peters stated that in his opinion moving this payment to the 2018/19 budget means that in order to have a positive balance in that budget cycle the levy will need to be raised. Robinson/Hentges moved to set a March 14, 2017 public hearing for the City Fiscal Year 2017/18 Budget. All ayes. Motion carried.

Council to consider possible stipulation agreement regarding litigation/administrative action in PERB case No. 100790 (possible closed session, possible action): City Attorney Stein recommended that the Council go into closed session. Robinson/Hentges moved to close the session to discuss pending litigation/administrative action in PERB case No. 100790. Roll call all ayes. Motion carried. Those present during closed session were as follows: Mayor VanderWoude; Jim Delperdang; Jim Hentges; Jerry Robinson; City Attorney David Stein; and City Administrator Jason Peters. Council went into closed session on or about 6:52 P.M. to discuss pending litigation/administrative action in PERB case No. 100790. Council came out of closed session on or about 7:24 P.M. Roll call vote. All ayes. No action was taken.

REPORT OF OFFICERS

Police Reports: Chief Petersen stated that a request had been made for an officer to be present for an event at Pearson Lakes Art Center on 02/18/2017. Chief Petersen also reported that the police department’s current computer system will not have enough storage space to hold the video recordings from the officers police dash cameras. Chief Petersen stated that he had been in contact with a vendor as to the cost of a system to store dash camera video recordings. Mayor VanderWoude inquired as to whether there were additional options or additional vendors that could be contacted. Chief Petersen stated that he would find additional vendors.

Administrator Reports: City Administrator Peters thanked new Deputy Clerk Harskamp for all her help in preparing the budget.

Expenditures for the month of January 2017 are as follows: General Fund - $161,592.51; Trust & Agency - $0.00; Road Use Tax - $379.08; TIF - $0.00; Debt Service/Property Tax - $0.00; Capital Projects - $0.00; Water - $15,675.24. Receipts for the same period were in the amount of $149,047.49 creating a balance in all funds in the amount of $2,290,897.30. $274,609.52 of the reported amount is invested in Certificates of Deposit with United Community Bank.

Moved to adjourn. All ayes. Mayor VanderWoude adjourned meeting at 7:33P.M.Mary VanderWoude, Mayor

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Attest February 14, 2017

Central Water System Regular

Board Meeting

Chairman Hinshaw called the board meeting to order. Members present were Hinshaw, and Vos. Gray was also present.

Motion was made by Vos to approve the minutes of the previous board meeting. Seconded by Hinshaw and the motion passed.

The 2017 employee health insurance premium was proposed; the new rates increased $185.82 per month with the deductible increasing $500 per year. Motion made by Hinshaw to accept the new premium of $22,726.44 for 2017. Second by Vos and the motion passed. Motion was made by Hinshaw to pay the claims. Seconded by Vos and the motion passed. A list of claims is attached.

There was no further business and the meeting was adjourned.

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Anthony Gray, Supt.

Wheeler J Hinshaw, Chairman

Federal Withholding-$ 680.00

Social Security-$ 1,415.24 IPERS-$1376.40

Wages-$6,868.04

Alliant Energy-$7,017.25

Black Hills Energy-$845.05

Blue Cross/Blue Shield-$2079.69

Bomgaars-$25.20

Card Service Center-$223.47

CenturyLink-$285.98

Delta Industries -$2508.50

Dickinson County News-$20.33

Fick’s Ace Hardware-$15.55

Hawkins, Inc-$8,724.42

Iowa Lakes Sanitary District-$274.78

Jennings Auto Parts-$33.05

Northwest Iowa Sprinkler-$180.00

State Hygienic Lab-$19.50

Telplex-$51.63

Total Claims- $ 32,644.08

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THE HARRIS-LAKE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN ROOM 9B OF THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ON FEBRUARY 20TH, 2017 AT 7:25 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF HOLDING A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE 17-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING WOULD FOLLOW AT 7:30PM. PRESENT WERE THE FOLLOWING PERSONS: Directors Heikens, Harmon and Stahly; Superintendent Peters, Principal Brueggeman, Principal Popken and Secretary Gunderson. Teacher, Daryl Meyer, was also in attendance. Directors Elser and Bosma were absent.

At 7:25 pm a public hearing was held regarding the 17-18 School Calendar.

The Board began the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

The regular meeting was called to order by President Heikens at 7:30pm.

A motion was made by Director Stahly, seconded by Harmon to approve the agenda as printed. Motion carried 3-0.

Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly, that the Board approve the bills from the General Fund in the amount of $321,555.48, bills from the Activity Fund in the amount of

$11,095.43 from the Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $1,431.43 and from the Food Service Fund in the amount of $22,358.20 and also approve the Minutes, Secretary’s Reports, Activity and Food Service Reports. Motion carried 3-0.

(The bills are listed at the end of this document and by this mention become a part hereof.)

The following Board Policies were given to the Board for review: Code No. 603.1-Class Size-Class Grouping, Code No. 603.2-Field Trips and Excursions, Code No. 603.3-Homework, Code No. 603.4-Selection of Instructional Materials, Code No. 603.5-Use of Information Resources, Code No. 603.6-Instructional Materials Inspection, Code No. 603.7-Outside Resource People, Code No. 603.8-Teaching Controversial Issues, Code No. 603.9-Shared-Time Enrollment, Code No. 603.11-Physical Education. Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the second reading of the above mentioned policies. Motion carried 3-0.

High School Math Teacher, Daryl Meyer, presented to the Board. Mr. Meyer uses APL strategies. He has turned his classroom setting into a “U” shape. He teaches off a syllabus. New material is introduced daily but he also back tracks to review. He still uses paper and pencil but uses mimio for upper level graphing. he has recently started teaching a class called Game it.

Principal Brueggeman reported a staff goal is lesson plans on JMC using objectives for assignments. Rachel Popken received a $200 Ag grant for Ag Buddy Readers. The mid-year assessments for Iowa Tier are complete. More kids did not meet benchmarks. Tuesdays in January staff worked with students after school.

Principal Popken gave examples of collaboration. Mrs. Prevot’s computer graphics class worked with Mrs. Greve’s musical students for the program, posters and t-shirts. Ms. Gladfelter and Mr. Sprague collaborated with their classes regarding the renaissance. Mr. Meyer’s game it classes developed games for Mrs. Christensen’s 6th grade class.

Superintendent Peters gave the Board a breakdown regarding the football field press box. Mr. Popken and Mr. Peters visited Round Lake Brewster and talked to prospective high school students.

DISTRICT LARGE GROUP SPEECH - Saturday, January 21 @ Storm Lake;

STATE QUALIFIERS:

Radio News -Sadie Breitbach, Brandon Bunkers, James Harmon, Cale Hellinga, Aaron Erne, Dalton Nicks, Jazmin Voehl, Isaac Ihnen, Keegan Carpenter, Skylar Forbes, Blake Gunderson, Avery Heikens, Zach Heikens, Bryce Perkins, Bri Ihnen, and Katelyn Loring

Ensemble Acting -Abdulla Elbuytari, Adrian Martin, and Kaitlyn Vyskocil

  STATE LARGE GROUP SPEECH- Saturday, February 4 @ Spencer; 

Split “I”s - Radio News -Katelyn Loring, Blake Gunderson, Avery Heikens, Zach Heikens, Bri Ihnen, Skylar Forbes, Bryce Perkins, Keegan Carpenter, James Harmon, Sadie Breitbach, Brandon Bunkers, Aaron Erne, Isaac Ihnen, Jazmin Voehl, Dalton Nicks, Cale Hellinga.

Superintendent Peters reported on the status of collective bargaining. The only mandatory topic of bargaining is base wages. We will wait for new language and develop new policies when we have more guidance on the new legislation.

Director Stahly made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the resignation from Emily Gladfelter as Band teacher. Motion carried 3-0.

Director Stahly made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the wrestling and girls track and soccer athletic sharing agreements and approve the Spanish, Vocational Ag, Family Consumer Science and Construction Trades sharing Agreements with Spirit Lake. Motion carried 3-0.

Director Stahly made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the 17-18 School Calendar with a start date of August 23rd. Motion carried 3-0.

Superintendent Peters discussed the 2017-18 preliminary budget with the Board.

Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the Transportation Director Operational Sharing agreement with the Sibley-Ocheyedan School District. Motion carried 3-0.

Superintendent Peters gave the Board a capital projects update for 17-18. Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the Capital Projects plan. Motion carried 3-0.

Director Stahly made a motion, seconded by Harmon to approve the School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC). Motion carried 3-0.

The following Board Policies were given to the Board for review: 505.10-Wellness Policy, 604.1-Student Guidance and Counseling Program, 604.2-Student Health Services, 604.3-Media Centers, 604.4-Policy for Weeding, 605.1-Student Progress Reports, 605.2-Testing Program, 605.3-Student Promotion, 605.6 -Permanent Student Records,

and 606.1-Public/Private School Relations. Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the first reading of the above mentioned Board policies. Ayes: Harmon, Stahly and Heikens. Nays: None. Motion carried.

The 2017-18 budget public hearing will be held Monday, March 20th, 2017 @ 7:00pm in room 9B of the high school. The regular monthly meeting will be held March 20th @ 7:30 in room 9B of the high school.

President Heikens adjourned the meeting @ 8:30 pm.

The Board went into exempt session to discuss negotiations under Iowa Code 20.17(3)

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President, Board of EducationBoard Secretary

HARRIS-LAKE PARK SCHOOL

ACTIVITY FUND FEB 2017

AGILE SPORTS TECHNOLOGIES

HUDL PROGRAM-$3,500.00

BUENA VISTA HONOR BAND

FEES-$65.00

CFE-SUPPLIES-$27.70

COYOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL

FEES-$280.00

CUSTOM CREATIONS

SUPPLIES-$260.00

GRAPHIC EDGE-

SUPPLIES-$1,921.08

IOWA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSN

FEES-$35.00

IOWA HS GIRLS ATHLETIC UNION

2/9 GIRLS REGIONAL BASKETBALL-$966.00

ILCC-FEES-$145.00

LAKE PARK WELDING

FEES-$45.04

MARTIN BROTHERS

SUPPLIES-$553.99

MEMORY PROJECT

FEES-$30.00

PEPSI-SUPPLIES-$2,256.62

STOVETOP PRODUCTIONS

SERVICE-$450.00

TOTAL: $10,535.43

OFFICIALS

BAACK, RON-

2/2 JH GIRLS VS CCE-$55.00

BELTMAN, MARK

1/28 VS CCE-$95.00

BOSMA, MIKE

1/30 JH GIRLS VS CCE-$55.00

JACOBSEN, BRENT

2/2 JH GIRLS VS CCE-$55.00

MOUSEL, TIM

1/28 VS CCE-$95.00

NIELSON, DOUG

1/19 JH GIRLS VS OKOBOJI-$55.00

WAGENAAR, JIM

1/28 VS CCE-$95.00

WIENER, ARNIE

1/19 JH GIRLS VS OKOBOJI-$55.00

SUB TOTAL-$560.00

TOTAL-$11,095.43

HARRIS-LAKE PARK SCHOOL

FOOD SERVICE FUND FEB 2017

CASEY’S BAKERY

SUPPLIES-$596.23

DEAN FOODS

SUPPLIES-$1,185.45

HEIMAN FIRE EQUIPMENT

SERVICE-$105.00

H-LP GENERAL FUND

FOOD SERVICE WAGES-$8,439.65

MARTIN BROS-

SUPPLIES-$11,778.25

RAPIDS-SUPPLIES-$131.52

WALMART-SUPPLIES-$122.10

TOTAL-$22,358.20

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ARNOLDS PARK BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ON THE

CONSIDERATION OF A VARIANCE REQUEST

Pursuant to the Requirements of Section 165.24.6 of the Arnolds Park Zoning Ordinance the Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Arnolds Park City Hall. The hearing is for property owned by The Boonedocks – Joe Newlin, 228 N. Highway 71, Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331. The property is legally described as PT Lots 3 & 4 Aud Plat Lots 1,2,3,4 29-99-36 & All Lots 8 & 9 Allendale, Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa. The purpose of the hearing is to hear a request for a variance from the requirements of Section 165.19.3 Sign Requirements in a C-2 General Commercial (Mixed Use) District. Tom Hansen on behalf of Rick Thompson – The Waterfront, is proposing to erect a free standing directional sign on the property of 228 N. Highway 71. Sign requirements in a C-2 District state that a “free standing sign must be located no more than 100 feet from the business, product or service advertised on said sign.” Written comments are accepted and should be addressed to Wanda Thielen, City Clerk. For additional information, or to make arrangements for disabled or non-English speaking individuals, please contact City Hall at 712-332-2341.

Ron Knutson, Chair

Zoning Board of Adjustment

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Dickinson County Board of Supervisors

February 14h, 2017

9:30 A.M. Present are Supervisors Paul Johnson, Tim Fairchild, and Chairperson William Leupold, Vice-Chairperson Pam Jordan present telephonically. Supervisor Mardi Allen was absent.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present.

Meeting called to order by Chairperson, William Leupold.

Chairperson William Leupold opened the Public Hearing for the Preliminary Plat approval of Schmeling Farms Subdivision. Zoning Administrator David Kohlhaase present along with the Jason Eygabroad from Beck Engineering. The subdivision proposed is located in the SE ¼ of Section #33, Westport Township, except Parcels B & C, containing 149.45 acres and subject to easements and encumbrances both apparent or of record. The subdivision as defined will consist of three lots, that being Lots 1-3. Lots 1 and 3 are tillable Lot 2 is pasture land. There are no further plans for development at this time. The planning and Zoning Board met on February 13, 2017, and approved both the preliminary plat and final plat of Schmeling Farms Subdivision. There being no written or oral objections, Chair Leupold closed the Public Hearing.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Fairchild, to concur with the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission., and approve the Preliminary Plat of Schmeling Farms Subdivision. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Fairchild, to concur with the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission., and approve the Final Plat of Schmeling Farms Subdivision. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Jordan, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the February 7, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes as presented to the board. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Leupold-aye.

9:45 A.M. Chairperson Leupold opened the Public Hearing on the rezoning request from Robert and Sarah Cornell from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. The property is described as follows: “Lot E except the North 557.09 and except Parcel D, Tusculum Beach, Township 99, Range 36, Dickinson County, Iowa, containing 6.49 acres.” Zoning administrator Kohlhaase present along with the Jason Eygabroad and Elijah Cornell. The zoning change allows for the Cornell parcel to be improved. The intended use of the Cornell parcel is for a future home site. After further discussion, and no written or oral objections, Leupold closed the Public Hearing.

Moved by Jordan, seconded by Johnson, to concur with the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission., and approve the rezoning request application from Robert and Sarah Cornell from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the following claims as listed on the Claims Register Listing dated February 14, 2017. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

CLAIMS LISTING 2-14-17

ABC SERVICES-SERVICE-2,858.31

ADF SOLUTIONS INC.

EXPENSE-449.00

AERIAL HORIZONS-

EXPENSE-5,812.00

AHLERS & COONEY P.C.

SERVICE-1,000.00

ALLIANT ENERGY

UTILITIES-7,403.72

ALPHA WIRELESS COMM CO

EXPENSE-402.00

AMY’S SIGN DESIGN

EXPENSE-130.00

ARKADIN INC.-EXPENSE-12.09

ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY

PARTS -772.70

ASHER MOTOR CO.INC.

PARTS-161.00

ASPHALT PAVING ASSOC.OF IOWA

ASPHALT PAVING CONFERENCE

260.00

AUREON TECHNOLOGIES INC.

EXPENSE-1,380.00

AUTOMATIC DOOR GROUP

EXPENSE-252.90

BECK ENGINEERING INC.

EXPENSE-725.00

BLACK HILLS ENERGY

EXPENSE-6,818.70

BOB’S REPAIR & TOW INC

EXPENSE-61.65

BOLTON & MENK INC.

OUTSIDE ENGINEERING - BRIDGES-1,979.00

BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC.

SUPPLIES -413.29

BOSSARD, EMILY-EXPENSE-186.18

CAMPUS CLEANERS

SUNDRY-45.00

CARPENTER UNIFORM COMPANY

EXPENSE-560.65

CDW GOVERNMENT INC.

EXPENSE-116.70

CENTURYLINK-SERVICE-542.11

CENTURYLINK-UTILITIES-935.18

CHRISTIANS SHEETMETAL HVAC INC-OUTSIDE SERVICE-2,476.20

CINTAS CORPORATION

SUPPLIES-203.40

COOPERATIVE ELEVATOR ASSOC.

EXPENSE-434.21

CORNELL ABSTRACT CO

EXPENSE-180.00

COTTINGHAM & BUTLER

EXPENSE-2,083.33

CRYSTEEL TRUCK EQUIP INC

PARTS-5,543.00

CUMMINS CENTRAL POWER LLC

OUTSIDE SERVICE-1,574.95

CUSTOM WELDING & REPAIR

WELDING-160.00

DICKINSON CO TREASURER

EXPENSE-2,849.63

DICKINSON CO TREASURER

INSURANCE-36,609.00

DICKINSON CO.PUBLIC HEALTH

EXPENSE-18,080.39

DICKINSON COUNTY NEWS

PUBLISHING-233.62

DISCOVERY HOUSE INC.

EXPENSE-200.00

EILERS, ROBERT-EXPENSE-9.63

EMERGITECH INC.

EXPENSE-7,287.44

EMPLOYEE BENEFIT SYSTEMS

EXPENSE-601.75

EVERTEK INC.-EXPENSE-42.88

FEH DESIGN

MILFORD SHOP-2,776.00

FICK’S ACE HARDWARE

EXPENSE-169.88

FRANEK JR, FRANK-SAFETY-62.49

GALLS LLC-EXPENSE-259.95

GMS INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES INC.

PARTS -80.13

GODBERSEN-SMITH CONST CO

LFM-610-6,440.16

GOLDTRAP, CONNIE

EXPENSE-131.75

GRIMMIUS, MATTHEW

EXPENSE-39.99

HILLYARD/SIOUX FALLS

EXPENSE-196.62

HOPE HAVEN INC

EXPENSE-75.40

IA CO RECORDERS ASSOC.

EXPENSE-220.00

IA COMM.ASSURANCE POOL

EXPENSE-2,354.52

IA CONSER/PRESERV.CONSORTIUM-EXPENSE-35.00

IA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

CERTIFICATION TESTING-ERIN REED-75.00

IA EMERGENCY NUMBER ASSOC.

EXPENSE-85.00

IA LAKES ELECTRIC COOP

EXPENSE-199.00

IA LAKES REGIONAL WATER

EXPENSE-56.87

IA NARCOTICS OFFICERS ASSOC.

REGISTRATION-350.00

IACCVSO-REGISTRATION-60.00

IGL SANITARY DISTRICT

EXPENSE-950.65

INDUSTRIAL TOOLS & MACHINERY-TOOLS-158.63

INFO DOG SECURITY LLC

EXPENSE-41.95

INTERSTATE ALL BATTERY CENTER-(BATTERY)-13.50

IOWA APCO-EXPENSE-510.00

IOWA CONCRETE PAVING ASSN

ICPA CONFERENCE-ECKERT-195.00

IOWA PLAINS SIGNING-

PAINT-450.00

ISAC-EXPENSE-170.00

ISAC-EXPENSE-125.00

JACOBSON WESTERGARD ASSC.INC.-EXPENSE-8,682.35

JENNINGS TOW & REPAIR LLC

SERVICE-41.30

KESSLER, JAMES-EXPENSE-14.45

KOHLHAASE, DAVID L

EXPENSE-324.75

LAKE PARK AUTO PARTS

PARTS -249.04

LAKE PARK AUTO REPAIR INC.

EXPENSE-186.79

LAKE PARK MUN UTILITIES

UTILITIES-2,735.07

LAKES AUTOSPORT

EXPENSE-1,215.99

LAKES NEWS SHOPPER

LAND LEASE-25.40

LAKES P.H.C.-WO #59047-109.44

LEGISLATIVE SERVICES AGENCY

EXPENSE-100.00

MAIL FINANCE

EXPENSE-1,064.37

MAIL SERVICES LLC

EXPENSE-552.30

MARC-SUPPLIES -832.83

MARCO-EXPENSE-1,755.96

MARIPOSA PUBLISHING

EXPENSE-73.90

MARTIN, JON-EXPENSE-217.24

MATHESON TRI-GAS INC.

PARTS -2,465.17

MAXYIELD-EXPENSE-6,836.33

MC PHERREN, RYAN

EXPENSE-15.00

MEDIACOM-EXPENSE-758.43

MENARDS - SPENCER

PARTS -33.08

MIDWESTERN MECHANICAL OF IOWA-EXPENSE-2,100.00

MILFORD COMMUNICATIONS

UTILITIES -129.81

MILFORD ELECTRIC INC

ELECTRIC-36.00

MILLER, JOHN

FUEL REIMBURSEMENT-31.00

MORE, ANTHONY

REIMBURSEMENT-DAMAGES-398.19

MUESKE ELECTRIC INC.

EXPENSE-405.00

MULDER, KRIS-EXPENSE-12.84

NACVSO-EXPENSE-300.00

NORTH CENTRAL INT’L.INC.

PARTS -33.24

NORTHERN SAFETY CO. INC.

SAFETY-187.97

NOTEBOOM IMPLEMENT LLC

PARTS -531.06

NW IA REGIONAL HOUSING TRUST-EXPENSE-7,728.00

NW IA YOUTH EM SERV.CENTER

EXPENSE-2,454.00

OFFICE SYSTEMS CO.

EXPENSE-140.00

OKOBOJI PROPERTY MGT.

EXPENSE-200.00

OKOBOJI, CITY OF

EXPENSE-120.49

ONE OFFICE SOLUTION

SUPPLIES-335.64

OSTOVIC, CHRISTINA

EXPENSE-15.59

OVERHEAD DOOR SALES

MAINTENANCE-125.99

PHYSICIANS LAB. OF NW IA LTD.

EXPENSE-1,500.00

POWERPLAN-MERCHANT-1,562.31

QLT LEASE SERVICES

UTILITIES-7.26

REED, ERIN-MILEAGE-118.77

REEKERS CLEANING SERVICE LLC-EXPENSE-15,227.33

SAFETY KLEEN SYSTEMS INC.

SUNDRY-159.00

SAGA COMMUNICATIONS INC.

ROW L-617 CULVERT-7,226.05

SANDY LAW FIRM

ATTY.FEE-100.98

SECRETARY OF STATE

EXPENSE-30.00

SHAMROCK RECYCLING INC

SERVICE-2,926.32

SIRCHIE FINGERPRINT LABS

EXPENSE-70.03

SPIRIT LAKE, CITY OF

UTILITIES-690.32

STATE CHEMICAL SOLUTIONS

EXPENSE-423.92

STATE HYGIENIC LABORATORY

EXPENSE-43.50

STATE STEEL SUPPLY CO

PARTS-2,353.15

TERRIL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE-UTILITIES-277.43

TERRIL, CITY OF-UTILITIES-42.00

TIFCO INDUSTRIES-

SUPPLIES-1,362.27

TOTAL FIRE PROTECTION INC.

EXPENSE-250.00

TOWN & COUNTRY

EXPENSE-140.13

TRANE-EXPENSE-218.00

TRUE VALUE-MILFORD

SUPPLIES -276.97

TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC.

EXPENSE-13,125.00

UNITY POINT CLINIC-OCCUP.MED.

SAFETY-137.00

US BANK-EXPENSE-1,536.36

US CELLULAR-SERVICE-830.51

US FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE

WELCH LAKE-1,370.00

VANDERHAAG’S INC

EQUIPMENT-1,580.00

VERIZON WIRELESS

EXPENSE-848.14

VIGDAL, ROGER-SERVICE-60.00

VOS, ED-EXPENSE-1.07

WAGENER, JERRY

EXPENSE-49.07

WALMART COMMUNITY

EXPENSE-127.03

WEBSTER CO SHERIFF

EXPENSE-25.00

WEST DES MOINES MARRIOTT

EXPENSE-342.72

WEX BANK-EXPENSE-3,338.53

WITTROCK LAWN SERVICE

EXPENSE-1,117.80

ZIEGLER INC.-PARTS-1,483.15

GRAND TOTAL-232,680.23

FUND TOTALS RECAP

0001 GENERAL BASIC FUND

130,644.98

0010 MH-DD SERVICES FUND

482.25

0011 RURAL BASIC FUND

3,028.33

0020 SECONDARY ROAD FUND

72,349.60

0034 CONFISCATED FUNDS

496.97

0160 DD17

4,812.31

0274 DD2

127.88

0275 DD19-MAIN TILE

2,435.00

0299 DD17 BR.36

309.00

0509 DD JT.61CD&E

3,087.85

3600 COUNTY FARM

2,176.56

4000 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

4,027.07

4010 E-911 SURCHARGES

8,100.68

8500 EMPLOYEE MEDICAL BENEFIT TRUST F

601.75

10:00 A.M. Chairperson Leupold opened the Public Hearing on the rezoning request from George and Michele Carlson from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. The property is described as follows: “S’LY TRT in Lot E AKA PAR D, Tusculum Beach, Township 99, Range 36, Dickinson County, Iowa, containing 2.91 acres.” Zoning administrator Kohlhaase present along with Jason Eygabroad and George Carlson. The zoning change would allow for the Carson parcel to be improved. The principal use of the property is as an accessory use with much needed maintenance and improvements to the existing buildings on the land. After further discussion, and no written or oral objections, Leupold closed the Public Hearing.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Jordan, to concur with the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission., and approve the rezoning request application from George and Michele Carlson from A-1 Agricultural to R-1 Suburban Residential. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Jordan, to set the time and date for a Public Hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year ’18 County Budget to March 7, 2017; 9:30 A.M. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Chris LaRue with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)present to request permission from Dickinson County to complete a small wetlands project within the watershed of Drainage District #15, (Branch 0); fka Dugout Creek-Johnson WPA Wetland Restoration Project. The proposed project is located within a small portion of what once was a historical old lake basin. The proposed restoration is on tile Branch 0, within DD#15, on the FWS WPA that has never drained well. The project will involve extensive tile search and removal of some trees along the fence line that cause drainage tile issues. A berm will be constructed with a water control structure that will allow the return of flow back into the existing tile system underground. The project will improve long term water quality. The project should be complete in the fall of 2017. Moved by Johnson, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the IDNR Wetland restoration Project in DD#15, and approval of work in Branch 0 of DD#15. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Andrew Fisher, CEO of the YMCA of the Okoboji’s present to introduce himself to the Board and to present a calendar year 2016 wrap-up of activities, programs, and usage at the facility. The Bedell YMCA ranks very high in usage nationwide based on per capita. Among the organizations 5-year comprehensive plan, Fisher would like to see further partnerships/collaborations, and building up the Capital Reserves Fund.

Conservation Director Lee Sorenson was present to give an update and overview of the Pollinator Paradise Project. Sorenson informed that a private donor had come forward and wished to take the lead in the 1.2-million-dollar project with the remainder of the fundraising being spearheaded through the Conservation Foundation of Dickinson County. The original plan was to construct the building on its current location, but the project cost was too high. The new design is an addition to the existing Nature Center Building, resulting in the center being able to be open 12 months/year. In addition to housing the Butterfly House, they intend to house bees, hummingbirds, and possibly bats, and to make it a family interactive learning center.

Supervisor Johnson voiced his concerns regarding the shortcomings of the current Master Matrix System, and urged the board to follow suit with Winneshiek County and sign Resolution 2017-2, and forward to the Governor of the State of Iowa. Moved by Johnson, seconded by Fairchild, to approve and adopt RESOLUTION 2017-2-A RESOLUTION PETITIONING THE GOVERNOR OF IOWA AND THE STATE LEGISLATURE TO ADDRESS THE FAILINGS OF THE MASTER MATRIX, and to instruct the County Auditor to submit a copy of the signed resolution and an attached letter urging for the remaining 98 counties to support this effort as well. The resolution and letter will be forwarded to ISAC for County Auditor disbursement. Resolution reads as follows: WHEREAS, the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors, has been presented with several applications for permits to construct concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) in Dickinson County, Iowa; and, WHEREAS, CAFOs in Iowa have proliferated at a rate and number likely unanticipated by the authors of the 2002 Matrix; and, WHEREAS, the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors, has attempted to provide pertinent information regarding the siting of CAFO’s in Dickinson County, Iowa; and, WHEREAS, the information offered by the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors has often directed the IDNR to the hazards posed by the location of the proposed CAFO’s due to the topography in Northwest Iowa; and, WHEREAS, the current legislation and regulation applies the use of a Master matrix that has failed to adequately differentiate between the geography, water sources, and other critical considerations throughout different regions within the State; and, WHEREAS, the failure to properly take into consideration information within the knowledge of local sources, has highlighted the failings of the Master Matrix to protect the air, water, health, “quality of life” and economic interests of the citizens we were elected to represent; and, WHEREAS, the inadequacies of the Master matrix in its present form have been scientifically documented and legislative remedies are needed. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: 1. The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors do hereby petition the Governor of Iowa and the State Legislature to address the failings of the Master matrix to protect the air, water, health, “quality of life” and economic interests of the citizens we were elected to represent. 2.The Dickinson County Board of Supervisors formally requests that the IDNR be directed to suspend any issuance of any additional CAFO Construction Permits until such time as corrective new legislation regarding the Master Matrix can be adopted.

Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye. PASSED AND ADOPTED this 14th day of February, 2017.

Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson, to approve the revised Mental Health Advocate 28E Agreement as approved by the NW IA Care Connections Governance Board. The revised agreement recommends that the current Mental Health Advocate become a full time O’Brien County employee (increased advocate hours and additionally 5.5 hours per week for O’Brien General Assistance The full time status will make the position eligible for health insurance benefits and vacation and sick leave. The cost of the benefits will be pro-rated based on hours worked. The Region will be responsible for 85%, and O’Brien County, 15%. Roll call vote: Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

County Engineer Dan Eckert present. Moved by Johnson, seconded by Jordan, to approve a one-year agricultural lease to the high bidder, (Gary Wuebker), in the amount of $222.52/acre. The lease is for 73.6 acres and is located in the Neppl Pit, in Section #8 of Lakeville Township. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson, to approve a Quit Claim Deed to Ron Zelinsky for the abandoned Rail Road Right-of-Way in Terril. Zelinsky has signed a liability waiver resulting in Dickinson County having no liability do to the lack of public access to the property located within Section #15, Lloyd Township. Roll call vote: Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Jordan, to approve the Drainage District #2 repair work for Mike Mart in Section #15, Richland Township. The repair should be less than $1000. Roll call vote: Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-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 14th day of February, 2017, it was moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson, to adjourn. All voted aye.

Meeting adjourned to the call of the Chairperson at 11:35 a.m.

_William Leupold, Chairperson

Lori Pedersen, Auditor\

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NOTICE OF PROPOSAL TO VACATE EASEMENT DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2008 AND AMENDMENT TO GRANT OF EASEMENT DATED AUGUST 13, 2015. FROM SILVER LAKE DEVELOPMENT LLC IN FAVOR OF CITY OF LAKE PARK, IOWA AND

TO CONVEY SAME TO SILVER LAKE DEVELOPMENT LLC.

The City of Lake Park, Iowa, on , 2017, passed a resolution proposing (1) to vacate the recreational trails easement granted by Silver Lake Development LLC in favor of the City of Lake Park within the city and then (2) to convey the same to Silver Lake Development LLC by quit claim deed. The legal description of the recreational trails easement is:

A 20 FEET WIDTH BIKE TRAIL EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS THAT PART OF OUTLOT “C” OF THE PLAT OF SILVER SHORES FIRST ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAKE PARK, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA, LYING 10 FEET ON EACH SIDE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED CENTER LINE:

COMMENCING AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID OUTLOT “C”; THENCE NORTH 0º26’00” WEST 10.00 FEET ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID OUTLOT “C” TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 89º58’21” EAST 265.63 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY 57.98 FEET ALONG A 50.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHWESTERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING NORTH 56º48’33” EAST 54.78 FEET; THENCE NORTH 23º35’28” EAST 264.80 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY 39.36 FEET ALONG A 50.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE WESTERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING NORTH 1º02’32” EAST 38.35 FEET; THENCE NORTH 21º30’24” WEST 66.20 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY 53.85 FEET ALONG A 40.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE EASTERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING NORTH 17º03’30” EAST 49.87 FEET; THENCE NORTH 55º37’24” EAST 168.93 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY 50.55 FEET ALONG A 40.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE SOUTHERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 88º10’31” EAST 47.25 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 51º58’25” EAST 95.87 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY 103.39 FEET ALONG A 300.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHEASTERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 61º50’48” EAST 102.88 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 71º43’11” EAST 194.81 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY 46.28 FEET ALONG A 300.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 76º08’22” EAST 46.24 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 80º33’34” EAST 145.38 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY 40.89 FEET ALONG A 300.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING SOUTH 84º27’49” EAST 40.85 FEET’ THENCE SOUTH 88º22’04” EAST 129.71 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY 91.48 FEET ALONG A 300.00 FEET RADIUS CURVE CONCAVE NORTHERLY WITH A LONG CHORD BEARING NORTH 82º53’46” EAST 91.13 FEET; THENCE NORTH 74º09’35” EAST 99.39 FEET TO TERMINATION AT THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID OUTLOT “C”.

The city proposes, after said vacating, to convey all of said property to Silver Lake Development LLC by quit claim deed.

The law requires that prior to disposition of the recreational trails easement; the same must first be vacated.

You are hereby notified that a public hearing on the proposal to vacate and then transfer the recreational trails easement will be held at _7__ o’clock p.m. on March 13, 2017, at the City Hall, located in Lake Park, Iowa.

TAKE NOTICE OF THIS HEARING AND GOVERN YOURSELVES ACCORDINGLY.

This notice is given by order of the City Council of Lake Park, Iowa.

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CITY OF LAKE PARK

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LAKE PARK, IOWA, BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER ALLOWING AND REGULATING THE KEEPING OF URBAN CHICKENS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF THE CITY OF LAKE PARK

Notice is hereby given that at 7:00 pm, at the City Hall, Lake Park, Iowa, on the 13th day of March, 2017, the Lake Park City Council will hold a public hearing on the question of amending the code of ordinances by adding a chapter allowing and regulating the keeping of urban chickens. At the hearing any interested person may file written objections or comments and may be heard with respect to the subject matter of the hearing. Marie Matthiesen, City Clerk

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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Adjustment for the City of Okoboji, Iowa will conduct a public hearing on March 8, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. in the Okoboji City Hall to consider a variance request by Mr. William J. Davis on behalf of Mr. James Wilcox, owner of record of Lot 6, Block C of East Okoboji View Commercial Park subdivision in the City of Okoboji, Iowa commonly known as 1651 Exchange Street.

Mr. Davis is requesting a change of use of the property to a Bar/Tavern and has requested a variance to relax the parking requirement of 1 space per 50 square feet of floor area devoted to patron use as defined in Article XII Off Street Parking, Section 12.3 Off Street Parking Area Requirements (20). In the alternative, Mr. Davis and Mr. Wilcox have proposed a joint use agreement as allowed under Article XII Off Street Parking, Section 12.2 (5) with the property commonly known as 1005 East View to secure the additional spaces required by Okoboji Zoning Ordinance.

Any party of interest may appear in person or by legal counsel to express their views either in support of or against the granting of the variance. Written comments shall be delivered to the office of the City Clerk not later than 4:00 P.M. on the above date.

Jason Peters

Okoboji City Administrator/City Clerk

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ARNOLDS PARK BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE ON THE

CONSIDERATION OF A SPECIAL EXCEPTION USE PERMIT

Pursuant to the Requirements of Section 165.24.6 of the Arnolds Park Zoning Ordinance the Board of Adjustment will conduct a public hearing on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Arnolds Park City Hall. The hearing is for property owned by Chad Geske, Forest Park Road, Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331. The property is legally described as W 48’ of E 148’ Exc N 181’ Lot 9, Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa. The purpose of the hearing is for a Special Exception Use permit to construct a multi-family dwelling in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District. Also, an Administrative Review is necessary for the construction of the first building. Written comments are accepted and should be addressed to Wanda Thielen, City Clerk. For additional information, or to make arrangements for disabled or non-English speaking individuals, please contact City Hall at 712-332-2341.

Ron Knutson, Chair

Zoning Board of Adjustment

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Dickinson County Board of Supervisors

February 21st, 2017

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

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present.

Meeting called to order by Chairperson, William Leupold.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Allen, to approve the February 14, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes as presented to the board. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Allen, to approve the renewal agreement between Northwest Iowa Planning and Development Commission and Dickinson County for the FY’18 Shield Program. The Shield program implements Workplace Safety and Compliance Program. The Workplace Safety and Compliance Coordinator will deliver progress reports to the County and its representative on the Shield committee which will describe the work that has been accomplished during the period. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan, to approve the Class B and Sunday Sales Liquor License (LB) for Mel, LLL, d/b/a Main Event Bar and eatery. The license will expire 2-28-2018. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Allen, to approve the Class C Beer Permit (BC) for Layton W. Vick, d/b/a Vicks Corner. The license will expire 4-15-2018. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Jordan, to approve the Class C Liquor Commercial Permit (LC) for Indian Hills Golf Club, Inc. The license will expire 11-6-2017. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Jordan, seconded by Allen, to approve a 5-year maintenance agreement with Schumacher Elevator. The price set in the contract will be adjusted annually on the anniversary date of the contract. As part of the maintenance agreement, they will do routine maintenance and check-ups every two months. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Johnson, to approve the Purchase Agreement with Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for Sections 1-3, relative to the acquisition of the Railroad Right-of way Property located in Dickinson County and described as: an approximate 17.4-mile stretch of R-O-W from mile marker 215.4 to mile marker 232.8 in Dickinson County, also known as Sections 1-3 containing approximately 211.6 acres 17.4 miles more or less in Dickinson County. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Johnson, to approve and adopt Resolution 2017-4 Compensation of Elective Officers.

RESOLUTION 2017-4: WHEREAS, the Dickinson County Compensation Board meets annually to recommend a compensation schedule for elected officials for the fiscal year immediately following, in accordance with Iowa Code Chapters 331.905 and 331.907, and

WHEREAS, the Dickinson County Compensation Board met on December 5, 2016, and made the following salary recommendations for the following elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017:

Elected OfficialCurrent SalaryProposed IncreaseRecommended Salary
Auditor$64,988.003.0%$66,638.00
County Attorney$95,757.003.0%$98,630.00
Recorder$63,993.003.0%$65,913.00
Sheriff$79,894.005.0%$83,889.00
Supervisors$34,159.003.0%$35,184.00
Supervisor Chair$35,159.003.0% (+1000.00 stipend)$36,184.00Treasurer$63,993.003.0%$65,913.00
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Dickinson County Board of Supervisors adopts the salary recommendations for elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 as recommended by the Dickinson County Compensation Board. Approved this 8th day of March, 2016. DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

County Engineer present. Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan, to approve a utility permit for Alliant Energy approving underground primary electric line along the east side of M49 starting 130 feet NW of the 240th Avenue and 140th St extending northwest. The cable will be very close to the right of way line in Section 29 of Spirit Lake Township. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Johnson, seconded by Allen to approve a utility permit for Alliant Energy to place an underground electric line starting 100 feet south of the intersection of 125th street and M49 and extending north along M49 to a point north 400 north of 237th Avenue. The said cable will be located in section numbers 7,8,18, and 19 of Spirit Lake Township. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Leupold-aye.

Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the temporary Clay/Dickinson County Engineer sharing agreement. The agreement has a termination date of May 19, 2017. Dickinson County shall bill Clay County $110.00 per hour for labor and 0.535 per mile for services provided to Clay County. The county engineer will bill Dickinson County for one-half of the hourly rate ($55/hour) for services provided in Clay County. The county engineer reported he would spend approximately 10 hours per week in Clay County and there would be no legal liability issues holding Dickinson County responsible. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Leupold-aye.

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

10:00 A.M., time for the continuation of the Completion Hearing on Drainage District #2. Chair Leupold opened the Public Hearing. Attending the hearing were Darwin Will, Randy Blass, Larry Stoller, representing Blass, Steve Avery, representing Michael Thomas, and Rick Hopper, Jacobsen Westergard engineer for the project. Rick informed the Board that he felt he could work with Randy Blass and Larry Stoller, to come to a solution concerning the seeding of the ditch, the cleanup of the clay, and the clearance of the rocks left by the contractor Rick will consult with Larry Stoller, Randy Blass and Valley Contracting to put together a report and get back to the board. Steve Avery, representing Michael Thomas, presented the claims and their expectations for settling them. Assistant County Attorney, Lonnie Saunders reported that he had contacted a drainage attorney but had not spoken to hi