Legals - Week of 8.30.17
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT
UPON THE PETITION OF
SANDRA L. MCKELVEY, Petitioner,
CASE NO. CDCD003124
MARK C. MCKELVEY, Respondent.
TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S):
You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of the clerk of this court naming you as a Respondent in this action, which petition prays for a dissolution of marriage. The name and address of the attorney for the Petitioner is Abby L. Walleck, Maahs & Walleck, 708 Lake Street, P.O. Box AK, Spirit Lake, IA 51360. The attorney’s phone number is 712-336-1292; facsimile number: 712-336-1317.
You must serve a motion or answer on or before September 26, 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 the 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 the 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)
CLERK OF COURT
Dickinson County Courthouse,
Spirit Lake, Iowa
IMPORTANT: YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS
IN THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT OF DICKINSON COUNTY
Drew A. Nielsen a/k/a Drew Nielsen, a/k/a Drew Neilson; April N. Nielsen a/k/a April Nielsen, a/k/a April Nichole Nielsen, a/k/a April Nicole Nelson; Parties in Possession; Marc H. Nielsen; Unknown Spouse, if any, of April Nicole Nielsen; Liberty Bank, s/b/m First Bank & Trust; AAA Collections, Inc., et al.
EQUITY NO: EQCV028104
You are notified that a petition has been filed in the office of this court naming you as a defendant in this action. The petition was filed on July 19, 2017, and prays for foreclosure of Plaintiffs Mortgage in favor of the Plaintiff on the property described in this notice and judgment for the unpaid principal amount of $20,035.50, with 4.875% per annum interest thereon from October 1, 2014, together with late charges, advances and the costs of the action including (but not limited to) title costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, as well as a request that said sums be declared a lien upon the following described premises from May 23, 2003, located in Dickinson county, Iowa:
LOT 14, OF CENTER LAKE HEIGHTS, SECOND SUBDIVISION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SPIRIT LAKE, DICKINSON COUNTY, IOWA, EXCEPT A PARCEL OF LAND SOLD TO THE STATE OF IOWA AS DESCRIBED IN A WARRANTY DEED RECORDED ON APRIL 17, 1997, AT DEED REC. 142, PAGE 639, OF THE RECORDS OF THE DICKINSON COUNTY RECORDER, commonly known as 2803 Center Lake Drive, Spirit Lake, IA 51360 (the “Property”)
The petition further prays that the Mortgage on the above described real estate be foreclosed, that a special execution issue for the sale of as much of the mortgaged premises as is necessary to satisfy the judgment and for other relief as the Court deems just and equitable. For further details, please review the petition on file in the clerk’s office. The Plaintiffs attorney is James Larson, of SouthLaw, P.C.; whose address is 1401 50th Street, Suite 100, West Des Moines, IA 50266.
The plaintiff has elected foreclosure without redemption. This means that the sale of the mortgaged property will occur promptly after entry of judgment unless you file a written demand with the court to delay the sale. If you file a written demand, the sale will be delayed until twelve months (or six months if the petition includes a waiver of deficiency judgment) from the entry of judgment if the mortgaged property is your residence and is a one-family or two-family dwelling or until two months from entry of judgment if the mortgaged property is not your residence or is your residence but not a one-family or two-family dwelling. You will have no right of redemption after the sale. The purchaser at the sale will be entitled to immediate possession of the mortgaged property. You may purchase at the sale.
You must serve a motion or answer on or before 4th day of October, 2017, and within a reasonable time thereafter, you must file your motion or answer with the Clerk of Court for Dickinson County, at the county courthouse in Spirit Lake, Iowa. If you fail to respond, judgment by default may be rendered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.
If you require the assistance of auxiliary aids or services to participate in a court action 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.
This case has been filed in a county that utilizes electronic filing. You may find more information and general rules governing electronic filing in Iowa Court Rules Chapter 16. You may find information concerning protection of personal information in court filings in Iowa Court Rules Chapter 16, Division VI.
CLERK OF THE ABOVE COURT
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 2506
Spirit Lake, IA 51360
YOU ARE ADVISED TO SEEK LEGAL ADVICE AT ONCE TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS.
File No. 204472
Case No. EQCV028104
File No. 204472-837882
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT
IN THE MATTER OF
THE ESTATE OF
SHARON C. WINTZ, Deceased.
CASE NO. ESPR014374
NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF
APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR,
AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Sharon C. Wintz, Deceased, who died on or about June 16, 2017:
You are hereby notified that on August 11, 2017, the last will and testament of Sharon C. Wintz, deceased, bearing date of March 4, 2015, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Brent A. Wintz and Scott M. Wintz 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: August 18, 2017.
|Brent A. Wintz and Scott M. Wintz|
Executors of estate
28595 State Hwy 264, Round Lake, MN 56167 and 2624 390th St., Clarkfield, MN 56223
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
6th day of September, 2017
Probate Code Section 304
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT DICKINSON COUNTY
Probate No. ESPR014372
NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
IN THE ESTATE OF Joshua D. Hinders, Deceased
To All Persons Interested in the Estate of Joshua D. Hinders, Deceased, who died on or about the April 24,2017:
You are hereby notified that on the 9th day of August, 2017, the last will and testament of Joshua D. Hinders deceased, bearing date of the 22nd day of December, 2016, was admitted to probate in the above named court and that Carole Hinders 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 21st day of August, 2017.
Executor of Estate
15253- 250th Avenue
Spirt Lake, Iowa 51360
Michael R. Bovee
Attorney for executor
Firm Name: Montgomery, Barry, Bovee, Steffen & Davis, LLP
316 – 11th Street S.W. Plaza
PO Box 500
Spencer, Iowa 51301-0500
Date of second publication: 6th day of September, 2017.
Probate Code Section 304
THE IOWA DISTRICT COURT
IN THE MATTER OF
THE ESTATE OF
JUNIOR RAY COOK, Deceased.
CASE NO. ESPR014380
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
To All Persons Interested in the Estate of JUNIOR RAY COOK, Deceased, who died on or about August 18, 2017:
You are hereby notified that on August 23, 2017, the undersigned was appointed administrator 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 four months from the date of 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 on August 24, 2017.
Larry J. Cook,
Administrator of the Estate
3438 Golf Villa Drive,
Milford, Iowa 51351
John M. Bjornstad ,
ICIS PIN No: AT0000921
Attorney for the Administrator
Bjornstad Law Office
Address: 832 Lake Street, P.O. Box 305, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Date of second publication
September 6th, 2017
Probate Code Section 230
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, PROPOSED FORM OF CONTRACT AND ESTIMATE OF COST FOR THE 2017/2018 PCC TRAIL AND LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS – 190TH STREET FOR THE CITY OF ARNOLDS PARK, IOWA, IOWA, AND THE TAKING OF BIDS FOR SUCH IMPROVEMENTS.
Public notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Arnolds Park, in Dickinson County, Iowa, will meet at Arnolds Park City Hall on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., at which time and place a hearing will be held on the proposed plans and specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2017/2018 PCC TRAIL AND LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS – 190th STREET in and for said City. Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk at the city offices in Arnolds Park, Iowa, until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at which time all sealed proposals will be publicly opened, read aloud and tabulated. Proposals received will be acted upon by the Council at the public hearing above specified or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.
The work involved in the 2017/2018 PCC TRAIL AND LIGHTING IMPROVEMENTS – 190th STREET consists generally of 526 CY of excavation, 2306 SY of 6” PCC Trail, 7 each highway light pole, complete with pole base and, together with related subsidiary and incidental work.
All work and materials are to be in strict compliance with specifications prepared by Jacobson-Westergard & Associates of Estherville, Iowa, which, together with the proposed form of contract, have heretofore been approved by the Council and are now on file for public examination in the office of the City Clerk, and are by this reference made a part hereof as though fully set out and incorporated herein.
All proposals and bids in connection therewith shall be submitted to the City Clerk on or before the time herein set for receiving proposals. All proposals shall be made on official proposal forms furnished by the Engineer, and must be enclosed in a separate sealed envelope and plainly identified and addressed to City Clerk, City of Arnolds Park, 156 North Highway 71, Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331. Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, cashier’s check, or a credit union certified share draft in a separate sealed envelope in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of the proposal. If bid bond is submitted, it must be on a form approved by the Engineer. The certified check, cashier’s check or share draft shall be drawn on a bank or credit union chartered under the laws of the United States of America
and made payable to the Treasurer of the Municipality as security that if awarded a contract by resolution of the Council, the Bidder will enter into a contract at the prices bid and furnish the required performance and payment bonds and certificate of insurance. The certified check, cashier’s check or certified share draft may be cashed, or the bid bond forfeited and the proceeds retained as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute a contract or file acceptable performance and payment bonds or provide an acceptable certificate of insurance within fifteen (15) days after the acceptance of his proposal by resolution of the Council. No bidder may withdraw a proposal within thirty (30) days after the date set for opening bids.
At the said hearing, the Council will consider the plans, specifications, proposed form of contract and the estimate of cost for the project, the same now being on file in the office of the Clerk, reference to which is made for a more detailed and complete description of the proposed work, and at the said time and place, the Council will also receive and consider any objections to said plans, specifications and form of contract or cost of such project made by any interested party.
Payment for the cost of said project will be made in cash from such funds of the City as are legally available, including special assessments and from cash funds of the City as may be legally used for said purpose.
Payment to the Contractor will be made in monthly estimates and one final payment. Monthly estimates will be equivalent to ninety-five percent (95%) of the contract value of the work completed during the preceding calendar month. Estimates will be prepared during the last week of each month by the Contractor, subject to the approval of the Engineer, who will certify each approved estimate to the Council for payment on or before the 15th day of the month following. Such monthly payments shall in no way be construed as an act of acceptance for any part of the work partially or totally completed.
Final payment to the Contractor will be made no earlier than thirty-one (31) days from and after the final acceptance of said work by the City, subject to the conditions and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 573 of the Code of Iowa. No such partial or final payment will be due until the Contractor has certified that the materials, labor and services involved in the final pay request have been paid for in accordance with the requirements stated in the specifications. Contractors are subject to payment of Iowa income tax on amounts subscribed by law. Before final payment is made the Contractor shall file in duplicate with the Owner
an itemized statement showing the amount of Iowa Sales Tax or Use Tax and to whom paid on all materials which have become part of the finished work.
The work under the contract shall commence after the Notice to Proceed. All work shall be fully complete and ready for operation for the PCC Trail Improvements by December 1, 2017. All work shall be fully complete and ready for operation for the Light Improvements by June 1, 2018.
Liquidated damages in the amount of $200.00 per day will be assessed for each day that the work remains incomplete after the end of the contract period, with due allowance for extension of the contract period granted by the Owner.
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes, providing that the award of the contract will be made to the lowest responsible bidder submitting the lowest acceptable bid, which
shall be without regard to state or local law whereby preference is given on factors other than the amount of the bid.
Plans and specifications may be downloaded free of charge from HYPERLINK “http://www.QUESTCDN.COM” www.QUESTCDN.COM – eBidDoc#5285354.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish performance and payment bonds on approved forms in amounts equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, said bonds to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Council, and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein contained, and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the Municipality from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operation of the Contractor, and shall also guarantee the maintenance in good repair of all work and materials for a period of one year from and after the completion and acceptance of the work by resolution of the Council.
The Council hereby reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities and irregularities and to enter into such contract as it may deem to be for the best interests of the Municipality.
|Published upon order of the Council of Arnolds Park, Iowa.|
CITY OF ARNOLDS PARK, IOWA
|DateAugust 9, 2017 By/s/ Wanda Thielen||Wanda Thielen, City Clerk|
ADVERTISEMENT SEC. 0030
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ARNOLDS PARK, IA
|AUGUST 16, 2017||6:00 P.M.|
COUNCIL PRESENT: Adams, Christensen, Jensen, Richter, Watters. Mayor Hussong presided.
OTHERS PRESENT: Mike McKitrick, Cheryl McKitrick, Jane Schmitz, Steve Schmitz, Linda Hattel, Nick Hattel, Robin Hamilton, Bob Zack, Larry Van Meeteren, Connie Van Meeteren, Susan Dorsey, Paula Henry, Mark Henry, Mona O’Neil, Tim Quinn, Sharon Godbersen, Lisa Westberg, Anita Bomgaars, Susan Halpine, Paul Halpine, Mark Kuhlmann, Kelly Kuhlmann, Jack & Joan Benz, Stephen Habberstad, Pam Weyhrich, John Blom, Tom Carvey, Diana Jensen, Bunny Terrill, Julie Renken, Al Renken, Mark Hansen, Bob Berens, Martha Woodard, Debra Woodard Leners, Karolyn Marti, John & Chris Jones, Herman Richter, Ryan Kerr, Jenna Thunhorst, Julie Bergquist, Jeremy Kleve, Steve Hallgren, Ted Kourousis, and Ron Walker.
The pledge of allegiance was recited.
An informational public meeting was held to discuss a pedestrian walkway along West Lake Okoboji from 623 Sunset Drive to 143 Pillsbury Point; and additionally, around Pillsbury Point to Monument Drive. Comments both for and against were heard. The meeting was facilitated by Steve Hallgren and Ted Kourousis with Northwest Iowa Planning & Development Commission. No action was taken.
Motion to adjourn: Watters/Adams. Ayes: Five. Nays: None. Absent: None. Mayor Hussong declared the meeting adjourned at 7:01 p.m.
James Hussong, Mayor
Wanda Thielen, City Clerk
THE HARRIS-LAKE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN ROOM 9-B OF THE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ON AUGUST 21st, 2017 AT 7:30 PM FOR THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING. PRESENT WERE THE FOLLOWING PERSONS: Directors Harmon, Stahly, Heikens, Elser and Bosma; Superintendent Irwin, Elementary Principal Brueggeman, Secondary Principal Popken and Secretary Gunderson.
The Board recited the pledge of allegiance.
The regular meeting was called to order by President Heikens at 7:30pm.
A motion was made by Director Bosma seconded by Harmon, to approve the agenda as printed. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Elser, that the Board approve the bills from the General Fund in the amount of $94,797.14, bills from the Activity/Foundation Fund in the amount of $20,929.98 from the Management Fund in the amount of $70,547.00 from the PPEL Fund in the amount of $6,154.00 and from the Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $335. Motion carried 5-0.
(The bills are listed at the end of this document and by this mention become a part hereof.)
Principal Brueggeman reported we received the Dickinson County Endowment grant for a keyboard consortium in amount of $7,700. The grant was written on behalf of Okoboji CSD, Spirit Lake CSD and Harris-Lake Park CSD.
Principal Popken reported teacher in-service was held Friday, Monday and Tuesday. Today the teachers met about technology. The WIFI at the elementary is being upgraded from 5 to 16 access points.
Superintendent Irwin reported he has talked to each board member and has talked to the staff. He is learning about our relationship with JCC and how valuable that relationship is to us. He is doing a lot of data gathering regarding students, staff, finance, buildings and facilities. He is also working on relationships outside of the district including meeting with area superintendents. He is part of the superintendent mentoring program. The superintendent from CCE, Dennis McClain, is Mr. Irwin’s mentor.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the resignation from Carissa Mulder as Special Education Aide. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the contract with Jody Gunderson as Literacy Coach. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the contract with Mariah Becker as Special Education Aide. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the contract with Kathy Grienke as Special Education Aide. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the contract with Katie Goodell as Special Education Aide. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Bosma made a motion, seconded by Stahly, to approve the 3rd and 4th sequential unit for foreign language. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Elser to designate Steve Eggers as the Asbestos Compliance Officer. Motion carried 5-0.
The Board discussed Capital Projects. The elementary gym floor was finished on Friday. We are pleased with the outcome. All competition lines were included in the refinishing. We received the tractor from Noteboom.
The following Board policies we given to the Board for review: 101-Educational Objectives,101E-1 –Mission,101E-2–Goals, 101E-3–Objectives, 101E-4-Review Communication Process,104-Anti-Bullying/Harrassment,104R-1-Anti-Bullying/Harassment Investigation Procedures, 104E-1 - Anti-Bullying/Harassment Complaint Form, 104E-2 - Anti-Bullying/Harassment Witness Disclosure Form, 104E-3 - Disposition of Anti-Bullying/Harassment Complaint Form, 412.13 - Hazardous Chemical Disclosure, 505.9 - Parental Involvement, 603.10 - Class Size and 605-4-Graduation Requirements. Director Harmon made a motion, seconded by Stahly to approve the first reading of the above mentioned board policies. Motion carried 5-0.
There being no further business, President Heikens adjourned the meeting.
The meeting adjourned at 8:00 P.M.
The next regular meeting will be held September 18th, 2017 @ 7:30PM in the MS/HS room 9B.
|Mindy Gunderson||Board Secretary|
President, Board of Education
HARRIS-LAKE PARK SCHOOL
ACTIVITY FUND AUGUST 2017
8/26 VB ENTRY FEE-$90.00
GLR HIGH SCHOOL
8/21 VB ENTRY FEE-$70.00
HAUFF SPORTING GOODS
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
H-LP MANAGEMENT FUND
LIABILITY INSURANCE -$100.00
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
NORTHWEST IA CC
9/12 JH VB VS OKOBOJI-$55.00
9/14 JH VB VS GTRA-$55.00
9/1 VAR FB VS RIVER VALLEY
9/1 VAR FB VS RIVER VALLEY
9/1 VAR FB VS RIVER VALLEY
9/1 VAR FB VS RIVER VALLEY
9/1 VAR FB VS RIVER VALLEY
VANDER PLOEG, KEVIN
8/31 VAR VB VS MMCRU
8/31 VAR VB VS MMCRU
VANDER PLOEG, KEVIN
9/5 VAR VB VS AKRON
9/5 VAR VB VS AKRON
9/7 JV VB VS SPENCER/SL
9/7 JV VB VS SPENCER/SL
CROSS COUNTRY ENTRY FEES
CC FEES TOTAL-$168.00
HARRIS-LAKE PARK SCHOOL
GENERAL OPERATING FUND AUGUST 2017
DICKINSON COUNTY NEWS
HEIMAN FIRE EQUIPMENT
H-LP AFTER PROM
IOWA ASSOCIATION OF BUILDING MAINTENANCE
IOWA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
IOWA HS SPEECH ASSN
LAKE PARK AUTO REPAIR
LAKE PARK FOODS
LAKE PARK UTILITIES
LAKES NEWS SHOPPER
NEWTON, KRIS OR JOHN
NIEMEIER SPINE AND SPORTS
BUS DRIVER PHYSICALS-$300.00
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION
SCHNURR & CO, LLP
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRS
SPIRIT LAKE CSD
SPECIAL EDUCATION/SHARED SPORTS 16-17-$7,250.82
US POST OFFICE
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
AUGUST 2017 PAYROLL-$28,699.20
CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND
BANK MIDWEST INSURANCE SERVICE
PROPERTY, AUTO, LIABILITY INSURANCE-$70,547.00
BASEBALL FIELD LIGHTS-$3,170.00
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION
City of Spirit Lake
Regular City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
City Council Chambers
Present: Mayor Andera, Councilmembers Bice, Fisher, Harbst, Chappas and Farmer.
Meeting called to order by Mayor Andera.
The pledge of allegiance to the flag was recited by those present.
Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve the minutes of the August 8, 2017 regular council meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve the bill list for the month of August, 2017. Motion carried unanimously.
3 D BUILDERS
AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE ASSURANCE
BAKER & TAYLOR, INC.
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC
PAINT, DRILL, CORD-$1,436.27
CAMPUS CLEANERS & LAUNDERERS -MATS-$117.74C
ENTER POINT LARGE PRINT
LARGE PRINT BOOKS-$224.70
1ST AID SUPPLIES-$76.31
DES MOINES REGISTER-$772.62
CLASS C SOLUTIONS GROUP
CONTINENTAL RESEARCH CORP.
CUTTING EDGE SALES & SERVICE
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION X2
DICKINSON CO CONSERV. BOARD
DICKINSON CO GIS
DICKINSON CO SHERIFF’S OFFICE
CO WAGE ASSIGN-$240.67
SUMMER READ PROGRAM PRIZES
EMC NATIONAL LIFE
LIFE INS SEPT-$229.50
EMPLOYEE BENEFIT SYSTEM INC
ADMIN FEE SEPT-$275.50
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
PAY APP #6-$263,043.13
FERGUSON’S GARDENT CENTER
FERGUSON WATERWORKS #2516
LARGE PRINT BOOKS-$227.52
GRAYMONT CAPITAL, INC
HEARTLAND AG-BUSINESS GROUP-BOOKS-$55.00
HR GREEN INC
ENG-RAW WATER INTAKE-$6,830.00
IA GREAT LAKES SANITARY DIST.
IA ONE CALL
INGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES
JAYCOX IMPLEMENT WTGN
L & C TIRE SERVICE
LAKES AREA DOG PARK
MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC
MC&R POOLS INC
MUESKE ELECTRIC INC.
RANGER PART, LIGHT-$551.52
PETTY CASH - LIBRARY
PLUMB SUPPLY CO.
RECORDED BOOKS, LLC
RELIEF WRITER LLC
RON’S REPAIR INC
SECURE BENEFITS SYSTEMS
SHAW’S OF OKOBOJI II, LLC
CHILDREN’S DOOR ALARM-$348.75
SHORT ELLIOTT HENDRICKSON INC
ENG-POLICE STATION IMPROVEMT -$872.00
SIOUX CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
ONE CLICK DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION -$500.00
SPIRIT LAKE KIWANIS
20.34 TONS PAPER RECYCLE
STATE HYGIENIC LAB
STATE LIBRARY OF IOWA
RFND HEALTH/DENTAL COBRA SEP -$558.81
TREASURER STATE OF IOWA
SALES TAX 8/1-8/15-$239.00
VANDER HAAG’S, INC.
WAGE ASSIGNMENT - IA
WAGE ASSIGN IA-$481.20
WAGE ASSIGNMENT - MN
WAGE ASSIGN MN-$185.50
WASTE MANAGEMENT OF WI-MN
LANDFILL FEES 8/1-8/15-$12,713.43
WERTS WINDOW&AWNG CLEANING INC
WORLD TRADE PRESS
TOTAL ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
DEPOSIT REFUNDS ON 8/23/2017
TOTAL - $448,171.59
Motion by Bice seconded by Farmer to approve a Special Class C beer and wine permit for Hey Good Cookies. Motion carried unanimously.
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-42
RESOLUTION APPROVING PAY APPLICATION #6 FOR THE 2017 CITY OF SPIRIT LAKERAW WATER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
Fisher introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2017-42 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Harbst. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Chappas, Harbst, Farmer. Resolution duly adopted.
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-43
RESOLUTION SETTING PUBLIC HEARING AND BID LETTING FOR THE SPIRIT LAKE
POLICE STATION IMPROVEMENTS
Bice introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2017-43 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Chappas. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Chappas, Harbst, Farmer. Resolution duly adopted.
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-44
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING QUOTE FOR BASE FOR CITY SCULPTURE
Harbst introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2017-44 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Farmer. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Chappas, Harbst, Farmer. Resolution duly adopted.
RESOLUTION NO. 2017-45
RESOLUTION CERTIFYING DELINQUENT CHARGES TO THE COUNTY TREASURER
Fisher introduced and caused to be read Resolution No. 2017-45 and moved for its adoption, which was seconded by Bice. Aye: Fisher, Bice, Chappas, Harbst, Farmer. Resolution duly adopted.
COMMENTS BY MAYOR, COUNCIL AND STAFF
Mayor Andera reminded Council ‘Movie in the Park’ will be Thursday, August 24th at the Spirit Lake Middle School.
Motion by Bice seconded by Chappas to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Blain Andera, Mayor
Gregg L. Owens, City Administrator
ARNOLDS PARK BOARD
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, September 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Arnolds Park City Hall. The hearing is for a variance request for property owned by Todd and Rhonda Burgeson. The property for which the variance is sought is located at 20703 232nd Ave. or legally described as TRT APPROX 130’X166.59’ IN LOT 6 32-99-36 MISC TRACTS in the City of Arnolds Park, Dickinson County, Iowa. The purpose of the hearing is to hear a request for a variance from the requirements of Section 165.05.5 (Site Development Regulations in an A/C Agriculture/Conservation district). The applicant is proposing to construct a new detached accessory building, the height of which is intended to be 20’. According to the ordinance the maximum height of an accessory building is 18’ in an agricultural district. 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 332-2341.
|Ron Knutson, Chair|
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Board of Supervisors
August 8, 2017
9:00 A.M. Present are Supervisors Paul Johnson, Mardi Allen, Tim Fairchild, Vice-Chairperson Pam Jordan, and Chairperson William Leupold.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those present.
Meeting called to order by Chairperson, William Leupold.
Kim Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Iowa Care Connections MH/DS Region was present to give the board an overview of the Fiscal Year ’18 Service and Budget Plan. She reported that Iowa State requirements are being met. She also presented projected budget for fiscal year ‘18
Jarrod Fischer Communications and Jail Administrator present. Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan, to approve the full time employment of Joshua McClain as a jailer in the Sheriff Department. Joshua will start his employment on August 19, 2017, at an hourly rate of $18.67. Roll call vote: Allan-aye, Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the July 25, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes as presented to the board. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Jordan, seconded by Fairchild, to approve the following claims as listed on the Claims Register Listing dated August 8, 2017. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, and Leupold-aye.
CLAIMS LISTING: 8-8-17
ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY-298.56
ASHER MOTOR CO.INC.-37.90
AUREON TECHNOLOGIES -1380.00
BARCO MUNICIPAL PROD -314.75
BECK ENGINEERING INC.-5460.00
BLACK HILLS ENERGY-1088.05
BOMGAARS SUPPLY INC.-423.71
CALHOUN-BURNS & ASSC -1052.40
CDW GOVERNMENT INC.-400.26
COHRS CONSTR - 115950.30
COYOTE MOTOR CO.LLC-80.87
CULLIGAN OF SPENCER-23.80
DANIELSON TECH SUPPLY-801.00
DAVID L KOHLHAASE-256.80
DICK.CO.SECONDARY ROAD DEPT.-1619.39
DICKINSON CO SHERIFF-215.72
DICKINSON CO TREASURER
DISCOVERY HOUSE INC.-3000.00
DUCKS UNLIMITED INC.-14903.67
ELDERBRIDGE AGENCY ON AGING-14281.00
ELECTRONICS SPECIALTIES INC.
EMMET CO SHERIFF’S DEPT.-29.50
FICK’S ACE HARDWARE-184.57
GJERDE COLLISION CENTER LLC
GMS INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES INC.
GODBERSEN-SMITH CONST CO
IA CO RECORDERS ASSOC-ILR
IA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
IA LAKES REGIONAL WATER
IA NATURAL HERITAGE FND.
INDUSTRIAL TOOLS & MACHINERY-70.02
KEITH HAGEDORN CONSTRUCTION-16886.25
L & C TIRE SERVICE INC.-43.73
LAKE PARK BODY SHOP-11.60
LAKE PARK MUN UTILITIES-196.23
LAKES NEWS SHOPPER-138.60
LAKES REGIONAL HEALTHCARE
MAIL SERVICES -649.37
MATHESON TRI-GAS INC.-374.71
MID IOWA SALES CO-372.01
MILFORD MUN UTILITIES-901.95
NEWMAN TRAFFIC SIGNS-58.71
NORTHWEST DISTRICT ISAA-
NOTEBOOM IMPLEMENT LLC-32.99
ONE OFFICE SOLUTION-97.39
QLT LEASE SERVICES-7.26
REEKERS CLEANING SERVICE LLC-19123.43
SAFETY KLEEN SYSTEMS INC.
SCHUCHERT-LENTZ FUNERAL HOME-1500.00
SHAW ‘S OF OKOBOJI-203.50
SIOUX SALES COMPANY-44.75
SPIRIT LAKE PROTECTIVE ASSOC.
SPIRIT LAKE, CITY OF-2896.46
STANLEY PROPANE & APPLIANCE
STATE STEEL SUPPLY CO-82.80
TRI-STATE LITHO LTD-119.00
TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC.
US ARMOR CORP.-147.46
US POSTAL SERVICE-8000.00
WELLMARK BLUE CROSS/SHIELD
WESTERN IA TOURISM -500.00
STAMPED WARRANTS ISSUED 8-8-17 :
DICKINSON CO.SECONDARY ROAD-333.50
The board received correspondence from the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Food & Water Watch Group regarding the groups filing of a formal rulemaking petition to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), asking that the current Master Matrix be strengthened. The DNR does have the authority to strengthen the Matrix, outside of legislative action. Several concerned persons attending the meeting including State Senator, David Johnson. The group is asking for other counties to write a letter of support of the petition, and to forward the letter onto the DNR. Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan, to send a letter of support of the rulemaking petition, after making changes in the wording, to Director Gipp of the DNR. Johnson also added that he would like a copy of the letter sent certified to Kim Reynolds, Governor of Iowa. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Allen, seconded by Johnson, to approve the letter of denial regarding the New Fashion Pork application; which hearing was held on July 11, 2017. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Jordan: seconded by Fairchild, to approve the following language changes to the personnel policy (4.4):
Categories of employees: Former language read as: “New employees shall be considered to be on a probation for a period of six (6) calendar months. During this probationary period, the employee may be terminated for. The reason for such unsatisfactory performance shall be given to the employee in writing. The termination of a probationary employee shall not be grievable under the grievance procedure herein provided. New language reads: New employees shall be considered to be on probation for a period of six (6) calendar months. During this probationary period, the employee may be terminated for any reason. Roll call vote: Jordan-aye, Fairchild-aye, Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Leupold-aye.
Moved by Allen, seconded by Jordan to approve no changes to the following language to the personnel policy (5.4): The language presently reads as follows: Up to five days in the event of the death of the employee’s spouse, child, stepchild, mother, father sister, brother, grandchild, or grandparent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law. One day (1) may be used in the event of the death of the employee’s aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, or cousin. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Johnson, to approve no changes to the language concerning Overtime (5.10): Current policy reads: “Non-exempt employees will receive overtime pay at the rate of one and one half (1 ½ ) times the hourly rate for any hours in excess of 40 hours per week including hours of pay for vacation, holidays, and sick leave. New wording to read: ”Non-exempt employees will receive overtime at the rate of one and one half (1 ½) times the hourly rate for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Vacation, holidays, and sick leave do not factor into overtime pay.”
FMLA Administrative Procedures 7.6(d): Current policy reads: ”For the duration of FMLA leave, Dickinson County shall maintain group health coverage for the employees by continuing payment of premiums for single coverage, and/or any portion of dependent coverage which the County would ordinarily pay. Failure of the employee to make the employee contribution payment when due may result in employee losing coverage during the period of leave. If the employee has dependent coverage, the employee shall continue payment of their portion of dependent premiums while on FLMA Leave. New wording: For the duration of FMLA Leave, Dickinson County shall maintain group health coverage for the employees by continuing payment of premiums for singe and family coverage, less the amount currently paid by the employee. Failure of the employee to make the employee contribution payment when due may result in employee losing coverage during the period of leave.
Hospital, Major Medical, Dental, and Vision (11.9): Current policy reads: “All eligible employees shall be offered the opportunity to participate in the County’s approved insurance program. The County will pay for the full cost of the employee’s health and dental insurance, and a dollar amount per month as set by the Board of Supervisor’s towards the cost of family coverage. The employee will pay the balance of the voluntary family coverage. New wording:” All eligible employees shall be offered the opportunity to participate in the County’s approved insurance programs. The County will pay for the full cost of the employee’s single dental insurance, and a dollar amount per month as set by the Board of Supervisors towards the cost of single and family health coverage and family dental coverage. The employee will pay the balance of the cost of the voluntary single and family health coverage, family dental, and the entire cost of voluntary vision.
Clark Reekers, building and grounds facilities director present. He reported that he had three bids submitted for one bathroom to be remodeled and one to be constructed at Hope Haven. It will also include a new hot water heater. The three bids submitted are:
|Glenn Gjerde Construction,|
|Spirit Lake IA||$19,932.00|
|Wheatley Plumbing and Heating, Estherville IA||$27,000.00|
Midwest Cabinet Creations,
|Lake Park IA||$34, 993.00|
Moved by Johnson, seconded by Jordan to accept the low bid of Glenn Gjerde Construction of Spirit Lake in the sum of $19, 932.00 for the construction of two bathrooms at the Hope Have facility. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Jordan-aye, Allen-aye, Jordan-aye and Leupold-aye.
Reekers also updated the Board on the work he has done at Oak Haven. He reported that he checks the property three to four times a week and maintains the grounds. He has made minor repairs to the septic system as the Nature Center also is on the same system. The air conditioner is kept running to keep the building dry. A new phone line is being installed to facilitate the fire alarm system function.
Reekers also reported back to the Board on the progress of the newly installed ice storage equipment. After several weeks of fine tuning, the new equipment, is running efficiently and helping with the cooling of the courthouse. Reekers is very optimistic that the County will see a cost savings in the electric bill within a year.
Reekers reported that Alliant Energy Audit outcome report spent a half day checking the lighting, plug-ins and etc. in each office. They gave suggestions that would be a cost savings in the usage of electricity. Reekers reported that he changes the florescent lighting with the LED lights whenever they need to be changed.
John Miller, Assistant County Engineer present. Moved by Fairchild, seconded by Allen, to approve a utility permit for Milford Municipal Utilities for placing 2672 feet of 12 inch DIP water main on the west side of 230th Avenue from approximately 980 feet north of 220th St to approximately 280 feet south of Woodlyn Drive. The purpose of the new water main is to connect two existing dead-ends and complete a loop. All work will be done in Milford Township, Section #6. Roll call vote: Johnson-aye, Allen-aye, Fairchild-aye, Jordan-aye, and Leupold-aye.
Moved by Allen, seconded by Fairchild, to go into closed session pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.5(1) (j), to “discuss the purchase or particular real estate property”. “All voted aye. Roll call of those present: Johnson, Allen, Fairchild,, Jordan, Leupold, and County Auditor Lori Pedersen. Closed session recorded. Moved by Jordan, seconded by Fairchild, to go into open session. All voted aye.
Moved by Allen , seconded by Jordan, to purchase real estate property located at 2105 130th St Spirit Lake IA., in the amount of $70,000 on the contingency of checking with legal counsel. Roll call vote: Allen-aye, Jordan-aye, Johnson-aye, Fairchild-aye, and 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 8th day of August, 2017 it was moved by Fairchild, seconded by Jordan, to adjourn. All voted aye.
Meeting adjourned to the call of the Chairperson at 11:41 P.M.
_William Leupold, Chairperson
Lori Pedersen, Auditor
REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
THE IOWA GREAT LAKES SANITARY DISTRICT
August 22, 2017 3:00 P.M.
DISTRICT OFFICE, MILFORD, IOWA
President Boettcher called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.; trustee Rohlfsen, Bailey, Hoppe, and Senn were present. Others present included Abby Walleck and Mike Roth.
Landscaping request was tabled.
Walleck Roth and Anderson discussed proposed settlement from Municipal Pipe and Tool and the request to extend the tolling agreement for another one to two weeks. The Trustees rejected the current proposed settlement from Municipal Pipe and Tool (Bailey/Rohlfsen); all aye. Trustees voted to not extend the tolling agreement beyond August 23, 2017 (Rohlfsen/Senn); all aye.
Anderson and Walleck discussed the Bay Rym lift station and force main documentation. They were directed to work on getting easement from Homeowners Association. Anderson also updated the Trustees on the proposed East Loch Estates Development.
The President announced that this was the time and place for the public hearing and meeting on the adoption of plans, specifications, forms of contract and estimate of cost for the Iowa Great Lakes Construction Project 2017-02: Telemetry System Upgrades Phase 3 PLC Improvements, that had been published pursuant to the provisions of Section 358.1 and 384.25 of the Code of Iowa.
The President then asked the Clerk whether any written objections had been filed by any Sanitary District property owners to Construction Project 2017-02. The Clerk advised the President and Board that no written objections had been filed. The President then called for oral objections to Construction Project 2017-2 and none were made. Whereupon, the President declared the time for receiving oral and written objections to be closed.
Senn introduced Resolution 2017-18 adopting plans, specifications form of contract and estimate of cost for Construction Project 2017-02: Telemetry System Upgrades Phase 3 PLC Improvements. Hoppe seconded the motions. The roll was called and the vote; aye- Rohlfsen, Senn, Hoppe, Bailey, Boettcher; nay – none. The President declared Resolution 2017-18 duly adopted.
Roth provided tabulation sheet for the bids that were opened at 11:00 am on this day. The engineer’s opinion of probable costs was $1, 503,500.00. Three bids were received and they were as follows:
S.J. Electro Systems, Inc dba Primex of Plymouth, MN - $1,093,650.00
Jetco, Inc. of Altoona, IA - $1,385,961.00
Automatic Systems Co. of Ames, IA - $1,479,000.00
The low bid was S.J. Electro Systems, Inc. dba Primex from Plymouth, MN.
Trustee Bailey introduced Resolution 2017-19 making award of contract for IGLSD – Project 2017-02: Telemetry System Upgrades Phase 3 PLC Improvements to S.J. Electro Systems, Inc. dba Primex of Plymouth, MN in the amount of $1,093,650. Senn seconded the motion. The roll was called and the vote; aye- Rohlfsen, Senn, Hoppe, Bailey, Boettcher; nay – none. The President declared Resolution 2017-19 duly adopted.
Trustees approved pay application #3 for Project 2017-01 for $1,900 (Rohlfsen/Boettcher); all aye.
Trustees approved change order #1 for the Headworks HVAC System Replacement Project to adjust the substantial completion date to October 1, 2017 (Rohlfsen/Senn); all aye.
The meeting was adjourned by Motion(Senn/Rohlfsen).
|Robert H. Boettcher President||Kae Hoppe, Clerk|