LINN COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CEDAR RAPIDS,

LINN COUNTY, IOWA

TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021 9:00 A.M.

(These are the minutes in their entirety. Archived minutes can be found at www.linncounty.org).

The Board met in session at the Linn County Jean Oxley Public Service Center. Present: Chairperson Walker, Vice Chairperson Rogers and Supervisor Zumbach. Board members voting “AYE” unless otherwise noted.

Chairperson Walker called the meeting to order.

The Board heard updates from the following Elected Officials:

Col. Doug Riniker, Sheriff’s Office – new hire testing (deputies); video visitation visits are going well in the jail; additional vacancies in jail.

Supervisor Rogers asked if inmates can receive vaccinations while in custody and Riniker stated that they are not at that point yet. Rogers also asked about a public safety bill that would require the county to pay for accumulated sick leave upon retirement or transfer to a spouse due to death. Riniker stated that he had not heard about this bill.

Chairperson Walker asked Riniker’s stance on new gun legislation and Riniker stated he doesn’t know their stance but he does have concerns with this legislation.

Joan McCalmant, Recorder – in favor of a bill that would give money to the Iowa Land Records System (how they receive documents electronically for filing); co-presenting a webinar Thursday on disaster recovery.

Supervisor Rogers asked McCalmant if she has any concerns re-opening the building and if her office would be comfortable if they were to re-open tomorrow. McCalmant said she is not 100% on board with opening although a lot of her staff have been vaccinated. A lengthy discussion took place regarding the re-opening of the building and departments voiced their concerns noting that the Treasurer’s Office would like a deputy present to monitor how many people enter the building. The majority of the Auditor’s Office would be comfortable with the building opening. Walker is advocating that they meet regularly to determine budget impacts of a deputy in this building, if this building opens, other buildings have to open as well.

Sharon Gonzalez, Treasurer – upcoming tax sale in June; the blackout plates have generated $310,000 for Linn County alone.

Joel Miller, Auditor – Real Estate – busy with address changes due to assessment mailings and payment of property taxes; Accounts Payable – GovSense process is going smoothly; Payroll – retired the use of GEMS and all departments are live on DayForce; Property Tax – Ag/Family Farm state credit report was filed by April 1st due date.

Rebecca Stonawksi, Deputy Auditor – November 2nd election, filing deadlines are approaching; the number of days for absentee ballots has been reduced; voting period has been reduced to 20 days; plan to use Lindale Mall for satellite voting; plan to vote at the Public Service Center; ballot has to be in hand by 8 p.m. on Tuesday (postmark is no longer allowed); November 30th is runoff election for Mayor; plan to use 67 polling places; redistricting next year; SF658 changes to election law.

The Board recessed at 10:28 a.m. and reconvened at 4:00 p.m. for a joint meeting with the Linn County Farm Bureau, 1323 Boyson Rd., Hiawatha, IA. Present: Chairperson Walker, Vice Chairperson Rogers and Supervisor Zumbach.

Other county staff present in person or via phone: Dennis Goemaat, Conservation; Jon Resler, Asst. County Engineer; Charlie Nichols, Planning & Development; Sara Bearrows, Finance; Tamara Marcus, Sustainability Coordinator and Col. Riniker, Sheriff’s Office. Tim Keegan, Farm Bureau County Action Committee Chair, welcomed everyone and the following topics were discussed:

County Sustainability Dept. – Tamara Marcus gave a highlight of her duties including completing the first greenhouse gas inventory.

Sheriff’s Office – Col. Riniker discussed the protocol for investigating animal neglect cases. Farm Bureau members added that Rescue 57 is very beneficial to rural residents.

County Conservation and Conservation Bond – Dennis Goemaat discussed the Dow’s Ground including the solar array and water quality bond. Farm Bureau members voiced their concerns regarding Dow’s farm noting that the county is competing with farmers and driving up the cost of land.

Supervisor Rogers left the meeting at this time 5:24 p.m.

Goemaat also discussed restoring woodlands at Wickiup Hill and Wanatee Park due to the damage from the Derecho. They are looking at additional camping opportunities as well.

Planning and Zoning — Charlie Nichols discussed ag exemptions, agri-tourism operations and solar zoning on large commercial farms. Farm Bureau members asked for clarification regarding what is taxed for solar panels. They also voiced concerns regarding the Marion Airport Zoning Overlay district that was passed and what Farm Bureau members felt was a lack of communication during that process.

Secondary Roads – Farm Bureau members shared that they felt upkeep of the roads was very good this year and want to make sure that the county stays on top of the bridges.

Adjournment at 6:27 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

JOEL D. MILLER, Linn County Auditor

By: Amanda Hoy, Executive Assistant

Approved by:

STACEY WALKER, Chairperson

Board of Supervisors

Published in the Marion Times, April 22, 2021

LINN COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CEDAR RAPIDS,

LINN COUNTY, IOWA

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021 11:00 A.M.

(These are the minutes in their entirety. Archived minutes can be found at www.linncounty.org).

The Board met in session at the Linn County Jean Oxley Public Service Center. Present: Chairperson Walker, Vice Chairperson Rogers and Supervisor Zumbach. Board members voting “AYE” unless otherwise noted.

Chairperson Walker called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve consent agenda as follows:

Resolution 2021-4-44

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, hereafter referred to as “the Board”, believes the

M-PAVEMENT MARKINGS(21), hereafter referred to as “the project” is in the best interest of Linn County, Iowa, and the residents thereof. The project is defined as pavement markings on various secondary paved roads throughout the county; and

WHEREAS, the Board has sought appropriate professional guidance for the concept and

planning for the project and followed the steps as required by the Code of Iowa for

notifications, hearings, and bidding/letting; and WHEREAS, The Board finds this resolution appropriate and necessary to protect, preserve, and improve the rights, privileges, property, peace, safety, health, welfare, comfort, and convenience of Linn County and its citizens, all as provided for in and permitted by section 331.301 of the Code of Iowa; and IT IS THEREFORE RESOLVED by Board to accept the bid from Advanced Traffic Control in the amount of $129,001.20 and awards the associated contract(s) to the same; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all other resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict with this resolution are hereby repealed. If any part of this resolution is adjudged invalid or unconstitutional, such adjudication shall not affect the validity of the resolution or action of The Board as a whole or any part thereof not adjudged invalid or unconstitutional. This resolution shall be in full force and effect from and after the date of its approval as provided by law; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Linn County, Iowa, that after receiving the necessary contract documents, including but not limited to, the contractor’s bond and certificate of insurance, Bradley J. Ketels, P.E., the County Engineer for Linn County, Iowa, be and is hereby designated, authorized, and empowered on behalf of the Board of Supervisors of said County to execute the contracts in connection with the afore awarded construction project let on 3/30/2021. Dated at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this 7th day of April, 2021.

Resolution 2021-4-45

WITHIN THE LINN COUNTY FISCAL YEAR 2021 ANNUAL BUDGET

WHEREAS, the Linn County Board of Supervisors previously approved the Linn County Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Budget; and, WHEREAS, it has been determined that it is necessary to transfer appropriations within the Public Safety and Legal Services area of said budget; and, WHEREAS, sufficient appropriations are available to provide for the necessary transfer; and, WHEREAS, said transfer is within the Public Safety and Legal Services service area, and is made by resolution of the Board of Supervisors in accordance with Iowa Code Section 331.434(6). NOW, BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED by the Linn County Board of Supervisors that appropriations within the Linn County Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Budget are revised as follows: Organization Transfer Medical Examiner $10,000 Sheriff ($10,000).

Approve and authorize Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2022 (IDOT) Iowa Department of Transportation Secondary Road Budget and IDOT Secondary Road Five Year Construction Program.

Approve and authorize Chair to sign cost estimate with Metro Studios in the amount of $5,855.00 for the State of the County production.

Approve and authorize Chair to electronically sign a contract with Med Pro for medical waste disposal at the Mental Health Access Center for FY22-FY24 at $115 per month.

Approve purchase order PO73 for Linseed Oil to Carroll Construction Supply in the amount of $5,454.10 for the Secondary Road Department.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve minutes of April 5, 2021 as printed.

Motion by Zumbach, seconded by Rogers to approve AP Checks #71001887-#71001994 in the amt. of $294,063.94 and AP ACH in the amt. of $1,251,940.51.

Stephanie Lientz, Planning & Development, presented proposed Temporary Use Permit, Case JTU21-0002, request by Bass Family Farms, LLC., owner, and Eastern Iowa Pet Expo c/o Charlene Allaire, petitioner, to hold the “Eastern Iowa Pet Expo,” an outdoor event located at 835 & 840 Bass Lane, Mount Vernon, Iowa on May 1, 2021.

Supervisor Rogers noted that from Monday’s discussions, the petitioner stated that they did not know that they had to apply for a permit with the county. What is the timeline with COVID out of the equation? Lientz stated that normally a two week notice is sufficient. Chairperson Walker stated that he is appreciative that the petitioners are recognizing the fact that they are taking COVID precautions, especially holding the event outdoors. Supervisor Rogers is concerned about the variants and a possible fourth surge, even though folks are being vaccinated, will not have HERD immunity by May 1. It’s the density of people that concerns him even with it being held outside.

Motion by Zumbach, seconded by Walker to approve Temporary Use Permit, Case JTU21-0002, request by Bass Family Farms, LLC., owner, and Eastern Iowa Pet Expo c/o Charlene Allaire, petitioner, to hold the “Eastern Iowa Pet Expo,” an outdoor event located at 835 & 840 Bass Lane, Mount Vernon, Iowa on May 1, 2021.

Discussion: Chairperson Walker noted that they are planning to exceed participation in the past (1,000) and COVID is spiking and there are grave concerns about where numbers are heading. He hopes that they consider postponing or cancelling the event and exercise good judgement about whether or not they move forward if not in a good place. Charlene Allaire listed items that have been added to address COVID. They postponed three times last year and finally cancelled. They are doing their best and if need be, they will postpone or cancel. VOTE: Walker & Zumbach – Aye Rogers – Nay

Chairperson Walker read the following Proclamation: National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week-April 11-17, 2021.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to adopt Proclamation: National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week-April 11-17, 2021.

Chairperson Walker expressed his appreciation to public safety teleommunicators.

Pramod Dwivedi, Public Health Dir., presented the following update on Linn County’s response to COVID-19:

• Thanked the Board for last week’s Proclamation.

• Do not know a lot about the new mutated variants.

• According to CDC, there are five variants of concern.

• Everyone should try to be vaccinated.

• Working on large-scale vaccine clinics.

• 42.1% of Linn County residents have begun or completed their vaccinations. A lengthy discussion continued regarding this number.

• HERD immunity was explained and there is no conclusive number to provide.

Motion by Walker, seconded by Rogers to approve upon third and final consideration of Ordinance #6-4-2021, Linn County, Iowa by amending provisions in Chapter 107, Unified Development Code. This proposed amendment would formally allow for the keeping of chickens and other small animals on lots in residential zoning districts. Roosters would be prohibited, and a limit on the number of small animals per acre is included.

The Board discussed purchase order PO74 for $28,736.68 to Karl Chevrolet for a Chevrolet Bolt EV for the Health Department.

Supervisor Zumbach asked why Karl Chevrolet and Britt Hutchins, Purchasing Dir., stated that Karl Chevrolet was awarded the State contract and it is significantly lower than anything he could find.

Supervisor Zumbach stated that he supports the community and supports the ethanol industry (that pays their salaries) and is not in favor of purchasing any more electric vehicles.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Walker to approve purchase order PO74 for $28,736.68 to Karl Chevrolet for a Chevrolet Bolt EV for the Health Department. Vote: Walker & Rogers – Aye Zumbach – Nay

Darrin Gage, Dir. of Policy & Admin., stated that Peak Construction Corp. is the low bidder for the cold storage sheds at Morgan Creek and Wanatee Parks for Linn County Conservation and recommends approving the base bid and all alternates in the amount of $615,322. Gage continued to explain the project budget.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve project budget for cold storage sheds at Morgan Creek and Wanatee Parks for Linn County Conservation.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to authorize Chair to sign a contract between Linn County and Peak Construction Group to build cold storage sheds at Morgan Creek and Wanatee Parks in the amount of $615,322.

Board Member Reports — Supervisor Rogers reported that he attended the Farm Bureau meeting last night along with the other Board members and continues to have on-going conversations with municipalities regarding opening government buildings.

Supervisor Zumbach participated in an HR hosted program last Thursday and continues to address solar farm phone calls.

Chairperson Walker could not attend an event held yesterday whereby Public Health partnered with NAACP to offer COVID vaccinations.

The Board received and placed on file notices from the cities of Robins and Fairfax re: voluntary annexations.

Adjournment at 11:59 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

JOEL D. MILLER, Linn County Auditor

By: Rebecca Shoop, Deputy Auditor

Approved by: STACEY WALKER, Chairperson

Board of Supervisors

Published in the Marion Times, April 22, 2021

LINN COUNTY

NEWSPAPER REPORT

FOR 4-01-2021 THROUGH 4-07-2021

Vendor Description Total

A T & T CELL PHONES $47.83

AARON BATCHELDER CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

AARON ROTHMEYER MILEAGE $9.52

ABC DISPOSAL SYSTEMS INC WASTE REMOVAL $70.00

ABCREATIVE INC WICKIUP HILL BOULDERS $68,674.00

ADCRAFT PRINTING CO INC BUSINESS FORMS $786.00

ADVANCED TRAFFIC CONTROL INC MESSAGE BOARD RENTAL $1,050.00

AFQ PROPERTIES LLC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $1,818.39

AFSCME AFL-CIO LC DEDUCTIONS $21.72

AFSCME/IOWA COUNCIL 61 LC DEDUCTIONS $5,651.90

AIR CHEK INC TEST KITS $166.25

AIR MANAGEMENT FILTERS $268.33

ALBURNETT CITY OF UTILITIES REIMB $1,000.00

ALICIA D. SACHTJEN CELL PHONE REIMB $75.00

ALL HEART STAFFING INC OPTIONS NURSING SRVS $630.00

ALL TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS INC TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTOR $4,765.00

ALLENDORF, NICHOLAS W GENERAL ASSISTANCE $900.00

ALLIANT UTILITIES UTILITIES $48,441.61

ALVIN EHLER MILEAGE $13.44

AMANDA BIEBER CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

AMANDA HOY CELL PHONE REIMB $90.00

AMRA WATKINS MILEAGE $39.76

ANDE HENDRICKS CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

ANDERSON ERICKSON DAIRY CO FOOD/PROVISIONS $2,340.79

ANDREW HUCK CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

ANTHONY AARHUS CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

AREA AMBULANCE MED EXAM FEES $3,792.00

ARNOLD MOTOR SUPPLY PARTS $175.26

ARVO LLC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $450.00

BAYCH, VICKIE L CONTACT TRACING $825.00

BECKER CANVAS FLAG REPAIR $30.00

BECKY MARX CELL PHONE REIMB $135.00

BEN ROGERS CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE JUVENILE BOARDING $1,558.20

BIGLEY, LINDA M CONTACT TRACING $200.00

BILLY DVORAK CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

BINDER, JANICE ATTORNEY FEE $768.60

BRAD KETELS CELL PHONE REIMB $225.00

BRAD RANSFORD CELL PHONE REIMB $180.00

BRAKSIEK ROBERT MD PC MEDICAL DIRECTOR $8,966.67

BRANDED APPAREL CLOTHING $600.00

BRANDON KEPNER CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

BRENT OLESON CELL PHONE REIMB $225.00

BRIAN GARDNER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

BRITT HUTCHINS CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

BROOKE HENNING CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

BRZEZINSKI, CRYSTAL CONTACT TRACING $640.00

CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLY — CEDAR RAPIDS CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES $3,555.71

CEDAR MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME COMPANY GENERAL ASSISTANCE $1,000.00

CEDAR RAPIDS 56 LLC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $450.00

CEDAR RAPIDS CITY OF EMA FUEL $161.12

CEDAR RAPIDS MUNICIPAL UTILITIES GENERAL ASSISTANCE $485.39

CEDAR VALLEY PATHOLOGISTS PC MED EXAM FEES $8,800.00

CENTURY LAUNDRY DISTRIBUTING INC APPLIANCE REPAIR $809.91

CENTURY LINK COMMUNICATIONS LLC PHONE SERVICE $6,176.40

CERIDIAN HCM INC DAYFORCE $39,402.49

CHAD COLSTON CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

CHAD SHOVER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

CHAD W REEDICH TRAVEL REIMB $166.50

CHAD WATKINSON CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

CHARLIE NICHOLS CELL PHONE REIMB $105.00

CHARM-TEX INC INMATE UNIFORMS $2,338.00

CHRIS KIVETT-BERRY CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

CHRISTINE BURIAN CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

SAFETY EQUIP REIMB $220.00

CHRISTOPHER SMITH CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

CHUCK BOGARD CELL PHONE REIMB $165.00

COMMONWEALTH SENIOR APARTMENTS LLP GENERAL ASSISTANCE $900.00

COMMUNITY HEALTH CHARITIES LC DEDUCTIONS $31.98

COREY GROTE CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

CORRIDOR CAREERS JOB POSTING $175.00

COVENANT FAMILY SOLUTIONS PLC HEALTH ASSISTANCE $210.04

CR MEATS LLC FOOD/PROVISIONS $1,915.44

CR/LC SOLID WASTE AGENCY WASTE REMOVAL $18.48

CRAWFORD SUPPLY COMPANY COMMISSARY ITEMS $339.76

CULBERT, MAXWELL CONTACT TRACING $100.00

CYPRESS SOLUTIONS INC YEARLY MGMT PLAN $1,260.00

DANA KELLOGG CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

DANIEL GIBBINS CELL PHONE REIMB $75.00

DARRAH’S INC PATROL TOW $290.50

DAVE OMAR CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

DAVE W KEPHART CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

DAVID THIELEN CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

DAVISON, ROBERT W ATTORNEY FEE $312.50

DAWN JINDRICH CELL PHONE REIMB $165.00

DAWN NELSON CELL PHONE REIMB $210.00

DEB CLARK CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

DELTA DENTAL DELTA DENTAL PREPAY $50,000.00

DENKINGER, OLIVIA CONTACT TRACING $170.00

DENNIS GOEMAAT CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

DERIC OSHEL CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

DESIGN DYNAMICS INC MHAC CONST ADMIN CONTRACT $14,043.41

DIAMOND DRUGS INC MEDICAL SUPPLIES $53.68

DOUG RINIKER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

EARTHGRAINS BAKING CO’S,INC. FOOD/PROVISIONS $384.02

ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING CO INC PAGER — ZAHN HOUSER $13.95

ELY CITY OF UTILITIES REIMB $1,250.00

EMERSON SPECIALTY HARDWARE & LOCKSMITHING INC HARDWARE $26.50

ENFORCE LLC SOFTWARE $6,000.00

EQUIFAX INFORMATION SERVICES LLC REPORTS $60.00

EQUITABLE THE LC DEDUCTIONS $8,457.50

ESCO ELECTRIC CO BLDG MTCE $5,843.41

FBL INSURANCE LC DEDUCTIONS $12.50

FERGUSON ENTERPRISES INC PARTS $176.17

FERRING, CALLIE CONTACT TRACING $10.00

FRIEDA COONROD EMBROIDERY LOGO STITCHING $433.00

GAFRI LC DEDUCTIONS $232.00

GALLS LLC UNIFORMS $23,682.31

GARRET REDDISH CELL PHONE REIMB $135.00

GARTH FAGERBAKKE CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

GARY FRANCK CELL PHONE REIMB $225.00

GAZETTE COMMUNICATIONS INC PUBLIC NOTICE $22.00

GENTLE DENTAL DENTAL SVC $136.00

GERALD HANSEL CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

GLORIA WITZBERGER CELL PHONE REIMB $165.00

GORDON FLESCH COMPANY INC OFFICE EQUIP $833.74

GRAINGER W W INC PARTS $152.48

HAPPEL, MARLA DEPOSITIONS $27.00

HAWKEYE FIRE & SAFETY SAFETY EQUIP $240.00

HESKJE, ERIC P DAMAGE REIMB $3,172.50

HORSFIELD COMPANIES CONSTRUCTION $3,880.00

HUNEY-VAUGHN COURT REPORTERS LTD WC RELATED EXPENSE $1,040.30

HY VEE FOOD/PROVISIONS $2,102.60

IA DEPT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TERMINAL BILLING $300.00

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (CITY ASSESSOR EE) CITY ASSESSOR IPERS EE $2,631.29

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (CITY ASSESSOR ER) CITY ASSESSOR IPERS ER $3,949.00

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (CO ASSESSOR EE) COUNTY ASSESSOR IPERS EE $2,141.67

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (CO ASSESSOR ER) COUNTY ASSESSOR IPERS ER $3,214.22

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (LINN COUNTY EE) LINN COUNTY IPERS EE $90,935.07

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (LINN COUNTY ER) LINN COUNTY IPERS ER $136,474.68

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (PROTECTION OCCUPATION EE) IPERS PROTECTION EE $2,356.49

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (PROTECTION OCCUPATION ER) IPERS PROTECTION ER $3,532.89

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (SECO EE) SHERIFF IPERS EE $42,518.66

IA PUB EMP RET SYS (SECO ER) SHERIFF IPERS ER $42,518.66

INPUT-ACE MTCE CONTRACT $995.00

INSIGHT PUBLIC SECTOR VIRUS SOFTWARE MTCE $780.00

INTOXIMETERS INC DRYGAS $230.00

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES REFUND OVERPYMT $5.40

IOWA DIVISION OF LABOR SERVICES ELEVATOR PERMIT $675.00

IOWA FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER REPAIR $440.00

IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY MMPI EVAL $450.00

IOWA OFFICE OF THE STATE MEDICAL EXAMINER MED EXAM FEES $26,208.54

IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES SUPPLIES $1,683.46

IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE NOTARY RENEW $30.00

IOWA SHARES LC DEDUCTIONS $120.01

IOWA STATE ASSOCIATION OF ASSESSORS DUES $1,080.00

JAMES CONMEY MILEAGE $8.40

JAMES R GALES CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

JANEAN K SHRESTHA CELL PHONE REIMB $105.00

JANELL WHITE EYE EXAM $10.00

JANINE DEVRIES CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

JASON BAUMANN CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

JD CONSULTANT ABBE WTR PLANT $950.00

JEANETTE SHOOP CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

JEFFREY HUGHES WORK COMP $753.66

JERAD KELLEY CELL PHONE REIMB $225.00

SAFETY GEAR REIMB $199.53

JERRIE YUVA CELL PHONE REIMB $180.00

JERRY W. WITT MILEAGE $78.96

JODY BRIDGEWATER CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

JOE REU CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

WORK COMP $752.74

JOEL MILLER CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

JOEL PESHEK CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

JOHN GAHRING TRAVEL REIMB $304.00

JOHN SCHUCHMANN WORK COMP $906.13

JOHNSON COUNTY MED EXAM FEES $2,151.00

JONATHAN RSTOM CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

JOSH VOLZ CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

JULIE STEPHENS CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

KAITLIN EMRICH CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

KAREN HEIDERSCHEIT CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

KATHERINE A JACOBS PHD PC DEPOSITIONS $1,850.00

KEEFE SUPPLY COMPANY COMMISSARY ITEMS $2,095.28

KELLY EHRISMAN CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

KELLY NELSON CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

KENNETH DAY MILEAGE $38.08

KENT RECTOR CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

KENT STEENBLOCK CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

KIDS FIRST LAW CENTER ATTORNEY FEES $2,166.00

KIECKS UNIFORMS $12.00

KIRKWOOD COMM COLLEGE TRAINING $66.00

KRISTEN PEYTON CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

KRISTOPHER SLUTTS SAFETY GEAR REIMB $200.00

KZIA INC COVID CARES FUNDING $4,618.00

LANDON BARNES CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

LINCOLN NATL LIFE INSURANCE LC DEDUCTIONS $3,325.00

LINCOLNWAY GOLF CARS LLC CART RENTAL $1,550.00

LINDALE MALL LLC RENT $1,300.00

LINN CO DEPUTY SHERIFF’S MEMBERSHIP ASSOC SECURITY SERVICES — ELECTION DAY $330.00

LINN COUNTY REC INC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $301.96

LISA POWELL CELL PHONE REIMB $210.00

LOCK SHOP AND GUN REPAIR THE HARDWARE $8.00

LORI PARKS CELL PHONE REIMB $135.00

LUKE MALONEY CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

MADISON NATL LIFE — LTD LC BENEFITS $16,698.22

MADISON NATL LIFE INS CO INC LC DEDUCTIONS $10,440.38

MARTHA JANEY MILEAGE $71.82

MARTIN BROS. DISTRIBUTION CO INC FOOD/PROVISIONS $1,616.78

MARTIN, ANNETTE ATTORNEY FEE $162.50

MARTIN, CANDACE CAREGIVER REIMB $233.17

MATT PAVELKA CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

MATT SANDVICK CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

MECHELLE CARTER CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

MEDIACOM 2 INTERNET SERV $400.00

MEDIAQUEST OUTDOOR BILLBOARD AD $1,600.00

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER MEDICAL SERVICES $407.00

METRO INVESTMENTS RENT ASSISTANCE $1,650.00

MICHAEL SHOOP CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

MIDAMERICAN ENERGY UTILITIES $1,072.81

MIKE KASPER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

MISSOURI WHITEWATER ASSOCIATION INSTRUCTOR TRAINING $500.00

MOUNT VERNON CITY OF UTILITIES REIMB $3,000.00

MOUNT VERNON FAMILY COUNSELING HEALTH ASSISTANCE $265.57

MUNDT, JESSICA S DESIGN WORK $415.00

MURRIN, JOAN M CONTACT TRACING $335.00

MY OWN HOME CR LLC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $450.00

NACVSO MEMBERSHIP $60.00

NATHAN ALLEN CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

NATIONWIDE RETIREMENT SOLUTIONS LC DEDUCTIONS $2,115.00

NICHOLAS HAIGHT CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

NICHOLE BROWN CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

NICKI FINGER CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

NICOLE L KEHRES CELL PHONE REIMB $210.00

NINA SCROGGINS MILEAGE $133.50

NOAH KROB MILEAGE $60.00

OBRIEN, CAROL CONTACT TRACING $485.00

OPM LC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $900.00

OPN ARCHITECTS INC CSB REMODEL $2,473.35

ORKIN LLC PEST CONTROL $393.86

PAT BRADY CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

PATTEN EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT $3,934.00

PENDO PRODUCTS LLC CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES $8,633.00

PER MAR SECURITY SERVICES SECURITY SERVICES HARRIS BUILDING $1,253.75

PETER WILSON CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

PHILIP LOWDER CELL PHONE REIMB $210.00

PHOENIX SUPPLY LLC CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES $233.70

PHYSICIANS CLINIC OF IOWA PC MEDICAL SERVICES $350.00

PIPE PRO INC BLDG MTCE $1,664.12

PRAMOD DWIVEDI CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

PRATUM INC SCANNING $50.00

PRIME BENEFIT SYSTEMS INC-CITY ASSESSOR CITY ASSESSOR BENEFITS $444.26

PRIME BENEFIT SYSTEMS INC-COUNTY FLEXI SPENDING ADMIN FEE $1,390.00

LC BENEFITS $16,491.20

PRISCILLA E HEPKER MILEAGE $13.44

PROCARE MEDICAL SUPPLIES MEDICAL SUPPLIES $622.87

PROFESSIONAL MUFFLER INC PARTS $1,106.46

QUALITY CLEANING EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT $42.00

RACOM CORPORATION SHOP STOCK $355.00

RADIOLOGY CONSULTANTS OF IOWA, PLC MEDICAL SERVICES $27.00

RALLY APPRAISAL LLC SURVEY FEES $2,200.00

RANDY BURKE CELL PHONE REIMB $195.00

RANDY ROWLAND CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

RAPIDS REPRODUCTIONS BUSINESS FORMS $818.40

RAYNOR DOOR INC OF CEDAR RAPIDS BLDG MTCE $1,420.00

REBECCA MCDONALD CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

REBECCA STONAWSKI CELL PHONE REIMB $105.00

REINHART FOODSERVICE LLC FOOD/PROVISIONS $8,441.52

REUTZEL PHARMACY INC PRESCRIPTION/JUVENILE $29.00

RHONDA BETSWORTH CELL PHONE REIMB $90.00

RINGGOLD COUNTY JUVENILE BOARDING $1,400.00

ROD CROSSER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

RSM US LLP FINANCIAL SYSTEMS $3,913.50

RYAN SCHLADER CELL PHONE REIMB $180.00

SAFARILAND LLC PARTS $37.74

RETURN -$27.75

SAFE PLACE FOUNDATION, THE GENERAL ASSISTANCE $2,680.00

SAFEGUARD BUSINESS SYSTEMS WEAPONS CHECKS $295.26

SAMANTHA L. JONES TRAVEL REIMB $213.50

SAM’S CLUB COMMISSARY ITEMS $3,806.12

SARA BEARROWS CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

SATRE, REECE GENERAL ASSISTANCE $450.00

SCALLON CUSTOM HOMES LLC GENERAL ASSISTANCE $450.00

SCHINDLER ELEVATOR CORPORATION BLDG MTCE $3,008.06

SETPOINT MECHANICAL SERVICES LLC BLDG MTCE $14,456.00

SHARON GONZALEZ CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

SHAWN IRELAND CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

SHERIFFS PROTECTIVE ASSOC LC DEDUCTIONS $1,392.00

SHRED-IT US JV LLC SHREDDING SERV $468.00

SKELTON, DEBORAH M ATTORNEY FEE $848.20

SOUNDOFF SIGNAL GSA SERVICE $1,356.02

SOUTH SLOPE COOP TELE PHONE SERVICE $181.32

SPAHN AND ROSE LUMBER SUPPLIES $653.00

ST LUKES DENTAL HEALTH CENTER DENTAL SVC $1,023.83

STACEY WALKER CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

STACI MEADE CELL PHONE REIMB $90.00

STEELE, KELLY D ATTORNEY FEE $325.00

REIMB $162.50

STEVE ESTENSON CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

STEVE OKONEK CELL PHONE REIMB $165.00

STEVEN MCELMEEL TRAVEL REIMB $137.50

STEWART BAXTER FUNERAL & MEMORIAL SERVICES GENERAL ASSISTANCE $1,000.00

STORM STEEL SUPPLIES $23.51

TAMI MCFARLAND CELL PHONE REIMB $150.00

TANAGER PLACE HEALTH ASSISTANCE $5,926.29

TERRI GODWIN CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

TERRY BERGEN CELL PHONE REIMB $135.00

THOMSON REUTERS-WEST PAYMENT CENTER LEGAL PUBLICATIONS $232.24

TIDAL BASIN GOVERNMENT CONSULTING LLC CONSULTANT FEES $30,375.00

TODD EGLI CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

TRAVEL REIMB $91.50

TOM BLYTHE CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

TOM HARDECOPF CELL PHONE REIMB $240.00

TOM OBERBRECKLING CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

TOM ULRICH CELL PHONE REIMB $165.00

TONY NEMMERS CELL PHONE REIMB $60.00

TOWER TERRACE MOBILE HOME CRT GENERAL ASSISTANCE $500.00

TRACY INGALLS TRAVEL REIMB $68.04

TRICIA KITZMANN CELL PHONE REIMB $120.00

UNIFORM DEN INC UNIFORMS $877.33

UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE — STATE WELFARE POSTAGE $40,000.00

UNITED WAY OF EAST CENTRAL IOWA LC DEDUCTIONS $209.51

UNITYPOINT HEALTH — ST LUKES CHILD PROTECTION CENTER EXPERT WITNESS FEES $200.00

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HEALTH ASSISTANCE $2,439.09

UNZEITIG CONSTRUCTION CO PSC CONSTRUCTION $39,657.75

US BANK EQUIPMENT FINANCE OFFICE EQUIP $785.65

VALERIE SMITH MILEAGE REIMB $43.34

VALIC/AIG RETIREMENT LC DEDUCTIONS $348.50

VAN WYNGARDEN & ABRAHAMSON INC TORT LIABILITY $1,264.80

VERIZON WIRELESS PHONE SERVICE $160.04

VICKI DAVIS MILEAGE $151.21

VISION SERVICE PLAN LC DEDUCTIONS $7,490.56

VOYA INSURANCE & ANNUITY COMPANY LC DEDUCTIONS $175.00

WASHMOHR KIRKWOOD LLC CAR WASH SERV $172.80

WATERHOUSE’S WATER COND SERV DRINKING WATER $15.00

WEBER, ALISHA MONTHLY STIPEND $3,167.25

WELAND CLINICAL LABORATORIES WC SELF INSURANCE $76.66

WELLMARK BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD LC WELLMARK PREPAY $928,000.00

WELTER STORAGE EQUIPMENT CO INC EQUIPMENT $1,900.00

WENDLING QUARRIES INC ROAD ROCK $548.96

WILEY TOUCHLESS CAR WASH CAR WASH SERV $300.00

WISNOUSKY BRADFORD DO PC MEDICAL SERV $2,000.00

WOODCRAFTERS INC CASEWORK $1,985.00

WOODWARD COMMUNITY MEDIA NOTICE SATELLITE $21.47

YON ABEL TRAVEL REIMB $137.50

ZAHN-HOUSER.MD, ARLEEN A ANNUAL DUES REIMB $100.00

Grand Total $1,953,106.82

Published in the Marion Times, April 22, 2021

LINN COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CEDAR RAPIDS, LINN COUNTY, IOWA

MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021 11:00 A.M.

(These are the minutes in their entirety. Archived minutes can be found at www.linncounty.org).

The Board met in session at the Linn County Jean Oxley Public Service Center. Present: Vice Chairperson Rogers and Supervisor Zumbach. Absent: Chairperson Walker (personal business). Board members voting “AYE” unless otherwise noted.

Vice Chairperson Rogers called the meeting to order.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to open a public hearing for an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances, Linn County, Iowa by amending provisions in Chapter 107, Unified Development to allow day cares and preschools as accessory uses to nature centers. Proof of publication was presented.

Charlie Nichols, Planning & Development Dir., stated that the Indian Creek Nature Center is asking to provide day care and staff concurs. There were no oral or written objections.

Motion by Zumbach, seconded by Rogers to close public hearing.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve upon first consideration an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances, Linn County, Iowa by amending provisions in Chapter 107, Unified Development Code to allow day cares and preschools as accessory uses to nature centers.

Garth Fagerbakke, Facilities Mgr., presented Change Order Number 5 from Garling Construction, Inc., for the Mental Health Access Center in the amount of $10,121.73 for the following: adding domestic water line; relocate fire alarm devices; and add floor drain in mezzanine. The Board will approve on Wednesday.

Fagerbakke also presented a change order for the Linn County Community Services construction remodel project in the amount of $13,611 for five different items. The Board will approve on Wednesday.

Darrin Gage, Dir. of Policy & Admin., presented a Land Use Agreement between Linn County and Feed Iowa First related to the operation of an urban farm on Linn County-owned property located at 520 11th Street NW, Cedar Rapids (Fillmore Building).

Gage also stated that they are beginning the discussions with the city of Cedar Rapids regarding zoning for a possible greenhouse at the Fillmore Building.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve minutes of April 6 & 7, 2021 as printed.

Motion by Rogers, seconded by Zumbach to approve Employment Change Roster (payroll authorizations) as follows:

TREASURER’S OFFICE

Universal Clerk Deb Collins Gallo Correction to effective date from 4/5/21 roster 04/10/21

COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE

Clerk Typist Erica Pecinovsky Correction to cost center from 3/22/21 roster 04/03/21

Intern David Banta Correction to effective date from 4/5/21 roster 04/05/21

FACILITIES

Senior Custodian Grace Danford Step increase/contract 05/27/21 11C $19.08 – 11D $19.73

Custodian Selina Bakunduukize Step increase/contract 05/18/21 10B $17.82 + $ .25 – 10C $18.53 + $ .25

Custodian Thomas Clark Step increase/contract 05/18/21 10B $17.82 + $ .25 – 10C $18.53 + $ .25

Custodian Carine Ndizigiye, Step increase/contract 05/18/21 10B $17.82 + $ .25 – 10C $18.53 + $ .25

Custodian William Lloyd Step increase/contract 06/08/21 10B $17.82 + $ .25 – 10C $18.53 + $ .25

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Deputy Sheriff Fernando Catalan New hire – FT 05/17/21 DB $28.47 Replaces K. Robuck

Duty Officer Deborah Collins Gallo Transfer to Treasurer’s Office 04/09/21

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Cook Kayla Acosta Temporary transfer 03/27/21 54B $18.60

Assistant Teacher Amelia Blackhawk End of probation 53A $16.43 – 53B $17.31

Early Childhood Teacher Andria Davis Step increase/contract 05/23/21 35B $23.02 – 35C $24.24

Assistant Teacher Kayla Acosta Step increase/contract 05/23/21 53B $17.31 – 53C $18.15

Cook Diane Rowe Temp transfer ends due to layoff 03/31/21

Center Aide Diane Rowe Termination/layoff out the door 03/31/21

JUVENILE DETENTION

Youth Leader Kristi Powlistha End of probation 05/08/21 55A $19.10 – 55B $20.04

Legislative Update – The Board received emails from Lobbyists re: property tax relief bill/mental health funding/commercial rollback).

Adjournment at 11:15 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

JOEL D. MILLER, Linn County Auditor

By: Rebecca Shoop, Deputy Auditor

Approved by:

BEN ROGERS, Vice Chairperson

Board of Supervisors

Published in the Marion Times, April 22, 2021

LINN COUNTY

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CEDAR RAPIDS, LINN COUNTY, IOWA

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021 9:00 A.M.

(These are the minutes in their entirety. Archived minutes can be found at www.linncounty.org).

The Board met in session at the Linn County Jean Oxley Public Service Center. Present: Chairperson Walker, Vice Chairperson Rogers and Supervisor Zumbach. Board members voting “AYE” unless otherwise noted.

Chairperson Walker called the meeting to order.

The Board received updates from the following Department Heads:

Brad Ketels, County Eng. – LC3 and KPI’s (condition of bridges, roads and response time); budget amendment is due to revenue and fluctuation of expenditures; disaster planning; contract construction (current information can be found on the website); County Home Rd. to be closed tomorrow but that could change; winter season graphs and statistics; availability of material; sign repairs are close to being finished from Derecho; debris removal; and chart of operational goals.

Supervisor Zumbach asked about the Waubeek bridge, road embargoes, roundabouts and if Ketels followed up with Klima Tiling’s offer.

Chairperson Walker shared with Ketels the high praise that Farm Bureau members have for him and his department.

Tom Hardecopf, LIFTS Dir. — can begin to plan an open house for the new LIFTS building; ordered 3 buses (funding through ECICOG); budget is on target but lacking in revenues; no plans to fill vacant position at this time; following CDC guidelines and transporting residents to vaccination sites; all LIFTS staff members that wanted vaccinated have had first shot; and a lot of work going into alternative fuel buses (Electric Bus Group).

Lisa Powell, Human Resources Dir. – Federal law passed related to additional pay/leave for COVID (effective April 1) as well as additional COBRA insurance coverage; vaccines are now available for county employees through Public Health; Wellmark data costs re: COVID; budget on target however, budget amendment necessary due to advertising costs; Linn County was nominated as CBJ’s “coolest place to work”; working on implementing Dayforce and making progress (secured funding for extending support and customizing new timekeeping system); HR staff attended a virtual conference yesterday; will be hiring an HR Intern this summer; training sessions scheduled; Wellmark renewal numbers are in and being reviewed; and working on five policies related to AFSCME contract renewal. Also working on a Telework Policy.

Discussion continued regarding the need to prepare employees when reopening the buildings and to provide proactive training to employees prior to reopening.

Chairperson Walker encouraged a robust Telework Policy.

Darrin Gage, Dir. of Policy & Admin. – budget is on target; LC3 activities (been on hold with meetings and will start again in the near future); FY 22 KPI’s will be the same as FY 21; Harris Building public use policy has been put on hold until Fall; Supervisor redistricting (required to appoint a local five member commission to draw precincts by May 15); legislation that is wrapping up; distribution of money to non-profits that are COVID impacted; response to Derecho cleanup; construction projects winding down (Comm. Serv. Bldg.; Mental Health Access Center; and Public Service Center). New construction projects include the new Secondary Roads Dist. 1 Shop, Morgan Creek & Wanatee cold storage buildings and 30-40 misc. Derecho repair projects have been identified.

Discussion continued regarding the American Rescue Fund money and stringent requirements. Auditor Miller has expressed concerns from the State Auditor about issuing donations to nonprofits. Gage stated that if distributed to nonprofits, the statute wants local jurisdictions to help COVID impacted nonprofits.

Discussion continued regarding Indian Creek debris cleanup as well as other sites, including private property. Gage stated that seven sites have been identified. If there are more sites, constituents should contact Garret Reddish of the Secondary Road Dept.

Adjournment at 10:34 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

JOEL D. MILLER, Linn County Auditor

By: Rebecca Shoop, Deputy Auditor

Approved by:

STACEY WALKER, Chairperson

Board of Supervisors

Published in the Marion Times, April 22, 2021

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