Clayton County, Iowa

Board of Supervisors Minutes - November 14, 2011

Meeting of the Board of Supervisors at their office, 200 E. Bridge St., Elkader, IA
Present:  Larry Gibbs, Gary Bowden, Ron McCartney
 
A public hearing was conducted on proposed Ordinance # 1-2011 “Establishing Election Precincts”.  No comments or objections were heard.  Motion by Bowden, seconded by McCartney, to approve the first reading of proposed Ordinance # 1-2011 “Establishing Election Precincts”.  Ayes:  Gibbs, McCartney, Bowden
 
The Board of Supervisors became the Board of Canvassers to canvass the 2011 City Election and Clayton County Special Election held on November 8, 2011.  The following results were declared with winners designated by *:
 
City of Clayton
Mayor (2yr) 
John Youngblut  (write-in)* 12
Scattering 4
 Council (2 yr) (elect 5)
JoAnn Creery* 17
Harland Grunder* 16
David C. Hart* 16
Dean W. Schultz* 17
Tim Brandel (write-in) 7
Darryl Noble (write-in)* 2
Henry Czarnecki (write-in) 2
Scattering 5
(Tim Brandel declined the position; Darryl Noble was drawn as the next highest voter getter and accepted the position)
 
City of Elkader
Mayor (4 yr)
Robert C. Garms* 282
Scattering 13
Council (4 yr) (elect two)
Robert A. Frieden* 194
Peggy Lane* 256
Ken Seney 83
Caleb Shea 95
Scattering 2
Public Measure B  (7% Hotel/Motel Tax effective 1-1-2012)
Yes* 242
No 86

City of Elkport
Mayor (2 yr)
Roger Bolsinger* (write-in) 4
Scattering 0
Council (2 yr) (elect three)
Dianne Bolsinger* (write-in) 4
Dianna Hansel* (write-in) 4
Rodney Ingles* (write-in) 3
Scattering 0
(Rodney Ingles declined the position, position vacant)
 
City of Farmersburg
Mayor (2 yr)
Glenn A. Radloff* 35
Scattering 6
Council (4 yr) (elect three) 
Beau Bennett* 40
Herb Morley* 38
Travis R. Torkelson* 44
Scattering 6

City of Garber 
Mayor (2 yr)
Nioka Schroeder* (write-in) 8
Scattering 4
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
Leroy Dugan* (write-In) 9
Hermie Schroeder* (write-in) 9
Ray Demuth* (write-in) 5
John Dedric* (write-in) 5
Lyle Schroeder* (write-in) 5
Scattering 14

City of Garnavillo
Mayor (4 yr)
Mark Priebe* 105
Scattering 15
Council (4 yr) (elect two)
Lanny N. Kuehl* 109
Leonard Ohrt* 110
Scattering 3

City of Guttenberg 
Mayor (Unexpired term ending 12-31-2013)
John Hess 173
Russell Loven* 451
Scattering 3
Council (4 yr) (elect two)
Dean A. Friday 162
Jane R. Parker* 517
Virginia Saeugling* 443
Scattering 15
Park Board (6 yr) (elect one)
Mike Hefel (write-in) 78
Terry Thein* (write-in) 110
Scattering 44
Hospital Trustee (4 yr) (elect three)
Bill Allyn* 504
Mary S. Eulberg* 528
Penny Hansel* 506
Scattering 6

City of Luana
Mayor (2 yr)
Jerry Schroeder* (write-in) 22
Scattering 4
Council (4 yr) (elect three)
Lonnie Baade* 30
Keith Mohs 15
Marvin Mohs* 30
Norman Mueller* 15
Scattering 2
 (Norman Mueller was drawn by lot)
  
City of Marquette
Mayor (2 yr)
Norma J. Mason* 85
Scattering 17
Council (4 yr) (elect two)
Jim Meana* 80
Jason Winter* 81
Scattering 22
Public Measure C (7% Hotel/Motel tax effective 1-1-2012)
Yes* 68
No 56

City of McGregor 
Mayor (2 yr)
Gaylinda Hallberg* 98
Harold Brooks (write-in) 85
Scattering 2
Council (4 yr) (elect two)
Rogeta A. Halvorson* 119
Joseph A. Muehlbauer* 134
Scattering 25
Council (unexpired term ending 12-31-2013) (elect one)
Charlie Carroll* 145
Scattering 24
 
City of Millville 
Mayor (2 yr)
James Hankes (write-in) 1
Larry Wilson* (write-in) 1
(James Hankes was drawn by lot and declined the position;  Larry Wilson accepted the position)
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
Duane Hagen* (write-in) 2
Jessie Bittner* (write-in) 2
Larry Wilson (write-in) 1
Jesse Harbaugh* (write-in) 2
Ed Meyer* (write-in) 2
James Hankes* (write-in) 1
 (Larry Wilson was drawn by lot and declined the position;  James Hankes accepted the position)
 
City of Monona
Mayor (2 yr)
Fran Passmore* 271
Scattering 10
Council (4 yr) (elect three)
Randee L. Blietz 156
James F. Feudner* 180
Daniel Havlicek* 241
Andrew Meyer* 219
Jym Montgomery 84
Scattering 2
 
City of North Buena Vista
Mayor (2 yr)
Robert J. Ludovissy* 43
Scattering 3
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
David Breitbach* 42
James E. Gordon* 33
Mark D. Hohmann* 34
Lyndon C. Ludovissy* 41
Donald A. Riniker* 43
Scattering 22
 
City of Osterdock
Mayor (2 yr)
Chad Freeman* (write-in) 17
Scattering 4
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
Robert Petsche* (write-in) 18
Dennis Fredlake* (write-in) 18
Phoebe Johnson* (write-in) 19
Ronald Meyer* (write-in) 17
Dennis Sargent* (write-in) 11
Scattering 21
                
City of St. Olaf
Mayor (2 yr)
Adam M. Meyer* 18
Scattering 3
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
Joel R. Berg* 21
Duane L. Bouska* 20
Beth A. Rentschler* 19
Lary Walter* 18
Shannon Scherf* (write-in) 18
Scattering 5
  
City of  Strawberry Point
Mayor (2 yr)
Dale Henry Fox* 204
Scattering 21
Council (4 yr) (elect three)
Luke Dement 86
McKenzie Johnson* 229
Jackie Opperman* 128
Rob Sarg Sargent 65
Mike Tucker* 222
Scattering 11
City Treasurer (2 yr)
Thomas R. Munter* 240
Scattering 4
 
City of Volga
Mayor (2 yr)
Bill Crandall* 39
Scattering 0
Council (2 yr) (elect five)
Thomas Bading* 32
Pete Duff* 37
Elaine Follon* 35
Jennifer L. Klingman* 34
Jesse Osmundson* 36
Scattering 4

Clayton County  
Public Measure D ($895,000 Bond Issue for renovating building to county offices)  
Yes* 1979
No 827
 (needed a 60% affirmative vote;  received a 70% affirmative vote)
 
The Board adjourned as canvassers and reopened as the Board of Supervisors.
 
Motion by McCartney, seconded by Bowden, to approve the claims for payment as presented.  Ayes:  Gibbs, McCartney, Bowden
 
The Board had a telephone conference with Robert Josten, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, regarding proceeding with the sale of bonds and the construction phase of the renovating project of the DeLong building as a county office building.
 
The Board met with Tom Gifford representing ICAP regarding reviewing the current auto insurance policy for renewal.  The equipment in the Sheriff patrol cars was of particular interest as to how to handle insuring and valuing it.

/s/  Larry Gibbs, Chairman
/s/  Dennis Freitag, County Auditor
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