STORY COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AGENDA - February 10, 2020 - 5:30PM

Story County Conservation Center – 56461 180th Street, Ames, Iowa

1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

REVIEW AGENDA AND HANDOUTS

4.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

5.

STAFF REPORT

6.

APPROVE MINUTES

A.

Praeri Rail Trail Listening Session

B.

January 13, 2020 Minutes

7.

APPROVE CLAIMS AND RECEIPTS

8.

FINANCIAL REPORTS AND UPDATES

9.

SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETINGS

10.

ACTION:

A.

Action Forms

Natural Resource Specialist new hire effective 2/16/2020, Brandon Clough @20.00/hr.
B.

Consideration of Contract with Conservation Corps of Iowa for trail enhancement at McFarland Park for $3,675.00.

C.

Consideration of Contract with Conservation Corps of Iowa for Natural Resource and Water Quality Improvement Project at Hickory Grove Park in the amount of $4,900.00.

D.

Approval to Purchase Dock Mounting Systems for Hickory Grove Park from Iowa Prison Industries in the amount of $2,535 Unbudgeted

E.

Consideration of the Website Linking Policy

F.

Consideration of First Reading of Revisions to the Story County Conservation Rules and Regulations

G.

Consideration of a Memorial Bench to be Installed at McFarland Park

Documents:
  1. Abbott Memorial.pdf
H.

Approve Story County Conservation FY19 Annual Report

I.

Consideration of Payment to the Army Corps of Engineers in the amount of $36,000 to fund completion of the Phase 1 Cultural Study on the lands being transferred to Story County from the Army Corps of Engineers

J.

Consideration of Real Estate Contract - Installment with Jerald and Carol Ryerson for Real Property in Section 32 of Grant Township

K.

Consideration of Firewood Contract with Finco Tree/Wood Service, LLC

L.

Consideration of State Recreational Trails Grant Agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Documents:
  1. IDOT SRT Grant.pdf
M.

Consideration of Tedesco Environmental Learning Corridor Phase #3 Final Plans, Specifications and Form of Contract and Authorization to Release Bids

11.

UPDATES:

A. General Updates - Michael Cox, Director
B. Liaison Assignments, Committee Meetings Updates, and Announcements from the Board
C. Other

12.

ADJOURNMENT

Story County strives to ensure that its programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons requiring assistance, auxiliary aids or services, or accommodation because of a disability may contact the county's ADA coordinator at (515)382-7204.