STORY COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

AGENDA - April 11, 2022 - 5:30 PM

 

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


1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

REVIEW AGENDA AND HANDOUTS

4.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

A.

Presentation on the Story County Water Quality Monitoring Plan by Dan Haug, Prairie Rivers of Iowa

Documents:
  1. WQM Highlights.pdf
5.

APPROVE MINUTES

A.

March 7, 2022 Minutes

6.

APPROVE CLAIMS AND RECEIPTS

7.

FINANCIAL REPORTS AND UPDATES

8.

SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETINGS

9.

APPROVE PERSONNEL ACTIONS

A.

Action Forms

Pay adjustment effective 4/11/22, Thomas Haywood, Conservation Aide @ $13.25/hr.

Pay adjustment effective 4/10/22, Jerry Keys, Environmental Education Coordinator @ $2,802.67/bw

New hire effective 4/25/22, Casey Struecker, Outreach/Community Engagement Coordinator @ $20.82/hr.

Re-hire effective 4/18/22, Sean Vellinga, Vegetation Management Aide @ $13.25/hr.

Re-hire effective 5/16/22, Alexandra Ellsworth, Summer Naturalist @ $13.25/hr.

Re-hire effective 5/16/22, Kaleb Ruffcorn, Conservation Aide @ $13.25/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Rebecca Baird, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, McKayla Gartner, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Kylee Gehl, Summer Naturalist @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Hunter Glass, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Sarah Gnade, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Benjamin May, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Kellie Prince, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Jacob Reischauer, Vegetation Management Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Mattie Sheckles, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.

New hire effective 5/16/22, Melanie Totten-Fetter, Conservation Aide @ $13.00/hr.


10.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

(All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time the Board votes on the motion.) 

A.

Consideration of Contract between Finch Livestock Exchange for Management Grazing in SCC Areas

Documents:
  1. Finch Livestock.pdf
B.

Consideration of Purchasing the Standard Department Header Package for the SCC Website from Civic Plus for $2993 and an Annual Fee of $683

C.

Consideration of Contract with Halls Backhoe and Trenching for Streambank stabilization on the South Skunk River at Anderson Access for $36,950.00

11.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

A.

Discussion of 28E Agreement with Iowa Regional Utilities Association and City of Colo for Wastewater Services at Hickory Grove Park

Documents:
  1. HGP Sewer.pdf
12.

UPDATES:

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

13.

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.