STORY COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

AGENDA - September 13, 2021 - 5:30 PM

 

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

This meeting is also available via conference call


1.

SPECIAL NOTE TO THE PUBLIC: Public Access To The Meeting Will Be Provided Via Conference Call To The Meeting.

Members of the public who would like to call in:


     Dial 515-603-3144

     Enter 895791# when prompted for the access code


     We ask that you please mute your phone if possible.

2.

CALL TO ORDER

3.

ROLL CALL

4.

REVIEW AGENDA AND HANDOUTS

5.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

6.

STAFF REPORT

A.

Jerry Keys - Environmental Education Coordinator

7.

APPROVE MINUTES

A.

August 9, 2021 Minutes

B.

August 18, 2021 Minutes

8.

APPROVE CLAIMS AND RECEIPTS

9.

FINANCIAL REPORTS AND UPDATES

10.

SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETINGS

11.

ACTION:

A.

Action Forms

McFarland shop ConservationAide new hire effective 9/20/21, Dustin Patrick @ $11.75/hr.

B.

Consideration of Updates to the Story County Conservation Employee Handbook

C.

Consideration of Contract Number 21CRDLWBNNHOOG-0003 between the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Story County Conservation Board for Streambank Stabilization on the Skunk River at Peterson Park,

D.

Consideration of Iowa DOT Reimbursement for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant and a State Recreational Grant as prepared by Snyder & Associates for the paving of the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail between R38 and 535th Avenue.

E.

Consideration of Resolution # 2022-01 Approving an Agreement Between Story County Conservation and the Iowa Department of Transportation for a Living Roadway Trust Fund Grant for Prescribed Fire Personal Protective Equipment.

F.

Consideration of Resolution #2022-02 approving an agreement between Story County Conservation and the Iowa Department of Transportation for Living Roadway Trust Fund Grant for a 2021 Chevrolet 3500 HD Truck.

G.

Consideration of Proclamation Declaring October 2021 as Watershed Awareness Month.

H.

Consideration of Naming the McFarland Park Touch-A-Life Trail Bridges and Fishing Dock after Phyllis and Paul Brackelsberg.

I.

Consideration of Conservation Easement with Youth and Shelter Services, Inc.

Documents:
  1. YSS Easement.pdf
J.

Consideration of Contract with Nagle Signs Inc. for $35,100 for the Fabrication/Delivery of 13 wayfinding signs for the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail.

K.

Consideration of Contract with Halls Backhoe & Trenching for $4,990 for the installation of 13 wayfinding signs along the Heart of Iowa Nature Trail.

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.