STORY COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

AGENDA - September 14, 2020 - 5:30PM

Originating from Story County Conservation Center
Public Access Provided Via Conference Call

1.

SPECIAL NOTE TO THE PUBLIC: Due To Recommendations To Limit Gatherings To No More Than Ten (10) People In Order To Help Slow The Spread Of The COVID-19 Virus, 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.

STATEMENT EXPLAINING WHY A MEETING IN PERSON IS IMPOSSIBLE OR IMPRACTICAL, PER CODE SECTION 21.8.1

5.

REVIEW AGENDA AND HANDOUTS

6.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

7.

STAFF REPORT

A.

Jerry Keys - Environmental Education Coordinator

Documents:
  1. EE Board Report.pdf
B.

Dakins Memorial Discussion - Danny Simcox

8.

APPROVE MINUTES

A.

August 13, 2020 Minutes

9.

APPROVE CLAIMS AND RECEIPTS

10.

FINANCIAL REPORTS AND UPDATES

11.

SCHEDULE OF UPCOMING EVENTS/MEETINGS

A.

Events

12.

ACTION:

A.

Action Forms

Vegetation Management Aide seasonal new hire effective 9/15/20, Nolan Emley @ $11.50/hr. 

Promotion from Conservation Aide to Conservation Technician, effective 9/15/20, Hunter Simmons @ $17.88/hr.

Promotion from Park Ranger Aide to Conservation Technician, effective 9/15/20, Jacob Smith @ $18.24/hr.

B.

Consideration of Proclamation Declaring October 2020 as Watershed Awareness Month.

C.

Consideration of Conservation Center Use and Indoor Programming: COVID-19

D.

Consideration of Funding to Repair Utilities at Dakins Lake Due to the Derecho Storm Event

Documents:
  1. Dakins Repairs.pdf
E.

Consideration of Signing a Letter in Opposition to the USFWS Decision to Not Designate Critical Habitat for the Endangered Rusty Patched Bumble Bee.

Documents:
  1. Letter to USFWS.pdf
13.

UPDATES:

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

14.

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.