Brown County Commission 12.3.18

The Board of Brown County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, Dec. 3, with the following members present: Dwight Kruse and Keith Olsen. Also present were County Clerk Melissa Gormley and Deputy County Clerk Dawn Boyles. Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill was present for a portion of the meeting. 

Brown County resident Ian Schuetz discussed purchasing land to access landlocked land owned by his grandmother. Commissioner Olsen suggested the commission discuss with Hill, and Gormley will contact Schuetz. Commissioner Olsen discussed the land purchase inquiry made by Schuetz with Hill. Olsen will do some land research and get back with his findings next week.

Jeremy Stover was present to discuss his lights and sirens permit. Hill reviewed the police report with Stover and the commission. Hiawatha Police Chief John Defore joined the meeting via phone call. Defore reported procedures taken to remove barricades after the Halloween parade. The commissioners decided to suspend the lights and sirens permit for six months and requested Stover take a lights and sirens class, and the Commission will review the permit in six months and determine if it should reinstated. 

Department Reports

Town and Country EMS Director Duke Koerperich reported on a July incident that is being reviewed by the state. 

Koerperich also discussed new training he has purchased for his crew. Olsen suggested Koerperich visit with Gormley about CPR training for county employees.

Also at the meeting:

The commissioners approved the minutes of the Nov. 30 regular meeting. 

Gormley reported the lowest condition cost value of the 2002 Durango was $1,100, and the 2011 Crown Vic was $2,200.

The next regular meeting was held Monday, Dec. 10. These minutes were not available at The Herald’s press time.

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