The Iowa State Sheriffs’ & Deputies’ Association 2018 Civil School of Instruction convened at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines from Sunday, April 15 through Wednesday, April 18.
Sunday afternoon, “Registration” was available for early arrivals and then a period of ‘networking’ followed in the Courtyard.
Monday morning, “Registration” continued and ISSDA Sales items were available, along with a “Welcome” by ISSDA President Josh Hammen, Pocahontas County Deputy Sheriff, Kevin Schneider, Polk County Chief Deputy, Lonny Pulkrabek, Johnson County Sheriff and Schools Co-Chair.
The “Presentation of the Flags” was made by the ISSDA Honor Guard.
Invocation was given by Dave Drew, Woodbury County Sheriff.
Monday morning training began with Weapon Permits by DPS Ross Loder. Loder’s detailed handout covered topics such as: Permit confidentiality, Carrry permit training, Permit fees, Permit basics, NICS checks & prohibiters, NDN vs EDP and UCAPPS.
Following lunch, Motivational Speaker Paul Mellor demonstrated Great Memory is your Link to Success.
Tuesday, the entire morning plus 1 hour after lunch was designated as Breakout Sessions.
These sessions started with Civil 101 by Diana Wilharm from Winneshiek and Randy Rowland from Linn..
Breakout #1 was office management, abandon motor home & vehicles with Barb Schmidt of Cerro Gordo and Julie Johnson of Mitchell.
Breakout #2 was Condemnations with Kelly Michael and Allison Burgett of Polk.
Breakout #3 was evictions, executions, exemptions & garnishments with Bill Fiordelese of Washington and Deric Oshel of Linn.
Breakout #4 was 1.1020(2) levies (former 260 A & B), orders, original notices and real estate sales with Laura Davis of Clinton and Terry Roling of Jackson.
Breakout #5 was subpoenas, summons, livestock trespass and writs with Sharon Beattie of Henry and Heidi Hilton of Franklin.
Mid-afternoon the Joint session returned with Bill Deatsch of Johnson County
Talking on legislative updates.
The next session was Special Executions and collections with Peter Arling with O’Connnor and Thomas Law Firm. Arling explained a very complicated civil action where the new “Charging Order” was utilized to levy someone’s interest in a corporation.
This same case was discussed at last year school and continues to see action.
Tuesday afternoon concluded with the Civil Panel consisting of: Randy Rowland of Linn county, Luanne Paper of Hamilton county, Bill Deatsch of Johnson county and Attorney Peter Arling.
Tuesday evening entertainment was a “DJ”.
Wednesday morning, the first session was “Abandoned Vehicles” with Andrew Lewis, Vehicle Service Supervisor with I.D.O.T. .
Wednesday morning closed out with Mark Hanson with Hanson Law P.C. talking on Evictions and abandoned mobile homes.
The new ISSDA Civil DVD’s were handed out during the school. If your county did NOT receive one they will be mailed out by Randy Rowland. The main changes dealt with Fees and a few grammatical changes.
This concluded the 2018 Civil School with 180 attendees.