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Tama Co. Board of Supervisors

April 27, 2012
Northern-Sun Print
Tama County Supervisors LarryVest and Kendall Jordan met Monday morning, April 23, with several of the long time employees to issue awards for service. Dan Wilkens was absent. Employees receiving awards were Doug Dolash and Curtis Hilmar for 15 years of service, Doug Carlson for 20 years service, Chris Wilson, Connie Haughey and Rick Raymond for 25 years service, and Brent Heeren for 30 years service, (Heeren was absent). Lyle Brehm, County Engineer reported rock hauling and blading is still being done. Brehm says he will be contracting for the rock hauling from local haulers and will start with three haulers on Tuesday and increase to about ten next week. They have also been spraying shoulders along the county’s paved roads. Brehm told supervisors the Bridge Crew is working on a bridge in Crystal township, Section 12. The bridge is on 170th Street between K and M Avenue. It was in need of having piling replaced. Brehm also toled supervisors he had received a letter from a landowner who is interested in vacating all or a portion of the road in Section 29 of Carroll Township. This would be on O Avenue between 260th Street and 270th Street. The public hearing for this action has been set for Monday, May 21, 2012. at 9:30 a.m. in the County Supervisors room. Brehm asked for a resolution for the same time which would allow the board to take immediate action if there are no objections. Also, they would have the option of deciding the disposition of the road at a later time. Michelle Yuska, County Treasurer, requessted the abatement of taxes on a property in Traer. This is where a mobile home previously set, but has now burned. The total amount of taxes, penalty and interest to bring the property up to date amounts to $558.00. Supervisors received a letter of resignation as Tama County Zoning Administrator, effective Friday, June 29, 2012 from Bill Christensen. Christensen says he and his wife have purchased a home in Lebanon, Tennessee and will be moving from Toledo after July 1, to be closer to their family. Quarterly reports from the County Sheriff and the County Auditor were studied and approved. Supervisors received information stating the DNR had received a request for a construction permit for a hog confinement from Kevin Herink in Carroll Township. Permits were issued to Grundy County REC for work at the intersection of 275th Street and Highway V18, for buried copper in Salt Creek Township, section 33, and Poweshiek Waater Association for water service at 2249 Highway V18.


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