Tama County Board of Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese
September 13, 2013
From Joyce Wiese County Engineer Lyle Brehm told the Tama County Board of Supervisors the base asphalt would be started today on Highway D65 in the north part of Tama County. Highway E20 will also be started . Brehm says the contractor for the asphalt work had a machine break down which has slowed the work down and will not be back until Thursday. Brehm says the asphalt is delivered in a truck holding twenty-five ton of asphalt then distributed and the machine which does this is the one broken down. Brehm says it is possible to finish this by Thursday or Friday of next week. Supervisor Dan Anderson ask about a bridge he had been asked about, wondering if it were safe. Brehm said all bridges in Tama County are inspected every other year, so he felt it was safe. However Brehm agreed to take a look at it. Brehm explained to the supervisors how the state gas tax is delivered, 47 1/2 percent goes to the state, 32 1/2 percent goes to the county and 15 1/2 percent to the cities of the county. Susan Jones presented utility permits for approval from Northern Border Pipeline for work in Richland, Toledo, Howard, Carlton and Spring Creek Townships. School elections will be held tomorrow, September 10 and Friday, September 13rth has been set for the canvass of the election at 8:00 a.m. There is one district in the South Tama school who has no one running. This will be a write in. Claims approved for payment for the past week came to $2,336,666.44.
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