Tama Co. Supervisors By: Joyce Wiese
June 6, 2014
Monday morning, June 2, 2014, at the regular meeting of the Tama County Board of Supervisors, Laura Kopsa, County Treasurer, advised the Board of Supervisors to set the date of Monday, June 9th, at 1:00 p.m. for the time and place for the Primary Election Canvas. This will be held in the Tama County Board of Supervisors room. Lyle Brehm, County Engineer said work was coming along well on the bridge in the north part of the county, just one-half mile south of the Grundy County line. Brehm said one end of the bridge was done and they were jacking up the other end to do work there . Brehm also explained where there is Federal money involved, the main contractor usually does not do all the work on a project but sublets part of it. Brehm says he has been asked many times why local contractors are not given the subcontracting jobs, however, it is illegal for him to recommend any local contractors. Therefore it is up to the main contractor to pick who his company uses for subcontracting. Brehm says the county will be doing some work in Highland Township south of Dunham farms in the very near future. Claims approved for payment covering the past week came to $70,506.02.
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