Board of Supervisors Minutes
December 5, 2016

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. December 5, 2016.  Present:  1st District Supervisor, Larry Vest; 2nd District Supervisor, Kendall Jordan and 3rd District Supervisor, Dan Anderson.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the minutes of the November 28th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Board met with Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report.
Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve Federal Aid Agreement BROS-CO86(96)—8J-86, for bridge inspections with the State .  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 
Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the Consultant Agreement for bridge inspections with the State.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 
Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve the Buckingham 23 Bridge Contract with Taylor Construction and to direct the Chair to sign all relevant documents when returned from the contractor.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to go into closed session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(c) to discuss a matter concerning a request from the Meskwaki Land Trust.  Roll call vote: Vest, aye; Jordan, aye; Anderson, aye. All voted aye. Motion carried.  The Board went into closed session at 9:48 am.  Those present were Larry Vest, Kendall Jordan, Dan Anderson, Laura Kopsa, Auditor,  Tammy Wise, Insurance Administrator and Carlton Salmons, Attorney, by phone.  The Board came out of closed session at10:15  am.  Those present were Larry Vest, Kendall Jordan, Dan Anderson, Laura Kopsa, Auditor, and Tammy Wise, Insurance Administrator. 

The Board met with Bernie Lowe, from Bernie Lowe & Associates, to get a report on the county health insurance plan for the 1st quarter of the fiscal year.   

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the claims for payment as presented.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Chairman Jordan adjourned the meeting at 11:45 a.m.