Board of Supervisors Minutes
July 11, 2016

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. July 11, 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 July 5th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Board met with Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report.  He presented a construction project amendment which will cause a change to the County 5year Program due to unforeseen circumstances.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve the following resolution:
RESOLUTION #7-11-2016A
Resolution to Revise Tama County 2017 Five year Road Program

WHEREAS, unforeseen circumstances have arisen since adoption of the approved Secondary Road Construction Program, and previous revisions, requiring changes to the sequence, funding and timing of the proposed work plan and,


WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Tama County, Iowa, in accordance with Iowa Code section 309.22, initiates and recommends modification of the following project(s) in the accomplishment year (State Fiscal Year 2017), for approval by the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), per Iowa Code 309.23 and Iowa DOT Instructional Memorandum 2.050.


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the following approved Priority Year projects shall be ADDED to the Program's Accomplishment year:

Project Number

Local ID


Project Location

Description of work





Type Work

Fund basis


Accomplishment Year

($1000's of dollars)





On Various Bridges Throughout Tama County





Bridge Inspection 2017-2018


TPMS ID: 35707






Fund ID

Accomplishment year

($1000's of dollars)

Previous Amount

New Amount

Net Change

Local Funds




Farm to Market Funds




Special Funds




Federal Aid Funds




Total construction cost (All funds)








Local 020 Construction cost totals
(Local Funds + BROS-8J FA funds)




Roll Call Vote: Vest, aye. Jordan, aye.  Anderson, aye.   Resolution passed and adopted this 11th day of July 2016.  Kendall Jordan, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor.

The engineer also presented a bridge contract for 280th Street in Toledo Township, Section 4.  He asks that the Board approve the contract and direct the chair to sign the relevant contract documents upon their return from the contractor.  Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the bridge contract for Section 4 in Toledo Township and authorize the Chair to sign the documents when returned from the contractor.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve the liquor license for Double D Rodeo on August 5 & 6th.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve the Homestead/Military Credit List as presented by the County Assessor.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

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 9:56 a.m.