Board of Supervisors Minutes
March 21, 2016

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. March 21, 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 March 14th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Board met with Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report.  He presented the following right of way policy to take effect upon approval by the supervisors:
The Board of Supervisors of Tama County hereby adopts the following policy for
right-of-way, fence, and incidentals dealing with right-of-way negotiations:
RIGHT-OF-WAY                 3.44 times assessed valuation.
BORROW AREAS AND SLOPE EASEMENTS             1.72 times assessed valuation.
FENCE                                   To be repaired by Tama County.
CROP LOSS          as follows:                         
Corn $800.00/acre
Beans $600.00/acre
Oats & Seed $150.00/acre
Hay $300.00/acre
Damages for fruit and ornamental trees, buildings, wells, etc. are to be negotiated.
Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to adopt the Right of Way Policy as presented by the Tama County Engineer.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

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

Chairman Jordan adjourned the meeting at 10:14 a.m.