Board of Supervisors Minutes
March 28, 2016

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. March 28, 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 21st regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Board met with Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report. 

There was discussion about the need to appoint additional safety officers for the County to cover more of the offices.  Currently the Maintenance Director and the County Engineer are the only ones on this committee.  Some research will be done and appointments made in the near future.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve the appointment of Mindy Benson, EMA-911 Director, as the Public Information Officer for the county in the event of a disaster.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

There was discussion of the disposition of the county home as it is no longer being used.  The contents were auctioned off March 19th.  There has been some interest in the building and site.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to work toward the possible sale of the county home located north of Toledo.  There will be advertising for this in the local papers and on the internet through the county website and social media.  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 9:58 a.m.