Board of Supervisors Minutes
October 30, 2017

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. October 30, 2017.  Present:  1st District Supervisor, Larry Vest; 2nd District Supervisor, Kendall Jordan and 3rd District Supervisor, Dan Anderson.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the minutes of the October 23rd regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the Recorder’s Quarterly report.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the Veterans Affairs Quarterly report.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

The Board had earlier had a request from Randy & Kris Grover, Garwin, for two tax sale certificate re-assignments.  There are special assessments due on the two properties in the City of Garwin.  The supervisors asked that the Grovers visit with the City to see if they wanted to abate those assessments.  The Board has received notice from Garwin that they would reduce the special assessment fees to $2,200 in the event of the purchase of the property. The treasurer has drawn up the two Agreements for Assignment for Tax Sale Certificates #17-02398 and #17-0239 reflecting the amounts due for the reassignments.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve signing the Agreement for Assignment on the two properties.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Bod Etzel, Conservation Director, was present to ask the Board to approve a deposit to the LAD (Land Acquisition & Development) account.  This is for a grant from Trees Forever for trees and shrubs planted on the Hansen Addition Parcel C.  The project costs were $6,360.00 and the grant is for $2,000.00.  Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve a deposit of $2,000.00  to the LAD account as requested by the Conservation Director.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Lyle Brehm, County Engineer, was absent but had asked the Board to approve a Preconstruction Agreement Project STPN-146-3(4)—2J to establish or make improvements to Iowa Hwy 146.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

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

Chairman Anderson adjourned the meeting at 10:05 a.m.