Board of Supervisors Minutes
March 12, 2018

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. March 12, 2018.  Present:  1st District Supervisor, Larry Vest; 2nd District Supervisor, Kendall Jordan and 3rd District Supervisor, Dan Anderson.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Jordan to approve the minutes of the March 5th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

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

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Anderson to approve the liquor license for the Traer Golf Course.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

At 10:00 the Board held a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed county budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.  There were no public comments.  Motion by Anderson, seconded by Jordan to close the public hearing.   Chairman Vest closed the public hearing at 10:02 a.m.   Motion by Anderson, seconded by Jordan to approve the total amount of property taxes levied of $9,359,077 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget and to approve the following resolution:
RESOLUTION 3-12-2018A
The Board of Supervisors of Tama County hereby approves and adopts the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget making the total property taxes levied $9,359,077.  This is using the same tax levy rates there that were levied last year.  The Board further notes that the budget was published in official newspapers for Tama County and orders the budget to be certified and filed with/by the Tama County Auditor, as required by law. 
Roll Call Vote: Vest, aye.  Jordan, aye.  Anderson, aye. Resolution adopted this 12th day of March, 2018. Larry Vest, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Anderson to approve the following resolution:
RESOLUTION 3-12-2018B
WHEREAS, the Tama County Compensation Board meets annually to recommend a compensation schedule for elected officials for the fiscal year immediately following, in accordance with Iowa Code Chapters 331.905 and 331.907, and
WHEREAS, the Tama County Compensation Board met on November 27, 2017, and made the following salary recommendations for the following elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 20­18:
   Elected Official          Current Salary          Proposed Increase                              Recommended Salary
    Auditor                                 $55,594                             3.5%                                            $57,540
    County Attorney              $84,243                             3.5%                                            $87,192
    Recorder                             $55,443                             3.5%                                            $57,383          
    Sheriff                                  $71,022                             3.5%                                            $73,508
    Supervisors                        $29,465                             3.5%                                            $30,497
    Treasurer                            $55,517                             3.5%                                            $57,461
WHEREAS, on December 26, 2017 the Board of Supervisors met and approved the Compensation Board’s recommendations as presented.  
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Tama County Board of Supervisors approves the following salary adjustments for the following elected officials for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018:
Elected Official                      Approved Salary           Approved Increase     
    Auditor                                 $57,540                             3.5%                                           
    County Attorney              $87,192                             3.5%                                           
    Recorder                             $57,383                             3.5%                                                     
    Sheriff                                  $73,508                             3.5%                                           
    Supervisors                        $30,497                             3.5%                                           
    Treasurer                            $57,461                             3.5%
Roll call vote:  Vest, Aye.  Jordan, Aye.  Anderson, aye. Motion carried.  Resolution passed and adopted this 12th day of March, 2018.  Larry Vest, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor. 

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

Chairman Vest adjourned the meeting at 10:08 a.m.