Board of Supervisors Minutes
April 15, 2019

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. April 15, 2019.  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 April 8th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

The Board met with Tim Dolezal, Road Foreman, and Shelby Eick , Assistant Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report. 

The Board met with Todd Apfel, Zoning Director.  He presented a zoning change for property located at 2095 Business Highway 30 from Agricultural to Heavy Industrial that was approved by the Zoning Commission.  He asks the Supervisors to approve the change also.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Anderson to approve a zoning change on property located at 2095 Business Highway 30 from Agricultural to Heavy Industrial as presented by the Tama County Zoning Commission.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Nancy Kerns, resident at Union Grove Lake, along with members of Lake & Park Holding, LLC were present to visit with the Board about possibly creating an ordinance that would cover rural areas that are zoned as R1 (Residential, 1 family dwelling) to help with issues out in those areas that are becoming a nuisance due to neglect and failure to upkeep.  Sometimes some of these properties can pose a hazard as they can be dangerous and infested with animals and rodents which can become a danger to public safety.  Michael Marquess, Attorney, a resident at the lake and on the lake board offered his services to draw up a proposal/sample ordinance for the Supervisors to look at and to seek opinions on.  The Board was agreeable to this.  This item will be tabled until there is a proposal to look at.  No action taken.

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 10:15 a.m.