Board of Supervisors Minutes
April 13, 2020

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. April 13, 2020 electronically via Zoom. During the COVID-19 crisis, all future meetings will be held this way until further notice.  To participate/listen/watch the meeting, you may join through Zoom, Meeting ID: 883 806 335, by phone 1 253 215 8782 US or 1 301 715 8592 US.  If you have something you want to put on the agenda for consideration, please call or email the Auditor’s office.  Present via Zoom:  1st District Supervisor, Larry Vest; 2nd District Supervisor, Kendall Jordan and 3rd District Supervisor, Dan Anderson.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the minutes of the April 6th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried

Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, gave a road projects report. He asked the Board to approve the 5 Year Construction Plan and the Tama County DOT Budget.  Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the 5 Year Construction Plan and the Tama County DOT Budget as presented by Lyle Brehm, Engineer.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Tammy Wise, Insurance Administrator, shared information from Wellmark that their fully insured members will have no cost-share (co-pays, coinsurance or deductible) related to appropriate treatment for COVID-19 when seeking care from an in-network provider.  Effective February 4 through June 16, 2020.  Wellmark is the company that administers Tama County’s health insurance plan and will do this with Tama County members unless the County opts out of this approach.  Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to let Wellmark know they choose to not opt out of Wellmark’s COVID-19 Plan.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to accept the Advisory Services Cost Allocation Plan.  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 10:03 a.m.