Board of Supervisors Minutes
February 10, 2020

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. February 10, 2020.  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 February 3 regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried

The Board met with Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, to get a road projects report.  He presented an updated Dust Control Policy for the Board’s approval.  Motion by Jordan seconded by Vest to approve the following resolution for a dust control policy:

RESOLUTION #2-10-2020A
Tama County Dust Control Policy
WHEREAS, vehicle traffic on rock roads stirs up dust that is undesirable to many individuals, and
WHEREAS, the Tama County Board of Supervisors desires to allow individuals and certain businesses to apply dust control for themselves or customers on rock roads in the county,
WHEREAS, Chapter 318 of the Code of Iowa specifies a permit issued by the appropriate jurisdiction is required before work is performed by parties other than the jurisdiction, and
WHEREAS, Tama County’s responsibility to the motorist takes priority over an individual’s desire to reduce dust,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Tama County Board of Supervisors establish the following rules for dust control. These rules shall hereinafter be referred to as the Tama County Dust Control Policy.
Roll Call Vote: Vest, aye.  Anderson, aye.  Resolution passed and adopted this 10th day of February, 2020.  Dan Anderson, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to change next week’s meeting to Tuesday February 18th due to the President’s Day Holiday.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to sign an engagement letter with Northland Securities to engage them as underwriters for bonding for the upcoming 911 Radio Project.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the appointment of John Schrier, Traer, to the Board of Review.  He will be replacing Mandy Lekin who has resigned.  His term will end 12/31/2023.  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 9:54 a.m.