Board of Supervisors Minutes
March 9, 2020

At 8:45 the supervisors canvassed the South Tama School District Special Election held on March 3, 2020. 

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. March 9, 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 March 2nd 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 Vest to approve the re-appointment of John Keenan to the Conservation Board.  This term would run through December 31, 2024.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

At 10:00 the Board held a public hearing regarding the maximum property tax dollars that can be levied for FY21 property taxes.  The Board’s intention is to keep the dollars asked close to the same for the previous fiscal year.  There will be a slight increase for the General Services levy due to an increase in the property valuations and the need to build up the reserves due to the fact that approximately $1 million of reserves were used for the 911 radio project and the need to build those reserves back up.  Chairman Anderson opened the hearing up to public comments.  Public comments:  None.  At 10:02 Chairman Anderson closed the public hearing.   Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the following resolution for maximum property tax dollars for FY21:
Maximum Property Tax Dollars Resolution #3-9-2020A
WHEREAS, the Tama County Board of Supervisors have considered the proposed FY 20/21 county maximum property tax dollars for both General County Services and Rural County Services, and
WHEREAS, a notice concerning the proposed county maximum property tax dollars was published as required and posted on county web site and/or social media accounts if applicable,
WHEREAS, a public hearing concerning the proposed county maximum property tax dollars was held on 3/9/2020,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Tama County that the maximum property tax dollars for General County Services and Rural County Services for FY 20/21 shall not exceed the following:

Roll call vote:  Vest, Aye.   Jordan, Aye.  Anderson, aye. Motion carried.  Resolution passed and adopted this 9th day of March, 2020.  Dan Anderson, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor.

 

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to set the public hearing for the FY21 County Budget for Monday March 30th at 10:00 am in the supervisors meeting room.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Chairman Anderson adjourned the meeting at 10:06 a.m.