Board of Supervisors Minutes
May 4, 2020

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:40 a.m. May 4, 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 Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the minutes of the April 27th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried

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

Tammy Wise, HR/Insurance Administrator, visited with the Board to discuss an addendum to TASC (employee health savings account) that entails changes stating that prescriptions are no longer needed for over the counter drugs and addresses TASC payments made by the employer while an employee is on leave. Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the TASC addendum/modification.  All voted aye.  Motion carried. 
She also shared that there has been a significant increase in unemployment claims regarding COVID-19.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the following resolution to transfer funds:

RESOLUTION 5-4-2020A
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Tama County Board of Supervisors approves the transfer of $336,933.30 from the Vienna TIF Fund (0015) to the Debt Service Fund (2100) as requested by the Tama County Auditor.
Roll Call Vote: Vest, aye. Jordan, aye.  Anderson, aye.  Resolution passed and adopted this 4th day of May 2020.  Dan Anderson, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve Law Enforcement Contracts with the following cities:  Chelsea, Clutier, Dysart, Elberon, Garwin, Gladbrook, Lincoln, Montour and Traer.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Jordan, seconded by Vest to approve the Recorder’s Quarterly Report.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Motion by Vest, seconded by Jordan to approve the following resolution for authorizing and approving a Loan Agreement, providing for the issuance of $5,530,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020B, and directing the levy of taxes to pay the same:

RESOLUTION NO. 5-4-2020B
Resolution authorizing and approving a Loan Agreement, providing for the issuance of $5,530,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020B, and directing the levy of taxes to pay the same

The Resolution authorizes the issuance by the County of $5,530,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds, for the purpose of refunding the outstanding balance of the County’s General Obligation Urban Renewal County Purpose Bonds, Series 2013A.  The Bonds will be paid over a period of twelve years from a levy of taxes against all taxable property in the County.  The issuance of the Bonds will produce a savings in interest costs for the County of $180,292.
  
The full text of the Resolution may be inspected at the Office of the County Auditor,  County Administration Building, Toledo, Iowa, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Roll call vote:  Vest, Aye.  Jordan, Aye.  Anderson, aye. Motion carried.  Resolution passed and adopted this 4th day of May, 2020.  Dan Anderson, Chairman, Board of Supervisors.  Laura Kopsa, County Auditor. 

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 9:56 a.m.