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Buena Vista County, Iowa - Beautiful View

  Board of Supervisors

1. Tom Huseman
2. Dale Arends
3. Paul Merten
4. Rhonda Ringgenberg
5. Don Altena
215 E 5th
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588
P: (712) 749-2545
F: (712) 749-2703

Supervisors Agenda





                             AGENDA FOR JULY 25, 2017

                      REGULAR SESSION


Time:  Tuesday, 8:30 A.M. (starting in the Courthouse Public Meeting Room-basement)

Approve Agenda

Scheduled Appointments:

      8:30 -- 8:45   --    Conservation Director/Weed Commissioner Greg Johnson re:  Department updates

      8:45 – 9:00   --    Public Hearing re:  DD #101 Annexation Report

      9:00 --10:00  --    Continuation of DD #101 MOD Public Hearing on proposed repairs/improvements

     10:00 --10:10  --   Break & move back to the Supervisors room

     10:10 --10:15  --    Hear the Public

     10:15 --10:30  --    Action Items, Approve minutes and reports, Supervisor meeting reports 

     10:30 --10:45  --    Treasurer Sherie Elbert re:  Semi-Annual Report  

    10:45 --10:55  --    Cara Elbert, NW IA Planning, and Cindy Voss, RIDES, & Rita Frahm, Ida County Economic Development  re:  CDBG grant for transportation

    10:55 --11:00  --    Break

   11:00 --12:00  --    Engineer Bret Wilkinson re:  Motor grader purchase, utility permit for Interstate Power & Light, contracts for box culvert projects: #LFM-C-M50(1)--7X-11, #LFM-C-M50(2)--7X-11, #LFM-C-M50(3)--7X-11. #LFM-C-M50(4)--7X-11, and L-C-1734--73-11.  New hire for Mechanic 2 position, Whitecap Road, and Secondary Road Report




Action Items:

1.     Approve minutes of 7/11/17, reports, and today’s claims approval list

2.     Consider any objections from landowners regarding DD #101 Annexation

3.     Approve the Engineer’s Report on DD #101 Annexation

4.     Extend the continuation of Engineer’s Report on DD #101 MOD Proposed Repairs/Improvements, setting a date in late September

5.     Authorization to study and include a Report Amendment to DD #101 MOD Proposed Repairs/Improvements

6.     2017 Homestead disallowance list

7.     Approve 2017 Homestead & Military list

8.     Approve 2017 Disabled Veterans Homestead list

9.     Application for Partial Payment #4 for Reutzel Excavating, Inc. for DD #34 Upper MOD $40,621.68

10.  Jt. DD #181 Little Cedar claim to ITS Land Improvement, for mobilization $250.00

11.  Jt. DD #181 Little Cedar claim to Richard Pederson Excavation & Tiling, for tile repair $755.00

12.  Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report

13.  Request of NW IA Planning & RIDES for CDBG grant for transportation

14.  Motor grader purchase for Secondary Roads

15.  Utility permit for Interstate Power & Light

16.  Authorize Chair to sign contracts for Box Culvert Projects:  #LFM-C-M50(1)--7X-11, #LFM-C-M50(2)--7X-11, #LFM-C-M50(3)--7X-11. #LFM-C-M50(4)--7X-11, and L-C-1734--73-11

17.  New hire for Mechanic 2 position

18.  Whitecap Road


Reports Submitted for approval or review:  June Auditor’s Compilation Report for BV County Solid Waste Commission, June BV County Solid Waste Commission minutes, June Conservation Board minutes, May Compass Pointe Financials & July Agenda, Quarterly Recorders Report of Fees Collected (April-June), Northland Securities Continuing Disclosure Report for BV County


Adjourn to:  Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. for a special session


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