Tama Co. Board of Supervisors Jan. 2 meeting minutes
-Bill Faircloth was nominated and approved as Chairman of the Board.
-Curt Hilmer was nominated and approved as Vice Chairman of the Board.
-The Board approved the authorization for the County Auditor to pay postage, express freight, wages, and salaries prior to being audited by the Board of Supervisors.
-The Board approved the authorization for the County Auditor to pay all claims signed by the majority of the Board in 2023.
-The Board approved the Tama-Toledo News Chronicle and North Tama Telegraph as the designated official newspapers for Tama County for the year 2023.
-Resolution #1-2-2023A was approved concerning the Secondary Road Department’s temporary road closure jurisdiction and control over any highway in the state.
-Resolution #1-2-2023B was approved concerning the authorization of the County Treasurer to deposit county funds in banks of the approved amounts.
-The Board approved the designation of depositories for county departments.
Chairman Bill Faircloth approved the following appointments for 2023:
–County Buildings – Board of Supervisors
–Decat Executive Board (DHS) – Dan Anderson
–DHS Advisory Board – Curt Hilmer
–County Emergency Management Agency (EMA/911) – Dan Anderson
–Tama County Economic Development Commission – Board of Supervisors
–Farm Administration, County Farm Rental – Dan Anderson
–Livestock Evaluation – Dan Anderson & Bill Faircloth (alternate)
–Board of Health Services – Curt Hilmer
–Health Insurance (contact person for Insurance Information) – Tammy Wise
–Heartland Insurance Coordinator – Tammy Wise
–Heartland Risk Pool Insurance (County Trustee) – Bill Faircloth
–6th Judicial District – Curt Hilmer
–Tama County Day Care (dba Kids Corner Daycare, Inc.) – Bill Faircloth & Dan Anderson (alternate)
–Northeast Iowa Response Group (NIRG) – Dan Anderson & Kendall Jordan (designatee)
–Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEIAAA) – Curt Hilmer
–RC & D Commission (DNR and US Fish & Wildlife) – Bill Faircloth
–Region VI Planning Commission – Bill Faircloth
–Safety Coordinators (Risk Pool Insurance) – Tammy Wise, Lyle Brehm, Tim Dolezal, Chad Princehouse, Stephen Mayne, Dave Sherwood, Laura Kopsa, Ryan Goodenbour, and Dirk Henle.
–ADA Coordinator – Tammy Wise
–ADA Compliance Officer – Dirk Henle
–SATUCI – Dan Anderson
–South Central Iowa Workforce Development – Bill Faircloth
–Central Iowa Juvenile Detention – Bill Faircloth
–Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) – Board of Supervisors
–Landfill Commission – Board of Supervisors
–County Social Services Region (CSS) – Bill Faircloth
–Shared Area Radio Agreement (SARA) – Jeremy Cremeans & 911
The Board approved the appointment of the following:
–County Engineer – Lyle Brehm
–Medical Examiner – Dr. David Bethel, M.D.
–Deputy Medical Examiner – (vacant)
–Medical Examiner Investigator – DalLynn McEltree & Jason Bina
–Relief Director & Veterans Affairs – Elizabeth Ledvina
–Weed Commissioner – Dirk Henle
–Zoning Administrator – Todd Apfel
The Board approved the following 2023 holiday dates for County Office closures:
–Presidents’ Day – Monday, February 20
–Good Friday – Friday, April 7
–Memorial Day – Monday, May 29
–Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4
–Labor Day – Monday, September 4
–Veterans Day – Friday, November 10
–Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24
–Christmas Eve – Friday, December 22
–Christmas Day – Monday, December 25
–New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1, 2024
-The Board approved setting the time and date for regular meetings on Mondays as 9:30 a.m., with public comments starting at 9:00 a.m.
-The Board approved the 2023 Tama County Compensation Commission for Condemnation Proceedings.
–Resolution #1-2-2023C was approved concerning the construction evaluation of a confinement feeding operation in compliance with Iowa Code 459.304(3).