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Tama Co. Supervisors By Joyce Wiese

April 7, 2017
Northern-Sun Print
Chairman Dan Anderson, 3rd District Supervisors and Supervisors Kendall Jordan and Larry Vest met Monday morning approving a Resolution for a public hearing. Based on an Application by Jennifer Blohm, as Executor of the Estate of Fern Buffington, a request from the Tama County Engineer, Lyle Brehm, has been made to the Board of Supervisors to reconfirm the prior vacation of a portion of a Tama County secondary road and issue a Quit Claim Deed for real estate. The Real Estate is described as “The East half of Broad Street from the south line of Main Street (160th Street) to the north line of Ripley Street and the East Half of Broad Street from the South line of Ripley Street, 150 feet to the South Line of Lot 4, Block 15 and Staley Street from the South line of Main Street South to the North line of Ripley Street” all in the Original Town of Buckingham, Tama County, Iowa. This is all located Perry Township, Section 4. A Public Hearing was set for April 17, 2017 in the Supervisors Board Room at 9:30 A.M. This is for the proposal to confirm the prior secondary road vacation and to dispose of said vacated secondary road by issuing a Quit Claim Deed. The Wieting Theatre is hosting the Camp Creamery again this year and requested the use of the Court House lawn for July 24th through 28th for the 60 campers to enjoy their lunch. The Theatre says this would at noon for less than an hour and they would bring their own trash can and make sure the lawn is in the same condition as when they came. Board members unanimously approved. Tami Wise, CPC office , was present explaining the area that would be used for the Economic Development offices. The City of Toledo will be moving their offices to the Reinig Center, and Economic Development will be moving their office to the CPC building. Jim Novotny, South of Tama, has been appointed to the Condemnation Board, effective immediately. County Engineer Lyle Brehm was present with three Utility permits to be approved. One for Windstream to do work on Highway 30 east of Tama. Poweshiek Water permit is for Oneida Township and Rural Electric (REC) is for work in Buckingham Township. Brehm also reported work has begun on Highway E49 (Old Highway 30) between the Marshall County line and East to Raven Creek bridge. Road closed signs are up. Brehm also said the old Chambers Bridge had been removed and he is working on plans for its replacement. Brehm gave his 2018-2022 Road Construction Report. It shows for 2018 Bridge work in Columbia Township, Section 10, Also a bridge in section 35, thin resusrfacing in Oneida township on Highway E36, also on X Avenue in Clark Township. Also work on D65. 2019 schedules grading on L Avenue in Toledo township,, a bridge and paving on C Avenue in Indian Village township, also bridge work in Crystal township. 2020 shows resurfacing Highway E64, bridge work in Richland Township, Paving on L Avenue in Toledo township, and bridge work in Geneseo township. Years of Service Awards certificates were issued to Tama County employees. 5 year awards went to Sara Gilbert in the Treasurer office, Brett Konicek, Timothy Dolezal, and Joel Faircloth in the Roads department, and Brian Randall and Casey Schmidt in the Sheriffs office. 10 year awards went to Bryan Ellenbecker and Joseph Quandt in the Sheriffs office, Patrick Ryan in the Roads Department and Janine Anderson in the Assessor’s office. Fifteen year awards were for Rodney Drummer in the Sheriffs office, Marcia Sawdey in the Recorders office, Dawn Jenson in Public Health and Joanne Husak in Economic Development. Twenty years were for Curtis Hilmer and Douglas Dolash in the Roads department as well as twenty five years for Douglas Carlson in the Road department. Thirty years were for Connie Haughey in the County Attorneys office, and Christy Wilson and Rick Raymond in the Road Department. Thirty five years went to County attorney Brent Heeren. Claims approved were for $153,810.64.


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