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Board Minutes – February 7, 2022

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 9:10 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon, Doug Birt, Scott Akin, and Bobbi Maynes via zoom. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Akin to approve the agenda for the day and to approve the minutes of the January 31st meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. There were no public comments.

Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on Secondary Roads. He will be presenting the County’s five-year road plan for discussion and possible approval next Monday as well as a resolution regarding a road. The Assistant to the Engineer is doing very well and has already passed two of the first three classes that he is required to take. Malone reminded the board that he will receive a $1/hour raise after the first three classes are successfully completed and he would recommend an addition $1/hour raise after the successful completion of the first 6 classes. Malone is looking at an alternate product for resurfacing a portion of the road to Nodaway from Highway 34.

Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the engagement agreement between Adams County and Dorsey for the 2022 Urban Renewal Project at an estimated $4000. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Akin to set a public hearing date of February 22, 2022 at 10:00 am notice of public hearing for the proposed property tax levy. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Akin to approve the Certification of Cost Allocation Plan. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

The timeline was discussed of the paperwork that needs to be filed for the courthouse renovation project.

Department Head Reports: Conservation-Interviews are set for Thursday for the Park Officer/Conservation Specialist position, the cottage and cabins were all full this past weekend, staff to begin servicing the wood duck boxes. Recorder-32 septic grants have been filed.

Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows: Shipley-Farm Bureau, Corning, Feb 3; Akin-CHI, Corning, Feb 3; Birt-SICOG, Creston, Feb 1.

Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to adjourn the meeting at 9:48 am. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST: Douglas Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors
Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor