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Board Minutes – July 19, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, and Merlin Dixon. Doug Birt was absent. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes. Shipley moved, seconded by Akin to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from July 14, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

            Sheriff Alan Johannes has been approached by someone in the community wanting Adams County to designate itself as a sanctuary county for Second Amendment Rights. He requested it to be placed on the agenda next week.

County Attorney Andrew Knuth gave an update on his office. Trials will be beginning again soon after the pandemic hiatus, Grant Township property has been finalized and he stated that he is going to start taking clients for civil court if there are no conflicts of interest.

Treasurer Nancy Barnes presented the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report and the Annual Report. Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Treasurer’s Semi-Annual Report. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

The board discussed their top concerns in regards to the Hazard Mitigation Plan. They determined the top issues to be Infrastructure, Tornado, and Drought.

Shipley moved, seconded by Dixon to adjourn the meeting at 10:17 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

ATTEST: Bobbi Maynes, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor