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Board Minutes – July 5, 2022

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 9:00 AM with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Merlin Dixon, Scott Akin, and Doug Birt. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Birt and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to approve the agenda for the day along with the minutes of the June 27, 2022 meeting.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

During Public Comments, Raelynne Risser, ACEDC Director, invited the board to a meeting at the Community Center on July 25, 2022, from 2-3 pm. The meeting will be led by Kathy La Plante from Main Street American. Kathy will be discussing the planning processes and projects, as well as the challenges and successes with Main Street Corning.

Karl McCarty, Secondary Roads Maintenance Supervisor, gave an update on the department. The property owner next to the Maintainer shed at Stringtown is wanting the county to bury the electrical line that crosses over to the property. There was another break down with a semi and it was just in the shop last month. The crew is hauling more dolomite and putting tubes in this week.

Maynes moved, seconded by Shipley to approve Resolution 2022-27 adopting the Adams County Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Resolution 2022-2027

A RESOLUTION OF THE ADAMS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ADOPTING THE ADAMS COUNTY HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN UPDATE – 2022-2027

WHEREAS the Adams County Board of Supervisors recognizes the threat that natural hazards pose to people and property within Adams County: and

WHEREAS the Adams County Board of Supervisors has prepared a multi-hazard mitigation plan, hereby known as the Adams County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – 2022-2027 in accordance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000; and

WHEREAS the Adams County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – 2022-2027 identifies mitigation goals and actions to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property in Adams County from the impacts of future hazards and disasters; and

WHEREAS adoption by the Adams County Board of Supervisors demonstrates their commitment to the hazard mitigation and achieving the goals outlined in the Adams County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – 2022-2027.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ADAMS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, IOWA, THAT:

Section 1. In accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa for adoption of local plans, the Adams County Board of Supervisors adopts the Adams County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – 2022-2027.

Adopted by a vote of 5 in favor and 0 against, and 0 abstaining, this 5th day of July, 2022.

All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried. Attested by the Adams County Auditor.  The original resolution is on file in the Auditor’s Office.

Akin moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the Liquor License LC0006376 for Happy Hollow Country Club. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Situs Cultivation LLC to redeem parcel #1998101. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Corning Mayor Jan Leonard asked the board to consider signing a 28E Agreement to use the Secondary Roads Construction Inspector for the Hull Street Trail project. There was no action taken.

The board decided to move the next regular meeting from Monday to Tuesday July 12, 2022 at 9 am due to the county fair schedule. They will also have a booth at the fair with Court House/Sheriff’s Office renovations information.

Board reviewed Ordinance Chapters 26-31.

Department Head Reports:  Sheriff’s Department – One of the deputies resigned last week to pursue other opportunities.  Treasurer – Month end went well and now are working on fiscal year end. Recorder – Fielding many calls concerning the new law that went into effect on July 1 concerning ATV’s, however have not received much guidance from the state. Conservation – Also have the same questions about the new ATV law.  Very busy holiday weekend at the lake but had very minor problems.  The camper decorating contest went over very well.  IT – Doing some security patching and working on the backup system for the Sheriff’s Department.  EM – There will be drilling for soil samples in front of the courthouse today for the renovation project. 

            Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows:  Maynes – Crossroads, June 28, Mason City, and Quad Co Meeting, June 29, Tingley; Birt – Quad Co Meeting, June 29, Tingley; Dixon- Quad Co Meeting, June 29, Tingley; Shipley – Quad Co Meeting, June 29, Tingley; Akin – ACEDC, June 30, Corning and Quad Co Meeting, June 29, Tingley.

            Dixon moved, seconded by Shipley to adjourn at 10:20 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.   

            ATTEST: Doug Birt, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor