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Board Minutes – March 8, 2022

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 8, 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 and to approve the minutes of the February 28, 2022 meeting.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

The Board of Supervisors, under the authority of the 2022 Code of Iowa, formed a canvassing board to canvass the 1st tier canvass of the Special Creston Community School Election held on March 1, 2022.  The findings, thereof, are recorded in length in Election Book #8 in the Adams County Auditor’s Office as required by Section 50.27 of the 2022 Code of Iowa.  No obvious clerical errors were identified during the canvass and there were no special ballots that were rejected and not counted.  A total of 66 votes were cast in Adams County.  Pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 50.22, 0 provisional ballots were received.  As Union County is the control county for this election, the abstracts and summaries will be forwarded to the Union County Auditor’s Office to complete the election.

Dixon moved, seconded by Maynes to approve Liquor License LC0042441 for the Corning Winery. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Dixon moved, seconded by Akin to approve Liquor License LC0047011 for The Vault. All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve the Burial Request.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Maynes moved, seconded by Akin to approve the Absentee/Post Audit Board Pay to $10/hour effective January 24, 2022.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Discussion on Resolution 2022-11 regarding Reclassification of Union Avenue Sec 3 of Colony Township was tabled due to not having an Engineer being able to sign off on the resolution.

            Department Head Reports: Conservation, Recorder, Treasurer, and Auditor are attending classes and meeting for the ISAC Spring Conference. Sheriff – Had a radio go bad in one of the deputy’s vehicles. They are getting it rebuilt to have an extra but have had to purchase a new radio.  Secondary Roads – Receiving quotes on adding an additional hoop building for sand and salt storage.  Auditor – Special Election for Creston School District went well. Bissell has spent some time urging the legislators to fix the 100 signature requirements before the end of the filing deadline. Assessor – Valuation Assessments have started to arrive in mailboxes. The informal reviews for residential are March 21-23 with Vanguard appraiser and with Ben Mullen through the April 25th. Commercial reviews will be March 17th. The Conference Board met on March 7th and approved the FY22-23 budget and the FY 21-22 budget amendment.

            Akin moved, seconded by Maynes to adjourn the meeting at 11:00 am.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.   

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

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor