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Board Minutes – September 1, 2021

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Bobbi Maynes, Leland Shipley, Doug Birt, and Scott Akin. Merlin Dixon was absent.  The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Maynes and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Akin moved, seconded by Shipley to approve today’s agenda along with the minutes from August 23, 2021.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Birt moved, seconded by Akin to reluctantly accept Tom Williams resignation with Secondary Roads.  All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

Shipley moved, seconded by Birt to approve the Utility Permit #21-11 for RJ’s Plumbing and Heating to bore under the Nodaway Road for the purposes of getting water to cattle.   All supervisors voted aye.  Motion carried.

County Engineer Travis Malone gave an update on his department. Seventy one out of 178 bridges in the county have deficiencies.  Lincoln 16 on 150th Street is going to be worked on this fall as it is a Farm to Market Road.  The bridge on 180th should be open by this weekend. Malone also discussed the forecast of future funding from the state and federal governments.

Department Head Reports:  Recorder – will be presenting a 28E agreement for Iowa Land Records in the near future.  Their office will be closing early on September 9th.  Sheriff – beginning to get vehicle bids as the department is looking to trade-in the Chargers.   

Chair Maynes and Auditor Bissell reported on what they learned at ISAC concerning ARP funds.

Committee and Meeting reports were presented as follows: Maynes – Crossroads, Creston, Aug 23, ISAC, Aug 25 and 26, Des Moines; Shipley – MATURA, Aug 24, Creston.

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

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

     Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor