Plymouth County Supervisors Minutes — September 29, 2020

Plymouth County Board of Supervisors
September 29, 2020
Le Mars, Iowa

The Plymouth County Board of Supervisors met in Courthouse Boardroom on September 29, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.  All members were present; except Mark Loutsch.  All votes following are aye unless otherwise indicated.  Board Chairman Don Kass called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis to approve the 9/29/20 agenda.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve the minutes of the 9/15/20 meeting.  Motion Carried.

There was no meeting on 9/22/2020.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Horton, to approve the 9/18/20 and 9/30/20 payroll.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve the certification of $566,609.54 of Ethanol Urban Renewal debt for FY 2019-20.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve the UR Renewal Annual Report for FY 2019-20 with the Iowa Department of Management.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Horton, to hire Dave Wilberding to survey the Plymouth County property where the current RCF and LEC are located.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve a permit for a tile crossing in Section 19/20 of Elgin Township on Lake Ave.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to approve a permit for Cherokee Rural Water of 1 ½ inch service line in Section 17/18 of Stanton Township and a 2-inch crossing in Section 17/20 of Stanton Township on 250th St. and Polk Ave.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to approve a permit to Northwest REC in Section 17/20 of Fredonia Township on C16; on Section 4/5 of Marion Township on K64; Section 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 of Marion Township on Polk Ave. & 180th St. and Section 25, 26, 34, 35 & 36 of Fredonia Township on L12, 150th St. & Polk Ave.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to approve the Iowa Department of Transportation Agreement #2021-C-031 on US Hwy 75.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Meis, to approve the Iowa Department of Transportation Agreement #2021-C-034 on IA Highway 3 west of K42 with the exception that the IDOT works with the County Engineer to obtain access from resident Dan Ransom.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Anderson, to approve entering CLOSED SESSION of 21.5 (c) to discuss pending litigation at 11:00 a.m.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Horton, seconded by Meis, to enter open session at 11:15 a.m.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Meis, seconded by Horton, to reject the settlement offer from Country Grain of $30,000 for the outstanding taxes, penalty and interest due of $148,489.00.Motion Carried.

The Board of Supervisors adjourned the meeting at 11:16 a.m.

Stacey Feldman, Plymouth County Auditor
Don Kass, Chairman

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 15, 2020

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