|Department: Board of Supervisors|
Date: Jul 9, 2012 at 9:00 AM
|This meeting will be in the Informal Board Room on the lower level of the Jean Oxley Linn County Public Service Center, 935 Second Street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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PUBLIC COMMENT: 5 Minute Limit
This comment period is for the public to address topics on today’s agenda.
Approve Cigarette Permit for the Troy Store in Troy Mills (retroactive to July 5, 2012), noting all fees have been paid.
Discuss and decide on allocation for Community Development Grant-Writing Specialist.
Discuss proposed changes to the Air Quality Ordinance, Chapter 10, Sections 1, 5, 6, 10 and 28 of the Linn County Code of Ordinances.
Discuss request for full-time Natural Resource Technician position with Linn County Conservation.
Discuss LIFTS renewal of contract for services with TMS Management Group to provide non emergency medical transportation for Title 19 clients of Iowa.
Discuss Resolution and related policies adopting and approving Tax Compliance Procedures Relating to Tax-Exempt Bonds.
PUBLIC COMMENT: 5 Minute Limit
This is an opportunity for the public to address the Board on any subject pertaining to Board business.
APPROVE PAYROLL AUTHORIZATIONS
LINN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CEDAR RAPIDS, LINN COUNTY, IOWA
MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012 9:00 A.M.
The Board met in session at the Linn County Jean Oxley Public Service Center. Present: Chairperson Oleson, Vice Chairperson Harris, Supervisors Barron, Langston and Rogers. Board members voting “Aye” unless otherwise noted.
Motion by Langston, seconded by Barron to approve minutes of June 26, 27, & 29, 2012 as printed.
Motion by Langston, seconded by Harris to approve Cigarette Permit for the Troy Store in Troy Mills (retroactive to July 5, 2012), noting all fees have been paid.
Motion by Barron, seconded by Langston to approve $40,000 expenditure for Community Development Grant-Writing Specialist from the Economic Development Fund.
Discussion: Supervisor Rogers stated that he is supportive of this project, however, he wanted to give full disclosure that his wife is the Interim Marketing Communications Dir. (on contract) for the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.
Vote: Oleson, Barron, Langston & Harris – Aye Rogers - Abstain
Shane Dodge, Health Dept., reviewed minor changes to the Air Quality Ordinance, Chapter 10 (Sections 1, 5, 6, 10 and 28 of the Linn County Code of Ordinances). He
noted that there is not intent to change fees at this time.
Dan Biechler, Conservation Director, met with the Board to discuss request for a full-time Natural Resource Technician position. He stated that this is funded in the Fy 13
budget and was the 2nd priority of the Conservation Board as an approved offer. The
Board will approve on Wednesday.
Tom Hardecopf, LIFTS Dir., met with the Board to discuss renewal of contract for services with TMS Management Group to provide non-emergency medical transportation for Title 19 clients of Iowa. He noted that TMS is the State contract holder. The Board
will approve on Wednesday.
Steve Tucker, Finance Director, met with the Board to discuss two policies: Conduit Bond Issuance Procedures and Tax Compliance Procedures Relating to Tax-Exempt Bonds.
The Board will adopt a Resolution on Wednesday approving the two policies.
Supervisor Harris reported that he received an e-mail from Mrs. Railsback regarding dust control on Hollenbeck Rd. as it is a short cut detour to Pleasant Creek Park.
Supervisor Rogers reported that he and Ben Merta, Secondary Roads Operations Supt., met with Ken Vogel and neighbors regarding the quarry truck issue on Honey Grove Road.
Rogers stated that he will be giving a presentation to the League of Cities on the Urban County Coalition and he will be attending an ISAC meeting on Wednesday.
Supervisor Langston stated that MHDD will be bringing forward a letter of intent or resolution for Linn County to join a region with Benton and Jones counties.
Adjournment at 9:20 a.m.
JOEL D. MILLER, Linn County Auditor &
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
By Rebecca Shoop, Deputy Auditor
Board of Supervisors
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