Board of Supervisors Minutes
August 5, 2019

The Tama County Board of Supervisors met at 9:30 a.m. August 5, 2019.  Present:  1st District Supervisor, Larry Vest; 2nd District Supervisor, Kendall Jordan and 3rd District Supervisor, Dan Anderson.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the minutes of the July 29th regular meeting.   All voted aye.  Motion carried. 

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to re-appoint Steve Baier, Tama, to the Civil Service Board.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

The Board met with John Cook, Census Partnership Specialist, to discuss the upcoming census.  He wanted to introduce himself as the specialist for this area and to get the information out that the census will be happening in April of 2020 and its importance to the county, cities and school districts, along with other entities.  He also wanted to let the Supervisors know that they will be needing volunteers.

The Board met with Michelle Yuska, County Treasurer, and Michelle Alvarado to discuss a request to abate taxes on a property at 702 South Church Street that the county holds a tax sale certificate on.  Ms. Albarado proposes buying the tax sale certificate on the property and eventually taking ownership of it and demolishing the existing home and rebuilding on the lot.  The City of Toledo also has special assessments due on this property.  The Supervisors advised her to visit with the City first about abating the special assessments and then coming back to visit with them.  Tabled until after she visits with the City.

Motion by Anderson, seconded by Vest to approve the claims for payment as presented.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Chairman Jordan adjourned the meeting at 10:17 a.m.