Tama County Supervisors Larry Vest, Kendall Jordan and Dan Wilkens, at the regular meeting Monday, May 7,, set Tuesday, May 29, at 10 a.m. for a budget amendment hearing.
Ryan Currens Emergency Management Director was present Monday and requested a 911/EMA Continuity of Operations Plan Resolution.
Ryan said the resolution states the supervisors need to allow for effective county emergency planning including potential emergencies involving the various department of the county and for assured continuity of operations.
The supervisors approved the creation of continuity of operations plans and directed the various Tama County department heads to create and implement a continuity of operations plan for their agency.
The supervisors will direct the Tama County Emergency Management Agency director and staff to aid and assist each department head as requested in the creation of each agency's continuity of operations plan.
Plans are to be completed by each department at their earliest convenience and submitted to both the Tama County Emergency Management Agency and the Tama County Auditor for duplicate safe keeping.
Lyle Brehm, Tama County Engineer, produced a map of Tama County for supervisors showing the urban / rural areas, and his recommendations for the heavier traffic areas to be maintained.
This includes D65 in northern Tama County, V37 north of Dysart, reported in bad shape, T47 north of Gladbrook, E36 near Clutier and E64 south of Tama.
Brehm will be contacting all cities with the city limits within two miles of these areas
as they will need to sign off before official acton can be taken.
Two permits were approved, one for Windstream in Otter Creek Township and Alliant Energy for work at Mid Iowa Coop property.
Claims for the past week approved totaled $126,482.