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Jerry Witt named to county zoning post

February 3, 2014
By Joyce Wiese - News-Herald Correspondent , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Tama County Assessor Jerry Witt was appointed for additional duties on Monday, Jan. 27, by the Board of Supervisors.

Witt will also be the county zoning administrator effective March 1.

Supervisors said they felt there was not a problem for Witt to hold both positions.

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Jerry Witt

The position of county environmentalist / sanitarian is also open. This position has been also been held by the zoning administrator in several past appointments.

Applications for environmentalist / sanitarian are being accepted until Feb. 7. That appointment is made by the Board of Health.

Tax Credit applications Disallowed

Several business property tax credit applications have been received but not acted upon.

Credit applications as presented by the Assessor and disallowed are as follows: DC Communications, Tama, disallowed due to late filing; Heartland Properties Co-Op, Chelsea, disallowed Not Commercial; Scharnweber Family Trust, Toledo, disallowed Not Commercial; Andrea Stocker, Lincoln , disallowed - Not Commercial; Ray Zoffka, Garwin , disallowed - Not Commercial; Kruger Commodities, Inc., Tama, disallowed - Not Commercial; S&S Car Wash II and III L.C. , disallowed - Not Commercial; Liquid Grow of Traer, Traer, disallowed Not Commercial; Heart of Iowa Cooperative, Marshalltown (address) , disallowed - Not Commercial.

In other business the County Recorder's quarterly report was read and approved.

The report shows 200 Recording Deeds, 178 Real Estate Mortgages, 30 Affidavits, 234 Releases and Assignments, 381 Miscellaneous. Total fees collected for the quarter of October, November and December of 2013 totaled $25,753.

E-commerce fees paid to the Treasurer totaled $833 with a total of $26,586 remitted to the Treasurer of Tama County.

A permit for Poweshiek Water Association to do work in Columbia Township was approved. This will be in Section 8 at 3586 H Avenue. Poweshiek Water will bore under H Avenue to hook water pipes.

Claims for the past week totaled $92,302.



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