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Bridge replacements approved for Tama County

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

Tama County Engineer Lyle Brehm met with the Board of Supervisors Monday morning, June 30, informing them of two contracts for bridge replacement .

Brehm received bids on a bridge in Grant township, section 14 and Clark township, section 26.

The low bids came from Boulder Contracting, Grundy Center. The low bid in Grant Township is for a replacement of the bridge with a 2- cell box culvert at a cost of $327,019. The second bid is for a bridge in Clark Township with a replacement of a box culvert with a low bid of $282,575.

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Tama County Board of Supervisors (l-r) 1st District Larry Vest, 2nd District Kendall Jordan, 3rd District Dan Anderson.
Chronicle - News-Herald file

Fund Transfers

Each year at this time a transfer of funds takes place.

Supervisors approved a 2015 fiscal year transfer of funds from the General Basic Fund to the Secondary Road fund for $146,959 and a transfer from the Rural Fund to the Secondary Road Fund for $1,817,587.00 for a total transfer of $1,964,546.

Another resolution was approved to appropriate funds as adopted in the county budget to the county departments for the fiscal year of 2015.

This covers the Board of Supervisors for $986,641, County Auditor $321,474, CountyTreasurer $402,362, County Attorney $509,239, County Sheriff $2,278,529, Substance Abuse $51,825, CountyRecorder $208,089, County Zoning $9252, Road Clearance $597,019, County Engineer $9,061,761, Veterans Affairs $92,896, County Conservation $1,050,377, County Health/Nurses $1,251,028, Weed Control $8141, County Relief /Social Programs $57,571, County Care Facility $ 20,000, Human Services $8500, Medical Examiner $38,200, Correctional Services $102,000, Court Services $55,500, Libraries $57,938, Historical Society Grant $14,500, 4-H Fair Grant $20,000, Other Social Services $16,000, Bee Hive Inspection $200, Township Officers $5100, Policy and Administration $40,600, Ambulance $24,350, General Services $340,091, Data Processing $101,165, Mental Health $427,630, County Farm $25,000, and Non Departmental $$1,559,037.

In other business:

Nancy Carlson was reappointed to the Tama County Board of Adjustment. This is a four-year term with her present term expiring on June 30.

A Liquor License was approved for John Ernest Vineyard, rural Tama.

Claims approved for payment for the past week totaled $90,089.



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