Tama County Supervisors approved Fiscal Year 2014-2015 township property tax levies for Tama County at their regular weekly meeting on Monday, Aug. 4.
City property tax levies for general school operation vary from a high of $14.89 to $9.02 per $1,000 valuation. The highest is South Tama County Community School District and the lowest is Gladbrook and Lincoln (Gladbrook-Reinbeck School District.)
Taxable valuations decreased in seven Tama County cities including Chelsea, Garwin, Gladbrook, LeGrand, Lincoln, Montour and Traer.
Tama County Board of Supervisors (l-r) 1st District Larry Vest, 2nd District Kendall Jordan, 3rd District Dan Anderson.
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Population in the 2010 census increased in two cities, Tama and Dysart. The rest of the counties show a decrease. Tama County townships show two townships with an increase in population, Carlton and Indian Village. This is a tax levy reduction of $0.6531390 per $1,000 of property valuation, effective July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
Todd Rickert from the Central Point of Coordination offices, was present for the renewal of a detoxification contract with Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo. Cost is $675 per day per person plus a varied expense of $250 a day for those who require an extended stay.
In other business:
Susan Jones, county insurance administrator, reported she will be sending out a letter to all employees advising them of training sessions on harassment. All employees are required to take this training, according to law.
a class A liquor license was renewed for Dysart Recreation, Inc. and will also cover outdoor service and Sunday sales.
claims approved for the past week came to $150,932.