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Gov. Reynolds signs Harvest Proclamation extension

On Friday, October 28, Governor Kim Reynolds signed proclamations relating to the weight limits and transportation of grain, fertilizer, manure, and motor fuels. The Harvest Proclamation is effective immediately and continues through November 27, 2022. The proclamation allows vehicles ...

Six things to know from Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting on 10/24

Utility Permits signed: Iowa Regional Utilities for the Quarry northeast of Montour. Poweshiek Water for underneath the road in Dinsdale RN for installation of fiber optic north of Co-op underneath Hwy 63 in Toledo with an additional state permit. Windstream for east of T47 to 150th ...

What to know from Monday’s Toledo city council meeting 10/24

Public Hearing for the proposed zoning change of the lot located at 301 N. County Rd (parcel #14.15.328.003) from R-2 to B-2 was held. With no community voices, the hearing was closed. Ordinance #2022-08 was approved to amend Ordinance #2022-0. This ordinance amended the zoning ordinance from ...

Tama City Council meeting on October 17th

Contracts, bonds, and insurance for the Street Reconstruction Project were approved. The quote and bid for the Fire Dept. EMS HVAC system and replacement of the 26-year-old furnace from Thomas Company were accepted. The Council re-approved the LIWAP Agreement, a state program that provides ...

Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday, October 17th

Two utility permits from Iowa Regional Utilities to run lines along and under roads in North West Garwin were approved. The Board approved and signed the Chelsea Law Enforcement contract for a $2,373 annual fee. The County’s Auditor’s Quarterly Report of fees collected at $3,231.80 was ...

Four things to know from Monday’s Tama Co. Board of Supervisors meeting

The Sheriff’s quarterly report for July 1 through Sept. 30 was approved. Utility permits for Grundy Center REC to replace poles west of Traer and Windstream to install a new line going towards Buckingham Cemetery were approved. Engineer Lyle Brehm reported falsework on E65 is still ...

Zoning Committee addresses wind turbine setbacks

On Oct. 10, the Tama County Zoning Committee met for the second time to discuss the county's Wind ordinance. Unfortunately, with only two members present, Doug Dvorak and Wade Mitchell, the number needed to complete the quorum was unmet, and The Committee took no official actions. Instead, the ...

Seven things to know from Monday’s Toledo city council meeting

Resolution #2022-37, to sell the vacated Kendall and Bishop alleys, was approved along with Resolution #2022-39, approving the form of deed to sell these alleys. Resolution #2022-38, to sell the vacated Kendall and Benda alleys, was approved along with Resolution #2022-40, approving the form ...

Six things to know from Monday’s Board of Supervisors meeting

The Board approved the Annual Urban Renewal Report for the Fiscal Year of 2021-2022. For the active Tama County Vienna Wind Farm Renewal for the improvement of roads in the wind farm area. Engineer’s Report There is no projection for when construction on P Ave. will be complete, as the ...

Toledo City Council minutes – 9/26

Toledo Halloween Trick-or-Treat has been approved for October 31st from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Council approved the renewal of city insurance through AssuredPartners. Proposed Resolution #2022-34, a bid from Dave Schmitt Construction for the Woodlawn First Addition Project of $1,878,690.00, was ...