“The purpose of this is to make services more efficient,” Raymie said. “We will do our best to save some money, but that is not the purpose. Cost sharing will be done on a per capita basis.”
The second related resolution was for a 28E agreement for Tri-County Case Management between Mahaska, Poweshiek and Mation County. Additionally, an independent case manager will handle the cases in Marion County going forward.
The agreement will be tried for a year to see how it works out and then adjustments will be made as needed according to the board.
In other action
Board approved a zoning change from C-2 to A-1 at 1584 Hwy. 5, Knoxville. Second and third readings of this ordinance change were waived and the ordinance was adopted. This also includes updates to the zoning map.
Board approved a resolution in regards to a Comprehensive Plan update and zoning change at 1154 92nd Ave., Knoxville. An ordinance for a zoning map adjustment was also approved, with second and third readings waived. This also includes updates to the zoning map. The board also approved a Site Plan for an electrical substation site, requested by Pella Rural Electric Co-Op, at the address listed above.
“This (project) will enhance the services they (Pella REC) provide,” Raymie said.