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January 13, 2014

Supervisors meet Tuesday

Knoxville — The Marion County Board of Supervisors will meet in regular session on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 9 a.m., in the board room at the Courthouse. 

The agenda for the meeting is pasted below.

MARION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
214 E Main St, Knoxville, Iowa
 
January 14,  2014   9:00 A.M.
 
 
I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
 
Craig Agan________  Mark Raymie_______  Jim Kingery________
 
II. AGENDA –
 
1. January 14, 2014 regular session agenda.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Raymie__________
Agan__________
 
III. COMMUNICATIONS – None
 
IV. PUBLIC COMMENTS: This is the portion of our agenda during which we hear any public comment about any item NOT on the agenda below. If you are here to be heard on an agenda item, please wait for that item’s discussion portion of the agenda to make your comment about the item. Thank you.  
 
V. CONSENT AGENDA   (All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.)
 
1. Marion County Claims through January 14, 2014.
2. Marion County staff salary adjustments. A list is available in the Marion County Auditor’s Office.
3. Marion County Board of Supervisor regular session minutes: 12/10/13, 12/23/13
4. Marion County Board of Supervisor Organizational Meeting: 1/2/14
5. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Brian/Gina Hammen.
6. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Kyle Phillips.
7. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Johua Test.
8. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Gary Neal.
9. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Michael Wilson.
10. Work Beyond Right-of-Way Agreement with Roger Punteney.
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Raymie__________
Agan__________
 
VI. BUSINESS –
 
1. Greater Des Moines Partnership – Pella Area Development Corporation (PADCO) and City of Knoxville
 
a. Karen Eischen, PADCO – economic development opportunity presentation/request
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Raymie__________
Agan__________
 
2. Red Rock Area Community Action (RRACAP)
 
a. Nancy Hulgan, RRACAP – annual funding presentation/request
 
Discussion_______________________________________________________________________
Motion ______________________________
Second ________________________________
Vote
Kingery_________
Raymie__________
Agan__________
 
3. Marion County Compensation Board – FY 14/15
 
a. 2013 minutes and elected official salary  recommendation:  receive/discussion/action as necessary

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