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July 3, 2014

Supervisors meet Tuesday

Knoxville — The Marion County Board of Supervisors have on their agenda for Tuesday, July 8, several issues, including a proposal from the City of Pleasantville for its memorial hall. 

Marion County currently owns the Pleasantville Memorial Hall. In recent years, local volunteers have raised money, and performed a great deal of the work, to make improvements to the building. The City of Pleasantville has also passed a local tax, with the proceeds being used for the Memorial Hall. The city council tendered an offer to the County for the building, which the supervisors are expected to discuss.

The board is also expected to get an update regarding the transition from Community Care to Tenco Industries. Tenco took over the day to day operations of the Marion County Care Facility earlier this year, after Community Care ran into financial and legal trouble. Tenco was awarded the contract to run the County-owned facility over Pella's Christian Opportunity Center. 

The board meets at 9 a.m., in the board room, on the first floor of the courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. The full agenda is below. 

MARION COUNTY COURTHOUSE
214 E Main St, Knoxville, Iowa
 
July 8,  2014   9:00 A.M.
 
 
I. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL
 
Craig Agan________  Mark Raymie_______  Jim Kingery________
 
II. AGENDA –
 
1. July 8, 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 July 8, 2014.

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