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Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 3/5/19

By Hayley Rippel, Auditor · March 12th, 2019
March 5, 2019The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular adjourned session with Supervisors Primmer, Bierschenk and Seeman present. Primmer called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously.Seeman moved/Bierschenk seconded: To approve the minutes from February 26, 2019.

Vinton Municipal Electric Utilities Agenda for March 12

By City Of Vinton · March 11th, 2019
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By State Representative, Tom Gerhold · March 11th, 2019
HELLO HOUSE DISTRICT 75 FROM THE STATE CAPITOL!This last week was a very busy one with the first funnel week just completed, and we look with optimism to improve the laws for everyone in this great state.I have some good news and not so good news of the bills I’ve been working on. The inheritance tax reduction bill and the tax reduction on bonuses paid to people re-enlisting for military service did not make it out of their committees.

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of March 4 -10, 2019

By Vinton Police Department · March 11th, 2019
All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminalcharge is merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent, unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.Adult ArrestsMarch 7 Ryan Patrick Von Lienen 39 Vinton, IowaCharged with Violation No Contact/Protective Order – Contempt.

From The State Capitol - Week 8 March 4-8, 2019

By State Representative, Tom Gerhold · March 11th, 2019
Week 8 March 4-8, 2019Have I ever expressed that the Capitol can be one busy place? Well, this week is a classic example, due to it being funnel week. The Legislature’s first funnel was this week, which means our focus has been narrowed to bills that have a better chance of being debated on the floor and signed into law.

Board of Supervisor Agenda 3/12/19

By Gina Edler · March 11th, 2019
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING March 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order, only time specific items will be addressed at certain times 1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order 2. 9:00 a.m. Barb Greenlee Re: Set land use hearing date for Joshua and Katherine McDaniel part of NE ¼ SE ¼ (Lot 2) Sec 2-T84N-R9W 3.

Benton County Republicans to Meet March 12

By Benton County Republicans · March 10th, 2019
The March meeting of the Benton County Republican Central Committee will be held Tuesday, March 12th at 7:00 pm at the Van Horne Community Center.

Benton County Democrats to meet March 16

By Terry Hertle · March 8th, 2019
The off-year Caucus of the Benton County Democrats will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Van Horne Community Center.  Registration is at 12:30pm with the Caucus starting at 1:00pm.

Members of the Vinton Airport Commission met with the city council along with Joseph Roenfeldt of Clapsaddle-Garber Associates.Roenfeldt explained a proposal for the airport to purchase a tractor for snow removal. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funds, which would cover 90 percent of the approximate $320,000 cost would leave the city with a $32,000 payment toward the cost.

Fire Department annual report to the City Council

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 5th, 2019
Chief Charlie Garwood of the Vinton Fire Department presented his annual report to the city council. Thanking the council for their support of the department.During the year 2018, the department responded to 63 calls last year, resulting in approximately $4,408,610 in damage. 24 of these calls were in the city limits and the remaining 39 were in the rural fire districts.

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