July 2, 2019

The 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.

Summarized Resolutions will be available in the Auditor’s office and at: www.bentoncountyiowa.org

Bierschenk moved/Seeman seconded: To approve minutes of June 25, 2019. Motion carried.

The time of 9:30 a.m. having arrived, and this being the time and date for the third consideration of Ordinance #44,
establishing a program for the separation or recycling materials in order to facilitate collection and encourage recycling. The chair
declared the third consideration open for public comment. Chairman Primmer heard from the County Attorney, he suggested
possibly suspending the ordinance until it is more economically feasible. The Board felt that turning control over to the Solid Waste
Commission would allow them to suspend or re-enact policy they felt proper since they had control of everything else at the landfill.
Hearing no additional comments, the chair declared the public hearing closed.

Seeman moved/Bierschenk seconded: To approve third consideration to Repeal Ordinance #44. Motion carried.

Bierschenk moved/Seeman seconded: To approve Resolution #19-34, Adopting Resolution #74, Repealing Benton
County Ordinance #44 in its entirety in the Benton County Code of Ordinances Chapter 3. Motion carried.

Dave Gleason and Brian McClain with United Business Products presented a handout in regards to getting an upgraded
phone system all integrated into one and hosted at a single data center. Scott Hansen, EMA Director has to replace his regardless
of what the county does. Hansen thought it could be cost savings to the county if we all upgraded together and with all the changes
in technology and licensing, we need to adapt to the changes. This would make relocation much easier for a disaster relocation
situation. Gleason wanted to make sure the Supervisors had interest before they dug into this further and come back with quotes
more accordingly to our needs.

Bierschenk moved/Seeman seconded: To approve utility permit(s) for East Central Iowa REC in Eden, Bruce and
Taylor townships to bore underground utility poles in the county’s right of way. Motion carried.

Seeman moved/Bierschenk seconded: To approve utility permit for Windstream in Iowa township. Motion carried.

Bierschenk moved/Primmer seconded: To approve fiber link to be placed within Benton County for MidAmerican
Energy. Motion carried.

Seeman moved/Bierschenk seconded: To set bid letting date for a bridge replacement project on 11th Ave in Homer
Township for Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Motion carried.

Seeman moved/Bierschenk seconded: To adjourn. Motion carried.
_______________________________
Rick Primmer, Chairman
ATTEST: _________________________________
Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor



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