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Summary of Bills Vinton-Shellsburg CSD

Iowa Jr. and Sr. High School Students opportunity

Iowa jr. & sr. high school students:The Iowa Senate, House of Representatives, and Legislative Services Agency invite Iowa high school juniors and seniors to apply for Page positions for the 2022 session of the Iowa General Assembly. Serving as a legislative page is a great opportunity for students.Here is a link https://www.legis.iowa.gov/careers to the online application.
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There are always strings attached to FREE government money or Vaccine Mandates

Supervisor Rick Primmer explains the situation when it comes to possible county vaccine mandates At Tuesday's Supervisor's meeting, a topic that had been buzzing around Vinton the week in the county departments was whether or not the county was going to mandate COVID vaccines. Talking to people who are county employees, there was some concern if this was going to be the case. Supervisor Rick Primmer clarified the issue at the meeting under Reports.

City of Vinton Council Meeting Agenda 9/23/21

CITY OF VINTONCOUNCIL WORK SESSION – SEPTEMBER 23, 20216:00 PMhttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/824961922601-646-558-8656 or 1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799Webinar ID: 824 9619 2260AGENDA1. Presentation from Happy Time Child Development CenterCOUNCIL MEETING AGENDA - SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 -- 7:00 PMhttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/824961922601-646-558-8656 or 1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799Webinar ID: 824 9619 22601.

Vinton Police Department Log for Week September 13 - 19, 2021

All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney's Office. An arrest or criminal charge 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 ArrestsNoneJuvenile Referrals NoneThree Citations for Offenses were issued for the Week of September 13 - 19, 2021, for No Valid Driver's License, Failure to Provide Proof of Financial Liability and New Title/Registration Transfer Violation.

Center Point Man Sentenced to Prison for COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits Fraud

A man who received almost $17,000 in fraudulently obtained CARES Act unemployment funds was sentenced on September 20, 2021, to five months in federal prison. Larry Neal Wells, age 63, from Center Point, Iowa, received the prison term after an April 5, 2021 guilty plea to one count of wire fraud. Information from sentencing and a plea agreement showed that Wells received $16,978 in unemployment funds to which he was not entitled from the states of Maine and New York.

Co. Attorney comes out Guns Blazing at mention of 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County

Several have asked about the 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County declaration that was placed on the agenda of the Benton County Board of Supervisor's meeting for this week. The proposed declaration is below. If you'd like to watch the discussion live, it is at the beginning of this recording. To watch click here. The Benton County Sheriff handed out his paperwork to the supervisors at the beginning of the meeting at 9:00 a.

VSCSD taking sealed bids on dumpsters and Woodworking Machines

Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District will be taking sealed bids on some old rusted and rotted dumpsters.4 - 6-yard dumpsters and 1 - 4 yard dumpster These can be seen at the maintenance shop at 706 W. 6th St., Vinton.For more information call Colin at 319-436-5680. Bids will be opened on October 1, 2021 @ 1:30 pm at Central Office, 1502 C Ave.

V-S School Board leaves masking decision to parents

Vinton-Shellsburg School Board grappled with masking decision at last night's meeting At Monday night's School Board meeting the choice to leave mask-wearing decisions to the parents passed by a 4-3 vote. Voting in favor of parental control were Rob Levis, Tom Burke, Sue Gates and Jake Fish. Voting in favor of masking were Mike Timmerman, Kathy VanSteenhuyse and Becky Williams.The meeting opened with an explanation to the attendees about how the public comment time would work.

Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 9/14/21

September 14, 2021The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Seeman, Bierschenk, and Primmer present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. at the conference room at the Benton County Service Center. Members of the public were provided the zoom access capability to join in during open session and livestream at https://www.
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