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Benton County Assessment Notices Reflect Increased Housing Market

Everyone who owns property in Benton County received a notice concerning their new tax amount for this year. Below is a statement from the Benton County Assessor's office which explains how the amount is determined. ---After a record year of home sales, spikes in construction costs, a mix of low-interest rates and a seller’s market, Benton County homeowners can expect to see their assessed property values increase this year.

Benton County Vendor Report 07/27/2022 - 08/09/2022

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Benton County Board of Supervisors Minutes 8/9/22

August 9, 2022The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Seeman, Primmer and Bierschenk 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.


There is so much fun to be found in Iowa this time of year. The Iowa State Fair kicked off on Aug. 11, and sweet corn and yummy fresh produce are being sold at roadside stands all over the state.Whether you’re spending a day visiting the Butter Cow, touring the livestock barns and catching a grandstand show, or just grilling out with friends and family, don’t let the fun end by allowing an impaired driver to get behind the wheel.

WORK SESSION - Vinton City Council Monday, August 15, 2022 7:00 p.m.

WORK SESSIONVinton City CouncilMonday, August 15, 2022Vinton City Hall – 7:00pmAGENDA1. Discussion of request for second amendment to development agreement on former IBSSS campus
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Board of Supervisors Meeting August 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING August 16, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Service Center Conference Room 811 D Ave. Vinton, IA ** 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. 9:05 a.m. Barb Greenlee    Re: Set land use hearing date for Jeremy and Rachel Basham a part of SW ¼ NW ¼ Section 36- T85N-R9W 3.

City Council covers several topics, from pit bulls to "Who owns the light poles?

Thursday night's council meeting gave the council a full agenda to discuss. Kicking off the meeting, Mayor Bud Maynard presented a statement with the consent of the council which read:"The City of Vinton, including its employees, officials, and duly appointed board members have and will continue to support each person’s protected right of free speech and will not limit the legal expression of that right.

V-S Community School District School Board Meeting 8/15/22 8:00 A.M.

Vinton - Shellsburg Community School District Join Zoom Meeting 84573302136 Central Office 8:00 a.m.Launch Meeting - Zoom1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call / Pledge of Allegiance 3. Receive Visitors / Public Comments 4. Administrator Reports 5. Superintendent Reports 6. Board Reports / Requests 7. General Business of the Board   A. Consent Items      1.
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Benton County Supervisors hear comment in support of Pit Bull Ban

Less than 10% of Iowa has a ban in place. Blue shows the communities with breed neutral laws and red shows communities with breed bans or restrictions across Iowa. Concerns about the pit bull ordinance were addressed at the Benton County Supervisor's weekly meeting on Tuesday which can be seen here at the 31 minute mark, by Julene Jensen.In the 20 minute speech, She wanted to ask a few questions of last week's presenter on the topic of how it would benefit Benton County taxpayers, where he lived, and if he had any pit bulls.


CITY OF VINTONCOUNCIL MEETING AGENDA - AUGUST 11, 2022 -- 7:00 PM or 1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799Webinar ID: 842 4829 35251. Call to order and roll call2. Pledge of Allegiance3. Mayoral Statement4. Approve agenda5. Consent Agendaa. Receive & file Council meeting minutes of July 28, 2022b. Receive & file Vinton Parks & Recreation Board meeting minutes of July 14, 2022c.
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