Linn County Commission minutes - July 14

Staff Writer
Linn County Leader

July 14, 2020

The Linn County Commission met on this date with Commissioners King, Brown and Muck and County Clerk Stephenson present. Presiding Commissioner King called the meeting to order. The agenda for July 14, 2020 was reviewed.

The minutes of the July 7, 2020 meeting were reviewed. Commissioner Brown made a motion to approve and sign the minutes. Commissioner Muck seconded the motion and the motion was passed. Vote recorded: King-yes, Brown-yes and Muck-yes.

Commissioner Brown made a motion to approve bills as submitted for payment. Commissioner Muck seconded the motion and the motion was passed. Vote recorded: King-yes, Brown-yes and Muck-yes.

Back Tax Court Orders were reviewed and signed.

Cost of steel pipe for Ames Rd low water crossing was reviewed and tabled.

Commissioners reviewed and signed the Salary, Costs, and Expenses Report for the Assessor’s Office for the dates of April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. This report will be submitted to the State Tax Commission.

The State audit draft was reviewed for response and submission.

Cares Act funding applications were reviewed by Commissioners, Linn County Health Department Director Neblock and Emergency Management Director Creed. Final determinations will be made next week.

A return call was made to Jim Pfieff, North Salem Township, regarding brush letters. The township is ready to send out second notice brush letters; Commissioners approved the list of landowners previously submitted for notification. Letters will be mailed certified.

A return call was made to Jack Bryan regarding the brush law.

The Treasurer’s semi-annual reconciliation for January – June, 2020 and sales and use tax revenue for June was reviewed.

A call was received about a raccoon infestation in an abandoned house. Caller was directed to DNR.

There being no further business, Commissioner King made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Muck seconded the motion and the motion was passed. Vote recorded: King-yes, Brown-yes and Muck-yes.