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County to address dangerous intersection

April 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A county resident pleaded with Lee County officials Tuesday to do something about the intersection near Charleston Board of Trade. Jeff Buford, of Donnellson, told Lee County Supervisors at [Read More…]

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County files injunctions against four Powdertown property owners

April 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Attorney Ross Braden has filed four injunctions against property owners in the Mooar-Powdertown district for failing to upgrade septic systems as required by code. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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County may add health savings option to employee benefits

March 27, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Lee County is looking at adding an option for county employees to use a health savings account option to help cover annual medical out-of-pocket expenses. At Tuesday’s regular [Read More…]

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Supervisors to vote on ATV/UTV ordinance

February 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Supervisors will cast their first vote on a proposed ATV/UTV county ordinance at Tuesday’s regular Board of Supervisors’ meeting. The ordinance is being proposed to control the [Read More…]

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LCEMA shifts local funding to county levy

February 12, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of deliberation, the Lee County Emergency Management Agency has changed the way it gathers local funding. At a meeting Monday afternoon, the board voted 5-2 [Read More…]

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County attorney wants to beef up staff

November 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – If Lee County Attorney Ross Braden can sway Lee County Supervisors, the county will move from currently having two full-time attorneys to four full-time attorneys with one [Read More…]

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County votes to file injunctions at Powdertown

November 14, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County will be moving forward with injunctions against seven, and possibly eight, homeowners in the Mooar-Powdertown district after nearly two years of efforts to get residents to [Read More…]

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Resident asks for same abatement county gave Keokuk

September 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE –  A Keokuk resident told Lee County Supervisors he wants his taxes forgiven on dilapidated property he purchased in June. Dan Winn, a former city councilman and mayoral candidate [Read More…]

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County boosts self insurance to hold employee premiums

April 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – County employees won’t see an increase in their health insurance rates this year, but just barely. At Tuesday’s Lee County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Justin Pieper of Group [Read More…]

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Supervisors tap brakes on new jail meal program

March 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A new program to provide reduced cost meals to jail inmates was throttled back by Lee County supervisors Tuesday. Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber was genuinely surprised when, [Read More…]

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Larkin wants to hold supervisor seat

March 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Four-term Lee County Supervisor Rick Larkin announced Monday that he will be running for another 4-year term on the board. The former Fort Madison City councilman and [Read More…]

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County to leave winter road protocols in place

February 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After several weeks of discussion and a review of county policy regarding maintenance of county paved roads during icy weather, the county has decided to keep the status [Read More…]

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County puts PSAP money back in budget

February 13, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After settling on a $158,000 shortfall in the county budget, county officials replaced $90,000 in expenses to the budget including a $75,000 payment to the county’s Public Safety [Read More…]

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County building security concerns brought up at budget talks

January 10, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – District Judge John Wright, who chairs the Lee County courthouse security committee, put forth a list of recommendations to the Lee County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning. [Read More…]

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Supervisors appoint Alton to county conservation board

December 20, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A Donnellson woman has been appointed to the Lee County Conservation Board. During Tuesday morning’s regular meeting of the Lee County Board of Supervisors, Liza Alton of Donnellson [Read More…]

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Boddicker submits resignation as County Attorney

December 18, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Attorney Clinton Boddicker has submitted his resignation to supervisors effective Jan. 5, 2018. Boddicker was appointed ten days ago to be the next District Associate Judge [Read More…]

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County board gets Mooar/Powdertown septic update

November 21, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Residents in Mooar/Powdertown are slowly getting their act cleaned up so to speak, according to a report Tuesday from the Lee County Health Department. Rosa Haukedahl, program director [Read More…]

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Duck blind uproar spills into supervisor meeting

August 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – An uproar from county duck hunters spilled into the Lee County supervisors meeting Tuesday morning. A conversation at the end of Tuesday’s Lee County Board of Supervisor’s meeting, [Read More…]

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Lee County enters tri-county medical examiner agreement

June 27, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After more than a year spent looking for a regular county medical examiner, Lee County has entered into three-county agreement to share the service. At Tuesday’s regular meeting [Read More…]

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County tables new animal ordinance

May 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Newly appointed Lee County Attorney Clinton Boddicker presented a proposed ordinance to Lee County Supervisors aimed at giving authorities more latitude with vicious animals. At Tuesday’s regular meeting [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – May 16, 2017

May 14, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PUBLIC NOTICE Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, May 16, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve [Read More…]

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Boddicker takes over as County Attorney

May 9, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Clinton Boddicker took the oath of office as the new Lee County Attorney Tuesday at the Lee County Board of Supervisors’ meeting after supervisors approved election results from [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – May 9, 2017

May 8, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PUBLIC NOTICE Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve [Read More…]

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Boddicker to be sworn in Tuesday

May 7, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After a large victory in the Tuesday special election last week, the Lee County Board of Supervisors will swear in Clinton Boddicker as the newest Lee County Attorney [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PUBLIC NOTICE Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, May 2, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve [Read More…]

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IDOT wants IFC all in on road closure

April 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An official with the Iowa Department of Transportation says closing the Hwy. 61 crossing at the entrance to the Iowa Fertilizer Company is probably the safest thing [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – April 25, 2017

April 23, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve Agenda Personnel [Read More…]

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Governor helps IFC celebrate full production

April 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correct information regarding a quote from Joe Steil. Steil said that the Fort Madison Economic Development group. owns land in the Siemens/Pinnacle area and not the Lee [Read More…]

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Branstad, officials attend IFC ribbon cutting

April 19, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF WEVER – Iowa’s Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds attended the Iowa Fertilizer Company ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon in Wever alongside IFC CEO N.V. Nassef Sawiris and other state and [Read More…]

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IFC official talks alarms, intersection closure

April 10, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – Several alarms that went off at the Iowa Fertilizer plant during the previous week, including Saturday, were part of the commission process of the facility, according one company [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – April 11, 2017

April 8, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, April 11, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve Agenda 9:01 [Read More…]

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