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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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Supervisors looking for cuts in next fiscal budget

January 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE –  As Lee County supervisors grapple with the next fiscal year budget, several departments including secondary roads, the sheriff’s department, and county employee hours were on the table on [Read More…]

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Supervisors OK county attorney changes

December 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Current Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers will be joining the Lee County Attorney’s staff beginning March 1. Lee County Supervisors voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to bring [Read More…]

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Supervisors OK county attorney restructuring

November 20, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – Lee County will start working on transitioning two part-time county attorney spots into full-time positions beginning in 2019. At Tuesday’s regular Board of Supervisor’s meeting, the board [Read More…]

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County’s shed problem is ‘almost’ laughable

October 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Lee County Supervisor Gary Folluo rubbed his head in frustration at Tuesday’s board meeting as the county leaders worked through an issue about a maintenance shed that sits between two properties in Argyle. The building [Read More…]

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County to take closer look at Argyle shed

October 24, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – A county shed in Argyle has been the source of some debate at county supervisor’s meetings of late, and now supervisor’s are putting together costs of a constructing [Read More…]

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Residents want truckers to back off jake-braking

October 9, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Several residents voiced concern to county officials Tuesday about the noise associated with trucks on highways near residential areas. At Tuesday’s regular Lee County Board of Supervisors meeting, [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 leaning toward bonding septic contractors

July 11, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – The Lee County Health Department wants to make sure septic system contractors take more responsibility with work they’re doing in the county. Currently, contractors in the area not [Read More…]

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County to rebid back-up generator work

June 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – After a quote to install emergency generators at the North Lee County office building and South Lee County Courthouse was published last week, supervisors now will have to [Read More…]

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Sheriff’s dept. one step from onboard computers

June 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County supervisors have spent more than four months deliberating over the purchase of on-board computers for the Lee County Sheriff’s department, but final approval coulcd come as [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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Hunold stepping off board at year’s end

February 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Supervisor Don Hunold announced today that he will not be seeking re-election to the Board of Supervisors in this year’s election. Hunold, who spent 12 years [Read More…]

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County officials settle budget $158K short

February 3, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – In a mid-Friday afternoon budget strategy session, Lee County officials settled on a budget that could short the county $158,000. However, during preliminary budget discussions, the county [Read More…]

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County to review protocol for icy roads

January 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Two county supervisors are asking the county roads department to take another look at a policy that would prompt quicker responses to icy road conditions on county roads [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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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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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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Hwy 61, 180th Street crossover talks continue

May 1, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR WEVER – Conversations between the Iowa Department of Transportation and the Iowa Fertilizer Company continued Thursday regarding the possible closure of the crossover at Hwy 61 and 180th Street. Jim [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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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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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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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – April 4, 2017

April 1, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda DATE: TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 MEETING CONVENING TIME: 9:00 A.M. LOCATION: Correctional Center, 2530 255th St., Montrose, IA 52639 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve Agenda Closed [Read More…]

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Lee County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda – March 28, 2017

March 25, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Convening Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Newberry Center, 728 Avenue G, Fort Madison, IA 52627 AGENDA Pledge of Allegiance Approve Agenda Public Hearing [Read More…]

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