The Cherokee County Board of Supervisors met on April 1 at the Cherokee County Courthouse for their regular meeting. After approving their agenda and minutes from their previous meeting, the board then heard from County Engineer Larry Clark.
Clark requested the approval of the Board for the grading plans for 480th Street from L-1 to G-05. May 27 is when the approved grading will take place. The proposed road runs east from Marcus to the Little Sioux Corn Processors plant. The project is in conjunction with the Little Sioux Corn Processors plant. With sufficient pre-planning it is the hope of the county to not have to fight with trucks going in and out of the ethanol plant while the grading is under way.
Clark then requested and received the approval of an underground construction permit from the Board and followed that by a discussion of general business.
The Board then met with Kady Brauninger of the county auditor's office. Brauninger showed the board the new designs for the county website. The new website will feature more interactive pages, plus updated county services and links to area business and highlighting events throughout the county. She also has been gathering area photos of certain events taking place in the county.
Other business address by the Board was the further postponement of the approval of a Physical Capacity Profile, due to more research needed. The Board then approved the Open Range, Inc. matrix scoring change.
The Board also addressed, but reached no decision, on the county responsibility involving complaints of fences that were allegedly damaged due to moving snow off of county roads onto or next to private property.
The Board also set a tentative date of Tuesday for interviewing three of the five candidates for county engineer.