July 6th 2023 Meeting Minutes

The Taylor County Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2023.  Supervisor Fitzgerald called the meeting to order.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Supervisor roll call: Fitzgerald, Watson, Beggs, all present.  Also present: Corey Leftwich, Josh Good and Justin Savage.

Watson motioned to approve the minutes from June 29th, as well as approve the agenda for the meeting.  Beggs seconded.  MC 3-0.

Dennis Norton and Rob Welch spoke during public comments regarding wind turbines, solar power and battery storage. 

There were no committee reports.

Savage presented updates on Secondary Roads to the Board, as well as discussed current road conditions.

Beggs motioned to go into closed session under Iowa Code 22.5(1)(j) to discuss the possible purchase of a Public Health Office with Crystal Drake, Sarah Guilliatt and Sandy Boswell also present.  Watson seconded.  Fitzgerald, Watson, Beggs, voted aye.  No nays.  MC 3-0. 

The Board returned from closed session with no action taken.

The Board reviewed and approved property tax applications and claims to be paid.

The Board reviewed topics for discussion in future meetings.  Watson motioned to adjourn the meeting. Beggs seconded.  MC 3-0.

Ronald Fitzgerald, Chairman, Board of Supervisors Corey Leftwich, Auditor

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