Cass Co. Board of Supervisors Meeting Recap
July 21st, 2011 by Brett Johnson
The Cass County Board of Supervisors held their regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday morning in Atlantic.
The board approved setting a date for a public hearing on a loan agreement, approved a new county jailer, and held a closed session.
The general obligation urban renewal loan agreement has a principal amount not to exceed $555,000. It will be used for the Amaizing Energy Urban renewal Area consisting of the northwest sewer and water line extension project.
After some discussion among the board members, they unanimously approved a public hearing date regarding the loan that will be held at 9:05 AM on Friday, July 29 at the Cass County Courthouse. Any interested person may give their input at the meeting or submit written comments.
After the public hearing on July 29, the board will vote on entering into the bond agreement.
The board also unanimously approved Amanda Doherty as a county jailer effective as of Sunday, July 17. Doherty is replacing a jailer who had earlier retired.
The board voted unanimously to go into a closed session for a period of about 15 minutes. They discussed litigation and pending litigation matters with county attorney Daniel Feistner.
In other business the board approved setting July 31 – August 5 as Cass County Tourism week, and heard from Micah Lee about a project taking place at Lewis Lake.