Posts With Keyword ‘Jim Miksch’

Proposed Bill Could Change County Redistricting Procedures

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at 6:28 am

Recently, Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz introduced a bill that could change the way County Supervisor redistricting plans could be challenged.  

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Board of Supervisors Approve Budget to Raise Taxes

Posted: Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors held a special session yesterday morning to discuss the fiscal year 2012 budget. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting Tomorrow

Posted: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are holding their weekly meeting tomorrow.

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Board of Supervisors Announce Meeting Date Change

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors are announcing a different meeting date this week. 

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New Census Numbers Have Effect on County

Posted: Monday, February 14th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The 2010 census data was released last week and Washington County had a 5% increase in population. 

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Board of Supervisors Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Yesterday, the Washington County Board of Supervisors met in regular session.

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$8 Million Dollar General Obligation Bonds Unanimously Approved By Washington County Supervisors

Posted: Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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After voting to table the issue at last week’s public forum, the Washington County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved $8 million in General Obligation Bonds to pay for the County’s share of a $12 million secondary roads improvement project.

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Washington County Supervisors Select Payment Plan For Secondary Road Improvements

Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors is moving forward with a plan to assign costs for a major overall of the county’s secondary road system.

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Washington County Authorizes $1,500 Gift To “Friends Of Lake Darling” For Bridge Construction, More Money Still Needed

Posted: Friday, August 6th, 2010 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Board of Supervisors has given its answer to an appeal by the “Friends of Lake Darling” for funds – a $1,500 gift.

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Anti-Zoning Group Says Many Washington County Residents Are Unaware Zoning Has Passed

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Washington County Democrats and Republicans had booths at last month’s county fair, as well as “Free County”, an anti-zoning group.

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New Washington County Approves New Veterans Affairs Commissioner

Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Board of Supervisors has appointed National Guard veteran Darren Dennler to the county’s Veterans Affairs Commission.

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New Laws In Effect This Morning

Posted: Thursday, July 1st, 2010 at 6:59 am

This morning new laws went into effect in Iowa and Washington County.

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Supervisors to Discuss Supporting Wind Farm

Posted: Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at 8:28 am

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Washington County Supervisors have a work session scheduled next week to discuss throwing their support behind a proposed wind energy project.

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Miksch: Landowners are “Temporary Custodians”

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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A Washington County Supervisor who seems to support zoning says the ordinance is important for future generations.

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Washington BOS Chair: Property Taxes Can’t Fully Support Ambulance Service

Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 at 5:52 am

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The Chair of the Washington County Board of Supervisors says property taxpayers are unfairly burdened with the cost of ambulance service.

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Supervisors to Begin Budget Process

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 at 5:54 am

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Washington County Supervisors will begin work on next year’s budget Friday.

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Marek Asks Local Governments to Share the Pain of Budget Woes

Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 at 7:29 am

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The effects of Iowa’s state budget shortfalls are expected to be felt by local governments.

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Zoning will Likely Occupy Supervisors Time

Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 at 6:24 am

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Washington County Supervisors Chairman Jim Miksch expects the topic of zoning to be on their weekly meeting agenda

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Supervisor Chair Concerned with IPERS Drop

Posted: Thursday, September 24th, 2009 at 6:05 am

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The chair of the Washington County Board of Supervisors is concerned that the decline in Iowa’s Public Employee Retirement Systems

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