Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Kossuth County Board of Supervisors meet.

A weekly meeting Tuesday for the Kossuth County Board of Supervisors at the County Courthouse. Chairman Jack Plathe says the Supervisors are fresh off a district meeting in Charles City and also an annual drainage meeting in Fort Dodge, Supervisor Don Besch says they enjoyed hearing Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey speak at the drainage meeting. Luke Kollasch was given the go ahead to building a hog confinement operation in the Irvington Township area by the State Environmental Protection Commission during a hearing in Des Moines attended by Supervisors Plathe and Besch. Meanwhile Don Miller was honored with a retirement certificate as he is stepping down after 37 years of service to the County as Manager of the Landfill. A presentation was made by Kirk Hayes of the Kossuth Community Foundation, Hayes asked for 2,000 dollars in a budget request, a figure that is 50% less than requested last year. Hayes says 50-thousand dollars was distributed to 39 entities all across Kossuth County last year. He says the deadline for applications for 2008 has been moved up to February 15th, for distribution in April.

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