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Board Minutes – March 30, 2020

The Adams County Board of Supervisors met on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 9:00 am with the following members present: Leland Shipley, Scott Akin, Doug Birt, Merlin Dixon, and Bobbi Maynes. The meeting was called to order by Chairperson Scott Akin. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Maynes moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the day’s agenda along with the minutes from March 23rd.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  

            Dixon moved, seconded by Birt to approve exercising the option to extend the fuel contract with United Farmers Coop.            All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.  Engineer Malone alerted the board about the possibility of reduced road use tax revenue due to decreased fuel sales from the effects of the COVID-19.  This might affect the budget and the ability to do projects in the future. 

            Opening of the Bids was held at 9:30 am. Engineer’s estimate was $200,000. The bids were as follows: United Construction Services out of Atlantic – $192,089.00, Absolute Concrete out of Des Moines – $239,979.50, Crain Construction out of Clarinda – $218,690.80.

Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve the bid for Juniper Ave to United Construction Services out of Atlantic. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

            Birt moved, seconded by Dixon to approve extending the previous COVID-19 decisions made at the Board of Supervisors meeting on March 18th from March 31st to April 15th.  All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried. 

Birt moved, seconded by Shipley to approve adjourning the meeting. All supervisors voted aye. Motion carried.

ATTEST: Scott Akin, Chairperson, Adams County Board of Supervisors

               Rebecca Bissell, Adams County Auditor