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Board of Supervisors Agenda

All meetings are to be held in the Supervisors' Office, 600 Gunder Rd NE, Elkader, Iowa, unless otherwise stated.  The board meets regularly on Monday from 9 AM to 4 PM. Other days are occasionally used for special meetings. Non-scheduled time is spent in workshops or available for public comment limited to ten (10) minutes per individual.

Monday, December 22, 2014

10:00 AM
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Budgeting Workshop
SCHEDULE NOTHING AFTER 11:00 AM
 

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What's New in County 22 - October 2014

This month in “What’s New in County 22” I would like to explain some recent events that have hit close to home and affected all of us as of late.  Some of you may have watched the riots or peaceful marches in the town of Ferguson, MO the last few weeks when a white police officer shot and killed a black unarmed robbery suspect.  The citizens became furious, violence erupted and local peace officers used military equipment to sustain order to the best of their abilities.  The equipment was given to the local peace officers from a military surplus program called the 10-33 program. The program allows local police forces to acquire military hardware to use for police purposes and was passed in the context of a perceived drug crisis around 1990.  This was intended to combat illegal drug activities using material not needed by the Department of Defense.  After reports from the media on the military equipment being used, the 10-33 program was put on hold nationwide.

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Justice For All - November 2014

This forty-seventh edition of Justice For All is an overview of the process which determines whether a defendant qualifies for a court appointed attorney.

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What's New in County 22 - December 2014

This month on “What’s New in County 22” I would like to touch a little bit on online shopping being Cyber Monday has just passed us and Christmas is approaching.  We have come a long way in the forms of communication these days and it seems that more people are doing their shopping for the holidays from the comfort of their home either by internet or electronic commerce.  I’d like to offer up some ways to protect yourself if you do decide to do some on-line shopping.
 

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What's New in County 22 - November 2014

This month in “What’s New in County 22” I would first like to explain if you have been attempting to reach our office by email and have not received a response, our server has been down and should be fixed soon.  I believe it has been down to all county employees and departments.  Our countywide IT department is working steadfast and diligently to correct this and it should be fixed by the time you read this.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  I do get emails or questions from the public which I enjoy replying to. 

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