Humboldt County Iowa

Humboldt County Iowa - Land Between Two Rivers

August 19, 2019 ~ BOS Minutes

Board of Supervisor’s Room


August 19, 2019


     The Board of Supervisors of Humboldt County, Iowa met at 8:30 a.m. on the 19th day of August 2019 with the following members present:  Underberg, Pedersen, Reimers, Loney and Lee.  Absent: none.

     The Chairman called the meeting to order.

     Moved by Loney and seconded by Reimers to approve the agenda for the August 19, 2019 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

     Moved by Underberg and seconded by Pedersen to approve the minutes for the August 12, 2019 Board meeting.  All voting aye.

     Chairman Lee opened the meeting up for public concerns. Paul and Marion Andersen were present to discuss adding the drainage maps to the county website and hooking into a county drainage tile.  The Board took no action on either item discussed.

    Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Reimers to recess as the Board of Supervisors and convene as the Board of Canvassers for the purpose of canvassing the results received in the August 13, 2019 Humboldt Ward I Special Election.  All voting aye.

     After canvassing the returns it was determined that the votes were cast as follows:


OFFICE                                                                 CANDIDATE                                                       VOTES                 

Humboldt Councilperson Ward I                     Matt Dominick                                                        111

                                                                                Steve Boomgarden                                                  44

                                                                                Scattering                                                                    1


     Moved by Reimers and seconded by Loney to adjourn as the Board of Canvassers and reconvene as the Board of Supervisors. All voting aye.

     Supervisor Underberg informed the Board of the progress on the tower at the Law Enforcement Center and some drainage issues.  No official Board action was taken on any item discussed.


Committee Reports:


Pedersen, Underberg                           8/12                        Public Safety Commission Meeting

Loney                                                    8/13                        Iowa Workforce Development, Region 5, teleconference

Lee                                                         8/15                        Emergency Managers Meeting


     Moved by Pedersen and seconded by Underberg to adjourn at 9:07 a.m.  All voting aye.


/s/Peggy J. Rice                                                                                    /s/David Lee                                                        

Auditor                                                                                                  Chairman, Board of Supervisors