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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING January 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGJanuary 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.Benton County Service Center Conference Room811 D Ave. Vinton, IA** Agenda is not printed in any particular order; only time specific items will be addressed at certain times https://www.youtube.com/bentoncountyiowa1. 2:00 P.M. Call to Order2. Discuss/Act on Health Insurance Rates/Employee cost and County Plan3.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING January 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGJanuary 31, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.Benton County EOC213 2nd Ave. Vinton, IA 523491. 6:00 P.M. Call to Order2. Discuss/Approve new dispatch and law enforcement contract rates with City Officials3. Participate in FY23 EMA Budget hearing4. AdjournPosted on January 30, 2022
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Vinton-Shellsburg Announces 1st Semester Dean's List

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of January 17-23, 2022

Vinton Police Department Log for Week of January 17-23, 2022.All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminalcharge is merely an accusation, and the Defendant is presumed innocent, unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.

Benton County Republican Caucus Sites Announced

Caucus Date: February 7, 2022Time: 7:00 p.m.Belle Plaine 1,2,3 Longfellow Elementary School Cafeteria707 7th St., Belle PlaineBenton-Canton-Shellsburg, Eden-Harrison-Taylor, Vinton1,2,3,4Vinton Middle School, Library Media Rm, 212 W 15th St., VintonBig Grove-Union-VanHorne, Kane-KeystoneBenton Community Middle/High School Library 600 1st St.
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Veterans have a chance to have their voices heard, for generations

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has delivered the stories of 16 more Iowa veterans to the Library of Congress for the Veterans' History Project, an initiative that seeks to ensure veterans' unique stories - ranging from World War I to present day - are preserved and not lost to history. Last November, Grassley's office interviewed Iowa veterans at the 185th Air Refueling Wing in Sioux City, Iowa to document their selfless service to our nation.

Former US Representative Rod Blum Tapped as Iowa State Chair for US Term Limits

Today, U.S. Term Limits announces former United States Representative Rod Blum has agreed to be the Iowa State Chair for U.S. Term Limits. Blum with his time in Congress brings a depth of public service to this role. He has seen first-hand the need for term limits at the federal level and will work tirelessly in his role as Iowa State Chair to see that Iowa adopts a resolution for term limits.

Supervisors approve Compensation Board Recommendations

The Benton County Supervisors approved the recommendation of the Compensation Board to accept the pay raises of the elected officials. This will grant a 28.5% pay increase for the Sheriff due to the Back the Blue bill passed in Iowa as well as a 10% increase for all of the elected officials.The decision is tied into the required pay raise of the Sheriff to bring his salary up to the required salary set by state officials.
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Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 1/18/22

January 18, 2022The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular session with Supervisors Seeman and Primmer were present, Bierschenk called in. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. at the conference room at the Benton County Service Center. Members of the public were provided the zoom access capability to join in during open session and livestream at https://www.

Hello District 75 from the State Capitol!

Explaining how students study aerodynamics with model cars the students make from a block of wood is Industrial Technology Instructor Brent Ewell (second from left).  Also in photo from left is Vinton Shellsburg Superintendent Kyle Koeppen, Mr. Ewell, Rep Greetings! This second week in session has been a get down to the business at-hand with many subcommittees being formed. This is the first step in the path of an idea becoming law. The week was shortened at the Capitol (Monday, January 17th) for the national holiday and 27th anniversary of honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.The rest of the week was filled with committee meetings and on Wednesday evening, the Dept.
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