January 29, 2018

The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in special session at 7:00 p.m. at the Emergency Management Agency office in the Benton County Law Enforcement Center. Supervisor Primmer called the meeting to order with Primmer, Wiley and Bierschenk present.

The purpose of the meeting was to be present during the public hearing on the FY19 Emergency Management Agency budget. The budget hearing was opened with Scott Hansen, agency coordinator, providing detailed information concerning the budget. After hearing all comments, the hearing was closed and adopted by the Emergency Management Commission.

Discussion was also had about the duties of the EMA director and possibly the conflict of adding in some of the E-911 duties to said position. Tama County EMA director Mindy Benson discussed what all is involved with such a combined position.

Wiley moved /Bierschenk seconded: To adjourn at 8:30 p.m. Motion carried.

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Rick Primmer, Chairman

ATTEST: _________________________________

Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor