“It’s all a lot of baloney. It’s all unfounded.”
~Carroll County Supervisor
A juvenile detention center in Cherokee supported by Carroll County is on probation for a month because it kept a 17-year-old boy in leg restraints for nearly 48 hours and locked up in solitary confinement for nearly a week.
A City of Carroll budget and capital plan for coming fiscal years
projects two consecutive 6.5 percent increases to sanitary sewer bills —
on July 1 of this year and 2016.
Carroll City Council members Wednesday, at the urging of Councilman Tom
Tait, added $35,000 to the current budget to develop plans for an
improved cemetery sextant’s building, one intended to have appropriate
accommodations for grieving families handling final arrangements.
The two state legislators representing Greene County Saturday challenged
a potential Des Moines Water Works lawsuit targeting the fertilizer
practices of grain farmers in Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac counties.
The 10 inches of snow that blanketed Carroll last weekend cost the city
$31,600 to clear, Public Works Director Randy Krauel told the Carroll
City Council Wednesday night.
The City of Carroll’s elected officials and staff tonight will resume talks on a preliminary budget for next fiscal year.
The state’s Office of Ombudsman Monday said the Carroll City Council,
acting on the advice of City Attorney David Bruner, correctly managed a
library-planning process challenged by the Daily Times Herald.
Community leaders from Carroll, Breda and Coon Rapids Saturday
challenged their state lawmakers on key initiatives during the kickoff
of the Carroll Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum series.
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, chairman of the Senate Committee on
Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, has named U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst,
R-Iowa, as the subcommittee chair on rural development and energy.
Any ordinary Joe could walk into the courthouse with a public-records
request for the courthouse door’s key code or the county auditor’s
computer passwords, Carroll County Attorney John Werden told the county
As they have in the past several years, the Carroll County Board of
Supervisors approved slightly lower salary increases for county
officials than were recommended to them.
A draft Carroll city budget elected officials will consider in coming
weeks calls for an 8 percent decrease in commercial property taxes next
The Carroll County Compensation Board recommended Thursday evening a 3 percent salary increase for elected county officials.
One of the Carroll County Board of
Supervisors’ first tasks of 2015 was to finalize hundreds of
appointments throughout the county. Those appointed are listed below,
along with more information about their appointments, including their
cities of residence and the dates their terms began or expire.
Starting in 2016, Manning will base city employee raises on individual performance rather than a standard flat rate.
Four members of the late Arthur A. Neu’s family joined legislators
Tuesday night in honoring the former state senator and lieutenant
governor at an official memorial service in the State Capitol.
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