“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.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors did not hold a vote on Monday,
but members agreed in principle to award St. Anthony Public Health
Department a 2.25 percent funding increase for fiscal year 2017.
Two Republican legislators voiced at least conditional support for Iowa
HSB 607, which would expand the medical use of cannabidiol oil in the
Spoiling for a fight over abortion or gay marriage? You won’t get one from Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett and his fledgling
think tank, Engage Iowa, a conservative-leaning organization focused on
taxes and the environment.
Property taxes in Carroll County look to be very similar to last year
after the Board of Supervisors’ first budget-review meeting on Tuesday.
Carroll City Council members Monday approved a 2.75 percent increase for
full-time, non-union employees — the same pay hike the police union
Newly seated 2nd Ward Carroll City Councilwoman Misty Boes raised $875
from 12 people and spent $824 of her own money in a successful bid last
November for the four-year term, according to reports from the Iowa
Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board.
Carroll city leaders are working with a five-year capital improvement
document identifying a new $3 million streets-maintenance building and
$440,000 in corridor entry features.
Two Carroll Countians had cast ballots as of late this morning in early voting for the June primary elections.
Members of the Carroll County Conference Board approved Tuesday night —
some reluctantly — a $2,500-per-year salary increase for the assessor’s
office manager for the next two years.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors made final budgetary decisions
totaling $310,092 for nonprofit spending at its regular meeting Monday.
A dog cannot be deemed “vicious” in Carroll until it bites or attacks a person or another animal under current city rules.
A dog cannot be deemed “vicious” in Carroll until it bites or attacks a
person or another animal under current city rules. But that could change
Over the last four years Carroll County taxpayers have not been directly
levied for mental-health services even though the county has
contributed $35 per capita. That could change due to a state law
scheduled to go into effect in 2018 requiring counties to directly levy
for mental-health funds.
Chuck Deisbeck, chief executive for Western Iowa Networks, is posing a top-of-mind question for many Carroll County employers.
Carroll’s 4th Ward Councilwoman Carolyn Siemann is using budget
discussions to advance what she believes is an urgent priority for the
city: development of recreational trails.
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