“The last time I spoke with Brent Hillen about the ongoing legal proceedings here, he told me, he said it was all political and I had nothing to do with it. I said I didn’t want to.” Superintendent Bill Faircross said at the Tama County Supervisors’ Conference on Monday.
The statement was made during a discussion about hiring a lawyer for the Coordination Commission, as it could cause problems with Central American Energy. After the oversight board agreed to try to talk again with Mr. Hillen, who was elected Tama County Attorney, the hiring of the attorney to the Board was finally approved.
The regulator also ruled that no additional solar power hearings were necessary after everyone was able to speak at last week’s hearings. Three public hearings are scheduled to be held after the revision of the solar power generation ordinance.
Over $40,000 has been transferred from one fund to another for sheriffs. The 2023 Budget Amendment Public Hearings were held and resolutions were passed.
The Supervisor has approved two weeks of advertising for Zoning Committee Members and Administrators, with July 1 as the position start date.
The county engineer reported that work has begun on the Deer Creek Bridge west of Toledo and the Durapatcher Bridge by Gladbrook. Jericho also starts dust protection measures.