Board of Supervisors Minutes
June 2018

June 5, 2018:

The Fremont County Board of Supervisors met in regular session on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in the Fremont County Courthouse Boardroom, with Hickey, Hendrickson, and Graham present. A quorum was declared, and the meeting officially called to order at 9:00 a.m. Minutes of the previous board session were read and approved.  The agenda was approved as posted. 

Let the records show that Sandy Parmenter from the Valley News Today, Engineer Dan Davis, and Purchasing Agent Jeff Shirley were present for this meeting. 

Hendrickson made a motion to fund Hometown Pride $25,000 for the next two years, to be paid out of County Betterment. Hickey Aye, Hendrickson Aye, Graham abstained.  Motion carried.  

Hendrickson made a motion to extend the Nuisance Abatement for 90 days.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Engineer Dan Davis and Purchasing Agent Jeff Shirley met with the board about taking bids for a new mower.  Hendrickson made a motion to take bids.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Engineer Dan Davis met with the board regarding the following:

Motion was made by Hendrickson to approve the following Resolution 2018-27.  Motion carried unanimously.



WHEREAS, the Fremont county Secondary Roads Department held a letting for construction projects on May 15, 2018, and

WHEREAS, three (3) bids were received for BRIDGE AND APPROACHES, BRS-CO36(76) - - 60-36,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Fremont County that the contract be awarded to GRAVES CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. OF SPENCER IOWA for the low bid of $611,275.07.  The cost of this project shall be paid from Federal Aid and Farm to Market Funds.

Motion to approve made by Hendrickson.

Approved this 5th day of June 2018.




/s/Kristi O'Neal


/s/ Randy Hickey, Chairman


Fremont County Assistant Auditor


/s/ Terry Graham




/s/ Earl Hendrickson


Motion made by Hendrickson to allow Chairman Hickey to sign resolution to accept low bid and award contract to Graves Construction for L-31 bridge over Mule Slough, Project # BRS-CO36(76) - - 60-36. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion was made by Graham to allow Chairman Hickey to sign work in ROW permit for C & D Mount Farms Corp. to clean ditch in Section 22, Township 68, Range 42 near intersection of 342nd Avenue & 240th Street.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion was made by Graham to sign underground construction application with Iowa Communications Network to lower existing fiber cable plowed in 300th Avenue mile South of 105th Street for 900 feet.  Motion carried unanimously.

Claims were approved for June 8, 2018.

At 9:24 a.m., there being no further business, Graham made a motion to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously.


Fremont County Auditor                                                                                Randy Hickey, Chairman

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