Board of Supervisors en More Talk of "One Lee County" in 2014 <p>The new chairman of the Lee County Board of Supervisors wants to have more discussions about a controversial subject in 2014. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:35:40 +0000 Jason Parrott 46434 at More Talk of "One Lee County" in 2014 Law Enforcement Agreement <p>The Lee County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is ready to provide additional coverage to Montrose on a temporary basis.</p><p>The Lee County Board of Supervisors has signed off on a 28E agreement between the county, sheriff&rsquo;s office and the city for law enforcement services.</p><p>The deal runs from March 14, 2012 to March 13, 2013.</p><p>Montrose has been without a police chief since Karl Judd resigned to join the Fort Madison Police Department.&nbsp; The city&rsquo;s two reserve officers also resigned around the same time as Judd.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:27:40 +0000 Jason Parrott 11849 at Law Enforcement Agreement Lee County Late Sewer Bills <p>Some residents of the Argyle Sanitation District will be receiving a bill for past due sewer services.</p><p>The county says 22 properties are behind in their payments to Regional Utility Service Systems (RUSS).</p><p>The Mount Pleasant-based organization owns and operates Argyle&rsquo;s sanitary sewer system.</p><p>Lee County has been covering the late fees for months, which has prompted the Board of Supervisors to approve the mailing of bills to delinquent customers.</p><p>The supervisors have that authority because they are also serving as the trustees for the sewer district.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 03:19:43 +0000 Jason Parrott 11521 at Lee County Late Sewer Bills Lee County Hearing Delayed <p>Lee County must wait a little longer to put its proposed budget for next year on display.</p><p>The Board of Supervisors was ready to set a public hearing on the roughly $26-million spending for Tuesday, Feb. 21.</p><p>That plan changed, though, after the county received an email from the state that said its proposed property tax rate must be changed.</p><p>CPC Administrator Ryanne Wood says Lee County brings in tax revenue to help pay for day-to-day services for those with mental health or other developmental disabilities.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:24:10 +0000 Jason Parrott 10003 at Lee County Hearing Delayed 4% Cut In Des Moines County <p>Des Moines County&rsquo;s proposed budget for next year requires another round of cuts.</p><p>Chairman Tom Broeker says the Board of Supervisors requested departmental budgets that covered needs but did not include frivolous spending.</p><p>He says that is what the panel received, but cuts were still needed.</p><p>The Board of Supervisors trimmed the initial departmental requests by more than $500,000.</p><p>That includes about $400,000 in the maintenance department and about $110,000 in conservation.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 05:07:52 +0000 Jason Parrott 9835 at 4% Cut In Des Moines County