Des Moines County Board of Supervisors

Cost-Prohibitive
6:45 am
Thu May 23, 2013

DMC Not Interested in Building

Des Moines County Courthouse

Des Moines County is taking itself out of the running for a piece of real estate.

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Pay Hikes, Street Closure, Flooding, Nepotism
8:39 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Around The Region

A quick look at news from around the Tri-State Region.

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Former County Home
10:02 am
Fri November 23, 2012

DMC to Demolish Vacant Building

The Des Moines County Board of Supervisors

A vacant building will soon be no more in Des Moines County.

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More Properties to Demolish
11:21 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Des Moines County Flood Buyout Nearly Over

Des Moines County Board of Supervisors

Des Moines County is close to completing a project that is more than four years in the making.

Regional Planner Dan Eberhardt says 19 structures in the northeast corner of the county had to be addressed after the devastating flood of 2008.

He says about 2/3 of them have already been demolished, with the remaining 6 in Huron Township to be taken down within the next few weeks.

The lots are as large as three acres. 

The remaining demolition projects would complete the county’s buyout program.

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New Home for County Attorney?
10:24 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Burlington Police Station Future

The Burlington Police Station

City and county leaders understand there are structural concerns with Burlington’s police station on North 3rd Street.

Those concerns led to discussions about a joint law enforcement center that would be shared by Burlington and Des Moines County.

Chairman Tom Broeker says the County Board of Supervisors backed out of the talks because of the potential, multi-million dollar price tag for the project.

The future of the building is back in the news after mold was discovered on the third floor, which houses the Des Moines County Attorney’s office.

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