Lee County Board

Open Meeting Issue
10:13 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Legality of Lee County Vote Questioned

Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Questions are being raised about the legality of the Lee County Board’s vote to give money to Keokuk Area Hospital.

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Donnellson Facility Prompted Change
6:00 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Lee County Creates Notification Policy

Lee County wants to make sure its residents are informed of new large-scale farming operations.

The Iowa DNR requires Lee County publish a public notice in a confinement with more than 2,500 hogs is being built within the county.

If a confinement has fewer than 2,500 hogs, the county simply accepts its Manure Management plan and takes no other action.

The Board of Supervisors is changing that process.

Chairperson Janet Fife-LaFrenz says the county will still accept the plan.

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