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Kossuth County Board to Discuss EMT Status and Carbon Pipelines

The Kossuth County Board of Supervisors will begin their weekly meeting at 8am on Tuesday morning. The board will look at the Drainage Clerk’s liability after the Drainage District 7 ruling along with what the county will do from this point.

The City of Algona has asked the supervisors if the city can use the storage space located in the Phillips Street building. The board will look at the availability of space and whether to give permission.

The board will also investigate the functionality of the Summit Carbon Solutions Incorporated Agricultural Mitigation Plan which the company has proposed to the county. The board will look into the feasibility of the plan and if it meets with permission of the farmers in the county. The plan looks drainage, rights of way, and burying pipeline under gravel roads.

The board will hear from their secondary roads engineer who will review the gravel pit agricultural lease with tenants along with construction within rights of way. They will also review any new projects for secondary roads both now and in the future.

Drainage matters will include a first change order for FEMA repairs for Drainage District TRI 84. The board must consider the fourth payments for those repairs. The board will then discuss a request for voluntary annexation of portions of Drainage District 80 into Drainage District 4.

Later in the day at 5pm, the board will meet with the Emergency Management Services Advisory Board on whether EMS services should become a permanent essential service in the county. This will include how funding the service should be done. The meeting will take place at the EMS Office located at 108 S. Hall Street in Algona.


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