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Wright County Supervisors approves farm lease at their Monday meeting.
Posted: Jul 08 2013 by ppowers

 Without any objection, the Wright County Board of Supervisors appprove a two year lease agreeement for the county farm facility at a cost of $400 per acre. Dave Hammond will be the tenant of the property located north of Clarion effective this month.

The supervisors held an informal public hearing on Drainage District 39 as board members looked at issues in regards to water crossing one drainage district to another. The drainage district is located east of Clarion. The board looked at three alternatives to help aleviate the problem. Eldon Rossow of MER Engineering in Fort Dodge told the board that he will check on one more option which is to keep the water in Drainage District 23 rather than in District 39. Rossow will report back to the supervisors at a future meeting.

In another matter, the Wright County Supervisors learned about a proposed electric power line in the farther northern section of the county.Clean Line Energy Partners plans to build these power lines with the energy originating from wind generators in far western Iowa. The lines would cover an area of over 18 miles. Supervisor Rick Rasmussen told the board that a series of meetings will be set for this August to discuss the plans on property easements and other information in regards to the project. Construction on these new power lines will begin in 2016.

 Without any objection, the Wright County Board of Supervisors appprove a two year lease agreeement for the county farm facility at a cost of $400 per acre. Dave Hammond will be the tenant of the property located north of Clarion effective this month.

The supervisors held an informal public hearing on Drainage District 39 as board members looked at issues in regards to water crossing one drainage district to another. The drainage district is located east of Clarion. The board looked at three alternatives to help aleviate the problem. Eldon Rossow of MER Engineering in Fort Dodge told the board that he will check on one more option which is to keep the water in Drainage District 23 rather than in District 39. Rossow will report back to the supervisors at a future meeting.

In another matter, the Wright County Supervisors learned about a proposed electric power line in the farther northern section of the county.Clean Line Energy Partners plans to build these power lines with the energy originating from wind generators in far western Iowa. The lines would cover an area of over 18 miles. Supervisor Rick Rasmussen told the board that a series of meetings will be set for this August to discuss the plans on property easements and other information in regards to the project. Construction on these new power lines will begin in 2016.

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