Supervisors conduct public hearing on budget amendment, rezoning

Posted March 17, 2020 at 6:49 pm

A number of county department appropriations will change after a budget amendment to the FY20 budget was approved by the Lyon County board of supervisors Tuesday, March 10. There were no public comments received during the public hearing. Chairman Mark Behrens introduced the resolution, allowing for a budget amendment per Iowa Code, which provides for department appropriations which result in an increase or decrease. The following department appropriations will change due to the budget amendment: $5,369-auditor; $7,000-attorney; $15,491-sheriff; $3,378-recorder; $(465,000)-secondary roads; $(286,155)-conservation; $130,697-ambulance; $102,300-board control; $3,583-courthouse; $12,250-casino board control; $656,005-non-departmental. The total department increases and decreases due to the amendment are $184,918.

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    Green thumb development

    Students in the horticulture class at West Lyon High School took a trip to Knobloch’s Greenhouse near Alvord last week where they learned about the growing process and toured the facility. Shauna Kill, West Lyon FFA advisor, said students learned about the importance of planning ahead for the next growing season and had the opportunity to learn how to transplant seedlings into pots that will eventually grow into the big, beautiful

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    Savings ahead for Inwood city council

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 6:48 pm

    The Inwood city council meet in regular season Monday, March 9 at the Inwood community building. Chip Schultz with Northland Securities went over the bond sale summary regarding refinancing the city’s 2013 general obligation bonds. Schultz explained to the

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    A chameleon comes to story time

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Last week for story time at the Larchwood Library, Emily from Lyon County Conservation brought a guest. It was a chameleon. She didn’t change colors too much, but she was cool to look at. Her

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    Census: Make it count

    Posted March 17, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    Residents in Lyon County have started seeing the 2020 census invitation in their mailboxes over the last few days.

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