Workshop on evaluating estate, transition plans set for Feb. 26 in Charles City

News Release “Talking about transitions and estate planning is difficult for most people – including rural Iowans – individuals, couples and families,” says Melissa O’Rourke, the Iowa State University Farm & Agribusiness Management Specialist in northeast Iowa. “And actual implementation of a transition plan can be even harder.” That’s why Iowa State University Extension offers…

Petition seeks setting quality standards regarding nutrient levels in public lakes

DES MOINES – A petition by the  Iowa Environmental Council and the Environmental Law and Policy Center to have the state  adopt numeric water quality standards for certain public recreational lakes appears to be headed for denial. A draft document included in the state’s Environmental Protection Commission’s meeting packet for its Feb. 19 meeting is…

Floyd County Board meeting agenda, Feb. 12

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda February 12, 2019, 9 a.m. Floyd County Courthouse Board Room 1. Approve agenda 2. Public Comment 3. Review/Action regarding approval of January 22 and 28, 2019 meeting minutes 4. Review/Action regarding approval of claims 5. Review/Action regarding appointments to various board 6. Review/Action regarding Res #11-19 Zoning Changes…