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Posted on: June 1, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Supervisors Pass Master Matrix Resolution


Hardin County Resolution #2017-19

Whereas the Hardin County Supervisors recognize the importance of the agricultural growth and agricultural capitalism we also believe that the D.N.R.’s master matrix is in need of review by the Governor, Lt. Governor, Iowa House and Senate, along with the D.N.R. and the general public. While confined animal feeding operations are vital in terms of a food source, jobs, and property tax base, the Hardin County Supervisors acknowledge that it is our responsibility to represent all taxpayers in regards to personal health and well-being, environmental stewardship, ability to recreate, create healthy social events, maintain taxpayer infrastructure, and good farm neighbors while being a strong link in feeding the world. Today, we call on said elected officials to bring the master matrix back for review as they do in all other professional fields and occupations as times and technology change, so do those in the confined animal feeding operations industry. Until the State lawmakers at the State level act upon this master matrix the Hardin County Supervisors will take no further action.

Bill Dix:
Legislative E-mail:
Home Phone: (319)885-6790
Home Address: 317 S Walnut St, PO Box 220, Shell Rock, IA 50670
Occupation: Farmer

Dave Deyoe:
Legislative E-mail:
Home Address: 66272 220th St, Nevada, IA 50201
Capitol Phone: (515)281-3221

Pat Grassley:
Home Phone: (319)983-9019
Home Address: 30601 Deer Trail Dr., New Hartford, IA 50660
Capitol Phone: (515)281-3221
Occupation: Farmer

Whereupon, the Chair of the Board of Supervisors declared said Resolution duly passed and adopted this 31st day of May, 2017.


/s/ Lance Granzow
Lance Granzow, Chair

Reneé McClellan
Reneé McClellan, Member

BJ Hoffman
BJ Hoffman, Member

/s/ Jessica Lara
Jessica Lara
Hardin County Auditor

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