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Supervisors deny tree claims for Rock Falls Township

 

October 7, 2021

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Decision time • Holt County supervisors Don Butterfield, Doug Frahm, Bill Tielke and Scott Keyes, along with county clerk Cathy Pavel, listen to a recommendation from Brent Kelly, Holt County attorney, regarding trees growing in the right of way. The board met Sept. 30 in O'Neill.

Holt County Supervisors denied nuisance claims regarding trees and shrubs growing in the right of way along township-maintained roads at its Sept. 30 meeting in O'Neill.

Supervisors spent approximately 55 minutes discussing the issue involving complaints filed against landowners in Rock Falls Township.

Supervisor Don Butterfield proposed a resolution which would have spelled out the procedure for townships to recommend which rights of way would need to be cleaned and stipulated the county and township would split the bill. According to Butterfield, the proposed resolution could be a 10-year...



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