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School board to meet Tuesday

The Davis County School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday night. The meeting was moved to Tuesday due to the Presidents Day holiday. The board will discuss the possible addition of propane powered buses to the schools fleet. The board will consider contracts, resignations, hear administrative reports, consider bus diagnostic computer and software and will consider a budget guarantee. The board will consider the audit report, consider a 28E agreement with the City of Bloomfield and will finish the meeting with a review of policies.
Posted on 20 Feb 2017 by Bdemo

DC FFA to host sub-district competition Monday

The Davis County FFA program is hosting the Sub-District competition at the Davis County High School Monday. Students will compete in a variety of competition to earn an rating and the possibility of moving on to the district competition to be held at a later date. Several schools from southeast Iowa will be in Bloomfield for the competition. 
Posted on 20 Feb 2017 by Bdemo


Supervisors to discuss, act on tax sales

The Davis County Supervisors will meet in the courthouse at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. They will meet with custodian Randy Norman at 8:50 a.m. and secondary roads department at 9 a.m. followed by a request from Susan Haskell and Devyn Pitlick to reserve the courtyard for Walk for Life May 9. The supervisors will discuss and take action on assigning tax sale certificates to the City of Floris, Lincoln Lynch, and John Hilbert. They will meet with MJs CountryScapes about a proposal for treating the courtyard, and meet with John Hansen regarding the new jail.
Posted on 17 Feb 2017 by Bdemo

Council approves purchase of truck, camera

The Bloomfield City Council approved the purchase of a vacuum-jet truck and camera van for the sewer department at Thursday's meeting. The council also approved a payment of $169,810 toward the library addition, heard a presentation on  automated metering, and learned there are 15 major points on the HR audit checklist that need to be addressed. Further details will be published in next weeks Bloomfield Democrat.
Posted on 17 Feb 2017 by Bdemo

 

Deaths

Joseph Reyes

Joseph Reyes, 67, of Bloomfield died Feb. 17, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. His body has been cremated. Military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Floris Community Center. A luncheon and time to celebrate his life will follow. Memorials may be made to the Restored Rock Island Railroad Depot Museum in Eldon.
Posted on 20 Feb 2017 by Bdemo

Olen Jarvis

Olen Granvil Jarvis, 76, of Milton passed away Feb. 16, 2017, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Bill Eakins officiating. Burial with military rites will be at the Troy Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Friday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial has been established to the family.
Posted on 20 Feb 2017 by Bdemo

Sherm Stream

Sherman Allen Stream, 70, passed away Feb. 19, 2017 in Glasgow, Ky. He was a former Bloomfield resident. A celebration of life will be held in Creston.
Posted on 20 Feb 2017 by Bdemo
 


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