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  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    Clear Lake is starting one of these, with taxpayer money, but not everybody who pays taxes can get in. Typical rich-bitch “everybody pay their share except me” BS. https://iowacapitaldispatch.com/2021/05/15/i-spent-a-year-and-a-half-at-a-no-excuses-charter-school-this-is-what-i-saw/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=35d44509-1d9d-4b79-a92e-fd4fe1317d29

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 6:36 pm

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  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    Why do we have to wait for elections to replace politicians not representing their constituents? We need an option to remove politicians when they do not fulfill their responsibilities! At least in the house they are only 2 year terms, in the senate we have to wait 6 years! We need relief to remove politicians when they don’t fulfill their responsibilities and we need to reduce senate terms to 3 years.Many other things need to change as well: Held accountable for their actions, Reduce their pay,Remove their pensions, Remove LIFETIME benefits, Reduce government paid expenses, (living, trave

  4. NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    TENTATIVE AGENDA
    NIACC BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    May 18, 2021 Meeting

    5:30 p.m. – Board Workshop – NIACC Campus, Muse-Norris Conference Center, 500 College Drive,
    Mason City, Iowa
    Topic: Athletic Update – Dan Mason
    Board Policy Manual Review

    7:00 p.m. – Regular Meeting – NIACC Campus, Muse-Norris Conference Center

    1.0 Preliminary/Information Items
    A. Call to Order and Declaration of Quorum
    B. Additions to the Agenda and Adoption of the Agenda
    C. Monitoring Report – Performing Arts

    2.0 Board Items
    A. IACCT Report
    B. Legislative Report
    C. Appointment of Salary Committee
    D. Board Member Forum
    E. Agenda Items for June Board Meeting

    3.0 Consent Agenda
    A. Approval of Minutes
    I. AEA 267, Hawkeye Community College, Iowa Valley Community College District, and
    North Iowa Area Community College Joint Board Meeting Minutes – April 5, 2021
    II. Board Retreat Minutes – April 15, 2021
    III. Board Workshop Minutes – April 15, 2021
    IV. Board Meeting Minutes – April 15, 2021
    B. Financial Report and Actions
    I. Bills for the Month of April 2021 and Budget Statements through April 30, 2021
    C. Personnel Items
    I. Retirements, Resignations, Terminations | Authorizations | Appointments | Other
    D. Action Items
    I. 2021-22 Iowa Association of Community College Trustees Membership Dues

    4.0 Action Items
    A. Request for Approval of 2022-2023 College Calendar
    B. Request for Approval of FY22 Tuition, Fees, and Housing
    C. FY21 Equipment Request
    D. Approval of Bond Counsel for Dorm Revenue Refunding
    E. Resolution Instituting Proceedings to Take Additional Action and Directing Publication of Notice for Dorm Revenue Refunding Bonds
    F. Request for Approval of Employee Agreements for 2021 – 2022
    G. President’s Evaluation (Closed Session)

    Additions to the Agenda

    President’s Report

    Adjournment

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 10:06 am

    After 6 months of BIDEN, sure glad he didn’t do anything for the other 47 years….

  6. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 17, 2021 at 10:04 am

    Never wished Jimmy Carter was president UNTIL NOW.

  7. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 15, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    While the pipeline hack and fuel shortage is a serious problem, thank God we now have a president that can handle these kind of problems. If the fat ass orange guy was still in power, he would call it a media hoax and claim there was plenty of gas on the east coast. He’d probably tell people to put bleach in their gas tanks.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 17, 2021 at 1:50 pm

      Then he’d make sure he and his rich buddies and Russian handlers got all the gas that is available so they can sell it back to us at 5 times the fair-market price.

  8. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 14, 2021 at 9:18 am

    Big changes coming to the republican party they stood in unison to get rid of that horrible horrible Cheney.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 4:13 pm

      Ya the Republican party has now become the party of Trump ass-kissers & traitors.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 15, 2021 at 5:40 pm

        I’m thanking whatever supernatural powers exist in the universe that tRump will be the reason the whole Repub party disinigrates. The tRump followers just don’t realize what a tiny portion of the party that they truly are. Sad state of mind for them but it’s their own problem.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 6:19 pm

      Stood in unison?? Are you serious?? They’re so divided that most of them didn’t even show up for the vote!

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 15, 2021 at 6:06 pm

        Too bad they didn’t…next time will be better, not for you

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          May 15, 2021 at 10:52 pm

          Why is what’s “not (better) for you” something you would wish for? Exactly what has the present administration done to you that makes you so angry? Why are you so sure what is better for me won’t benefit you too?

          • Anonymous

            May 16, 2021 at 7:26 pm

            Take off you tin hat. GOP will win election next round, thus not good for you as you believe in Joe’s ways. What has the present admin done..nothing. look at the illegals, gas prices, inflation, israel middle east in general, unemployment.

          • Anonymous

            May 17, 2021 at 10:09 am

            You live in that alternate reality known as trump town. Move because it’s deteriorating rapidly

    • Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

      May 16, 2021 at 7:04 pm

      Liz Cheney is horrible just like her old man.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 17, 2021 at 1:52 pm

        Seems like you used to like Cheney just fine.

  9. MCYH Reply Report comment

    May 14, 2021 at 2:35 am

    Mason City Youth Hockey has predictably been very lax & welshing in their promise to the River City Renaissance Project.
    According to the Mason City Council Meeting minutes of May 4th 2021:
    “The city has collected $50,000 toward the overall capital campaign from Mason City Youth Hockey leaving $1,450,000 to collect”
    And yet the cheap bastards will want total control of the so called Multi-Purpose from Sept to April.
    Time to pony up you moochers.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 7:23 am

      There’s more important life changing things to worry about.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 14, 2021 at 9:58 am

        So in other words what you’re really saying is that you like being bent over & scammed for a lot of money.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          May 14, 2021 at 11:36 am

          You just don’t get it do you? This hockey fiasco is NOTHING, compared to what your government is banging out of you. Have you been out of town the last five months and don’t know what’s going on in this country?

          • Anonymous

            May 14, 2021 at 1:20 pm

            Gotta start somewhere to stop it…start small

          • Anonymous

            May 14, 2021 at 4:10 pm

            Hmmmm….
            So what your saying is that you are both a Trump supporter and a MCYH member.
            Both of which strive in nefarious activities and attempt to deceive with deflection.
            Got it.

          • Anonymous

            May 15, 2021 at 7:17 am

            OK start small, come back in a month and report on what your whining got you.

          • Anonymous

            May 17, 2021 at 8:45 am

            you are half right..must be a O’Biden fan

    • Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 7:27 am

      Build an arena in Clear Lake ND we could have an NHL team.

  10. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 12, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    Legalize marijuana and Mason City could become a destination city, with exclusive shops selling the highest quality.

  11. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 12, 2021 at 3:51 pm

    I think they ought to move the state fair to Mason City. That way Minnesotans could easily attend. It would put us on the map.

  12. NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    May 12, 2021 at 12:14 pm

    (One publication required)
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MASON CITY IN THE STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSAL TO ENTER INTO A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH SBMC, LLC, AND THE HEARING THEREON
    PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on June 1, 2021, at 7:00 P.M., at which meeting the Council proposes to take action on the proposal to enter into a Development Agreement (the “Agreement”) with SBMC, LLC (the “Developer”).
    Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, the public may access the meeting electronically, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 21.8, in the manner specified below:

    The public may access the meeting electronically by Internet as follows:

    The meeting will be streamed over Zoom, available at:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86436608470?pwd=aW53VW9VaHhUaHJBTFlqN0RsNzFDUT09

    Passcode: 386474

    Or

    By Phone: US: (929)205-6099, (301)715-8592, (312)626-6799, (669)900-6833, (253)215-8782, or (346)248-7799

    Webinar ID: 864 3660 8470

    Please check the posted agenda in advance of the June 1, 2021 meeting for any updates to the manner in which the public may access the meeting.

    The Agreement would obligate the Developer to construct certain Minimum Improvements (as defined in the Agreement) and all related site improvements on certain real property located within the Mason City Downtown Reinvestment Urban Renewal Area as defined and legally described in the Development Agreement, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement. The Agreement imposes obligations on the Developer related to employment retention and/or creation by commercial tenants in the Minimum Improvements.
    The Agreement would further obligate the City to make up to ten (10) consecutive annual payments of Economic Development Grants to Developer consisting of 250% of the Tax Increments pursuant to Section 403.19, Code of Iowa, and generated by the construction of the Minimum Improvements, the cumulative total for all such payments not to exceed the lesser of $12,750,000, or the amount accrued under the formula outlined in the proposed Development Agreement, under the terms and following satisfaction of the conditions set forth in the Agreement.
    The Agreement also proposes that Developer and the City will enter into a Minimum Assessment Agreement with the County setting the minimum actual value of the Minimum Improvements for tax purposes at not less than $30,000,000.
    A copy of the Agreement is on file for public inspection during regular business hours in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, City of Mason City, Iowa.
    At the above meeting the Council shall receive oral or written objections from any resident or property owner of said City, to the proposal to enter into the Agreement with the Developer. After all objections have been received and considered, the Council will at this meeting or at any adjournment thereof, take additional action on the proposal or will abandon the proposal to authorize said Agreement.
    This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Mason City in the State of Iowa, as provided by Section 364.6, Code of Iowa.
    Dated this 18th day of May, 2021.

    /s/Aaron Burnett
    City Clerk, City of Mason City in the State of Iowa

    (End of Notice)

    • concerned elder Reply Report comment

      May 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

      Who is SBMC?

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 13, 2021 at 6:08 pm

        Google them.

        • Anonymous Reply Report comment

          May 14, 2021 at 1:14 pm

          you don’t know either

          • curious

            May 14, 2021 at 1:18 pm

            Found them The Santa Buffoona Monster Chasers
            are they coming to replace the city council?

  13. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 12, 2021 at 10:57 am

    A multi-purpose arena off I-35 in Clear Lake for baseball, football, and basketball would really put this area on the map and do wonders in attracting new residents.

    #kamalaisacop

  14. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Really hard to believe that you and the RepublicQn leadership (ha ha ha) still back a loser. The only reason Biden got elected is that his opponent was trump. Put anyone else up against Biden, they win. But the leadership (ha ha ha) decided they would stake their futures on a washed-up ex-television reality show host who lost in 2020 by more votes than he won by against a woman who most everyone hated in 2016. His presidency was a novelty for a while, but once the mainstream Republicans realized he was a bad President, they left him. That is what makes the recent revival of trump love by McCarthy and others so puzzling. He is a loser. His political career is over and he will never be President again nor will any of his spawn. It was like electing the senior class idiot as President of the class or Homecoming King and wishing you could do a re-vote because it became quite evident what a dumb idea that was. I believe they think that they need that 10% of the population who want him back as President to help them overcome the popularity that has now moved back to the other side – the Democrats.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 12, 2021 at 7:05 am

      why are you singing to the choir?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 9:13 am

      House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney as House GOP conference chair and set the stage for her to be replaced with someone less keen on challenging former President Trump’s stolen election claims and lingering grip on the party.

  15. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 10:05 am

    How’s that there election fraud AUDIT going in AZ? Heard the DNC sent 73 crooked lawyers down there to stop the Audit? Why stop it ? Let the truth come out ! If the country is ever again to get an honest election please let this continue – I don’t want a hostile foreign country picking our elected officials especially the president.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:10 am

      Quit listening to the guy sitting next to you at the bar. You might learn something.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 11, 2021 at 6:37 pm

        What’s wrong with the truth? If there’s nothing to hide, let the audit happen.

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:19 am

      The audit is a joke and will only feed conspiracies. The courts vetted all this, even the Supreme Court, where GOP rules the bench. Find something else to do with your time than spread lies and hate.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 14, 2021 at 10:03 pm

        Try taking your own advice in your articles.

  16. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 8:04 am

    The nation loves Fightin’ Joe.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 11:32 am

      Much more so than Run Away From A Fight Trump. He starts them, then runs away and watches other people fight. Lying coward.

  17. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 7:50 am

    “We will never stop fighting. We will never, ever, ever give up, or give in. We will take our country back.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 11:34 am

      Yes we will, from the neo-Nazi facist Trumpers, and we took a big step in that direction last November.

  18. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 7:50 am

    “No matter what the lying, ‘fake news’ media says, no matter what they try to stuff down our throats, I know President Donald J. Trump won the 2020 election.”

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 8:30 am

      Anyone who would quote Wayne Root has a screw loose. He is a kook and a fool.

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:27 am

      Facts are stubborn things, aren’t they?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 14, 2021 at 6:26 pm

      Put down the meth!

  19. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 11, 2021 at 7:49 am

    “I know Biden and the Democrats rigged, fixed and stole the election.”

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:33 am

      Your beliefs are like any given religion. Your hypothesis of a “stolen election” exists with no proof but yet your faith forces you to believe. I think you think the election is stolen because in your mind, your side was entitled to win it. When that didn’t happen – and Trump lost, even while many GOP won – you feel like it was stolen and created this fantasy, with the help of the professional liars and conspirators lurking in the depths of the internet. You parrot their talking points with no original thought of your own, as you cling to this dream of overturning this very fair election. I encourage you to step out of the darkness that engulfs your existence and seek rationality.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 13, 2021 at 6:56 am

      Okay tRumpTARD!

  20. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 10, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    BREAKING NEWS!!!
    Gates divorce possibly linked to Epstein lies.

    • Bill Reply Report comment

      May 10, 2021 at 5:45 pm

      Yah it was on national news , she did not like Bill being a friend to Epstein

  21. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 10, 2021 at 2:05 pm

    With their Trump fetish goppers will never win another prez election and be extinct by 2028.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 10, 2021 at 5:44 pm

      Take your meds

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 7:45 am

      “We know this is the most radical agenda in history. This is a communist takeover of the United States.”

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 13, 2021 at 12:49 pm

      The Republican party is splintering at all levels, national, state, and local. Why do you think they’re not spamming this site as much as they used to? They’re too busy fighting with each other. The Cerro Gordo party is now headed by pothead drug dealers and substance abusing housewives. They might as well pack it in.

  22. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 10, 2021 at 1:44 pm

    An examination of the county’s Dominion Voting Systems equipment was conducted earlier by Allied Security Operations Group, a Dallas-based firm that concluded the voting machine equipment was fraught with errors.

  23. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 10, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    Those who call other people liars or racist are ACTULLY the liars and racists – DNC poopaganda.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 10, 2021 at 12:38 pm

      Thats funny. whenever i ask a right winger for more info or a cite for some wild ass claim they make, they either disappear or tell me to prove they are a liar. They NEVER offer any substantiation of their ‘facts’. As for being racist, you are what you are.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 10, 2021 at 5:42 pm

        We learned that from Nancy and Chuck
        Russia, Russia, Russia

  24. Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    We need to build a multi-purpose stadium out by I-35. That way we could get some Vikings and Twins games and maybe some NCAA bball playoff games.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 10, 2021 at 4:16 pm

      Who’s this “we” you always mention in your hair brained ideas? From what I have heard, you have no friends, so put up, or shut up!

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 7:48 am

      All your work was for nothing. No one believes your lies and “fake news” anymore.

  25. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 8:07 pm

    He is checking the strength of Joe’s knees…he is a good catholic l hear

    • Peas n Taters Reply Report comment

      May 9, 2021 at 9:06 pm

      Joe’s a saint.

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        May 11, 2021 at 7:13 pm

        you need someone to worship as all the good commies are taken

  26. NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 10:13 am

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF STORM WATER DISCHARGE

    City of Mason City plans to submit a Notice of Intent to the

    Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be covered under the NPDES General Permit

    No. 2 – Storm Water Discharge Associated with Industrial Activity for Construction Activities

    The storm water discharge will be from Winnebago River Low Head Dam Mitigation – Winnebago Dam No. 1

    located in SW ¼ , Section 3, Township 96 North, Range 20 West

    Storm water will be discharged from __1___ point source and will be discharged to

    the following streams: Winnebago River

    Comments may be submitted to the Storm Water Discharge Coordinator, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division, 502 E. 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-0034. The public may review the Notice of Intent from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the above address after it has been received by the department.

  27. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 9:45 am

    Faucci our savior were told helped create the covid experiment – its all over the honest news channels and infrowars has articles and scientists explaining this to the propaganda people who refuse to believe this sweet little guy would do this – again an obama originated crisis.

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      May 9, 2021 at 9:48 am

      Infowars doesn’t have anything that even resembles the truth. It is run by Alex Jones, the runnerup to trump as the greatest liar in the 21st century.

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:14 am

      You are citing trash as a basis for your conspiracy theory. Seek help, hug your grandkids and quit being part of the problem?

  28. retread Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 9:42 am

    Is Biden getting his 10% from the Mexican cartels that he is giving open borders?

  29. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    May 9, 2021 at 9:40 am

    OH! The Russians did it ! -the RUSSIANS THE RUSSIANS – what a pitiful group of morons or just maybe THIEVES AND LIARS !

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      May 11, 2021 at 10:13 am

      You are way off and ignorant. Russia has evolved. They know that a conventional war versus US pays no divided. This is why they are hacking our computer systems. This is why they are meddling in our elections. This is why they have American pol’s over to Moscow to weaken their resolve to stay loyal to their country. This is why they are stoking the morons in cyberspace to groom their hate and low self-esteem to cause internal division. So make no mistake, Russia is the enemy and they want to bring America down. They are just doing it in ways that people don’t notice as readily as a bomb blowing up in their living room.