Informational Meetings have been scheduled in 5 additional counties. Click for more information on our website. Informational meetings in the remaining counties have not been scheduled
November 19th Tuesday 9 am, Franklin County Fairgrounds, Convention Center, 1008 Central Avenue W, Hampton
November 19th Tuesday 3 pm, American Legion, 205 Cemetery Street, Parkersburg
November 20th Wednesday 9 am, Grundy Center Community Room, 705 F Avenue, Grundy Center
November 20th Wednesday 3 pm, Supervisor's Club & Event Center, 3265 Dewitt Road, Waterloo
November 21st Thursday 9 am, Brandon Area Community Center, 802 Main Street, Brandon
The informational meetings that were previously held followed the same format.
Jim Sundermeyer of the Iowa Utilities Board will preside at the meeting. He presents a summary of the legal rights of the affected landowners. You will receive a handout with the same information including the objection process and the eminent domain process.
Rock Island Clean Line will also give a presentation. In the previous informational meetings this included Hans Detweiler, project development director, construction manager; routing manager; and the electrical engineer. Contract land staff also reviewed an example of financial compensation for an 1/2 mile voluntary easement with 2 monopoles. (Approximately $82,000)
A designated amount of time is scheduled for questions directed to IUB and Rock Island Clean Line. Questions have included multiple topics such as health impact, livestock concerns, use of GPS, financial stability of RICL, eminent domain, alternative routes, attendance at public meetings, yearly payments, construction process and objection process. Be prepared with your list of questions and concerns. Click to view or print a list of possible questions that may help you prepare your questions for the meeting.