Over the weekend, each of the Lee County Board of Supervisors reflected on what transpired during 2016. The main topic that kept coming up was the Courthouse Bond Referendum that failed on November 8th at the hands of Lee County voters. Don Hunold introduced the bill and stated that he wanted the voters to have a choice. Ron Fedler and Matt Pflug stated that the people had spoken and the board was ready to listen while Gary Folluo claimed the issue never should’ve been forced to a vote. Several members also stated that a lot of positive things happened in Lee County including the reopening of Steel Castings in Keokuk, the stabilization of Keokuk Area Hospital, and Iowa Fertilizer Company opening its plant in Wever.