Regular Meeting

October 24, 2000

 

The Board of Supervisor met in Session on the above date with the following members present: O’Farrell, Magnusson, Kirkberg, Peterson and Chairperson Martin. Absent none.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by Magnusson to approve minutes of meeting October 17, 2000. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#37, D.D.#189, D.D.#255 and D.D.#348.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Sheriff’s Report of Fee Collected for quarter ending September 30, 2000.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve full-time employment for Tim Card-Minard, effective November 4, 2000 at the rate of $l0.00 per hour, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by Magnusson to approve employment of Tony E. Jorgensen, Emergency/Risk Management Commissioner, effective October 18, 2000 at the rate of $27,900.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to adopt the following Resolution for Webster County Hazard Mitigation Planning Funds Application.

 

STATE OF IOWA PLANNING GRANT

MATCH RESOLUTION FOR HAZARD MITIGATION

PLANNING ASSISTANCE GRANT

 

            WHEREAS, the County of Webster County, Iowa would like to develop or update a hazard mitigation plan and desires to obtain a Planning Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

 

and

 

            WHEREAS, the County of Webster County, Iowa, recognizes the fact that a planning grant from FEMA is a 75% federal / 25% nonfederal matching source.

 

and

 

            THEREFORE,  the County of Webster County, Iowa, shall form an agreement with the Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) and FEMA as to the date that said 25% shall be available to match the federal funds awarded and agrees to provide $1,952.00 of local monies to be used as matching funds for the approved planning grant as outlined in the grant application.  Of this amount, only one half may be provided from in-kind contributions.

 

This resolution was passed approved the 11th day of October, 2000.

 

S/Emmett L. Martin

Chairman, Webster County Supervisors

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson

 

S/Dennis O’Farrell

 

S/Eddie Peterson

 

S/Jill Kirkberg

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following Agreement between Webster County and City of Fort Dodge:

 

AGREEMENT

 

This agreement is entered into between the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, (the Board), and the City of Fort Dodge, (the City), on this 23rd day of  October, 2000.

 

Whereas, the Fort Dodge Fire Department needs a better location for their emergency radio communication equipment and transmitter, and

 

Whereas, the Board has recently completed construction of a new tower and radio shed, complete with the necessary appliances and equipment for their radio communications by the Sheriff’s Office and the Road Department, therefore the Board and the City hereby agree to the following:

 

That the City may put their transmitter and antenna on the tower, (for the fire department frequency only), at their own expense and in consideration of the following items:

 

If the addition of this new equipment causes any problems or interference with the communications equipment of the Sheriff, Road Department, or National Weather Service (all currently in place), the City must pay the full cost of any corrective action necessary to restore full capacity to those adversely affected.

 

The City hereby agrees to use the services of the same radio technicians company as that chosen by the Board, (currently Prairie Technical Services), and that all work done exclusively on their equipment will be at their own expense.

 

This agreement will be for a period of Five (5) years and shall be automatically renewing in five year increments, unless written notice is served a minimum of six months prior to that expiration.

 

Approved:

 

S/Gail Van Alstine                                                               Attest:     S/JoAnn Sandvig

Mayor, City of Ft Dodge                                                                      Ft Dodge City Clerk

 

                                                                                             Date:         October 23, 2000

 

S/Emmett L. Martin                                                            Attest:       Carol Messerly

Webster County Board of Supervisors                                                 Webster County Auditor

 

                                                                                             Date:         October 24, 2000

 

Motion carried unanimously.  

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order number one for Webster County Courthouse Boiler Replacement Project for an emergency shut down switch in the amount of $1,056.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Stephen Hendricks discussed tax assignment of Tax Certificate No. 90058 describe as the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 87 North, Range 28 West. No action taken.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Peterson to approve sale of county shed at Duncombe, Iowa to the Town of Duncombe, sale price of $15,000; and authorize Chair to sign Warrant Deed.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve and authorize Chair to sign Utility Permit Applications as follows:  Manske & Son Excavation for road crossing in Section 1 and 12 Newark Township and Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association for direct buried copper cable in Section 7 and 12 Washington Township. (Copies on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following Resolution (to vacate easements that allowed access to former Vincent Maintenance Shop): 

          

 

 

RESOLUTION TO VACATE EASEMENTS

AND REVERSION FOR TAXATION

 

Resolution to vacate the following described parcels of easement for ingress and egress to Webster County, Iowa’s “ Vincent Maintenance Facility” located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 22, Township 90 North, Range 27 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, to wit:

 

Parcel  ‘A’

The South 33.0 feet of the North 400 feet of the South 764.5 feet of the West 550 feet of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter ( SW1/4-NE1/4) of Section 22, Township 90 North, Range 27 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, containing 0.38 acres, more or less, exclusive of the established highway and street on the West 50 feet thereof.

 

And also,

 

Parcel ‘B’

Commencing at the Center of Section 22, Township 90 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa; thence North 331.5 feet along the West line of the Northeast Quarter (NE1/4) of said Section 22, to the Point of Beginning; thence continuing North 33.0 feet along said West line; thence South 89o 07’ 40” East 550.0 feet following along the South line of property of Land O’ Lakes, Inc. as described by Warranty Deed filed , under date of  July 12, 1974, in Book 150, Page 322, Deed Records of Webster County, Iowa; thence North 88.86 feet along the East line of said Land O’Lakes property to the Southwest Corner of a parcel of land owned by Webster County, Iowa, as described by Warranty Deed filed under date of March 27, 1978, in Book 165, Page 361, Deed Records of Webster County, Iowa; thence South 89o 07’ 40” East 66.0 feet, following along the South line of said Webster County property; thence South 111.86 feet; thence South 82o 14’ 20” West 66.6 feet; thence North 89o 07’ 40” West 550.0 feet to the Point of Beginning containing 0.55 acres, more or less exclusive of the established highway on the West 50.0 feet thereof.

 

WHEREAS  Webster County has closed and dismantled the above mentioned 

                      Maintenance facility, and

 

WHEREAS  Webster County has no further need of access to and from said facility

                      across the above described parcels, and

 

WHEREAS  Vacating said parcels of easement would return same to the county tax roll      

                      Thereby benefiting the general public,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Webster County Board of Supervisors

                     Hereby  vacates the above described parcels.

 

Attest:   S/Carol Messerly                                        S/Emmett Martin, Chairperson

              Webster County Auditor                            Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

Date:   October 24, 2000 

 

STATE OF IOWA,

                                       ss

WEBSTER COUNTY

 

     On this 24th  day of October  A.D., 2000 , before me, a Notary Public in and for said county, personally appeared     Emmett Martin      , To me personally known, who by me duly sworn did say that he is the Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, that the seal affixed to said instrument is the seal of Webster County, Iowa, and that the instrument was signed and sealed on behalf of Webster County, Iowa, by authority of said Board of Supervisors, and the said      Emmett Martin      acknowledged the execution of said instrument to be the voluntary act and deed of Webster County, Iowa, by it voluntarily executed.

 

                                                                   S/Carol Messerly

                                                                   Notary Public in and for Webster County,

                                    

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve employment of  Brian Johll, Assistant Engineer, at the salary of  $37,000, effective on or before December 1, 2000.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Representatives of  Elderbridge Agency on Aging updated the Board on their operations and requested funding in the amount of $13,824.00 for fiscal year 2002 for local match funds.  Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by Magnusson to approve fiscal year 2002 funding in the amount of $13,824.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

John Eveland, Iowa Central Community College Farm Management Program updated the Board on farm operations and presented the second half rent payment in the amount of $15,625.  A report on profits will follow in the near future.

 

Representative of Hawkeye Wireless discussed a proposal for service which would allow high speed internet access to assist in providing a quality web site for Webster County.  No action taken.  MIS director Andy McGill will proceed with implementing a two week trial period with Hawkeye Wireless to allow hands on demonstration.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.