Regular Meeting

February 6, 2001

 

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

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of meeting January 30, 2001. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Gary Bockoven to $10.00 per hour effective January 26, 2001, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve bond of William F. Kahl, doing business as Kahl Construction in favor of Environmental Health Department.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize Chair to sign 28E Agreement for Wright County to provide MIS Technical support and Development to Webster County to utilize the County Management Information System Software developed in Wright County.  (Copy on file in CPC’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter of support for Wellmark Foundation grant funding for employee wellness program to be administered by Webster County Public Health.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Certificate of Organization for Webster County Agricultural Extension Council.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to adopt the following Resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

 

            WHEREAS, a county may apply for modification to its farm-to-market system to add or subtract mileage from its system, to accept or delete highways gained or lost through jurisdictional transfers, or to change the classification of roads within its system, and

 

                WHEREAS,  the Board of Supervisors of Webster County has consulted with its County Engineer and desires to modify its farm-to-market system to provide continuity of intracounty and intercounty routes, to meet the needs of existing or potential traffic, to better meet land use needs, or to provide a more suitable location for a farm-to-market route, and

 

            ,  application for modification to any county’s farm-to-market system must be made to the Farm-to-market Review Board per the requirements of Iowa Code Section 306.6,

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY that this county is formally requesting that the Farm-to-market Review Board approve the following modifications to its farm-to-market system:

 

1)      Delete the following roads from the farm-to-market system:  starting at the SW Corner of Section 14-89-30 at Iowa Highway 7 and running North to the NW Corner of Section 26-90-30 at County Route C-66, a total of 5.066 miles.

 

Add the following roads to the farm-to-market system:  starting at the SW Corner of Section 13-89-30 at Iowa Highway 7 and running North along the existing route of County Route P-29 to the NW Corner of Section 25-90-30 within the City of Clare at County Route C-66, a total of 4.710 miles.

 

2)      Delete the following roads from the farm-to-market system:  starting at the SW Corner of Section 27-89-30 at County Route P-29 and running East and North, through the City of Barnum to the NW Corner of Section 24-89-30 at Iowa Highway 7, a total of 2.250 miles.

 

Add the following roads to the farm-to-market system:  starting at the SW Corner of Section 27-89-30 at County Route P-29 and running North to the NW Corner of Section 22-89-30 at Iowa Highway 7, a total of 2.002 miles.

 

The net change as a result of this action is a decrease of 0.604 miles in the farm-to-market system.

 

The Board of Supervisors of Webster County, in lawful session this 6th day of February, 2001 hereby adopts this farm-to-market modification resolution.

 

            Recommended:                                                                                                         Approved:

 

            S/Robert B. Sperry, County Engineer                                                                            S/Jill Kirkberg, Chairman Board of Supervisors

 

                                                                                                                                S/Dennis O’Farrell

 

                                                                                                                                                S/Floyd Magnusson

 

                                                                                                                                S/Eddie Peterson

 

                                                                                                                                S/Phil Condon

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m., a  Public Hearing was held on the final consideration to amend Zoning Ordinance 024 to rezone 10.27 acres from A-2 to C-1 for the purpose of operating a mechanic shop with the condition that the property shall not be used as a junk yard or for open air storage of junk vehicles, on a tract of land in the Southeast Quarter of Section 2, Township 89 North, Range 29 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa. No objections were heard.  Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve final consideration to said amendment Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:45 a.m. a Public Hearing was held on the final consideration to rezone 10.43 acres from Agricultural (A-1) to Agricultural (A-2) on a tract of land in the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter in Section 3, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa.  No objections were heard.  Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Condon to approve final consideration to said amendment and adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

TO AMEND THE WEBSTER COUNTY

FUTURE LAND USE MAP

 

WHEREAS, Thomas Schmoker has petitioned the Board of Supervisors to change the zoning district from A-1 to A-2 for A PARCEL OF LAND IN THE SW1/4 SE1/4 OF SECTION 3, T88N, R28W OF THE 5TH P.M., WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCING AT THE S1/4 CORNER OF SAID SECTION 3; THENCE N 90°00’00” E 180.95’ ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SE1/4 OF SAID SECTION 3 TO SOUTHWESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE EXISTING COUNTY ROAD AS SAID ROAD IS PRESENTLY ESTABLISHED; THENCE N 21°01’25” W 498.16’ ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, SAID RIGHT OF WAY BEING 33’ SOUTHWESTERLY AS MEASURED PERPENDICULAR TO THE CENTERLINE OF SAID ROAD AND EXTENSION SOUTHEASTERLY AS ESTABLISHED BY USAGE; THENCE N 90°00’00” E 438.35’; THENCE N 59°26’30” E 306.83’; THENCE N 90°00’00” E 239.00’; THENCE S 00°00’00” E 621.00’ TO THE SAID SOUTH LINE OF THE SE1/4; THENCE N 90°00’00” W 762.85’ TO POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 10.43 ACRES, SUBJECT TO EASEMENTS OF RECORD.  NOTE: THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SE1/4 OF SAID SECTION 3 IS ASSUMED TO BEAR N 90°00’00” E, and

 

            WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map must be functional and flexible to fulfill its purpose as a framework for public officials to make decisions that implement common goals; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission has held a public hearing regarding the pros and cons of the proposed change as they related to the established policy, goals, and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Planning and Zoning Commission has submitted a report to the Board of Supervisors stating their recommendation; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS THAT, the Future Land Use Map is amended to show that the property described above is to change in classification from Agricultural (A-1) to Agricultural (A-2).

 

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

S/Jill Kirkberg, Chair

 

S/Dennis O’Farrell

 

S/Floyd Magnusson

 

S/Eddie Peterson

 

S/Phil Condon

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Al Bellingtier advised the Board that Savage Water District’s water use is at capacity and the area Harvest Baptist is interested in purchasing from the County is not within the boundary of said water district.  Representatives of Harvest Baptist requested the Board’s consideration of purchasing 20 acres to them for future expansion. 

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.

 

 

 

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