BOARD OF SUPERVISOR’S
March 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 Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve minutes of meeting February 27, 2001. Motion carried unanimously.
Public hearing was held on Proposed Budget Estimate for Fiscal Year 2001-2002. No objections or comments being heard, it was moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson that the Fiscal Year 2001-2002 Budget be hereby adopted and that the Auditor be directed to file the Adopted Budget and Tax Certification. (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office). Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to authorize air fare and room expense for Floyd Magnusson and Dennis O’Farrell to Washington D.C. as a part of the Webster County Development Legislative Delegation. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve bond for Beemer Well Company for septic system installation. Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to adopt the following Resolution:
STATE OF IOWA DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT’S AUTHORIZED
REPRESENTATIVE RESOLUTION FOR A HAZARD MITIGATION
PLANNING ASSISTANCE GRANT
BE IT RESOLVED BY the County of Webster, Iowa THAT Jill Kirkberg, Webster County Supervisor, is hereby authorized to execute on behalf of Webster County, the Hazard Mitigation Planning Project Grant and to file the application with the Iowa Emergency Management Division (IEMD) for the purpose of obtaining Federal financial assistance.
PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 6TH DAY OF March, 2001.
S/Jill Kirkberg, Chairperson
I, Carol Messerly, duly appointed Auditor, of the County of Webster County, Iowa, do hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of a resolution passed and approved by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on the 6th day of March, 2001.
S/Carol Messerly, Auditor
Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file State Audit Reports and Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2000. (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office). Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Contract Agreement with Jerry Messerly for Animal Control, effective March 1, 2001. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously. Supervisor Magnusson requested the Chairperson invite Jerry Messerly to a board meeting to give a review and report on the services he provides.
Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve abatement of taxes on the following properties: Computer tax in the amount of $753.00 (Parcel #01000-P000309000; and property tax in the amount of $2,402.00, which was deeded to the City of Fort Dodge on January 31, 2001. (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office). Motion carried unanimously.
Tom Sooter, representing Harvest Baptist/Anchor Character Training Center reiterated their request to purchase land to expand their training center. Bill Gibson addressed his concerns of the impact the facility would have on the sewer and water district and that he fully supported the college use of the farmland. Mr. Sooter commented that in reviewing Mer Engineerings’ study, the capacity of the sewer and water districts would not be endangered. Various Supervisors addressed their concerns regarding the sale of the farmland. Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to deny the request from Harvest Baptist to purchase land in Section 3, Township 88, Range 29 (Elkhorn Township). Roll call vote: Ayes-Magnusson, O’Farrell, Peterson, Condon and Kirkberg. Nays-none. Motion carried unanimously.
Gayle Pierson addressed the Board regarding Drainage District #300 regarding the 1987 improvements to the airport and a road ditch repair. He stated his attorney will be in touch.
Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.