Regular Meeting

June 19, 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 June 12, 2001. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#179, Joint D.D.#4-272, D.D.#65, Joint D.D.#51-291, #313, #29 and #145. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve appointment ISun Seivert to the MH/DD Advisory Committee to replace Curt Swedlund.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Fiscal Year 2002 salary increases for the following Departments:

 

Webster County Disabilities Alliance (CPC’s Office)

 

Irene Blair

$55,763.00

Jo Ann Beall

$34,320.00

Megan Berryhill

$32,760.00

Kelli Girard

$21,840.00

Janet Gadbury

$32,700.00

Carol Gillette

$31,610.00

Lisa Burr

$30,160.00

Greg Bortnem

$29,000.00

Cherrise Ehrich

$29,000.00

 

MIS Department

 

Andy McGill

$47,768.24

Allison Post

$42,991.42

Karen Schoon

$33,437.77


General Relief

 

Carol Gehlhausen

$32,686.00

Evelyn Niemeyer

$29,199.49

 

Planning and Zoning Administrator/GIS Specialist

 

Jessy Willadsen

$35,830.08

 

Veteran Affairs Director

 

Jim Cormack

$24,196.00

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve bonds of Friesth Construction and Robert D. Box for septic tank installations.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following contract:

 

CONTRACT FOR REDISTRICTING SERVICES

 

It is hereby agreed by the Mid Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) Council of Governments, and Webster County, that the County hereby retains and employs MIDAS to perform professional hourly services associated with Redistricting, subject to the following terms and conditions:

 

A.     PERSONNEL:

            MIDAS shall acquire personnel to perform the following basic services:

 

B.     SERVICES:

·        Provide no less than three (3) census block maps showing possible supervisor district boundaries to the County to assist in the redistricting process.

 

·        Provide written descriptions of the supervisor district boundaries and population tables showing the number of person in each district.

 

·        Work with cities within the County and the County’s temporary Redistricting Commission to amend voting precinct boundaries as needed.

 

·        Preparation of necessary ordinances and public hearing to meet redistricting requirements as specified in the Iowa Code.

 

·        Preparation of redistricting paperwork to be filed with the Secretary of State.

 

C.     COST OF SERVICES:

            The above services shall be provided at an hourly cost of $45.00 per hour.

 

D.     TERMINATION:

The County and/or MIDAS shall have the right to terminate this contract for either cause of convenience.  Termination notices shall be in writing and shall be delivered by certified letter.  The termination date shall not be less than thirty (30) days from the receipt of the letter.  Upon cancellation, the County will be responsible for only those costs incurred by MIDAS to the date of termination.

 

E.  EFFECTIVE DATE:

This contract shall be effective for a period of five months from the date of the signed contract.

 

Date Signed:     6/19/01

 

S/Jill L. Kirkberg, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve the following cancellation of drainage tax on county property sold during calendar year 2000:  Drainage District #29, Parcel #00080/0000310001 - $5.00;  Drainage District # 43, Parcel #00530/0000360002 - $5.00;  and Drainage District #1, Parcel #010000/0004087000 - $5.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Agent of Record letter for St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company as requested by Bob Singer, representing Calvert, Singer & Kelley Insurance Services, Inc. (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize Chair to sign Utility Permit Applications as follows:  Tile crossing permit from Sunderman Farm;  and Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association for direct buried cable in Section 33, Colfax Township. (Copies on file in Engineer’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve Real Estate Assessment for Corps of Engineers relating to Coats Addition Riverbank/Lagoon  Protection Project.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to adopt the following resolution:

 

STATE OF IOWA

DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT’S AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE

 

The person named below is the Authorized Representative for Webster County Road Department

 

Robert B. Sperry, Webster County Engineer, 703 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Person named above can sign and file documents with Iowa Emergency Management Division (EMD) for the purpose of obtaining Federal/State financial assistance under the Disaster Relief Act (PL 93-288, as amended) or otherwise available from the President’s Disaster Relief Fund and the code of Iowa, Chapter 29C.  Resubmit a new designation when your authorized representative changes.

 

Others that may provide information in theses matters are:

Chief Financial Officer

 

Jamie Johll, Assistant Webster County Engineer, 703 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I, Carol Messerly, duly elected County Auditor of Webster County, do hereby certify that the above  is true and correct copy of a resolution passed and approved by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on the 19th day of June, 2001.

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor                                                                   

Webster County, Iowa

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Resolution to Advance Locally Funded Project(s) in the Priority List

 

BE IT RESOLVED:  That the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa initiates and recommends that the advancement of the following project(s) to the accomplishment year be approved by the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) for improvement with Local Funds for the period covering the current secondary road construction program. (FY 2002)

 

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Projects/

Priority

Route

Project

Type of Work and

Length

Estimated

underrun

Year

Number

Number

Location of Project

Miles

Costs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2002

205th St.

BROS-CO94-

Bridge Replacement

 

 

(225,000)

now   2005

 

(45)--8J-94

S30-T89-R29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BROS-CO94-

 

 

 

 

 

 

(   )--8J-94

Bridge Replacement

 

360,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dated:  6/19/01

 

S/Jill L. Kirkberg, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

I, Carol Messerly, Auditor in and for Webster County, Iowa do hereby certify the above and foregoing to be a true and exact copy of a resolution passed and approved by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa at their meeting held on the 19th day of June, 2001.

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County, Iowa

 

Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:15A.M, Public bid proposals were received for propane at county buildings. Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to accept low bid submitted by W & H Cooperative at the rate of .752 cents per gallon or $34,592.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Wayne Hibbs submitted a petition signed by numerous citizens opposing the closing of McGuire Bend Road to Deception Hollow.  Engineer Sperry stated that there is no plans to close this road permanently and that the county is currently working with FEMA to repair the damage since the heavy rains.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve the following Department Appropriation changes and transfers for Fiscal Year 2001:

 

Decrease LEC Building (008) $5,200.00, Increase Social Services Building (055) $5,200.00

Decrease CSRU (035) $3,400.00, Increase Medical Examiner (028) $3,400.00

Decrease General Services (051) $2,050.00, Increase other County Buildings (054) $2,050.00

 

Allow transfer of $85,000.00 from Revenue Sharing Fund (021) to Capital Projects for final payment of Courthouse Project.

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to allow claims. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.