Regular Meeting

September 4, 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 August 28, 2001. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to accept resignation of Michael J. Boekelman, Deputy Sheriff, effective September 7, 2001.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to accept resignation of Emmanuel Villa, part time Correctional Officer, effective August 15, 2001.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Proposal submitted by Johnson Controls for Compressor Replacement, LEC Building, in the amount of $7300.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to table Contract with Enlightened Technology for video conferencing.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Utility Permit Applications for Frontier Communications to plow cable in Section 8, Cooper Township and Section 19 Colfax Township and Iowa Department of Transportation for repair of railroad crossing on Highway 175 to detour from intersection of Iowa Highway 175 and Webster County P33 northward on P33 approximately one mile to Market Street in Gowrie, Iowa, then eastward on Market Street one mile to intersection of Market and Fourth Street, southward on Fourth Street approximately one mile to intersection of Iowa Highway 175. (Copies on file in Engineer’s Office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Right of Way Contracts for easement on Bellville Bridge.  (Copies on file in Engineer’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Approve request from North Central Home Care to occupy the third floor of the former Webster County Jail Annex and any necessary remodeling cost would be at their cost.  (Copy of request on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to adopt the following resolution:  and further that the County Engineer be hereby directed to demolish the Coalville maintenance building prior to the date of hearing due to the present condition of said building.

 

RESOLUTION

 

Whereas, a new county maintenance facility was built for the road department last year which consolidated the personnel and equipment from three existing facilities, and

 

Whereas, the new facility is now fully functioning; one of the facilities has already been sold to the town of Duncombe, and the remaining two have been vacated of all county property and,

 

Whereas, the Board of Supervisors can foresee no current or future County use of these two facilities, legally described as:

 

Parcel 1) Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 including the adjacent vacated North-South alley all in Block 21 of Oleson Land Company’s Second Addition to Fort Dodge, Iowa except the North 20’ of lot 7 and the North 30’ of lot 18 and the North 10’ of the South 30’ of the vacated alley adjacent to lots 18 and 7.

 

Parcel 2) Lots 3 and 4 in Block 14 in the unincorporated town of Coalville, except the North 79’ of lot 3.

 

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved, that in accordance with Chapter 331, section 361, of the Code of Iowa, a public hearing is hereby set to consider the sale of those tow public properties.  Said hearing will be held at 10:15 AM on September 25th, 2001, at the Board Room in the Webster County Courthouse.

 

S/Jill Kirkberg, Chairperson                                                                              Date:  9/4/2001

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m. a General Relief Appeal Hearing was held.  Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to go into closed session in accordance with Chapter 21.5, Code of Iowa.  Roll call:  Ayes – Kirkberg, Magnusson, O’Farrell, Peterson and Condon.  Nays- none.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:59a.m. it was moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to return to open session. Roll call:  Ayes – Kirkberg, Magnusson, O’Farrell, Peterson and Condon.  Nays- none.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to deny General Relief appeal before the board today, due to the parties combined income is above the guidelines set forth in County Ordinance and further to authorize the Chair to sign letter of decision at the appropriate time.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.