Regular Meeting

November 13, 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 Peterson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve the following as the Official Canvass for the Webster County City Elections held on November 6, 2001.

 

City of Fort Dodge

 

 

 

City of Dayton

 

Mayor

 

 

 

Council Member (Elect Two)

 

William Patterson

 

2694

 

Daniel J. Peterson

39

Gail Van Alstine

 

2215

 

Richard Travis, Jr

35

Scattering

 

44

 

Scattering

 

3

Council At Large (Elect Two)

 

 

Council Member to fill vacancy

 

Ronald T. Campbell

 

1845

 

Ken R. Harris

36

John Hale

 

2654

 

Scattering

 

5

Joseph McBride, Jr

 

1884

 

City of Duncombe:  Mayor

 

Richard Ike Nelson

 

2161

 

Robert G. Taylor

61

Scattering

 

 

 

Scattering

 

4

Council Ward 1

 

 

 

Council Member (Elect Two)

 

Doug Laird

 

415

 

Michael J. Kudla

36

Eugene Melvin Newsome

 

319

 

Marc W. Michehl

51

Scattering

 

3

 

Jill R. Powell

 

51

Council Ward 2

 

 

 

Scattering

 

1

Greg Nolting

 

726

 

City of Gowrie

 

Scattering

 

22

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

Council Ward 3

 

 

 

Bill Bush

 

105

Thomas E. Salvatore

 

1354

 

Damon Clancy

102

Scattering

 

12

 

Kris Olson

 

101

Council Ward 4

 

 

 

Scattering

 

2

Tammy Babb

 

620

 

City of Harcourt:  Mayor

 

James A. Gill

 

863

 

Doug Palmer

40

Scattering

 

3

 

Roy Tallman

 

6

City of Badger:  Mayor

 

 

 

Ken Widen

 

3

Alvin R. Conkling

 

70

 

Scattering

 

7

Tim Wilson

 

6

 

Council Member (Elect Two)

 

Scattering

 

7

 

Lauren Gustafson

38

Council Member (Elect Two)

 

 

Jim Hay

 

35

Kelly Gonder

 

37

 

Mark Savonell

14

Randy Hildreth

 

71

 

Scattering

 

26

Janelle Wagner

 

49

 

City of Lehigh:  Mayor

 

Scattering

 

2

 

Paula Martin

 

107

City of Barnum:  Mayor

 

 

 

Tony Goodpaster

5

Wayne Reick

 

16

 

Scattering

 

6

Scattering

 

0

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

 

Douglas E. Dellachiesa

95

Eric Dillon

 

15

 

Gene Herrick

77

Dennis Dunbar

 

16

 

Sonya Kelley

57

Dean L. Quade

 

14

 

Ruth Berglund

35

Scattering

 

0

 

Kelly Goodpaster

22

Council Member to fill vacancy

 

 

Scattering

 

15

June Lynch

 

4

 

City of Moorland:  Mayor

 

Scattering

 

2

 

Brad Hoffman

22

 

 

 

Scattering

 

1

City of Callender:  Mayor

 

 

City of Moorland

 

 

Robert Lane

 

46

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

Scattering

 

8

 

Diane Ferrin

 

23

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

 

Elizabeth A. Thompson

23

Lee Ann Gillespie

 

48

 

Marlys Traster

19

Randy Hanson

 

53

 

Scattering

 

1

Joan M. Jensen

 

47

 

City of Otho:  Mayor

 

Scattering

 

1

 

Thomas Barnett

54

City of Clare:  Mayor

 

 

 

Scattering

 

7

Barbara Passow

 

16

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

Henry Froisland

 

13

 

Jimmy W. Beekman

58

Scattering

 

3

 

Mark G. Groat

51

Council Member (Elect Five)

 

 

Marty Pringle

54

Gary Fitzgerald

 

31

 

Scattering

 

20

Dan Hunt

 

28

 

City of Vincent:  Mayor

 

Danny Passow

 

18

 

Donovan Adson

36

Dennis Stuhrenberg

 

31

 

Scattering

 

5

Doug Yetmar

 

30

 

Council Member (Elect Three)

 

Mike McFarland

 

3

 

John Fransen

36

Carl Nitch

 

3

 

Erica Miller

 

37

Scattering

 

5

 

Ted Knutson

14

City of Dayton:  Mayor

 

 

 

Heath Miller

 

6

Beth Wickwire

 

43

 

Scattering

 

14

Scattering

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve minutes of meeting November 6, 2001. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs: Joint D.D.#3 Webster - #2 Humboldt, D.D.#5, and Joint D.D.# 102 Webster - #5 Humboldt.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Jean Greve to $26,148.00 effective November 18, 2001 per recommendation of Judy Cosgrove, Recorder.  Motion carried unanimously. 

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve salary increase for Calvin Calmer to $8.83 per hour effective November 22, 2001 and Danell Stoneburner to $9.42 per hour effective November 9, 2001 per recommendation of Richard Holst.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize Chair to sign 1996 Agreement and to adopt the following Resolution approving an amendment to New Jobs and Income Program Agreement 96-16 with A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company:

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO, NEW JOBS AND INCOME PROGRAM AGREEMENT 96-16 WITH A.E. STALEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY, OF DECATUR, ILLINOIS AND OWNED BY TATE & LYLE P.L.C. OF LONDON, ENGLAND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING ADDITIONAL BENEFITS UNDER 2001 IOWA CODE SECTION 15.326-15.337 FOR IMPROVEMENTS IN THE COUNTY OF WEBSTER

 

WHEREAS, Webster County, Iowa, (hereinafter the “Community”) has received a request by A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company, a corporation headquartered in Decatur, Illinois and owned by Tate & Lyle P.L.C. of London, England a non-resident alien company (hereinafter the “Company”) to approve an amendment to the Iowa New Jobs and Income Program (NJIP) Agreement 96-16 and to request an extension of the exemption of land ownership restrictions as authorized by Iowa Code Section 15.331B; and

 

WHEREAS, 2001 Iowa Code Section 15.331B, of the New Jobs and Income Program (NJIP) was established to allow an exemption from land ownership restrictions for non-resident aliens upon the approval of the Community prior to approval by the Iowa Department of Economic Development (hereinafter the “Department”); and

 

WHEREAS, the Community supports activities which promote and facilitate economic development within the County; and

 

WHEREAS, contingent upon the Company entering into an agreement for benefits and an amendment with the Department and the Community.  The Community will allow for a one year extension of the time limit for complying with Iowa Code Chapter 567.4 providing the Company complies with the remaining provisions of Chapter 567 to the extent they do not conflict with Iowa Code Section 15.331B; and

 

WHEREAS, the Community upon receiving satisfactory monitoring reports from the Company and the Department shall continue to request annual extensions from land ownership restrictions for as long as the Company complies with the requirements of Iowa Code Section 15.326 – 15.337; and

 

WHEREAS, the Community has previously declared the following site as an economic development area and has been designated as such by the Department

 

                The west half of Section 20, Township 89 North, Range 28–29 West which is south of Highway 7, west of the Union Pacific Railroad and north of the Illinois Central Railroad.  The south half of Section 19, Township 89 North, Range 28–29 West.  There are a total of approximately 640 acres included in this area.

 

WHEREAS, the Company, has indicated they will:

 

1.         Create 50 jobs for a period of not less than five years and pay a median wage of $14.38 per hour for all new full-time hourly non-management production jobs.

 

2.       Make an additional capital expenditure of at least $10,000,000.  In addition to the previously pledged capital investment.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,

 

a.  The Community approves and requests the Department approve a one year extension of the exemption from land ownership restriction for non-resident aliens as authorized under Iowa Code Section 15.331B, and the additional capital investment and new jobs creation of the Company by amending NJIP Agreement 96-16 for purposes of receiving additional benefits of the Act authorizing the New Jobs and Income Program.

 

b.  Contingent upon approval by the Department, and entry into an agreement

and amendment with the Department, the Community will exempt from taxation for a period of 20 years the actual value added by improvements from the time the property is first assessed.

 

The west half of Section 20, Township 89 North, Range 28–29 West which is south of Highway 7, west of the Union Pacific Railroad and north of the Illinois Central Railroad.  The south half of Section 19, Township 89 North, Range 28– 29 West.  There are a total of approximately 640 acres included in this area.

 

c.  The County Auditor shall provide a copy of this Resolution to the Iowa Department of Economic Development and shall file a copy of this Resolution with the Iowa County Assessor.

 

d.    Officers of the Community are hereby authorized to take such further actions as are deemed necessary in order to carry into effect the provision of this resolution.

 

e.       All Resolutions and parts thereof in conflict with herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

 

f.        That the provisions of this Resolution are hereby declared to be separable and if any section, phrase or provision shall for any reason be declared to be invalid, such declaration shall not affect the validity of the sections, phrases and provisions hereof.

 

g.       This Resolution shall be come effective immediately upon its passage and approval.

 

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 13th day of November, 2001.

 

S/Jill Kirkberg, Chairperson

Webster County, Iowa

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

John Dencklau and Russ Sporer discussed ICAP Insurance Company program.  No action taken.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.