Regular Meeting

December 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 November 27, 2001.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#5, D.D.#48, D.D.#52 and D.D.#197.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to amend Resolutions Naming Depositories for the Sheriff and Recorder’s offices as followings:  Sheriff’s office:  First American Bank (all four accounts), maximum depository amount of $150,000 each account; Recorder’s office: First American Bank, maximum depository amount of $100,000 and Wells Fargo Bank Iowa NA, maximum depository amount of $150,000.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Application for Medical/Family Medical Leave of Absences for Diane Condon and Cheryl Barber.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to receive and place on file employment termination of Jolene Lamp at Webster County Jail, effective November 26, 2001.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve full-time employment of Rose Smith at Webster County Jail, effective December 1, 2001 at the rate of $10.75 per hour, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Class C Liquor and Sunday Sales Permit for American Legion Post 130. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve revised appeal process for MH/DD funding. (Copy on file in CPC’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to approve Medical/Family Medical Leave of Absence for Richard Vinson. (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Utility Permit Applications for Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association as follows:  Direct bury telephone cable in Badger Township, Sections19 and 24, south shoulder of 130th Street from intersection of 130th Street and National Avenue to 2143 130th Street and in Deer Creek Township, Section 27, west shoulder of Johnson Avenue from intersection of Johnson Avenue and 140th Street to intersection of Johnson Avenue and 145th Street;  and to set meter pole in right of way in Lost Grove Township, Section 26, northeast corner of intersection of Lanyon Avenue and 390th Street. (Copies on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve cancellation of Tuesday December 25, 2001 and January 1, 2002 as official meeting dates of the Board of Supervisors due to the Holidays and to set Monday, December 31, 2001 at 10:00a.m. as an official meeting date and further to set Wednesday, January 2, 2002 as the official re-organizational meeting of the Board of Supervisors.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file Planning and Zoning Commissioner’s Report and set December 31, 2001 at 10:30a.m. as the time and date for hearing on the first consideration to rezone approximately 111 acres from Agricultural (A-l) to Agricultural (A-2), per request of E.P. Frazier who intends to sell the following described property as acreages:  The North One-half of the Southwest Quarter and the East One-half of the Southeast of the Southwest Quarter and Lots 8 and 12 of County Auditor’s Sub-division of the Southwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 88 North, Range 28, West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa, except for tracts.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Kerri Kuiper discussed the positive effects their television advertising has had on attendance to the Fort Museum and tourism within the county.

 

Shirley (Scharf) Weimers discussed drainage concerns within Drainage District #247 Webster & #7 Humboldt Counties.  Supervisors Peterson and Condon agreed to meet with her and the Drainage Engineer on site to review the concerns and find a solution agreeable for them and the drainage district.

 

At 10:30a.m. Property/Liability Insurance bids were received and opened.  Moved by Magnusson, seconded by O’Farrell to receive and place on file the insurance bids received and to table further action until the Board’s next meeting on December 11, 2001.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The 10:45a.m. General Relief Appeal Hearing and 11:00a.m.General Relief Appeal Hearing was cancelled due to appellant’s absence. 

 

Todd Redenius and Dave Flattery discussed paving county road North of Harlan Rogers athletic complex. Also Mike Littzen from the Air Guard voiced his concerns regarding the large amount of traffic in the area and required additional security.  The Board requested that a letter of support be drafted by the City Parks and Recreation and submitted for Board approval.  It was further agreed that the Board will look into doing a study of the area.

 

Jerry Schnurr, representing LDMG Corporation discussed their request to delay Board of Adjustment’s November 5, 2001 denial of a request to construct a road.  Upon hearing all comments, it was moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to take no action and allow the November 5, 2001, Board of Adjustments’ denial to stand.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Lahoma Counts, representing Elderbridge Agency on Aging updated Board of the services they provide and submitted their fiscal year 2003 funding in the amount of $13,86l.  The Board agreed to consider their request in the fiscal year 2003 budget. 

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.