Regular Meeting

April 2, 2002

 

The Board of Supervisor met in Session on the above date with the following members present: O’Farrell, Peterson, Condon, Kirkberg and Chairperson Magnusson.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of March 26, 2002 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  Joint D.D.#16-247, D.D.#197 and D.D.#8.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to approve temporary full time employment per recommendation of Webster County Conservation Board as follows:  Thomas Lynn and Samantha Foth, Park Ranger Interns at the rate of $7.50 per hour; Tyler Hoter, Natural Resource Aid at the rate of $7.00 per hour, and Justin Fevold, Natural Resource Aid at the rate of $7.25 per hour, all effective May 20, 2002.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to receive and place on file salary increase of Margaret Woodruff, LPN to $12.25 per hour, effective March 18, 2002, per recommendation of Board of Health.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve bonds of Robert D. Box, Daniel R. Rasmussen, d/b/a Rasmussen Tiling, and Al Price Trucking, Inc. for septic system installation.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order No. 2 for the 2001 HVAC Improvements at the Social Services Building increasing the Contract with Colonial Heating and Sheet Metal $721.00.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter of support to host the American Dragon Boat Association 2004 International event.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve North Central Mental Health Center funding in the amount of $12,600 for Psychiatrist, with repayment to be made beginning 18 months after the doctor starts and paid in twelve monthly payments.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign grant application for Fiscal Year 2003, Tough Love for Kids Grant, a juvenile drug and alcohol offense program with Connections.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Landowner John Gailey stated that it would be his intent that ingress and egress be by means of private streets numbered as Lot A, Lot B, Lot C, and Lot D, and that said lots will be subject to a permanent easement of record for street purposes for the common use of lot owners; and these private streets are not to be entered into the County road system unless approved by the Board of Supervisors at a later date.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to allow preliminary approval of a proposed subdivision of land north of the present Sheker Addition as requested by John Gailey, subject to the following recommendations of Jessy Wiladson, Planning and Zoning Administrator:  That a development agreement between Webster County and John Gailey be made a part of the platting proceedings stating road in the proposed subdivision remain private roads and will not be maintained by the County; create a homeowners association to own the road in the subdivision; and that membership in the homeowners association include those who own lots in the subdivision; and further that Mr. Gailey be required to submit preliminary and final plats to the Board for approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following Utility Permit Applications: Midland Power Cooperative to bury electric line along Yale Avenue in Section 12, Hardin Township; Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Company to replace cable along Sara Avenue in Section 19, Webster Township, Racine Avenue in Section 23, Dayton Township, Baxter Avenue in Section 6, Roland Township and 310 Street in Section 13, Burnside Township.  (Copies on file in Engineer’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign proposal from Terracon for Subsurface Exploration/Geotechnical Engineering Services at the proposed bridge replacement on South 22nd Street over railroad crossing.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign proposal from Shuck-Britson for final design on bridge and roadway improvements on South 22nd Street over railroad crossing.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m., a Public bid letting for Grading and Rock Resurfacing Project (Project LFM-98(1) a/k/a Miklo Hill Grading on 160th Street east of Route P29.  Bids being opened, it was moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to accept the low bid submitted by Fort Dodge Asphalt in the amount of $45,426.03, and authorize Chair to sign contract documents at the appropriate time, subject to engineer’s review and recommendation.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office)  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.