Regular Meeting

July 30, 2002

 

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

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of July 23, 2002 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve employment of Lucas Harp, part time Jailer at the rate of $9.75 per hour, effective July 17, 2002, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve employment of Tiffany J. Jondle, part time Jailer at the rate of $9.75 per hour, effective July 29, 2002, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to allow transfer of $9,246 from General Basic Fund to Conservation Trust Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to receive and place on file Semi Annual Report of Webster County Treasurer for the period ending June 30, 2002. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve appointments of Ron Mortinson and Scott Enguist to the Mid Iowa Development Corporation.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Utility Permit from Frontier Communications to bury cable along the north side of 185th Street in Section 17, Douglas township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize chair to sign utility permit from Webster Calhoun Coop. Telephone Association to bury fiber optic cable for telephone communication located around Gowrie, Iowa in Roland, Clay, Gowrie, and Lost Grove townships; and Duncombe, Iowa in Colfax and Washington townships.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution

 

RESOLUTION

 

Motion by Peterson, Seconded by Kirkberg to authorize temporary closure of the following Secondary Road:

 

                Township:             Douglas

                Section:                  6 & 7

                Address:                                Hayes Ave, From 160th Street to 175th Street

                Closed:                   July 24, 2002 for approximately 1˝ weeks

                Time:                      7 a.m.

                Reason:                  Road Rehabilitation

 

Motion Carried:

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson                                                                                                      Date:  July 30, 2002

Chair, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County, Iowa

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Resolution

 

RESOLUTION

 

Motion by O’Farrell, Seconded by Peterson to authorize temporary closure of the following Secondary Road:

 

                Township:             Clay

                Section:                  3 & 10

                Address:                                290th Street between Johnson and Kansas Ave

                Closed:                   July 25, 2002 for approximately 5 days

                Time:                      11 a.m.

                Reason:                  Bridge approach repair

 

Motion Carried:

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson                                                                                                      Date:  July 30, 2002

Chair, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County, Iowa

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m. a Public Hearing was held on first consideration to adopt Webster County Ordinance 036, ordinance establishing a local office fee for Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Information Request.  No comments or objections were heard.  Moved by Peterson, seconded by Kirkberg to approve first consideration, waive second consideration and set 10:30a.m. on August 27, 2002, as the time and date for final consideration of said Ordinance 036.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – O’Farrell, Peterson, Kirkberg and Magnusson.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 11:00a.m. A Completion Hearing was held on Contract with Holland Contracting for Cleanout and Repairs of Drainage District #69.  For further particulars see Drainage Record Book.

 

At 11:30a.m.a Public Hearing was held on final consideration to vacate North-South alley lying between Lots One through Ten on the west line and Lots Eleven through Fourteen on the east line of said alley all in Block Seven of the unincorporated Town of Lanyon, Webster County, Iowa.  No comments or objections were heard.  Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve final consideration of said vacation and to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION TO VACATE ROAD AND REVERSION FOR TAXATION

 

RESOLUTION to vacate the North – South alley lying between Lots 1 through 10 on the west line and Lots 11 through 14 on the east line of said alley, all in Block 7 of the unincorporated Original Town of Lanyon, Webster County, Iowa.

 

WHEREAS, on the 25th day of June 2002, a resolution to initiate vacation of above described alley was passed by the Webster County Board of Supervisors and in accordance with Chapter 306 of the 2001 Code of Iowa, a date was set for hearing and legal notice was served on all interested parties and said notice did state the hearing date was set for the 23rd day of July, 2002, in the Courthouse of Webster County, Iowa, and

 

WHEREAS said hearing was held on above mentioned date and all objections or comments, either oral or written were received for consideration by the Board of Supervisors.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, hereby vacates and closes the above described alley.

 

BE IT ALSO RESOLVED, that the above described vacated alley be reverted to the abutting landowners (1/2 to each, measured from centerline of easement), and added to the Webster County Tax Roll.

 

Attest:  S/Carol Messerly                                                                                   S/Floyd Magnusson, Chairperson

              Webster County Auditor                                                                        Board of Supervisors

               

Date:  July 30, 2002

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Shirley Helgevold with Midas updated the Board of the status of Otho-Kalo Grant Application.  The plans have changed to date with the Otho-Kalo group looking into a USDA Loan and without enough time to amend the resolution authorizing Midas to apply and administer the grant it was agreed that no application will be submitted at this time to allow the group to reorganize their plan.  The Board will consider assist them in any future arrangement when submitted.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourn.