Regular Meeting

August 20, 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 August 13, 2002 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Michelle Ely, part time Jailer at the rate of $9.75 per hour, effective August 7, 2002, per recommendation of Sheriff Griggs.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to approve and authorize Chair to sign amendment to contract with Johnson Controls for additional services and repairs.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to approve and authorize Chair to sign Class B Beer Permit for Des Moines Skydivers, Inc.  (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 02-32 from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association to direct bury fiber optic telecommunications cable in Section 13, Badger Township, south side of 120th Street.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract with Christensen Brothers, Inc., Cherokee, Iowa for Bridge Floor Repair Projects BM791050 on Route D43 and BM901214 on Route P29.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Janice Horton, Webster County Treasurer discussed property tax payments over the Internet, effective September 1, 2002.

 

At 10:30a.m.a Public Hearing on Petition to add, attach and include lands in Xenia Rural Water District (Hardin Township, Webster County, Iowa) was held. No comments or objections were heard.  Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION AND ORDER

 

Moved by Peterson, Seconded by Condon that the following resolutions be adopted:

 

                WHEREAS, a petition has been submitted by Xenia Webster Rural Water District requesting the Board of Supervisors to incorporate and organize a rural water district; and

               

                WHEREAS, notice of public hearing on the petition has been properly published and the hearing has been held on August 20, 2002,

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that it is the finding of the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the proper, required notice of the public hearing on this matter has been given and that the rural water district including the area in Webster County described below is reasonably necessary for the public health, convenience and comfort of the residents of the district and may be of benefit in providing fire protection.

 

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the order of the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the district whose boundary includes the area in Webster County described as follows be and hereby is established as the Xenia Webster Rural Water District with all of the rights, powers and duties specified in Chapter 357A of the Code of  Iowa, as amended:

 

                All of the following sections (or portions thereof) in Webster County except that portion lying within the boundary of any incorporated city on the date hereof:

 

                That portion of Hardin Township which lie south and east of the Des Moines River including all or portions of the following sections, all being in Webster County, Iowa:

 

                Section 1, 2, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34, 35, 36 of Township 86 North, Range 27 West of the 5th P.M.  More specifically shown in exhibit A.

 

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the district shall not have authority to prevent the provision of water from any water line in existence on the date of this Resolution and Order, including replacements of such lines, to the parcels of and which abut any such water line.

 

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the officers and members of the board of Xenia Webster Rural Water District shall be the officers and members of the board of the Xenia Webster Rural Water District in accordance with Chapter 357A of the Code of Iowa, as amended.

 

                BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that this order shall be published in the Dayton Review in the same manner as the notice of public hearing was published.

 

Dated:  August 20, 2002

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson, Chairperson

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County

 

Roll call vote:  Aye – O’Farrell, Peterson, Condon, Kirkberg and Magnusson.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 1:00p.m. an informal meeting was held to discuss South 22nd Street over Canadian National/Illinois Central Railroad Overpass Bridge Replacement Project with representatives from the City of Fort Dodge, National Gypsum, Railroad, Webster County and consultants.  No action taken.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.