Regular Meeting

December 10, 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 December 3, 2002 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.# 69 Lateral Two and #69 Lateral Three.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to approve salary increase for Emily Hamilton to $30,450.00, effective October 29, 2002 per recommendation of Irene Blair, CPC Administrator.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to table approval of Office Manager Policy and Salary Schedule until the first of the new year.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to table assignment of tax sale certificates # P90004, #P900005, #P900006, and #P90058 to Jim & Linda Arends; property in Burnside Township Section 13 (T87-R28W) and Section 14 (T87-R28W), formerly Lehigh Clay Products until December 17, 2002 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Kirkberg to approve assignment of tax sale certificate #P000335 to City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, property in Block 39, Town Company’s Addition to Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Kirkberg, seconded by O’Farrell to adopt the following Resolution:  

 

            A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT FOR THE 20/20 BUSINESS CONNESCTION

-TARGETED INDUSTRY CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS OF WEBSTER

COUNTY DEVELOPMENT, IOWA FALLS AREA DEVELOPMENT AND

WEBSTER CITY ASSOCIATE OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

 

            WHEREAS, The Iowa Department of Economic Development has established three pilot projects for Industry Cluster Development, and;

 

            WHEREAS, Webster County Development, Iowa Falls Area Development and Webster City ABI make up one of the three pilot projects, and;

 

            WHEREAS, Since July 2001 Webster County Development has been working with Hamilton and Hardin Counties to Organize, Focus and Implement a joint marketing effort to focus our regional economic development activity through the “targeted industry-clustering concept”, and;

 

            WHEREAS, Based on an in depth analysis of the industry make up in the three county area completed by Dr. Dave Swensen of Iowa State University, three targeted industry sectors have been identified; animal health and nutrition, industrial and residential building materials & home products and warehousing and distribution, and;

 

            WHEREAS, Three industry led business target groups have now been established to adopt and implement marketing programs for each targeted industry sector.

 

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY, that we fully support the efforts of the 20/20 Business Connection as they work towards the implementation of their marketing plans.

 

Passed and approved this 10th day of December 2002.

 

Ayes:  Kirkberg, Condon, Peterson, O’Farrell

 

Nays:  None

 

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Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by O’Farrell, seconded by Peterson to approve purchase of new Gradall XL4100 Truck Mounted Telescoping Excavator and trade in existing 1991 Koehring 4475 Truck Mounted Excavator for a net price of $235,000.00 as recommended by County Engineer.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.