Regular Meeting

May 6, 2003

 

The Board of Supervisor met in Session on the above date with the following members present:  Magnusson, Peterson, Condon, Gill, and Nolting.  

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of April 29, 2003 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#5 Laterals 2, 4 and 5;  D.D.#43, D.D.#58 and D.D.#367.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve seasonal employment of Spray Crew effective April 28, 2003 as follows:  Wayne Crouse, Jill Zabel and Tom Wood at the rate of $8.50 per hour and Joe Cronin at the rate of $7.75 per hour.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Magnusson to approve salary increase for Shawn Smith to $43,000.00, effective April 28, 2003, per recommendation of County Attorney.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to approve unpaid leave of absence for Deanne Olson for a 3-day period from May 14, 2003 through May 16, 2003, per recommendation of County Treasurer.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to deny a resolution to establish parking restrictions south and west of the intersection of 15th Street South and 21st Avenue South in Coleman District.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to adopt the following Resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Sections 321.236, 321.239, 321.255 and 321.354 of the Code of Iowa to regulate the standing of parking or vehicles on streets and highways under their jurisdiction and to place and maintain traffic control devices, and

 

WHEREAS, there is heavy truck traffic on portions of 210th Street, Paragon Avenue, Mill Road and 220th Street between the corporate limits of Fort Dodge and Route P59, and

 

WHEREAS, parking restrictions would ensure safer passage of the heavy truck traffic as well as fire and emergency vehicles.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the following described parking restrictions be established and that “NO PARKING” signs (R8-3) be erected giving notice thereof:

 

1.        On both sides of 210th Street from the corporate limits of Fort Dodge at 15th Avenue South then east approximately 0.46 miles to the intersection of Paragon Avenue, and

 

2.        On both sides of Paragon avenue from the corporate limits of Fort Dodge at 32nd Street then south approximately 0.92 miles past the intersection of 210th Street and continuing to the intersection of Mill Road, and

 

3.        On both sides of Mill Road from the intersection of Paragon Avenue then east and south approximately 0.86 miles to the intersection of 220th Street, and

 

4.        On both sides of 220th Street from the intersection of Mill Road then east approximately 0.50 miles to the intersection of Route P59 (Quail Avenue).

 

This resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control signs are erected.

 

Passed and Approved this 6th day of May, 2003.

 

S/Eddie Peterson, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Company to install telecommunication lines in Sections 5, 7, and 8, Fulton Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Company to install telecommunications lines in Section 7, Gowrie Township.  .  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m.a Public Bid Letting for Full-Depth P.C.C. Pavement Patching was held.  Bids received were opened and on a motion by Gill, seconded by Nolting it was moved to approve the low bid submitted by Ten Point Construction Co., Inc. in the amount of $54,524.96 and authorize the Chair to sign contract documents at the appropriate time.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.