Regular Meeting

May 20, 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 May 13, 2003 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#91.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to authorize the following fiscal year 2002-03 department appropriate changes: decrease Department 022 (Conservation) $12,250.00 and increase Department 013 (Fair & 4-H) $12,250.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Magnusson to approve Class B Beer renewal permit for Fort Dodge National Guard Service Club, Inc.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Mary Condon to $25,280.69, effective May 3, 2003 and for Marcia Vote to $28,892.21, effective May 14, 2003, per Clerk’s Salary Schedule.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to approve Job Description change for General Assistance Director to include clerical assistance for Veteran’s Commission.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file Manure Management Plans for Gordon Farms, Inc. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.


Moved by Nolting, seconded by Magnusson to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

 

Motion by Nolting, Seconded by Magnusson to authorize temporary closure of the following Secondary Road:

 

                Township:                                Otho

                Section:                    17

                Address:                   Riverside Trail between Mining Boulevard and Otho Hollow Road

                Closed:                     Friday, May 9, 2003

                Time:                       3:30 p.m.

Reason:                    Road repairs due to slide of roadway embankment adjacent to Des Moines River

 

Motion Carried

 

S/Eddie Peterson                                                                                                                      Date:  5/20/03

Chair, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly, Auditor

Webster County, Iowa

 

Motion carried unanimously. 

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to adopt the following Resolution

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Webster County is proposing various construction projects for the Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005, and

 

WHEREAS, Additional easements for highway right-of-way will be required for completion of these projects, and

 

WHEREAS, Purchase of this additional right-of-way shall be accomplished in an orderly and equitable manner, and in accordance with applicable federal and state regulations, and

 

WHEREAS, The procedures and fair market value that are the result of the research in the “2003 Property Value Study” will satisfy the foregoing requirements.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Webster County Board of Supervisors has reviewed the “2003 Property Value Study” and hereby approves the acquisition procedures outlined in said study for right-of-way acquisition for these projects.  The Board also authorizes that the original copy of the report and all supporting documents shall be kept on file at the Office of the County Engineer for a period of not less than five years.

 

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

S/Eddie Peterson

S/Floyd Magnusson

S/Phil Condon

S/James Gill

S/Greg Nolting

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Date:  5/20/03

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Webster County is proposing various construction projects for Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005, and

 

WHEREAS, Additional easements for highway right-of-way will be required for completion of these projects, and

 

WHEREAS, No relocation of homesteads or business is anticipated at this time,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That no relocation plan is necessary at this time.  However, should future design changes necessitate such relocations, all the appropriate procedures in accordance with Chapter 316, Code of Iowa will be utilized.

 

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

S/Eddie Peterson

S/Floyd Magnusson

S/Phil Condon

S/James Gill

S/Greg Nolting

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Date:  5/20/03

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Webster County is proposing various construction projects for the Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005, and

 

WHEREAS, Additional easements for highway right-of-way will be required for completion of these projects, and

 

WHEREAS, In accordance with Webster County’s adopted right-of-way acquisition procedures, the Webster County Board of Supervisors will be acting in the capacity of a review appraiser.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That this Board hereby authorizes its Chairperson, throughout the duration of these projects, to indicate Board approval of each review appraisal by his signature on the appropriate document.

 

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

S/Eddie Peterson

S/Floyd Magnusson

S/Phil Condon

S/James Gill

S/Greg Nolting

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Date:  5/20/03

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract and performance bond with ABC Lawn Care Company for Roadside Mowing and Incidental Trimming of paved roadsides during the 2003, 2004, and 2005 growing seasons.  (Copies on file Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bury cable along Route D14 and Madison Avenue in Section 1, Douglas Township.  (Copy on file Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:15 a.m. a Public bid letting for furnishing Liquid Propane to County Facilities was held.  Upon opening of bids it was moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to accept the low bid submitted by W & H Cooperative.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30 a.m. a Public bid letting for furnishing Diesel Motor Fuel to County Facilities was held.  Upon opening of bids it was moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to accept the low bid submitted by W & H Cooperative.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:47a.m. it was moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to go into closed session in accordance with Chapter 21.5(1c) to discuss pending litigation.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Peterson, Magnusson, Condon, Gill and Nolting.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:57a.m. it was moved by Condon, seconded by Gill to return to open session.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Peterson, Magnusson, Condon, Gill and Nolting.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon to reject offer as submitted in May 1, 2003 letter from Ernest Kersten to the Board of Supervisors, in the matter of Corpus Christi Minerals v. Webster County Board of Supervisors.  Roll call vote: Ayes – Peterson, Magnusson, Condon, and Gill.   Nays:  None.  Nolting abstained. Motion carried.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.