Regular Meeting

March 16, 2004

 

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

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve minutes of March 9, 2004 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for D.D.#153.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract documents with Johnson Controls, Inc. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Ayes:  Gill, Magnusson and Peterson.  Nay:  Nolting.  Motion carried.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to table until next week consideration of assignment of tax sale certificate No. 98360 to Johnnie D. Development Company LLC.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter to request extension of Iowa Department of Economic Development Community Development Block Grant fund contract with Rabiner Treatment Center.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve temporary full time employment of Steve Allard, Roadside Assistant, effective March 15, 2004 at the rate of $10.00 per hour.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve salary step increase to $30,212 for Pat Shehan, Park Ranger, effective April 5, 2004 per recommendation of Webster County Conservation Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve promotion of Matt Cosgrove to Webster County Conservation Director at a salary of $43,160 per year less $6,000 for residence and utilities, effective April 1, 2004, per recommendation of Webster County Conservation Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign Addendum to Webster County Contract for Library Services Fiscal Year 2004-2005.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power Cooperative to install a new three phase, underground power line in Section 1, Webster Township and Section 36, Yell Township to serve Xenia Rural Water District water treatment plant.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:15a.m. a Public Hearing was held on the first consideration of a request from Daniel Hofbauer to rezone the following described property form A-1 to C-1 to construct a mini storage building:  Part of Lot No. 6 of County Auditor’s Taxation Plat “Bittner’s” located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 88 North, Range 29 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa; and further to amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan from Agricultural (A-1) to Commercial (C-1) for the South one-half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Elkhorn Township, property containing approximately 80 acres.  No objections were heard.  Moved by Peterson, seconded by Gill to approve first consideration, to waive second and third considerations and direct amendments to be published.  Roll call vote:  ayes – Gill, Nolting, Peterson and Magnusson.  Motion carried.

 

Shari Larson YWCA discussed statistics for their services in the current year and would appreciate continued support for fiscal year 2004-2005.  Ms. Larson also discussed a new program that grant funds are being applied for to assist in the needs for the homeless.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.