Regular Meeting

April 20, 2004

 

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

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve the following as the Official Canvass of the Lehigh Special Election held on April 13, 2004:   Christie Johnson Fifty-five (55) votes;  Andy Whitson Thirty-eight (38) votes; and Douglas A. Mueller Four (4) votes, with Christie Johnson being duly elected Council Member for the residue of the term. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve minutes of April 13, 2004 meeting and April 15, 2004 special meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#49; D.D.#34; and D.D.#4 Webster-#272 Hamilton, Lateral One.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Gill to approve employment of Sarah Livingston, Assistant Webster County Attorney, salary of $45,000, effective May 10, 2004.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file County Recorder’s Report of Fees Collected for period ending March 31, 2004.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Annual Update Plan for Al Price Finisher, Section 7, Burnside Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Gill to approve transfer of $590.00 from General Basic Fund to Conservation Trust Fund per recommendation of Conservation Board since funds were donated by Day Break Rotary club from the Lights at Kennedy display.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve employment of Steven Blazek, Part time Jailer at the rate of$9.75 per hour, effective April 26, 2004 and Jill Austin, Part-time Jailer at the rate of $9.75 per hour, effective April 19, 2004.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association to replace telecommunications cable from 2771 to 2831 Swallow Avenue in Section 36, Webster Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bury approximately 900 feet of telecommunications cable along the east side of Johnson Avenue in Section 3, Elkhorn Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association to bury telecommunication cable at several locations in their Badger, Barnum, Clare and Vincent exchanges.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION 2004

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.236 and 321.255 and 321.345 of the Code of Iowa to designate any highway under their jurisdiction as a through highway and to designate any intersection as a stop intersection and to erect the signs at one or more entrances to such intersection, and

 

WHEREAS, the “T” intersection at the junction of Vasse Avenue and 250th Street South common to Sections 15, 16, 21 and 22, T88N, R27W, Washington Township is currently uncontrolled by any traffic control devices other than the E911 intersection signs, and

 

WHEREAS, present traffic would be better served if the south approach on Vasse Avenue was made the STOP approach to the intersection, and the east and west approaches on 250th Street were designated as through approaches, due to terrain, vegetation and development, which limit sight distance.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be erected for southbound traffic on Vasse Avenue approaching 250th Street in the Southeast Corner of Section 16, T88N, R27W, Washington Township.

 

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

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 20th day of April, 2004.

 

S/Phil Condon, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Gill to table consideration/approval of agreement to rescind 1965 Agreement with National Gypsum Company regarding bridge on P59.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.