Regular Meeting

July 6, 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 June 29, 2004 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#69 Lateral 2, and D.D.# 3 Webster and #2 Humboldt.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve part-time employment of Lorena Jackson and April Murray, Jailers, at the rate of $9.75 per hour, effective June 24, 2004, per recommendation of Sheriff Brian Mickelson.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance formula Grant Program Contract.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously. 

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa (the “City”) has begun the process of amending the urban renewal plans for the Center City Urban Renewal Area and the Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area (collectively the “Urban Renewal Areas”), pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa, to add additional property to the Urban Renewal Areas; and

 

WHEREAS, a portion of the property which is proposed to be added to the Urban Renewal Areas is located outside the city limits as described on Exhibit A hereto, (the “Additional Property”); and

 

WHEREAS, the City needs to add the Additional Property to the Urban Renewal Area in order to carry out an economic development project; and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with paragraph 4 of Section 403.17 of the Code of Iowa, a city may exercise urban renewal powers with respect to property which is located outside but within two miles of the boundary of a city only if the city obtains the consent of the county within which such property is located; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City has requested that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County adopt a resolution giving its consent that the City may exercise urban renewal powers with respect to the Additional Property;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, as follows:

 

Section 1.  The Board of Supervisors of Webster County hereby gives its consent that the City of Fort Dodge may exercise urban renewal powers pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa with respect to the Additional Property, and may include such property within the Urban Renewal Areas.

 

Section 2.  This resolution shall be deemed to meet the statutory requirements of paragraph 4 of Section 403.17 of the code of Iowa and shall be effective immediately following its approval and execution.

 

Section 3.   This resolution applies to the Property described in Exhibit A only, and does not apply to any other property.

 

Passed and approved this 6th day of July, 2004.

 

S/Phil Condon

Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

EXHIBIT A

Legal Description

 

The Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) and the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) of the Southeast Quarter (SE ¼) of Section 22, Township 89 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa

 

AND

 

The East One Half  (E ½) of Section 13, Township 89 North, Range 29 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa.

 

Motion carried unanimously. 

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve appointment of Greg Nolting to Public Health Board.  Motion rescinded.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to table appointment to Public Health Board until next Tuesday. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Mid American Energy to temporarily install overhead electric line across Hayes Avenue approximately 1200 feet south of Iowa Highway 7 to provide construction power to the VeraSun ethanol plant.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit application from Verna Fischer for construction of 12-inch sub-drain crossing between Sections 10 and 11, Township 87 North, Range 29 West (Clay Township).  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit application from Allan J. Allard to place a layer of 6-inch size stone on the slopes around the culvert openings of house entrance at 1354 Nelson Avenue.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign resolution to close 205th Street between Hayes and Fairbanks Avenue in Section 30, Douglas Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize chair to sign resolution to temporarily close road and establish detour route for bridge replacement project on Rout P29 between Iowa Highway 7 and Clare.

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 306.41 provides for the temporary closing of sections of roadway when necessary because of construction, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has been authorized by a previous resolution of the Webster County Board of Supervisors to execute the above requirements of Iowa Code Section 306.41 regarding temporary road closures, and

 

WHEREAS, Project BROS-CO94(46)—5F-94 involves a bridge replacement on Route P29 (Fairbanks Avenue) over Lizard Creek approximately 2 miles north of Iowa Highway 7, which requires a portion of Route P29 (Fairbanks Avenue) to be temporarily closed between 160th and 170th Streets and a detour to be designate, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has received permission to temporarily designate a portion of Iowa Highway 7 as a detour route.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the above-described road be closed and the following roads be designated as a detour route:

 

“From the junction of Route P29 (Fairbanks Avenue) and Iowa Highway 7, thence East approximately 4.5 miles on Iowa Highway 7 to the junction of Route P41 (Johnson Avenue); thence North approximately 5 miles on Route P41 (Johnson Avenue) to the junction of Route C66 (140th Street); thence West approximately 4.5 miles on Route C66 (140th Street) to the junction of Route P29 (Fairbanks Avenue).”

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control devices are established in the field, and will continue for the duration of said construction project as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 6th day of July, 2004.

 

Webster County Board of Supervisors                                                            ATTEST:

 

S/Phil Condon, Chairman                                                                                    S/Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

 

 Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to deny tax sale assignment on tax sale 98342, parcel number 0729157007, Fort Dodge Town Company’s Addition, Block 89 Lot 9 to Josh Taylor.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve Family Medical Leave for Joan Lara.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following MH/DD Contracts: Partnership for Process, Inc. dba Willow Heights, Seasons Center, Children and Family of Iowa; Opportunity Living, Inc., and Psychiatry, Lee and Associates.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:15a.m. a Public Hearing was held on first consideration of petition by the Webster County Zoning Administrator to amend the Agricultural (A-1) and Agricultural (A-2) districts by adding the following land use as a principal use permitted:  State designated off highway vehicle parks open to the public, which are partially or completely funded through and operating under the rules of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.  No objections being heard it was moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve first consideration of said amendment and further waiving second and third considerations adopting said amendment to Webster County Zoning Ordinance 024.  Roll call vote:  Ayes- Condon, Gill, Nolting, Peterson and Magnusson.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.