Regular Meeting

September 14, 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 September 7, 2004 meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Class B Native Wine Permit Application for Community Orchards, Inc.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve employment of a office clerk position in the Webster County Recorder’s office.  Ayes –Gill, Nolting and Magnusson.  Nay – Peterson.  Motion carried.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve Catastrophic Illness Donation Policy amending the Webster County Handbook to include said policy. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file Official report of Webster County Engineer for Fiscal Year 2004.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 306.41 provides for the temporary closing of sections of roadway when necessary because of construction and maintenance, 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, railroad crossing repairs by NEW Cooperative will cause Route C56 (Vincent Avenue) between 130th and 140th Streets to be closed and a detour to be designated.

 

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 P71 (Vincent Avenue) and Route C56 (140th Street), thence East approximately one mile on Route C56 (140th Street) to the junction Xavier Avenue; thence North one mile on Xavier Avenue to the junction of 130th Street; thence West approximately one mile on 130th Street to the junction of Route C56 (Vincent Avenue);

 

and that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be temporarily erected and maintained as follows:

 

NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC:  NW Corner of the NE ¼ Section 23, T90N, R27W

 

SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC:  SE Corner of the SW ¼ Section 14, T90N, R27W.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route were established in the field at 8:30 A.M., Monday, September 13, 2004 and shall continue for the duration of said maintenance project as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of September, 2004.

 

S/Phil Condon

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly,

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.   

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign resolution to temporarily close 201st Street between north and south Hayes Avenue in Section 29 Douglas Township due to railroad crossing sub-grade construction adjacent to VeraSun Ethanol Plant.  Motion carried unanimously.  

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.236 and 321.255 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 of Rich Mill Road and 220th Street near the S ¼ Corner of Section 35, T89N, 29W, Douglas Township is currently controlled with a YIELD sign at the east approach to 220th Street and the north and south approaches on Rich Mill Road are uncontrolled, and

 

WHEREAS, present traffic would be better served if the east approach on 220th Street was changed to a STOP approach to the intersection, and the north and south approaches on Rich Mill Road would remain as through approaches.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be erected for eastbound traffic on 220th Street approaching Rich Mill Road at the S ¼ Corner of Section 35, T89N, R29W, Douglas Township.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of September, 2004

 

S/Phil Condon

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.   

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.