Regular Meeting

December 14, 2004

 

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

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of December 7, 2004 meeting.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#5.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file termination of Amber Graves, on-call part time employee of Public Health Department, effective December 10, 2004.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to authorize transfer of funds from Public Health Resource Fund #0082 in the amount of $26,183.87 (remaining balance) to Public Health Fund #0023.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign New Jobs and Income Program Agreement by and among Iowa Department of Economic Development, Webster County and VeraSun.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign two utility permit applications from Frontier Communications to bury approximately 350 feet of telecommunications cable along the north side of 190th Street in Section 15, Cooper Township and to bury approximately 1651 feet of telecommunications cable along the east side of Johnson Avenue in Section 22 Elkhorn Township. (Copies on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Board discussed leasing the County Farm to Iowa Central Community College at the annual rate of $135.00 per acre for a five-year period.County Attorney Timothy Schott pointed out that a public hearing would be required for any lease agreement over a three-year period.Further discussion centered around a penalty clause for late payment and crop year profit payments.Gary Wilot,


representing the college, assured the Board that they will meet the obligations of the current lease and provide the Board with reports on the program.Moved by Peterson, seconded by Magnusson to table action until January 11, 2005.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Janette Miller, representing Children and Families of Iowa and Webster County Agricultural Association discussed Fiscal Year 2005-2006 funding.No action taken.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.