Regular Meeting

March 15, 2005

 

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

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve minutes of March 8, 2005 meeting.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to approve Liquor License renewal for Layland, Inc. (Deer Creek Golf Club).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power Cooperative to install underground electrical transmission line across Samson Avenue in Section 18, Yell Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign 28E Funding Agreement with the City of Lehigh for the bridge replacement project on the extension of paved Route P73 in Section 18, Yell Township.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve preliminary request of Mike Symens, owner of Duncombe Gas & Grocery to designate two signs adjacent to Highway 20 on private property South of Duncombe as official County signs as defined by the Iowa Department of Transportation, subject to further consideration of final sign design and adoption of resolution.Nolting abstained.Ayes Ė Gill, Lizer and Condon.Motion carried.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to approve Job Descriptions of Webster County Conservation Department Vegetation Technician and Vegetation Specialist positions.(Copies on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Steve Allard for seasonal Vegetation Technician for Webster County IRVM Program, effective March 21, 2005, at the rate of$10.00 per hour, per approval and recommendation of Webster County Conservation Board.Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m. a Public Hearing was held to authorize the transfer of Webster County/Webster County Conservation Board for Lake Ole, owned property to the City of Dayton, Iowa, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.361.No objections being heard the public hearing closed and moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to adopt the following Resolution and authorize Chair to execute Quit Claim Deed for the transfer of Lake Ole property to the City of Dayton, Iowa:

 

RESOLUTION

 

Resolution approving the transfer of Webster County owned property to the City of Dayton, Iowa pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.361.

 

WHEREAS, Webster County has previously acquired interest to the following described real estate by Warranty Deed from the town of Dayton, Iowa in 1971, known as the Lake Ole Project, a copy of said Warranty Deed attached hereto and incorporated by this reference, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Conservation Board no longer desires to maintain said property, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Dayton has determined that said property would be an asset to the City of Dayton and is willing to accept transfer of ownership of all property and bridge from Webster County, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Conservation Board and the Webster County Secondary Roads Department have agreed to provide the necessary labor and equipment to restore a wetland on said property that will meet Natural Resource Conservation Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers specifications.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Dayton will manage the property as a wetland and in the best interest of the public, and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Dayton assumes no responsibility for this property while the wetland is being constructed and seeded, and Webster County assumes no responsibility for this property following completion of said wetland and the transfer of the Quit Claim Deed to the City of Dayton.

 

WHEREAS, proper procedures, as specified in the Iowa Code, have been followed on the proposal to dispose of the Webster County owned property to the City of Dayton.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IR REESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that said property be transferred by Quit Claim Deed to the City of Dayton; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of the Webster County Board of Supervisors and the Auditor of Webster County are hereby authorized to execute and deliver said quit Claim Deed to the Clerk of the City of Dayton.

 

Passed and approved, this 15th day of March 2005.

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† S/Joan Harp

Chairman, Board of Supervisors††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chairperson, Conservation Board

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.