Regular Meeting

April 5, 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 29, 2005.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for D.D.#69 Lateral 7.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve Class B Beer Permit Application for Mineral City Speedway.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for Sparboe Farmegg Products in Section 14, Deer Creek Township and Section 11, Jackson Township.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign Justice Assistance Grant Program Funding Application on behalf of Community and Family Resources.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Formula Grant Application on behalf of Youth Shelter Care for early intervention program.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy Company to extend 2 inch natural gas main north approximately 1800 feet along the west side of Madison Avenue from Riverdale Drive to 1709 Madison Avenue.  .  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application for Xenia Rural Water District to extend a water main west approximately 9 miles along the south side of 330th Street from Paragon Avenue to Garfield Avenue, then north approximately 0.75 mile along the east side of Garfield Avenue, then west across Garfield Avenue to the Frontier Ethanol Plant.  .  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Iowa Department of Economic Development Application for Financial Assistance for Frontier Ethanol, LLC and adopt the following related Resolution: 

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Frontier Ethanol, LLC is working to develop a 60 million gallon ethanol plant in rural, southern Webster County; and,

 

WHEREAS, this ethanol plant would necessitate over $75 million in capital investment in Webster County; and,

 

WHEREAS, this ethanol plant would provide approximately 40 good paying, permanent jobs in Webster county; and

 

WHEREAS, this ethanol plant would provide approximately 200 good paying construction jobs during its construction; and,

 

WHEREAS, this ethanol plant would provide an additional corn market for Webster County and regional farmers of approximately 20 million bushels per year; and,

 

WHEREAS, one of the incentives necessary to attract this facility to Webster County and the State of Iowa is an application to the Iowa Department of Economic Development for tax incentives provided by the New Capital Investment Program (NCIP); and,

 

WHEREAS, one of the requirements of the NCIP is to have a governmental entity as a sponsor for the application;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Webster County Board of Supervisors to submit and sponsor an NCIP application on behalf of Frontier Ethanol, LLC to facilitate the location of a 60 million gallon ethanol plant in rural, southern Webster County.

 

This resolution approved by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on April 5, 2005.

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson, Chair

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

John Hostetler, representing Community and Family Resources and Shari Kalkwarf, representing Youth Shelter Care requested that the Board of Supervisors apply the increase in Justice Assistance Grant/Local Direct funding to the State Edward Byrne Grant to help offset the decrease of that funding.  Request will be on next week’s agenda.

 

Mary Salocker, West Wood Acres informed the Board that she had contacted Barnum and Moorland Fire Departments and neither was contacted regarding the fire hydrants as stated last week by Supervisor Gill.  Chairman Magnusson stated that he talked with Mayor Patterson who said that due to the size of the water line the hydrants were installed to air out the lines.  Also, Chairman Magnusson will set up a meeting with residents, appropriate city officials, James Crean and the Board to further discuss these concerns.  Ms. Salocker will call the Auditor with the name of a contact person for the residents. 

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.