Regular Meeting

May 3, 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 April 26, 2005.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#367 and D.D.#200.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file salary increase for Child Support Recovery Unit as follows:  Linda Kearney to $1,130.78 every two weeks, effective June 7, 2005 and James Tiernan to $1,648.29 every two weeks, effective June 29, 2005.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve salary increase of Mary Condon to $14.24 per hour, effective May 3, 2005 and Marcia Vote to $14.68 per hour, effective May 14, 2005, per recommendation of Sheriff Mickelson.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve salary increase for Sarah Livingston to $52,653.00, effective May 10, 2005, per recommendation of County Attorney, Tim Schott.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for Price Finisher in Section 7, Burnside Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Andrew Hockenson, Park Ranger to $28,755.00, effective May 13, 2005, per recommendation of Conservation Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve employment of three seasonal positions, for a twelve week period, effective May 9, 2005, per recommendation of Conservation Board as follows: Robbie Allen and Ben Wafful, Park Ranger Interns and Kyle Kutz, Conservation Aid.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION SCHEDULING PUBLIC HEARING

 

WHEREAS, Johnny D. Development Company, L.L.C. has filed an action against Webster County and Janice Horton, as Webster County Treasurer, Equity No. EQCV310129; and,

 

WHEREAS, the parties have entered into a settlement agreement whereby the Board will consider apportionment of taxes assessed against a certain parcel of property identified in said action;  and,

 

WHEREAS, a public hearing should be held on the matter of apportionment of said taxes,

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, as follows:

1.      The Board shall consider apportionment of taxes assessed against the following parcel of real property at a future public hearing.  The real property affected is legally described as:

 

                                That part of the NW ¼ of Section 32 (also being part of Cheney’s Subdivision of Government Lots 5 & 6) and part of the NE ¼ of Section 31, all in Township 89 N. Range 28 W of the 5th P.M., City of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa described as follows:  Commencing at the NW corner of said Section 32, Thence S 00˚03’58” W, 33.00 feet along the West line of said Section 32, to the point of beginning.  Thence S 89˚02’36” E, 259.95 feet along the North line of Cheney’s Subdivision.  Thence S 00˚03’30” W, 855.80 feet.  Thence N 88˚51’57” W, 142.97 feet.  Thence S 46˚19’21” W, 225.82 feet.  Thence N 88˚45’42” W, 369.26 feet.  Thence N 00˚03’48” E, 1005.28 feet.  Thence N 90˚00’00” E, 415.28 feet along the South right-of-way of Avenue “O” to the point of beginning.  Said parcel contains 14.8610 acres and is subject to road right-of-ways and existing easements.  The North line of NE ¼ of Section 31, is assumed to bear N 90˚00’00” E.

                The Board shall consider apportioning taxes assessed against said parcel into two parcels, the first being legally described as:

Lots 15 and 16 in West River Addition to the County Auditor’s Taxation Plat of Lots 1 through 8 of Cheney’s Subdivision of Government Lots 5 and 6, all in Section 32, Township 89 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa.

                The second parcel shall be the property first described above, EXCEPT said Lots 15 and 16.

2.  The public hearing before the Board at which the proposed Agreement is to be considered shall be held in the Board of Supervisors’ Room, 2nd floor, Webster County Courthouse, 701 Central Avenue, Ft. Dodge, Iowa, at 10:30 a.m. on June 14, 2005, at which time the Board will hear the respective owners of the involved property.

3.  The County Auditor shall publish notice of this public hearing as required by the Iowa Code and shall send notice of the hearing by certified mail to the owners of the above-described properties, at least ten days prior to the date set for public hearing.

 

 

MOVED by         Nolting          to adopt.

 

                SECONDED by         Gill            .

 

 

                APPROVED:        

 

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson                                                                                                      S/Joel Lizer

Chair, Webster County Supervisor                                                                                   Webster County Supervisor

 

S/Greg Nolting                                                                                                                      S/James Gill

Webster County Supervisor                                                                                              Webster County Supervisor

 

S/Phil Condon

Webster County Supervisor             

 

                ATTEST:

 

                S/Carol Messerly

                Carol Messerly, County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

 Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Company to bury fiber optic telephone cable at several locations in Elkhorn and Fulton Townships to upgrade their Moorland exchange.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to adopt Resolution for temporary closure of P5l, Johnson Avenue from 230th Street and US Highway 20, between Sections 9 and 10 of Elkhorn Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.