Special Meeting

June 30, 2005

 

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

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

RESOLUTION to initiate vacation of the road located in the West Half (W1/2) of the Southwest Quarter (SW1/4) of Section 34, Township 89 North, Range 28 West, and also along the line between Sections 5 and 6 in Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, terminating at the North Bank of the Des Moines River.

 

WHEREAS a resolution to close, but not vacate, said road was passed by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on the 29th Day of October, 1968, and

 

WHEREAS said road has not been used or maintained since above mentioned date, and

 

WHEREAS United States Gypsum Company, as an abutting land owner, has requested vacation of said road, and

 

WHEREAS said road and adjacent property are planned for inclusion in a large scale off-highway vehicle park, and

 

WHEREAS said road is not needed as an access for the off-highway vehicle park,

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby proposes the vacation of the following described parcel of road right of way, to wit:

 

A road 66.0 feet wide extending 33.0 feet on each side of the centerline described as follows: Commencing at a point 8.0 feet North and 571.0 feet due East of the West One-Quarter (W1/4) Corner of Section 34, Township 89 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa; thence South 1o 12’ East 867.0 feet; thence South 6o 53’ East 730.9 feet; thence South 2o 11’ East 1298.7 feet to intersect that part of the road known as “The Maher Road “ running on and along the line between Sections 5 and 6, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa; thence South along the Maher Road on the line between said Sections 5 and 6, terminating on the North Bank of the Des Moines River.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the proposed vacation of above described road be set for 10:30 A.M. on the 2nd day of August, 2005 in the Supervisors Room of the Webster County Courthouse in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and that the County Engineer send notice to adjacent landowners explaining proposed vacation and requesting their comments or claims.

 

Attest:                                                                                    

    S/Carol Messerly                                                     S/Floyd Magnusson, Chairperson

    Webster County Auditor                                       Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

 

Date:  June 30, 2005

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon the meeting adjourned.