Regular Meeting

September 27, 2005

 

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

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve minutes of September 20, 2005 meeting and the September 26, 2005 canvass of Merged Area V Community College Director District Election held on September 13, 2005.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#1.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Collective Bargaining Units (Sheriffís and Jailerís) Initial Proposals for Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2006.(Copies on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve employment of Jennifer Weaver, Assistant County Attorney, annual salary of $40,000.00, effective October 5, 2005, per recommendation of Tim Schott, County Attorney.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign Addendum 23 of Webster County Law Enforcement Center Memorandum of Understanding for Fiscal year 2005-2006. (Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan for Tom 2 Finisher Farm, in Section 36, Cedar Township (Calhoun County).(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Lease Agreement between Webster County and Rabiner Treatment Center for space in the Social Services Building.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve Resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.236 and 321.255 and 321.345 of the Code of Iowa to designate any highway under their jurisdiction as a through highway and to designate any intersection as a stop intersection and to erect the signs at one or more entrances to such intersection, and

 

WHEREAS, the traffic flow on Garfield Avenue between 290th Street (a.k.a. Route D43) south approximately 5.5 miles to 350th Street at the north edge of Gowrie is greater than all intersection east and west approaches to Garfield Avenue between 290th Street (a.k.a. Route D43) and 350th Street, and

 

WHEREAS, present traffic would be better served if Garfield Avenue was designated as the through approach and all intersecting east and west approaches between 290th Street (a.k.a. Route D43) and 350th Street were designated as stop approaches, due to current traffic flow, terrain, vegetation and development.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be erected and maintained as follows:

 

         Eastbound traffic on 295th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Northeast Corner of the SE ľ of Section 12, T87N, R30W, Roland Township

 

         Westbound traffic on 300th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Southwest Corner of Section 7, T87N, R29W, Clay Township

 

         Westbound traffic on 310th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Southwest Corner of Section 18, T87N, R29W, Clay Township

 

         Eastbound traffic on 310th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Northeast Corner of Section 24, T87N, R30W, Roland Township

 

         Westbound traffic on 320th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Southwest Corner of section 19, T87N, R29W, Clay Township

 

         Eastbound traffic on 320th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Northeast Corner of Section 25, T87N, R30W, Roland Township

 

         Westbound traffic on 330th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Southwest Corner of section 30, T87N, R29W, Clay Township

 

         Westbound traffic on 340th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Southwest Corner of Section 31, T87N, R29W, Clay Township

 

         Eastbound traffic on 340th Street approaching Garfield Avenue in the Northeast Corner of Section 1, T86N, R30W, Gowrie Township

 

This resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control signs are erected.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 27th day of September, 2005.

 

S/Floyd A. Magnusson, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public hearing was held to amend County Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Budget was held.No comments or objections were heard.Moved by Nolting, seconded by Gill to approve Amendment to Fiscal Year 2005-2006 County Budget and the following Department Appropriation changes:

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Department 71

 

Increase

 

$168,250.00

Department 22

 

Decrease

 

-$50,000.00

 

 

Increase

 

$13,330.00

Department3

 

Increase

 

$22,700.00

Department2

 

Increase

 

$380,600.00

Department 52

 

Increase

 

$75,000.00

Department 51

 

Increase

 

$29,250.00

Bldgs:LEC

 

Increase

 

$8,850.00

Bldgs: Social Services

 

Increase

 

$5,250.00

Capital Proj. Land Acquisition Dept 22

 

Increase

 

$50,000.00

Other Capital Projects Dept 99

 

Increase

 

$50,000.00

Dept 99 Pass through funds

 

Increase

 

$600,000.00

Total

 

 

 

$1,353,230.00

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public hearing was held to discuss status of Community Development Block Grant project for Xenia Rural Water.The status of Community Development Block Grant funded activities was reported as follows:

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1.       General description of accomplishments to date:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Project has been completed

 

2.       Summary of expenditures to date:

$600,000 has been expended in CDBG funds to date and $6,261,937.04 has been expended in local funds to date.Total expended to date $6,861,937.04.

 

3.       General Description of remaining work:

††††††††††††††††††† No work is remaining.

 

4.       General description of changes made to the project budget, performance targets, activity schedules, project scope, location, objective or beneficiaries:

Bring rural water to rural residents in Burnside, Dayton, Otho, Sumner and Yell townships in Webster County and residents in the unincorporated communities of Kalo and Burnside with an adequate supply of safe and reliable water.

 

Original contract with IDED for $600,000 with a project completion date of July 31, 2005.Project was completed on August 31, 2005.

 

Total cost originally estimated at $4,393,981 ($600,000 CDBG and $3,793,981 Local).Actual costs are $6,861,937.04.

 

MIDAS Council of Governments original contract amount was for $6,000.Actual costs were $1,345.

 

5.       Person(s) authorized to receive and respond to citizens proposals, questions and complaints concerning the proposed (funded) activities will be:

 

††††††††††††††††††† Shirley Helgevold

††††††††††††††††††† MIDAS Council of Government

††††††††††††††††††† 601 1st Avenue South

††††††††††††††††††† Fort Dodge, IA 50501

††††††††††††††††††† (515) 576-7183 ext. 212

 

6.       Person(s) available and able to provide technical assistance to groups representative of low- and moderate-income persons in preparing and presenting their proposals for the request and use of federal funds.

 

††††††††††††††††††† MIDAS Council of Government

††††††††††††††††††† 601 1st Avenue South

††††††††††††††††††† Fort Dodge, IA 50501

††††††††††††††††††† (515) 576-7183

 

No further comments or objections were heard.Moved by Gill, seconded by Lizer to close public hearing and approve the above report on the status of CDBG funded activities.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.