Regular Meeting

February 28, 2006

 

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

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve minutes of February 21, 2006 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Angela Morgan, Part-time Jailer at the rate of  $10.86, effective February 25, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Class C Liquor License for Deer Creek Golf Club.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Election Systems and Software, Inc. Voter Tabulation System and Service Agreement.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING WEBSTER COUNTY’S PARTICIPATION IN A

RAILROAD/HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING SURFACE IMPROVEMENT

WITH THE UNTION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has requested the Union Pacific Railroad Company to improve the existing 320th Street railroad/highway grade crossing surface at Mile Post 20.88 Tara Subdivision, DOT No. 201 761 D, north of Gowrie, and

 

WHEREAS, the Union Pacific Railroad Company is agreeable to said improvements, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a written cost share agreeable to said improvements.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Webster County Board of Supervisors approves and authorize the Webster County Engineer to sign said written cost share agreement with the Union Pacific Railroad Company.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Webster County Board of Supervisors agrees to fund the county’s share of said improvements from the Webster County Secondary Road Fund.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 28th day of February, 2006.

 

S/Greg Nolting, Chair

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power Cooperative to construct approximately 2490 feet of overhead electric line along the east side of Route P29 in Section 17, Gowrie Township to serve new hog confinement.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Dick Stone, representing Webster County Museum, requested funding.  No action taken.

 

Richard Bengtson addressed the Board regarding a pioneer cemetery located in Section 33, Dayton Township, informing them of a recent encroachment on the south side of the cemetery.  The fence was torn out, and tree roots, tree trunks and scrubs have been torn out with heavy equipment driving over graves and debris piled on top of graves.  The Board assured Mr. Bentgson that this matter has the full attention of the Board and they will work with the Lutheran Church to clean up and restore this pioneer cemetery.

 

Jim Richardson, Director of the Farm Agricultural Program from Iowa Central Community College presented the March County Farm rent payment and updated the Board on various projects the students are working on.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.