Regular Meeting

March 7, 2006

 

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

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of February 28, 2006 regular meeting.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#192 Webster and #9 Humboldt Counties, Iowa.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve the Compensation Boardís recommendation for elected officials fiscal year 2006-2007 salaries with a sixty-four percent reduction as follows:Attorney - $76,784.00, Auditor - $49,915.00, Recorder - $49,428.00; Treasurer - $49,320.00; Sheriff - $65,434.00; Supervisors - $31,748.00; and Supervisor Chairperson - $32,394.00.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public Hearing was held on Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Proposed County Budget.No objections being heard it was moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to Adopt Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Budget and Certification of Taxes. (Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve salary increase for Patrick Buckingham, Correctional Officer, to $10.86 per hour, effective February 14, 2006.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan for Farnham Finishing, Section 17, Gowrie Township.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to Approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to construct 69,000 volt overhead electric transmission line from the west side of Fort Dodge west and south approximately 13 miles to the Broin Frontier Ethanol Plant. (Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.


The following quotes were received for the purchase of two tandem axle trucks with snowplow equipment:

 

††††††††††††††† VENDOR††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PRICE

††††††††††††††† Donís Truck Sales, Inc††††††††††††††††††††††† $221,110.00

††††††††††††††† Fairbank, Iowa

 

††††††††††††††† Holcomb Trucks†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $231,228.00

††††††††††††††† Sioux City, Iowa

 

††††††††††††††† Truck Country††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $234,817.08

††††††††††††††† Des Moines, Iowa

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve the purchase of two tandem axle trucks with snowplow equipment in the amount of $221,110.00 from Donís Truck Sales, Inc..Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following quotes were received for the purchase of two motor graders with snowplow equipment:

 

††††††††††††††† VENDOR††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PRICE

††††††††††††††† Ziegler Inc (Caterpillar)†††††††††††††††††††††† $356,794.00

††††††††††††††† Ft Dodge, Iowa

 

††††††††††††††† Murphy Tractor (John Deere)††††††††††† $363,451.00

††††††††††††††† Ft Dodge, Iowa

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve purchase of two motor graders with snowplow equipment in the amount of $356,794.00 from Ziegler Inc.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Dan Miller, representing Xenia Water discussed the north service area project in Webster County.

 

Jan Horton, County Treasurer discussed the advertisements in the motor vehicle renewal notices.Supervisors Magnusson voiced his objection to such a practice and requested that this matter be placed on the agenda next week for the board to discuss.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.