Regular Meeting

May 9, 2006

 

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

 

At 8:30a.m. the Board of Supervisors Canvassed the Lehigh Special Election held on May 2, 2006.  Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Condon the following was approved as the Official Canvass of said special election:

 

            Scott A. Gascoigne  28 votes                 Larry Larson         58 votes – Larry Larson was declared duly 

            elected Mayor for the residue of the term.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of May 2, 2006 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file drainage repairs in D.D.#2.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file salary increase for Linda Kearney to $1,181.67 per pay period, effective June 7, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon, to approve temporary full time employment of Adam Bianchi, Robbie Allen, and Adam Asche as Park Ranger Interns at the rate of $8.00 per hour, effective May 8, 2006, per recommendation of Matt Cosgrove, Webster County Conservation Director.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve extension of FY05 JAG Grant Subcontract Agreement Between Webster County and Youth Shelter Care, through June 30, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Department of Economic Development – Community Development Block Grant Contract for Iowa Central Industries facilities project.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Sub-recipient Agreement between Webster County, Iowa and Iowa Central Industries.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Community Development Block Grant Administrative Contract with Midas Council of Governments.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION

 

Resolution approving Escrow and Disbursement Agreement in connection with the issuance of a $2,500,000 Urban Renewal Tax Increment Revenue Bond, Series 2006.

 

WHEREAS, Webster County (the “County”), Iowa, pursuant to and in strict compliance with all laws applicable to the County, and in particular the provision of Chapter 403 of Code of Iowa, has issued its $2,500,000 Urban Renewal Tax Increment Revenue Bond (the “Bond”), dated May 2, 2006 for the purpose of paying the cost to that amount of a project in the Frontier Ethanol Urban Renewal Area, consisting of the improvement of County roads and provision of an economic development grant to Frontier Ethanol, the payment of capitalized interest related to the Bond and the payment of costs of issuance of the Bond (collectively the “Bond Purposes”); and

 

WHEREAS, a certain Escrow and Disbursement Agreement between the County and First National Bank, Manning, Iowa, the purchaser of the Bond (the “Purchaser”), has been prepared in order to structure and direct the application of the Bond proceeds to the Bond Purposes, and it is now necessary for the Board of Supervisors (the “Board”) to give approval to said Escrow and Disbursement Agreement and to authorize the execution thereof;

 

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

 

                Section 1.  The Escrow and Disbursement Agreement is hereby approved in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit A, and the Chairperson of the Board and the County Auditor are hereby authorized to make such changes thereto as they, with the advice of bond counsel, deem necessary to carry out the purposes of said agreement and of this resolution.  The Chairperson of the Board is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Escrow and Disbursement Agreement, and the County Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to attest and deliver the executed Escrow and Disbursement Agreement to the Purchaser.

 

                Section 2.  All resolutions and orders or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this resolution are, to the extent of such conflict, hereby repealed.

 

                Section 3.  This resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its adoption and approval as provided by law.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED May 9, 2006

 

S/Greg Nolting

Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

County Auditor.

 

Motion carried unanimously  (Copy of the Agreement on file in Auditor’s office).

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign 28E Agreement with Department of Natural Resources for shared Naturalist position.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson approve assignment of Tax Sale Certificate PO40564 (District #01000-Parcel # 0730435004) to Terry D. Moehnke.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file the following Manure Management Update Plans:  Litchfield Realty Company #1-Section 33, Hardin Township; Litchfield Realty Company #2-Section 35,  #3 and #6-Section 31, #4-Section 27, and #5-Section 33 all in Yell Township; Litchfield Realty Company #7-section 35 Burnside Township; and Gordon Farms, Inc.-Sections 23 and 18 Freedom Township (Hamilton County).    (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Lehigh Valley Cooperative Telephone Association to install fiber optic cable to upgrade their Dayton and Harcourt exchanges.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Engineer received the following bids: 

               

Vogel Traffic Services, Inc

Dakota Traffic Services

All Iowa Contracting

1920 Albany Place

2200 Floyd Blvd

5613 McKevette Road

Orange City, IA 51041

Sioux City, IA 51104

Waterloo, IA 50703

Amount:  $97,239.19

Amount:  $107,455.77

Amount:  $115,777.23

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize chair to sign contract for painted pavement markings with Vogel Traffic Services in the amount of $97,239.19.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize chair to sign 28E Funding Agreement with the City of Fort Dodge for Bridge Replacement Project BRS-2690(613)-60-94 on the Route D18 between Sections 15 and 22, Cooper Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Howard Ball, Council Member and Rosemary Thompson, Clerk discussed their concerns of a property in Moorland with health hazard.  Board referred them to the Public Health Department.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.