Regular Meeting

June 13, 2006

 

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

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of June 6, 2006 regular meeting.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to appoint Marsha Howard to Callender City Library Board to serve a six- year term.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to appoint the following members to the Webster County MH/MR/DD/BI (Mental Health) Planning Committee to serve a one- year term:

 

Brian Schmidt, Isun Seivert, Richard Scisco, Janet McBride, Diana Johnson, Jim Burr, Martha Miller, Linda Smith, Rhonda Utley, Teresa Naughton, Jim Gill, Deb Delp, Joyce Hay, and Blake Parker.

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve Northwoods Living service rates for Fiscal Year 2007.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file resignation of Tammy Seward, Public Health Department, effective June 16, 2006.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign Copier Lease Agreement for County Attorney.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve assignment of Tax Sale Certificates Number P040552 and P050001 to the City of Clare, per request of County Treasurer and further to abate the real estate taxes in the amount of $169.00.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Class B Beer Permit for Shellabration, Inc., effective July 2, 2006 through July 7, 2006.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to receive and place on file Planning and Zoning Commissionís Report and set time and date for public hearing on the first consideration to amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan and amend Zoning Ordinance 024 to rezone property from A-2 to C-1 in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, South of Highway and Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter south of Highway, all in Section 9, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa; and further to set 10:30a.m. on June 27, 2006, as the time and date for hearing on first consideration of said rezone. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION NUMBER 2006-0613

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING WEBSTER COUNTYíS

PARTICIPATION IN A RISE IMMEDIATE

OPPORTUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM

 

WHEREAS, the Code of Iowa authorizes the RISE Program as a mechanism to assist the location of industries within Iowa by providing incentives to local governments to assist in funding road improvements when such is required as part of the industrial location criteria; and

 

WHEREAS, the Iowa Department of Transportation has established program guidelines and has provided an open window of opportunity for submitting applications for the RISE program; and

 

WHEREAS, Webster County is actively pursuing industrial businesses to establish operations in the area west of Hayes Avenue approximately 4 miles west of Fort Dodge, Iowa; within the Northcentral Agricultural Park, and

 

WHEREAS, a developer (Tate & Lyle of London, England) has indicated a desire to construct a new industrial plant on an approximate 365 acre site near the former community of Tara, which will create new job opportunities for the Webster County area; and

 

WHEREAS, a key ingredient in the selection of the site is access to major highways, and more specifically, the construction of a paved access to the proposed plant location, with such action representing an immediate non-speculative opportunity for Webster County; and

 

WHEREAS, the roadway will remain dedicated to public use and under the jurisdiction of Webster County, who will be responsible for its maintenance.

 

NOW, THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that:

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors fully endorses the construction of a new county road to be located in the NE1/4 of Section 19, T-89N, R-29W, Douglas Township beginning along the south side of Iowa Highway 7 approximately 0.4 mile west of Hayes Avenue and terminating approximately 0.5 miles south of Iowa Highway 7, and authorizes the Chair to sign all necessary application documents and to submit the same to the Iowa Department of Transportation; and that

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors will solicit the services of the MIDAS Council of Governments and the Webster County Development to assist in application preparation; and that

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors will assure the required local match is provided to the RISE funds through the use of Webster County Road Funds, if approved by the Iowa Department of Transportation.

 

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of June, 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 Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 1-06-HBRRS-015 for Bridge Replacement Project BROS-CO094(64)-5F-94 on 230th Street between Sections 5 & 8, Washington Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Gill to receive and place on file summary of bids for the used equipment in secondary road department.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.