Regular Meeting

June 27, 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 June 20, 2006 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve the following Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Department Appropriation changes:  Decrease Department 051 $10,350.00; increase Department 008 $10,350.00; decrease Department 054 $2,750.00; increase Department 055 $2,750.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve employment of the following Part-time Correctional Officers at the rate of $10.00 per hour:  Nicole Summers, effective June 11, 2006; Rhonda Olmstead, effective June 13, 2006; Adam Schmit and Timothy Thoma, effective June 19, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve salary increase for Michael Garrard, Correction Officer to $10.86 per hour, effective June 4, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to receive and place on file resignation of Gary Simonesen, Civil Process Server, effective June 21, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve bond of Dayton Farm Drainage Inc. for installation of septic tanks.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve Fiscal Year 2006-2007 salary increases:

 

Assessors

 

Jeanette Thanupakorn

 

$52,427.00

Kim Smith

 

$40,015.00

Angie Vinson

 

$42,313.40

Lori Owen

 

$35,566.00

Jeanette Utley

 

$34,041.00

 

County Attorneys

 

Ricki Osborn

 

$65,266.00

Sara Smith

 

$61,427.00

Jennifer Weaver

 

$46,400.00

Cori Jo Kuhn

 

$42,231.00

Christina Ralston

 

$27,602.00

Pamela Passow

 

$37,166.00

Sherri Frye

 

$16.05 per hour

Denise Osterberg

 

$16.05 per hour

Jolene Daniels

 

$15.90 per hour

Wendy Teske

 

$15.42 per hour

 

Board of Health

 

Vicki Gill

 

$55,247.15

 

 

Rhonda Ruby

 

 $19.10

per hour

 

Jamie Saxton

 

$11.74

per hour

 

Kari Ruden

 

$17.11

per hour

 

Jeri Chase

 

$11.74

per hour

 

Dawn Gehlhausen

 

$17.97

per hour

 

Beth Crosby

 

$12.91

per hour

 

Kathy Stoneburner

 

$14.07

per hour

 

Karen Heun

 

$22.07

per hour

 

Carol Thorn

 

$13.32

per hour

 

Julie Howell

 

$18.84

per hour

 

June Weiss

 

$19.55

per hour

 

Kathy Josten

 

$20.98

per hour

 

Kittie Webster

 

$21.83

per hour

 

Joan Peterson

 

$18.56

per hour

 

Margaret Woodruff

 

$14.08

per hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Boerner

 

$18.98

per hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

CPC/Case Management Office

 

Administrative Staff

 

 

 

 

Peer Staff

 

 

Irene Blair

 

$63,065.39

 

 

Brian Schmidt

 

$6.49 per hour

Ken Hays

 

$41,522.65

 

 

Brad Kuhn

 

$6.49 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

Bruce Johnson

 

$6.49 per hour

Office Support

 

 

 

 

Mark Ehrhardt

 

$6.49 per hour

Pam Crouch

 

$12.83 per hour

 

Marvin Leffingwell

 

$6.28 per hour

Darci Deal

 

$11.73 per hour

 

Beulah Torgerson

 

$6.18 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

Robin Dorothy

 

$6.18 per hour

Case Manager Supervisor

 

 

 

Kim Shineflew

 

$6.18 per hour

Joan Lara

 

$35,000.00

 

 

Bonnie Werts

 

$6.00 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Intake Coordinator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachel Higgins

 

$16.49 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case Managers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol Gillette

 

$17.67 per hour

 

 

 

 

Janet Gadbury

 

$17.77 per hour

 

 

 

 

Roseann Vinsand

 

$16.12 per hour

 

 

 

 

David Anderson

 

$15.35 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

Polly VanAlstine

 

$15.09 per hour

 

 

 

 

Sue Laufersweiler

 

$16.12 per hour

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Management

 

Tony Jorgensen                                         $36,904.52

 

General Relief/Veteran’s Affair

 

Carol Gehlhausen

 

$37,165.75

Pam Hickey

 

$9.49 per hour

 

Webster County Sheriff

 

SHERIFF/DEPUTY

 

 

 

CIVIL CLERK

 

 

 

Brian Mickelson

 

$65,434.00

 

Joan Hamrick

 

$37,165.75

 

Jim O'Brien

 

$58,018.90

 

Barb Thompson

 

$15.18 per hour

$15.42 per hour effective July 5, 2006

Ralph Wilson

 

$55,336.21

 

Marcia Vote

 

$15.19 per hour

 

James Stubbs

 

$55,336.21

 

Mary Condon

 

$14.74 per hour

 

Kevin Kruse

 

$55,336.21

 

 

 

 

 

Jayson Heesch

 

$49,535.91

 

PROCESS SERVER

 

 

 

Chris O'Brien

 

$54,558.31

 

Ned Gibson

 

$6.50 per hour @ 35 hours per week and $4.00 per paper served

Curt Ruby

 

$54,258.31

 

Mindy Anderson

 

$6.50 per hour @ 35 hours per week and $4.00 per paper served

Michael Richardson

 

$51,335.91

 

 

 

 

 

Luke Fleener

 

$51,035.91

 

 

 

 

 

Rod Strait

 

$51,035.91

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Bahr

 

$50,735.91

 

 

 

 

 

Brett Knipple

 

$50,735.91

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Halligan

 

$48,635.91

 

 

 

 

 

Tony Walter

 

$38,668.73

 

$41,891.13 effective July 26, 2006

 

 

Andy Suchan

 

$38,668.73

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FULL-TIME

 

 

 

PART-TIME (per hour)

 

 

 

Steve Elifrits

 

$43,708.80

 

Patrick Buckingham

 

$10.86 per hour

 

Marcy Lara

 

$34,966.44

 

Michelle Lara

 

$10.86 per hour

 

Ronald McCutchen

 

$31,428.80

 

Joshua Egesdal

 

$10.00 per hour

 

Danelle Wood

 

$29,952.00

 

Angela Morgan

 

$10.86 per hour

 

Sam Hartman

 

$29,952.00

 

Renee Ryan

 

$10.86 per hour

 

Christy Nelson

 

$29,952.00

 

James Skelly

 

$10.00 per hour

 

Michael Stenzel

 

$27,872.00

 

Tim Thoma

 

$10.00 per hour

 

Kari Crooks

 

$27,352.00

 

Adam Schmit

 

$10.00 per hour

 

April Murray

 

$25,272.00

 

Nicole Summers

 

$10.00 per hour

 

Michael Garrard

 

$23,712.00

 

Rhonda Olmstead

 

$10.00 per hour

 

Douglas Darrah

 

$23,712.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve MH/DD Fiscal Year 2007 rates for Iowa Central Industries and North Central Iowa Mental Health Center.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign extension of Subcontract Agreement between Webster County and Youth Shelter Care for the Edward Byrne Memorial and Local Law Justice Assistance Grant Funds through June 30, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file rate increase to $46.65 per day, for Youth Shelter Care, emergency shelter care program, effective July 1, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve the following Fiscal Year 2006-2007 Department Appropriation:

 

Board of Supervisors

 

231,630

 Auditor

 

530,781

 Treasurer

 

597,188

 Attorney

 

728,855

 Sheriff

 

2,751,969

 Recorder

 

286,066

Law Enforcement Center

 

356,044

Fair & 4-H

 

44,100

Drainage Officer

 

12,800

 County Engineer

 

7,670,000

 Veterans Affairs

 

44,200

 Conservation Board

 

575,355

 Health Board

 

1,633,131

 Social Services

 

315,819

 County Care Facility

 

 

 Medical Examiner

 

85,000

Homemakers

 

110,000

Capital Projects

 

 

 District Court

 

457,700

County Libraries

 

179,077

 Child Support Recovery

 

465,188

Planning & Zoning

 

58,771

 Communications

 

 

Emergency Service

 

 

Courthouse Restoration

 

 

 General Services

 

272,077

MIS

 

371,624

GIS

 

42,474

Other County Buildings

 

29,317

330 1st Ave N - SS Building

 

150,888

 MH/DD Administration

 

4,156,463

Risk Management

 

7,000

 

 

 

 Nondepartmental

 

1,752,105

 

 

 

TOTALS

 

23,915,622

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize transfer from Rural Basic Fund to Secondary Road Fund, in the amount of $720,000.00 and $19,160 from the General Basic Fund to the Secondary Road Fund, per Fiscal Year 2005-2006 Budget and from $106, 246.13 from General Basic to General Supplemental for employment benefits reimbursed by Child Support Recovery Unit in Fiscal Year 2005-2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to cancel Board of Supervisor’s Regular Meeting of July 4, 2006, in observation of Independence Day.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve reappointment of Darlene Winninger as rural member of the Duncombe Library Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file Annual Update for Confinement Feeding Operation, in Section 27, Gowrie Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Wetland Mitigation Agreement between State of Iowa, Iowa Department of Transportation and Webster County Conservation Board.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize temporary closure of 160th Street along the north side of Harlan Rogers Sports Complex between Nelson Avenue and Oates Avenue and other special traffic control on Nelson Avenue along the west side of Harlan Rogers Sports Complex on Sunday July 2, 2006, during the Doobie Brothers Concert.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to adopt resolution and authorize Chair to sign Tate and Lyle’s Application for Financial Assistance from the Iowa Department of Economic Development

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TATE & LYLE INGREDIENTS AMERICA, INC.

PROJECT FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING TAX INCENTIVES AND
ASSISTANCE UNDER THE HIGH QUALITY JOB CREATION PROGRAM, THE
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC BETTERMENT ACCOUNT, THE VALUE-ADDED
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
PROGRAM, AND APPROVING A VALUE-ADDED PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION

 

WHEREAS, Webster County, Iowa (the “County”) has received a request from Tate & Lyle Ingredients America, Inc. (“Tate”) to approve Tate’s construction of a 150,000 bushel per day corn wet mill for the production of Industrial Starches thereby creating at least 100 full-time equivalent jobs paying at least 160% of the average county wage in the County (the “Project”); and

 

WHEREAS, Tate has requested that the County approve said Project by resolution and sign Tate’s application with the Iowa Department of Economic Development as the sponsor community so Tate may receive incentives and assistance under the High Quality Job Creation Program, the Community Economic Betterment Account, the Value-Added Agricultural Products and the Processes Financial Assistance Program and Physical Infrastructure Assistance Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the County desires that the Iowa Department of Economic Development consider Tate’s application for said benefits; and

 

WHEREAS, the County is willing to grant a tax exemption for the Project, subject to certain requirements; and

 

WHEREAS, Tate has indicated it will meet all requirements for said benefit programs, will enter into a contract with the County and the Iowa Department of Economic Development, and will enter into a separate development agreement for the Project with the County and the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa for the Project.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA:

 

                Section 1.  That the County hereby finds that the Project is consistent with the County’s plan for development, and is coordinated with other physical infrastructure projects in the area, and approves the Project for the purpose of receiving tax incentives and assistance under the High Quality Job Creation Program, the Community Economic Betterment Account, the Value-Added Agricultural Products and Processes Financial Assistance Program and the Physical Infrastructure Assistance Program.

 

                Section 2.  Subject to the execution of an agreement with the Iowa Department of Economic Development and the County, and subject to the terms of a separate development agreement with the County and the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, providing for remedies and indemnification in the event Project requirements are not achieved or met, the County will, pursuant to Iowa Code Section 15.332, exempt from taxation all of the actual value added by the Project to real property that is directly related to the new jobs created by the Project for a period of 10 years, beginning with the year the improvements are first assessed for taxation.  In the event an agreement with the Iowa Department of Economic Development and the County is not executed, or in the event a separate development agreement with County and the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, in a form acceptable to the County and the City, is not executed, this tax exemption shall be null and void.

 

                Section 3.  The County Auditor shall provide a copy of this resolution to the Iowa Department of Economic Development and the Webster County Assessor.

 

                Section 4.  Officers of the County are hereby authorized to take such further actions as are deemed necessary in order to carry into effect the provisions of this resolution, including but not limited to, execution of applications filed with the Iowa Department of Economic Development and other State agencies for benefits related to the Project.

 

                Section 5.  This resolution shall become effective immediately upon its passage and approval.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 27th day of June, 2006.

 

S/Greg Nolting

Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously. 

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to receive and place on file 6-month wage adjustment for Dale Iles, Welder/Fabricator to $16.60 per hour effective July 16, 2006 per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m. a 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.  No written objections were file and oral comments were heard.  Chairman Nolting closed the public hearing and moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve first consideration of said amendments, subject to the design standards set out by the Planning and Zoning Commission and further to set July 25, 2006 at 10:30a.m. as the time and date for public hearing on the final consideration of said rezone.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Lizer, Gill, Condon and Magnusson.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Lidie Hora and several high school students, representing Students for a Drug-Free Alliance, requested that the Board of Supervisors consider adopting a keg registration ordinance for Webster County.  The Board of Supervisors directed the County Attorney to draft a related ordinance for Webster County.

 

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

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.