Regular Meeting

August 15, 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 August 8, 2006 regular meeting.  Motion carried

unanimously.                                                         

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign 5-day Class B Beer Permit application for Des Moines Skydivers effective August 31, 2006 through September 4, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve salary increases for the following Correctional Officers, effective August 13, 2006:   James Skelly, to $10.86; and Patrick Buckingham to $11.65.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve the following resolutions:

 

RESOLUTION 2006-08-15(1)

 

WHEREAS, Webster County desires to classify certain roads on the area service system in the County to provide for a minimal level of maintenance and access by means of a gate or barrier; and

 

WHEREAS, the County, after consultation with the County Engineer, has the authority to specify certain roads within the County as Area Service “C” roads pursuant to Iowa Code Section 309.57, and

 

            WHEREAS, the only persons who will have access rights to the roads shall be:

    (1)    The owner, lessee, or person in lawful possession of any adjoining land,

    (2)    The agent or employee of the owner, lessee or person in lawful possession of any adjoining land,

    (3)    Any peace officer,

    (4)    Any magistrate,

    (5)    Any public employee whose duty it is to supervise the use or perform maintenance of the road,

    (6)    Any agent or employee of any utility located upon the road.

 

            WHEREAS, the minimal level of maintenance will be as follows:

1.       Blading.  Blading or dragging will not be performed on a regular basis.

2.       Snow and Ice Removal.  Snow and ice will not be removed, nor will the road surface be sanded or

Salted on a regular basis.

3.       Signing.  Except for load limit posting for bridges, signing shall not be continued or provided.  ALL AREA

SERVICE LEVEL C ROADS SHALL BE IDENTIFIED WITH A SIGN AT ALL POINTS OF ACCESS TO

WARN THE PUBLIC OF THE LOWER LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE.

4.       Weeds, Brush and Trees.  Mowing or spraying weeds, cutting brush and tree removal will not be performed

on a regular basis.  Adequate sight distances will not be maintained.

5.       Structures.  Bridges and culverts may not be maintained to carry legal loads. Upon failure or loss, the

Replacement structure will be appropriated for the traffic thereon.

6.       Road Surfacing.  There will be no surfacing materials applied to Area Service System C Roads on a regular basis.

7.       Shoulders.  Shoulders will not be maintained on a regular basis.

8.       Crown.  A crown will not be maintained on a regular basis.

9.       Repairs. There will be no road repair on a regular basis.

10.   Uniform Width.  Uniform width for the traveled portion of the road will not be maintained.

11.   Inspections.  Regular inspections will not be conducted.     

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby proposes to classify the following described parcel of road right of way as Area Service “C”:

 

The portion of public right of way starting near the NW Corner of the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 10, Township 86 North, Range 27 West and running northeasterly to a point near the NE Corner of the SW1/4 of the NW1/4 of said Section 10, formally described as follows:  That portion of the change in the Landreth & Skillet Creek Road (Book 3, PP 228) and the Landreth School House & Hardin's Ferry Road (Book 1, PP 77) commencing at the Cedar Center Road (As constructed) and thence running northeasterly to a point on the South Line of the North 1/2 of Government Lot 5, all in Section 10, Township 86 North, Range 27 West.  According to the Secondary Road County Engineers Listing for Webster County, this segment of road is 0.528 miles and was reclassified as a "Class B" road by action of the Webster County Board of Supervisors on July 16, 1991 (Book 21, PP 151).

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the proposed Area Service “C” classification on above described road be set for 10:30 A.M. on the 12th day of September, 2006 in the Supervisors Room of the Webster County Courthouse in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and that the County Engineer send notice to adjacent landowners explaining proposed classification and requesting their oral or written comments.

 

S/Greg Nolting, Chair

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

S/Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

 

RESOLUTION 2006-08-15(2)

 

WHEREAS, Webster County desires to classify certain roads on the area service system in the County to provide for a minimal level of maintenance and access by means of a gate or barrier; and

 

WHEREAS, the County, after consultation with the County Engineer, has the authority to specify certain roads within the County as Area Service “C” roads pursuant to Iowa Code Section 309.57, and

 

WHEREAS, the only persons who will have access rights to the roads shall be:

 

(1)  The owner, lessee, or person in lawful possession of any adjoining land,

(2)  The agent or employee of the owner, lessee or person in lawful possession of any adjoining land,

(3)  Any peace officer,

(4)  Any magistrate,

(5)  Any public employee whose duty it is to supervise the use or perform maintenance of the road,

(6)  Any agent or employee of any utility located upon the road.

 

WHEREAS, the minimal level of maintenance will be as follows:

 

1.    Blading.  Blading or dragging will not be performed on a regular basis.

2.    Snow and Ice Removal.  Snow and ice will not be removed, nor will the road surface be sanded or   salted on a regular basis.

3.    Signing.  Except for load limit posting for bridges, signing shall not be continued or provided.  ALL AREA SERVICE LEVEL C ROADS SHALL BE IDENTIFIED WITH A SIGN AT ALL POINTS OF ACCESS TO WARN THE PUBLIC OF THE LOWER LEVEL OF MAINTENANCE.

4.    Weeds, Brush and Trees.  Mowing or spraying weeds, cutting brush and tree removal will not be performed on a regular basis.  Adequate sight distances will not be maintained.

5.    Structures.  Bridges and culverts may not be maintained to carry legal loads. Upon failure or loss, the replacement structure will be appropriate for the traffic thereon.

6.    Road Surfacing.  There will be no surfacing materials applied to Area Service System C Roads on a regular basis.

7.  Shoulders.  Shoulders will not be maintained on a regular basis.

8.  Crown.  A crown will not be maintained on a regular basis.

9.  Repairs.  There will be no road repair on a regular basis.

 10.  Uniform Width.  Uniform width for the traveled portion of the road will not be maintained.

                     11.  Inspections.  Regular inspections will not be conducted.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby proposes to classify the following described parcel of road right of way as Area Service “C”:

 

That portion of public right of way starting near the NW Corner of the NE/14 of the SE1/4 of Section 27, Township 87 North, Range 27 West and running easterly to a point near the NW Corner of the NE1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 26, Township 87 North, Range 27 West and described on Page 255 in Supervisors Journal No. 21 on July 18, 1950 as “a road 66’ in width thru parts of Sections 26 and 27, Twp. 87N Range 27W to be known as the Quinn & Long Road”.  According to the Secondary Road County Engineers Listing for Webster County, this segment of road is 0.541 miles and is the portion of 325th Street east of Washington Avenue.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing on the proposed Area Service “C” classification on above described road be set for 10:30 A.M. on the 12th day of September, 2006 in the Supervisors Room of the Webster County Courthouse in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and that the County Engineer send notice to adjacent landowners explaining proposed classification and requesting their oral or written comments.

 

 

S/Greg Nolting, Chair

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

S/Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power Cooperative to rebuild and construct new overhead electric line in Sections 19, 29 and 30, Township 86 North, Range 27 West to Hidden Acres Camp, 3837 Union Avenue. ( Copy on file in Engineer’s office) Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved  and seconded the meeting adjourned.