Regular Meeting

August 29, 2006

 

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

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve minutes of August 22, 2006 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Mike Kenyon, Deputy Sheriff, at an annual salary of $35,446.34, effective August 24, 2006.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Lizer to approve employment status of Angela Morgan from part-time to full-time Jailer, effective September 1, 2006, at the rate of $11.65 per hour.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Gayle Pierson discussed a fence viewing problem.  County Attorney Cori Kuhn referred Mr. Pierson to the proper source.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve resolution to temporarily close 280th Street between Section 36, Fulton Township and Section 1, Roland Township for railroad crossing work.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Lizer to approve resolution to temporarily close 260th Street between Sections 24 and 25, Fulton Township for railroad crossing work.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 306.41 provides for the temporary closing of sections of roadway when necessary because of construction and maintenance, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has been authorized by a previous resolution of the Webster County Board of Supervisors to execute the above requirements of Iowa Code Section 306.41 regarding temporary road closures, and

 

WHEREAS, railroad crossing repairs by the Union Pacific Railroad will cause RouteD14 (a.k.a. 170th Street) between Route P59 (a.k.a. Paragon Avenue) and Route P63 (a.k.a. Samson Avenue) to be closed and a detour to be designated.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the above-described road be closed and the following roads be designated as a detour route:

 

From the junction of Route P59 (a.k.a. Paragon Avenue) and Route D14 (a.k.a. 170th Street); thence South two miles on Route P59 (a.k.a. Paragon Avenue) to the junction of Route D18 (a.k.a. 190th Street); thence East three miles on Route D18 (a.k.a. 190th Street) to the junction of Route P63 (a.k.a. Samson Avenue); to the junction of D14 (a.k.a. 170th Street)

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route were established in the field at 7:30 A.M., Monday, August 28, 2006 and shall continue for the duration of said maintenance project as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 29th day of August 2006:

 

 

S/Greg Nolting

Chairman, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to adopt the following resolution: 

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 306.41 provides for the temporary closing of sections of roadway when necessary because of construction and maintenance, and

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has been authorized by a previous resolution of the Webster County Board of Supervisors to execute the above requirements of Iowa Code Section 306.41 regarding temporary road closures, and

 

WHEREAS,  railroad crossing repairs by the Union Pacific Railroad will cause RouteC56 (a.k.a. Vincent Avenue) between 130th and 140th Street to be closed and a detour to be designated.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that the above-described road be closed and the following roads be designated as a detour route:

 

From the junction of Route P71 (a.k.a. Vincent Avenue) and Route C56 (a.k.a. 140th Street), thence East Approximately one mile on Route C56 (a.k.a. 140th Street) to the junction Xavier Avenue; thence North one mile on Xavier Avenue to the junction of Route C56 (a.k.a. Vincent Avenue);

 

And that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be temporarily erected and maintained as follows:

 

NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC: NW Corner of the NE ¼ Section 23, T90N, R27W.

 

SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC: SE Corner of the SW ¼ Section 14, T90N, R27W.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route were established in the field at 9:00 A.M., Monday, August 28, 2006 and shall continue for the duration of said maintenance project as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 29th day of August 2006:

 

 

S/Greg Nolting

Chairman, Board of Supervisors

 

Attest:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to install approximately 675 feet of new copper telephone cable along the north side of 190th Street in Section 15, Cooper Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Lehigh Valley Telephone to replace copper telephone cable along the south side of 290th Street from Hawkeye Avenue to 1779 290th Street.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to void permit from Midland Power Cooperative that was approve August 15, 2006 and approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power Cooperative to rebuild and construct new overhead electric line in Sections 20 and 29, Township 86 North, Range 27 West to Hidden Acres Camp, 3837 Union Avenue.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign contact documents with Fred Carlson Company for Projects FM-CO94(60)-55-94 and FM-TSF-CO94(62)-5B-94 for road improvements to Route P59 from 25th Avenue North in Fort Dodge north approximately 6 miles to Badger.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourned.