Regular Meeting

November 28, 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 November 21, 2006 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following drainage repairs:D.D.#189 and D.D.#70 Webster & #95 Calhoun.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve amended MH/DD rates for fiscal year 2007 for North Central Iowa Mental Health Center.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Magnusson, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Webster County Flexible Benefits Plan Renewal for period beginning January 1, 2007.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

A Public Hearing was held on the first consideration of the adoption of Ordinance No. 041, Ordinance mandating the registration and documentation of retail sales of keg alcoholic beverages.No objections written or oral were heard.Chairman Nolting closed the public hearing.Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to approve first consideration of said Ordinance No. 041, and further to waive second consideration and set December 26, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. as the time and date for final consideration of said Ordinance.†† Roll call vote:Ayes Ė Lizer, Gill, Condon, Magnusson and Nolting.Nays Ė none.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Xenia rural Water District to bore 1.5 inch water service line under Woodman Hollow Road near 2431 Woodman Hollow Road in Section 21, Otho Township. ††(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Magnusson to approve and authorize Chair to sign tile crossing permit application from Stanley Cline and Frank Light to install 15-inch sub-drain across 300th Street between Sections 8 and 17, Clay Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m. a Public Hearing to discuss Community Development Block Grant Application to fund the construction of a new Webster County Disabilities Alliance/Friendship Center facility.Amending the Community Development and Housing Needs Assessment and the following were discussed:

 

WEBSTER COUNTY CDBG APPLICATION FOR COMMUNITY FACILITIES

Public Hearing

November 28, 2006

 

††††††††††† †† A)†††††††††††† How the need for the proposed activities were identified:

The need for a new facility was addressed due to the poor physical condition of the existing building and

the lack of available space for programs. The building is not handicapped accessible

 

B)                  How the proposed activities will be funded and sources of funds:

The project will be funded through a Community Development Block Grant for $600,000 and bank loan

for the remaining amount.

 

C)                  Date application will be submitted:

The application will be submitted by MIDAS Council of Governments on or before4:30 p.m. December 12, 2006.

 

D)                  Requested amount of Federal funds:

$600,000 in CDBG funds.

 

E)                   Estimated portion of federal funds requested that will benefit persons of low and moderate income:

100% of the funds will benefit LMI persons due to the clientele involved.

 

F)                   Where the proposed activities will be conducted:

The proposed project construction will be at the southeastern property located at 3rd Avenue North and

7th Street.The property exists today as an unformed Fort Dodge owned parking lot.

 

G)                  Plans to minimize displacement of persons and businesses as a result of funded activities:

No displacement of persons or businesses will occur.

 

H)                  Plans to assist persons actually displaced:

No displacement of persons or businesses will occur.

 

I)                    The nature of the proposed activities:

This project will consist of the new construction of a handicap accessible facility approximately 10,000 sq. ft. in size.The costs will include construction and site development.The project will offer adequate conference, meeting, office, kitchen, restroom, arts and crafts, billiards, computer and storage spaces as well as a covered patio and driveway.

 

††††††††††† †† J) ††††††††††† Person(s) authorized to receive and respond to citizens proposals, questions and complaints concerning the proposed (funded) activities will be:

††††††††††††† Carol Messerly

County Auditor

701 Central Avenue

Fort Dodge, IA50501

(515) 573-7175

 

††††††††††† K)††††††††††††††† Person(s) available and able to provide technical assistance to groups representative of low- and moderate-income persons in preparing and presenting their proposals for the request and use of federal funds.

 

 

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MIDAS Council of Governments

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 602 1st Ave, South

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (515) 576-7183

 

No written or oral objections being heard, Chairman Nolting closed the public hearing.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Gill to amend the Community Development and Housing Needs Assessment to include this project.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Gill, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Community Development Block Grant Application to help fund the construction of a new Webster County Disabilities Alliance/Friendship Center facility.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

Moved and seconded the meeting adjourn.Motion carried unanimously.