Regular Meeting

March 6, 2007

 

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

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of February 28, 2007 regular meeting and March 1, 2007 special meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman Nolting called the Public Hearing on Proposed Fiscal Year 2007-2008 County Budget. No comments or objections were heard.  Following a general review of the proposed budget, Chairman Nolting closed the public hearing.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve Adoption of Budget and Certification of Taxes for Fiscal year July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve the following Compensation Schedule of Elected Officials for Fiscal Year 2007-2008:   Attorney - $80,623;  Auditor - $51,662; Recorder - $51,662; Treasurer - $51,662; Sheriff - $68,705; Supervisors - $32,859; Supervisor Chair - $33,639.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to cancel March 20, 2007 Regular Meeting of the Board of Supervisors to allow them to attend Iowa State Association of County Officials Spring School of Instruction. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve bonds of Anthony J. Goodpaster and Hoag Plumbing and Heating for installation of septic systems.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by  Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file termination of Michael Garrard, Correctional Officer, effective February 13, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file the following appointments: James A. Stewart, Burnside Township Trustee; James Fevold, Lost Grove Township Trustee; Don Lehman, Colfax Township Trustee; Neal Greve, Pleasant Valley Township Clerk; Beth Gernhart, Pleasant Valley Township Trustee; and Dan Rasmussen, Benefited Fire District #3 Trustee.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to adopt the following Resolution: 

 

 

A RESOLUTION URGING REPRAL OF THE RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT IN

IOWA CODE SECTION 692A.2A

 

                WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Webster, Iowa, has considered the issues of ineffectiveness and expenditure of the law enforcement resources related to sex offender residency restrictions, and

 

                WHEREAS, the Iowa County Attorneys Association, the Iowa Sheriffs and Deputies Association, the Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Abuse, the Prevent Child Abuse Iowa organization, the Iowa State Association of Counties, and not less than eleven other professional Iowa groups and associations support repeal, and

 

                WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Webster desires to express its support for the repeal of Iowa Code Section 692A.2A.

 

                NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Webster, Iowa:

 

                                Section 1:  That the legislature of Iowa and the Governor of Iowa should repeal Iowa Code

                                Section 692A.2A

 

                PASSED AND APPROVED this 6th day of March, 2007

 

 

s/Greg Nolting

Chairman, Board of Supervisors

 

 

ATTEST:

s/Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously. 

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to adopt the following Resolution:

 

RESOLUTION DECLARING AN OFFICIAL INTENT UNDER TREASURY

REGULATOLN 1.150-2 TO ISSUE DEBT TO REIMBURSE TH

 COUNTY FOR CERTAIN ORIGINAL EXPENDITURES PAID

IN CONNECTION WITH SPECIFIED PROJECTS

 

                WHEREAS, the County anticipates making cash expenditures for one or more capital improvement projects, generally described below (each of which shall hereinafter be referred to as a “Project”); and

 

                WHEREAS, the County reasonably expects to issue debt to reimburse the costs of a Project; and

 

                WHEREAS, the Board believes it is consistent with the County’s budgetary and financial circumstances to issue this declaration of official intent.

 

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

 

                Section 1.  That this Resolution be and does hereby serve as a declaration of official intent under Treasury Regulation 1.150-2.

                Section 2.  That it is reasonably expected that capital expenditures will be made in respect of the foregoing Project(s), from time to time and is such amounts as this Board determines to be necessary or desirable under the circumstances then and there existing.

                Section 3.  That the County reasonably expects to reimburse all or a portion of the foregoing expenditures with the proceeds of bonds, notes or other indebtedness to be issued or incurred by the County in the future.

                Section 4.  That the total estimated costs of the Projects(s), the maximum principal amount of the bonds, notes or other indebtedness to be issued for the foregoing Project(s) and the estimated dates of completion of the Project(s) are reasonably expected to be as follows:

 

Project                                    Fund from which                  Total                       Amount of                             Estimated

Purchase and                        original expenditures           Estimated               Borrowing                             Date of

Improve real property          are to be Advanced             Cost *                                    Anticipated                           Completion

At 108 S. 8th St.                                                                     Not to Exceed

Fort Dodge, Iowa                

                                                General Basic                        $550,000   $500,000                                  6-1-07

 

                Section 5.  That the County reasonably expects to reimburse the above-mentioned Project costs not later than the later of eighteen months after the capital expenditures are paid or eighteen months after the property is placed in service.

                Section 6.  That this Resolution be maintained by the County Auditor in an Official Intent File maintained in the Office of the Auditor and available at all times for public inspection, subject to such revisions as may be necessary.

 

                PASSED AND APPROVED this 6th day of March, 2007

 

s/Greg Nolting

Chairperson

 

ATTEST:

s/Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl the meeting adjourn.  Motion carried unanimously.