Regular Meeting

March 27, 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 March 13, 2007 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:D.D. #61, D.D. #354, D.D. #47, and D.D. #122.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file salary adjustment of Tricia Nichols to $17.00 per hour, effective February 5, 2007, per Public Health Department.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file employment of Jennifer Wuebker, Public Health Nurse, at the rate of $17.00 per hour, effective April 16, 2007, per Public Health Department.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to accept resignation of Danelle Wood, Correctional Officer, effective April 6, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve salary increase for Renae Ryan, Correctional Officer to $11.90 per hour, effective March 19, 2007, and Angie Morgan, Correctional Officer to $11.90 per hour, effective February 25, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve employment of Thomas Steck, Part-time Correctional Officer at the rate of $10.00 per hour, effective March 18, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve employment of Jerry Messerly as Temporary-part-time Civil Process Server, effective March 21, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file appointment of Craig Hamilton, Badger Township Trustee. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign Class C Liquor License Application for Willow Ridge Golf, LLC.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Class B Beer License Application for Lake Side Golf Course.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve bond of Phil Hood Excavating, Inc. for well and septic system contracting.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve Tower/Structure/Equipment Removal Bond of MidAmerican Energy Company. (Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve replacement of tree on Lone Tree Road.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to adopt the following resolution:

 

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING INCREASING REVENUE TO ROAD USE TAX FUND

 

WHEREAS,†† Senators Rielly and Noble,Chair and Ranking Member, respectively,of the Transportation Committee, are seeking input concerning transportation needs with public meetings that are being held throughout the state;and

 

WHEREAS,†† the Road Use Tax Fund is an important source of support for construction and maintenance projects at the city, county and state level; and

 

WHEREAS,an integral part of Road Use Tax Fund is the fuel tax, which has not increased since 1989, and during that timeframe construction costs have more than doubled;and

 

WHEREAS,the Iowa Good Roads Association,the Iowa County Supervisorís Association, the Iowa County Engineerís Association, and a consortium of additional public and private individuals and organizations, have promoted the TIME-21 program (Transportation Investment Moves the Economy in the 21st Century) to underscore the steady deterioration of the construction dollar; and

 

WHEREAS,TIME-21 supports the Iowa Department of Transportationís request for an additional $200 million added to the R. U. T. F. that would be committed to roadway infrastructure andwould be generated by increasing transportation-related fees;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVEDthat the Webster County Board of Supervisors recognizes the vital role that our transportation system performs for Iowa and encourages the legislature to consider funding alternatives to increase revenue to the Road Use Tax Fund.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 27th day of March, 2007.

 

 

S/Greg Nolting

Chair Board of Supervisors

 

 

ATTEST:

 

S/Carol Messerly

Webster County Auditor

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file 6-month salary adjustment to $16.17 for Scott Licht, effective April 9, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign resolutions to temporarily close the following roads due to water over the road: 1) between Sections 9 and 10, Gowrie Township; 20 between Sections 15 and 16 Gowrie Township; 3) between Section 23 and 24 Johnson Township.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract documents with Midwest Contracting, LLC, for Projects L-780408-73-94 and L-971260-73-94.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize chair to sign Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 1-70-HBRRS-008 for Bridge Replacement Project BROS-CO94(70)-8J-94 between Section 21 and 22, Lost Grove Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bury fiber optic cable at toe of backslope along west side of Hayes Avenue in Section 19, Douglas Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bury approximately 2010 feet of fiber optic cable along the east side of Iowa Avenue in Section 16, Douglas Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30a.m., an informational meeting was held to discuss proposed Urban Renewal Area, in Douglas Township.Approximately thirty interested people attended, with Tom Simmering, Planning Consultant and Mark Cory, Attorney presenting information of Urban Renewal. No action taken.

 

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

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to adjourn.Motion carried unanimously.