Regular Meeting

April 17, 2007

 

The Board of Supervisor met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Condon, Dencklau, Lizer, Motl and Nolting.†† Absent:None.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of April 10, 2007 regular meeting.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to recognize Crime Victims Rights Week by displaying a Crime Victims Rights Week flag during the week of April 22 through April 28, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve salary increase for Melissa Nelson, Jailer to $10.86, effective March 27, 2007; and Dustin Freisth, Jailer, to $10.86, effective April 13, 2007.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Sheriffís Report of Fees Collected for period ending March 31, 2007.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Quarterly Report of Veteran Affairs Commission for period ending March 31, 2007.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign Byrne/Jag Grant Funding Contract and Sub-recipient Agreement with Community Family Resources.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign 28E Intergovernmental Contract Agreement between the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Webster County Conservation Board for shared naturalist program.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign funding agreements between Tate and Lyle, Webster County and the Iowa Department of Economic Development.(Copy on file in Auditorís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve legal description and name of Webster County Ag-Industrial Center for Urban Renewal Area being proposed.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bury 24-strand fiber optic cable along the south side of Theater road and the east side of Old Highway 169 in Section 3, Elkhorn Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract documents with Peterson Contractors, Inc. for Bridge Replacement Project BROS-CO94(68)-5F-94 on Route P73 south of Lehigh in Section 18, Yell Township.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa DOT Agreement #2007-C-043, which sets forth terms for Webster County to accept ownership and maintenance responsibilities for the county road modifications due to the completion of four-lane US Highway 20 from east of Moorland to Calhoun County Line.(Copy on file in Engineerís office).Motion carried unanimously.

County Engineer received the following bids to purchase one new wheel loader:Murphy Tractor - $152,500.00 and Ziegler Inc. - $153,797.00.Engineer Randy Will advised the Board that Webster County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all quotation, to waive technicalities, and to accept the proposal that appears to be in the best interest of Webster County.Price, parts and service support, resale value, analysis and comparison of specification details, preventative maintenance and operating costs, and past experience are considered in arriving at the decision of what constitutes the best proposal.Therefore Engineer Will recommended the quotation of $153,797.00 from Ziegler Inc. be accepted.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve purchase of one new wheel loader for the amount of $153,797.00, from Ziegler, Inc.Motion carried unanimously.

 

Jim Dick, Prairie Valley School District Superintendent, Ina Breeden, and Katie Palmer addressed the Board on their concerns of heavy truck traffic on P-33, because of the ethanol plant, requesting that something be done especially during the before and after school hours when the buses are on the roads.

 

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

 

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