Regular Meeting

May 22, 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 May 15, 2007 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#179, #189, #117, D.D.#88, D.D.#216 and Joint D.D.#16 Webster & #247 Calhoun.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman Nolting announced that this was the time and place for public hearing on authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of not to exceed $500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2007, in order to provide funds to pay costs of acquiring, equipping and furnishing real property located at 108 South 8th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa, an essential county purpose.  County Auditor reported no written objections, and no oral objections were heard.  Chairman declared time for written and oral objections closes.

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

 

RESOLUTION INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS TO TAKE ADDITIONAL ACTION FOR THE AUTHORIZATION OF A LOAN AGREEMENT AND THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $500,000 GENERAL OBLIIGATION CAPITAL LOAN NOTES, SERIES 2007

 

                WHEREAS, pursuant to notice published as required by law, this Board has held a public meeting and hearing upon the proposal to institute proceedings for the authorization of a Loan Agreement and the issuance of not to exceed $500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2007, for the purpose of paying costs of acquiring, equipping and furnishing real property located at 108 South 8th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa., and has considered the extent of objections received from residents or property owners as to the proposal and, accordingly the following action is now considered to be in the best interests of the County and residents thereof:

 

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

 

                Section 1.  That this Board does hereby institute proceedings and take additional action for the authorization of a Loan Agreement and issuance in the manner required by law of not to exceed $500,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes, Series 2007, to evidence the obligation thereof for the foregoing purpose.

 

                PASSED AND APPROVED this  ­­  22nd  day of    May  , 2007.

 

                               

                                                                                                                s/ Greg Nolting                                            

                                                                                                                Chairperson of the Board of Supervisors

 

ATTEST:

 

s/ Carol Messerly

County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve salary increase for Michelle Lara, Jail Cook, to $11.90 per hour, effective May 18, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve bond of Tim Olson DBA Olson Plumbing & Heating for septic tank installation.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign Purchase and Sale Agreement between First State Investors and Webster County, Iowa, for property located at 108 South 8th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve retaining the services of Haila Engineering to provide report of private use space associated with the property located at 108 South 8th Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve Beer Permit Renewal Application for Fort Dodge Air National Guard.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract for purchase of approximately seven acres from Arthur and Norma Scharf for the Badger Lake Watershed Improvement Project.

 

 

CONTRACT

 

                THIS AGREEMENT made and entered into by and between    Arthur and Norma Scharf  , hereinafter called “Sellers”, and   Webster County, Iowa  , hereinafter called “Buyer”.

 

WITNESSETH: The Sellers hereby agree to sell and the Buyer hereby agrees to buy for public use and watershed protection, real estate situated in Webster County, Iowa designated as Parcel No. 1 of Webster County Conservation Project Badger Lake Watershed Improvement Project as more fully described on the Acquisition Plat attached hereto, upon the following terms:

 

1.                    TOTAL PURCHASED PRICE which Buyer agrees to pay Sellers for the land constituting Parcel

No. 1 is the sum of $15,000.00.

                               

2.                    ABSTRACT. Seller, at Seller’s expense, shall furnish Buyer an updated abstract of title showing

merchantable fee simple title in it free of all liens and encumbrances.

                               

3.                    POSSESSION is the essence of this contract and Buyer may take immediate possession of  said

parcel upon execution of this contract by both Sellers and Buyer.

           

 

 

4.                    PAYMENT FOR DEED.  Upon payment of all sums owing by Buyer to Sellers by virtue of this

contract in the amount of $15,000.00 for which payment shall be made within sixty days after this

contract has been executed by both Sellers and Buyer, Seller’s shall contemporaneously execute

and deliver to Buyer a warranty deed conveying rights to said parcel.

                               

5.                    LIENS.  In the event that said parcel is burdened by the lien of a mortgage, judgment or other

encumbrances, Sellers agree to fully cooperate with Buyer in securing a release of such lien from said

parcel. If necessary and proper, Sellers agree that any part of the sum owing to them under this

contract may be paid to the holder of such lien for such release.

 

           

            Signed this   2nd  day of                                                          

              May  , 2007

            SCHARF FAMILY

 

            s/Arthur Scharf                                                                                        s/ Greg Nolting

            Arthur Scharf                                                                                            Greg Nolting

                                                                                                                                Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

 

            s/ Norma J Scharf                                                                                     ATTEST: s/Carol Messerly

            Norma Scharf                                                                                            Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor                     

 

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file Manure Management Updates for Steven Grettenberg in Section 4, Dayton Township and Litchfield Realty in Section 35, Burnside Township; Sections 27, 31, 33 and 35, Yell Township; and Section 33, Hardin Township. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following MH/DD Provider Contacts: New Hope Village; Echo, Inc.; Dr. William Morton (psychologist); Hope Haven; Easter Seals; Genesis Development and Richard Center.  (Copies on file in CPC’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign resolution that temporarily closes Oak Avenue between Sections 4 and 5 Burnside Township for a bridge replacement project.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Midland Power to provide new electrical service to 3756 Water Road in Section 22, Hardin Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign right of way acquisition documents and agreement to include right of way in an urban renewal area for Project RC-CO94(65)-9A-94, which is the Northeast Quarter of Section 19, Douglas Township. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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