Regular Meeting

August 14, 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 August 7, 2007, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#43.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve salary increases for the following Jailers:  Doug Darrah to $12.26 per hour, effective July 19, 2007; Joshua Egesdal to $12.26 per hour effective, July 20, 2007; and James Skelly to $12.26 per hour effective August 13, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve part-time employment of Matt Webb, Correctional Officer, at the rate of $10.30 per hour, effective August 6, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file resignation of Polly Van Alstine, Case Manager for Webster County Disabilities Alliance, effective September 7, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize lease agreements with Elderbridge Agency on Aging, Bank of America and Farm Bureau upon review of said leases.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign HVAC Repairs Proposal submitted by Johnson Controls, Inc. for repairs to the Bank Building.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Amendment One To Operations and Maintenance Agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. for the Bank Building. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Tower Removal Bond for U.S. Cellular.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve Class B Native Wine Permit for Community Orchards.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve Letter of Support for Gowrie Historical Society applying for grant funding through Iowa Network, Inc.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Financial System Computer Software Upgrade Agreement with Tyler Technologies, Incorporated.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from City of Fort Dodge to install twin 16-inch sewer force mains from the City of Fort Dodge Wastewater Treatment Facility to Agricultural Park in Section 19, Douglas Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30 a.m. a Public Hearing was held on the proposed Area Service “C” classification for that remaining portion of public right of way described on Pages 129 through 132 of road Record Book No. 5, establishing a road 40 feet wide through parts of Section 3 and 10, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5 P.M., known as the Holiday Creek and Coalville Common Consent Road. No written comments were received and oral comments were heard and noted.  Chairman Nolting closed the public hearing.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION CLASSIFYING A PORTION OF PUBLIC ROAD

IN SECTIONS 3 AND 10, T-88N, R-28W AS AREA SERVICE “C”

 

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors, after consultation with the County Engineer, has the authority to specify certain roads within the County as Area Service “C” roads pursuant to Iowa Code Section 309.57, and

 

WHEREAS, a public hearing was held at 10:30 A.M. on August 14, 2007 in the Board of Supervisors Room at the Webster County Courthouse in Fort Dodge, Iowa on classifying the following described parcel of road right of way as Area Service “C”:

 

That remaining portion of public right of way described on Pages 129 through 132 of Road Record Book No. 5 establishing a road 40 feet wide through parts of Sections 3 and 10, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., known as the Holiday Creek and Coalville Common Consent Road.  

 

WHEREAS, a resolution dated March 19, 1974 on Page 54 of Road Record Book 7 vacated the public right of way in the SE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 10, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., and

 

WHEREAS, the remaining portion of public right of way starting near the S1/4 Corner of Section 3, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M. and running southwesterly to a point along the south line of the NE1/4 of the NW1/4 of Section 10, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M. remains unimproved, and according to the Secondary Road County Engineers Listing, this remaining portion of public road is 0.410 miles and is the portion of Peterson Drive west of 230th Street.

 

WHEREAS, proper and legal notice and publication were served and published according to the Code of Iowa, and

 

WHEREAS, there were no claims received, either in writing or by persons present, and

 

WHEREAS, Phyllis Stewart and Paul Jordison commented they were opposed to maintaining the gate, and

 

WHEREAS, Paul Jordison commented he was concerned about the minimum level of maintenance of an Area Service “C” road, and

 

WHEREAS, Clifford Sturdevant commented he was concerned about the location of the gate and temporary vehicle parking projecting onto 228th and 230th Streets.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby classifies the following described parcel of road right of way as Area Service “C”:

 

That remaining portion of public right of way described on Pages 129 through 132 of Road Record Book No. 5 establishing a road 40 feet wide through parts of Sections 3 and 10, Township 88 North, Range 28 West of the 5th P.M., known as the Holiday Creek and Coalville Common Consent Road, being 0.410 miles and that portion of Peterson Drive west of 230th Street

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Webster County will be responsible to install and maintain the gate, and that the adjoining landowners will be only be responsible for promptly unlocking and locking the gate during each ingress and egress, and that the gate will be installed to allow enough space for a vehicle to be temporarily parked and not project onto 228th or 230th Streets, and that road maintenance will not be performed on a regular basis but will be adequate for access by adjoining landowners, except during, and a reasonable time period after, inclement weather.

 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 14th day of August, 2007.

 

S/Greg Nolting, Chairman

Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                         

                    

S/Carol Messerly     

Webster County Auditor                        

 

Motion carried unanimously.

 

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