Regular Meeting

Tuesday October 2, 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 September 25, 2007, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#52, D.D.#145, D.D.#197, and D.D.#223.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve salary adjustment for Jennifer Weaver to $54,831.00, effective October 5, 2007, per recommendation of Timothy Schott.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to approve Part-time employment of Brandon Cleveland, Correctional Officer, at the rate of $10.30 per hour, effective October 3, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve salary increases for the following Correctional Officers:   Patrick Buckingham to $12.52 per hour, effective August 13, 2007; Angela Morgan to $12.52 per hour, effective August 25, 2007;  Tom Steck to $11.19 per hour, effective September 18, 2007; Renae Ryan to $12.52 per hour, effective September 19, 2007; Melissa Nelson to $12.00 per hour, effective September 27, 2007; Dustin Freisth to $12.00 per hour, effective October 13, 2007; and Laura Montgomery to $12.52 per hour, effective October 26, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file termination of part-time employment of Sarah Gould, effective September 15, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file resignation of Rachel Higgins, Case Manager, effective October 12, 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to receive and place on file Manure Manage Plan Updates for Eslick Nursery, Section 30 East Dayton Township, and Grettenberg Finisher, Section 9, Dayton Township.  (Copies on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file bond of Asa Goodpaster for septic installation.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to set October 16, 2007, at 10:30a.m. as the time and date for public hearing on proposal to the transfer Webster County owned property to Iowa Central Community College pursuant to Iowa Code Section 331.361, and described as follows:  Triangle in the South part of Block eighty-five (85) of Town Company’s Addition to Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 1-07-HBRRS-018 for Bridge Replacement Project BROS-CO94(71)-8J-94 between Section 15 and 22, Gowrie Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:30 a.m. a public hearing was held on first consideration to amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan and amend Zoning Ordinance 024 to rezone property from A-1 to A-2 a parcel described as North 185’ of the E594.48’in Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 21, Township 88, Range 29.

 

Sheliah Schroder, Planning and Zoning Administrator, reported that Mr. Buske’s request is to rezone said property from A-l, which requires forty acres to build, to A-2 which requires two acres to build.  He intends to build a residential structure.  The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to deny Mr. Buske’s request for a rezone, citing that the property is not timber, that the land used to be pasture that had overgrown and if the trees were removed, it would be prime cropland.

 

Mr. Buske presented his findings which concluded that this property is abandoned pasture and would not be an intrusion of tillable farmland. 

 

Chairman Nolting noted that no written comments or objections were filed. Mr. Buske presented his findings, which concluded that this property is abandoned pasture and would not be an intrusion of tillable farmland. 

 

Moved by Lizer, seconded by Condon to approve first consideration to amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan and amend Zoning Ordinance 024 to rezone property from A-1 to A-2 a parcel described as North 185’ of the E594.48’in Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 21, Township 88, Range 29.

Roll call vote:  Ayes – All.  Nays – None.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to waive second consideration to amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan and amend Zoning Ordinance 024 to rezone property from A-1 to A-2 a parcel described as North 185’ of the E594.48’in Southeast Quarter of Northeast Quarter, Section 21, Township 88, Range 29; and further to set October 16, 2007 at 10:45a.m. as the time and date for public hearing on final consideration of said rezone.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – All.  Nays – None.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

John Nelson requested that the Board look into appealing the state’s approval on Dan Nordin’s Construction Permit Application.  No action taken as this time.

 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 10:50 a.m. it was moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to go into closed session, pursuant to Chapter 20.17(3) for strategy meeting regarding collective bargaining.  Ayes all.  Nays none.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

At 11:30a.m. it was moved by Motl, seconded by Lizer to return to open session.  Ayes all.  Nays none.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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