Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday January 15, 2008

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 Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve minutes of January 8, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for D.D.#102 Webster and #5 Humboldt.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve the following salary increases for Correctional Officers, per contract:  Amy Jones to $11.19 per hour, effective January 13, 2008; John Reedy to $13.29 per hour, effective January 18, 2008; Douglas Darrah to $12.52 per hour, effective January 19, 2008; and Josh Egesdal to $12.52 per hour effective January 20, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file salary increases for LaVonne Pringle to $1,480.88 per pay period, effective February 7, 2008 and Kristina Jones to $989.36 per period, effective March 3, 2008, per Child Support Recovery Unit Supervisors, Karen Hanson.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following MH/DD Provider Contracts:  Friendship Haven Daycare Services; Story County, Iowa; and Gloria Billings, LISW.  (Copies on file in CPC's office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Agreement for Centrex Services with Frontier Communications of Iowa, Inc.  (Copy on file in Auditor's office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve appointment of Dr. Mary Shook to the Webster County Public Health Board, for a three-year term.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved b y Nolting, seconded by Condon to adopt the following Resolution:

R E S L O U T I O N

                WHEREAS, the Boards of Supervisors of Boone, Calhoun, Green, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Humboldt, Iowa, Jasper, Kossuth, Marshall, Poweshiek, Story, Tama, Webster and Winnebago Counties (collectively hereinafter the "Member Counties") in the State of Iowa have authorized and executed a certain agreement pursuant to Chapter 28E of the Code of Iowa (the "28E Agreement"); and

                WHEREAS, the terms of the 28E Agreement provide for the creation of the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center (the "Center"), which is governed by a Commission (the "Commission") for the purpose of establishing and maintaining a juvenile detention facility and related services on behalf of the Member Counties; and

                WHEREAS, the Commission has undertaken the design and construction of a detention facility and office complex  (the "Project") and has proposed to issue $2,500,000 in revenue bonds (the "Bonds") to pay a portion of the cost of the Project and has arranged with U.S. Bank to purchase the Bonds; and

                WHEREAS, in order for the Bonds to qualify for a more favorable federally tax exempt rate of interest, it is necessary for the Board of Supervisors of each of the Member Counties to approve and authorize the issuance of the Bonds and to agree that a portion of the Bonds may be designated on behalf of each of the Member Counties for the purpose of federal tax exemption;

                NOW, THEREFORE, It Is Hereby Resolved by the Board of Supervisors of

                Webster County (the "County"), as follows:

                Section 1. The County hereby approves and authorizes the Commission to issue the Bonds in an amount not exceeding $2,500,000 in order to finance the Project.

                Section 2. The issuance of the bonds and construction of the Project will benefit the Member Counties equally, and the County agrees with the other Member Counties that the total principal amount of the Bonds allocated to the County for purposes of Section 265(b)(3)(c)(iii) of the Internal Revenue Code of the 1986 (the "Code") shall be  $156,250.  The County hereby designates and authorizes the Commission to designate on its behalf, Bonds in the principal amount of $156,250 as "qualified tax exempt obligations" as that term is defined in Section 265(b)(3)(B) of the Code, and the County agrees to comply with all requirements of the Code in order that such Bonds be and continue to be qualified tax exempt obligations. 

                Section 3.                 All resolutions or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. 

                Passed and approved: January 15, 2008

                WEBSTER COUNTY

Attest:     s/Carol Messerly, Auditor                                         s/Joel Lizer, Chairperson

            Webster County Auditor                                          Webster County Board of Supervisors                     

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve transfer of $3,353.04 from Sheriff's Confiscated Properties Fund to the Canine Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Proposal with Johnson Controls, Inc for temperature sensors in building and unitary controller to existing roof top unit at Social Services Building.  (Copy on file in Auditor's office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The following two bids were received to replace the south entrance door on the building at 723 First Avenue South:  Webster Glass Company in the amount of $3,900.00 and Algona Glass Company in the amount of $3,687.50.  Moved by Nolting, seconded by Motl to approve bid for south entrance door of said building submitted by Webster Glass Company in the amount of $3,900.00, since they are a local tax paying company.   Motion carried unanimously.

Ann Davidson, representing YWCA discussed Fiscal Year 2009 funding.  Board will consider request.

At 10:15a.m.a Public Hearing on final sale of 5.45 acres of unused road right of way in Northeast Quarter of Section 28 Township 90 North, Range 28 West, Badger Township.  The following two bids were received:  Van Diest Family, LLC for $19,620.00 and Elizabeth Hatchitt for $27,050.00. Chairman Lizer closed the public hearing.  

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to accept the bid for the sale of 5.45 acres of unused road right of way in Northeast Quarter of Section 28 Township 90 North, Range 28 West, Badger Township, submitted by Elizabeth Hatchitt for the amount of $27,050.00; and approve and authorize Chair to sign related documents at the appropriate time, per terms of the Notice to Bidders.  Motion carried unanimously.

John Torbert, representing Iowa Drainage District Association provided the board with a review and update on the Association. 

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