Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday February 26, 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 February 19, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve salary increase for Doreen Pliner to $11.76 per hour, effective February 22, 2008 and Laura Geist to $11.76 per hour effective March 4, 2008, per collective bargaining contract.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign Cost Allocation Plan for year ending June 30 2007.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign Funding Agreements between VeraSun, Webster County and Iowa Department of Economic Development.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Webster County Regional Ag-industrial Center a/k/a Webster County Ag-Industrial Center Master Plan.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s Office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The following quotations for two tandem axle trucks with snow plow equipment were received:
Vendor                                                   Price                                       Delivery
Don’s Truck Sales, Inc.                          $255,590.00                            May-June 2008
Fairbank, Iowa

Truck Country                                        $271,245.00                            90-120 Days
Des Moines, Iowa

Holcomb Trucks                                     $275,892.00                            150 to 165 Days
Sioux City, Iowa

All three vendor are furnishing identical equipment

County Engineer Randy Will’s recommendation was that Webster County purchase of two tandem axle trucks with snow removal equipment in the amount of $255,590.00 from Don’s Truck Sales, Inc of Fairbanks, Iowa.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve the purchase of two tandem axle trucks with snow removal equipment in the amount of $255,590.00 from Don’s Truck Sales, Inc of Fairbanks, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Mike Robertson, Iowa Central Community College Agricultural Program Instructor, updated board on County Farm.  No action taken.

Terry Moehnke, representing Noon Sertoma requested approval to construct a Veteran’s Memorial Park in the Children’s Forest Area at Kennedy Park.  Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve construction of a Veteran’s Memorial Park at Kennedy Park.  Motion carried unanimously.

Cliff Weldon MIDAS Council of Governments thanked the board for their continued support and review the services provided by his agency.  No action taken.

At 10:30a.m. Public Hearing was held to review bids for Webster County Conservation Miller Marsh Project.  The following bids were received and opened at the Webster County Conservation Board Meeting held on February 25, 2008:

Engineer’s Estimate                             Ubben Tilling & Backhoe                   Nels Pederson Co.
  $123,081.95                                            $100,588.85                                            $163,518.46

  It was the recommendation of said Conservation Board to approve the low bid submitted by Ubben Tiling & Backhoe in the amount of $100,588.85.  No written or oral objections were heard Chairman Lizer closed the public hearing.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve the low bid submitted by Ubben Tiling and Backhoe in the amount of $100,588.85 for the Webster County Conservation Miller Marsh Project; and further to authorize Chair to sign the contract documents at the appropriate time.  Motion carried unanimously

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