Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday March 4, 2008

The Board of Supervisor met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Condon, Dencklau, Lizer, and Nolting.   Absent:  Motl.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve minutes of February 26, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file termination of Laci Lentsch, Correctional Officer, effective February 6, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file resignation of Brian Henderson as Webster County Weed Commissioner, effective April 1, 2008. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve employment of Denae Smith, Part-time Correctional Officer at the rate of $10.30 per hour, effective March 2, 2008 and Erica Erickson, Part-time Correctional Officer at the rate of $10.30 per hour, effective March 9, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file Manure Management Update Plan for Norwest Finisher in Section 7, Burnside Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Bond of Bruce Long D/B/A Long’s Farm Drainage for installation or repair of sewer systems.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve Liquor License Renewal Application for Deer Creek Golf Club and Beer Permit Renewal Application for Lake Side Municipal Golf Course.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Nolting to approve purchase of two Ford F250 Series XLT gasoline engine 3/4 ton 4X4 extended cab long box pickups and associated accessories as submitted by Fort Dodge Ford in the amount of $25,064.00 each or a total cost of $50,128.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve naming the new public road to Tate & Lyle facility along the south side of Iowa Highway 7 in Section 19, Douglas Township as Grant Avenue.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association to bury fiber optic cable along the west side of Xavier Avenue in Section 35, Washington Township and along the south side of 280th Street in Section 1, Webster Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The Board discussed disposition by the County of a parcel of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 90, Range 28 (Badger Township), acquired by Tax Sale Deed and being a strip of abandoned and vacated Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad right of way, except tracts and also known as District #00010-Parcel #0315152001. 

Chairman Lizer read a letter from the City of Badger requesting a transfer of the excess land to be used by the City of Badger for a walking path.  Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file letter of request from the City of Badger.  Motion carried unanimously.

Supervisor Dencklau noted that others have expressed interest in this property and the property should be sold through sealed bid process.  Moved by Nolting,  seconded by Condon  to adopt the following resolution:

R E S O L U T I O N

                WHEREAS, Webster County, Iowa has acquired by Tax Sale Deed the following described property, and

A parcel of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 90, Range 28 (Badger Township), acquired by Tax Sale Deed and being a strip of abandoned and vacated Chicago and Northwestern Transportation Company railroad right of way, except tracts and also known as District #00010-Parcel #0315152001. Tax Sale Deed filed in the Webster County Recorder’s Office Instrument Number 2006-4242.

                WHEREAS, a portion of the above described property was used by Webster County for road right of way purposes, and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors desires to dispose of the remaining portion of said property described as follows, and

 DESCRIPTION

TO WIT: A parcel of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 90 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa more particularly described as: Commencing at the West Quarter Corner of Section 15, Township 90 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa: thence South 89°45’53” East 207.11 feet to a point on the centerline of Webster County Road P-59, said point being the Point of Beginning; thence North 04°41’00” East 920.70 feet along the centerline of said Road P-59; thence North 02°40’30” East 786.52 feet along said centerline of Road P-59 to the South line of a parcel of land described in Webster County Recorder’s Book No. 189, Page 537, said South line of parcel being 193.0 feet south normal distance measured from the centerline of 2nd Avenue S.E.; thence South 89°47’30” East 161.06 feet, parallel with the centerline of 2nd Avenue S.E., along the south line of said parcel to the east right of way line of the now abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Transportation Railroad; thence South 04°41’00” West 1,739.33 feet along said East railroad right of way line to the North line of two parcels of land (being the Town of Badger, Iowa waste water lagoon site) described in Webster County Recorder’s Books No. 103, Page 552 & Book 197, Page 17; thence North 89°33’00” West 133.36 feet along said north line of lagoon site to the centerline of said Road P-59; thence North 04°41’00” East 29.87 feet along said centerline to the Point of Beginning, containing 3.76 acres more or less exclusive of present established highways of record.
 Note: For the purpose of this description, the South line of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 15 (as fenced along the North line of the Town of Badger’s lagoon site) is assumed to bear North 89°33’00” West.

                WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors intends to sell the county owned property by sealed bids.

                THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that there shall be a public hearing held in the Board of Supervisors’ Room, Webster County Courthouse on March 25, 2008, for the purpose of hearing any objections against the Board’s proposal to sell by sealed bids the above-described property.

                BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that in the event there are no objectors present at the public hearing March 25, 2008, the Board will adopt a resolution approving conveyance of the above described property to the highest bidder.

                PASSED AND APPROVED, this 4th day of March 2008.
                                                                                                WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA

                                                                                                By S/Joel Lizer                 
                                                                                                Joel Lizer, Chairman
ATTEST:
S/ Carol Messerly                 
Carol Messerly, County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:30 a.m. a Public Hearing was held on the final consideration of the adoption of Ordinance No. 043: An Ordinance describing the forms of assistance provided by Webster County, Iowa in accordance with Chapter 252, Code of Iowa, to poor and needy persons and establishing criteria which must be met by an applicant; and further repealing Ordinance 037. No written or oral objections being heard, Chairman Lizer closed the hearing.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve the final consideration of the adoption of Ordinance No. 043: An Ordinance describing the forms of assistance provided by Webster County, Iowa in accordance with Chapter 252, Code of Iowa, to poor and needy persons and establishing criteria which must be met by an applicant; and further repealing Ordinance 037.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Lizer, Condon, Dencklau and Nolting.  Nays – none.  Motl absent.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon seconded by Dencklau to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

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