Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday March 25

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 March 18, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#87 and D.D.#70 Webster & #95 Calhoun.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve employment for Marilyn Skoglund, part time cook for the Webster County Jail at a rate of $10.30 per hour effective March 26, 2008, per recommendation of Sheriff’s office.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file resignation of Beulah Torgeson, peer staff at Webster County Disability Alliance effective March 11, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Move by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve appointment of Cody Peterson, Vegetation Technician, for a salary of $28,350, plus $3,500 for Weed Commissioner Duties, effective April 1, 2008, per recommendation of Conservation Director. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file employment status change for Jesse Becker from Mechanic to Shop Foreman at the rate of $19.72 per hour effective April 7, 2008, per recommendation of the Engineer.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Mot, seconded by Notling to approve employment for Timothy P. Vannoni, Mechanic at the Otho Shop, at a rate of $15.19 per hour effective April 7, 2008, per recommendation of the Engineer.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize transfer funds of  $7,245.50, which was received from Ft Dodge Parks & Recreation from General Basic to Webster County Conservation Trust Fund per recommendation of Conservation Director.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign application and award agreement for the FY2008 Byrne/JAG ODCP Grant.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign renewal contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield for FY09. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

MIS Director Andy McGill presented the following quotations received for an aerial photography fly-over:  Sanborn, Inc in the amount of $69,650 and Sidwell in the amount of $74,280; and further recommended that the board approve Sidwell’s quotation because it included field editing and accuracy test which is important so that the delivered product will match up with our existing data.  Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign Aerial Photography Contract Agreement with Sidwell Company in the amount of $74,280.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve resolution for temporary road closure of 210th Street from Williams to Xavier Avenues between Section 26 & 35, Colfax Township due to soft road conditions.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon seconded by Dencklau to rescind motion of March 4, 2008 regular meeting naming new public road to Tate & Lyle facility along the south side of Iowa Hwy 7 in Section 19, Douglas Twp as Grant Avenue and further to rename said road to Harvest Avenue.  Motion carried unanimously.

A Public Hearing was held to for the purpose of hearing any objections against the Board’s proposal to sell by sealed bids a parcel of land in the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 90, Range 28.  No written or oral objections were heard.  Chairman Lizer closed public hearing.  One sealed bid was received from Zella V. Thompson for the amount of $4150.00.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve the bid for the sale of the following described property:

          
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.

Motion carried unanimously.

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