Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday May 6, 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 April 29, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#2, D.D.#65, D.D.#4 Webster & #263 Hamilton Lateral 7, D.D.#183, D.D.#70 Webster & #95 Calhoun, D.D.#13 Webster & #11 Wright, and D.D.#3 Webster & #2 Humboldt.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file resignation of Dana Wilson, Civil Process Server, effective May 8, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Jerry Messerly, Part-time Civil Process Server at the rate of $7.50 per hour and $4.00 per paper, effective May 8, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve employment of Linda Wingerson, Part-time Cook at Webster County Jail at the rate of $10.30 per hour, effective May 7, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Statement of Completion and allow final payment at the appropriate time for Community Services Construction Project.  Motion carried unanimously.

The following quotations were received for security system in Community Services area of the Bank Building:
            Uneek                                      $ 9,756.00 
            One Source Security            $17,525.76 
           
Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve low bid submitted by Uneek in the amount of $9,756.00 for security system in Community Services Office area.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve request to assign Tax Sale Certificate #P060005 to Joe Harvey; property located at 1402 10th Avenue SW, Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve abatement of taxes on the following parcels now owned by Webster County Conservation:  All in District #0053 – Parcels #0409400009, #0409400011, #0410300007, #0410300009, #0409200008 and #0410100003.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve abatement of taxes on Parcel #1914433001 now owned by the City of Dayton, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communication to bury approximately 240 feet of copper cable along the west side of National Avenue in Section 30, Badger Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to set poles and extend overhead electrical service near 2491 Woodman Hollow Road in Section 21, Otho Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to set poles and extend overhead electrical service along 210th Street in Section 33, Douglas Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to replace overhead primary on 230th Street from Hayes Avenue to George Avenue for Highway 20 project north of Moorland. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to set poles and extend overhead electrical service along the west side of Kansas Avenue in Section 27, Elkhorn Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit application from Kevin Lambert to clean and reshape ditch to original cross section along 390th Street between Sections 25 and 36, Dayton Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit application from Marcella Stanek to install 12-inch subsurface tile drain across 330th Street between Sections 30 and 31, Roland Township, immediately east of Adams Avenue.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The following quotes for two motor graders with snow plow equipment were received in the Engineer’s office at 1:00p.m. on Thursday May 1, 2008:

Vendor: Ziegler CAT Vendor: Murphy Tractor & Equipment
Total Cost: $415,000.00 Total Cost:  $473,450.00
Trade-in Allowance  $ 96,500.00 Trade-in Allowance $ 88,000.00
Net Cost:   $318,500.00 Net Cost:  $385,450.00
       

Engineer Randy Will recommended the purchase of one new 140M Caterpillar Motor Grader from Ziegler, less trade-in of 1993 John Deere 770BH Motor Grader for net cost of $192,725.00; and on new 770D John Deere Motor Grader from Murphy, less trade-in of 1994 John Deere 770BH Motor Grader for a net cost of $147,000.00.  Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve purchase of two motor graders as recommended by Engineer Will.  Motion carried unanimously.

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