Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday May 13, 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 May 6, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau seconded by Motl to receive and place on the following file Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#3 Webster & # 2 Humboldt; D.D. #9 Webster & #3 Humboldt; D.D.# 65; and D.D.#279.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve Bonds of Al Price Trucking, LLC and McGough Construction Company, Inc. for sewer installation.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve appointment of Jane Burleson to fill vacancy on MIDAS Council of Governments Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve Beer Permit Application for City of Fort Dodge – Rogers Sports Complex (Eight month permit).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Update Plans for Gordon Farms, Inc. Nursery Finisher Site in Section 18, Freedom Township and East Finishers Site in Section 23, Freedom Township, all in Hamilton County, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

The following bids were received for the purchase of two vehicles for Webster County Community Services: 
         Fort Dodge Ford:               Ford Fusion                        $29,958.00
                                                       Ford Taurus                       $32,999.00
         Kemna of Fort Dodge:       Impala                                 $32,239.50
         Shimkat Motor Co.             Sebring                               $31,640.00

Moved by Motl seconded by Nolting to table approval of vehicle bids until Tuesday May 20, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:30a.m. Public Hearing was held on Proposed Contract Documents and Estimated Cost for Lehigh Maintenance Facility.  Engineer Randy Will reported that the proposed facility is located immediately east of the existing Lehigh Shed on a three-acre parcel and will provide for much needed storage of equipment and flexibility of relocating equipment and employees and possibly combining shed sites. The proposed maintenance facility estimated cost is $550,000 with option to deduct or add bays to keep within the budget.  The existing shed will be demolished in-house and is not part of this construction project.

No written or oral comments were received.  Chairman Lizer closed the public hearing and called for the opening of the bids.  The following bids were received which includes total cost and Alternate No. 1 for adding or removing one standard 20 foot bay:

         Holland Contracting                $566,650.00      Alternate No. 1         $40,630.00
         King Construction                   $571,800.00      Alternate No. 1         $56,700.00
         Jensen Builders                        $534,077.00      Alternate No. 1         $56,000.00

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to table further action until next week to allow engineer to review bids and make formal recommendation.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

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