Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday May 27, 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 20, 2008, regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#63, D.D.#151 and D.D.#75.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file employment of Michelle Lara, Staff Nurse, Webster County Health Department, at the rate of $17.00 per hour, effective June 2, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve employment transfer of Brenda Angstrom to Treasurer’s office, effective June 2, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve Beer Permit Application of Fort Dodge Air National Guard Service Club.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Updates for Dallas Thomas, Section 36, Cedar Township in Calhoun County and S and C Farm Partnership in Sections 8 and 19, Dayton Township. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to approve additional tuck-pointing on the inside south and east parapet walls at Social Services Building in the amount of $5,100.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Prairie Energy Cooperative to replace deteriorated overhead electric lines along Brushy Creek Road between 250th and 270th Streets.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing on the Status of the Community Development Block Grant for Iowa Central Industries was held.  Brad Cutler, representing MIDAS Council of Governments, Administrator of said grant offered the following comments on the status of said grant:

1. General description of accomplishments to date:  Original project to rehabilitate east, south and north walls and fix roof to the present ICI main building; remove temporary buildings and replace with permanent structure; and renovate Independent Skills Room and Boardroom multi-purpose classrooms to be used for classes and alternative entrance.
2. Summary of expenditures to date: $159,402 has been expended in CDBG funds to date and $89,805.66 has been expended in local funds to date. Total expended to date $249,207.66.
3. General description of remaining work: Exterior: install exterior insulation finish system; parking lots; sidewalks; curb & gutters; exterior lighting; painting of existing building exterior; repair existing exterior stucco & concrete masonry unit walls.  Interior: Insulate the walls; install gypsum wallboard on walls; install doors; install millwork; install finish flooring; install suspended ceiling systems; install ductwork; install plumbing fixtures; and painting.
4. General description of changes made to the project budget, performance targets, activity schedules, project scope, location, objective or beneficiaries: Original contract with IDED for $505,000 with a project completion date of 5/31/07. Project has been extended to August 31, 2008. Total cost originally estimated at $757,849 ($505,000 CDBG and $252,849 Local) Allers Architects original contract amount $66,519.01+. To date $62,026.51 has been paid on contract and no change orders have been executed. Kolocia construction original contract amount $706,580. To date approximately $172,720.45 been paid with 1 change order that extends completion date to July 31, 2008. MIDAS Council of Governments original contract amount $18,000. To date $5,810has been paid and no change orders have been executed.
5. Person(s) authorized to receive and respond to citizens proposals, questions and complaints concerning the proposed (funded) activities will be:
Shirley Helgevold
MIDAS Council of Governments
602 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7183 ext. 212
6. Person(s) available and able to provide technical assistance to groups representative of low- and moderate-income persons in preparing and presenting their proposals for the request and use of federal funds.
MIDAS Council of Governments
602 1st Avenue South
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7183
Deb Noughton, representing Iowa Central Industries offered the heartfelt appreciation for the assistance with this project.  No further comments written or oral were heard.  Chairman Lizer closed the public hearing.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter of extension of the Community Development Block Grant Contract 06-CF-030 between Iowa Department of Economic Development and Webster County, Iowa; until August 31, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

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