Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday December 9, 2008

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

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve minutes of December 2, 2008 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#189, D.D.#48, D.D.#47, D.D.#4 Webster & #272 Hamilton, Lateral One, and D.D.#10 Webster & #1 Humboldt Counties, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Jackie Garcia for part-time jailer at Webster County Jail, effective December 8, 2008, at the rate of $10.6l per hour.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve salary increase for Sheriff Deputy Geoff Miller to $41,023.66, effective December 17, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file wage increase for Michelle Lara to $17.81, effective January 1, 2009, per Kari Prescott, Public Health Director.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file resignation of Jerald Zabel from the Secondary Road Department effective December 26, 2008. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file notice of termination of lease for Department of Human Services Quality Control office in the Social Service Building, effective December 31, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting  to receive and place on file engagement letter from the Office of the Auditor of State of Iowa, setting out the procedures of the Fiscal Year Audit and Financial Statement for year ending June 30, 2008 and subsequent years until revised.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to adopt the following resolution:

Board Member Nolting introduced the following Resolution entitled "RESOLUTION DESIGNATING PURPOSES FOR PROPOSED USE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF IMPOSITION OF A LOCAL OPTION SALES AND SERVICES TAX IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS WITHIN WEBSTER COUNTY," and moved that the same be adopted. 

Board Member Condon seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the vote was:

    AYES:  Condon, Motl, Nolting and Lizer
    NAYS:  None. Dencklau not present

Whereupon, the Chairperson declared the following Resolution duly adopted:

RESOLUTION DESIGNATING PURPOSES FOR PROPOSED USE IN CONNECTION WITH AN ELECTION ON THE QUESTION OF IMPOSITION OF A LOCAL OPTION SALES AND SERVICES TAX IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS WITHIN WEBSTER COUNTY

WHEREAS, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 423B, authority is extended to hold elections to propose a local option sales and services taxes; and

WHEREAS, an election on the question of imposition of a local option sales and services tax has been initiated by motion of the governing body of the City of Fort Dodge located within the County, representing at least one-half of the population of Webster County; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF WEBSTER, STATE OF IOWA:

Section 1.  It is the request of this Board that the rate of the local option sales and services tax be proposed as one percent (1%), with the tax to become effective beginning on July 1, 2009.

Section 2.  For the purpose of furnishing information to the Commissioner of Elections as required by the Iowa Administrative Code, revenues from the local option sales and services tax allocated to the unincorporated areas of Webster County are to be allocated as follows:

0% Property tax relief.

50% For the construction and improvement of roads and
bridges.

50% For maintaining, constructing and equipping
County-owned property.

PASSED AND APPROVED, this ____day of                               , 2008. 

S/Joel Lizer                                         
Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

ATTEST: S/Carol Messerly            
County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Webster County MH/DD Case Management Survey Report.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file MH/DD Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2008.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Manure Management Plans for D. Craig Gascho in Section 10, Badger Township and MarKim Peterson Farms, Inc. in Section 30, Dayton Township.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Monte Fischer discussed the need for attorney/client conference rooms at Webster County Law Enforcement Center.  No action taken.

Webster County Agricultural Association requested continued funding in fiscal year 2010.  No action taken.

Pat Cirks, representing Children and Families of Iowa update board on crisis program and requested continued funding in fiscal year 2010.  No action taken.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to adopt the following resolution:

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors, pursuant to Section 468.335 of the Code of Iowa and upon the recommendation of the County Engineer and County Drainage Attorney, deems it necessary to establish a highway drainage district to provide adequate drainage for the public road system and any abutting or adjacent land described as follows:

Parker Drive in the N1/2 of the SW1/4 and the S1/2 of the NW1/4 in Section 26, T-89N, R-29W, Douglas Township, Webster County, Iowa.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 468.338 of the Code of Iowa, the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby appoints Brent W. Johnson with McClure Engineering as the engineer for this proposed highway drainage district.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 468.339 of the Code of Iowa, the engineer shall make a survey and submit a written report of the proposed highway drainage district to the Webster County Board of Supervisors.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 9th day of December 2008

S/Joel Lizer________________________
Joel Lizer, Chairman
Webster County Board of Supervisors

ATTEST: S/ Carol Messerly________
Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously. 
 
At 11:00a.m. Drainage District Hearing and Bid Letting was held on proposed repairs to Drainage District #1, #5, #29, #43, #69, #96, and Joint Drainage District #3 Webster & #2 Humboldt, and #9 Webster and #3 Humboldt.  For further particulars see Drainage Record Book.

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

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon the meeting adjourned.