Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday December 16, 2008

The Board of Supervisors 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 December 9, 2008 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Molt to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D. #279, D.D. #101, D.D. #3Webster & # 9 Humboldt, D.D. #37, and D.D. #69.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file resignation of Sarah Smith, effective December 31, 2008 and approve appointment of Jennifer Bonzer to Second Assistant at a salary of $66,839.00, effective January 1, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Nolting, seconded by Condon to approve promotion of Deputy Mike Halligan to Sergeant, effective January 1, 2009, per recommendation of Sheriff Mickelson.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Dencklau to approve termination of Ervin Bochmann, effective December 4, 2008.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve appointment of Carl Sandgren as Roland Township Trustee.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Nolting to receive and place on file Manure Management Update Plan for RGT Carlson, Inc., Section 26, Gowrie Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

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

RESOLUTION

CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Iowa Code section 459.304(3) sets out the procedure if a board of supervisors wishes to adopt a “construction evaluation resolution” relating to the construction of a confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution can submit to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) an adopted recommendation to approve or disapprove a construction permit application regarding a proposed confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution and submitted an adopted recommendation may contest the DNR’s decision regarding a specific application; and

WHEREAS, by adopting a construction evaluation resolution the board of supervisors agrees to evaluate every construction permit application for a proposed confinement feeding operation structure received by the board of supervisors between February 1, 2007 and January 31, 2008 and submit an adopted recommendation regarding that application to the DNR; and

WHEREAS,  the board of supervisors must conduct an evaluation of every construction permit application using the master matrix created in Iowa Code section 459.305, but the board’s recommendation to the DNR may be based on the final score on the master matrix or may be based on reasons other than the final score on the master matrix;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts this construction evaluation resolution pursuant to Iowa Code section 459.304(3).

_S/ Joel Lizer____________
Chair, Board of Supervisors
Date  12-16-08                          

ATTEST:
_S/Carol Messerly________
County Auditor
Date:_12-16-08___________

Motion carried unanimously.

Robert Ammann, representing Elderbridge Agency on Aging to discussed Fiscal Year 2010 funding.  No action taken.

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