Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday February 17, 2009

The Board of Supervisors met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Condon, Dencklau, Motl, Singer and Peterson.   Absent:  None.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve minutes of the February 10, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file the Drainage Repairs in Joint Drainage District #70 Webster and #95 Calhoun Counties, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve salary increase for Darci Mersch to $16.64 per hour, effective February 10, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve employment of Deborah Nerness and Paula Laird as Part-time Peer Staff for the Friendship Center.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve employment of Brian Nellis from part-time to full-time Jailer at the rate of $12.09 per hour, effective March 1, 2009; and Amy Jones from part-time to full-time Jailer at the rate of $12.63 per hour, effective March 1, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve employment of Nicholas Jurries, Part-time Jailer at the rate of $10.61 per hour, effective February 17, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve the following Jail staff salary increases:  Shawna Hoover to $11.52 per hour, effective February 26, 2009;  Ben Leighton to $11.52 per hour, effective March 3, 2009; Landon Jarl to $11.52 per hour, effective March 17, 2009 and Thomas Steck to $12.89 per hour, effective March 18, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign proposal submitted by Haila Engineering for Law Enforcement Center.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve Tax Suspension on Real Estate Parcel #01000/0728162003, per Iowa Administrative Code 427.9.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Addendum for Webster County Library Services for Fiscal Year 2010.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Annual Update for Webster Pork, Inc. in Section 22, Clay Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract document with Midwest Contracting for Bridge Replacement Project BRS-CO94(47)—60-04 on Route P59 Between Sections 29 and 30, Otho Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Deb and Roger Schmidt, representing Blowing In The Wind, LLC and Rusty Schmidt, representing Wind Harvester, LLC from Garner, Iowa, requested the board consider tax abatement on proposed wind project for two commercial scale wind turbines.  No action taken.

At 10.41 a.m. it was moved by Motl, seconded by Dencklau to go into closed session discuss pending litigation, in accordance with Chapter 21.5(c).  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Condon, Dencklau, Motl, Singer and Peterson.  Nays – None.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:51 a.m. it was moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to return to open session.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Condon, Dencklau, Motl, Singer and Peterson.  Nays – None.  Motion carried unanimously.

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

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