Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday March 3, 2009

The Board of Supervisors met in Session on the above date with the following members present: Condon, Dencklau, Motl, and Singer.  Absent:  Peterson.
 
 Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve minutes of the February 24, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve resignation of Jackie Garcia, Part-time Jailer, effective February 20, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Dencklau to approve employment of the following as Part-time Jailers at the rate of $10.61 per hour:  Sara Ayala, effective March 3, 2009; Shane Allen, effective March 9, 2009; and Malerie Walstrom, effective March 9, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve employment of Carol Knapp, Part-time Peer Staff for Friendship Center at the rate of $7.25 per hour, effective March 2, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve appointment of Robin Newell as rural member on the Callender Heritage Library Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Dencklau to approve bond of Daniel R. Rasmussen for septic tank installation.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Plans for Price Finisher and Norwest Finisher both in Section 7, Burnside Township.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to accept 2008 Interior Remodeling Project for the Webster County Disability Alliance, as being fully completed and establish the date of acceptance of its completion as March 3, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Dencklau to adopt the following Resolution granting the City of Fort Dodge consent to exercise urban renewal powers pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa with respect to the public right-of-way of U.S. Highway 169 lying within the Northeast Quarter of Section 36, Township 89 North, Range 29 West and the Northwest Quarter of Section 31, Township 89 North, Range 28 West lying south of the northerly right-of-way of Old US Highway 20.

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa (the “City”) has begun the process of amending its Center City and Industrial Park Urban Renewal Areas (the “Urban Renewal Areas”), pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa, to add additional property; and

WHEREAS, a portion of the property which is proposed to be added to the Urban Renewal Area is located outside the city limits, such property being described on Exhibit A hereto (the “Additional Property”); and

WHEREAS, in accordance with paragraph 4 of Section 403.17 of the Code of Iowa, a city may exercise urban renewal powers with respect to property which is located outside but within two miles of the boundary of that city only if the city obtains the consent of the county within which such property is located; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City has requested that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County adopt this resolution giving its consent that the City may exercise urban renewal powers with respect to the portions of the Additional Property lying within two miles of the incorporated city limits;

NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, as follows:

Section 1. The Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby gives its consent that the City of Fort Dodge may exercise urban renewal powers pursuant to Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa with respect to the Additional Property.

Section 2. This Resolution shall be deemed to meet the statutory requirements of paragraph 4 of Section 403.17 of the Code of Iowa and shall be effective immediately following its approval and execution.

Passed and approved this __3RD __day of ___March__, 2009.

s/ Phil Condon
Chairperson, Board of Supervisors

Attest:
s/ Carol Messerly
County Auditor

AMENDMENT
URBAN RENEWAL PLANS
CITY OF FORT DODGE, IOWA
CENTER CITY URBAN RENEWAL AREA
AND
INDUSTRIAL PARK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

March, 2009

The Urban Renewal Plans for the City of Fort Dodge’s Industrial Park Urban Renewal Area and Center City Urban Renewal Area (collectively the “Urban Renewal Areas”) are being amended to add certain real property (as described on Exhibit A) thereto and to facilitate the use of tax increment financing for the acquisition of said properties in the Urban Renewal Areas in connection with the carrying out of urban renewal projects.  Both plans are hereby amended as follows:

1)Addition of Property:. The real property (the “Property”) legally described on Exhibit A hereto is, by virtue of this Amendment, being added as the March 2009 Addition to the Urban Renewal Areas.  With the adoption of this Amendment, the City will designate the Property as an economic development area.  The Property will become subject to the provisions of the Urban Renewal Plans for the Urban Renewal Areas.  If the City Council chooses to adopt a tax increment ordinance covering the Property, and if debt payable from incremental taxes is certified to the County Auditor by December 1, 2009, relative to the Property, then the Property Addition will have a “frozen base” as of the January 1, 2008 valuation date.

2) Acquisition of Real Property:  The properties identified on Exhibit A, Parcel 2 and Parcel 3 hereto are hereby added to the listing of properties identified for potential acquisition in the Urban Renewal Plans for the Urban Renewal Areas.  These properties, if so acquired, will be used in connection with the carrying out of the urban renewal projects of the City.

3) Required Financial Information: The following information is provided in accordance with the requirements of Section 403.17 of the Code of Iowa:

 

  Outstanding general obligation debt of the City:  $12,770,000
  Constitutional debt limit of the City: $48,400,357
  Proposed debt to be incurred in area to be added
to Urban Renewal Area:    
$900,000

EXHIBIT A – DESCRIPTION OF MARCH 2009 ADDITIONAL PROPERTY
Certain real property situated in Webster County, Iowa more particularly described as follows:

Parcel 1
The public right-of-way of U.S. Highway 169 lying within the NE ¼ of Section 36, T89N, R29W and the NW ¼ of Section 31, T89N, R28W lying south of the northerly right-of-way of Old US Highway 20 (now Kenyon Road); and,

Parcel 3
The West 300’ of the South 72’ of Lots 5 FTD Land Inside County Auditor’s Subdivision of the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 21-89-28, in the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa (Parcel #0721376011)

Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:30a.m. proposals for repairs to tile outlets in Drainage District No. 15 and Drainage District No. 50, Webster County, Iowa, were received and considered.  For further particulars, see Drainage Record Book.

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

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