Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday March 24, 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 March 17, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#37 and D.D.#69, Lateral 3.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Fiscal Year 2008 Cost Allocation Plan and authorize Chair to sign certification statement.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to authorize Chair to sign 2009 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Application to the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Flexible Benefits Plan Documents for year beginning January 1, 2009.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to accept Sally Port Structural Repairs Project for Webster County Law Enforcement Center as being fully complete and establish the date of acceptance of its completion as of this date.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to appoint Steve Julius as Johnson Township Trustee.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve abatement of taxes on the following mobile homes:

Owner Model Total Tax/Interest/Costs
Rachel Bell 1968 Sherwood $346.00
Leo Schwanz 1998 STNB $499.00
Bernadine Brandel 1971 Liberty $643.00

Motion carried unanimously.    

The following quotations for the purchase one new brush chipper we received; Midwest Underground Supply, Bondurant, Iowa ($36,200.00) Vermeer Sales & Service, Pella, Iowa ($38,511.00). Engineer Randy Will stated that they had reviewed both units and it is his recommendation that the Board accept the proposal for the Vermeer Model.  Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to accept the proposal for Vermeer Model BC 1500 Drum Style Brush Chipper in the amount of $38,511.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bore approximately 325 feet of fiber optic cable under drainage ditch and bury approximately 1975 feet fiber optic cable along the north side of 250th Street in Section 15, Elkhorn Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Attorney Jim Hudson and Engineer Don Etler, representing Robert Coppinger discussed bridge easement and channelization of a branch of Lizard Creek in Section 8, Johnson Township.  Copy of proposal is on file in Auditor’s office.  The Board indicated a lack of interest in said proposal.  No official action taken.

At 10:45a.m. a Joint Telephone Meeting for D.D.#4 Webster & #263 Hamilton, Lateral 7 was held to appoint Engineer to investigate the condition of said drainage district and report his findings and recommendations.  For more particulars, see Drainage Record Book.

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