Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday May 12, 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 May 5, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#48, Joint D.D.#12 Webster and #22 Calhoun Counties and Joint D.D.#77 Webster and #111 Calhoun Counties.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve salary increase for Linda Wingerson, Correctional Officer to $12.36 per hour, effective May 7, 2009 and Adam Schmit, Correctional Officer to $13.16 per hour, effective June 19, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve employment of Bryan Wilson, Full-time Jailer at the rate of $11.83, effective May 16, 2009. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file resignation of Sharla Kuyper, Public Health Department, effective May 4, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to accept resignation of Timothy N. Schott, Webster County Attorney, effective May 15, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve Class C Liquor License Application for Webster County Agricultural Association, pending Dram Shop Certification.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.  

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve Class B Beer Permit Application for Fort Dodge Air National Guard Service Club. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously. 

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve joint purchase of a 2004 Dodge Sprinter cargo van with Webster County Sheriff’s Department and Fort Dodge Police Department to be used by Webster County/Fort Dodge Specialized Emergency Response Team. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously. 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Application and Award Agreement for the FY2009 Recovery Act Justice Assistance Grant.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously. 

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following Memorandum of Understanding:

 THE STATE OF IOWA
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENT
COUNTY OF WEBSTER

INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE CITY OF FORT DODGE, IOWA AND COUNTY OF WEBSTER, IOWA

RECOVERY ACT: JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM AWARD

This Agreement is made and entered into this 12th day of May, 2009, by and between The COUNTY of WEBSTER, acting by and through its governing body, the BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, hereinafter referred to as COUNTY, and the CITY of FORT DODGE, acting by and through its governing body, the CITY COUNCIL, hereinafter referred to as CITY, both of Webster County, State of Iowa, witnesseth:

WHEREAS, each governing body, in performing governmental functions or in paying for the performance of governmental functions hereunder, shall make that performance or those payments from current revenues legally available to that party: and
WHEREAS, each governing body finds that the performance of this Agreement is in the best interests of both parties, that the undertaking will benefit the public, and that the division of costs fairly compensates the performing party for the services or functions under this agreement: and
WHEREAS, the COUNTY agrees to provide the CITY $104,379 from the 2009 JAG award.
WHEREAS, the CITY and COUNTY believe it to be in their best interests to reallocate the JAG funds.
 NOW THEREFORE, the COUNTY and CITY agree as follows:

Section 1.
COUNTY agrees to pay CITY a total of $104,379 of 2009 JAG funds.

Section 2.
COUNTY shall retain a total of $23,537 of 2009 JAG funds.

Section 3.
COUNTY and CITY agree to use $32,000 of the total 2009 JAG funds of $159,916 for the Webster Countywide Drug Task Force Program, until June 30, 2010.

Section 4.
Nothing in the performance of this Agreement shall impose any liability for claims against COUNTY other than claims for which liability may be imposed by Iowa Tort Claims law.

Section 5.
Nothing in the performance of this Agreement shall impose any liability for claims against CITY other than claims for which liability may be imposed by Iowa Tort Claims law.

Section 6.
Each party to this agreement will be responsible for its own actions in providing services under this agreement and shall not be liable for any civil liability that may arise from the furnishing of the services by the other party.

Section 7.
The parties to this Agreement do not intend for any third party to obtain a right by virtue of this Agreement.

Section 8.
By entering into this Agreement, the parties do not intend to create any obligations express or implied other than those set out herein; further, this Agreement shall not create any rights in any party not a signatory hereto.

 

CITY OF FORT DODGE, IOWA

___________________________________ ____________________________________
David Fierke, City Manager
 

___________________________________ ____________________________________
Penny Clayton, City Clerk

 

COUNTY OF WEBSTER, IOWA
 
__s/ Phil Condon_________________________________________________________
Phillip Condon, Chairman Webster County Board of Supervisors

 

__s/ Carol Messerly_______________________________________________________
Carol Messerly, County Auditor

 

Motion carried unanimously.

The Board discussed a possible agreement between the City and County to share services for an animal control officer. It was agreed that a final draft should be prepared and reviewed by the County Attorney.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to install utility pole and new single-phase electric line for new house at 22600 Old Highway 169 in Section 2, Township 88 North, Range 29 West, Elkhorn Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously.
Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Telephone Association to bury fiber optic cable to upgrade their Barnum, Badger and Clare exchanges. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and adopt 2009 Fiscal Year Iowa Department of Transportation  Secondary Road Budget Amendment # 1. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded Peterson to approve Labor Agreement with Webster County Secondary Road Workers for period from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2012.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 2010-TS-009 for traffic safety improvements to upgrade chevron signs.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 2010-TS-011 for traffic safety improvements to upgrade no passing, stop ahead, stop, and yield signs. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

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

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