Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday June 2, 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 26, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#189, D.D.31 and D.D.#223.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve Fiscal Year 2010 MH/DD service rates with Life Works and Berryhill Center for Mental Health.  (Copy on file in CPC’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve MH/DD Provider and Program Participation Agreement with William Page, Crossroad Counseling.  (Copy on file in CPC’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for G & R Farms, LLC in Section 31, Elkhorn Township; S and C Farm Partnership South in Section 19, West Dayton Township; and Litchfield Realty Company #1 in Section 33, Hardin Township; Litchfield Realty Company #2 in Section 35, Yell Township; Litchfield Realty Company #3 in Section 3l, Yell Township; Litchfield Realty #4 in Section 27, Yell Township; Litchfield Realty Company #5 in Section 33, Yell Township; Litchfield Realty Company #6 in Section 31, Yell Township; and Litchfield Realty Company #7 in Section 35, Burnside Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Letter of Support for Transportation Appropriation funding to continue construction of the Soldier Creek Nature Trail, North Extension.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve bond of Russ’ Construction for septic systems.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve request to purchase used vehicle for Sheriff’s Department in the amount of $7,750.00.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Planning and Zoning Commissioners’ recommended Zoning Ordinance and set June 23, 2009 at 10:30a.m. as the date and time for public hearing on first consideration to rescind Zoning Ordinance No. 024 and adopt Zoning Ordinance No. 046.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign FY2009 Byrne JAG Grant Application and Award Agreement.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Memorandum of Understanding between Webster County and the City of Fort Dodge, describing the division of FY2009 Byrne JAG grant funds between the Webster County Sheriff’s Office and the Fort Dodge Police Department.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve the following Memorandum of Understanding:

Memorandum of Understanding
By and Between
The City of Fort Dodge
And
Webster County, Iowa

The City of Fort Dodge (hereinafter City) and Webster County, Iowa, (hereinafter County) enter into this agreement for the mutual purpose of establishing a rate of payment and defining the supervisory control for the administration of a professional services contract for the services of Animal Control Warden.

The parties agree to the following:

  1. The City of Fort Dodge shall contribute to Webster County, Iowa, a dollar amount equal to seventy-five percent (75%) of the accepted bid proposal figure and the County shall contribute the remaining twenty-five percent (25%) of the accepted bid proposal figure for the services of an Animal Control Warden selected jointly by Webster County and the City of Fort Dodge.
  2. The County shall be the holder and administrator of the service agreement contract with the selected service provider.
  3. The County Sheriff or designee shall be the primary party responsible for supervision of the service provider with the City Police Chief or designee serving in as primary supervisory capacity as it pertains to city services.
  4. This agreement shall remain in effect so long as the agreement with the service provider remains in effect with the exception that either party may terminate this Memorandum of Understanding with 60 day notice. This agreement shall remain in effect so long as the agreement with the service provider remains in effect during the one year term. If either party to this agreement is dissatisfied with the service of the provider, both parties shall meet to find a mutual resolution.
  5. Review of the monetary obligations of both parties as to the contribution of funds to the service provider shall be reviewed at least on a biennial basis by both parties to this agreement.
  6. The City shall pay equal installments quarterly of its percentage of the contracted amount at the beginning of each quarter.

_s/ David Fierke___6-2-09__                                                 _s/ Phil Condon___________6-2-09__
City Manager                Date                                                        Chair, Board of Supervisors       Date

Attest:
_s/ Penny Clayton_______                                                     _s/ Carol Messerly_____
Penny Clayton, City Clerk                                                               Carol Messerly, Auditor

Revised 5-28-09 Noon

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve Request for Proposals for Animal Control Warden Services between the City of Fort Dodge and Webster County, Iowa.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit application from Byron Chalstrom to install an intake to private agricultural drain tile in both north and south road right of way approximately 200 feet west of 1373 230th Street, Moorland, Iowa in Section 3 and 10, Township 88 North, Range 30 West, Fulton Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to install both overhead and underground electrical service to Verizon Wireless Tower at 2430 230th Avenue in Section 4 and 9, Township 88 North, Range 28 West, Pleasant Valley Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to modify overhead electrical service to 1325 145th Street in Section 27, Township 90 North, Range 30 West, Jackson Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:30 a.m. Public Hearing was held to appoint County Attorney to fill vacancy of Timothy Schott which was effective May 15, 2009.  No objections were heard.  Chairman Condon closed public hearing.

Interested persons were instructed to submit a written letter of application and resume to the Board of Supervisors by 10:00 a.m. on May 29, 2009 to be considered for the appointment. The following applications were received and are now before the board for consideration:  Ricki L. Osborn  and Jonathan Beaty.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Motl to appointment Ricki L. Osborn, County Attorney to fill vacancy until the position can be filled by election.  Ayes – Motl, Singer, Peterson and Condon.  Nays – Dencklau.  Motion carried.

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