Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday July 7, 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 June 30, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file Sheriff’s Report of Fees Collected for period ending June 30, 2009.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve assignment of County held Tax Sale Certificate No. P080004 to Tom Filloon, Real Estate Parcel #01000-0719403007, taxes $50.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve Property Tax Suspension on Real Estate Parcel No. 00270-0904200004.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for Tom 2 Finishing Farm in Section 36, Cedar Township, Calhoun County.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Substance Abuse Grant Agreement for Fiscal Year 2010.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to adopt the following Resolution: 

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION OF SUPPORT OF THE WEBSTER COUNTY TRAIL PLAN AND VISION IOWA APPLICATION

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors supports pedestrian trails and expanding the current trail system in Webster County; and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors has chosen the trail extension from the Fort Dodge Nature Trail to Kennedy Park as the highest priority for trail development in Webster County; and

WHEREAS, the Conservation Board is working in partnership with the City of Fort Dodge and the Webster County Trail Task Force to expand the existing trail system for the social, economic, and health betterment of Webster County and the region;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Webster County Board of Supervisors endorses this trail project and the Vision Iowa Application submitted by Fort Dodge and Webster County;

Passed and approved this 7th day of July 2009.

 s/ Phil Condon                                                                                                  s/ Carol Messerly                                              
Phil Condon, Chairman                                                                                   Attest: Carol Messerly
Webster County Board of Supervisors                                                       Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to relocate poles along Highway 169 east of the intersections of 120th Street and Riverside Drive in Sections 12 and 13, Township 90 North, Range 29 West, Deer Creek Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster Calhoun Telephone to bury fiber optic cable between 1327 and 1385 240th Streets along the south side of Section 10, Township 88 North, Range 30 West, Fulton Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:30a.m., the following public bids were received and opened for Culvert Replacement Project # LFM983608—7X-94, located on Route D-20 between sections 35 and  36, Colfax Township:

Bidder

Bid Total

Midwest Contracting

$213,530.08

Peterson Contractors Inc.

$298,585.60

Weidemann Inc.

$226,410.80

Following review of bids received, County Engineer Randy recommended that the low bid submitted by Midwest Contracting in the amount of $213,530.08 be approved.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Motl to award bid for Culvert Replacement Project #LFM983608—7X-94 to Midwest Contracting in the amount of $213,530.08; and further authorize the Chair to sign contract documents at the appropriate time.  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing was held on Final consideration to adopt proposed Webster County Ordinance No. 046:  Zoning Ordinance establishing Zoning regulations for unincorporated portions of Webster County, Iowa.  Several landowners in the area of the Webster County Ag-Industrial Center voiced concerns that some of the landowners were unaware of this classification change and further requested that the board recess this hearing for a week to allow. 

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to recess hearing on final consideration to adopt proposed Webster County Ordinance No. 046:  Zoning Ordinance establishing Zoning regulations for unincorporated portions of Webster County, Iowa, until 10:30a.m., July 21, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 6:00p.m., an informal meeting was held to discuss the existing drainage problem in the area of Parker Drive. No action taken.

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

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