Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Regular Meeting
Tuesday September 22, 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 September 15, 2009 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for D.D.#4, Lateral 5.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve employment of Sarah Hammer, Part-time Jailer at the rate of $12.95 per hour, effective September 27, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve salary increase for Sara Ayala, Part-time Jailer to $13.21 per hour, effective September 3, 2009 and for Renae Ryan, Full-time Jailer to $14.03 per hour, effective September 20, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve salary increase for Meghan Lamoureux, Case Manager to $19.84 per hour, effective September 17, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign MH/DD Provider Service rate for Berryhill Center for Mental Health, effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010.  (Copy on file in CPC’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Webster County Jail Inspection Report.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Denckalu to approve and authorize Chair to sign Detour Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation to use portions of paved Routes D-26 and P-29 as a temporary detour route when a portion of Iowa Highway 7 is closed in 2010 during bridge deck overlay Project FSSN-7-4(18)—3T-13.  (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 MidAmerican Energy to set new pole and bore under Nelson Avenue to extend electrical service at the Air National Guard in Section 5, Township 89 North, Range 28 West, Cooper Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Rick Harrington requested that the Board reconsider a recent change in Webster County’s Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map.  Mr. Harrington purchased a plot of ground at the intersection of Swallow Road and 260th Street which in 2001-2002 was rezoned from A-1 to A-2 which would allow him to build on the plot, but with the recent changes it no longer would be an allowable use; therefore would like it changed back as amended in 2002.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to petition the Webster County Zoning Commission to consider Mr. Harrington’s request and report their recommendation to the Board for public hearing.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:45a.m., a public hearing was held on repairs to Drainage District No. 5 Laterals 2, 4, and 5.  For further particulars see Drainage Record Book.

At 11:15a.m. Mark Cory and Pat Martin with Ahlers and Cooney Law Firm meet to discuss grant application
and bonding options.  No actions was taken.

Ted Hugghins, representing Abstract Associates of Webster County, Inc. introduced himself to the board.

Phil Richardson, landowner in Washington Township addressed the board concerning a driveway access on Sara Avenue.  Keith Dencklau and Eddie Peterson will meet with landowner to seek resolution of this matter.

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