Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday November 24, 2009

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors' Room
Webster County Courthouse

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 November 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.#195, D.D.#5, and D.D.#122.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve salary increase for Shelly Escobedo to $34,570, effective November 24, 2009, per recommendation of County Attorney.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file temporary part-time employment of Ravon Chalfant at the rate of $8.50 per hour for data entry requirements for H1N1, per recommendation of Kari Prescott, Public Health Director.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file six month salary increases effective December 1, 2009 as follows:  Melissa Michehl to $17.81; Brandi Alexander to $11.00 per hour and Jennifer Peterman to $11.00 per hour, per recommendation of Kari Prescott, Public Health Director.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign amendment to Fiscal Year 2010 Local Public Health Services contract.  (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:

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
BY AND BETWEEN
The CITY OF FORT DODGE, IOWA
AND
WEBSTER COUNTY

This Memorandum of Understanding, made and entered into this 24th day of November, 2009, by and between the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa, an Iowa Municipal Corporation (The “City”) and Webster County (The “County”).

WITNESSETH

WHEREAS, the County intends to enter a contract with Pictometry International Corporation, for the capture, processing and delivery of digital air photography of all land within the boundaries of Webster County, Iowa.

WHEREAS, the City has agreed to pay $22,450 of the $44,900 remaining balance for said contract, after the provision of a grant provided by the Region One Homeland Security Board for said photography.

NOW THEREFORE, the parties agree and stipulate as follows:

The City agrees to:

  1. Pay $22,450 towards the deliverable digital photography.

The County agrees to:

  1. Provide the access to the photography of all portions of the county, software and any licenses that may be needed for use.

It is further agreed that all parties shall approve any changes to the above terms.

This agreement shall be binding upon the heirs, successors in interest and assigns to all signatories to this agreement.

            All parties of this agreement hereby and herewith agree to hold harmless and indemnify each of the other parties, their employees or representatives, from any and all liability to which they may be subject, arising out of the execution of this agreement.

            This agreement including paying any and all of the City’s expenses, costs and attorneys fees that may be incurred and/or related to the defense of any claim made as a result of the use of this facility.

            This is a complete and final agreement of the parties and no statement not herein contained has been relied upon by any party in affixing their signature hereto.

            All parties warrant that they have full and sufficient authority to execute this agreement and each party will sign whatever document is necessary to effectuate this agreement.

            IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have affixed our signatures hereto.

CITY OF FORT DODGE                                                     ATTEST:
By:  s/ Terry J. Lutz, Mayor                                                 s/ Barbara Barrick, City Clerk

WEBSTER COUNTY
By:  s/ Phil Condon                                                               s/ Carol Messerly

Motion carried unanimously.

John Haila discussed three options with the Board regarding the Law Enforcement/Jail facility.  Following discussion, the board agreed to place option 2 on the agenda for approval December 1, 2009, which would be to repair the Law Enforcement Center, expect for the Jail Floor and construct a new jail facility contingent on voter approval.  The estimated cost would be $11,420,000, less I-Jobs grant funds for a net cost of $9,510,000; of which the board would commit $2,700,000 from Lost Option Sales Tax Revenue to the project and would proceed to call for a special election to issue General Obligation Bonds for $4,900,000.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

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