Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday December 1, 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 24, 2009 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#29, D.D.#69, and Joint D.D.#70 Webster and #95 Calhoun.  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing was held on the first consideration  to amend Zoning Ordinance 046 and further to amend the County Land Use Management Plan and Zoning Map to rezone property owned by Rick Harrington from A-1 to A-2; property described as commencing Sixty feet south of the northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section Twenty-five (25), Township Eighty-eight (88) North, Range Twenty-eight (28) West of the 5th P.M., proceeding south six hundred-sixty feet (660’), then West parallel to the north line Four hundred Sixty-two feet (462’) to the point of beginning; Webster County, Iowa. No objections being heard, Chairman Condon closed the public hearing. 

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve first consideration, waive second consideration and set  10:00a.m. on December 15, 2007 as the time and date for final consideration to amend Zoning Ordinance 046 and further to amend the County Land Use Management Plan and Zoning Map to rezone property owned by Rick Harrington from A-1 to A-2; property described as commencing Sixty feet south of the northeast corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section Twenty-five (25), Township Eighty-eight (88) North, Range Twenty-eight (28) West of the 5th P.M., proceeding south six hundred-sixty feet (660’), then West parallel to the north line Four hundred Sixty-two feet (462’) to the point of beginning; Webster County, Iowa.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Condon, Dencklau, Motl, Singer and Peterson.  Nays:  none.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update Plan for Bob and Travis Hicks in Section 31, Gowrie Township; and Envirotech Powerwashing and Ag. Services, LLC in Section 32, Yell Township.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Webster County Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Management Plan; and further to set 10:15 a.m. on December 15, 2009, as the time and date for public hearing on said plan.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file proposed amendment to Webster County 043, an ordinance describing the forms of General Assistance provided by Webster County in accordance with Chapter 252, Code of Iowa to poor and needy persons; and further to set 10:30 a.m. December 15, 2009 as time and date for public hearing on the first consideration of said amendment.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to rescind the one percent salary increases, which were effective January 1, 2010 that were approved January 20, 2009 for elected officials and June 23, 2009 for department heads and staff. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau to approve implementation of a hiring freeze.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to direct each department under the General Basic fund to reduce Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Department Appropriations by ten percent and submit their reductions to the board by 9:00a.m. December 3, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approval of Option 2 of the Webster County LEC/Jail Report to New Construction Cost Comparisons as presented at November 24, 2009 meeting, which would be to repair the Law Enforcement Center, expect for the Jail Floor and construct a new jail facility contingent on voter approval.  With an estimated cost of $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.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:45a.m. a Public Hearing was held on Reclassification of Drainage District No. 5, Laterals 2, 4 and 5; and at 11:30a.m. a Telephone Meeting with Calhoun County for Joint Drainage District No. 15 Webster & No. 31     Calhoun and Joint Drainage District No. 22 Webster & No. 12 Calhoun was held.  For further particulars see Drainage Record Book.

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