Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday December 15, 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 December 8, 2009 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to accept resignation of Nickolas Jurries, Full-time Correctional Officer, effective December 29, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Update for Mark Peterson in Section 30, Dayton Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Dencklau, to receive and place on file resignation of Julie Pringnitz, Part-time Dental Hygienist, effective December 3, 2009.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Motl to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION TO INITIATE VACATION OF ROAD

RESOLUTION, to initiate vacation of part of Webster County road known as “Langham and Watson Common Consent Road”, now known as George Avenue, running North and South and west of the center line of Section 12, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Fulton Civil Township, Webster County, Iowa.

WHEREAS the State of Iowa has acquired land for right of way for expansion of U.S. Highway No. 20, and

WHEREAS said U.S. Highway No. 20 right of way crosses George Avenue severing it into two separate parcels, and

WHEREAS no access to or across said U.S. Highway No. 20 by its limited access is being provided by the State of Iowa at George Avenue, and,

WHEREAS vacating said parcel would return same to the county tax roll, thereby benefiting the general public and returning said parcel to productive use,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby proposes the vacation of the following described parcel of road easement, to wit:

All that part of the road originally known as the “Langham and Watson Common Consent Road”, now known as George Avenue, lying east of the East Right Of Way Line of the Union Pacific Railroad, between a line lying 100.0 feet north of the South Line of the Northwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa and the South Right of Way Line of Webster County Road D-26 running along the North Line of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 12. Described parcel contains 2.85 acres, more or less.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on the proposed vacation of said parcel of road easement be set for 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, in the Board Room of the Webster County Board of Supervisors, Webster County Courthouse, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, and the County Engineer send notice to adjacent Webster County landowners explaining proposed vacation and requesting their comments or claims.
                                                                                                Attest
s/ Phil Condon, Chairperson                                                        s/Carol Messerly
Webster County Board of Supervisors                                         Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

A Public Hearing was held on 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.  No written or oral objections being heard, Chairman Condon closed public hearing.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve 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.

Webster County Library Association discussed Fiscal Year 2010-2011 funding.  No action taken.

Elderbridge Agency on Aging discussed Fiscal Year 2010-2011 funding. No action taken.

Webster County Agricultural Association discussed Fiscal Year 2010-2011 funding. No action taken.

 

At 10:30a.m. a Public Hearing was held on Webster County Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Management Plan pursuant to Administrative Rules Chapter 441-25.  No objections being heard, Chairman Condon closed public hearing. 

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve Webster County Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Management Plan pursuant to Administrative Rules Chapter 441-25.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:45a.m. a Public Hearing was held on first consideration  of proposed amendment to Webster County Ordinance No. 43, an ordinance describing the forms of General Assistance provided by Webster County, in accordance with Chapter 252, Code of Iowa;  proposed amendment provides assistance to poor persons and eliminates assistance to needy persons.  No written or oral objections being heard, Chairman Condon closed public hearing. .  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Condon, Dencklau, Motl, Singer and Peterson.  Nays – none. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Dencklau to approve first consideration of proposed amendment to Webster County Ordinance No. 43, an ordinance describing the forms of General Assistance provided by Webster County, in accordance with Chapter 252, Code of Iowa;  proposed amendment provides assistance to poor persons and eliminates assistance to needy persons; and further to waive second consideration and to set 10:00 a.m. on January 5, 2010 as the time and date for public hearing on final consideration of said proposed amendment. 

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