Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday January 26, 2010

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.

At 9:00a.m. the Board of Supervisors met to Canvass Drainage District #96 Director District #2 Election held on January 16, 2010.  Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve the following as the official canvass of said election:   Ted Fiala - 6 votes;  Scattering - 0 votes; Ted Fiala declared duly elected Drainage District #96 Trustee – Director District No. 2 for a three year term.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve minutes of the January 19, 2010 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

A Public Hearing was held to amend Fiscal Year 2009-2010 County Budget and approve department appropriation changes.  Upon closed of public hearing, Singer moved and Peterson seconded to approve Fiscal Year 2009-2010 County Budget and approve the following department appropriation changes: 

 

DEPARTMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL

 

Ending

 

 

BASIC

Decrease

Dept. Approp.

1

 Board of Supervisors

                185,425

                  18,653

                  166,772

2

 Auditor

               253,892

                 25,500

                 228,392

3

 Treasurer

                 505,181

                 32,095

                 473,086

4

 Attorney

               643,283

                 64,328

                 578,955

5

 Sheriff

            2,454,599

                217,755

              2,236,844

7

 Recorder

               226,969

                    5,675

                  221,294

8

Law Enforcement Center

                362,106

                 25,000

                  337,106

21

 Veterans Affairs

                  79,563

                    7,560

                    72,003

22

 Conservation Board

               423,956

                 42,500

                  381,456

23

 Health Board

                  65,000

                    6,500

                    58,500

25

 Social Services

               274,376

                  12,008

                 262,368

35

 Child Support Recovery

               378,306

 

                 378,306

36

Planning & Zoning

                    67,118

                    6,897

                     60,221

51

 General Services

                261,956

                  21,500

                 240,456

52

MIS

                 351,981

 

                   351,981

53

GIS

                   21,200

 

                     21,200

55

330 1st Ave N - SS Building

                129,068

                  13,000

                   116,068

56

Bank Bldg.

                195,738

                 25,000

                  170,738

69

Risk Management

                    7,000

                       700

                      6,300

99

 Nondepartmental

               632,583

                  14,000

                  618,583

 

GB Transfer

                150,000

                150,000

                              -  

60

Substance Abuse Funding

 Increase

 

              75,600.00

22

Public Health

Increase

 

                  210,288

99

Animal Control

 Increase

 

                    44,000

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary schedule increase for Melissa Eisenbarth to $32,565.74, effective upon approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to accept resignation of Nancy Herzberg, effective January 29, 2010, per retirement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve Beer Permit Application for Back to Basics Country Store.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file County Recorder’s Report of Fees Collected for quarter ending December 31, 2009.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file County General Assistance Report of Persons Served and the Veteran Affair’s Commission Report for quarter ending December 31, 2009.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize deposit into Conservation Trust fund of 2009 Conservation Reserve Payments and Direct Farm Payment for Miller Marsh Wildlife Area from Kirk Seltz, Operator, in the amount of $5,538.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve 2010 Farm Rent Proposal submitted by Iowa Central Community College Farm Operations Class and authorize Chair to sign 2010 Farm Lease.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve the following resolution: 

RESOLUTION TO VACATE ROAD AND REVERSION FOR TAXATION

Resolution to vacate the following described parcel of road right of way located in the Northwest Quarter (NW ¼) Section 12, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, Fulton Civil Township, 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.

WHEREAS, on the 15th day of December, 2009, a resolution to initiate vacation of the above described parcel was passed on by the Webster County Board of Supervisors and in accordance with Chapter 306 of the 2009 Code of Iowa, a date was set for a hearing by the Webster County Board of Supervisors and legal action was served on all interested parties and said notice did state the hearing date was set for 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, January 19, 2010, in the Board Room of the Webster County Board of Supervisors, Webster County Courthouse, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501 and,

WHEREAS, said hearing was held on above-mentioned date and no objections or comments, either oral or written, were presented on or before the date set for hearing.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, does hereby vacate the above described parcel of road right of way located in Section 12, Township 88 North, Range 30 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, Fulton Civil Township.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by said Board of Supervisors, that the said vacated parcel of road right of way be reverted to the original landowners and/or heirs or successors, without further action by the Board.

 

Attest:  s/Carol Messerly, Auditor                                      s/Keith Dencklau, Chairman
             Webster County, Iowa                                            Webster County Board of Supervisors

Date: January 26, 2010

On this 26th day of January A.D., 2010, before me, a notary public in and for said county, personally appeared Keith Dencklau to me personally known, who by me duly sworn did say that he is the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Webster County, Iowa, that the seal affixed to said instrument is the seal of Webster County, Iowa and that the instrument was signed and sealed on behalf of Webster County, Iowa by authority of said Board of Supervisors, and the said Keith Dencklau acknowledged the execution of said instrument to be the voluntary act and deed of Webster County, Iowa, by it voluntarily executed.
                                                                           
                                                                                      s/ Brian Johll
                                                                                      Notary Public in and for Webster County, Iowa

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa DOT Federal Aid Funding Agreement Number 1-10-HRRS-002 for Bridge Replacement Project BROS-CO94(86)-8J-94 located between Sections 27 and 34, Badger Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to open discussion on both Item #13 and #14 relevant to agreements with cities for construction and maintenance of Farm to Market Extensions and discussion followed.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve amending 28E Agreements with Callender, Clare, Duncombe, Farnhamville, Harcourt, Lehigh, Moorland and Vincent regarding the construction and maintenance of Farm to Market Extensions by changing the amount of road use tax reimbursement from 100% to 50% in FY2011 and from 100% to 0% in FY2012.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Singer.  Nays:  Condon, Peterson and Motl.  Motion failed.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to authorize County Engineer to negotiate 28E Agreements with Badger, Barnum, Callender, Clare, Dayton, Duncombe, Farnhamville, Fort Dodge, Gowrie, Harcourt, Lehigh, Moorland, Otho, Stratford, and Vincent regarding the construction and maintenance of all county road extensions within their corporate limits.  Motion carried unanimously.

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