Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday March 16, 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.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve minutes of the March 9, 2010 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve employment of Jordan Brackey, Assistant County Attorney, for a salary of $45,000.00 effective March 29, 2010. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to appoint Matt Wilson, Scene Investigator for the Webster County Medical Examiner.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve bond of Al Price for Sewer/Septic Installation.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Amendment #2 to FY10 Local Public Health Services Contract.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Annual Update for Dallas Thomas in Section 6, Roland Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve tax abatement of taxes for the City of Duncombe in the amount of $629.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association to bury fiber optic cable to upgrade their Duncombe and Vincent exchanges.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to adopt the following Resolution:

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, ON THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $9,000,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION LOCAL OPTION SALES AND SERVICES TAX BONDS, AND HEARING ON ISSUANCE OF SAID BONDS

Public Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of the County of Webster, State of Iowa, will hold a public hearing on the 6th day of April, 2010 at 7:00 P.M., in the Board Room, County Courthouse, 701 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, Iowa, at which meeting the Board proposes to take additional action for the issuance of not to exceed $9,000,000 General Obligation Local Option Sales and Services Tax Bonds of said County, bearing interest at the rate of note to exceed seven per centum (7%) per annum. Said bonds are proposed to be issued for the purpose of paying the cost to remodel, improve, extend and equip the existing County Law Enforcement Center, and to build and equip a new County Jail, and acquire land if necessary, as determined by the Webster County Board of Supervisors. Said bonds shall be payable from the eligible portion of the local option sales and services tax receipts collected by the County (equal to 100% thereof) and, to the extent provided in Iowa Code Section 423B.9(4), the debt service fund of the County.

At any time before the date fixed for taking action for the issuance of the bonds, a petition, signed by eligible electors residing within the County in a number of equal to at least three percent (3%) of the registered voters

Motion carried unanimously.

Vic Carlson addressed his concerns on the drainage repairs that did not solve the problem in his area.

Jan Horton, County Treasurer announced that she will not seek re-election, retiring December 31, 2010.

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

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