Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday April 13, 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, and Peterson.   Absent:  Singer.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of the April 6, 2010 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for D.D.#65.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to receive and place on file Manure Management Annual Update for Brent Odland, Section 17, Eagle Grove Township; Wright County.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Black Hills Energy to bore a replacement gas main along portions of Route P73 in Lehigh.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign resolution to close unsafe bridge, FHWA Number 343470, on Baxter Avenue between Sections 7 and 8, Township 89 North, Range 30 West, Johnson Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Chairman Dencklau called for further comments on the matter of the issuance of not to exceed $9,000,000 General Obligation Local Option Sales and Services Tax Bonds in order to provide funds to pay cost to remodel, improve, extend and equip the existing County Law Enforcement Center, including existing jail facilities, and if cost and available funding allow, the County may also acquire land and build and equip a new County Jail, and remodel, improve, equip and extend the existing Law Enforcement Center for other law enforcement functions.  No comments being heard it was moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to adopt the following Resolution:

RESOLUTION INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS TO TAKE ADDITIONAL ACTION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $9,000,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION LOCAL OPTION SALES AND SERVICES TAX BONDS

WHEREAS, pursuant to notice published as required by law, this Board has held a public meeting and hearing upon the proposal to institute proceedings for the issuance of not to exceed $9,000,000 General Obligation Local Option Sales and Services Tax Bonds for the purpose of paying costs to remodel, improve, extend and equip the existing County Law Enforcement Center, including existing jail facilities, and if costs and available funding allow, the County may also acquire land and build and equip a new County Jail, and remodel, improve, equip and extend the existing Law Enforcement Center for other law enforcement functions, and has considered the extent of the objections received from residents or property owners as to said proposed issuance of Bonds; and, accordingly the following action is now considered to be in the best interests of the County and residents thereof:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF WEBSTER, STATE OF IOWA:

            Section 1. That this Board does hereby institute proceedings and take additional action for the sale and issuance in the manner required by law of not to exceed $9,000,000 General Obligation Local Option Sales and Services Tax Bonds for the foregoing purposes.

            Section 2. That this Resolution be and does hereby serve as a declaration of official intent under Treasury Regulation 1.150-2, because the County reasonably expects to reimburse with the proceeds of the Bonds, all or a portion of original expenditures incurred in connection with the above purpose.

            PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of April, 2010
               
                                                                                                                                s/ Keith Dencklau
                                                                                                                                Chairperson
ATTEST:
s/ Carol Messerly
County Auditor

Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Motl, Peterson and Condon.  Nays – none. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Condon to allow claims.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded, seconded by Motl to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.