Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday May 11, 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 May 4, 2010 regular meeting.   Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#51 and D.D.# 197-Branch One.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Darren Herzog, Park Ranger to $36,921.00 effective May 14, 2010 per Conservation Department Salary Schedule.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to accept resignation of Hillary Lenz, Clerk in Auditor’s office effective May 21, 2010.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Singer to table 28E Agreement between City of Fort Dodge and Webster County Treasurer requiring delinquent parking fines to be paid before renewing any motor vehicle registrations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Black Hills Energy to install 4-inch gas main along west side of Garfield Avenue and along south side of 340th Street in Section 1, Gowrie Township to their border station.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Mediacom to install fiber optic line along west side of Route D20 at the intersection of Route D26 in Sections 6 and 7, Elkhorn Township.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION 2010-05-11
Temporary Road Closure of Webster County Route P59 to
Through Traffic between U.S. Highway 20 and
Webster County Route D20 and Designating a Detour Route

WHEREAS, Iowa Code Section 306.41 provides for the temporary closing of sections of roadway when necessary because of construction and maintenance, and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has been authorized by a previous resolution of the Webster County Board of Supervisors to execute the above requirements of Iowa Code Section 306.41 regarding temporary road closures, and

WHEREAS, Bridge Replacement Project BRS-CO94(85)—60-94 on Webster County Route P59 over the quarry haul road adjacent to Gypsum City OHV Park will require Route P59 to be temporarily closed to through traffic between U.S. Highway 20 and Webster County Route D20 during construction.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that Webster County Route P59 be temporarily closed to through traffic between U.S. Highway 20 and Webster County Route D20 and a detour be established utilizing U.S. Highway 169/U.S. Highway 20 at Exit 121 and Iowa Highway 17/U.S. Highway 20 at Exist 136

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route will be effective at 7:00 A.M., Monday, May 17, 2010 and shall continue for the duration of said road construction as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

PASSED AND APPROVED on May 11, 2010.

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

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Molt, seconded by Singer to approve Amendment #1 to the 2010 Fiscal Year Iowa DOT Secondary Road Budget and Construction Program.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:10a.m. Singer moved and Peterson seconded a motion to go into closed session pursuant to Chapter 21.5 (j) to discuss real estate acquisition for proposed jail site.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Motl, Singer, Peterson and Condon.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

At 10:35a.m., the board returned to open session.  Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to amend Item No. 10 to approve and authorize Chair to sign Land Purchase Offer as discussed in closed session pursuant to Chapter 21.5(j).
Motion carried unanimously.

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

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