Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday August 24, 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 the Coleman Water District Election held on August 17, 2010.  Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve the following as the Official Canvass of the Coleman Water District:  Linda M. Anderson 26 votes; Vickie Claude 24 votes; Shannon R. Ely 16 votes; Sheila J. Evans 38 votes; and Dennis Ray Jones 18 votes.   Sheila J. Evans, Linda M. Anderson and Vickie Claude were declared duly election as Trustees for Coleman Water District.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Motl, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of the August 17, 2010 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D. #57, D.D.#69, Joint D.D.# 299 Webster & #229 Hamilton; Joint D.D.#70 Webster & #95 Calhoun, D.D.#37, Joint D.D.#3 Webster & #9 Humboldt; and Joint D.D.#247 Webster & #7 Humboldt.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Carolyn Clark to $16.89 per hour, effective August 1, 2010, per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Motl to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Jobs Local Infrastructure Competitive Grant Program Certificate of Expenditures.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

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

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 99F(7), if a proposition to operate gambling games on an excursion gambling boat is approved by a majority of the county electorate voting on the proposition, the board of supervisors shall submit the same proposition  to the county electorate at the general election held in 2002 and, at the general election held at each subsequent eight-year interval, and question of continued operation of gambling games. 

WHEREAS, an election on the question to operate gambling games on an excursion gambling boat was approved by a majority of the county electorate on March 23, 2004.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF WEBSTER, STATE OF IOWA that the Webster County Commissioner of Elections is hereby directed to place the following proposition on the November 2, 2010 General Election ballot, as provided in Iowa Administrative Code 721 –21.820(7):

                Shall the following public measure be adopted?

                YES
                NO

The continued operation of gambling games on an excursion gambling boat or at a gambling structure in Webster County is approved.

                Summary:  The continued operation of gambling games on an excursion gambling boat or at a gambling structure in Webster County is approved. 
                The continued operation of gambling games on an excursion gambling boat or at a gambling structure in Webster County is approved.  If approved by a majority of the voters, operation of gambling games may continue on a excursion gambling boat or at a gambling structure in Webster County until the question is voted on again at the general election in eight years.  If disapproved by a majority of voters, gambling games on an excursion gambling boat or at a gambling structure in Webster County will end nine years from the date of the original issue of the license to the current licensee.

PASSED AND APPROVED, this  24th day of  August                       , 2010. 

Motion carried unanimously. 

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Application for Suspension of Taxes per Iowa Code 427.9 for real estate parcel #01000/0720282010.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve request from the City of Dayton to establish a detour on two miles of granular surfaced Quail Avenue, one mile of granular surfaced 380th Street, and one-half mile of paved surfaced Racine Avenue from approximately 9:30a.m. to 11:30a.m., Monday September 6, 2010 during the 2010 Dayton Labor Day Parade.  Motion carried unanimously.

Eldon Showers discussed drainage concern in D.D.#193.  Chairman Dencklau will assist in obtaining a request for repairs following this meeting.

County Treasurer Janice Horton announced the Motor Vehicle Department will close Wednesday and Thursday starting next week to get caught up with their work.

Virginia Carlson asked about the status of drainage repairs in D.D.#371.

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