Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday April 12, 2011

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:  Dencklau, Singer, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.   Absent:  None.

Per conference call the board discussed establishing urban renewal area to utilize tax increment financing from the proposed wind turbine project for improvements to county secondary road system with the County Engineer, Mark Cory, and Tom Simmering.  No action taken.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of the April 5, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs: D.D.#43, D.D.#49; Joint D.D.#102 Webster and #5 Humboldt and D.D.#157.  Motion carried unanimously.

A Public Hearing on proposed improvements to Webster County Law Enforcement Center - 2011 Jail Repairs Project was held.  No written objections were heard; however Supervisor Fletcher asked for a review of the proposed project by the architect who was not present.  Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to recess this public hearing until 10:00a.m. on April 19, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign lease agreement with Pitney Bowes for postage machine at Department of Human Services.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign lease agreement with GE Capital Solution (Mason City Business Systems) for renewal of colored copier in MIS Department.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The following bids for two Sheriff’s cars were reviewed:

  Kemna Auto of Fort Dodge  2011 Caprice $26,360 each
  Shimkat   Motor   2011 Charger $24,690 each
  Ford Motor 2011 Crown Vic     $21,908 each

Sheriff Mickelson stated that the availability of the Crown Vic is questionable and the new Taurus won’t be able to be bid until around June or July; therefore recommending the board accept the bid from Shimkat for two Dodge Chargers at the bid price of $24,690 each. 

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve bid from Shimkat for two Dodge Chargers at the bid price of $24,690 each.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve the following resolution:

            WHEREAS,  the Webster County Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Sections 321.236, 321.239, 321.255 and 321.354 of the Code of Iowa to regulate the standing or parking of vehicles on streets and highways under their jurisdiction and to place and maintain traffic control devices, and
            WHEREAS, paved Route  P56 (Nelson Avenue) adjacent to Webster County Conservation Property (Kennedy Park/Badger Lake/Lakeside Golf Course) has a average annual daily traffic congestion and vehicle parking issues, and
            WHEREAS, parking restrictions on Route P56 (Nelson Avenue) adjacent to Kennedy Park/Badger Lake/Lakeside Golf Course property would ensure safer passage of  traffic, including fire and emergency vehicles.
            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that “NO PARKING’ signs (R8-3) be erected giving notice thereof at the following described locations:

1. On both sides of paved Route P56 (Nelson Avenue) from the south property line to the north property line of Webster County Conservation Property in portions of Section 20 and 29, Township 90 North, Range 28 West, a distance of approximately 3375 feet

This resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control signs are erected.
Passed and approved this 12th day of April, 2011.

s/Keith Dencklau   
Keith Dencklau, Chairman  Webster County Board of Supervisors

ATTEST: s/Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

The following bids were reviewed:

  Fort Dodge Ford Ford F150 XL $27,651 -$1,500 trade-in = $26,151
    Ford F150 XLT   $27,978 -$1,500 trade-in = $26,478
  Kemna Auto Chevrolet Silverado 1500   $29,634 -$2,800 trade-in = $26,834
  Shimkat Motor Co. Dodge Ram 1500 SLT  $26,660 – 1,500 trade-in = $25,160

Engineer Randy Will recommended that the board accept the bid submitted by Skimkat Motor Company.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to accept bid submitted by Shimkat Motor Company for the purchase of one Dodge Ram 1500 SLT at the price of $26,660.00, less trade in allowance of $1,500.00 for 2001 Dodge Caravan for a net cost of $25,160.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

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

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