Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday May 10, 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

At 8:30a.m. the Board of Supervisors canvassed Gowrie Special Election held on May 3, 2011.  Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve the following as the Official Canvass of the Gowrie City Special Election held on May 3, 2011:  Public Measure A          Yes - 264 votes; No – 7 votes; therefore public measure declared adopted.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of the May 3, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#141, D.D.#219, D.D.#230, and Joint D.D.# 54 Webster & #58 Hamilton Counties.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to approve employment of Elizabeth Raygor, Linda Mosley, Kimberly Shineflew, and Jeanette Opheim, as part-time peer staff for the Friendship Center at an hourly rate of $7.25 per hour, effective May 11, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve 28E Agreement with Iowa Department of  Natural Resources for maintenance of the Gypsum City OHV Park and authorize the Conservation Director to hire seasonal employees for the OHV Park.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve 28E Agreement with the City of  Fort Dodge Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department for a seasonal, shared-Natural Resource Technician II Position and authorize the Conservation Director to fill the position.  Motion carried unanimously.  It was noted that the Conservation Board is requiring an addendum address Worker’s Compensation and Liability issues to follow in the near future.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to approve addendum to Contract 01-2008 with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for shared-Naturalist services. 

28E INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT AMENDMENT
Webster County Conservation Board

Part Time Naturalist Aide for Stewardship Education And Conservation Literacy Services in Webster County, Brushy Creek S.R.A. and Dolliver Memorial S.P.
Contracted Party:  Webster County Conservation Board, Matt Cosgrove, Director
Contract Number:  01-2008
Amendment Number:
Amendment Effective Date 07/01/11 to 06/30/2012
This amendment to the above-referenced contract (Contract) is made by and between the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Webster County Conservation Board (Contracted Party).

For good and valuable consideration, the sufficiency of which is acknowledged by the parties, the parties agree to amend the Contract as follows:

1. Special Conditions Section:
 
ARTICLE III.  TIME OF PERFORMANCE
The Contractor shall commence work on the Contract on the beginning date and complete contract tasks by the ending date, as set forth in this agreement amendment by the effective dates here-in.  Effective July l, 2011 and ending June 30, 2012.
           
2. Appendix B:
  Budget Summary
    Budget Categories
DNR Contract 
WCCB Contractor
Total Project
     
Amount
Match
Costs
    Personnel  
$15,250.00
$15,250.00
$30,500.00
    FICA/IPERS
$2,123.16
$2,123.16
$4,246.32
    Insurance
$2,748.00
$2,748.00
$5,496.00
    Training 
$250.00
$250.00
$500.00
    Vehicle
$2,213.42
$2,213.42
$4,426.84
    Total Costs
$22,584.58
$22,584.58
$45,169.16

All other terms and conditions of the contract remain in full force and effect except to the extent modified herein.  This shall be recorded with the Iowa Secretary of State consistent with 28E Intergovernmental Contract Agreements.

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve salary increase for Darren Herzog, Park Ranger to $38,526; effective May 14, 2011 per Conservation Department Salary Schedule.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve 2010 Tax Exempt Status for Wildlife Habitat under Slough Bill enacted in1982 and further to approve the following applications for open prairie, rivers and streams, forest cover, recreation lakes and residential wildlife habitat as exempt property per Board Resolution on April 12, 1983; and receive and place on file Native Prairie tax exemptions.  

OPEN PRAIRIE
ACRES
  FOREST COVER
ACRES
Applegate, Mark
5.52
  Kahl, William or Heck Sherian
13.50
Pingel, Bruce
2.00
  Patz, Laura
8.40
Law, Genavee
8.50
  Clarken, Edward
20.30
Weiss, Donald (Heirs)
3.00
  Link, Janice
6.70
Sindlinger, Ray
27.16
  Peterson, Dale
1.70
Olson, Russell 
18.10
  Patz, Donald
11.07
Mitchell,Cecillia
67.00
  RECREATION LAKES/PONDS
Dodger Sportsman Group
50.00
  Law, Genavee
1.50
McCabe, Leo
7.80
  Dodger Sportsman Group
30.00
Dischler, Jerry
33.00
  OMG Midwest,Inc d/b/a Amer.Concrete
71.60
Countryman, David W
40.00
  Patz, Donald
26.46
Anderson, John
7.83
  RIVER & STREAMS/BANKS
Deal, Alan M & Jan
2.50
  Doyen, Pauline
45.00
Donney, Tom
2.50
  Law, Genavee
1.40
Link, Janice
9.90
  Patz, Donald
15.34
NATIVE PRAIRIE   
  Hoover, Carrie
8.00
Jordison, Betty
3.00
  Cooper, Dennis
10.00
 
  Applegate, Mark
1.20
TOTAL ACRES
559.98
    

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Act Grant Application through Iowa Department of Public Health.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing was held on the final consideration to amend Webster County Ordinance No. 43, striking the current burial policy and replacing it with a new burial policy which allows payment for cremation only.  No written or oral comments were heard; therefore Chairman Dencklau closed the public hearing.
Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve final consideration and adopt to amend Webster County Ordinance No. 43, striking the current burial policy and replacing it with a new burial policy which allows payment for cremation only.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Peterson, Condon, and Fletcher.  Nays – none.  Singer temporarily absent.  Motion carried.

At 10:20 a.m. it was moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to enter in to closed session to discuss Webster County correctional officer employment pursuant to Iowa Code section 21.5(g) and 21.5(i).  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.  Nays – None.  Singer temporarily absent.  Motion carried.

At 11:00 a.m. it was moved by Peterson, seconded by Fletcher to return to open session.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Singer, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to staff jail per recommendation of Jail Administrator while the jail floor is under renovation, allowing for careful consideration for protection of  the jail staff and inmates and the County budget.   Motion carried unanimously.

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

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