Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday June 7, 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.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve minutes of the May 31, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#192 Webster and #9 Humboldt Counties, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve transfer employment of Laura Montgomery from Webster County Jail to Webster County Sheriff’s Office as a Clerk, effective June 13, 2011. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve employment of Jennifer Benson as Assistant County Attorney at a starting salary of $64,639.37, effective July 15, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for Litchfield Realty No. 1 through No. 7 in Sections 27, 31, 33 and 35 of Yell Township and in Section 35 of Burnside Township.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign the following Contract for MIDAS to provide Grant writing assistance for FEMA Buyout Program:

It is hereby agreed by the Mid Iowa Development Association (MIDAS) Council of Governments and Webster County (County) that the County hereby retains and employs MIDAS Council of Governments to write a HMPG Acquisition Application subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. PERSONNEL:
    MIDAS shall acquire personnel necessary to perform the following services:
  2. SERVICES:
    MIDAS shall write a HMPG Acquisition Application.
  3. COST OF SERVICES:
    MIDAS shall bill the County for the above basic services at $50 per hour plus inspector fees.
  4. TERMINATION:
    The County and/or MIDAS shall have the right to terminate this contract for either cause or convenience.  Termination notices shall be in writing and shall be delivered by certified letter,  Upon cancellation, the COUNTY will be responsible for only those costs incurred by MIDAS to the date of termination.
  5. EFFECTIVE DATE:
    This contract shall be effective from the 1st day of June, 2011 and continue until the grant is submitted.
  6. CONTRACT PROVISIONS:
    1. Administrative, contractual, or legal remedies in instances where contractors violate or breach contract terms, and provide for such sanctions and penalties as may be appropriate.
    2. Compliance with Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, entitles “Equal Employment Opportunity,” as amended by Executive Order 11375 of  October 13, 1967, and as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations (41 CFR chapter 60).
    3. Compliance with Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act (18 U.S.C. 874) as supplemented in Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR part 3).
    4. Notice of awarding agency requirements and regulations pertaining to reporting.
    5. Awarding agency requirements and regulations pertaining to copyrights and rights in data.
    6. Access by the grantee, the subgrantee, the Federal grantor agency, the Comptroller General of the United States, or any of their duly authorized representatives to any books, documents, papers, and records of the contractor which are directly pertinent to that specific contract for the purpose of making audit, examination, excerpts, and transcriptions.
    7. Retention of all required records for three years after grantees or subgrantees make final payments and all other pending matters are closed.

s/Keith Dencklau
Keith Dencklau, Chairman

s/Carol Messerly
Carol Messerly, Webster Co Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to table contract with MIDAS to Administer FEMA Buyout Program until the number of qualifying homes is available.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve 5-day Class B Beer Permit Application for Rotary Club of Fort Dodge, Iowa – Daybreak for event to be held at Kennedy Park, starting August 25, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve abatement of real estate taxes on Parcel #01000-0729154006, per Court Order transferring said property to the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to bore 2-inch conduit under Madison Avenue to run new primary high voltage conductor to re-feed service at 1490 Madison Avenue.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to table utility permit application from Iowa Network Services to bury fiber optic cable across county from 200th Street at Calhoun County line east to Fort Dodge and continuing southeasterly to intersection of Yankee Avenue and 260th Street at Hamilton County line.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve request from Directors for Shellabration, Inc. to use county property at 1438 South 21st Street, Fort Dodge, Iowa on Saturday, June 25, 2011 to park cars for the Shellabration concert at Oleson Park; subject to Shellabration Inc. being responsible for additional lighting and volunteers to monitor parked vehicles and county property and providing an acceptable certificate of insurance naming Webster County as additional insured. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file 12-month salary increase for Anthony Cloud in the Secondary Road Department to $19.52 per hour effective June 7, 2011 per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

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

Resolution 2011-06-07 Temporary Road Closure of Route P59 to Through Traffic between 2nd Avenue and Route C56 in Badger 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, road construction requires a portion of  Route P59 south of Route C56 in Badger be reconstructed and temporarily closed to through traffic during construction.
          NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that Route P59 be temporarily closed to through traffic between 2nd Avenue and Route C56 in Badger and the following roads be designated as a detour route:

From the junction of Routes P59 and C56 in Badger; thence West on Route C56 to the junction of Route    P56; thence South on Route P56 to the junction of Route D14; thence East on Route D14 to the junction of Route P59; then north on Route P59 to the junction of 2nd Avenue in Badger

          BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route were established at 7:30 A.M., Monday, June 6, 2011 and shall continue for the duration of said road construction a determined by the Webster County Engineer

PASSED AND APPROVED on June 7, 2011.

s/Keith Dencklau
Keith Dencklau, Chairman

s/Carol Messerly
Carol Messerly, Webster Co Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

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

No Parking and No Dumping Allowed between the south end of Gypsum Hollow Road to the main entrance of the Regional Landfill

          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 place and maintain traffic control devices, and
          WHEREAS,  Gypsum Hollow Road is access to the Regional Landfill and Frank’s Auto & Truck Salvage, and
          WHEREAS, parking and dumping restrictions between the Regional Landfill and Frank’s Auto & Truck Salvage would ensure safer passage of traffic, including fire and emergency vehicles and county road maintenance equipment.
          NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Webster County Board of Supervisors to erect and maintain “No Parking” signs (R8-3) and “No Dumping Allowed” signs (R10-11) giving notice thereof at the following described locations:

  1. On both sides of Gypsum Hollow Road from the south end of Gypsum Hollow Road to the main entrance of the Regional Landfill, a distance of approximately 3000 feet.

This resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control signs are erected.

PASSED AND APPROVED on June 7, 2011

s/Keith Dencklau
Keith Dencklau, Chairman

s/Carol Messerly
Carol Messerly, Webster Co Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

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

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