Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday June 28, 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 June 21, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Ashley Salvatore Heck, Case Manager at the rate of $18.79 per hour, effective July 11, 2011, per recommendation of Irene Blair, CPC Administrator.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve fiscal year 2012 salary increases for the following departments representing a 2.5% increase:

County Attorney
Jennifer Bonzer
$74,248.35
Sherri Frye
$69,880.80
Cori Kuhn Coleman
$69,880.80
Denise Osterberg
$18.32/hr
Jordan Brackey
$51,250.00
Jolene Daniels
$18.27/hr
Shelly Escobedo
$36,358.40
Wendy Teske
$18.02/hr
Pam Passow
$41,725.70
Auditor
Kris Rial, Deputy
$44,506.40
Doreen Pliner
$16.14/hr
  $17.21/hr  8/22/11
Tina Eldal, Deputy
$44,506.40
Laura Geist
$16.14/hr
  $17.21/hr  9/04/11
Anita Walstrom
$12.91/hr
Community Svcs Employees
Irene Blair
$70,289.87
Bruce Johnson
$7.80/hr
Kenneth Hays
$52,458.60
Brian Schmidt
$7.80/hr
Steven Drew
$21.13/hr
Robin Hoover
$7.80/hr
Catherine Casey
$21.13/hr
Janette Opheim
$7.25/hr
Carol Gillette
$23.45/hr
Connie Nabholz
$7.55/hr
Janet Gadbury
$19.71/hr
Ryan Voster
$7.40/hr
Joan Lara
$50,976.00
Robert Constable
$7.40/hr
Megan Pingel
$21.13/hr
Marvin Leffingwell
$7.80/hr
Pamela Crouch
$20.16/hr
Randy Hoover
$7.40/hr
Tami Swanson
$18.33/hr
Carol Knapp
$7.25/hr
Susan Laufersweiler
$22.67/hr
Linda Mosley
$7.25/hr
Russell Naden
$18.82/hr
Elizabeth Raygor
$7.25/hr
Pamela Hickey
$15.83/hr
Kimberly Shineflew
$7.25/hr
Steve Harms
$ 7.40/hr
Deb Nerness
$7.40/hr
Engineer
Randy Will
$102,300.00
Ryan Weidemann
$56,265.00
Jamie Johll
$75,702.00
Angela Roderick
$36,717.78
Brian Henderson
$30.38
per hour John Moeller
$21.84
per hour
Dale Anderson
$22.24
per hour James Kilen
$21.06
per hour
Jesse Becker
$22.12
per hour Robert Lauer
$20.67
per hour
Gary Gilespie
$22.20
per hour David Lee
$20.55
per hour
Dale Brandt
$20.74
per hour Scott Licht
$20.58
per hour
Keane Brown
$20.54
per hour Sonya Nickelson
$20.38
per hour
Chris Burney
$20.46
per hour Daniel Peters
$20.58
per hour
Anthony Cloud
$20.01
per hour Dean Peterson
$18.49
per hour
Scott Estergaard
$20.62
per hour Ladon Sams
$20.38
per hour
Ronald Fisher
$20.42
per hour Randy Sheker
$20.74
per hour
Galen Friederich
$20.58
per hour Bobby Stanberg
$20.62
per hour
Joseph Gregory
$20.47
per hour Roger Taylor
$20.58
per hour
Dan Hammersland
$20.67
per hour Danny Van Ornum
$20.74
per hour
Duane Heun
$20.46
per hour Mike Vandi
$20.74
per hour
Chad Hicks
$20.54
per hour Timothy Vannoni
$20.38
per hour
Dan Hofbauer
$20.50
per hour Rodney Warehime
$20.46
per hour
Randy Hofbauer
$20.46
per hour Steve Will
$20.66
per hour
Luke Hubbell
$16.43
per hour John Winninger
$20.58
per hour
Dale Iles
$20.58
per hour Randy Wood
$20.66
per hour
Rick Junkman
$20.59
per hour Rick Zimmermann
$20.58
per hour
MIS
Planning & Zoning
Karen Schoon
$43,174.07
Sheilah Lizer
$43,919.20
Allison Ripperger
$54,232.64
Andy McGill
$61,131.80
Recorder
Shelly Hearn
$44,506.40
Julie Minikis
$41,724.75
Erline Jones
$18.02/hr
Colleen Nahnsen
$17.74/hr
Sheriff
Jason Bahr
$58,222.49
Joe Paullin
$51,541.05
Luke Fleener
$61,903.99
Chris O’Brien
$51,541.05
Michael Halligan
$59,803.99
Rodney Strait
$58,222.49
Jayson Heesch
$60,103.99
James Stubbs
$63,049.18
Michael Kenyon
$53,395.45
Joshua Vanwaes
$42,705.41
Brett Knippel
$58,222.49
Anthony Walter
$55,222.49
Kevin Kruse
$63,049.18
Laura Montgomery
$15.04/hr
Geoff Miller
$51,541.05
Christy Nelson
$17.74/hr
Marcia Vote
$18.02/hr
Mindy Anderson
$8.22/hr
  $4.00 per paper served
Joel Witte
$8.14/hr
  $4.00 per paper served
Jail 
Steven Elifrits
$50,380.53
Marcy Lara
$40,304.42
Shane Allen
$14.47/hr
David Kraft
$13.88/hr
Stephanie Bohan
$13.88/hr
Keaton Lunn
$13.88/hr
Douglas Darrah
$15.02/hr
Brian Nellis
$14.17/hr
Shawna Dencklau
$14.17/hr
Melissa Nelson
$14.74/hr
Jamie Freeman
$13.88/hr
Tanner Nowell
$14.38/hr
Sam Hartman
$16.81/hr
Monterio Poe
$13.88/hr
Amy Jones
$14.47/hr
  $14.75/hr (7/13) Renee Ryan
$15.02/hr
Paul Keller
$14.17/hr
Bryan Wilson
$14.67/hr
Treasurer
Tax Dept                                        
Motor Vehicle
Diana Condon, 1st Dep
$44,506.40
Kathleen Hay, 2nd Dep
$41,724.75
Kim Andrews, 2nd Dep
$41,724.75
Caroline Steinberg
$18.32/hr
Brenda Angstrom
$18.27/hr
Carolyn Clark
$17.48/hr
  $17.74 (8/1/11)
Deanne Olson
$18.02/hr
Anita Walstrom
$12.91/hr
Receive and place on file salary increases as approved by their respective board or commission as follows:  
Assessor
Jeanette Thanupakorn
$61,457.00
Angie Vinson
$49,165.00
Kim Smith
$42,660.00
Lori Owen
$40,042.00
Curtis Cline
$26,000.00
Child Support Recovery  2% Increase
Vickie Claude
$2,107.49
Angela Harrison
$2,052.92
Peggy Gimer
$2,107.49
Tami Heul
$1,624.35
LaVonne Pringle
$1,828.51
Nannette Blomberg
$1,624.35
Kristina Jones
$1,221.98
Dianne Kahl
$1,168.83
Conservation  3.97% Increase
Matt Cosgrove
$54,884.00
Erin Ford
$31,775.00
Darren Herzog
$41,832.00
Cindy Knickerbocker
$12,053.00
Pat Shehan
$43,330.00
Dave Scherff
$19,200.00
Interns
$9,120.00
Cody Peterson
$22,436.00
Emergency Management  9%
Tony Jorgensen
$45,000.00

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Solid Waste Alternative Program Grant Application for recycle program in county buildings.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to table Economic Development Financial Assistance Contract by Cargill Incorporated, Webster County and the Iowa Department of Economic Development.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve bond of Vosberg Enterprises, Inc. for septic system contracting.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for Border Plains Cattle, LLC in Section 28, Lost Grove Township.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

The following proposals were received for remodel of Webster County Community Services offices:

Construction Proposals:  Russ’s Construction  $23,768.98      
  Doyle Construction  $27,224.00
Electrical Proposals:  Bemrich Electric $  8,863.00
  Electrical Advantage $10,344.25

Supervisor Fletcher noted for the record that Bemrich’s proposal assumed there are new ceilings in the rooms and that there will not be. 

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve proposal for remodel of Webster County Community Services offices in Bank Building as follows:  Russ’s Construction in the amount of $23,768.98 and Electrical Advantage in the amount of $10,344.25, which includes working within the existing ceilings.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter notifying the Iowa Department of Transportation of the acceptance of the grant/loan in the amount of $900,000 to assist in the construction of Phase I of the Webster County Agricultural Industrial Park. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order No. 8 of the 2010 Law Enforcement Center Phase I contract with Jensen Builders, Ltd., increasing the contract $9,235.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Condon to approve appointment of Bob Singer as Ex-officio Board Member of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance, effective July 1, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve Fiscal Year 2012 Department Appropriations, effective July 1, 2011.

July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
  DEPARTMENTS                      GENERAL FUND                               SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS          
   
Rec.Mgm't
All
All
*Total
   
GENERAL BASIC
GENERAL
SUPPLEMENTAL
MH-DD Serv.
FUND
RURAL SERVICES
BASIC
SECONDARY
ROADS
REAP
OTHER
Capital
Projects
Debt
Service
Approved FY12
Appropriation
   
(A)
(B)
(C)
(D)
(F)
(G)
(H)
(I)
(K)
1  Board of Supervisors                
181,404
                     
79,964
                
261,368
2  Auditor              
242,098
                   
312,502
               
554,600
3  Treasurer              
437,792
                   
157,925
   
                
595,717
4  Attorney              
643,273
                   
194,958
               
13,000
                 
851,231
5  Sheriff            
2,130,025
                   
757,914
   
            
2,887,939
7  Recorder               
235,914
                     
87,536
               
15,000
               
338,450
8 Law Enforcement Center              
334,900
   
   
               
334,900
13 Fair & 4-H                 
22,000
   
                  
22,000
19 Drainage Officer    
   
                       
7,500
   
                    
7,500
20  County Engineer    
         
8,130,000
             
8,130,000
21  Veterans Affairs                  
72,188
                       
4,702
   
                  
76,890
22  Conservation Board              
392,220
                    
114,653
   
                   
120,720
            
200,000
               
827,593
23  Health Board    
   
                     
38,000
   
        
2,359,563
            
2,397,563
25  Social Services               
129,000
   
   
   
                
129,000
26 General Assistance                  
48,070
                       
3,338
                   
51,408
28  Medical Examiner                 
95,000
                  
95,000
29 Homemakers    
                            
-  
30 Capital Projects
   
                            
-  
31  District Court    
                  
484,800
               
484,800
33 County Libraries    
   
                  
200,622
               
200,622
35  Child Support Recovery                
410,144
                   
144,605
               
554,749
36 Planning & Zoning    
   
                     
72,950
                  
72,950
37  Communications    
   
38 Emergency Service    
   
40 Courthouse Restoration    
   
                            
-  
51  General Services              
232,200
   
               
232,200
52 MIS              
344,345
                      
65,197
               
409,542
53 GIS    
   
                            
-  
54 Other County Buildings    
   
                            
-  
55 330 1st Ave N - SS Building               
120,300
   
                
120,300
56 Bank Bldg.               
178,000
   
    
                
178,000
60  MH/DD Administration    
                     
60,600
         
4,936,417
             
4,997,017
65 Risk Management    
   
   
                            
-  
99  Nondepartmental            
1,000,000
                  
267,500
                   
130,850
            
390,486
        
5,500,000
        
533,137
             
7,821,973
   
  TOTALS   
7,248,873
      
2,736,194
  
4,936,417
         
570,642
  
8,130,000
 
2,978,049
 
5,500,000
  
533,137
  
32,633,312
  Transfers       
130,000
      
2,000,000
     
783,137
     
2,913,137
  Total Including Transfers    
7,378,873
      
2,736,194
 
4,936,417
      
2,570,642
 
8,130,000
  
3,761,186
 
5,500,000
 
533,137
  
35,546,449

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign 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.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to place new telecommunications cable along the east side of Nelson Avenue from approximately 140 feet south to approximately 520 feet north of Kalo Bridge over Des Moines River, subject to approved permit from Corp of Engineers. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

A public hearing was held on the first consideration of an ammendment to Ordinance 11, The Official Flood Management Ordinance; amendment to include Flood Recovery Map and to include the following language “In the event of a conflict between Flood Insurance Rate Map and the Flood Recovery Map, the more stringent map shall be used.”  No written or oral objections were heard; therefore Chairman Dencklau closed the public hearing.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve first consideration of amendment to Ordinance 11, The Official Flood Management Ordinance; amendment to include Flood Recovery Map and to include the following language “In the event of a conflict between Flood Insurance Rate Map and the Flood Recovery Map, the more stringent map shall be used;” and further to waive second consideration and set July 12, 2011 at 10:00a.m. as the time and date of final consideration of said amendment.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Singer, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dave Caldwell voiced his concerns regarding a tile outletting into the road ditch.  The board will seek legal advice from the county attorney.  No action taken.

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