Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday July 26, 2011

10:00 a.m. Board of Supervisors' Room
Webster County Courthouse

The Board of Supervisors will meet 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 July 19, 2011 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#2; D.D.#5 Main Open Ditch; and D.D.#34.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to accept resignation of Jamie Freeman, part-time Jailer, effective August 4, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file salary increases for Public Health Department effective August 1, 2011 as follows:

Professional Staff:   Administrative Staff:  
  Kari Prescott-salaried $68,640   Jamie Saxton $14.87/hr
  Dawn Gehlhausen  $25.06/hr   Kathy Stoneburner  $16.98/hr
  Jennifer Ellis $22.05/hr   Carol Thorn $17.33?hr
  Julie Howell $24.17/hr   Jennifer Peterman $11.96/hr
  Kathy Josten $26.78/hr   Brandi Alexander $11.96/hr
  June Weiss $25.01/hr   Linda Kerwin  $11.55/hr
  Margaret Woodruff  $18.32/hr      
  Jennifer Wuebker $21.35/hr Regular Part-Time:  
  Tricia Nichols $21.35/hr    Angie Halfwassen $26.25/hr
  Melissa Michehl  $19.35/hr   Mark Thorn $ 9.50/hr
  Kit Anderson $18.90/hr   Marsha Royster  $22.50/hr
           
Staff still in probationary period:        
Professional Staff:          
  Debbie Guild $21.00/hr      
  Elizabeth Householder $23.50/hr      
  Emily Peterson $18.50/hr      

 Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Advantage Vision Plan Renewal with Avesis, a two-year renewal effective October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2013.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve Class C Beer Permit Application of Coalville Stop-n-Shop.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign MH/DD provider services contract with Saint Luke’s Hospital for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.  (Copies on file in CPC’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve Change Request to install dry chemical sprinkler system in the Communication Center at Law Enforcement Center in the amount of $27,364.00 submitted by Jensen Builders, Inc.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Planning and Zoning Commission’s report to consider a request from New Coop to change the zoning district from R-2 to I-1 in Roelyn and amend the Future Land Use Map in the Comprehensive Plan from A-1 to I-1; and further to set 10:00a.m on August 16, 2011 as the time and date for public hearing on the first consideration to said amendment.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract documents from Rognes Bros. Excavating, Inc. for culvert replacement Projects L-670580—73-94, L-773010—73-94, and L-782401—73-94.  (Copies on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously. 

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

RESOLUTION 2011-07-26(1)
Temporary Road Closure of Route D20 between U.S. Highway 169
and Routes D26/D36 near Moorland 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, Project LFM-D20—7X-94 involves rubblizating/resurfacing existing concrete pavement and the reconstruction of the median at the junction of U.S. Highway 169 and Route D20, and

WHEREAS, this work requires Route D20 be closed to through traffic between U.S. Highway 169 and Routes D26/D36 near Moorland for approximately one week.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that Route D20 between U.S. Highway 169 and Routes D26/D36 near Moorland be closed and the following roads be designated as a detour route:

From the junction of Route D20 and U.S. Highway 169; thence South on U.S. Highway 169 to the junction of U.S. Highway 169 and U.S. Highway 20; thence West on U.S. Highway 20 to the junction of U.S. Highway 20 and Route D36; thence north on Route D36 to the junction of Route D36 and Routes D20/D26

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the traffic control devices for the aforementioned road closure and detour route were established in the field at 7:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 26, 2011 and shall continue for the duration of said road construction as determined by the Webster County Engineer.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 26th day of July 2011

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

ATTEST:
s/Carol Messerly______________________
Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

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

RESOLUTION TO INITIATE VACATION OF ROAD

RESOLUTION to initiate vacation of all that part of alley in Block One (1) of the Original Town of Burnside, in the Northeast Quarter (NE¼) of Section 16, Township 87 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principle Meridian, Burnside Civil Township, Webster County, Iowa.
 
WHEREAS, the Webster County Engineer has received a written request from Catherine M. Beck to have the alley vacated between her property in said Block One (1), and  

WHEREAS, all other adjacent property owners have submitted their written support to vacate the alley between Beck’s property in said Block One (1), and  

WHEREAS, all property owners recently informed the Webster County Engineer that they do not object to vacating the entire alley between said Block One (1), and   

WHEREAS, vacating said parcel would return same to the county tax roll, thereby benefiting the general public and returning said parcel to productive use.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby proposes the vacation of the following described parcel of road easement, to wit:

All that part of the alley in Block One (1) of the Original Town of Burnside, in the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼) of Section 16, Township 87 North, Range 28 West of the Fifth Principle Meridian, Webster County, Iowa, described parcel being 16 feet in width, and 300 feet in length, running in a northerly-southerly direction, and containing 0.11 acres, more or less.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing by the Webster County Board of Supervisors on the proposed vacation of said parcel of road easement be set for 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, in the Board Room of the Webster County Board of Supervisors, Webster County Courthouse, Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, and the County Engineer send notice to adjacent property owners explaining proposed vacation and requesting their comments or claims.

s/Keith Dencklau_________________________ 
Keith Dencklau, Chairperson
Webster County Board of Supervisors  

ATTEST:
s/Carol Messerly___________________________                                           
Carol Messerly
Webster County Auditor

Date: July 26, 2011

Motion carried unanimously.

Don Royster voiced concern of a gas line creating a dike in Drainage District # 4.  Chairman Dencklau stated they have contacted the drainage attorney and are looking into this matter.  Mark Fiaferlick discussed his concerns regarding a culvert in the road ditch.  Engineer Randy Will reviewed the policy of record.  No action taken.

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