Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday September 20, 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 September 13, 2011 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#70 Webster & #95 Calhoun; D.D.#16 Webster & #38 Calhoun; and D.D.#234.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve pay increase for David Kraft, Correctional Officer, to $14.17 per hour, effective September 10, 2011 per labor contract.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file retirement contract between Joan Peterson and Webster County Board of Health.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Environmental Health Year-End Report for period July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve 2010 LEC Remodel Change Order No. 13 increasing Contract $11,160.00.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve LEC Mechanical Upgrades Change Order No. 2 increasing Contract $1,720.00.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve 2010 Jail Repairs Change Order No. 2 increasing Contract $5,810.52.
(Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter requesting a waiver from the Iowa Insurance Commission for the requirements of Chapter 509A.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to authorize Chair to sign Certification of Cost Allocation Plan based on the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2011, to establish cost allocation.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for John Field in Section 28, Elkhorn Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from Frontier Communications to bore electric cable under 235th Street to replace service to 2410 235th Street in the Southwest Quarter of Section 9, Township 88 North, Range 28 West, Pleasant Valley Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign utility permit application from MidAmerican Energy to set pole on south side of 170th Street in Northeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 89 North, Range 28 West, Cooper Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve employment of Jacob Stewart as Class C Equipment Operator in Secondary Road Department at the rate of $16.43 per hour, effective September 26, 2011. Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing on the first consideration of the adoption of Ordinance 047, an ordinance establishing the Webster County Supervisor Districts and election precincts was held.  No written comments or objections were filed.  Steve Barrett and Diane Ferrin objected to combining Fulton Precinct with Clay-Roland Precinct.
No further comments or objections, Chairman Dencklau closed the public hearing.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Singer to amend proposed Ordinance 047, an ordinance establishing the Webster County Supervisor Districts and election precincts, retaining Fulton Township, including the City of Moorland as a voting precinct; and amend Clay-Roland to not include the same.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Singer, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve first consideration of the adoption of Ordinance 047, an ordinance establishing the Webster County Supervisor Districts and election precincts, as amended; further to waive second consideration and to set October 4, 2011 at 10:00a.m. in the Board of Supervisors’ Room, Webster County Courthouse, Fort Dodge, Iowa, as the time and date for final consideration of said Ordinance 047.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Dencklau, Singer, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

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