Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday October 18, 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 October 11, 2011 regular meeting and October 13, 2011 Fort Dodge Primary Canvass.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs for Joint D.D.#102 Webster and #5 Humboldt Counties, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve salary increase to $18.32 per hour for Jolene Daniels, effective October 28, 2011 per labor contract and recommendation of County Attorney.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file County Recorder’s Report of Fees Collected for period ending September 30, 2011. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Veteran Affairs Commissioner’s Report for period ending September 30, 2011.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file General Assistance Report for period ending September 30, 2011.  (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. 3 to the Contract for the Law Enforcement Center Mechanical Update Contract with Jensen Builders, Ltd., changing the motors on the air handling units for no addition cost. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order No. 15 to the Contract for the Law Enforcement Center Remodel Contract with Jensen Builders, Ltd., increasing the total contract $16,472.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order No. 3 to the Contract for 2010 Jail Repair Contract with Kolacia Construction, increasing the total contract $6,141.49.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Update for M & K Management in Section 18, Burnside-Sumner Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to adopt and authorize Chair to sign the following Resolution:

RESOLUTION AN APPLICATION BY WEBSTER COUNTY TO THE DOT TIGER III GRANTS PROGRAM FOR
RAIL AND HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS

WHEREAS,  Webster County is a duly recognized County acting under the laws of the State of Iowa; and

WHEREAS,  the United States Congress authorized the DOT TIGER III Grants Program to assist in the Construction of transportation infrastructure that benefit industrial development initiatives; and

WHEREAS,  the TIGER III program is designed to assist with construction of transportation infrastructure when improvements will significantly benefit larger industrial complexes that will have a significant beneficial impact upon a wider regional impact and to provide industries that would meet national objectives of alternative energy and biotechnologies to reduce imports, specifically for paper and plastics.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County that:

1. The County will consider tax increment funds, subject to the legislative process necessary to amend or create Urban Renewal Areas and subject to public hearing and sale of Urban Renewal Revenue Bonds; and
2. Accordingly, the Chairperson is hereby directed and authorized to execute an application for TIGER III funds to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 18th day of October 2011.

s/Keith Dencklau                                                                    ATTEST: s/Carol Messerly
Keith Dencklau, Chairperson                                                                   Carol Messerly, Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to adopt and authorize Chair to sign the following Resolution:

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE WEBSTER COUNTY’S APPLICATION TO THE DOT TIGER III
GRANTS FOR RAIL LINE AND HIGHWAY PROJECTS

WHEREAS,  Webster County is a duly recognized County acting under the laws of the State of Iowa; and

WHEREAS,   the United States Congress authorized the DOT TIGER III Grants Program to assist in the construction of transportation infrastructure that benefit industrial development initiatives; and

WHEREAS,   the TIGER III program is designed to assist with construction of transportation infrastructure when improvements will significantly benefit larger industrial complexes that will have a significant beneficial impact upon a wider regional impact and to provide industries that would meet national objectives of alternative energy and biotechnology to reduce imports, specifically for paper and plastics.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Webster County that:

1. The County will comply with the requirements of subchapter IV of Chapter 31 of Title 40, United States Code (Federal wage rate requirements).

PASSED AND APPROVED this 18th day of October 2011.

s/Keith Dencklau                                                                    ATTEST:s/Carol Messerly
Keith Dencklau, Chairperson                                                                 Carol Messerly, Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign FY2011 National Infrastructure Investments – Tiger III Grant Application with the U.S. Department of Transportation.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Condon to purchase and install cameras for the outside of the Law Enforcement Center.  Ayes:  Singer and Condon.  Nays:  Peterson and Fletcher.  Chairman Dencklau refused to vote.  Motion denied.

Supervisor Singer directed the Auditor to place on the agenda next week the purchase and installation of cameras for the outside of the Law Enforcement Center.

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