Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday November 22, 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 November 15, 2011 regular meeting and November 17, 2011 special meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#296, #2, #70 Webster- # 95 Calhoun, and #102 Webster-#5 Humboldt.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve salary increase to $36,899.20 for Shelly Escobedo, Victim Witness Coordinator effective November 24, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file Conservation Board’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

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

RESOLUTION #2011
A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WEBSTER COUNTY, IOWA TO SUPPORT THE EXPANSION OF GYPSUM CITY OHV PARK

WHEREAS, the Webster County Conservation Board seeks to enter into a maintenance contract with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for the Gypsum City OHV Park, and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Conservation Board plans to construct and operate a campground within the Gypsum City OHV Park, and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors desires to preserve the integrity of funding the actions and programs of the Webster County Conservation Board, and

WHEREAS, the Webster County Conservation Board plans to collect numerous funds in the form of user fees, those being monies generated from conservation lands, operations, and facilities, and

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Webster County Board of Supervisors to permit the Webster County Conservation Board to appropriate 50% of user fee funds from the Gypsum City OHV Park into the Conservation Board Trust Fund for conservation purposes and equipment, and

WHEREAS, the remaining 50% of the user fees shall be deposited into the General Basic Fund for the purpose of reimbursing operating costs and staffing, and

WHEREAS, the appropriation of the fees to the Trust Fund is permitted under Iowa Code Section 111A.6 (1991).

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Webster County Board of Supervisors hereby orders that 50% of all user fees from the Gypsum City OHV Park received by the Webster County Conservation Board, be appropriated to the Conservation Trust Fund to be used for Capital Improvements and equipment replacement, and the remaining 50% of the user fees going into the General Basic Fund to reimburse operating costs.

Passed, approved and adopted this 22nd  day of  November, 2011.

WEBSTER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS                           ATTEST

s/Keith Dencklau                                                                                   s/Carol Messerly   
Keith Dencklau, Chairperson                                                                 Carol Messerly, Webster Co Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve 2011 Weed Commissioner’s Report. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign letter and resolution waiving the County’s right to appeal the issuance of the final construction permit for Alliger Farms in Section 27, Gowrie Township; and encourages the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to issue Final Construction Permit immediately.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Singer to receive and place on file 6-month salary increase for Luke Hubbell, Class C Equipment Operator, to $18.49 per hour effective November 26, 2011 per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Singer, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 2012-R-008 For RISE Project RC-CO94(095)—9A-94 for road improvements to Harvest Avenue from Iowa Highway 7 south past proposed CJ CheilJedang Corporation manufacturing facility to main entrance of Cargill’s ethanol plant in Section 19, Township 89 North, Range 29 West, Douglas Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Jay Fritzhen, Community Food Program was unable to attend.  Board will re-schedule Mr. Fritzhen.

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

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