Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday December 13, 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 Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of the December 6, 2011 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve salary increase for Sheriff Deputy Geoff Miller to $53,395.45, effective December 17, 2011 per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for Envirotech Powerwashing and Ag Services, LLC 8 and 9 in Section 2, Dayton Township. (Copies on file in Auditor’s office). Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve appointment of Dan Flattery as Supervisors’ representative on the Compensation Board and receive and place on file the following other Compensation Board appointments:  Dale Struecker, County Attorney’s Representative; Nick Cochrane, County Recorder’s Representative; and Charles Walker, County Treasurer’s Representative.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve transfer for Rural Services Basic Fund to Secondary Road Fund in the amount of $1,221,826.00, per fiscal year 2011-2012 budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

The following bids for floor covering replacement on the second floor of the Bank Building were received:  Carpet World $5,950.00 and Jim’s Floor Covering $5,776.05.  Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to accept the low bid in the amount of $5,776.05 submitted by Jim’s Floor Covering.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve Class C Liquor License Renewal Application for Willow Ridge Golf Course.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to adopt the following resolution and authorize chair to sign Agreement #12-STPE-107 with the Iowa Department of Transportation for the Soldier Creek Nature Trail Phase II Project to extend the Soldier Creek Nature Trail from Harlan Rogers Sports Complex to John F. Kennedy Memorial Park: 

         WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors supports pedestrian trails and expanding the current trail system in Webster County; and
         WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors has chosen the trail extension from the Fort Dodge nature Trail to Kennedy Park as the highest priority for trail development in Webster County; and
         WHEREAS, the Conservation Board is working in partnership with the City of Fort Dodge and the Webster County Trail Task Force to expand the existing trail system for the social, economic and health betterment of Webster County and the region;
         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Chairperson is authorized to sign an agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation for Transportation Enhancement Funds.
Passed and approved this 13th day of December 2011.

s/Keith Dencklau                                                           s/Carol Messerly          
Keith Dencklau, Chairman                                             Attest:  Carol Messerly
Webster County Board of Supervisors                       Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Change Order No. 5 for the 2011 Webster County Law Enforcement Center Jail Repair Project increasing the contract with Kolacia Construction $23,498.69.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Letter of Understanding with Teamsters Local 238 (Deputy Sheriffs, Jailers and Courthouse Unit) and PPME Local 2003.  (Copies on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign request to Cargill for rail access easement for the purpose of future westerly expansion within Webster County Regional Ag Park.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Jay Fritchen discussed a need for the development of a plan for locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Webster County Agricultural Association discussed the need for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 funding.

Webster County Library Association discussed Fiscal Year 2012-2013 funding.

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