Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday March 13, 2012

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 March 6, 2012 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve salary increase for Shane Allen, Correctional Officer to $14.45 per hour, effective March 9, 2012, per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve resignation of Melissa Peterson effective March 9, 2012 and approve the employment of Jayci Zakeer, Part-time Correctional Officer at the rate of $13.60 per hour effective March 16, 2012.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve salary increase for Sheriff Deputy Josh Van Waes to $47,859.50, effective March 1, 2012, per labor agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign lease agreement for copier in Auditor’s office.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize the chair to sign the following:  Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Fort Dodge and Webster County for Trail Construction Funding for the Soldier Creek Nature Trail - Phase II (Harlan Rogers Sports Complex to Kennedy Park).

WHEREAS, the County plans to enter into a contract with Howrey Construction, Inc. of  Rockwell City, Iowa on March 13, 2012, for construction services related to the proposed Webster County Conservation Recreational Trail project, more specifically known as the Soldier Creek Nature Trail – Phase 2 (from Harlan Rogers Sports Complex to Kennedy Park), and

WHEREAS, the County underwent a bid letting through the Iowa Department of Transportation and Howrey Construction was the low bidder, and

WHEREAS, the City agrees to Pay Howrey Construction for the entire cost of said construction services as a part of the Vision Iowa Trails Project.

NOW THEREFORE, the parties agree and stipulate as follows:

The City agrees to:
    1.  Pay Howrey Construction for all costs associated with the scope of services shown in the           Soldier Creek Nature Trail Phase 2 project plans.  The bid from Howrey Construction total
$668,361.45.  Payment to Howrey Construction shall be made on a monthly basis, within 30 days of invoice from the Contractor for work completed to date.

The County agrees to:
                1.  Administer the contract in partnership with the City.

It is further agreed that all parties shall approve any changes to the above terms.
            This agreement shall be binding upon the heirs, successors in interest and assigns to all signatories to this agreement.

            All parties of this agreement hereby and herewith agree to hold harmless and indemnify each of the other parties, their employees or representatives, from any and all liability to which they may be subject, arising out of the execution of this agreement.

            This agreement includes paying any and all of the City’s expenses, costs and attorneys fees that may be incurred and/or related to the defense of any claim made as a result of the use of this facility.

            This is the complete and final agreement of the parties and no statement not herein contained has been relied upon by any party in affixing their signature hereto.

            All parties warrant that they have full and sufficient authority to execute this agreement and each party will sign whatever document is necessary to effectuate this agreement.

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to accept the bid from Howrey Construction for the Soldier Creek Nature Trail Extension - Phase II (Harlan Rogers Sports Complex to Kennedy Park) Project STP-E-Co-94 (92)—8V-94 in the amount of $668,361.45 and authorize Chair to sign Contract, contingent on the approval of said by the City of Fort Dodge, Iowa.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve applications and permits from Jerico Services, Inc. and Edwards Contracting to apply dust control treatment in 2012.  (Copies on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve application and permit from Mediacom to bury fiber optic cable from east corporate limits of Fort Dodge to cell tower at 2206 Racine Avenue.  (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

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

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