Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday May 22, 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 May 15, 2012 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file Drainage Repairs in D.D.#209.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve Change Order No. 9 of the 2010 Jail Repairs Contract with Kolacia Construction increasing the net contract $38,246.89.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve proposal from Johnson Controls for security at Law Enforcement Center in the amount of $25,545.00.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve proposal from Johnson Controls for replacement of heat pumps at Bank Building in the amount of $63,947.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Department of Transportation Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Application for Rail Port Planning and Development Feasibility Study.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to the following resolution:

IDOT Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Application
Rail Port Planning & Development Feasibility Study

WHEREAS, Webster County, has made application through the Iowa Department of Transportation for funding from the Rail Road Revolving Loan and Grant Fund, in the amount of $100,000.00 for the total project cost, and
WHEREAS, Webster County recognizes the fact that this grant is based on a cost share basis with the state share not exceeding 80% and the local share being a minimum of 20% of the total project cost.
THEREFORE, Webster County agrees to provide and make available $20,000.00 (Twenty thousand dollars) of local monies to be used to meet the minimum 20% match requirement for this Rail Port Planning and Development Feasibility Study.

The resolution was passed and approved this 22nd day of May, 2012.
Signatures of Board Members:

s/Keith Dencklau   
Keith Dencklau

s/Phil Condon                        
Phil Condon

s/Clark Fletcher      
Clark Fletcher

s/Eddie Peterson    
Eddie Peterson

s/Robert H Singer   
Robert H Singer

I submit this form for inclusion with IDOT Railroad Revolving Loan and Grant Application.

Robert Singer, Chairman, Board of Supervisors
Authorized Representative

s/Robert H. Singer  
Robert H Singer

Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign 28E Agreement with Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Webster County Conservation Board for shared naturalist. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to confirm appointment of Nancy Beightol as the rural member of the Duncombe Library Board for a three year term, commencing July 1, 2012.  Motion carried unanimously.

Dennis Knight and Frank Huseman with New Cooperative, Inc. discussed plans for relocation of anhydrous ammonia storage tanks at Barnum, Otho and Lanyon.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve New Cooperative, Inc. plans for relocation of anhydrous ammonia storage tanks at their Barnum location, subject to State of Iowa approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve New Cooperative, Inc. plans for relocation of anhydrous ammonia storage tanks at their Otho location subject to State of Iowa approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Peterson to approve New Cooperative, Inc. plans for the location of anhydrous ammonia storage tanks at their Lanyon location subject to State of Iowa approval.  Motion carried unanimously.

The Construction Permit Application of Michael Pearson - Mauer Farm for two new 2480 head, deep pit swine finishing barns for a new confinement facility in Section 3, Lost Grove Township was before the Board.  Public Notice was published notifying the public that comments would be receive until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012. No written comments were received and no comments were heard at this time.  Supervisor Peterson acknowledged the matrix scoring met or exceeded the requirements and he agrees with the applicants scoring.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Peterson to authorize Chair to sign letter of recommendation to Iowa Department of Natural Resources for Construction Permit Application of Michael Pearson – Mauer Farm in Section 3, Lost Grove Township; recommending approval of said application.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to rescind Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 2012-R-008 for RISE Project RC-CO94-(095)—9A-94 for road improvement to Harvest Avenue from Iowa Highway 7 south past CJ Bio America manufacturing facility to main entrance of Cargill’s ethanol plant in Section 19, Township 89 North, Range 29 West, Douglas Township, which was previously approved on November 22, 2011. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve and authorize Chair to sign Iowa Department of Transportation Funding Agreement Number 2012-R-021 for RISE Project RC-CO94(098)—9A-94 for construction of new road located approximately 0.6 mile west of Harvest Avenue and extending approximately 3000 feet south from Iowa Highway 7 along the East Line of Section 24, Township 89 North, Range 30, Johnson Township. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign Kelly Avenue Haul Road Agreement with Nick Garst due to new location of mineral extraction in South Half of Section 14, Township 89 North, Range 29 West, Douglas Township.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Condon to approve and sign Employment Contract and Agreement with Webster County Engineer, Randall J. Will, for the same terms and conditions as the current contract and agreement except for three year period with salary amount increased by three percent for fiscal year 2013, two percent for fiscal year 2014 and two percent fiscal year 2015.  Ayes:  Peterson, Condon, Fletcher.  Nays: Dencklau.  Motion carried.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to adopt the following resolution:

ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS ON ROUTE P73 (RACINE AVENUE)
NEAR NORTH CORPORATE LIMITS OF DAYTON

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.255 and 321.285 of the Code of Iowa, to determine upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation, that the speed limit of any secondary road is greater than is reasonable and proper under the conditions existing, and may determine and declare a reasonable and proper speed limit, and
WHEREAS, such an engineering and traffic investigation has been completed by the Webster County Engineer in cooperation with the City of Dayton.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that speed limits be established and appropriate signs be erected at the following described locations:

            25 MPH along Route P73 (Racine Avenue) from 360th Street (6th Avenue) at the corporate
            Limits of Dayton and continuing north 100 feet
            40 MPH along Route P73 (Racine Avenue) from 100 feet north of 360th Street (6th Avenue)
            and continuing north 500 feet
            55 MPH along Route P73 (Racine Avenue) from 600 feet north of 360th Street (6th Avenue)
            and continuing north

These speed limits shall be effective when the traffic control signs are erected.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 22nd day of May, 2012.

s/Robert H. Singer  
Robert Singer, Chairman
Webster County Board of Supervisors

ATTEST: s/Carol Messerly
                 Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

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

ESTABLISHING SPEED LIMITS ON 360th STREET (6th AVENUE)
ALONG NORTH CORPORATE LIMITS OF DAYTON

WHEREAS, the Webster County Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.255 and 321.285 of the Code of Iowa, to determine upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation, that the speed limit of any secondary road is greater than is reasonable and proper under the conditions existing, and may determine and declare a reasonable and proper speed limit, and
WHEREAS, such an engineering and traffic investigation has been completed by the Webster County Engineer in cooperation with the City of Dayton.
NOW THEREFORE BE IS RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that speed limits be established and appropriate signs be erected at the following described locations:

            35 MPH along 360th Street (6th Avenue) from Iowa Highway 175 to 1st Street NW
            25 MPH along 360th Street (6th Avenue) from 1st Street NW to 1st Street NE (Route P73)

These speed limits shall be effective when the traffic control signs are erected.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 22nd day of May, 2012.

s/Robert H. Singer                  
Robert Singer, Chairman
Webster County Board of Supervisors

ATTEST:  s/Carol Messerly                                 
                  Carol Messerly, Webster County Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

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

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