Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday October 2, 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:  Singer, Dencklau, Peterson, Condon and Fletcher.   Absent:   None.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve minutes of the September 25, 2012 regular meeting. Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#4 Webster & #272 Hamilton; D.D.#5; and D.D.#135.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to set October 9, 2012 at 10:00a.m. as the date and time for public hearing to consider adoption of County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Dencklau, seconded by Peterson to approve and place on file Five-year Performance Bond Renewal for U.S. Cellular Tower Site Number 760588. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to receive and place on file Manure Management Plan Updates for M & K Management in Section 18, Burnside Township; Grettenberg Finisher in Section 9, Dayton Township; and JDG Pork Enterprises. LLC in Section 19, Lost Grove Township. (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION
ERECTING STOP SIGN FOR SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC
ON INDIANA AVENUE APPROACHING  280TH STREET

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is empowered under the authority of Sections 321.236 and 321.255 and 321.345 of the Code of Iowa to designate any highway under their jurisdiction as a through highway and to designate any intersection as a stop intersection and to erect the signs at one or more entrances to such intersection, and

WHEREAS, the “T” intersection at the junction of Indiana Avenue and 280th Street common to Sections 32 and 33, T88N, R29W, Elkhorn Township and Section 4 and 5, T87N, R29W, Clay Township is currently not controlled by any regulatory signs, and 

WHEREAS, present traffic would be better served if the southbound approach on Indiana Avenue was made the STOP approach to the intersection, and the east and west approaches on 280th Street were designated as through approaches, due to terrain, vegetation and development, which limit sight distance.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that STOP and STOP AHEAD signs be erected in the Southeast Corner of Section 32, T88N, R29W, Elkhorn Township for southbound traffic on Indiana Avenue approaching 280th Street and that a SIDE ROAD sign be erected in the Southwest Corner of Section 33, T88N, R29W, Elkhorn Township for westbound traffic on 280th Street approaching Indiana Avenue.

This resolution shall be in effect when the traffic control signs are erected.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 2nd day of October, 2012.

s/Robert H Singer
Robert H Singer, Chairman
Board of Supervisors

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

Motion carried unanimously.  

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

RESOLUTION
REDUCING THE SPEED LIMIT ON PORTION OF 220TH STREET
AND ON PORTION OF RICH MILL ROAD FROM 45 MPH TO 35 MPH

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, and

WHEREAS, the current speed limits on a portion of 220th Street and on a portion of Rich Mill Road along and adjacent to the Sheker Addition is 45 MPH

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that speed limits be established and appropriate signs be erected as follows:

  • Reduce the speed limit from 45 MPH to 35 MPH on the portion of 220th Street from Route D20 west to Rich Mill Road
  • Reduce the speed limit from 45 MPH to 35 MPH on the portion of Rich Mill Road from 220th Street north to Westwood Drive 

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

PASSED AND APPROVED this 2nd day of October, 2012.

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

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

Motion carried unanimously.  

A Public Hearing was held on first consideration of an amendment to Zoning Ordinance #046 and Zoning Map to rezone property from ME to Transitional Ag or A-2 in the east one half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 89 North, Range 29 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa.  No written or oral objections or comments were heard; therefore Chairman Singer closed the public hearing.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve first consideration to amend Zoning Ordinance #046 and Zoning Map to rezone property from ME to Transitional Ag or A-2 in the east one half of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 89 North, Range 29 West of the 5th P.M., Webster County, Iowa; and further to waive second consideration and set October 16, 2012, at 10:00a.m. as the date and time for public hearing on final consideration of said amendment.  Roll call vote:  Ayes – Peterson, Condon, Fletcher, Dencklau and Singer.  Nays – none.  Motion carried unanimously.

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