Board of Supervisors

Webster County Board of Supervisors
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 

Board of Supervisiors Meeting
Tuesday December 18, 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 December 11, 2012 regular meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to receive and place on file the following Drainage Repairs:  D.D.#209, D.D.#22 Webster and #12 Calhoun, and D.D.#16 Webster and #31 Calhoun.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign agreement between City of Fort Dodge and Webster County regarding the oversize water and sewer line at Webster County Regional Ag Park.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to receive the following bids for office renovation at the County Attorney’s office and further to accept the low bid:  John Kastendieck - $32,328.00 and Russ Construction - $24,550.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Peterson, seconded by Condon to approve and authorize Chair to sign contract between Webster County and George and Pamela Rosenburgh regarding Flood Buyout Program.  (Copy on file in Auditor’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Condon, seconded by Fletcher to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit from Alliant Energy to replace overhead electric line with underground electric line on east side of Oak Avenue from first pole south of Highway 169 south approximately one-half mile to cell tower in Section 17, Dayton Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

Moved by Fletcher, seconded by Dencklau to approve and authorize Chair to sign permit from Alliant Energy to replace overhead electric line on east side of Paragon Avenue with underground electric line on west side of Paragon Avenue from Highway 169 north approximately three-quarters mile to 3531 Paragon Avenue in Section 9, Dayton Township. (Copy on file in Engineer’s office).  Motion carried unanimously.

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

WEIGHT LIMIT EMBARGOES ON BRIDGES

WHEREAS:  The Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Code of Iowa Sections 321.236 Sub. (8), 321.255 and 321.471 to 321.473 to prohibit operation of vehicles or impose limitations as to the weight thereof on designated highways or highway structures under their jurisdiction, and

WHEREAS:  The Webster County Engineer has caused to be completed the Structural Inventory and Appraisal of certain Webster County bridges in accordance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards, and it has been determined that they are inadequate for two-lane roads at the allowable operating stresses.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Webster County Board of Supervisors that vehicle and load limits be established, and that signs be erected advising of the permissible maximum weights thereof for the bridges listed on attached Exhibits A and B.

This resolution will be in effect when the signs have been erected.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 18th day of December 2012.

s/Robert H Singer
Robert H Singer, Chair
Webster Co Board of Supervisors

Attest: s/Carol Messerly
Carol Messerly
Webster Co Auditor

Motion carried unanimously.

The Webster County Library Association discussed Fiscal Year 2014 funding. No action taken.

Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. requested Fiscal Year 2014 funding. No action taken.

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

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