PROCEEDINGS OF O’BRIEN COUNTY SUPERVISORS April 24, 2012
The Board of Supervisors met as per adjournment in regular session at9:00 a.m.with all members present.
Moved by R. Haack, seconded by DeBoom to approve the proceedings of April 17, 2012. Motion carried by all ayes.
At9:30 a.m.a hearing was held on the proposed vacation of a portion of road between Sections 11 & 14 of Summit Township. A letter was received from Century Link regarding the fiber line that they have in this section of road. They are requesting that an easement be granted to them prior to the road being vacated. Action on the vacation will be tabled until the parties involved can reach an agreement on an easement for the fiber line.
Moved by Farnsworth, seconded by J. Haack to adopt the following resolution. Motion carried by all ayes.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, O’BRIEN COUNTY,IOWA
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Section 306.41 of the Code of Iowa to temporarily close sections of road by formal resolution when they deem necessary for construction, maintenance, or natural disaster,
AND WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors, County of O’Brien, have determined that the following section of road should be temporarily closed due to relocating fiber optic:
310th Street between Oriole Avenue and Pierce Avenue
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the above described roads be closed temporarily in the manner described below.
“ROAD CLOSED” signs shall be placed on both ends of the described segments of road, and they shall remain in place until the construction is completed.
Moved by J. Haack, seconded by R. Haack to approve the utility construction application of G4S Technology in Section 19,Franklin Township. Motion carried by all ayes.
At10:00 a.m.a bid letting was held on a local bridge construction Project L-B511e3—73-71 between Sections 9 & 16 Dale Township. The following bids were submitted: Graves Construction Company, Inc. – $388,101.45; Dixon Construction Co. – $377,615.08; Christensen Bros., Inc. – $371,883.00.
Moved by J. Haack, seconded by Farnsworth to accept the bid of Christensen Bros., Inc. of $371,883.00 for Project L-B511e3—73-71 between Sections 9 & 16 Dale Township and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the contract and bond pending the County Engineer’s review. Motion carried by all ayes.
Moved by J. Haack, seconded R. Haack to adjourn toMay 8, 2012. Motion carried by all ayes.
Attest: Barbara Rohwer Emily Waund
County Auditor Chairperson