Fletcher to lead sups

Clark Fletcher was appointed chairperson of the Webster County Board of Supervisors for 2014.

At the reorganization meeting Thursday, Supervisor Keith Dencklau was also appointed as vice chairperson.

Fletcher, a Republican, is serving his third term on the board. He replaced Bob Singer, who was chairperson for the past two years.

Singer was absent from the meeting.

The supervisors also appointed various positions and approved their assignments to various boards for 2014.

Merrill Leffler replaced Singer as a member of the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance for 2014. The other board appointments were unchanged from 2013. Each supervisor serves on six to eight county committees and boards; a complete listing can be found on the county’s website at webstercountyia.org/supervisors.htm.