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2018-05-15 Board of Supervisors Meeting

MAY 15, 2018, TWENTIETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt (by telephone), Taylor, Pottebaum, and Radig (acting chair).  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The regular meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.

Sheriff Dave Drew presented a check to the Board that is the result of savings from a contract for the jail medical services.  Motion by Radig second by Taylor to receive the check.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the agenda for May 15, 2018.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the May 8, 2018 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $896,559.00.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #894312251005 & #894312251004, 414 Front St. & Northerly 10ft. of Lot 8.

RESOLUTION #12,725

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa was the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

Lots 6 and 7 (except the Northeasterly 55 feet thereof; and the SE 30 feet) of Lot 8 (except the Northeasterly 55 feet) all in Block 4 in the Town of Pierson, Iowa, Woodbury County, Iowa.  Together with an Easement over the Southeasterly 20 feet of the Northeasterly 55 feet of said Lot 6

(414 Front Street)

Northerly 10 feet of Lot 8 in Block 4 in the Town of Pierson, Iowa, Woodbury County, Iowa

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa as follows:

1.  That a public hearing on the aforesaid proposal shall be held on the 29th Day of May, 2018 at 4:35 o’clock p.m. in the basement of the Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.  That said Board proposes to sell the said parcel of real estate at a public auction to be held on the 29th Day of May, 2018, immediately following the closing of the public hearing.      

3.  That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to the highest bidder at or above a total minimum bid of $323.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 15th Day of May, 2018.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Jentri Meinen, parcel #884730351901.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,726

RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Jentri Meinen is the titleholder of a building on leased land Parcel #884730351901 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #884730351901

SERGEANT BLUFF CITY B/LL LOT 221 ESTATES WEST MOBILE HOME      

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes payable including special assessments and the parcel is owned by Jentri Meinen.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.  

SO RESOLVED this 15th day of May, 2018.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Raymond Richtermeier, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-09-18.  End of Temporary Work.; the appointment of Connor Lamp, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-16-18, $10.50/hour.  Not to exceed 120 days.; and the separation of Shawn McKenna, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-25-18.  Resignation.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept.  CWA:  $22.30/hour.  Copy filed.

To renew the Life, AD&D, Optional Life, and LTD policy with Lincoln Financial.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

A resolution thanking and commending Dennis Wilson for his years of service with Woodbury County was presented.  Copy filed.

A quarterly update on SIMPCO City/County membership dues project was presented by David Gleiser, Community Economic Development and Michelle Bostinellos of SIMPCO.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the MOU between Rolling Hills and Woodbury County.  Carried 4-1; Pottebaum opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to authorize $15,000 in gaming revenue for a donation for the commissioning of the USS Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve a Woodbury County Proclamation recognizing that May is National Mental Health Month.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to approve CMBA Architects Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center mechanical and control system improvements and roof upgrade proposal for $42,250.00.  Carried 4-1; Radig opposed.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for supply of calcium or magnesium chloride for dust control.  The bids are as follows:

                                                                        Dust Program   Detour and Haul Roads     

                                                                          0.7 gal/ft          0.05 gal/ft  0.7 gal/ft

Marx Distribution, Sioux City, IA $0.84                 $0.67            $0.84

Jerico Services, Indianola, IA $0.98                     $0.68            $0.98

Motion by Radig second by Ung to award the bid to Marx Distribution.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the contract and bond for project #STP-S-CO97(134)—5E-97 with Cedar Valley Corporation for $2,354,844.71.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns.

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 22, 2018.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.