Board Meetings

2019-12-30 Board of Supervisors Meeting

DECEMBER 30, 2019, FIFTY THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
 
The Board of Supervisors met on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were De Witt, Taylor (by phone), Pottebaum, Radig, and Ung. Staff members present were Heather Satterwhite, Executive Secretary, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick Gill Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

A General Relief Appeal was not heard because the petitioner did not appear.
     
The regular meeting was called to order at 9:20 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence. 

There were no citizen concerns

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the agenda for December 30, 2019.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
        
Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the December 23, 2019 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $123,622.64.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Jana Nash, Youth Worker Part Time, Juvenile Detention, effective 12-22-19.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Wolf Creek Drainage District.

The Board reconvened the regular meeting.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the bid for project number FM-C097(136)- HMA Overlay project to Knife River Corporation for $1,991,352.65.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to approve the request of the County Auditor to hire Legal Counsel to represent the Auditor in a matter in which the County Attorney has declared a conflict of interest.  Carried 4-0; Taylor abstained.

Dennis Butler updated the Board on the proposed jail project.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

Chief Judge Duane Hoffmeyer discussed the jail project with the Board.

Board concerns were heard.
   
Motion by Pottebaum second by Radig to receive the General Relief administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the General Relief assistance budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors Solid Waste budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to receive the County Supervisors Refunds and CF rebates budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the County Supervisors Public Bidder budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors Mail Services budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors District Court Operations budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the County Supervisors Court Appointment Juvenile budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors Risk Management budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors Sheriff Training Center budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the Township Officers budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Supervisors Soil Conservation budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the County Supervisors Medical Examiner budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the County Supervisors Starcomm Program budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the County Infrastructure/Economic budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the records management budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the Recorders Electronic Fees budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to receive the EMS Loan Fund budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

 Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the EMS Training Fund budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 2, 2020.
 
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

DECEMBER 23, 2019 — MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS TRUSTEES FOR THE WOLF CREEK DRAINAGE DISTRICT IN WOODBURY COUNTY

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 23, 2019 as Trustees for Wolf Creek Drainage District in Woodbury County.  Board members present were De Witt, Radig, Pottebaum, Taylor, and Ung by phone.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Mark Nahra, County Engineer’s Office, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Chair called to order a Wolf Creek Drainage District Trustee meeting.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve abating drainage taxes levied against the Woodbury Monona Drainage District. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 12,937
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES
                  

WHEREAS, Woodbury-Monona Drainage District is the titleholder of real estate Parcel #864515300003 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

 Parcel # 864515300003

In section 15-T86N-R45W, described as the West 40 feet of the SW1/4 of the SW ¼ of said section and as shown in Deed Book and Page 41-1979 (9/16/1979)
                                 
WHEREAS, the abovestated property has an unpaid balance of drainage taxes owing, and the parcel is owned by a drainage district of the state; and

WHEREAS, said land has been taken for drainage purposes and was misclassified under the terms of Iowa Code Section 468,49.1 and assessed taxes for FY 2020; and   

WHEREAS, the political subdivision, namely the Woodbury-Monona Drainage District, is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

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, 445.63, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 23rd day of December, 2019. 
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

The Wolf Creek Drainage District meeting was adjourned.