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2021-01-19 Board of Supervisors Meeting

JANUARY 19, 2021, THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.  Board members present were Radig, Ung, Wright, De Witt, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, HR Director, Joshua Widman, Board Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(l)(j).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(l)(j).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

The regular meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.
      
Chad Markham, Chief Operating Officer of St. Luke’s/Unity Point discussed the need for a joint morgue facility with the County.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve the agenda for January 19, 2021. Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by De Witt second by Radig to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the January 12, 2021 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $1,346,642.02.  Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Jerry Logemann, 301 B St., Sgt. Bluff, as the Woodbury Township Trustee.  Copy filed.

To receive the Juvenile Detention December 2020 population report.  Copy filed.

To approve the reclassification of Jill Fitch, P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 2-01-21, $22.19/hour, 10.6%=$2.14/hour.  Per Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3/Step 4 to Grade 3/Step 5.; and the reclassification of April Gardner, Case Manager, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 2-03-21, $59,740/year, 3%=$1,740/year.  Per AFSCME Juvenile Detention Contract agreement, from Step 1 to Step 2.  Copy filed.

To approve the lifting of tax suspension for petitioners who failed to re-certify their income or income does not qualify for continued tax suspension.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the request for funding for the newly created Sioux City Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau for three years at $20,000.00 beginning this current fiscal year.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Wright to approve the AP Automation Payment Services Agreement.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for Briese farm rental for 2021, 2022, and 2023.  The bids are as follows:

Bruce Willems                          $350 per acre, total $14,350 per year
Kyle Schneckloth                     $317 per acre, total $12,997 per year

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the bids.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to award the bid for Briese farm rental for 2021, 2022, and 2023 to Bruce Willems for $14,350 per year.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the satisfaction of a loan with the Dubuque Bank for the Prairie Hills Training Center using general basic reserve funds.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Wright to approve to eliminate EMS Loan Fund.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. for approval of 2nd reading for ordinance for Zoning District Map Amendment to re-zone GIS Parcel.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Wright to approve adoption of Ordinance #54 and waive 3rd reading and final approval.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed

Motion by Radig second by Wright to receive for signatures a Resolution waiving subdivision jurisdiction.  Carried 5-0. 

WOODBURY COUNTY
RESOLUTION WAIVING SUBDIVISION JUSRISDICTION
RESOLUTION #13,123

WHEREAS, the City of Sioux City and Koskovich and Murphy Developments have requested that Woodbury County waive subdivision jurisdiction over property legally described below; and

WHEREAS, the property is in the process of being annexed to the City of Sioux City and will be developed to standards set forth in the Sioux City Municipal Code; and

WHEREAS, completion of the project as soon as practical will benefit both the City of Sioux City and Woodbury County,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that County subdivision jurisdiction over the property described below should be waived under the provisions 354.9.2 of the Code of Iowa.

Passed and approved this 19th day of January 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve the termination and non-renewal of contract on Online Permitting Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns.
 
Board concerns were heard.

Motion by De Witt second by Taylor to receive the Board of Supervisors Regional Distribution budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to receive the County Auditor budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the County Auditor Recorder budget as submitted 5-0.  Carried.

Motion by Radig second by Wright to receive the County Auditor Elections Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0. 

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

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

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

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the Conservation Nature Center budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0. 

Motion by De Witt second by Taylor to receive the Board of Supervisors Expense budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0. 

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to receive the Board of Supervisors Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the Board of Supervisors Civil Service budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

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

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the Emergency Services Animal Control budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the Emergency Services Paramedic Services budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Wright to receive the Building Services Courthouse budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the Building Services LEC budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to receive the Building Services Trosper/Hoyt budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

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

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the County Treasurer Motor Vehicle budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to receive the County Treasurer Tax Department budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.
 
Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the Human Resources budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by De Witt second by to Radig receive the Secondary Roads Roadside Management budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to receive the Secondary Roads budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0. 

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 26, 2021.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.