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2021-02-02 Board of Supervisors Meeting

FEBRUARY 2, 2021, FIFTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 3:15 p.m.  Board members present were Radig, Ung, Monson, and De Witt; Wright was absent.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, HR Director, Joshua Widman, Board Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst and  Michelle Skaff, Deputy Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Swearing in of Mark Monson to the Board of Supervisors.

The regular meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.
      
There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to approve the agenda for February 2, 2021. Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Radig second by Monson to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the January 26, 2021 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $769,123.04.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #894729406010, 421 W 1st St., Sioux City, IA.

RESOLUTION #13,125
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

The South one-half (S ½) of Lots Eight (8) and Nine (9), in Block Nineteen (19), Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury County and State of Iowa
(421 W. 1st Street)

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 16th Day of February, 2021 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 16th Day of February, 2021, 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 $621.00 plus recording fees.
     
4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Sale"
and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the
aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.

Dated this 2nd Day of February, 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Lake Forest MHC, LLC, vin #064052, 1992 Marshfield.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,126
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Lake Forest MHC LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #064052 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

VIN #064052 1992 Marshfield
  
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Lake Forest MHC LLC.

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 2nd day of February,  2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Karla Fergen, vin #059996214144, 1999 Clifton

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,127
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS Karla Fergen is the titleholder of mobile home VIN #059996214144 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

VIN #059996214144 1999 Clifton

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes payable including special assessments and the property is owned by Karla Fergen.

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 2nd day of February, 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the promotion of Lisa Ruden, Finance Clerk III, County Auditor Dept., effective 12-28-20, $23.69/hour, 7%=$1.50/hour.  Promotion from Clerk II to Clerk III.; the appointment of Mark Monson, Board Member, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 02-02-21, $36,049.35/year.  Appointment.; the appointment of Alexa Hansen, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 02-08-21, $20.46/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 12-16-20.  Entry Level Salary:  $20.46/hour.; and the appointment of Madison Nemitz, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 02-10-21.  Job Vacancy Posted 10-28-20.  Entry Level Salary:  $19.83/hour.  Copy filed.

To receive the Recorder’s Report of Fees collected for the period of 09/01/2020 through 12/31/2020.  Copy filed.

To approve the underground utility permit for the City of Sioux City.  Copy filed.

Carried 4-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the contract with HGM Associates for the design of the new Correctionville Road bridge.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed

Motion by Monson second by Radig to award the bid for projects #BRS-CHBP-CO97(139)—GB-97, #BROSCHBP-CO97(141)—GA-97, and Lyon County Bridge #BROSCHBP-CO60(124)—NC-60 to.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

William Burrows, 4409 47th St., Sioux City, addressed the Board regarding the appointment of Mark Monson as temporary supervisor.
 
Board concerns were heard.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive for signatures the Little Sioux Intercounty Drainage District Trustee election official canvass.   Carried 4-0.

For the office of Trustee, DIV. III, Little Sioux Inter-County DD there were Ten (10) ballots cast as follows:

Wayne MacClure                   received                       Ten (10) votes

We therefore declare Wayne MacClure duly elected to the office of Trustee, DIV. III, Little Sioux Inter-County DD.

Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive for signatures the Sandhill-Lakeport Drainage District Trustee election official canvass.  Carried 4-0.

For the office of Trustee, DIV. III, Sandhill-Lakeport DD there were Six (6) ballots cast as follows:

Myron Nelson                        received                       Six (6) votes

We therefore declare Myron Nelson duly elected to the office of Trustee, DIV. III, Sandhill-Lakeport DD.

Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive for signatures the McCandless Intercounty Drainage District Trustee election official canvass.  Carried 4-0.

For the office of Trustee, DIV. II, McCandless Inter-County DD there were Seven (7) ballots cast as follows:

Lee Westergaard                   received                       Seven (7) votes

We therefore declare Lee Westergaard duly elected to the office of Trustee, DIV. II, McCandless Inter-County DD.

Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the Board of Supervisors Communication Center budget as submitted.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the Board of Supervisors Starcomm Program Grant budget as submitted.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to receive the Board of Supervisors WCICC budget with a reduction of $50,000.  Carried 4-0. 

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the Board of Supervisors Woodbury County Landfill budget as submitted.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the 2022 CIP Program budget with the removal of the Community and Economic Development 6th floor security door CIP request.  Carried 4-0.
 
Motion by De Witt second by Monson to receive the Wage Plan Employees budget as submitted.  Carried 4-0.
 
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 9, 2021.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.