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2021-12-21 Board of Supervisors Meeting

DECEMBER 21 2021, FIFTY-FIRST MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Taylor, Ung, De Witt, Radig, and Wright.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Dennis Butler, Budget Tax/Analyst, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Melissa Thomas, Human Services Director, 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.

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve the agenda for December 21, 2021. Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the December 14, 2021 meeting.  Copy filed

To approve the claims totaling $404,711.33.  Copy filed.

To receive the Juvenile Detention’s November population report.  Copy filed.

To approve the lifting of tax suspension for Trina Currier-Hawkins, parcel #884706227024, 4115 Davis Ave.  Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Kenzie Holsinger, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 12-28-21, $20.38/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 11-17-21.  Entry Level Salary:  $20.38/hour.  Copy filed.

Presentation of Award of Certificate to Cynthia Wiemold.  Copy filed.

To approve the Woodbury County Travel and Expense Policy Addendum affective 01/01/2022.  Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Tom Thiesen (effective 1/1/22) to the Board of Adjustments for a new 5-year term.  Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Corey Meister (effective 1/1/22) to the Planning & Zoning Commission for a new 5-year term.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the Release of Mortgage made to CEDCORP, Inc.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Suzan Stewart, Chairperson of the temporary county redistricting commission, presented a report to the Board outlining the proposed plan for supervisor districts for the Board’s consideration.  

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the report from the temporary redistricting commission.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

 A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for an ordinance relating to the assessment of wind energy conversion property as authorized by Iowa Code Chapter 427B.26.  the Chairperson call on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to conduct the 3rd reading of the Ordinance for Wind Energy Conversion Property as Authorized by Iowa Code Chapter 427B.26.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. for the consideration of an ordinance fixing the boundaries of the Woodbury County voting precincts and the supervisors’ districts in Woodbury County. The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the first reading of the ordinance.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to waive the second and third readings of the ordinance.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to adopt Ordinance #60 fixing the boundaries of the Woodbury County voting precincts and the supervisors’ districts in Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the County reprecincting certification.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the County redistricting certification.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve to direct staff to work with the Siouxland Regional Transit System to prepare a memo of understanding, a loan agreement, and prepare a resolution to approve issuance of facility revenue bonds.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by to Taylor approve the agreement with HCI Construction for window replacement for $75,140, with $20,140.00 of the total from agency funds.  Carried 4-1; Radig opposed.  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 January 3, 2022.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed