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2022-05-03 Board of Supervisors Meeting

MAY 3, 2022 EIGHTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, Radig, De Witt, Taylor, and Wright.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, 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 Radig second by Taylor to approve the agenda for May 3, 2022. Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the April 26, 2022 meeting.  Copy filed

To approve the claims totaling $477,230.79.  Copy filed.

To approve a 28E Agreement between Woodbury County, Iowa, and the Woodbury Soil and Waste Conservation District for funding and management of a watershed inspection and maintenance program in Woodbury County.  Copy filed.

To approve an application for a 12-month, Class A Liquor License (LA) (Private Club) with Sunday sales privileges for the White Horse Patrol Club, effective 04/26/22 through 4/25/23.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date of parcel #894723360012, 1433 Hildahl Ave.

RESOLUTION #13,420

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 Thirteen and Fourteen (13 & 14) in Block Two (2) of Kelly Park Addition, City of Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1433 Hildahl Ave.)

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 17th Day of May, 2022 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 17th Day of May, 2022, 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 $500.00 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 3rd Day of May, 2022.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Myles McCrea, Operations Officer-Paramedic, Emergency Services Dept., effective 04-27-22.  Separation.; the transfer of Justin Donaghu, Court Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-02-22, $25.24/hour, 0%.  Transfer from Civilian Jailer to Court Security Officer.; the appointment of Casey Cooper, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-04-22, $24.55/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 3-15-22.  Entry Level Salary:  $24.55/hour.; the appointment of Jesse Duerksen, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-04-22, $24.85/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 11-24-21.  Entry Level Salary:  $24.85/hour.;  the reclassification of Jacklyn Fox, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 05-16-22, $99,558/year, 3.4%=$3,350./year.  Per AFSCME Assist. County Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 10 to Step 11.; the reclassification of Adam Little, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-16-22, $21.88/hour, 4%=$.86/hour.  Per CWA Civilian Officers Contract agreement, from Class 3 to Class 2.; and the separation of Mark Petit, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-31-22.  Retirement.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Kim Hansen, 3501 Transit Ave., Sioux City, parcel #884706139009.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #13,421

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Kim Hansen, is the titleholder of property located at 3501 Transit Ave., Sioux City, IA, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:   

Parcel #884706139009

HENRIETTA PLACE LOT 11 BLOCK 4

WHEREAS, Kim Hansen is the titleholder of the aforementioned property have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code section 427.9, and  

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby grants the request for a suspension of taxes, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this property.

SO RESOLVED this 3rd day of May, 2022.  

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the lifting of tax suspension for Terry Michalosky, parcel #894813454008, 3425 Military Rd.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Daniel Cotter addressed the Board to resolve to rid the county of fraud-enabled machines and restore citizen’s confidence in the validity of our election process.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for project #130th St. Fencing.  The bids are as follows:

Northwest Landscaping, Inc $9,200.00

Motion by De Witt second by Taylor to receive the bids and refer them to the County Engineer for review and recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment to rezone GIS Parcel #894624100009 owned by the Joint Revocable Living Trust of Alvin O Zellmer and Barbara Zellmer from the Agricultural Preservation to the Agricultural Estates Zoning District.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to conduct the first reading of the ordinance.  Carried 5-0.   Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:42 p.m. for Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment to rezone GIS Parcel #874705200002, owned by the Maxy’s Family Farm LLC and the Brian and Bonnie Ivener Trust, from the Agricultural Preservation to the Agricultural Estates Zoning District.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

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

Motion by Radig second by Taylor award the bid to Northwest Landscaping.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to award the bid for front wheel assist tractor to S & S Equipment for a new McCormick X6.35 tractor for $63,950.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to award the bid for single axle trucks to Boyer Truck for $168,886 and $167,404.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve a paid intern position for Sheriff’s office.  Carried 5-0.   Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Temporary Intern, County Sheriff Dept.  Wage Plan:  $15.00/hour; and F/T Operations Officer-Paramedic, Emergency Services Dept.  Wage Plan:  $18.82-$19.95/hour.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the funding request in the amount of $5,229.89 from Gaming Fund for Nature Center Security Camera System.  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 10, 2022.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.