Minutes - 10/2/2007

OCTOBER 2, 2007FORTIETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Clausen, and Monson; Walish was absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve the Board minutes of the September 25, 2007 meeting as submitted. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Ryan M. Weber, Assistant Director, Juvenile Detention Dept., $45,132/year, effective 09/21/2007. End of probation salary increase. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of John P. Pylelo, Administrator, Planning and Zoning Dept., $60,878/year, effective 09/24/2007. Per Board approval on 09/18/2007. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for a Temporary Male Correctional Officer, County Sheriff Dept. Entry level: D.S.A. $14.32/hour. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed flu vaccinations for County employees, with J. D. Pellersels, Human Resource Director.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve providing flu vaccinations for County employees with funding provided from previous source. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to refund erroneously paid taxes to Kathy Cole, in the amount of $592.00. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to postpone for one week action to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution to end future tax abatement for the Gospel Mission, real estate parcels #894729288004, #89472928806, #8947292988010, #8947292988013, #894729288014, and #894729288015. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve a temporary removal of the embargo on Warrior Road, between Old Lakeport Road and Lewis Boulevard, for one month, to allow the movement of grain during harvest, per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to receive and approve the quote of Ten Point Construction, 2212 Hwy 59, Denison, Iowa, for full depth concrete patching at various locations, for a total price of $78,979.00, per recommendation by the County Engineer. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a proposal from HGM Associated for engineering services involving bridge plans and grading for future paving of Glen Ellen (from County Route D-25 to Elk Creek Road), per recommendation by the County Engineer. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a contract, and approve bonds, for project #BRS-CO97(80)60-97, with Elk Horn Construction Company, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, per recommendation by the County Engineer. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

A public hearing and sale was held at 10:15 a.m. for parcel #278160 (3046 Melrose Avenue) The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to close the public hearing, as there was no one to be heard. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to accept the bid of $100.00, plus recording fees, from Gary Ostermeyer. Carried 4-0.



RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,202

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By GARY OSTERMEYER AND CAROL OSTERMEYER, AS JOINT TENANTS AND NOT AS TENANTS IN COMMON in the sum of ONE HUNDRED & 00/100 ($100.00)-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #278160
Lot 14 in Block 7 of Kelly Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA
(3046 Melrose Ave.)

Now and included in and forming a part of the City of Sioux City, Iowa, the same is hereby accepted: said

Amount being a sum LESS than the amount of the general taxes, interests, costs and penalties against the said Real

Estate.

BE IT RESOLVED that payment is due by close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.
BE IT RESOLVED that per Code of Iowa Section 569.8(3 & 4), a parcel the County holds by tax deed shall not be assessed or taxed until transferred and upon transfer of a parcel so acquired gives the purchaser free title as to previously levied or set taxes. Therefore, the County Treasurer is requested to abate any taxes previously levied or set on this parcel(s).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized to execute a Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this 2nd Day of October, 2007.
Copy filed.

Rob Marqusee, Economic Development Director, presented the Board with the rollout of the joint County, Chamber, and City Organic Market Project, with a web presentation.

The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda or Supervisors concerns.

Woodbury County Treasurer Bob Knowler clarified questions on a resolution to end future tax abatement for the Gospel Mission previously considered.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution to end future tax abatement for the Gospel Mission, real estate parcels #894729288004, #89472928806, #8947292988010, #8947292988013, #894729288014, and #894729288015. Carried 4-0.



WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,201
RESOLUTION ENDING ABATEMENT OF FUTURE TAXES

WHEREAS, the Sioux City Gospel Mission is the titleholder of real estate Parcel #894729288004, #89472928806, #8947292988010, #8947292988013, #894729288014, #894729288015 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:

Parcel #894729288004

West 32 feet Lots 11-12 Block 35 Sioux City Addition

Parcel #89472928806

West 32.5 feet East 65 feet Lot 12 Block 35 Sioux City Addition

Parcel #8947292988010

Lot 9 Block Sioux City Addition

Parcel #8947292988013

Vacated East-West Alley Abutting Lot 9 and 10 Block 35

Parcel #894729288014

Lot 10 and East 118 feet of Lots 11 & 12 (Except West 32.5 feet of East 65 feet or North 50 feet) Block 35 Sioux City Addition

Parcel #894729288015

South 27.5 feet Lot 5 and North 14 feet South 41.5 feet of East 50 feet Lot 5 and All of Lot 6, Lot 7, and Lot 8 Block 35 Sioux City Addition

WHEREAS, accumulated current and delinquent taxes were abated on the above stated parcels. Future taxes that may be levied were also abated on the above listed parcels.

WHEREAS, it has come to the attention of the Board of Supervisors that the tax abatement should have been done pursuant to Iowa Code section 427.8 and not under 445.63. Furthermore, Iowa Code section 427.8 limits the Boards ability to abate taxes to prior years and to the current year. It does not give the Board the authority to abate taxes for future years.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby ends the future tax abatement granted to the Sioux City Gospel Mission and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to assess and collect all future taxes, other than that of the current year, owed to the above stated parcels, unless a further tax abatement is granted. The Sioux City Gospel Mission may continue to petition each year for a tax suspension or tax abatement pursuant to Iowa Code section 427.8.

SO RESOLVED this 2nd day of October, 2007.
Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 9, 2007.


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