Minutes - 4/13/2010

APRIL 13, 2010 — FIFTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Board members present were Boykin, Smith, Monson, and Walish; Clausen was absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Loan Hensley, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

The meeting was called to order.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to add an item to the agenda, to meet an application deadline, to approve a letter of support for a project to be completed by Sunrise Manor. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve the Board minutes of the April 6, 2010 meeting as submitted. Carried 3-0; Smith abstained. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of April A. Allen, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 04/05/2010. Resignation. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of William E. Adkins, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 04/09/2010. End of temporary work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the promotion of Danielle J. Dempster, Executive Director, Veteran Affairs Dept., $49,427/year, effective 04/14/2010. Job vacancy posted 03/09/2010. Entry level salary: $49,427/year. Copy filed.

The Board approved the promotion of Nathan M. Sands, Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff Dept., $20.10/hour, effective 04/14/2010. From Civilian Jailer, Senior Class to Deputy Sheriff, 2nd Class. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an "Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process" form for:

(2) Civilian Jailers, County Sheriff Dept. Entry level: DSDOA/CWA $16.16/hour

V. A. Service Officer, Veteran Affairs Dept. Entry level: Wage Plan $15.70/hour

Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Smith to receive the "Auditor's Quarterly Report of E-Bonds and Payroll Taxes" for the 3rd quarter ending 03/31/2010. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board reviewed an Iowa Department of Health DARE grant application with Social Services Director Patty Erickson-Puttmann.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to approve the submission and authorize the Chairman to sign the DARE grant application to the Iowa Department of Health. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution in support of the construction of a Woodbury County Expo Center. Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #10,658

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING APPLICATION TO THE IOWA COMMUINITY ATTRACTION AND TOURISM GRANT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY EXPO CENTER

WHEREAS, Woodbury County has joined in a cooperative planning effort representing the City of Moville, the Woodbury County Fair Association and the Tri-State Equestrian Association to construct a multi-use facility capable of hosting local, regional and national educational and recreational events; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced that construction of such a facility represents the core of economic revitalization for our rural communities through small business ownership and expansion; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced that the Expo Center will draw organizations and participants from a four state region; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced that the Expo Center will provide youth additional educational and professional opportunities; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced that the Expo Center will positively acknowledge and support our agricultural heritage and future through 4H and additional State Extension offerings; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced that the Expo Center will generate substantial economic impact for the State of Iowa through tourism dollars by attracting participants, vendors and spectators; and

WHEREAS, Woodbury County is convinced application to and funding by the Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism will enhance the lives of Iowans and present Iowa in a favorable light supporting and capitalizing on a growing equine industry;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that Woodbury County wholeheartedly supports the application to and request for funds from the Iowa Vision Board for completion of the Woodbury County Expo Center and the positive development and impact upon the State of Iowa and Woodbury County this project will provide.

Passed this 13th day of April, 2010

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:10 a.m. for the authorization of Banner and Concord Townships to obtain a loan for the purpose of purchasing a fire truck. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to close the hearing. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Smith second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures, a Resolution establishing the right for Banner Township to apply for a loan to purchase a fire truck. Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #10,656

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE RIGHT TO BORROW MONEY FOR REPLACEMENT OF A FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE VEHICLE FOR BANNER TOWNSHIP

WHEREAS the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is empowered under section 331.443, 331.402, 359.43, and 359.45 (Code of Iowa) 1997, as Amended, to empower Banner Township to borrow $40,000.00 for the purpose of acquiring a new fire truck in conjunction with Concord Township, and the city of Lawton as per 28E agreement

Whereas, Banner Township, of Woodbury County, Iowa, provides fire suppression, medical and other emergency response service to the citizens of Banner Township Woodbury County, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Whereas, Banner Township needs to purchase and maintain emergency response equipment and vehicles in order to provide fire suppression, medical and other emergency response services;

Whereas, the cost of purchasing and maintaining equipment and vehicles needed to provide such services exceeds an amount that can be allocated in one fiscal year;

Whereas, Banner Township has developed a plan to finance the payment of equipment and vehicles over a period of time;

Be It Further Resolved that the Township Clerk and the Chairman of said Township is hereby directed by this resolution to be allowed to enter into a loan for said purpose.

SO RESOLVED this 13th day of April 2010.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and receive for signatures, a Resolution establishing the right for Concord Township to apply for a loan to purchase a fire truck. Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #10,657

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE RIGHT TO BORROW MONEY FOR REPLACEMENT OF A FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE VEHICLE FOR CONCORD TOWNSHIP

WHEREAS the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is empowered under section 331.443, 331.402, 359.43, and 359.45 (Code of Iowa) 1997, as Amended, to empower Concord Township to borrow $80,000.00 for the purpose of acquiring a new fire truck in conjunction with Banner Township, and the city of Lawton as per 28E agreement

Whereas, Concord Township, of Woodbury County, Iowa, provides fire suppression, medical and other emergency response service to the citizens of Concord Township Woodbury County, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Whereas, Concord Township needs to purchase and maintain emergency response equipment and vehicles in order to provide fire suppression, medical and other emergency response services;

Whereas, the cost of purchasing and maintaining equipment and vehicles needed to provide such services exceeds an amount that can be allocated in one fiscal year;

Whereas, Concord Township has developed a plan to finance the payment of equipment and vehicles over a period of time;

Be It Further Resolved that the Township Clerk and the Chairman of said Township is hereby directed by this resolution to be allowed to enter into a loan for said purpose.

SO RESOLVED this 13th day of April 2010.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Walish to approve and authorize the submission of an Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism grant application. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a contract with HW Design for remodeling the first floor restroom. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board reviewed the Iowa DOT budget for Secondary Roads Dept. with County Engineer Mark Nahra.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to approve the Iowa DOT budget for Secondary Roads Dept., per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 4-0.

The Board reviewed the Iowa DOT five year construction program for Secondary Roads Dept. with the County Engineer.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to approve the Iowa DOT five year construction program for Secondary Roads Dept., per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to approve contracts for 1010 18th Street retaining wall project, per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve an extra work order for a retaining wall project (soil borings per recommendation of the County Engineer) and to approve the use of riverboat funds for the expenditure. Carried 4-0.

The Board discussed the County's building evacuation policy.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve a letter of support for a project to be completed by Sunrise Manor. Carried 4-0.

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

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 20, 2010.


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