Minutes - 1/18/2011

JANUARY 18, 2011 — THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Monday, January 18, 2011 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Monson, Smith, and Tripp. Staff members present  were:  Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented.  Copy filed.

The Board canvassed the Drainage Ditch Elections held on January 15th, 2011. 

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive signatures for the canvass of the Garretson Drainage District.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Garretson Drainage District (Sub-District #3) Election was held on 01/15/2011 with the following results:

For the office of Garretson Drainage District Trustee for Sub-District #3 there were two-thousand, three-hundred and forty-four (2,344) ballots cast as follows:

Ron Kerr                    received                 Eight-hundred and sixteen (816) votes
Jon Winkel                received                 One-thousand, five-hundred and twenty-eight (1,528) votes
Scattered write-ins  received                  Zero (0) votes

We therefore declare Jon Winkel duly elected to the office of Garretson Drainage District Trustee for Sub-District #3 for a term of Three Years.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to receive signatures for the canvass of the Farmers Drainage District.  Carried   5-0.  Copy filed.

The Farmers Drainage District (Sub-District #3) Election was held on 01/15/2011, with the following results:

For the office of Farmers Drainage District Trustee for Sub-District #3 there were five-thousand and sixty-four (5,064) ballots cast as follows:

Fred Johnson                 received           One-thousand, nine-hundred and thirty-nine (1,939) votes
Ron Kerr                          received           Three-thousand, one-hundred and twenty-five (3,125) votes
Scattered write-ins        received            Zero (0) votes

We therefore declare Ron Kerr duly elected to the office of Farmers Drainage District Trustee for Sub-District #3 for a term of Three Years.

Larry Swanberg, 3301 Jones, Sioux City requested an executive session to discuss his discharge.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to go out of closed sessions per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

The meeting was called to order.
 
Motion by Tripp second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the January 11, 2011 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the demotion of Dennis Alioth, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., $21.41/hour, -9.5%=-$2.05/hour, effective 01-10-11.  Status change, from Jail Sergeant to Master Civilian Jailer.   Copy filed.
 
The Board approved the reclassification of Tammy Casper, Civil Clerk I, County Sheriff Dept., $15.88/hour, 7%=$1.08/hour, effective 01-25-11.  Per AFSCME Court House Contract agreement, from Grade 2, Step 4 to Grade 2, Step 5.   Copy filed.

The Board approved the Reclassification of Willie Garrett III, Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff Dept., $23.35/hour, 16%=$3.25/hour, effective 01-28-11.  Per CWA Deputy Sheriff Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to postpone action to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Jail Sergeant , Sheriff Dept. Entry Level:  C.W.A. Civilian Officers:  $23.46/hour.   Carried 4-0; Tripp abstained.   Copy filed.

Ed Gilliland, with Gallagher Benefits Services Inc. with present an update report on the status of Woodbury County’s Health Insurance Plan.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution naming depositories for the County Treasurer Dept.  Carried 5-0. 

RESOLUTION NAMING DEPOSITORIES #10,743

BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in Woodbury County, Iowa:  That we do hereby designate the following named banks to be depositories of the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed the amount named opposite each of said designated depositories and Michael Clayton, Woodbury County Treasurer is hereby authorized to deposit the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed in the aggregate the amounts named for said banks as follows, to wit:
MAXIMUM DEPOSIT MAXIMUM DEPOSIT

In the effect
                                                                                                                   Prior                          under the
NAME OF DEPOSITORY                               LOCATION                  resolution                      resolution

U.S. Bank                                                  Sioux City, Iowa                $50,000,000                     $75,000,000

Security National Bank                           Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                      50,000,000

Wells Fargo Bank                                    Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                      50,000,000

Pinnacle Bank                                          Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                      50,000,000

First National Bank                                  Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                      50,000,000

Primebank                                                 Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                      50,000,000

Vantus Bank                                              Sioux City, Iowa                     5,000,000                         5,000,000

US Bank                                                     Sioux City, Iowa                   50,000,000                       50,000,000

Pioneer Bank                                         Sergeant Bluff, Iowa                 5,000,000                       10,000,000

Sloan State Bank                                     Sloan, Iowa                             1,000,000                          5,000,000

Valley Bank & Trust                                 Danbury, Iowa                         1,000,000                         1,500,000

Iowa/Nebraska State Bank                    Hornick, Iowa                           5,000,000                         5,000,000

First National Bank                                Correctionville, Iowa                 5,000,000                         5,000,000

First Trust & Savings Bank                   Moville, Iowa                              1,000,000                         1,000,000

United Bank of Iowa                                Moville, Iowa                             5,000,000                         5,000,000

Heritage Bank                                           Anthon, Iowa                            3,000,000                         5,000,000

Heritage Bank                                          Holstein, Iowa                           5,000,000                        5,000,000

Liberty Bank                                              Sioux City, Iowa                        5,000,000                      25,000,000

First American Bank                                Sioux City, Iowa                     10,000,000                       10,000,000

Central Bank                                             Sioux City, Iowa                      10,000,000                      10,000,000                                                                                

SO RESOLVED this 18th day of January 2011
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Patrick Gill, Woodbury County Audtior, presented the Board with the Auditor’s Quarterly Report.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive County Auditor’s Quarterly Report.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  
 
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive County Recorder’s Report of fees collected.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin approve Paul Downing as the appraiser for the property located at 3420 Lakeport Road at a cost of $2,000.00.  Carried 5-0.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #552136 (1530 W. 41st St, Sioux City) to the Larry Roan only for $416.00.  The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.  
  
Motion by Smith second by Clausen to close the hearing.   Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Boykin to approve the sale of this parcel to Larry Roan for the amount of $416.00, plus recording fees, for real estate parcel #552136 (1530 W. 41st St, Sioux City).  Carried 5-0.
  
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,744

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:
By    Larry Roan in the sum of Four Hundred & Sixteen Dollars & 00/100 ($416.00)-dollars.
For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel # 552136
The South 300 ft. of all the part of the North 15 Acres of the West One Half of the    
Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8 Township 89, North, Range 47,   
West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Woodbury County, Iowa lying West of a line  
described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of said Northwest                                                                                                                                Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, thence East along the North line of said 
Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter for 80 ft. to the approximate center line of 
an existing draw; thence with an angle to the right of Sixty Two Degrees Ten Minutes for 
Two Hundred Sixty-Five; thence with an angle to the right of Twenty Nine Degrees 
Thirty Five Minutes for Two Hundred forty-three; thence with an angle to the right of 
Fifteen Degrees for 185 ft.; thence with an angle to the left of Thirty Five Degrees Fifty 
Minutes for 275 ft.; thence with an angle to the left of Thirty Five Degrees five minutes
for 129 ft. to a point on the South line of the said North Fifteen Acres which is 345 ft. 
East of the West line therof City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(3924 Stone Park Blvd)

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 18th  Day of January, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the Supplemental Project agreement, Agreement #19868 with Woodbury County Soil and Water Conservation District, per recommendation of Lewis Byers.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve the agreement for Professional Services with McClure Engineering Company, per recommendation of Rob Marqusee, Rural Economic Development.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the FY 2010 State Homeland Security Grants and Authorized Representative, per Michelle Skaff, Homeland Security.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to adapt the 2011 Construction Evaluation Resolution Under Iowa Code Section 459-304(3), per John Pylelo, Planning/Zoning.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION
RESOLUTION #10,745

WHEREAS, Iowa Code section 459.304(3) sets out the procedure if a board of supervisors wishes to adopt a “construction evaluation resolution” relating to the construction of a confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution can submit to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) an adopted recommendation to approve or disapprove a construction permit application regarding a proposed confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution and submitted an adopted recommendation may contest the DNR’s decision regarding a specific application; and

WHEREAS,  by adopting a construction evaluation resolution the board of supervisors agrees to evaluate every construction permit application for a proposed confinement feeding operation structure received by the board of supervisors between February 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012 and submit an adopted recommendation regarding that application to the DNR; and

WHEREAS,  the board of supervisors must conduct an evaluation of every construction permit application using the master matrix created in Iowa Code section 459.305, but the board’s recommendation to the DNR may be based on the final score on the master matrix or may be based on reasons other than the final score on the master matrix;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts this construction evaluation resolution pursuant to Iowa Code section 459.304(3). 

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve plans for Project Number BROS-CO97(99)—5F-97, Bridge Replacement Project on D-38 in Section 34-88-43, per recommendation of Mark Nahra, Secondary Roads.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Conservation Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive the Conservation Parks budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Clausen to reduce the Conservation Naturalist budget line item by $200.00.   Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive the Conservation Naturalist budget as amended.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to receive the Conservation Nature Center budget as submitted. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Conservation 257-Nature Center (non-tax funds) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Conservation 266-REAP (non-tax funds) budget as submitted.  Carried
5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to receive the Conservation 667-Conservation Reserve (non-tax funds) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Clausen to receive the Medical Examiner’s budget (General Basic) reduced by $1,800.00.  Carried 5-0.
  
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the District Health Department budget (General Basic) reduced by $40,370.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive the General Relief Administrative budget (General Basic) reduced by $550.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Tripp to receive the General Relief Assistance budget (General Basic) reduced by $1,534.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Clausen to receive the Council on Sexual Assault request reduced by $4,414.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Tripp to receive the Meals on Wheels request reduced by $1,740.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to receive the Senior Aides – WCCAA request reduced by $7,526.00. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive the Siouxland Regional Transit request reduced by $1,520.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Smith to receive the Siouxland Senior Center request reduced by $5,169.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Moville Senior Center request reduced by $40.00  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive the County Treasurer Motor Vehicle budget reduced by $8,565.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the County Treasurer Tax Department budget reduced by $50,403.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Economic Development Department (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to reduce the Building Services-Courthouse budget line item 4310 by $4,200.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Building Services-Courthouse budget as amended.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to reduce the Building Services-LEC budget line item 4310 by $4,200.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Building Services-LEC budget as amended.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive the Building Services-Trosper-Hoyt budget as submitted.  Carried   5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to receive the Building Services-Prairie Hills Facility budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Building Services-Old Eagles Building budget as submitted.  Carried
5-0.

There was no action taken on the Building Services-Capital Improvement Projects budget.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 25, 2011.


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