Minutes - 1/6/2015

JANUARY 6, 2015 — SECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Board members present Clausen, Monson, Smith, Taylor, and Ung. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The meeting was called to order.

Motion ­by Smith second by Taylor to approve the minutes of the 12/23/2014 Board meeting. Carried 3-0; Clausen and Taylor abstained. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve the county’s claims totaling $1,147,422.86. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the appointment of Jason Byers, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 01/07/2015 $20.17/hour. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed appointments for terms expiring on various boards and commissions.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to appoint Mark Taylor, 3718 Briar Path, Sioux City, Iowa, to the Conservation Board. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung postpone appointments to the Siouxland District Board of Health, the Commission to Assess Damages, Category A – Owner/operators of agricultural property, the Commission to Assess Damages, Category B – Owners of City property, the Commission to Assess Damages, Category C – Licensed real estate salesman or real estate broker, the Commission to Assess Damages, Category D – Persons having knowledge of property values in the County by reason of their occupation and the Judicial Magistrate Nomination Commission. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Certificate of Substantial  Completion for work performed at the Social Services Office, 1211 Tri View Avenue. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

A public hearing and first reading was held for an amendment to change the Woodbury County Zoning Ordinance, for the zoning district designation of parcel #894632100011, Ron and Linda Clausen.

Motion by Smith second by Ung to close the public hearing. Carried 4-0; Clausen abstained.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve and receive for signatures, an Ordinance Resolution amending the current Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance. Carried 4-0; Clausen abstained.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,118

 Whereas The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, has enacted a Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance on August 01, 2008, by resolution No. 10,456, being recorded in the Office of the Woodbury County Recorder, and

Whereas the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors has received a report in respect to amending said Ordinance from the Woodbury County Zoning Commission which held hearing(s) on said amendment(s), all as by law provided; and which amendment(s) is/are attached hereto marked item(s) One (1), and hereby made a part hereof; and

Whereas the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors has received said report, studied and considered the same, and has held hearing(s) on said amendment(s), all as by law provided; and

Whereas the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors has concluded that the said this ordinance shall amend the aforesaid Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance;

Now therefore, be it hereby resolved by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, duly assembled, that the aforesaid Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance is amended as shown on said attached Item(s) One (1); and

Now therefore, be it hereby resolved by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, duly assembled, that the previous zoning district designation shall be repealed upon the effective date of this amendment.

Dated this 6th day of January, 2015.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #008475 (aka 216 W. 2nd Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be held.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to close the public hearing. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution for the sale of parcel #008475 (aka 216 W. 2nd Street) to Waltena Oliares, for $263.00, plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,119

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

By   Waltena Olivares     in the sum of          Two Hundred Sixty-Three Dollars & 00/100 ($263.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #008475

The East Forty-Eight and Twenty-Five Hundredths feet of the West Ninety-Six and Fifty hundredths feet of Lot One in Block Thirty-One Sioux City Addition, in the City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(216 W. 2nd Street)  

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 6th Day of January, 2015.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving the final platting of Clausen Acres Addition, a minor subdivision, GIS parcel #8946321000117, subject to the approval of the paving agreement. Carried 4-0; Clausen abstained.

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING THE PLAT OF CLAUSEN ACRES

ADDITION, A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

RESOLUTION #12,120

WHEREAS, THE OWNER AND PROPRIETOR DID ON}

{THE 11TH DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2014, FILE WITH

THE WOODBURY COUNTY ZONING COMMISSION A CERTAIN PLAT

DESIGNATED AS CLAUSEN ACRES ADDITION, A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA; AND

WHEREAS, IT APPEARS THAT SAID PLAT CONFORMS WITH ALL OF THE

PROVISIONS OF THE CODE OF THE STATE OF IOWA AND ORDINANCES

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, WITH REFERENCE TO THE FILING OF

SAME; AND

WHEREAS, THE ZONING COMMISSION OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS

RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS

RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT.

NOW THEREFORE, BE, AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE WOODBURY

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA,

THAT THE PLAT OF CLAUSEN ACRES ADDITION, A MINOR SUBDIVISION

TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA BE, AND THE SAME IS HEREBY ACCEPTED

AND APPROVED, AND THE CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE WOODBURY

COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA,

ARE HEREBY DIRECTED TO FURNISH TO THE OWNER AND PROPRIETOR A

CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION AS REQUIRED BY LAW.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 6th DAY OF JANUARY, 2015

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Construction Evaluation Resolution, covering the period of 02/01/2015 through 01/31/2016. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,121

CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION

FOR PERIOD FEBRUARY 1, 2015 – JANUARY 31, 2016

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, 2015 and January 31, 2016 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 that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts this construction evaluation resolution pursuant to Iowa Code section 459.304(3).

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

The Board discussed appointments to the Woodbury County Board of Adjustment, for the 2015-2019 term and an appointment to the Woodbury County Zoning Commission, for the 2015-2019 term.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to appoint Barb Parker to the Woodbury County Zoning Commission for the 2015-2019 term. Motion was ruled out of order by the chair.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to postpone action to appoint to the Woodbury County Board of Adjustment for the 2015-2019 term and the Woodbury County Zoning Commission for the 2015-2019 term. Carried 3-2 with Clausen and Smith opposed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #079305. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,122

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa was the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

Lot Twenty-Two in Block Two, Boulevard Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1209 Hill Avenue)

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 20th Day of January, 2015 at 10:15 o’clock a.m. in the meeting

room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 20th Day of January, 2015, 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 $332.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 6th Day of January, 2015.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Certificate of Completion for 2014 PCC patching at various locations in Woodbury County. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Certificate of Completion for 2014 HMA routing and sealing at various locations in Woodbury County. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Certificate of Completion for project #ER-CO97(123)—58-97, roadway embankment slide repairs on D-12 and D-38. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve and receive for signatures, a Resolution setting a temporary speed limit on 210th Street in Bronson. Carried 5-0.

SPEED LIMIT RESOLUTION

210TH STREET-BRONSON

RESOLUTION #12,123

WHEREAS:           The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County is empowered under the authority of sections

321.255 and 321.285, subsection 4 of the Code of Iowa to determine upon the basis of an

engineering and traffic investigation conducted by the County Engineer that the speed limit of

any secondary road is greater than is reasonable and proper under the conditions existing, and

may determine and declare a reasonable and proper speed limit and,

WHEREAS:            the road and bridge are under construction and the project corridor has been reopened to traffic

with a temporary road surfacing, and

WHEREAS:            Such investigation has been requested and completed and the county engineer has reached an

opinion concerning the reasonable and proper speed for the road listed herein,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the following speed limit be established and appropriate signs erected at the locations described as follows:

  1. )Beginning at the intersection of the Bronson Blacktop and 210th Street then proceeding southeast on 210th Street to the south corporate line of the city of Bronson, a speed limit of 30 miles per hour is established.

Speed limit shall be effective when appropriate signs giving notice for the speed limits are erected.

Passed and approved this 6th day of January, 2015.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.           

The Board discussed County Supervisor assignments for various County departments/committees.                             

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the following appointments:              

County Buildings:

Trosper-Hoyt Building – CIP                                          Jeremy Taylor

Law Enforcement Center/Eagles – CIP                         Mark Monson

Prairie Hills – CIP                                                           Jeremy Taylor

Courthouse – CIP                                                           Mark Monson

Tri View Facility – CIP                                                     Matthew Ung

Courthouse National Landmark Designation                  Ed Gilliland

Departments:

Board Administration                                                     Mark Monson

County Social Services (CPC)                                      Mark Monson and Matthew Ung

Human Resources                                                        Mark Monson and Matthew Ung

Economic Development                                               Jeremy Taylor

Building Services                                                          Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

WCICC-IT                                                                     Jaclyn Smith and Matthew Ung

Planning and Zoning                                                    Jeremy Taylor

Juvenile Detention                                                       Jeremy Taylor

Secondary Roads                                                        Mark Monson and Matthew Ung

County Social Services Committees:

Sioux Rivers Region Mental Health

and Disability Serv.                                                      Mark Monson, Matthew Ung, Department Head

Citizens Advisory Board – Cherokee MHI                   Mark Monson

Hospitalization Committee                                           Mark Monson, Matthew Ung, Department Head

Programs Committee                                                   Mark Monson, Matthew Ung, Department Head

Criminal Justice Committee                                         Mark Monson, Matthew Ung, Department Head

Social Services Providers (new)                                  Mark Monson, Matthew Ung, Department Head

Committees and Commissions:

Conservation Board                                                      Larry Clausen

Prevention Commission for Youth at Risk                   Jaclyn Smith

Veteran’s Affairs and Commission                               Jeremy Taylor

Safety/Security Committee                                           Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

E911 Board                                                                  Matthew Ung

Area Solid Waste Board (Landfill)                               Jaclyn Smith and Matthew Ung

Hazardous Materials Committee                                  Matthew Ung

District Health Board                                                    Jeremy Taylor

Chief Elected Officials Board                                       Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Security Institute                                                          Matthew Ung

Emergency Management Commission                        Matthew Ung

Department Meetings                                                    Mark Monson and Matthew Ung

Health Committee                                                          Jaclyn Smith

Responder Task Force                                                 Matthew Ung

Workforce Investment Act (WIA)                                  Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Grow Siouxland Committee                                          Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor           

Other:

Woodbury County Conference Board (Assessor)        All

Sioux City Conference Board (Assessor)                    All

Department of Human Resources (DHS)                   Jeremy Taylor

Court Administration                                                   Mark Monson

Juvenile Court Services                                              Jeremy Taylor

County Courthouse Foundation                                   All

County Board Controlled Drainage Districts                All

Compensation Board                                                   Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

County Related Committees:

Contract Negotiations/Union Relations                       Mark Monson and Matthew Ung

Siouxland Regional Housing Authority                       Jeremy Taylor

Third Judicial District Department of Corrections       Mark Monson

Simpco                                                                        Mark Monson

Loess Hills Development and Conservation Authority    Mark Monson

Hungry Canyons                                                          Matthew Ung

Loess Hills Alliance                                                      Mark Monson

Loess Hills Scenic Byway                                             Mark Monson

Highway 20 Association                                                Jeremy Taylor

Siouxland Economic Development Corp. (SEDC)         Matthew Ung, David Gleiser

Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP)      Mark Monson

DECAT (Decaterization) Board                                    Mark Monson

Siouxland Chamber of Commerce                               Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Transportation Committee                                            Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Jail Committee                                                             Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Governmental Relations Committee                            Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

The Siouxland Initiative                                               Mark Monson and Jeremy Taylor

Western Iowa Tourism                                                 Matthew Ung

Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.

The Board discussed a new format for the Board Agenda, a new meeting place and time for Board meetings, by-laws and parliamentary procedures and tributes and recognitions of service.

The Chairperson 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 January 13, 2015.

Meeting Sign In Sheet.  Copy filed.

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