Minutes - 2/3/2015

FEBRUARY 3, 2015 — SIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Ung, Monson, Smith, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The meeting was called to order – Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag – Moment of Silence.

Citizen concerns.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Agenda for February 3, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the 01/27/2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the county’s claims totaling $558,519.37 with a claim retitled.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve the reclassification of Martin Pottebaum, Courthouse Safety & Security Supervisor, Courthouse Safety & Security Dept., effective 1/24/15, $39,140/year, 3%=$1,140/year. Per Wage Plan Matrix, 6 month Salary Increase.; the reclassification of Charles Collison, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 2/14/15, $22.96/hour, 11%=$2.38/hr. Per CWA Civilian Officers Contract agreement, from Senior Class to Master Class.; the reclassification of Lisa Robinson, Clerk II, Veteran Affairs Dept., effective 02/15/15, $17.33/hour, 5.4%=$.90/hr.  Per Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3/Step 3 to Grade 3/Step 4.; and the separation of Steven Thomas, District Foreman, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 02/27/15. Retirement.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve a Health Plan Premium Holiday for March.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve policy language defining the Building Services Department role in the completion and presentation of Certificate of Substantial Completion for Contractors.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #651855 (308 Main St. W., Smithland).

The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Holly Faber, P.O. Box 74, Smithland, for real estate parcel #651855 (308 Main St. W., Smithland) for $759.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,131   

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

By   Holly Faber in the sum of Seven Hundred Fifty-Nine Dollars & 00/100 ($759.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #651855

Lot Three Block One Smiths 3rd Addition, City of Smithland, Woodbury County, Iowa

(308 Main Street W)           

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 3rd Day of February, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to receive the County Audit by Williams and Company.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the lifting of tax suspension for Derrell Dow,  1115 W Highland, Sioux City, parcel #133935.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to close the public hearing for a proposed amendment of Section 5.03:2.B of Woodbury County Floodplain Management Ordinance.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Smith to approve the reading for a second time, an amendment of Section 5.03:2.B of Woodbury County Floodplain Management Ordinance.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the purchase of new vehicles for the Rural Economic Development department and Planning & Zoning department from Woodhouse for $23,008 for Planning and Zoning and $23,745 for Economic Development as submitted.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to accept notification on grants awarded to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve a grant application to MidAmerican Energy for business development expenses.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve expenditures from gaming revenues for the relocation of County employees to Courthouse basement for purposes of fine collections.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the relocation of County employees to Courthouse basement for purposes of fine collections.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve moving electronic monitoring to the Trosper-Hoyt building.  Carried 5-0.

Action to approve Building Services Dept. as representative to the Board in all negotiations, contracts, specifications, and design was settled in action previously taken.

There was a discussion on implementation of process for employee recognition for customer service and citizen service to the community.  Copy filed.

A discussion on County philosophy and policy for funding various programs was held. Dr. Richard Owens Fitzgerald Grant, Sioux City, George Sayavong, Sioux City and Courtney Boykin, Sioux City spoke in favor of funding prevention services.

A discussion on employees holding full time employment in addition to full time employment with the County was held.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the use of three forms submitted by the Department of Human Resources to facilitate the process of reporting secondary employment policy.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was an update on tax asking and tax rate implications as it relates to the budget process.

Citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.  

The Board of Supervisors Meeting was recessed for an Orton Slough Drainage District Meeting.

The Board of Supervisor’s meeting was called back to order.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to receive the County Fair (General Basic) budget as submitted.  A motion to amend the motion to amend the motion to reduce the submitted budget to last year’s level died for a lack of a second.  Motion failed 2-3; Ung, Taylor and Clausen were opposed.  

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive the County Fair (General Basic) budget reduced to $23,628.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to receive the Soil Conservation (Rural Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to receive the District Health (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Smith to receive the Juvenile Detention Facility (General Supplemental) budget reduced by $6,000.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to receive the Juvenile Detention Mental Health Court (General Supplemental) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to receive the Juvenile Detention Teen Court (General Supplemental) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to receive the Juvenile Detention GPS Tracker (General Supplemental) budget reduced by $1,000.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to receive the Secondary Roads (Secondary Roads) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive the Roadside Management (Rural Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 10, 2015.

Meeting Sign In Sheet.  Copy filed.

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