Minutes - 3/10/2015

MARCH 10, 2015 — ELEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Ung, Monson, Taylor, and Smith.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Gloria Mollet, Human Resources and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

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

The Board of Supervisors canvassed the Correctionville Special Election held on 3rd day of March 2015.

Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Commissioner of Elections, announced there was one (1) provisional ballot which was rejected and not added to the Tally.

For the office of City Council Mayor there were one hundred, five (105) ballots cast as follows:

Nathan Heilman  received Ninety-nine  (99) votes

Scattered Write-ins  received Six  (6) votes

We therefore declare Nathan Heilman duly elected to the office of Mayor, City of Correctionville, to fill the residual of the term ending 12/31/2015.

For the office of City Council Member there were Ninety-seven (97) ballots cast as follows:

Wallace Duncan  received Eighty-five  (85) votes

Scattered Write-ins  received Twelve  (12) votes

We therefore declare Wallace Duncan duly elected to the office of Council Member, City of Correctionville, to fill the residual of the term ending 12/31/2017.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to receive for signatures the canvas of the Correctionville Special Election held on the 3rd day of March 2015.  Carried 5-0.  

Citizen concerns.  

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Agenda for March 10, 2015.  Carried 5-0.   Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the 03/03/2015 Board meeting as corrected.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the county’s claims totaling $361,056.51.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the appointment of Jason Weitzel, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 3-12-15, $14.09/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 1-28-15.  Entry Level Salary:  $13.44-$14.80/hour.; and the reclassification of Kayse Fields, Case Manager, Social Services Dept., effective 3-28-15, $21.44/hour, 6%-$1.26/hr.  Per Wage Plan Matrix, 3 year Salary Increase.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign and “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., CWA Civilian Officers Contract:  $17.14/hour.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the HIDTA Cross-Designated Employment Agreement for Attorney.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution Thanking and Commending Lonnie Gustafson for his service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,138

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

LONNIE GUSTAFSON

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Lonnie Gustafson has demonstrated himself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by leading the Circle and Swing Square Dance Group as a long time caller for those who daily overcome intellectual disabilities; and

WHEREAS, your service as a Woodbury County citizen, has been characterized by your dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of the Board thank and commend you for your years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Lonnie Gustafson.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 10th day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Ung to approve the appointment of Adam Lloyd, Moville, to the Siouxland District Board of Health.  Carried 5-0. 

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the appointment of Jolene Dixon to the Judicial Magistrate Nomination Commission.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for suspension of taxes through redemption process for Charlene Rush, 2725 Center St., parcel #894720132010.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,139

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION

OF TAXES THROUGH THE REDEMPTION PROCESS

WHEREAS, Charlene Rush as joint titleholder of a property located at 2725 Center St., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel  #8947 20 132 010 

CRESCENT PARK LOT 1 BLK 7 EX S 26 FT LOT 2 BLK 7                                                                                                                             

WHEREAS, Charlene Rush, as joint titleholder of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1999 Iowa Code Section 447.9(3) and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby directs the County Auditor to redeem the property Parcel #894720132010 owned by the petitioner from the holder of a certificate of purchase of the amount necessary to redeem under section 447.9, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this parcel.

SO RESOLVED this 10th day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for suspension of taxes through redemption process for Gerald Clark Isom, 1001 N. Helen, parcel #894726113008.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,140

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION

OF TAXES THROUGH THE REDEMPTION PROCESS

WHEREAS, Gerald Clark Isom  as joint titleholders of  a property  located at 1001 N. Helen,  Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel #  8947 26 113 008

BOOGES & TAYLOR LOT 4-6 BLK 25, VAC 10TH ST ABUTTING LOT 6, & VAC N-S ALLEY A BUTTING LOT 4-5-6 BLK 25  

WHEREAS, Gerald Clark Isom, as joint titleholders of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1999 Iowa Code Section 447.9(3) and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby directs the County Auditor to redeem this property Parcel  #894726113008 owned by the petitioner from the holder of a certificate of purchase of the amount necessary to redeem under section 447.9, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this parcel.

SO RESOLVED this 10th day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #026565, 1117 Douglas St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,141

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 Twelve and all of Lot Eleven, except the South Ten Feet thereof, all in Block Sixty-three, Sioux City East Addition,

Woodbury County, Iowa

(1117 Douglas Street)

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 24th Day of March, 2015 at 4:140 o’clock p.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 24th Day of March, 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 $406.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 10th  Day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to proceed with the Pay Your Jailer Program.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to postpone discussion on the repair of county elevators.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the permit & agreement to perform work with Woodbury County right of way for Mid American Energy Company.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings.

A public hearing was held at 5:00 p.m. for Proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Budget.

Jack Burright, voiced a concern about shifting the expenses for a deputy sheriff from the general basic service fund to the rural basic fund.

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

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive the Compensation Board recommendation and to reduce it by 60% for the following elected officials:  Sheriff, Treasurer, County Attorney, and Auditor and 0% for Woodbury County Board of Supervisors.  Carried 4-1 on a roll call vote; Smith opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Adoption of Budget & Certification of  taxes for Fiscal Year July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016 Budget.  Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.  Copy filed.

Citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 17, 2015.

Meeting Sign In Sheet.  Copy filed.

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