Minutes - 3/24/2015

MARCH 24, 2015 — THIRTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 24, 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, Assistant Human Resources Director and Patrick 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 Clausen to approve the Agenda for March 24.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the March 17, 2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the county’s claims totaling $324,829.46.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve the reclassification of Abby Riesberg, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 4-3-15, $16.43/hour, 4.9%=$.78/hour, per AFSCME Courthouse contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 2 to Grade 3/Step 3; the reclassification of Richard Bryce, Maintenance Technician, Building Services Dept., effective 4-5-15, $20.72/hour, 10.5%=$1.97/hour, per AFSCME Courthouse contract agreement, from Grade 4/Step 4 to Grade 4/Step 5;  the reclassification of Andrew Britton, Part-time Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 4-9-15, $17.86/hour, 3.8%=$.67/hour, per AFSCME Juvenile Detention contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 1 to Grade 1/Step 2.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and award the bid for maintenance culvert 2015 to Contech, Ankey, Iowa, in the amount of $70,996.33, per recommendation of County Engineer Mark Nahra.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to accept the Woodbury County Envision 2050 project document from McClure Engineering.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for the sale of property parcel #026565 (1117 Douglas Street, Sioux City).  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.  

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

Robert Corey and Midtown Holdings offered bids on the Parcel.  

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Robert Corey, 1115 Douglas Street, Sioux City, for real estate parcel #026565 (1117 Douglas Street, Sioux City) for $3,500.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.  

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,145     

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

By   Robert D Corey and Marlene E Corey in the sum of Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars & 00/100 ($3,500.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #026565

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 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 24th Day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #007080, 312 W. 6th Street, Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.  

RESOLUTION #12,146

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

E 50 ft Lots 1 & 2 Block 26, Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City in the County of Woodbury, Iowa

(312 W. 6th 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 7th Day of April, 2015 at 4:40 o’clock p.m. in the basement 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 7th  Day of April, 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 $344.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th  Day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #524265, 411 21st Street, Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.  

RESOLUTION #12,147

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

The East one-half of the East one-half of Lots One and Two, Block One, Vine Place Addition to Sioux City and Woodbury County, Iowa (411 21st 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 7th Day of April, 2015 at 4:42 o’clock p.m. in the basement 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 7th  Day of April, 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 $513.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th  Day of March, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Public hearing and second reading for a Zoning Ordinance Mapping amendment Re: A 7.57 acre portion of GIS parcel #884633200008 owned by James L. and Monica M. Young near the intersection of 210th St. and Eastland Ave.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the second reading of the zoning ordinance mapping amendment.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to appoint Mark Monson, Woodbury County Supervisor, Dawn Snyder, Woodbury County Conservation, and Richard Pope, retired Extension employee as delegates to the Loess Hills Board.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Supervisor Jeremy Taylor presented clarification that Supervisor Jaclyn Smith is the Supervisor appointed to the Health and Wellness Committee, not himself.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to poll County employees and spouses concerning whether they would use County provided wellness scans to determine potential costs.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was a discussion of where Woodbury County contracts and other documents are kept.

There was a discussion on including decorum language within Woodbury County Board of Supervisors Bylaws.

Supervisor Ung presented his findings regarding the creation of a County Administrator.  Copy filed.  

County Treasurer Michael Clayton and Jeremy Ogle, Sioux City, spoke in opposition to the county administrator proposal.

An item on the agenda dealing with a committee appointment was removed from the agenda.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to appoint a working committee to create a position description for the HR Director/County Administrator position project.  Failed 1-4; Clausen, Smith, Ung and Monson opposed. 

Reports on committee meetings.

Citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 31, 2015.

Meeting Sign In Sheet.  Copy filed.

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