Minutes - 4/7/2015

APRIL 7, 2015 — FIFTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 7, 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, Jean Jessen, Deputy County Auditor 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 Ung to approve the Agenda for April 7, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the minutes of the March 31, 2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the county’s claims totaling $634,623.00.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve the separation of Shawn Dennehey, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 3-27-15. End of Temporary Work; and the reclassification of Alesha Bieler, Secretary, County Attorney Dept., effective 4-24-15, $19.48/hour, 3%=$.64/hour. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 5/Step 2 to Grade 5/Step 3.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the re-appointments of Bob Knowler, Tom Cooper and Jodi Sigler to the Community Action Agency of Siouxland Board of Directors.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Weed Destruction Order.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,157

WEED DESTRUCTION ORDER

WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of each of Iowa County’s Board of Supervisors to enforce the provisions of Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa as amended with regard to the destruction of weeds, and

WHEREAS, under Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa as amended each county Board of Supervisors must prescribe and order a program of weed destruction to be followed by landowners, tenants, and other persons in possession or control of land, and

WHEREAS, it has been determined by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that a program of weed destruction for the year 2015 is necessary,

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa that each landowner, tenant or other person in possession or control of private land shall on or before the dates stated below, destroy the below-listed noxious weeds on their land by spraying them with a suitable herbicide in a strength sufficient to kill such weeds.

1. May 18, 2015 - for musk, thistle, sow thistle, bull thistle, leafy spurge, perennial pepper grass, sour dock perennial, smooth dock perennial, and sheep sorrel perennial.

2. June 1, 2015 - for Canada thistle, Russian knapweed, buckhorn perennial, wild mustard annual, horse nettle, and teasel biennial.

3. June 8, 2015 - for field bindweed, wild carrot biennial, and quack grass.

4. June 15, 2015 - for butterprint annual, puncture vine annual, and cocklebur annual.

5. July 6, 2015 - for wild sunflower annual and poison hemlock.

6. October 5, 2015 - all thistles in the rosette stage.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED that any person using county road Right-of-Way for haying or grazing are responsible for following the labeled restrictions listed on the following products used by Woodbury County Weed Commissioner: Grazon P&D, Streamline, and Perspective.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED that all weeds on county trunk and local roads and between the fence lines of such roads, whether they be noxious weeds or other weeds, shall be cut or otherwise destroyed, to prevent seed production, by the owner of the land adjoining the road on or before June 19, 2015.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that weeds that are not destroyed in compliance with the above order may be destroyed by the Weed Commissioner, and the costs of destruction by the Weed Commissioner, including the cost of serving notice, plus a penalty of twenty-five percent of total costs shall be assessed against the property upon which the weeds were destroyed, in the case of private lands, or against the adjoining land, in the case of weeds on county roads.  Landowners are to contact Weed Commissioner and notify him if there are areas that should not be sprayed with herbicides.

SO RESOLVED this 7th day of April, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the permit for work within the Highway Right of Way for Kevin Heck for ditch cleanout on 310th St.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve the permit for work within the Highway Right of Way for Phred Linn for ditch cleanout on 110th St.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the certification of completion for Maintenance Gravel Stockpile and Gravel Production at Peters Pit per contract 2014.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve the certification of completion for Maintenance Gravel Stockpile contract for 2014.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for the sale of property parcel #007080 (312 W. 6th St., 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.

An auction was held and Shanell Inlay, Sioux City, and Silverio Palmillas, Sioux City, placed bids starting at $350.00 and ending at $1,700.00.  

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Silverio Palmillas, 518 Market St., Sioux City, for real estate parcel #007080 (312 W. 6th St., Sioux City) for $1,700.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.  

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,158  

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

By   Silverio Palmillas De Leon in the sum of One Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars & 00/100 ($1,700.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #007080

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 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 7th  Day of April, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Megan Weaver of SIMPCO presented on the Western Iowa Community Improvement Regional Housing.

Jon Winkel, Mayor of Sergeant Bluff, presented the Dogwood Trail project by the City of Sergeant Bluff requesting TIF funds as part of the overall project.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve construction plans for project #L-B(P260)—73-97 on Grundy Ave. in section 29, township 87 north Range 45 west.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve the permit for work within the Highway Right of Way for Mike and Terri Pagan for back slope shaping on Charles Ave.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the permit for work within the Highway Right of Way for Chris Aakhus for back slope shaping on Emmett Ave.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A discussion was held on the Secondary Roads FY2016 to FY2020 Construction Program for Iowa Department of Transportation. 

A discussion was held on long-term facilities planning.  Copy filed.

A discussion was held on the implementation of community service recognition program.

Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve providing stroke and artery screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening and peripheral arterial disease screening for Woodbury County Employees and Spouses over the age of forty and employees and spouses with a family history of those conditions at a cost $25 for all three tests.  Carried 5-0.

 Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to postpone action to approve the placing of door openers on the doors entering the LEC building.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to postpone action to approve the replacement of stairs of the main entry to the LEC building.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the working with City of Sioux City to seek bids for garbage collection services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings.

Citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.   The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 14, 2015.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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