Minutes - 6/16/2015

JUNE 16, 2015 — TWENTY FIFTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Monson, Taylor, Smith, and Ung.  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.

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to approve the Agenda for June 16, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the June 9, 2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the county’s claims totaling $605,647.46, with the addition of a claim payable to McClure Engineering in the amount of $12,305.00.   Carried 4-0; Monson abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign and “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for District Foreman, Secondary Roads Dept., Wage Plan:  $56,029-$59,892/year.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the participation of county employees in the City of Sioux City Blood Drive and to provide the same incentives.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending William Tjeerdsma for his years of service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,205

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

WILLIAM J. TJEERDSMA

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, William Tjeerdsma, age 20, has demonstrated himself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by volunteering over 2,000 hours with hospitals and life-saving programs, following in the footsteps of his honorable father, the late Dr. Kenneth Tjeerdsma; and

WHEREAS, during and after overcoming extraordinary medical obstacles, having returned an extraordinary measure to the medical community, his service has been characterized by his dedication to the Lord and in 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 William Tjeerdsma 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, William Tjeerdsma.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 24th day of June, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to approve the addition of Cyber Security Coverage to the Liability Coverage with Arthur J. Gallagher & Company for $11,159.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Presentation of Resolution Thanking and Commending Ronald Kerr for service to Woodbury County.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to appoint William Burkhart and Katherine Moreno to the a three year term, and appoint Lincoln Ryan to a two year term to Woodbury County Commission of Veteran Affairs.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion Clausen by Taylor second by to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Michael Arndt for his years of service with Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,206

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

MICHAEL ARNDT

FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Michael Arndt has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Juvenile Detention   for 29 years from December 1, 1986 to June 30, 2015; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Michael Arndt as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Michael Arndt  for his  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, Michael Arndt.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 16th day of June 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Dewey Sloan for his years of service with Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,207

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

DEWEY SLOAN

FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Dewey Sloan has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Attorney’s Office  for 26 years from January 9, 1989 to July 31, 2015; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Dewey Sloan as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Dewey Sloan for his 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, Dewey Sloan.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 16th day of June, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the authorization for the Emergency Services Dept. to purchase the Grasshopper 725DT Diesel Mower with 61” mowing deck for $11,700.00 from the remaining balance from the purchase of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 4X4 Rescue Truck.  Carried 4-1; Taylor opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the bid of $47,424.68 from Sands Construction to install and/or replace all of the windows at the Climbing Hill facility.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was no action taken to approve the purchase of a Bush Hog Mower for Prairie Hills.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the bid of $16,144.00 from Barley Asphalt for the asphalt project at Prairie Hill.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the amended invoice from McClure Engineering Co. in the amount of $12,305 and the funding source be L.O.S.T. revenues for project #02613001-00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to allow Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller to proceed with the TIF process for the Port Neal Circle and CF Projects.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to rescind action the Board took on January 15th, 2015 in regard to set times on the agenda and allow them to appear on the agenda as needed and the meetings to last as long as needed to perform the county’s business.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive the final platting for Jill’s Dream Addition – a Minor Subdivision, GIS Parcel #894608200002 and refer to Zoning Commission for public hearing and recommendations.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Smith to direct the chairperson provide direction to department heads that if an information request from a supervisor rises to the level of a report, it is to be shared with all members of the Board.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve the previously approved open contract with McClure Engineering be exercised at the discretion of the Chair up to $10,000 in 90 day period except by approval of a Board majority.  Furthermore, it shall be incumbent upon McClure to inform the Board Chair when charges are to be incurred and communicate back to the Board such anticipated charges.  McClure Engineering will also be expected to invoice the County in a timely manner, e.g. 30 days from the date that services are completely rendered effective today.  Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.  Copy filed.

The Board reported on committee meetings they have attended.

There were no citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.   The Board adjourned the regular meeting until June 23, 2015.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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