Minutes - 9/11/2015 - Special Canvas Meeting

SEPTEMBER 11, 2015 - SPECIAL MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS The Board of Supervisors met on Friday, September 11, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Ung, Taylor, and Monson; Smith was absent.  Staff members present were Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board and Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Commissioner of Elections.

The meeting was called to order to canvass the Regular School Board Election held in Woodbury County on September 8, 2015.

Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Commissioner of Elections, announced there was nine (9) after-election ballots and nine (9) provisional ballots which all were accepted and added to the tally.  Official Canvass results were as follows:

Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 1  

Rick Scott Received one hundred twenty-four (124) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred twenty-four (124) votes

 SCATTERING  Twenty-three (23) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred forty-seven (147) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Rick Scott duly elected for the office of Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 1 for the term of 4 years.  

Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 2  

Molly Holtz Received one hundred forty-four (144) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred forty-four (144) votes  

SCATTERING  One (1) votes  TOTAL  One hundred forty-five (145) votes

 We therefore declare:  

Molly Holtz duly elected for the office of Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 2 for the term of 4 years.  

Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 5  

Kristie Amick Received one hundred forty-six (146) votes

 Candidate Total One hundred forty-six (146) votes  

SCATTERING  Two (2) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred forty-eight (148) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Kristie Amick duly elected for the office of Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 5 for the term of 2 years.  

Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 4  

Dennis Reinke Received eighty-six (86) votes  

Amy Ricke Received seventy-six (76) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred sixty-two (162) votes  

SCATTERING  Zero (0) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred sixty-two (162) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Dennis Reinke duly elected for the office of Lawton-Bronson School Board Director District 4 for the term of 4 years.  

Lawton-Bronson Question:

Summary:  To adopt the revenue purpose statement to replace the current Revenue Purpose Statement and authorize the expenditure of revenues from the State of Iowa secure an advanced vision for education fund received by the Lawton-Bronson Community School District.

In the Lawton-Bronson Community School District, the following Revenue Purpose Statement which specifies the use of the sales, services and use tax funds from the State of Iowa secure an advanced vision for education fund for school infrastructure (penny sales, services and use tax for schools) shall be adopted:

To provide funds for property tax relief.

To provide funds to build and furnish a new school building or buildings; to build and furnish addition(s) to school buildings in the District; to remodel, repair, expand, and improve the school buildings in the District; to purchase and improve grounds; for demolition work; to furnish and equip district facilities.

To provide funds for the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings, equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment), or technology, as authorized by law, to implement energy conservation measures, sharing or rental of facilities, procuring or acquisition of libraries, or opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings.

To provide funds for emergency repairs to respond to natural disasters, such as fire, wind damage, flood; unanticipated mechanical, plumbing, structural, roof, electrical system failures; environmental remediation; or to respond to changes in demographics that require construction of additions or improvements to school buildings or new school buildings.

To provide funds to establish and maintain public recreation places and playgrounds; provide for supervision and instruction for recreational activities; or for community education purposes; and other authorized expenditures and purposes as now or hereafter permitted by law and designated by the Lawton-Bronson Community School District.

To provide funds for the payment of principal and interest or retirement of general obligation bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes, energy improvement loans, loan agreements authorized by Iowa Code section 297.36, sales, service and use tax revenue bonds issued under Iowa Code section 423E.5.

It being understood that if this proposition should fail to be approved by the voters, such failure shall not be construed to terminate or restrict authority previously granted by the voters to expend receipts from the secure an advanced vision for education fund. 

If approved, this Revenue Purpose Statement shall remain in effect until replaced or amended by the Lawton-Bronson Community School District.

For the question, there were:  One hundred twenty-four (124) votes  

Against the question, there were:  Twenty-four (24) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred forty-eight (148) votes  

We therefore declare the public measure to be  adopted.

Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto School Board Director-District 2  

Tammy Flanigan  Received one hundred eleven (111) votes  

Laura M. Streck Received forty-two (42) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred fifty-three (153) votes  

SCATTERING  Zero (0) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred fifty-three (153) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Tammy Flanigan duly elected for the office of Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto School Board Director-District 2 for the term of 4  years.  

Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto School Board Director-District 4  

Robert Clausen Received one hundred twenty-nine (129) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred twenty-nine (129) votes  

SCATTERING  Five (5) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred thirty-four (134) votes

 We therefore declare:

 Robert Clausen duly elected for the office of Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto School Board Director-District 4 for the term of 4  years.

  River Valley School Board Director District 2

 Nicole Deeds Received forty-eight (48) votes  

James J. Joy Received forty-four (44) votes  

Candidate Total Ninety-two (92) votes  

SCATTERING  Forty-two (42) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred thirty-four (134) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Nicole Deeds duly elected for the office of River Valley School Board Director District 2 for the term of 4 years.  

River Valley School Board Director - At Large  

Gaylen Goettsch Received one hundred twenty-eight (128) votes

 Candidate Total One hundred twenty-eight (128) votes  

SCATTERING  One (1) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred twenty-nine (129) votes

 We therefore declare:  

Gaylen Goettsch duly elected for the office of River Valley School Board Director - At Large for the term of 4 years.  

River Valley School Board Director District 3  

Scott Knaack Received one hundred twenty-six (126) votes  

Candidate Total One hundred twenty-six (126) votes  

SCATTERING  One (1) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred twenty-seven (127) votes

 We therefore declare:  

Scott Knaack duly elected for the office of River Valley School Board Director District 3 for the term of 4 years.  

Sergeant Bluff-Luton School Board Director  

Amiee M. Krogh Received one thousand sixty-seven (1067) votes

 Derek Memmott Received two hundred fifty-five (255) votes  

Jeff W. Wright Received nine hundred seventy-seven (977) votes

 Lonnie Zimmerman Received six hundred forty-five (645) votes

 WRITE-IN  

Tammy Matthey Received seven hundred forty-four (744) votes

 Candidate Total Three thousand six hundred eighty-eight (3688) votes

 SCATTERING  Thirty-seven (37) votes  

TOTAL  Three thousand seven hundred twenty-two (3722) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Amiee M. Krogh duly elected for the office of Sergeant Bluff-Luton School Board Director for the term of 4 years.

 Tammy Matthey duly elected for the office of Sergeant Bluff-Luton School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Jeff W. Wright duly elected for the office of Sergeant Bluff-Luton School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Sergeant Bluff-Luton Question A

Shall the Board of Directors of the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School District in the County of Woodbury, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $45,000,000 to provide funds to  build, furnish and equip a new High School building and to improve the site, including construction of an athletic complex; to remodel, repair, improve, furnish and equip the existing High School building for a Middle School building; and to remodel, repair, improve, furnish and equip the existing Middle School building for an Elementary Building?

For the question, there were:  Seven hundred sixty-nine (769) votes  

Against the question, there were:  Nine hundred seventy-one (971) votes

 TOTAL  One thousand seven hundred forty (1740) votes  

We therefore declare the public measure not to be adopted.

Sergeant Bluff-Luton Question B

Shall the Board of Directors of the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Community School District in the County of Woodbury, State of Iowa, be authorized to levy annually a tax exceeding Two Dollars and Seventy Cents ($2.70) per Thousand Dollars ($1,000), but not exceeding Four Dollars and Five Cents ($4.05) per Thousand Dollars ($1,000) of the assessed value of the taxable property within said school corporation to pay the principal of and interest on bonded indebtedness of said school corporation, it being understood that the approval of this proposition shall not limit the source of payment of the bonds and interest, but shall only operate to restrict the amount of bonds which may be issued?

For the question, there were:  Seven hundred thirty-nine (739) votes  

Against the question, there were:  Nine hundred eighty-eight (988) votes

TOTAL  One thousand seven hundred twenty-seven (1727) votes

We therefore declare the public measure not to be adopted.

Sioux City School Board Director  

David Gleiser Received two thousand fifty-five (2055) votes  

Daniel Greenwell Received one thousand nine hundred fifteen (1915) votes  

Robert Henderson Received one thousand four hundred seventy (1470) votes  

Mike Krysl Received two thousand four hundred sixty-seven (2467) votes

 Michael McTaggart Received two thousand four hundred forty (2440) votes  

John Meyers Received one thousand seven hundred seventy-three (1773) votes  

Jacqueline R. Warnstadt Received two thousand four hundred thirty-four (2434) votes  

Candidate Total Fourteen thousand five hundred fifty-four (14554) votes  

SCATTERING  Sixty-two (62) votes  

TOTAL  Fourteen thousand six hundred sixteen (14616) votes  

We therefore declare:  

David Gleiser duly elected for the office of Sioux City School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Mike Krysl duly elected for the office of Sioux City School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Michael McTaggart duly elected for the office of Sioux City School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  J

acqueline R. Warnstadt duly elected for the office of Sioux City School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Westwood School Board Director  

Andy Brouillette Received one hundred four (104) votes

 Brandon East Received ninety-four (94) votes  

Jenny Miller Received ninety-six (96) votes  

Candidate Total Two hundred ninety-four (294) votes  

SCATTERING  Four (4) votes  

TOTAL  Two hundred ninety-eight (298) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Andy Brouillette duly elected for the office of Westwood School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Brandon East duly elected for the office of Westwood School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Jenny Miller duly elected for the office of Westwood School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Woodbury Central School Board Director  

Theresa Archer Received sixty-eight (68) votes  

Gary Frafjord Received seventy-nine (79) votes  

Scott Edward Lamp Received ninety-one (91) votes  

Eric F. Nelson Received eighty-three (83) votes  

WRITE-IN

Ryan Kluender Received one hundred four (104) votes  

Candidate Total Four hundred twenty-five (425) votes  

SCATTERING  Eight (8) votes  

TOTAL  Four hundred thirty-three (433) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Ryan Kluender duly elected for the office of Woodbury Central School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Gary Frafjord duly elected for the office of Woodbury Central School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Scott Edward Lamp duly elected for the office of Woodbury Central School Board Director for the term of 4 years.

 Eric F. Nelson duly elected for the office of Woodbury Central School Board Director for the term of 4 years.  

Woodbury Central School Board Director-2 Year Vacancy  

Jeanene Sampson Received ninety-three (93) votes  

Candidate Total Ninety-three (93) votes  

SCATTERING  Twelve (12) votes  

TOTAL  One hundred five (105) votes  

We therefore declare:  

Jeanene Sampson duly elected for the office of Woodbury Central School Board Director-2 Yr Vacancy for the residual of the term ending on September 12, 2017.  

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and receive the Official Canvass results.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the meeting.

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