Minutes - 11/3/2015

NOVEMBER 3, 2015 — FORTY FIFTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Monson, Ung, Taylor and Smith.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Gloria Mollet, Assistant Human Resources Director and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Smith second by Ung to overturn a decision by General Relief and approve an expenditure of $488.00.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to overturn a decision by General Relief and approve an expenditure of $92.84.   Carried 5-0.

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

Smith brought a concern to the Board on behalf of Jim Jung, 2222 Jackson St., to address the care of the Courthouse.  

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve the Agenda for November 3, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the October 27, 2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to approve the claims totaling $387,430.42.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #178905, 2810 W. 14th St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to for real estate parcel #178905, 2810 W. 14th St., to Marilyn Semple, 2808 W. 14th St., Sioux City, for $130.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0. 

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,287

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

By   Marilyn J. Semple in the sum of One Hundred Thirty Dollars & 00/100 ($130.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #178905

Lot Four Garden View Addition, City of Sioux City and Woodbury County, Iowa

(2810 W. 14th 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 3rd Day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the separation of Brian Andreesen, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-26-15.  Resignation.;  the separation of Paul Barrett, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-26-15.  Resignation.; the separation of Nicholas Bauerly, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-26-15.  Resignation.; the separation of Luke Schauer, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-26-15.  Resignation.; the separation of Amanda Timmer, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-26-15.  Resignation.; the appointment of Michael Gibbs, Maintenance Technician, Building Services Dept., effective 11-04-15, $17.50/hour.  Job vacancy posted 9-30-15.  Entry level salary:  $16.17-$18.17/hour.; and the separation of Stephanie Nelson, Asst. Director, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 11-15-15.  Resignation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to authorize the Chairman to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Assistant Director, Juvenile Detention Dept., Wage Plan:  $53,484-$57,260/year.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board presented an Award of Certification to Drew Bockenstedt for his donation of 7 gallons to the LifeServe Blood Center.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive County Recorders report for Fees Collected for the period 07/01/15 through 09/30/15.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Rick Schnieder, Conservation Director, presented the FY15 Conservation Department Annual Report. 

Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to receive the Fiscal Year 2015 Conservation Department Annual Report.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the Final Platting of ZM Addition (a minor subdivision), GIS#884729127001.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING THE PLAT OF ZM ADDITION

A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

RESOLUTION #12,288

WHEREAS, THE OWNER AND PROPRIETOR DID ON}

THE 1ST DAY OF OCTOBER, 2015, FILE WITH THE WOODBURY COUNTY ZONING COMMISSION A CERTAIN PLAT DESIGNATED AS ZM ADDITION, A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA; AND

WHEREAS, IT APPEARS THAT SAID PLAT CONFORMS WITH ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE CODE OF THE STATE OF IOWA AND ORDINANCES OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, WITH REFERENCE TO THE FILING OF SAME; AND

WHEREAS, THE ZONING COMMISSION OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT.

NOW THEREFORE, BE, AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, THAT THE PLAT OF ZM ADDITION, A MINOR SUBDIVISION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA BE, AND THE SAME IS HEREBY ACCEPTED AND APPROVED, AND THE CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, ARE HEREBY DIRECTED TO FURNISH TO THE OWNER AND PROPRIETOR A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION AS REQUIRED BY LAW.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 3RD DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the bid for LED lighting in all County buildings to ECHO for $510,507.71 which includes 5% spare material for light bulbs & 1% spare material for light fixture Reto-fit kits to be funded through capital improvement bonds.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the contract for project PCC Patching 2015 with Ten Point Construction Company for $94,650.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve  a permit to work in Highway Right of Way to place underground utilities for Northwest Environmental Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive for signatures a Resolution for the establishment of a stop sign at the intersection of 255th Street and CF Industries Drive.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STOP SIGN

AT THE INTERSECTION OF 255TH STREET AND CF INDUSTRIES DRIVE

RESOLUTION #12,289

WHEREAS, under the provisions of Section 321.255 and 321.236 (1C)(6) of the 2013 Code of Iowa, the Board of Supervisors and County Engineer are empowered to designate the location and erection of stop signs,

AND WHEREAS, the County Board and County Engineer may designate certain roads as through roads with the erection of stop signs at specified locations furnishing access thereto or designation of any intersection as a stop intersection and erect like signs at one or more locations of access to such intersections.

AND WHEREAS, traffic through the intersection discussed herein has changed due to the completion and opening of CF Industries Drive resulting in a significant change to the volume of traffic at this location,

AND WHEREAS, there are currently no stop signs controlling traffic at the new intersection,

AND WHEREAS, with the increased level of traffic at the intersection of the new and current routes, it is deemed a safety hazard to allow the traffic to move without some control of traffic movement,  

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County on this 3rd day of November, 2015, recognize as official the location of a stop sign at the intersections described below:

1. Located at the intersection of 255th Street and CF Industries Drive, causing traffic travelling east on CF Industries Drive to come to a complete stop at the intersection.

Passed and approved this 3rd day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to receive for signatures a Resolution for the speed limit on CF Industries Drive.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

SPEED LIMIT RESOLUTION FOR CF INDUSTRIES DRIVE

RESOLUTION #12,290

WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County is empowered under the authority of sections 321.255 and 321.285, subsection 4 of the Code of Iowa to determine upon the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation conducted by the County Engineer that the speed limit of any secondary road is greater than is reasonable and proper under the conditions existing, and may determine and declare a reasonable and proper speed limit, and

WHEREAS:  Such investigation has been requested and completed and the county engineer has reached an opinion concerning the reasonable and proper speed for the road listed herein,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the following speed limit be established and appropriate signs erected at the location described as follows:

1) Beginning at the intersection of 255th Street and CF Industries Drive then proceeding west on CF Industries Drive to the entrance of the CF Industries north plant gate, a speed limit of 35 miles per hour is established.

Speed limit shall be effective when appropriate signs giving notice of the speed limits are erected.

Passed and approved this 3rd day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

The Board was presented with a preliminary review of county ordinance for construction and reconstruction of roadways and bridges on the Woodbury County Road System.  Copy filed.

The Board was presented a preliminary review of a county ordinance limiting the use of engine brakes in rural Woodbury County Road System.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to award the bid for one Ford F150 pickup truck for the County Weed Commissioner to Jensen Motors for $23,318.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve an hourly contract, with the Baker Group, funded with gaming revenues, not to exceed $12,000.00 to study the potential of expansion of the Law Enforcement Center and the closure of the Prairie Hills facility to meet the County’s jail needs.  Carried 5-0, on a roll call vote.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Pastor Edgar Rodriquez for service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

RESOLUTION #12,291

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

PASTOR EDGAR RODRIQUEZ

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Edgar Rodriguez served the United States Marine Corps, First Battalion Sixth Marines, Second Marine Division in various billets from 1993-1997; and

WHEREAS, after being a pastor in Portland, Oregon in 2010 and receiving the highest award given by the city for his contribution to livability issues and community assistant programs, Edgar re-launched New Hope Church in Moville in April 2012, which has more than tripled in size; and

WHEREAS, Edgar is the founder of the Community Basket of Woodbury and Plymouth Counties and several mobile food pantries across Siouxland; and

WHEREAS, in 2013 Edgar received the Governor’s Award for developing a model that helps rural town “food insecure” residents receive support; and

WHEREAS, Edgar also currently serves as the Chaplain for the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thank and commend Pastor Edgar Rodriguez 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, Pastor Edgar Rodriguez.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 3rd day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Board members reported on committee meetings.  

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until November 10, 2015.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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