Minutes - 11/24/2015

NOVEMBER 24, 2015 — FORTY EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 4:30 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 Jean Jessen, Deputy Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

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

Citizen concern.   Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve the Agenda for November24, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the claims totaling $2,408,541.49.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Ung to approve the reclassification of Steven Holden, Maintenance Tech., Building Services Dept., effective 12-06-15, $21.13/hour, 10%=$2.00/hr.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 4/Step 4 to Grade 4/Step 5.; and the reclassification of Wendy Erickson, P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-11-15, $17.68/hour, 5%=$.92/hr.  Per Wage Comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3/Step 3 to Grade 3/Step 4.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to delay approval of the Wellmark Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for tax suspension for James Triplett, 1705 W 4th St, Sioux City, parcel #894730279012.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,302

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, James Triplett, is the titleholder of property located at 1705 W. 4th St., Sioux City, IA,  Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:       

Parcel #     894730279012

HORNICKS E 18 FT LOT 8 & W 14 FT LOT 9 BLK 1                                      

WHEREAS, James Triplett, is the titleholder of the aforementioned properties have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2009 Iowa Code section 427.9, and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby grants the request for a suspension of taxes, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension  for this property.

SO RESOLVED this 24th  day of November, 2015. 

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #059190, 1420 Center St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

No bids were taken.

A public hearing was held at 4:37 p.m. for the sale of parcel #185250, 3508 W. 5th St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

No bids were taken.  

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #245685.  Carried  5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,303

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

All that part of Quarter Block Two (2) in Block Nine (9), Higman’s Addition to Sioux City, described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast corner of said Quarter Block Two, thence West along the North line of said property for a distance of One hundred forty-seven and six tenths feet to the East line of abutting alley; thence South along the East line of said alley for a distance of Twenty-three and five tenths feet; thence East along the center of cement walk (which sidewalk is a Two feet in width), and continuing said line to the West line of Pierce Street, which distance is One hundred forty-seven and six tenths feet; thence North along the West line of Pierce Street for a distance of Twenty-four feet to the place of beginning, together with an easement for sidewalk purposes on and over the South One foot of the North Twenty-four and five tenths feet to be used in common with a like easement for sidewalk purposes (with adjoining property owners) on and over the South One foot of the North Twenty-three and five tenths feet of Quarter Block Two in Block Nine of Higman’s Addition to City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1611 Pierce 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 8th Day of December, 2015 at 4:35 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 8th Day of December, 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 $195.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th Day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISRS

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 #034995, 1206 12th St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,304

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 Fifty feet of the West 97.5 feet of Lot One, in Block One hundred eleven, Sioux City East Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1206 12th 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 8th Day of December, 2015 at 4:37 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 8th Day of December, 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 $221.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th Day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISRS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #178860, 2804 W. 14th St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,305

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

Lot One Garden View Addition City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa (2804 W. 14th 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 8th Day of December, 2015 at 4:39 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 8th Day of December, 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 $125.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th Day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISRS

Copy filed.

Discussion on agreement with US Attorney’s Office regarding Special Assistant US Attorney for Drug Prosecutions. 

Motion by Ung second by Smith to approve the Joint City/County Agreement with the City of Correctionville for creation of the Nelle Bell Urban Renewal Area.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the AIA Agreement with Schumacher Elevator for the modernization of existing elevators at the Woodbury County Courthouse.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the contract with Baker Group for LED Lighting Project.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the permit to work in the Highway Right of Way for Leo Jochum.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the permit to work in the Highway Right of Way for Farmer’s Drainage District.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Bridge Embargo.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY

BRIDGE EMBARGO RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION #12,306

WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Sections 321.236 Sub. (8), 321.471 to 321.473 to prohibit the operation of vehicles or impose limitations as to the weight thereof on designated highways or highway structures under their jurisdiction, and

WHEREAS: the Woodbury County Engineer has caused to be completed the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of certain bridges according to accepted Bridge Inspection Standards and has determined that the bridges below, require revision to their current load ratings,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the following vehicle and load limit be established and that signs be placed advising of the permissible maximum weights thereof on the bridge listed herein.

Bridge No.                                             FHWA No.                                    Section Township Range                                       Posted Limit

A-49                                                       354610                                                17-89-42                                                         12, 20, 22 tons

B-82                                                       354860                                                 28-89-43                                                        12, 20, 21 tons

D-38                                                       355132                                                16-89-45                                                          Close bridge

H-266                                                     353910                                                36-88-45                                                          15, 27, 32 tons

J-127                                                      353620                                                35-88-44                                                          24, 35, 40 tons

J-306                                                      353160                                                 6-88-43                                                           16, 24, 27 tons

K-19                                                       353170                                               10-88-43                                                              6 tons

L-1                                                          NA <20’                                               1-88-42                                                              One Truck

N-277                                                    351290                                                  6-87-42                                                           25, 40, 40 tons

O-266                                                    351870                                                  1-87-44                                                             3 Tons

Q-10                                                      352490                                                   3-87-46                                                             8 Tons

Passed and approved this 24th day of November, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve $10,000 to The Siouxland Initiative and $10,000 to Workforce Solutions Activities from LOST funds for fiscal year 2016.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.   Copy filed

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Wolf Creek Drainage District.

The supervisor meeting was called back to order.

Reports on committee meetings.

Citizen’s concerns.

Board concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 1, 2015.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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