Minutes - 2/23/2016

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 — EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORs

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Monson, Ung, Smith, Clausen, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

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

Dennis Simmons addressed the Board with concerns on behalf of the Civil Service Commission about security and access to records.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for sale of parcel #059025, 1421 Silver St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Sylvia Fish-Life Estate, 1400 Center St., Sioux City, for real estate parcel #059025, 1421 Silver St. for $407.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,336

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

By   Sylvia Fish – Life Estate in the sum of Four Hundred Seven Dollars & 00/100 ($407.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #059025

South 25 ft of Lots 1, Block 39, North Sioux City Addition and addition to Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1421 Silver 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close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.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 23rd  Day of February, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:37 p.m. for the sale of parcel #623385, 100 Washington Ave.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Matthew Welte, 4216 260th St., Danbury, IA, for real estate parcel #623385, 100 Washington Ave. for $313.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,337

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

By   Matthew Welte in the sum of Three Hundred Thirteen Dollars & 00/100 ($313.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #623385

The North 100 feet of Lot 6 in Block 4 in the Town of Oto, Woodbury County, Iowa

(100 Washington Ave)           

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 23rd  Day of February, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Jim Rixner, addressed the Board with concerns about the audio on internet replay of Board meetings and concerns with security and access to county records.  

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the Agenda as submitted for February 23, 2016.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the February 16, 2016 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the claims totaling $532,531.69.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Dennis Butler presented an update on the proposed county tax rate.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve an effort to increase County Reserves by 0.5%.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve publishing notice of the county’s intent to exceed the $3.50 per $1,000 limit to the General Services Levy.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve amendments to the 2016 Capital Improvement Program.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve the 2017 Capital Improvement Program.  Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the separation of Theresa Jochum, Social Worker, Social Services Dept., effective 2-24-16.  Separation.; the separation of Lisa Wilson, Secretary, Social Services Dept., effective 2-24-16.  Separation., the reclassification of David Lacy, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 3-05-16, $16.04/hour, 6%=$.94/hour.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 3 to Grade 1/Step 4.; and  the reclassification of Jered Jepsen, Weed Commissioner/Equipment Operator, Roadside Management Dept., effective 3-06-16, $23.20/hour, 4%=$.91/hour.  Per Wage Plan Matrix, 3 year Salary increase.  Carried 3-2 on a roll call vote; Clausen and Smith opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Clerk II, Human Resources Dept.  Wage Plan:  $15.26/hour.  Carried 5-0.   Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the de-authorize the P/T GPS Tracker, Juvenile Detention Dept. position.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the service agreement for administration of Woodbury County General liability claims program with VeriClaim Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to postpone action to approve the CWA Civilian Officers Ratified Tentative Agreement.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to rescind Resolution #12,323.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Ung second by Smith to receive for signatures a Resolution to provide a financial contribution in support of the city of Correctionville and their filing of an application for funding with the vision Iowa community attraction and tourism grant program.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,338

A RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE CITY

OF CORRECTIONVILLE AND THEIR FILING OF AN APPLICATION FOR FUNDING WITH

THE VISION IOWA COMMUNITY ATTRACTION AND TOURISM GRANT PROGRAM

WHEREAS, the City of Correctionville, is an incorporated municipality in Woodbury County, Iowa, and owner of the public pool located at 819 8th Street, Correctionville, Iowa, 51016; and

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors supports the need for this project to repair and make significant improvements to the public pool; and

WHEREAS, such proposed improvements will create an expanded recreational and quality of life amenity for all residents of Correctionville and the surrounding rural areas and small communities within Woodbury County through new and expanded recreational, wellness, and education opportunities, and

WHEREAS, the City of Correctionville has successfully approved a bond issue and have secured private grants along with local funding to carry out the project’s scope of work; and is submitting an application for a Vision Iowa Community Attraction and Tourism program grant award to supplement funds already secured; and

WHEREAS, the Vision Iowa Board of Directors requires county governments to provide a direct financial contribution to Vision Iowa-eligible projects located within its jurisdiction as part of the project’s total funding mix; and the City of Correctionville will not be able to complete their preservation and redevelopment of their public pool without the aid of a Vision Iowa program grant; and

NOW, THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS THAT WOODBURY COUNTY does hereby demonstrate its full support for the City of Correctionville Project with a financial contribution of $10,000 to the proposed public pool improvements. Woodbury County’s financial commitment to this project is contingent upon the successful award of a Vision Iowa program grant.

Dated this 23rd day of February 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve to accept the SIMPCO proposal and fund the expenses out of the Rural Economic Development Dept. budget (Professional Services line item).  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the designation of Cannon, Moss, Brygger Architects for the LEC expansion project.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the 28E agreement with the City of Moville for law enforcement mutual aid and emergency/disaster response.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the authorization to hire three additional sworn Deputy Sheriffs and de-authorization of three civilian transportation/court security officers.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

The supervisor meeting was called back to order.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Bennett-McDonald-Smithland Drainage District.

The supervisor meeting was called back to order.

The Chairperson reported there is anticipated to be no further budget discussions on March 1 and March 8.  March 15 will be the public hearing wherein after a motion to close the public hearing, we will take up the compensation schedule as recommended by the Compensation Board.

The Board held a discussion of an upcoming Sioux City Conference Board meeting.

The Board held a discussion on the Clerk of Courts request and LEC Expansion Committee.

Board members reported on Committee meetings.

Jack Garthright, 15 W. 21st Street, addressed the board concerning sidewalks near his home.

Board concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 1, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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