Minutes - 10/4/2016

OCTOBER 4, 2016, THIRTYSEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

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

The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence. 

Loan Hensley, county employee, asked the Board to consider additional payroll deduction options.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Agenda for October 4, 2016.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the minutes of the September 27, 2016 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the claims totaling $206,590.82.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was a presentation of a resolution thanking and commending Gene Hacker for his years of service to Woodbury County.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #447046, 1811 Douglas St.  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 Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Victor Atilano, 1815 Douglas St., Sioux City, for real estate parcel #447046, 1811 Douglas St., for $606.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,436

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

By   Victor Atilano in the sum of Six Hundred Six Dollars & 00/100 ($606.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #447046

N Forty-One Feet Lot Four, Block Fourteen, Rose Hill Addition of Sioux City, Second plat, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1811 Douglas 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 4th Day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale of parcel #542685, 2911 Sergeant St.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,437

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

LL-SC Comm 88-47 Auditor Plat W ½ SE 6-88-47 North 68.62 feet on West line & North 160 feet on NE line Lot 2 Except Ely TCTS being 135 feet on North x 130.9 feet on South x 160 feet on East, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(2911 Sergeant Bluff)

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 18th Day of October, 2016 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 on the 18th Day of October, 2016, immediately following the closing of the public hearing to the City of Sioux City only per Code of Iowa 331.361(2).           

3.  That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to the City of Sioux City only for consideration of $442.00 plus recording fees.  

Dated this 4th Day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Shirley Michaud for service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,438

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

SHIRLEY MICHAUD

FOR HER SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Shirley Michaud has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office for 26 years from February 23, 1990 to October 31, 2016; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Shirley Michaud as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by her 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 Shirley Michaud for her 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, Shirley Michaud.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 4th day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for the lease/purchase agreement with Motorola, Inc. for the purchase of new Conservation and Emergency Services’ radios.  Copy filled.

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

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve a Resolution for the lease/purchase agreement with Motorola for the purchase of new law enforcement radios for the Conservation and Emergency Services Departments.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,439

WHEREAS, the Conservation and Emergency Services Departments propose to purchase radios compatible with the new statewide radio system using a lease purchase method; and

WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary and advisable that Woodbury County, Iowa should enter into a lease-purchase agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. with costs not to exceed $156,824.88, as authorized by Sections 331.301(10)(d) and 331.443 of the Code of Iowa, for the purpose of providing funds to pay costs of acquiring these radios; and

WHEREAS, the term of the proposed lease does not exceed the economic life of the personal property to be acquired; and

WHEREAS, the first lease payment is not due and payable until October 1, 2017 and thus no appropriation of fundsfor this lease-purchase agreement is being hereby authorized at this time; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to a notice published as required by Sections 331.301 and 331.443 of the Code of Iowa, this Board held a public hearing and meeting upon the proposal to enter into this lease-purchase agreement and the Board is therefore now authorized to proceed with the authorization of the lease-purchase agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:

Section 1.  The County is hereby authorized to enter into the lease-purchase agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the lease-purchase of radios compatible with the new statewide radio system for the Conservation and Emergency Services Departments with costs not to exceed $156,824.88 in substantially the same form as was presented at the public hearing and meeting.  The County designates and authorizes the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors to execute on behalf of the County the subject lease-purchase agreement and any other related documents necessary to the consummation of the transaction contemplated by the lease-purchase agreement.

Section 2.  The Board has determined that a true and very real need exists for the acquisition of the personal property described in the lease-purchase agreement between the County and Motorola Solutions, Inc. and that entering into the lease-purchase agreement is in the best interests of the County.

SO DATED this 4th day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive for signatures a Resolution Proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,440

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, domestic violence is a serious crime that affects people of all races, ages, income levels, lifestyles and sexes; and in fact is probably affecting someone you know; and every 9 seconds someone experiences the crime of domestic violence; and

WHEREAS, one in three women will be a victim of violence in her lifetime; domestic violence violates an individual’s human rights by destroying dignity, security, and self-worth due to the systematic use of physical, emotional, sexual, psychological, and economic control or abuse; CSADV works every day to help end these acts of violence and to help rebuild the lives of the survivors; and

WHEREAS, in Siouxland, the Council on Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence is available 24 hours a day and last year responded to 1,821 unduplicated victims, provided 11.901 nights of shelter to 358 women and 349 children fleeing domestic abuse and despite high census, no one in an unsafe situation was turned away; and

WHEREAS, the impact of domestic violence affects all of the members of the community, and only a coordinated community response will put a stop to these atrocious crimes and assure funding is continuously available to provide these life-saving services; and

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jeremy J. Taylor, Chairman, on behalf of the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, do hereby proclaim the month of October, 2016 as

“DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH”

in Woodbury County, Iowa and urge all citizens to actively participate in the scheduled events and programs and

to think about the fact that it is someone you know.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 4th day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Presentation of Resolution Proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the separation of Kimberly Hunter, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 08-01-16.  Resignation and the separation of John Carr, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 9-30-16.  Separation  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to move the previous vacation to be extended to Deputy Todd Trobaugh to the next year and expire in full at the employee’s anniversary date.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was a discussion of a Woodbury County Industrial and Owner-Operated Cattle Facility Property Improvement Tax Exemption Ordinance and it was the consensus of the Board to move forward with the initiative.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting a public hearing date for property lease.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,441

NOTICE OF PROPERTY LEASE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the deed holder to certain radio communications tower sites on the Siouxland Tri-State Radio Communications System (hereinafter referred to as “STARCOMM”); and

WHEREAS Med-Trans Corporation d/b/a Mercy Air Care (hereinafter referred to as “MAC”) desires to enter a lease with Woodbury County, Iowa and Starcomm to use the Starcomm system for the purposes of public safety radio communications:

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  October 11th, 2016 at 4:40 p.m. in the basement of the   Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.   That said Board proposes to lease space on the Starcomm system to MAC for an initial term of five (5) years with the possibility of three (3) additional five (5) year renewal terms.      

3.  That said Board proposes to lease the real estate at a rate of $5,000.00 annually during the initial     term with the amount of the rent increasing by 10% in each of the renewal terms.      

4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Lease" and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.  

Dated this 4th day of October, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Orton Slough Drainage District.

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

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

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

The Chairperson reported on day to day activities.

The Board members reported on their committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns.

Board members presented their concerns and comments.       

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 11, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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