Minutes - 2/14/2017

FEBRUARY 14, 2017, SEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Abigail Sills, Assistant County Attorney and Diane Swoboda Peterson, Real Estate/Recorder Deputy/Clerk to the Board.

Update on Tax Rate Report by Dennis Butler. Copy filed. 

Motion by Ung second by Radig to increase WCICC funding/decrease FY18 debt service levy by $5,750.  Carried  5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to decrease equipment replacement by $148,865, also have a 1 year moratorium.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to defer 2018 CIP Program until next week.   Carried 5-0.

No action taken on Teen Court/Mental Health Court budget as submitted per Mr. Ung.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to increase cash reserve by $148,865.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to receive the improvement request from Secondary Roads.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to receive the improvement request from Human Resources to be taken out of Gaming Revenue.  Carried 4-1, Radig opposed.

Motion by Pottebaum second by DeWitt to upgrade the salary for 4 full time and 2 part time Emergency Services employees for a total $28,522.  Failed 2-3 on roll-call vote, De Witt and Pottebaum for and Radig, Taylor, Ung against.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to implement the first of a three year plan for a salary increase for 4 full time and 2 part time Emergency Services employees for a total of $9,507 per year with no obligation for future years.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to deny the request to hire 2 new Emergency Services employees.  Carried 4-1, Pottebaum opposed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to deny the improvement request from Conservation.  Carried 5-0.

Sheriff Dave Drew rescinded the improvement request from Sheriff, no action taken.

Further budget reviews. Ed spoke on insurance, 8% built in to budget estimate per Dennis.

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

Citizen concerns.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the Agenda for February 14, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Consent Agenda

Items 6 through 12 constitute a Consent Agenda of routine action items to be considered by one motion.  Items pass unanimously unless a separate roll call vote is requested by a Board member.

Approve minutes of the February 7, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

Approve claims totaling $1,588,490.17.  Copy filed.

Approve  lifting of tax suspension for Joann Henry, 3700 28th St., Lot 313, Sioux City, vin #4757161323.  Copy filed.

Approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #128580, 1203 W. 3rd St, Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,488

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

South 74 feet Lot 13 Block 3 Sioux City Davis Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1203 W. 3rd 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 28th Day of February, 2017 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 28th Day of February, 2017,  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 $156.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 14th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Approve the appointment of Robert Grimm, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 01-19-17.  Per Iowa Code 80D.11.; the separation of Christina Washington, Senior Clerk, County Sheriff Dept., effective 02-17-17.  Resignation.;  and the appointment of Nicholas Socknat, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 02-21-17, $21.71/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 11-18-16.  Entry Level Salary: $21.71/hour.  Copy filed.

Approve to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Senior Clerk, County Sheriff Dept., AFSCME Courthouse:  $17.19/hour.  Copy filed.

Receive the appointment of Don Lord, 1961 320th St., Sloan, IA, as Sloan Township Trustee, to fill a vacancy until the next regular election.  The appointment was made on January 25, 2017, to fill a vacancy left by the passing of Fred Johnson.  

Receive the Commission of Veteran Affairs Quarterly Report ending December 31, 2016.  Copy filed.

Receive subdivision application with referral to Zoning Commission for public hearing and recommendation Re: R.J. Addition - A Minor Subdivision; GIS Parcel #894518100008.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the Consent Agenda items.  Carried 5-0.

End of Consent Agenda

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #652425, 117 E. State St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to City of Smithland, 110 W. Jackson St, PO Box 187, Smithland, IA, for real estate parcel #652425, 117 E. State St., for $191.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,489

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

By   City of Smithland___in the sum of One Hundred Ninety-One Dollars & 00/100 ($191.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #652425

The West 75 feet of Lot numbered 5 in the Auditor’s Subdivision of the Northwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 26, Township 86 North, Range 44, west of the 5th P.M. in the City of Smithland, Woodbury County, Iowa

(117 E. State 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 14th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Update on Tax Rate Report by Dennis Butler. Copy filed.

Information on Quarterly updated on SIMPCO City/County membership dues project.  Copy filed.

Information on Quarterly updated on Rural Comprehensive Planning Project.  Copy filed.

Information on cost-savings and efficiency approach to Planning & Zoning/Economic Development Departments.  Copy filed.

The Chairperson reported on the day-to-day activities. 

The Board members reported on their committee meetings.

Citizen concerns.

Board members presented their concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 21, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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