Minutes - 2/28/2017

 FEBRUARY 28, 2017, NINETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Radig and Taylor; Pottebaum was absent.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Abigail Sills, Assistant County Attorney and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 4-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 4-0 on a roll-call vote.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the recommendation from counsel in the previous executive session.  Carried 4-0.

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

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve the Agenda for February 28, 2017.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the February 21, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $367,339.01.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Kimberly McHenry, 3700 28th St., Lot #200, VIN #M604109.  Carried.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,494

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Kimberly A. McHenry, is the titleholder of a mobile home located at 3700 – 28th St., Lot #200, Sioux City,  Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:          

VIN #M604109

 1977 HYPK  Title #97U506737                                     

WHEREAS, Kimberly A. McHenry, is the titleholder of the aforementioned mobile home 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 28th  day of February, 2017. 

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #536161, 3099 Transit Ave., Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,495

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE  

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

West 66 feet North 12.45 feet of Lot 1 and Triangle Tract in Northerly and Westerly part of Lot 2 in Block 60 West Morningside Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(3099 Transit Avenue)  

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 14th Day of March, 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 14th Day of March, 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 $606.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 28th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Dustin Johnson, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 03-01-17, $15.64/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 1-18-17.  Entry Level Salary:  $15.64/hour.; the reclassification of Jason Weitzel, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 03-12-17, $16.44/hour, 6%=$.96/hour.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 3 to Grade 1/Step 4.; and the reclassification of Krystle Shook, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 03-17-17, $17.18/hour, 5%=$.82/hour.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 2 to Grade 3/Step 3.  Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Fred Bouc, 29 Elm St., Pierson, IA., as a City of Pierson Council Member, to fill a vacancy, until the next regular election.  The appointment was made on February 20, 2017, to fill the position previously held by Krystal Kauffman-Smith.  Copy filed.

To receive the Auditor’s Quarterly Report for October 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016.  Copy filed.

Carried 4-0.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #128580, 1203 W. 3rd St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to close the public hearing.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Donna Johnson, 313 Myrtle St., Sioux City, for real estate parcel #128580,1203 W. 3rd St.,  for $156.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,496

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

By   Donna Johnson___in the sum of One Hundred Fifty-Six Dollars & 00/100 ($156.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #128580

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

(1203 W. 3rd 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 28th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Notice of Property Lease fixing date for public hearing for an agreement for Motorola Solutions, Inc. to lease space within the Homer Tower site for their operations.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION #12,497

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 Motorola Solutions Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Motorola”) desires to enter a lease with Woodbury County, Iowa and Starcomm to use the Starcomm Homer Tower Site located at 2100 Platte Road Homer, Nebraska for the purposes of a public safety radio communications system:

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  March 7th, 2017 at 4:45 pm in the basement of the Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.   That said Board proposes to lease space on the Starcomm system to Motorola for an initial term of thirteen (13) years with the possibility of four (4) additional five (5) year renewal terms.      

3.   That said Board proposes to lease the real estate as a partnership with Motorola to connect the Starcomm radio system to the State of Iowa’s Statewide Radio system with equipment installed in the Starcomm Homer Tower located at 2100 Platte Road Homer, Nebraska.

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 28th Day of February, 2017

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Notice of Property Lease fixing date for public hearing for an agreement for Motorola Solutions, Inc. to lease space within the Anthon Tower site for their operations.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION #12,498

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 Motorola Solutions Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Motorola”) desires to enter a lease with Woodbury County, Iowa and Starcomm to use the Starcomm Anthon Tower Site located at 2028 Jasper Ave. Moville, Iowa for the purposes of a public safety radio communications system:

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  March 7th, 2017 at 4:50 pm in the basement of the Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.   That said Board pro

poses to lease space on the Starcomm system to Motorola for an initial term of thirteen (13) years with the possibility of four  (4) additional five (5) year renewal terms.       3.  That said Board proposes to lease the real estate as a partnership with Motorola to connect the Starcomm radio system to the State of Iowa’s Statewide Radio system with equipment installed in the Starcomm Anthon Tower site located at 2028 Jasper Ave. Moville, Iowa

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 28th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Notice of Property Lease fixing date for public hearing for an agreement for Motorola Solutions, Inc. to lease space within the East Tower site for their operations.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION #12,499

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 Motorola Solutions Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Motorola”) desires to enter a lease with Woodbury County, Iowa and Starcomm to use the Starcomm East Tower Site located at 2267 O’Brien Ave, Anthon, Iowa for the purposes of a public safety radio communications system:

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  March 7th, 2017 at 4:55 pm in the basement of the Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.   That said Board proposes to lease space on the Starcomm system to Motorola for an initial term of thirteen (13) years with the possibility of four (4) additional five (5) year renewal terms.      

3.  That said Board proposes to lease the real estate as a partnership with Motorola to connect the Starcomm radio system to the State of Iowa’s Statewide Radio system with equipment installed in the Starcomm East Tower site located at 2267 O’Brien Ave, Anthon Iowa

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 28th Day of February,2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution supporting the home base Iowa initiative.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION #12,500

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE HOME BASE IOWA INITIATIVE

WHEREAS, the Office of the Governor of the State of Iowa has launched a public-private partnership called Home Base Iowa initiative, which is an effort to match military Veterans with jobs available across Iowa; and

WHEREAS, the Home Base Iowa initiative consists of two programs, Home Base Iowa Businesses and Home Base Iowa Communities; and

WHEREAS, Governor Branstad is requesting Iowa businesses and communities to promote and support the Home Base Iowa initiative and one of the requirements for Woodbury County to be a Home Base Community is that the Board of Supervisors adopt a resolution of support; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County finds that it is in the best interests of Woodbury County and Veterans everywhere to support the Home Base Iowa initiative and adopt this resolution.

NOW, THEREFORE, it is resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa as follows:

Section 1. The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County herby proclaims its support for the Home Base Iowa initiative and encourages its residents to take whatever actions are necessary for Woodbury County to become and continue to be a Home Base Iowa Community.

Section 2. The Board of Supervisors also encourages Woodbury County businesses to take whatever actions are necessary to become and continue to be a Home Base Iowa Business.

Section 3. The Board of Supervisors, Economic Development Director & Commission of Veteran Affairs Director are authorized to take such further action as may be necessary to carry out the intent and purpose of this resolution.

Section 4. All resolutions, orders, or parts thereof, in conflict herewith are, to the extent of such conflict, herby repealed, and this resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately upon its adoption and approval.

Passed and approved on February 28, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the signed CWA contract for the period of FY 2017-2021.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 5:00 p.m. for the Woodbury County LEC Optimization Plan.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to close the public hearing.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to ratify the LEC Optimization Plan.  Carried 3-1; De Witt opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the Optimization Plan B “Intake Area” project funding for $1.2 million.  Carried 3-1; De Witt opposed.  Copy filed.

The Chairperson reported on the 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 March 7, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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