Minutes - 8/8/2017

AUGUST 8, 2017, THIRTYTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.  Board members present were De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, Ung, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, P.J. Jennings, County Attorney and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

There was no appeal hearing held because the appellant was not present.

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

There were no citizen concerns.    Rick Schneider, Conservation Director, announced the hiring of his replacement.  The Conservation Board has hired Dan Heissel, currently Conservation Director in Clay County.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the Agenda for August 8, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894823207007, 2025 Riverside Blvd.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894823207007, 2025 Riverside Blvd., to Bargain Bedding Inc., 698 Prairie Blvd., Dakota Dunes, SD for $11,000.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,610    

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

By   Bargain Bedding Inc.___in the sum of Eleven Thousand Dollars & 00/100 ($11,000.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #894823207007

That part of the NW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Section 23, described as follows: Commencing at a point on the west line of Riverside Boulevard 60 ft. south of the SE corner of Lot 1 in Block 1, North Riverside, Second filing; thence south on the west line of said Riverside Boulevard, 96 ft.; thence westerly at right angles with the west line of said Riverside Boulevard,  150 ft; thence north at right angles with the last mentioned line, 96 ft. thence easterly to point of commencement, all in Township 89, North Range 48, West of 5th P.M., otherwise known as Lot 11 “Subdivision of Section 23, Township 89, Range 48”, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(2025 Riverside Blvd.)

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 8th Day of August, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the August 1, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $724,292.47.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #894729101019, 703 Ross St., Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,608

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 South 50 feet of Lots 2, 3, & 4 all in Block 3 of Sioux City, now known as South Smith’s Villa Addition, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(703 Ross 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 22nd Day of August, 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 22nd Day of August, 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 $250.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 8th Day of August, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Keith Hansen for service to Woodbury County.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,609

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

KEITH HANSEN

FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Keith Hansen has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Secondary Roads’ Department for 35 years from February 2, 1982 to August 18, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Keith Hansen as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his 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 Keith Hansen for his 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, Keith Hansen.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 8th day of August, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the demotion of Timothy Lake, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 7-31-17, $18.23/hour, -4%=-$.74/hr.  From Lead Custodian to Custodian.; the separation of Dylan Feller, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 7-31-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Benjamin Burbach, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-4-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Dillon Hinrickson, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-4-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Connor Lamp, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-4-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Toby Schroeder, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-4-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the promotion of Abby Riesberg, Clerk III, County Treasurer Dept., effective 8-09-17, $20.19/hour, 8.5%=$1.62/hour. Promotion from Clerk II to Clerk II-Tax.; the separation of Caleb Corbin, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-11-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Wyatt Fitch, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-11-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Abby Nissen, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-18-17.  End of Temporary Work.; the separation of Keith Hansen, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-18-17.  Retirement.; the reclassification of Tyler Milton, Sheriff Deputy, County Sheriff Dept., effective 8-20-17, $28.56/hour, 6.5%=$1.74/hour.  Per CWA Deputy Sheriff Contract agreement, from Class 1 to Senior Class.; the end of probation of Nicholas Socknat, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 8-21-17, $22.99/hour, 3%=$.69/hour.  Per CWA Secondary Roads Contract agreement, End of Probation Salary Increase.; and the reclassification of Constance Alderson, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 8-22-17, $16.77/hour, 4.5%=$.74/hour.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 1 to Grade 3/Step 2.   Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Custodian, Building Services Dept., AFSCME:  $14.40/hour.; for Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., AFSCME:  $16.03/hour.; and for Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., CWA:  $22.30/hour. Copy filed.

To approve the de-authorization of Lead Custodian (de-authorize Lead Custodian to Authorize Custodian), Building Services Dept.  Copy filed.

To approve Keith Hansen’s request to remain on County Dental.  Copy filed.

To approve the public notice and designate a public hearing for the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Training Center Lease Purchase Agreement to be held at the Board of Supervisors meeting August 22nd, 2017 at 4:45 p.m. in the Woodbury County Courthouse.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.   Information was presented on the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting recently awarded to the County.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 4:40 p.m. for propane for heating county buildings for FY 2018.  The bids are as follows:

Johnson Propane, Battle Creek, IA  $39,658.00

Central Valley Ag Coop, Le Mars, IA  $48,192.00

New Cooperative Inc., Hornick, IA  $42,921.00

Rodney Propane, Hornick, IA  $46,184.00

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the recommendation of the County Engineer and award the bid to Johnson Propane, Battle Creek, IA for $39,568.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 4:45 p.m. for calcium chloride for FY 2018.  The bids are as follows:

Perk Products, Nashville, TN   $45,980.00

Jerico Service Inc., Indianola, IA   $46,640.00

Scotwood Industries Inc., Overland Park, KS  $39,556.00  

Bomgaars, Sioux City, IA    $55,146.30

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the recommendation of the County Engineer and award the bid to Scotwood Industries Inc., Overland Park, KS for $39,556.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to authorize the Economic Development Director to budget $1,000 from the Community & Economic Development Dept. budget for (2) Venture School/Home Base Iowa grants.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to authorize the staff to submit Woodbury County’s Home Base Iowa application to the Iowa Economic Development Authority.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was discussion on County policies regarding security in county buildings.  Copy filed.

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

Reports on committee meetings were presented.

There were no citizen concerns.  

Board member concerns were presented.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 15, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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