Minutes - 12/10/2019


The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Taylor, Pottebaum, and Radig. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Pat Gill Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The regular meeting was called to order at 4:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.

Angelica Perez expressed concerns about obtaining information related to discussions regarding a new County Jail.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the agenda for December 10, 2019. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the December 3, 2019 meeting. Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $458,559.57. Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Aaron Tompkins, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff, effective 12-16-19, $19.86/hour. Job vacancy posted 10-23-19, Entry Level Salary: $19.86/hour; the reclassification of Nicholas Nieman, Service Officer, Veterans Affairs, effective 01-01-2020, $23.06/hour, 5% = $1.12/hr. Per Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 5/Step 3 to Grade 5/Step 4. Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and receive for signature the 2020 dental renewal. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and receive for signature the Woodbury County medical plan renewal paperwork. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the revisions of Woodbury County’s use of Donated Sick Leave Policy. Carried 4-1. Pottebaum opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to ratify the tentative agreement reached with CWA regarding the contract between Woodbury County and CWA-Secondary Roads. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt too approve the bridge embargo resolution.




WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Sections 321.236

Sub. (8), 321.471 to 321.473 to prohibit the operation of vehicles or impose limitations as to the weight thereof on designated highways or highway structures under their jurisdiction, and

WHEREAS: the Woodbury County Engineer has caused to be completed the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of certain bridges according to accepted Bridge Inspection Standards and has determined that the bridges below, require revision to their current load ratings,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the following vehicle and load limit be established and that signs be placed advising of the permissible maximum weights thereof on the bridge listed herein.

Bridge No.                    FHWA No.                   Section Township Range                      Posted Limit

A-006                             354511                                       04-89-42                                     28, 40, 40 tons

A-187                             354531                                       04-89-42                                     28, 40, 40 tons

B-073                             354891                                       30-89-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

B-152                             354720                                       04-89-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

C-280                             354791                                       18-89-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

D-004                             364730                                       03-89-45                                     28, 40, 40 tons

E-099                             355351                                       29-89-46                                     28, 40, 40 tons

E-280                             355118                                       25-86-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

G-146                             354211                                       27-88-46                                     28, 40, 40 tons

G-187                             354311                                       27-89-46                                     28, 40, 40 tons

J-030                              353510                                       12-88-44                                     28, 40, 40 tons

K-182                             353190                                       10-88-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

K-199-1                         351621                                       03-87-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

L-027                             352861                                       12-88-42                                     28, 40, 40 tons

L-239                             352970                                       23-88-42                                     26, 40, 40 tons

T-017-1                         351151                                       24-86-46                                     28, 40, 40 tons

V-047                             350730                                       07-86-44                                     28, 40, 40 tons

W-053                           350501                                       14-86-43                                     28, 40, 40 tons

X-237                             349960                                       02-86-42                                     28, 40, 40 tons

Passed and approved this 10th day of December, 2019.


Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive quotes and award the recommended quote for the removal of structure L 92-3 on Sidney Avenue between 190th & 200th Street. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive quotes and award the recommended quote for the removal of structure H-264 on 210th Street west of Hancock Avenue.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. for consideration of granting an access easement across county property. The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the Joint County and City Building Representation with Ahlers & Cooney. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive a summary of recommendations for the justice center. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.    

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns.

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 17, 2019.

Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.

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