Minutes - 10/10/2023
OCTOBER 10, 2023, FORTY-FIRST MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 3:15 p.m. Board members present were Nelson (arrived at 5:10 p.m.), Taylor, Ung (by phone at 4:45 p.m.), Bittinger II, and Radig (3:36 p.m.). Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Dennis Butler, Finance and Budget Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.
Motion by Taylor second by Nelson to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c). Carried 3-0 (Bittinger, Nelson and Taylor) on a roll-call vote.
Motion by Taylor second by Nelson to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c). Carried 4-0 (Bittinger, Nelson, Radig and Taylor) on a roll-call vote.
The regular meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.
Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve the agenda for October 10, 2023. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve the following items by consent:
To approve minutes of the October 3, 2023 meeting. Copy filed.
To approve the claims totaling $699,597.95. Copy filed.
To approve the separation of Wendy Beltran, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 09-29-23. Separation. Copy filed.
To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept. AFSCME Juvenile Detention: $21.41/hour. Copy filed.
To receive the Auditor’s Quarterly Report from July 1, 2023 through September 30, 2023. Copy filed.
To receive the County Recorder’s Report of Fees Collected for the period July 1, 2023 through September, 30, 2023. Copy filed.
To approve the Annual Urban Renewal Report for FY 22-23. Copy filed.
To approve the appointment of Kevin Fouts, 2920 170th St., Moville, to the Woodbury County Library Board of Trustees. Copy filed.
To approve the lifting of tax suspension for petitioners who failed to re-certify their income or income does not qualify for continued tax suspension. Copy filed.
To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Josh Heetland. Copy filed.
To approve the underground utility permit for Marriet Russett/Matt Jackson. Copy filed.
Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve the Engineers report and direct the Auditor to send notices to landowners of the creation of Salix Drainage District. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Reports on committee meetings were heard.
Information was presented by Jeremy Taylor, Board of Supervisors, and Dennis Butler, Board Administration, related to overall funding status and the issue of a maintenance fund for the Law Enforcement Center. Copy filed.
Motion by Radig second by Taylor to receive Law Enforcement Center Project Financial Recap Summary dated October 10, 2023. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Kenny Schmitz, Building Services, and LEC Authority/Baker Group gave an update on LEC Lease Agreement, Maintenance & Improvement Fund, LEC Operating Expenditures. Copy filed.
Kevin Nelson, Salix, addressed the Board with concerns regarding the county landfill and the Board meeting recordings.
Board concerns were heard.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 17, 2023.
Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.