Minutes - 10/24/2023

OCTOBER 24, 2023, FORTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 3:15 p.m.  Board members present were Nelson, Ung, Bittinger II, and Radig; Taylor was absent.  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 Ung second by Nelson to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll-call vote; Radig and Taylor were not present.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll-call vote; Radig and Taylor were not present.

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

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the agenda for October 24, 2023.  Carried 3-0; Taylor and Nelson were not present.  Copy filed.
        
Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the October 17, 2023 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $1,679,320.20.  Copy filed.

To approve the reclassification of Kimberlie Barbagallo, Clerk II, County Auditor Dept., effective 10-30-23, $23.95/hour, 10.6%=$2.30/hour. Per AFSMCE Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 4 to Grade 3/Step 5; the appointment of John Holmes, Assistant Coordinator, Emergency Management Dept., effective 10-25-23, $23.00/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 8-23-23.  Entry Level Salary:  $23.00/hour.; and the appointment of Dawna Hollingshead, Clerk III, County Sheriff Dept., effective 11-06-23, $24.33/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 8-25-23.  Entry Level Salary:  $22.63/hour. Copy filed.

To approve up to $4,000 from Gaming Funds for the cost of the holiday luncheon.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Lake Forest MHC LLC , Vin #1644K, 1972 Sierra mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,669
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Lake Forest MHC LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #1644K located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #1644K 1972 Sierra
  
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Lake Forest MHC LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above mobile home according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Lake Forest MHC LLC, Vin #7697, 1980 Shar-lo mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,670
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Lake Forest MHC LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #7697 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #7697 1980 Shar-lo
  
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Lake Forest MHC LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above mobile home according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dream Homes LLC, Vin #38A12696, 1982 Bonnavilla mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,671
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dream Homes LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #38A12696 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #38A12696 1982 Bonnavilla
   
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Dream Homes LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above mobile home according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dream Homes LLC, Vin #04510668D, 1991 Cutlass mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,672
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dream Homes is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #04510668D located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #04510668D 1991 Cutlass
  
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Dream Homes.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dream Homes LLC, Vin #NEB59A23448S, 1995 Sharlo Custom mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,673
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS Dream Homes LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #NEB59A23448S located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #NEB59A23448S 1995 Sharlo Custom

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes payable including special assessments and the property is owned by Dream Homes LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dream Homes LLC, Vin #0525385783, 1992 Champiom mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,674
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dream Homes LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN #0525385783 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #0525385783 1992 Champiom
  
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Dream Homes LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO, RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dream Homes LLC, Vin #50300282D, 1991 Skyline Trailer mobile home.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,675
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dream Homes LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home VIN 50300282D located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:  

VIN #50300282D  1991 Skyline Trailer
   
WHEREAS, the abovestated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Dream Homes LLC

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 24th day of October, 2023.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the lifting of tax suspension for Pattie Coats, parcel #894726358006, 3201 2nd St. Copy filed.

To approve property tax refund for Cent Credit Union, for parcel #884729381004, 2030 Roundtable Rd., in the amount of $1,806.00.  Copy filed.

To approve property tax refund for James Geusebroek, for parcel #884705483015, 5701 Lorraine Ave., in the amount of $379.50.  Copy filed.

Carried 3-0; Taylor and Nelson were not present.  

Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to increase the Woodbury County employee contribution of the PPO health plan 3% effective January 1, 2024.  Carried 3-0; Taylor and Nelson were not present.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve 2024 CIP 1600-24-Foundation & expenditures in the amount of $100,000.  Carried 3-0; Taylor and Nelson were not present.  Copy filed.
        
Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve additional funds of $25,000 applicable to Architectural, Engineering, & Geotechnical expenses previously incurred.  Carried 3-0; Taylor and Nelson were not present.  Copy filed.

Nelson joined the meeting.

Information was presented by LEC Authority & Baker Group about LEC Lease Agreement – Maintenance & improvement fund – LEC Operating Expenditures.  Copy filed.

Information was presented by Keith Radig, Board of Supervisors, relating to actions taken by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors related to the LEC and the engagement of legal service by the LEC Authority.  Copy filed.

Information was presented by Matthew Ung, Board of Supervisors, about public statement regarding Navigator’s pipeline and the Woodbury County Board’s advocacy on behalf of its landowners.  Copy filed.
     
Reports on committee meetings were heard.

There were no citizen concerns.  

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 31, 2023.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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