Minutes - 12/12/2023

DECEMBER 12, 2023, FIFTIETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Nelson, Ung, Bittinger II, Radig, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Dennis Butler, Finance and Budget Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

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 Taylor to approve the agenda for December 12, 2023.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the December 5, 2023 meeting.  Copy filed.  

To approve the claims totaling $1,336,846.47.  Copy filed.

To approve the transfer of Jeremy Taylor, Board Member, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 12-05-23, $40,744.78/year, 0%. Transfer from Board Vice Chair to Board Member.; the transfer of Mark Nelson, Board Vice Chair, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 12-05-23, $40,744.78/year, 0%.  Transfer from Board Member to Board Vice Chair.; the reclassification of Stacy Ritchie, Senior Clerk, Human Resources Dept., effective 12-11-23, $25.88/hour, 10%=$2.45/hr.  Per Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 4/Step 4 to Grade 4/Step 5.; the reclassification of Kyle Gates, Assistant to County Engineer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 12-25-23, $3,938.05/bi-weekly, 5.75%=$214.13/bi-weekly.  Per Wage Plan Matrix, 6 month Salary Increase.; the reclassification of Dean Lauters, P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-25-23, $21.65/hour, 5.5%=$1.13/hour.  Per Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3/Step 3 to Grade 3/Step 4.;  the reclassification of Sheila Henningfeld, Clerk III, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-25-23, $25.57/hour, 5%=$1.24/hr.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 5/Step 3 to Grade 5/Step4.; and the reclassification of Randy Uhl, Civilian Lieutenant, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-25-23, $3,595.45/bi-weekly, 3.25%=$113.18/bi-weekly.  Per Wage Plan Matrix, 3 year Salary Increase. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept.  AFSCME Courthouse:  $18.68/hour.  Copy filed.

To authorize the Chairperson to sign proposal from Whitfield & Eddy, PLC for legal services regarding the Woodbury County Law Enforcement Center project.  Copy filed.

To authorize the Chairperson to sign the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Council 61. Iowa Local 3462 Woodbury County Courthouse for 2024-2027.  Copy filed.

To authorize the Chairperson to sign the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Council 61, Iowa Local 3462 Woodbury County Juvenile Detention for 2024-2027.  Copy filed.

To authorize the Chairperson to sign the collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Council 61, Iowa Local 3462 Woodbury County Assistant County Attorneys for 2024-2027.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to authorize $399,150.00 from TIF for the Moville frontage road and direct staff accordingly to research the funding source.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to approve the quote for bridge F-115 repair on Carrol Ave, north of 210th St. from Dixon Construction for $70,000.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Nelson to approve the contract for gravel production at the Little Sioux Gravel Pit with Bedrock for $1,980,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Nelson to approve the contract for gravel production at the Little Sioux Gravel Pit with Bedrock for $600,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Matthew Ung, Board Chair, corrected the record on misapplication of parliamentary procedure and false accusations made by a citizen against the Chair during the “Approval of the Agenda” item on the December 5 meeting.  Copy filed.

Mark Nelson and Keith Radig, Board of Supervisors, update the Board on the Law Enforcement Center project.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive a law enforcement update from The Baker Group. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

Kevin Nelson, Mayor of Salix, addressed the Board with concerns about a proposed drainage district in the City of Salix.

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 19, 2023.
    
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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