Minutes - 2/27/2024


The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.  Board members present were Nelson, Ung, Bittinger II, Radig, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget and Finance Director, and Michelle Skaff, Deputy Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 4-0 on roll-call vote.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 4-0 on roll-call vote.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to approve $421.00 in general relief. Carried 4-0. 

Radig entered the meeting at 4:15 pm. 

The board discussed the  FY 2025 budget.

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 Ung to approve the agenda for February 27, 2024.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the February 20, 2024 meeting.  Copy filed.   
To approve the claims totaling $1,447,640.20.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving the petition for suspension of taxes for Elizabeth Worrell, 1114 Hill Ave., parcel #894721227006.


WHEREAS, Elizabeth Worrell, as titleholder of a property located 1114 Hill Ave., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:   
 Parcel #894721227006  

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Worrell of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code section 427.9, and  
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby grants the request for a suspension of taxes, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this property.

SO RESOLVED this 27th day of February 2024.  
Copy filed.

To approve the authorization of a Human Resources Clerk II position.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Tamarra Pasko, Clerk II, County Attorney Dept., effective 2-20-24.  Resignation.; and the appointment of Taryn Ham, Clerk II, Human Resources Dept., effective 02-28-24, $20.52/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 1-10-24.  Entry Level Salary:  $18.68-$23.95/hour. Copy filed.

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

To approve the deauthorization of Sr. Clerk, Human Resource Dept.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Charles Milligan.  Copy filed.

To receive the resignation letter from Deputy Medical Examiner, Dr. Pryce Noll. Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Information was shared by Daniel Bittinger, Board of Supervisors, and Jason Geary, Rachelle Rawson, and Teri Quintana, Agape Community Services, on Opioid remediation settlement use funding request for Agape Community Services. Copy filed.

The board discussed extending health insurance to employees and their families catastrophically injured in the line of duty if necessary and clarifying secondary roads workers’ inclusion.  Copy filed.

Information was presented on reconsideration of the present plan for a roundabout and closure of access to Old Lakeport at the Junction of Elk Creek and Christy Road in Sioux City.  Copy filed.

Deputy Peterson, Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office, and Jan King, 4000 Old Lakeport, addressed the board regarding the roundabout. 

Motion by Taylor second by Bittinger to receive public questionnaires from Mr. Peterson. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second my Nelson to receive a map from the County Engineer’s Office. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

There were no citizen concerns 

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 5, 2024.
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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