Minutes - 3/12/2024

MARCH 12, 2024, ELEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.  Board members present were Nelson, Ung, and Bittinger II;  Radig, and Taylor were absent.  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 Bittinger to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on roll-call vote.

Motion by Ung second by Bittinger to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on 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 Ung second by Nelson to approve the agenda for March 12, 2024.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the March 5, 2024 meeting.  Copy filed. 

To approve minutes of the February 29, 2024 special meeting.  Copy filed.
    
To approve the claims totaling $559,171.59.  Copy filed.

To approve the property tax refund for City of Sioux City, parcel #894734235021, in the amount of $6,090.00.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving the petition for suspension of taxes for Tracee Smith, 1009 S. Cecelia St., parcel #894735308011.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,707
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Tracee Smith, as titleholder of a property located 1009 S. Cecelia St., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:   
     
Parcel #894735308011  

Holmans Lot 3 Block 10
         
WHEREAS, Tracee Smith 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 12th day of March 2024.  
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution Thanking and Commending Lisa Anderson for her years of service with Woodbury County.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,708
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
LISA ANDERSON
FOR HER SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Lisa Anderson has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Human Resources Department for 16 years from December 01, 2008 to April 12, 2024.

WHEREAS, the service given by Lisa Anderson as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by her dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Lisa Anderson for her years of service to Woodbury County; and 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Lisa Anderson.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 12th day of March 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the reclassification of Ryan Chytka, Environmental Project Supervisor, Building Services Dept., effective 03-18-24, $3,401.87/bi-weekly, 6.5%=$207.62/bi-weekly.  Correction from 3% to 6.5% Increase.; the separation of Scott Mitchell, Director, Emergency Services Dept., effective 3-22-24.  Resignation.; and the separation of Lisa Anderson, Secretary III, Human Resources Dept., effective 4-12-24.  Retirement. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Director, Emergency Services Dept.  Wage Plan:  $70,473-$92,157/year.; and Secretary III, Human Resources Dept.  Wage Plan Comparability with AFSCME Courthouse:  $22.63-$27.88/hour.  Copy filed.

To approve the request of Lisa Anderson and spouse to remain on the County Health and Dental insurances.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Ingios/David White.  Copy filed.  

Carried 3-0.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to waive the nepotism policy for hiring C.P. as a correctional officer.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

Kevin Nelson, Salix Mayor, address the board reference an upcoming meeting with the Farmer’s Drainage District.

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 19, 2024.
    
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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