Minutes - 4/23/2024

APRIL 23, 2024, SEVENTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 3:00 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, 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; Bittinger and Radig were not present.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 4-0 on a roll-call vote; Bittinger was 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 Nelson to approve the agenda for April 23, 2024.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Chris McGowan, Siouxland Initiative, presented an award for involvement with the initiative.

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

To approve minutes of the April 16, 2024 meeting.  Copy filed.
    
To approve the claims totaling $380,278.91.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Timothy Rodriquez, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 06-03-24. Resignation.; the separation of Sandra Williams, Courthouse Security, County Sheriff Dept., effective 04-23-24.  Separation.; the separation of Rocky De Witt, Courthouse Security, County Sheriff Dept., effective 04-23-24.  Separation.; the appointment of Sandy Marin-Romero, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 5-13-24, $23.97/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 12-20-23.  Entry Level Salary: $23.97.; the appointment of Benjamin Lindgren, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 5-13-24, $23.97/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 12-20-23.  Entry Level Salary:  $23.97/hour.; and the appointment of Sean Green, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-20-24, $23.97/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 12-20-23.  Entry Level Salary:  $23.97/hour. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept.  CWA:  $23.97/hour.   Copy filed.

To approve the items to be auctioned per Personal Property Disposition Policy.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #894726138004, 3220 11th St.

RESOLUTION #13,715
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa was the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

Lots Four (4) Five (5) and Six (6) Block Twenty-Nine (29) Booges and Taylor Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(3220 11th Street)

NOW THEREFORE, 
 
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa as follows:

1.   That a public hearing on the aforesaid proposal shall be held on
the 7th Day of May, 2024 at 4:35 o’clock p.m. in the basement of the   
Woodbury County Courthouse. 
      
2.   That said Board proposes to sell the said parcel of real estate at a
public auction to be held on the 7th Day of May, 2024, immediately
following the closing of the public hearing.
      
3.   That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to the highest
bidder at or above a total minimum bid of $120.00 plus recording fees. 
      
4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Sale"
and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the
aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale. 

Dated this 23rd Day of April, 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for City of Sioux City.  Copy filed.

To approve to set the public hearing for the FY 25 proposed budget for May 7, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0; Taylor abstained on the motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting.

There was a discussion of staff replacement to coordinate United Way Fundraising activities.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Zoning Commission recommendation for Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments to the Floodplain Management Ordinance from their 3/25/24 meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. for consider text amendments to the Floodplain Management Ordinance Section 5.03.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the 1st Reading of the Ordinance.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to receive the Zoning Commission final report and recommendation of the Woodbury County Comprehensive Plan 2040 from their 3/25/24 meeting.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive a report from Leo Jochum.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive corrections to the plan.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:42 p.m. for the consideration of the proposed Woodbury County Comprehensive Plan 2040.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to approve the 1st Reading of the Comprehensive Plan.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Nelson to receive the Zoning Commission report and recommendation for Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments for Utility-Scale Solar Energy Systems (US-SES) Conditional Use from their 3/25/24 meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. to consider Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments for Utility-Scale Energy Systems (US-SES) Conditional Use in the General Industrial (GI) Zoning District, including to add a new Section 5.08, amend the table of contents, and renumber the ordinance page numbers to accommodate the addition of the new section.   The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Larry Fillipi, Anthon, and Robert Wilson addressed the Board on the report.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Bittinger to approve the 1st Reading of the Ordinance.  Carried 4-1; Radig was opposed.  

Bid letting was held for Pavement Marking – 2024.  The bids are as follows:

Dakota Traffic Services, LLC, Lawton, IA        $153,900.00
Iowa Plains Signing, Slater, IA            $222,800.00
Vogel Traffic Services, Orange City, IA        $119,480.90

Motion by Radig second by Nelson to receive the bids and return them to County Engineer for recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Nelson to award the bid for Pavement Markings – 2024 to Vogel Traffic Services for $119,480.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the final voucher for project #BROS-SWAP-C097(135)—FE-97 with Dixon Construction.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second Nelson by to approve the final voucher for project #BROS-SEAP-6012(601)—FF-97 with Dixon Construction.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for pickup truck.  The bids are as follows:

Jensen Dealerships, Le Mars, IA            $37,492.00
Jensen Dealerships, Le Mars, IA            $40,492.00
Knoepfler Chevrolet Co., Sioux City, IA        $38,006.00
Knoepfler Chevrolet Co., Sioux City, IA        $43,006.00
Knoepfler Chevrolet Co., Sioux City, IA        $36,687.00
Knoepfler Chevrolet Co., Sioux City, IA        $41,387.00
Woodhouse Auto, Blair, NE            $44,274.00
Woodhouse Auto, Blair NE                $48,274.00
Woodhouse Auto, Blair, NE            $44,658.00
Woodhouse Auto, Blair, NE            $48,658.00

Motion by Ung second by Bittinger to receive the bids and refer them to the County Engineer for recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for dump truck.  The bids are as follows:

Tandem Axle Truck
Cornhusker International, Sioux City, IA        $203,176.00
Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA            $270,059.00
Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA            $262,933.00
TEC Equipment, Omaha, NE            $240,632.00

Single Axle Truck
Cornhusker International, Sioux City, IA        $203,176.00
Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA            $209,126.00
Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA            $216,061.00
TEC Equipment, Omaha, NE            $192,467.00

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the bids and refer them to the County Engineer for recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the contract for project #CP-2024, CMP Culvert Supply for 2024 with Metal Culverts, Inc. for $105,657.80.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was a discussion regarding the cost of insurance and the County Maintenance & Repair Fund for the Law Enforcement facility.  Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

There were no citizen concerns.
    
Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 30, 2024.
    
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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