Minutes - 5/28/2024

MAY 28, 2024, TWENTY-SECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Nelson, Ung, Bittinger II, Taylor, and Radig.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Dennis Butler, Budget and Finance Director, 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 May 28, 2024.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the May 21, 2024 meeting.  Copy filed.
    
To approve the claims totaling $390,894.10.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes through the redemption process for Veo Ceola Rolfes, 4428 Tyler St., parcel #894711206003.  

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,749 
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION 
OF TAXES THROUGH THE REDEMPTION PROCESS

WHEREAS, Veo Ceola Rolfes is a titleholder of property located at 4428 Tyler St., Sioux City, Iowa, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel #894711206003
       
LEEDS LOTS 4-6 INCL BLOCK 27
       
WHEREAS, Veo  Ceola Rolfes, is a titleholder of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code Section 447.9(3) 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 directs the County Auditor to redeem this property Parcel #894711206003 owned by the petitioner from the holder of a certificate of purchase of the amount necessary to redeem under section 447.9, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this parcel.

SO RESOLVED this 28th day of May 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a resolution for a tax suspension for Victor Mendiola, 210 22nd  St., parcel #894721154010.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,750  
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Victor Mendiola, as titleholder of a property located 210 22nd St., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:   

Parcel #894721154010

CALLS SUMMIT 2ND E 50 FT LOT 1-2 BLOCK 8
         
WHEREAS, Victor Mendiola 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 28th day of May 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS    
Copy filed.

To approve an application for a 12-month Class C Retail Alcohol License, with Outdoor Service Sales privileges for Correctionville Golf Club, effective 06/02/2024 through 06/01/2025.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Cinthia Hernandez, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-26-24. Separation.; the separation of Kyle Plendl, Sheriff Reserve, County Sheriff Dept., effective 02-11-24. Separation.; separation of Jerome Pierson, Sheriff Reserve, County Sheriff Dept., effective 04-19-24. Separation.; the appointment of Mackenzie Vanroekel, Summer Engineering Aide (Temp), Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-29-24, $17.50/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 2/21/24.  Not to Exceed 4 months.; the appointment of Kurtus Palsma, Summer Engineering Aide (Temp), Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-29-24, $18.50/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 2/21/24.  Not to Exceed 4 months; the appointment of Blasé Sanford, Summer Engineering Aide (Temp), Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-29-24, $17.50/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 2/21/24.  Not to Exceed 4 months.; the other of Hannah Kritzer, Sheriff Intern (Temp), County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-27-24, $20.00/hour, 33%=$5.00/hr.  Salary Increase,; the separation of Constance Alderson, Clerk II, County Treasurer MV Dept., effective 06-28-24.  Retirement.; and the appointment of Cole Thomas, Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-29-24, $16.00/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 2/21/24.  Not to Exceed 4 months.  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.; and Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept.  AFSCME:  $18.68/hour. Copy filed.

To approve the request of Connie Alderson to remain on the County Health and Dental Insurances.  Copy filed.

To approve the purchase of Cyber Liability Insurance for FY 24/25.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Bittinger to approve the FY 2024 Woodbury County Secondary Roads Department Budget Amendment #1.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Bittinger to transfer $400,000 General Supplemental to the Self Liability Insurance Fund.  Carried 4-1; Taylor opposed.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. on Amendment #1 to the Woodbury County FY 2024 Budget.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Nelson second by Ung to approve transfer of appropriation in the Sheriff’s FY 24 budget overtime transfers.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution Approval of FY 2023/2024 Budget Amendment #1.  Carried 5-0.

APPROVAL OF FY 2023/2024 BUDGET AMENDMENT #1
RESOLUTION #13,751

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors has considered the proposed FY 2023/2024 county budget amendment #1; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing concerning the proposed county budget was held on June 6, 2023;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County that the county budget amendment #1 for FY 2023/2024 as set forth in the budget amendment summary, is hereby adopted and that the Woodbury County Auditor is directed to file said budget and to establish accounting records in accordance with the attached schedules.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairperson and the County Auditor be and are hereby authorized to sign the approved FY 2023/2024 county budget amendment.
Signed and dated the 28th day of May, 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS    
Copy filed.

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

Sheila Thompson, Lawton, addressed the Board with concerns about election misconduct and asked Supervisor Taylor to resign and Supervisor Radig to withdraw from the Auditor’s Contest.
    
Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until June 4, 2024.
    
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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