Minutes - 6/11/2024

JUNE 11, 2024, TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Ung (phone), Nelson, Bittinger II, Taylor (phone), 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 Bittinger second by Radig to approve the agenda for June 11, 2024.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the June 4, 2024, meeting.  Copy filed.
    
To approve the claims totaling $1,526,831.37.  Copy filed.

To approve the reappointment of Kim Peterson, 515 N Pine St, Lawton, and Carol Nelson, 1514 Jasper Ave., Moville, to the Woodbury County Library Board of Trustees.  Copy filed.

To approve the reappointment of Joseph Donovan, 3300 Walden Ave., Sioux City, to the Veteran Affairs Commission.  Copy filed.

To approve the reappointment of Charles Hertz, 719 Stable Path, Sergeant Bluff, to the Civil Service Commission.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Bryan UitDeFlesch, parcel #894823127003, 2240 Roosevalt St.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,757
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Bryan UitDeFlesch, as titleholder of a property located 2240 Roosevalt St., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:   
     
Parcel #894823127003

METROPOLITAN PARK LOT 16 & LOT 17 BLK 11
         
WHEREAS, Bryan UitDeFlesch 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 11th day of June 2024.  
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dreamhomes LLC, VIN #50300416F.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,758
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dreamhomes LLC is the titleholder of a mobile home 

VIN #50300416F located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:

VIN #50300416F  Year/Model 1993 Spears

WHEREAS, the above-stated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Dreamhomes LLC.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgement or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury county Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above mobile home according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 11th day of June, 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Bonnie Lou Jones, VIN #4752761322.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,759
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES
    
WHEREAS, Bonnie Lou Jones is the titleholder of a mobile home 

VIN #4752761322 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:

VIN #4752761322  Year/Model 1975 Atlas Mfg

WHEREAS, the above-stated mobile home has taxes payable including special assessments and the mobile home is owned by Bonnie Lou Jones.

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgement or tax sale.

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury county Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above mobile home according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 11th day of June, 2024.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve an application for a 12-month, Class C Retail Alcohol License for Abu Bekr Shrine, effective 06/21/24 through 06/20/25.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Nick Haugen.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Randy Kleinberg.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of David Almendarez, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 6-05-24. Resignation; the appointment of Jake Erdmann, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 06-17-24, $23.97/hour. Job Vacancy Posted on 4/24/24.  Entry Level Salary:  $23.97/hour.; the appointment of Jacey Tadlock, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 6-17-24, $23.97/hour. Job Vacancy Posted on 4/15/24.  Entry Level Salary:  $23.97/hour.; the appointment of Logan Trobaugh, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 6-17-24, $23.97/hour. Job Vacancy Posted on 4/18/2024. Entry Level Salary: $23.97/hour.; the other of Heather Satterwhite-Van Sickle, Executive Secretary/Public Bidder, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 7-01-24, $30.72/hour, 10%=$2.84/hr.  Effective 7-1-24:  Moving to Grade 6/Step 5 AFSCME Pay Scale.; the other of Letitia Brice, Secretary III, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 7-01-24, $30.72/hour, 10%=$2.84/hr.  Effective 7-1-24:  Moving to Grade 6/Step 5 AFSCME Pay Scale.; and the other of Katie Parker, Secretary III, Human Resources Dept., effective 7-1-24, $30.72/hour, 10%=$2.84/hr.  Effective 7-1-24:  Moving to Grade 6/Step 5 AFSCME Pay Scale.  Copy filed.

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

Carried 5-0, Nelson abstained from the item to approve the reappointment of Kim Peterson, 515 N Pine St, Lawton, and Carol Nelson, 1514 Jasper Ave., Moville, to the Woodbury County Library Board of Trustees.

The Canvass was held for the Primary Election held on June 4, 2024.

It was reported by Steve Hofmeyer, Deputy Elections.

There were four (4) provisional ballots of which three (3) were accepted and added to the tally and one (1) was rejected.  There were six (6) after-election ballots of which one (1) was accepted and added to the tally and five (5) were rejected.

United State Representative District 4 – Dem

Ryan Melton                Received One Thousand and Twenty-Four (1,024) votes
Scattering                Received Six (6) votes
Total                    One Thousand and Thirty (1,030) votes

State Representative District 1 – Dem
    
J.D. Scholten                Received Two Hundred and Eighty-Eight (288) votes
Scattering                Received Four (4) votes
Total                    Two Hundred and Ninety-Two (292) votes

State Representative District 2 – Dem
    
Jessica Lopez-Walker            Received Three Hundred and Thirteen (313) votes
Scattering                Received One (1) votes
Total                    Three Hundred and Fourteen (314) votes

State Representative District 13 – Dem

Scattering                Received Eleven (11) votes
Total                    Eleven (11) votes

State Representative District 14 – Dem

Scattering                Received Eighteen (18) votes
Total                    Eighteen (18) votes

County Board of Supervisors District 1 – Dem

John Herrig                Received Nine Hundred and Eighty-Six (986) votes
Scattering                Received Nine (9) votes
Total                    Nine Hundred and Ninety-Five (995) votes

We therefore declare:  John Herrig to be duly nominated for the office of County Board of Supervisors District 1 – Dem.

County Board of Supervisors District 3 – Dem

Scattering                Received Forty-Three (43) votes
Total                    Forty-Three (43) votes

County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Dem

Lincoln Ryan                Received Nine Hundred and Fifty-Five (955) votes
Scattering                Received Nine (9) votes
Total                    Nine Hundred and Sixty-Four (964) votes

We therefore declare: Lincoln Ryan to be duly nominated for the office of County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Dem.

County Auditor and Recorder – Dem

Pat Gill                    Received One Thousand and Eighty-Eight (1,088) votes
Scattering                Received Nine (9) votes
Total                    One Thousand and Ninety-Seven (1,097) votes

We therefore declare: Pat Gill to be duly nominated for the office of County Auditor and Recorder – Dem.

County Sheriff – Dem

Scattering                Received Forty-Nine (49) votes
Total                    Forty-Nine (49) votes

United State Representative District 4 – Rep

Randy Feenstra                Received Two Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty-One (2,281) votes
Kevin Virgil                Received One Thousand Four Hundred and Fifty (1,450) votes
Scattering                Received Fourteen (14) votes
Total                    Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-Five (3,745) votes

State Representative District 1 – Rep

Josh Steinhoff                Received Three Hundred and Seventy-Five (375) votes
Scattering                Received Four (4) votes
Total                    Three Hundred and Seventy-Nine (379) votes

State Representative District 2 – Rep 
    
Robert Henderson            Received Nine Hundred and Twenty-Three (923) votes
Scattering                Received Seventeen (17) votes
Total                    Nine Hundred and Forty (940) votes

State Representative District 13 – Rep 

Travis M. Sitzmann            Received Four Hundred and Sixty (460) votes
Noah Wieseler                Received Three Hundred and Eighteen (318) votes
Scattering                Received Two (2) votes
Parker Hanson                Received Ten (10) votes
Total                    Seven Hundred and Ninety (790) votes

State Representative District 14 – Rep 

Jacob Bossman                Received One Thousand One Hundred and Thirty-Three (1,113) votes
Scattering                Received Twenty-Three (23) votes
Total                    One Thousand One Hundred and Fifty-Six (1,156) votes

County Board of Supervisors District 1 – Rep 

Kent T. Carper                Received Two Thousand Eight Hundred and Three (2,803) votes
Scattering                Received Twenty-Seven (27) votes
Total                    Two Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty (2,830) votes

We therefore declare: Kent T. Carper to be duly nominated for the office of County Board of Supervisors District 1 – Rep.

County Board of Supervisors District 3 – Rep 

Willard Brian McNaughton        Received One Thousand and Forty-One (1,041) votes
Mark Nelson                Received Two Thousand Three Hundred and Forty-Eight (2,348) votes
Scattering                Received Eleven (11) votes
Total                    Three Thousand Four Hundred (3,400) votes

We therefore declare:  Mark Nelson to be duly nominated for the office of County Board of Supervisors District 3 – Rep.

County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Rep

David Dietrich                Received Two Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-Three (2,833) votes
Scattering                Received Twenty-Eight (28) votes
Total                    Two Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty-one (2,861) votes

We therefore declare: David Dietrich to be duly nominated for the office of County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Rep.

County Auditor and Recorder – Rep
    
Keith Radig                Received One Thousand One Hundred and Sixty (1,160) votes
Michelle K. Skaff                Received Two Thousand Five Hundred and Forty-Five (2,545) votes
Scattering                Received Eleven (11) votes
Total                    Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixteen (3,716) votes

We therefore declare:  Michelle K. Skaff to be duly nominated for the office of County Auditor and Recorder – Rep.

County Sheriff – Rep

Chad Sheehan                Received Three Thousand Four Hundred and Four (3,404) votes
Scattering                Received Forty-Three (43) votes
Total                    Three Thousand Four Hundred and Forty-Seven (3,447) votes
    
We therefore declare: Chad Sheehan to be duly nominated for the office of County Sheriff – Rep.

United States Representative District 4 – Lib

Scattering                Received Sixteen (16) votes
Total                    Sixteen (16) votes

State Representative District 1 – Lib

Scattering                  Received Zero (0) votes
J. D. Scholten                Received One (1) votes
Blank                    Received One (1) votes
Total                    Two (2) votes

We therefore declare: J.D. Scholten to be duly nominated for the office of State Representative District 1 – Lib.

State Representative District 2 – Lib

Scattering                 Received Six (6) votes
Total                    Six (6) votes

State Representative District 13 – Lib

Scattering                 Received Zero (0) votes
Noah Wieseler                Received One (1) votes
Total                    One (1) votes

We therefore declare:  Noah Wieseler to be duly nominated for the office of State Representative District 13 – Lib.

State Representative District 14 – Lib

Scattering                Received Zero (0) votes
Jessica Lopez-Walker            Received One (1) votes
Jacob Bossman                Received One (1) votes
Total                    Two (2) votes

We therefore declare: Jessica Lopez-Walker, by drawing lots, to be duly nominated for the office of State Representative District 14 – Lib. 

County Board of Supervisors District 1 – Lib

Scattering                Received Eleven (11) votes
Total                    Eleven (11) votes

County Board of Supervisors District 3 – Lib

Scattering                Received Nine (9) votes
Total                    Nine (9) votes

County Board of Supervisors District 5 – Lib

Scattering                Received Ten (10) votes
Total                    Ten (10) votes

County Auditor and Recorder – Lib

Scattering                 Received Thirteen (13) votes
Total                    Thirteen (13) votes

County Sheriff – Lib

Scattering                  Received Eight (8) votes
Chad Sheehan                Received Seven (7) votes
Total                    Fifteen (15) votes

We therefore declare:  Chad Sheehan to be duly nominated for the office of County Sheriff – Lib.

Motion by Radig second by Nelson to receive for signatures the canvass of the Primary Election held on June 4, 2024.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
    
Motion by Bittinger second by Nelson to receive final report and  Zoning Commission recommendation from the 5/29/24 Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment (Rezone) from Agricultural Preservation (AP) to the Agricultural Estates (AE) Zoning District on a portion of Parcel #874705200001.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:40 p.m. on the Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment (Rezone) from AP to AE on a portion of parcel #874705200001.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Radig second by Nelson to approve the 1st Reading of the Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment (Rezone).  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Nelson second by Ung to approve the appointment of Zane Chwirka to the Veteran Affairs Commission.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Nelson to approve quit claim deed for vacated county rights of way in the platted Town Luton for Michael & Carla Swingen.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.   

Reports on committee meetings were heard.

Kevin Nelson, Salix, discussed the proposed Salix drainage district with the Board.
    
 Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until June 18, 2024.
    
Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

Related Documents · 6/11/2024 Meeting

Woodbury County doorknob with 'W' design Stay Connected with Our County

Sign up to receive notifications when board meeting agendas are posted, job openings are announced, and more.

Notifications

This content was printed from the County website at woodburycountyiowa.gov on July 19, 2024.