OCTOBER 19, 1999 SIXTEENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Clausen, Walish, and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.
The Claims were approved as presented.
Meeting called to order.
There was open discussion period held by the Board.
Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the regular Board Minutes of October 12, 1999 as submitted. Carried 4-0. Clausen abstained.
The Board approved the end of probation for Lisa M. Wilson, Secretary, Social Services Department, @$11.41/hr, effective 10-19-99. Copy filed.
The Board approved the resignation of Paul E. Kettredge, Jr., Assistant County Attorney, effective 10-22-99. Copy filed.
The Board approved the retirement of Harvey R. Toso, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Department, effective 10-2-99. Copy filed.
The Board approved the resignation of Sonya D. Pierce, Clerk III, County Sheriffs Department, effective 10-27-99. Copy filed.
The Board approved the resignation of Robert J. Ehlers, Maintenance, Building Services, effective 10-12-99. Copy filed.
The Board approved the appointment of Rosalie A. Ellefson, Safety/Training Officer, Human Resources, @$29,000/yr. Copy filed.
The Board approved the resignation of Janna L. Widman, Secretary, Disaster Services, effective 10-28-99. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to authorize the Chairman to sign the Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for an Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, AFSCME, Step 1: $34,000/yr.and a Male Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, DSA Contract: $11.50/hr. and a Clerk III, County Sheriff, AFSCME Cthouse./Grade 6, Step 1: $11.08/hr. and a Maintenance Person, Building Services Department, AFSCME Cthouse./ Grade 3: $8.51-$11.52/hr. (Based on Exper.), and a P/T Secretary, Disaster Services, Wage Plan: $8.93. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the request of Roger Heath, retiring Sr. Deputy, Sheriffs Department, for him and his wife to remain on the Woodbury County Health and Dental Insurance Plans. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to approve to the request of County Auditor, to move the State and District Health office telephone monthly services from U.S. West to McLeod and authorize Chairman to sign contract for approval. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to award the bid for Project L-EWP 99(3)-73-97 to L. A. Carlson in the amount of $114,144.00. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Welte second by Boykin to authorize the Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit Submitted by Paramount Designs, Inc., Fremont Nebraska as Contractor for U.S. West. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to receive the bids for Project L-EWP 00(1)-73-97 and submit to the county engineer for review and recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the placement of D.S. at Mapleview Group Home. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the request from L.R. for a Tax Suspension and approve resolution granting suspension of taxes. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES
WHEREAS, Lorna M. Rembe, as joint titleholder of real estate located at 6534 Morningside Ave, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:
Lots 184, Fairfax Addition
185 Fairfax Addition
Lots 186-187 and part vacated NW/SW alley South of line from part on East line alley being 42 feet South of South line Lilac Lane to part on West line alley being 86.33 feet South of South line Lilac Lane abutting Lot 139 and Lots 184-187 Fairfax addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
WHEREAS, Lorna M. Rembe as joint titleholder of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1997 Iowa Code section 427.9 and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognized 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 19th day of October, 1999.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to appoint Dianne Blankenship as alternate to the Loess Hills Alliance Board. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to appoint Douglas L. Walish to the Woodbury County Community Action Agencys Board of Directors for the Southwest Rural Area. Carried 5-0.
There was a discussion of an appointment to the Civil Service Commission.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to accept the Law Library Study Committees recommendations amended to address the funding on an annual basis. Carried 5-0.
The Board discussed striping parking lot south and east of Trosper-Hoyt County Services Building.
Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the quote for striping the parking lot at Troper-Hoyt from T & S Enterprises for $300.00. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the request of Juvenile Court Services to use Room 206 for Storage Room on a temporary basis. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to award the bid for the Courthouse north doors to Holtze Construction for the amount of $37,815.00. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Welte second by Boykin to fund the replacement of the north doors from Riverboat Funds. Carried 5-0.
Leesa McNeil, District Court Administration and Mark Elgert, Building Services Director discussed the funding source for converting a storage area to an office on 2nd Floor of the Trosper-Hoyt County Services Building.
Motion by Boykin second by Welte to approve the request from District Court Administration to convert a storage room to office space with the state providing the funding for the flooring. Carried 5-0.
Mark Olsen, Juvenile Detention Director, discussed the Nursing Services and/or Contract for Department Clients.
Dave Amick, County Sheriff discussed the need of a full-time Criminal Justice Planner, a Trustee Program and Work Release Prisoners Being Housed at the County Home.
Motion by Welte second by Boykin to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 20.17. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Welte to go out of Executive Session. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 26, 1999.