MAY 30, 2000 FORTY-FIFTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 30, 2000 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Batcheller, Walish and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.
The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.
Meeting called to order.
Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve the regular Board Minutes of May 23, 2000 as submitted. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the special meeting of May 25, 2000 as submitted. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the minutes of the executive session of May 25, 2000 as submitted. Carried 5-0.
The Board approved the resignation of Anthony J. Clark, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, effective
5-21-00. Copy filed.
The Board approved the appointment of Jana M. Wangeman, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads, @$8.00/hr., effective 5-30-00. Not to exceed 120 days. Copy filed.
The Board approved appointment of Kurt M. Bremer, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, @$7.75/hr., effective 5-31-00. Not to exceed 120 days. Copy filed.
The Board approved appointment of Phil G. Hane, Jr., Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, @$7.75/hr., effective 5-31-00. Not to exceed 120 days. Copy filed.
The Board approved the promotion of Karen M. James, Administrative Coordinator, Board Administration, @$35,000/yr., effective 6-1-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 3-29-00. Salary Range: $35,000-$40,000/year. Copy filed.
The Board approved the resignation of Rhoda M. Tenuta, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorneys Dept., effective 6-9-00. Copy filed.
Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Temporary M.V. Clerk II, County Treasurers Dept., AFSCME Grade 4.5: $9.07/hour; for (1) Male Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., $11.50/hour; for an Assistant County Attorney, County Attorneys Dept., AFSCME Atty: $34,000/year; and for a Temporary Board Secretary, Board Administration, Wage Plan: $11.08/hour. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Board discussed a request from Gary Brown, Director of Disaster and Emergency Services, for an increase from two part-time operations officers to three. The consensus was to proceed in this direction.
The Board discussed the applications for the Countys Conservation Board.
Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to appoint John Shulenberger to the County Conservation Board. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Board discussed appointing the current building security committee members to a standing courthouse security committee.
Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to appoint the current building security committee members to a standing courthouse security committee. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Board discussed transfer of funds from Courthouse Foundation Fund to Courthouse Preservation Phase III Fund. There was no action taken.
The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel # 302280 (a/k/a 4540 Arthur St., Sioux City, IA) was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.
Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #302280 as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 5-0.
The Chairman called for bids on real estate Parcel # 302280. Kathy Fickett bid the minimum bid of $500.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.
Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to accept Ms. Ficketts bid of $500.00 plus recording fees for Real Estate Parcel #302280. Carried 5-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA: #__9295______
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:
KATHERINE L. AND KEVIN J. FICKETT, HUSBAND AND WIFE, 4532 ARTHUR STREET, SIOUX CITY, IOWA
AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHTS OF SURVIVORSHIP AND NOT AS TENANTS IN COMMON
in the sum of _FIVE HUNDRED AND NO/100 ($500.00)----------------------------------------------------------------Dollars for the
following described real estate, to wit: LOT TWO (2) BLOCK TWO (2) LEEDS ADDITION, CITY OF SIOUX CITY__
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA___________________________________________________________________ _
Now and included in and forming a part of the City of __SIOUX CITY______, Iowa, the same is hereby accepted: said
Amount being a sum LESS than the amount of the general taxes, interests, costs and penalties against the said real estate.
BE IT RESOLVED that payment is due by close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.
BE IT RESOLVED that per Code of Iowa Section 569.8(3 & 4), a parcel the County holds by tax deed shall not be assessed or taxed until transferred and upon transfer of a parcel so acquired gives the purchaser free title as to previously levied or set taxes. Therefore, the County Treasurer is requested to abate any taxes previously levied or set on this parcel(s).
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized to execute a Quitclaim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this ___30TH___day of _____MAY__________, 2000__.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve Resolution No. 9296 commending Nancy E. Hodge on her years of service. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
Resolution No 9296
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
NANCY E. HODGE
FOR HER DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT TO WOODBURY COUNTY
WHEREAS, Nancy E. Hodge has dedicated twenty years towards the successful management of Woodbury County; and
WHEREAS, Nancy E. Hodge has shown the citizens and employees of Woodbury County thoughtfulness, compassion and genuine caring while serving their best interests by providing positive, constructive input and knowledge throughout the course of her job; and
WHEREAS, The Board of Supervisors truly appreciates the hard work and dedication Nancy E. Hodge has shown the County for those twenty years;
BE IT KNOWN that Nancy will be greatly missed and that we are proud to call her friend.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board greatly THANK and COMMEND you for your twenty 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, Nancy E. Hodge.
BE IT SO RESOLVED this 30th day of May, 2000.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Class A Liquor License and Sunday Sales Privileges and Outdoor Services for Sloan Community Recreation Corp, 3113 Hwy 75, Sloan, IA. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Welte second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by Schaller Telephone Company. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Board heard an update of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant from Bridget Hayes, Juvenile Court Services.
Motion by Welte second by Clausen to authorize the chairman to sign a waiver form to waive funds to the Decatorization Board for the Alternative Schooling at the Trosper-Hoyt County Services Building. Carried 4-0, Boykin abstained. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve the Juvenile Court Services recommendation for the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant. Carried 4-0, Boykin abstained.
The Board heard an update from Juvenile Court Services of Outreach Contract for FY 2000-2001 and funding method.
The Board heard a report of Juvenile Crime Prevention Grant Vendor funding for FY 1998-99 and FY 1999-2000.
Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve an expenditure of $45,000 by Juvenile Court Services for prevention and early services for at risk families. Carried 4-0, Boykin abstained.
The Board discussed an agreement with Douglas Derr and Tom Poulos, Vertical Partners, to develop wireless telecommunications infrastructure projects.
Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve and authorize the chairman to sign an agreement with Vertical Partners. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Leon Husk of 3400 Alberta Avenue asked the Board to reconsider a minimum purchase price for a parcel of real estate located near a parcel owned by Mr. Husk.
The Board recessed at 11:10 a.m. until 11:40 a.m.
Motion by Clausen second by Welte to go into executive session under Code of Iowa Section 21.5(1)(c). Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to go out of executive session. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.
Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve the recommendation of the attorney representing the Board in a workers compensation case.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until June 6, 2000.