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2018-08-21 Board of Supervisors Meeting

AUGUST 21, 2018, THIRTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources 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.

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the agenda for August 21, 2018.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the August 14, 2018 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $313,375.38.  Copy filed.

To approve lifting tax suspension for Joyce Smith, 3736 7th Ave, Sioux City, Parcel #884706254009.  Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Patrick Poe for his service to Woodbury County. 

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,779

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

PATRICK POE

FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Patrick Poe has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Sheriff’s Department for 30 years from December 12, 1988 to August 31, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Patrick Poe as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Patrick Poe for his 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, Patrick Poe.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 21st day of August, 2018.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the transfer of Jerardo Cruz, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 07-30-18, $25.84/hour, 0%.  Transfer from Court Security Officer to Civilian Jailer.; the transfer of David Junge, Court Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 07-30-18, $25.84/hour, 0%. Transfer from Civilian Jailer to Court Security Officer.; the separation of Shane McDermott, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 08-13-18.  Separation.; the reclassification of Cornelia Venable-Ridley, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 08-26-18, $73,908/year, 4%=$3,105/year.  Per AFSCME Asst. County Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 5 to Step 6.; the separation of Casey McBride, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 08-30-18.  Resignation.; the reclassification of David Dawson, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 08-31-18, $79,811/year, 8%=$5,903/year.  Per AFSCME Asst. County Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 6 to Step 7.; and the reclassification of Dustin Johnson, Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 09-01-18, $17.19/hour, 4.5%=$.76/hr.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 1 to Grade 3/Step 2.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept.  CWA:  $19.28/hour.  Copy filed.

To approve the request of Patrick Poe to remain on County Dental Insurance.  Copy filed.        

To approve the 2018 Business Property, Homestead, and Military tax credits payable 2019/2020 allowed by the City Assessor.  Copy filed.

To approve the 2018 Business Property, Homestead, and Military tax credits payable 2019/2020 disallowed by the City assessor.  Copy filed.

To approve the 2018 Business Property, Homestead, and Military tax credits payable 2019/2020 allowed by the County Assessor.  Copy filed.

To approve the 2018 Business Property, Homestead, and Military tax credits payable 2019/2020 disallowed by the County assessor.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Pottebaum second by De Witt to approve the MOU using dark fiber between Woodbury County Courthouse and the LEC.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve to provide wellness screenings to eligible Woodbury County Employees.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to award the quotation for a semi-tractor truck to Boyer Trucks for $106,800.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for equipment trailer.  The bids are as follows:

Jim Hawk Trailers, Inc., Sioux City, IA  $66,900.00

Rees Mack Sales & Service, Lawton, IA  $66,091.74

Ziegler Cat Equipment, Sioux City, IA  $81,784.94

Murphy Tractor, Sioux City, IA   $63,800.00

Mid Country Machinery, Sgt. Bluff, IA  $78,500.00  

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

Bid letting was held for project #L-B(J9)—73-97.  The bids are as follows:

Dixon Construction, Correctionville, IA  $544,821.40

Graves Construction, Spencer, IA   $593,779.80

Christensen Bros., Cherokee, IA   $593,779.50  

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the bids.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to award the bid for project #L-B(J9)—73-97 to Dixon Construction for $544,821.40.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for crack routing and sealing.  The bids are as follows:

Sioux Commercial Sweeping, Sioux Center, IA $39,700.00

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to award the bid for crack routing and sealing to Sioux Commercial Sweeping for $39,700.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns. 

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 28, 2018.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.