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2018-09-11 Board of Supervisors Meeting

SEPTEMBER 11, 2018, THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, and Taylor.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, and Michelle Skaff, Deputy 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 De Witt second by Taylor to approve the agenda for September 11, 2018.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the September 4, 2018 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $1,028,193.49.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Larry Iddings, P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 09-06-18.  Retirement.; and the reclassification of Anthony Velasquez, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 09-28-18, $23.75/hour, 17%=$3.45/hr.  Per AFSCME Juvenile Detention Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 3 to Grade 1/Step 4.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept.  Wage Plan comparability with AFSME Courthouse:  $16.43-$18.05/hour.  Copy filed.

To approve the lifting tax suspension for petitioners who failed to re-certify their income or income does not qualify for continued tax suspension.  Copy filed.

To approve a 12-month Cigarette/Tobacco Permit for Heritage Express, 1501 330th St., Sloan, effective 07/01/18 through 06/30/19.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for MidAmerican Energy.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the contract for crack routing and sealing with Sioux Commercial Sweeping, Sioux Center, for $39,700.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the contract and bond for project #L-B(J9)—73-97 with Dixon Construction for $544,821.40.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Discussion on gravel road improvements.  Copy filed.

Information presented by Dennis Butler, Budget/Finance Director, on funding potentials and desire to quality of Secondary Roads by new revenue and alternative means.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve a letter from the Board of Supervisors to each crew member of the USS Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns. 

There were no board concerns.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 18, 2018.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.