Board Meetings

2020-09-15 Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 15, 2020, THIRTY-EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.  Board members present were Pottebaum, Radig, De Witt, Ung, and Wright.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, HR Director, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 5-0 on roll-call vote.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

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 Ung second by De Witt to approve the agenda for September 15, 2020, Carried 5-0.  Copy Filed.
 
Motion by De Witt second by Ung to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the September 8, 2020 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $458,745.16.  Copy filed.

To receive the Juvenile Detention August population report.  Copy filed.

To approve the separation of David Lacy, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 09-10-20.  Resignation.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for (2) Temporary Equipment Operators, Secondary Roads Dept.  Wage Plan:  $24.01/hour.  Copy filed.

To approve the signing of the AFSCME Juvenile Detention MOU.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894721379009, 1523 Nebraska St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894721379009, 1523 Nebraska St., to Rosalba Origel, 408 Gill Lane, South Sioux City NE, for $250.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD
OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,059

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By   Rosalba Origel __in the sum of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars & 00/100 ($250.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:
 
Parcel #894721379009
The North Fifty Feet (N 50’) of Lot Four (4) in Block Seven (7), Higman’s Addition to City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(1523 Nebraska Street)

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 Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.

SO DATED this 15th Day of September, 2020.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:37 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894432107011, 27 Pearl St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Pottebaum to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894432107011, 27 Pearl St., to John and Marla Crichton, P.O. Box 266, Moville, IA, for $200.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD
OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,060

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By   John and Marla Crichton __in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars & 00/100 ($200.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:
 
Parcel #894432107011
The South 104 feet of the East 34 feet of Lot 5 and the South 104 feet of Lot 6 in Block 3, Jones First Addition, City of Moville in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa
(27 Pearl Street)

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 Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.

SO DATED this 15th Day of September, 2020.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:39 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894729285001, 320 W. 6th St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894729285001, 320 W. 6th St., to Salvador Palmillas, 518 Market St., Sioux City, IA, for $213.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD
OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,061

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By   Salvador Palmillas__in the sum of Two Hundred Thirteen Dollars & 00/100 ($213.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:
 
Parcel #894729285001
West 1/3 of Lot 1, Block 26 in Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City and Woodbury County, Iowa
(320 W. 6th Street)

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 Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.

SO DATED this 15th Day of September, 2020.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to approve the plans for project #L-B(C274)—73-97.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to approve the contract and bond with Dixon Construction for the replacement of the 200th Street bridge for $973,940.25 and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution designation and authorization for electronic signature by County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

DESIGNATION AND AUTHORIZATION FOR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE RESOLUTION
RESOLUTION #13,062

WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors has approved the contracts and bonds and is directing the County Engineer to electronically sign the contracts and bonds for the following project:

BROS-SWAP-CO97(140)—SE-97
Bridge Replacement Project – Bridge H-203 on 200th Street

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors have approved contracts and bonds and that the County Engineer is directed to electronically sign the contracts and bonds for the above captioned project.

Passed and approved this 15th day of September, 2020.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the grant application for Local Government Relief Fund provided by the CARES Act.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to appoint Deputy Auditor Michelle Skaff as the fiscal representative for Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Pottebaum to approve to opt out of the social security deferment option.  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 September 22, 2020.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.