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2021-06-01 Board of Supervisors Meeting

JUNE 1, 2021, TWENTY-SECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Monson, Radig, Ung, Wright, and De Witt. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, Board Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, 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.

Luke Wyant, 5901 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, addressed the Board with concerns about a secondary roads project on Stone Avenue.

Motion by Monson second by Radig to approve the agenda for June 1, 2021. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the May 25, 2021 meeting. Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $410,708.40. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #894721358023, 1417 Grandview Blvd.

RESOLUTION #13,181
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa was the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

The South One-half (S 1/2) of Lot Ten (10) and Lot Eleven (11), in Block Three (3) of Rose Hill Addition to the City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(1417 Grandview Blvd.)

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa as follows:

1. That a public hearing on the aforesaid proposal shall be held on
the 15th Day of June, 2021 at 4:35 o’clock p.m. in the basement of the
Woodbury County Courthouse.

2. That said Board proposes to sell the said parcel of real estate at a
public auction to be held on the 15th Day of June, 2021, immediately
following the closing of the public hearing.

3. That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to the highest
bidder at or above a total minimum bid of $216.00 plus recording fees.

4. That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Sale"
and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the
aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.

Dated this 1st Day of June, 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To receive Juvenile Detention’s April population report. Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Adair Perez-Ariza, Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 06-03-21, $17.30/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 4-14-21. Entry Level Salary: $17.30/hour.; and appointment of Phoenix Larned, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 06-07-21, $20.46/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 4-14-21. Entry Level Salary: $20.46/hour. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Legal Secretary III, County Attorney Dept. AFSCME Courthouse: $20.96/hour. Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of John Nelson, 419 E Main, Lawton, IA to the City of Lawton City Council, previously held by Eric Hennings, until the next regular/general election. Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution naming depositories for the County Treasurer.

RESOLUTION NAMING DEPOSITORIES
RESOLUTION #13,182

BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in Woodbury County, Iowa: That we do hereby designate the following named banks to be depositories of the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed the amount named opposite each of said designated depositories and Tina Bertrand, Woodbury County Treasurer is hereby authorized to deposit the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed in the aggregate the amounts named for said banks as follows, to wit:
                                                                                                                           MAXIMUM DEPOSIT           MAXIMUM DEPOSIT
                                                                                                                                In the effect
                                                                                                                                     Prior                                    under the
NAME OF DEPOSITORY               LOCATION                                                      resolution                                 resolution

U.S. Bank                                       Sioux City, Iowa                                              $50,000,000                              $50,000,000

Security National Bank                  Sioux City, Iowa                                               100,000,000                              100,000,000

Wells Fargo Bank                          Sioux City, Iowa                                                 50,000,000                                50,000,000

PeoplesBank                                 Sioux City, Iowa                                                 50,000,000                                  5,000,000

First National Bank                        Sioux City, Iowa                                                 50,000,000                                50,000,000

Primebank                                     Sioux City, Iowa                                                 50,000,000                                 50,000,000

Great Southern Bank                     Sioux City, Iowa                                                  5,000,000                                    5,000,000

First National Bank                  Correctionville, Iowa                                                  1,000,000                                    1,000,000

Pioneer Bank                           Sergeant Bluff, Iowa                                                10,000,000                                   10,000,000

Sloan State Bank                                   Sloan, Iowa                                                 5,000,000                                      5,000,000

Valley Bank & Trust                           Danbury, Iowa                                                  1,500,000                                      1,500,000

BankFirst                                            Hornick, Iowa                                                  5,000,000                                      5,000,000

First National Bank                  Correctionville, Iowa                                                  5,000,000                                       5,000,000

United Bank of Iowa                           Moville, Iowa                                                  5,000,000                                        5,000,000

United Bank of Iowa                           Anthon, Iowa                                                  5,000,000                                         5,000,000

Liberty National Bank                     Sioux City, Iowa                                               25,000,000                                        25,000,000

First American Bank                       Sioux City, Iowa                                               10,000,000                                        10,000,000

Central Bank                                  Sioux City, Iowa                                               10,000,000                                         10,000,000

Kingsley State Bank                Sergeant Bluff, Iowa                                                 1,000,000                                           1,000,000

First State Bank                               Danbury, Iowa                                                 5,000,000                                           $5,000,000

SO RESOLVED this 1st day of June 2021
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the engagement letter from Piper Sandler & Co. for road improvements projects. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Patricia Osterholt, parcel #894720385005, 1414 Isabella St.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,183
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Patricia Osterholt, as titleholder of a property located 1414 Isabella St., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel # 894720385005

North Sioux City Lot 10 Block 37

WHEREAS, Patricia Osterholt of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code section 427.9, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes 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 1st day of June, 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Patricia Rowse, parcel #884706302018, 2525 S. Cecelia St.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,184
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Patricia Rowse, is the titleholder of property located at 2525 S. Cecelia St., Sioux City, IA, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel #884706302018

ST AUBIN PLACE 4TH LOT 7 BLOCK 2

WHEREAS, Patricia Rowse is the titleholder of the aforementioned property have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code section 427.9, and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes 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 1st day of June, 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Monson to approve SIMPCO member dues for rural cities proposal. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Information was presented by Kenny Schmitz, Building Services, about allocating $10,000,000.00 of 2021 Fiscal Recovery Funds (ARPA) and up to $5,576,000.00 of 2022 Fiscal Recovery Funds (ARPA) to the Woodbury County Law Enforcement Center Authority. Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to receive a document outlining the need to have the flexibility to use Fiscal Recovery funds from years 2021 and 2022 to partially fund the joint law enforcement center project. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Ernie Colt, Carpenter’s Local 948, presented information to the Board in support of using a local contractor to erect the joint law enforcement center project.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to receive an excerpt from the U.S. Treasury Interim Rules for Fiscal Recovery Funds. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Updated information was presented by Dennis Butler, Board Administration, on tax rates and budget due to mental health funding. 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 June 8, 2021.

Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.