Minutes - 3/25/2008

MARCH 25, 2008THIRTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Clausen, Monson; and Walish. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Loan Hensley, Assistant County Attorney/Board Legal Counsel, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

Meeting was called to order.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the Board minutes of the March 18, 2008 meeting as submitted. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Brent E. DeVries, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff Dept., $16.09/hour, effective 04/01/2008. Per D.S.A. contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Loan H. Hensley, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., $53,727/year, effective 04/16/2008. Per Wage Plan comparability with A.F.S.C.M.E. Assistant Attorney contract, from Step 4 to Step 5. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an authorization to initiate hiring process for a Certified Engineering Technician II, Secondary Roads Dept. Entry level: C.W.A. $18.54/hour. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a request to de-authorize a County position for Engineering Technician I, Secondary Roads Dept. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Iowa Individual Health Benefit Reinsurance Program 2007 Annual Reporting form. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Tax Exemption Certificate providing specific details regarding facts, promises, and obligations which must be met and agreed to by the County, in order to maintain the $800,000 General Obligation Capital Loan Notes. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution authorizing a form of loan agreement, and authorizing and providing for the issuance of Capital Loan Notes and levying a tax to pay the notes. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #10,366
RESOLUTION APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING A FORM
OF LOAN AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING
FOR THE ISSUANCE OF $800,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION
CAPITAL LOAN NOTES, SERIES 2008, AND LEVYING A
TAX TO PAY THE NOTES

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

The Board discussed renewing the Countys membership to the US 20 Corridor Association.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve renewing the Countys membership to the US 20 Corridor Association in the amount of $250.00. Carried 5-0.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of real estate parcel #133050 (113 West Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to close the hearing. The Chairman called for bids.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve the sale of real estate parcel #133050 (113 West Street) to Rito Losa for the amount of $1.00 plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,367

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

By RITO C. LOSA in the sum of ONE & 00/100 ($1.00)------------------------- dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #133050
North 55 Ft. Lot 3, Block 24, N. 55 Ft. Lot 4, Block 24, Sioux City Davis Addition,
City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA
(113 West St.)

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 25th Day of March, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for real estate parcel #115860 (2813 7th Street) as 04/08/2008 at 10:25 a.m. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,368
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

Parcel #115860

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

Lot 10, Block 35, Coles Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA
(2813 7th St.)

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 8th Day of April, 2008 at 10:25 oclock a.m. in the meeting room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 8th Day of April, 2008, 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 $ 1.00 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 25th Day of March, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving suspension of taxes for Linda S. Carlson, 100 Main Street, Sioux City. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,369
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Linda S. Carlson, is the titleholder of property located at 100 Main St., City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel #894729405014

South Fifty Feet (50 Ft) Lot Eight (8) Block Eighteen (18) West Forty-four Feet (44 Ft) South Fifty Feet (50 Ft) Lot Nine (9) Block Eighteen (18) Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

WHEREAS, Linda S. Carlson as titleholder of the aforementioned real estate have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1997 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 25th day of March, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 10:20 a.m. for two motor graders for the Secondary Roads Dept. The bids were as follows:

Murphy Tractor and Supply, 4900 Harbor Drive, Sioux City

2 John Deere Model 770D Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$135,896.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

2 John Deere Model 770D Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$139,750.00 with trade-in of County unit #213

2 John Deere Model 772D All-Wheel-Drive Diesel Powered Motor Graders:
$159,596.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

Ziegler, Incorporated, 5300 Harbor Drive, Sioux City

2 Cat Model 140M Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$184,460.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

2 Cat Model 140M Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$184,460.00 with trade-in of County unit #213

2 Cat Model 140M All-Wheel-Drive Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$209,200.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

Sheehan-Mack, 901 E. 60th North, Sioux Falls:

2 Volvo Model G940 Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$122,595.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

2 Volvo Model G940 Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$120,585.00 with trade-in of County unit #213

2 Volvo G940 All-Wheel-Drive Diesel Powered Motor Graders
$153,400.00 with trade-in of County unit #411

There were no other bids.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to receive the bids and forward them to the County Engineer for review and recommendations. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve and receive for signatures a contract with Calhoun-Burns for 2008-2009 bridge inspection services, per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution providing the Secondary Roads Dept. with the authority to establish weight restrictions on certain County roads, as required, per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. # 10,370

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors believe certain secondary roads in Woodbury County, Iowa which are paved or unpaved, will be seriously damaged or destroyed unless the us of vehicles thereon is prohibited or permissible weight thereon reduced, and

WHEREAS, Chapter 321, Section 471 of the Code of Iowa, gives said Board the power to prohibit the operations of said vehicles on such roads, and to impose restrictions as to the weight of vehicles on said roads.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, that, where signs are erected on a highway, operations of vehicles weighing in excess of said weight limit are prohibited on said highway.

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the said secondary roads subject to this resolution are more particularly described in exhibit A, attached thereto and by this reference made part hereof. The effective of this resolution is March 25, 2008 through and including May 23, 2008.

SO RESOLVED, Dated this 25th day of March, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda or Supervisors concerns.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 1, 2008.


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