Minutes - 4/29/2008

APRIL 29, 2008SEVENTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 29, 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.

Board of Supervisors meeting was called to order.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the Board minutes of the April 15, 2008 meeting as submitted. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board approved an end of probation salary increase for Dagmar L. Kopacs-Radloff, Case Manager, Social Services Dept., $36,580/year effective 03/04/2008. End of probation salary increase. Retro pay = $119.72. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Marvin E. Flewelling, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 04/11/2008. End of temporary work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Diane M. Richardson, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., $44,423/year, effective 04/30/2008. Job vacancy posted 02/26/2008. Entry level salary: $44,423/year. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Brenda L. Sopoci, Part-time Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., $13.94/hour, effective 04/30/2008. Job vacancy posted 02/26/2008. Entry level salary: $13.94/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved a status change for Gerald W. Yaremko, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., $16.55/hour, effective 04/30/2008. Job vacancy posted 02/12/2008. Entry level salary: $16.55/hour. From Temporary status to Full-time status. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Todd M. Weaver, Custodian, Building Services Dept., $10.77/hour, effective 05/05/2008. Job vacancy posted 10/23/2007. Entry level salary: $10.77/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Zane L. Chwirka, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff Dept., $14.87/hour, effective 05/05/2008. Job vacancy posted 02/26/2008. Entry level salary: $14.87/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of William J. LaBahn, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff Dept., $14.87/hour, effective 05/05/2008. Job vacancy posted 02/26/2008. Entry level salary: $14.87/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Jason L. Peterson, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., $16.55/hour, effective 05/12/2008. Job vacancy posted 03/18/2008. Entry level salary: $16.55/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Lisa M. Welte, Part-time Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 05/19/2008. Resignation. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for one (1) Part-time Female Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept. Entry level: AFSCME J. D. $13.94/hour. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed a $7,500.00 ThinkSafe, Incorporated safety grant with Gloria Mollet, Human Resources Administrative Assistant. The grant would be used for CPR, first aid, Automated External Defibrillators, and associated training.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve submitting an application for the ThinkSafe grant. Carried 5-0.

The Board reviewed a new Woodbury County Inclement Weather Policy with J. D. Pellersels.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to seek an opinion of the countys collective bargaining representative as to any conflict with bargaining agreements. Carried 5-0.

The Board discussed possible adjustments for Wage Plan personnel with J. D. Pellersels.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve an additional personal leave day per year for Wage Plan employees, as was negotiated for AFSCME and CWA contracts. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve changing the sick leave payoff at retirement, from $2,000 to $3,000 for Wage Plan employees, as was negotiated with all bargaining units. Carried 4-1, Clausen opposed.

A public hearing and sale was held at 10:15 a.m. for property parcel #228015 (3016 West 15th Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to close the hearing. Carried 5-0.

Dave Watterson bid $100.00.

There were no other bids.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve the sale of property parcel #228015 to Dave Watterson for the amount of $100.00, plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,388

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

By DAVEY WATTERSON in the sum of ONE HUNDRED & 00/100 ($100.00)------ dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #228015
Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Block 6, Highland Park Addition, City of Sioux City,
Woodbury County, IA
(3016 West 15th 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

A public hearing and sale was held at 10:17 a.m. for property parcel #053955 (1818 Myrtle Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to close the hearing. Carried 5-0.

Jim Parks bid $500.00 on behalf of Kent Meyer.
There were no other bids.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve the sale of property parcel #053955 to Jim Parks on behalf of Kent Meyer for the amount of $500.00, plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,389

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

By KENT J. MEYER in the sum of FIVE HUNDRED & 00/100 ($500.00)-------- dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #053955
Lot 11, Block 10, North Sioux City Subdivision, City of Sioux City,
Woodbury County, IA
(1818 Myrtle 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

A public hearing and sale was held at 10:20 a.m. for property parcel #128490 (1215 W. 3rd Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to close the hearing. Carried 5-0.

Angel Vargas bid $100.00.

There were no other bids.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the sale of property parcel #128490 to Angel Vargas for the amount of $100.00, plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,390

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

By JESUS O. VILLEGAS AND ANGEL A. VARGAS AS JOINT TENANTS WITH RIGHT OF SURVIVORSHIP AND NOT AS TENANTS IN COMMON in the sum of ONE HUNDRED & 00/100 ($100.00)------------------------------ dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #128490
W. 24 Ft. of Lot 11, Block 3, Sioux City Davis Addition to Sioux City, IA, Subject
to Easement over E. 3 Ft. for Sidewalk, Woodbury County, IA
(1215 W. 3rd 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

A public hearing and sale was held at 10:22 a.m. for property parcel #263415 (2109 W. 2nd Street). The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to close the hearing. Carried 5-0.

Ira Rippatoe bid $200.00.

There were no other bids.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve the sale of property parcel #263415 to Ira Rippatoe for the amount of $200.00, plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,391

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

By IRA RIPPATOE in the sum of TWO HUNDRED & 00/100 ($200.00)------ dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #263415
Lot 12, Block 19, Hornicks 2nd Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA
(2109 W. 2nd 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for property parcel #270705 (4500 Correctionville Road). Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,392
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel #270705

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

W. 175 Ft. on the North Line of Block 7, W. 250 Ft. on the South Line of Block 7, W. 250 Ft. on the South Line of Block 7, W. 210 Ft. on the West Line of Block 7, all in Block 7 of the Humberts Addition to the City of Sioux City,
Woodbury County, IA
(4500 Correctionville Rd.)

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 13th Day of May, 2008 at 10:15 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 13th Day of May, 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 $ 200.00 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for property parcel #059055 (1417 Silver Street). Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,393
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel #059055

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

Lot 3, Block 39, North Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City,
Woodbury County, IA
(1417 Silver 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 13th Day of May, 2008 at 10:17 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 13th Day of May, 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 $ 500.00 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for property parcel #367740 (2103 Boies Street). Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,394
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel #367740

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

Lot 2, Block 5, North Riverside 2nd Filing
Addition, City of Sioux City,
Woodbury County, Iowa
(2103 Boies 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 13th Day of May, 2008 at 10:19 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 13th Day of May, 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 $ 500.00 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 29th Day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to receive the County Sheriffs Civil Division Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Report for period ending March 31, 2008, as submitted. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Recorders Report of Fees Collected for the period ending 03/31/2008, as submitted. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving tax abatement for Siouxland Residential Services, real estate parcel #894721313006. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,395
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Siouxland Residential Services is the titleholder of real estate Parcel #894721313006 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows:

Parcel # 894721313006

West Forty-eight Feet (W 48 ft.) Lot One (1) Block Seventeen (17) Higmans 2nd Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

WHEREAS, the above stated property has taxes owing for the 2007/2008, tax year and the parcel is owned by Siouxland Residential Services and

WHEREAS, the organization, namely the Siouxland Residential Services is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 427.8 for the taxes owed for the 2007-2008 tax year and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 29th day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving tax suspension for Shirley M. Custer, 1111 W. 5th Street, Sioux City, real estate parcel #894729136012. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,396
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Shirley M. Custer, is the titleholder of property located at 1111 W. 5th Street, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel # 8947 29 136 012

West Fifty Feet (50 ft) Lots Five and Six (5 & 6) Block Ten (10) & Vacated North/South Alley Being Sixteen Feet x One hundred ten feet ( 16 ft x 110 ft) Abutting Lots Five & Six ( 5 & 6 ) Tredways Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

WHEREAS, Shirley M. Custer 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 29th day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 10:25 a.m. for two single-axle truck chassis for Secondary Roads Dept. The bids were as follows:

Great Plains International of Sioux City, PO Box 3436, Sioux City, IA

Bid #1: 2 International 7300 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $50,465.00 with trade-in of unit #35

2 International 7300 Single-Axle Truck Chasses - $50,465.00 with trade in of unit #44

Bid #2: 2 International 7300 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $52,465.00 with trade-in of unit #35

2 International 7300 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $52,465.00 with trade-in of unit #44

Holcomb Trucks, 4801 Harbor Drive, Sioux City, IA

Bid #1: 2 Sterling LT8511 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $52,182.23 with trade-in of unit #35

2 Sterling LT8511 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $52,182.23 with trade-in of unit #44

Bid #2: 2 Freightliner M2106V Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $51,720.98 with trade-in of unit #35

2 Freightliner M2106V Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $51,720.98 with trade-in of unit #44

Peterbilt of Sioux City, 4135 Harbor Drive, Sioux City, IA

2 Peterbilt 340 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $54,598.00 with trade-in of unit #35

2 Peterbilt 340 Single-Axle Truck Chassis - $54,598.00 with trade-in of unit #44

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 Boykin second by Monson to accept and approve the quote received from McKlveen and Sons, Incorporated, Prairie City, for creosote treated timber piling at a cost of $42,550.55, per recommendation of the County Engineer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept and award the 2008 maintenance paint striping program to Vogel Traffic Services, Orange City, in the amount of $93,690.00. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for the sale of approximately 6 acres of excess County real estate located at the former radio tower site. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION NO. 10,397
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHERAS, Woodbury County, Iowa, is the owner of Excess real estate described as follows:

All that part of the NE of the SW section 28, Township 88 North, Range 44 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian, Woodbury County, Iowa, described as follows;

Beginning at a point 1321.9 feet north of the S corner of section 28, T88N, R44W of the fifth principal meridian Woodbury County Iowa. Thence west 533.0 feet on the south line of the NE SW of said section 28, thence north 500.0 feet; thence east 533.00 feet to the east line of the NE SW of said section 28; thence south 500.0 feet to the point of beginning. Said tract lies in the NE SW of section 28, T88N, R44W containing 6.12 acres, more or less.
Note: The east line of the SW of said section 28 is assumed to bear north

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of supervisors as follows:

That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate at public auction to be held on the 20th of May 2008, immediately following the closing of the public hearing.

That a public hearing on the aforesaid proposal shall be held on the 20th May 2008 at 10:15 AM CDST in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room on the first floor of the Woodbury County Courthouse.

The said Board proposes to sell said real estate to the highest bidder at or above the minimum bid of $18,000.00.

The bidder submitting the bid accepted by the Board may pay in cash or cashiers check made out to the Woodbury County Treasurer o/o Secondary Roads. Payment is expected by 3:00 PM the day of the sale to the Woodbury County Engineer, Room 502 Courthouse.

That the sale of the said real estate, shall be subject to easement of record, existing utilities, zoning regulations and upon the conditions that the tract, parcel, or piece of the land so sold shall not be used in any manner so as to interfere with the use of the highway by the public or endanger public safety in the use of the highway, or the material damage to the adjacent owner(s).

APPROVED the 29th day of April 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution establishing a 2008 Weed Destruction Program, per recommendation of County Engineer Richard Storm. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,398
WEED DESTRUCTION ORDER

WHEREAS, it is the responsibility of each of Iowa Countys Board of Supervisors to enforce the provisions of Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa as amended with regard to the destruction of weeds, and

WHEREAS, under Chapter 317 of the Code of Iowa as amended each county Board of Supervisors must prescribe and order a program of weed destruction to be followed by landowners, tenants, and other persons in possession or control of land, and

WHEREAS, it has been determined by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that a program of weed destruction for the year 2008 is necessary,

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa that each landowner, tenant or other person in possession or control of private land shall on or before the dates stated below, destroy the below-listed noxious weeds on their land by spraying them with a suitable herbicide in a strength sufficient to kill such weeds.

1. May 25, 2008 - for musk, thistle, sow thistle, bull thistle, leafy spurge, perennial pepper grass, sour dock perennial, smooth dock perennial, and sheep sorrel perennial.

2. June 1, 2008 - for Canada thistle, Russian knapweed, buckhorn perennial, wild mustard annual, horse nettle, and teasel biennial.

3. June 8, 2008 - for field bindweed, wild carrot biennial, and quack grass.

4. June 15, 2008 - for butterprint annual, puncture vine annual, and cocklebur annual.

5. July 13, 2008 - for wild sunflower annual and poison hemlock.

6. October 2, 2008 - all thistles in the rosette stage.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED AND ORDERED that all weeds on county trunk and local roads and between the fence lines of such roads, whether they be noxious weeds or other weeds, shall be cut or otherwise destroyed, to prevent seed production, by the owner of the land adjoining the road on or before June 22, 2008.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that weeds that are not destroyed in compliance with the above order may be destroyed by the Weed Commissioner, and the costs of destruction by the Weed Commissioner, including the cost of serving notice, plus a penalty of twenty-five percent of total costs shall be assessed against the property upon which the weeds were destroyed, in the case of private lands, or against the adjoining land, in the case of weeds on county roads. Landowners are to contact Weed Commissioner and notify him if there are areas that should not be sprayed with herbicides.

SO RESOLVED this 29th day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Linda Drey, Siouxland District Health, addressed the Board on amending the fiscal year 2008 Local Public Health Services contract.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve amending the fiscal year 2008 Local Public Health Services contract to include the addition of three new activities (agency evaluation/quality improvement, workforce development and community partnerships), and two alternative plans (skilled nursing/home health activities and infant/childhood immunizations). Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed a letter of agreement for the Prairie Hills Detention Facility water source project with Mark Elgert, Building Services Director.

Motion by Batcheller second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of agreement with DeWild, Grant, Reckert, and Associates for water facility consulting services at the Prairie Hills Detention Facility. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution establishing the Sioux City Sue Local Foods Network Program. Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,399

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE
SIOUX CITY SUE LOCAL FOODS NETWORK PROGRAM

WHEREAS, Woodbury County approved acquisition of a United States Trademark and Logo using the name Sioux City Sue on July 3, 2007, as a community owned brand for local and organic food products, and to promote the sale of locally produced organic and natural foods.

WHEREAS, Woodbury County desires to promote the sale of locally produced food products under the Sioux City Sue brand throughout the Siouxland Region and within a 100-mile radius of the Woodbury County Courthouse, located at 620 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa.

WHEREAS, it is desired, as a means of economic development, to increase income of farmers in the region by providing markets and opportunities for their products.

WHEREAS, Woodbury County has determined that local restaurants provide a ready market for farm products produced within the region, and provide an opportunity to create community identity and awareness through the introduction of locally produced food at these establishments; providing the consumer with a quality and healthy food option that also benefits our local farmers and the economy in the region.

WHEREAS, the Department of Rural Economic Development for Woodbury County has prepared documentation that grants a Trademark License to Firehouse Market, located at 1211 5th Street, Sioux City, Iowa to act as the broker and distributor of locally produced food under a Trademark Sublicense to restaurants within the Siouxland Region and within 100 miles of the Woodbury County Courthouse. The Trademark Sublicense grants participating restaurants the ability to use the Sioux City Sue logo in connection with the sale of locally produced food products at their establishments.

WHEREAS, Woodbury County desires to establish a program entitled the Sioux City Sue Local Foods Network to promote the legitimate economic development objectives as stated above.

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

1. That it hereby authorizes the establishment and promotion of the Sioux City Sue Local Foods Network Program.

2. That the Trademark License and Trademark Sublicense Agreements be negotiated between the respective parties to those agreements in a way that will protect the Sioux City Sue Trademark and promote the objectives of the Sioux City Sue Local Foods Network Program.

SO RESOLVED this 29th day of April, 2008.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

The Board discussed a cost allocation services agreement between Woodbury County and Cost Advisory Services Inc. and Maximus, for fiscal years 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement with Cost Advisory Services Inc. for the amount of $6,475.00 for each year. Carried 5-0. 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.

Sheriff Glenn Parrett and Chief Deputy Greg Logan discussed an early retirement proposal and a law enforcement agreement with the Board.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 6, 2008.


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