Minutes - 2/16/2010

FEBRUARY 16, 2010 — SEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 9:00 a.m. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Monson, Smith, and Walish. Staff members present were Heather Satterwhite, Executive Secretary/Public Bidder, Loan Hensley, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

The meeting was called to order.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to approve the Board minutes of the February 9, 2010 meeting as submitted. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of David J. Dawson, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 03/12/2010. Resignation. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to postpone action for two weeks to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” form for an Assistant Juvenile Attorney, County Attorney Dept. Entry level: AFSCME Attorney salary range $47,931.00-$55,431.00/year. Carried 5-0.

The Board discussed cell phone usage while driving for County business with Human Resources Director J. D. Pellersels.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to receive the appointment of Karl C. Paulsen, 2565 Jewell Avenue, Anthon, Iowa, as Grant Township Trustee, to fill the office previously held by Jeffery L. Savary and the appointment of Alesha R. Paulsen, 2565 Jewell Avenue, Anthon, Iowa, as Grant Township Clerk, to fill the office previously held by Amy Savary. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the fiscal year 2010 “Local Public Health Services Contract Performance Measure”, per recommendation of Linda Drey, Siouxland District Health. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the fiscal year 2010 “Local Public Health Services Contract Fiscal Amendment”, per recommendation of Linda Drey. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve of Emmet Avenue weir project #L-EWP06(1)—73-97 (Hungry Canyons Grant project) for letting and authorize the Chairman to sign the title sheet, per recommendation of County Engineer Mark Nahra. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve accrued interest and cost abatement in the amount of $27,912.00 for parcels #8848-13-378-001, 8947-29-310-001, 8947-29-351-002, 8947-29-351-003, and 8947-29-351-005, belonging to Smurfit-Stone, per County Treasurer Bob Knowler. Carried 5-0.

The Board discussed the fiscal year 2011 County budget.

Motion by Smith second by Walish to reduce the appropriate proposed budgets by $259,312.00, the amount needed to fund an 8% increase in health insurance premiums. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to offset funding for the Phoenix Program, $46,971.00, with Riverboat funds if needed. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Walish second by Smith to fund equipment replacement for sheriff vehicles, $50,000.00 from Riverboat funds. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Walish to fund the Planning and Zoning Administration budget, $150,274.00, from the local option sales tax funds. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to reduce the veteran’s assistance fund by $10,000.00. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Walish second by Monson to fund Juvenile Detention emergency services of $12,000.00 with Riverboat funds. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to remove proposed bonuses, $9,576.00 from the County Attorney budgets. Carried 5-0.

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

Ken Gard, Concord Township Trustee, discussed the conditions of secondary roads and asked for assistance in purchasing a fire truck for a township.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 23, 2010.


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