Minutes - 8/25/2015
AUGUST 25, 2015 — THIRTY FIFTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Clausen, Monson, Smith, Ung and Taylor. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Gloria Mollet, Assistant Human Resources Director and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.
The meeting was called to order – Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag – Moment of Silence.
Rick Benson, Anthon, and Martin Heck, Moville, addressed the Board with concerns about drainage district levies.
Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve the Agenda for August 25, 2015. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the August 18, 2015 Board meeting. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Ung second by Smith to approve the county’s claims totaling $410,246.06. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen to approve an expenditure of $2,500.00 for the Roger Brooks Community Assessment Program. Motion died for lack of a second. Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve an expenditure of $5,000.00 for the Roger Brooks Community Assessment Program. Carried 3-2 on a roll call vote; Clausen and Ung opposed. Copy filed.
Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the separation of Rochelle Jordan, Case Manager, Social Services Dept., effective 08/21/15. Resignation.; the appointment of David Dawson, Assist. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 08/31/15, $62,563/year. Job vacancy posted 6-10-15. Entry level salary: $54,098-$62,563/year.; the appointment of Cody Myers, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 08/31/15, $21.13/hour. Job vacancy posted 5-27-15. Entry level salary: $21.13/hour.; the reclassification of April Gardner, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 09/04/15, $18.85/hour, 3.4%=$.63/hr. Per AFSCME Juvenile Detention Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 2 to Grade 1/Step 3.; and the end of probation of Steven Hughes, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 9/04/15, $21.78/hour, 3%=$.65/hr. Per CWA Secondary Roads Contract agreement. End of probation salary increase. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution tax suspension for Karen Jensen, 301 S. Hickory St, Smithland, IA, parcel #864426460013 & #864426460015. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES
WHEREAS, Karen Jensen, is the titleholder of property located at 301 S. Hickory St., Smithland, IA, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:
Parcel # 864426460013 & 864426460015
SMITHLAND CITY OF S 10 FT LOTS 1-2-3 B LK 3
SMITHLAND CITY OF PUBLIC SQUARE SUB DI V SW SE 26-86-44 LOT 28 S 13.5 FT N 63.5 FT
WHEREAS, Karen Jensen, is the titleholder of the aforementioned properties have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2009 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 August, 2015.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Smith second by Taylor to receive and approve the low bid with the City of Sioux City from Omaha Paper Co. in the amount of $4.97 per 1,000 sheets for 8.5 x 11 copy paper. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Ung to establish an Internal Service Fund in the Auditor’s Office and Treasurer’s Office for the prepayment in the amount of $11,431 for 2,300,000 sheets of paper. Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed. Copy filed.
By unanimous consent; motion by Taylor second by Smith to use local option sales tax funds for the previously approved expenditure of $5,000.00 for the Roger Brooks Community Assessment Program. Carried 5-0.
Information was presented on Option #1 probable cost for LEC entrance. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the Trane chiller service agreement for Courthouse & Trosper Hoyt building. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the soil testing services. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Smith second by Ung to approve the contract with Johnson Propane for an estimated 48,200 gallons at a price of $.63 per gallon. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to reapprove the construction plans for project #RCX-CO97(130)—9A-97, for PCC pavement replacement for Port Neal Circle. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Smith second by Ung to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution to accept CF Industries drive into the Secondary Roads system. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
A RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT CF INDUSTRIES DRIVE INTO THE SECONDARY ROADS SYSTEM
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors under Chapter 306.4 has jurisdiction over the Woodbury County secondary road system, and
WHEREAS, Chapter 306.10 gives said Board the power to establish, alter, or vacate roads on the secondary road system, and
WHEREAS, the County Engineer has prepared plans for and inspected the construction of a new road, and acknowledges that the construction of the road is complete and in compliance with county road standards,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that a street that is hereby established as CF Industries Drive, beginning at its intersection with 255th Street in section 19, township 87 north, range 47 west, and continuing west to the end of the public right of way, has been accepted into the Woodbury County Secondary Road system as a county road and that the road is open to the public.
SO RESOLVED, dated this 25th day of August, 2015.
WOODUBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Reports on committee meetings.
Board concerns and comments.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 1, 2015.
Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.