Minutes - 9/22/2015

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015 — THIRTY NINETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Monson, Ung, Taylor and Smith.  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.

County Assessor Julie Connolly reported to the Board the results of an appeal of an equalization order.  Kenny Scmitz, Building Services Director, notified the board of the intent to dispose of county property by donation.  Eric Jennings, College Products, addressed the Board with concerns about the ending of a county loan program.  

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Agenda for September 22, 2015.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the minutes of the September 15, 2015 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the claims totaling $319,211.79.   Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve a contribution of $25,000 from Gaming Funds for a Community Attraction and Tourism Grant in support of Cone Park.  Motion by Smith second by Monson to amend the motion by increasing the amount to $50,000 over a two year period.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.  The motion as amended carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the appointment of Anthony Velasquez, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 9-25-15, $17.35/hour.  Job vacancy posted 7-7-15.  Entry level salary:  $17.53/hour.; the reclassification of Georgeann Pettigrew, Clerk II, Building Services Dept., effective 10-9-15, $15.96/hour, 4.5%=$.70/hr.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 1 to Grade 3/Step 2.; and the reclassification of Jason Elliott, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., effective 10-11-15, $17.68/hour, 5%=$.92/hr.  Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 3/Step 3 to Grade 3/Step 4.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the reinstatement of the Woodbury County Courthouse Committee.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Gary Merkel for his service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,275

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

GARY MERKELYOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Gary Merkel has demonstrated himself to be an outstanding citizen of Cushing and Woodbury County by actively participating in many community and county wide activities for the good of all citizens; and 

WHEREAS his service as a Woodbury County citizen, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of the Board thank and commend Gary Merkel for his years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Gary Merkel.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 22nd day of September 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the lifting of tax suspension for Robert Mathison, 521 W. 16th St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #110160, 3902 10th St. , Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION 12,276

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

Lot Eleven, Block 14, Cohen and Marks Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(3902 10th Street)

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 6th Day of October, 2015 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 6th Day of October, 2015,  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 $4.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 22nd  Day of September, 2015.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to accept the bid from Tri-State Plumbing for $3,510.00 to repair a parking lot drain by Social Services and Veteran Affairs.  Carried 4-1; Taylor opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to accept the bid from Fashion Floors for $14,969.54 to replace deteriorating carpet for Juvenile Detention.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve 2015 United Way Annual Campaign budget of $700.00. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to defer on a request for a corporate contribution.  Carried 4-1, Clausen opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the contract with Janet A Carl, Organizational Development Consultant, to provide strategic planning services to develop a vision of what the entire County will look like in the next 10 to 20 years.  Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.   Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the Hungry Canyons Stream Channel Stabilization Agreement 16-2 for the repair of stream stabilization structure at Wolf Creek, Sec. 36, T88N, R45W.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the construction plans for PCC pavement replacement on Port Neal Circle, project #RC-CO97(130)—9A-97.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the use of Gaming Funds for the contract with Janet A Carl, Organizational Development Consultant, to provide strategic planning services.  Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed.   Copy filed.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Orton Slough Drainage District.

The meeting was called back to order.

Reports on committee meetings.

Jeanine Chartier, Char-Mac Assisted Living of Lawton, addressed the Board with concerns about the ending of a county loan program.

There were no Board concerns or comments.  

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 29, 2015.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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