Minutes - 4/26/2016

APRIL 26, 2016 —SIXTEENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Monson, Ung, Taylor, and Clausen; Smith was absent.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the Agenda for April 26, 2016.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve the minutes of the April 19, 2016 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the claims totaling $946,780.78.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

The Board received a good news report from the Veteran Affairs Commission.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve core value statements and receive improvement plans.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to receive for signatures Resolutions thanking and commending Frank Morse, Wendy Beavers, and Ron McKewon for their service to Woodbury County.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,361

A RESOLUTON THANKING AND COMMENDING

FRANK MORSE

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Frank Morse has demonstrated himself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by volunteering with the Siouxland Center for Active Generations; and

WHEREAS, Frank has been a Senior Helpmate volunteer driver for nearly 9 years; and

Whereas, Frank and his Helpmate colleagues help older residents retain their independence by getting them to doctor’s appointments, grocery stores, and other necessary trips; and

Whereas, he has driven over 123,000 miles which equals 4,900 trips; without his support, such support to Siouxland Center for Active Generations would not be possible; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thank and commend Frank Morse 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, Frank Morse.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 26th day of April, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,362

A RESOLUTON THANKING AND COMMENDING

WENDY BEAVERS

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Wendy Beavers has demonstrated herself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by volunteering with the Siouxland Center for Active Generations; and

WHEREAS, through Mercy Home Care, Wendy has been instrumental in making Cruise Week as fun as it is, and

Whereas,  she has always worked to improve that week’s activities for numerous years now by providing photo booths, gaming tables, games, and so much more; and

Whereas, she has also furnished treats and prizes at the center whenever she has been asked; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thank and commend Wendy Beavers for her  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, Wendy Beavers.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 26th day of April, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,363

A RESOLUTON THANKING AND COMMENDING

RON MCKEWON

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Ron McKewon has demonstrated himself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by volunteering with the Siouxland Center for Active Generations; and

WHEREAS, Ron has taught painting classes, entertained at the center, played for fundraiser dances, and has created beautiful art work for the Fall Follies and other events; and

Whereas, he is always up for a challenge, contacts news stations when photo opportunities happen at the center, and wrote an essay for our United Way application; and

Whereas, he has been giving of his time & talents to Siouxland Center for Active Generations for over 14 years; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thank and commend Ron McKewon 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, Ron McKewon.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 26th day of April, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve the reclassification of David Dawson, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 5-02-16, $62,563/year.  Salary Change back to 100% due to end of Legislative session.; the separation Justin Kafton, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 5-11-16.  End of Temporary Work.; and the separation of Adam Uhl, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 5-11-16.  End of Temporary Work.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for a Service Officer, Veteran Affairs Dept., Wage Plan comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract (Pay Grade 5):  $18.48/hour.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Information was presented on the Nationwide deferred compensation plan.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign an agreement with WA Klinger for the amount of $164,700 for the demolition and construction of a new entrance plaza for the Woodbury County Law Enforcement Center.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve a contract with Cannon Moss Brygger Architects not to exceed $20,000.00 for repairs for the windows in Courthouse Courtroom 203.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to authorize the chairman to sign an agreement with Bogenrief Studios, Inc. for repair of stained glass windows in Courtroom 203 subject to review of the County Attorney and the presentation of a required bond.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution adopting and levying special assessment in the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District of Monona, Woodbury and Harrison Counties, IA.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,364

RESOLUTION ADOPTING AND LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT

IN THE LITTLE SIOUX INTER-COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District, in session on the 10th day of March, 2016, requested that the Board of Supervisors levy a special assessment of Sixty-five (65%) Percent of the Original Assessment on all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District to procure funds from which to pay the costs and expenses of repair and maintenance incurred.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Joint Board of Supervisors of Monona, Woodbury and Harrison Counties, Iowa, acting as a Drainage Board for the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District, that there be and is hereby levied upon all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District of Monona, Woodbury and Harrison Counties, Iowa, a special assessment in the amount of Sixty-five (65%) Percent of the Original Assessment, and the Auditors of Monona, Woodbury and Harrison Counties, Iowa, be directed and ordered to spread such levy upon said lands, to be collected under §468.55 in semi-annual installments in the same manner as general property taxes are collected pursuant to §445.36 in the year 2016-2017.

PASSED and APPROVED this 26th day of April, 2016

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution adopting and levying special assessment in the McCandless Inter-County Drainage District Monona and Woodbury Counties, IA.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,365

RESOLUTION ADOPTING AND LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT

IN THE MCCANDLESS INTER-COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the McCandless Inter-County Drainage District, in session on the 17th day of February, 2016, requested that the Board of Supervisors levy a special assessment of Eighty Percent (80%) of the Original Assessment on all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the McCandless Inter-County Drainage District to procure funds from which to pay the costs and expenses of repair and maintenance incurred.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Joint Board of Supervisors of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, acting as a Drainage Board for the McCandless Inter-County Drainage District, that there be and is hereby levied upon all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the McCandless Inter-County Drainage District of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, a special assessment in the amount of Eighty percent (80%) of the Original Assessment, and the Auditors of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, be directed and ordered to spread such levy upon said lands, to be collected under §468.55 in semi-annual installments in the same manner as general property taxes are collected pursuant to §445.36 in the year 2016-2017.

PASSED and APPROVED this 26th day of April, 2016

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution adopting and levying special assessment in the Sandhill-Lakeport Inter-County Drainage District of Monona and Woodbury Counties, IA.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,366

RESOLUTION ADOPTING AND LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT

IN THE SANDHILL-LAKEPORT INTER-COUNTY DRAINAGE DISTRICT

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Sandhill-Lakeport Inter-County Drainage District, in session on the 16th day of March, 2016, requested that the Board of Supervisors levy a special assessment of Fifty Percent (50%) of the Original Assessment on all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Sandhill-Lakeport Inter-County Drainage District to procure funds from which to pay the costs and expenses of repair and maintenance incurred.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Joint Board of Supervisors of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, acting as a Drainage Board for the Sandhill-Lakeport Inter-County Drainage District, that there be and is hereby levied upon all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Sandhill-Lakeport Inter-County Drainage District of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, a special assessment in the amount of Fifty Percent (50%) of the Original Assessment, and the Auditors of Monona and Woodbury Counties, Iowa, be directed and ordered to spread such levy upon said lands, to be collected under §468.55 in semi-annual installments in the same manner as general property taxes are collected pursuant to §445.36 in the year 2016-2017.

PASSED and APPROVED this 26th day of April, 2016

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution adopting and levying special assessment in the Woodbury-Monona Lateral 2 Drainage District of Woodbury County, IA.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,367

RESOLUTION ADOPTING AND LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT

IN THE WOODBURY-MONONA LATERAL 2 DRAINAGE DISTRICT

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Little Sioux Inter-County Drainage District, Trustees of the Woodbury Monona Lateral 2 Drainage District, in session on the 10th day of March, 2016, requested that the Board of Supervisors levy a special assessment of Two Hundred Fifty Percent (250%) on all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Woodbury-Monona Lateral 2 Drainage District to procure funds from which to pay the costs and expenses of repair and maintenance incurred.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, acting as a Drainage Board for the Woodbury-Monona Lateral 2 Drainage District, that there be and is hereby levied upon all tracts of land, lots, public roads, and railroads in the Woodbury-Monona Lateral 2 Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa, a special assessment in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Percent (250%), and the Auditor of Woodbury County, Iowa, be directed and ordered to spread such levy upon said lands, to be collected under §468.55 in semi-annual installments in the same manner as general property taxes are collected pursuant to §445.36 in the year 2016-2017.

PASSED and APPROVED this 26th day of April, 2016

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

David Gleiser, Rural Economic Development Director, provided an update on the USDA RBDG Grant.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to set the date for the public hearing for FY 2016 Amendment #12 for May 24, 2016 at 4:45 p.m.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Dennis Butler provided an update on Local Option Sales Tax balances and uses.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve the parking and enforcement plan submitted by the County Auditor.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve the underground tile line agreement in the right of way for Richard Lansink.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

A bid opening was held for a motor grader.  The bids are as follows:

Murphy Tractor, Sioux City   $226,800.00

Ziegler Equipment, Sioux City   $259,913.00  

Alternative bids w/all-wheel drive

Murphy Tractor, Sioux City   $257,600.00

Ziegler Equipment, Sioux City   $291,108.00

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to receive the motor grader bids and return them to the county engineer for review and recommendation.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to award project #RC-CO97(130)—9A-97 to Godberson Smith Inc. for $1,443,548.72.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Wolf Creek Drainage District.

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

The Chairperson reported on day to day activities.

The Board members reported on their committee meetings.

Citizen concerns.

Board concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 3, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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