Minutes - 8/2/2016

AUGUST 2, 2016 —TWENTYEIGTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Monson, Ung, Clausen, Taylor, and Smith.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Executive Secretary/Public Bidder, 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 Taylor second by Clausen to approve the Agenda for August 2, 2016.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to approve the minutes of the July 26, 2016 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0; Smith abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the minutes of the July 28, 2016 Special Board meeting in Pierson.  Carried 3-0; Clausen and Smith abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the minutes of the August 1, 2016 Board meeting in Smithland.  Carried 4-0; Clausen abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Clausen to approve the claims totaling $1,055,654.13.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Rosemary Jurney for her service to Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,407

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

ROSEMARY JURNEY

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Rosemary Jurney has demonstrated herself to be an outstanding citizen of Woodbury County by volunteering with the Siouxland Area Chapter of the American Red Cross serving 13 counties in Northwest Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota; and

WHEREAS, Rosemary has served as a volunteer for the American Red Cross in Military Support for 40 years dedicating her time, day or night, as the critical link between U.S. military families and their deployed loved ones by making informed decisions in a timely and verifiable manner with approximately 300 messages being communicated on a yearly basis; and

Whereas, she also goes above and beyond her duties visiting returning veterans that are hospitalized, attending military funerals, welcoming them home after their tour of duty, offering hours of support and resources to military families, or simply holding a hand of someone in their time of need; 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 Rosemary Jurney 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, Rosemary Jurney.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 2nd day of August, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive for signatures a Resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of Western Iowa Tech Community College.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,408

WHEREAS, the 61st General Assembly passed legislation in a broad bi-partisan basis in 1965 to establish and operate area community colleges and vocational schools, with Governor Harold Hughes signing the legislation into law on June 7, 1965; and

WHEREAS, the Iowa Board of Education officially designated Western Iowa Tech Community College on August 19, 1965; and

WHEREAS, the first board of directors was elected on November 2, 1966, with the first classes in three program areas started on January 27, 1967; and

WHEREAS, over the past 50 years, Western Iowa Tech Community College has become the largest provider of postsecondary education in northwest Iowa, with over 26,000 graduates; and

WHEREAS, Western Iowa Tech Community College delivers college parallel courses and career technical education to high school students, literacy and basic education to adults, along with technical and transfer opportunities for area residents; and

WHEREAS, Western Iowa Tech Community College has been instrumental to economic growth and individual opportunity across its six county area; and

WHEREAS, Western Iowa Tech Community College has established a collaborative relationship with Woodbury County and the City of Sioux City by building and establishing The Security Institute which houses the Woodbury County Joint Emergency Operations Center and the 911 Communications Center and also provides and supports public safety training that is current and relevant to the needs of today’s public safety providers which include Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Communications, and EMA; and

WHEREAS, Western Iowa Tech Community College consistently pursues its mission to provide quality education and to economically enhance the communities it serves;

Now be it resolved that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors congratulates and commends Western Iowa Tech Community College for its 50 years of developing and sustaining accessible and quality higher education opportunities for all area residents and for its 50 years of service to businesses, communities, and residents.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 2nd day of August, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for sale of parcel #617250, 24 2nd St. South.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to City of Moville, Moville, IA, for real estate parcel #617250, 24 2nd St. South for $114.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,409

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

By   City of Moville in the sum of One Hundred Fourteen Dollars & 00/100 ($114.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #617250

S ½ of Lot 1 and the South ½ of Lot 2, except the East 4 feet thereof, in Block 1, of Jones’ First Addition to Moville in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(24 2nd Street South)

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 2nd Day of August,  2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:37 p.m. for sale of parcel #132525, 113 George St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Ung to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.   Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Maria and Trinidad Orozco, 121 Rebecca St, Sioux City, IA, for real estate parcel #132525, 113 George St. for $108.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,410

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

By   Maria & Trinidad Orozco in the sum of One Hundred Eight Dollars & 00/100 ($108.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #132525

The South 50 feet of Lots 1 and 2 in Block 22, Sioux City Davis Addition, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(113 George Street)

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 2nd Day of August, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:39 p.m. for sale of parcel #062715, 1219 21st St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.   Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Hidania Gonzalez and/or Guillermaina Martinez, 1215 21st St., Sioux City, IA, for real estate parcel #062715, 1219 21st St. for $227.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,411

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

By   Hidania Gonzalez and/or Guillermina Martinez in the sum of Two Hundred Twenty-Seven Dollars & 00/100 ($227.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #062715

Lot 5 Beatties Addition to Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1219 21st Street)

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 2nd Day of August, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:41 p.m. for sale of parcel #062700, 1223 21st St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.   Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Miguel Parra, 1225 21st St., Sioux City, IA, for real estate parcel #062700, 1223 21st St. for $800.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,412

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

By   Miguel Parra in the sum of Eight Hundred Dollars & 00/100 ($800.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #062700

Lot 4 Beatties Addition to Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1223 21st Street)

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 2nd Day of August, 2016.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to approve the separation of Austin Walker, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 7-22-16.  End of Temporary Work.; the transfer of Michelle Skaff, Percentage Deputy, County Auditor Dept., effective 8-03-16, $67,699/year, 23%=$12,699/year.  Transfer to 80% Percentage Deputy.; the appointment of Aaron Tyler, Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 8-05-16, $23.87/hour, 0%.  From Part-time to Full-time Youth Worker.; the transfer of Christina Washington, Senior Clerk, County Sheriff Dept., effective 8-08-16, $17.19/hour, -4%=-$.81/hour.  Transfer from Civilian Jailer to Senior Clerk.; the reclassification of Lisa Robinson, Clerk II, Veteran Affairs Dept., effective 8-15-16, $20.06/hour, 10%=$1.94/hr.  Per Wage Plan Comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3/Step 4 to Grade 3/Step 5.; and the separation of Jean Jessen, Percentage Deputy, County Auditor Dept., effective 9-30-16.  Separation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Percentage Deputy (80%), County Auditor Dept., $67,999/year and Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., CWA:  $18.00/hour.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Nationwide Deferred Compensation contract.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve a Letter of Engagement to allow a Forensic Investigation of the Cyber Attack on July 20, 2016.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the appointment of John Mansfield to Commission of Veteran Affairs.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to approve the Tower Site Lease Agreement between Woodbury County, Iowa and King Street Wireless, LP, at 2267 O’Brien Ave., Anthon, IA.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by to Clausen approve the application and administration of the 2016 Missouri River Historical Development Grant on behalf of the Woodbury County EMS Association for the amount of $183,000.00 to purchase 14 Lucas 2.2 Chest Compression Systems, ESO Software and 16 Hewlett-Packard tablets.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to award the contract for project #L-B(L212)—73-97 to Dixon Construction for $238,096.50.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to expend up to $1.199 million in an effort to expand capacity at the Law Enforcement Center.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the closure of Prairie Hills by July 1st, 2017 taking into consideration several contingencies and to move the kitchen currently housed there to the Law Enforcement Center.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

There was no action taken to direct the Assistant County Attorney to develop a rental agreement for a large classroom on 4th floor of Trosper-Hoyt to DHS (Des Moines) for Targeted Case Management. Copy filed. 

Motion by Taylor second by Clausen to approve the live streaming equipment, including fees for labor, from KES for $1,315.99 and equipment for $999.99, plus labor at $79/hr.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 for the Employee Appreciation Luncheon.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve amendment to the Board of supervisors Bylaws.  Carried 4-1; Clausen opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to communicate to the Sioux Rivers Region that the request for informal mediation is rejected and the option for formal mediation per the 28E Agreement is available.  Carried 3-2; Smith and Clausen opposed.  Copy filed.

Information was presented on improper public posting of Sioux Rivers’ “mediation committee” for August 1, 2016.  Copy filed.

The Chairperson reported on day to day activities.

The Board members reported on their committee meetings.

Citizen concerns.

Board members offered concerns and comments.       

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 9, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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