Minutes - 9/6/2016
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 — THIRTY THIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 6, 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, 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.
Diane Widner, team captain, Iowa 99 County Bible Reading Marathon, presented the Board with a bible used during the Woodbury County bible reading marathon.
Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the Agenda for September 6, 2016. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the minutes of the August 30, 2016 Board meeting. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the claims totaling $770,040.54. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
A good news report was presented on Deputy Cleveringa and his exemplary service. Copy filed.
A good news report was presented on Woodbury County being ranked high for traveler spending. Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve the reclassification of Nancy Harman, Assistant Director, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 9-16-16, $56,878/year. Per Wage Plan Matrix, 6 month Salary Increase.; and the reclassification of Laura Kinnaman, Custodian, Building Services Dept., effective 9-18-16, $17.79/hour, 8%=$1.35/hr. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 4 to Grade 1/Step 5. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Monson to receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Mikki Paul for service to Woodbury County. Carried 5-0.
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
FOR YOUR SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY
WHEREAS, Mikki Paul was born on September 13, 1917, and has raised four children who are now of retirement age, and
WHEREAS, 1917 was a year of significance for several reasons including the construction of the Woodbury County Courthouse, the beginning of J.R.R. Tolkien’s writing of “The Fall of Gondolin” while on medical leave from the British Army, the declaration of war by the United States on Germany, and the third attack of the Third Battle of the Ypres memorialized in a paintings on our Courthouse mural, and
WHEREAS, Mikki celebrates this year 99 years of spirited living by blessing people for nearly five decades in the movie theater business, and having previously desired to be in the movies, has become somewhat of a celebrity herself, and
WHEREAS, Mikki incredibly serves people with a smile at work each day at the Walmart on Singing Hills Boulevard showing up early to demonstrate preparation and a desire to do her work well as a greeter, and
WHEREAS, after 9 decades Mikki describes the world as having changed for the better and the secret to life to just enjoying every day, which she does in a self-effacing way; her life and character demonstrate someone whose spirit thrives amidst the very definition of active generations, 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 Mikki Paul 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, Mikki Paul.
BE IT SO RESOLVED this 6th day of September, 2016.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale of parcel #122580, 2600 Center St. Carried 5-0.
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 Twelve Block Nine Crescent Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa (2600 Center Street)
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 20th Day of September, 2016 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 20th Day of September, 2016, 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 $206.00 plus recording fees.
Dated this 6th Day of September, 2016.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve a proposal from Resource Consulting Engineers “Control System Upgrade” dated August 24th, 2016, identifying RCE as the project engineer for the Courthouse & LEC, HVAC upgrade Automation Project. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve a contract dated August 25th, 2016 identifying the Baker Group as project manager for the Woodbury County Courthouse and LEC HVAC controls Automation upgrade. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution declaring a state of emergency exists pertaining to exterior terra cotta located on the south side of the Woodbury County Courthouse. Carried 5-0.
A RESOLUTION DECLARING A STATE OF EMERGENCY EXISTS PERTAINING TO THE EXTERIOR TERRA
COTTA LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Building Services was notified of damage relating to terra cotta located on the exterior of the Woodbury County Courthouse and
WHEREAS, Woodbury County engaged Cannon Moss Brygger Architects to inspect the terra cotta in question and
WHEREAS, Cannon Moss Brygger Architects has completed a written letter to the Chairperson of the Woodbury County Supervisors notifying them that in their professional opinion that a state of emergency exists where action is needed immediately to protect from further property damage and prevent serious injury or possible death and
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Supervisors are convinced the terra cotta of the Woodbury County Courthouse is in need of emergency repair,
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, by the Board of Supervisors, Woodbury County, Iowa hereby declares that a state of emergency exists in regards to the terra cotta of the Woodbury County Courthouse and that immediate action is needed to protect the County from further property damage and to prevent serious injury or possible death.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Woodbury County Supervisors intend to take any reasonable action allowable under Iowa Law to protect the County from further property damage and prevent serious injury or possible death.
SO RESOLVED this 6th day of September, 2016.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
A status report on the window repair project in Courthouse Courtroom #203 was presented. Copy filed.
The Chairperson reported on day to day activities.
The Board members reported on their committee meetings.
There were no citizen concerns.
Board members presented their concerns and comments.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 13, 2016.
Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.