Minutes - 11/22/2016

NOVEMBER 22, 2016, FORTYSECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Monson, Ung, Taylor, Smith, and Clausen. Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Abigail Sills, Assistant County Attorney 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.

Citizen concerns.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the Agenda for November 22, 2016. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the minutes of the November 15, 2016 Board meeting. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve the minutes of the November 18, 2016 Special Board meeting. Carried 3-0; Clausen and Smith abstained. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the claims totaling $2,054,311.86. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Good News Report from Jeremy Taylor about Gelita, Inc. Copy filed.

Quality Assurance for responsible bidders was discussed. Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. for the final reading of Woodbury County Industrial and Owner-Operated Cattle Facility Property Improvement Tax Exemption Ordinance.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to close the public hearing. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the third and final reading of the ordinance relating to industrial and owner-operated cattle facility property improvement tax exemptions authorized by Iowa code chapter 427B. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to adopt the ordinance relating to industrial and owner-operated cattle facility property improvement tax exemptions authorized by Iowa code chapter 427B. Carried. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Monson to approve the separation of Michael Van Beest, P/T Courthouse Safety & Security Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 11-15-16. Resignation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Taylor to lift tax suspension for Mary Jane Keck, 5115 Morningside Ave., parcel #894705212018. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the Telecommunications Facilities Exchange Agreement between Woodbury County, City of Sioux City, STARCOMM, and Long Lines LLC. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive the application and platting for ANCA Addition - a minor subdivision referring the platting to the Zoning Commission for public hearing and recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Taylor to receive the application and platting for Koehe Addition – a minor subdivision referring the platting to the Zoning Commission for public hearing and recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Smith to approve Certified Testing Services for $3,800.00 for CIP-LEC Expansion project. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Taylor to approve improvements and expenditures related to enhancing the elevated Board of Supervisors seating area. Carried 3-2; Clausen and Smith opposed. Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the Advanced Correctional Healthcare proposal for inmate medical services. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

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

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve the Annual Urban Renewal Report for FY 2015-16. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Chairperson reported on day to day activities.

The Board members reported on their committee meetings.

Citizen concerns.

Board members presented their concerns and comments.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until November 29, 2016.

Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.

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