Minutes - 1/10/2017

JANUARY 10, 2017, SECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, Taylor, De Witt, Pottebaum, and Radig.  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 Michelle Skaff, Deputy Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Department of Human Services budget reduced by $23,225.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the Civil Service budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to receive the Secondary Roads – Special 5 Year Bridge Project budget as submitted. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to receive the Secondary Roads budget with the use of $512,000 of local option sales tax and $72,000 tax asking in the rural basic fund for Secondary Road Services.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Roadside Management budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to receive the Emergency Services budget with an increase of $10,000.00 in emergency calls revenue and a decrease of $160,355.00 in expenditures.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the Emergency Services – Animal Control budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Emergency Services – EMS Loan Fund – Non Tax budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the Emergency Services – EMS Training – Non Tax budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the District Health (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the WCICC-IT budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 5-0 on roll-call vote. 

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 5-0 on roll-call vote.

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

A public hearing was held at 4:30 p.m. for Courthouse #207 window renovation project. Copy filed.

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

Citizen concerns. 

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the Agenda for January 10, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Pottebaum to approve the minutes of the January 3, 2017 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the claims totaling $407,702.44.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Presentation of Resolution of Proclamation “Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Month”.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to receive and review the Courthouse #207 window renovation project – contractor bids.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Pottebaum to approve funds to replace Courthouse courtrooms Fin-tube heaters and decorative grills.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve AIA B132 contract with Goldberg Group Architectural Services relating to the Trosper Hoyt Juvenile Detention Security Systems master control, doors, and hardware project in the amount of $66,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the AIA B132 contract with Resource Consulting Engineers for the Woodbury County HVAC controls project.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the LEC expansion project additional soil testing with Certified Testing Services per January 6th, 2017 proposal and funding necessary to complete concrete saw cutting and removal, total not to exceed $3,295.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve four special committees: Woodbury County Courthouse Advisory Committee of Historical Preservation,  Law Enforcement Expansion/Prairie Hills,  Policy Review Committee,  and Health & Wellness Committee.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve liaison and committee assignments as presented.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed. 

Motion by Taylor  second by Radig to approve the other of Jeremy Taylor, Board Vice Chair, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 01-03-17, $33,151/year, -16%=$6,318/year.  From Board Chairman to Board Vice Chair.; the other of Matthew Ung, Board Chairman, Board of Supervisors Dept., effective 01-03-17, $39,469/year, 16%=$$6,318/year.  From Board Vice Chair to Board Chairman.; the separation of Independance Henneous, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 01-03-17.  Resignation.; the appointment of Karla Claussen, Legal Secretary III, County Attorney Dept., effective 01-17-17, $18.94/hour.  Job vacancy Posted 9-28-16.  Entry Level Salary: $18.94/hour.; and the reclassification of Ranae Torres, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 01-22-17, $22.60/hour, 17%=$3.28/hour.  Per AFSCME Juvenile Detention Contract agreement, from Grade 1/Step 3 to Grade 1/Step 4.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by De Witt to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., CWA Correctional Officers:  $18.00/hour.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the implementation of the Acceptable Use Policy.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the appointment of Dale Erickson, 93 Elm St., Lawton, Iowa as Mayor of the City of Lawton, to fill the office previously held by Rick Schorg, until the next regular election, the appointment was made on November 18, 2016.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution Construction Evaluation for period February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,477

CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION

FOR PERIOD FEBRUARY 1, 2017 – JANUARY 31, 2018

WHEREAS, Iowa Code section 459.304(3) sets out the procedure if a board of supervisors wishes to adopt a “construction evaluation resolution” relating to the construction of a confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution can submit to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) an adopted recommendation to approve or disapprove a construction permit application regarding a proposed confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution and submitted an adopted recommendation may contest the DNR’s decision regarding a specific application; and

WHEREAS, by adopting a construction evaluation resolution the board of supervisors agrees to evaluate every construction permit application for a proposed confinement feeding operation structure received by the board of supervisors between February 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018 and submit an adopted recommendation regarding that application to the DNR; and

WHEREAS, the board of supervisors must conduct an evaluation of every construction permit application using the master matrix created in Iowa Code section 459.305, but the board’s recommendation to the DNR may be based on the final score on the master matrix or may be based on reasons other than the final score on the master matrix;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts this construction evaluation resolution pursuant to Iowa Code section 459.304(3). 

Date: January 10, 2017

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution fixing date of January 17th for a public hearing at 4:45 p.m. for an agreement for Senet, Inc., to lease tower space from Starcomm on the WIT Tower for their operations.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,478

NOTICE OF PROPERTY LEASE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the deed holder to certain radio communications tower sites on the Siouxland Tri-State Radio Communications System (hereinafter referred to as “STARCOMM”); and

WHEREAS Senet, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Senet”) desires to enter a lease with Woodbury County, Iowa and Starcomm to use the Starcomm radio tower located at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa.

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  January 17, 2017 at 4:45 pm in the basement of the Woodbury County Courthouse.      

2.   That said Board proposes to lease space on the Starcomm system to Senet for an initial term of five (5) years with the possibility of three (3) additional five (5) year renewal terms.      

3.  That said Board proposes to lease the real estate at a rate of $350.00 per month during the initial  term with the amount of the rent increasing by 10% in each of the renewal terms.      

4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Lease" and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.  

Dated this 10th day of January, 2017

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the revised contract between Woodbury County and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to house tribal youth from the current $150.00 per day to $100.00 per day.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Information on promoting Deputy Sergeant to Deputy Lieutenant, promoting Deputy Sheriff to Deputy Sergeant, and hire Deputy Sheriff to backfill promotions.  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 January 17, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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