Minutes - 2/7/2017

FEBRUARY 7, 2017, SIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, and Taylor.  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.

Update on Tax Rate Report by Dennis Butler. Copy filed

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Economic Development/Planning & Zoning budget as a combined budget and a total reduction of $52,440.00 in expenses.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Juvenile Detention budget with a reduction of $10,000 in expenses.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive the Juvenile Detention Youth Guidance Services budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Pottebaum to defer the Juvenile Detention Mental Health Court budget until 02-14-2017.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to receive the County Services (Sioux Rivers Region) – County Services (Mental Health) budget as submitted.   Carried 5-0.

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

Citizen concerns.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the Agenda for February 7, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Consent Agenda

Items 6 through 10 constitute a Consent Agenda of routine action items to be considered by one motion.  Items pass unanimously unless a separate roll call vote is requested by a Board member.

Approve minutes of the January 31, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

Approve claims totaling $521,460.67.  Copy filed.

Approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #842296. 

RESOLUTION #12,484

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa was the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

A parcel of land being part of abandoned railroad right of way in the NW NE of 34-89-42 lying north of the northerly line of the Little Sioux River with said parcel being 100 foot wide and containing 1.89 acres more or less  

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 21st  Day of February, 2017 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 21st  Day of February, 2017,  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 $300.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 7th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Approve the transfer of Pamela Jensen, Clerk II, Auditor/Recorder Dept., effective 02-08-17, $20.06/hour.  Transfer from Motor Vehicle Clerk II to Recorder Clerk II.; appointment  of Mikala Steenholdt, Attorney-HIDTA Grant, County Attorney Dept., effective 02-13-17, $63,333/year.  Job Vacancy Posted 10-14-16.; the end of probation of Adam Uhl, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 02-24-17, $22.68/hour, 3%=$.68/hour.  Per CWA Secondary Roads Contract agreement, End of Probation Salary Increase.  Copy filed.

Approve to authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurer Dept., AFSCME Courthouse:  $15.64/hour and Jail Alternative Coordinator, Sioux Rivers Region Dept., $53,500/year.  Copy filed.

Receive the appointment of Don Lord, 1961 320th St., Sloan, IA, as Sloan Township Trustee, to fill a vacancy until the next regular election.  The appointment was made on January 25, 2017, to fill a vacancy left by the passing of Fred Johnson.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the Consent Agenda items.  Carried 5-0.

End of Consent Agenda

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #004830, 129 Sioux St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

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

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Sioux City Prospect Hill LLC, 30671 K 18 St., Sioux City, for real estate parcel #004830, 129 Sioux St., for $3,000.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,485

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

By   Sioux City Prospect Hill LLC___in the sum of Three Thousand Dollars & 00/100 ($3,000.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #004830

Lot 19 Block 18, Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(129 Sioux 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 7th Day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Update on Tax Rate Report by Dennis Butler.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution authorizing the County Engineer to accept federal aid, state aid, and farm to market construction work on behalf of the County during 2017.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #12,486

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ENGINEER TO EXECUTE

CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION OF WORK ON FEDERAL AID, STATE AID, AND

FARM TO MARKET CONSTRUCTION DURING 2017

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that Mark J. Nahra, the County Engineer of Woodbury County, Iowa, be and is hereby designated, authorized, and empowered on behalf of the Board of Supervisors of said County to execute the certification of completion of work and final acceptance thereof in accordance with plans and specifications in connection with all Farm-to-Market and federal or state aid construction projects in this county.

Dated at Sioux City, Iowa, this 7 day of February, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution to amend the County construction program by increasing the estimated cost of project #BRS-CO97(112)—60-97.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION TO REVISE WOODBURY COUNTY

2017 FIVE YEAR ROAD PROGRAM

RESOLUTION #12,487  

Unforeseen circumstances have arisen since adoption of the approved Secondary Road Construction Program, and previous revisions, requiring changes to the sequence, funding and timing of the proposed work plan,  

The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, in accordance with Iowa Code section 309.22, initiates and recommends modification of the following project(s) in the accomplishment year (State Fiscal Year 2017), for approval by the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT), per Iowa Code 309.23 and Iowa DOT Instructional Memorandum 2.050.

  The following PRE-EXISTING Accomplishment Year projects shall be MODIFIED as follows:

Project Number          Project Location                AADT             Type Work                Modification(s)            Accomplishment Year   

Local ID                                                              Length              Fund basis                  applied                          ($1000's of dollars)

TPMS #                      Description of                    NBIS #                                            Previous Amount           New amount          Net change    

                                              work  

  BRS-C097(112)--60-97           D-25:                     2170                     Bridges  

                                       Over Big Whiskey Creek                                      Changed funding         $750             $850                     $100

                                                                                                                                              amount

BROS-CO97(053500)       0 MI                 STBG-HBP

TPMS ID: 16571                 Bridge Replacement                 053500

                                                                                                                     Totals                                    $750                     $850                 $100

Fund ID                                                                                             Accomplishment year ($1000's of dollars)

                                                                                              Previous Amount                                     New Amount                                       Net Change

Local Funds                                                                               $2,915                                                        $2,915                                                 $0

Farm to Market Funds                                                            $3,370                                                         $3,390                                                  $20

Special Funds                                                                          $3,140                                                           $3,140                                                 $0

Federal Aid Funds                                                                     $1,080                                                             $1,160                                               $80

Total construction cost (All funds)                                             $10,505                                                      $10,605                                                $100      

  Local 020 Construction cost totals  $2,915                                      $2,915                                                     $0

(Local Funds + BROS-8J FA funds)

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to approve the payment of Iowa DOT for inspection services by farm to market voucher for the Bronson Bridge project.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve an increase of $147,541.00 in revenue due to a correction in the FY18 budget.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to reduce the Emergency Services budget by $7,125.00 due to a duplication in the proposed budget.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to reduce the Court Security Budget by $13,111.00 in overtime expenditures.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to fully fund the Planning & Zoning division of the Economic Development/ Planning & Zoning combined department from local option sales tax that will provide a $134,922.00 in tax relief.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung Second by Radig to increase the Planning & Zoning Revenue by $20,000.00 from zoning permits.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to increase the Juvenile Detention revenue by $180,000.00 due to an increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs reimbursements.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.   The Chairperson discussed other potential reductions.  Copy filed.    

The Chairperson reported on the 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 February 14, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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