Minutes - 6/13/2017

JUNE 13, 2017, TWENTYTHIRD MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were De Witt, Pottebaum, Radig, and Ung; Taylor was absent.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, P.J. Jennings, County Attorney and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The regular 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 Radig second by Ung to approve the Agenda for June 13, 2017.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the June 6, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $461,616.60.  Copy filed.

To approve the lifting of tax suspension for Thomas Abbe, 1900 W. 1st St., Sioux City, parcel #894730431006.  Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Lynn Spink for service to Woodbury County. 

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,577

A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING

LYNN SPINK

FOR HER SERIVCE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Lynn Spink has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Treasurer’s Office for 19 years from June 29, 1998 to June 20, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Lynn Spink as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by her dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Lynn Spink 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, Lynn Spink.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 13th day of June, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #894721426015, 1915 Iowa St., Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,578

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

Lots 9 and 10 in Block 15 Orchard Hill, an addition to Sioux City in the County of Woodbury, Iowa

(1915 Iowa Street)  

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 27th Day of June, 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 27th Day of June, 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 $295.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 13th Day of June, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcels #894726113001 & #894726113009, 1014 Rustin St. & 1014 ½ Rustin St., Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,579

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

Lots 10, 11 and 12, Block 25 Booges and Taylor Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(1014 Rustin Street)

All that part of the vacated north/south alley lying between Lots 1, 2, 3, 10, 11 and 12, Block 25 Booges and Taylor Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa (1014 ½ Rustin Street)  

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 27th Day of June, 2017 at 4:37 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 27th Day of June, 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 $349.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 13th Day of June, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the separation of Lynn Spink, Clerk II-Tax, County Treasurer Dept., effective 06-20-17.  Retirement.; the appointment of Michael Simoni Jr., Sheriff Deputy, County Sheriff Dept., effective 06-21-17, $26.04/hour.  Appointment by County Sheriff.; and the reclassification of Kyle Cleveringa, Sheriff Deputy, County Sheriff Dept., effective 07-01-17, $26.82/hour, 19%=$4.42/hr.  Per CWA Deputy Sheriff’s Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1.  Copy filed.

To approve Lynn Spink’s request to remain on County Health Insurance and Dental Insurance.  Copy filed.

To approve the request to use vacant lot at 813 Pierce St. for set up area for crane, for equipment upgrade project at 825 Pierce St. for CenturyLink Building.  Copy filed.

To approve the permit to work in the right of way for Hunt Farms.  Copy filed.

Carried 4-0.

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to approve the appointment of Shannon Maier to the Sergeant Bluff Public Library Board of Trustees.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

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

The Supervisors meeting was called back to order.

Bid letting was held for 2017 Rout and Crack Seal Project on HMA roads.  The bids are as follows:

Sioux Commercial Sweeping, West Des Moines, IA $17,105.00

Midwest Coatings Company, Modale, IA  $34,400.00

The Road Guy, Yankton, SD   $21,620.00

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the bid to Sioux Commercial Sweeping for $17,105.00.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to receive the award of $500 from the PDI Scholarship program.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

David Gleiser, Rural Economic Development Director, provided an update on the FCC Chairman’s visit to Woodbury County.  Copy filed.

 There was a presentation of Rural Economic Development Dept. website.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution to assign Development Agreement and transfer economic development tax increment rebates to NEW Cooperative, Inc. from Platinum Grain, LLC.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION #12,580

A RESOLUTION TO ASSIGN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND TRANSFER

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TAX INCREMENT REBATE PAYMENTS TO NEW

COOPERATIVE, INC. FROM PLATINUM GRAIN, LLC.

WHEREAS, Woodbury County, Iowa (the "County"), entered into a Development Agreement with Platinum Grain, LLC, an Iowa limited liability company ("Platinum"), on May 8, 2012 to provide a rebate of incremental taxes on a grain handling facility (the "Facility") at 2309 Highway 31, Anthon, Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, NEW Cooperative, Inc., an Iowa cooperative association ("NEW Cooperative"), desires to purchase the Facility and requests that the Development Agreement and therefore the economic development tax increment payments (the "Payments") be assigned and the Development Agreement transferred to NEW Cooperative for the remainder of the fiscal years, pursuant to Chapters 15A and 403 of the Code of Iowa, understanding that the aggregate, total amount of the Payments made collectively to Platinum and New Cooperative over ten fiscal years shall not exceed $2,000,000; and

WHEREAS, the executed Development Agreement may not be amended or assigned by either party without the express permission of the other party; and

WHEREAS, Platinum requests that the Development Agreement and the Payments be assigned to NEW Cooperative.

NOW THEREFORE, IT IS RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, as follows:

Section 1. This Board approves the assignment of the Development Agreement and the transfer of remaining Payments to NEW Cooperative, subject in all respects to, and effective as of the closing of the sale of the Facility to NEW Cooperative.

Section 2. A copy of the final, executed Purchased Agreement for the sale and purchase of the Facility shall be provided to Woodbury County.

Section 3. This resolution is null and void and the assignment of the Development Agreement will not occur if the sale is not completed.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of June 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Kenny Schmitz, Building Services Director, presented information on LEC Optimization Plan – Projects C.1 and C.2.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the purchase of rifles through an employee payroll deduction program.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.  

The Chairperson reported on the day-to-day activities.

Reports on committee meetings were presented.

There were no citizen concerns.  

Board member concerns were presented.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until June 20, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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