Minutes - 9/19/2017

SEPTEMBER 19, 2017, THIRTYSIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  Board members present were Radig, Ung, Taylor, De Witt, and Pottebaum.  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.

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

Motion by Pottebaum second by Ung to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

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

The chair opened the floor to hear citizen concerns.

Dick Owens, 1400 Indian Hills, Sioux City, expressed concerns in regard to funding for the Sanford Center and presented a report to the Board.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the Agenda for September 19, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcels #894717351012 & #894717351011, 1667 & 1673 W. Lunah Ave.  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 Ung second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcels #894717351012 & #894717351011, 1667 & 1673 W. Lunah Ave., to The Nature Conservancy, 505 5th Ave., Suite 905, Des Moines, IA, for $511.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,625

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

By   The Nature Conservancy__in the sum of Five Hundred Eleven Dollars & 00/100 ($511.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #894717351012 & #894707351011

Lot 29 Pleasant View Addition, City of Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1667 W. Lunah Ave.)

Lot 28 Pleasant View Addition, City of Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1673 W. Lunah Ave.)

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 19th Day of September, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.  

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the September 12, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $433,847.31.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Siouxland Community Christian School, Inc. for parcel #884704101004.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,626

RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Siouxland Community Christian School, Inc.  is the titleholder of real estate Parcels #884704101004 and #884704101002 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcels #884704101004

LL-SC COMM 88-47 LOTS 3 THRU 19 AND LOTS 21 THRU 36 ANDLOTS 21 THRU 36 AND VAC N/S ALLEY BTWN IN BLK 95 (EX PT TO STATE) AND LOTS 3 THRU 14 BLK 96 AND VAC WELLS AVE ABUTT (EX PT TO STATE) ALL IN VAC MORNINGSIDE THIRD ADDN LYING N OF COUNTY ROAD AND NOW KNOWN AS PT OF GOV LO

Parcels #884704101002  

WOODBURY TOWNSHIP PT OF WELLS AVE, PT BLKS 95 & 96 MORNINGSIDE ADDN 3RD FILING COM NW COR GOVT LOT2 THEC E497.3' S693' TO POB; THEC S35.5' E305.9' N29.2' & E306' 4-88-47 

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes owing for the 2017-2018 tax year, and the parcel is owned by Siouxland Community Christian School, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, the organization, namely Siouxland Community Christian School, Inc. is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS,  the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 427.3 for the taxes owed for the tax year 2017-2018, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.  

SO RESOLVED this 19th day of September, 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 #894721406004, 1924 Ingleside Ave., Sioux City. 

RESOLUTION #12,627

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 2, except the East 100 feet thereof, in Block 2, Boulevard Addition to Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

(1924 Ingleside Ave.)  

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 3rd Day of October, 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 3rd Day of October, 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 $313.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 19th Day of September, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the transfer of Peter McDermott, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 9-25-17, $22.99/hour, -1%=-$.30/hour.  Position Transfer from Motor Grader Operator to Equipment Operator.   Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Dr. Julie A. Breiner as County Medical Examiner.  Copy filed.

To approve the above ground utility permits for McLeod USA Telecom.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the purchase of a new copy machine for Treasurer Motor Vehicle Dept. from Office Systems Co. for $2566.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to fund the purchase of the new copy machine from Gaming Revenue Funds.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve the policy titled “Contract Accessibility” and to enroll in the County’s Policy Manual.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for project #L-(280th St.)—73.97.  The bids are as follows:

Flewelling Earthmoving, Inc., Moville, IA  $ 63,743.90

Peterson Contractors, Inc., Reinbeck, IA  $ 99,622.05

Lieber Construction Inc., North Sioux City, SD $112,115.00

L. A. Carlson Contracting, Merrill, IA  $119,878.45

Motion by Ung second by Radig to award the bid for project #L-(280th St.)—73-97 to Flewelling Earthmoving, Inc., Moville, IA, for $63,743.90.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for project #M-HC 17-4.  The bids are as follows:

Dixon Construction Co., Correctionville, IA  $ 49,000.00

L. A. Carlson Contracting, Merrill, IA  $ 58,454.00

Nelson & Rock Contracting, Inc., Onawa, IA  $ 66,902.00

Motion by Radig second by Ung to award the bid for project #M-HC 17-4 to Dixon Construction Co., Correctionville, IA, for $ 49,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to award the quote to S & S Equipment for a new McCormick X7 440 tractor for $82,500.  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 Taylor second by Ung to award the Courthouse sub-basement columns emergency repair project contract to Vector Construction $21,661.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to approve the CMBA Needs Assessment fee adjustment dated 9/10/2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve seeking bids for the Courthouse Project 1 Automation Controls/HVAC improvements.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to opening bids for the Courthouse Project 1 Automation Controls/HVAC improvements on October 24th, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Office.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve to set a public hearing date for October 31st, 2017 at 4:45 p.m.  for Courthouse Project 1 Automation Controls/HVAC.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve seeking bids for the Courthouse HVAC Project 2 “HVAC 3rd thru 7th Floor Retrofit”.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve opening bids on October 24th, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Office for the Courthouse HVAC Project 2 “HVAC 3rd thru 7th Floor Retrofit”.  Carried 5-0.  

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve setting a public hearing date for October 31st, 2017 at 4:50 p.m. for the Courthouse HVAC Project 2 “HVAC 3rd thru 7th Floor Retrofit”.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve the sale of the Prairie Hills Chiller to Dunwell Heating & Cooling for $10,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Information on LEC Optimization Plan C1 Project – Staffing Report Portion – Goldberg Group Architects was presented to the Board. 

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to receive Staffing Report.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

Reports on committee meetings were presented.

During the citizen concerns agenda item, there was a discussion of receiving documents that are submitted to the Board during their meetings.

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to receive the report from Dick Owens submitted at the beginning of this meeting.  Carried 3-2; Taylor and DeWitt were opposed.  Copy Filed.

Board member concerns were presented.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 26, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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