Minutes - 10/10/2017
OCTOBER 10, 2017, THIRTYNINETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Board members present were Radig, Ung, Taylor and De Witt; Pottebaum was absent. Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Heather Satterwhite, Public Bidder, 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)(a). Carried 4-0 on roll-call vote.
Motion by Ung second by Taylor to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a). Carried 4-0 on roll-call vote.
Motion by Ung second by Taylor to grant the request of the appellant for $500.00 of rental assistance. Carried 4-0.
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 Ung second by Taylor to approve the Agenda for October 10, 2017. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Ung second by De Witt to approve the following items by consent:
To approve minutes of the October 3, 2017 meeting. Copy filed.
To approve the claims totaling $435,340.80. Copy filed.
To receive the Auditor’s Quarterly Report ending September 30, 2017. Copy filed.
To approve the appointment of Shane McDermott, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-11-17, $22.60/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 8-10-17. Entry Level Salary: $22.60/hour.; the reclassification of Colin Ryan, Civil Engineer Intern, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-19-17, $60,246.44/year, 5.7%=$3,296.04/yr. Per Wage Plan Matrix. 6 month Salary Increase.; the reclassification of Alesha Bieler, Legal Secretary III, County Attorney Dept., effective 10-24-17, $23.93/hour, 9%=$1.98/hr. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 5/Step 4 to Grade 5/Step 5.; and the separation of Edward Gilliland, Director, Human Resources Dept., effective 01-02-18. Retirement. Copy filed.
To approve the above ground utility permits for North West Rural Electric Cooperative. Copy filed.
Information presented by Amanda Harper, SIMPCO/WICIRHTF on housing trust fund match and funding allocation. Copy filed.
A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #864426377004. The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.
Motion by Taylor second by Ung to close the public hearing. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Ung second by Radig to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #864426377004, to James and Connie Buckingham, 509 1st St., Waterloo, NE, for $1.00 plus recording fees. Carried 4-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD
OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:
By James M. & Connie M. Buckingham __in the sum of One Dollar & 00/100 ($1.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.
For the following described real estate, To Wit:
SE ¼ of the SW ¼ Section 26, Township 86 North Range 44, except Highway, Lot 6, Auditors Subdivision, Town of Smithland, Woodbury County, Iowa
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 10th Day of October, 2017.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve the contractual agreement for Flex Administration. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Presentation of Award Certificate to Mark Nahra. Copy filed.
Bid letting was held for 220th St. seal coat project. The bids are as follows:
Blacktop Service Company, Humboldt, IA $64,183.00
Midwest Coatings Co. Inc., Modale, IA $94,280.00
Motion by Radig second by Taylor to award the bid for 220th St. seal coat project to Blacktop Service Company, Humboldt, IA, for $64,183.00. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the contract for project #LFM(L1)—73-97 with Dixon Construction for $145,852.80. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Radig second by Ung to approve the contract for project M-HC 17-4 with Dixon Construction for $49,000. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Radig to receive for signatures a Resolution for the removal of stop signs at the intersection of 240th St. and Allison Ave. Carried 4-0.
RESOLUTION FOR THE REMOVAL OF STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF 240TH
STREET AND ALLISON AVE
WHEREAS, under the provisions of Section 321.255 and 321.236 (1C)(6) of the 2017 Code of Iowa, the Board of Supervisors and County Engineer are empowered to designate the location and erection of stop signs,
AND WHEREAS, the County Board and County Engineer may designate certain roads as through roads with the erection of stop signs at specified locations furnishing access thereto or designation of any intersection as a stop intersection and erect like signs at one or more locations of access to such intersections.
AND WHEREAS, traffic through the intersection changed due to the use of 240th Street and Allison Avenue as haul roads during the construction of the new CF Industries plant, resulting in a significant change to the volume of traffic at this intersection,
AND WHEREAS, said traffic is no longer present with the completion of the project,
AND WHEREAS, there is currently a stop sign controlling eastbound and westbound traffic at the intersection,
AND WHEREAS, with the restoration of preconstruction levels of traffic at the intersection, it is no longer necessary to control traffic with a three way stop,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County on this 10th day of October, 2017, approves the removal of stop signs at the intersection described below:
1. Located in the NE quarter of Section 14, T87N, R48W, designated as the intersection of 240th Street and Allison Avenue, remove a stop sign causing traffic travelling on Allison Avenue southbound to come to a complete stop.
SO RESOLVED this 10th day of October, 2017.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Information presented by Dennis Butler, Board Administration, on the review of minutes of the first joint County/City staff monthly meeting. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve Supervisors Taylor and Radig to act as liaisons for the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors to enter into discussions with the Rolling Hills Region or any other mental health region as appropriate. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
The Chairperson reported on the day-to-day activities.
Board members gave their reports on committee meetings.
There were no citizen concerns.
Board member concerns.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until October 17, 2017.
Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.
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