Minutes - 10/17/2017

OCTOBER 17, 2017, FORTIETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.  Board members present were Radig, Ung (by phone), Taylor, De Witt, and Pottebaum.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Abigail Sills, Assistant 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.

Harold Fite, Lawton, addressed the Board with an issue about the appraisal of his residential property.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve the Agenda for October 17, 2017.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

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

To approve minutes of the October 10, 2017 meeting.  Copy filed.

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

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

To approve the claims totaling $398,742.01.  Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Jacob Acero, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-10-17, $1.00/year.  Per Iowa Code 80D.11.; the appointment of Jason Byers, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-18-17, $22.60/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 8-10-17.  Entry Level Salary:  $22.60/hr.; the appointment of Delayne Folsom, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-18-17, $22.60/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 8-10-17.  Entry Level Salary:  $22.60/hr.; the appointment of Jeremiah Casson, Motor Grader Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-30-17, $22.60/hour.  Job Vacancy Posted 8-10-17.  Entry Level Salary:  $22.60/hr.; the promotion of Ryan Weber, Director, Juvenile Detention Dept., effective 10-30-17, $72,000/year, 11%=$7,249.60/yr.  Promotion from Assistant Director to Director.; the reclassification of Dawn Lafave, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 10-31-17, $20.27/hour, 4%=$.79/hr.  Per CWA Civilian Officers Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1.; and the separation of David Benson, Deputy Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-17-17.  Retirement.   Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for (2) Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., CWA:  $18.72/hour.  Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of David Folsom, 2909 Humbolt Ave., Hornick, IA, as clerk of Willow Township.  The appointment was made on July 12, 2017, to fill the position previously held by Jerry White, until the next regular election.  Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Daniel Folsom, 2848 Moville Black Top, Hornick, IA, as a Willow Township Trustee.  The appointment was made on October 3, 2017, to fill the position previously held by David Folsom, until the next regular election.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Jim Rixner, Sioux City, Connie Barrett, Sioux City, John Hantla, Sergeant Bluff, Dick Owens, Sioux City, Brad Lego, Sioux City, Joile Corder, New Prespectives, Nathan Vanderplatts, Sioux City, Carter Smith, Sioux City, Kathy Roberts, Friendship House, Dave Drew, County Sheriff and Linda Madison, Mapleton, addressed the Board in regard to dissolving and terminating the Sioux Rivers Regional MHDS.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to approve to have the Woodbury County Board of Supervisor Liaisons to the Governing Board move at the next Governing Board meeting that the Sioux Rivers Regional MHDS dissolve and terminate.   Carried 4-1 on a roll call vote; Pottebaum was opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to receive the FY17 Annual Report of the Woodbury County Conservation Board.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to accept the Delta Dental renewal.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to receive the GASB 75 report.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

 A request was made to establish a county policy to allow Vacation Leave Donation from Woodbury County Employees to Woodbury County Information & Communication Commission (WCICC) and Woodbury County Communications Center employees that have met the guidelines of a catastrophic illness. Copy filed.

Information was presented on an Emergency Services request to hire (2) Full-Time Operations Officers, Paramedics and (1) ¾ Part-Time Operations Officer, Paramedic by January 2, 2018 or earlier, with the agreed funding sources.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Bridge Embargo.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY

BRIDGE EMBARGO RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION #12,641

WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors is empowered under authority of Sections 321.236 Sub. (8), 321.471 to 321.473 to prohibit the operation of vehicles or impose limitations as to the weight thereof on designated highways or highway structures under their jurisdiction, and

WHEREAS: the Woodbury County Engineer has caused to be completed the Structure Inventory and Appraisal of certain bridges according to accepted Bridge Inspection Standards and has determined that the bridges below, require revision to their current load ratings,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the following vehicle and load limit be established and that signs be placed advising of the permissible maximum weights thereof on the bridge listed herein.

Bridge No.  FHWA No.  Section Township Range  Posted Limit

A-49   354610   08-89-42     6 tons

B-139   354870   28-89-43   12 tons

B-255   352765   12-89-43    19, 29, 29 tons

H-181   353810   24-88-45     3 tons

J-178   353490     9-88-44     3 tons

K-203   353400     8-88-43   25, 34, 32 tons

U-138   350910     1-86-45   Close to traffic

V-84-2   350780   13-86-44   Close to traffic  

Passed and approved this 17th day of October, 2017.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve the contract and bond for project #L-CO7(7)—73-97 with Dixon Construction for $168,544.75.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bids were opened prior to the meeting for the removal of the Haskell Avenue bridge.  The bids are as follows:

Dixon Construction, Correctionville, IA $12,000.00

Nelson and Rock, Onawa, IA  $41,000.00

Graves Construction, Spencer, IA  $80,500.00

Motion by De Witt second by Pottebaum to accept the proposal and approve the contract for the removal of the Haskell Avenue bridge from Dixon Construction for $12,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve Star Control LEC HVAC repairs for $34,628.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve Baker Group as construction manager for the LEC HVAC repairs for $5,194.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to approve the Prairie Hills lease purchase agreement and documents, funding in the amount of $569,614.20, and authorize the Board of Supervisors Chairman and Vice-Chairman to execute the final legal/lease purchase documents as required.  Carried 5-0.  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 24, 2017.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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