Minutes - 12/12/2017
DECEMBER 12, 2017, FORTY-EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4:00 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 Assistant, Ed Gilliland, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, 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 5-0 on a roll-call vote.
Motion by Ung second by Taylor to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a). Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.
Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the request of the appellant for rental assistance of $500.00. 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.
There were no citizen concerns.
Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve the Agenda for December 12, 2017. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Ung second by Taylor to approve the following items by consent:
To approve minutes of the December 5, 2017 meeting. Copy filed.
To approve the claims totaling $617,073.20. Copy filed.
To approve the appointment of Steven Pickering, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-08-17, $18.72/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 10-18-17. Entry Level Salary: $18.72/hour.; the appointment of Thomas Tolbert, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 12-18-17, $57,115/year. Job Vacancy Posted 10-25-17. Entry Level Salary: $57,115.; the appointment of Daniel Priestley, Zoning Coordinator, Community & Economic Development, effective 12-18-17, $49,500/year. Job Vacancy Posted 10-4-17. Entry Level Salary: $49,500-$54,000.; the promotion of Ryan Peterson, Deputy Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-18-17, $33.66/hour, 7%=$2.26/hr. Promotion from Master Deputy to Deputy Sergeant.; the appointment of Donovan Masters, Sheriff Deputy, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-18-17, $23.07/hour. Appointment by County Sheriff.; and the reclassification of Nicholas Nieman, Service Officer, Veteran Affairs, effective 01-01-18, $20.19/hour, 4%=$.78/hr. Per Wage Plan Comparability with AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 5/Step 1 to Grade 5/Step 2. Copy filed.
To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Deputy Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., CWA: $33.66/hour. Copy filed.
To appoint Ron Engle to the Community Action Agency Board of Directors. Copy filed.
Motion by Pottebaum second by Ung to set public hearing for considering the Level C classification of Pocahontas Avenue for January 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The chairperson presented a resolution thanking and commending Rick Schneider for years of service with Woodbury County. Copy filed.
The chairperson presented a resolution thanking and commending David Benson for years of service with Woodbury County. Copy filed.
Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to approve joint purchase of a VirTra Systems 180 LE-1 Training Simulator with the Sioux City Police Department using $15,670.33 from gaming revenue. Carried 4-1; Radig was opposed. Copy filed.
A public hearing was held at 4:45 p.m. for lease agreement for the Climbing Hill East Water Association.
Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to close the public hearing. Carried 5-0.
Motion by De Witt second by Pottebaum to approve the lease agreement between Woodbury County Board of Supervisors and the Climbing Hill East Water Association. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Chairperson reported on the day-to-day activities.
Board members gave reports on their committee meetings.
Connie Barrett, Sioux City, addressed the Board with concerns about the change of mental health regions.
Board concerns were heard.
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 19, 2017.
Meeting sign in sheet. Copy filed.