Minutes - 2/20/2018

FEBRUARY 20, 2018, EIGHTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Radig, Taylor, and Pottebaum.  Staff members present were Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, Karen James, Board Administrative Assistant, Melissa Thomas, Human Resources Director, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

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

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 5-0 on roll-call vote.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to authorize the engagement of legal representation for a former employee named in a claim against the county.  Carried 5-0.

Dennis Butler provided an update on the proposed tax rate.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve moving a proposed expenditure for Courthouse Security Equipment of $60,153.00 out of the general budget to the CIP budget.  Carried 5-0. 

A public hearing was held at 4:35 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894735205001, 317 S. Mulberry St.  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 Radig second by Ung to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894735205001, 317 S. Mulberry St., to Duane and Jenny Clark, 415 S. Mulberry St., Sioux City, IA, for $169.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD

OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,693

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

By   Duane A. Clark and Jenny M. Clark __in the sum of One Hundred Sixty-Nine Dollars & 00/100 ($169.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:  

Parcel #894735205001

Lot 15 Block 3 Hedges Table 3rd Addition to Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(317 S. Mulberry Street)

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 20th Day of February, 2018.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 4:37 p.m. for the sale of parcel #894721355022, 1615 Pierce St.  The Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Taylor second by De Witt to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to postpone action to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of real estate parcel #894721355022, 1615 Pierce St.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Radig to increase the County Services – Mental Health budget by $204,353.00.  Carried 4-1; Pottebaum opposed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to reduce the proposed debt service levy by $241,718.00.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to set a public hearing to exceed the cap on the general basic fund and a public hearing for the budget for 4:45 PM on March 13th, 2018.  Carried 5-0.

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 Taylor second by De Witt to approve the agenda for February 20, 2018.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the February 13, 2018 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $398,283.66.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing date and sale date of parcel #894729176014, 419 Isabella St.

RESOLUTION #12,691

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

The South ten feet of Lot 5 and the North 20 feet of Lot 6, all in Block 13 of Tredway’s Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(419 Isabella 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 6th Day of March, 2018 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 6th Day of March, 2018, 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 $213.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 20th Day of February, 2018.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Christopher Kim, Sheriff Reserve Officer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 01-01-18, $1.00/year.  Per Iowa Code 80D.11.  Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Terry Johnson, 92 Cedar St., Lawton, IA, to the Lawton City Council.  The appointment was made on February 6, 2018, to fill the position previously held by Mike Frolkey, until the next regular election.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Steve Sorenson, parcel #884706136006, 3326 4th Ave., Sioux City.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,692

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Steven C. Sorenson, is the titleholder of property located at 3326 – 4th Ave., Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:          

Parcel # 8847 06 136 006

HENRIETTA PLACE LOT 23 BK 9 E 2 FT L OT 24 BK 9                                                                   

WHEREAS, Steven C. Sorenson, is the titleholder of the aforementioned property have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2017 Iowa Code section 427.9, and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby grants the request for a suspension of taxes, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this property.

SO RESOLVED this 20th day of February, 2018. 

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Mark Monson and Shelly Sorensen to the Community Action Agency of Siouxland Board.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to rescind the previous January 16 request from the Board of Supervisors to Judge Hoffmeyer for an opt-out provision as it relates to allowing the carrying of weapons on certain floors of the Woodbury County Courthouse.  Carried 3-2 on roll-call vote; Radig and Ung were opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Pottebaum to approve change and language to the employee handbook prohibiting employees from carrying firearms while court is in session or as long as security is provided by courthouse security.  Carried 3-2; Radig and Ung opposed.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Pottebaum to approve the certificate of completion for project #RC-CO97(130)—9A-97, PCC pavement replacement on Port Neal Circle with Godberson Smith Construction Company.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the contract and bond for projects #L-B(L77)—73-97 and #L-B(L78)—73-97 with Dixon Construction, Inc. for $225,231.80 and $225,543.58.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Taylor to approve the final pay voucher for project #ER-CO97(125)—58-97.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for PCC Crushing 2018.  The bids are as follows:

CAP Recycling, Mapleton, IA  $121,175.00

Schmillen Construction, Marcus, IA  $156,000.00

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to award the bid for PCC Crushing 2018 to CAP Recycling, Mapleton, IA, for $121,175.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for project #L-B(V842)—73-97.  The bids are as follows:

Dixon Construction, Correctionville, IA $175,677.40

Graves Construction, Spencer, IA  $193,400.72

Nelson & Rock, Onawa,IA   $178,288.90

Motion by Radig second by Pottebaum to receive the bids for project #L-B(v842)—73-97 and submit them to the county engineer for review and recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

A quarterly update on Rural Comprehensive Planning Project was presented by David Gleiser, Community Economic Development Director.  Copy filed.

A quarterly update on SIMPCO City/County Membership dues project was presented by David Gleiser, Community Economic Development and Michelle Bostinellos, SIMPCO Director.  Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to approve valve & actuator replacements for a cost not to exceed $28,406.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Taylor second by Ung to utilize funds from CIP B13-17.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve repairs with Star Controls for $11,562.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve HVAC study with Resource Consulting Engineers for $11,000.00.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Information presented by Keith Radig, Board of Supervisor, on scoring system for CIP projects.  Copy filed.

Board members gave reports on their committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns.

Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 27, 2018.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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