Minutes - 5/1/2018


The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.  Board members present were Ung, De Witt, Taylor, Pottebaum, and Radig.  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.

The Board read a proclamation for the Rededication of the 100th Anniversary Courthouse Cornerstone.

Remarks were made by Rocky De Witt, Chairman Board of Supervisors, Jeremy Taylor, Board of Supervisors and Co-Chair, Woodbury County Historical Committee and Jim Jung, Co-Chair, Woodbury County Historical Committee.

The Board members participated in the placement of a new time capsule in the Courthouse Cornerstone.  Items placed in the time capsule consisted of:

Item From 1916 Time Capsule:

Original Invitation: laying of Courthouse cornerstone (July 10)

2018 Time Capsule items as follows:


Woodbury County Board of Supervisors 100TH Anniversary Cornerstone Rededication RESOLUTION #12,716 - April 24th, 2018


President Donald Trump; Woodbury County Board of Supervisors; Woodbury County Elected Officials; Woodbury County Centennial Committee; Judges & Appointed Clerk; Congressman Steve King; Senator- Joni Ernst; Woodbury County Courthouse Centennial Limited Edition Print (photo); Woodbury County Sheriffs


Sioux City Journal November 22, 2017; Sioux City Journal April 15th, 2018; Sioux City Journal Insert April 29, 2018; The Record- March 29, 2018; Sioux City Public Museum “Timeline” Spring 2018 Vol. 2, Issue 15


Congressman- Steve King; Iowa Governor- Kim Reynolds; Senator- Joni Ernst; Sertoma Club; Baker Group- (2018 time capsule container)

Woodbury County Courthouse Centennial Limited Edition Print- Artist Brian Johnson Biography Signature letter


Woodbury County Courthouse 100 Year Challenge Coin

USS Sioux City “Launch” Medal (Donated by Sioux City Chamber Association)

Colonel Bud Day “Topps” Bubble Gum Card (Donated by Sioux City Chamber Association Sheriff’s Coin

Mr. Goodfellow- Pin (Donated by Sioux City Chamber Association

Sioux City Airport Baggage Tag (Donated by Sioux City Chamber Association

Apple I-Phone 5 (latest technology of communication

Siouxland/ Business:

Hard Rock Pin; Jolly Time Popcorn- Popcorn Bag; Palmer Candy Twin-Bing Pouch; SueBee Honey Pin; Old Home Saturday in the Park Coin


Schedule of County Officials; Woodbury County 2017 Financial Report; 2018 Courthouse Centennial fold-out; 2018 Centennial Banquet Invitation; 2018 Banquet Program; Courthouse Post cards; 2018 Woodbury County Newsletter; Centennial Celebration Week Agenda; Artsplash Coloring Contest/ Winners; Centennial Essay Contest/ Winners


Chaplains Cross- (donated by Jeremy Taylor); 113TH Calvalry- Operation Enduring Freedom (2001-2011) Roll Call- 113th Cavalry 2010-2011 Coin- 113th Cavalry Award of Excellence “Challenge Coin; 185th Air Refueling Wing- 2017 Economic Impact Report- 185th ARW Commanders Excellence Coin; 185th Coaster; 34th Infantry- Red Bull Patch


Sertoma Club- 2018 WWI Commemorative Silver Dollar

June E. Nylan Cancer Center- 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Comm. Silver Dollar

Siouxland Coin & Jewelry- 2018 American Eagle Silver Dollar

Kenny Schmitz- 2018 U.S. Mint Proof Set; 2018 Kennedy Half-Dollar (D), 2018 Kennedy Half-Dollar (P); 2017 Sacagawea Dollar (uncirculated); Kennedy Half-Dollar (uncirculated); 2017 Quarter, Dime, Nickel, Penny; 2016 Sacagawea Dollar (uncirculated); Kennedy Half-Dollar (uncirculated) ;2016 Quarter, Dime, Nickel, Penny; 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Presidential Dollars; 1981, 1980, 1979 Susan B. Anthony Dollar Proof Set; 1976-1776 Bi-Centennial Dollar, Half-Dollar, Quarter; 1976-1776 Bi-Centennial $2-Dollar Bill

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

No citizen concerns.

Motion by Radig second by Taylor to approve the agenda for May 1, 2018.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

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

To approve minutes of the April 24, 2018 meeting.  Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $553,605.14.  Copy filed.

To approve the lifting tax suspension for Richard and Donetta Musto, parcel #894727482011, 2822 E. 2nd St.  Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending Dennis Wilson for his service to Woodbury County.






WHEREAS, Dennis Wilson has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Sheriff’s Office for 27 years from October 16, 1991 to May 31, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Dennis Wilson as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Dennis Wilson for his years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Dennis Wilson.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 1st day of May, 2018.


Copy filed.

To approve the appointment of Abby Nissen, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 05-14-18, $14.00/hour.  Not to exceed 120 days.; and the reclassification of Travis Ryan, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 05-15-18, $19.48/hour, 4%=$.76/hour.  Per CWA Civilian Officers Contract agreement, from Class 3 to Class 2.  Copy filed.

To approve the de-authorization of (2) F/T Operation Officers, Emergency Services Dept. (Deauthorize to Authorize 1 Paramedic & 1 AEMT) and (1) P/T .25 Operations Officer, Emergency Services Dept.  Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Authorization to initiate the hiring process for Asst. County Attorney-U.S. HIDTA Grant, County Attorney Dept.  Wage Plan:  To Be Determined by Grant Funding and (1) F/T Operations Officer-Paramedic & (1) F/T Operations-AEMT, Emergency Services Dept.  Wage Plan:  $17.31-$18.35/hour.  Copy filed.

To approve the request of Dennis Wilson to remain on County Health insurance.  Copy filed.

To approve the signing of the Standard DOT Title VI/Non-Discrimination AssurancesCopy filed.

To approve setting a public hearing for fiscal year 2018 budget amendment for May 29, 2018 at 4:45 p.m.  Copy filed.

Carried 5-0.

A resolution thanking and commending Mona Scaletta for her years of service with Woodbury County was presented by the Board Chair Person.   Copy filed.

A Bid letting was held for supply of 10’x6’ precast box culvert.  The bids are as follows:

Hancock  $36,345.19

Cemcast  $43,456.00

Motion by Radig second by Ung receive the bids and award the bid to Hancock for $36,345.19.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

Harold Postma addressed the Board.

Board concerns.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 8, 2018.

Meeting sign in sheet.  Copy filed.

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