Meeting August 2, 2011

AUGUST 02, 2011 — TWENTY-NINETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 02, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Monson, Clausen, Tripp, Smith, and Boykin.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented.  Copy filed.

The meeting was called to order.
 
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve the minutes of the 07/26/2011 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0; Smith abstained.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the Separation of Eric E. Steffen, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 07/29/11.  End of Temporary Work.  Copy filed.
 
The Board approved the Separation of Carter T. Swanger, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 07/29/11.  End of Temporary Work.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the Separation of Mary E. Burroughs, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 08/12/11.  End of Temporary Work.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the Separation of Alex C. Ralston, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 08/26/11.  End of Temporary Work.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Sheriff’s Civil Division Fourth Quarter and Year to date Report.  Carried
5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending retiring County employee Gary Worrell for his years of service to the County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO #10,783
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
Gary Worrell
FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Gary W. Worrell has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Secondary Roads Department  for 26 years from March 1, 1985 to August 26, 2011; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Gary W. Worrell 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 Gary W. Worrell  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, Gary W. Worrell.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Sherry Mc Gill, Woodbury County Extension, presented the Board with an update on the Iowa State University Extension.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #546707 (3420 Lakeport Road, Sioux City). 

The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard. 

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to close the hearing.   Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to set the sale of this parcel at public auction at 10:30 A.M. on August 26th, 2011 at the site.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a “Utility Accommodation Permit” submitted by Qwest Communications, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Permit to Work in the County Right of Way by Keith Schrunk per Recommendation of County Engineer Mark Nahra.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $1,000.00 for the Bennett-McDonald Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,785
BENNETT-MCDONALD DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Bennett-McDonald Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and
 
WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Bennett-McDonald Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $  1,000   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Tripp second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $500.00 for the Hackley Lateral Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,786
HACKLEY LATERAL DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Hackley Lateral Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Hackley Lateral Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 500   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $1,500.00 for the Orton Slough Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,787
ORTON SLOUGH DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Orton Slough Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Orton Slough Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 1,500   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $5,000.00 for the Smithland Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,788
SMITHLAND DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Smithland Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury CountyBoard of Supervisors as the governing body of the Smithland Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 5,000   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within said Drainage District and same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter sameupon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of  August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $0.00 for the Smoky Hollow Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,789
SMOKY HOLLOW DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Smoky Hollow Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Smoky Hollow Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 0.00   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $10,000.00 for the Upper Wolf Creek Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,790
UPPER WOLF CREEK DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Upper Wolf Creek Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and
  
WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Upper Wolf Creek Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 10,000    be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Tripp second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $500.00 for the Weber Creek Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,791
WEBER CREEK DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Weber Creek Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and
 
WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Weber Creek Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 500   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $2,000.00 for the Wolf Creek Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,792
WOLF CREEK DRAINAGE DISTRICT
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Wolf Creek Drainage District of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within the boundaries of the said Drainage District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Wolf Creek Drainage District, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 2,000   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies and public highways within said Drainage District, same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $12,000.00 for the Wolf Creek Pump Sub-District 2 Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,793
WOLF CREEK PUMPING DISTRICT #2
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Wolf Creek Pumping District #2 of Woodbury County, Iowa; and
 
WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within the boundaries of the said Pumping District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury CountyBoard of Supervisors as the governing body of the Wolf Creek Pumping District #2, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 12,000   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within said Pumping District and same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter sameupon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Tripp second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution levying special assessment of $500.00 for the Wolf Creek Pump Sub-District 3 Drainage District for fiscal year 2011-2012, per recommendation of the County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO. 10,794
WOLF CREEK PUMPING DISTRICT #3
RESOLUTION LEVYING SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATE
TO THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Wolf Creek Pumping District #3 of Woodbury County, Iowa; and

WHEREAS, said Board, as Trustees, has determined that it is necessary to levy a special tax and/or assessment on all tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within the boundaries of the said Pumping District.

NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Wolf Creek Pumping District #3, that a special tax and/or assessment in the sum of $ 500   be levied against all the tracts of land, lots, railroad companies, and public highways within said Pumping District and same to be in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore established, adopted and confirmed.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the said levy and/or assessment be and the same is hereby certified to the Woodbury County Auditor who is hereby directed to effect said levy and/or assessment against all of the said lands, etc., in the same ratio and upon the same classification as heretofore adopted, established and confirmed and enter same upon the tax list of Woodbury County for collection with the first half of the current year real estate taxes.

DATED this 2nd day of August, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to postpone action to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a 28E agreement between Woodbury County and the city of Sioux City, regarding Animal Control Services, per recommendation of Gary Brown, Disaster and Emergency Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement with Independence Waste Company per recommendation of Mark Elgert, Building Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.
 
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 9, 2011.