Meeting January 8, 2013

JANUARY 08, 2013 — SECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 08, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Boykin, Tripp, Monson and Smith.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, 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 Tripp second by Monson to approve the minutes of the 1/2/2013 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the salary of Larry Clausen, from Board Member to Board Chairman, Board of Supervisors Dept., $37,568/year, effective 01/02/2013, the salary of Jaclyn D. Smith, from Board Chairman to Board Member, Board of Supervisors Dept., $31,554/year, effective 01/02/2013, the reclassification of Todd Wieck to Appointed Major, County Sheriff Dept., $79,346/year, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from 83% Deputy to 85% Major, the promotion of Gregory Stallman to Appointed Major, County Sheriff Dept., $79,346/year, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from Deputy to 85% Major, the promotion of Michael Wingert to Lieutenant, County Sheriff Dept., $67,393/year, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from Deputy to Lieutenant,  the reclassification of Douglas Boetger to Deputy Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., $29.62/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from % Deputy to Deputy Sergeant, the reclassification of Gregory Logan to Deputy Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., $29.62/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from % Deputy to Deputy Sergeant, the reclassification of Gene Hacker to Deputy, County Sheriff Dept., $25.63/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per CWA Deputy Contract, from Deputy Sergeant to Senior Deputy, the reclassification of Patrick Hinrichsen, County Sheriff Dept., $25.63/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per CWEA Deputy Contract, from Deputy Sergeant to Senior Deputy, the transfer of Alan Shinkunas, Jail Sergeant, County Sheriff Dept., $24.06/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from Ct. Security Supervisor to Jail Sergeant, the transfer of Mary Feiler to Court Security Supervisor, County Sheriff Dept., $24.06/hour, effective 01/02/2013, per Sheriff Drew, from Jail Sergeant to Court Security Supervisors, and the appointment of Charles Clark, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., $19.90/hour, effective 01/17/2013, not to exceed 120 days.  Carried 4-0; Tripp abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution authorizing tax abatement for Christian Pentecostal Church Principe de Paz, parcel #894721377005.  Carried 5-0. 

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #10,996
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Christian Pentecostal Church Principe De Paz. is the titleholder of real estate Parcel #894721377005  located in the City of Sioux City, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #894721377005

W 100 FT N 50 FT S 108 FT LOT 2 BLK 11 HIGMAN’S ADDITION, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes owing for the 2011/2012, tax year and the parcel is owned by Christian Pentecostal Church Principe de Paz and

WHEREAS, the organization, namely Christian Pentecostal Church Principe De Paz.  is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed for the 2011/2012 tax year and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 8th day of January, 2013.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution authorizing a tax abatement for Ministerio Nuvea Jerusalem, parcel #894721360001.  Carried 5-0. 

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #10,997
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Ministerio Nuvea Jerusalem is the titleholder of real estate Parcel #894721360001 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #894721360001

LOTS 1-3 BLK 1 ROSE HILL ADDITION, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes owing  for the 2011/2012, tax year, and the parcel is owned by Ministerio Nuvea Jerusalem; and

WHEREAS, the organization, namely Ministerio Nuvea Jerusalem is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS,  the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes and special assessments owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed for the 2011/2012 tax year and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 8th day of January, 2013.
Woodbury County Board of Supervisors
Copy filed.

Motion by Tripp second by Monson to approve the appointment of Brett Baldwin, 3956 240th Street, Anthon, Iowa, and Jason Mahrt, 4170 250th Street, Anthon, Iowa as Miller Township Trustees to fill a vacancy until the next regular election.   Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Smith to award the bid for the lease of the County Farm to the highest bidder, Tony Kohn, 4852 210th Street, Cushing, Iowa for the amount of $455.00/acre.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution regarding construction evaluation under Iowa Code Section 459.304(3), covering the period of 02/01/2013 through 01/31/2014, per recommendation of Planning and Zoning Director John Pylelo.  Carried 5-0.


WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #10,998
CONSTRUCTION EVALUATION RESOLUTION


WHEREAS, Iowa Code section 459.304(3) sets out the procedure if a board of supervisors wishes to adopt a “construction evaluation resolution” relating to the construction of a confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution can submit to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) an adopted recommendation to approve or disapprove a construction permit application regarding a proposed confinement feeding operation structure; and

WHEREAS, only counties that have adopted a construction evaluation resolution and submitted an adopted recommendation may contest the DNR’s decision regarding a specific application; and

WHEREAS,  by adopting a construction evaluation resolution the board of supervisors agrees to evaluate every construction permit application for a proposed confinement feeding operation structure received by the board of supervisors between February 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014 and submit an adopted recommendation regarding that application to the DNR; and

WHEREAS,  the board of supervisors must conduct an evaluation of every construction permit application using the master matrix created in Iowa Code section 459. 305, but the board’s recommendation to the DNR may be based on the final score on the master matrix or may be based on reasons other than the final score on the master matrix;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the Board of Supervisors hereby adopts this construction evaluation resolution pursuant to Iowa Code section 459.304(3). 

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a final payment voucher for project #FM-CO97(116)—55-97 with Gus Construction for a box culvert replacement, per recommendation of County Engineer Mark Nahra.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board reviewed quotes for the AVL Project with County Engineer Mark Nahra.

Bid letting for Project #LB11(1)—73-97 was held at 10:20 a.m.  The bids were as follows:

Clark Construction, Whiting, Iowa   $46,874.00
Dixon Construction, Correctionville, Iowa  $47,926.00
Graves Construction, Incorporated, Spencer, Iowa $62,007.00
Herbst Construction, LeMars, Iowa   $56,142.00
Joy Dirt Construction, Cushing, Iowa  $44,309.36
L. A. Carlson Contracting, Merrill, Iowa  $43,959.50
Mathers, Correctionville, Iowa   $69,464.00
Midwest Contracting LC, Marshall, Minnesota $78,773.00
Nelson & Rock Contracting, Onawa, Iowa  $38,454.00
Neuvirth Construction, Blair, Nebraska  $60,653.40
Progressive Structures LLC, Elkader, Iowa  $52,397.80

Motion by Smith second by Monson to receive the bids and refer them to the County Engineer for review and recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 10:25 a.m. for Project #LB11(2)—73-97.  The bids were as follows:

Clark Construction, Whiting, Iowa   $44,367.40
Dixon Construction, Correctionville, Iowa  $47,719.00
Graves Construction, Incorporated, Spencer, Iowa $59,379.00
Herbst Construction, LeMars, Iowa   $53,990.00
Joy Dirt Construction, Cushing, Iowa  $41,928.28
L. A. Carlson Contracting, Merrill, Iowa  $43,490.00
Mathers, Correctionville, Iowa   $62,627.06
Midwest Contracting LC, Marshall, Minnesota $78,041.00
Nelson & Rock Contracting, Onawa, Iowa  $36,855.00
Neuvirth Construction, Blair, NE   $58,070.70
Progressive Structures LLC, Elkader, Iowa  $47,913.30
 
Motion by Monson second by Tripp to receive the bids and refer them to the County Engineer for review and recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Chairperson asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.
 
The Board discussed the fiscal year 2013 County budget.
Motion by Boykin second by Monson to receive the Conservation (General Basic) Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Conservation (General Basic) Parks budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive the Conservation (General Basic) Naturalist budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Conservation (General Basic) Nature Center budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to receive the Conservation (Non-tax Funds) 257-Nature Center budget, the Conservation (Non-tax Funds) 266-REAP budget and the Conservation (Non-tax Funds) 667-Conservation Reserve budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Communication Center (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the County Fair (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Veteran Affairs (General Basic)-Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Veteran Affairs (General Basic)-IDVA Grant budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Veteran Affairs (General Basic)-Assistance budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Medical Examiner (General Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Monson to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic)-Council on Sexual Assault budget reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic)-Meals on Wheels budget reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic)-Senior Aides budget as reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic)-SRTS budget reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Monson to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic) Siouxland Center for Active Generations budget reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Monson to receive the Non-County Social Service Agencies (General Basic)-Moville Senior Center budget reduced to last year’s level.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Sanitary Landfill (Rural Basic) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Tripp second by Boykin to receive the Board of Supervisors (General Basic)-Board Expense budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to receive the Board of Supervisors (General Basic)-Board Administration budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to receive the Board of Supervisors (General Basic)-Civil Service budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Board of Supervisors (General Basic)-Public Bidder budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the Board of Supervisors (General Basic)-Mail Services budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to receive the District Court Operation (General Supplemental) budget as submitted.  Carried 5-0.
      
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 15, 2013.