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Meeting - March 10, 1998

MARCH 10, 1998 THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 10, 1998 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Burnight, and Welte. Clausen was absent. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator and Patrick F. Gill, County Auditor/Board Secretary.
The Claims were approved as presented.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve regular Board minutes of March 3, 1998 corrected by removing Clausen from item 4 and 10. Carried 3-0. Batcheller abstained.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to approve the minutes of Executive Session #1 of March 3, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller abstained.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve the minutes of Executive Session #2 of March 3, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller abstained.
Board had open discussion period.
The Board approved the reclassification of Henry D. Kass, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$10.19/hr., effective 3/9/98, Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 7 to Class 6. Copy filed.
The Board approved the appointment of Suzanne M. Houdeshell, Clerk II M.V., County Treasurer, @$8.50/hr., effective 3/11/98, Job vacancy posted: 2/13/98. Entry level salary: $8.50/hr. Copy filed.
The Board approve the appointment of Evelyn J. Thompson, Real Estate Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$8.38/hr., effective 3/11/98, Job vacancy posted: 2/19/98. Entry level salary. $8.38/hr. Employee will work temporary status on 3/10/98. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to authorize the Chairman to sign Performance Agreement with Wellmark Administrators, Inc. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve the appointment of George Finzen to the Commission to Assess Damages- Category B. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to refer a preliminary plat for Shadeland Country Estate to Zoning Commission for recommendation. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Burnight to refer the Spring Creek Addition to the Zoning Commission for recommendation. Carried 4-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to approve Woodbury Countys participation in joint funding of Stream Stabilization Projects. Carried 4-0.
Mr. Batcheller excused himself at 10:25 AM.
There was a discussion of future action on the Five-Year Construction Program plan.

Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to receive for signatures a resolution for the Highway 20 4-Lane Project. Carried 3-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 9017
RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE IMPROVEMENT OF
US HIGHWAY 20 TO A FOUR LANE ROUTE ACROSS IOWA
WHEREAS, Woodbury County supports safe and efficient intrastate highway transportation; and
WHEREAS, Woodbury County supports opportunities for economic development across the State of Iowa; and
WHEREAS, Woodbury County supports the continued development of the Iowa tourism industry; and
WHEREAS, Woodbury County accepts and endorses the findings of the Highway 20 Associations economic analysis
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS to urge the Iowa Department of Transportation to support the advancement and completion of the four-lane improvement project on US Highway 20 from Sioux City to Dubuque.
DATED this 10th day of March, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
There was discussion of road closing policy and it was agreed to place it on the agenda for a later date.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1)(i). Carried 3-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to go out of Executive Session . Carried 3-0 on roll call vote.
The Board adjourned the meeting until March 12, 1998.

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