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Meeting - March 17, 1998

MARCH 17, 1998 THIRTY NINETH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 17, 1998 at 8:00 A.M. Board members present were Burnight, Clausen, and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, County Auditor/Board Secretary.
Meeting called to order.
Motion by Welte second by Burnight to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 20.17 (3). Carried 3-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Clausen second by Burnight to go out of Executive Session. Carried 3-0 on roll call vote. Boykin and Batcheller absent.
Mr. Batcheller arrived at 8:45 A.M.
Motion by Clausen second by Burnight to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c). Carried 4-0 on roll call vote. Boykin absent.
Motion by Clausen second by Burnight to go out of Executive Session. Carried 4-0 on roll call vote.
Mr. Boykin arrived at 9:00 A.M.
The Claims were approved as presented.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve regular Board Minutes of March 10, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Clausen abstained.
Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve the Special Board Minutes of March 12, 1998 as submitted. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve the minutes of Executive Session of March 10,1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Clausen abstained.
Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve the minutes of Executive Session of March 12, 1998 as submitted. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to ratify the three-year collective bargaining agreement reached with AFSMCE, Council 61 representing the Assistant County Attorneys and Investigator. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to ratify the three-year collective bargaining agreement reached with the Woodbury County Deputy Sheriffs Association. Carried 5-0.
The Board approved the separation of Nancy J. Junker, Temporary Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, effective 3/6/98. Copy filed.
The Board approved the separation of Mary C. Rickert, Temporary Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, effective 3/24/98. Copy filed.
The Board approved the appointment of Angela K. Edwards, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$9.63/hr., effective 3/23/98, Job vacancy posted: 2/10/98. Entry level salary: $9.63/hr. Copy filed.
The Board approved the appointment of Christopher P. Jansen, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$9.63/hr., effective 3/23/98, Job vacancy posted. 2/10/98. Entry level salary. $9.63/hr. Copy filed.
The Board approved the reclassification of Dennis A. Alioth, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$12.39/hr., effective 3/23/98, Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 3 to Class 2. Copy filed.
The Board approved the reclassification of Kevin W. Gosch, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$11.48/hr., effective 3/23/98, Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.
The Board approved the reclassification of Dawn M. Norton, Grant Clerk, County Sheriff, @$8.81/hr., effective 3/31/98, Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 3, Step 2 to Grade 3, Step 3. Copy filed.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve the request of an employee to stay on the Countys Health Insurance at her expense. Carried 5-0.
The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel #0010875, was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #0010875, as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 5-0.
Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcel #0010875. Chris Benson bid $303.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.
Motion by Batcheller second by Burnight to accept $303.00 bid for Real Estate Parcel #0010875. Carried 5-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA #9018
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County , Iowa, that the offer at public auction of Chris Benson.
in the sum of THREE HUNDRED THREE AND NO/100 ($303.00) Dollars for the following described real estate, to wit:
LOT SIXTEEN (16) BLOCK FORTY-ONE (41) SIOUX CITY ADDITION, CITY OF SIOUX CITY, WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
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 GREATER than the amount of the general taxes, interest, costs and penalties against the said real estate.
Resolution # 9018 contd.
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 Quitclaim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this 17th day of MARCH, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel #0008940 was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #0008940, as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 5-0.
Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcel #0008940. Chris Benson bid $271.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to accept $271.00 bid for Real Estate Parcel #0008940. Carried 5-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA #9019
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County , Iowa, that the offer at public auction of Chris Benson.
in the sum of TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE AND NO/100 ($271.00) Dollars for the following described real estate, to wit:
EAST SIXTY FEET (60) LOT SIX (6) BLOCK THIRTY-TWO (32), SIOUX CITY ADDITION, CITY OF SIOUX CITY, WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
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 GREATER than the amount of the general taxes, interest, 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.

Resolution #9019 contd.
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 Quitclaim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this 17th day of MARCH, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel #0008790 was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #0008790, as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 5-0.
Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcel #0008790. Chris Benson bid $206.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.
Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to accept $206.00 bid for Real Estate Parcel #0008790. Carried 5-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA #9020
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County , Iowa, that the offer at public auction of
in the sum of TWO HUNDRED AND SIX AND NO/100 ($206.00) Dollars for the following described real estate, to wit:
LOT NINETEEN (19) BLOCK THIRY-ONE (31) SIOUX CITY ADDITION, CITY OF SIOUX CITY, WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
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, interest, 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.


Resolution #9020 contd.
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 Quitclaim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this 17th day of MARCH, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel #0009030 & 0009000 was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.
Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #0009030 & 0009000, as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 5-0.
Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcel #0009030 & 0009000. Chris Benson bid $599.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to accept $599.00 bid for Real Estate Parcel #0009030 & 0009000. Carried 5-0.
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA #9021
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County , Iowa, that the offer at public auction of Chris Benson
in the sum of FIVE HUNDRED NINETY-NINE & NO/100 ($599.00) Dollars for the following described real estate, to wit:
EXCEPT WEST THIRTY-FIVE FEET (W 35) EAST HALF (E ) LOT SEVEN (7) BLOCK THIRTY-TWO (32) AND LOT EIGHT (8) BLOCK THIRTY-TWO (32), SIOUX CITY ADDITION, CITY OF SIOUX CITY, WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
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, interest, 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.


Resolution #9021 contd.
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 Quitclaim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.
SO DATED this 17th day of MARCH, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Clausen second by Burnight to set the Public Hearing and Sale of Real Estate Parcel #145905 on March 31, 1998 at 10:15 A.M. Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION #9022
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel # 145905
WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:
Lots Fifty-seven and Fifty-eight in Block Three (3) Eden Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
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 31st day of March, 1998, at 10:15 oclock a.m. in the meeting room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 31st day of March, 1998, 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 $1,231.00 plus recording fees.
4. That this resolution, preceded by the caption Notice of Property Sale and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.
DATED this 17th day of March, 1998.
Resolution #9022 contd.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to set the Public Hearing and Sale of Real Estate Parcel #146400 on March 31, 1998 at 10:15 A.M. Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION #9023
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel # 146400
WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:
Lots Thirty-five Thirty-nine (35 - 39) Inclusive in Block Four (4) Eden Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
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 31st day of March, 1998, at 10:15 oclock a.m. in the meeting room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 31st day of March, 1998, 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 totalminimum bid of $500.00 plus recording fees.
4. That this resolution, preceded by the caption Notice of Property Sale and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.
DATED this 17th day of March, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Burnight second by Batcheller to set the Public Hearing and Sale of Real Estate Parcel #148740 and 148770 on March 31, 1998 at 10:15 A.M. Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION #9024
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel # 148740 & 148770
WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:
Lots Twenty-four (24) and Twenty six (26) in Block Seven (7) Eden Park Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
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 31st day of March, 1998, at 10:15 oclock a.m. in the meeting room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 31st day of March, 1998, 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 $125.00 plus recording fees.
4. That this resolution, preceded by the caption Notice of Property Sale and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.
DATED this 17th day of March, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to set the Public Hearing and Sale of Real Estate Parcel #880764 on March 31, 1998 at 10:15 A.M. Carried 5-0

RESOLUTION #9025
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel # 880764
WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:


Resolution #9025 contd.
Sub division West Southwest 31-89-46 an irregular tract beginning at Southwest corner Southwest Southwest thence North 160.60 feet to North line Highway 12 thence Northeasterly 665.77 feet to Southwest corner Lot 8 thence Southeasterly 206.26 feet thence continue Southeasterly 136.34 feet to point of beginning: thence Northeasterly 218.81 feet thence continue Northeasterly 290.43 feet to West line County Road thence North on a radius curve 174.25 feet thence North 411.35 feet thence East 100 feet thence Southwesterly to West line County Road thence Southwesterly along West line of County Road to Southeast corner Lot 8 thence West 84.30 feet to point of beginning: said description being part of Lots 6-7-8 and 9 Southwest Southwest 31-89-46 East of the East Slope, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
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 31st day of March, 1998, at 10:15 oclock a.m. in the meeting room of the Board of Supervisors on the first floor 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 31st day of March, 1998, 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 $305.00 plus recording fees.
4. That this resolution, preceded by the caption Notice of Property Sale and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.
DATED this 17th day of March, 1998.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Burnight second by Clausen to receive for signatures a tax suspension resolution for J.M. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #9026

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, John and Evelyn Mitchell, as joint titleholder of real estate located at 1825 S. Cedar, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:


Resolution #9026 contd.

Parcel # 201450

Lot Seven (7) Block Ten (10) Hedges Morningside Addition

WHEREAS, John and Evelyn Mitchell as joint titleholder of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1997 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 17th day of March, 1998

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive for signatures a tax suspension resolution for M.S. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #9027

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Michael Stevenson, as joint titleholder of real estate located at 1009 7th Street, Sioux City, Woodbury County , Iowa, and legally described as follows:

Parcel # 039765

East 1/3 Lots Four (4) and Five (5) Block One Hundred thirty-seven (137) Sioux City East Addition

WHEREAS, Michael Stevenson as joint . as joint titleholder of the aforementioned property has petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 1997 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



Resolution #9027 condt.

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 17th day of March, 1998

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

The County Engineer reviewed with the Board requests for roadway improvement and proposed construction improvement projects.

Motion by Clausen second by Burnight to approve a grant to the Anthon Golf Course from the Infrastructure/Economic Development Fund for $12,500. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to table a request from Little Sioux-Grant Township Community Fire and Rescue for one week. Carried 5-0.
The Board took no action on a request from Siouxland Community Health Center for a grant.
There was a consensus to allow the Chairman and the Board Administrative Coordinator to further investigate a Stop-Loss Insurance policy for liability.
There was a discussion of Capital Improvement Projects for Woodbury County .
Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to authorize the Chairman to sign a Budget Appropriation Resolution for Fiscal Year 99. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
APPROPRIATION RESOLUTION
FOR
FISCAL YEAR 99
RESOLUTION #9028-A
WHEREAS, it is desired to make appropriations for each Service Area and Program Activity of County Government for the Fiscal year 99, beginning July 1, 1998, and
NOW, therefore, be it resolved by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the amounts detailed by Service Area on the Adopted FY 98 Woodbury County Budget Summary, Form 638-R constitute the authorization to make expenditures from the Countys funds beginning July 1, 1998 and continuing till June 30, 1999, and,
Resolution #9028 contd.
FURTHERMORE, this Appropriation Resolution extends the spending authority of each County Program Activity to the amount appropriated to it on its budgeted Program Planner, and,
ACCORDINGLY, until such time as a Service Area is identified as progressing to a spending level challenging its appropriation, a budget amendment per 331.435 will not be implemented,
HOWEVER, should a Program Activity approach a spending level challenging its appropriation level, and the Service Area continues balanced, the Board of Supervisors will be requested to increase the Programs spending authority by resolving to permit such, and,
ADDITIONALLY, the Board of Supervisors may be requested to decrease a Programs appropriation by 10% or $5,000, whichever is greater, to appropriate a like amount to a Program Activity requesting same: 331.435 will govern actions in this regard.
The above and foregoing resolution was adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County on March 17, 1998, and certified thereon as follows:
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to go into Executive Session #1 per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1)(a). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to go out of Executive Session #1. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to go into Executive Session #2 per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to go out of Executive Session #2. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to go into Executive Session #3 per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1)(c). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to go out of Executive Session #3. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.
Motion by Burnight second by Batcheller to approve the wage plan recommendation of the Human Resources Director. Carried 4-1. Clausen nay.
The Board adjourned the meeting until March 24, 1998.

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