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Meeting - April 21, 1998

APRIL 21, 1998 FORTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 21, 1998 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Burnight, Clausen, and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, County Auditor/Board Secretary, and Ann Long, Assistant County Attorney.

Meeting called to order.

The Claims were approved as presented.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the regular Board Minutes of April 14, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Burnight abstained.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve the minutes of Executive Session #1 of April 14, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Burnight abstained.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the minutes of Executive Session #2 of April 14, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Burnight abstained.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve the minutes of Executive Session #3 of April 14, 1998 as submitted. Carried 3-0. Batcheller and Burnight abstained.

Board had open discussion

The Board approved the reclassification of Jennifer D. Hoaglund, Clerk II M.V., County Treasurer, @$8.94/hr., effective 4/24/98, per AFSCME Courthouse contract agreement, from Grade 4.5, Step 1 to Grade 4.5, Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Candelario A. Jimenez, Custodian, Building Services, @$9.21/hr., effective 4/23/98, per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 1, Step 5 to Grade 1, Step 6. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Arthur D. Detches, Temporary Custodian, Building Services, @$7.14/hr., effective 4/16/98, Not to exceed 120 days. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to set the Public Hearing and Sale of Real Estate Parcel #678920 on May 5, 1998 at 10:15 A.M. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION #9045
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcel # 678420

WHEREAS Woodbury County, Iowa is the owner under a tax deed of a certain parcel of real estate described as:

Five Eights (5/8) Acres in Northwest Corner of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section Twenty-one (21), Township Eighty-six (86) North Range Forty-four (44), Westwood Community Little Sioux, Woodbury County, Iowa

NOW THEREFORE,


Resolution #9045 contd.

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 5th day of May, 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 5th day of May, 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 $53.00 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 21th day of April, 1998.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to approve the Placement and Payment of C.B. at Woodward State Hospital School for a thirty (30) day evaluation. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the recommendation of the County Engineer for the Motor Grader to Swaney Equipment Co., Sioux City to furnish two current John Deere Model 770CH for District 3 and District 4. and to Ziegler Inc. to furnish one current Catepillar Model 140H for District 2. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to authorize the Chairman to sign contracts for Projects FM 97(38)--5F-97, LR-98(1)--73-97, LR-98(2)--73-97 and L-PRS-981--73-97. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by Woodbury County REC. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Burnight second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign final Vouchers for 1997 Resurfacing Projects, FM-97(30)--55-97, FM-97(31)--55-97, STP-S-97(32)--5E-97. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Burnight second by Clausen to refer the Bid Letting for the Stream Channel Stabilization L-EWP98(2)--73-97 to the County Engineer for recommendation. Carried 5-0.

Consensus was to visit with the departments to see if they can pay the invoices for the additional computer software and a printer from the existing budget.

Karl F. Barker, President/Owner, Barker Mortuaries, Inc. addresses the Board about the deficit of funds paid to funeral homes for the burial of the indigent in Woodbury County.

Dale Meyer of Meyer Bros Colonial Chapel suggested the County pay a percentage on the average of the service costs.

Terry Smith of Christy Smith & Hockenberry Funeral Homes stated that the County guidelines are not followed because it only allows for a graveside service.

Grant Armstrong stated in the rural areas of the County, they cannot do an indigent burial because of the cost.

Consensus was to ask the Funeral Home Directors to meet with the County Social Welfare Board to arrive at an agreed upon cost.

Bridget Hayes of Juvenile Court Services requested a letter of support for an application for a Juvenile Crime Prevention Community Grant.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to write a letter of support for Juvenile Crime Prevention Community Grant. Carried 5-0.

Consensus was to allow Robert Knowler, Treasurer and Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator to bid the cost for the use of the County Logo.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the basement expansion room costs and the temporary relocation of the City Assessors office to the expansion room. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Burnight moved to approve the Social Services Coordinators request for office furniture. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve the payment of the scaffolding costs from the Riverboat funds. Carried 5-0.

The Board adjourned the meeting until April 28, 1998.

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