Search

Board Meetings

Meeting - August 18, 1998

AUGUST 18, 1998 SEVENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 18, 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, Vicki Ritz, Deputy Commissioner of Elections and Ann Long, Board Legal Counsel.

The Board canvassed the Special County Sales Tax Election of August 11, 1998 at 9:00 A.M. with results as follows:

Vicki Ritz, Deputy Commissioner of Elections announced that there was thirty (30) challenged ballots, of which seven (7) were accepted and added to the Tally. There was also one (1) After Election Absentee Ballots that was postmarked by August 10th or hand delivered on Election Day, which was also added to the Tally.

Upon the public measure,

Proposition A Shall the following Public Measure be adopted? A local sales and services tax shall be imposed in Woodbury County, at the rate of 1 percent to be effective October 1, 1998 and repealed September 30, 2008.

Revenues from the sales and services tax are to be expended as follows:

For school infrastructure purposes and needs of school districts within Woodbury County, as defined in Section 422E.1 of the Code of Iowa (1997 Code of Iowa, as amended), which include the construction, reconstruction, repair, purchasing, or remodeling of schoolhouses, stadiums, gyms, fieldhouses, and bus garages and the procurement of schoolhouse construction sites and the making of site improvements, and include the payment or retirement of outstanding bonds previously issued for school infrastructure purposes, and the payment or retirement of bonds issued under Section 422E.4 of the code of Iowa (1997 Code of Iowa, as amended).

There were Fifteen Thousand Six Hundred Twenty-Seven (15,627) votes cast, as follow:

FOR the question there were Nine Thousand Five Hundred Seventy-Four (9,574) votes cast. AGAINST the question there were Six Thousand Forty-Six (6,046) votes cast. Seven (7) unread.

We therefore declare the public measure Proposition A to be adopted.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the canvass of the Special County Sales Tax Election for School Infrastructure. Carried 5-0.

The Claims were approved as presented.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Burnight second by Boykin to approve the Regular Board Minutes of August 11, 1998 amended to reflect No. 33 as removals not renewals. Carried 3-0. Clausen and Batcheller abstained.

The Board approved the separation of Amy K. Jensen, Temporary Election Clerk, County Auditor/Recorder, effective 8/21/98. End of Temporary employment. Copy filed.



The Board approved the reclassification of Darin M. Fay, Deputy, Class 1, County Sheriff, @$16.98/hr., effective 8/24/98. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Todd Wieck, Deputy, Class 1, County Sheriff, @$16.98/hr., effective 8/24/98. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Beverly J. Smith, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$13.41/hr., effective 8/24/98. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Charles P. Mc Cormick, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$12.40/hr., effective 8/24/98. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Sheryl K. Skaff, Ct. Security Officer, County Sheriff, @$12.40/hr., effective 8/24/98. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Gina L. Watson, F/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention, effective 8/26/98. Resignation.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for an In-house full-time Female Youth Worker, for Juvenile Detention, per AFSCME J.D./Current Wage and a Part-time Female Youth Worker, for Juvenile Detention, per AFSCME J.D./Grade 1, Step 1: $10.38/hr. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign a Notice to Terminate Farm Tenancy. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Burnight to authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for the Siouxland Human Investment Partnership Empowerment Application. Carried 5-0.

There was a discussion with the Board about an ongoing odor problem in the Law Enforcement Center. The discussion centered on the impact of the Clerk of Court staff and the efforts to address the problem.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to close the Public Hearing for Anthon Kristijantos rezoning request. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Burnight second by Clausen to deny the rezoning request of Anthon Kristijanto. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to grant a request by Anthon Kristijanto to have until October 19, 1998 to move his trucks. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the County Engineers recommendation to accept the bid of Rexco Equipment Co. of $41,858 for a AMZ Magnum asphalt road-patching machine. Carried 5-0.

John Christofferson approached the Board about a water problem where his property abuts the county right of way.

The Board adjourned the meeting until August 25, 1998.

Receive Agenda By eMail