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Meeting - January 19, 1999

JANUARY 19, 1999 - TWENTY-SEVENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, January 19, 1999 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Clausen, Walish and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Ann Long, Assistant County Attorney and Patrick F. Gill, County Auditor/Board Secretary.

The Claims were approved as presented.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to approve the regular Board minutes of January 12, 1999 as submitted. Carried 5-0.

There was open discussion period held by the Board.

The Board approved the reclassification of Eileen C. Duhn, Real Estate Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$9.49/hr., effective 1/21/99. Per AFSCME Courthouse contract agreement, from Grade 4, Step 2 to Grade 4, Step 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Rachelle A. Martin, Payroll Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$9.07/hr., effective 1/27/99. Per AFSCME Courthouse contract agreement from Grade 4, Step 1 to Grade 4, Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Virginia Vazquez, Custodian, Building Services, effective 1/7/99. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Rita K. Combs, M.V. Clerk II, County Treasurer, @$8.76/hr., effective 1/25/99. Job Vacancy posted: 11/25/98. Entry Level Salary: $8.76/hr. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Benjamin T. Kusler, Project Engineer, Secondary Roads, @$39,826/yr., effective 1/25/99. Per County Engineer designation. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign the Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for Custodian, Building Services, AFSCME Courthouse/Grade 1, Step 1: $7.35/hr. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

J.D. Pellersells, Human Resources Director, Mark Elgert and Jeff King of Building Services reported to the Board about the LEC odor problem and the actions planned to address the problems; it will cost about $100,000. The consensus was to proceed.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to suspend activity related to Woodbury Countys Missouri River Preservation and Land Use Authority and Fund. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to receive the Treasurers Semi-Annual report ending 12/31/98. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The ISAC CountyA-Day Program was discussed. It was decided to survey county department heads and elected officials to determine the interest in attending and the issues to address.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to approve the Oto Ambulance Loan Request and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement for Federal Aid Surface Transportation Program funding for projects: Carried 5-0. Copies filed.

1. BRS-97(41)-60-97 Agreement No. 99-HBRR-002
2. STP-97(42)-5E-97 Agreement No. 99-STOS-020

The County Engineer presented a revised Utility Accommodation Permit form.

Chris Herman, Tim Kimpson, and Dave Amick presented a request to designate a place for a memorial honoring the fellow law enforcement officers.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to support the project designating a memorial location to honor fellow law enforcement officers. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to approve Secondary Roads request for an additional technician. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept receipt of the Secondary Roads budget reduced by $60,000. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept receipt of the Soil Conservation Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Boykin to transfer Soil Conservation from the general basic fund to the rural basic fund. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Chairman asked for and received unanimous consent to defer on the General Assistance Administration Services budget.

Dave Amick, County Sheriff and Mark Campbell, designated representative for County Attorney Tom Mullin appeared before the Board to present a request to set a special levy election to fund the public safety needs request.

Ron Kerr, of the Citizens Jail Advisory Committee expressed support for the funding needs.

Judith Holmes of Lawton appeared before the Board to express concerns of how tax increment financing have impacted county finances.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to set a Special Tax Levy Election for March 9, 1999 to increase Woodbury Countys ability to levy for general county services at an additional tax of $1.00 each year for a maximum rate of $4.50 for 30 years beginning next July 1. Carried 5-0.

Vicki Ritz, Election Deputy presented the canvass of the Drainage Ditch Elections.

For the office of Trustee Sub District #3 for the Farmers Drainage District there were Eleven (11) ballots cast as follows:
Fred Johnson 669 votes

Fred Johnson was duly elected to the office of Trustee, Farmers Drainage District Sub District #3, for the term of 3 years.


For the office of Trustee Sub District #3 for the Garretson Drainage District there were two (2) ballots cast as follows:
Wilbur Ray 283 votes

Wilbur Ray was duly elected to the office of Trustee, Garretson Drainage District Sub District #3, for the term of 3 years.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to accept the canvass of the Farmers and Garretson Drainage District Elections of January 19, 1999. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to accept receipt of Woodbury County Information & Communications budget increased by $5,065. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to accept receipt of Communication Services budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to reconsider the years on the ballot from 30 year to 20 years for the Special Tax Election on March 9, 1999. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to amend the years of the levy increase to 20 years instead of 30 years on the ballot for the Special Tax Election on March 9, 1999. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept receipt of Building Services Department Courthouse Building budget reduced by $26,000. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to accept receipt of Building Services Department Law Enforcement Center Building budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to accept receipt of Building Services Department Trosper-Hoyt Building budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to accept receipt of County Sheriff Uniform Patrol Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to accept receipt of County Sheriff COPS More Grant Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to accept receipt of Law Enforcement Block Grant budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to accept receipt of Investigations Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Boykin to accept receipt of Jail Program budget reduced by $60,000. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to accept receipt of Administration Program budget reduced by $9,000. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept receipt of Clerical Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to accept receipt of Civil Division Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to accept receipt of Highway Safety Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to accept receipt of Crime Prevention Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to accept receipt of Dare Grant Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to accept receipt of Court Security Program budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to accept receipt of State Forfeitures budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to accept receipt of Federal Forfeiture budget. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Darwin Hamann to the office of Morgan Township Trustee for a 4-year term. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Jon W. Wilcke to the office of Morgan Township Clerk. Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 26, 1999.

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