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Meeting - October 26, 1999

OCTOBER 26, 1999 SIXTEENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, October 26, 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, Patrick F. Gill, Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.

The Claims were approved as presented.

Meeting called to order.

There was open discussion period held by the Board.

Motion by Walish second by Boykin to approve the regular Board Minutes of October 19, 1999 as submitted. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the minutes of the Executive Session of October 19, 1999 as submitted. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Change Order #11 of Courthouse Restoration Phase III. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcel #531225 was held at 10:15 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcel #531225 as there was no one present wishing to be heard. Carried 5-0.

Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcel #531225. Duane Yates bid $50.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to accept the offer of $50.00 from Duane Yates for Real Estate Parcel #531225 plus recording fees. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA #9230

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of: PATRIOT COMPANY AN IOWA CORP.

in the sum of FIFTY AND NO/100 ($50.00) Dollars for the following described real estate to wit:

East Half (E ) Vacated North-South Alley Abutting Lots Nine (9), Ten (10), Eleven (11) Block Ten (10) West Morningside 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, interests, 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close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.



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 26th day of October 1999.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to award bid for Project L-EWP 00(1)-73-97 to Graves Construction Co., Melvin Iowa, in the amount of $176,690.54 per County Engineers recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to accept and approve quote from Brower Construction Co. to do ACC levelers on Port Neal Road. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to authorize Chairman to sign easement transferring road right-of-way to Woodbury County SWCD (Soil and water Conservation District). Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

There was discussion of Sioux City Meals on Wheels Inc. and Siouxland Aging Service Inc. of Sioux City. They have agreed to terms that will assign management of the Meals on Wheels program to Siouxland Aging.

Bid letting was held for sale of structures for the 404 Holly Springs Mitigation Project.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to receive the bids for sale of structures in Holly Springs and allow the project manager to review and provide a recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copies filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Melanie A. Engel, Custodian, Building Services, @$8.08/hr, effective 10-28-99. Per AFSCME Cthouse. Contract Agreement, from Grade 1, Step 1 to Grade 1, Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of William D. Smith, Custodian, Building Services, @$8.08/hr., effective 11/05/99. Per AFSCME Cthouse. Contract Agreement, from Grade 1, Step 1 to Grade 1, Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Kevin D. Horsley, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$12.36/hr., effective 11/01/99. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Dennis J. Wilson, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @14.49/hr., effective 11/01/99. Per DSA Contract agreement from Class 1 to Sr. Class. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Joy A. Caudron, Administrative Assistant, Human Resources, @33,445/yr., effective 11/01/99. Duty Adjustment. Copy filed.



Motion by Welte second by Boykin to authorize the Chairman to sign the Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process for a Deputy Sergeant (for existing employee), County Sheriff, Wage Plan: $44,132.40/yr. and two Deputy Sheriffs (Grant Positions), County Sheriff, DSA Contract: $14.59/hr. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the hiring policy as submitted by the Human Resources Department.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to amend the submitted policy to make certain deputies of elected officials are not included in the policy. Carried 5-0.

The chairman called for the vote on the amended motion. Carried 5-0.

The Board approved the Auditors Quarterly report ending 9/30/99.

There was discussion about central purchasing with the City of Sioux City.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the resignation of Richard Roark as a Woodbury County Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioner and the appointment of Jim Brown, in Miller Township to fill the vacancy on the District Board until the next general election in 2000. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve appropriation transfers for ending FY 99 as follows:

From To Amount

001-5012-450-3401 001-5201-452-1019 $3,700
001-6201-462-4201 001-6115-461-1010 35
002-2101-421-4255 002-2011-420-2610 25
002-8002-480-2955 002-8001-480-4132 845
354-0222-402-6105 220-0206-402-9384 16,400
273-3042-430-2910 261-3101-431-2610 1,523

Carried 5-0.

There was discussion concerning the presentation of all grant claims.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to approve and authorize Chairman to sign letter of agreement with Mercy Business Health Services and Woodbury County Juvenile Detention. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to approve expenditure for shirts for the staff of the juvenile detention center. Carried 5-0.

There was discussion of funding options for jail expansion.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to approve an expenditure from the riverboat and infrastructure funds of $62,500 each for a total of $125,000 for remodeling of the county care facility for jail space. Carried 5-0.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until November 2, 1999.

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