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Meeting - July 18, 2000

JULY 18, 2000 SECOND MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, July 18, 2000 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Batcheller, Walish and Welte. Clausen was absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the regular Board Minutes of July 11, 2000 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

The Board approved the transfer of John J. Burbach, Court Security Officer, County Sheriff, @$15.00/hr., effective 7-10-00. In-House Posting: 5-10-00. Transfer from Correctional Officer to Court Security Officer per DSA Contract Agreement @ Current Salary. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Daniel O. Ronfeldt, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$11.90/hr., effective 7-18-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 6-02-00. Entry Level Salary FY 01: $11.90/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Sara J. Miller, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$13.28/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Ryan L. McCrory, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$13.28/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of David M. Junge, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$13.28/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Oscar M. Sanchez-Alvarez, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$13.28/hr., effective 7-24-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Tony L. Holmberg, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$12.79/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Joseph W. Ramirez, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$12.79/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Carrie A. Stamm, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$12.79/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Christopher L. Treadway, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$12.79/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Karen A. Yaneff, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff,
@$12.79/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Anita S. Harrington, Election Clerk/Secretary II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$9.72/hr., effective 7-10-00. Per AFSCME Cthouse. Contract agreement, from Grade 4, Step 1 to Grade 4, Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Anna A. Kounas, Senior Tax Clerk, County Treasurer,
@$12.18/hr., effective 7-15-00. Per AFSCME Cthouse. Contract agreement, from Grade 5, Step 4 to Grade 5, Step 5. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Lisa M. Krigsten, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, @$39,359/yr., effective 7-5-00. Per AFSCME Attorney Contract, from Step 3 to Step 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of James D. Drury II, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, @$37,485/yr., effective 7-27-00. Per AFSCME Attorney Contract, from Step 2 to Step 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Debbie S. Sewalson, Legal Secretary III, County Attorney, @$11.47/hr., effective 7-24-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 5-17-00. Entry Level Salary FY01: $11.47/hr. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Dale G. Watchorn, Maintenance Technician, Building Services, @$12.18/hr., effective 7-24-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 6-21-00. AFSCME Salary FY01: $12.18/hr. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, DSA Entry: $11.90/hr.; and for a Safety/Training Officer, Human Resources, Wage Plan: $30,015/yr. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to award the bid for the sale of a garage at 2979 Moville Blacktop in Holly Springs to Dale Ronfeldt for $1,255.00. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to award the bid for sale of a shed at 2733 Old Highway 141 in Holly Springs to Jim Thomas for $126.00. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures a resolution naming
depositories for the County Treasurer. Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION NAMING DEPOSITORIES #9317

BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in Woodbury County, Iowa: That we do hereby designate the following named banks to be depositories of the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed the amount named opposite each of said designated depositories and Robert Knowler, Woodbury County Treasurer is hereby authorized to deposit the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed in the aggregate the amounts named for said banks as follows, to wit:
MAXIMUM DEPOSIT MAXIMUM DEPOSIT
In the effect
Prior under the
NAME OF DEPOSITORY LOCATION resolution resolution

Firstar Bank Sioux City, Iowa $50,000,000 $50,000,000

Security National Bank Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000

Norwest Bank Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000

Morningside bank & Trust Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000

Nations Bank Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000

First Federal Savings & Bank Sioux City, Iowa 1,000,000 5,000,000

Pioneer Bank Sergeant Bluff, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000

Sloan State Bank Sloan, Iowa 1,000,000 1,000,000

Western Bank & Trust Pierson, Iowa 1,000,000 1,000,000

Valley Bank & Trust Danbury, Iowa 1,000,000 1,500,000

Iowa State Bank Hornick, Iowa 1,000,000 1,500,000

Union National Bank Correctionville, Iowa 1,000,000 1,500,000

First Trust & Savings Bank Moville, Iowa 1,000,000 1,000,000

Western Bank & Trust Moville, Iowa 1,000,000 1,000,000

Heritage Bank Anthon, Iowa 3,000,000 3,000,000

First State Bank Smithland, Iowa 500,000 500,000

Heritage Bank Cushing, Iowa 500,000 500,000

Frontier Bank Sioux City, Iowa 500,000 500,000

SO RESOLVED this 18th day of July, 2000.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve lifting a tax suspension for W.K. as the property has been sold. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to accept the County Treasurers Semi-Annual Report ending June 30, 2000. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to accept the Auditors Quarterly Report ending June 30, 2000. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed Woodbury County being included in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) nomination for Impact Community, with Gary Brown, Director of Emergency Services.

Motion by Welte second by Walish approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Resolution No. 9318 to include Woodbury County in the FEMA nomination for Impact Community for FY 2001. Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION # 9318

BE IT RESOLVED, by The County of Woodbury that Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) does hereby have permission to include the County of Woodbury in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) nomination for IMPACT COMMUNITY, FY 2001.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, The County of Woodbury will work with Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) and The Citys of Sioux City, South Sioux City, North Sioux City, Dakota City, Sergeant Bluff, Dakota Dunes and the Countys of Dakota and Union to develop a TRI-STATE Hazard Mitigation Plan as part of the nomination process.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 18TH DAY OF JULY, 2000.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

The Board discussed the reconsideration for the position of Decat. Coordinator.

The Board discussed the renovation of the reception area of the jail for the INS video teleconferencing equipment with Jeffrey Harcum, County Sheriffs Dept., to be funded by a federal grant.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to postpone consideration of the renovation of the jail reception area for the INS Video Teleconferencing System until the next meeting. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to adjourn the regular board meeting to convene a meeting of Orton Slough Drainage District Trustees. Carried 4-0.

The public hearing for cleanout in Orton Slough Drainage District was held at 10:30 A.M.

John Hall, Mark Godberson and Richard Rhinehart spoke at the hearing.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to close the public hearing. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to accept the proposal of Hall Family Partnership for cleanout in Orton Slough Drainage District. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to adjourn the meeting of the drainage district trustees and to reconvene the regular board meeting. Carried 4-0.

The Board reviewed the request from Larry Bumsted, Fire Chief, Oto Fire and Rescue, for funding of new equipment.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the second reading of proposed Woodbury County Communications Tower Ordinance. Mr. Batcheller asked for and received unanimous consent to withdraw his motion.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until July 25, 2000.

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