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Meeting - February 20, 2001

FEBRUARY 20, 2001-THIRTY-SECOND MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, February 20, 2001 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Walish and Welte; Batcheller 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.

Victoria Ritz, Deputy Commissioner of Elections, reported there were four special challenged ballots of which one was accepted and added to the tally. There were no after election absentee ballots.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to accept the Official Canvass results of the Westwood Community School District Special Election held on February 13, 2001 as follows: Carried 4-0.

For Question A Shall the following Public Measure Be Adopted:

Shall the Board of Directors of the Westwood Community School District in the Counties of Woodbury and Monona, State of Iowa, for the purpose of improving grounds; constructing schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings; paying debts contracted for the erection or construction of schoolhouses or buildings, not including interest on bonds; repairing, remodeling, reconstructing, improving, or expanding the schoolhouses or buildings and additions to existing schoolhouses; or purchasing equipment authorized by law, be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy annually, as determined by the Board, a voter-approved physical plant and equipment property tax not to exceed One Dollar Thirty-Four Cents ($1.34) per One Thousand Dollars (1,000) of the assessed valuation of the taxable property within the School District, commencing with the levy for collection in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002?

There were Eight Hundred Twenty-Three (823) votes cast, as follows:

FOR the question there were Four Hundred Seventy-Five (475) votes cast.
AGAINST the question there were Three Hundred Forty-Eight (348) votes cast.

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

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the Board minutes of February 13, 2001 as submitted. Motion by Clausen second by Walish to amend the minutes by inserting by $1,000 after Public Bidders Budget (001-9032). Carried 4-0. The main motion carried 4-0.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve the minutes of the first Executive Session of February 13, 2001 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve the minutes of the second Executive Session of February 13, 2001 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the third Executive Session of February 13, 2001 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

The Board approved the appointment of Nancy M. Carstensen, P/T Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurers Dept., @$9.39/hr., effective 2-26-01. Job Vacancy Posted: 1-17-01. Entry Level Salary: $9.39/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Lee Roy Blanchard, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$12.79/hr., effective 3-05-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Paige R. Peterson, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorneys Dept., @$36,500/yr., effective 3-13-01. Per AFSCME Asst. Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 1 to Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Steven D. Polak, II, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, @$15.00/hr., effective 3-19-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 1 to Senior Class. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign an agreement with ClaimPort, Inc. for electronic data interchange (EDI) services. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign the Iowa Individual Health Benefit Reinsurance Program 2000 Annual Reporting Form. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign a renewal Class C Beer Permit and Sunday Sales Privilege for Salix Grocery, 1556 275th St., Salix, IA. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Resolution No. 9470 for sale of Real Estate Parcels #223975, #223905, and #225890 on March 6, 2001 at 10:15 a.m. Carried 4-0

RESOLUTION # 9470
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

Parcels #223975, # 223905, and #223890

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

Fawcetts Sub-Division, Lots A, B, C, & D, Lot One (1) in Block Four (4) in Highland Plat 3 Addition to City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa. (aka 107 Prescott Street, and 111 Prescott Street)

NOW THEREFORE, 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 6th day of March, 2001, at 10:15 o'clock 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 6th day of March, 2001, 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 $1,034.00 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 20th day of February, 2001.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of authorization to apply for a Grant from Missouri River Historical Development. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve Ag Processing Inc., New Jobs & Income Program Annual Progress Report. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a 28E Agreement with Iowa Department of Human Services. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a 28E Agreement with Siouxland Mental Health Center. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a 28E Agreement with Gordon Recovery Centers. Carried 3-0, Walish abstained. Copy filed.

The Public Hearing on remodeling of Motor Vehicle Department was held at 10:30 A.M. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to close the Public Hearing, as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said remodeling. Carried 4-0.

David Zahrt, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, addressed the Board regarding an introduction of the Loess Hills Edition of the booklet, Landowners Options. A question and answer period followed his address.

Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, discussed FY 2002 Budget with the Board.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to reduce the mental health expenditures by $456,462.00. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to move $35,000.00 from the Prairie Hills Building Services Budget to the Trosper-Hoyt Building Services Budget. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to set a public hearing for the Fiscal Year 2001-2002 County Budget for March 13, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. and to approve for publication. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to approve the quote for timber piling from Pioneer Lumber Company. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board heard a presentation of HGM Associates on preliminary engineering of proposed roadway improvements on various county roads.

The Chairman asked if there were any individual or group wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda or supervisors concerns.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c). Carried 4-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by second by to go out of Executive Session. Carried 4-0 on roll call vote.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until February 27th, 2001.

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