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Meeting - March 6, 2001

MARCH 6, 2001THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 6, 2001 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Walish and Welte, Clausen and Batcheller were absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve the Board minutes of February 27, 2001 as submitted. Carried 3-0.

The Board approved the separation of Dale G. Watchorn, Maintenance Technician, Building Services, effective 2-26-01. Resignation. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Randy D. Robinison, Custodian, Building Services, @$7.88/hr., effective 3-12-01. Job Vacancy Posted: 12-29-00. Entry Level Salary: $7.88/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of James J. Katcher, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorneys Dept., @$52,741/yr., effective 3-18-01. Per AFSCME Asst. Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 9-Step 10. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Rose M. Griffith, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$12.79/hr., effective 3-19-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Scott A. Heide, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$12.79/hr., effective 3-19-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Michael L. Sweum, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$12.79/hr., effective 3-19-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 5 to Class 4. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Maintenance Technician, Building Services. AFSCME Cthouse./Grade 5 Range: $10.37-$13.26/hr. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a resolution for final plats for Lacina Addition per recommendation from the zoning commission. Carried 3-0.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION NO. 9471

WHEREAS, DONALD W. HOEFLING AND ROBERTA L. HOEFLING SHALL FILE WITH THE COUNTY AUDITOR OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, A CERTAIN PLAT DESIGNATED AS LACINA SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE NW1/4-NW1/4 OF SECTION 34, T87N, R45W, CIVIL TOWNSHIP WESTFORK, IN WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, WHICH SAID PLAT SHALL BE DULY RECORDED BY THE AUDITOR; AND

WHEREAS IT APPEARS THAT SAID PLAT CONFORMS WITH ALL THE PROVISIONS OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE WITH REFERENCE TO THE FILING OF THE SAME; AND

WHEREAS THE ZONING COMMISSION OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT:

NOW THEREFORE, BE, AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, THAT SAID PLAT OF LACINA SUBDIVISION, DATED MARCH 6, 2001, AS HERETO SHOWN AND FORMING A PART OF THIS RESOLUTION, BE AND THE SAME IS HEREBY ACCEPTED AND APPROVED, AND THE CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY ARE HEREBY DIRECTED TO FURNISH DONALD W. AND ROBERTA L. HOEFLING A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION.

DATED THIS 6 DAY OF MARCH, 2001.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a resolution for final plats for Shepherds Hill Subdivision per recommendation of the zoning commission. Carried 3-0.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION NUMBER: 9472
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING SHEPHERDS HILL, AN ADDITION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA.

WHEREAS, THE OWNERS AND PROPRIETORS DID ON THE 26 DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2001, FILE WITH THE WOODBURY COUNTY ZONING COMMISSION A CERTAIN PLAT DESIGNATED AS SHEPHERDS HILL, AN ADDITION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA; AND

WHEREAS, IT APPEARS THAT SAID PLAT CONFORMS WITH ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE CODE OF THE STATE OF IOWA AND ORDINANCES OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA, WITH REFERENCE TO THE FILING OF SAME; AND

WHEREAS, THE ZONING COMMISSION OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT; AND

WHEREAS, THE COUNTY ENGINEER OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA HAS RECOMMENDED THE ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL OF SAID PLAT.

NOW THEREFORE, BE, AND IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED BY THE WOODBURY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, THAT THE PLAT OF SHEPHERDS HILL, AN ADDITION TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA BE, AND THE SAME IS HEREBY ACCEPTED AND APPROVED, AND THE CHAIRMAN AND SECRETARY OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, WOODBURY COUNTY, STATE OF IOWA, ARE HEREBY DIRECTED TO FURNISH TO THE OWNERS AND PROPRIETORS A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION AS REQUIRED BY LAW.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 6 DAY OF MARCH, 2001.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to refer preliminary plats for Logans Addition to the zoning commission for recommendation. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to refer proposed Amendment to Sign Regulations to the zoning commission for recommendation. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to refer proposed Amendment to Subdivision Ordinance to the zoning commission for recommendations. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

John Malloy spoke to the Board regarding workstation replacement communication.

The Public Hearing and sale of Real Estate Parcels #223975, #223905, and #223890 was held at 10:15 a.m. The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard on said sale.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to close the Public Hearing on the sale of Real Estate Parcels #223975, #223905, and #223890 as there was no one present wishing to be heard on said sale. Carried 3-0.

Chairman called for bids on Real Estate Parcels #223975, #223905, and #223890. Susan Herbst bid $1,034.00 plus recording fees. There were no further bids.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to accept Susan Herbsts bid of $1,034.00 plus recording fees on Real Estate Parcels #223975, #223905, and 223890 also known as 107 Prescott Street and 111 Prescott Street, Sioux City, IA. Carried 3-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 9473

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

by Larry J. Herbst and Susan L. Herbst as Joint Tenants with Full Rights of Survivorship, and not as Tenants in Common in the sum of $ 1,034.00 ( One-Thousand and Thirty-Four) Dollars for the following described real estate, to wit: FAWCETTS SUB-DIVISION, LOTS A, B, C. AND 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 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 6th day of MARCH, 2001.

Woodbury County Board of Supervisors

Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures a resolution authorizing embargoing of certain secondary roads in Woodbury County. Carried 3-0.

RESOLUTION NO. 9474

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County believe that certain secondary roads in Woodbury County, Iowa, which are paved or unpaved, will be seriously damaged or destroyed unless the use of vehicles thereon is prohibited or the permissible weight thereon reduced, and

WHEREAS, Chapter 321, Section 471 of the Code of Iowa, gives said Board the power to prohibit the operation of said vehicles on such roads, and to impose restrictions as to the weight of vehicles on said roads,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, duly assembled, that, where signs are erected on a highway, operation of vehicles weighing in excess of said weight limit is prohibited on said highway,

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the said secondary roads subject to this resolution are more particularly described in EXHIBIT A, attached thereto and by this reference made a part hereof.

The effective date of this Resolution is March 9, 2001 through and including May 18, 2001.

Dated this 6th day of March, 2001.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

EXHIBIT A

All Secondary Roads in Woodbury County, Iowa shall be limited to vehicles including load of a gross weight of 6 tons per axle.

March 6, 2001

Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to authorize the Chairman to sign a Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by Western Iowa Telephone Company, Lawton, Iowa, to upgrade service in the Smithland area. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve Iowa Department of Natural Resources Grant Agreement for the Grants to Counties Private Water Well Program for SFY 2002. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the New Jobs and Income Program Annual Progress Report for Kind & Knox Gelatine, Inc. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Welte to approve and receive for signatures a resolution proclaiming the month of March 2001, as Mental Retardation Awareness Month. Carried 3-0.


WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION NO.9475

PROCLAMATION

IN SUPPORT OF MENTAL RETARDATION AWARENESS MONTH

WHEREAS, mental retardation is a condition which affects more than 7 million Americans and their
families; and

WHEREAS, public awareness and education enhance a communitys understanding of the issues
affecting people with mental retardation; and

WHEREAS, the month of March has been designated National Mental Retardation Awareness
Month, with more than 120,000 members and 1,000 chapters of The Arc undertaking
public awareness, educational, and fundraising initiatives; and

WHEREAS, The Arc of the United States is the nations leading volunteer-based organization
advocating for and with people with mental retardation and related developmental
disabilities and their families;

THEREFORE, The Woodbury County Board of Supervisors do hereby proclaim

MARCH 2001
AS
MENTAL RETARDATION AWARENESS MONTH

in Woodbury County, Iowa and urges the citizens to give full support of efforts toward enabling people with mental retardation to live full and productive lives of inclusion in our communities.

SO RESOLVED THIS 6th day of March, 2001.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

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 authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for a Woodbury County application for grant funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Carried 3-0.

The Board accompanied the County Engineer on a tour to view the condition of county roads.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 13, 2001.

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