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Meeting - March 27, 2001

MARCH 27, 2001THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 27, 2001 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Batcheller, and Walish; Welte 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 Walish second by Clausen to approve the Board minutes of March 20, 2001 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the first Executive Session of March 20, 2001, as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve the minutes of the second Executive Session of March 20, 2001, as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve the minutes of the third Executive Session of March 20, 2001, as submitted. Carried 4-0.

The Board approved the appointment of Nathan M. Sands, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$11.90/hr., effective 3-27-01. Job Vacancy Posted: 1-18-01. Entry Level Salary: $11.90/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of William D. Smith, Custodian, Building Services, effective 3-22-01. Resignation. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Valerie S. Ping, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, County Treasurers Dept., @$9.39/hr., effective 3-28-01. Job Vacancy Posted: 2-27-01. Entry Level Salary: $9.39/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Kevin W. Gosch, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$14.37/hr., effective 4-02-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Angela K. Edwards, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Dept., @$13.28/hr., effective 4-02-01. Per DSA Contract agreement, from Class 4 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the end of probation of Troy J. Polly, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads, @$13.77/hr., effective 4-05-01. Per CWA Contract agreement, End of Probation Salary Increase. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Custodian, Building Services. AFSCME Cthouse/Grade 1, Step 1: $7.88/hour. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve a Quit Claim deed to correct the legal description on a deed that was filed by Woodbury County. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to postpone action until the next meeting to authorize the Chairman to sign contracts for Projects FM-CO97(47)55-97, FM-CO97(48)55-97, and STP-S-CO97(49)5E-97 with Rohlin Construction Co., Estherville, Iowa, for three (3) asphalt resurfacing projects. Carried 4-0.

The Board discussed the status of Weed Commissioner with the County Engineer Richard Storm.

The Board reviewed the recommendations of the county engineer for Local and Farm-to-Market funded construction projects to be included in FY 03/04, FY 04/05, and FY 05/06 of the five year construction program.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to adjourn the Board meeting to convene a meeting of the trustees of the Wolf Creek Drainage District/Pumping Station. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures a resolution to contract operation of the Wolf Creek Drainage District/Pumping Station for 2001. Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION NO. 9477
WOLF CREEK DRAINAGE DISTRICT/PUMPING STATION

RESOLUTION REQUIRING CONTRACT
TO OPERATE PUMPS

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the Wolf Creek Drainage District and as the governing body has approved and established certain pumping stations in connection therewith; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors as the governing body of the Wolf Creek Drainage District and its pumping station(s) has previously contracted for the pumping of excess surface waters in the Wolf Creek Pumping Station District; and

WHEREAS, it appears that authority for pumping of excess surface waters including the use of the district owned pumping equipment should be renewed in the event of rainfall which might require pumping in the affected area.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that this Board as Trustees of Wolf Creek Pumping Station District should enter into a contract for the crop year of 2001, for the operation and maintenance of the pumping stations in the Wolf Creek Drainage District heretofore established by this Board.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized and directed to enter into that Employment Contract with Douglas Washburn, as per the attached form of Employment Contract, subject to the Guidelines for the operation of the Wolf Creek Pumping Station District.

IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that in connection herewith, the Contractor, Douglas Washburn, will furnish evidence of insurance as required by Paragraph 4 of said Contract.

DATED this 27th day of March, 2001

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve and receive for signatures an employment contract with Douglas Washburn for the operation of the Wolf Creek Drainage District/Pumping Station for 2001, with hourly increase to $38.00/hour. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to adjourn the meeting of the trustees of the Wolf Creek Drainage District/Pumping Station. Carried 4-0.

The Board reconvened the Board meeting.

Rick Schneider, Conservation Director, discussed the surfacing of a road in Snyder Bend Park with the Board.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to commit funds from the Infrastructure & Economic Development Fund for Snyder Bend Park road project. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to approve moving forward with Snyder Bend Park road project and to submit it for bids. Carried 4-0.

The Board discussed Diversion and Contract Amendment for Gordon Recovery and Siouxland Mental Health with Jeff Harcum, LEC Planner.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to authorize the Chairman to sign the Diversion and Contract Amendment for Gordon Recovery Centers and Siouxland Mental Health. Carried 3-0, Walish abstained. Copy filed.

Jeff Harcum requested permission to submit a contract proposal for continued funding through Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence for POET deputies.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve submitting a contract proposal for continued funding through Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence for POET deputies. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign an application for renewal of Retail Liquor License Permit and Sunday Sales Privilege for White Horse Patrol Club, 1689 Old Hwy #141, Sergeant Bluff, IA. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to authorize the Chairman to sign an application for renewal of Retail Liquor License Permit and Sunday Sales Privilege for Anthon Golf Club, Inc., 2236 Hwy 31, Anthon, IA. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Supervisor Larry Clausen gave an update on the tax billing training.

Chairman George Boykin gave an update on Washington D.C. trip.

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 Clausen second by Walish to go into an Executive Session under section 21.5 (1)(j). Carried 4-0 on a roll call vote.

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

Motion by Walish second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for the joint GASA Grant Application between the Department of Correctional Services and Goodwill Industries. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 3, 2001.

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