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Meeting - May 8, 2001

MAY 8, 2001FORTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 8, 2001 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Walish and Welte; Boykin and Clausen were absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.

1. The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

2. Meeting called to order.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to appoint Welte Chairman Pro Tem. Carried 3-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the Board minutes of May 1, 2001 as submitted. Carried 3-0.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to approve the minutes of the first Executive Session of May 1, 2001 as submitted. Carried 3-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the minutes of the second Executive Session of May 1, 2001 as submitted. Carried 3-0.

3a. The Board approved the appointment of Sara L. Wibbels, Case Manager, Social Services, @$25,000/yr., effective 5-16-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 3-07-01. Entry Level Salary: $25,000/year. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Bernie J. Thomas, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, @$8.00/hr., effective 5-07-01. Job Vacancy Posted: 3-07-01. Salary Range: $7.50 to $8.50/hour. Copy filed.

3b. The Board discussed Woodbury County self-insured dental insurance with J.D. Pellersels, Human Resources Director.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to authorize Marsh Advantage to develop further information on the potential of Woodbury County self insuring dental benefits plan and present the data to the Board. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

4a. The Board reviewed plans for Project CPRS-01(1)73-97, asphalt paving of park roads at Snyders Bend Park.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the plans for Project CPRS-01(1)73-97, asphalt paving of park roads at Snyders Bend Park. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

4b. Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to approve and receive for signatures Resolution No. 9492 setting a public hearing for road vacation for June 5, 2001 at 10:25 A.M. Carried 3-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO.9492

A RESOLUTION SETTING DATE FOR PUBLIC
HEARING FOR VACATING ROAD

WHEREAS, Woodbury County has received a request from the Board of Trustees of the Little Sioux Intercounty Drainage District to vacate a section of road known as Humboldt Avenue located between Section 15 & 16, T86N, R45W.

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in accordance with Section 306.11, (Code of Iowa 1999), as amended, seeks to set a date for public hearing to vacate a road legally described as follows:

Vacate all that portion of county road right-of-way established as Road No. 196 more commonly known as Humboldt Avenue and further described as;

Commencing at the North East Corner of Section 16, T86N, R45W, Willow Township thence south 847.21 feet to a point of beginning. Vacate all that portion of Road No. 196 lying south of said point and on the East line of said Section 16 to the South East Corner of the NE SE of said Section 16, thence west along the south line of the NE SE for a distance of 260 feet to the west right-of-way line of the West Fork of the Little Sioux River.

NOW THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that on Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at 10:25 AM CDST, the County will hold a public hearing to vacate the above described road.

SO RESOLVED this 8th day of May 2001

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

4c. The Board reviewed the quotes for maintenance bridge repairs at three locations in Woodbury County.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to accept the quotes of Kooiker Construction, LeMars, Iowa, for maintenance bridge repairs at three locations in Woodbury County per recommendation of the county engineer. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

5. Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to authorize the Chairman Pro Tem to sign the Siouxland Community Foundation grant application to apply for a grant from the United Airlines Trust Fund. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

6. Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to receive Veteran Affairs Third Quarter Report. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

7. The Board discussed new Iowa Code Section 331.0303 with Bob Knowler, Treasurer of Woodbury County.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to authorize the Auditor to issue checks in lieu of warrants per new Iowa Code Section 331.0303. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

8. Shirley Fredericksen, Loess Hills National Scenic Byway Coordinator, discussed marketing needs of the Byway and the benefits of national designation with the Board.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to match funds for Loess Hills National Scenic Byway in the amount of $3,000.00. Carried 3-0. Copy filed.

9. The Board heard a presentation on the executive summary of unplanned development study and the public input survey from the Loess Hills Alliance.

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

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 15, 2001.

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