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Meeting November 30, 2010

NOVEMBER 30, 2010 — FORTY-SEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Monson, Smith, and Walish. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The Claims were approved as presented.  Copy filed.

The meeting was called to order.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve the minutes of the November 23, 2010 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0; Boykin abstained.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to authorize the chairman to sign the Authorization to extend hours for F/T Executive Secretary/Public Bidder at current wage:  $16.34/hour between the Board Administration & Social Services.  Carried 5-0.
  
The board approved the Reclassification of Heather Satterwhite, F/T Executive Secretary/Public Bidder, Board Administration/Social Services Depts., $16.34/hour, effective 11-29-10.  Per Wage Plan:  Scheduled hours change from Part-Time to Fulltime Status.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the leave of absence of Scott Blakely, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 11-29-10. Leave of Absence:  Military Leave through January 7, 2011.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the Separation of Victoria Ritz, Commissioner of Elections, Auditor/Recorder Dept., effective 12-10-10.  Retired.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification for Sheila Grasz, Motor Vehicle Clerk II, Treasurer Dept., $17.21/hour, effective 12-21-10.  Per AFSCME Court House Contract agreement, from Grade 3, Step 4 to Grade 3, Step 5.  Copy filed.
 
The Board approved the separation of Douglas Thompson, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 12-23-10.  Retirement.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the leave of absence of Willie Garrett III, Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff Dept., effective 01-03-11.  Leave of Absence:  Military Activation for 400 days.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Jacqueline Gowen, Sr. Tax Clerk II, Treasurer Dept., effective 01-03-11.  Retirement.  Copy filed.
  
Motion by Monson second by Clausen to postpone action to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Sr. Tax Clerk II, Treasurer Dept. Entry Level:  AFSME Courthouse Grade 3, Step 1:  $13.42/hour.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Smith to approve five retiree requests to remain on County Insurance Plans.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending retiring County employee Fran Sadden for his years of service to the County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO #10,729
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
FRAN SADDEN
FOR HER SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Fran Sadden has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Siouxland District Health Services   for 27 years from July 5, 1983 to December 31, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Fran Sadden as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by her dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Fran Sadden  for her years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Fran Sadden.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 30th  day of  November, 2010.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending retiring County employee Linda Mills for his years of service to the County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO #10,730
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
LINDA MILLS
FOR HER SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Linda Mills has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Siouxland District Health Services   for 41 years from August 20, 1969 to December 31, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Linda Mills as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by her dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Linda Mills  for her years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Linda Mills.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 30th  day of  November, 2010.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending retiring County employee Lonnie Fitch for his years of service to the County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO #10,731
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
LONNIE FITCH
FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Lonnie Fitch has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Secondary Road’s Department  for 29 years from June 16, 1981 to December 23, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Lonnie Fitch as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Lonnie Fitch  for his years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Lonnie Fitch.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 30th  day of  November, 2010.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution thanking and commending retiring County employee Douglas Thompson for his years of service to the County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION NO #10,732
A RESOLUTION THANKING AND COMMENDING
DOUGLAS THOMPSON
FOR HIS SERVICE TO WOODBURY COUNTY

WHEREAS, Douglas Thompson has capably served Woodbury County as an employee of the Woodbury County Secondary Road’s Department  for 33 years from October 24, 1977 to December 23, 2010; and

WHEREAS, the service given by Douglas Thompson as a Woodbury County employee, has been characterized by his dedication to the best interests of the citizens of Woodbury County; and

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA that the undersigned members of this Board thanks and commends Douglas Thompson for his years of service to Woodbury County; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that it is the wish of all those signing below that the future hold only the best for this very deserving person, Douglas Thompson.

BE IT SO RESOLVED this 30th  day of  November, 2010.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve lifting the tax suspension for Melista Marcelle Dunham, 2407 W. 5th St., Sioux City, due to sheriff sale.  Carried 5-0. 

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the creation of a Master Comprehensive Plan for the Liberty Industrial Park development per recommendation of Economic Development, Rob Marqusee.  Carried 5-0. 
 
The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.
 
Motion by Clausen second by Monson to amend the canvass of the November 2, 2010 General Election.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 7, 2010.

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