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Meeting December 6, 2011

DECEMBER 6, 2011 — FORTY-NINETH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Monson, Clausen, Smith, Boykin, and Tripp.  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 Tripp to approve the minutes of the 11/29/2011 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Kevin Bell, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 12-07-11, $50,347/year.  Job vacancy posted:  9-28-11.  Entry salary $50,347/year.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of James McCrystal, Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12-16-11, $26.96/hour, 7.8%=$1.96/hour.  Per CWA Deputy Sheriff Contract agreement, from Senior Deputy to Master Deputy.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the Transfer of Kerby Weber, F/T Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 01-01-12, $19.87/hour.  Transfer from Equipment Operator/Weed Commissioner, to F/T Equipment Operator.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Smith second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for Dana Allner, for parcel #874506300901.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,845
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Dana Allner is the titleholder of a mobile home assessed as a building on leased land Parcel #874506300901, located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #874506300901

Westfork Township Ex E 551.6 Ft On N X  652 Ft On S SE SW 6-87-45
   
WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes payable Including special assessments and the parcel is owned by Dana Allner, and

WHEREAS, these taxes are uncollectable or impractical to pursue collection through personal judgment or tax sale

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 6th day of December , 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
      
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for Parcel #327330 & 327450, 3250 13th St. & 3250 ½ 13th St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 10,846
NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE
Parcels #327330 & 327450

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

Lots Ten, Eleven, & Twelve, Block Thirteen, Long View Addition, City of  
Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(3250 13th Street)
Lots Ten, Eleven, & Twelve, Block Thirteen, Long View Addition, City of
Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa
(3250 ½ 13th 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  20th  Day of December , 2011 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 20th Day of December, 2011 , 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 $231.00 plus recording fees.
     
Dated this 6th Day of December, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive notification of Project Safe Neighborhoods Grants between County Sheriff’s Office and the Governor’s Office of Drug Control.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Smith second by Boykin to authorize the chairman to sign a contract for Courthouse Restoration Project with Frank Audino Construction, Inc.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.
 
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to authorize Woodbury County to be Fiscal Agent for the FY 11 Region III Homeland Security Board (FY 11 CCP).  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to authorize Woodbury County to be Fiscal Agent for the FY 11 Region III Homeland Security Board (FY SHSP).  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to dispose of County property by donating it to the Sooland Amateur Radio Club per recommendation of Gary Brown, Emergency Services.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve the contract and bond for Project Number HDP-CO97(115), PCC Overlay of 330th St., also known as County Highway K42.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to set public hearing for improvements to the Hackley Lateral Drainage District for December 20th, 2011 at 10:15 AM.  Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to award the bid for FM-CO97(115)—55-97 to Nelson and Rock Contracting Inc. of Onawa, IA for $40,630.00, per recommendation of Mark Nahra, County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to award the bid for Luton Maintenance Building to Wiese Construction for $206,511.00, per recommendation of Mark Nahra, County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to receive for signatures a letter of “Commitment To Move Forward” addressed to the Sioux City Council.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to authorize the chairman to sign a contract with RML Architects to make improvements to the Woodbury County Jail.  Carried 5-0. copy filed.
 
The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.
 
Annual review of activities and future projects by Finance Manager, Dennis Butler.

Annual review of activities and future projects by County Auditor.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until December 13, 2011.

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