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Meeting July 23, 2013

JULY 23, 2013 — THIRTYTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Boykin, Smith, Monson and Tripp.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, 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 Boykin second by Smith to approve the minutes of the 7/16/2013 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to limit the size of the reserve force at 30 in concurrence with Chapter 80D.1, Establishment of a force of reserve peace officers.  Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to amend the motion to limit the size to 15.  Lieutenant Tony Wingert and Major Todd Wieck discussed the reserve program with the Board.  James Van Bruggen, Tax Research Conference, asked for clarification of training expenses.  Jim Marshall, Sioux City, spoke against the reduction.  Mr. Clausen asked to withdraw his motion to amend.  The Board concurred.  Motion by Smith second by Clausen to amend the motion to limit the size to 25.  Josh Holowell, Sergeant Bluff, Mike Peters, Sioux City, Bill Brooks, Sioux City and Liz Ford, Sioux City, spoke in favor of a reserve size of 30.  Jim Bishop, Sioux City, spoke in favor of a limited size.  The motion to amend carried 3-2, Monson and Tripp opposed.  The motion as amended carried 4-1; Tripp opposed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to authorize a member of the reserve force, upon being certified by the Iowa law enforcement academy council, to carry a weapon in the line of duty only when acting as a member of the reserve force (Code Section80D.7). Carried 5-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith that a reserve peace officer be paid a maximum of one dollar per year (Code Section 80D.11).  Carried 5-0.

There was no action taken on the County Extension Office Proposal on Joint Economic Development Position.  James Van Bruggen, Tax Research Conference, asked for clarification of the vacant position.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve an expenditure of up to $35,000.00 for additional design work on cameras for the LEC Building.  Carried 4-0; Tripp abstained.

The Board concurred that there was no action required to grant permission to begin design work for bidding additional cameras.

Motion by Tripp second by Boykin to approve Plans for Project L-B(X9)—73-97, Bridge Replacement on 280th Street SW ¼ Section 35-87-42.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Certificate of Completion for Project L-B11(1)—73-97, Bridge Replacement on 140th Street.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Certificate of Completion for Project L-B11(2)—73-97, Bridge Replacement on Ida Ave.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Certificate of Completion for Project Pavement Marking 2013.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Contract and Bond with L.A. Carlson Contracting for Project Number L-B09—73-97.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to approve an expenditure of up to $2,500.00 from Riverboat funds for Secondary Road Department Work at Woodbury County Fair.  Carried 5-0.

The Chairperson asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.  The operation of the cafeteria was discussed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to go into Executive Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(C) Litigation.  Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to go out of Executive Session.  Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until July 30, 2013.

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