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Meeting December 23, 2013

DECEMBER 23, 2013 — FIFTYSECOND MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Boykin and Monson; Tripp and Smith were absent.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The meeting was called to order.   Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve the minutes of the 12/17/2013 Board meeting.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.   Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve the county’s claims totaling $460.162.07.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the other of David Tripp, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12/14/13,. Leave of Absence.; the appointment of Eric Smith, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 12/26/13, $16.85/hour. Job Vacancy Posted: 10-30-13.  Entry Level Salary : $16.85/hour; and the appointment of Matthew Maynard, Temporary Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 12/26/13, $20.30/hour.  Not to exceed 120 days.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

There was a discussion on secure email and secure website for compliance with PPACA, HIPPA, and GINA.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a service agreement for secure email and secure website for compliance with PPACA, HIPPA, and GINA.  Carried 3-0.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to lift the suspension of taxes for Cecelia Johnson, 1833 S. Cypress St., Sioux City, Parcel #884705207007.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes for Yolanda Sanchez, 1419 W. 4th St., Sioux City, parcel #894729153012.  Carried 3-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #11,949

RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION OF SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Yolanda Sanchez is the titleholder of  properties located at 1419 W. 4th St.,  Sioux City,  Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:  

     Parcel #  894729153012

SO SMITHS VILLA LOT 12 & W 1/2 LOT 13 BLOCK 18             

WHEREAS, Yolanda Sanchez is the titleholder of the aforementioned properties have petitioned the Board of Supervisors for a suspension of taxes pursuant to the 2009 Iowa Code section 427.9, and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby grants the request for a suspension of taxes, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension  for this property.

SO RESOLVED this 23rd day of  December, 2013. 

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #078570, 1010 18th St., Sioux City.  Carried 3-0.

RESOLUTION #11,950

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

Parcel #078570

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

W. 38ft. Lots 7 & 8 Block 5 Boulevard Addition City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, IA (1010 18th 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 7th Day of January, 2014 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 7 th Day of January, 2014, 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 $366.00 plus recording fees.

4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Sale" and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.

Dated this 23rd Day of December, 2013.

WOODBURY COUNYT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #240975, 1509 Burton St., Sioux City.  Carried 3-0.

RESOLUTION #11,951

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

Parcel # 240975

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

Lots 22 – 25 Block 47 Highland Park Addition to Sioux City, Iowa in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa (1509 Burton 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 7th  Day of January, 2014 at 10:17 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 on the 7th          Day of January, 2014 , immediately following the closing of the public hearing to Dawnn Garnett only per Code of Iowa 331.361(2).      3. That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to Dawnn Garnett        only for consideration of $5,000.00 plus recording fees.

4.  That this resolution, preceded by the caption "Notice of Property Sale" and except for this subparagraph 4 be published as notice of the aforesaid proposal, hearing and sale.

Dated this 23rd Day of December, 2013

WOODBURY COUNYT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the appointment of Cindy Bennett, 2501 Apache Dr., Sioux City, to Conservation Board.  Carried 3-0. 

Action to approve an appointment to Siouxland District Health Board was postponed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the appointments of Leo Jochum, 1691 250th, Salix, Thomas Ullrich, 819 Brown St., Sloan, and Ronal Michner, 2575 Ida Ave, Anthon to Category A-Owner/operators of Agricultural Property of Commission of Assess Damages; to approve the appointments of G.R. Batcheller, Jr., PO Box 3311, Sioux City, Peter Macfarlane, 17 Deer Have Dr., Sioux City, Ruth Groth, 305 North Cauley Ave, Anthon, Kathleen Fenceroy, 323 Oakland, Sioux City, Susan Feathers, 2820 Jackson, Sioux City, and Myrna Keitges, 4524 Meadow Lane, Sioux City to Category B-Owners of City Property of Commission of Assess Damages; to approve the appointments of Colleen Baker, 3422 Jackson St, Sioux City, Duke O’Hern, 5611 Meyers Ave, Sioux City, Anita Small, 4629 46th St, Sioux City, Nancy Henry, PO Box 2484, Sioux City, Teresa Delfs, 205 W 45th ST, Sioux City, and Tori Jackson, 1114 Historic 4th St, Sioux City to Category C-Licensed Real Estate Salesman of Real Estate Broker of Commission of Assess Damages and to approve the appointments of Patrick Curry, 502 Huntington Court, Sergeant Bluff, Leon Ortner, 2961 O’Brien Ave, Danbury, Linda Mathison, 5008 Ravine Park Lane, Sioux City, and Doug Lehman, 3700 28th Lot 509, Sioux City to Category D-Person Having Knowledge of Property Values in the County by Reason of their Occupation of Commission of Assess Damages.  Carried 3-0   Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the acceptance of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation pursuant to Iowa Code Section 403.5 regarding Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area Amendment #1 and Urban Renewal Plan and Project.  Carried 3-0.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the 2013 Amendment to Urban Renewal Plan for Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area.

Then the Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to close the public hearing.  Carried 3-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the chairperson to sign a Resolution approving 2013 Amendment to the Urban Renewal Plan for Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area.  Carried 3-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #11,952 A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE 2013 URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT FOR THE LIBERTY

PARK URBAN RENEWAL AREA

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa (the “County”) has created the Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area”) and has approved an urban renewal plan for the Urban Renewal Area; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa requires that, before a county approves any new urban renewal project, or adds property to an urban renewal area, a county must amend the existing urban renewal plan to include that  new project or new property; and

WHEREAS, an amendment to the urban renewal plan for the Urban Renewal Area (the “2013 Amendment”) has been prepared, which describes certain property to be added to the Urban Renewal Area located generally between Port Neal Road and Port Neal Circle, and sets out the expenditure of incremental property tax revenues for public projects in the Urban Renewal Area, as follows:

New road from Port Neal Road west to property line of CF Industries and improvement of 260th Street from its intersection with I-29 west to Port Neal Road and south on Port Neal Road from the new CF Industries entrance to Port Neal Circle, including all of Port Neal Circle, all as more specifically shown on the map that is part of the 2013 Amendment on file in the office of the County Auditor

and

WHEREAS, notice of a public hearing by the Board on the  proposed 2013 Amendment was heretofore given in strict compliance with the provisions of Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa, and the Board has conducted said hearing; and

WHEREAS, copies of the 2013 Amendment, notice of public hearing and notice of a consultation meeting with respect to the 2013 Amendment were sent to each School District affected by the 2013 Amendment; the consultation meeting was held and no additional comments were submitted;

NOW, THEREFORE, It Is Resolved by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, as follows:

Section 1.  It is hereby determined by this Board as follows:

A. The 2013 Amendment conforms to the general plan of the County;

B. The public road improvement projects described in the 2013 Amendment to the Urban Renewal               

Plan are necessary and appropriate to facilitate the proper growth and development of the                

County in accordance with sound planning standards and local community objectives.

Section 2. The 2013 Amendment, in the form attached to this Resolution and made a part hereof, is hereby   in all respects approved. 

Section 3.  All resolutions or parts thereof in conflict herewith are hereby repealed, to the extent of such  conflict.

Passed and approved December 23, 2013.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign the Ordinance providing for Division of Taxed Levied on Taxable Property in the 2013 Amendment to Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area, pursuant to section 403.19 of the code of Iowa.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve Suspension of Second and Third Readings of the Ordinance concerning Liberty Park Urban Renewal.  Carried 3-0.   Motion by Boykin second by Monson to put forth the final consideration and approval of an Ordinance providing for Division of Taxed Levied on Taxable Property in the 2013 Amendment to Liberty Park Urban Renewal Area, pursuant to section 403.19 of the code of Iowa and to authorize the Chairperson to sign the same.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the Support for the Shepherd’s Garden Application for a Vision Iowa Grant. Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to appoint Sandy Brouwer, 2015 Old Highway 141, Bronson, Iowa, as the Grange Township Clerk to fill the office previously held by Peggy Powell, until the next regular election.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the proposed changes to alterations and Security upgrades – Phase 1 County Jail.  Carried 3-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution designating Sharon Burton, SIMPCO Assistant, as Woodbury County’s Designated Representative for the Local Hazard Mitigation Plan-Multi-Jurisdiction Grant Program.  Carried 3-0.

STATE OF IOWA

DESIGNATION OF APPLICANT’S AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE

RESOLUTION #11,953

Be it resolved by Woodbury County that Sharon Burton, Executive Assistant at the Siouxland Interstate Metropolitan Planning Council (SIMPCO) is hereby authorized to execute on behalf of Woodbury County, mitigation project Grant Agreement #DR-1763-167-01 and to file it with Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD) for the purpose of obtaining financial assistance under the Robert T. Stafford    Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (PL 93-288, as amended) and the Code of Iowa, Chapter 29c.                    

Passed and Approved this 23rd Day Of December, 2013.     WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Copy filed.

The Chairperson asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.   Motion by Boykin second by Monson to go into closed session General Relief for J.F. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote. 

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to go out of closed session General Relief for J.F. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to approve the request of the appellant.  Carried 3-0.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to go into closed session with Dan Hartnett per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Boykin second by Monson to go out of closed session with Dan Hartnett per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Monson second by Boykin to go into closed session with Dan Hartnett per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by second by to go out of closed session with Dan Hartnett per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c).  Carried 3-0 on a roll call vote.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 2, 2014.

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