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Meeting March 4, 2014

MARCH 04, 2014 — TENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Smith, Clausen, Monson, and Tripp; Boykin was 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 Tripp second by Monson to approve the minutes of the 02/25/2014 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.   Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve the county’s claims totaling $648,085.71.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Tripp second by Monson to approve the separation of Kathy Heibel, Clerk II, Building Services Dept., effective 02/27/14. Other.; the separation of Mark Larkin, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 2/27/14.  Resignation.; and the reclassification of Sage Lewis, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 03/22/14, $20.23/hour, 10.9%=$1.99/hour. Per CWA Civilian Officers Contract agreement, from Class 1 to Senior Class.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Clerk II, Building Services Dept., AFSCME Courthouse Contract Grade 3:  $14.67/hour or per contract language, and Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., CWA Civilian Officers Contract:  $16.85/hour.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to approve the request from Kay Gunsolly to remain on County Health Insurance Plan.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to receive the County Auditor’s Quarterly Reports for Quarter ending 09-30-13 to 12-31-13.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

There was a presentation of a Resolution Thanking and Commending Marvin Downing for Years of Service.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution accepting Barthole First Addition (A Minor Subdivision), GIS Parcel #884303200006 into Woodbury County.  Carried 4-0.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION #11,971

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AND APPROVING

TO WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

Whereas the owners and proprietors did on the 31st day of December, 2013, file with the Woodbury County Auditor of Woodbury County, Iowa, a certain plat designated as "BARTHOLE FIRST ADDITION", a Minor Subdivision to Woodbury County, Iowa and

Whereas, it appears that said plat conforms with all of the provisions of the Code of the State of Iowa and the ordinances of Woodbury County, Iowa, with reference to filing of the same.

Now therefore, be it resolved by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, Woodbury County, State of Iowa, that the plat of "BARTHOLE FIRST ADDITION", a Minor Subdivision to Woodbury County, Iowa, be, and the same is hereby accepted and approved, and the chairman and the secretary of the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, Woodbury County, State of Iowa, are hereby directed to furnish to owners and proprietors a certified copy of this resolution as required by law,       

Passed and adopted this 4th day of March, A.D., 2014

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Tripp to award the bid for Project Number STP-S-CO97(110)—5F-97, K45 HMA Overlay Project (Old Highway 75) to Knife River Midwest, LLC for $764,253.46.  Carried 4-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for Commitment of Funds and Project Maintenance for project SRPTA RPA.  Carried 4-0.

COMMITMENT OF FUNDS AND PROJECT MAINTENANCE

RESOLUTION

RESOLUTION #11,974

WHEREAS: The Board of Supervisors is submitting application to the SIMPCO MPO Surface Transportation Program for the following project in FY 2018, and

County Hwy D54 – Danbury Blacktop

PCC Overlay Project

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that County Engineer is directed to submit application for the above captioned project, that the Board of Supervisors will dedicate the local match funding for the project, and that Woodbury County will maintain the completed project for its intended public use for a minimum of 20 years following project completion.

Passed and approved this 4th day of March, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and receive for signatures a Resolution Proclamation for Mental Retardation Awareness Month.  Carried 4-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA RESOLUTION #11,975 PROCLAMATION MENTAL RETARDATION AWARENESS MONTH

WHEREAS   mental retardation is a condition which today affects more than 7 million American children and adults and their families, many of whom wait on long lists for needed services and support; and

WHEREAS   the most effective weapons for alleviation of the serious problems associated with mental retardation are public knowledge and understanding; and

WHEREAS   during the month of March, over 2,500 members through the local chapters of the Arc of Iowa, a statewide organization on mental retardation, are forging vital employment, educational, and fund-raising campaigns under private sector initiatives.

THEREFORE   the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby proclaims March 2014 as  

MENTAL RETARDATION AWARENESS MONTH

in Woodbury County, Iowa,  and urges the citizens to give full support to efforts toward enabling people with mental retardation to live full and productive lives of inclusion in our communities.  

SO RESOLVED this 4th day of March, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #407731 (306 35th St.).

Then the Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to close the public hearing.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Thomas and Maureen Goddard (818 E Lewis, Vermillion, SD), for real estate parcel #407731 (306 35th St.) for $1,081.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #11,973

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By Thomas C. Goddard & Maureen J. Goddard in the sum of  One Thousand Eighty-One Dollars & 00/100 ($1,081.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:             

Parcel #407731

East 50 ft Lot 19, All Lots 20-21 & E 100 ft Lot 22 & Vac N-S Alley Abutting Lots 19-21 

Block 97 Peirces Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(306 35th Street)

Now and included in and forming a part of the City of Sioux City, Iowa, the same is hereby accepted: said Amount being a sum LESS than the amount of the general taxes, interests, costs and penalties against the said Real Estate.

BE IT RESOLVED that payment is due by close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.

BE IT RESOLVED that per Code of Iowa Section 569.8(3 & 4), a parcel the County holds by tax deed shall not be assessed or taxed until transferred and upon transfer of a parcel so acquired gives the purchaser free title as to previously levied or set taxes.  Therefore, the County Treasurer is requested to abate any taxes previously levied or set on this parcel(s).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized to execute a Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.

SO DATED this 4th Day of March, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:17 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #476760 (1510 W. Palmer).

Then the Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Smith second by Monson to close the public hearing.  Carried 4-0.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to Glenda Crooks (1508 W. Palmer, Sioux City), for real estate parcel #476760 (1510 W. Palmer) for $468.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 4-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #11,975

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

By   Glenda Rae Crooks in the sum of Four Hundred Sixty-Eight Dollars & 00/100 ($468.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:             

Parcel #476760

Lot 4 (Four) in Block 17 (Seventeen, South Smith’s Villa Addition to Sioux  City,  

Woodbury County and State of Iowa

(1510 W. Palmer Ave.)

Now and included in and forming a part of the City of Sioux City, Iowa, the same is hereby accepted: said Amount being a sum LESS than the amount of the general taxes, interests, costs and penalties against the said Real Estate.

BE IT RESOLVED that payment is due by close of business on the day of passage of this resolution or this sale is null and void and this resolution shall be rescinded.

BE IT RESOLVED that per Code of Iowa Section 569.8(3 & 4), a parcel the County holds by tax deed shall not be assessed or taxed until transferred and upon transfer of a parcel so acquired gives the purchaser free title as to previously levied or set taxes.  Therefore, the County Treasurer is requested to abate any taxes previously levied or set on this parcel(s).

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized to execute a Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser.

SO DATED this 4th Day of March, 2014.

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.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until March 11, 2014.

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