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Meeting June 24, 2014

JUNE 24, 2014 — TWENTYSIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Clausen, Smith, Monson, Tripp, and Boykin.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrator, Dennis Butler, Finance/Operations Controller, Patrick “P.J.” Jennings, County Attorney and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The meeting was called to order.   Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the 06/17/2014 Board meeting.  Carried 4-0; Tripp abstained.  Copy filed.  

Motion by Tripp second by Smith to approve the County’s claims totaling $464,786.98.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve the appointment of Miranda Kluver, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 06/30/14, $16.85/hour. Job Vacancy Posted 4-30-14. Entry Level Salary:  $16.85/hour and the separation of Michelle Skaff, Planner/Analyst III, Homeland Security Dept., effective 07-03-14.  Other.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Amendment to the Woodbury County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Contract.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to approve a 12-month Cigarette/Tobacco Permit for Heritage Express, 1501 330th St., Sloan, Iowa, effective 07/01/14 through 06/30/15.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a resolution on Interest Rates for Drainage Warrants Unpaid Due to Want of Funds.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,018

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE INTEREST RATE PAID ON DRAINAGE WARRANTS

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors has the authority to establish the interest rate on drainage warrants pursuant to Iowa Code Chapter 468.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors that the interest rate for Drainage Warrants is hereby set at 5% APR for Fiscal Year 2015.

SO RESOLVED this 24th day of June, 2014. 

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Discussion and consider development of a Project to Extend 240th Street and Andrew Avenue.  

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to move forward with the extension of 240th Street and Andrew Avenue and to fund the project with essential purpose bonds.  

Jim Marshall, Denise Ct., Sioux City spoke in opposition to the project.

Dale Patton, Allison Ave. spoke in support of the project.

Carried 4-1; Tripp opposed. Copy filed.

A public hearing was held at 10:15 a.m. for the sale of property parcel #350745 (201 Paxton St.).

Then the Chairperson called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Motion by Clausen second by Tripp to close the public hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution for the sale of this parcel to William & Sharon Leaverton, (3263 2nd St, Sioux City) for real estate parcel #350745 (201 Paxton St.) for $ 393.00 plus recording fees.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA

RESOLUTION #12,019

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

By   William E. Leaverton & Sharen J. Leaverton        in the sum of          Three Hundred Ninety-Three Dollars & 00/100 ($393.00)-----------------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:    

Parcel #894726380007

E ½ Lot Twelve (12) Block Nine (9) Miller Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury     

County, Iowa

(201 Paxton 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 24th Day of June, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #005430, 205 Market St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLTION #12,020

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE  

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

The Southeasterly 64 ft. of Lot 7 in Block 20 of the Sioux City Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(205 Market 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 8th  Day of July, 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 8th  Day of July, 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 $409.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th  Day of June, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

 Motion by Smith second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for parcel #077970, 2005 Court St., Sioux City.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLTION #12,021

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

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

East ½ Lot 4 Block 1, Boulevard Addition, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

(2005 Court 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 8th  Day of July, 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 at a public auction to be held on the 8th  Day of July, 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 $594.00 plus recording fees.

Dated this 24th  Day of June, 2014.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 10:30 a.m. for additional camera at Law Enforcement Center.  The bids were as follows:

                                                                           Option A                             Option B                                     Option C 

Accurate Controls, Ripon, WI                        $136,331.00                         $100,080.00                                $241,411.00

ECI Systems, North Sioux City, SD               $100,796.98                         $ 80.020.10                                 $185,817.08

Electric Innovations, Sioux City, IA                $118,849.11                         $134,675.11                                $258,524.22

ISI Security, San Antonio, TX                        $127,043.00                         $117,760.00                                $227,947.00

Midwest Alarm, Sioux City, IA                        $156,766.60                        $159,614.66                                $321,381.26

Permar Security, Sioux City, IA                     $183,641.92                         $136,867.14                                $325,509.06

Motion by Clausen second by Monson to receive the bids and submit to RML Architect for review and recommendation.  Carried 5-0.  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.

Jim Gengler, Sioux City, discussed a parcel at 1915 Iowa Street, Sioux City, that did not sell at the Tax Sale and did not sell at a public hearing for a minimum bid of $5,000.00.  Mr. Boykin stated the county may consider another public hearing for the sale of the property.

Mr. Gengler, discussed the security plan approved by the Board of Supervisors.  Mr. Boykin stated that the county will save between $60,000 and $70,000 with the Supervisor’s plan.

Gary Brown, Emergency Services Director, and Mark Nahra, County Engineer discussed recent flood events with the Board.  

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until July 1, 2014.

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