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Meeting - August 31, 1999

AUGUST 31, 1999 NINETH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 31, 1999 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Batcheller, Boykin, Clausen, Walish, and Welte. Staff members present were Nancy Hodge, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.

The Claims were approved as presented.

Meeting called to order.

There was open discussion period held by the Board.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the regular Board Minutes of August 24, 1999 as submitted. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to approve the minutes of the Executive Session of August 24, 1999 as submitted. Carried 5-0.

The Chairman appointed Welte and Boykin to form a committee to plan a Courthouse celebration.

The Board approved the appointment of Harold G. Johnson, Maintenance, Building Services, @$8.51/hr., effective 9/1/99. Job vacancy posted: 6/25/99. Salary range: $8.51-$11.22. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Douglas K. Burrell, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, @$35,700/yr., effective 9/8/99. Per AFSCME Asst. County Attorney Contract agreement, from Step 1 to Step 2. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Evelyn J. Thompson, Real Estate Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$9.82/yr., effective 9/10/99. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 4, Step 2 to Grade 4, Step 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Diane L. Dekok, Grants Monitor Clerk II, County Auditor/Recorder, @$9.39/yr., effective 9/8/99. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract agreement, from Grade 4, Step 1 to Grade 4, Step 2. Copy filed.

Debbie Gassen from Segal Company gave a health insurance update.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to authorize Chairman to sign Certification of Audit Liability for CDBG Contract number 97-ED-008 (Design Homes, Inc.) Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to authorize Chairman to sign a new Subordination Agreement for Ms. Carolyn L. Hunt. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for grain bin structures for the 404 Holly Springs Mitigation Project.

Motion by Walish second by Boykin to receive the bids for grain bin structures in Holly Springs and allow the project manager to review and provide a recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copies filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to approve the request from Don Hoefling to extend the deadline for one month to relocate a house and garage in Holly Springs. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to authorize Chairman to sign final voucher for Project FM-97 (38)-55-97. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to authorize Chairman to sign Certificate of Completion for Project L-1192-73-97. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to authorize Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by MidAmerican Energy Co., Sioux City, IA Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to authorize Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by Western Iowa Telephone Co., Sergeant Bluff, IA Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

There was discussion of recommendations for dust control on high traffic gravel roads.

There was discussion of Trosper-Hoyt County Services Building non-compliant for Y2K and possible action required to correct it.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to allow an expenditure from the Y2K Fund and the Infrastructure & Economic Development Fund for a total of $55,244 to update the mechanical systems at the Trosper Hoyt Building. Carried 5-0.

Stephen Quirk, Siouxland District Health Department and Robert Lee/Michael Neswick, RML Architects discussed building space needed for the Health Department.

David Davenport addressed the Board about the process used to consider options for Siouxland District Health Facilities. He was directed to the Board of Health.

The Board approved the following appointment of Deputy without Compensation:

Name Date of Appt. Date of Expiration

Tony Lee Holmberg July 26, 1999 Upon termination of employment
Karen Ann Yaneff July 26, 1999 Upon termination of employment

The Board approved the appointment of Michael Sauser as Mayor, due to the resignation of Richard Roark until the next municipal election in 1999 and the appointment of Dennis Edwards as City Council, due to resignation of Michael Sauser until the next municipal election in 1999. Copy filed.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 7, 1999.