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Meeting - December 21, 1999

DECEMBER 21, 1999 TWENTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, December 21, 1999 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Batcheller, 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 Welte second by Walish to approve the regular Board Minutes of December14, 1999. Carried 4-0. Batcheller abstained.

The Board approved the appointment of Eric J. Davis, Correctional Officer, County Sheriffs Department, @$11.50/hr effective 12-21-99 per job vacancy posted. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Gary E. Brown, Director Disaster Services, @$47,775/yr effective 12-31-99 per end of Y2K Compliance Monitoring. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Drew H. Bockenstedt, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorneys Office, @$37,485/yr effective 01-10-2000 per job vacancy posted. Copy filed.

The Board decided there was no need for Fire Sprinkling of Remainder of Lower Level, First Floor, Trosper-Hoyt County Services Building.

Bid letting was held at 10:20 A.M. for the Four (4) Motor Graders as follows:
Swaney Equipment Co., Sioux City, IA $538,200.00
Ziegler Cat, Sioux City, IA $593,010.00

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to receive the bids for Four (4) Motor Graders for the review and recommendation of the county engineer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to approve the quote of $26,000 from Graves Construction for Bridge Maintenance Repair Project M-199 (1) per recommendation of County Engineer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to approve the purchase of 20,000 tons of maintenance gravel @ $2.45/ton from Bedrock Gravel Co., per the one year option quote. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

There was no action taken on the Utility Accommodation Permit Submitted by Mark Van Tuyl for Randy Wood.

Nancy Hodge discussed with the Board appointments and vacancies of terms expiring on various Boards and Commissions.

Motion by Welte second by Boykin to reappoint the following members to the various Boards and Commissions:

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
Dwight Rorholm, 4431 County Club Blvd., Sioux City, IA 51104

CONSERVATION BOARD
David Adam, 3127 Grandview, Sioux City, IA 51104

COUNTY CLUSTER BOARD OF SOCIAL WELFARE
Merrill D. Buckely, 1125 - 23rd Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51104 (R)
Patricia Sutherland, 2215 Heights Ave., Sioux City, Iowa 51104 (D)

DISTRICT BOARD OF HEALTH
Thomas Jacobs, 2420 Chicago Ave., Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Judy Fuentes, 4049 Jefferson, Sioux City, Iowa 51108
Bruce M. Kolbe, 1505 Choctaw Ct., Sioux City, Iowa 51104

COMMISSION TO ASSESS DAMAGES
Category A - Owner/operators of Agricultural Property:
LeRoy Hoelker, 1468 Emmett Ave., Lawton, Iowa 51030
Donald H. Johnson, 2731 Lenox Avenue, Oto, Iowa 51044
Elleen Oberreuton, 2775 Taylor Avenue, Danbury, Iowa 51019
Wallace Sorenson, 2203 Hwy 20, Lawton, Iowa 51030
Noel Plummer, 2058 - 180th Street, Bronson, Iowa 51007
Thomas Ullrich, 819 Brown Street, Sloan, Iowa 51055
Ronald Michener, 2575 Ida Ave., Anthon, Iowa, 51004

Category B - Owners of City Property:
Rodney Hunter, 701 - 10th Street, Correctionville, Iowa 51016
Peter Macfarlane, 17 Deer Haven Dr., Sioux City, Iowa 51104
Wayne B. Ducommun, 2212 South Alice Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
George Finzen, 4136 Hickory Lane, Sioux City, IA 51106
Ruth A. Groth, 305 North Cauley Ave, Anthon, IA 51004
Kathleen F. Fenceroy, 323 Oakland, Sioux City, Iowa 51103

Category C - Licensed Real Estate Salesman or Real Estate Broker:
Colleen R. Baker, 3422 Jackson Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51104
Terry Kroeger, 1824 Glen Ellen Road, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Cleo Pottorff, 1647 - 120th Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Beverly Hinds, 3121 Grandview Blvd. Sioux City, Iowa 51104
Duke OHern, 5611 Meyers Ave., Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Carolyn Oleson, 3911 Teton Trace, Sioux City, Iowa 51104
Douglas Lehman, 3803 Chippawa Court, Sioux City, Iowa 51104

Category D - Persons Having Knowledge of Property Values in the County by Reason of their Occupation:
Rick Aadland, 2086 Roundtable Road, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa 51054
Patrick Curry, 2405 South Olive Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Robert Huisenga, 4507 Lincoln Way, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Jon Wilcke, 4567 250th, Danbury, IA 51019
Gene Smith, 817 5th St., Sloan, Iowa 51055

Carried 5-0. Copies filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the appointment of Terree L. Ritz, 15 Heritage Pl., Sioux City, IA to the Woodbury County Zoning Board for a term of five years effective 01-01-2000. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to approve the Family Farm Tax Credit Applications as follows:
Bertand, David & Kathleen L. for Parcel Nos. 108060 and 578370
Bertand, Robert L. & Luann M. for Parcel Nos. 577860, 577877, 577905, 578144, 578160 and 578175
Cowan, Jerry for Parcel No. 573105
Cowan, Wanda Trust for Parcel No. 573316
Dibble, Ronald J. & Darlene for Parcel Nos. 573360, 573375, and 573555
Flynn, Marjorie E. for Parcel Nos. 579390, 579405, 579420 and 579435
Haltil, Walter E. Jr. & Suzanne K. for Parcel No. 575415
Hanson, William C. & F. Michelle for Parcel Nos. 573810, 573825, 575865 and 575880
Kott, Alex for Parcel No. 578085
Kott, Alexander for Parcel Nos. 578115, 578130, 578205, 578220, 578235, 578250 and 578265.
Null, Aaron A. & Merlin C. for Parcel No. 574755
Oehlerking, Charles H. for Parcel Nos. 582375, 582975, 582990, 583005, 583020, 583080, 583095, 583110, 583125, 583170, 583200 and 583215
Sands, Leroy D. & Juanita L. for Parcel Nos. 577545 and 579630
Townley, Derril Etal for Parcel Nos. 576345 and 576375
Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to deny family farm tax credit applications for the following:
Cowan, Jerry for Parcel No. 573135
Kott, Agnes & Alex for Parcel No. 578266
Kott, Alex for Parcel No. 578100
Townley, Derrill J. & Dolores A. for Parcel No. 576360
Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed the issuance of County Credit Cards. The consensus was to appoint a committee to recommend a policy.

The Board discussed the purchasing of a Jail Software Package for the Sheriffs Department.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the purchase of the H.T.E. Jail Software Package using $100,000 of assistance from the city and a loan from the city for the balance to be paid with five annual installments of $97,406, which include principal and interest, to be paid from the debt service fund. Carried 3-2 on a roll call vote. Clausen and Walish nay.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to approve the Woodbury County, Iowas Investment Policy. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

It was the consensus of the Board to show support for the Conservation Boards proposal for Road Improvements for Browns Lake and Snyder Bend Parks.

Motion by Boykin second by Walish to go into executive session under section 21.5(1)(j) of the Iowa Code. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Boykin second by Batcheller to go out of executive session. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote

Motion by Boykin second by Welte to submit a Transportation Enhancement Grant Application for consideration with the City of Correctionville for a recreational trail. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Boykin to approve the bid of Swaney Equipment to provide four John Deere motor graders at a total cost of $538,200. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to go into executive session under section 21.5(1)(c) of the Iowa Code. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to go out of executive session. Carried 5-0 on a roll call vote.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until January 4, 2000.