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Meeting - May 16, 2000

May 16, 2000 FORTY-THIRD MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 16, 2000 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Batcheller, Walish and Welte. Staff members present were Karen James, Executive Secretary, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to go into Executive Session #1 per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to go out of Executive Session #1. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to go into Executive Session #2 per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to go out of Executive Session #2. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to go into Executive Session #3 per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i). Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to go out of Executive Session #3. Carried 5-0 on roll call vote.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

The Board recessed until 10:00 a.m.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to approve the regular Board minutes of May 9, 2000 as submitted. Carried 3-0, Walish and Boykin abstained.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to amend the minutes of the May 2, 2000 regular Board Meeting to reflect the successful bidder on county property at Salix was Jack Jolin instead of Jack Jones. Carried 5-0.

The Board approved Bernie J. Thomas, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, @$7.75/hr, effective 5-17-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 3-9-00. Salary Range $7.25 8.30/hr, based on previous experience with County. Copy filed.

The Board approved Ryann P. Houlihan, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads, @$7.50/hr, effective 5-17-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 3-9-00. Salary Range: $7.50-$10.50/hr, based on education & previous experience with Woodbury County. Copy filed.

The Board approved the resignation of Kenneth V. Bliven, Jail Nurse, County Sheriff, effective 5-19-00.
Copy filed.

The Board approved the retirement of Marilyn J. Peck, Custodian, Building Services, effective 5-24-00.
Copy filed.

The Board approved the resignation of Charles E. Collison, Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, effective
6-1-00. Copy filed.

The Board approved the resignation of H. Susan Grover, Legal Secretary III, County Attorney, effective
5-31-00. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Matthew S. Sturdevant, P/T Youth Worker, Juvenile Detention, @$10.75/hr, effective 5-18-00. Job Vacancy posted: 3-29-00. Entry Level Salary: $10.75/hr. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Jail Nurse, County Sheriff, $29,647/yr; for (1) Male Correctional Officer, County Sheriff, DSA/Class 5: $11.50/hr; for a Custodian, Building Services, AFSCME Cthouse/Grade 1, Step 1: $7.61/hr; and for a Legal Secretary, County Attorney, AFSCME Cthouse/Grade 6, Step 1: $11.08/hr. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to approve the requests of retirees, Marilyn Peck, Nancy Hodge, and Jerome Schoenherr, to remain on the Woodbury County Health Insurance Plan and the request of Nancy Hodge to remain on the Dental Insurance Plan at their own expense following each of their retirements. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed the appointment to Category D Persons Having Knowledge of Property Values in the County By Reason of Their Occupation on the Commission to Assess Damages, and on the County Cluster Board of Social Welfare Commission.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to appoint Leon Ortner of Danbury to Category D of the Commission to Assess Damages. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to reappoint Ron Kerr to Veteran Affairs Commission. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to authorize Chairman to sign Resolution No. 9291 setting the sale of Real Estate Parcel #302280 for the 30th day of May, 2000, at 10:15 a.m. Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION # 9291

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

Parcel #302280

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

Lot Two (2) Block Two (2) Leeds Addition, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa (a.k.a 4540 Arthur 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 30th day of May, 2000, 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 30th day of May, 2000, 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 $500.00 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 16th day of May, 2000.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to receive and approve lifting a tax suspension for V.M. who is no longer on SSI per recommendation of Robert Knowler, County Treasurer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to authorize Chairman to sign certificate of completion for Project
L-EWP00(1)--73-97. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board reviewed the first draft of Dust Control Policy submitted by Richard Storm, County Engineer.

The Board reviewed a report on 1999-2000 Winter Operations.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to adjourn the regular meeting to convene the Wolf Creek Drainage District Meeting. Carried 5-0.

The Board discussed spraying of ditch for weed control.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to adjourn the Wolf Creek Drainage District meeting. Carried 5-0.

The Board reconvened the regular meeting.

The Board discussed the consideration of Change Order #G4.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve and authorize Chairman to sign Change Order #G4. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board heard a presentation by George Johnson regarding Leatherwood Meadow Subdivision.

The Public Hearing for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 Budget Amendment #2 was held at 10:30 a.m.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to close the public hearing. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to accept FY 1999-2000 Budget Amendment #2. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Douglas Derr and Tom Poulos from Verticle Partners gave a presentation of program A Proactive Approach to Build Wireless Infrastructure through Community Economic Development.

J.D. Pellersels reported on AFSCME Grievance.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to request the county attorney and to direct the human resources director to comply with the AFSCME contract. Carried 5-0.

Mr. Boykin excused himself at 11:10 a.m. and the Board recessed until 11:15 a.m.

Public Hearing for Joe Garthright Rezoning request was held at 11:15 a.m.

Joe Garthright and Roger Carter addressed the Board on the rezoning request.

Motion by Batcheller second by Walish to close the public hearing. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to deny the request and to allow Mr Garthright until October 1, 2000 to bring the area into compliance with the terms of the Zoning Ordinance. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed Comprehensive Plan.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to approve the third reading of the proposed Woodbury County Drug Paraphernalia Ordinance submitted by John Rusch, Assistant County Attorney. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Walish to approve the third reading of the proposed Woodbury County Disorderly Conduct Ordinance submitted by John Rusch, Assistant County Attorney. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Walish second by Batcheller to approve the Failure to Obey a Safety Officer Ordinance submitted by John Rusch, Assistant County Attorney. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to exempt the Woodbury County Conservation Board from vehicle title policy. Carried 4-0.

The Board convened the meeting for lunch break.

The Board reconvened the meeting at 12:45 p.m.

The Board held a strategic planning session for setting up a budget process.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until May 23, 2000.