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Meeting - August 1, 2000

AUGUST 1, 2000 FOURTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 1, 2000 at 9:00 A.M. Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Batcheller, and Welte. Walish was absent. Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board, and John Rusch, Board Legal Counsel.

The Claims were approved as presented. Copy filed.

Meeting called to order.

Motion by Clausen second by Welte to amend the minutes of July 25, 2000 as submitted to reflect the Boards intention to include Audiovisual Inc. quote: $31,410 for equipment acquisition; M.B.S. Inc. quote: $21,922 for renovation; contingency balance for new equipment storage, furniture, security, consulting and incidental costs of $9,168 on the motion to approve the remodeling of the reception area of the jail for INS Video Teleconferencing System. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve the regular Board Minutes of July 25, 2000 as amended. Carried 4-0.

The Board approved the separation of Kurt M. Bremer, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, effective 7-28-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Leo P. Miller, Gang Prevention Specialist, Juvenile Detention, @$40,000/yr., effective 8-2-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 7-13-00. Entry Salary: $40,000/year. Copy filed.

The Board approved the reclassification of Michele M. Lauters, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, @$37,485/yr., effective 8-4-00. Per AFSCME Asst. County Attorney Contract agreement, from Class 2 to Class 3. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Loan T. Huynh, Assistant County Attorney, County Attorney, @$35,000/yr., effective 8-7-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 7-10-00. Entry Level Salary: $35,000/year. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Phil G. Hane, Jr., Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, effective 8-11-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Crystal A. Tate, Temporary Secretary, Board Administration, effective 8-11-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Bernie J. Thomas, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, effective 8-15-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Jana M. Wangeman, Temporary Engineering Aide, Secondary Roads, effective 8-16-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Jeremy J. Cross, Temporary Summer Laborer, Secondary Roads, effective 8-25-00. End of Temporary Work. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to authorize the Chairman to sign Certificate of Completion for Project L-59573-97. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Agreement with City of Moville to utilize Countys secondary road equipment and qualified person for sealing of pavement cracks. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Utility Accommodation Permit submitted by Frontier Communication. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to receive and accept the quote from Mohrhauser Construction, LeMars, IA, in the amount of $22,194 for concrete pavement patching per recommendation of the county engineer. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed the consideration of proceeding with intersection lighting project with County Engineer Richard Storm.

Motion by Welte second by Batcheller to accept the county engineers recommendation to proceed with intersection lighting project. Carried 3-0, Clausen abstained. Copy filed.

The Board discussed a letter from the attorney for the Board of Trustees of Woodbury-Monona Drainage District #2 with the county engineer regarding vacation of section of Humboldt Avenue.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welter to approve proceeding with vacation of section of Humboldt Avenue per recommendation of the county engineer. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Contract # 5881CO97, FY01 Community Services Contract State Appropriation for contract period July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed uses for land acquired with 404 Project Manager Shelly Malcom.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve the recommendations of the 404-project manager for the use of land acquired in the 404-mitigation project. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board reviewed the request from Woodbury-Monona Drainage District.

Bid letting for sale of structures in Holly Springs was held at 10:30 A.M. There were no bids offered.

James Rixner, Siouxland Mental Health, discussed Mental Health Diversion Program with the Board.

Patty Erickson-Putmann addressed the Board regarding final report and close out of CDBG #97-ED-008 Design Homes, Inc. grant.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to close out the CDBG #97-ED-008 Design Homes, Inc. grant. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

There was a discussion of Woodbury County Courthouse Foundation.

Judge Ackerman addressed the Board about a concern he has for security in the Courthouse.

Larry Bumstead from the Oto Fire and Rescue addressed the board about a request for funds for equipment. The Board asked for a copy of the invoice for the equipment.

Diane Swoboda Peterson addressed the Board concerning a canned sculpture project for the Food Bank that the county has been asked to participate in.

The Board discussed five-year planning and other items in their backup material.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 8, 2000.