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Meeting - August 15, 2000

AUGUST 15, 2000 SIXTH MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 15, 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 approve the regular Board Minutes of August 8, 2000 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

Motion by Batcheller second by Welte to approve the Board Minutes for the special meeting of August 2, 2000 as submitted. Carried 4-0.

The Board approved the separation of Melanie A. Luiken, Custodian, Building Services, effective
8-10-00. Resignation. Copy filed.

The Board approved Kenneth L. Miller, Custodian, Building Services, @$10.66/hr., effective 8-8-00. Per AFSCME Courthouse Contract, from Grade 2, Step 6 to Grade 1, Step 6. Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Jeremy R. Stoltze, M.V.Clerk II, County Treasurer, effective 8-8-00. Resignation. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Lisa R. Beckwith, M.V. Clerk II, County Treasurer, @$9.39/hr., effective 8-16-00. Job Vacancy Posted: 6/21 & 7/14/00. Entry Level Salary: $9.39/hour. Copy filed.

The Board approved the appointment of Todd A. Trobaugh, Sheriff DeputyPOET Grant, County Sheriff, @ $14.88/hr., effective 8-21-00. County Sheriff Appointed Deputy. Copy filed.

The Board approved the transfer of Kent W. Roepke, Sheriff DeputyPOET Grant, County Sheriff, @14.88/hr., effective 8-21-00. Transfer from Ct. Security Officer to County Sheriff Appointed Deputy. Copy filed.

Motion by Welte second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the authorization to initiate hiring process for a Court Security Officer, County Sheriff, In-House DSA: Transfer @ current wage; for 2 new positions for M.V. Clerk II, County Treasurer, and for 1 current vacancy for M.V. Clerk II, AFSCME/Grade 4.5: $9.39/hour. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board discussed the consideration of three personnel policies/procedures submitted by Human Resources Director, J. D. Pellersels.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to approve personnel policies/procedures dealing with Nature of the Employment Relationship, Court-Ordered Volunteers, and Administration of Employee Personnel Records. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board reviewed Customer Service Training report and objectives with J. D. Pellersels.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to authorize the Chairman to sign the Hungry Canyon Alliance Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 99-1, Koker Creek; the Hungry Canyon Alliance Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 98-16, Section 5/8 or 7/8 T88N, R44W; and the Hungry Canyon Alliance Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 00-6, Section 8, T88N, R44W Wolf Creek. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Batcheller second by Clausen to authorize the Chairman to sign Project Agreement with NRCS for repairs on Kossuth Avenue in Section 26, T86N, R44W. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

John Calhoun, Executive Director of Siouxland Human Investment Partnership (SHIP), addressed the Board regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Early Childhood grant request and School Ready Funds grant proposal.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Community Service Contract # 5880CO97 Final Amendment with Siouxland District Health Department. Carried 4-0. Copy filed.

The Board heard an update on Nursing Division of Siouxland District Health from Carol Banta.

Chairman called for any individual or group wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda and supervisor concerns.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for a grant application to be made by Holy Spirit Retirement Home. Carried 4-0.

Batcheller asked to start performance evaluations for department heads again, to address the security concerns brought by Judge Ackerman, related a concern about the City Assessors treatment of refrigeration equipment, asked for an update on the jail overcrowding issue and pointed out that the city event center could impact the location of Siouxland District Health. Welte pointed out a discrepancy on a Human Resources report. Clausen noted that the Juvenile Detention report was missing.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to go into executive session under section 20.17(3) of the Iowa Code. Carried 4-0 on a roll call vote.

Motion by Clausen second by Batcheller to go out of executive session. Carried 4-0 on a roll call vote.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 22, 2000.