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Meeting - August 3, 2010

AUGUST 3, 2010 — THIRTY-FIRST MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.  Board members present were Boykin, Clausen, Monson, Smith, and Walish.  Staff members present were Heather Satterwhite, executive secretary/public bidder, Joshua Widman, Assistant County Attorney, and Patrick F. Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

 

The Claims were approved as presented.  Copy filed.

 

The meeting was called to order.

 

Motion by Monson second by Walish to add an executive session item to the agenda for today’s meeting.  Carried 5-0.

 

Motion by Walish second by Clausen to approve the minutes of the July 27, 2010 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0, Smith abstained.  Copy filed.

 

The Board approved the appointment of Jonathon D. Hatfield, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., $16.16/hour, effective 08/04/2010.  Job vacancy posted 02/10/2010.  Entry level salary: $16.16/hour.  Copy filed.

 

The Board approved the appointment of Dan J. Harstad, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., $16.16/hour, effective 08/10/2010.  Job vacancy posted 04/21/2010.  Entry level salary: $16.16/hour.  Copy filed.

 

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to approve lifting the tax suspension for Arthur Dan Detches, 818 Jackson Street, Sioux City, as the property has been sold.  Carried 5-0.

 

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for property parcel #511215 (1219 W. 6th Street).  Carried 5-0.

 

RESOLUTION #10,695

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

 

Parcels #511215

 

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

 

            West 100 feet of Lots 7, 8 and 9, Block 6, Tredway’s Addition

            to Sioux City, in the County of Woodbury and State of Iowa

           (1219 W. 6th 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 17th Day of August, 2010 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 on

    the 17th Day of August, 2010, immediately following the closing of

    the public hearing to Siouxland Habitat for Humanity only per Code of

    Iowa 331.361 (2).

 

3.  That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to Siouxland

    Habitat for Humanity only for consideration of $107.00 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 3 rd Day of August, 2010.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

 

Motion by Walish second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution setting the public hearing and sale date for property parcel #513255 (426 Center Street).  Carried 5-0.

 

RESOLUTION #10,696

NOTICE OF PROPERTY SALE

 

Parcels #513255

 

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

 

      West 90ft. Lot 2, Block 16, Tredway’s Addition, City of Sioux City,     

            Woodbury County, Iowa

             (426 Center 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 17th Day of August, 2010 at 10:17 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 17th Day of August , 2010,

    immediately following the closing of the public hearing.

 

     That said Board proposes to sell the said real estate to the highest

     bidder at or above a total minimum bid of $580.00 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 3 rd Day of August, 2010.

WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Copy filed.

 

Motion by Monson second by Smith to approve rescinding Resolution #10,645’s approval of a tax abatement granted to Siouxland Habitat for Humanity, as they were not in possession of the building during the period approved.  Carried 5-0.

 

The Board discussed an ordinance regulating parking on County Highway K-64.

 

Motion by Walish second by Smith to receive petitions drawn and signed in opposition to the proposed ordinance.  Carried 5-0, petitions filed.

 

Motion by Walish second by Clausen to approve the first reading of an ordinance regulating parking on County   Highway K-64.  Failed 0-5.

 

The Board discussed funding of the “Investing in Woodbury County” loan program with Rural Economic Development Director Rob Marqusee.

 

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to approve funding the loan program for FY2011 with $166,667 from the Riverboat Fund and $166,667 from Local Option sales tax revenues.  Carried 5-0.

 

The Board discussed 2010 County Assessor homestead and military tax credits with County Budget/Tax Analyst Dennis Butler.

 

Motion by Monson second by Walish to approve the 2010 City Assessor homestead and military tax credits.  Carried 5-0.

 

John Torbert, Iowa Drainage District Association, presented the Board with an annual report and update on drainage matters in Woodbury County.

 

The Chairman asked if there were any individuals or groups wishing to make a presentation of items not on the agenda, or Supervisors concerns.

 

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (c).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

 

Motion by Clausen second by Smith to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (c).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

 

Motion by Clausen second by Walish to go into closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (c).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

 

Motion by Monson second by Clausen to go out of closed session per Iowa Code Section 21.5 (1) (c).  Carried 5-0 on a roll-call vote.

 

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until August 10, 2010.