Meeting September 6, 2011

SEPTEMBER 6, 2011 — THIRTY-SIXTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.  Board members present were Monson, Clausen, Tripp and Smith, and Boykin.  Staff members present were Karen James, Board Administrative Coordinator, 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 Tripp second by Smith to approve the minutes of the 08/30/2011 Board meeting.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

The Board approved the separation of Donald C. Stevenson, Maintenance Worker, Building Services Dept., effective 08-26-11.  Resignation.  Copy filed.
 
The Board approved the separation of Ronald A. Larson, Equipment Operator, Secondary Roads Dept., effective 10-07-11.  Retirement.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Maintenance Worker, Building Services Dept., AFSCME Courthouse: Grade 2/Step 1 to Step 3 Range:  $13.05 to $14.35/hr.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve Ronald Larson’s request to remain on County Insurance Plans.  Carried 5-0.
 
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving a petition for suspension of taxes for Vietnamese Evangelical Church of the Christian Missionary Alliance, 1515 29th st , Sioux City, parcel #894715355006 and 2812 Cheyenne Blvd, Sioux City, parcel #894715359001.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,804
RESOLUTION APPROVING PETITION
FOR SUSPENSION OF TAXES

WHEREAS, Vietnamese Evangelical Church of the Christian Missionary Alliance is the titleholder of  real estate Parcels #894715355006 and #894715359001   located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #894715355006

Dundee Place Lots 1-7 Incl & N-S Alley Adj & Pt Vac Clark St Being A Tri 39.43 Ft On E X 19 Ft On N Abutt Lots 6 & 7 Ex Irreg Tct 16 .1 Ft On W X 9.2 Ft On S Lot 7 & Part OF Lots 8-9-10 Lying Nely From A Pt 9.2 FT E Of NW Corner Lot 8 Sely To A Pt 17. 3 Ft W Of Se Corner Lot 10 & Vac 29th St Abutt Block 5

Parcel #894715359001

Dundee Place Lots 6-7-8-9 Lying NEly From E Line Cheyenne Blvd & Vac Lafayette St Abutting Block 4

WHEREAS, the abovestated property has taxes owing for the 2010/2011, tax year, and the parcel is owned by Vietnamese Evangelical Church of the Christian Missionary Alliance; and

WHEREAS, the organization, namely Vietnamese Evangelical Church of the Christian Missionary Alliance is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS,  the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates  the taxes owing on the above parcel according to Code of Iowa, 445.16 for the taxes owed for the 2010/2011 tax year and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.
 
SO RESOLVED this 6th day of  September,  2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for various parcels #884714300001, #884723100001, #884723100002, and #884723100004 owned by Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,805
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES
      
WHEREAS, the Woodbury County, Iowa are the titleholders of real estate Parcels # 884714300001, #884723100001, #884723100002, #884723100004 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcels #  884714300001, #884723100001, #884723100002, #884723100004
                                                                       
Woodbury Township NW SW & SW SW 14-88-47
Woodbury Township NW NW 23-88-47
Woodbury Township SW NW 23-88-47
Woodbury Township SW of RD East ½ NW 23-88-47
                                                                                                                 
WHEREAS, the abovestated property has an unpaid balance of taxes owing, and the parcel is owned by a political subdivision of the state; and

WHEREAS, the political subdivision, namely the Woodbury County, Iowa, is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and any future taxes that may be levied against this parcel; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcels according to Code of Iowa, 445.63, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 6th day of  September, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Smith second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for parcel #894729334003 owned by Woodbury County.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,806
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES

WHEREAS, the Woodbury County, Iowa are the titleholders of real estate Parcel #894729334003  located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel #894729334003
                                      
Sioux City Outlots Aud Plat Govt Lots 1 -2-3-4 29-89-47 An I Rreg Tc T Lying S Of Tri View Ave & N O F Pearl St Connector Ex A Tct In Nw Corn Er Being 149.35 Ft O N N X 178 Ft On E A Nd Ex A Tct Ne Corne R Being 116.25 Ft On N X 217.35 Ft On E X 24.83 Ft On Sw 29 -89-47 P P A R E 99 0247                                                                     
                                                                     
WHEREAS, the abovestated property has an unpaid balance of taxes owing, and the parcel is owned by a political subdivision of the state; and

WHEREAS, the political subdivision, namely the Woodbury County, Iowa, is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes and any future taxes that may be levied against this parcel; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcels according to Code of Iowa, 445.63, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 6th day of September, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving abatement of taxes for the City of Correctionville, parcel #884301229001.  Carried 5-0.

WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 10,807
RESOLUTION APPROVING ABATEMENT OF TAXES
 
WHEREAS, the City of Correctionville,  Iowa are the titleholders of real estate Parcel #884301229001 located in Woodbury County, Iowa and legally described as follows: 

Parcel # 884301229001

Correctionville City Lots Two and Three (2 & 3) & North Half  (N1/2) Lot Six (6) Block One (1), City of Correctionville, Woodbury County, Iowa
 
WHEREAS, the abovestated property has an unpaid balance of taxes owing, and the parcel is owned by a political subdivision of the state; and

WHEREAS, the political subdivision, namely the City of Correctionville, Iowa, is failing to immediately pay the taxes due; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors sees that good cause exists for the abatement of these taxes; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby abates the taxes owing on the above parcels according to Code of Iowa, 445.63, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to abate these aforementioned taxes from the tax records.

SO RESOLVED this 6th day of September, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution for the sale of property at 3420 Lakeport Road, Sioux City, parcel #546707 to Daniel L Gesy for $265,000.00.  Carried 5-0.

RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA:
RESOLUTION # 10,808
 
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, that the offer at public auction of:

Daniel L. Gesy_________________________________________________in the sum of
Two Hundred Sixty-Five Thousand & 00/100 ($265,000.00)-------------------------------------------dollars.

For the following described real estate, To Wit:

Parcel #546707
The North Three Hundred Five (305) Feet of the East Three Hundred Fifty
(350) Feet of the West Three Hundred Eighty-Three (383) Feet of Tax Lot
fifteen(15) of Auditor’s Plat of the Southwest Quarter(SW 1/4) of Section Eight(8),
Township Eighty-eight(88) North, Range Forty-Seven(47) West of the Fifth(5)
Principal Meridian, City of Sioux City, Woodbury County, State of Iowa
(3420 Old Lakeport Road)

Now and included in and forming a part of the City of Sioux City, Iowa, the same is hereby accepted:

BE IT RESOLVED that payment is due at the time set forth in the contract to sell.

BE IT RESOLVED that per Code of Iowa Section 569.8(3 & 4), a parcel the County holds by tax deed shall not be assessed or taxed until transferred and upon transfer of a parcel so acquired gives the purchaser free title as to previously levied or set taxes.  Therefore, the County Treasurer is requested to abate any taxes previously levied or set on this parcel.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairman of this Board be and he is hereby authorized to sign a contract to sell said property and, per said contract, to execute a Quit Claim Deed for the said premises to the said purchaser at the time of closing set forth in said contract.

SO DATED this 6th day of September, 2011.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.
 
A public hearing was held regarding a resolution for the Amendment of Woodbury County’s Flood Plain Management Ordinances.  The Chairman called on anyone wishing to be heard.

Louis Gordon, Lawton, asked about the impact on his property.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to close the hearing.  Carried 5-0.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve the first reading of the Amendment of Woodbury County’s Flood Plain Management Ordinances.  Carried 5-0.
 
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to purchase equipment for the County Jail and Prairie Hills for State E-filing per Lynette Redden and Rose Griffith, County Sheriff’s Department from Local Option Sales Tax Proceeds.  Carried 5-0. 

Motion by Smith second by Boykin to approve the contract with for Project Number BROS-CO97(102)—5F-97, Bridge replacement on Knox Avenue, per recommendation by Mark Nahra, County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve the contract with for Project Number BROS-CO97(93)—8J-97, Bridge replacement on Glen Ellen Road, per recommendation by Mark Nahra, County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the application for Horizontal Curve Sign Program to Iowa DOT, per recommendation by Mark Nahra, County Engineer.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Permit to Work in the County Right of Way by Tom Cameron, per recommendation of County Engineer Mark Nahra.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for sale of Sergeant Bluff Shed for Secondary Roads Dept.  There was one bid submitted by Oban Construction for $1,000.00.

Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to award the bid for the Sergeant Bluff Shed to for the bid amount of $1,000.00 to Oban Construction.  Carried  5-0.  Copy filed.

Motion by Boykin second by Smith to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the re-application of the Detention Reform Program, per recommendation of David Gleiser.  Carried 5-0.  Copy filed.

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

The Board toured Watersheds in Woodbury County.
 
The Board adjourned the regular meeting until September 13, 2011.