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Sioux City, IA 51101
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|Meeting March 13, 2012|
MARCH 13, 2012 — ELEVENTH MEETING OF THE WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Board members present were Clausen, Monson, Tripp, Boykin, and Smith. 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 Monson second by Tripp to approve the minutes of the 03/06/2012 Board meeting. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
The Board approved the separation of Kevin Bell, Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., effective 03-16-12. Resignation. Copy filed.
The Board approved the reclassification of Daniel Whitlock, Civilian Jailer, County Sheriff Dept., effective 03-25-12, $17.66/hour, 4%=$.69/hour. Per CWA Civilian Officer Contract Agreement, from Class 2 to Class 1. Copy filed.
The Board approved the separation of Thomas Ladwig, Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff Dept., effective 04-15-12. Retirement.
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign an “Authorization to Initiate Hiring Process” for Asst. County Attorney, County Attorney Dept., AFSCME Attorney Salary Range: $50,347-$58,225/year . Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve Thomas Ladwig to remain on County Health and Dental Insurance Plans. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution approving petition for suspension of taxes through the redemption process for Joseph and Gloria Fazio, 2007 Iowa St., Sioux City, parcel #894721426010. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
WHEREAS, Joseph and Gloria Fazio as joint titleholders of a property located at 2007 Iowa Street, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, and legally described as follows:
Parcel # 894721426010
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors recognizes from documents provided that the petitioner is unable to provide to the public revenue; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors hereby directs the County Auditor to redeem this property Parcel #894721426010 owned by the petitioner from the holder of a certificate of purchase of the amount necessary to redeem under section 447.1, and hereby directs the Woodbury County Treasurer to so record the approval of this tax suspension for this parcel.
SO RESOLVED this 13th day of March, 2012.
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to receive the appointment of John Wilcox, 3550 170th St., Correctionville, Iowa, as Wolf Creek Township Trustee, to fill the vacancy in the office previously held by Ronal Hayworth until the regular General election in 2012. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Motion by Monson second by Tripp to approve to participate with the City of Sioux City in the submission of the Edward J. Bryne Memorial Justice Grant (JAG) Program Grant application to the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, per recommendation of P.J. Jennings, County Attorney & Greg Logan, County Sheriff Dept. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Monson second by Tripp to refer to Zoning Commission regarding Re-Zoning request and Zoning Map Amendment Application by Property Owner Sandra Kay Lau and applicant Mark D. Pottorff, per recommendation of John Pylelo, Planning and Zoning. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to approve a contract and bond for the Hackley Lateral Repair, Clean Out, and Repair of the Hackely Lateral on 340th St., per recommendation of Mark Nahra, County Engineer. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.
Bid letting was held at 10:15 a.m. for Project No. M-12(1)K-185, Bridge Replacement Project on Michigan Ave. Section 10-88-43. The bids were as follows:
Motion by Clausen second by Monson to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution to set date for hearing: Urban Renewal Plan-Platinum Grain Urban Renewal Area.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
WHEREAS, a proposal has been submitted to the Board of Supervisors under which the property described in Exhibit A would be designated an urban renewal area; and
WHEREAS, this Board is desirous of obtaining as much information as possible from the residents of the County before making this designation; and
WHEREAS, a proposed urban renewal plan for a project within that proposed designated area has been prepared and it is now necessary that a date be set for a public hearing on the designation of the area and on that plan and project;
The proposed urban renewal plan is hereby submitted to the County’s Planning and Zoning Commission for review and recommendations, as required by Section 403.5, Code of Iowa.
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign a Resolution to set date of hearing: Development Agreement Between Woodbury County and Platinum Grain LLC.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
WHEREAS, Woodbury County, Iowa (the “County”), pursuant to and in strict compliance with all laws applicable to the County, and in particular the provisions of Chapter 403 of the Code of Iowa, has begun a process that will allow the County Board of Supervisors to adopt an Urban Renewal Plan for the Platinum Grain Urban Renewal Area (the “Urban Renewal Area”); and
The Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, will meet at the Woodbury County Courthouse, 620 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa, on the 3d day of April, 2012, at 10:00 o’clock a.m., at which time and place a public hearing will be held and action taken to approve a Development Agreement between the County and Platinum Grain, LLC, with respect to the construction by the Company of a grain handling facility in the County, which provides for certain property tax incentives in the form of property tax payments in a total amount not exceeding $283,387.89, as authorized by Section 403.9 of the Code of Iowa.
Motion by Boykin second by Monson to approve the Capital Improvement Projects for County Property located at 1014 Nebraska St., per recommendation of Kevin Grieme, Siouxland District Health. Carried 5-0.
A public hearing was held at 10:30 a.m. on proposed Fiscal Year 2013 Budget.
James Van Bruggen of the Tax Payers Research Conference and Jack Burright, 1119 Minnesota Ave, Pierson discussed the budget with Board.
Motion by Boykin second by Tripp to close the public hearing. Carried 5-0.
Motion by Boykin second by Clausen to receive and approve the Compensation Schedule submitted by the County Compensation Board for Elected Official’s Salaries for the Fiscal Year 2013. Carried 3-2; Tripp and Monson opposed.
Motion by Tripp second Smith by to adopt the Fiscal year 2013 County Budget. Carried 4-1, Tripp opposed.
Motion by Clausen second by Boykin to amend the previous motion by funding 50% out of the Planning & Zoning Department expenditures with proceeds from the Local Option Sales Tax. Carried 4-1, Tripp opposed.
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 adjourned the regular meeting until March 20, 2012.