Woodbury County Supervisors Minutes — April 6, 2021

APRIL 6, 2021
FOURTEENTH MEETING OF
THE WOODBURY COUNTY
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Radig, Ung, Monson, De Witt, and Wright. Staff members present were Melissa Thomas, HR Director, Joshua Widman, Board Attorney, Dennis Butler, Budget/Tax Analyst, and Patrick Gill, Auditor/Clerk to the Board.

The regular meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and a Moment of Silence.

There were no citizen concerns.

Motion by Ung second by Monson to approve the agenda for April 6, 2021 moving Secondary Roads items to follow the consent agenda. Carried 5-0. Copy Filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to approve the following items by consent:

To approve minutes of the March 30, 2021 meeting. Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $494,593.60. Copy filed.

To receive for signatures a Resolution naming depositories for the County Treasurer.
RESOLUTION NAMING DEPOSITORIES
RESOLUTION #13,150
BE IT RESOLVED by the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors in Woodbury County, Iowa: That we do hereby designate the following named banks to be depositories of the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed the amount named opposite each of said designated depositories and Michael Clayton, Woodbury County Treasurer is hereby authorized to deposit the Woodbury County funds in amounts not to exceed in the aggregate the amounts named for said banks as follows, to wit:
MAXIMUM DEPOSIT In the effect prior resolution
MAXIMUM DEPOSIT under the resolution
NAME OF DEPOSITORY
LOCATION
U.S. Bank — Sioux City, Iowa
$50,000,000 $50,000,000
Security National Bank — Sioux City, Iowa
100,000,000 100,000,000
Wells Fargo Bank — Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000
PeoplesBank — Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 5,000,000
First National Bank — Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000
Primebank — Sioux City, Iowa 50,000,000 50,000,000
Great Southern Bank — Sioux City, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000
First National Bank — Correctionville, Iowa
1,000,000 1,000,000
Pioneer Bank Sergeant Bluff, Iowa 10,000,000 10,000,000
Sloan State Bank Sloan, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000
Valley Bank & Trust — Danbury, Iowa 1,500,000 1,500,000
BankFirst — Hornick, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000
First National Bank — Correctionville, Iowa
5,000,000 5,000,000
United Bank of Iowa — Moville, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000
United Bank of Iowa — Anthon, Iowa 5,000,000 5,000,000
Liberty National Bank — Sioux City 25,000,000 25,000,000
First American Bank — Sioux City 10,000,000 10,000,000
Central Bank — Sioux City, Iowa 10,000,000 10,000,000
Kingsley State Bank — Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
1,000,000 1,000,000
First State Bank — Danbury, Iowa 5,000,000 $5,000,000
SO RESOLVED this 6th day of 2021
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

To approve the underground utility permit for Frontier Communications. Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Nathan A. Bauer, 821 Glen Dr., Moville, IA, to fill the vacancy for City Council, City of Moville, recently held by Michael Ofert, until the next City Election. Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Ted Bromander, to fill the vacancy for Soil & Water Conservation Commissioner, until the next General Election. Copy filed. Carried 5-0.

Bid letting was held for gravel excavation. The bids are as follows:
• Holly Brown Construction, Ponca, NE — $42,085.00
• Cockburn Enterprises, Correctionville, IA — $68,145.00
• LA Carlson, Hinton, IA — $71,135.00
• Barcon, Sioux City, IA — $73,975.00
• Lieber Construction, North Sioux City, SD — $82,718.82
• Niewohner, Onawa, IA — $136,500.00
Motion by De Witt second by Radig to receive the bids and return them to the County Engineer for recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to award the bid for gravel excavation to Holly Brown Const., Ponca, NE for $42,085.00. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Bid letting was held at 4:40 p.m. for County Farm Cash Lease. The bids are as follows:
• Kyle Schneckloth, Cushing, IA $325/acre — $66,137.50
• Bruce Willems, Correctionville, IA $345/acre — $70,207.50
• Bousquet Dairy $350.51/acre — $71,328.75
• Whisky Creek $346/acre — $70,411.00
Motion by Radig second by Monson to receive the bids. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by Radig second by De Witt to award the bid for County Farm Cash Lease to Bousquet Dairy for $350.51/acre for a total of $71,328.75. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board recessed for a meeting of the Wolf Creek Drainage District.  The Supervisors’ meeting was called back to order.

The Board conducted interviews for the County Treasurer vacancy with candidates: Tina Bertrand, Mike Headid, and Kolby De Witt.

The Board discussed the selection process to fill the County Treasurer vacancy.

Motion by Monson second by Ung to approve the Tyler Contract amendment. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Monson to ask the County Attorney to draft an agreement to allow funding for Not-for-Profit Organizations activities of public purpose. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

The Board heard reports on committee meetings.

There were no citizen concerns. Board concerns were heard.

The Board adjourned the regular meeting until April 13, 2021.

Meeting sign-in sheet. Copy filed.

Published in The Record
Thursday, May 6, 2021

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