Woodbury County Supervisors Minutes — May 18, 2021

MAY 18, 2021
TWENTIETH MEETING OF
THE WOODBURY COUNTY
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

The Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Board members present were Monson, Radig, Ung, Wright and De Witt. Staff members present were Heather Satterwhite, Public Bidder, 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 De Witt second by Monson to approve the agenda for May 18, 2021. Carried 5-0. Copy Filed.

Motion by De Witt second by Radig to approve the following items by consent:
To approve minutes of the May 11, 2021 meeting. Copy filed.

To approve the claims totaling $198,313.43. Copy filed.

To receive the appointment of Jeremy Cross, 815 Logan Dr., Moville, IA, to Woodbury Central Community School Districts until the next regular/general election. Copy filed.

To approve a 12-month Cigarette/Tobacco Permit for HCI Heritage Express Company, 1501 330th St., Sloan, IA, effective 07/01/21 through 06/30/22. Copy filed.

To approve appointment of Benjamin Uhl to the Judicial Magistrate Nomination Commission. Copy filed.

To approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution certificate of appointment of representative of the housing authority of Woodbury County, Iowa.
CERTIFICATE OF APPOINTMENT OF REPRESENTATIVE OF THE
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,172
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, held a duly authorized regular meeting on the ____ day of August 1981; and
WHEREAS, at said meeting it was duly noted that a resolution “Declaring the Need for a Housing Authority in Woodbury County, Iowa” has been previously passed and adopted;
AND WHEREAS, a resolution has been passed and adopted entitled “Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Execution of a certain Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the purpose of Creating a Multi-County Housing Authority”.
NOW, THEREFORE, Pursuant to the provision of Chapter 28E, Code of Iowa, and by virtue of our office as Board of Supervisors, we hereby appoint the one (1) person hereinafter named to serve as Representative of the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Authority, representing Woodbury County, Iowa, and to serve for the number of years appearing after the person’s name, respectively, from the 18th day of May, 2021 to the 18th day of May, 2024.
Name of Representative: Patrick F. Gill Number of years: 3
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed by name, as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Woodbury County, Iowa, and caused the official corporate seal of said Woodbury County, Iowa to be attached hereto this 18th day of May 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed. Carried 5-0.

Motion by Monson second by Radig to approve and authorize the Chairperson to sign a Resolution proclamation for Mental Health Month 2021. Carried 5-0.
WOODBURY COUNTY, IOWA
RESOLUTION #13,173
PROCLAMATION
MENTAL HEALTH MONTH 2021
WHEREAS, mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being; and
WHEREAS, Mental Health America reports that 9.7% of youth have severe major depression. This rate was highest among youth who identify as more than one race, at 12.4%. Even before COVID-19, the prevalence of mental health illness among adults was increasing, an increase of 1.5 million people over last year’s data. In addition, Mental Health America, from January 2020 to September 2020, there was a reported 93% increase in anxiety screenings and 62% increase in depression screenings; and
WHEREAS, education is an effective way to reduce the stigma of mental health illnesses; and
WHEREAS, mental health illnesses are real and prevalent in our county regardless of socioeconomic boundaries; and
WHEREAS, we encourage our citizens to get help for mental health illnesses and to understand it is as important to treat as any other illness, such as diabetes or heart disease; and
WHEREAS, each business, school, government agency, healthcare provider, organization and citizen shares the burden of mental health illnesses and has a responsibility to promote mental wellness and support prevention efforts; and
WHEREAS, through increased awareness, we can achieve our goal to abandon negative stigma and reinforce our acceptance of individuals seeking treatment; then
THEREFORE, I Rocky De Witt, Chairman, Woodbury County Board of Supervisors, do hereby proclaim May 2021 as Mental Health Month in Woodbury County, Iowa. As Chairman, I also call upon the citizens, government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses and schools of Woodbury County, Iowa to recommit our community to increasing awareness and understanding of mental health, the steps our citizens can take to protect their mental health, and the need for appropriate and accessible services for all people with mental illnesses at all stages.
DATED: this 18th day of May 2021.
WOODBURY COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for single axle dump truck. The bids are as follows:
• Cornhusker Intl., Sioux City, IA — $149,736.44
• Peterbilt, Council Bluffs, IA — $159,200.00
• Rees Mack Sales & Service, Lawton, IA — $182,825.95
• Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA — $182,825.95
• Istate Truck Center, Sioux City, IA — $155,915.00
• Boyer Trucks, Sioux Falls, SD — $154,713.00
Motion by Monson second by Radig to receive the bids and return them to Secondary Roads for recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for wheel loader. The bids are as follows:
• TranSource Truck & Equipment, Sioux Falls, SD — $220,500.00
• Road Machnery & Supplies Co., Sioux City, IA — $213,520.00
• Murphy Tractor & Equipment, Sioux City, IA — $232,450.00
• Titan Machinery, Sioux City, IA — $244,900.00
• Ziegler Cat, Sioux City, IA — $210,983.00
• Rueter’s, Sioux City, IA — $175,400.00
Motion by Radig second by De Witt to receive the bids and return them to Secondary Roads for recommendation. Carried 5-0. Copy filed.

Bid letting was held for two new motor graders. The bids are as follows:
• Motor Grader w/front lift group and snow wing
• Murphy Tractor, Sioux City, IA — $11,455.00
• Ziegler Equipment, Sioux City, IA — $16,485.00
• AWD Motor Grader w/front lift group and snow wing
• Murphy Tractor, Sioux City, IA — $11,455.00
• Ziegler Equipment, Sioux City, IA — $16,485.00
Motion by Monson second by Ung to receive the bids and return them to Secondary Roads for recommendation. 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 May 25, 2021.

Meeting sign-in sheet. Copy filed.

Published in The Record
Thursday, June 17, 2021

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