Story County
Board of Supervisors Meeting
Agenda
4/28/20
1.

Originating from Administration Building, Story County Public access provided via conference call

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2.

CALL TO ORDER: 10:00 A.M.

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

4.

STATEMENT EXPLAINING WHY A MEETING IN PERSON IS IMPOSSIBLE OR IMPRACTICAL, PER CODE SECTION 21.8.1

5.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA:

6.

UPDATES ON COVID-19


a) Staff

b)Supervisors
7.

ITEMS BROUGHT BEFORE THE BOARD WITH REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION:

8.

PUBLIC COMMENT #1:

This comment period is for the public to address topics on today's agenda
9.

Proclamation Recognizing May 3-9 2020 As Public Service Recognition Week

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
10.

AGENCY REPORTS:

I.

Heartland Senior Services Annual Report (submitted report only)

Department Submitting
Auditor
II.

Workforce Solutions And Economic Development Quarterly Reports (submitted report only)

Department Submitting
Auditor
11.

CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES:

I.

4/17/20 Special Minutes & 4/21/20 Minutes

Department Submitting
Auditor
12.

CONSIDERATION OF PERSONNEL ACTIONS:

I.

Action Forms

1)new hire, effective 5/8/20, in Sheriff's Office for Paige Barnett @ $1,747.20/bw; Cullen Donohoe @ $1,747.20/bw; Alexander Powell  @ $1,747.20/bw.
Department Submitting
HR
13.

CONSIDERATION OF CLAIMS:

I.

4/30/20 Claims

Department Submitting
Auditor
Documents:
  1. Claims 043020.pdf
14.

CONSENT AGENDA:

(All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time the Board votes on the motion.)
I.

Consideration Of Open Enrollment Dates For Story County

Department Submitting
Human Resources
II.

Consideration of FY21 Fiscal Agent Agreement between Story County and BooST Together for Children effective 7/1/20-6/30/21

Department Submitting
Auditor
Documents:
  1. BooSt.pdf
III.

Consideration Of Assistant County Attorney Pay Matrix Effective 7/1/20

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
Documents:
  1. matrix.pdf
IV.

Consideration Of Non-Bargaining Pay Matrix Effective 7/1/20

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
Documents:
  1. non bargaining.pdf
V.

Consideration of Appointment and Professional Consultant Services Agreement for Story County Medical Examiner Investigator effective 4/28/20-12/31/20: Mark Bethel

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
Documents:
  1. agreement.pdf
VI.

Consideration of Authorizing One Additional Deputy Sheriff to the Staff of the Sheriff's Office Effective Fiscal Year 20/21

Department Submitting
Sheriff
VII.

Consideration Of Contract Renewal Between Micropact/Tyler Technologies and Story County Veterans Affairs Effective 5/1/20 - 4/30/21 for $867

Consent Agenda
Department Submitting
Veterans Affairs
VIII.

Consideration of Iowa DOT Reimbursement for Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant as prepared by Shive-Hattery for the paving of the Praeri Rail Trail in Zearing, Iowa

Department Submitting
Conservation
IX.

Consideration Of Story County Compensation Schedule Effective 7/1/20-6/30/21

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
X.

Consideration Of Road Closure(S): 20-37

Department Submitting
Engineer
Documents:
  1. RC 20 37.pdf
XI.

Consideration Of Utility Permit(S): 20-4879, 20-4880, 20-4881, 20-4882

Department Submitting
Engineer
XII.

Consideration to Amend Story County's Continued Response to COVID-19 Pandemic item #2, "Continue to keep Human Services Center, Secondary Roads buildings, Conservation Center, including Animal Control and the remainder of the Administration Building closed to the public, except by appointment, until further notice. Continue to keep Justice Center open to allow access to Courts, while continuing to restrict access to Sheriff’s Office, Jail, and County Attorney’s Office". Re-evaluate weekly.

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
15.

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS:

16.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

I.

Discussion And Consideration of Revised Wellness Policy - Noelle McLatchie

Department Submitting
Human Resources
Documents:
  1. wellness policy.pdf
II.

Discussion And Consideration Of Sheriff's Office Hiring Freeze Exemption Request - Alissa Wignall

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
III.

Discussion And Consideration For Two 2020 Chevrolet Silverados For $26,238.14, and $26,690.00 (Unbudgeted) - Darren Moon

Department Submitting
Engineer
IV.

Discussion and consideration of request to the Story County Economic Development Group that they poll their members on behalf of the Story County Board of Supervisors on the economic impact of COVID-19 on their respective city government budgets and possible requests for county assistance, with responses due to BOS no later than May 15, 2020 - Olson

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
17.

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS:

I.

Animal Control Quarterly Report (submitted report only)

Department Submitting
Auditor
Documents:
  1. AC.pdf
18.

OTHER REPORTS:

19.

UPCOMING AGENDA ITEMS:

20.

PUBLIC FORUM #2:

Comments from the Public on Items not on this Agenda. The Board may not take any Action on the Comments due to the Requirements of the Open Meetings Law, but May Do So In the Future.
21.

LIAISON ASSIGNMENTS, COMMITTEE MEETINGS UPDATES, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE SUPERVISORS:

22.

Closed Session Pursuant To Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(C) - Ethan Anderson, Story County Assistant Attorney


Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(c) – to discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in
litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or
disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation



Department Submitting
Attorney's Office
23.

Discussion and Consideration of Appeal in Palensky vs. Story County Board of Adjustment - Ethan Anderson, Story County Assistant Attorney

Department Submitting
Attorney's Office
24.

ADJOURNMENT:

Story County strives to ensure that its programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons requiring assistance, auxiliary aids or services, or accommodation because of a disability may contact the county's ADA coordinator at (515) 382-7204.