Story County
Board of Supervisors Meeting
Agenda
5/5/20
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.

PUBLIC COMMENT #1:

This comment period is for the public to address topics on today's agenda
8.

DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS BROUGHT BEFORE THE BOARD WITH REQUEST FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION:

9.

Consideration of 2020 Economic Development Week Proclamation of May 4-9, 2020 - Dustin Ingram

Department Submitting
Auditor
Documents:
  1. Proclamation.pdf
10.

Update on 2020 Census - John Cook, Senior Partnership Specialist (10:30 call in)

Department Submitting
Auditor
11.

AGENCY REPORTS:

I.

Mid-Iowa Community Action Annual Report (submitted report only)

Department Submitting
Auditor
12.

CONSIDERATION OF MINUTES:

I.

4/24/20 Special Minutes & 4/28/20 Mintes

Department Submitting
Auditor
13.

CONSIDERATION OF PERSONNEL ACTIONS:

I.

Action forms

1)new hire, effective 5/18/20, in Engineer's Office for Benjamin Simodynes @ $14.00/hr; Secondary Roads for Brady Trego @ $13.00/hr; 2)pay adjustment, effective 5/10/20 in a)Attorney's Office for Heather Pritchard @ $21.10/hr; Monika Stalzer @ $25.84/hr; b)Information Technology for Timothy Patterson @ $26.03/hr; c)Engineer/Secondary Roads for Tyler Sparks @ $3,693.41/bw; Bre VanSickle @ $19.15/hr; d)Sheriff's Office for Gary Backous @ $3,826.67/bw; Nathaniel Belvo @ $1,825.60/bw; BriAnna Schaper @ $1,825.60/bw; Jamie Schmitz @ $2,584.00/bw; Timothy Schroeder @ $2,236.00/bw; Cynthia Schwickerath @ $18.76/hr; 3)promotion, effective 5/10/20, in a)Attorney's Office for Shawna Johnson-Miers @ $3,306.04/bw; b)Secondary Roads for Steve Flickinger @ $21.77/hr.
Department Submitting
HR
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 Extending Current Agreement between Justice Benefits, Inc and Story County to Include the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program for five percent (5%) of the funding received

Department Submitting
Sheriff
II.

Acknowledgement of the Purchase of a PLC System for the Story County Jail for $138,980 (un-budgeted)

Department Submitting
Sheriff
Documents:
  1. Unbudgeted PLC.pdf
III.

Acknowledgement of the Sheriff's Purchase of a Pole Barn for $21,000 (un-budgeted)

Department Submitting
Sheriff
IV.

Consideration Of Resolution #20-92, Amending Resolution #20-81, Correcting The Section Number And Township Name Of The Anthony Acres Residential Parcel Subdivision Resolution

Consent
Department Submitting
Planning and Development
V.

Consideration Of Extension OF Veterans Affairs Assistance Program Modifications Related To COVID-19 To Expire 6/1/20

Consent Agenda
Department Submitting
Veterans Affairs
VI.

Consideration of Road Closure(S): 20-38

Department Submitting
Engineer
Documents:
  1. RC 20 38.pdf
VII.

Consideration of Utility Permit(S): 20-4898; 20-4899

Department Submitting
Engineer
VIII.

Consideration of Resolution #20-93 Approving and Authorizing a Loan Agreement and providing for the issuance of a $3,000,000 General Obligation Road Improvement Bond, Series 2020, and providing for levying taxes

Department Submitting
Auditor
Documents:
  1. Res 20 93.pdf
15.

PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS:

16.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

I.

Consideration of Sending Budget Amendment to Publication for Public Hearing on 5/26/20 - Lisa Markley

Department Submitting
Auditor
II.

Discussion And Consideration Of Wellness Policy (Following Seven-Day Review) - Noelle McLatchie

Department Submitting
Human Resources
Documents:
  1. wellness.pdf
III.

Discussion And Consideration Of The First Step Of An Ames Urban Fringe Plan – Land Use Framework Map Amendment Request From R. Bradley Stumbo, Fox Engineering Representing Bishop Farms For Parcel # 05-23-400-255 – Jerry Moore

Department Submitting
Planning and Development
IV.

Discussion and Consideration of General Assistance and Veterans Affairs Income Guidelines and Rent and Utility Assistance Maximums - Brett McLain, Erin Rewerts, & Karla Webb

Department Submitting
Community Services, Veterans Affairs
17.

DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS:

18.

OTHER REPORTS:

I.

Discussion And Consideration Of Amending The Economic Development Policies For Urban Renewal Areas And Tax Incremental Policy To Add Third Party Payments On Select Residential Housing Development - Olson

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
II.

Direction to staff to create a proposal, documents, timeline as to what a residential TIF program would look like and how it would be managed - Olson

Department Submitting
Auditor
III.

Update on current and near-term needs of unhomed and at risk of homelessness Story County residents - Olson

Department Submitting
Board of Supervisors
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 & Jerry L. Moore Planning and Development Director

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 Peter Gillin’s request for additional time (beyond August 2020) to comply with the court order to remove the extra mobile homes at the Hickory Grove Mobile Home Park – Ethan Anderson, Story County Assistant Attorney & Jerry L. Moore Planning and Development Director

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.