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JULY 9, 2012




Members present:  Dr. Jodie Buehler, Dr. Lisa Kapler, and Pat McDonnell


Members absent:  Rosemary Tobin, Gaylen Hicok


Others present: Gail Arjes, Floyd County Public Health and Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Sanitarian


Meeting called to order at 6:00 pm by Dr. Lisa Kapler.


Minutes from the May 15, 2012 meeting reviewed.  Motion made by Pat McDonnell to approve the minutes, seconded by Dr. Jodie Buehler, motion carried.


Agenda reviewed with motion made by Dr. Jodie Buehler to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Pat McDonnell, motion carried.


Gail Arjes, Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care Administrator


YTD budget (through May 12) presented.  The final FY12 budget will be presented in September as final numbers are not ready.  Agency is well within budget.


Gail reported agency policy/procedures along with preparedness plan need annual approval.  Discussed policy changes related to EMRS and preparedness plan changes.  Motion made by Pat McDonnell to approve policy/procedures along with preparedness plan, seconded by Dr. Jodie Buehler, motion carried.  Obtained signature from Board of Health Chairperson and Gail will also present to Board of Supervisors to sign policy/procedures.


Jeff Sherman Floyd County Sanitarian Report


Jeff updated the Board on year end budget reporting he used 91.07% of budget.


Reported on the number of septic systems installed in the last year at 63 and number of wells installed was 27.





 Jeff reported on radon activities that Misty has been working on.


 Jeff updated the Board on Time of Transfer Inspections that he has performed in the last year, he has done 12 inspections.


Jeff presented the Board with a spread sheet of the revenue for his department for the last four years with 2011/2012 revenue at $64,300.94, which was more than 2/3rd of his budget. 


Old Business:  No old business


New Business:  Gail reported Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals findings and corrective action plan has been submitted, but not back yet.  Also discussed rise in communicable disease reports, no trends noted.


Next meeting will be held September 10, 2012 at 6:00 pm at the Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care office located at 1003 Gilbert Street, Charles City, Iowa.


Minutes taken by





Gail Arjes, R.N.




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