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Rosemary Tobin, Co-Chair
Dave Tice
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JULY 1, 2013



Members Present: Dr. Lisa Kapler, Rosemary Tobin, Pat McDonnell, Dave Tice


Members Absent: Dr. Jodie Buehler


Others Present: Gail Arjes, Administrator Floyd Count Public Health, Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Sanitarian, Roy Schwickerath, Floyd County Board of Supervisors, Erin Barkema, Region 2 Community Health Consultant IDPH




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


Minutes of the May 20, 2013 meeting reviewed.  Motion made by Pat McDonnell to approve the minutes, seconded by Rosemary Tobin, motion carried.


Agenda reviewed. Motion made by Dave Tice to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Rosemary Tobin, motion carried.


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


YTD budget reviewed no concerns at this time; FYE budget not finalized will have final budget numbers at the September meeting.


Gail informed the Board that a meeting was held with Kim Witcraft in regards to the Board being the contract holders for the EMS System Development and Training Grant for the county.  This grant provides dollars for training for EMS personnel throughout the county.  Public Health with complete administrative duties in regards to the grant.  Motion made by Dave Tice to approve the Board of Health being contract holders for the grant, seconded by Rosemary Tobin, motion carried.


Polices/Procedures for FY14 reviewed and approved.






Update was given on the Adult Vaccine/Third Party Billing Grant.  Public Health received a grant of $3,700.00 to move forward with setting up policies and programs for third party billing.


Chart Audits reviewed.


Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Sanitarian Report


YTD budget was at 73.72% for fiscal year end 2013.


Jeff reported to the Board that the Supervisors had hired a zoning person, so Jeff will no longer be taking care of the zoning.


Jeff reported on the number of wells and septic installed in the county. With 34 wells and 59 septic installed for 2012 and only 10 permits for septic systems have been issued so far this year.


 Pat McDonnell had asked how the nuisances ordinance was working out. Jeff said that he hasnít received any written complaints for quite a while.  


Old Business: Dr. Lisa Kapler would like Jeff to look into what Cerro Gordo County is doing in regards to dog bites within the county.  She has been reading information that a new procedure is being set up within Cerro Gordo. Reviewed nuisance ordinance and the steps taken when a resident would like to file a complaint.


New Business: None


Motion made by Rosemary Tobin to adjourn, seconded by Pat McDonnell, motion carried.


Next meeting scheduled for September 9, 2013.


Minutes taken by:





Gail Arjes, R.N.



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