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JULY 14, 2014          




Members Present: Dr. Lisa Kapler, Dr. Jodie Buehler, and Dave Tice


Members Absent: Pat McDonnell, Rosemary Tobin


Others Present: Gail Arjes, Administrator Floyd County Public Health. Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Sanitarian, Roy Schwickerath, Floyd County Board of Supervisors, and Lisa Koppin, North Iowa Area Community Action



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


Agenda reviewed with one change.  Item II. B. should be fiscal year end budget review.  Motion made by Jodie Buehler to approve the agenda with the change, seconded by Dave Tice, motion carried.


Minutes of the May 12, 2014 meeting reviewed.  Motion made by Jodie Buehler to approve the minutes as presented, seconded by Dave Tice motion carried.


Lisa Koppin spoke to the Board about service provided in Floyd County from North Iowa Community Action including Maternal Health, Family Planning, Child Health,

I-Smile, and WIC.  Numbers for these services have been up in Floyd County.  Lisa also spoke about the dental audits performed in schools by hygienist Peggy Funk.  All Floyd County schools were audited.  North Iowa Community Action will also be contacting schools about a dental sealant program that they have received a grant for.


Gail Arjes, Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care


Gail reviewed the FYE budget.  Expenditures were at 90.08% with $94,548.83 remaining which will be going back into the county’s general fund.


Policies and Procedures approved for FY15.


Chart Audits reviewed, Emily Bormann continues to come and review charts.  She also does a summary and speaks to the nurses about what she is finding in charts and ways to correct or improve charting.


Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Sanitarian


FYE budget and revenue reviewed.   Budget was at 83.22% with $15,472.27 remaining which will go back into the county’s general fund. Revenue for 2013/2014 was $36,784.47 which comes from Grants to Counties, septic permits, well permits, Time of Transfer Inspections, and Contractor License. 


Jeff updated the Board on the radon booth he had setup at the Relay for Life event that was held in Charles City. He had about twelve people stop by for information on radon. He also gave away five radon tests at the event.


Jeff updated the Board on Grants to County activities since the last meeting. 


Old Business:  None


New Business:  None


Next meeting will be held September 8, 2014 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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