Meeting Minutes
6/27/2006

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

June 27, 2006, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Staudt, Supv. Dunkel, and Supv. Enabnit.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to amend the agenda to include review/action on Conservation Dept revenues moved to Conservation Reserve fund, note invoice for DHS/Oakdale claim, spousal burial plot request, discussion on second street property, and set cash count meeting.  Motion carried 3-0.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the April 12, 13, and 19th minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the following claims:  County #4300-4515, Secondary Roads #18333-18369, and MH-DD #56622-56663.  Motion carried 3-0.

Judith O’Donohoe spoke on behalf of Max Wedeking regarding unpaid claims for attending meetings.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to rescind the motion made on April 3, 2006 for payment of claims on April 4, May 2, May 9 and December 19, 2005 to be paid out of Union Township levies and direct them to be paid out of the General Fund, with the exception of the August 18, 2005 meeting that stands as unpaid from the General Fund.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to set a hearing for July 11, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. to review and act on a request from North Iowa Diesel, Richard Kleinschmidt, to rezone property located in Sec 12, Twp 94N, Rge 15W from Agricultural to Light Industrial.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to hire a temporary employee, Alicia Liddle, at $10.50/hour to work in the County Attorney’s office until a permanent employee is hired.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve a tax abatement totaling $225 for 2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2002/2003, 2003/2004, 2004/2005 on a mobile home that no longer exists.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Application for Floyd County License Fireworks Permit for Chris Garden from June 28, 2006 through June 28, 2007.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Resolution for Interfund Operating Transfer of $118,590 from General Fund to the Secondary Road fund for taxes collected in the amount of $68,590 and $50,000 for interest earned on monies for the Gilbert Street project.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Resolution for Interfund Operating Transfer of $730,529 from Rural Services to the Secondary Road Fund for taxes collected.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to add the tower site voting comparator system hook at the repeater valued at $14,000 and paging transmitter at tower site 2 valued at $20,000 each to the County’s insurance policy.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board noted that the Floyd County E911, Floyd County Search & Rescue, Floyd County Emergency Management and Floyd County Conference Board (Communications Board) are included as named insured/additional insured on the County’s General Liability plan.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the wage certifications for FY06/07 with the correction of Bob Lincoln’s salary to be $87,000 and the auditor to notify the Board if increases are more than what was presented during the budget process.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve a family health/dental insurance rate of $1,450 for FY07 with the employer paying $1,094 per month based on two single plans for a married couple where both are employees of the county and the employee paying $356 per month if the couple chooses to have a family plan.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved that the employer pay 100% of a single plan at $547.00/month for FY07, and the employer pay 75% ($1087.50/mo) of a regular family insurance plan and the employee pay 25% ($362.50/mo) of a regular family insurance plan for FY07 and that deductibles and out of pocket maximums increase according to the schedule provided for the next three years beginning January 1, 2007.  Motion carried 3-0.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to not make any other changes that were presented in the comparison between the non-union employee handbook and Secondary Road Union Employee Contract.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Tim Fox, Area Development Corporation, presented information on his proposed resolution for classifying and specifying a tax exempt schedule in governance of urban revitalization districts in the unincorporated areas of Floyd County.  The County may enter into an agreement of a property tax exemption on a 10-year sliding scale or a 3-year 100% property tax abatement on new valuation.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Resolution of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Establishing Eligibility Criteria, Denoting Property Classifications and Specifying Tax Exemption Schedule in Governance of Urban Revitalization Districts in Unincorporated Areas of Floyd County, Iowa as Prescribed in Code of Iowa Chapter 404 of the Code of Iowa and have NIACOG draft up the formation of the district.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Resolution to set a hearing on the proposed transfer by Quit Claim Deed of all interest in the part of Lot 7 in the Southwest Development Park First Subdivision to Charles City.  Motion carried 3-0.

Russ Smith, Attorney for City of Charles City, proposed the City’s interest in the 2nd Street property.  They have a couple of contingencies:  1) the city’s ability to pay would be inclusion with the availability of the SW Bypass TIF district monies being available; 2) request of evidence of a past investigation/environmental audit or possibly conduct an Environmental phase 2 assessment of the grounds that the City may be willing to pay for.  Staudt commented that the property passed inspections when the underground tanks were taken out years ago.  Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, will research to see if he can find documentation to support the site has been checked on environmental conditions and provide information to Smith.  Smith will work up a proposal from the City.  The Board will discuss this more at a workshop.   

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Resolution for Appropriation Changes for FY06.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Resolution for Appropriations for FY07.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, presented the foreman’s minutes and updated the Board on looking at concrete patches, road rock, tile work on county farm property that was repaired, and an excavator to replace equipment that is breaking down.  All right-of-way properties for the RISE project have been purchased.  A revised cover sheet for the DOT was signed to correct a couple of errors that were corrected by Yaggy Colby for the project.  Approvals for right-of-ways permits was discussed. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to direct a letter to Riverside Cemetery Association regarding holding a burial plot for an individual who would like to be buried next to her spouse in the County’s section of plots and at her time of burial, the plot will either be sold to her or be provided as a County indigent burial plot, whichever is applicable.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board noted the carryover of a bill in the amount of $125,903.41 from the Treasurer State of Iowa from FY06 to FY07.  This is in reference to Iowa Medical & Classification Center for incarceration of a Floyd County resident.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to hold the annual cash count on July 3, 2006 at 8 a.m. prior to the regular scheduled workshop.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit motioned to transfer $22,846.70 from the General Fund deposits for revenues collected to the Conservation Reserve Fund for future capital projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel to adjourn.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Leo B. Staudt, Chairman

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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