Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Workshop Meeting

July 24, 2006, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2006 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Staudt and Supv. Enabnit; absent:  Supv. Dunkel.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to amend the agenda to include discussion on the Elderly & Disability Tax Credit for FY07.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.

Pat Zwanziger, PH/HHC Director, provided a notification of funding cuts from Eldebridge Agency on Aging for FY07.  The expected funding for Floyd County was cut by approximately 75%.  Assessment/Intervention dropped from $3,000 to $750, Homemaker dropped from $9,000 to $1,500, Personal Care dropped from $3,000 to $487, Respite stayed the same at $2,000, and Senior Health dropped from $3,000 to $750. 

Zwanziger requested that she be able to purchase a server so there would be less disruption on the County’s main server for updates to the HomePro software.  Should the PH/HHC agency move to an offsite location, this server, with minor cost to upgrade, could be used to manage the computers at a different location.  The cost will be approximately $2,500 but Zwanziger said this cost could be recouped with bioterrorism grant money.  The Board will act on this at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

Zwanziger proposed changes to the Local Public Health Services Contract.  Zwanziger will provide the changes and the Board will act on this at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

Zwanziger and the Auditor presented information on a proposed Community Resource Center.  On behalf of the Decat Board, Judge Gerald Magee’s requested informed the Auditor that Decat has money available as seed money to start a center shared by several agencies with Jefferson School being a possible location.  Decat representatives have visited with school administration and received favorable response.  Decat representatives are also contacting agencies to see who may have interest in partaking in this effort.  The Board expressed interest in learning more about this project to determine if this would be a feasible option for the County to possibly relocate the PH/HHC agency.

The Auditor provided past history on the cost to provide publications for the Law Library.  The local bar association has dropped several publications over the past couple of years due to information becoming available over the internet.  The association has requested that the County provide a computer, printer and internet service to be able to access this information from the courthouse law library.  The cost to run Cat5 wiring will be under $300.  The Auditor is waiting on a quote for a computer and printer.  The cost to provide this service should be lower than the cost to operate the law library over the past years.

The Board discussed the cost to fund 100% of the Elderly and Disabled Tax Credit.  The state is funding 94% for FY07.  The cost is approximately $2,400 for the government agencies within the County to make up the difference that the state will not fund.  No action will be taken to rescind the motion made at the meeting on July 17, 2006 to fund at the same level as the state is funding the County. 

Future agenda items:  nothing discussed.

A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.  Motion carried 2-0.


ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Leo B. Staudt, Chairman

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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