Meeting Minutes
8/22/2006

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

August 22, 2006, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 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 approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the August 7, 8 and 14, 2006 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board noted the closing of the Fiduciary Grant Fund, fund #21000, that is no longer utilized and issued a warrant in the amount of $11.47 paid to the General Fund.  The Board also noted the closing of the Scholarship Fund-Home Health, fund #23000, that was utilized for Adult Day Care purposes and issued a warrant in the amount of $1,274.98 paid to the Public Health.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the following claims:  County #431-563, Secondary Roads #18463-18496, and MH-DD #56718-56734.  Motion carried 3-0.

  David Bradley, representing the Charles City Community School District, attended the meeting regarding the Southwest Bypass Tax Increment Financing District Amendment.  No representatives from NIACC attended the meeting.  The purpose for inviting CCCSD and NIACC is to discuss the process of expanding the urban renewal area pursuant to section 403.5 of the Iowa Code.  Tracy Meise, City of Charles City representative, explained the Urban Renewal Plan Amendment and the boundaries of the TIF district.  Meise also explained the purpose of the Urban Renewal Joint Agreement between the City of Charles City, the City of Floyd and Floyd County.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Urban Renewal Joint Agreement and authorize the chairperson to sign the document.  Motion carried 3-0.  Meise will provide the document to the County after representatives of the City of Charles City have signed the document. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve resolution #22-06 with setting the hearing on the Expanded Urban Renewal Area Designation/Southwest Bypass Tax Increment Finance District and Urban Renewal Plan Amendment for September 12, 2006 at 10:15 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve resolution #23-06 with setting the hearing on September 12, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. regarding entering into a lease-purchase agreement in a principal amount not to exceed $2,272,500 payable from incremental property tax revenues to be derived from the Southwest Bypass Tax Increment Financing District.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to set a hearing for 10:25 a.m. on September 12, 2006 for the construction project described as VeraSun Water Main Extension-Contract 1.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to set a hearing at 10:00 a.m. on September 12, 2006 for the proposed UR-1 Urban Revitalization Plan.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to send a letter to the City of Charles City noting that the County is willing to consider the terms of the Lease Agreement with Option to Purchase the 2nd Street property with the exception of the duration of a 30-year lease and counter that the County may consider a 5-year lease.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Staudt moved to appoint Supervisor Dunkel to the Family Resource Committee.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to make an offer of $50,000, with $10,000 payable in FY07 and $40,000 payable in FY08, to the Teen Center Board for the 1202 S. Main Street property.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Chairman Staudt dismissed himself from the meeting to attend to other business.  Supervisor Dunkel continued the meeting as Chairman pro-tem. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to appoint Doug Schroeder as Floyd County Weed Commissioner, taking over the remainder of the $3,500 salary budgeted for this position, effective August 22, 2006.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to release the lien for Timothy Joe Blong for fulfillment of the terms of the lien dated August 23, 1996.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Floyd County Security Information Policy.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board noted the hiring of Katherine Baldwin as a part-time RN for PH/HHC Department starting at $18.00 per hour working 24 hours per week effective August 23, 2006. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the FY07 IDPH Local Public Health Services Request to Modify the following activities:  Nursing (Health Promotion), Nursing (Health Maintenance), Home Care Aide (Protective).  Motion carried 2-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to not release, acquit and forever discharge North Iowa Regional Housing Authority from the responsibilities for the FY03 PILOT payment and not release, acquit and forever discharge the Authority from future PILOT payments.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, received two bids for the RISE/PCC paving project on B35 and T44.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the bid from Allied Construction for $1,97841.47 for the PCC paving project as recommended by the County Engineer and authorize the Chairman to sign contracts.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Rolando expressed that he would like to support the litigation fees for Washington Countyís suit against IC&E Railroad.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to rescind the motion made on May 23, 2006 to not provide financial support to ISAC on behalf of the Washington County lawsuit and moved to allow Rolando to send $2,000 from the Secondary Roads Fund for this effort.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Rolando provided Formanís minutes and hours.  Rolando updated the Board on the Traffic Safety Improvement Application process for the intersection at Echo Avenue and the Avenue of the Saints.  Secondary Roads crew put up riprap along the Little Cedar.  Rolando updated the Board on bridge work being done throughout the County.  There will be a preconstruction meeting for the RISE project on August 24 at 9 a.m.  Rolando is working with Allied and VeraSun on roads being traveled during construction of the ethanol plant and dust control issues.  Preliminary letting for the viaduct will be on May 15, 2007.  They are working on right of way issues now.  Rolando received an unofficial notice from Calhoun-Burnes regarding the 110th Street bridge suggesting that they would not have a problem with pedestrians being allowed on the bridge but no vehicles without the installation of advanced barricades.  Calhoun recommends a feasibility study for new bridge structure. 

Supv Dunkel announced and opened the hearing for the final plat review for Russel Strawn property, known as Lake View Estates at 10:30 a.m.  The Auditor received no written or oral comments.  Alan McGregor, Zoning Commission chairman, commented that concerns discussed at their hearing at 9 a.m. today were addressed and the Commission unanimously approved the final plat.  The hearing closed at 10:34 a.m. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve and certify the plat of Lake View Estates at the recommendation of the Zoning Commission.  Motion carried 2-0. 

A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel 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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