Meeting Minutes
4/26/2005

CHARLES CITY, IOWA

 

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

 

The Floyd Conty Board of Supervisors met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2005 in the Boardroom of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following members in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, Supv. Dunkel.

 

Staudt/Dunkel motioned to amend agenda to include: review/action regarding setting a hearing for the preliminary plat on Hidden Acres 2nd Subdivision, review/action regarding setting a hearing for the budget amendment and note the receipt of letter from Eldrebridge Agency.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve the agenda as amended.   Motion carried 3-0.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve the April 11, 2005 and April 12, 2005 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve the county claims #3752-3968, Secondary Roads Claims #17315-17342, MH-DD #56033-56045 and drains - 0.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve $.50 wage increase for Cathy Shatek, Home Health Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve the start date of May 1, 2005 for the Administrator of Public Health Nursing.  Motion carried 3-0.  The Board noted the acceptance letter from Pat Zwanziger for this position.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve the Fireworks permit for Gene Parson.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve and direct the chairman to sign the resolution for Appropriation Changes.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve Adopt-A-Highway extension request from Boy Scout Troop 34, Rockford and authorize the chairman to sign the paperwork.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve the Drainage District Assessments.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

The Board noted the nomination of Margie Wihlm for clerk of Scott Township for the terms 2005 through 2015.

 

The Board noted the appointment of Joyce Dolan as Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioner to fill the remaining term of Betty Staudt until 2006.

 

The Board noted the transfer of $65,000 from Special Appraisal Fund to the Assessment Expense Fund.

 

The Board noted the Clerk of Court''s receipt of fees collected for Sheriff - $661.93, Sheriff Surcharge - $315.00, and Treasurer - $2,857.15.

 

The Board noted the resignation of Elizabeth Raab, Jailer.

 

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to set May 10, 2005 at 10 a.m. as a hearing for the preliminary plat on Hidden Acres 2nd Subdivision.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Enabnit/Dunkel motioned to set May 24, 2005 at 10 a.m. as a hearing for budget amendments. Motion carried 3-0.

 

The Board noted the receipt of letter from Eldrebridge Agency on Aging regarding EAA not renewing Floyd County''s contract as faciliating agency for fiscal year 2006.

 

Chairman Enabnit opened the hearing on the Zoning Regulations Ordinance 358A at 10:02 a.m.  There were no written or oral statements presented to the Auditor prior to todayís meeting.  There were approximately 40 people in attendance.  Citizens expressed concerns regarding why the amended ordinance is necessary, if the current ordinance is being enforced, and who decides what is junk/salvage.  Suggestions were made to include verbiage regarding no violations would occur as long as weeds are cut, trees are trimmed, and you canít see junk/salvage from the road or as long as junk/salvage is shielded by fencing or shrubbery.  Suggestions were also made to have a board of citizens get together to identify what changes are needed to this ordinance.  Supervisor Dunkel stated that a volunteer Zoning Board is in place and that Board has recommended the changes to the ordinance.  The Supervisors encouraged citizens to put changes they would like to see in writing and submit them to the Auditor for the second review of the proposed ordinance.  The hearing was closed at 11:15 a.m. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to hold the second review hearing of the amendment to the Zoning Regulations Ordinance 358A on May 10, 2005 at 10:30 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

 

Old Business - Bob Lincoln, CPC Director updated the Board on CPC''s move to the DHS building, reviewed CPC''s expenses for new computers and software, and discussed his position regarding Comprehensive Systems'' interest to move workshop and employees and the county''s relationship with Comprehensive Systems.

 

New Business - nothing discussed.

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

 

 

ATTEST:  ___________________________          _______________________________

         Gloria A. Carr                                         Arlin V. Enabnit, Chairman

         Floyd County Auditor                              Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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