Meeting Minutes


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 9, 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.

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.

Gordon and Mabel Stewart were not on the list for the Owner’s Incentive Program (OIP) for a tax rebate.  Sewer and well permits were issued in 2003 but no application was completed by Stewarts to enter into the rebate program.  Stewart’s have requested a rebate this year as their property has been accessed at its full value now. 

Pat Zwanziger, PH/HHC Director, presented information regarding the replacement of a laptop that quit working last week and a computer that has been failing lately.  The Board would like Zwanziger to get more than one quote. 

Connie Parson, Gary Veeder, and Tim Fox presented information on the Allied Fifth Addition project.  The county’s next phase of the project includes paying for 40% of the road cost from the county infrastructure fund.    

The Board noted the receipt of a letter from IDED regarding Housing Enterprise Zone Program Award for Agreement #07-HEZ-013 for the Charles City EZ-5 enterprise zone for Allied Land Development.

Ken Weber explained a problem he is having with rezoning that was done in 2004.  Weber’s application to change from agricultural to commercial property read “for advertising purposes.”  The DOT is not allowing Weber to put up a billboard because zoning should not have been changed for advertising purposes only.  There were no minutes from the 2004 zoning meeting due to the Zoning Director’s recorder malfunctioning.  Weber collected affidavits from members of the Zoning Commission proving discussion occurred regarding a used car business and nail salon on the property.  The DOT provided a copy of the Charles City Press article stating rezoning was needed to put up a billboard.  The letter the Board of Supervisors received from Mike Milligan, Zoning Director, on behalf of the Zoning Commission recommending the zoning change and the motion made by the Board do not reflect any reason for the change.  Weber stated he has also talked to Rep Mark Kuhn about the issue and the Board encouraged Weber to visit with Kuhn again.  Weber is asking for the Supervisor’s support in cleaning up this issue.  The Zoning Commission may need to readdress the issue before the Supervisors can take action..

Jeff Sherman, Sanitarian, reported that IDPH is holding Sanitarian courses.  The Board does want Sherman to get the credentials required for Sanitarian.  If there are not funds for FY07, courses could be budgeted for and taken in FY08.

The Board noted the Auditor’s Certification of County Conservations Purposes Support by County Property Taxes that was reported to the state.

The Board was updated on what is needed to dispose of the Ulster Township shed. 

The Board noted fees collected from the Sheriff, Recorder, Auditor and Clerk of Court.

The Board noted the Floyd County Assessor’s Annual Report for FY06.

The Board noted the certification of the City of Charles City’s Resolution Approving Development Agreement with Mighty Oats, Inc, Authorizing Annual Appropriation Tax Increment Payments and Pledging Certain Tax Increment Revenues to the Payment of the Agreement.

Supervisor Enabnit excused himself from the meeting to attend to other business.

Representative from Iowa Governmental Health Care presented their plan information and requested that the County give them an opportunity to quote the County’s insurance.  The Board will be meeting with another insurance company next week and with our current provider in two weeks.  The Board will address getting formal proposals at a future regular meeting.

Chairman Staudt updated the Board on his conversation with Deputy Tiedemann regarding the bargaining contract with the Sheriff’s deputies.  The Board would like Tiedemann to make a presentation to the Board in late October or early November so budgets can be adopted accordingly for FY08.

A motion was made by Supervisor Dunkel 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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