Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Workshop Meeting

November 27, 2006, 9:00 AM


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

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.

The Board discussed the County Attorney’s term of office in regard to services if needed on January 1 since the new county attorney doesn’t take office until January 2.  A message in regard to this issue was left with David Vestal, ISAC attorney.

Bob Lincoln, CPC Manager, updated the Board on the cost of keeping a person at Oakdale. Lincoln also discussed the high costs of boarding a person at Toledo.  Lincoln updated the Board on the new division chief for Mental Health and disability services, reporting directly to Director of the State Department of Human Services.  The Board discussed relocating the CPC server to a different room that would be climate controlled.

Bill Faust, Floyd County Memorial Hospital, reported that two terms for the hospital commission are up this year. 

Tim Fox, Area Economic Development Director, presented information regarding a proposed relocation of the 14.61 acres of Enterprise Zone 1 in Rockford that was certified on July 17, 2003.  The Board will act on this at tomorrow’s meeting.

Dennis Britson, Executive Officer/Attorney for Iowa Insurance Division and Pam Griebel, Asst Attorney General, presented information on the status of Sunnyside Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  The state has been unsuccessful in finding a private buyer or non-profit organization to assume ownership of the cemetery and is looking at other options with possibly the County or Township taking ownership.  Neither are under obligation to do so.  The township has the obligation to take care of and preserve the physical site of the cemetery.  The state has the obligation to safeguard the funds to operate as long as there are funds available.  In a similar situation in Dubuque County, volunteers cared for the cemetery until the transition to new owners took place.  Unfortunately, no potential owners have stepped up at this time and the state is running out of funds and has informed workers that operations will cease as of December 31, 2006.  The Board will meet at next Monday’s workshop to discuss this issue more.

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