The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a special session at on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Staudt and Supv. Enabnit.
Staudt/Enabnit moved to amend the agenda to include discussion on the airport levy.Motion carried 3-0.Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as amended.Motion carried 3-0.
Jesse Marzen, County Attorney, presented a letter with his intent to hire David Kuehner as Assistant County Attorney at $63,000 per year, Theresa Farmer as a paralegal at $15.00 per hour and Lisa Bartz as a secretary at $13.50 per hour effective January 16, 2007.Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the appointments for the staff in the county attorney’s office at the wages disclosed in the letter.Motion carried 3-0.
The Board and Marzen discussed appointments and compensation for county attorney services on cases where there is a conflict of interest.Marzen stated he made arrangements with Aaron Murphy, Mitchell County Attorney, to oversee conflict cases.The Board encouraged Marzen to use the Attorney General’s office for felony cases, other CountyAttorney’s offices where reciprocity of services could be used and have been used in the past, and to use local attorneys to reduce costs where fees such as mileage and travel time would need to be paid.Marzen is looking into other county attorney offices and is aware that he needs to stay within his budget.Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve and authorize the CountyAttorney to handle appointments for conflict of interest with other offices.Motion carried 3-0.
Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the liquor license for Rockford Public Golf Course subject to proof of DRAM insurance.Motion carried 3-0.
On December 26, a claim was approved to pay the North Cedar Aviation Authority $35,000.Chairman Dunkel reported that the city of Charles City paid approximately $43,000 to the authority and that the County should have been required to only pay half of that amount.Dunkel left a message with Jeff Sisson, Commissioner, but has not heard back from him on this issue.
The Board reviewed budgets for Medical Examiner, Public Defender, CountyLibrary, Debt Service, General Services, Data Processing, and Juvenile Probation.
A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.