Meeting Minutes
1/23/2007

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

January 23, 2007, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv. Enabnit, Chair Pro-Tem, and Supv. Staudt; Absent:  Chairman Dunkel

Staudt/Enabnit moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding a wind energy ordinance, review/action regarding the Iowa Dept of Public Health County Substance Abuse Programs, and review/action regarding purchase of a lawn mower.  Motion carried 2-0.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the January 8, 9 and 16, 2007 minutes.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the following claims:  County #2317-2492, Secondary Roads #18799-18835, and MH-DD #56947-56973.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board reviewed the notice from Tim Fox, Area Development Corp. regarding a revision to the Wayne Johnson Constructionís application for assistance from the Floyd County Infrastructure Fund.  The original application was approved on December 12, 2006 with Floyd County awarding $13,879.80 (40% of $34,699.50).  The amended/resubmitted request is for the County to award $18,705.16 (40% of $46,762.90).  Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the amended Floyd County Infrastructure Fund application for Wayne Johnson Construction.  Motion carried 2-0

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve Resolution #07-07 for Construction Evaluation (Master Matrix).  Motion carried 2-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the HIPAA Exemption Election Document for the Floyd County Employees Health Plan.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the Floyd County Treasurerís Settlement Report to the Board of Supervisors December 31, 2006 (annual report).  Motion carried 2-0.

Frank Rottinghaus, County Treasurer, and the Board discussed a Rockford parcel deeded to the County in December, a 120-day period for parties who were notified and may have interest in the property, notification to a renter and disposition of the property after the 120-day period.   The Auditor will make sure the property is insured.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to turn the Rockford property over to the County Attorney for action on an eviction notice and then the County may proceed with disposition of the property.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Bob Lincoln, CPC/Case Management Director updated the Board on the Mental Health Center of Iowa regarding calculations for a catch up period of February-June 2007 and challenges the agency is facing.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve a one-time payment of $22,984 to the Mental Health Center of North Iowa per recommendation of the CPC Director.  Motion carried 2-0.

Lincoln presented the Provider and Program Participation Agreement between Floyd County and Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa and discussed the increase in charges for inpatient stays.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the Provider and Program Participation Agreement.  Motion carried 2-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, and the Board discussed vacation of roadway easement along the west side of Sec 18, Twp 96, Rge 18.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve Resolution #08-07 Vacation of Roadway Easement and Order Thereof.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the Underground Construction on Floyd County right-of-way from Qwest on 215th St. from Ridgeway to Rove.  Motion carried 2-0.

Rolando stated that the low bid for the bridge on T38 came in at $158,791.50 from McCulley Culvert Inc., Barnes, IA.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to accept the bid and authorize the Chair to sign the contract when it comes in.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Rolando provided the Board with the Foremanís meeting minutes.  Letting for the viaduct is expected to take place in June.  Rolando read a letter of appreciation for Dale Hughes from Diane Souder, a letter of concern from Mr. Nolt regarding the closing of the 115th St. bridge, an anonymous call regarding not plowing snow timely on Ripley Bridge Drive and a letter from Dennis Sanvig regarding issues of damage on his property during the waterline project.  Rolando is taking quotes for a track excavator. 

The Board reviewed wind energy ordinances from Franklin, Mitchell and Cerro Gordo County.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to set a hearing for the first reading of a wind energy ordinance for February 13, 2007 at 10 a.m.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the Iowa Department of Public Health County Substance Abuse Programs Request for Bid Fiscal Year 2008 with Floyd County funding $7,796.25.  Motion carried 2-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve a quote for $1,895 from Donís Repair for the purchase of a new lawn mower with trade-in of the countyís old John Deere mower.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board reviewed the County Engineerís budget. 

A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.  Motion carried 2-0.

 

ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Arlin V. Enabnit, Chair Pro-Tem

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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