Meeting Minutes
4/24/2007

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

April 24, 2007, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Enabnit, and Supv. Staudt.

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

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the April 9, 10, and 16 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the following claims:  County 3464-3633, Secondary Roads 19021-19048, MH-DD 57090-57124.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to have the chair sign the Agreement to Provide Public Health and Home Care Aide Services to the Residents of Floyd County for FY08.  Motion carried 3-0.

 Pat Zwanziger, PH/HHC Director, presented quotes on freezers to use for frozen meals for clients on the elderly waiver and serum if needed.  The locked freezer would be stored in the break room.  Home Health Aides would deliver the meals to clients.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the purchase of an Amana 22 cu. ft. freezer from T-J Service for $549 with no delivery charge and a $50 rebate.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to add verbiage regarding credit card rebates to the credit card policy and table approval of the policy until the rewrite is available.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board discussed Civil Service Commissioner’s appointments.  Six-year terms would initially be adjusted to meet the Iowa Code staggered-year term requirements.  The Board noted the County Attorney’s appointment of Jim Jorgenson to the Civil Service Commission for a term ending June 30, 2011.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to appoint Jim Zirbel for term ending June 30, 2009 and Larry Montgomery for term ending June 30, 2013 as Civil Service Commissioners and all appointments will go into effect today.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to suspend 2007/2008 taxes for five residents who qualify for state supplementary assistance through DHS per Iowa Code 427.9 and direct the Auditor to notify the Treasurer accordingly.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve Resolution #20-07 Appropriation Changes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to set the hearing for the 2006/2007 Budget Amendment on May 22, 2007 at 10 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Supv Dunkel announced the 10 a.m. hearing regarding an application from Steven Swartzrock of Rockland Enterprises to rezone agriculture property to residential and commercial property.  The Auditor reported that she received no written or oral comments for or against the rezoning.  Alan McGregor, Zoning Commissioner Chair, stated that the Zoning Commission met at 9 a.m. this morning and approved the application.  Steve Swartzrock commented that he met with every resident in the area of rezoning and stated the residents had no reservations when it was explained that the main reason for doing the rezoning was because of sign issues.  He stated that some concerns were in regard to annexing property to the City of Charles City and he assured them that was not his intent.  The hearing closed at 10:05 a.m.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the application from Steve Swartzrock of Rockland Enterprises to rezone property from agriculture to residential and agriculture to commercial at the recommendation of the zoning commission.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board discussed wind turbine fees provided by Jeff Sherman, Zoning Director, and made a conference call to Russ, Worth County.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to charge $50/residential tower, including antennas and wind turbines.  Motion carried 3-0.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to charge $300/commercial towers, including wind turbines and cell towers.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to accept the retirement resignation notice for Robert Dight, Secondoary Roads Bridge Foreman, effective April 30, 2007.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, posted the foreman position and will likely make an appointment to this position at the next regular meeting.  

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the hiring of Secondary Roads applicants, Kyle Reams, Ross Ott, Andrew Marr, Tyson Roberts, Joe Wiltse and Jonathan Pickar (pending) as summer help.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the IDPT Federal-Aid Agreement for a Surface Transportation Program Project No. STP-S-CO34(66)--5E-34 for the Rockford road at the recommendation of the County Engineer.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the IDPT Federal-Aid Agreement for a County Highway Bridge Program Project No. BROS-CO34(69)--8J-34 for bridge in Riverton Township.  Motion carried 3-0.

Rolando provided foreman’s minutes and a letter from Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. explaining the problems with a motor grader.  Rolando had the archeological study conducted on the 300th St and 110th St bridges and is proceeding with preliminary work.  They have been working on the road by the golf course and have heard good comments.  Frost boils are causing problems with roads.  The black dirt work on the road to the ethanol plant was done last week.  Seeding and fertilizer will be done soon.  Rolando addressed IMWCA’s letter regarding safety/workers’ comp concerns.  Supv Staudt mentioned a tile line broke by Omnitel on Mulcahy’s property.  Rolando does not believe he will need to have his budget amended.

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

 

ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Warren K. Dunkel, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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