Meeting Minutes

Board of Supervisors Meeting

June 6, 2005, 9:00 a.m.

Floyd County Courthouse Boardroom




The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2005 in the Boardroom of the Floyd County Courthouse, Charles City, IA 50616.  Chairman Enabnit, Supervisor Staudt and Supervisor Dunkel were present.


Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.


Staudt/Dunkel motioned for the chairperson to sign the Watertight Construction contract for a 3-sided cold storage building.  Motion carried 3-0.


Jason Whitinger from Peopleís Insurance presented information regarding the Policyholder Disclosure Notice of Terrorism Insurance Coverage.  Dunkel/Staudt motioned to elect to have the exclusion for terrorism coverage reinstated on our general liability insurance policy.  Motion carried 3-0.


Dunkel/Staudt motioned to suspend the 2004/2005 taxes in the amount of $32 on parcel #510 09 15 204 008 00 for a resident who qualifies for state supplementary assistance through DHS per Iowa Code 427.9.  Motion carried 3-0.


The Board noted the wage increase to $15.51/hour for Sheriff Deputy Jeff Crooks per contract to grant increase after graduating from Iowa Law Enforcement Academy on April 12, 2005.  Back pay from April 12 to present date will be recouped for Deputy Crooks. 


The Board noted the transfer of $75,000 from E911 Surcharge to E911 Fund.  The Auditor reported that the E911 Board scheduled a budget amendment hearing on June 23, 2005.


Chairman Enabnit reported that Floyd County farm tenant, Bill Vorhes, verbally said he would give authorization for VeraSun to do testing on farm.  Supervisor Dunkel reported that Tim Fox said he left an revised agreement with County Attorney, Marilyn Dettmer.  Supervisor Staudt reported that County Engineer, Dusty Rolando said no one from VeraSun has contacted him regarding road requirements.  Several neighbors to the county farm property attended the meeting and were offered time to present concerns.  Issues discussed include how the ethanol plants in Mason City and Glenville operate with farmers, Packard Avenue is not a farm-to-market road, the due diligence process in the option to purchase, water runoff, recycling water, and VeraSunís crew work being completed in Fort Dodge in October and wanting to move crew to Charles City or elsewhere at that time.


The Auditor informed the Board that two of the six drainage districts approved for assessments in April need to be approved by Trustees for #5 and Cerro Gordo and Floyd County Supervisors jointly for #6.  The Auditor will contact the Trustees for drain #5 and the Cerro Gordo County Supervisors will initiate a call to Floyd County Supervisors on June 28 at 10 a.m.


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


ATTEST:  ______________________________       ________________________________

                  Gloria A. Carr                                                 Arlin V. Enabnit, Chairman

                  Floyd County Auditor                                     Floyd County Board of Supervisors.


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