Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

July 16, 2007, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 2007 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Enabnit and Supv. Staudt.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the agenda with the removal of the item to discuss Emergency Management System Standards.  Motion carried 3-0.

Ralph Smith, Tom Brownlow, and Tracy Meise, City of Charles City representatives, presented a letter and report from Terracon Consulting Engineers and Scientists.  Terracon conducted a study on the 2nd Street property known as the old county shed, property that the City of Charles City is currently leasing from the County.  There are some concerns in the report that the County will have reviewed by specialists and get back with the city on what steps the County will take next. 

Jeff Sherman, Planning/Zoning Director, and Jesse Marzen, County Attorney, presented a proposed Nuisance Statute.  Marzen is working on the final draft of the ordinance and will provide it for the next regular Board meeting to take action on setting a hearing.

Marzen and the Board discussed establishing a jake brake ordinance.  Marzen stated it would be difficult to enforce the ordinance.  The Board would like to hold hearings for an ordinance, based on the same ordinance that Bremer and Black Hawk counties have in place.  This will be addressed at the next regular Board meeting.

Supv Staudt reported on discussion at the T-21 meeting regarding reducing the speed limit on the Avenue of Saints near the city of Floyd.  Staudt reported that Vicki Dumbde, District II DOT, will be providing a letter to either Judge Magee and/or the Supervisors regarding the requirements to have the speed reduced.  Supv Enabnit reported that this issue was also discussed at the NIACOG meeting also.  The Board will take no action until they hear back from the DOT. 

The Board noted the Sheriff’s pickup being transferred as a General Fund asset to an Emergency Management asset at the depreciated cost value as of June 30, 2007.

The Board noted the certification of City of Charles City resolution authorizing and approving GO Corporate Purpose Loan Agreement and providing for the sale and issuance of $585,000 GO Corporate Purpose notes and providing a levy of taxes to pay the same.  The purpose of the notes is for paying costs of street, water, sanitary sewer and bridge improvements.

Supv Dunkel updated the Board on the Mental Health Board.  Supv Enabnit updated the Board on detention center costs and the FMC Landfill.

Future agenda items:  Emergency Management System Standards

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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