The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at on Monday, September 17, 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 as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, explained the NIMS training requirements.NIMS 100 and NIMS 700 have already been taken; NIMS 200 needs to be take before this time next year; NIMS 800 is not required of everyone now but probably will be next year; Moe has taken NIMS 300 and 400 which was required by everyone in the top 15 counties in population and in all other counties only the Emergency Management Coordinators were required to take.Moe will have regional grant money to pay for upcoming NIMS training.She will try to have classes for NIMS 200 in March.
Jesse Marzen, CountyAttorney, explained that if a proposed ordinance that is not in effect has been published for hearing purposes and is changed after the first or second reading, the final reading of the ordinance would need to be published.If there are no changes to the original publication, the ordinance does not need to be republished.
Marzen and Jeff Sherman, Sanitarian, provided the Board of Health approved process of nuisance abatement.The third reading of the ordinance is scheduled for September 25 at
Marci Hall-Jacobson, Veteran Affairs Director, provided an update on the Floyd County Veteran’s Memorial.The Committee is considering doing a new layout for the design.
Hall-Jacobson and the Veteran Affairs Commission members discussed how they intend to use the remainder of the $10,000 state grant money that was received in FY07.The Commission is considering contracting a person to help with archiving files and may purchase a cell phone for the Director.The Board noted the balance of unspent grant money in FY07 in the amount of $5,383.83 that reverted back to the General Fund at the end of FY07 is money designated for Veteran Affairs and will be added to the FY08 budget in a budget amendment.
The Board noted the article in the newspaper regarding the hold up with the NashuaWelcomeCenter due to the storm shelter plans needing to be approved by FEMA.
The Board noted a Marble Rock ordinance providing for the division of taxes levied on taxable property in the 2007 addition to the Bradford Street Economic Development District.
The Board noted the fees collected by the Clerk of Court for Sheriff fees, Sheriff Surcharge, Juvenile Attorney Fees, Law Library, Surcharge, infractions, and tobacco penalty totaling $1,233.39.
The Board clarified that the intent of the Owner’s Incentive Program (new home tax rebate program) was for participants to timely file their reimbursement request by the end of the fiscal year in which they are requesting payment.If they request reimbursement after that time period, they are not entitled to it.
A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.