Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 8, 2007, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 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

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.

Pat Zwanziger, Public Health/Home Health Care Director, explained that both the Board of Supervisors and Board of Health currently sign the Iowa Department of Public Health contract. Zwanziger questioned if the Board wanted to continue being the contractor or allow the Board of Health to do this, eliminating the need for the Board of Supervisors to sign the annual contract.  The Board will act on this at tomorrow’s meeting.

Zwanziger presented a mileage survey showing Floyd County paying employees who use their personal vehicles for work the fifth lowest rate at $0.36 per mile out of 63 counties with four counties paying the lowest rate of $0.34 per mile and 22 counties paying as much as $0.485, the federal rate.

Zwanziger conducted the mandatory Board of Health Chapter 80 Local Public Health Services training.  This training is necessary to meet the grant requirements.  Supv Dunkel previously received this training during a Board of Health meeting.  The training today completes the Board of Supervisors requirements with Supv Enabnit and Supv Staudt in attendance. 

Zwanziger reported that flu vaccinations will run $14/dose.  The Board will act on allowing employees and family members getting vaccinated if they would like at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

Zwanziger reviewed the PH/HHC budget through August. 

Zwanziger provided quotes for computers and chairs for the PH/HHC Dept.  Zwanziger will get one more quote before tomorrow’s meeting.

The Board noted that Hazel Swenson began employment as a Home Health Care Aide effective October 4 with a starting wage of $8.91 per hour. 

The Board noted that Kathy Feuling, RN, will be changing from part time to full time effective October 8. 

Gloria Carr, Auditor, provided quotes from the hospital for CPR and first aid training.  Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, commented that she will check with Dave Tice to see if he can do CPR training at a much lesser rate and check into first aid training costs as well.  Moe said she can do employee fire extinguisher training.  Carr reported that she spoke with Dave Bahe, fireman, who has done annual fire extinguisher training for the jailers.  Their next annual training is due in April 2008 and we could do other employees at that time as well or Bahe could come as early as the end of October if we would like him to conduct the training.  Moe would like to set up the annual tornado/fire drill employee training. 

Carr reported that Solutions has revised their quote for a new IBM server.  The new quote comes in about $4-5,000 less due to changing the fee schedule based on the number of users.  The auditor suggested the County go with a larger tape drive capacity, allowing more backup capabilities should the County pursue an “on demand” service on the AS400. 

The Board noted fees September fees collected from the Clerk of Court and June-September fees collected from the Sheriff, Recorder and Auditor.

The Board noted the 2007 Final Equalization Orders received from the Iowa Department of Revenue.  Floyd County had no adjustments to make for the 2007 assessed values.

The Board noted the receipt of a resolution from NIACC regarding levying a tax for future years for the purpose of paying principal and interest on a loan of $2,000,000, payable from the proceeds of a tax levy authorized by voters within the School District under the terms of a loan agreement dated September 20, 2007. 

Future agenda items included possibly setting up a County fund for LEAD money. 

A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Enabnit 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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