The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at on Monday, October 22, 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.
The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.
The Board discussed a letter Treasurer Frank Rottinghaus received from Fair Harbor Capital, LLC regarding an offer to purchase the 2001 interest debt on 360 Networks USA, Inc delinquent taxes.The Board previously abated the interest, penalties and fees as long as the taxes are paid.The Treasurer reported that 360 Networks is planning on paying the taxes by October 31, 2007 and will notify the Board when the taxes are paid.
The Board reviewed a sample policy regarding rules for use of the courthouse grounds and a sample supporting application.Minor changes were suggested before this is acted upon at a regular meeting.
Sheriff Rick Lynch spoke in support of a letter from ISAC regarding WoodburyCounty being sued in federal district court concerning the strip search policy in their jail.ISAC is asking for counties to contribute $150 to be used by WoodburyCounty to pay their out-of-pocket expenses for expert witnesses and deposition costs, estimated to be $15,000.Lynch stated that if WoodburyCounty loses this case, it will likely impact all Iowa counties.
Future agenda:Possibly implementing an ordinance regarding county road use for events such as bike rides due to a CrawfordCounty case regarding a RAGBRAI rider.
A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Enabnit to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.