Meeting Minutes
2/26/2008

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

February 26, 2008, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, and Supv.Dunkel.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding Secondary Road summer wages.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the February 11, 12, and 18, 2008 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #2632-2778, Secondary Roads #10546-10564, MH-DD #57678-57709.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to allow the Public Health/Home Health Care Dept to purchase three Hewlett Packard laptop computers with Microsoft Office software for $4,461.00.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve a class C Liquor License for Freeze Frame Bowl and a Class C Liquor License for Cedar Ridge Golf Course pending proof of dram shop insurance.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the settlement with EMC Insurance on a wrecked 1999 Ford Sheriff’s vehicle for $4,500 plus the cost to transfer the equipment, less our $500 deductible.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reviewed two Technical Engineering Analysis bids, one from KPE-Consulting Engineers, Inc from Bellevue, NE for $7.402.80 and one from Michael’s Engineering from LaCrosse, WI for $9,498.00.  Michael Adams, IDNR-Iowa Energy Bank Program, reviewed both proposals and said he holds both firms in high regard.  Once the Board selects a firm, Adams will send a letter to MidAmerican Energy for financial request to secure potential funding to pay for a portion of the study.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to accept the bid of $7,402.80 from KPE-Consulting Engineers, Inc. for a Technical Engineering Analysis.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the Floyd County Dust Control Policy.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the Secondary Road Department Summer wages for 2008, noting no changes in wages from last year.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reviewed the Secondary Road Foreman’s minutes.  Two candidates were offered operator positions pending pre-employment physicals and drug testing.  The letting for the Rockford road project came in at just over a million dollars.  The letting for the 300th St bridge came in around $350,000.

Jesse Marzen, County Attorney, requested that the Board go in to closed session per Iowa Code Sec. 21.5.1a and 21.5.1c to discuss an issue of litigation.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to go into closed session at the request of the County Attorney to discuss pending litigation.  Roll call vote:  Eyes for Staudt, Enabnit, and Dunkel.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reconvened in open session. 

No Board action was necessary to be taken after the closed session. 

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

 

ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Arlin V. Enabnit, Chair

            Floyd County Deputy Auditor                              Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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