Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

March 31, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 31, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit and Supv. Staudt; Absent:  Supv. Dunkel.

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

Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, would like to do employee drills for fire and tornado.  Moe would like the Board’s support to encourage all offices to participate.  This idea will be presented at tomorrow’s Department Head meeting.

Tracy Meise, City of Charles City representative, provided information about options of where the city could put up a well and building structure.  One option is in a county right of way area.  Discussion included putting a building structure on the right-of-way and County Board of Adjustment fees.  Jeff Sherman, Zoning Director, will discuss with the County Attorney if the Supervisors can approve this process without involving the Board of Adjustments and the fee structure.  Meise will let the Board know if the city wants to pursue this option. 

The Board noted the resignation of Jennifer, O’Brien, PH/HHC Director, effective April 25, 2008.  O’Brien provided a copy of the current and proposed Iowa Dept of Public Health requirements for this position.  The IDPH does not have a date to enact the proposed changes but it may not be until 2011 and any current local administrators may be grandfathered in with certain criteria to be met per the proposal.

The Board discussed the new criteria for Board of Directors for Elderbridge Agency on Aging.  Floyd County needs a new board member.  Nomination papers need to be returned to the Mason City Elderbridge office by April 21, 2008.

The Board noted the receipt of a City of Charles City Resolution combining and authorizing Loan Agreements and General Obligation Corporate Purpose and Refunding Bonds in a principal amount not to exceed $1,250,000 and providing for the levy of taxes to pay the same.

The Board reviewed the Sheriff’s bid for two police package vehicles with an April 4 deadline to order.  Sheriff Lynch will send notices to the local bidders notifying them of Karl Chevrolet Ankeny having the low bid by $3,163 per vehicle.  Since this is just a workshop meeting, Lynch will let him know if he needs them to take any action at the April 8 meeting.  The purchase of vehicles was approved in the Sheriff’s budget.

The Board and Lynch discussed the write up in the FY07 County Audit regarding conflict of interest with the Sheriff using Marzen’s Towing for vehicle repairs and maintenance.  Lynch visited with the Gardiner-Thomsen Auditors and is working on a policy and the bidding process.

Future agenda items:  review of the FY08 County Budget Audit report.

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

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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