Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

April 21, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 21, 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 discussion regarding airport authority and noting the hiring of a home health care aide.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board will review the claims individually after the meeting.

Jeff Sherman, Zoning/Health Director, informed the Board of the County Zoning Ordinance being out of compliance.  Sherman is getting copies of ordinances from other counties.  After Sherman gathers information, he and Chairman Enabnit will visit with NIACOG coordinator for assistance.

The Board discussed candidates for the Elderbridge Agency on Aging.  The Auditor will contact a specific candidate.

The Board noted the resignation of Marilyn Pearson, Home Health Care Aide, effective April 14, 2008.  The Board noted the hiring of Janice Maage as a part-time Home Health Aide position with the Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care Department starting April 24, 2008.

The Board reviewed the proposed vacation policy of the Employee Handbook. 

The Auditor provided Precinct Election Official wage comparisons with other counties.  The Auditor is advocating $8.00 per hour for regular worker and $8.50 per hour for chair persons to match what Cerro Gordo County is paying Floyd County workers hired to work the Nora Springs School election.

Paul Donna, Northland Securities, and the Board discussed potential projects for bonding, including road maintenance, courthouse window replacement/cooling project/wiring/lighting, DHS building expansion, and new engineering building.  KPE Consulting will start a Technical Engineering Analysis on the courthouse building on May 22, 2008.  After completion of the TEA, a list of projects, dates we would like them done, cost of projects, and fund balances will be provided to Donna.  He will draft a memo on what requires a referendum and provide a cost reference based on current rates.

The Board discussed that Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, will be appointed by the Airport Authority Commission as the coordinator in a disaster situation.

Future agenda:  2nd Street DNR report.

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 Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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