The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, and Supv. Dunkel.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to amend the agenda to include discussion and any action required regarding disposal of damaged flooded appliances, Empowerment grant money for PH/HHC, purchasing a pickup for Conservation, grant writing position and disposition of jail kitchen cabinets.Motion carried 3-0.Dunkel/Staudt moved to amend the agenda as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the May 27 and June 2, 2008 minutes.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:County #3740-3887, Secondary Roads #10799-10840, MH-DD #57879-57894 and Drains #9. Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to set a hearing for July 8 at 10:0 a.m. for the amendment to Board of Health Ordinance #137 and direct the Auditor to publish as required.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve fireworks permits for Stephen Sargent on July 5, 2008 at 1074 Rampart Ave and John Pearson on July 4, 5, and 6 at 2235 Cobbler Ave.Motion carried 3.0.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the DHS/Comprehensive Family Support Program Renewal of Contract BDPS 07-106 for FY09.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve PH/HHC Director to make purchases for Empowerment programs at her discretion as long as all of the funds will be reimbursed.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to purchase a pickup for Conservation at the discretion of the Director as long as it doesn’t exceed his total budget.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to match the City of Charles City’s contribution up to $22,000 for a grant writing position and pay it Community Revitalization in FY08.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to give the Auditor authority to dispose of the jail kitchen cabinets.Motion carried 3-0.
The public hearing for rezoning property owned by Roger Gabel and located at W¼ Sec 13, T95N, R17W opened at There were no written or oral objections received prior to the meeting.Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, and Alan McGregor, Zoning Commission Chairman, informed the Board that the Zoning Commission met at and approved the change in zoning.Mr. and Mrs. Roger Gabel were available at the meeting to discuss their plans.The hearing closed at Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the rezoning of property owned by Roger Gabel located at W¼ Sec 13, T95N, R17W from AG to R-1.Motion carried 3-0.
The Board reviewed the Construction Permit Application Form and Master Matrix for Knapp Finishers, LLC.Kent Krause, Pinnacle representative from IowaFalls, and Chuck Knapp and Carl Knapp were available to address questions regarding plans for one confinement building with a deep concrete manure pit.Krause prepared the manure management plan, explained that the property will have its own well and septic, and informed the Board that the DNR considers this an expansion of an existing site, looking at it as a 4800 head site instead of a 2400 head because of the nearness of another 2,400 head operation.Krause and Chuck Knapp addressed environmental concerns and explained the processes used in Knapp’s operation.Jeff Sherman reviewed matrix on behalf of the Board of Supervisors and found the scoring to be accurate.Supv Dunkel stated that he believes the ground is too saturated and he has had three or four calls from neighbors complaining about the odor.Supv Staudt and Supv Enabnit have not received any calls on this particular application but have had calls with concerns of water contamination, complaints of odor and the number of confinements in that area of the county.Staudt/Dunkel moved to disapprove the application because of complaints from neighbors and concentration of hog confinements in that area of the county.Motion carried 3-0.
The Board made a conference call with Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, regarding flood clean up throughout the county.Dunkel/Staudt moved to have junk appliances go to the transfer station at no charge for rural county residents.Motion carried 3-0.
Dusten Rolando, CountyEngineer, updated the Board on road and bridge conditions and damages due to flooding.
The Board conducted the canvas for the Primary Election.
A motion was made by Supervisor Dunkel and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.