The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at on Monday, July 14, 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.
The Board reviewed and discussed the plans for the Sheriff’s parking lot project.The project is expected to be done in conjunction with the City’s street project starting in approximately September.
Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, and the Board discussed Sherman’s need for office help due to increased workload for the office.Discussion included wages, a job description, whether the position should be part-time or full-time, and splitting the position with other departments such as GIS, Public Health, Veterans Affairs, and Emergency Management.Sherman will check with support needs in Emergency Management and Public Health, develop a job description and estimate hours and wages for the position.
Gail Arjes, Public Health/Home Health Care Director, presented the Emergency Preparedness Plan and the PH/HHC policies and procedures manual.The Board noted Supervisor Enabnit’s signing of the documents.
The Board noted the resignation of full-time PH/HHC Nurse Katherine Baldwin effective August 24.Arjes reported that Baldwin would like to continue part-time or “as needed” employment with the County but this won’t be necessary if another full-time nurse is hired.Arjes does not intend to advertise for the position since the agency still has candidates from advertising a few months ago.Discussion included rehiring a nurse who had been previously terminated, the reasons for termination, the County’s 6-month probationary period, and wages.
The Auditor updated the Board on courthouse property projects.Informal bids are being sought for window well grates, stair railings, a gate, cement removal and sidewalk repairs.
Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, updated the Board on the number of households registered and eligible for FEMA assistance.Moe and FEMA representatives toured the County last week.Moe will be attending a FEMA meeting in Rockford regarding buy outs.The County has paperwork to complete and submit should the County decide to apply for the buy out program. A NIACOG representative will work with the County on a hazard mitigation plan and the buy out process.
The Auditor updated the Board on the process for the Technical Engineering Analysis conducted on the Courthouse building.KPE Engineering is waiting on the final approval from the IDNR which should take approximately four weeks.Once they have final approval, they will make a presentation to the County.
The Auditor updated the Board on a meeting with FEMA regarding flood damages to the parking lot, Conservation parks and the gun range.The County Engineer will be working on specs for the parking lot project but will not be able to provide Secondary Road’s labor to remove the concrete and add fill and rock to get the parking lot usable.FEMA is requiring three bids for the parking lot project.
Tom Brownlow, Charles City City Administrator, has requested the County’s pledge of $50,000 for the riverfront development project.The Auditor will initiate paperwork for the July 22 claims.
The Board noted Supv Enabnit’s approval on July 11 for a Fireworks Permit for Wayne Phillips for a display located at 1523 Hwy 218, Floyd on July 12, 2008.
The Board noted the fees totaling $1,966.25 collected by the Clerk of Court in June.
A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Enabnit to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.