The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at on Tuesday, July 12, 2005 in the Boardroom of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following members in attendance:Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, Supv. Dunkel.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved amend the June 28, 2005 minutes to add the word “waiving” in regard to the 30-day waiting period for health/dental insurance for three Community Nursing employees and amend the June 30, 2005 minutes to read that the hand warrants for Conservation Department are paid from the General Basic Fund.Motion carried 3-0.Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve the minutes from June 27, 2005, June 28, 2005 with corrections and June 30, 2005 with corrections.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve paying the following claims #1-128, Secondary Roads #17474-17531, MH-DD #56154-56157 with the exception of claim #20, 94, 110, 116, 117, 121, 122, 123 which will be resubmitted at a later date and changing the account code for claim # 44 for general insurance to be partially paid by Secondary Roads.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel moved to not waive the pre-existing condition clause in the health insurance plan for Community Nursing employees merged to the County from the Hospital.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve the letter to the City of Charles City expressing the County’s support and financial commitment to the NorthCedarRegionalAirport and authorize the chairman to sign.Motion carried 3-0.Randy Heitz, representing Farm Bureau, read the Farm Bureau’s resolution stating “Members support the extension of the runway at the CharlesCityAirport for business jet use.While they recognize the significance of the airport facilities in economic development, we believe improvements should not be funded through property taxes in the unincorporated areas of FloydCounty.”
Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the Application for CountyLicense for fireworks permit for the Wegner reunion on July 23, 2005.Motion carried 3-0.
For the fiscal year 2005-2006, the Department of Revenue is estimating the appropriations as enacted by the 2005 regular session of the Iowa General Assembly will fund:
78% of the value of the Homestead Tax Credit
100% of the value of the Military Service Property Tax Exemption
100% of the value of the Elderly & Disabled Tax Credit – including Mobile Home, Special Assessment, and Property Credits
Dunkel/Staudt motioned to approve funding at the limit given by the state.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel motioned to approve the Military and Homestead Exemption applications for 2005-2006 submitted by the Assessor’s office with the exception of the applications deemed ineligible by the Assessor.Motion carried 3-0.
Staudt/Dunkel motioned in regard to the K-Mart bankruptcy offer to settle on outstanding taxes for 2001-2002 and 2002-2003 tax years for property titled in the name of Troy Cmbs Property LLC to have the Treasurer contact the County Attorney with authorization to negotiate no less than 100% of the taxes plus 5% simple interest for interest and penalty on tax base.Motion carried 3-0.
Gardiner Thomsen, PC was the only firm who submitted bids for the County’s Request for Proposals for Audit of FY2005, FY2006 and FY2007.Staudt/Dunkel motioned to accept Gardiner Thomsen, PC proposal and authorize the chairman to sign the Agreement between Gardiner Thomsen and the County.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Staudt motioned to authorize the CountyEngineer to sign the application regarding services provided by Yaggy Colby for a RISE Grant if the ethanol plant project goes through.Motion carried 3-0.
The CountyEngineer, Dusty Rolando, discussed maintenance on Drainage District #3, specifically cleaning out trees around tile area.Rolando will work on getting a meeting together with property owners within the drainage district area.
The CountyEngineer discussed Secondary Road projects, replacing quad T on Foothill, getting quotes on rail road bridge, summer help, rock at the Fair Grounds, Ryner’s bridge work starting the first week of August.
The Board noted the receipt of the Floyd County Independent Auditors’ Reports, Basic Financial Statements and Supplementary Information, and Schedule of Findings for June 30, 2004.
The Board noted the receipt of Sheriff’s report of fees, mileage, weapon permits, purchase permits, and sex offender registry for the April, May, and June 2005 in the amount of $14,141.87.
The Board noted the receipt of the Recorder’s Report of Fees Collected from April 1 through June 30, 2005 in the amount of $26,381.
The Board noted the receipt of the Auditor’s Report of Fees Collected form April 1 through June 30, 2005 in the amount of $351.25.
A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.