Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 22, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 22, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit and Supv Dunkel; Absent:  Supv. Staudt

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

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting. 

The Board noted the hiring of Amanda Engels as a part-time Home Health Care Aide for the Public Health/Home Health Care Department starting September 17 at $9 per hour with a $0.50 per hour increase in six months after her probationary period.

Jesse Marzen, County Attorney, and the Board discussed a letter to the Environmental Protection Commission.  Marzen will have revisions to his letter to the Board by next Monday.

Marzen and the Board also discussed the 28E Law Enforcement Agreement between the County and the City of Rockford.  Marzen does not recommend that the Board sign the agreement that the City of Rockford signed on September 10 and provided to the Board for Floyd County to sign.  Marzen has drafted an agreement similar to the agreements between other cities and the county, with the exception of the fee for services.  The Board will act on Marzen’s agreement at tomorrow’s meeting.  The City of Rockford will need to reconsider Marzen’s agreement at a future city meeting.

The Board discussed hog confinements throughout the county.  Dennis Chambers stopped in to see if the Board was taking any action on his proposed confinement.  The Board has not received notice from the DNR yet.

The Board noted the FY08 Certification of County Conservation Purposes Support by County Property Taxes.

Chad Lichte and Kevin Power, representatives from KPE Consulting, presented the results of a Technical Engineering Analysis.  Three options for a heating/cooling system were explained with a Geo-exchange Heat Pump being recommended and the most cost effective.  Along with a heating/cooling system, a building automation system and window replacement project was recommended.  Determining which heating/cooling system is feasible is dependent on drilling a well to see how deep we can go with a geo-thermal system.  The Board will decide if they will drill a well at a later meeting.

A motion was made by Supervisor Dunkel 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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