The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop session at on Monday, October 6, 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 approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, and the Board discussed waiving building permit fees for rural flood victims who are building new structures on less than 10 acres.Sherman will draft a proposal of who would qualify for the waived permit.The Board will act on this at the October 14 meeting.
Bob Lincoln, CPC Case Management Director, and the Board discussed the Perry Novak Electric estimate to feed power to the garage and wire the garage.It was agreed that the cost for the project was too much.Discussion included putting a wall between the two halves of the building and eliminating the two locks to access the walk-in door.Lincoln will look at the building to see what might be feasible.
Lincoln updated the Board on establishing a regional mental health center.So far all counties have unanimously agreed to the center.The next meeting is October 16.They should find out DHS’s position on the center.Dr Parks is no longer working with the State DHS office.
The Auditor provided an update from Al Hastings on the Pubic Safety Interoperable Communications System (PSIC) grant.FloydCounty is still in the running for the grant and has been asked to respond to seven additional questions which are due by October 10.The grant writer is helping with the questions at no additional charge.
The Board noted the receipt of fees collected for the quarter ending September 30, 2008 from the Sheriff, Auditor and Recorder and for the month of September from the Clerk of Court.
The Board noted the receipt of the Second Judicial District Department of Correctional Services Annual Report of Proceedings & Statement of Receipts & Expenditures for Fiscal Year 2008.
A letter from Kevin Power, KPE Engineering, suggesting a timeline to do a drill test on the property, design work, budgeting, and completing a heating/cooling system project with window replacement for the court house was reviewed.Chairman Enabnit will contact the ASCS office for records regarding the soil makeup of the courthouse property.The Board will act on October 14 as to whether or not to proceed with the drill test to determine the capabilities of a geo-thermal heating/cooling system.
A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.