Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 13, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 13, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, and Supv Dunkel. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting. 

The Board discussed errors and omissions insurance coverage for Township officials.  EMC Insurance Companies’ position continues to be that townships should not be “named insured” on the county’s policy because of the risk of using the county’s limits and “additional insured” is not going to cover the townships for claims relating to the township.  ICAP coverage Jim Lane, Jester Insurance, is working with EMC on options and will let the Auditor know his findings by the end of the week. 

The Auditor updated the Board on the next phase of the flood buyout program.  The Auditor is working on correspondence from the DNR, DOT, and Corp of Engineers, as well as getting photos, quotes for demolition, surveys, inspections, and other application needs.  The second application is due in January.  The Auditor will contact property owners for more information and let them know the process.  Supv Enabnit and Dunkel updated the Board on NIACOG efforts toward other FEMA programs.

The Auditor provided a new 60-month contract for a postage machine with Pitney Bowes.  It cost approx $10 less per month to go into a new contract rather than continue with the current contract. 

The Board noted the hiring of two temporary employees, Lisa Miller and Ruthanne Ellis, to work in the Auditor’s office through the General Election at a wage of $7.75/hr. 

Sheriff Lynch stopped in to visit with the Board about the lawsuit.

Future agenda items:  1) hog confinement letters will be included in the review of the Wesley Ltd confinement application; 2) upcoming district II supervisor’s meeting.

A motion was made by Supervisor Dunkel and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.  Motion carried 3-0.


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Arlin V. Enabnit, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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