Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 28, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28, 2008 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, and Supv. Dunkel.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding well drilling for geothermal heating/cooling system.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the Oct 13, 14, and 20, 2008 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #1110-1249, Secondary Roads #11139-11162, MH-DD #58123-58158.  Motion carried 3-0.

Pat McDonnell, Board of Health Chair, informed the Supervisors that the Board of Health unanimously agrees that Gail Arjes, Public Health/Home Health Care Director, had done well in her position and recommend that her six-month wage increase put her at $50,000/year.  The Supervisors reviewed McDonnell’s performance appraisal for Arjes and concurred with the rating.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve Gail Arjes pay to be increased to $50,000 per year effective October 26, 2008.  Motion carried 3-0.   

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve Resolution 23-08 Finding Need for Establishment of an Urban Revitalization District which establishes two UR districts in order to allow incentive and tools provided in Chapter 404 of the Code of Iowa.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve Resolution 24-08 Setting Date for a Pubic Hearing on Designation of the UR-2 and UR-3 Urban Revitalization Areas with the hearing being December 9, 2008 at 10 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the Floyd County Employee Health Plan Amendment #3.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to hold the regular scheduled first Tuesday of the month meeting on Monday, November 10 because of Tuesday being a holiday and conduct the canvass for the General Election following that meeting.  Motion carried 3-0.

The hearing for the disposition of property located in S34-T95-R15W opened at 10 a.m.  There were no written or oral comments prior to the meeting.  Jim Hebel attended the meeting.  Discussion included the purpose for disposing of the property.  The hearing closed at 10:02 a.m.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the sale of the property at 1.03 acres more or less to James B Hebel and Alexandria J. Hebel and that the Hebel’s pay the actual reimbursement costs to the county as the selling price of the property.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the I.D.O.T. Federal-aid Agreement for the Surface Transportation Program Project, No. STP-S-CO34(73)--5E-34.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, and the Board discussed HMA resurfacing of the Colwell Road, the north parking lot project, the 180th St bridge, a bill for a new transmission for a John Deere road grader in this claim run, another transmission in a John Deere road grader that just went out, the speed limit/slope/guard rail placement for the viaduct, patching on Quarry Road and other roads, road salt for the winter, the Shadow Ave bridge, and terrace work and cleanup of the Washington Watershed area.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to rescind the motion made on October 14 to conduct a test well drill on the courthouse property for a geo-thermal heating/cooling system.  Motion carried 3-0.

A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel 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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