Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

December 9, 2008, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 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 budget scheduling.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the November 24, 25 and December 1, 2008 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #1599-1740, Secondary Roads #11240-11283, MH-DD #58206-58220.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the 2008 Weed Commissionerís Report.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to abate the 2008-2009 taxes at the recommendation of the County Treasurer on five mobile homes with junking certificates totaling $408 due to damage from the June 2008 flood.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to set three zoning hearings for December 23 at 10:00 a.m. for VeraSun to rezone property located at 1790 Quarry Road from AG to R-1 for the purpose of conforming to the Floyd County Zoning Ordinance, Timothy McCandless  to rezone property located at 3025 Greene Road from AG to R-1 for the purpose of a minor subdivision with three lots, and Gerald and June Marth to rezone property located at 3011 Walnut Ave from AG to R-1 in order to split the acreage from the farmland.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board discussed the heating/cooling systems and window replacement project for the courthouse and the trip to Soy Basics and the Chickasaw County Courthouse last week.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to set up a telephone conference call with KPE Consulting regarding a wellfield test and options for a heating cooling system for Mondayís workshop.  Motion carried 3-0. 

The Board opened the public hearing regarding the proposed Floyd County UR-2 and UR-3 Urban Revitalization Plans at 10:10 a.m.   No one from the general public attended the meeting.  The Auditor reported there were no written or oral comments regarding the UR plans prior to the meeting.  If no petitions are filed within 30 days, the plans can be adopted at the January 13 Board meeting.  The hearing closed at 10:15 a.m.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve nine paid employee holidays for 2009, New Yearís Day, Presidentís Day instead of Martin Luther King Jrís Birthday, Memorial Day, July 3 for Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to table action regarding the computer system firewall protection for the Mental Health Center counselors until after next Monday when a Solutions representative will be here to present options for the system.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to not add a vision plan to the Countyís Employee Health Plan and to approve the health/dental insurance rates for FY10 the same as FY09: 

Single:  medical-$538 and dental-$25, totaling $563/month which is 100% paid by the county; and

Family: medical-$1,435.50 and dental-$58, totaling $1493.50 with a 75/25 split between County/employee for a regular family plan and the county paying two single rates ($1,126) and employee paying $367.50 for a family plan where spouses are employed by the county and have dependent children. 

Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, and the Board discussed foremanís minutes, Secondary Roads negotiations, a complaint of plowing on T38, quotes for the Shadow Ave bridge and the FY10 budget and FY09 budget amendment.

Chairman Enabnit needed to leave the meeting.  Supv Staudt continued the meeting as chair pro-tem. 

Dunkel/Staudt moved to start budget meetings with department heads following an 8 a.m. Organizational meeting on Friday, January 2 and continue budget meetings following the January 5 workshop meeting.  Motion carried 2-0.    

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