Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

February 10, 2009, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2009 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Staudt, Supv. Dunkel, and Supv. Enabnit.

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

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the January 26 and 27 and February 2, 2009 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #2209-2356, Secondary Roads #11383-11425, MH-DD #58314-58333, and Drains #2-4.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to offer a 3% increase for FY10, 2.5% increase for FY11 and FY12 rather than the proposed 3.5% increase each year for three years and leave the rest of the agreement between the Floyd County Deputy Sheriff Association as proposed.  Motion carried 3-0.  Chairman Staudt will present a letter to the Association regarding the Boardís position.

Bob Lincoln, CPC/Case Management Director, discussed the software assessment for the County Social Services.  Lincolnís recommendation is for the five counties to enter into a 28E agreement for Community Services Network.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the 28E Agreement for Community Services Network authorize the Chair sign the agreement.  Motion carried 3-0.

Lincoln also discussed the review of the 28E Agreement for County Social Services.  Lincoln has visited with a couple of attorneys.  Discussion included revisions that may need to be made to the agreement.  Senator Amanda Ragan invited Lincoln to an open forum on February 18 to update the legislative committee about the County Social Services project.  Lincoln said anyone can attend this forum and support of CSS is appreciated.

The public hearing for an application from Robert Engels to rezone property from Ag to R-1 opened at 9:46 a.m.  There were no written or oral comments or objections received prior to the meeting.  Tom Schwab, Zoning Commission Chair, said the Commission approved the change which includes rezoning 3.85 acres of property from Ag to R-1 for the purpose of splitting the acreage lot from the farmland in order to sell the same The property is located at 1950 230th St in the NW ľ and NE ľ of 27-95N-17W in Ulster Township.  The hearing closed at 9:53 a.m.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve Robert Engels application to rezone 3.85 acres from Ag to R-1 for Robert Engels at the recommendation of the Zoning Commission.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwab also commented that Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E-911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, and his assistant have done an outstanding job of creating forms to aid in zoning work.  The Zoning Commission really appreciates their work. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to suspend taxes payable in FY09 for a property owner who qualifies per Iowa Code 427.9.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to suspend taxes payable in FY10 for five property owners who qualify per Iowa Code 427.9.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to abate the 2008/2009 tax and accrued penalty for a mobile home owned by Thomas Worley which was destroyed in the June flood and was issued a Junking Certificate.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Treasurerís semi-annual report for the period ending December 31, 2008.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Emergency Management Coordinator to work with the County Engineer to put up river gages around the county to give warnings for flood.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board discussed FY10 budgets including budgeting 3% for the County Engineer, not raising the Greene Ambulance contribution from $3,500 to $4,500, not to contribute $1,000 to FOCUS or anything for the Foster Grandparents. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to budget $2,000 for the Nashua Welcome Center for FY10 for one year only for start up costs.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to set the FY10 County Budget hearing for March 10 at 10 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to void the following unpaid warrants for the General Fund, General Supplemental Fund, Empowerment funds, and FMC Decat Project Fund for FY05, FY06, and FY07 totaling $822.27:  30208, 33532, 35260, 35267, 35321, 35374, 43798, 43979, 49228, 13302, 35384, 37904, 41437, 47523.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to table until further notice the resolution to amend the Secondary Roads state five year program which would include the stimulus projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, provided the 110th St plans, information about county infrastructure, and the Secondary Road foremanís minutes.  Rolando is working on the 5-year bridge program.  Rolando requested signatures for the pavement marking project which will start in May.  The supervisorís viewed the video on the Shadow Avenue bridge repair.  The Board and Rolando discussed equipment repairs.  Brian and Duane are at a bridge inspection training course.   Rolando informed the Board of an MSHA infraction at a quarry.  

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


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Leo B Staudt, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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