Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

February 23, 2009, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 23, 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. 

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting. 

Veronica Litterer, Chamber Director, introduced Lisa Adelmund, the new Chamber/Revitalization Financial Project Coordinator.  Discussion included county projects and grant assistance from Adelmund.

Marci Hall-Jacobsen, Veteran Affairs Director, the VA Commission, and the Board discussed what to do with the Mental Health Center office space.  Discussion included the VA giving up their vault space and putting items from the vault in the MHC office so PH/HHC, Sheriff or the County Attorney could have the vault space.  The Commissioner’s also requested that Hall-Jacobsen’s FY10 salary be increased to a comparable wage to that of other directors in the courthouse.  The Board informed the Commissioner’s that a 6% increase was budgeted.

Discussion with the County Attorney regarding Drainage District #12 will be moved to the March 2 workshop meeting.

The Board will act on the 360 Network litigation at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Director, and the Board discussed the Community Disaster Grant Program Announcement and Notification letter from the State of Iowa.  Discussion included submitting mileage for trips to Parkersburg, mileage for trips for well water testing, and/or the County Engineer’s expenses not reimbursed with FEMA funds.

Deputies from the Sheriff Deputy’s Association and the Board discussed the contract for wages.  Discussion included changing the contract to a 1-year contract, giving deputies a 4% increase for one year, making no changes to the health insurance, and raising the accumulated sick days from 120 to 130 days.  The Board will act on the contract at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

The Board noted the receipt of a letter from the Iowa Dept of Public Health regarding compliance with the Local Public Health Services Grant Conditions.  The agency was found to be in full compliance in all areas reviewed.

Gail Arjes, Public Health/Home Health Care Director, made the Board aware that she is bidding a desktop computer for her office and has money available in her budget to cover the cost.  The Board would like Arjes to obtain at least one more bid in addition to the bid for a Lenova computer priced at $1,162.43 before she makes her purchase.   

The Board noted a letter from the Floyd County Medical Center stating that the Hospital Commissioners have voted to not ask for tax assistance from the County’s General Fund.  The Board went to the Floyd County Medical Center for the annual tour.

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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