The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop session at on Monday, March 16, 2009 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:Chairman Staudt and Supv. Enabnit; absent:Supv. Dunkel
Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 2-0.
Bridget Moe, Emergency Management Coordinator, notified the Board that FloydCountyís original $2,000 allocation from the Community Disaster Grant has been increased to $27,360.23.Expenses from Public Health, Secondary Roads, Emergency Management and possibly flood buyouts will be submitted for reimbursement for the grant.Moe provided more information on eligibility requirements for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
Moe provided a notice regarding Floyd County Search and Rescue being put out of service, effective March 12, 2009.The notice reads that mutual aid agreements are in place to ensure emergency service will not be interrupted.Jesse Marzen, CountyAttorney, offered recommendations to the Board regarding how to handle the agency and equipment owned by the County.The Board will discuss this more at next weekís workshop and take action as needed at a later meeting.
Marzen informed the Board that he has received a check for $59,999 from the settlement with 360 Network.Frank Rottinghaus, Treasurer, will provide the amount of taxes that the Board will need to abate at the next regular Board meeting.
The Board noted the hiring of Roxanne Gray as a part time Home Health Care Aide effective March 12, 2009 with a starting wage of $9 per hour.
The Board noted the publication for a hearing set for March 24 at regarding the County Social Services Mental Health and Development Disability Plan and the related Strategic Action Plan for FY10-FY12.
The Board noted the Assessorís review and approval of the Application for Tax Exemption within the Urban Revitalization Plan for Farmers Cooperative. Discussion included the project not likely costing as much as planned, the Cardtrol system not being put in place yet, and minimum project costs for tax exemption.
The Board noted that the Assessorís Conference Board reappointed Lester Trask to a 6-year term.
The Board noted the receipt of the North Iowa Area Council of Governments Independent Auditorís Reports for June 30, 2008.
A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Enabnit to adjourn.Motion carried 2-0.