Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

April 14, 2009, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Staudt, Supv. Dunkel, and Supv. Enabnit.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding the IDPH FY09 Local Public Health Services Contract amendment.  Motion carried 3-0.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to amend the March 24 minutes to read to abate $393 on receipt #20042005-8000021-06 and $960 on receipt #20042005-8000021-07, totaling $1,353.00 for 360 Networks USA.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the March 23, 30, and April 6, 2009 minutes and the March 24, 2009 minutes as amended.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the following claims:  County #2824-3033, Secondary Roads #11526-11583, and MH-DD #58428-58451.  Motion carried 3-0.

Tom O’Brien and Donielle Jarvela, Auxiant representatives, spoke with the Board regarding O’Brien’s resignation from Auxiant.  Jarvela will continue representing Floyd County at this time. 

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to designate Gloria Carr as the County’s Public Information Officer during disasters and Gail Arjes and Jeff Sherman as alternates.  Motion carried 3-0. 

The public hearing for Terry Bohr’s application to rezone property was announced and opened at 9:30 a.m.  There were no written or oral comments or objections to the change.  Rich Bohr, Terry Bohr’s husband, Tom Schwab, Zoning Commissioner Chair, and Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, attended the meeting.  Schwab informed the Board that the Zoning Commission approved the application to rezone the 3.0 acres from Ag to R-1 to build a new home.  The property is located at 1064 Hickory Ave in the SW¼ S20-T97N-R17W, Rudd Township.  The hearing closed at 9:34 a.m.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve Terry Bohr’s application to rezone 3.0 acres of property located at 1064 Hickory Ave in the SW¼ S20-T97N-R17W, Rudd Township from Ag to R-1.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve Amendment #2 for the Iowa Department of Public Health FY09 Local PH Services Contract for Public Health Modernization in the amount of $600 toward Agency Evaluation/Quality Improvement.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Adopt-A-Highway Extension for Charles City Elks #418 for two years for a two mile stretch of road on Underwood Ave from Hwy 18 south to B57.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve a Contract for PCC Pavement on T47, Packard Ave, with Allied Manatts Group of Charles City, IA for $1,637,499.68.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, and the Board discussed the courthouse parking lot and roof drain issue.  Rolando interviewed 42 people for the Secondary Road opening and will narrow that down to 10-12 people to come in for a second interview.  On the 110th St bridge, concrete should be poured the end of this week.  Milling is supposed to start Thursday on the Colwell road.  On Quarry Rd north of the ethanol plant, crews will core out 4” of the bad area and then come in with a 2” overlay, expected cost of $38,000.  The Board discussed issues at the collection site, including misuse of city residents using the dump and issues with the building.  Rolando provided photos of rocks that have been put in the County’s right-of-way and informed the Board that he will be sending out notices to property owners to remove the rocks.  Rolando and the Board discussed a complaint about specs for a mower and tractor unit and how bids are submitted.  Rolando will visit with the NRCS office for resolution regarding an ag drainage well issue with a 10-year permit that is expiring.  Rolando may hire one more summer help person. Secondary Road crews are putting a box culvert on Packard Ave and will be put one on B60 next.

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