Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Workshop Meeting

August 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.




The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8, 2005 in the Boardroom of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following members in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, Supv. Dunkel.

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

Pat Zwanziger, Home Health/Community Nursing Director, presented an estimate for an advanced Excel billing program from JDC Services that she would like to purchase.  Several other counties use this program.  Pat will look into what Solutions offers before making a purchase.  The Home Health/Community Nursing budget was discussed.

Supv. Dunkel will speak at the Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home Open House on August 27.

The Board reviewed the changes to the County License Fireworks Permit.

The $279,000 bond does not have an early call date so the extra payment paid to the county from the city could be paid off early if so desired.  We currently are earning more interest on the money than what we own on the bond.  The Board would like this on the next meeting agenda to discuss with the Treasurer long term investment options when the bond payment is due.

The Board discussed disposition of kitchen table, chairs and a book shelf to a CPC client.

The Board discussed a couple of people for the upcoming Hospital Commission appointment.

Mayor Erb would like to have a meeting regarding sharing between County and City on September 7.  The Supervisors were asked to come up with six names and a County Supervisor to attend this meeting and serve on a board for the purpose of sharing services.

The Board discussed options for an alternate appointment to NIRHA.

The employee performance appraisal form was reviewed.  The Board will start doing appraisals in October for the County Engineer, General Assistance, CPC, Health/Zoning, Home Health/Community Nursing, Conservation, Veteran Affairs, and Emergency Management directors.  Each supervisor will evaluate the department heads.  One supervisor will meet with the department head to discuss the results of the three appraisals along with a review of policies such as carryover of comp and vacation time.  The appraisals will be stored in the employee’s personnel files.  The Supervisor’s reviews will be provided reviews to other boards who department head report to.  This appraisal form is suggested for all department heads to use to perform annual evaluations on their employees as well. 

Jack Brown, Diane Brandt, and Ryan Becker from Comprehensive Systems informed the board that they are applying for a Community Development Block Grant in Mason City for the purpose of buying the Wellborne building.  The purpose of this purchase is strictly for changing the present location on Taft Street and owning a building instead of leasing.  There will be no changes to head quarters in Charles City.  Comp Systems is growing about 10 consumers per year.

The Board would like to add Health/Zoning director’s hours as a future agenda item.

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



ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Arlin V. Enabnit, Chairman

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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