Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

June 9, 2009, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 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 amend the agenda to include review/action regarding approval of the public Health contracts.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the May 26 and June 1, 2009 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the following claims:  County #3468-3617, Secondary Roads #11674-11722, MH-DD #58524-58539 and Drains #5.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to set a public hearing on June 23 at 9:30 a.m. for an amendment to Ordinance #137 Floyd County Board of Health.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to appoint Heidi Worrall as a Civil Service Commissioner to fill the vacancy and a six-year term ending June 30, 2015 and to appoint Ann Schneckloth to the Conservation Board starting July 1, 2009 for a five-year term and to table an appointment to the Veteran Affairs Commission.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to authorize EMC Insurance Company’s legal counsel to represent the County in the Vorhes lawsuit and to send a letter to the County Attorney regarding the reasons for doing so.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the fireworks permit application received prior to June 1 from N. Bruce Inman for a display time period of July 3-5.  Motion carried 3-0.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to make changes to the Floyd County Fireworks permit form to require the person setting the display to add Floyd County as “named insured” on their liability insurance policy.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board discussed with Bob Lincoln, MH/DD Director, the process of handling committals and how the MH/DD Department gets involved.  Lincoln will follow up on a specific situation.

The Board noted the receipt of a letter from the IDNR to award Floyd County a Supplemental Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery in an amount not to exceed $24,009 for acquisition of flood damaged properties.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve Resolution #14-09 Appropriation Changes for County Engineer, Attorney, Sheriff, Sanitary Disposal, Public Defender, Planning & Zoning, Human Services, Public Health/home Health Care, Debt Service, General Services, County Government Assistance, and Nondepartmental.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the contracts with Solutions, Inc., including the Licensed Code Support Agreement, Solutions Support Agreement, and the Consulting & Services Agreement.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Contract Declarations and Execution for the Children at Home Contract between the Iowa Department of Human Services and the Floyd County Board of Supervisors from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 in the amount of $49,000.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve Contract #5880C034 for FY10 Local Public Health Services State Appropriation from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2010 and to approve the Agreement between Floyd County Board of Supervisors and Floyd County Board of Health to Provide Public Health and Home Care Aide Services to the Residents of Floyd County for FY10.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Contract for Pavement Markings with Vogel Traffic Services, Inc of Orange City, IA for $77,372.56.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the T-38 Detour Agreement for Railroad Crossing Repair on US218 north of Floyd. Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, proposed a mobile office for the dump site and one for the staff to use to test rock.  The Board suggested getting the trailer for the dump site in this fiscal year.  Rolando informed the Board about a bridge that needs to be closed and intends to have the Board act on this at the next regular meeting.  Timesheets and Foreman’s minutes were distributed.  The County and City of Nora Springs should be out of each other buildings by the end of next week.  The County will have the County’s shed raised to accommodate the road grater.  Crews are working on the 110th St bridge.  Contractors should start paving on Packard Ave tomorrow.  The Board discussed the Tetra Tech bill for monthly site testing in Rudd.  Rolando is taking bids on the plans for a bridge approach north of B60 near Nashua and the erosion control plans at the viaduct.  The Triumph Ave day labor project is almost done.  B60 near Marble Rock should be done soon.  The Board discussed semi drivers on Packard Ave and dust issues.   Rolando suggested the person contact Valero about being a good neighbor.  Contract rock will be starting next week.  The Colwell road is open but still has some finish work to be completed.

Paul Donna and Jeff Heil, Northland Securities representatives, spoke to the Board about the benefits of putting the wind turbines along with certain county right of ways in an urban renewal area and financing options for the courthouse projects, other building needs and equipment.  Donna also visited about taxable bonds through the Build America stimulus program.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to have Supv Enabnit contact Joe Myhre, NIACOG representative, about setting up an urban renewal plan for the wind turbine area.  Motion carried 3-0.  The Board will visit about the courthouse projects at the next workshop meeting.

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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