Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

February 8, 2010, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, February 22, 2010 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Enabnit, and Supv. Staudt.  

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

The Board noted the receipt of fees collected by the Clerk of Court’s office for the month of December totaling $981.74 and for the month of January totaling $1,374.81.

Jesse Marzen, County Attorney, informed the Board that he will be transferring Lisa Bartz from the receptionist position to the paralegal position and is advertising for Bartz’s position.  Marzen will provide written documentation to support the changes in the department.

Supv Enabnit excused himself from the meeting. 

Sheriff Deputies Jeff Crooks, Travis Bartz, and Ben Kostka visited with the Board about contract negotiations.  A salary comparison survey from 36 counties was reviewed.  The Supervisors and deputies informally agreed to a 2% salary increase for FY11 and discussed a salary schedule tying the deputy’s wages to a percentage of the Sheriff’s salary based on years of service for FY12 and FY13.  The Board will take action at tomorrow’s regular board meeting to either accept or counter the proposal.

The Board discussed ISAC’s request for counties to financially support litigation regarding Calhoun County as trustees for a drainage district being sued in Iowa District Court by Chicago Central & Pacific Railroad regarding damages due to a drainage tile collapsing under the railroad tracks.  The Board will act on this at tomorrow’s regular meeting.

The Board reviewed a request to waive the GIS fee from Kim McDonald, Neumann Monson architects working with the Charles City Community School District and various community groups on projects at the middle school and high school.  The Auditor requested that this request and future requests be handled at the discretion of the Auditor and/or Assessor.

The Board continued budget reviews for the FY12 budget.  No funds will be given to Crisis intervention and $1,000 will be budgeted for the Foster Grandparent Program.  Minor changes to the Conservation and Public Health budgets were discussed.  Fund balances and projected levy rates were reviewed. 

Future agenda items:  Zoning hearing for Gerald Bill’s application to rezone 3.02 acres.

A motion was made by Supervisor Staudt and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel to adjourn.  Motion carried 2-0.


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Warren K. Dunkel, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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