Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 13, 2005, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2005 in the Boardroom of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Enabnit, Supv. Staudt, Supv. Dunkel.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to recess to attend the zoning meeting.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to reconvene at 9:34 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

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

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the August 22, August 23, and August 29, 2005 meeting minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve paying the following claims:  County #662-874, Secondary Roads 17639-17691, MH-DD 56226-56237.  Motion carried 3-0

JR Ackley, mayor of Marble Rock requested property tax abatement for two donated parcels, parcel #00014161020060000 for $398 and parcel #00014161020050000 for $44, both in the name of Board of Library Trustees and parcel #00014161100030000 for $520 in the name of the City of Marble Rock for property that was previously rented.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to abate the taxes for the three properties.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel motioned to abate the county’s portion of Homestead credit for veteran exemption on parcel #00012083510050000 for James and Connie Marlow for $354 and for future qualifying exemptions as long as Mr. Marlow resides at this residence.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Staudt moved to abate the taxes for the City of Charles City for parcel #00011121510110000 for $790 for property donated to the City.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to abate the taxes for the Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock School for parcel #510091138100400 in the amount of $143 donated to the school.  Motion carried 3-0.

Staudt/Dunkel moved to approve the Polling Place Accessibility 2005 Grant Agreement for A State Grant Program for Election Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (EAID) for the Marble Rock Library polling place.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to sign the agreement between Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw (FMC) Community Empowerment and Floyd County.  Motion carried 3-0.

Bob Lincoln, Case Management Director, reported that the Liberty Square FY06 contract is not available yet so there is no action to take at this time.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the Targeted Case Management Cost Report for FY05.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board moved the meeting from the Supervisor’s office to the Courtroom for the Zoning Hearing.

Chairman Enabnit opened the hearing regarding rezoning the County Farm and adjacent properties at 11:00 a.m.  Approximately 25 people attended the hearing.  The County Auditor reported no written or verbal objections presented to her prior to the hearing.  Doug Lindaman requested a formal report in regard to the Zoning Board’s recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.  Alan McGregor, Chairman of the Zoning Commission presented an oral report to the Board of Supervisors stating that the Zoning Commission held their hearing at 9 a.m. today and the majority of that commission approved the request to rezone this property.  On behalf of the Zoning Board, McGregor felt they [Zoning Commission] conducted thorough due diligence regarding this issue and requested that the Board of Supervisors accept his verbal report as a final report.  Lindaman read a section of the code requiring a formal report and requested a written report.  Lindaman conceded that although the code does not specify written, there should be something for the Supervisors to review.  Chairman Enabnit closed the hearing at 11:04 a.m.

Dunkel/Staudt motioned to accept the report from the Zoning Board.  Chairman Enabnit requested roll call vote.  Ayes:  Enabnit, Staudt, Dunkel; Nayes: none.  Motion carried 3-0.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to rezone the county farm property from agriculture to industrial use.  Don Endres, VeraSun representative, reminded the Board that there were three properties identified in the rezoning application.  Staudt/Dunkel moved to amend the motion to include:  all that part of the NE¼ in section 32, Township 96N, Range 16W of the 5th PM lying north of the railroad right-of-way, subject to roads, containing 74 acres; and the east 60 acres of the S½ of the SE¼ of section 29, Township 96N, Range 16W of the 5th PM, Floyd County, Iowa; and all property owned by Floyd County in the S½ of the S¼ of Section 28 and the NW¼ of Section 33 in Floyd Township 96N, Range 16W, except any land located south of the railway tracks, comprising 198 acres more or less, formerly known as the Floyd County Farm. Chairman Enabnit requested roll call vote.  Ayes: Staudt, Dunkel, Enabnit; Nayes: none.  Motion carried 3-0.

County Engineer, Dusten Rolando, reported on work being done on Reiner’s Bridge.  Rolando also commented on Gilbert Street viaduct and the railroad crossing, possibly making changes to the 5-year plan, day labor criteria, potentially changing the angle of the curve on the road south of the County Farm, and applying for Rise grant dollars for the County Farm road.

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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