The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 27, 2010 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance: Supv. Enabnit, Chair Pro-Tem, and Supv. Staudt; Absent:Chairman Dunkel
Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 2-0.
The Board will review claims individually after the meeting.
Tom Brownlow, Charles City-City Administrator, requested that the County be the obligator for a development agreement with MITAX, Inc., with respect to the development and operation of the tire manufacturing facility.Tim Fox, Economic Development Executive Director, explained SW Bypass tax rebate process.Brownlow shared that the City is at about 40% debt capacity not including the recent bonding for the permeable pavers and water meter projects.The Auditor informed the Board that the County bumped from 2% to about 15% with bonding for the road projects.The process for the County being the obligator requires a public hearing.If the bonding attorney can provide the resolution for the hearing it could be scheduled as early as October 12.Discussion also including calling the bonds early on the $1.3 million SW Bypass TIF project that have an approximate $800,000 balance; the bonds are callable as of June 2011.Brownlow and Supv Enabnit will make sure this is discussed at the next SW TIF meeting.
The Auditor provided a draft of the amendment to the County’s ordinance establishing the North Cedar Aviation Authority to remove the verbiage requiring the county’s representative to be a resident of the unincorporated area of the County.The Auditor expects to hear from the City’s attorney on coordinating the amendment of the aviation authority agreement between the City and County with the county’s ordinance and issues discussed at last week’s workshop meeting.
The Board reviewed a letter from the Iowa Department of Corrections regarding the Floyd County jail inspection.The facility was found to be in compliance upon a corrective action to clean the skylight which the Sheriff said has been taken care of.
The Board noted the receipt of a request from John Howe to purchase an old 10-drawer filing cabinet that is no longer used and beginning to rust for $40.The Auditor informed the Board that there are also old desks and chairs stored in the DHS garage that are no longer used.The Board will act on tomorrow’s meeting on the disposition of these items.
A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.Motion carried 2-0.