Meeting Minutes
9/28/2010

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 28, 2010, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 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. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the September 13, 14 and 20, 2010 minutes.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the following claims:  County #752-904, Secondary Roads #12822-12843, and MH-DD #59255-59261.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve Resolution #23-10 to fix a date of meeting at which it is proposed to approve a Development Agreement with MITAS, Inc, including tax increment payments for October 12 at 10 a.m.  Motion carried 2-0.

The public hearing for Tyler Schweizer’s application to rezone 4.39 acres of property from Ag to R-1 opened at 9 a.m.  The Auditor reported that there were no written or oral comments in objection to or support of the application.  Tom Schwab, Zoning Commission Chair, informed the Board that the proposed application was for the purpose of building a single-family home. The Commission held a hearing on September 20 at which time they approved the change and recommend the Supervisors do the same.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve Res #24-10 including approving the first reading of Tyler Schweizer’s application to rezone 4.39 acres, waive the second and third reading and approve the application to rezone said property from Ag to R-1.  Roll call vote:  Ayes- Enabnit, Staudt.  Motion carried 2-0.

Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the Agricultural Building Permit Exemption Application form.  Motion carried 2-0

Six bids for the 2005 Chevy Impala were opened.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve selling the vehicle to the high bidder, Jim Heller, for $2,480 with the condition that the vehicle must be picked up and paid for by Oct 1 and if not, the vehicle will go to the second highest bidder, Lisa Taylor.  Motion carried 2-0.

Carol O’Donnell, General Assistance, Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the Sunnyside Memory Gardens Certificate of Interment Rights for an interment space donated to Floyd County by the daughter of John and Geraldine Migilton and to allow Floyd County General Assistance to dispose of the space at their discretion.  Motion carried 2.0. 

Staudt/Enabnit moved to approve the Interim Assistance Reimbursement Agreement with the Iowa Department of Human Services for the purposes of assuring the availability of assistance to meet the basic needs of applicants for Benefits under the Supplemental Security Income program.  Motion carried 2-0.

Tim Fox, Area Economic Development Executive Director, explained amendment to an enterprise zone agreement due to declining market to build additional houses.  Enabnit/Staudt moved to approve the IDED Housing Enterprise Zone Agreement contract amendment #1/EZ Agreement No. 08-HEZ-002 to reduce the number of houses from nine to six.  Motion carried 2-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to sponsor the Floyd County Community Foundation Grant Application for the Floyd County Housing Trust Fund requesting funds for the 2011 Furnace Replacement Program.  Motion carried 2-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to sponsor the John K. & Luise V. Hanson application for the Floyd County Housing Trust Fund requesting funds for the 2011 Furnace Replacement Program.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Auditor reported on her conversation with Ralph Smith, Attorney for the City of Charles City.  The city has an ordinance as well as the agreement that would need to be amended.  Discussion also included the representation of the unincorporated area and concerns of liability if such representation doesn’t exist and that the rural services tax levy is funding the authority.  Staudt/Enabnit moved to leave the North Cedar Aviation Authority Ordinance as is and not set a hearing to amend the ordinance.  Motion carried 2-0.

Staudt/Enabnit moved to sell a file cabinet to John Howe for $40 and put the rest of the items on a sale list for county employees, subject to other departments having a chance to use items for county purposes first.  Motion carried 2-0. 

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, provided the Board with Foreman’s minutes and updated the Board on Secondary Road projects.  The bridge deck on Dancer Ave will be poured tomorrow.  The annual report was submitted to the DOT.  Staff is working on plans for the T38 shouldering project.  The Dougherty Road and B57 are planned for 2012. Staff is working on the design for the bridge south of B60 and the Kepple bridge.  The new Carlson software pulls in GPS information which has been helpful in correlating locations for projects.  Rolando had a request to place bicycle signs on some roads.  Due to liability concerns, this was discouraged.  Unless there are funds, such as enhancement dollars, to add 10 feet to the edge of a road for specific bicycle routes, Rolando does not foresee designating bicycle routes on county roads at this time.   

The Board checked on the progress of the brick replacement project and looked at the blocks adjacent to the west entrance steps to the building.

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

 

ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Arlin V. Enabnit, Chair Pro-Tem

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors

 

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