The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met as required by law for the annual organizational meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 3, 2011 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:Supv. Dunkel, Supv. Kamm and Supv. Kuhn.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to elect Supv Dunkel as Chairperson for the Board of Supervisors for 2011.Motion carried 3-0. Supv Dunkel continued the meeting.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Dunkel/Kuhn moved to elect Doug Kamm as Vice Chair to conduct meetings in the absence of the Chairperson.Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to hold the regular Board meetings at 9:00 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, Workshops at on Mondays and department meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at Motion carried 3-0.
Supv Kuhn proposed the following:the Board establishes a public comment period as an agenda item at regular board meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.The “public comment period” would be the first item of business after the approval of the agenda and would last until 9:15 a.m.The public comment period could be extended, if needed at the discretion of the Board Chair.Setting reasonable time limits for individual comments is at the discretion of the Board Chair.If no one appears at the meeting to make a comment, the Board Chair proceeds with the approved agenda.Any county citizen is welcome to appear and comment to the Board about any issue pertaining to Floyd County government.You do not need to sign up in advance.All you have to do is show up and tell the Board what is on your mind.In compliance with Iowa’s Open Meetings Law, Board members can only listen during the public comment period. Board members are prohibited from deliberating or taking action on matters with the Board’s policy-making purview until there has been proper notice on a tentative agenda.Public comment on any item appearing on the agenda is welcomed by the Board and not affected by the “Public Comment Period.”Public comment on agenda items is welcomed by the Board at the time the agenda item is being discussed.Kuhn/Kamm moved to establish a public comment period as an agenda item at the regular Board meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month per Supv Kuhn’s proposal.Motion carried 3-0.The Auditor will post this information on the bulletin board outside of the Board Room.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to authorize the Auditor to destroy certain useless documents over ten years old. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Resolution #01-11 To Draw Warrants-2011, authorizing the Auditor to draw warrants for certain fixed charges against the County. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to name the Charles City Press and Rockford-Nora Springs Register as the official county newspapers. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the appointments to the various departments. Motion carried 3-0. Appointments are as follows:
Public Health/Home Health Care Director
General Assistance Director
Deputy Medical Examiner
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the appointments among the Board of Supervisors. Motion carried 3-0.Appointments are as follows:
All Board Members:Assessor’s Conference Board
CPC Advisory Board
Emergency Management Board
2nd Dist. II Supervisors
2nd Judicial District (Alt.)
2nd Judicial District
Board of Health/Advisory Board
CC Area Development Corp
Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center (Alt)
County Social Services Board
CC Chamber of Commerce
Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)
E911 Board (Alt.)
Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center
Enterprise Zone Commission
Floyd County Housing Authority
Jobs Potential Review Board
FMC Landfill (Alt.)
North Central Regional Emergency Planning District Committee
North Iowa Area Council of Government (NIACOG)
North Central Regional Emergency Response Commission
North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center
Mental Health Center
North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center (Alt)
North Iowa Vocational Center Board
Radio Communications Board
Radio Communications Board (Alt.)
Radio Communications Board
Regional Workforce Investment Board/CEO
Resource Coordination & Development Board
SW Bypass TIF Board
SW Bypass TIF Board (Alt.)
SW Bypass TIF Board
T21 Board (Alt.)
Water Quality Coordination Committee
Kamm/Kuhn moved to appoint Doug Schroeder on the T21 Enhancement Board and Dusten Rolando to the T21 Tech Board. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to appoint Dusten Rolando ex-officio/secretary and alternate voting member to the SW Bypass TIF Board. Motion carried 3-0.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to appoint Dusten Rolando to the Cedar Valley Transportation Center Joint Board and give him the discretion to name one of his assistants as an alternate. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Dunkel moved to approve Mark Kuhn to act as power of attorney for Farm Service Agency for 2011.Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the Floyd County Investment Policy at the recommendation of the County Treasurer. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Resolution #02-11 Naming Depositories for 2011 for the Treasurer, Auditor, Sheriff, and Recorder. Motion carried 3-0.The Depositories for the offices are as follows:
County Treasurer – First Citizens National Bank, First Security Bank & Trust, Cresco Union Savings Bank, Security State Bank and Bank of America
County Auditor – First Security Bank & Trust.
County Sheriff – First Security Bank & Trust.
County Recorder – First Security Bank & Trust
Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve Resolution #03-11 Naming Depositories for 2011 for General Assistance and CPC/Case Management custodial accounts.Motion carried 3-0.The Depositories for the offices are as follows:
General Assistance – First Citizens National Bank and First Security Bank & Trust.
CPC/Case Management - First Citizens National Bank, First Security Bank & Trust, North Iowa Community Credit Union (Mason City), Clear Lake Bank & Trust.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to add gross wages to minutes for publication for the end of calendar year 2010.Motion carried 3-0.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve Resolution #04-11 allowing certain individuals to take county vehicles and equipment home and be available on a 24-hour basis and include this to cover Bridget Edson, Emergency Management Director, and Jeff Sherman, Zoning/E-911 Addressing/Sanitarian. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Resolution #05-11 Construction Evaluation Resolution (Master Matrix).Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Dunkel moved to table Resolution #06-11 Number and Appointment of Deputies, Assistants and Clerks until further investigation on the interpretation of the Board.Motion carried 3-0.
Chairman Dunkel declared a recess at approximately 10:30 a.m. with the meeting to resume at 11 a.m. for budget reviews.
The Board continued with FY11 budget reviews for the following departments:Board of Supervisors, Auditor, Treasurer, Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk of Court, Courthouse, and Emergency Management.