Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

June 6, 2011, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2011 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv. Kamm, Vice Chair, and Supv. Kuhn.  Absent:  Chairman Dunkel

Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 2-0.

There were no board-appointed meetings attended since the last workshop meeting.  Supv Kamm stopped by a North Cedar Aviation Authority Commission meeting last week and learned that there may be a potential enterprise zone change from within the county to the airport area. 

The Board noted the receipt of the letter from the Floyd County Conservation Board regarding the failing dam at Rockford which states that to address public safety and insurability in a comprehensive, cost effective and long-term manner the Conservation Board sees the IDNR recommendation for removal and returning the section of the Shell Rock River to a free-flowing stream as the best option to date.  The Auditor will check with the County Attorney on the status of a corrected agreement being mailed to the MZ4LLLP’s attorney. 

Supv Kamm commented that he has contacted a person who is willing to fill the vacancy on the Zoning Commission.  This will be acted on the June 14 meeting.

The Board noted two public hearings scheduled for June 14 at 10 a.m. for applications for approval of final subdivision plats, one for Carville Cabins Association and one for Galen Hicok and Gloria Frerichs. 

The Board noted that on May 26 Chairman Dunkel and Supv Kamm signed off the local authority endorsement for a liquor license renewal application for the Floyd County Fair whose license expired on May 31 and the approval was needed so the renewal could be processed timely for an event on June 3.

The Board reviewed FY12 contracts for Solutions services.  The licensing support services contract cost $26,180/year, the i5 Operating Systems and iSeries Management Bronze plan cost $2,400/year, and the Managed Workplace – Networking, Servers, Personal Computers and printers Silver plan cost $12,960.  Bronze, silver, gold and platinum options are new for FY12 and quotes are based on existing services.  The Auditor also informed the Board that she has purchased Drainage Real Estate software for an initial cost of $2,000 which includes online and in-person training.  Annual maintenance costs of approximately $400 will start in FY13. 

The following projects were discussed:  1) The Auditor will have Janssen Waterproofing provide a recommendation and estimate on the west entrance steps and pillars as they did not winter well.  2) The Custodian requested a new park bench for the north entrance replacing the plastic/wood bench.  A proposed example from Barco Products was provided.  The Auditor will contact Wes Koebrick to see if he has one or is interested in making one.  3) The sidewalk project on the north side of the building will likely be starting on Wednesday.  4) Tubing for scaffolding for the brick replacement project has arrived.   

The Board noted the receipt of the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center independent auditor’s report for the period ending June 30, 2010. 

The Board noted the receipt of a City of Charles City resolution for the issuance of a $105,000 General Obligation Refunding Note.

Future agenda items:  Drainage district meetings regarding DD #12 and DD #6/#56 will be held on June 14; collected revenues/budget transfer from Conservation/General Basic Fund to Conservation Reserve Fund; joint agreement between City of Nora Springs, Cerro Gordo County and Floyd County for TIF reconciliation.

Kuhn/Kamm motioned to adjourn.  Motion carried 2-0.



ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Douglas A Kamm, Vice Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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