The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for a workshop meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2011 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance: Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Kamm, and Supv. Kuhn.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 3-0.
Chairman Dunkel updated the Board that the Bob Lincoln has stopped down from the Mental Health Center temporary position. Dunkel updated the Board on the Public Health Board’s decision to implement the checklist to determine homemaker service hours.Supvs Kuhn and Dunkel discussed current legislation to cut property taxes.
The Board discussed candidates to fill the vacancy on the Zoning Commission.
The Board discussed whether or not a Supervisor would like to fill the county’s representation on the Broadband Committee.Currently Bruce Hovden, Assessor, is filling the position.The Board is very satisfied with Hovden representing the county in this capacity.
The Board reviewed the proposed changes to the Employee Handbook.Sections of the handbook will be reviewed at the next four workshop meetings and tentatively act on it at the June 14 regular meeting.
The Board noted the approval of a fireworks permit for Chris Garden, applicant, for a display on May 21.Appropriate insurance requirements were obtained.
The Board noted the hiring of Melissa Thomas as a part-time Public Health/Home Health Care Aide effective May 9 with a starting wage of $9 per hour and a $0.50 increase in six months after the probationary period.
The Board discussed changes to the Nationwide 457b plan.The Auditor will find out more information for the next meeting.
Supv Kamm suggested the Board have the Zoning/E911 Addressing/Sanitarian Director, work with drainage districts.The Board will get a list of drainage district engineers from the County Engineer, discuss hiring a drainage district engineer for drain work with the County Engineer and get an engineer hired to look at Drain 6 and 12.
Future agenda items:Discussion regarding the Rockford dam.
A motion was made by Supervisor Kamm and seconded by Supervisor Kuhn to adjourn.Motion carried 3-0.