Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 27, 2011, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Dunkel, Supv. Kamm, and Supv. Kuhn.

Kamm/Kuhn moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding the county sponsoring a Community Foundation grant application for Floyd County Search and Rescue.  Motion carried 3-0.  Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Public Comment:  None. 

Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve minutes for September 12, 13, and 19, 2011 as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.   

Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the following claims:  County #694-838, Secondary Roads #13704-13730, and MH-DD #59403-59407.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the County sponsoring Floyd County Search and Rescue on a Floyd County Community Foundation Grant application requesting grant funds totaling $2,055.54 to purchase water rescue gear.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve Resolution #31-11 Establishing New Funds for the Department of Revenue Collections and the Clerk of Court Collections.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Resolution #32-11 Petition to Rezone 17.65 acres located in NE¼ in S20-T95N-R15W in St. Charles Township from Ag to R-1, including approving the second reading of the application, waiving the third reading, approving the final reading and application to rezone the property.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Kuhn moved to appoint Angela Ruzicka as a board member to the Board of Adjustments to fill a vacated term ending December 31, 2011 and to a full 5-year term starting January 1, 2012, to reappoint Myrna Jakoubek and Mike Marth to another 3-year term starting January 1, 2012 on the Floyd County Memorial Hospital Commission, and to reappoint Rosemary Tobin and Dr. Linda Kapler to another 3-year term starting January 1, 2012 on the Floyd County Board of Health.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Kuhn moved to publish notice for the disposition of six parcels in and around Rockford and owned by Floyd County and set a hearing for disposition on October 25 at 9:30 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Kuhn moved to have the Auditor send notices for Bid Requests for Asbestos Removal & Proposed Form of Contract for two flooded homes with bids to be opened on October 25 at 9:15 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, updated the board on various projects.  The T18/Dancer Ave bridge should be completed in a couple of weeks.  Contractors hope to pave the Midway Road project the first part of October.  T38 shouldering work is in process.  The patch work on 215th St will happen this Fall.  State work on Hwy 14 is a 2-year project; patch work started yesterday in Floyd County.  Contractors started work today on two culverts on B57.  Crews are spot blading across the county.  Secondary Roads had to rent a track excavator due to not being able to get parts to repair the rubber-tired excavator; Rolando will be getting bids for a new excavator in the future.  A federal bill mandating all signs be brought up to code by a specific date was reduced to signs being brought up to code as they are being replaced.  Rolando attended a District 2 Engineer’s meeting last week and this week will he will attend the County Engineer Executive Board meeting where they will be meet in Des Moines to talk about state and federal requirements for roads.  Rolando and the Board discussed a letter received from the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors regarding concerns about the current level of funding allocated from the state for road construction and maintenance and the impact of formulas for the Time 21 fund distribution, transfer jurisdiction (TJ) projects, and no increase in motor fuel tax. 

Kamm/Kuhn motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried 3-0.


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Warren K. Dunkel, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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