Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

January 16, 2012, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for special session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 16, 2012 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Kamm and Supv. Kuhn; Absent:  Supv. Dunkel.

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

Supv Kuhn presented information for the first phase of the Watershed Management Authority.  The Board noted the receipt of the signed contract for the Iowa Economic Development Authority Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Watershed Management Authority Phase 1 Contract.  Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve sending out requests for proposals for watershed management authority consultants for the creation of the Upper Cedar River Watershed Management Improvement Authority.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board discussed appointments to the Compensation Condemnation Commission, Zoning Commission and NIACOG Board. 

Supv Kamm attended a NIACOG/Hazmat meeting last week where discussion including the Mason City Fire Dept being paid $100/month for wearing pagers. 

The Auditor updated the Board on an audit of the steam traps for the courthouse boiler system.  Two proposals were provided, one to replace 47 bad traps of 120 total traps and one to replace 118 traps due to the age of traps.  The Auditor will proceed with signing the contract to replace the 47 bad traps at this time.

The Auditor informed the Board of a leak from the 4th floor dishwasher causing ceiling water damage to the small conference room on 3rd floor. 

The Board continued with FY13 budgeting discussion.  The Auditor informed the Board of the remedy to correct a wrong percentage to TIF in St Charles Township/Charles City School/Floyd Co UR-T1 Economic Development Taxing District including the Treasurerís office reversing the first half of tax payment collections and then reentering the payments with the corrected percentage to TIF so the system will correctly apportion the taxes as they should have been.  The Auditor provided a draft of a letter that will go to the appropriate taxing districts.  A similar situation was also done for a Marble Rock TIF.  The Board discussed the approximate $565,000 remaining for road projects.  The following projects were completed with the bond revenue:  Old Highway Road for $676,000, T64 Shadow Ave for $1,937,000, Triumph for $642,000, Midway Road for $1,214,000, 300th St PCC Overlay for $1,013,000, HMA Resurfacing for $1,104,000 and shoulder widening for $115,000.  The Board discussed entering an amount other than zero for wages/salaries of non-union/non-elected official employees but will hold off until next week after seeing where we are sitting with fund balances. 

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


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Douglas A. Kamm, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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