Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

January 30, 2012, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for special session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 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. 

Kuhn/Kamm moved to set the hearing and first reading for the amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to include changes to the small wind innovation section to Monday, February 13 at 9 a.m.  Motion carried 2-0.    

Kuhn/Kamm moved to set a Drainage District #9 informational meeting for February 6 at 7 p.m. Motion carried 2-0.

Kuhn/Kamm moved to reschedule the February 14 regular board meeting to a special meeting on February 13 at 8 a.m.  Motion carried 2-0.

Susan Judkins Josten, MSA Professional Services, Inc, Kurt Hoeft, Mary Beth Zelle, and Rick Juchems, Cedar Valley RC&D representatives, presented a proposal for Watershed Management Authority Consultant services for the Upper Cedar River Watershed Management Improvement Authority creation.  MSA and CVRC&D proposed to work jointly for the consultation efforts.  Joe Myhre, NIACOG Executive Director, presented a proposal for the same with a joint proposal between NIACOG and INRCOG, including expertise with creating 28E agreements, work with CDBG projects, and a relationship with all entities in the defined authority area.  Both proposals for the creation of the authority came in at $21,500.  Kuhn/Kamm moved to accept the proposal from MSA/Cedar Valley RC&D for $21,500.  Motion carried 2-0.  Discussion included having a keynote speaker, topics of discussion, invitations of interested parties, and a tentative date of February 24, 1:30 a.m. at the Charles City Public Library for the first meeting.

Myhre, Jerry Engelhardt, Marble Rock Mayor, Steve Wells, Marble Rock Council representative, presented information regarding a desire to expand an urban renewal area to include the lagoon for the city of Marble Rock that lies in the unincorporated area of Floyd County.  The City of Marble Rock owns the property so there is no value added to the TIF.  However, adding it to the urban renewal area allows the city to include it in TIF projects.  Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the Marble Rock Bradford Street Economic Development District Urban Renewal Agreement to include land lying within County.  Motion carried 2-0. 

The Board continued the meeting at the Floyd County Memorial Hospital for its annual tour. 

Following the hospital meeting, the Board continued with budget reviews in the Board Room.  Specific budgets discussed include the County Attorney, Veteran Affairs, Public Health/Home Health Care, Board of Health and Zoning. 

The Auditor informed the Board of an upcoming claim to the North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center for two juveniles for one day each at $150 per day.  The individuals were then transferred to Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center.

The Board was provided with a list of General Assistance relief for mortgage payments.  Bob Lincoln, CPC/Case Management Director, requested that the Board discuss the General Assistance Ordinance/policy and this type of assistance at a future board meeting.

Lincoln also requested that the Board schedule a future board meeting for the approval of an updated 28E agreement which adds more counties to the County Social Services region.

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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