The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for workshop at on Monday, December 5, 2005 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:Supv. Staudt, Chairman Pro-tem and Supv. Dunkel. Absent:Chairman Enabnit
Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the agenda as presented.Motion carried 2-0.
Steve Merrill, Don Martinson, Mary Ahart, Don Casler, Marcia Hall-Jacobson, Bruce White, Matt Ross and Art White representing the Veteran’s Memorial Committee presented a letter requesting permission to locate a veteran’s memorial on the grounds of the Courthouse.Discussion led to the potential site being along the sidewalk on the east side of the building.If the Board of Supervisors approve, the next phase of the project will be the design layout which would be provided to the Supervisors for final approval.The Board will discuss and put on the agenda for the next regular meeting.
Steve Lindaman, CharlesCityPark and Recreation department, presented information from the Iowa State University College of Design.Don Lorsung filed an application with the college to see if they would consider taking on the county shed area as a project for designing a public park area along the recreational trail adjacent to WildwoodPark and Golf Course.The Board will discuss this at the next Supervisor’s meeting.
The Board discussed Mayor Erb’s request for a county representative for a revenue and grant writing sharing committee member and a representative for an information technology sharing committee member.This issue will be discussed at the Department Head meeting.
The Board discussed the budget process.Budget worksheets will be handed out at tomorrow’s department head meeting.The Board will take action on raises and health insurance at the next Board meeting.Supv. Dunkel will talk to department heads about a 3-5 year plan.
The Board discussed payroll deduction for United Way and setting a policy for a specific number of participants before payroll deduction can be utilized.
Future agenda items include:1) 218/18 corridor meeting at Floyd; 2) tour the FC Memorial Hospital; 3) Fair board meeting with supervisors on December 12; 4) conversation with ISAC attorney regarding setting up endowment for county farm money; 5) hospital commission appointment; 6) employment posting for position in County Attorney’s office; 7) Contract for CDI.
A motion was made by Supervisor Dunkel and seconded by Supervisor Staudt to adjourn.Motion carried 2-0.