Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

July 24, 2012, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv. Kamm, Chair, Supv Kuhn and Supv. Dunkel.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Public comment - none. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the minutes of July 9, 10 and 16, 2012.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #111-, Secondary Roads #14396-, MH-DD #59530-, and Drains #2.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to allow the Auditor to dispose of a freezer and refrigerator the best way she deems fit to a non-profit agency.  Motion carried 3-0.  

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve the Floyd County Public Health/Home Health Care Agency policies for FY13.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to authorize the chair to sign a Contract for Assignment of Rights to Pursue Claims against R.T. Harris, Jr.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve a weekly option with Employee Benefits Systems, Third Party Administrator for Flexible Spending Accounts, with a minimum fund amount of $729 and allow the Auditor to generate ACH/EFT claims so as not to exceed a $5,000 balance at EBS for the Flexible Spending Accounts.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the Contract Declarations and Execution for Community Partnerships for Protecting Children with Floyd County serving as the fiscal agent and establishing a new department with the county under the FMC Decat Project Fund.  Motion carried 3-0.  Shelley Smith, Decat Coordinator, provided a flier for an upcoming YouthFest/National Night Out which will be partially paid from the CPPC funds. 

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve a contract with Janssen Waterproofing, Inc. for $132,200 to complete exterior masonry renovations to the exposed north elevation of the courthouse.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve an Underground Construction Application from Iowa Health Systems and its Subsidiary Broadband, Inc.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve an Underground Construction Application from Windstream Communications, Inc.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve an Underground Construction Application from Heartland Power Coop.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, provided work order information for drainage tile work done on Drainage District #3, 7, 13 and Washington Watershed Priority #1 and 6.  Rolando informed the Board that Doug Hoeft, property owner in DD #12 has marked the hole with fiberglass poles; the hole is approximately eight foot deep.  The Board discussed maintenance issues with farmers not tending to trees growing over tiles. 

Rolando provided his timesheet and foreman’s notes.  Discussion included addressing concerns of wash-boarding on gravel roads, crews spraying, rock resurfacing, the Equipment Operator position/opening, working on day labor projects, and patch jobs.  The rubber-tired excavator is at the dealer now getting prepped for delivery.  Rolando reported that the president has signed a new bill called Map 21 for federal road/bridge funding; the division of funds for the state/county has not been determined yet.  The Board would like Rolando to contact Doug Schroeder, Conservation Director, about building/sharing a new shed at the Fossil Park.  A map of the Midway bridge area was provided to Rolando to review for canoe/tube river access.  Rolando will visit with Schroeder about river access projects as well.  Supv Dunkel informed Rolando about a representative from the landfill not showing up for the toxic waste pickup at the dump site last weekend; two people were not able to dispose of their waste.

Norm Klemesrud, County Attorney, informed the Board about the process for resolving to sell the Second Street property.  Discussion included selling the property “as is” with the county preparing quit claim deed sealed bids with the top three bidders having the option to increase bids the Board having the option to withdraw all bids and Dunkel/Kuhn moved to direct the County Attorney to prepare a resolution for Board to act on at the August 14 meeting regarding setting a public hearing for August 28 for the process for disposition of Second Street property and for the Attorney to send a letter to the city notifying them that they may remain in the property until the sale of the property the process to dispose of the Second Street property for public hearing and going out for proposal for. 

Supv Dunkel commented that he spoke with Klemesrud about his concern of Floyd County being used in names of businesses and websites.  Klemesrud said if the county wanted to protect the name it would need to get a copyright attorney.  Supv Dunkel doesn’t think we need to pursue this just wanted it brought to the attention of the board. 

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


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Douglas A. Kamm, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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