Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

September 25, 2012, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met 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–Jim Frisbie questioned how many fraudulent absentee ballots were mailed.  The Auditor reported nothing has been determined as fraudulent and that the discussion was inappropriate for this meeting. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the minutes of September 10, 11 and 17, 2012.  Motion carried 3-0.  Supv Dunkel noted that the Board needs to determine whether or not to raise the umbrella policy limits.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve the following claims:  County #681-825, Secondary Roads #14555-14587, MH-DD #59562- 59568, and Drain #5.  Motion carried 3-0. 

The Board reviewed a letter provided by Norm Klemesrud, County Attorney, regarding property tax suspension.  Supv Dunkel commented that he spoke with Klemesrud about where the county stands in collecting taxes if the state of Iowa is in a position to recoup costs and was informed that the would be paid for property taxes before any residual requirements for Medicaid.  Dunkel/Kuhn moved to suspend taxes per Iowa Code 427.9 the property taxes on the following parcels:  10-04-300-002-00, 10-05-400-003-00, 10-08-200-003-00, and 10-09-100-001-00.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the Guideform Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan for purposes of the watershed management authority projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve the Upper Cedar Watershed Management Authority:  Phase II Funding Proposal, WMA-PH2-JB.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve a Certification Letter for Request for Proposal WMA-PH2-JB.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to establish an IT/GIS Committee and appoint Doug Kamm as a Board of Supervisor representative and each department head/elected official or his/her designee as committee members.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the Title VI Nondiscrimination Agreement between IDOT and Floyd County, and Standard DOT Title VI Assurances and authorize the chair to sign the documents.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve an Underground/Overhead Construction Application from Butler County REC on 200th St between Noble and Ocean Ave.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, requested a signature from Supv Kamm to close out the Allied project east of Charles City and signatures from all supervisors for pavement marking plans as part of lettings for January.

Engineer’s Report:  The Board informed Rolando of a letter regarding the condition of the road by 155th St.  Rolando reported that he hasn’t decided what to do yet with the Caterpillar motor grader.  Crews have been doing work order stuff, mowing, and edge rutting/repairing shoulders.   Calhoun Byrnes has supplied preliminary plans for the Draeger bridge/curves. At the last NIACOG meeting they went through the long range transportation plans.  Map 21 is the new federal bill that replacing “enhancement” (now “transportation alternative”) and “BR” funding (now categorized with “STP”).  NIACOG committees are working on deciding how to split funds by October 9.  Rolando informed the Board of various meetings he will be attending.    

Dunkel/Kuhn 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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