Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 8, 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. 

The Board will review claims individually on their own.   

Update on various boards/commissions/activities since the last meeting:  Supv Dunkel updated the Board on the following:  1) attended a department head meeting, 2) attended a Community Revitalization meeting where they talked about a new “cultural district” designation and signs for the museum, 3) attended a landfill meeting where they approved a budget, discussed a new building, noted the resignation of an employee, and approved a one-time $1,000 increase for employees who picked up additional workload due to the termination of the director, 4) attended a County Social Services meeting and commented that CSS is now comprised of 18 counties, and 5) spoke to another county about gravel roads being bladed backwards and with the County Engineer to learn that Floyd County does not do this but usually counties who do have flaggers on each end of the area being bladed.  Supv Kamm attended a Charles City Area Development Corp meeting where they discussed an upcoming job training “boot camp” put on by Tim Fox, Area Development Corp Executive Director.  Supv Kuhn attended the press meeting in Floyd regarding the charges for the Evelyn Miller. 

Frank Rottinghaus, County Treasurer, and Gloria Carr, County Auditor, spoke to the Board about adding another component to the drainage software.  The Board will act on this at tomorrow’s Board meeting and will determine at a later date how to spread the costs of drainage software and possibly a portion of the clerk’s wages to the drainage districts. 

The Board noted a pay increase to $13.09 per hour for Heather Johlas, part time jailer, following completion of a 40-hour Iowa State Jail School course and certification. 

The Auditor informed the Board that she may be hiring temporary election staff to assist with election work in the office up to election day.  If needed, the hiree would work up to 10 hours per week at a rate of $7.75 per hour. 

The Board noted that on September 26, Chairman Kamm approved the county to sponsor a Floyd County Community Foundation grant application for the Floyd County Firefighter’s Association “Sparky Costume”. 

The Board noted the Iowa Department of Public Health Year End Report for the County Substance Abuse Prevention Services FY12 grant.  The county will be reimbursed by IDPH for 25% of the $10,029.15 spent on prevention efforts.  The amount spent was short $322.85 of the $10,352 original approved.     

The Board noted the receipt of a City of Marble Rock resolution #2012-20 for a development agreement  with Viafield Coop authorizing annual appropriation of tax increment payments and pledging certain tax increment revenues to the payment of the agreement, not exceeding $650,000.

The Board noted the Floyd County Assessor’s Annual Report for the period ending June 30, 2012.

Future agenda items:  Discussed items for tomorrow’s agenda and a request for an update on Winnebago Scout Camp for next Monday’s meeting.

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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