Meeting Minutes
12/11/2012

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

December 11, 2012, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

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.

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

Public comment:  None. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the minutes of November 26, 27 and December 3, 2012.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve the following claims:  County #1451-1587, Secondary Roads #14726-14765, and MH-DD #59597-59605.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between Floyd County and Floyd County FOCUS for the purpose of delivering County Substance Abuse Prevention Services using the Iowa Department of Public Health Substance Abuse Prevention Grant.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve the reappointment of Richard White, Tim Staudt, and Travis OíConnell to another 2-year term on the Area Development Corporation Board beginning January 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to appoint Sue Pump, replacing Sue Paulus, and reappoint Jim Moon to the Floyd County Memorial Hospital Commission, both for 3-year terms beginning January 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to appoint David Tice, replacing Gaylen Hicok, and reappoint Pat McDonnell to the Floyd County Health Board, both 3-year terms beginning January 1, 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to reappoint Dennis Carney to the Floyd County Zoning Commission for a 5-year term beginning January 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to reappoint Dennis Staudt to a 5-year term to the Board of Adjustments beginning January 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to approve Res #32-12, Resolution approving petition by Floyd County, Iowa to the Iowa Economic Development Authority requesting relocation of Floyd County, Floyd County EZ-1 situated within city of Floyd, Floyd County, Iowa to that unincorporated portion near Charles City, Floyd County, Iowa specified within the resolution.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve nine holidays in 2013 for the county offices of the courthouse to be closed and as paid holidays for non-union/non-bargaining unit full-time employees, with holidays including New Yearís Day, Presidentís Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteranís Day, Thanksgiving Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Doug Schroeder, Conservation Director, updated the Board on intentions to fund the $750,000 purchase of the Winnebago Scout Camp.  To date, more than $200,000 in private funding has been raised, including funding from various grant sources such as the Hanson Foundation, FC Community Foundation, and FSB Foundation; Schroeder hopes to raise $250,000 in this type of contributions.  A REAP grant in the amount of $250,000 will be applied for to cover one third of the purchase price.  Schroeder has requested that the county contribute the remaining one third.  Kuhn/Dunkel moved  that the BOS states its strong support for acquisition of the Winnebago Scout Camp according to the funding mechanism provided by Doug Schroeder, with1/3 private moneys, 1/3 County General Fund contributions & REAP Funds and final 1/3 from REAP grant, and the Board to give it every consideration during the budgeting process.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to reschedule the December 25 Board meeting to Friday, December 21, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to set the 2013 Board Organizational meeting at 9 a.m. on January 2, 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to direct the Auditor to set up a sign in sheet for department heads to meet with the Board following the January 2 Organizational meeting, the January 7 Workshop meeting and the January 8 Regular meeting and to direct department heads to initially budget a 0% increase in wages.   Motion carried 3-0. 

Kuhn/Dunkel moved to set the Public Canvass for the Special Election at 1 p.m. on January 24, 2013.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Kuhn moved to approve two Underground Construction Applications from Windstream Communications at the recommendation of the County Engineer.  Motion carried 3-0.

Engineerís report:  Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, provided foremanís minutes.  Rolando requested that the Board authorize the transfer from the Farm To Market Roads account to pay the IDOT the amount of $1,560.89 to cover DOT testing for the Allied-Mannats white-topping project and $606.30 to for a BROS project for the box culverts on Dancer Ave for DOT inspections; this will be acted on at the December 21 meeting.  Crews were out on Sunday sanding routes due to the snow.  Last week crews bladed some road rock.  Rolando attended an engineerís conference last week.  Rolando reported that a person cleaned out dirt from a ditch without a permit; a letter will be sent to the person putting the person on notice that he will be billed for any work that needs to be shaped up due to a drop off cut on the edge of the road.  The Board also discussed a claim for the removal of appliances in ditches and a claim for union attorney fees. 

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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