Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

March 25, 2013, 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. Kuhn, Chair, Supv. Schwickerath, and Supv Kamm.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board will review claims individually prior to tomorrow’s regular meeting.

Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities since the last meeting:  Supv Kamm attended a FMC Landfill meeting and a Job Potentials Review Committee meeting where they discussed Viafield purchasing the Mr. Movies building to be converted to corporate offices and Bob Peterson, Pro Cattle, purchasing two lots from Gil White to build headquarters for the business.  Supv Schwickerath attended a meeting in Rockford regarding the Rockford trails plans and a Soil and Water District meeting where Supv Kuhn was one of the presenters.  

Supv Kuhn acknowledge the passing away of Marva Stratton, former County Treasurer. 

Supv Kuhn provided information from the Iowa Economic Development Authority regarding a proposal for funding for the Rooftop Solar Challenge II Program and a letter of support from Floyd County sent to the IEDA supporting their efforts and their partners to develop a comprehensive local solar market toolbox for cities, counties, solar installers and others to promote uniform solar policies and procedures.  The toolbox will build on existing resources and will include topics related to zoning, solar access laws, permitting, model contracts, ownership options, finance options and interconnection agreements. 

Supv Kuhn presented two job descriptions, one for Floyd County Sanitarian/E911 Addressing Administrator and one for Zoning Administrator/GIS Technician.  Supv Kamm provided a letter from Dennis White endorsing the Board not make any changes to the operations of the Board of Health/Zoning Department.  Supv Schwickerath would like to hear what the County Engineer has to say about moving zoning under his supervision.  Discussion included hiring an assistant like it was before and potentially more costs to split the two positions.  Supv Kuhn requested formal proposals be presented for tomorrow’s meeting and that the Board should not delay taking action any longer.    

The Board reviewed two job descriptions, one for the Emergency Management Coordinator and one for Safety Coordinator, both with the intent to be filled with one candidate.  An annual salary of $28,000 to 32,000 for the Emergency Management position and $1,867 to $2,133 for the Safety Coordinator position was proposed.

The Board noted a resolution from the City of Rockford for bonding purposes. 

Future agenda items:  consider adjusting the next workshop meeting to accommodate Supv Schwickerath’s schedule. 

Kamm/Schwickerath motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried 3-0.


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Mark A. Kuhn, Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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