Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

August 12, 2013, 8:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Supv. Schwickerath, Vice Chair and Supv Kamm; Absent Supv. Kuhn, Chair

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 2-0.

The Board conducted the annual cash count. 

Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities:  Supv Kamm attended a Communications, Emergency Management, SW TIF is looking at purchasing property regarding, went to a Floyd City Council meeting, landfill meeting, joint entity/chamber meeting.  Supv Schwickerat attended a Business Improvement meeting, NIVC, Communications and E911 meeting, revitalization.  Supv Kuhn emergency management commission, NIACOG re administrating for the 1.5 million grant for the watershed, attended a portion of the Farmer trial regarding the jury    

Scott Anderson, Midwest Roofing representative, fully adhered rubber membrane, solidly glued to substrate layers, 15 year warranty.

Jeff Sherman, Environmental, the IT Subcommittee has reviewed five companies for a new website and recommend Vision Internet.  They offer spreading the cost of $21,975 over a three year period.  A service package option is also available.  Discussion included looking at the top three companies who proposed website ideas, considering options at tomorrow’s meeting, and future website needs . 

Paula Kruthoff, HR Business Partners representative, presented information on the recent assessment of Floyd County.  All but the Sheriff’s Department participated in the assessment.  The assessment will be provided to department heads for review and provide input to the Board within two weeks.

Norm Klemesrud, County Attorney, proposed a $2 wage increase for his secretary, putting her at $13.79/hour.  The Board will consider the request.

Klemesrud and Doug Schroeder, Conservation Director, spoke to the Board about The Conservation Department has received a check for $195,517.15 from the Winnebago Scout Council.  Discussion included what the best way would be to deposit the funds and how to disperse the funds in the future.  The recommendation was to code the revenue to Fund 68000 which will later could be assigned to the General Fund with conservation purposes.

Schroeder informed the Board of a need for a new vehicle as the Ranger is in poor condition and another vehicle that is not in too good of shape. 

Housing/fringe benefits




The Board noted that there will be a Flood Insurance Study (FIS) Consultation Coordinator Officer (CCO) meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 20 at 2 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, Charles City.  This will be a public meeting

Children at Home grant

Enterprise Zone

The Board noted that David Kelley, Deputy Sheriff, has resigned to accept a position elsewhere.  The Sheriff will be advertising


Doug Schroeder – said he would have the resources to replace vehicles, he could give the trail blazer in the near future.  Talk to Sheriff.

Future agenda items: 

Kamm/Schwickerath motioned to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried 2-0.


ATTEST:  ________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                           Roy Schwickerath, Vice Chair

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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