Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 21, 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.

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

The Board will review claims individually after the meeting. 

Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities: Supv Kamm attended the following meetings:  Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center, FMC Landfill, Conservation, Cultural Entertainment District Grant Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Joint Entity, and two, Asset Management meetings.  Supv Schwickerath attended the following meetings:  Rockford City Council, Community Revitalization, North Central Regional Emergency Response Commission and Planning District Committee, Region II RP (Previous T21-Roads) and NIVC.  Supv Kuhn attended a Risk Management Committee and met with the Iowa Economic Development Authority regarding a rooftop solar challenge program.  All three supervisors worked the tire pickup at the fairgrounds on Saturday.

The Board congratulated Doug Schroeder and Laura Elfers, Conservation Department staff, for the recent news on receiving the REAP grant award for $250,000 for the purchase of Tosanak Recreeation Area (Winnebago Scout Camp).  Schroeder stated that the funds should come within a months or so and the department intends to have some sort of celebration.  The Board reviewed the history of the REAP program which reflects that Floyd County (including the cities in Floyd County) has received $1,432,371 in funds, generated from gambling revenue and paid to counties who maintain $0.22/$1,000 of property tax revenue for conservation purposes.  Schroeder would like to have an active REAP Committee in the county.   the Board of the success of the REAP program awarding funding for the purchase of the Tosanak Recreation Area.  Schroeder would like to have an active REAP Committee in the county. 

The County Attorney is working with the city’s attorney on an agreement for putting the city’s antenna for camera reception on the roof of the courthouse.  Hopefully the agreement will be available for action at tomorrow’s meeting.

The Board noted the receipt of the annual reports from the Floyd County Assessor and the Area Development Corporation, both for year’s ending FY13. 

The Board noted the resignation of Amy Petersen, Home Health Care Aide, effective October 25, 2013. 

Future agenda items:  Tomorrow the Board will act on setting the public canvas for the City Elections.

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


ATTEST:  ________________________________________            _________________________________

           Gloria A. Carr                                                      Mark Kuhn, Chair

           Floyd County Auditor                                        Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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