Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

October 22, 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. 

Kuhn/Schwickerath moved to amend the agenda to include review/action regarding approval of an agreement for installation of wireless data antenna.  Motion carried 3-0.  Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Motion carried 3-0.

Public comment:  None.

               Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the Oct 7 and 8, 2013 minutes as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the following claims:  County #1129-1291, Secondary Roads #15443-15481 and Drain #39.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the landscape proposal for the Veteranís Memorial.  Motion carried 3-0.  Jeff Otto, Ottoís Oasis will be doing the project and will also replace some bricks in the existing landscape.  The landscape project and any other maintenance, with the exception of snow removal, is funded through the Veteranís Memorial Committee, not the County. 

Raina Kellogg, Case Management Manager, explained the 3-year renewal for a Dept of Human Services application for accreditation.  Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the Iowa Department of Human Services Application for Accreditation.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to direct the chair to sign the Sunnyside Memory Gardens Certificate of Interment Rights for Cert #5031R, spaces 1 & 2, donated by Kawyn L. Zilm, valued at $350 each, and authorizing the General Assistance Department to utilize the spaces as deemed appropriate.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the REEP LLC License Application to be utilized at a building on Gilbertís Sale Yard property for a period of one year.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to set the Public Canvas for the City Elections on Tuesday, November 12 at 1 p.m. in the board room.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the Agreement for Installation of Wireless Data Antenna between the City of Charles City and Floyd County for the purpose of transmitting video information from cameras installed at public housing locations to monitors at the police station and the Housing Authority office.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to set a public hearing on November 12 at 9:15 a.m. for the vacation of 165th St, east of Red Ball Road in S20-T96-R18.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to allow the County Engineer to maintain his current level of Secondary Roads staff by advertising for two Equipment II operators due to two future retirements.  Motion carried 3-0.

Engineerís report:   Dustin Rolando, County Engineer, provided his timesheet and foremanís notes.  The Board signed the plans for the Holly Ave bridge project with construction starting next summer.  Rolando reported that he received a $10,418.41 check from Canadian Pacific Railway for the Secondary Road Deptís work due to the May 2013 train accident during the flood.  Draeger, 200th St project is finished and the road is opened.  The day labor double TT project on 260th is done.  The driveway work will be started on the Messier property by Nora Springs; Rolando is waiting for the check for the pipe extension.  The fencing on Underwood Ave, by Niles corner has been removed from the right-of-way and replaced where it should be.  The Traxler contracted project on Dancer Ave is finished.  The sign truck is back and is working well.  Traxler is done on the T18/Urban Renewal project.  The last of the oil on hand for the Durapatcher was used.  North of the school in Nora Springs there is a culvert that the city has asked the county to help fund to replace; Rolando stated that this expenses is not the countyís responsibility to pay for road work in the city jurisdiction where populations are over $500.  Barr Consulting provided a spreadsheet regarding specs of the dam removal project; Rolando is waiting to hear from Doug Schroeder, Conservation Director to find out more of Rolandoís role in putting out bids for the project.

Schwickerath/Kamm 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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