Floyd County Board
of Supervisors Meeting
November 18, 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.
Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities: Supv Kamm attended a landfill meeting. Supv Schwickerath attended a Board of Health,
NIVC, Community Revitalization and Veterans Appreciation meetings, and the ISAC
Fall Conference. Supvs Kamm and
Schwickerath attended the Communications and E911 meetings. Supv Kuhn attended
the NIACOG meeting.
Eric Whipple, Floyd County Firefighters Association
representative, requested the Supervisors to fund repairs to an air compressor
to replace the one purchased 14 years ago.
The equipment is used by every department in the county to refill air
packs and do air quality checks on breathing packs. The current compressor has an oil leak and
either needs repaired at a cost of approximately $5,618.04 or purchase new for
$30,083. The Association has some
revenue from dues and assisting at events such as the Figure 8 races. The Board will act on this at a future meeting.
Darcy Schmitt, Wellmark rep, and Mark Melrose, Melrose
Insurance Agency, reviewed the 2014 Renewal Information. Schmitt will provide quotes for other
deductible options for health coverage. A
review of the past 18-months of the health care costs was reviewed. Melrose reviewed quotes for dental coverage
and has two other options that should come in yet this week.
The Board reviewed a proposal for consideration of EBS
taking over COBRA administration. The
Auditor will clarify the fees and provide more info at a future meeting.
The Board noted the FY13 Central Services Cost
Allocation Plan from Cost Advisory Services, Inc. The report reflects a total reimbursement of
about $32,791for DHS Local Administrative Expenses and Targeted Case Management
indirect costs are $16,353.
The Board noted the receipt of the North Iowa
Vocational Center annual report ending June 30, 2013.
Future agenda items:
Watershed management authority/NIACOG contract, NIHRA request for waiver
of payment in lieu of taxes, participation/notifications in Southwest TIF
Schwickerath/Kamm motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0.
ATTEST: ________________________________________ _________________________________
Gloria A. Carr Mark
County Auditor Floyd County Board