Meeting Minutes
11/26/2013

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

November 26, 2013, 9:00 AM

UNAPPROVED MINUTES

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.

Public comment:  none

               Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the November 12 and 18, 2013 minutes as presented.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the following claims:  County #1537-1694, Secondary Roads #15529-15554 and Drain #45, and make note to the Veteran Affairs Department regarding the policy on paying late fee in reference to claim #1542 .  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to approve the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority request for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Consideration of Waiver.  Motion carried 3-0.

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to abate all taxes due on 122 W Main, Rockford, for the property donated to the City of Rockford from Come Monday LLC.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the Beaver Creek Watershed Contract for Grant Writing and Technical Assistance in the Administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program for Disaster Recovery Infrastructure Improvements between Floyd County and the North Iowa Area Council of Governments, whereby NIACOG will be compensated by Floyd County up to $31,267 for administrative services and up to $156,353 in project delivery costs for grant #08-DRIFWP-212.  Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the estimated $5,618.04 cost to repair the Floyd County Fire Associationís air compressor.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to set a hearing on December 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room for the completion of work on 2013 tile repairs for Drainage District #12. Motion carried 3-0.

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to approve the Annual Urban Renewal Report for FY13 and approve Res #35-15 Debt Certification: Whereas, the Floyd County Board of Supervisors is required to certify debt from December 1, 2012 through November 30, 2013, and whereas, the Auditor has reported the following debt has been incurred during said period:  Urban Renewal/UR-T1 Project L-UR-FY14-01 T18 Longitudinal Subdrain Project - $285,160.68; Therefore be it resolved that the Floyd County Board of Supervisor certifies $285,160.68 in debt from December 1 through November 30, 2013.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Schwickerath/Kamm moved to set a public hearing for December 24 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room for the letting of sealed bids for the Rockford Dam Removal Project.  Motion carried 3-0. 

Kamm/Schwickerath moved to adopt the plans and specification for the Rockford Dam Demolition Project as provided by Barr Engineering.  Motion carried 3-0.

Engineerís report:  The Board mentioned that the county still needs to spend $270,000 in Urban Renewal Bond Proceeds for road projects.  Duane Folz, Engineerís representative, mentioned that crews plowed snow yesterday morning for a couple hours.  Snow removal equipment is all ready to go.  The culvert project on 110th St and the road should be opened up today.  Crews have been doing some driveway widening projects and will be working on some brush cutting and building box culverts.  Folz mentioned there has been more discussion on closing the 170th and Walnut Ave bridge with the adjacent property owner.  Staff is working on wrapping up the 210th St and Underwood bridge projects. 

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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