Floyd County Board
of Supervisors Meeting
December 2, 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/Kamm moved to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 3-0.
Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities: Supv Schwickerath attended a County Social
Services meeting where they approved adding another county to the consortium. Supv Kuhn attended a Fair Board meeting where
they talked about their non-profit status.
Supvs Kuhn and Schwickerath attended the Army Corp of Engineer’s meeting
on the Upper Cedar Watershed Management Improvement Authority to discuss a
request to join together which will be discussed at the next authority meeting.
Michael Morlan, Emergency Management Coordinator,
reviewed Ordinance #7, known as the Hazardous Material ordinance and discussed
whether it needed to be updated. Samples
from other county ordinances are available and vary from annually approving a
fee schedule and one county responding that there was no need to have an
ordinance because it is covered in the Iowa Code. Morlan will review the plan and make a
recommendation for changes at a future meeting.
Mick Tagesen, Elderbridge Agency on Aging Executive
Director, presented the annual report for FY13, reviewed services, and requested
$11,620.80 for FY15 funding.
Mark Melrose, Melrose Insurance agent, presented two
self-funded proposals for dental coverage.
Melrose recommends MetLife with a cap in rates for the following
The Auditor reviewed the quote for a new ISeries
server, replacing the current AS400, a rack system, and changing the backup
system from tape drives to a “Cloud” based backup, totaling $30,493.03, not
including a on-console to switch ports as it is not needed at this time. This item was budgeted for FY14. The Auditor also updated the Board on the
fiber system which at this time, because of HIPAA, we are not able to connect
Public Health/Home Health Care and/or CPC/Case Management.
The Board discussed the 2014 County Holiday
Schedule. The State’s schedule was
approved. The Board is considering
identifying certain holidays in the rewrite of the employee handbook rather
than approving the days each year by Board action. Supv Kuhn will discuss this at tomorrow’s
department head meeting.
The Board noted the hiring of Cathy Sveum, Public
Health/Home Health Care Aide, starting November 22 at $9 per hour. The Board noted resignation of Roxanne Gray,
The Board noted the wage increase from $12.50 to
$13.27 per hour for Amanda Wegner, Auditor’s Clerk I, effective November 25,
following a six month probationary period.
Future agenda items:
courthouse projects, performance evaluations, and budget amendment.
Schwickerath/Kamm motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0.
ATTEST: ________________________________________ _________________________________
Gloria A. Carr Mark
Floyd County Auditor Floyd
County Board of Supervisors