Floyd County Board
of Supervisors Meeting
February 10, 2014, 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. Schwickerath, Chair, Supv Kamm, and Supv. Kuhn.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 3-0.
The Board will review claims individually after todayís
Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities: Supv Kamm attended a Conservation Board
meeting where they discussed the Rockford dam and Tosonak projects. Supv Kuhn attended the Area Development Corp
meeting and a meeting regarding the review selection process for professional
engineering services for the Beaver Creek project. Supv Schwickerath attended the following
meetings: DOT trucking/ADC, Department
Head, NIVC, Communications and E911. All
three supervisors watched a TIF educational webinar. Supvs Kamm and Schwickerath attended the
Employee Handbook review meeting.
Michael Morlan, Emergency Management Director, spoke
about moving the primary location for an emergency operating center (EOC) to
the courthouse and requested the Boardís consideration for the change. The Emergency Management Commission approved
$2,000 to use toward an EOC location. Discussion included changing the location to
the courthouse and moving the television from the EOC located at the Charles
City Police Department to the courthouse.
The Board supports the change.
Jan Libbey, Healthy Harvest of North Iowa
representative, presented information on the 9-county region, one of 16
regional food groups in Iowa. This
agency offers a unique toolkit of strategies and partners to leverage resources
for health and vitality of local communities.
Libbey requested $4,000 to support the program.
The Board discussed the proposed changes to the Floyd
County Employee Handbook.
The Board noted the receipt of a letter from the
County Attorney adjusting the salaries of the two assistant county attorneys
during the legislative session due to Todd Prichard being out of the office,
serving as a District 52 State Representative.
Prichard will be on a leave of absence but will do some intermittent
county work, primarily trial work, and will be compensated at $185/day for
actual days that he conducts work for the county during the leave. William Baresel will receive a salary
increase equal to Prichardís salary during Prichardís leave.
The Board noted the receipt of the
Floyd-Mitchell-Chickasaw Solid Waste Management Agency (Landfill) audit report for
the time period ending September 31, 2013.
The Board continued with the FY15 budget review. Departments reviewed include: General Services, Data Processing, Safety,
Upper Cedar Watershed Management Improvement Authority, Child Support Recovery,
Road Improvements Fund, and additional reviews of the Sheriff, Public Health,
and Veterans Affairs departments. Agency
funding requests, estimated fund balances, levy rate options, and the impact of
salaries/wages and reducing contributions to the health care fund were
Future agenda items:
Compensation Condemnation Board members and setting the FY15 budget
Kuhn/ Kamm motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0.
ATTEST: ________________________________________ _________________________________
Gloria A. Carr Roy
Floyd County Auditor Floyd
County Board of Supervisors