Floyd County Board
of Supervisors Meeting
March 25, 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.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to amend the agenda to include discussion
regarding the FY14 budget amendment in reference to Conservation. Motion carried 3-0. Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the agenda as
amended. Motion carried 3-0.
Public comment: none
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve March 10 and 11, 2014 minutes as
presented. Motion carried 2-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve
the following claims: County #2791-2932,
Secondary Roads #15773-15802 and Drains #59-60.
Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve a request from the Assessor
to abate taxes for parcel 07-02-200-007-00 for Andrew and Benjamin Johnson in
Cedar Township due to a double entry and incorrect value. Motion carried 3-0.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve Applications for
Recreational Lakes, Forest Covers, Rivers and Streams, River and Stream Banks,
and Open Prairies, Property Tax Exemption (Slough Bill) for a total of 2,776.43
acres acres in Ag, Commercial and Residential properties. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Res #10-14 Appropriation
Changes: Whereas, the Floyd County Board of Supervisors has reviewed
departmental budgets; and whereas, the following departmental budgets are in
need of adjustment; and therefore, be it resolved, by the Floyd County Board of
Supervisors that county departmental budge appropriations for FY14 be adjusted
with the following increases and decreases:
24-Weed Commission decrease $200 and 53-Planning and Zoning increase
$200, both service area 6. Motion
Kamm/Kuhn moved to sponsor an application made by
Floyd County FOCUS to Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
for a $500 grant for the purpose of hosting a town hall meeting. Motion carried 3-0.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to approve the liquor license
application for Cedar Ridge Golf Course.
Motion carried 3-0.
The Board visited with Doug Schroeder and Laura
Elfers, Conservation Department staff, about whether or not the county needed
to budget in FY14 or FY15 for the REAP grant that will be applied toward the
purchase of the Winnebago Scout Reservation.
Staff assured that the grant will be paid directly to the Iowa National
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve an Agreement from the IDOT
for Use of Local Agency Roads as Detours, July 14 to July 21. Motion carried 3-0.
Kuhn/Kamm moved to set a public hearing on April 22 at
9:30 a.m. for the Urban Renewal Road Rock Project. Motion carried 3-0.
Kamm/Kuhn moved to approve Res #11-14 Road Embargo:
Whereas, it has been called to the attention of the Board of Supervisors of
Floyd County, Iowa, the necessity of imposing restrictions as to weight of
vehicles to be operated upon certain highways in Floyd County to prevent
serious damage due to climatic conditions; whereas, the Board believes it to be
in the best interest of the public to erect and maintain load limit signs on
designated highways; now, therefore, be it resolved by the Board that pursuant
to Iowa Code Sec 321.471, that it is hereby determined that the following
highway shall be designated as having a load limit of five ton each axle
(gross) on all vehicles and that the County Engineer is hereby directed to
erect an maintain 5 ton per axle gross limit signs and that this embargo will
take effect when appropriate signs are erected and will remain in effect until
said signs are removed by the County Engineer:
1. Starting at the south edge of
the right of way line on the Avenue of Saints (Quarry Rd/T44) near the center
of 21-96-16 south approximately 8,048 feet south to a point 3,225 feet north of
the center of 33-96-16; 2. River Rd starting at the intersection of Quarry Rd
and 150th St northwest to River road and 130th St. Motion carried 3-0.
Staff are working on specifications for bids on a tandem axel dump truck
with a trade-in. Plans for rock resurfacing
for the upcoming year were reviewed. Maps
of 2014 and 2015 roads and bridge projects construction were reviewed. The 270th bridge will be included
as a potential project in 2019. Rolando
will go over projects at a NIACOG meeting on April 3. The program for STP funding of road/bridge
projects needs to be submitted by April 15.
Foremanís minutes were provided.
Crews went out on Wednesday and Thursday last week and this Monday to
sand and plow. Some washout areas were
addressed last week. Crews have been
making 3x5 box culverts. Staff are
getting quotes for asphalt patching near Marble Rock. Rolandoís timesheet was reviewed.
The Board noted that Sherri Hillegas was hired as a
part time fill in person for the dump site.
Kamm/Kuhn motioned to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 3-0.
ATTEST: ________________________________________ _________________________________
Gloria A. Carr Roy
N. Schwickerath, Chair
Floyd County Auditor Floyd
County Board of Supervisors