Floyd County Board
of Supervisors Meeting
April 7, 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.
Claims will be reviewed individually prior to
tomorrow’s regular meeting.
Updates on previous boards/commissions/activities: Supv Kamm attended a Conservation Board
meeting where they discussed Tosanak, park improvements, a gift from the Gil
White Estate, and the Director’s retirement.
Kamm also attended a gathering sponsored by First Security Bank for
small towns, a county website committee meeting, and the commissioner’s meeting
for Drainage District 9 and 12. Supv
Kuhn attended a meeting of the site selection committee for the industrial park
search. Supv Schwickerath attended a
department head meeting and a 500 N Grand committee meeting. Supvs Kuhn and Schwickerath attended an
economic development meeting with legislatures at NIACC.
Michael Morlan, Emergency Management Coordinator,
presented information regarding county badges/IDs. Morlan has produced approximately 200 IDs
throughout the county for various agencies. A future purchase includes a scanner that reads
the bar codes on IDs which will track hours worked on major disasters.
Jeff Sherman, Sanitarian/E911 Signs Coordinator, and
Morlan, both representing the Website Committee, presented the recommendation
of contracting with Civic Plus for a 3-year contract at $9,304.67 per year
including annual service/technical assistance.
The site will take approximately five months to build. The County Attorney is reviewing the
Elizabeth Thyer, Gardiner Thomsen, conducted an exit
review for the Floyd County Independent Auditor’s Report, Basic Financial
Statements, and Supplementary Information, Schedule of Findings, dated June 30,
Courthouse projects were discussed. Gary Anderson, Scott & Anderson Architects,
presented design/door options to the north entrance of the courthouse. Pending on how much the county wanted to do,
the cost would be anywhere between $50-100,000 and costs for a grandeur project
including a drive up to the courthouse would start at $250,000. A jail assessment was also discussed of which
Anderson suggested would cost approximately $20-$25,000. Supv Kuhn commented that Delbert Longley,
Jail Inspector, will attend the April 14 Supervisors meeting to tour the jail
area. Other courthouse projects include
the roof replacement project should start within five weeks and preliminary
work on the air conditioner replacement project started last week.
The Board discussed applicants for the Veteran Affairs
Commission. Supv Kamm recommended removing
two of the three commissioners and has visited with the attorney about revoking
the appointments. Supv Kuhn suggested
waiting until the complaint is addressed by the state board before removing
commissioners. The Board discussed
gender balancing efforts. At least one
appointment to fill the new position will be made tomorrow.
The Board discussed posting certain information on the
ground floor bulletin board.
The Board noted the retirement of Doug Schroeder,
Conservation Director, effective April 4 and that Laura Elfers will serve as
the interim director until May 1.
The Board noted the receipt of the Central Iowa
Juvenile Detention Center audit report for the period ending June 30, 2013.
Future agenda items:
Jail inspector visit/tour of the jail.
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