Meeting Minutes

Floyd County Board of Supervisors Meeting

February 28, 2006, 9:00 AM


The Floyd County Board of Supervisors met for regular session at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 in the Board Room of the Floyd County Courthouse with the following in attendance:  Chairman Staudt, Supv. Dunkel, and Supv. Enabnit.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Staudt moved to approve the February 7, 13, and 20, 2006 minutes.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the following claims:  County #2771-2898, Secondary Roads #18041-18060, and MH-DD #56450-56484.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reviewed the Request for Bids Substance Abuse Prevention Services for Fiscal Year 2007 reflecting IDPH budget of $2,598.75 with a match of $7,796.25.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the Iowa Department of Public Health County Substance Abuse Programs Request for Bid Ė Fiscal Year 2007 for a total request of funds of $10,395.

The Board and Auditor reviewed the bank statements and reports provided by the Treasurer in preparation of certifying the Treasurerís semi-annual report.  Items in resolution netting $584 were noted and are to be resolved by the Treasurer.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Treasurerís Semi-Annual report.  Motion carried 3-0.  The report will be sent for publication.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the second reading of an Ordinance Authorizing Floyd County, Iowa, to Participate in the Creation of the North Cedar Aviation Authority as previously read on February 14, 2006.  Motion carried 3-0.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to have the third reading of the ordinance on March 14, 2006.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reviewed the two bids for masonry work to the west wall of the Courthouse.  The Janssen Waterproofing bid of $42,383 with a 5-year workmanship and materials warranty focuses on a major problem area on the west wall.  The Schoonover bid of $36,600 with a one year warranty covers the entire wall but not to the extent of problems identified in the Janssen Waterproofing bid.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to table action on the decision and direct the Auditor to contact Schoonover to review the scope of their work to be done.  Motion carried 3-0.

The Board reviewed four responses for bids seeking engineering services for design and development of recommended improvements for windows, cooling system, heating system and minor interior wall repairs.  Two companies who submitted responses did not submit bids.  The other two mailings came in from Howard R. Green Company at $8,300 and Skott & Anderson Architects at $16,500.  Dunkel/Enabnit tabled action on a decision to accept a bid until more information could be obtained about companies who have completed similar types of projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

Supv. Dunkel announced the 2006-2007 Floyd County Budget public hearing.  Chairman Staudt opened the hearing at 10 a.m.  No written or oral comments were received prior to the hearing.  Three people (county employees) attended the hearing.  The Board reviewed budget sheets and discussed the budget.  Staudt asked for comments from attendees.  No comments were made.  The hearing was closed at 10:12 a.m.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve budgeted reserved funds in the amount of $2,444,900 for Secondary Roads projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve budgeted unreserved/designated funds of $1,000,000 from sale of the county farm to be invested with the interest going to the general fund and $267,000 of the budgeted unreserved/designated as interest on the $2,444,900 to be used for future secondary road projects.  Motion carried 3-0.

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Attorneyís salary of $76,144, Sheriffís salary of $62,976, Treasurerís, Auditorís, and Recorderís salary of $48,286, and Supervisorís salary of $29,646.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dunkel/Enabnit moved to adopt the fiscal year 2006/2007 County Budget Motion carried 3-0. 

The Board discussed why E911 Addressing falls under Mike Milliganís job responsibilities instead of Ken Mahlerís.  Dunkel reported that he and Pat McDonald, Board of Health, interviewed five of the 25 candidates who applied for Milliganís position.  A verbal offer was made to Jeff Sherman who has verbally accepted pending the Board of Supervisors approval of the offer.   Dunkel/Enabnit moved to appoint Jeff Sherman starting March 15 or 16 at $29,500 with a six month probationary period and salary review at that time.  Motion carried 3-0.  Milligan will invite Sherman to Board of Adjustments and Board of Health meetings prior to March 15. 

Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the resolution for Public Purpose Service by County Expenditures for Economic Development.  Motion carried 3-0.

Dusten Rolando, County Engineer, presented a wage schedule for summer wages for Secondary Road help.  Dunkel/Enabnit moved to approve the secondary road summer wage schedule for 2006.  Motion carried 3-0.

Rolando presented the Floyd County Dust Control Policy and discussed the DNRís proposed policy regarding this issue.  Enabnit/Dunkel moved to approve the Floyd County Dust Control Policy.  Motion carried 3-0.

Rolando updated the board on Secondary Road activities.  Rolando said the Secondary Roads union contract is in route for approvals.  Rolando is working out the terms for paying a claim for alfalfa that was burned from a brush fire. 

A motion was made by Supervisor Enabnit and seconded by Supervisor Dunkel to adjourn.  Motion carried 3-0.


ATTEST:  _________________________________             ____________________________________

            Gloria A. Carr                                                            Leo B. Staudt, Chairman

            Floyd County Auditor                                            Floyd County Board of Supervisors


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