Supervisors vote against property acquisition and for insurance quotes

Floyd Co BOS

The Floyd County Supervisors had been pondering the pros and cons of purchasing the currently vacant property, formerly known as Davico, that is located across the side street from the courthouse on Glibert Ave. The property owners are in the process of removing the tanks and assuring that the land is free of contamination and had indicated to the board that they would likely accept an offer of $79, 000 once the cleanup is complete. After much discussion the board voted 2-1 to not purchase the property. Following Mondays meeting, County supervisor and chairman Roy Schwicherath made this comment:

Supervisor Doug Kamm, who had brought the idea to the board, made the motion to offer $60,000 for the building, and had this to say:

Another issue that was revisited was County Health insurance. The board agreed that they were not unhappy with their current coverage but felt it was time to at least take a look at what else was available:

During the public comment portion of the meeting veteran Dennis Hull spoke and asked what, if anything, the board planned to do about the petition that had been presented to them on hehalf of the veterans at a previous meeting. Schwickerath had this to say regarding that issue:

The Floyd County Courthouse will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day and will resume regular business hours on Tues Sept 2nd.