County Commission Meeting Minutes
October 9, 2001
Present for meeting: Commissioners Glenn Davis, Richard Baker, and Bill Forbush.
Officials: Meeting with the commissioners
on the regularly scheduled monthly meeting were the elected officials, Assessor
Ivel Burrell, Treasurer Patricia McCoy, Attorney Trent Grant, Sheriff Thomas
Stegelmeier, Clerk Abbie Mace and Deputy Clerk Suzanne Bagley was present to
Commissioner Baker made a
motion to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Commissioner
Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners
voting in favor. Commissioner Glenn Davis declared the meeting open.
Judge Walker came before the commissioners to discuss the overflow problem in the jail. Judge
Walker suggested to the commissioners that we inform the public on the overflow
problem at the jail. Judge Walker also commented on the need for
security within the building.
Sheriff Stegelmeier and
Judge Walker commented on the need for jail space and land in Island Park. Commissioners will meet with Jack Haddock on some possibilities of
purchasing land in Island Park.
Sheriff Stegelmeier would like
Attorney Trent Grant to write up a resolution for requiring all four wheelers in
the County to have safety flags.
Treasurer Patricia McCoy asked permission to meet with all chief deputies within each office concerning
the purchasing of employee nametags and to ask for their input.
Treasures Patricia McCoy reported cancellation in the amount of $ 33.57 for the month of September.
Treasurer Mc Coy also reported
to the commissioners that she spoke with Mr. Gauger regarding the taxes on the
Fremont Education Foundation Building, Mr. Gauger stated that there was no tax
money set aside for the payment of these taxes. Treasurer Patricia McCoy
cancelled the taxes for the second half of 1999.
Assessor Ivel Burrell received a phone call from the Forest Service asking for all the names of
landowners in the Island Park Area.
Assessor Ivel Burrell commented
to the commissioners on the State Board of Tax Appeals that took place last
Clerk Abbie Mace received the safety report on Ashton Senior Center and forwarded it to Mr.
Nygaard. Mr. Nygaard sent a reply
to the County stating that this was a County Building.
Clerk Mace received a letter
from Skinner and Associates asking the commissioners to review a contact
retaining them as legal counsel for the Last Chance Waste Water Project.
Clerk Mace received a letter
from Latah County Deputy Treasurer's Office stating how they converted to headsets
and now will suggest them to everyone. Treasurer Patricia McCoy will contact
Latah County and check into this further.
Clerk Mace reported to the
commissioners on the meeting with Disaster Services and
Commissioner Davis signed one
Release of an LID Lien.
Commissioner Davis signed the
Facts, Findings, and Conclusions on the Eagle’s Nest Final Plat Phase I and II
Commissioner Baker made a
motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Commissioner Forbush
seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting
Commissioner Davis signed a
memorandum of understanding between the Idaho Department of Commerce (IDC) and
Fremont/Clark Counties (Contractor) regarding the Rural Economic Development
Professional Outreach Program.
Dave Rydalch came
before the commissioners to report on all the items for the surplus sale. Mr.
Rydalch would like all department heads to go through the surplus items. Mr.
Rydalch will contact us on when to schedule the sale.
Mr. Dean Schwendiman came before the commissioners to ask for more gravel and to have the road graded
just south of Chester. Commissioner Davis has asked that they all meet with the
Road and Bridge Supervisor Weldon Reynolds on October 15, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. at
Mr. Schwendiman’s place to look at the road in question.
Neil Morgan with Kleinfelder met with commissioners to ask if they could receive the
contract to monitor the ground water at the landfill. Commissioner Davis stated
to Mr. Morgan that on the 18th of October there would be a meeting
with Stan Hawkins and other officials to discuss this further.
Debbie Adams, Social Service
Director, asked to meet with commissioners
in closed session. Commissioner
Baker made a motion to go into closed session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the
motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.
Commissioner Davis declared the meeting open. Commissioner Davis signed four new
liens. Commissioner Baker made a motion to deny case #M2001-50. Approve case #M2001-34. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard
with all commissioners voting in favor.
George Spinner with Cascade
Earth Sciences came before the
commissioners to ask that his company be considered for ground water monitoring
needed at the Landfill
Mr. Spinner stated that his
company is capable of testing, finding the right location for the drilling, and
save the County money in the long run. Commissioners will keep Mr. Spinner in
Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session to discuss personnel issues. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner Davis declared the session open.
Road and Bridge Supervisor
Weldon Reynolds would like to prepay on
the loader that we have purchased through Zion’s Bank if funds would allow.
Weldon Reynolds would like to rent crushers, this would allow the County to do their own work and save some money.
Dan Lostutter, Harry Barker
with Island Park Sewer and David Schiess with Schiess and Associates appeared before the commissioners to discuss the Last Chance Wastewater. Mr.
Schiess was on hand primarily to give the commissioners a progress report. Mr.
Schiess feels that this pilot project could be done this fall. Mr. Schiess quoted that the cost could run approximately $15,000.00 to $
20,000.00 this being done as a test pilot program. Mr. David Schiess would like
to see this project done this winter, but Dan Lostutter feels that there are a
couple of factors that do not make this project possible for this year. Commissioners agreed that this project should be piloted. Commissioners
agreed that if they went with the pilot program there would be a need to hire
Harry and Dan would like to
have weekly updates with Mr. Schiess.
being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed
until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on 22nd day of
Dated at St. Anthony, Idaho, this ninth day of October 2001.