County Commission Meeting Minutes
Nov. 13, 2001

Present for the meeting were Commissioners Glenn Davis, Richard Baker, and Bill Forbush.

Elected Officials: Meeting with the commissioners on the regularly scheduled monthly meeting were the elected officials, Chief Deputy Assessor Barbara Hirschi, Treasurer Patricia McCoy, Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier, Clerk Abbie Mace and Deputy Clerk Suzanne Bagley was present to take minutes.       

Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier reported to the commissioners on the remodeling of the dispatch office. Sheriff Stegelmeier reported that remodeling should be completed within about three weeks. Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier commented on the need for tighter security in the courtroom. Commissioners will discuss this further to see what can be done, especially for security in the courtroom when court is in and out of session.

Treasurer Patricia Mc Coy presented some information on phone headsets to the commissioners and asked that we look into this further.   

Chief Deputy Assessor Barbara Hirschi stated to commissioners that BOE Sub Roll is scheduled for November 26, 2001 thru December 4, 2001.

Clerk Abbie Mace stated that District 7 Health Department will be offering flu shots to high risk employees on the 19th of November by appointment on a first come first serve basis. 

Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve one Jr. College application for one Fremont County resident. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Clerk Mace received an estimate of $ 4, 969.63 from High Country Glass & Mirror for the replacement of two windows in the Clerk’s Office. Commissioner Baker made a motion to replace the windows in the Clerk’s Office. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. 

Commissioner Glenn Davis signed one release of an LID Lien.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve to minutes from the previous meeting. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve renewal of liquor license applications for the following businesses. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

1.Anglers Lodge

2.Bottle Stop

3.Broulims Supermarket    

4.Fall River Trading Post

5.Cougar Corner

6.Henry’s Lake Lodge

7.Island Park Lodge

8.Jackson’s Food Store

9.Junction Services

10.Maverick Country Stores Inc.

11.Pappy’s LLC

12.Ranch House and Barn- Warm River Corp.

13.Relay Station

14.Star Bar

15.Timberline Golf

16.Village Bar            

17.Wild Rose Ranch at Henry’s Lake

Karen Lords, Planning and Zoning Administration, and Rich Zimmerman appeared before the commissioners on behalf of Island Park Village to have the second amended plat of Island Park Village signed. Commissioner Forbush made a motion to approve the plat in Island Park. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Dave Rydalch Weed Control Supervisor appeared before the commissioners to give commissioners his year end report. Mr. Rydalch has asked commissioners to consider three weeds in the county to be considered noxious. Commissioner will discuss this further with County Attorney Trent Grant to see what needs to be done to have this adopted by ordinance.

Dave Rydalch will be sending out an inventory list to all department heads stating what needs to be put in the surplus sale.

Frank Mackert with the Golf Course came before the commissioners to ask that they be able to make some renovations to the Golf Course inside of the building. Commissioners asked for some bids, and some plans.

Debbie Adams Social Services Director asked to meet with the 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. Commissioners signed two new Liens, one Release of a Lien, two Catastrophic Assignments, four Facts, Findings and Conclusions of Law, and two Orders of Reimbursement. Commissioner Baker made a motion to deny case #M2001-51. Deny case #M2001-52. Deny case # M2001-53. Approve case #G2002-3. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session for personnel matters. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner Glenn Davis declared the session open.

Jim Marshall appeared before the commissioners to ask for road abandonment so he can put a circle. This property is located north of Ashton. Commissioners agreed and will have County Attorney Trent Grant draw up a road abandonment agreement and schedule a public hearing. Commissioner Baker made a motion to abandon the road north of Ashton and Mr. Marshall will construct a private road for adjoining property owners. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. 

Dennis Keizer, Loren Jalbert, and Wayne Sharp, who represent Western Technology Management and Montgomery Watson Harza. These engineering firms are interested in constructing of an ethanol plant in Fremont County. Mr. Dennis Keizer gave the commissioners a presentation on the possibilities of making this plant look economically attractive. Also present was the new Economic Development Specialist Peter Gladstone. Commissioners will discuss this issue further, and will work with Mr. Peter Gladstone.

There being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on 26th day of November, 2001.

Dated at St. Anthony, Idaho, this thirteenth day of November 2001.