May 29, 2001
for the meeting were Commissioners Glenn Davis, Richard Baker, and Bill
with the commissioners on the regularly scheduled monthly meeting were the
elected officials, Assessor Ivel Burrell, Treasurer Patricia McCoy, Sheriff
Thomas Stegelmeier, Clerk Abbie Mace and Deputy Clerk Suzanne L. Bagley was
present to take minutes.
Ivel Burrell commented on the need to have Prosecuting Attorney Trent Grant draw up the
Data Sharing Agreement from the GIS Office. Assessor Ivel Burrell indicated
the need for this as soon as possible.
Ivel Burrell gave the commissioners two bids for the blinds in the Motor
Vehicle and Assessors Office. Browning’s Cost Plus Interior bid $ 1,657.95
and Showcase Interiors bid $ 1,731.00. Commissioner Baker made a motion to
accept Browning’s bid for the blinds. Commissioner Forbush seconded the
motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.
Burrell asked that we amend the BOE status for Chapel of the Pines.
BOE tape May 14, 2001.
Patricia McCoy reported that the Treasurer’s Convention for next
year would meet May 30, 2001 in Idaho Falls to start planning.
Abbie Mace reported
to the commissioners that Corner Paul Romrell received a letter from Eastern
Idaho Regional Medical Center stating that they will no longer be doing
autopsies in Idaho Falls, the next closest facility is in Pocatello.
Mace read a letter from Burton Butler to select a County Representative to
serve on an interview panel for a Drug Court Coordinator. Commissioners will
appoint Kurt Hillman to serve on this board.
Mace submitted two bids one from Monte Wight Motors and Stone’s for
Extension Agent Janice Stimpson to purchase a new vehicle. Commissioner Baker
made a motion to accept Monte Wight’s bid on the Bonneville 2000 Pontiac at
a bid price of $17,190.00. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full
voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.
discussed the water seepage under the building at District Seven Health
Department, and will take a look at it further.
Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.
Bidwell appeared before the commissioners to discuss a possible
violation of solid waste stemming from 1995. Mr. Bidwell is asking that the
mess be taken care of. Mr. Gary Bidwell would like to see the County put a
moratorium on the property until it can be cleaned up. Attorney Trent Grant
was present to hear Mr. Gary Bidwell. The County cannot put a moratorium on an
individual parcel of property in the County. Attorney Trent Grant will
research this request and advise the commissioners of their options.
Nagle Landfill Supervisor and Employee Julie Schuldies reported to the commissioners on the Waste
Management Seminar. Landfill Supervisor Butch Nagle gave commissioners an
overview report of the seminar.
Parker appeared before the commissioners with a signed petition of various requests
from people in the area asking for an increase in the speed limit on the South
River Road. Commissioners stated that their previous decision stood, and no
changes would be made.
Services Director Debbie Adams asked to meet with commissioners in a closed session. Commissioner Baker made
a motion to go into closed session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.
Commissioner Forbush made a motion to open the meeting. Commissioner Baker
seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting
in favor. Director Debbie Adams had one release of a lien and one
Keith Walker appeared before the commissioners to discuss the building of a 5 County
Detention in the St. Anthony area. Judge Walker has asked a construction
company to come in and give a bid on County property.
Dorothy Bowen was present before the commissioners to discuss the Rural
Economic Development block grant program through the Idaho Department of
Commerce. ECPIDA would like Fremont County to apply for a grant for
Trouthunter a business in Island Park. This grant is for infrastructure
improvements. Dorothy Bowen has asked the commissioners to sign a resolution. Commissioner
Baker made a motion to sign authorizing Resolution # 2001-13. Commissioner
Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all
commissioners voting in favor.
Prince from Edge Wireless appeared before the commissioners to present a cell phone service offer. Mr.
Dave Prince has a packet for the Department Heads and the
Austin from ML Technologies was present before the commissioners to
and Recreation Director Tamra Cikaitoga appeared before the commissioners to present several bids for an extended cab
pickup for use from the Parks and Recreation Department. Taylor Chevrolet Co.
bid at$ 19,000.00, Erickson $ 19,110.00, Monte Wight Motors $ 19,292.55,
Erickson $ 19,394.00. Commissioner Baker made a motion to accept the purchase
of a 2001 Sonoma 4WD extended cab pickup at Erickson for the purchase price of
$ 19,110.00. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.
Tower Representatives Lee Staker representing
A Piece of the Rockies approached the commissioners to set up a cell tower and
pay rent to the County and the City for the rental of ground for the use of
putting up a 196 ft. cell tower at the landfill. The commissioners will look
into this further, and get back to Mr. Staker.
Lou Davis EMS Coordinator appeared before the commissioners to ask
the commissioners not to sign the Blue Cross preferred provider contract,
which would lose
being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed
until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on June 7, 2001.
at St. Anthony, Idaho, this twenty-ninth day of May 2001.