June 25, 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,
Prosecuting Attorney Trent Grant, Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier, Clerk Abbie Mace
and Deputy Clerk Suzanne Bagley was present to take minutes.
Thomas Stegelmeier reported that full time dispatchers completed the ILETS training course in
Pocatello. Sheriff Stegelmeier commented on the need for tighter security in
the dispatch office and would like to have a door installed on the side where
the jail is located as soon as funds allow.
Patricia McCoy asked that the outside finishing on the windows be taken care of. Clerk Mace
will contact the work camp.
Trent Grant commented on his legal findings regarding the Psyche Developmental Foundation,
asking the commissioners to consider them for tax-exempt status, which will be
reviewed further at Board of Equalization hearings.
Attorney Trent Grant reported to the commissioners on the purchasing of the old Porters Building for the renovations that ML Technologies would like to do. Attorney Trent Grant will contact Ted Austin to let him know of his findings.
Mace presented commissioners with a lease agreement from Zion’s Bank for the
compactor for the landfill in the purchase amount of $ 102,600.00.
Commissioner Baker made a motion to accept the terms of the lease agreement
with Resolution # 2001-15. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full
voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.
Clerk Mace will schedule budget hearings for all department heads to meet with the commissioners on July 2, 2001.
Mace received a letter from Ken Anderson on Blue Cross insurance. Mr. Anderson
stated a 7.5 % proposed increase for Blue Cross and a 6 % increase for Delta
Mace asked Attorney Trent Grant for input on the Willard Price proposal, which
would move the Mack’s Inn sewer wastewater spray field so that an adjacent
parcel of property could be developed. Attorney Trent Grant stated that Mr.
Willard Price should come up with the money and present the finished contract
before the County does anything. Commissioner Davis will contact Willie
Tuescher with DEQ and ask for further advise before proceeding.
Mace received a letter from Willie Tuescher on a DEQ grant that would be
available for the Last Chance water system. Commissioners would like a letter
Baker made a motion to accept the minutes from the previous meeting.
Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all
commissioners voting in favor.
received a letter from concerned citizens asking to have the speed limit
reduced from 50 mph. to 35 mph. located between 650 N & 800 N on 3100 E in
Chester. Commissioner Forbush made a motion to have the speed limit reduced
from 50 mph. to 35 mph. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice
vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.
Forbush made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Baker
seconded the motion. Commissioners went into executive session
Martindale was before the commissioners representing the parties of the proposed Squirrel
Herd District. Mr. Kip Martindale was on hand to answer any questions on the
proposed district. Commissioners will need to have a public hearing and give
two weeks prior notice to the hearing. Commissioners will schedule July 23,
2001 to have the public hearing in the commissioner’s room.
Harker who resides in Shotgun West Subdivision appeared before the commissioners to
ask that the Willow Creek cut off road be maintained a little better. Commissioner
Glenn Davis stated that if this were a County maintained road, the County
would see that this was taken care of. Mr. Eldon Harker also asked that more
law enforcement be seen patrolling in the Shotgun West Subdivision.
Parker Mayor of Teton City and Planning and Zoning Administrator Karen Lords stated to the commissioners
that the County and the City of Teton no longer have a joint powers agreement
at this time, to deal with Planning and Zoning and issuing of building
permits. Clerk Mace suggested that a resolution be drawn up to clarify any confusion. The
City will take care of the zoning part of this and the County will take care
of the permits. Planning and Zoning Administrator Karen Lords will get with
County Attorney Trent Grant and draw up the resolution.
Services Director Debbie Adams asked to meet with commissioners in a closed session. Commissioner Forbush
made a motion to into closed session. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion.
A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner
Davis declared the meeting open. Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve
#M2001-37 for attorney fees only, and deny case #M2001-33. Commissioner
Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all
commissioners voting in favor. Commissioners signed one amended lien and two
and Doris John appeared before the commissioners to ask why he had been assessed a $60.00
landfill fee for new homes not finished. Treasurer Patricia McCoy was present
to explain ordinance #95-04. Mr. John also felt his assessment for his
before the commissioners to advise them on a tentative agreement regarding the
David Gietzen property and several parcels of property that adjoin Mr.
Gietzen, which have been landlocked. Attorney Penny Stanford came before the
commissioners to ask for a 10ft easement thru the property the County owns.
Ms. Stanford is here to ask for a verbal agreement on the 10ft. easement from
commissioners and gave Ms. Stanford the ok to proceed.
Schiess with Schiess and Associates appeared before the commissioners to introduce his
company, and tell of services that are available from his engineering firm. Mr.
Schiess asked commissioners to consider his company should Fremont County have
any up coming development projects.
Lou Davis EMS Coordinator reported to the commissioners that she and Dr. Curtis will meet on June 26,
2001 to discuss and go over the St. Anthony run reports.
and Jared Browning presented the commissioners with a presentation. The business name is Pre-Paid
Legal Plan. Mr. Browning has asked the commissioners for permission to present
this to all County employees. Mr. Browning asked for permission to contact all
employees and give them the presentation. The commissioners will put a memo to
County employees asking if there is any interest and get back to Mr. Browning.
Wuthrick appeared before the commissioners with the emergency management report. Bill
Wuthrick reported to the commissioners that at the Governors Conference,
being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed
until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on July 9, 2001.
at St. Anthony, Idaho, this twenty-fifth day of June 2001.