County Commission Meeting Minutes
August 27, 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, 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.

Attorney Trent Grant reported to the commissioners that Ms. Stone’s Attorney responded to the letter written by Attorney Trent Grant on behalf of the commissioners regarding the easement to her property located in Island Park. Attorney Trent Grant will give them the information that they have requested and will report back to the commissioners as soon as a response has been made.

Treasurer Patricia McCoy asked commissioners to meet with her and Key Bank personnel on Wednesday August 29, 2001 to come to a decision on some of the banking problems that have occurred within the county concerning service charges and fees.  

Treasurer McCoy gave the third quarter report of $8,447,596.88.

Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier gave commissioners three bids on the construction for the floor in the jail. Layle Cherry gave a bid of $ 1,703.00, Thompson Construction bid at $2,825.00, and H & H Construction gave a bid of$ 3,250.00. Commissioner Baker made a motion to accept Layle Cherry’s bid for the construction of the floor in the jail. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Clerk Abbie Mace asked commissioners for a motion to accept Bill Enget to remain on the Board for Animal Damage Control. Commissioner Baker made a motion to renominate Mr. Bill Enget will remain as director from Fremont County to the District # 5 Animal Damage Control Board. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Clerk Mace had Commissioner Glen Davis sign a Right-of-Way Easement from Mr. Boyd L. Williams of Pocatello to be recorded. The property is located on the east half of the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter of Section 31, Township 8 North, Range 42 E.B.M. This easement will be used for the purpose of a school bus turn around.

Clerk Mace presented a letter from Bruce Arnell asking for 29% of $ 16,000.00 from Fremont County to help with operation and maintenance fees for the Free Clinic. Commissioner Baker made a motion to accept the 29% to help with the Rexburg Free Clinic and its operating costs. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to accept Resolution # 2001-19 establishing fees for Informal Misdemeanor Adult Probation Services. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

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

Executive Session- 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 Davis declared the session open.

Social Services Director Debbie Adams 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. Commissioners signed one release of a lien and one fact of findings and conclusion. Commissioner Forbush made a motion to approve case # M2001-41. Deny case # M2001-33. Approve case # G2001-117. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. 

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

Rod Chandler appeared before the commissioners to present a total ICRMP summary for insurance. The total premium for the 2001/2002-year is $ 105,252.00.Clerk Mace will hand each department head a copy of the summary sheet to review and make any necessary changes regarding our insurance policy. 

Sewer System Supervisor Harry Barker appeared before the commissioners to give the Island Park Sewer Report. Commissioners gave Harry and Dan the ok to order the replacement package for the lift station.

Mary Lou Davis Emergency Medical Services Director came before the commissioners to ask for a rate increase on the mileage from $ 4.00 to$ 6.50 per loaded mile. Commissioner Forbush made a motion to ask for a rate increase per loaded mile to $ 6.50. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.  

There being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on September 9, 2001.

Dated at St. Anthony, Idaho, this twenty-seventh day of August 2001.