County Commission Meeting Minutes
November 14, 2002

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

Elected Officials: Meeting with the commissioners on the regularly scheduled monthly meeting were the elected officials, Deputy Assessor Jeremy Dixon, Treasurer Patricia McCoy, Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier, Prosecuting Attorney Trent Grant, Clerk Abbie Mace and Deputy Clerk Suzanne L. Bagley was present to take minutes.

Sheriff Thomas Stegelmeier asked commissioners to go into executive session for personnel issues. Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Treasurer Patricia McCoy gave commissioners the quarterly report. Treasurer Patricia McCoy gave commissioners cancellation in the amount of $289.16 for the month of September.

Clerk Abbie Mace gave commissioners an ICRMP Ballot for the ICRMP Board Member at large. Commissioners agreed to vote for Todd Lakey.

Clerk Mace gave commissioners one liquor license to approve. Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve the Hungry Bear Market. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to amend the Drug & Alcohol testing policy for the County Groomers. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

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

Deputy Assessor Jeremy Dixon stated to commissioners that assessment notices have been sent out, and that the sub roll Board of Equalization will be heard at the November 25, 2002 commissioners meeting.

Dave Rydalch Weed Supervisor came before the commissioners to give the weed report to the commissioners.

Weldon Reynolds Road and Bridge Supervisor and David Gregory Island Park Road and Bridge Foreman came before the commissioners to give a Road & Bridge Report. Commissioner Baker made a motion to purchase a Snow Rotary from the State for $20,000.00. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Road and Bridge Supervisor will put a notice in the paper informing residents not to push their private snow across the roads for the Road and Bridge crew to plow through.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to have Mr. Dennis Kennedy continue plowing the north river road, and Rainbow Road in Island Park from a request from Mr. Dennis Kennedy in Island Park. A previous agreement done with the commissioners will be kept. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Karen Lords from Planning and Building and Charlie Allen Building Inspector came before the commissioners to inform them as of January 1, 2003 the State will adopt the new Building codes. Charlie Allen would like permission to consult with Mr. James Sempek who will charge $30.00 per hour to help planning and building amend the Counties current Development Code for the adoption of the new International Building Code. Commissioner Baker made a motion to have Planning and Building go ahead with the project. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Kirk Mace Fremont County Juvenile Probation Officer presented to the commission information on the state Functional Family Therapy program. Mr. Mace asked the commission to sign a memorandum of understanding with the state on implementing this program. Commissioners agreed to first have legal council review this before signing.

Brett Mackert from the Search and Rescue program came before the commissioners to give commissioners the land transfer agreement from the City of St. Anthony to the County for a parcel of land located next to the City of St. Anthony’s Airport. The parcel located in the Northeast ¼ of Section 12, Township 7 North, Range 40 East this property will be used to build a building.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to sign the agreement between City and the County for transfer of land for the Search and Rescue building. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Debbie Adams Social Services Director asked to meet with commissioners in executive session. Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner Forbush declared the meeting open. Commissioners signed one new lien, and one release of a lien. Commissioner Baker made a motion to approve case # G2003-08. Approve case # G2003-14. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Tamra Cikaitoga Parks and Recreation Director came before the commissioners to discuss the snowmobile building. Parks and Recreation Director Tamara Cikaitoga stated that she has hired two new snow groomers.

Tamra Cikaitoga asked to meet with commissioners in executive session for personnel issues. Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Forbush declared the meeting open.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to add two more members to the golf committee from the Ashton area. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner Baker requested that Clerk Mace work in conjunction with the outside auditor Sharon Staeb to set better bookkeeping procedures for the golf course.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to appoint Peter Wadsworth to replace Donna Lynn Session who left a vacant seat on the school board. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with both 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 November 25 , 2002.

Dated as St. Anthony, Idaho, this fourteenth day of November 2002.