County Commission Meeting Minutes
December 9, 2002

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

Elected Officials: Meeting 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.

Assessor Ivel Burrell came before the commissioners to discuss a problem with a County Tax payer parcel RPSO166024001CA . Commissioner Baker made a motion to refund this individual his homeowner’s exemption for 2001 and 2002 tax years. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Fremont County Tax payer 01002090010020A will be granted a tax exemption for 2002. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to cancel his taxes only.

Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Treasurer Patricia Mc Coy asked that commissioners discuss with Brigg Blake the director of the Five County Detention who will need County Credit Cards.

Clerk Abbie Mace updated commissioners on the new payroll system. Clerk Mace is hoping that in January direct deposit will be offered to County employees.

Clerk Mace presented commissioners with the road agreement between the County and Birch’s. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to accept the agreement between Lowell Birch and the County. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

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

Tamra Citikoga Parks and Recreation Director came before the commissioners to discuss the Snowmobile Enterprise Account. Commissioner Baker made a motion to open the budget to put in additional funds. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Tamra Citokoga invited the commissioner to come up to Island Park and see what the Groomer’s do.

Parks and Recreation Director Tamra Citikotoga informed commissioners the Fremont County Golf Committee will meet to discuss the possibilities of a rate increase for the next year.

Commissioner Baker made a motion to appoint Marjean Eastman to the Fremont County Snowmobile Advisory Committee. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Karen Lords Planning and Building Administrator and Building Inspector Charlie Allen came before the commissioners to discuss the top three choices for a new Building Inspector. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to offer it to the first choice, with the option for a possible salary negotiation. Commissioner Baker seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Karen Lords presented Ordinance No. 2002-05 adopting the 2000 International Building Code and the 2000 International Residential Code. Commissioner Baker made a motion to adopt ordinance no. 2002-05. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Butch Nagle Landfill Supervisor came before the commissioners to discuss the need for a full time person at the Island Park Landfill in the office. Butch Nagle asked commissioners for permission to turn two seasonal part time positions, into two permanent part time positions to fill this need. This is being required by DEQ. Commissioners Agreed.

Weldon Reynolds Road and Bridge Supervisor came before the commissioners to inform them on the meeting that was held between School Transportation Officials and the Road and Bridge to coordinate schedules for the winter weather. Weldon also updated the commission on current road projects.

Debbie Adams Social Services Director asked to meet with commissioners in executive session. Commissioner Baker made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor. Commissioner Forbush declared the meeting open. Commissioners signed one new lien, and two Facts, Findings, and Conclusions of law, along with one assignment. Commissioner Baker made a motion to deny case #M2003-1. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion a full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Forbush signed Resolution # 2002- 25 which was adopted November 14, 2002. amending the personnel policy.

There being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on December 18, 2002.

Dated as St. Anthony, Idaho, this Ninth day of December 2002.