County Commission
Meeting Minutes
September 22, 2003

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

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

Sheriff Stegelmeier reported to commissioners that there are currently 19 imamates being housed in the jail.

Judge Keith Walker reported to commissioners that things seem to be going well with the new adult probation officer.

Clerk Abbie Mace reported to the commissioners that a public hearing will need to be held for seven parcels that did not receive property notification. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to approve Resolution #2003-16 ratifying and approving the inclusion of seven parcels of property within Local Improvement District No. 2002-01 for the Last Chance Sewer expansion project. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to open the Sewer LID Capital Improvement fund at Last Chance to pay Depatco in the amount of $290,352.12. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to open the budget for the jail and tort claims to be used from the emergency reserve fund which is to be done by court order.

Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to sign the joint powers agreement for the Tri-County adult probation. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to approve the following liquor licenses:

Hyde Restaurant

Henrys Lake Station LLC

Silver Horseshoe

Relay Station

Maverick Country Stores Inc.

The Timbers Edge

Elk Creek Station

Pappy’s LLC

Junction Service

Tom’s Tesoro

Browlim’s Supermarket Inc

Desert Oasis Resort

Timberline Golf

Bottle Stop

Wild Rose Ranch

A Bar Motel & Supper Club LLC

Meadow Creek Lodge

Phillips Lodge

Sportsman’s Lodge

Ponds Lodge

And one catering permit for Island Park Village Resort.

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

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

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to approve one junior college application. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to open the Last Chance Capital Improvement fund budget to increase the budgeted amount by $290,352.00 from monies received from our loan from DEQ for the capital improvement made at the Last Chance Sewer Treatment Facility. Also to increase the budget for the Five County Detention Center in the amount of $170,001 from funds on hand of which $160,868 goes to pay the first payment on the new building and $9,133 to pay for new equipment for the new building. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Treasurer Patricia McCoy, Assessor Ivel Burrell, Harry Barker with Island Park Sewer all came to discuss sewer hookup fees, and sewer permits. Doreen Perrish had some concerns regarding the sewer hookup fees. Ms. Perrish was willing to pay for the hookup fees, and the matter was resolved.

Karen Lords Planning and Zoning Administrator and Steve Hart with Silverhawk came before the commissioners to ask for the approval of Silverhawk subdivision pending the decision of County Surveyor Denny Jones. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to accept the plat pending the signature of County Surveyor Denny Jones. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Commissioner Trupp made a motion to sign the GIS Control Points agreements with Harper Leavitt Engineering and Mountain River Engineering for $95.00 per point and there 105 points for each contact. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Curtis Jeppeson Head Custodian asked to meet with commissioners in Executive Session. Commissioner Trupp 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 Trupp made a motion to have Clerk Mace look into the possibility of re-keying the building. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Tamara Cikaitoga Parks and Recreation Director came before the commissioners to discuss the minutes from the Golf Course Meeting. Mr. Frank Mackert will not be renewing his contract to manage the golf course next year. Advertising for the new manager will be done in October.

Treasurer Patricia met with commissioners to discuss fees that will be added to tax notices for unpaid county fees.

Attorney Trent Grant asked to meet with commissioners in Executive Session. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to go into executive session for the purpose of potential litigation, and personnel matters. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Debbie Adams Social Services Director asked to meet with commissioners in executive session. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to go into executive session. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion. Commissioner Forbush declared the meeting open. Commissioners signed two new liens. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to approve case #M2002-31. Approve case #M2003-28. Deny #M2003-29. Approve case

#G2003-164. Deny case #G2003-165. Approve case #G2003-162. Approve case #G2003-176. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Mr. Steve Sommer asked to meet with commissioners in Executive Session. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to go into executive session for personnel issues. Commissioner Forbush seconded the motion.

Lisa Turner from Data Processing came before the commissioners to review the fees for internet access for the title companies and realtors. Commissioner agreed to keep the fees the same as last year.

Don Galligan, Todd Barthameow, Lance Holstrom, and Kathy Koon from the Department of Transportation came before the commissioners to discuss the US 20 corridor update.

Butch Nagel Landfill Supervisor asked to meet with commissioners in executive session for the purpose of potential land acquisition. Commissioner Forbush declared the meeting open. Commissioner Smith made a motion to purchase the building and land known as the studmill property currently owned by Ted Gould for a purchase price of $166,000.00 hinging on the approval that the county can get a lease purchase set up through a bank. Commissioner Trupp seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Mike Vickers came before the commissioners to ask that the County sign a letter stating that the County has no rights and claims to a piece of property owned by Mr. Vickers. Commissioner Trupp made a motion to accept the approval of this agreement on the condition that this meets Weldon’s approval. Commissioner Smith seconded the motion. A full voice vote was heard with all commissioners voting in favor.

Kurt & Lori Mackert Fremont County Residents came before the commissioners signing a settlement agreement to release the County from any further liability, and purchase a parcel of property from the Mackert’s for the amount of $11,000.00 for road right of way.

Teresa Lords came before the commissioners to discuss the automobile status of a broken van that is used for the senior meals on wheels. Commissioners agreed to have the vehicle fixed, and look at the possibility of replacing it with another used vehicle.

There being no further business to come before this Board the meeting was recessed until the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on October 14, 2003.

Dated at St. Anthony, Idaho, this twenty second day of September 22, 2003.