April 9, 2021
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Goffena. Commissioner Turley and Commissioner Pancratz were present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
CFO Chris Kirk joined the meeting for observation. Ms. Kirk will be calling Auditor Denning to go over accounting procedures. Mr. Denning will be here the week of April 25, 2021 sometime.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the agenda as is. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the April 2, 2021 minutes and the April 5, 2021 Road Department minutes as is. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Goffena and Commissioner Turley attended the zoom MDT/Goffena Bridge meeting at the County Road Department on April 7, 2021.
Maintenance Supervisor Jett gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. Ms. Jett is not sure if Larry Lekse had made it to the Extension Building to work on the overhead doors or not but she will check.
The Commissioner are going to get bids for a storage room in the Courtroom.
Sheriff Lesnik gave his weekly report to the Commissioners. Mr. Lesnik is going to move forward with getting the lift at the office to make it ADA compliant. There was a personnel issue.
DES Coordinator Harper and Fire Warden Russell gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. FEMA reimbursement was received this week and now they are working to close out the grant. The Strategic Advisory Committee recommended to no fund the Homeland Security Grant. Burning is closed. They may have to do a budget amendment for a possible seasonal employee to put up road signs.
Treasurer Hetrick gave the Commissioners the quarterly reports. FEMA money was discussed. Ms. Hetrick will meet with Auditor Denning at the end of the month.
County Agent Solf gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. Ms. Solf gave the Commissioners a quote for seed at the ballfield. There was a hazardous tree at the Campground that was taken down for safety. April 19, 2021 there will be a Fair Board meeting at the Extension Office. There is also a Roundup Community Partners meeting the 2nd Thursday of every month and Ms. Solf encouraged the Commissioners to try to go to a meeting.
Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert met with the Commissioners to update them on the Goffena Bridge/MDT meeting that was this morning at 9:00 till 1:00. Floodplain Coordinator Harper will need to ok the change in the 1-foot variance on the permit. They need to see if the Museum would want some of the old Goffena Bridge which would save money and speed up the process. There will possibly be an on-site meeting soon. They will have to go out for bids on the foundation for the new County shop due to the price of material increases.
There was no public comment.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to suspend the rules to appoint Terry Frost to the Weed Board to replace Gil Majerus. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Jeremy Fadness with WWC Engineering and Scott Cromwell from Slade Architect met with the Commissioners to discuss the Planning Board and some concerns about some County property. The Planning Board is supposed to meet once a quarter. The Commissioners would like to find out more information on ordinances for community decay, junk vehicles and zoning. Mr. Fadness is going to send information and a draft for planning and community decay to take to the Planning Board. They also are going to start reviewing the County Growth policy.
Sheriff Lesnik, Mr. Fadness and Mr. Cromwell met to go over the preliminary plans for the Sheriff impound building.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to adjourn. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
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