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Commissioner January 19, 2024 Minutes

January 26, 2024

January 19. 2024

The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Turley.  Commissioner Pancratz and Commissioner Goffena were present.

Pledge of Allegiance.

Commissioner Goffena made the motion to approve the agenda for the day. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the January 12, 2024 minutes as written.  Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

There was no public comment on several budget amendments that will be on next week’s business.

Public comment:

Theresa Doumit called in and wanted to update the Commissioners on a possible Grand Opening for the Welcome Center Kiosk.  They are planning it for the day R.S.V.P is having their trade show, April 20, 2024.  The Commissioner agreed to the day.

End of public comment.

Commissioner Goffena attended the CMHD meeting in Winnett. There have been 3 people apply for the Sanitarian position. There were 96 sanitation permits done in 2023. 38 to 40% of the budget has been spent so far.  They have done 672 immunizations.

Commissioner Turley attended a Bull Mountain Land Owners meeting with suggestions on monitoring their water.

Commissioner Turley and Commissioner Goffena did the claims for the week.

Claims = $150,223.94

Angie Mozqueda with Youth Cares and Jody Dahl from the Jody Alise Foundation met with the Commissioners.  Ms. Mozqueda reported there are now 9 students in the Youth CARES program and hope to have 15 by the end of the month. The State would like to revamp the Local Advisory Council (LAC). They are going to be sending out flyers with a survey to see when would be best to have the meetings. Prevention is funded by the State.  Roundup has lost a lot of services from the Mental Health Center; The Foundation is going to be going out for the grant. Ms. Dahl said over the next 5 years she hopes to have something in place for mental health. She gave the Commissioners a flyer from Catalyst for Change, a company that provides access to 47 health care professionals across the nation that works with Counties, Schools and hospitals.

County Agent Solf gave her weekly report to the Commissioners.  The South-Central Ag Tour is January 30 in Lavina.  They are trying to start up a “Memory Café” for care givers.

Sheriff Lesnik gave his weekly report.  Floyd Fisher and Bruce Hoiland were also present. The Black Mountain Software is showing different days, which is a problem for payroll. Mr. Lesnik is worried about ice jams with the warmer weather coming up.  The County needs to come up with a new County Attorney if Adam Larsen gets elected as Judge.  Bruce Hoiland had questions about an ongoing investigation.

DES Director Russell and Coordinator Rook gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. They are going to be working on getting a dozer for the dump through the Department of Defenses’ surplus property.  The power outage was a busy time and learning lesson for a few things.   Only 1 person utilized the warming shelter. The 2023 VFA grant closed out. 1 more person signed up to be in the FEMA buyout.

Treasurer Hetrick met with the Commissioners regarding doing a resolution for the 95 Mills.

Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert met with the Commissioners with a Goffena Bridge update.

Ambulance Director Solberg visited with the Commissioners but there was nothing to update them on.

There being no further business Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to adjourn.  Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

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