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Commissioners April 16, 2021 Minutes

April 23, 2021

April 16, 2021

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

Pledge of Allegiance.

Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the agenda for the day after adding Joe Vescovi at 2:00. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the minutes from the April 9, 2021 meeting and the April 12, 2021 Road Department meeting. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Commissioner Turley attended the Watershed Board meeting. Deadman’s is at 87% but should reach 100% and there has been no snow runoff yet.

Commissioner Goffena attended the Weed board meeting and said they are very thorough and organized.

A resident called to ask about using the FAS site for a family reunion in July. The Commissioners will check into seeing if it can be used.

DES Coordinator Harper and Fire Warden Russell gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. Burning has opened with recent moisture. There was 1 new address last week. Section 1 of the EOP (emergency operating plan) has been sent to departments for approval. Red Cross Blood Drive is May 4th at the Ambulance Barn. May 11, 2021 they are planning an active DUI accident drill for the High School.

Stephanie Downs met with the Commissioners and CFO Chris Kirk. Ms. Downs was the County Manager for Petroleum County until 2006 and is willing to help Ms. Kirk learn about County Budgets and accounts for departments.

Joe Vescovi, Larry Lekse and Bob Goffena met with the Commissioners regarding Cameron Road and weather it is a County Road or not. The Commissioners are going to hire someone to do a search to clarify the issue.

Public comment:

Rose Martin, Bob Varney, Lavonne Rook from the Food Bank and Marcy Brookie and Amanda Brown with Area II Council on Aging were present to talk to the Commissioners about the Food Bank. They asked the Commissioners if there was a way to get funding for a paid position to work the Food Bank? There is a need to have it open more than just the 2 days it is open now. There is a lot of paper work with the commodity contract and ordering. The Commissioners will look into the budget and also call Snowy Mountain Development to see if there are any grants.

The County Attorney met with the Commissioners.

Commissioner Goffena and Commissioner Turley did the 2nd run of claims for April, 2021 on Thursday April 15, 2021.         Claims April 15, 2021 = $84,241.49   Check #70142 – #70226

Last modified: April 23, 2021

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