Commissioners August 26, 2022 Minutes
August 26, 2022
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Goffena, Commissioner Turley and Commissioner Pancratz were present. Minutes were taken by Clerk and Recorder Tomassi.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the agenda as amended. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the August 19, 2022 meeting minutes as amended. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner’s Goffena, Turley and Pancratz along with Road Supervisor Stockert attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Farrall Street Bridge on August 22, 2022.
Commissioner’s Goffena and Turley attended the interviews with Clerk and Recorder Tomassi for the open clerk position in the Clerk and Recorders office.
Commissioner Pancratz attended the interviews that were held for the open dispatcher position.
Maintenance Supervisor Jett gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. The repairs to the County Extension office were discussed along with placement of the handicap sign on the Courthouse lawn. Supervisor Jett has the Courthouse boiler ready to go for the winter.
Commissioner Goffena, Turley and Pancratz discussed the Memo of Understanding regarding the County Attorney salary between Musselshell County and Golden Valley County.
County Agent Soft gave her weekly report to the Commissioners.
DES Director/Fire Warden Russell and DES Coordinator Rook gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. Mr. Russell reported that the 2nd Tranche has been submitted and that a bill from Vanessa regarding the flood plain has been sent. Mr. Russell reported that there have been 5 fires in the last week. The CRFC grant and the RFC grant have all been sent. There will be a Fire Council meeting on September 1, 2022. There have been 4 new addresses completed within the county this last week. The budget was discussed among the Commissioners and Mr. Russell.
Sheriff Lesnik attended todays meeting along with the new County Attorney Adam Larsen.
The Commissioner’s had a web conference with James Adams and Kristina Miller regarding Child Care Support.
Treasurer/County Superintendent of Schools Darcie Hetrick met with Commissioners and discussed the schools mill levies and budgets.
CFO Kirk met with Commissioners and discussed the new fiscal year’s budget. Ms. Kirk will be traveling to Helena on Monday for a work meeting with the Local Government Services State Accounting Bureau on Tuesday.
Dave Ponte from the Chamber of Commerce was present during public comment. Mr. Ponte discussed donations for the replacement of the Christmas decorations that are located every year on Main Street. There is a $20,000 goal for replacing the decorations and the Chamber of Commerce would like to place a large decoration at the Court House. The Commissioners gave their approval.
End of public comment.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to review and sign Resolution 2022-23 dedicating a tract of land in Section 35, T-9-N, R-27-E for Montana Public Highway purposes. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to table Resolution 2022-24 approving the Final 2022/2023 Budget. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion to table carried.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to table the 2 Encroachment Permits submitted by William Bergin on Old Musselshell Road. Commissioner Turley second the motion. Motion to table carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approved the Encroachment Permits submitted by Hogan Land & Livestock. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Supervisor Stockert reviewed the Encroachment Permits on the 22nd and gave his approval. Motion carried.
End of meeting.
Commissioner Pancratz made a motion to adjourn any further business today. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
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