March 12, 2021
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Goffena. Commissioner Turley and Commissioner Pancratz were present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the agenda after adding to approve and sign an encroachment permit in Section 4, T-06-N, R- 27-E on Fattig Creek Road. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion as amended. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the agenda after a word correction. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion as amended. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the minutes from the March 8, 2021 Road Department meeting. Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The Commissioners did not have any board meetings.
Maintenance Supervisor Jett gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. The RO system at the Commons was plugged and someone from Culligans is going to be here on Monday March 15 to look at it.
Ruth Mayo met with the Commissioners regarding a property on Farrell Street. Ms. Mayo asked if the Commissioners had given Central Montana Health District pictures that were taken of garbage in the creek. Commissioner Goffena told her he Central Montana Health District did file citations and the matter was turned over to the County Attorney.
Sheriff Lesnik, Mayor Jones, Floyd Fisher and Gary Toombs met with the Commissioners to discuss the City’s COVID-19 reimbursement. The money is for salary reimbursement. The Commissioners are going to talk to MACo about what they can do with the money. The City wants to purchase 3 solar speed limit signs.
Sheriff Lesnik met with the Commissioners to discuss his budget.
County Agent Solf gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. Ms. Solf is waiting on quotes for digging vaulted latrines at the campground. There are 2 quotes for the roof on the 4H building. County Agent annual performance review will be March 16, 2021.
Raymond Raths and Sue Olson met with the Commissioners to discuss the proposed Riverside fishing access. Mr. Raths had old documents showing the Fergus right of way. Mr. Raths said he doesn’t have a problem with the fishing access but he would like the road to go further down towards the river. Mr. Raths would like to lease some of the County owned lots. The Commissioners are going to have a meeting with all parties involved to discuss the project.
DES Coordinator Harper gave his weekly report to the Commissioners. They are still waiting on permits for the Farrell Street Bridge project and reimbursement for the FEMA PDM. There will be a Hazard Mitigation planning meeting on March 15, 2021. There were 2 new addresses last week. There is a Red Cross blood drive May 4th, 2021, at the Ambulance Barn.
Robie Culver and Dave Gates with Stahly Engineering called in to discuss possible preservation grants to replace the sidewalks and curbs at the Commons. Ms. Culver talked to the Commissioners regarding a TSEP preliminary report for the Bridge Road Bridge. The Commissioners are going to talk to Road Supervisor Stockert about the project.
There was no public comment.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve (pending Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockerts approval) the Encroachment Permit for an approach in Section 4, Township 6 North, Range 27 East on Fattig Creek Road submitted by Dale Wallace. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
There being no further business the motion was made to adjourn. Motion carried.
The Commissioners did not meet with the Road Department this week.
Last modified: March 19, 2021