Commissioners March 17, 2023 Minutes
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. by Commissioner Turley. Commissioner Pancratz and Commissioner Goffena were present. Clerk & Recorder Tomassi was also present at today’s meeting.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve the March 17, 2023 agenda as is. Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion. All in favor, motion carried.
Commissioner Goffena made the motion to approve the March 10, 2023 minutes with a correction. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion to approve as amended. All in favor, motion carried to approve minutes as amended.
Commissioner Board Information:
Commissioner Turley attended the District Hospital Board meeting on March 14, 2023. Finances were discussed and reported that the Hospital is currently in good financial condition.
Commissioner Goffena attended the LAC Mental Health meeting this past week. Commissioner Goffena also attended the Central Montana Health District meeting.
Door was then closed for an HR issue.
County Agent Solf gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. There will be an Equine workshop at the Back Porch tomorrow. On March 25, 2023 there will be a bee keeping 101 work shop at noon at the Extension office. There will be a gardening training workshop held in April and a canning class on May 6, 2023. There will be a Fair Board meeting coming up next week. Ms. Solf spoke with the seasonal maintenance worker for the fairgrounds regarding starting work for the season.
Sheriff Lesnik gave his weekly report to the Commissioners.
DES Director Russell, DES Coordinator Rook gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. They have been attending the Region 8 training for FEMA this past week. Mr. Russell submitted the RFC Grant Reimbursement and the AED Grant. CFO Kirk attended meeting and discussed budgets. The plotter in the office has more malfunctions and they will be looking at the budget for purchasing another one. Mr. Russell discussed the COOP deadline. The new DES Command UTV has been delivered.
Ponderosa Power, LLC handed in an Encroachment application for a right-a-way.
CFO Kirk gave her weekly report to the Commissioners.
EMT Jim Vivirito met with Commissioners and gave updates regarding the Emergency Operations Center.
Carol Sewell attended meeting and discussed a road issue with the Commissioners.
Commissioner Turley opened the 3:00 business meeting. Ken Naylor David Shreeve, Wendy Shreeve and Warren Hanson attended the meeting.
Commissioner Goffena made the motion to approve and award the request for qualifications for Engineering at the Roundup Airport to KLJ Engineering. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion to approve the award to KLJ Engineering. All in favor. Motion carried.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to approve and sign the County Emergency Operation Plan submitted by DES. Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to appoint Cheryl Goffena as a representative of the Area II Council on Aging. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Commissioner Goffena abstained from the vote. Motion carried.
Commissioner Goffena made the motion to suspend the rules and approve the PER for the ARPA water and sewer management plan. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion carried.
Ken Naylor handed a petition to the Commissioners which renames the Water District to Middle Musselshell County Water District.
Janice Beck, Mark Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Charles Gettelman, and Michael Pratt met with Commissioners to discuss the protest and possible election regarding the Middle Musselshell County Water District.
There being no other business. Meeting was adjourned.
Last modified: March 24, 2023