March 19, 2021
The meeting was called to order at 8:45 by Commissioner Goffena. Commissioner Turley and Commissioner Pancratz were present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the agenda as is. Commissioner Goffena seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Turley made the motion to approve the minutes from the March 12, 2021 meeting. Commissioner Pancratz seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Goffena and Commissioner Turley attended the DES Multi Hazzard Mitigation meeting on March 15, 2021 and the 911 meeting on March 16, 2021.
Commissioner Goffena signed the Zoning Compliance form on March 15, 2021 for Section 4, T-8-N, R-27-E submitted by Kilby Butte Hutterian Brethren Inc.
Tory Kolkhorst with Senator Daines office met with the Commissioners on Thursday March 18, 2021 to ask if there was anything they wanted the Senator to work on. The Commissioners told her that the coal mine is a priority. Also, with the DEQ regulations being so strict, it is hard to get gravel to fix our roads. Commissioner Turley suggested Mr. Daines getting other Senators to visit to see how we live. Rural communities are different from big cities.
The Commissioners did not have a meeting with the Road Department on March 15, 2021.
Maintenance Supervisor Jett gave her weekly report to the Commissioner. They installed “lit” exit signs in the Courthouse. There needs to be a box around the fire extinguisher in the Courtroom. The Commissioners told her that they are going to be demolishing the Old Farmers Union building on March 29, 2021 and if there are any locks on the doors they need to be removed.
Justice of the Peace Marking met with the Commissioners regarding travel claims. The Commissioners agree that the policy needs updated. Budget was discussed. Mr. Marking updated the Commissioners on the Military Honor events taking place over the 4th of July weekend. Mr. Marking questioned why the airport road hasn’t been fixed. Commissioner Pancratz said that the roads were worked on by priority.
Pam Walling from MACo called in to ask if the Commissioners had any questions regarding the employee medical renewal form that is on the 3:00 business for signature? All Commissioners said they did not have any questions and would be signing at 3:00.
County Attorney Peterson met with the Commissioners.
Treasurer Hetrick gave a weekly report to the Commissioners. The Pine Ridge Golf Course CDBG Loan was paid in full. The audit was discussed.
County Agent Solf gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. Ms. Solf has gotten 3 bids for the 4H building roof.2 of the bids were the same. The Commissioners told Ms. Solf to see who can do the work the soonest. Ms. Solf is going to look into grant funding for portable bleachers at
the fairgrounds. Maintenance man Will Donahue will be starting work in April.
Fire Warden Russell met with the Commissioners to update them on mapping training.
Judge Spaulding, Under Sheriff Bednar, County Attorney Peterson and Treasure Hetrick met with the Commissioners regarding updating the security system for the County.
There was no public comment.
The Commissioners approved Certificate of Survey 2021-3RB for a Boundary Relocation in Township-7-N, Range-26-East and Township-7-North, Range-27-East in multiple Sections submitted by Scott Bloomenrader for Signal Peak Energy.
Commissioner Pancratz made the motion to review and sign the July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022 MACo Medical rate renewal for Musselshell County. Commissioner Turley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
There being no further business Commissioner Turley made the motion to adjourn. Motion carried.
Commissioner Goffena and Commissioner Turley did claims on March 18, 2021.
Claims for the seconded run of March = $166,271.44
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