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Commissioner’s Minutes August 6, 2018

August 20, 2018

August 6, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 by Commissioner Goffena. Commissioner Borner and Berry were present.

The minutes from the July 30, 2018 meeting were reviewed approved by all Commissioners.

Road Department Secretary Kenner gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. There will be a “silent Auction” soon and we will be contacting all Departments to see if they have anything they would like to get rid of. They are getting bids for hail damage roof repair.  Commissioner Goffena said to look for quality and as soon as possible.

There was not a report from the Sheriff’s Office.

Accounting Supervisor Angel met with the Commissioners to go over the Certified Taxable Values for Musselshell County submitted by the Department of Revenue. The Commissioners are going to send a letter to Cucancic Construction for a face to face meeting to discuss issues that have not been taken care of at the Musselshell County Central Commons.

DES Coordinator Fisher gave his weekly report to the Commissioners. We need to put the updated Procurement Policy on the Agenda because it is required by the State. There are no State Fire Restriction as of now but this week with the extreme heat that is in the forecast, Mr. Fisher is going to put up a “no burning” statement effective until Sunday.

Adam Carlson came in and asked for a copy of the investigation report on him. All Commissioners said it was fine.

County Agent Walter met with the Commissioners to discuss moving the ball field at the fairgrounds. The Commissioners told Mr. Walter that he needs to talk to DES Coordinators Fisher and Russell about the ongoing FEAM projects. Mr. Walter told the Commissioners that he has been asked about using the office for a “sip & paint”   The Commissioners said  that they didn’t have a problem with it but he needed to look at the County Policy Book and they would need something in writing that the County would not be held liable.

Roger Baxter and Leonard Wall met with the Commissioners about the water at the Roundup Cemetery. The River has moved away from the pump and they would like the Commissioners to go look at it. The Commissioners went to look.  They need to look at how much money is in the Cemetery Budget to see about repairing the problem.

Brad Howell from Roundup Memorial Hospital met with the Commissioners to go over the Financial Statements from June.

No Public Comment.

Commissioner Berry made the motion to sign the Oil & Gas Lease in the South half of Section 20 and the Northwest quarter of Section 28 in Township 11 North, Range 28 East, submitted by HC Resources. Commissioner Borner seconded the motion. Discussion: Commissioner Berry said that if they don’t sign they don’t get anything anyway but thinks they should ask for more than 12% Royalty. Commissioner Goffena asked for the question?  Commissioner Berry said Nay. Commissioner Borner said Nay.  Motion denied.

Commissioner Borner made the motion to accept the offer of $12,536.25 for County owned property Lots 1, 2 & 3 of Block 27 of the Original Townsite of Roundup submitted by Rick Carlson. Commissioner Berry seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Commissioner Borner made the motion to approve and sign the 9 Encroachment permits, 1 for a Bore Crossing and Communication Line across Kicker Road, 3 for Queens Point Road and 5 for Harvey Road, submitted by Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative as long as Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert approved. Commissioner Berry seconded the motion.  Motion carried.  Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert approved the permits as long as they were careful of the culvert and went to a depth of at least 48”.

End of business.

July payroll = $116,364.11                                                                   Check # 23325 – 23356

July claims = $569,450.61                                                                   Check # 63611 – 63767

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