September 3, 2019
The meeting was called to order at 8:30 by Commissioner Borner. Commissioner Berry and Commissioner Carlson were present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioner Berry made the motion to approve the agenda as submitted. Commissioner Carlson seconded the motion. Commissioner Borner had a Subgrant Agreement for the Brownsfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund that was sent by Snowy Mountain Development Corporation that she wanted to add to the 3:00 business. Commissioner Berry amended his motion to add the agreement to the agenda. Commissioner Carlson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carlson made the motion to approve the August 26 minutes after Commissioner Borner made a few clarifications to her Mental Health Board meeting information. Commissioner Borner seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carlson had a Refuse Board meeting on August 27, 2019. They will be meeting again on September 11 for discussion on the lease.
Commissioner Borner had a MCDC meeting and Legislative solutions to support the cooperate business model for economic development in Counties.
Commissioner Berry attended a Hospital Board meeting on September 2, 2019. They will be working on finding a solution to getting a new Doctor after the resignation of Dr. Casagrande. Her last day will be October 20, 2019.
Commissioner Borner met with County Agent Fosjord at the fairgrounds last week and discussed getting rid of some equipment that has not been used for a while. There was concrete work done on the grandstands and the Courthouse steps over the weekend and it looks really nice.
Commissioner Borner wants to get a better look at the laws about purchasing property before they do anything with the Floodplain Violation. Commissioner Berry asked if there was going to be a problem with FEMA about how long it is taking? Commissioner Carlson said he thinks as long as we are trying to fix the problem, they should not have a problem. Commissioner Borner told the other Commissioners that there is a Roundup Reach meeting on Tuesday September 17, 2019 and on the 10th there is a Re-imagining Rural Economic Growth meeting in Harlowton. The new Deputies will be sworn in on the 5th and 10th of September.
We are still working on the policy for claims and the Accounting audits.
Ambulance Director Solberg will contact Morrison & Maierle about the new security cameras.
Maintenance Supervisor Jett gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. The cleaning hours at the Extension Office were discussed. The drain on the Courthouse roof was cleaned out and will need regular maintenance to avoid leaking. Commissioner Carlson will call Montana made Projects again for something in writing about what is going to be fixed.
Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert and Secretary Kenner gave their weekly report to the Commissioners. Mr. Stockert has been needing and will be getting a new computer for the eACCESS time cards. They will be looking for a computer that is able to use the program for the Road Department crew. They are planning on finishing Fishel Creek low spot project and Alec Roy Road culvert this week. #4 Road alteration is moving forward.
Clerk & Recorder Tomassi met with the Commissioners to go over preliminary mill levies.
DES Coordinator Fisher gave his weekly report to the Commissioners. Mr. Fisher received the paper work from State DES regarding the flooding disaster and repayment for cost that need to be filled out and gave a copy to the Commissioners. Mr. Fisher is working on the Floodplain permits. Power was out at the office over the weekend.
Mr. Fisher and Ambulance Director Solberg met with the Commissioners to discuss the interviews that were done Thursday August 29, 2019
County Agent Fosjord gave her weekly report to the Commissioners. DES Coordinator Fisher was present. There is going to be a Team Roping Event the weekend of September 21, 2019. The Commissioners were ok with Sheriff Lesnik using some of the equipment. Ms. Fosjord will have a letter for him to sign. Commissioner Borner will talk to City Works Director Sibley regarding the permanent water fix at the fairgrounds. There is some equipment that isn’t used Ms. Fosjord would like to sell and will talk to the 4H Council at the next meeting. Commissioner Borner reminded Ms. Fosjord that we will need to plan on blowing out the plumbing lines at the fairgrounds and campgrounds when the weather turns and also there are drains in the new concrete at grandstands that will need regular maintenance. The cleaning schedule at the Extension Office was discussed. Mr. Fisher asked Ms. Fosjord if there was anything she thought could be used for the fairgrounds after her tour of the FEMA buyout properties? Ms. Fosjord said there were some items and after the 4H Council Meeting, she will let him know for sure.
CEO of Roundup Memorial Healthcare Holly Wolff and Theresa Doumitt met with the Commissioners to ask the Commissioners to sponsor the hospital applying for the Department of Commerce, DLA (Delivering Local Assistance) Grant for Access to Emergency Services Project.
Erin Janoso was present.
No public comment.
Commissioner Carlson made the motion to approve and sign the: DLA Grant Application, Authority to sign, Designation of Environmental Certifying Official and Finding of Exempt Activities letters for Roundup Memorial Healthcare. Commissioner Berry seconded the motion. Commissioner Berry said they did a very good presentation of the grant. Commissioner Carlson said it is defiantly for a good cause. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carlson made the motion to approve and sign the: DLA Grant Application, Authority to sign, Designation of Environmental Certifying Official and Finding of Exempt Activities letters for Musselshell County Dispatch submitted by Snowy Mountain Development Corp. Commissioner Berry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Carlson made the motion to approve signing the Subgrant Agreement for the Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund. Commissioner Berry seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Berry made the motion to suspend the rules to add 2 encroachment permits that were approved by Road and Bridge Supervisor Stockert for the Milton Ranch. Commissioner Carlson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Berry made the motion to approve and sign the Encroachment Permit for an approach in Section 4, T-9-N, R-26- E Big Wall Road submitted by the Milton Ranch. Commissioner Carlson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Commissioner Berry made the motion to approve and sign the Encroachment Permit for a Water Pipe in Section 26, T-10-N, R-26- E, Griffith Road submitted by the Milton Ranch. Commissioner Carlson seconded the motion. Motion carried.
There being no further business the motion was made to adjourn. Motion carried.
August payroll = $126,016.45 Check # 23753 – 23791
August claims = $249,679.28 Check # 65578 – 65706
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