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www. LovellCh ronicle.com July 29, 2010 I The Lovell Chronicle I 17 ! Risr Horn County Commissioner's Minutes: July 2. July 6 and July 7:2010 BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' MINUTES DATE TIMEAND PLACE: The Board of County Commissioners of Big Horn County, Wyoming, met in special session on July 2, 2010, beginning at 1:15 p.m. and in regular session July 6, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. and July 7, 2010, at 9:45 a.m. The meetings were called to order beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance at the office of the board of county commissioners in the Basin courthouse. BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Thomas S. Hinman, chairman; Keith Grant and Jerold S. Ewen, members; and Dori Noyes, county clerk and clerk of the board. HEALTH NURSING SERVICES 6,800.00/DEBBI MCKIM 210.00 Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to adjourn at 2:10 p.m. on July 2, 2010. Jerry Denniston, south road and bridge supervisor, and William Bridges, Pryor Mountain Engineering, met with the commissioners to present the only bid received on the 1989 Ford Road and Bridge truck which had been advertised for salvage. Upon recommendation by Jerry Denniston, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carded, ~: Commissioner Ewen madea motion, seconded to award the bid on the 1989 Ford truck to Greg Johnson for by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve the advertised $326.99. Jerry Denniston is to designate the time allotment for transfer of funds as follows: picking up the truck. He was also instructed by the Commissioners RESOLUTION 2009-2010 T.F. # 14 Date: July 2, 2010 to insure that Mr. Johnson removes the entire truck from county WHEREAS, it appears that by reason of unexpected premises. requirements not reasonably foreseeable at the time the 2009-2010 Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to retain Bob Decker, licensed life and health insurance consultant~instructor for Covenant Insurance Group, Inc. Jerry Ewen will contact Bob Decker. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to adjourn for a budget work session at 1:35 p.m. ~: Jim Raffi and Fred Wemer, courthouse maintenance, met with the commissioners to present bids and discuss options for the Lovell Annex boiler project. Raffle and Warner reported that the bids had exceeded the grant funding available for the project. Acting upon Werner's recommendation, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to reject all of the bids presented for the Lovell Annex boiler, and to re-engineer and re-advertise the project to replace only the HVAC controls end to not include the boiler as was Pq budget was adopted, it will be necessary to transfer funds to theCommissioner Ewen and carried, to allow Jerry Denniston to originally planned, i following budget: negotiate for a higher payout from the Travelers Insurance Dori Noyes, County Clerk, presented the advertised library $800.00 from Cash Reserve 10-4-951-980-000 to 10-4-261- representative for the 1998 Kenworth truck that was recently board position to the commissioners. Commissioner Ewen made 000-000 County Coroner involved in a wreck, end was totaled by the insurance company a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to AND WHEREAS, due notice of the intention to make such as a result of that incident, nominate Judy Morris to serve her first library board term transfer has been published as required by law, no objections have William was asked to look into the oil seeping to the surface beginning July 7, 2010 and ending June 30, 2014. been made thereto; on Beaver Creek Road, including that portion that follows the old Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by j BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that the amount be transferred to Highway 14 to Shell. William will also look into the wooden bridge in Commissioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session the funds designated. Burlington which appears to have decking caving in. on personnel issues at 11:00 a.m. Those present: Commissioners ,t Dated this July 2, 2010 William was concerned about trucks still using Lane 38, even Hinman, Grant and Ewen, Dori Noyes, county clerk, Ken Blackburn, though signs have been posted not to use it. William suggested that sheriff, and Georgia Antley Hunt, County Attorney. Commissioner i Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming Is/Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman Is/Keith M. Grant, Member Is/Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: Is/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to allow the bills and payroll as presented. The following bills were presented, audited, approved by motion and warrants ordered, issued in payment of same: A. RIFKIN CO. 83.55 /ALSCO 77.96 /ARROWHEAD RV 26.92 / IRA D. FLEEK 4,863.00 / BOB BARKER COMPANY, INC. 1,981.26 / BASIN PHARMACY 3,575.18 / BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 1,509.17 / BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 254.13 / TOWN OF BASIN 7,018.57 /ALLEN C. BECKHOFF 202.00 / DONALD BELL M.ED. 500.00 / BIG HORN AUTO PARTS, INC. 135.70 / BIG HORN BASIN ADOLESCENT PROGRAMS 388.00 / BIG HORN COUNTY ATTORNEY 51.25 / BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 299.78 / BIG HORN ENGRAVING & SIGN 15,000.00 / BLAUER TACTICAL SYSTEMS 3,234.00 / BEN BONELLA/NRCS 378.98 / MARY BOYER 290.07 / BRADFORD SUPPLY COMPANY 182.02 / MICHELLE M. BURNS 2,700.00 / CARDINAL HEALTH 1,605.64 / CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 586.76 / JANE CHAVIRA 48.00 / CK HARDWARE 79.92 / CLOUD PEAK GIS LLC 3,405.00 / CMI-TECO 485.00 / COMFORT INN at BUFFALO BILL 298.08 / COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2,695.50 ! COMPUTER SOFTWARE ASSOC. 150.00 / COUNTY TREASURER 1,225.74 / TOWN OF COWLEY 79.40 / DOROTHY CREED 100.00 / BRANDY DAVISON 2,163.74/DELUXE BUSINESS CHECKS & SOLUTIONS 326.46 / DR FILTER CLEANING 19.29 / EAGLE PEST CONTROL 140.00 / FIELD SERVICES & WEED CONTROL 2,115.89 / FIRST BANKCARD 148.72 / FIRST BANKCARD 412.02 / TOWN OF FRANNIE 14,000.00 / GARBAGE-B-GONE 414.00 / GRETCHEN GASVODA KELSO 30.00 / TRACY GIFFORD 10.08 / LORRAINE GONZALEZ 43.50 / JENNY GOOD 244.80 / FAWN GOTON 64.00 I GRAINGER 725.36 / GREENWOOD MAPPING INC. 3,550.00 I GREYBULL BUILDING CENTER 44.96 / GREYBULL STANDARD law enforcement contact the company that owns the trucks illegally travelling Lane 38 and put a stop to it. William will need more information regarding the Davis Lane project and says he may be able to use culverts to help the road situation, however, drainage is an issue. He was instructed by the Commissioners to look into alternatives to widen and improve the safety of the road without utilizing any of Mr. Brimley's property. Upon recommendation by William Bridges, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve and sign the Certificate of Substantial Completion for the North Big Horn Library Addition project as of June 30, 2010. As recommended by William Bridges and approved for form by the county attorney, Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried, to approve and sign the Miscellaneous Professional Services Agreement between Big Horn County and Kadrmas Lee and Jackson, to conduct a two-year coating warranty inspection of the South Big Horn County Airport water tank and to produce a report of that inspection for the county. As recommended by William Bridges and after being approved for form by the County Attorney, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve and sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Big Horn County and the Wyoming Department of State Parks .and Cultural Resources for funding construction of Big Horn County Road 52, which leads into the Medicine Lodge Campground. Commissioner Grant made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Ewen and carried, to approve the June 15, 2010, commissioners" minutes. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to go into executive session on legal matters at 10:20 a.m. Those present were: Commissioners Hinman, Grant and Ewen, Dori Noyes, county Hinman called for regular session at 11:45 a.m. with no action taken. Carol Willard, clerk's deputy, met with the commissioners to present wellness payout figures for the commissioners to review. Commissioner Ewen made a motion seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to adjourn for a lunch work session at 12:00 p.m. at the land planning office. Dusty Spomer and Roy Darrow, GDA; John Koller, airport board; Jill Harper, airport board secretary; and Stefanie Padilla and Linda Harp, grants administration; met with the Commissioners to give a progress report on the Greybull Runway Relocation Project, to go over the contractor's work schedule for the upcoming month and to present change order #3 for the commissioners to consider. They discussed the Greybull airport sealcoat project and gave a bid update for the sealcoat project, which will be an 80/20% project match for 2010. Commissioner Hinman called for regular session in the 1 commissioners' chambers at 1:40 p.m. Carol Willard, clerk's deputy, presented the commissioners with a request for sick bank hours and also a request to donate hours. t J Commissioner Ewen moved, Commissioner Grant seconded, and the motion was carried, to allow the requests to transfer the sick bank hours. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, that the County pay half, which is 1.44%, of the increase to employees retirement benefits, which is to got into effect in September. The motion also resolved that wages be frozen at the current level; the freeze to include step and longevity raises. The freeze does not apply to new employees who start below minimum wage for their period of probation for their position. Dori Noyes, County Clerk, in response to a recent statement in the local newspaper which conflicts with her documentation, met with the commissioners to present facts and figures which clarify staff and revenue in the Clerk's office. Dori showed the commissioners that her staff numbers are identical to the previous county clerk of q clerk, and Georgia Antiey Hunt, county attorney. Commission eight years ago and that her staff also numbers the same as the 340.17 / GREYBULL STANDARD 314.13 / TOWN OF GREYBULL Chairman Thomas S. Hinmen called for regular session at 10:26 staff of the administration of the late Ellen Cowan Whipps 13 years ? 267.10 / JAMES T. HALLMAN 40.00 / JANICE M. HANSEN, R.N. a.m. ago. She also presented figures showing that her office generates 36.00 / ROY HARPER 35.74 / JILL HARPER 168.24/LIZHARDEN Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by an average of 40% more revenue than the average of what was , 70.00 / HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO. 591.80 / HOPKINS MEDICAL Commissioner Grant and carried, to have the county attorney generated in the Clerk's office 13 years ago. This 40% increase ! PRODUCTS 432.05 / JOHN G. HYDE 72.44 / IACP NET 500.00 1 draft a letter to Brian Pyscher on the Laird Subdivision issue, does not include the additional election revenue which is generated IMAGE SUPPLY 142.50 / JABE CORPORATION 4,750.00 / J&E,Upon approval of the agreement for form by the countyby elections for towns and special districts. INC. 548.80 / JOHN R. HALEY IV 51.75 / KREISERS INC. 31.82 1 attorney, Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioners wrote a letter of intent to purchase a Road and DEBRA LABUDDA 40.00 1 LAMAX CONSTRUCTION, INC. 110.00 Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve and sign the Bridge truck, valued at no more than $25,000.00, which will replace / VICKIE LARCH~ICK 480.31 / LAWSON PRODUCTS; INC. 620.80 cooperstive agreement between the H/yoming DG~oartment the truck which was recently wrecked and is pending an insurance ! I LET'S TALK CELLULAR 72.50 / BECKY A. LINDSEY 35.00 Iof Transportation and the Big Horn County Commission for settlement. ,~ JESSICA LOEPER P.C. 410.00 / LOVELL AMERICAN CAR CARE Federal Project HRRR 0.00 CN09056, County Road 5 (Sand Hill Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by il CENTER 1,134.93 / LOVELL CHRONICLE 1,212.40 I LOVELL Road.) Commissioner Grant and carried, to adjourn for a budget work ,, CHRONICLE 63.20 / TOWN OF LOVELL 189.04 I MCS OFFICE Gib Condie and Emerson Scott met with the commissioners to session at 2:30 p.m. 1 PRODUCTS INC. 42.99 I M & T UNDERGROUND INC. 2,882.00 discuss various aspects of once again making the Antelope Butte Commissioners considered, reviewed and approved the 1 / MARK'S REFRIGERATION 145.40 / MASTERCARD 3,486.35 / Ski Run operational. Issues discussed included the Forest Service following: SHERIDAN MAY 49.90 / NElL MAYES 9,255.28 / MESSENGER & permit and the possibility of forming a joint powers board which Bonds: JUROVICH, P.C. 137.55/MIDWAYAUTO SALES 8,350.00/MIDWAY CLINIC 3,405.08 / MILLER'S FABRICATION & CONST. 122.26 / MINCHOW'S SERVICE 403.73 / MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES 462.89 / MOTOROLA 157,625.50 / KAMI NEIGHBORS 1,101.60 / NORTH BIG HORN SEARCH & RESCUE 1,813.60 / O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 13,134.67 / OCCUPATIONAL TESTING, INC. 80.00 / THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 17,063.67 / PPS WORLD MEDICAL INC. 2,349.72 / PARK COUNTY CLERK 74.64 / PETERSON QUALITY OFFICE FURNITURE 2,450.00 / DAVID S. PETERSON, D.D.S. 442.00 / PLAINSMAN PRINTING, INC. 1,172.10 / PITNEY BOWES POSTAGE BY PHONE 1,068.99 / PITNEY BOWES 93.33 / POWELLTRIBUNE LLC 45.00 / PROBST WESTERN STORE 88.17 / PROCESS POWER & CONTROL INC. 73,509.17 / WILLIAM E. BRIDGES 30,439.40 / QUILL CORPORATION 1,675.02 / QWEST 34.95 / RED APPLE SUPERMARKET 23.34 / KENT A. RICHINS 450.00/RIVERBEND PLUMBING & HEATING 4,910.00/ROVENNA SIGNS & DESIGN 1,500.00 / COLEEN SCHEELER 50.29 / SECURITY STATE BANK - PEI-FY CASH 64.73 / SHOSHONE OFFICE SUPPLY 12.49 / SUSAN SlLER 26.13 / DALLEN SMITH 20.00 / SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY HOSPITAL 7,500.00 / SPENCER INDUSTRIES INC. 83.00 / SYSCO FOOD SERVICES 14,302.40 /TCT WEST, INC. 4,241.29 /TCT WEST, INC. 1,249.97 / T&E RENTAL 5,044.95 / TITAN MACHINERY 903.96 / TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO. 25,077.85 / TRANE 56.00 / TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 4,046.75 / TRI COUNTY TELEPHONE ASSOC. 69.74 / U.S. POSTMASTER 322.00 / U.S. POSTMASTER 36.00 / U.S. POSTMASTER 3,025.00 / U.S. POSTMASTER 56.00 I U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 7,392.60 / ULTIMATE DATABASE SOLUTIONS INC. 6,500.00 / VALLEY HARDWARE 2,030.92 / GAlL E. VANDERPLOEG, LPN 38.00 / VERIZON WIRELESS 1,183.32 / ROBERT WAGNER 75.94 / LEWIS B. WALKER 6,756.11 / FRED WERNER 42.50/WESTERN STATES FIRE PROTECTION 850.00 / WHEELER'S IGA 163.04 / KERI ANN WILSKE 100.00 / SUSAN WILEY, R.N. 48.91 / WINGFOOT COMMERCIAL TIRE SYSTEMS 982.86 / WORLAND CLEANERS & SUPPLY 83.25 / WYO. PUBLIC would include both Big Horn and Sheridan counties. Commissioners Donald M. Russell and Vance Vanderploeg, members, North agreed to meet with the Sheridan County commissioners, Senator Bench Drainage District, $10,000.00 Barasso, and others regarding potential legislative changes to Richard W. Parker, bookkeeper, Big Horn County School District Forest Service rules. #1, $50,000.00 Linda Harp, grants administration, met with the commissioners Vana Camp, clerk/treasurer, Town of Deaver, $10,000.00 to give grant and revenue updates and to ask them if the county would pay for the phone service for the TANF Grant office. The commissioners said they would need to consider it in the budget process. Linda also addressed Commissioner Hinman's statements that were recently quoted in the Basin Republican Rustler regarding past building projects completed for the county. Linda presented documentation which she stated contradicted Commissioner Hinman's statements to the effect that Big Horn County is not ge(ting an adequate return for money spent on building projects. Dori Noyes, County Clerk, and Becky Lindsey, Treasurer, discussed the aggregate report form the county employees health insurance pool and the amount of money that is now in the insurance pool. Commissioners asked that the pool continue to be monitored. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to adjourn for lunch at 12:00 p.m. Commission Chairman Thomas S. Hinman called for regular session at 1:00 p.m. Jim Raffl met to discuss the courthouse maintenance supervisor position and recommended that Fred Wemer be advanced to the position of supervisor upon Raffl's retirement in August. Raffl also recommended that Fred Wemer's wages be elevated to reflect the increased responsibilities ofthe supervisor's position. Commissioner Ewen made a motion, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, to approve Fred Warner as courthouse maintenance supervisor on a probationary basis for six months upon Jim Raffl's retirement. The motion included the commensurate increase in wages.. Commissioners agreed to change from Travelers Insurance to Philadelphia Insurance for the county vehicles. Application for cancellation of taxes: Wendy Sue Madsen, 2009 for property described as parcel #15-50-092-00029 in the amount of $247.99. Minutes and Reports: Big Horn County Fair Board minutes for June 14, 2010; Local Emergency Planning Committee minutes for May 27, 2010; and Big Horn County Airport Board minutes for May 27, 2010. Financial Statements: Dori Noyes, county clerk, June, 2010, $11,609.25; Ken Blackburn, sheriff, statement, $1,332.66; Big Hom County Solid Waste Disposal financial statement for periods ending April 30, 2010 and 2009 There being no further business to come before the board and upon motion by Commissioner Ewen, seconded by Commissioner Grant and carried, the board adjourned at 2:30 p.m.; the board will meet in regular session on July 20, 2010. STATE OF WYOMING ) ) SS. COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) I, Dori Noyes, County Clerk and Ex-Officio of the Board of the County Commissioners, do hereby certify the above and foregoing to be a full, true and complete copy of proceedings had by board at its July 2, 6 & 7, 2010, meetings. Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming Is/Thomas S. Hinman, Chairman Isl Keith M. Grant, Member Isl Jerold S. Ewen, Member Attest: Isl Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: July 29, 2010 1 ! I ICBG COAl, .ano.. 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