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/ August 16, 2012 I The Lovell Chronicle I 17 Rie Horn Coun Commissioners' minutes. July 16. 2012 (cont. Dated this 16th day of July, 2012 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman, Keith M. Grant, Absent, /s Thomas S. Hinman, Member from prviou p) COUNTY IJBRARY $327,218.49 1.110696% ENTERPRISE FUND (35) $0.00 0.000000% S&C ROAD FUND (40) $0.00 0.000000% COUNTY AIRPORT (81) $74,028.72 0.251280% TOTAL $3,535,280.79 12.000000% NOW, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of County Commissioners that the foregoing levies be made for the 2012-2013 fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. Dated this 16th day of July, 2012 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Big Horn County, Wyoming /s/Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman Keith M. Grant, Member /s/Thomas S. Hinman, Member ATFEST:/s/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board STATE OF WYOMING ) )SS COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me by/s Jerold S. Ewen, Keith M. Grant, absent and/s Thomas S. Hinman this 16th day of July, 2012. Witness my hand and official County Clerk seal/s Dori Noyes, Big Horn County Clerk. My commission expires: 1-5-2015 STATEMENT OF BORROWING CAPACITY At the beginning of the Fiscal Period July 1, 2012 ATTEST:/s Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board STATE OF WYOMING ) )SS COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me by/s Jerold S. F, wen, Keith M. Grant, absent and/s Thomas S. Hinman this 16th day of July, 2012. Witness my hand and official County Clerk seal/s Dori Noyes, Big Horn County Clerk. My commission expires: 1-5-2015. RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE INCOME NECESSARY TO FINANCE BUDGET #3, 2012-2013 WHEREAS, on the 16th day of July, 2012 this Board adopted a County Budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, calling for the following appropriations: GENERAL FUND (10) CAPITAL CONST (45) COUNTY FAIR (60) COUNTY LIBRARY ENTERPRISE FUND (35) S&C ROAD FUND (40) COUN15" AIRPORT (81) TOTAL $12,933,765.25 $0.00 $210,782.00 $513,001.85 $512,959.28 $1,171,918.30 $694,784.00 $16,037,210.68 RAISED BY GENERAL TAXATION GENERAL FUND (10) $3,044,786.74 CAI'ITAL CONSE (45) $0.00 COUNTY FAIR (60) $89,246.85 MILL LEVY 10.335088% 0.000000% 0.302936% Current Assessed Valuation Debt Limit 2% of Assessed Valuation General Obligation Bonds (County Only) Less Balance in Bond Sinking Fund Net Debt Legal Debt Margin $294,606,744.00 85,892,134.88 $0.00 80.00 80.00 85,892,134.88 Dated this 16th day of July, 2012 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Big Horn County, Wyoming /s/Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman Keith M. Grant, Member /s/thomas S. Hinman, Member ATTEST:/s/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board STATE OF WYOMING ) )SS COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me by/s Jerold S. Ewen, Keith M. Grant, absent and/s Thomas S. Hinman this 16th day of July, 2012. Witness my hand and official County Clerk seal/s Doff Noyes, Big Horn County Clerk. My commission expires: 1-5-2015. There being no further business to come before the board and upon motion by Thomas S. Hinman, seconded by Jerold S. Ewen, all in favor the motion carried to adjourn at 6:17 p.m. the board will meet in regular session on August 7, 2012. STATE OF WYOMING ) ) 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 last meeting on July 16, 2012. Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s/Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman /s/Keith M. Grant, Member, absent /s/Thomas S. Hinman, Member Attest:/s/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: August 16, 2012 Rig Horn Coun Commissioners' minutes: July 1 7:2012 MINUTES OF THE BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' REGULAR BOARD MEETING for July 17, 2012 Name: Big Horn County Commissioners Type of Meeting: Regular Place: Big Horn County Courthouse Date: July 17, 2012 Time: 9:00 a.m. Chairman: Jerold S. Ewen; Members Present: Keith (;rant, Thomas S. Hinman. Members Absent: None; County Clerk: Dori Noyes; Deputy County Clerk: Wendy Thulander Others present various times: Karla Pomeroy, Basin Republican Rustier Meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m., by: Chairman Ewen: fol- lowed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Chairman Ewen recognized guests. Motion was made by Thomas S. Hinman and seconded by Keith Grant to approve the agenda. Motion passed unanimously. William Bridges, Pryor Mountain Engineering and Carl Meyer, Airport Manager: Cold Springs Road: William Bridges said it will be done within a week. Road 5: William said Rod were doing some touch-up work and preparing for milling. The second week of August is when they will be doing the work. Cemetery Road: William said the road was drying up but will need to open a couple spots to allow them to dry up. After the first week of August they will put oil on the road. William said there is a little water seeping through the ditch bank which might require a French Drain Town of Burlington Streets: William said he met with Mike Neeves representing the Town of Burlington to discuss contracting with the county to blade the streets in Burlington. He said an MOU between Burlington and the County could be put into place, although there could be issues with private contractors who could do the work. Com- missioner (;rant said he didn't want to overload the County crew's work schedules or compete with private contractors. Commissioner Hinman said he didn't think the County should compete against private contractors. Chairman Ewen agreed the County shouldn't compete against private contractors who could do the work and he doesn't want to add to the workload for the County crews. Commissioners agreed by consensus to have William Bridges tell the Town of Burlington that Big Horn County declined to enter into the agreement. Chairman Ewen suggested a workshop Mth William Bridges, the Road Foremen and the Commissioners to discuss the work load and project planning on the South and North Ends. William Bridges presented three utility permits. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to approve all utility permits for Rd. 15, Rd. 17, Rd., 18 and Lane 10 as presented per recommendation of the Big Horn County Engineer. Motion passed unanimously. Wyoming Gas Heights Update: William said he will find someone to come in to fix the hot patch in the Greybull Heights. Commissioner (;rant asked William to make sure they make the patch level with the old surface. GI)A: William said he received a call from GDA asking for a let- ter of recommendation to Crook County and presented the letter for signature. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded byThomas , Hinman to approve and sign the letter for GDA to Crook County. Motion passed unanimously. Commissioner Grant asked for William Bridges to be put in charge of the Cemetery Road project design and to direct the Road & Bridge Foreman accordingly. The Commissioners were in consensus and said they will handle this directly with the County Foreman. William said he will talk with Joy in Land Planning regarding the remodeling of the front office. He is waiting on the back offices until there is a better idea of the budgets. He hoped to have quotes by contractors on the remodel by the next meeting. Carl Meyers, Big Horn County Airport Manager, presented: Amendment 1-Sheppard Lease. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded byThomas S. Hinman to approve and sign the pt Amend- ment to the Sheppard Lease. Motion passed unanimously. WYDOT Grant Agreement. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to approve and sign the WYDOT Certificate of State Grant-In-Aid. Motion passed unanimously. Airport Report. Carl presented his monthly report which is now on file at the county clerk's office. Nick Wilson, Land Planning, presented a letter prepared by the Land Planning office for clarification concerning a zoning issue. Mo- tion was made by Thomas S. Hinman and seconded by Keith Grant to approve and sign the letter to Luis Auto regarding zoning verification for vehicle storage & disposal facility and advising that 'q'his property is in an area of Big Horn County, Wyoming with no zoning regulations as per Big Horn County Comprehensive Plan. Therefore, Big Horn County does not have authority to regulate a Vehicle Storage & Disposal Facility in this location." Motion passed unanimously. 10:00: Chairman Ewen called for a Break. 10:15: Chairman Ewen i'econvened regular meeting. Accounts Payable: Marquerite Van Dyke and Carol Willard pre- sented the current Big Horn County bills and payables for approval. By consensus the Commission approved to pay the bills with a review at the next meeting. AI)AMSON INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 784.90 / AIRPORT BENCH WATER DISTRICT 89.00 / ALSCO 80.44 / AMERICAN WELDING & GAS INC. 148.68 / ATCO INTERNATIONAL 374.00 / ATWOOD FAM- ILY FUNERAL DIRECTORS INC 105.95 / B-Y RANCH ASSOCIATES 128.65 / BASIN AUTO CARE 300.90 / BASIN CHAMBER OF COM- MERCE 1,000.00 / BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 72.00 / TOWN OF BASIN 8,739.59 / MATFHEW BENDER & CO., INC. 215.01 / BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 7,146.09 /BIG HORN COUNTY 489.19 / BIG HORN COUNTY FAIR BOARD 67,200.00 / BIG HORN COUNTY SOLID WASTE DIST. 40.50 / BIG HORN ENGRAVING & SIGN 32.50 / BIG HORN RURAL ELECTRIC CO. 391.87 / BIG HORN COUNTY WEED & PEST CONTROL 192.47 / BRUCO, INC. 217.31 / BURLINGTON CAR CARE 174.34 / CALIFORNIA CONTRACTORS SUPPLIES 445.01 / CARQUEST AUTO PARTS 1,084.20 / CK HARD- WARE 17.57 / CMRS-PB POSTAGE BY PHONE 500.00 / COMMU- NICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 93.00 / COPENHAVER, KATH, KITCHEN 150.00 / COUNTY CLERK 5.00 / WAYNE A. BIRD 1,000.00 / TOWN OF COWLEY 117.15 / CRUM ELECTRIC SUPPLY CO. 108.83 / DATA IMAGING SYSTEMS 90.58 / TRAVIS DAVIS 27.79 / DILLON PERCISION PRODUCTS INC 42.98 / DOUBLE R SERVICE 164.72 / MARIA LISA EASTMAN 121.24 / ELECTION SYSTEMS & SOFTWARE INC. 142.76 / ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES 700.00 / FIRST BANK- CARD 19.03 / FIRE PROTECTION & SAFETY 743.50 / FOX VALLEY SYSI'EMS, INC 173.71 / KIN GIFFORD 75.00 / GRAINGER 34.56 / KEITH GRANT 650.17 / GREYBULL BUILDING CENTER 965.46/ GREYBULL STANDARD 28.00 / TOWN OF GREYBULL 170.50 / HD FILTER CLEANING 35.01 / STEFAN F & TRACY A HARPER 80.57 / HEART MOUNTAIN FARM SUPPLY 755.70 / HIGH COUNTRY TELEPHONE 120.00 / HONNEN EQUIPMENT CO. 4,758.54 / I-STATE TRUCK CENTER 76.68 / ILLINOIS OFFICE SUPPLY 1,942.55 / J&E, INC. 77.76 / JOHN R. HALEY IV 504.00 / KEELE SANITATION 135.00 / BRIGITA S. KRISJANSONS 150.00 / KRISJANSONS & MILES, PC 462.25 / LAIRD SANITATION 380.00 / LEXIS NEXlS 499.00 / LISACS TIRE SUPPLY 12,338.40 / LOVELL CHRONICLE 56.00 / TOWN OF LOVELL 237.54 / MARC MID-AMERICAN RESEARCH CHEMICAL 48.00 / MCS OFFICE PRODUCTS INC. 45.00  MASTERCARD 3,890.87 / MAYES BROTHERS LLC 214.10 / MCINTOSH OIL COMPANY 7,191.20 / SARAH N. MILES 150.00 / MILLER'S FABRICATION & CONS'T. 166.39 / MINCHOW'S SERVICE 1,442.05 / MONTANA-DA- KOTA UTILITIES 185.40 / MURDOCH OIL, INC. 11,183.36 / DAROLD V. NEWMAN 142.94 / NORTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 150.00 / NORTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 833.33 / O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 1,090.70 / THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 2,577.48 / OVERLAND EXPRESS MART 90.16 / PAMIDA PHARMACY 55.74 / PETERSON QUAIJTY OFFICE FURNITURE 68.50 / DAVID S. PETERSON, D,D.S. 372.00 / PERSONNEL CONCEPTS 235.24 / PROCESS POWER & CONTROL INC. 1,324.27 / PUBLIC DEFENDER 450.00 / PURCHASE POWER 8.04 / QUILL CORPORATION 312.52 / RED APPLE SU- PERMARKEF 88.06 / RIMROCK TIRE, INC. 143.76 / RIVERBEND PLUMBING & HEATING 622.30 / ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 2,373.05 / RON'S FOOD FARM 41.39 / RANDY L. ROYAL 172.50 / RURAl. FIRE PROTECTION DIKE. #1 209.09 / S&H GLASS 180.50 / WALTER S SCHWEDE LLC 500.00 / SELBY'S 175.26 / SHOSHONE OFFICE SUPPLY 192.99 / SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY HOSPITAL DISI" 2,661.75 / SOUTH BIG HORN SENIOR CITIZENS 1,404.80 / STANLEY CONVERGENT SECURITY 2,745.00 / SUMMIT SUPPLY CORP OF COLORADO 424.00 / TECHNICAL FORESTRY SERVICES 7,401.40 / TCF WEST, INC. 6,076.83 / TCT WEST, INC. 1,514.94 / TRACTOR & EQUIPMENT CO. 252.36 / TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 1,619.50 / TRI COUNTY TELEPHONE ASSOC. 69.55 / TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC 6,482.40 / ULTIMATE DATABASE SOLU- "llO NS INC. 6,500.00 / VAISALA INC. 11,460.00 / VALLEY HARDWARE 1,640.97 / MARQUER1TE VAN DYKE 157.61 / WALKER'S SERVICE 59.25 / WEST PAYMENT CENTER 106.50 / WHEELER'S IGA 67.15 / WYOMING DEPT. OFWORKFORCE SERVICES 637.29 / WORLAND CLEANERS & SUPPLY 247.32 / WRIGHT EXPRESS FSC 5,511.29 / WACO 85.00 / WYOMING GAS 1,197.38 / WYOMING SECREFARY OF ffFATE 20.00 / WYO. PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES 295.00 / KAREN S. GARCIA 50.00 / MECHANICAL MASTERS 135.95 HI COUNTRY PRINTING INC. 3,352.00 / CONNECTIONS 2,100.00 Marguerite Van Dyke presented the annual service contracts to be signed. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to approve and sign the service contracts with Big Horn Basin Adolescent Program, South Big Horn County Senior Citizens, Inc., North Big Horn County Senior Citizens, Inc., Shell Ambulance Lease 2012-2013, Lovell Area Chamber of Commerce, Greybull Chamber of Commerce, Basin Chamber of Commerce, Fire Protection Districts #1-5. Motion passed unanimously. Chairman Ewen abstained from participating in employee benefit issue for a specific employee. Commissioner Hinman acted as Chair- man for this item of business. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to sign the letter approving a change of health insurance benefit plan for an employee. Motion passed unanimously. Gina Anderson, BHC Assessor, discussed setting a meeting date to set the mill levy for the county and special districts. Gins will call the Commissioners to schedule a meeting when she is in receipt of all special district budget books. 10:50: Chairman Ewen called for a Break. 11:15: Chairman Ewen reconvened regular meeting. George K. Baum and Becky Lindsey, BHC Treasurer: Chairman Ewen placed a conference call to Bruce O'Donnell at George K. Baum Insurance. Also present were Becky Lindsey, treasurer, Barbara Bonds, and Dori Noyes, County Clerk. They viewed a PowerPoint presentation regarding the Big Horn County Jail Refinancing. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to approve and sign the Resolution for the Big Horn County Jail Refinancing. Motion passed unanimously. 12:15: Motion was made by Thomas S. Hinman and seconded by Keith Grant to adjourn for lunch. Motion passed unanimously. 13:15: Chairman Ewen reconvened regular meeting. Maria Eastman, Grants Administration presented: Grant Award 12FEMA-BIG-HM-HMGP12. Motion was made by Thomas S, Hinman and seconded by Keith Grant to approve and sign the Grant Award 12FEMA-BIG-HM-HMGP12 for $28,923.00. Motion passed unanimously. The county clerk will need to advertise the ad- ditional funds prior to a budget hearing Retrofit II DDR #11 for $6,135.00. The draw down for the grant was approved at a prior Commission Meeting, Chairman Ewen signed. Big Horn County Library RFR #2. The request for reimbursement was approved at a prior Commission Meeting, Chairman Ewen signed. Maria Eastman said she will present the High Risk Rural Roads RFR #1 at the next meeting. John Hyde, BHC Emergency Management Coordinator presented the FEMA promulgation page of Big Horn County's Emergency Opera- tion Plan for signature. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to approve and sign the Emergency Operations Plan Concurrence Page. Motion passed unanimously. John will provide the county clerk with a CD of the entire Emergency Operations Plan. Chairman Ewen also reviewed the sick leave policy with John Hyde and Carol Willard. The Commission will be considering a change in the Sick Leave Policy. Carol Willard will research other counties' sick leave policies and report back to the Commission. Dori Noyes, BHC County Clerk, presented the advertised Weed and Pest Board Appointment and reported that she hadn't received any applications. Chairman Ewen said he wanted to wait to see if the Weed & Pest Board could find a replacement. Tabled for the next meeting. Dori Noyes, BHC County Clerk, presented MOUs for signature. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hin- man to sign the Memorandums of Understanding between Big Horn County Public Health and the Big Horn County Sheriff's Department, and between Big Horn County Public Health and the Town of Lovell, and between Big Horn County Public Health and the Big Horn County School District #2, and betweCp_ Big Horn County Public Health and the Big Horn County School DistrlCt #3, and between Big Horn County Public Health and the South Big Horn Senior Citizens Center. Motion passed unanimously. Dori Noyes, BHC County Clerk, presented the GAL MOU for signature. Motion was made by Thomas S. Hinman and seconded by Keith Grant to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between Big Horn County and Guardian Ad Litem for office space and services. Motion passed unanimously. Dori Noyes, BHC County Clerk, presented the North Senior Center Lease previously approved per Big Horn County Attorney's review. The South lease was tabled until the County Attorney can draft a duplicate of the No. Senior Citizens lease for the South Senior Center and send it to them for signatures. Dori Noyes presented minutes from the past meeting for approval. Tabled for next meeting. 2.27: Chairman Ewen called for a Break. 2:40: Chairman Ewen reconvened the regular meeting. Rod Wambeke advised the Commissioners that he needed a new employee because one of his crew is retiring. Rod wanted to know if he needed to advertise for the position. Chairman Ewen asked the Big Horn County Attorney, who said it would be best to advertise as "open until filled." Sheriff Blackburn asked the Commission for advice concerning a smoking policy at the Fairgrounds during this year's Fair. Motion was made by Keith Grant and seconded by Thomas S. Hinman to support smoking in designated areas only and to move forward with establish- ing a permanent policy. Motion passed unanimously. Sheriff Blackburn said the Fair Board is trying to act responsibly dealing with alcohol and beer in the campground area, so that people can still camp and enjoy themselves. Captain Godfrey will do night pa- trol during the Fair. Sheriff Blackburn will discuss ideas with Michelle Burns, BHC Attorney, and report to the Commissioners. FORTHE GOOD OF THE COUNTY AND FOR GENERAL DISCUS- SION - Consider the following: Financial Statements: Vickie Larcheck, Clerk of the District Court/Earnings & Collections (June 2012). Monthly Report(s) Review: none. Prepared Correspondence, Minutes and Reports, Misc.: BHC Library Board (June 2012). Bonds; Misc.: David Bischoff/Commissioner, Lovell Drainage District, Lovell-One Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($1,000.00); Michael Leonhardt/Commis- sioner, Lovell Drainage District, Lovell-One Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($1,000.00); Linda Marcus/Bookkeeper, Otto Cemetery District, Otto-Ten Thousand Dollars and 00/100 ($10,000.00). Thomas S. Hinman moved, seconded by  all in favor and the motion carried to adjourn the July 17, 2012, regular session meeting at 3:02 p.m. The Board will meet in regular session on August 7, 2012. STATE OF WYOMING ) ) COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) I, Wendy Thulander, Deputy County Clerk/Executive Assistant, and 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 last meeting on luly 17. 2012. Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s/Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman /s/Keith M. Grant, Member /s/Thomas S. Hinman, Member Attest:/s/Dori Noyes, County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Attest:/s/Wendy Thulander, Deputy County Clerk/ Executive Assistant to BHC Commissioners. Publish: August 16, 2012 Over 4,000 page views ... Advertise now on Wyoming's #1 rated "small weekly newspaper" website ... WWW. Lovel I C h ton icle. corn