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20 I The Lovell Chronicle I August 28, 2014 Ri Hom Countv Cnmmiqioner' meetin minut-__ Julv 1_eL 2014 MINUTES OF THE BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING NAME: Big Horn County Commission TYPE: Regular Session PLACE: Big Horn County Courthouse CommissioneFs Cham- bers DATE: July 15, 2014 TIME: 9:00 AM Chairman: Jerold S. Ewen, Members present: Keith Grant, John Hyde Others County Representatives: Loft SmaUwood, County Clerk; List of attendees on file. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 AM by Chairman Ewen; followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by John Hyde. Chairman Ewen recognized guests and presented the agenda. A motion was made by Hyde to accept the agenda as amended; the motion was seconded and carried. Carl Meyer, Airport Manager: Meyer presented the airport report. Hyde moved to award the Greybull Main Apron project to Mountain Construction, the motion was seconded and carried. Meyer reported on the bid process for county surplus property sale. Smail- wood opened and read one sealed bid received from Murdoch Oil for Lot # 1 of fencing at $1,100. Hyde moved to accept the bid for Lot #1 from Murdoch Oil, the motion was seconded and carried. Meyer pre- sented a Greybull Apron Project RFR for signature. Meyer presented the revised Airport Museum lease, the Commission agreed by con- sensus for it to go to the lease holder for approval and signature. It will be presented to the Commission for final approval at the next meeting. Meyer informed the Commission that Mr. Sheppard will use millings from the airport to make the road to his leased area more accessible. Hyde asked for discussion about the Cowley Airport project. Meyer gave an overview of the process of the project, which is programmed for October, 2015. Meyer said the FAA has determined and WYDOT concurred that the old ramp needs rehabilitation before other devel- opment can be considered. Funds allocated by WYDOT make the cost match from the County to be $100,000. Meyer requested the option to come back to the Commission with a redesigned project. Marquerite VanDyke and Carol Willard - Deputy County Clerks: VanDyke and Willard presented the bills and payroll for approval. Af- ter Commission review, Hyde moved to pay the bills and payroll as presented; the motion was seconded and carried. 123518 LORI SMALLWOOD 100.24,123519ALSC0 44.08,123520 AMERICAN WELDING & GAS INC. 141.90, 123521 ASCENT AVI- ATION GROUP, INC 60.00, 123522 ATWOOD FAMILY FUNERAL DIRECTORS INC 415.00, 123523 DANAE M BALES 85.00, 123524 EVELYN GAYE BARREHT 35.00 123525 BASIN REPUBLICAN RUSTLER 237.75, 123526 TOWN OF BASIN 5,480.21, 123527 BIG VALLEY BEARING & SUPPLY 1,044.311 123528 BIG HORN COUNTY JR LEADERS 680.00, 123529 BIG HORN CO-OP MARKETING ASSN 1,941.68, 123530 BIG HORN ENGRAVING & SIGN 4,150.00 123531 BIG HORN RADIO NETWORK 459.00, 123532 BIG HORN RURAL ELECTRIC CO. 417.22 123533 KITSON J BOLDON 300.00, 123534 VICKI L BROWN 100.00, 123535 BURLINGTON CAR CARE LLC 102.83, 123536 MI- CHELLE M. BURNS 173.04, 123537 EVELYN M CARTER 35.00 123538 CARQUESTAUTO PARTS 309.08, 123539 CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT 60.70, 123540 CMI-TECO 49.47, 123541 CNA SURETY 200.00, 123542 SHARON M CORNWALL 35.00, 123543 COPENHAVER, KATH, KITCHEN 150.00, 123544 COMMUNITY BUILDERS, INC. 2,642.00, 123545 KIMBERLY S COWAN 542.00, 123546 COWLEY LUMBER CO. 30.10, 123547 TOWN OF COW- LEY 128.15, 123548 CHERYL DALIN 35.00, 123549 DOUBLE D LIVESTOCK, LLC 2,950.00, 123550 DOUBLE R SERVICE, LLC 5.00, 123551 PAMELA K DUNN 100.00, 123552 JOHN E. FRENTHEWAY 224.00, 123553 FUNKE'S DRY CLEANERS 28.50, 123554 GAlL CARVER PHOTOGRAPHY 35.00 123555 JAMES R GILL 100.00, 123556 GDA ENGINEERS 3,215.50, 123557 PATFi GRIFFITH 70.00 123558 GREYBULLBUILDING CENTER 73.12, 123559 GREY- BULL STANDARD 30.00, 123560 TOWN OF GREYBULL 233.00, 123561 HD FILTER CLEANING 198.55,123562 VANGI HACKNEY 145.26, 123563 J&E, INC. 215.88, 123564 JOYCE JOHNSON 85.00, 123565 KEELE SANITATION 135.00, 123566 LESLIE K KELT- NER 1,000.00, 123567 KRISJANSONS & MILES, PC 150.00, 123568 LUCAS J KRUBECK 1,500.00, 123569 PHYLLIS B LEWIS 100.00, 123570 LEXIS NEXIS MATFHEW BENDER 250.31,123571 LOVELL BUILDING CENTER 44.98, 123572 LAURIE LONGTINE 100.00 123573 MACI MARGARET MAY 600.00, 123574 MASTER- CARD 1,785.07, 123575 MAYES BROTHERS LLC 625.06, 123576 CARL MEYER 64.60, 123577 KARLINA MCINTOSH 42.11 123578 MINCHOW'S SERVICE 510.12, 123579 MODERN MA- CHINERY 229.94, 123580 REBECCA MONCUR 100.00, 123581 MO- TION INDUSTRIES 930.16, 123582 MURDOCH OIL, INC. 8,262.59 123583 JANE R NEALE 35.00, 123584 O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 1,511.49, 123585 THE OFFICE SHOP, INC. 2,490.43, 123586 JAR- Bi Hnm Cnunty notice nf hearin NOTICE OF HEARING (NOH #1, 2014-2015) August 28th, 2014 Notice is hereby given of a public hearing on a proposed transfer of funds to the following budgets: $56,250.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 46-4-100-200-000 South Big Horn County Solid Waste Transfer Loan $1,068,750.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 46-4-101-200-000 South Big Horn County Solid Waste Transfer Grant $122,000.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4-480-800-200 Big Horn County Jail Roof Replacement $92,200.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4-480-801-200 Big Horn Coun- ty Courthouse Roof Replacement $90,951.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4-480-803-200 Big Horn Coun- ty Library Roof and Sofit Replacement $14,709.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4-480-804-200 Relocation of Emergency Backup Generator. $15,000.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4480-805-200 Retrofit of Light- ing Fixtures throughout County Buildings. $65,000.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4480-806-200 Remodel of Old Jail Cell Block area. $100,000.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4480-807-200 Replacement of Law Enforcement Patrol Vehicles. $25,000.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 104-480-808-200 North Big Horn County Sr. Citizens Climate Control System $30,196.00 from unanticipated revenue (Wyoming State Lands and Investments) to 10-4480-809-200 Big Horn Coun- ty Courthouse Telecommunication and Data system The board of county commissioners will hold a hearing at 11:30 a.m. on September 2 nd, 2014, in the commissioners' chambers at the courthouse in Basin, at which time any and all persons interested may appear and be heard respecting such transfer of funds. Dated this 28th day of August, 2014 Board of County Commissioners Big Horn County, Wyoming /s Jerold S. Ewen, Chairman /s Keith M. Grant, Member /s John G. Hyde, Member Attest: /s Lori Smallwood County Clerk, Clerk of the Board Publish: August 28, 2014 LV00L cV00ror00ic00 wtb! jjj.OVtcVv'OlhicL.cOV ED DWAYNE OLDHAM 150.00, 123587 LAUREN G OLSEN 35.00, 123588 ASHLEY L PHILLIPS 350.00, 123589 PITNEY BOWES 126.50, 123590 QUILL CORPORATION 248.71 123591 BRUCE LRICHARDSON 35.00,123592 RIMROCKTIRE, INC 345.90,123593 R.N. ELECTRIC 8.00,123594 ROCKY MOUN- TAIN POWER 1,353.16,123595 BRET SAVAGE 2,400.00,123596 LESLIE M SCHWARTZ 100.00,123597 GEORGE T. SANDERS COMPANY 274.29,123598 SECURITY STATE BANK - PETI'Y CASH 2.28,123599 SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY HOSPITAL 532.83,123600 STANLEY SECURITY SOLUTIONS 915.00,123601 ZIEBER R STETLER 3,000.00,123602 SUN RIDGE SYSTEMS, INC 12,960.00,123603 SYSCO FOOD SERVICES 5,623.70,123604 TECHNICAL FORESTRY SERVICES 1;833.61,123605 TCT WEST, INC. 6,305.09, 123606 TCT WEST, INC. 1,564.02, 123607 TERR- ALOGICS, INC. 37.75, 123608 TOMMERUP MACHINE SHOP, INC. 911.11, 123609 TRI COUNTY TELEPHONE ASSOC. 68.63, 123610 FRANCES L TURNELL 35.00,123611 TYLER TECHNOLOGIES, INC 157.50, 123612 VALLEY HARDWARE 275.96, 123613 WELLS FARGO BANK 2,500.00, 123614 WESTERN PRINTING INC. 281.62, 123615 WHEELER'S IGA 216.96, 123616 THE WHITLOCKS MUSIC, INC 2,500.00, 123617 WYOMING DEPT. OF WORKFORCE SERVICES 1,093.72 123618 WYOMING BEHAVIORAL INSTITUTE 3,425.00, 123619 WYOMING GAS 1,461.47, 123620 WYO. LAW ENFORCE- MENT ACADEMY 791.07, 123621 KIMBERLY ZIERLEIN 35.00, 123622 GARY BRINK INC. 1,654.42 Lori Smallwood, Big Horn County Clerk- Old and New Busi- ness & Mail: Smallwood presented 24 hour catering permits for Antelope Butte Foundation and the Library Foundation. Hyde moved to approve the 24 hour permits, the motion was and seconded and carried. Discussion included an overview of when permits are re- quired. Smallwood presented the Loan, Grant and Promissory Note from SLIB for the South Big Horn County Transfer station project. Hyde moved to sign the transfer station documents as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. Smailwood presented amendment one to extend the ending date of the Economic Development Planning Grant from the Wyoming Business Council. Hyde moved to approve the amendment, the motion was seconded and carried. Becky Lindsey- North Bench Drainage District: Hndsey pre- sented the 2014 assessment roll for the North Bench drainage district. Joy Hill, Land Planning: Hill presented the Land Planning report, including the April, May, and June Planning and Zoning Board min- utes and the Bischoff simple subdivision #14-002 for approval. Hyde moved to approve simple subdivision #14-002, the motion was second- ed and carried. Hill presented simple subdivision for #14-003. Grant moved to approve the Anders K. Johnson (#14-003) subdivision, the motion seconded and carried. A steering committee for the Natural Resource Plan Committee will be selected in August at the Planning and Zoning meeting. There was discussion about other Counties and States who are questioning FEMA's flood plain issues. Willie Bridges- Pryor Mtu. Engineering: Bridges presented and recommended approval of utility and access permits for WBI on Coun- ty Road 10, Road 91/2 north of Lane 38, TCT Road 7 near Lane 39 and Beaver Creek Road for new construction. Hyde moved to approve the three utility and one accesspermits as presented, the motion was seconded and carried. Bridges reported that Mr. Hogan from the Forest services would like to meet regarding Forest Service Road 17 and the sections that cross private land. Grant asked about agree- ments previously developed by Ken Fink and Flitners. Grant pointed out there had been a 50 year public need access easement granted by the family Grandfather. The meeting being requested by Hogan is in accordance with the BH Forest Service agreement with the Flituers. Bridges updated the Commission regarding the Lovell refinery clean- up and the EPA consultant Oared Johnson out of Colorado) being hired to do an alternative assessment. This will provide final clean up alternatives for the site. The site visit is planned for Tuesday 7/22/14. DEQ will be presenting their funding source options, 100% paid for is not looking possible but County cost is unclear at this point. There was discussion about the meeting with Kathy Brown and promises made to the County at that meeting that there will be no costs passed to the county. Grant asked Smallwood to look for a meeting tape from 2009. Bridges presented a response from Shelby Carlson regarding Highway 32 stating that the cattle guards will remain and 12 foot gates will be added as soon as possible. The letter indicated that Lane 12 will be fixed for a 12 foot gate. Lane 13 has some restraint problems but a 10 foot gate will be installed there. There was discussion about panel gates and that WYDOT won't install those unless the County provides them. Ewen asked Bridges to keep an eye on the issue. Carlson also reminded the county that WYDOT has "Livestock On Road" signs that can be loaned or purchased. Bridges presented an additional letter from Carlson regarding the Industrial Road Program requesting the commission to appoint a viewer. Three were recommended. Bridg- es recommended John Karhu be the counties appointment. Grant moved to appoint John Karhu as the Counties viewer for the Industrial Roads Program, the motion was seconded and carried. Grant asked about the current sate of maintenance on Road 8 out of Burlington. Irrigation water seems to be a constant issue and he would like to see the road to be put on a priority list. There was discussion about center line and other marking on Trapper Creek Rd. Bridges suggested temporary markers for the time being, as the road was scheduled for major repairs next year. Bridges reported that there is a water line leak under Greybull Heights Rd. that is being worked on. For safety the road is currently closed. Emergency approval has been granted to dig and fix the issue correctly. Don McNiven - Burlington Resident: McNiven reported an ac- cident near his house on Road 10 and asked about lowering speed limits and about placing yield signs on Road 10, Road 8, and Lane 39. He offered to pay for the signs near his house. McNiven pointed to Basin Gardens is an example of the proper signage and speed limits. Bridges explained the process for setting speed limits. Ewen asked Bridges for his professional opinion regarding the area in question. Bridges stated that 35 mph is not necessary and not enforceable. He believes that 45 is a legitimate speed. McNiven stated he thinks yields and no speed signs would fix the problem. Bridges stated yield signs and caution signs are possible. Hyde said the point is well taken and the concern needs to be looked into. Ewen requested Bridges look into the issue. Grant suggested searching for the speed study that was done when Ken Fink was with the County. Ewen expressed ap- preciation to McNiven for voicing his concern. Donna Capellen: Big Horn County Library: Capellen presented the Library report and bills to be paid. There was discussion about disposition of books paid for by county funds. A policy was set and will be implemented at all libraries. There was discussion about whether or not to keep the library van; Hyde suggested holding off until the new director arrives. Howard Johnson - Big Horn County Solid Waste: Johnson pre- sented a Low Hazard/Low Volume DEQ permit application for Com- mission signature. The permit needs to be in place before the SLIB Transfer Station project can begin. Hyde moved to sign the new facili- ty permit application, the motion was seconded and carried. Smallwood presented Good of the County: Financial Statements: Ken Blackburn-Big Horn County Sheriff 0une 2014); Dori Noyes-Big Horn County District Court Clerk (June 2014); Lori Smallwood-Big Horn County Clerk (June 2014) Monthly Report(s) and prepared correspondence review: Big Horn County Fair Minutes (June 2014); Bonds: Marianne Grant-Board of Cooperative Education Services ($5,000); Valerie Beal-Town of Lovell ($50,000); Coleen Wagner - BHC Fire Protection District #5 ($10,000); Daniel Zwemer-BHC Fire District #5 ($10,000); Marianne Grant- Lovell Board of Recreation ($5,000); Vana Camp-Town of Dearer ($10,000) Hyde moved to adjourn, the motion was seconded and carried. STATE OF WYOMING ) COUNTY OF BIG HORN ) I, Lori Smallwood, 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 of the Commission on July 15th, 2014 These minutes can be viewed electronically at www.bighor ncountywy.gov Publish: August 28, 2014 Ri Hom County. la nnhlir-tion SALARY PUBLICATION The following salaries were paid for the month of June 2014, by Big Horn County. According to Wyoming Statute 18-3-516 (b) Each board of county commissioners shall post on the county's official website in the manner provided in subsection (f) of this section and publish separate from the minutes of the proceedings: (i) Within sixty (60) days after the end of each fiscal year, the name, position, and gross monthly salary of each full-time employee and each elected official. A brief statement shall accompany the salary publication specifying that all salaries are listed as gross monthly salaries or actual monthly wages, not includ- ing any fringe benefits such as health insurance costs, life insurance benefits and pension plans. The statement shall also indicate that the salaries or wages do not include any overtime that the employee may earn which would be paid by the county. Number of Name and/or Position Gross Montly Posistions Salary 1 Jerold S. Ewen, County Commissioner, 2338.78 Chairman 1 Keith M. Grant, County Commissioner 2338.78 1 John Hyde, County Commissioner 2338.78 1 Lori Smallwood, County Clerk 4677.56 1 Deputy Clerk/Elections 2810.11 4 Deputy Clerk 2624.44 1 Deputy Clerk 2201.00 2 Deputy Clerk 1906.67 1 Becky Lindsey, County Treasurer 4677.56 1 Deputy Treasurer 3006.50 1 Deputy Treasurer 2747.63 1 Gina Anderson, County Assessor 4677.56 1 Deputy Assessor 3006.50 2 Deputy Assessor 2686.93 1 Deputy Assessor 2218.67 1 Michelle Burns, County Attorney 6236.74 1 Deputy Attorney 6180.00 2 County Attorney Legal Assistant 1 2404.84 1 Dori Noyes, Clerk of District Court ,4677.56 1 Deputy Clerk of District Court 2882.53 1 Deputy Clerk of District Court 2563.74 1 5000.00 Joy Hill, Planner/GIS Manager Engineering/Planning Technician Planning/Engineer Assistant Fred Werner, Maintenance Supervisor Janitor, Courthouse/Fair Kenneth Blackburn, County Sheriff Blaine Jolley, Patrol Captain Community Service Officer Deputy Sheriff 2784.00 2427.00 3292.61 2590.52 4677.56 4333:33 4333.33 3308.32 3 Deputy Sheriff 2819.20 1 Deputy Sheriff 2741.95 1 Deputy Sheriff 2517.20 1 Deputy Sheriff 2502.40 Evidence-CSI Dispatcher/Accounting Dispatcher Dispatcher Dispatcher Dispatcher Dispatcher Debbie Cook, Detention Administrator, Captain Julie Faber, Detention Lieutenant 3083.33 3416.67 2884.90 2603.30 2580.15 2539.80 2494.66 4333.33 3750.00 Records Clerk 2820.17 Detention Deputy 3101.12 Detention Deputy 3081.12 Detention Deputy 3020.64 Detention Deputy 2993.67 Detention Deputy 2960.16 Detention Deputy 2819.20 Detention Deputy 2694.72 Housing Control 3242.08 Housing Control 2387.20 Housing Control 2243.78 Housing Control 1792.11 Cook 2267.84 Cook 2185.50 Cook 1307.54 Delmar W. Atwood, Jr., County Coroner, 1892.11 Part-Time Public Health Secretary 2467.33 Rodney Wambeke, North Foreman, 3613.51 Road & Bridge Shannan Hovey, South Foreman, Road 3428.53 & Bridge Road & Bridge Labor 3213.63 Road & Bridge Labor 3152.93 Road & Bridge Labor 3126.12 Road & Bridge Labor 3002.93 Road & Bridge Labor 2942.23 Jason Beal, Emergency Management 3574.24 Coordinator Vangi Hackney, BHC Fair Manager 3300.00 Carl Meyer, Airports Manager 5000.00 The following salaries were authorized by the Big Horn County Library Board. Number of Posistions 1 Name and/or Position Gross Montly Salary Donna Capellen, Interim Director 3472.00 Publish: August 28, 2014