FIRST DAY OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE
CAMAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
May 9, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 9:01 a.m. by Chairman Barb McMurdo.  Also present were Commissioner Ken Backstrom, Commissioner Ron Chapman, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, and Clerk Korri Blodgett.

The Board reviewed the Agenda.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the Agenda as posted.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed a Letter of resignation from a Board member from the Man-made Park project.   It was a consensus of the Board to accept the letter of resignation from Jerry Nelson.

The Board met with EMT Board members Lesia Knowlton, Raul Ornelas, and Laira Thomas.

Chairman McMurdo made a motion to go into Executive Session per Idaho Code 74-206(1)(a) & (b), to consider personnel matters. A roll call vote showed all in favor.  The Board entered into executive session.   The Board closed the executive session at 10:00 a.m.

The Board met with South Central Public Health to to review a Fiscal Year 2017 budget request. Present were Director Rene LeBlanc, Chairman of SCPH, Linda Montgomery, Camas County Rep Pam Jones, Cheryle Becker, RN, Family & Children’s Administrator, Bob Erickson, ect.  They provided a very informative presentation on all of the services that are provided through South Central Public Health.

The Board took a brief recess.

The Board reconvened and discussed an appointment of a Proxy for the Fy 2017 Budget Committee Hearing.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to give Pam Jones our proxy vote during the SCPHD Budget Hearing on May 18th, 2016.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board held a public Hearing to hear a proposed Ordinance # 168, relating to Regulating Licensing Entertainment Assemblies, repealing Ordinance #114.  No one from the public appeared and the Board closed the hearing.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve Ordinance # 168.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed an ambulance fee relating to Run # 252327.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to waive the ambulance transport fee of $350.00 as he was not transported to the clinic.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman. Unanimous.

The Board reviewed 3 Certificates of Residency Application s for CSI tuition.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the Certificate of Residency Applications.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed the bills.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the bills as presented on the claims list.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.   Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve a bill for services to Backstrom Machine.  Seconded by Commissioner McMurdo.  Commissioner Backstrom requesed himself.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the bill for parts and supplies to Valley Service.  Seconded by Commissioner McMurdo.  Commissioner Chapman requesed himself from voting.

The Board reviewed the April meeting minutes.  Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve the minutes as corrected.  Seconded by Commissioner Backstrom.  Unanimous.

The Board recessed for lunch at 12:10 p.m.

The Board reconvened at 1:00 p.m.

Mike Dettori met with the Board and gave an update on the Man- made project.  He stated that they are going to ask an individual to replace a member that has retired.  They are also trying to put together a committee to start raising funds for the project.  They are in contact with an Architectural firm to get the process started.  Mike also discussed the road wash out over Big Smokey, approximately 6 miles past Trappers Inn, and how they are in the planning process of how the reconstruction will be accomplished.

The Board reviewed a Beer and Wine License Application for Smoky Bar LLC.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the Alcoholic Beverage License of Smoky Bar LLC.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board adjourned at 2:15 p.m.

Attest:

 

________________________                                                ___________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                         Korri Blodgett, Clerk

 

Expenditure Fund Totals:

Justice Fund $5,615.04 Current Expense $11,376.75
Indigent $200.00 Road & Bridge $21,120.83
District Court $330.98 Revaluation $0
Health $500.00 Landfill $360.00
Noxious Weeds $55,509.57 Junior College Tuition $0
Elections $52.00 Ambulance $1,432.20
911 Communications $1,872.25 State Fund $19,068.05
Legion Memorial $0 Historical Society $0
Range Improvement $0 Snowmobile $0
Court Trust $0 Waterways Fund $0
City of Fairfield $7,840.96 School District #121 $100,960.39
Cemetery District $268.16 West Magic Fire Dist. 228.70
Camas Mosquito Dist. $614.67 Camas County Library $2,493.27
April Payroll $119,868.35


CAMAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
May 16, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Chairman Barb McMurdo.  Also present were Commissioner Ken Backstrom, Commissioner Ron Chapman, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, Clerk Korri Blodgett, and two individuals from the public.

The Board reviewed the agenda.  Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve the agenda as posted.  Seconded by Commissioner Backstrom.  Unanimous.

The Board discussed the City-County trash cleanup day. They are looking to hold the annual spring cleanup on the weekend of May 21st-22nd between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve to contribute 33.3% towards the Timberline Trash invoice, with a maximum amount of $500.00.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed a short list of government surplus items to be auctioned on June 4th at 1:30 p.m., which the City of Fairfield and Camas County will hold.

The Board reviewed a proposed Resolution for the Cemetery District regarding changes in burial fees.

The Board discussed the Man-made Park project.  The Board discussed the need to fill a vacancy on the committee board.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to appoint Kathy Stone to fill the vacancy. Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed the Camas County Caboose support request.

The Board met with Mike and Camron Bouiss to discuss a private music event that they are hosting.  They have held Ranch fest for about 12 years now and have had no complaints.  They stated it is a private event, but they are just making the county aware and making sure there is nothing that the county is requiring.

Jerry Nelson met with the Board to discuss his letter of Resignation that he submitted last week.  The Board thanked Jerry for all his help and work on the Man-made project.

The Board discussed the Chamber of Commerce request to support this year’s fireworks display. Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve a $250.00 contribution.  Seconded by Commissioner Backstrom Unanimous.

The Board adjourned at 10:43 a.m.

Attest:

 

______________________                                        ____________________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                         Korri Blodgett, Clerk



Camas County Commissioners Meeting
May 23, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 a.m. by Chairman Barb McMurdo.  Also present were Commissioner Ken Backstrom, Commissioner Ron Chapman, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, and Clerk Korri Blodgett.

The Board reviewed the Agenda.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the Agenda as posted.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board reviewed a Resolution on Cemetery burial fees.

The Board began canvassing the votes for the 2016 Primary Election.  While reviewing the Tally books the Board found a discrepancy in the total votes cast for Marshall Ralph. Election Clerk Annie Frostenson made the correction of votes cast on the Abstract of Votes as noted.  After review of the corrections, Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to certify the true and complete abstract of all votes cast within the county at the Primary Election held May 17, 2016.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board met with Soldier Mtn Ski Area Board Member Winston Ellis and Nancy Hallowell, to request a Property Tax Exemption.  Matt McFerran also joined the discussion to give clarification on the valuation as appraised by the Attorney General’s Office.

Planning and Zoning Administrator Dwight Butlin met with the Board to review the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant application.  Dwight provided a copy of the TAP Project Estimating Worksheet (infrastructure).  He discussed the Letters of Support he has received and the preliminary schedule.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to authorize the Chair to sign a letter of support for the TAP grant.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.  Dwight also discussed a proposed private use airport.  The location is approximately 12 miles East of Fairfield.

The Board adjourned at 11:45 a.m.

Attest:

________________________                                                            ___________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                                     Korri Blodgett, Clerk

 

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