FIRST DAY OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
CAMAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
July 13, 2015

The meeting was called to order at 9:03 am by Vice Chairman Ken Backstrom.  Also present were Commissioner Ron Chapman, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, and Clerk Korri Blodgett.  Chairman McMurdo will be joining the meeting at 10:00 a.m. as she had a prior commitment.

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

Noxious Weed Supervisor Terry Lee met with the Board to discuss an eradication enforcement letter that he will be sending out.

Sheriff Dave Sanders met with the Board to review an updated FY 2015 Annual Cooperative law Enforcement Agreement.  The updated funding level for Camas County to receive is $7,000.00.  Dave also updated the Board on activities in the sheriff’s dept.   Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to sign the modified Enforcement Agreement.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Commissioner McMurdo joined the meeting at 10:13 a.m.

Assessor Lynn McGuire met with the Board to deliver the Property Tax Roll.  The Board also reviewed her department’s budget requests.

Treasurer Gayle Bachtell met with the Board to review the Monthly Financial Reports and review her 2016 Budget requests.

The Board discussed the Pilt payment distribution. The clerk discussed that the Pilt money had been budgeted to different funds for the 2015 budget, and is requesting to distribute the money in to the Current Expense and Justice fund.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to distribute the payment to the Current Expense and Justice Fund. Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board discussed the Grain/Barley Agreement.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to enter into an agreement for a lease providing for the property to be farmed and for the lessee to receive a 2/3 payment of the gross proceeds and the county to receive a 1/3 payment of the gross proceeds.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Planning and Zoning Administrator Dwight Butlin met with the Board to review his Departments 2016 budget requests.

The Board recessed for lunch at 12:30 p.m.

The Board reviewed the minutes of June 8th, 15th and 22nd.   Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve the minutes of June 8th and 15th with the corrections made.  Seconded by Commissioner Backstrom.  Unanimous.  The Clerk will make corrections as needed and resubmit the minutes of June 22nd next week.

The Board reconvened at 1:30 p.m. and reviewed the bills as presented on the claims list.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the bills as presented.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.  The Board reviewed a bill from Valley Service for supplies.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the claim from Valley Service.  Seconded by Commissioner McMurdo. Commissioner Chapman recused himself from voting.

Attest:

____________________________                                     _____________________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                           Korri Blodgett, Clerk

Expenditure Fund Totals:

Justice Fund $10,525.18 Current Expense $7,036.88
Indigent $0 Road & Bridge $17,248.69
District Court $191.72 Revaluation $395.05
Health $500.00 Landfill $360.00
Noxious Weeds $27,560.45 Junior College Tuition $900.00
Elections $0 Ambulance $5,629.46
State Fund $15,830.34 Legion Memorial $0
Historical Society $0 Court Trust $0
Snowmobile $0 Range Improvement $0
Waterways Fund $0 City of Fairfield $40,838.81
School District #121 $169,985.44 Cemetery District $719.79
West Magic Fire Dist. $2,039.62 Camas Mosquito Dist. $1,041.08
Camas County Library $20,950.65 June Payroll $119,020.15

Camas County Commissioners Meeting
July 20, 2015

The meeting was called to order at 9:45 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 Modification of Grant or Agreement between the U.S. Forest Service and Camas County Road & Bridge Dept.   The revised Financial Plan includes a funding increase by $3,019.50.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion approve and sign the modified agreement.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Tax Collector Gayle Bachtell met with the Board to hold a public hearing to take Tax Deed on three properties.  No one from the public appeared and the proceedings were taped.  Commissioner McMurdo opened the hearing at 10:0 a.m.  Tax Collector Gayle Bachtell presented records on property owned by Ralph Gibbons, described as Lots 1 and 2, Block 22, Fairfield Town site.  Gayle presented all documentation per Idaho Code 63-1006.  Gayle then presented all documentation proving compliance per Idaho Code 63-1006 on property also owned by Ralph Gibbons, described as Lots3-16, Block 32, Fairfield Townsite.  The Tax Collector then presented all documentation proving compliance per Idaho Code 63-1006 on property owned by Kim Tannahill and Robert Bolan, described as Lot 1 Smokey Dome Ranchos North.  As there was no one from the public present and the Board had no further questions, the public hearing closed at 10:17 a.m.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to direct the Treasurer to Issue and record Tax Deeds in favor of the County, on the three properties as described.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous

Tommy Knowlton met with the Board to discuss the Grain/Barley Contract Agreement. Tommy has been farming the property since 2006 and says there is approximately 33 acres of farmable ground. Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to approve the Contract Agreement with Tommy Knowlton. Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

The Board discussed changing the date of the August 10th meeting as Commissioner McMurdo has a prior commitment.  It was the consensus of the Board to hold the meeting at the regular time and date without Commissioner McMurdo, as we are in the middle of setting the FY 2016 budget.

The Board recessed at 11:15 a.m.

The Board reconvened at 2:15 p.m. and reviewed the meeting minutes of June 22nd.  Commissioner Chapman made a motion to approve the minutes as presented.  2nd by Commissioner Backstrom.  Unanimous.

Trial Court Administrator Linda Wright, Administrative District Judge Richard Bevan and Magistrate Judge Daniel Dolan met with the Board to review the 2016 District Court budget.

The Board adjourned at 2: 50 p.m.

Attest:

__________________________                                                                   ________________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                                                     Korri Blodgett, Clerk


Camas County Commissioners Meeting
July 27, 2015

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, 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.

Mel Fletcher from the Cemetery Board met with the Commissioners to discuss the subdivision fees.  The Cemetery Board would like the fees to be waived.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to waive all application fees and just require the Cemetery District to pay for the publications, mailings, and the county engineers’ fees.   Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

City Clerk Mickey Dalin met with the Board to discuss review the City’s Special Assessments.  Commissioner Chapman made a motion to authorize the Tax Collector Gayle Bachtell, to assess the special assessment amounts for water and sewer delinquencies.  Seconded by Commissioner Backstrom.  Unanimous.

Tax Collector Gayle Bachtell met with the Board to discuss cancelation of late fees on a piece of property where in error the owner did not receive a tax notice.  .Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to cancel the penalties and interest on Lot 1 West Shore Acres Subdivision, RP003200000010A, in the amount of $121.00.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to amend the agenda to add Sheriff Dave Sanders to discuss a Dedicated Enhanced Emergency Communications Grant Fee Fund Application Emergency Communications system as it is a time sensitive matter.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.  Sheriff Sanders discussed the need for a grant for providing a E911/NG telephone system and the equipment maintenance and network service to support the equipment requested..  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to authorize the signature on the grant application for a Dedicated Enhanced Emergency Communications Grant.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Welfare Director Annie Frostenson met with the Board to review Indigent Case # 1C-2016-10001.

Chairman Barb McMurdo made a motion to go into Executive Session per Idaho Code 74-206(1)(d), to discuss  records that are exempt from disclosure.  A roll call vote showed all in favor.  The Board entered into Executive Session at 11:02 a.m.  After a roll call vote showing all in favor the Board came out of Executive Session at 11:10 am.

Welfare Director Annie Frostenson presented a Medical Lien for signature.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to authorize signature on the Medical Lien.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman. Unanimous.  Commissioner Backstrom made a motion to deny Indigent Case #1C-2016-10001, based upon the Clerks Findings of Fact.  Seconded by Commissioner Chapman.  Unanimous.

Laira Thomas with the Camas Medical Clinic., met with the Board to discuss the Camas Medical Clinics Board of directors and monies.

There Board adjourned at 11:35 a.m.

Attest:

_________________________                                                                          ______________________

Barb McMurdo, Chairman                                                                          Korri Blodgett, Clerk

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