CAMAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
January 22, 2018
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Chairman Travis Kramer. Also present were Commissioner Marshall Ralph, Commissioner Bill Davis, Clerk Korri Blodgett, and an individual from the public. Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember was unavailable.
The Board reviewed the Agenda. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve the Agenda as posted. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
Commissioner Kramer 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 executive session at 9:16 a.m. The Board came out of Executive session at 9: 32 a.m.
Commissioner Kramer made a motion to go into Executive Session per Idaho Code 74-206(1)(f) to communicate with legal counsel regarding pending litigations. A roll call vote showed all in favor. The Board entered executive session at 9:34 a.m. The Board came out of Executive session at 9:36 a.m.
Assessor Lynn McGuire met with the Board to review a Property Tax Exemption application from the Bundy Youth Ranch. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve and sign the exemption. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. The Board also discussed the circuit breaker/snow removal process.
LaDonna Rosellini met with the Board concerning her homeowner’s exemption. Tax Collector Gayle Bachtell explained to the Board that all taxing districts will be affected by canceling taxes as it affects their budgets. Assessor Lynn McGuire explained that this property has previously been in a LLC., and not in here own name and it is the homeowner’s responsibility to provide the information needed. She is asking forgiveness on the late charges and interest. Commissioner Davis made a motion to waive the late charge and interest for 2015, 2016, and the first half of 2017, if paid by the end of the week. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
EMT President John Pine met with the Board and updated them on the training in progress and discussed the risks you take with students training and then leaving. The Board discussed the need to relay clear understandings on who is eligible for the County assistance of paying for the trainings and a need to have the students trained, to be able to commit to the county for a certain amount of good faith time for that training provided at the County’s cost.
Sheriff Dave Sanders met with the Board to review a Memorandum of Understanding between South Central Public Health District and Camas County. Dave explained that the documents were not available with the corrections so will have to review at another time.
Weed Supervisor Terry Lee met with the Board and reviewed weed spray truck proposals.
The Board recessed for lunch at 12 noon.
The Board reconvened at 1:00 p.m.
Jack Varin and Marilyn Dillard met with Board to review the Memorandum of Understanding on the Johnson Hill Sign Project. They discussed the additional projects that were being incorporated with this project, such as digitalizing the Lasting Legacy book, etc. They discussed paying Bruce Whipple a total of $ 8000.00. He will receive $4000.00 to begin the project upon implementation of this agreement. He will provide preliminary drawings for all three panels by April 1, 2018. Upon approval of the drawings, he will receive additional amounts. All panels will be cut and ready for installation on or before June 1, 2018. The sign will be installed with a steel frame in concrete on or before July 1, 2018. The Camas County Road & Bridge will then install.
There being no further business, the Board adjourned at 1:35 p.m.
Travis Kramer, Chairman Korri Blodgett, Clerk