FIRST DAY OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE
CAMAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
July 9, 2018
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by Chairman Travis Kramer. Also present were Commissioner Marshall Ralph, Commissioner Bill Davis, Clerk Korri Blodgett and four individuals from the public. Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember was unavailable.
The Board reviewed the Agenda. Commissioner Ralph made a motion to approve the agenda as posted. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous.
The Board discussed correspondence relating to property located on Fir Grove Road. It was a consensus of the Board to send the letter to the landowner concerning property boundary resolutions.
Beulah Baldwin met with the Board with concerns relating to culverts and gravel that end up in her fields at 300 East 100 North.
Commissioner Kramer updated the Board on the EMT meeting that he attended on June 27. He discussed the changes that they are wanting the Administrative Assistant to now do, such as checking off the purchasing orders, file hard copies of runs. They also worked on the By-laws and they are checking in on if they can combine the Standard Operating Guidelines. Also, they agreed to clarify for Rick the position of students vs. driver and who is on the run for claims. They discussed Dr. O’Conner not being interested in being the Administrator and suggested contacting Amy Clinger. Commissioner Kramer will try to contact her and see if she would be interested.
Assessor Lynn McGuire presented the 2018 Property Roll. New property values have gone up $28,058,613, this includes $1,232,610 in new construction.
The Board discussed the Tucker v. State of Idaho Subpoena correspondence. Commissioner Davis made a motion to authorize signature on the letter to Elizabeth Lockwood, stating the county’s position. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
At 10:04 a.m. The Board opened the Public Hearing to consider the approval of Section XVII to be added to the Comprehensive Plan for the County of Camas, in accordance with Sections 67-6508 and 67-6509 of the Idaho Code. Planning and Zoning Administrator Dwight Butlin and general public members also signed in. Chairman Kramer read the recommendation the Board received from the Planning and Zoning Commission. No one testified in favor of the Section. Randy Pugh testified that the county needs to make sure it enforces all safety standards in order to protect property and the general public and citizens of Camas County. He was very concerned about safety. Gary Slette commented on the written testimony submitted by him. (See written testimony) He also submitted changes that he thought should be in the Section. Airport manager Winston Ellis testified that the FAA form 7480-1 should be submitted to the county with all applications for airports. He testified that several items could be removed from the section, which he felt were not necessary. No one was opposed to the Section XVII. Chairman Kramer thanked those testifying and he closed the hearing at 10:27 A.M. The board discussed a date to hold deliberations and it was decided to deliberate the public hearing on July 16, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. in the Commissioners room in the Annex.
Commissioner Kramer made a motion to go into an 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 10:45 a.m. The Board came out at 11:28 a.m.
Airport manager Winston Ellis met with the Board to discuss the Forest Service wanting to install a helicopter landing pad at the Airport. They have had issues with the landings throwing gravel in to the hangers. Winston will discuss this matter further with the Forest Service and come back for further discussion. He will also discuss this with Mike Gill.
The Board reviewed an Idaho Office of Emergency Management of 2016 Final grant Adjustment Notice for Camas County in the amount of $83.66. Commissioner Davis made a motion to authorize and sign off on the 2016 State Homeland Security Program grant. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous.
The Board discussed a ADA Compliance assistance request to inspect the courthouse. Commissioner Davis made a motion to sign the letter to request an invitation to inspect our Courthouse for ADA Compliance. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
The Board recessed for Lunch.
The Board reconvened at 1:00 p.m.
The Board reviewed the bills as presented on the claims list. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve the bills. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. Commissioner Ralph excused himself from the meeting to respond to an ambulance call.
The Board discussed a class Action lawsuit regarding a Class Action Commissioner Davis made a motion to join in on the Class Action lawsuit regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (PILT). Seconded by Commissioner Kramer. Unanimous.
The Board discussed budget requests.
The Board adjourned at 3:30 p.m.
Expenditure Funds: June 2018 Expenditures (Report dated 07-09-2018)
|Justice Fund||$8,157.44||Current Expense||$6,468.85|
|Indigent||$7,753.78||Road & Bridge||$37,166.67|
|Parks & Recreation||$775.24||Junior College Tuition||$2,850.00|
|911 Communications||$9,323.34||State Fund||$20,360.62|
|Cemetery District||$1,461.79||Historical Society||$2,500.00|
|City of Fairfield||$47,712.32||School District #121||$186,720.84|
|Court Trust||$||West Magic Fire Dist.||$1,902.31|
|Camas Mosquito Dist.||$2,877.96||Camas County Library||$16,914.32|
|May Payroll||$124,844.75||May Totals||$372,407.55|
Travis Kramer, Chairman Korri Blodgett, Clerk