Camas County Commissioners Meeting
June 25, 2018
The meeting was called to order at 9:02 a.m. by Chairman Travis Kramer. Also present were Commissioner Bill Davis, Commissioner Marshall Ralph, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, Clerk Korri Blodgett, and three individuals from the public.
The Board reviewed the minutes of June 18, 2018. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve the minutes as corrected. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
Commissioner Ralph updated the Board on an award that Camas County received for a No Fatality Zero Star Award from the Idaho Department of Transportation for no highway/road deaths in 2017.
Assessor Lynn McGuire met with the Board and reviewed 2019 budget proposals.
Matt Pember discussed change proposals for his 2019 budget proposals.
Road and Bridge Supervisor met with the Board and reviewed his 2019 budget requests.
Noxious Weed Supervisor Terry Lee met with the Board to review the weed departments 2019 budget requests.
The Board took a brief recess.
The Board reconvened.
The Board recessed as a Board of Commissioners and met as a Board of Equalization at 10:05 a.m. to hear Gary Maxwell’s appeal on parcel number RP0025600000050A. Gary was not present. Assessor Lynn McGuire presented documentation to show how she arrived at her market value assessment. Commissioner Davis made a motion to uphold the Assessor’s assessment. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. Commissioner Davis made a motion to close as a Board of Equalization at 10:22 a.m. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. The Board reconvened as a Board of Commissioners.
The Board began deliberations on the Little Beaver Creek BLM road abandonment at 10:31 a.m. The proceedings were recorded. The notice of public hearing was read into the record. The Road and Bridge Department recommends abandoning the road which gives up our right to maintain. Feels abandonment would be in the County’s best interest and the BLM has no intention of closing. The Board closed the public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Commissioner Davis made a motion to move forward with the abandonment of the Beaver Creek road. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. Commissioner Ralph made a motion to approve the Resolution for Road Abandonment and sign when presented by legal counsel. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous.
The Board met with ambulance administrative assistant Rick Dillard. They discussed different roles and responsibilities. Commissioner Kramer will attend the EMTs’ business meeting on Wednesday and clarify some issues.
The Board briefly discussed the annual audit. The Clerk will notify Dale Bunn to see if he would be available to meet with the Board on July 9, 2018.
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 12:05 p.m. The Board came out of executive session at 12:30 a.m.
The Board adjourned at 12:40 a.m.
Travis Kramer, Chairman Korri Blodgett, Clerk