Camas County Commissioners Meeting
May 29, 2018
The meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. by Chairman Travis Kramer. Also present were Commissioner Bill Davis, Commissioner Marshall Ralph, Prosecuting Attorney Matt Pember, and Clerk Korri Blodgett.
The Board reviewed the agenda. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve the agenda as posted. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous.
The Board reviewed a Warranty Deed from S.E. Frostenson and Clarice Frostenson to Camas County. The Board will review other documents and discuss the matter at a later date.
The Board met with City Clerk Mickey Dalin to review Special Assessments on the City of Fairfield delinquencies per Idaho Code 63-1611. The delinquencies are 120 days late and the City is asking the County Tax Collector to attach the fees to the property tax collections. Commissioner Ralph made a motion to approve the Special Assessment collections. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous.
The Board briefly discussed the Natural Resource Litigation Fund. Matt will discuss this with IAC and review again later.
The Board took a 5-minute recess at 9:55 a.m.
The Board reconvened at 10:00 a.m.
The Board met with Ralph Campanelle to discuss the bridge at Camas Creek. The State has downgraded it to a 3 ton weight limit from a 12 ton weight limit. He is concerned for even emergency services as an ambulance is at least 7 tons and there is a fire safety issue also. The bridge needs to be re- rated. Mike discussed ITD contracting firms to inspect and load rate bridges and they are claiming a beam is not adequate and it will be inspected again in June by our Engineer and the State.
Commissioner Kramer made a motion to go into Executive session per Idaho Code 74-206(1)( c ) to discuss an interest in real property. A roll call vote showed all in favor. The Board entered at 10:30 a.m. The Board came out 11:05 a.m.
Jerry Young, Chamber of Commerce member, met with the Board to discuss support for the 4th of July fireworks display and memberships in the chamber. Commissioner Ralph made a motion to approve the support of the firework display in the amount of $250 and review an increase of that support during the budget process. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous. Jerry also talked about a membership in the Chamber of Commerce.
Indigent Director Erica Brixey met with the Board to review Indigent Case # 1C-2018-10002. Commissioner Kramer made a motion to go into Executive session per Idaho Code 74-206(1)(d) to consider records that are exempt from public disclosure. A roll call vote showed all in favor. The Board entered executive session at 11:20 a.m. The Board came out at 11:27 a.m. Commissioner Ralph made a motion to approve payment on Indigent case # 1C-2018-10002, upon the applicant’s signature on a promissory note for reimbursement. Seconded by Commissioner Davis. Unanimous.
Planning and Zoning Administrator Dwight Butlin met with the Board to present the Recommendation of Sec XVII for the Comprehensive Plan for Camas County. The Board received the recommendation and will begin deliberations on June 11, 2018.
The Board recessed for lunch at 11:55 a.m.
The Board reconvened at 1:00 p.m.
The Board met with Forsgren Engineer Steven Yearsly to discuss the Engineering Services for the 227 road reroute and a Surplus Eliminator grant that they are applying for. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve and sign the agreement. Seconded by Commissioner Ralph. Unanimous. Steven also talked about the Surplus Eliminator money that the state has that locals can apply for. The project would be a CRABS application, which requires you to have plans in hand, letters of support and be ready to proceed. It is a $6500 gamble to apply but he feels we would have a good chance.
The Board reviewed the minutes of May 14 and May 21. Commissioner Davis made a motion to approve the minutes as amended. 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 at 2:22 p.m. The Board came out of executive session at 4:00 p.m.
The Board adjourned at 4:20 p.m.
Travis Kramer, Chairman Korri Blodgett, Clerk