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Washington County Commissioners Approved Minutes of October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020

The Board of County Commissioners of Washington County, Idaho, does hereby meet this 26th day of October, 2020.
IN THE MATTER OF ROLL CALL)
Donna Atwood, Clerk, called roll call: Lisa Collini, present; Kirk Chandler, present; and
Nate Marvin, present. Also present was Lyndon Haines.
Kirk Chandler opened the meeting and Lyndon Haines led the Pledge of Allegiance. Nate Marvin gave the invocation.

IN THE MATTER OF CORRESPONDENCE/MEETINGS AND REPORTS)
Correspondence received by the Board was reviewed and disseminated as required.
Assessor, Debbie Moxley-Potter, discussed the condition of the roof on the Annex building. Moxley-Potter presented a quote from JB’s Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $24,078.00 to remove the existing roof and install a new roof. A decision will be made after review of the budget.
Clerk, Donna Atwood, inquired if the Board would be interested in hosting the District III Elected Officials meeting to be held on January 13, 2021. The Board suggested checking if the Vendome would be available to follow social distancing guidelines.

IN THE MATTER OF MINUTES)
The minutes of the Board not heretofore approved of October 19, 2020 were approved as written.

IN THE MATTER OF CLAIMS)
The claims, audited by the Auditor, were presented and reviewed by the Board. All
credit card claims were reviewed.
The Auditor was authorized to issue warrants totaling $31,225.51 for general expenses to be paid from the 2020 budget year by a motion of Kirk Chandler, seconded by Nate Marvin. Motion carried.
The Auditor was authorized to issue warrants totaling $39,651.36 for general expenses to be paid from the 2021 budget year by a motion of Lisa Collini, seconded by Nate Marvin. Motion carried.
The Auditor was authorized to issue warrants totaling $22,000.00 for social services expenses by a motion of Nate Marvin, seconded by Lisa Collini. Motion carried.

IN THE MATTER OF OPERATIONS IN FUNDS/STATEMENT OF TREASURER’S CASH)
Kirk Chandler moved to approve the Operations in Funds/Statement of Treasurer’s Cash for the month of September 2020 in the amount of $10,980,951.03. The motion was seconded by Nate Marvin with all in favor.

IN THE MATTER OF WEED AND RODENT CONTROL)
Bonnie Davis, Weed Superintendent, met with the Board. Davis reported the total rodent count for the 2020 fiscal year was 19,281 tails with a remaining budget balance of $6,898.75. The current rodent tail count for the 2021 fiscal year is 623 tails. Davis informed the Board the over the counter sales for the 2020 fiscal year had increased by $3,891.23.
Davis thanked the Board on behalf of her department for the Holiday Gift Certificates. Davis discussed moving the part-time employee to a full-time position. The Board agreed.
Davis reported spray projects have been completed.
Chandler encouraged Davis to let landowners know there is EQIP (Environmental Quality Incentives Program) funding available through NRCS (National Resource
Conservation Service) and Soil Conservation to help with expenses related to fire
damages.
Chandler stated the Weiser River Cattleman’s Association will be meeting at the
fairgrounds Thursday evening and he would remind those in attendance of the funding available.

IN THE MATTER OF PLANNING AND ZONING)
Bonnie Brent, Planning and Zoning Administrator, met with the Board. Brent presented the weekly building permit report to the Board for review.
Brent discussed the replacement of lights in the Magistrate Office. Marvin suggested
checking with the City of Weiser on rebate programs available through Bonneville Power.
Brent discussed the availability of supplies through Gem State Paper Supply. Brent
requested permission to purchase supplies from Brady Industries. The Board approved the request.

IN THE MATTER OF AMBULANCE)
Kirk Chandler moved, seconded by Lisa Collini to recess as the Board of Washington
County Commissioners and convene as the Board of the Weiser Ambulance District.
Motion carried unanimous.
Debbie Warren, Deputy Clerk, called roll call: Lisa Collini, present; Kirk Chandler,
present; and Nate Marvin, present.
Corey Patocka with the Ambulance District met with the Board. Also present was
Ambulance District Administrative Advisor, Tim Atwood.
Patocka reported that the Ambulance District had twenty-nine calls for service which
included eight transfers last week.
Patocka presented the quote for the back-up generator from Hata Electric to the Board; he reminded the Board the quote is good for thirty days. Patocka inquired that if this is a capital item, would the County pay for it or if the Ambulance District would pay for the generator.
Chandler stated that if it were to be paid from County funds, it must be budgeted for.
Chandler stated that the County has a portable generator. Chandler further stated that the County could possibly pay for the hook-up within the current budget for the portable generator. There was discussion about the need for an adequate generator.
Patocka presented a revised quote from White Cloud in the amount of $3,360.80 for hand held radios for the Ambulance District.
Kirk Chandler moved, seconded by Lisa Collini to accept the revised quote from White
Cloud in the amount of $3,360.80. Motion carried.
Patocka inquired again about Systems Design West as a billing service. Marvin and
Collini stated that they were in favor of proceeding. Patocka stated that he would request a contract from Systems Design West and have it reviewed by Delton Walker,
Prosecuting Attorney.
Patocka informed the Board that the EMTs are finishing classes and should be taking
tests within the next couple weeks. The District is operating with reduced EMT staffing.
Patocka suggested bringing on the recently hired PRN (as needed) paramedic to work
36/36 shifts.
Southwest District Health would like to supply COVID testing materials to the
Ambulance District in order to do testing for first responders in Washington County.
Southwest District Health is in the process of drafting the needed information.

Order No. 20-002 for payroll expenses in the amount of $23,433.67 was presented to the Board for review.
Lisa Collini moved, seconded by Nate Marvin, to approve Order No. 20-2 for payroll
expenses in the amount of $23,433.67. Motion carried.
Kirk Chandler moved, seconded by Nate Marvin to go into executive session at 11:00
a.m. in accordance with I.C. 74-206(1) (a & b) to consider hiring a public officer,
employee, staff member or individual agent. This paragraph does not apply to filling a
vacancy in an elective office, (b) to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee, staff
member or individual agent, or public school student. Motion carried unanimous. Lisa
Collini, Aye; Kirk Chandler, Aye; Nate Marvin, Aye.
Kirk Chandler stated they were out of executive session at 11:27 a.m.
Kirk Chandler moved, seconded by Lisa Collini to recess as the Board of the Weiser
Ambulance District and reconvene as Board of Washington County Commissioners.
Motion carried unanimous.
Debbie Warren, Deputy Clerk, called roll call: Lisa Collini, present; Kirk Chandler,
present; and Nate Marvin, present.

IN THE MATTER OF ROAD & BRIDGE/SOLID WASTE)
Jerod Odoms, Road and Bridge/Solid Waste Supervisor, met with the Board. Odoms
reported the asphalt tank on the city lot has been removed. The 4-wheeler has been
delivered to the fairgrounds. Classes are continuing on Zoom for staff.
Odoms presented a grant application from LRIP (Local Road Improvement Program) in the amount of $100,000.00 for materials to be used on Cove Road.
Kirk Chandler moved, seconded by Nate Marvin, to allow the chairman to sign the LRIP (Local Road Improvement Program) grant application. Motion carried.
Odoms reviewed the draft of a 5-year plan for work to be completed by the Road and
Bridge Department with the Board. Odoms informed the Board that he hopes to do 12
miles per year on chip seal, which is not currently being met.
Odoms reported that Road and Bridge will be finishing at Camas Prairie pit and will
move to Pound Pit for crushing rock.
Odoms reviewed the Solid Waste Resolution with the Board. Odoms stated the resolution does not include the special fee that is on the tax roll. Fees on the resolution would cover $30.00 per ton

b. All processed lumber shall only be accepted in lengths of 6 feet or less.
i. Lumber that can be reused should be separated into the free pile.
c. All wood that can be firewood should be available to those who ask on a first come first serve basis.
i. All treated lumber shall not be reused or given as firewood and must be sent to the landfill.

d. All metal is not charged as it will be recycled
i. All metal must be separated and placed in the appropriate areas.

e. All concrete, asphalt is not charged as it will be recycled by Road & Bridge
i. Concrete containing metal will not be accepted
f. Asbestos will not be accepted.
g. No Out of County construction/demolition will be accepted.
B. Tires:
a. Lawnmower/Motorcycle Tires $2.00 each
b. Passenger Tires (without rim) $4.00 each
c. Passenger Tires (with Rim) $6.00 each
d. Large Pickup Tires (without rim) $8.00 each
e. Large Pickup Tires (with Rim) $10.00 each
f. Truck Tires (without rim) $10.00 each
g. Truck Tires (with Rim) $13.00 each
h. Tractor/Equipment Tires $35.00 each
C. Dead Animal Disposal:
a. Horses $75.00 each
b. Cows over 500 pounds $35.00 each
c. Any other animal under 500 pounds $20.00 each
d. Each additional animal under 500 pounds $5.00 each, per visit
e. Animal parts (processed) $30.00 per ton
D. Refrigerator/Air Conditioner $15.00 each
This Resolution shall take effect immediately from and after its adoption and approval as required by law.
ADOPTED by the Board of County Commissioners of Washington County, Idaho this
_ day of _____, 20___

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
WASHINGTON COUNTY, IDAHO


Kirk Chandler, Chairman


Lisa Collini, Commissioner


Nate Marvin, Commissioner

ATTEST:


Donna Atwood, Clerk


Chairman, Board of County Commissioners

ATTEST:


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