NOTICE: Letter to MDT regarding completion of Highway 212/310

October 22, 2019

COMMISSIONERS’ PROCEEDINGS
October 22, 2019
Commissioners Robert ‘Pits’ DeArmond, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock, and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioners discussed last night’s Fair Board meeting. The Fair Board will be using their contract cleaner to clean the Gruel Building for the 4H banquet; a number of items related to the care of the dogs seized by the County have been left in the building. Angela and Tom are looking at dates for the County to conduct an internal after-action review.
Angela noted the first year’s Impact Fee and the Road and Bridge preparation fee from PacifiCorp have been received.
Steve Fredrickson met with Commissioners regarding road maintenance products.
9:00 Clerk and Recorder Christine Stovall was present. Commissioner Bullock moved to approve the Sander Lease with Red Lodge Mountain; Commissioner DeArmond seconded; motion carried.
Deputy Clerk and Recorder Lola Ashby joined the meeting. Commissioner Bullock moved to approve Resolution 2019-16 to Establish a Procedure for Road Name Changes and to Establish Criteria and Standards for Road Names; Commissioner DeArmond seconded; Kris thanked the Commissioners for formalizing a procedure for changing names for the benefit of residents and for the continuity of records in her office. Motion carried.
9:15 Barbara Daniel met with Commissioners for the Commissioners’ Secretary interview.
10:00 Beartooth RC&D Steve Simonson met with Commissioners for the second Public Hearing for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Planning Grant Application for a preliminary engineering report for jail facilities. Steve also noted Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) Planning Grant Applications will open in December. Commissioner Bullock moved to approve Resolution 2019-15 for the grant application submittal; Commissioner DeArmond seconded; motion carried.
10:15 Patricia Benson met with Commissioners for the Commissioners’ Secretary interview.

Steve Simonson noted Beartooth RC&D has received 6 applications for the Jail Committee; he noted it would be nice to have more interest from the Bridger area. Commissioner Bullock noted Steve Thuesen from Bridger may be interested and he will reach out to him. Steve would like to schedule a review of the applicant and selection of the Jail Committee for November 5th.
11:00 Robert and Marilyn Hollister met with Commissioners for a jail land proposal. Sheriff Josh McQuillan was present.

11:20 Airport Board meeting. Sue Cogswell, Wally Zook, Merrill Pfeifer, and Lonnie Sandford were present.

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Charla Carter met with Commissioners for the Commissioners’ Secretary Interview.

1:50 Adjourned

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer