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September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018
Commissioners Robert ‘Pits’ DeArmond, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock, and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance
Commissioners reviewed preliminary budget and made additional cuts to help pay for the radio system including: $10,000 from metal products and $20,000 from concrete products from the Bridge Fund; $20,000 from the Transportation Equipment line in the Public Safety; and removing the $31,000 Administration Building carpeting project from the General Fund
9:30 Commissioner Bullock moved to approve the Treasurer’s Cash Report for August 2018; Commissioner Blain seconded; motion carried.
10:36 Bart Langemeire from the Bank of Red Lodge met with Commissioners to discuss a lease agreement for the radio system. The County will need to borrow about ½ of the system cost of approximately $200,000. Bart noted a three-year lease would have an interest rate of 2.35% and would require semi-annual payments.
Commissioner DeArmond moved to enter into a lease agreement with the Bank of Red Lodge for radio system equipment and installation; Commissioner Blain seconded; motion carried.
12:00 Adjourned

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer