August 29, 2023
August 29, 2023
Commissioners Scott Miller, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock; and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Bohleen asked about minutes while Newell is on leave.
Brad Caton from the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation met to provide an update. Caton discussed the upcoming Forum on Aging in Place, workforce housing efforts in Roberts, and sustainable funding challenges for CART (Community Area Ride and Transit). Discussion of public funding for other transportation systems in the State, challenges with fee for service and how it could impact State grants, and the County’s opposition to diverting tax money to the program from the beginning.
9:00 County website redesign. Bonnie Ramage, Gerrick Phillips, and Allyn Holting of Rebel River Creative, DES Coordinator Cyrina Allen, Public Information Officer Maggie Karas, GIS Coordinator Tom Kohley, and Clerk and Recorder Macque Bohleen were present. Ramage and her team presented the proposal. Bullock moved to accept the proposal for a redesign of the Carbon County website and creation of a branding logo; Blain seconded; Commissioners agreed the redesign was long overdue; motion carried. Bullock moved to also change the website to a .gov domain in the redesign process; Blain seconded; motion carried.
10:00 Sanitarian Director Barbara Krizek met regarding the DPHHS licensed establishment inspections agreement. Krizek would like to opt out of body art and pool inspections. Krizek noted the State is now processing the agreement through DocuSign; it will be sent to Miller in the next month or so. Bullock moved to approve the Agreement for Licensed Establishment Inspections; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Miller discussed Pro Rodeo rental of Fairgrounds noting the organization gives rodeo scholarships to high schoolers and asked if their rental fees could be refunded. Bullock and Blain would like to defer to the Fair Board.
Bullock moved to approve employee time as presented; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Commissioners discussed Code Enforcement and the need to pursue Development Permit violations for Amazon repackaging facilities.
11:15 Blain departed for the Dorvall Corner construction meeting.
Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer