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January 2, 2024

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COMMISSIONERS’ PROCEEDINGS
January 2, 2024
Commissioners Scott Miller, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Commissioners discussed public comments received via email regarding incorporating lighting restrictions into the Development Regulations revision.
9:00 Commissioners reviewed their Resolutions. Discussed the Office Hours for Elected Officials; Commissioners would like to update signatures on the Office Hours Resolution. Discussed meeting dates and if there are benefits to going back to Monday meetings. Blain would like to keep Tuesday meetings as he likes having Monday with his Road crew.
Bullock moved to approve Commissioners Proceedings for December 21; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Bullock moved to approve Resolution 2024-01 Establish Fire Season 2024, Resolution 2024-02 Establish Rate of Credit for Incarceration 2024, and Resolution 2024-03Establish Office Hours; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Bullock moved to approve Resolution 2024-04 Setting Meeting Dates for the Carbon County Commissioners; Blain seconded; the resolution was to update signatures with no other changes.
10:00 Commissioners discussed their Rules of Procedure. Discussed designation of written minutes as the Official Minutes. Discussed agenda procedures for documents requiring signature. Commissioners discussed limiting agenda requirements for documents requiring a financial commitment.
10:30 Geospatial Information Systems Coordinator / Fire Warden Tom Kohley met for his monthly update (attached). Kohley discussed Fire Fighter Protection surplus equipment at the Base in Colorado. Kohley will have two mules delivered, one for Bridger Fire and one for the Red Lodge Road Shop. Kohley noted there is a third mule and fire pump and hose trailer that he would like to find homes for, they will also be delivering a floor buffer that will be picked up by the Wibaux Fire Department.
Discussed conversations with Bridger Fire Board regarding annexing the area not in the fire district into Bridger Fire District. Newell provided minutes from the previous meeting on the subject.

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COMMISSIONERS’ PROCEEDINGS
January 2, 2024 (cont.)
Kohley provided an overview of the MT State Library GIS Data Validation and Aggregation Portal for the Next Generation 911 System; Kohley has been spending significant time going through the check process for the County address database and making corrections as needed.
11:20 Bullock moved to approve employee time as presented; Blain seconded; motion carried.
11:20 Blain moved to approve the following Board appointments:
Cemetery Dist #1 Rockvale, 3-year term, Rob Newton
Cemetery Dist #2 Bridger, 3-year term, Harvey Nott
Cemetery Dist #3 Joliet, 3-year term, Larry Vukonich
Cemetery Dist #4 Belfry, 3-year term, James Peters
Cemetery Dist #5 Roscoe, 3-year term, Dean Arthun
Cemetery Dist #6 Roberts, 3-year term, DeeAnn DeVries
Cemetery Dist #6 Roberts, 3-year term, Wes Hill
Cemetery Dist #7 Luther, 3-year term, Alvin Ellis
Cemetery Dist #8 Red Lodge, At large, 3-year term, Daniel Gainer
Clarks Fork Valley TV Dist #1, 3-year term, Dianne Giesick
Clarks Fork Valley TV Dist #1, 3-year term, Brad Lindgren
Edgar Sewer & Lighting, 3-year term, Kenneth Metzger
Edgar Sewer & Lighting, 3-year term, Greg Nelson
Fair, At large, 3-year term, Shane Warehime
Fair, Dist #3, 3-year term, Waylon Boggio
Fair, 4-H, 3-year term, Jenny Still
Health, 3-year term, William Oley
Historic Preservation Commission, At large, 2-year term, Debra Hull
Library, Dist #2, 5-year term, Stacie Warehime
Planning, Dist #3, 2-year term, Skip Bratton
Planning, At large, 2-year term, Elizabeth Scanlin
Planning, At large, remainder of a 2-year term ending 12/31/2024, Mike Hays
Tax Appeal, Dist #1, 3-year term, Kathleen Mudd
Weed Dist #3, 3-year term, JO Hash
Weed At large, 3-year term, Jason Oswald
Bullock seconded; motion carried.

Blain moved to appoint Fire District Board members that were not elected in May as follows:
Fire District #1, Joliet, the remainder of a three-year term, Stephanie Suko
Fire District #1, Joliet, the remainder of a three-year term, Doug Schwend
Fire District #3, Fromberg, the remainder of a three-year term, Joe Yedlicka
Fire District #3, Fromberg, the remainder of a three-year term, Link Dorvall
Fire District #4, Edgar, the remainder of a three-year term, Bobby Hell
Fire District #5, Roscoe, the remainder of a three-year term, Monte Ostrum
Fire District #7, Red Lodge, the remainder of a three-year term, Harris Garbrian
Fire District #8, Whitehorse, the remainder of a three-year term, Levi Muhs’
Fire District #9, Belfry, the remainder of a three-year term, Quentin Taylor
Fire District #1, Joliet, the remainder of a three-year term, Robert Johnson
Bullock seconded; motion carried.
11:35 Discussed request from Weed District Coordinator Brian Ostwald regarding garbage pickup at the Weed District Shop on Monahan Road. The location is one of the sites under the County’s umbrella account. Commissioners expressed concerns about possible ripple effects to other pickup locations.
11:46 Blain moved to approve Resolution 2023-05 to Adopt Revised Commissioners Meeting and Administrative Procedures; Bullock seconded; motion carried.
12:00 Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer