January 29, 2018

January 29, 2018
Commissioners Doug Tucker, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock, and Administrative Assistant Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance
Gordin Sirrine was present.
Sheriff Josh McQuillan met with Commissioners to discuss litter ordinance violation in Boyd.
9:00 Commissioner Bullock moved to approve Department of Public Health and Human Services Lease Amendment removing square footage for the Office of Public Assistance; Commissioner Blain seconded; motion carried.
Commissioner Tucker received a call from Rick McDaniel from Sheryl Ann Construction. They will be moving equipment down in the next week and plan to start crushing gravel in the next two weeks.
Commissioner Bullock noted he and Commissioner Blain attended campaign training Thursday afternoon.
12:00 Lunch

1:00 Jeremiah Theys with GreatWest Engineering met with Commissioners to discuss the bridge capital improvement plan and determine if the County wants to submit a Treasure State Endowment Program (TSEP) Grant Application for the upcoming biennium. Jeremiah noted the two bridges on East Side Road were listed as “critical” in the most recent Montana Department of Transportation bridge inspection; on had an SR rating of 46 and the other had and SR rating of 38. Both bridges are old timber bridges that are 60-70 years old. Commissioner Tucker asked if the East Side Road Bridges would be eligible for Federal funding because East Side Road is an alternate route for Highway 212; Jeremiah noted the Federal Lands Access program may be a source of funding. Commissioners approved GreatWest to start the preliminary engineering reports for the East Side Road bridges.

1:45 Adjourned

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Assistant