June 22, 2023

June 22, 2023
Commissioners Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock; and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Lori Lynde met with Commissioners to request increasing Lori Kane to Admin 7 at 85% of the Elected Base and Shannon Posey to Clerk 2 at 60% of the Elected Base. Bullock moved to approve increases as requested; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Clerk and Recorder Macque Bohleen met with Commissioners to discuss Tax Deeds. There are five properties that Bohleen will be seeking title commitments for. Bohleen only received one response to her request for quotes from First Montana Title for $100/property. Bohleen reviewed the properties. Bullock moved to approve First Montana Title to perform Title Commitments on the five properties; Blain seconded; motion carried.
9:00 Geospatial Information Systems Coordinator / Fire Warden Tom Kohley met with Commissioners to discuss the Rural Fire Capacity Grant application. Kohley is seeking a $7,000 grant to provide Rural District volunteers access to push-to-talk technology on their cell phones to access the radio system via the Zello software. Kohley noted antiquated radios and the high cost for Departments to replace radios for volunteers. Kohley does not intend the app to be used for mission-critical communications, but it does allow for radio traffic to be monitored without the purchase of a radio. Bullock moved to approve the grant application; Blain seconded; motion carried. Kohley also presented new road maps for the Road Shops.
Bullock noted Red Lodge School will be hosting a CDL training and has requested use of an operator and truck to assist with the training.
9:30 Bullock moved approve the Reclamation and Development Planning Grant Agreement for Channel Migration Zone Mapping and Stream Channel Stability Assessment; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Bullock moved to approve Commissioners Proceedings for May 3rd and May 4th; Blain seconded; motion carried.
10:35 Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Coordinator Cyrina Allen met to discuss debris removal; Fish Wildlife and Parks has revoked all of their permits and stopped all debris removal progress in Carbon, Stillwater, and Park Counties.

11:00 Geospatial Information Systems Coordinator / Fire Warden Tom Kohley met regarding ESRI Agreement Renewal for ArcGIS Software.

12:00 Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer