March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022
Commissioners Scott Miller, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock; and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Steve Roi in attendance.
8:45 Treasurer / Superintendent of Schools Lori Lynde and Assistant Lori Kane met with Commissioners regarding Contract Superintendent Schools; Dan Martin may not renew his contract. Discussion about the education requirements and others in the community that may be able to fill the role. Lynde will try to get a confirmation one way or the other from Martin.
Election Administrator Crystal Roascio met with Commissioners regarding the local Primary Election; there are five local races with two candidates and the remaining offices are all uncontested. Blain moved to cancel the June primary election for local offices; Miller seconded; Roascio noted there would be a cost savings for ballot printing; motion carried.
Miller discussed research he has done on Robertson Draw Road. The road appears to be a county road although there is a long history of the road that indicates at times it was not considered a county road.
10:20 County Attorney Alex Nixon met for his regular meeting. There was a discussion regarding requests to limit marijuana sales to residents; Nixon does not believe that is allowed under statute. Miller discussed status of Robertson Draw Road as a County Road; there is documentation designating more of the road a county road that what is on the priority map. Miller would like to establish that section as priority 3 and reflect the full easement on the priority map.
10:30 Mike Keys joined the meeting.
11:00 Public Hearing regarding the Health Insurance Permissive Mill Levy. Sheriff Josh McQuillan, Undersheriff Jeff Schmalz, Human Resource Specialist Kate Asbury in attendance. Miller moved to open Public Hearing; Blain seconded; motion carried. Newell detailed the changes from the Department of Administration and Auditors on how the permissive mill is calculated; only those employees enrolled in the plan as of July 1st can be included in the calculations. Miller moved to close public hearing; Blain seconded; motion carried. Blain moved to keep permissive mill at current level with an increase in county’s contribution to $900/mo; Bullock seconded; motion carried.
11:30 No bids received for Hot Plant Asphalt Supply. Commissioners will advertise again.
Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer