May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
Commissioners Robert ‘Pits’ DeArmond and Bill Bullock, DES Coord. / GIS Mgr. Tom Kohley, and Administrative Assistant Angela Newell were present. Commissioner Scott Blain participated via phone.
1:00 Commissioners held an emergency meeting to discuss damage from flash flooding the night before. A large culvert washed out on Montaqua Road which has been closed from W. Pryor Road to E. Elbow Cr. Rd. There was a large washout on W. Pryor Rd and it has been closed between Montaqua Rd. and Poverty Flat Rd.
Tom noted the County’s expense threshold to qualify for FEMA funding is $37,000 and the State’s threshold is $1.44 Million.
Commissioners discussed emergency declaration of if they would like to mill a 2-mill emergency levy. Commissioner DeArmond moved to declare a state of emergency for Carbon County and to revisit the emergency mill at a later date; Commissioner Blain seconded; motion carried.
Commissioner Bullock noted they are still surveying the damage, but will need significant gravel and repairs to Willow Cr. Rd and Roberts Cooney Rd.
1:30 Adjourned.

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Assistant