October 26, 2017

October 26, 2017
Commissioners Doug Tucker, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock and Administrative Assistant Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance
Gordon Sirrine was present.
9:00 Civil Deputy Jacque Papez met with Commissioners regarding county business. She noted Alex Nixon and Tom Rieger’s case was overturned by the Appellate Court. Jacque will have a draft Victim Advocate Interlocal Agreement with Red Lodge ready for Monday’s meeting.
9:30 Commissioner Bullock moved to approve the Lease Agreement between Carbon County and Dave Pishko; Commissioner Blain seconded; motion carried.
10:00 DES Coord. / GIS Mgr. Tom Kohley met with Commissioners to open 911 Call Taking Equipment Request for Proposals. Six Proposals were received as follows:
Frontier $160,955.71
Voice Products Inc $163,550
Dunne Communications $161,899.35
Motorola Solutions $172,842.87
Sola Comm Technology Inc. $101,218.57
DIS Technologies / Zetron Max $135,561
Century Link $132,640.69
Tom Kohley will verify proposals with Ryan Olson and Sheriff McQuillan.
10:25 A representative from Senator Daines Office met with Commissioners. They discussed FEMA Floodplain regulations and the mandated engineering certification. Commissioners would like landowners to have access to a regional engineer to help reduce landowner costs for obtaining a floodplain permit. They also discussed forest management.
10:35 Red Lodge School Superintendent John Fitzgerald and School Board Members Rad Langston and Bob Bilyeu met with Commissioners regarding Red Lodge School’s request to build a bus barn at the Fairgrounds. School representatives stated they did not think the Fair Board had concerns with proposal. The School District would like to lease ground to construct an 8500 sq ft bus barn and parking lot. The District would take on responsibility for plowing the road and parking lot. Commissioner Bullock noted the County would like to wait for the final decision from the City regarding deannexing the Fairgrounds; he also expressed concerns with storage space for the Red Lodge Road District, which uses space at the Fairground for seasonal storage. Commissioner Tucker noted camper/trailer parking during the County Fair may also be an issue.

11:20 Ron Kapor met with Commissioners to discuss the Fire Protection meeting at noon.
12:00 Adjourned

Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Assistant