September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022
Commissioners Scott Miller, Scott Blain, and Bill Bullock; and Administrative Officer Angela Newell were present.
8:30 Pledge of Allegiance.
Lisa and Chip Bennette were in attendance for public comment period. Lisa asked if Commissioners had a chance to look in the elections vault. Blain noted he looked, but would defer discussion until it is on the Agenda Thursday. Lisa asked about flood relief funding and if Commissioners have sought out other sources. Bullock noted exploration of historic preservation grants for historic buildings. Blain noted efforts of NRCS and request to Governor to alleviate some of the red tape to allow better management of the creek. Discussion of regulatory impediments to allow for repairs. Blain noted the inability to group projects in the permitting process makes permitting all the work that needs to be done, very difficult.
9:00 Superintendent of Schools Lori Lynde and Assistant Lori Kane met for School Budgets and to authorize school mill levies. Blain moved to accept school budgets and set levies as presented; Miller seconded; motion carried.
9:30 Miller moved to open Public Hearing for the Carbon County Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget; Blain seconded; motion carried. Newell reviewed levied fund reserves, fund level increases, and General Fund department increases.
10:30 Disaster and Emergency Services (DES) Coordinator Cyrina Allen and Geospatial Information Systems Coordinator / Fire Warden Tom Kohley met for their monthly update. Allen reviewed her written report (attached). Kohley reviewed fire weather outlook, noted DNRC Option 3 agreement has been signed, and asked about pending Road Approach permits and associated complaints. In regards to the approach off Shorey Road, Bullock noted the permit will not be issued in light of DEQ violations on the Western Ranch Estates property. Kohley asked about Deep Draw Fire road repairs; Miller will touch base with landowners. Requested placement of Race in Progress signs for event this weekend.
11:00 Mental Health Center Services Agreement was postponed until comments are received from the South Central Regional Mental Health Center.
11:30 Contract Planner Forrest Mandeville, Interim Clerk and Recorder Macque Bohleen, and Kate Stout of Red Lodge Surveying met with Commissioners regarding the Kallevig K5 Subdivision Final Plat. Mandeville reviewed project staff report (attached) recommending approval of the final plat. Miller, having reviewed and considered the application materials, project memorandum, and all of the information presented, moved to approve of Kallevig’s 5 K Subdivision, final plat; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Miller moved to accept Commissioners Proceedings for August 9; Blain seconded; motion carried.
Mandeville and Commissioners discussed Development Regulations in regarding to Group 2 Development Permits. Bullock noted ingress and egress concerns; discussion about conditions to alleviate those concerns.
Respectfully submitted: Angela Newell, Administrative Officer