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January 15, 2019 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                   LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                     OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                               JANUARY 15, 2019




The Board of Fremont County Commissioners met in Regular Session at 9:00 a.m. with the following members present:  Chairman Travis Becker, Vice-Chairman Larry Allen, Jennifer McCarty and Michael Jones.   Commissioner Clarence Thomas was absent.  Fremont County Clerk Julie A. Freese was present for the meeting.


Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the Agenda as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.


Jennifer McCarty moved, Michael Jones seconded, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held January 8, 2019.  Motion carried unanimously.


Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to accept the bills for payment.  Motion carried unanimously.


Bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Amount.

Ace Hardware Riverton-County Buildings-Materials/Supplies-$167.84; Airgas USA LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Cylinder Rental-$130.79; Anda Inc.-Public Health-Vaccine-$14,340.26; Bailey Enterprises, Inc.-Segregated-Fuel-$1,228.19; Bank of the West-Segregated-Credit Card Charges-$30,717.58; Bill Jones Plumbing & Heating-Segregated-Materials/Services/Repairs-$732.85; Bloedorn Lumber Lander-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$64.96; Business Mailing Solutions, Inc.-Support Services-Postage Machine Repair-$470.00; Carquest Auto Parts-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$822.46; Communication Technologies Inc.-Support Services-Maintenance Agreement-$3,479.58; Dubbe Moulder Architects PC-Riverton Library Roof & Drainage-Services-$923.75; Fahey, Penny-Health Promotion-Reimburse Expenses-$12.54; Force America Distributing LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Air Actuator Valve-$204.35; Fremont Motors Lander-Segregated-Parts/Supplies-$3,452.04; Grainger-Fremont County Ambulance-Materials/Supplies-$533.40; Greenwood Mapping Inc.-County Assessor-MapServer Cloud Hosting/Support-$600.00; Harris Govern Ft. Collins-County Assessor-Equipment-$1,455.71; Hemocue America-Fremont County WIC-Medical Supplies-$207.90; Honnen Equipment-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$200.64; John Deere Financial-Transportation-Materials/Supplies-$1,027.37; Lander Valley Auto Parts-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$12.34; Mckesson Medical Surgical Inc.-Fremont County WIC-Medical Supplies-$136.85; Moskovitz, Amy Marie-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$81.75; Nelson Engineering-Horse Creek Road Reconstruction-Surveying Services-$1,665.00; Norco Inc.-Segregated-Supplies-$4,622.03; Novo Benefits-Health Benefit Plan-Insurance Services-$4,817.00; Office Shop Inc., The-Computer Services-Maintenance-$2,948.83; Palace Pharmacy-Detention Center-Inmate Rx’s-$18,460.07; Pavillion, Town of-County Buildings-Water/Sewer-$112.50; Peterbilt of Wyoming-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$662.00; Quill Corporation-Segregated-Office Supplies-$265.56; Ratigan, Daniel, MD-Detention Center-Supervisor Contract-$4,250.00; Relx, Inc.-County Attorney-Research Subscription-$595.00; Riverton Physician Practices LLC-Transportation-Random Drug Testing-$110.00; Riverton Ranger, Inc.-Support Services-Advertising-$1,313.00; Rocky Mountain Power-Segregated-Utilities-$11,400.05; Segregated-Health Promotion-Wellness Reimbursement-$8,038.00; Snider, Yvonne-Sheriff Victim Services-Reimburse Expenses-$172.80; Thos. Y. Pickett & Co Inc.-County Assessor-Contractual Services-$23,950.00; Traveling Computers-Computer Services-Supplies/Services-$2,968.15; Tweed’s Wholesale Co-County Buildings Detention-Supplies-$54.73; Tyler Technologies Inc.-County Clerk-Eagle Implementation-$595.00; Verizon Wireless-Segregated-Phone Service-$309.22; WCS Telecom-Segregated-Phone Service-$530.53; Western Printing, Inc.-County Assessor-Printed Supplies-$295.74; Wilkerson, James A., IV, MD PC-County Coroner-Autopsy-$1,175.00; WY Public Health Laboratory-Public Health-Lab Fees/Supplies-$304.00; Wyoming 4 X 4 Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Supplies-$757.63; Wyoming Behavioral Institute-Health & Welfare-Title 25-$5,278.00; Wyoming Dept of Transportation-Segregated-Fuel-$2,370.83; Wyoming Machinery Co-Segregated-Parts/Service-$193,863.69; Wyoming Waste Systems-Segregated-Trash Removal-$2,691.32


Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to accept a voucher from Cloud Peak Counseling Center in the amount of $975 for one Title 25 patient.  Motion carried unanimously.


The following items in the Signature File were reviewed: 1) Thank you letter to Robert Yates for service on the Weed and Pest Control District; 2) Abatement Summary cover sheet; and 3) Record of Proceedings.      Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Memorandum of Agreement among the Federal Highway Administration, Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office, and County of Fremont, Regarding the Wiggins Fork Bridge Replacement Project.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty second, to approve the Grant Agreement between the State of Wyoming, Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources, State Historic Preservation Office and Fremont County Historic Preservation Commission for the Audio Track for “Saving Places” a documentary film on historic preservation.  Motion carried unanimously.


The following items were reviewed in the Priority Mail:  1) Tour dates for the three County Museums, tentatively set for February 5th for Pioneer Museum; March 4th for Dubois Museum and February 20th for Riverton Museum; 2) Peterson Bridge Public Meeting announcement for January 22nd at 6:00 pm at Lost Wells Fire Hall; and 3) Library Board request to fill Board position due to long term injury of a member.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to advertise the Fremont County Library Board vacancy.  Motion carried unanimously.


There was nobody present for the Public Comment period.


Discussion was held on a recent vacancy for a Lander Truck Driver.  Chairman Becker had polled the other Commissioners and received verbal approval to begin advertising the vacancy.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Michael Jones seconded, to ratify the decision to advertise for the vacancy for a Lander Truck Driver.  Motion carried unanimously.


County Planning Department Supervisor Steve Baumann presented notice of the first of two public meetings for the Cooper Road Transportation Corridor Study.  The meeting is set for January 22, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Riverton City Council Chambers.


County Coroner Mark Stratmoen presented a 2018 Case Summary & Comparison.


Coroner Stratmoen proceeded to give summary of 2018 projects:


Larry Allen moved, Michael Jones seconded, to adjourn into Executive Session with Steve Cardenas for an Exit Interview.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to return to Regular Session.  Motion carried unanimously.


Commissioner Meeting reports were given:


There being no further business, Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 10:45 a.m. and reconvene for a Regular Meeting on January 22, 2019.  Motion carried unanimously.


A full detailed report and the official minutes are posted on Fremont County’s website at










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