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September 4, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                    LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                      OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                    SEPTEMBER 4, 2018

 

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES

 

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, Ray Price and Jennifer McCarty.  Commissioner Clarence Thomas was absent.  Fremont County Clerk Julie A. Freese was present for the meeting.

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Agenda as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on

August 28, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to accept the bills for payment.

 

All of the bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Total Cost.

 

American Family & Life Ins.-Segregated-Insurance-$9,656.81; American Heritage Life Ins-Segregated-Insurance-$20.70; AXA Equitable PEDC-Segregated-Annuity-$200.00; Bill’s Quality Auto Glass-Vehicle Maintenance-Windshield Repair-$581.13; Black Hills Energy-Segregated-Utility Service-$1,693.44; Blue Cross Blue Shield of WY-Co Admin-Health Ins Claims-$477,257.15; Blue Cross Blue Shield of WY-Co Admin-Health Insurance-$319,890.00; Central Wyoming College-Dispatch Center-Tower Lease-$496.00; CenturyLink-Agriculture Department-Telephone Service-$364.78; Charter Communications-Segregated-Internet Service-$143.57; Child Support Services/ORS-Payroll-Child Support-$564.00; Clifford, Gregory P. MD PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$9,468.00; Coast to Coast Computer Products Inc.-Segregated-Computer Supplies-$1,791.05; Colonial Life & Accident Ins-Segregated-Insurance-$165.22; Communication Technologies Inc.-Support Services-Maintenance Agreement-$3,479.58; Cowboy Chemical Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Laundry/Kitchen Supply-$613.90; Dubois Telephone Exchange-Segregated-Telephone Service-$647.97; Fahey, Penny-Health Promotion-Reimburse Expenses-$52.22; Fremont Chevrolet GMC-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Repairs-$21.95; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Withholding/FICA-$197,150.70; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Health Insurance-$41,647.40; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Section 125 Benefits-$40,206.71; Fremont Motors Lander-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$486.09; Fremont Orthopaedics PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$250.00; Globalstar USA-Search & Rescue-Satellite Phone Service-$177.00; Grainger-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$714.12; Great West Trust-Segregated-Wyoming Benefits-$6,905.00; Greenwood Mapping Inc.-County Assessor-Map/Web Support-$4,800.00; Guardian Ems Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Medical Transport-$1,670.00; Healthsmart Benefit Solutions-Segregated-Insurance-$896.00; High Country Construction Inc.-Road Material Inventory-Materials-$147,956.10; Hutson, Jeff-Detention Center-Reimburse Expenses-$13.12; Intoximeters Inc.-Detention Center-Supplies-$992.50; J. Brower Psychological Services-Segregated-Contract Services-$600.00; Lander Medical Clinic PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$718.76; Lander Sr Citizens Center Inc.-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$15,000.00; Lazzari, Bailey-Public Defender-Public Defender Rent-$450.00; Marshall & Swift-County Assessor-Office/Field Cost Manuals-$1,004.15; Miller, Margaret-District Court-Court Appointments-$1,042.50; Mountain Dental PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$697.00; National Business Systems Inc.-County Treasurer-Prepaid Postage-$2,000.00; Natrona County Sheriff-Detention Center-Inmate Housing-$7,410.00; New York Life Insurance-Segregated-Insurance-$127.78; Northern Arapaho Child Support-Payroll-Child Support-$598.78; Nutrition Matters Inc.-Fremont County WIC-Educational Handouts-$17.00; Office Shop Inc., The-Segregated-Service Agreements-$96.23; OR Dept. of Justice-Payroll-Child Support-$417.45; Paws For Life-County Sheriff-Animal Boarding-$315.00; Phifer Law Office-District Court-Court Representation-$231.25; Phillips, Adam E.-District Court-Court Representation-$618.75; Post, Raymond-Segregated-Car Wash-$75.88; Professional Dispatch Management-Dispatch Center-Training Course-$295.00; Quill Corporation-Segregated-Office Supplies-$460.09; R R Brink Locking Systems Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$1,133.00; R T Communications-Segregated-Telephone Services-$537.21; Ratigan, Daniel, MD-Detention Center-Supervisor Contract-$4,500.00; Riverton Physician Practices LLC-Dispatch Center-Drug Testing-$302.00; Riverton Senior Citizens-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$15,000.00; Sagewest Health Care-Detention Center-Inmate Services-$14,079.43; Schoneberger, Valerie-Public Defender-Public Defender Rent-$450.00; Secretary of State-Dispatch Center-Notary Fee-$30.00; Shoshoni Senior Center Inc.-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$6,800.00; Specialized Pathology Consult-County Coroner-Autopsy Fee-$2,225.00; State Disbursement Unit-Payroll-Child Support-$1,119.00; State of Wyoming, Public Defenders Offc-Public Defender-Public Defender Rent-$1,650.00; Stephenson Kesy, Kristie Kay-Attorney Victim Services-Reimburse Expenses-$317.60; Stevens, Cynthia B. MD-CAST-Clinical Supervision-$150.00; Sysco Montana Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Supplies-$12,982.96; Terrance R. Martin PC-Public Defender-Public Defenders Rent-$450.00; Thos. Y. Pickett & Co Inc.-County Assessor-Contract Services-$23,950.00; Total Net Salaries-Segregated-Salaries-$633,805.46; Tweed’s Wholesale Co-Segregated-Supplies/Inmate Board-$4,959.58; Tyler Technologies Inc.-County Clerk-Recording Maintenance Web/Quikdocs-$19,818.75; Valley Lumber & Supply Co Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$30.58; Western Printing, Inc.-Segregated-Printed Supplies-$560.80; Whiting Law, PC-District Court-Professional Services-$2,805.00; Wind River Radiology PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$1,192.00; Wind River Towing-Abandoned Vehicles-Abandon Vehicle Towing-$160.00; WY Child Support Enforcement-Segregated-Child Support-$750.00; WY Peace Officers Association-Segregated-WPOA Conference-$750.00; WY Public Health Laboratory-Segregated-Drug Testing-$1,741.50; WY SDU-Payroll-Child Support-$850.00; Wyo Dept of Workforce Serv-Co Admin-Workers Comp-$19,286.13; Wyoming Behavioral Institute-Health & Welfare-Title 25-$3,016.00; Wyoming Retirement System-Co Admin-Contributions-$141,817.31; Wyoming.com-Segregated-Internet Service-$1,074.12

The following items in the Signature File were reviewed:  1) Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the Wyoming Attorney General and the County of Fremont (taken under advisement); 2) Employee Agreement and Consent to Drug and/or Alcohol Testing for Transportation Department personnel; and 3) Record of Proceedings.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve an Application/Permit to Construct Access Driveway submitted by James Jensen for Sand Mesa Road.  Motion carried unanimously.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Capital Revolving Fund purchase of a Caterpillar 12M3 Motor Grader and Rock & Roll Packer for a total cost of $266,271.08 from Wyoming Machinery Company.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

There were no action items in the Priority Mail.

 

Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the hire of a new Operator for the Riverton Road Department at the beginning salary of $38,000, pending background requirements.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

There was nobody present for the Public Comment period.

 

Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney Patrick LeBrun notified the Board of a recent resignation in his office that will leave the Operations Assistant position vacant.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to authorize rehiring to fill the position at an entry level salary of $39,000.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman Becker has been attending the Riverton Urban Transportation Committee meetings on behalf of Fremont County in the absence of a Fremont County Transportation Superintendent.    There is also a vacancy for a Fremont County representative.  Kate Martin currently serves as a Riverton representative; however, her residence makes her qualified for the Fremont County vacancy.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to appoint Kate Martin as Fremont County’s representative on the Riverton Urban Transportation Committee.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to adjourn into Executive Session for two personnel issues.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to return to Regular Session.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

A public hearing was held at 10:00 a.m., as advertised, for the purpose of receiving public comments on the proposed Exhibit B, Fremont County Planning and Rural Addressing Fee Schedule.  The 45 day comment period has commenced.  Present was Planning Department Supervisor Steve Baumann.  The only comment received was from the Chief Civil Deputy who strongly cautioned the Planning Department not to provide title abstracts to non-county entities.  As a result, the Fremont County Planning Commission agreed to not offer this service and delete the Abstract Fee from the Fee Schedule.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the amended Appendix B Fremont County Planning and Rural Addressing Fee Schedule, effective September 4, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

A preliminary budget hearing was held with County Clerk Julie Freese and Financial Assistant Joe Felix.

Chairman Becker reviewed the deadline to opt into a class action lawsuit regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) appropriations.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, that Fremont County opt into the PILT class action lawsuit.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 10:30 a.m. and reconvene for a Regular Meeting on September 11, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

/s/      TRAVIS BECKER, CHAIRMAN

FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

ATTEST:

 

/s/      JULIE A. FREESE, FREMONT COUNTY CLERK AND CLERK OF THE BOARD

September 4, 2018 (FULL DETAILED REPORT)

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

09.04.2018(FULL)

August 28, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                    LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                      OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                            AUGUST 28, 2018

 

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES

 

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, Ray Price and Clarence Thomas.   Commissioner McCarty was absent due to illness.  Fremont County Clerk Julie A. Freese was present for the meeting.

 

Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Agenda as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on

August 14, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to accept the bills for payment, with the exception of a voucher to an employee for safety glasses, pending health insurance coverage clarification.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

All of the bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Total Cost.

 

A & I Distributors-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$2,315.23; Abel, Rozella-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Anda Inc.-Public Health-Vaccine-$3,795.82; Anderson, Debra L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Anderson, Donald R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Anderson, Saundra L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Andrews, Ruth R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$70.00; Arnold, Michael L. S.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Ash, Linda W.-County Elections-Election Judge-$220.00; Bailey Enterprises, Inc.-Inventory-Fuel-$24,645.05; Baker, Lynda C.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Ballinger, Jennet L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Ballou, Janet Marie-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Bank of the West-Segregated-Card Charges-$71,669.93; Bebout, Linda L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$245.00; Beckwith, Larry E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$300.00; Bell Milby, Susan A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Blue 360 Media, LLC-County Attorney-Law Books-$590.24; Bodan, Sheryl A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Borders, Karla J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Bradley Crain, Lisa-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Brew, Alice-County Elections-Election Judge-$170.00; Brodrick, Marlene E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$225.00; Bullington, Shaun-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,745.00; Carl, Sylvia L.-CAST-Trauma Yoga Program-$60.00; Carpenter, Clarence E. IV-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Carquest Auto Parts-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$1,987.97; Carroll Septic Service-Transportation-Services-$150.00; CenturyLink-Segregated-Telephone Services-$4,532.98; Charm Tex Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Building Supplies-$386.70; Charter Communications-Segregated-Internet Services-$299.28; Chidsey, Carol-County Elections-Election Judge-$220.00; Children’s Advocacy Project Inc.-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$5,000.00; Cole, Sarah D.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Cole, Forrest J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Comesrunningbuck, Nicole-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Cone, Lucy A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Cox, Jeannie R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Cunningham, Jim W.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Cunningham, Theresa L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$285.00; Dana Safety Supply, Inc.-Capital Asset Acquisitions-Metal Detectors-$10,325.00; Darnell, Rebecca R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Davis, Shanny A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$260.00; Dickey, Lawana J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Dubois Frontier, The-County Commission-Subscription-$26.00; E Spear Ranch-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$6,765.00; Ellis, Laurie J.-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$163.50; Erramouspe, Suzan J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Falken, Karl Richard-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Farias, Margie-County Elections-Election Judge-$70.00; Fenton, Catherine A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Fenton, Mary Frances-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Flohr, Mary Ellis-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Frank, Amanda-County Elections-Election Judge-$70.00; Freeman, Janet M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Fremont County Alliance-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$2,500.00; Fremont County Assoc. of Govt.-County Commission-Membership Dues-$5,000.00; Fremont Motor Riverton Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$427.86; Gardner, Barbara A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$70.00; Gardner, Claudine S.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Geotec Industrial Supply-Road Material Inventory-Materials-$13,990.00; German, Lynda Z.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Gillespie, C.A. Colby-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Gillespie, Georgia D.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Grainger-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$72.11; Griewahn, Cynthia-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Griffin, Bette J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Griffin, Evelyn L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Gullion, Rebecca L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hafner, Terry M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hamilton, Amy M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Harjo, Brenden D.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Harjo, Kimberly M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Harper, Carol A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$260.00; Harper, Robert C.-County Elections-Election Judge-$220.00; Hatcher, Rebecca-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hayes, J.T.-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Haynes, David B.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Help For Health-Hospice Operations-Allocation-$150,000.00; Henery, Lisa M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Herbst, Debbie-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hereford, Geraldine L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Heryford, Caitlin-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; High Country Senior Citizens-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$4,000.00; High Plains Power, Inc.-Segregated-Utility Services-$1,150.77; Hinds, Paula E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Homec, Reddi Sue-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Homelvig, Mary A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Horton, Shannon F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Horyza, Beverly E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hotsy Equipment of Wyoming Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Fuel Nossle/Pump-$492.80; Hudson, Celina M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Hulme, Linda M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$90.00; Jace Water Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$7,232.50; Jack’s Saw Shop Inc.-County Buildings-Repairs/Parts-$14.95; Jack’s Truck & Equipment-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$29.40; James Gores & Associates, P.C.-Moneta Lysite Road Shoulder-Engineering Services-$42,840.34; James, Kimberly T.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Jann, Lucinda C.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Jerry Bornhoft Construction Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$6,160.00; Johnson, Jill-Transportation-Reimburse Expenses-$20.10; Jones Trucking Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$7,507.50; Jones, Mary Ann-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Jones, Cheryl A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Jones, Thomas W.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Judd, Jill K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Kechter, Miles Douglas-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Kechter, Sandra R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Kellner, Ruth K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$220.00; Kennah, Geraldine J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$70.00; Kenyon, Rebecca L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Kramer, Timothy J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Kratz, Charles R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Ladner, Willard R. JR-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Lain, Jolene F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$260.00; Larose, Shirley M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Larsen, Debra L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Larsen, John L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Leonhardt, Donnabelle V.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; LL Smith Trucking-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,152.50; Long, Jennifer A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Majdic, Thomas-County Attorney-Reimburse Expenses-$21.60; Malcolm, Donna K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$175.00; Manzanares, Esther A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Mason, Nancy J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Mayes, Amy K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Mcclure, Debra Sue-County Elections-Election Judge-$200.00; Mcmahon, Barbara E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$170.00; Mcrae, Connie R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$90.00; Meeker, Susan E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Miller, Joni L.-County Elections-Election Help-$140.00; Milleson, Kelsey-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Milleson, Mary-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Moore Medical, LLC-Fremont County WIC-Medical Supplies-$376.97; Moravek, Cynthia K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Moravek, Gail J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Moscicki, Anna T. S.-County Elections-Election Judge-$245.00; Moskovitz, Amy Marie-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$228.05; Moss, Norman L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Moss, Pamela K.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Ness, Margaret A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$205.00; Nichols, Amy-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Niemi, Melinda J. Long-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; NMS Laboratories-County Coroner-Toxicology Services-$1,885.00; Nolan, Melody-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; North Park Transportation Co.-Fremont County Ambulance-Freight Bill-$550.53; Oakleaf, Arbara J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$90.00; Office Shop Inc., The-Segregated-Service Agreement/Maintenance-$400.20; O’Neal, Patricia A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Owens, Jimmy L.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,960.00; Packer, Rebecca F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$260.00; Peart, Claire-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Peart, Charles L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Peart, Margaret-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Pedersen, Judith-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Peterbilt of Wyoming-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$488.72; Peters, Susan J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Petersen, Carolynn F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Philp, Gloria J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Pingree, Wanita Kay-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Pitt, Orley C.-County Elections-Election Judge-$205.00; Post, Raymond-Planning-Car Wash -$10.00; Postmaster-Agriculture Department-Box Rent-$72.00; Purdum, Virginia-County Elections-Election Judge-$90.00; Quill Corporation-Segregated-Office Supplies-$6,475.99; Ratliff Stanley, Shanell-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Redland, Lauri A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Reed’s Moghaun Office Supply-County Attorney-Office Supplies-$4.45; Riverton, City of-County Buildings-Water/Sewer-$1,362.85; Rocky Mountain Power-Segregated-Utilities-$13,208.95; Rogers, Peny L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Rose, Barbara C.-County Elections-Election Judge-$90.00; Rose, Maia-County Elections-Election Judge-$260.00; Rose Green, Diana M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$205.00; Sagewest Health Care-County Coroner-Toxicology Testing -$79.77; Sanderson, Mary E.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Schreiber, Steve-Transportation-Reimburse Expenses-$116.29; Shear, Karen W.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Shoshoni Pioneer-Support Services-Advertising-$74.00; Shoup, Mary Sue-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Sissman, Rebecca J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Six Robblees’ Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$127.04; Sloan, Michelle L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Spoonhunter, Leslie-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$136.25; Stanbury, Rose M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Sterle, Shirley M.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Stillman, Gailee R.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Stoll, Kaye-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Stroupe Pest Control Inc.-County Buildings-Pest Control-$315.00; Swistowicz, Katherine J.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Synapse Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Gravel Haul-$8,140.00; The Tannery, Inc./Wind River Awards-County Treasurer-Recognition Awards-$60.00; Thurlo, Elizabeth A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Townsend, Barbara L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Triple L Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,400.00; Twitchell, Marietta L.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; T Y Excavation Inc.-Segregated-Road Maintenance/Contract Services-$12,138.76; Union Telephone Company-Segregated-Cellphone Services-$576.30; Valley Lumber & Supply Co Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$75.14; Vann, Katherine S.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Vaughan, David W.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Vaughan, S. Darlene-County Elections-Election Judge-$175.00; Verizon Wireless-Segregated-Cellphone Services-$164.26; Walton, Jeri Lynne-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; West Payment Center-District Court-Library Plan-$63.95; Western Electric Service, LLC-Fremont County Ambulance-Electric Service-$209.11; Western Printing, Inc.-County Attorney-Printed Supplies-$108.67; White, Barbara A.-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Whitman, Camilla-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Wicks, Kelly Lyn-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; William H. Smith & Associates Inc.-Segregated-Surveying Services-$1,596.00; Willms, Gary F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00; Wind River Oilfield Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,207.50; Winslow, Richard-County Elections-Election Judge-$180.00; Wood, John F.-County Elections-Election Judge-$165.00; Wyoming Dept of Transportation-Segregated-WYDOT Fuel-$2,918.59; Wyoming Financial Insurance -County Clerk-Notary Bond-$50.00; Wyoming Senior Citizens, Inc.-Health & Welfare-Allocation-$1,200.00; Yellow Boy, Jennifer-County Elections-Election Judge-$140.00.

 

Ray Price moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to accept a voucher from Wyoming Behavioral Institute in the amount of $3,016.00 for a Title 25 patient.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following items in the Signature File were reviewed:  1) letters of appreciation to the Fremont County Wyoming Public Lands Initiative Advisory Committee members; 2) previously approved MOU with City of Riverton and Lander and Fremont County to contribute funds for FY 18-19 to meet the minimum revenue guarantee for the Riverton Airport; and 3) Record of Proceedings.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve Licenses for New Construction of Utility Crossings or Encroachments from Dubois Telephone Exchange for two locations on Horse Creek Road and one location on Warm Springs Road.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a License for New Construction of Utility Crossing or Encroachment from Rocky Mountain Power for North Smith Road in Riverton.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Larry Allen seconded, to approve a corrected Fremont County Radio Equipment List for FY 2018-19 with Communication Technologies, Inc.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Contract between Wyoming Department of Family Services and Fremont County to operate the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Community Partnership Initiative on behalf of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NW Wyoming.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Larry Allen seconded, to accept the quotes from Traveling Computers, Inc. for Server #1 in the amount of $13,760 and Server #2 for $17,720 for the ISS Department, with funding through the Capital Revolving Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve Resolution No. 2018-24 stating that due to General Election Day falling on the first Tuesday of November, 2018, the first meeting of November for the Fremont County Commissioners will be held November 12, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve an Agreement between Fremont County and Jerry Bornhoft Construction Inc. to replace the existing riprap armor on the northern abutment of a bridge (Structure KEM) on North Fork Road near Fort Washakie that crosses the South Fork of the Little Wind River.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve Task Order No. 7 with HDR Engineering, Inc. for Miscellaneous Hourly Consulting Services.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to accept a quote from Wyoming Machinery Company for one motor grader totaling $266,271.08, less $75,000 trade in allowance, for a final cost of $191,271.08 with funding through the Capital Revolving Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following items in the Priority Mail were reviewed:  1) BLM Notice of Proposed Decision on Ruby Ranch LLC’s proposed changes in grazing management on the Frasier Draw Allotment.  Vice-Chairman Allen had spoken with the landowner who is satisfied with the Environmental Assessment evaluation.  2) County Attorney letter to Three Spear Ranch landowner regarding signs on County Right-of-Way for Little Warm Springs Road with a removal deadline of August 28th at noon.

 

Fremont County Wellness Program Coordinator Penny Fahey stated she would like to provide new education to County employees which she received at a recent training.  Margy Irvine was present in the audience.  The information is titled Financial Wellness @ Work and ties into health wellness.  The workbooks and videos will total $1,300 and she has funding within the budget to cover the costs of the voluntary program she would like to offer to County employees.  Clarence Thomas moved, Larry Allen seconded, to approve purchasing the workbooks and videos to be used by the Fremont County Wellness Program.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Riverton Road Crew Chief Billy Meeks was joined by Administrative Assistant Jill Johnson to provide a department update.

 

Billy Meeks outlined projects on the Riverton.

 

Assistant Mayor RaJean Strube Fossen, Popo Agie Conservation District Manager Kelsey Beck and Initiative member Bob Tipton provided an update on the Healthy Rivers initiative.

 

Fremont County Public Health Nurse Manager Kathleen Laidlaw gave an update.

 

Vice-Chairman Larry Allen relayed communications with Coroner Mark Stratmoen who informed him the Memorandum of Understanding with the Wyoming Life Resource Center to provide a space for indigent burials has hit another snag.  The document has been in the works for over four years and through several Superintendents and now they are requesting the County hire a licensed surveyor to provide a legal description for the area.  Last week both he and Chairman Becker agreed to proceed with the request at an estimated cost of $800.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to ratify the decision.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

A Public Hearing was held at 10:30 a.m., as advertised, regarding promulgation of rules for electronic transactions.  Present was County Clerk Julie Freese and Deputy Margy Irvine who stated the intent is to facilitate electronic filing, acceptance, preservation, maintenance and availability and confidentiality of documents in Fremont County departments and promote efficient delivery of services from Fremont County to its citizens by means of reliable electronic records.  The Secretary of State’s Office allows e-filings and Freese stated the importance of being on the same level as the State to eliminate confusion.  There was nobody present in the audience, either for or against the electronic transaction rule promulgation.  Rules and Regulations will be adopted for the procedures.  Deputy Civil Attorney Jodi Darrough recommended two diminimus changes to the document that would not affect the action to approve.  Clarence Thomas moved, Larry Allen seconded, to approve the promulgation of rules in accordance with W.S. § 9-2-2501 and W.S. § 40-21-101 to 119 for Electronic Transactions General Provisions.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

County Clerk Julie Freese and Financial Assistant Joe Felix stated a manual warrant was issued for June services to Strike Consulting Group LLC in the amount of $6,272.50 to ensure payment in the FY 2017-18 fiscal year.  Reimbursement will be forthcoming for the expenses from a Wyoming Office of Homeland Security grant.  Larry Allen moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to ratify the issuance of a manual warrant to Strike Consulting Group LLC for $6,272.50.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

In another matter, Julie Freese updated the Board on new procedures with the Wyoming Retirement System as related to County Commissioner contributions.

 

Guardian EMS Regional Program Director Matt Strauss was present to review the status of the ambulance fleet.  Also present were Fremont County Vehicle Maintenance Supervisors Brad Meredith and Kam Larson.

 

Chairman Becker adjourned as the Board of Fremont County Commission and convened as the Fremont County Board of Equalization.  Present in the audience were Chief Civil Deputy Jodi Darrough, Assessor Tara Berg and Deputies Angie Wilson and Mike Klaassen.  Hearing Examiner Terrance R. Martin presided and presented four Dismissal Orders:

 

Docket No. 2018-01 in the matter of the protest of Elk Ridge LLC.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Dismissal Order as the Board finds the Taxpayer has requested, in writing, the protest be withdrawn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Docket No. 2018-02 in the matter of the protest of Dubois National Bank/Wells Fargo.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Dismissal Order as the Board finds the Taxpayer has requested, in writing, the protest be withdrawn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Docket No. 2018-03 in the matter of the protest of Stallion Rockies, LTD.  A Motion to Dismiss was filed August 23, 2018 on behalf of the County Assessor as Petitioner provided notice that no representative of the Taxpayer/Petitioner would be present at the hearing.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Order of Dismissal to vacate the hearing scheduled for August 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Docket No. 2018-04 in the matter of the protest of Mary Patricia Leisner and Richard Kenneth Leisner.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Dismissal Order as the Board finds the Taxpayer has requested, in writing, the protest be withdrawn.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Chairman Becker adjourned as the Fremont County Board of Equalization and reconvened the Board of Fremont County Commissioners.

 

Commissioner meeting reports were given:

 

There being no further business, Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 11:30 a.m. and reconvene for a Regular Meeting on September 4, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

/s/      TRAVIS BECKER, CHAIRMAN

FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

ATTEST:

 

/s/      JULIE A. FREESE, FREMONT COUNTY CLERK AND CLERK OF THE BOARD

August 28, 2018 (FULL DETAILED REPORT)

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

08.28.2018(FULL)

August 14, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                    LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                      OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                            AUGUST 14, 2018

 

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES

 

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, Ray Price, Jennifer McCarty and Clarence Thomas.   Fremont County Clerk Julie A. Freese was present for the meeting.

 

Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Agenda as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting held August 6, 2018 (Mill Levy Setting) and the Regular Meeting held August 8, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to accept the bills for payment.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

All of the bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Total Cost.

A & I Distributors-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$413.15; Ace Hardware Lander-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$383.06; Ace Hardware Riverton-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$267.10; Airgas USA LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Supplies-$207.13; Bailey Enterprises, Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Repairs/Parts-$1,162.12; Bank of the West-Detention Center-Deposit Slips-$56.07; Bill’s Quality Auto Glass-Vehicle Maintenance-Windshield Repair-$396.33; Bob Barker Company, Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Supplies-$223.68; Bob’s Fire & Safety-County Sheriff-Extinguisher Services-$158.82; Bowdel Steven P.-Detention Center-Medical Services-$3,250.00; Burden, Dan-County Buildings Detention-Parts/Supplies-$47.50; Clia Laboratory Program-Detention Center-Cert Fee-$150.00; Clifford, Gregory P. MD PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$8,642.00; CNA Surety-Segregated-Surety-$150.00; Coast to Coast Computer Products Inc.-Segregated-Computer Supplies-$1,377.80; Communication Technologies Inc.-Dispatch Center-Maintenance Agreement/Repairs-$657.00; Cowboy Chemical Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Laundry/Kitchen Supply-$1,501.80; Dierks, Richard-Transportation-Reimburse Expenses-$150.00; Dynamic Controls Inc.-County Buildings-Services/Repairs-$297.80; E Spear Ranch-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,235.00; Eagle Uniform & Supply Co-Vehicle Maintenance-Laundry Services-$71.26; Election Systems & Software, Inc.-County Elections-Voting Machines Supplies-$400.00; Extra Packaging LLC-County Coroner-Supplies-$3,905.00; Federal Express Corp-County Sheriff-Shipping Fees-$14.27; Fremont Counseling Lander-Health & Welfare-Title 25-$2,030.00; Fremont Orthopaedics PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$116.00; Globalstar USA-Search & Rescue-Satellite Phone Service-$177.00; Grainger-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$87.56; Hayes, Bob-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,975.00; Ideal Auto Electric-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Repairs/Supplies-$159.00; Illinois Office Supply-County Elections-Ballots-$6,787.80; Injury Prevention Resources-CAST-Monitoring Expenses-$435.00; Inland Truck Parts Co.-Vehicle Maintenance-Repairs/Parts-$639.23; Jace Water Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$6,380.00; John Deere Financial-Vehicle Maintenance-Materials/Supplies-$39.92; Jones Trucking Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,080.00; Lander Valley Auto Parts-Segregated-Parts/Supplies-$364.13; LCI Trucking & Construction LLC-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$2,365.00; Lee’s Operating Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$12,980.00; Leonard, Anthony G.-Detention Center-Inmate Medical Services-$1,860.00; Linton’s Big R Store-County Sheriff-Uniform Supplies-$33.99; LL Smith Trucking-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,080.00; Mark’s Auto Sales & Towing-Abandoned Vehicles-Vehicle Towing-$80.00; Media Works, Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Equipment/Supplies-$12.99; Mertens, Caleb D.-Detention Center-Reimburse Expenses-$20.00; Mr. D’s Food Center Inc.-Search & Rescue-Supplies-$206.08; National Business Systems Inc.-County Treasurer-Service Charges for Renewal Cards-$617.77; Natrona County Attorney-Health & Welfare-Title 25 Services-$2,190.00; Neopost USA Inc.-County Sheriff-Postage Machine-$169.80; Newell Bundy, PC-District Court-Court Representation-$495.00; Norco Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Equipment/Supplies-$93.22; Novo Benefits-Health Benefit Plan-Insurance Services-$4,677.00; Office Shop Inc., The-Segregated-Service Agreements-$1,056.53; Owens, Jimmy L.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$2,915.00; Palace Pharmacy-Detention Center-Inmate Prescriptions-$14,092.14; Pavillion, Town of-County Buildings-Utilities-$112.50; Post, Raymond-Agriculture Department-Car Wash-$10.00; Postmortem Pathology Services Inc.-County Coroner-Autopsy-$1,200.00; Professional Dispatch Management-Dispatch Center-Training Course-$885.00; Quill Corporation-Segregated-Office Supplies-$851.47; Ratigan, Daniel, MD-Detention Center-PA Supervisor Contract-$6,500.00; Reed’s Moghaun Office Supply-County Elections-Office Supplies-$2.81; Relx, Inc.-County Attorney-Research Subscription-$595.00; Remote Satellite Systems-Search & Rescue-Equipment-$56.00; Riverton Ranger, Inc.-Segregated-Subscription/Advertising-$3,023.10; Rocky Mountain Boilers Inc.-County Buildings-Services-$1,200.00; Rocky Mountain Power-County Buildings-Utilities-$1,678.11; Rocky Mtn Oilfield Whse, Inc.-Dispatch Center-Copper Mountain Site Rent-$4,500.00; Sagewest Health Care-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$29,509.14; Secretary of State-County Attorney-Notary Fees-$60.00; Skaggs Companies, Inc.-Segregated-Uniforms/Supplies-$202.90; Snider, Yvonne-Victim Services Sheriff-Reimburse Expenses-$172.80; Spillman Technologies, Inc.-Segregated-Maintenance-$81,340.81; Strike Consulting Group LLC-Popo Agie Estates Flood Mit-Engineering Services-$6,272.50; Sweetwater Aire LLC-Planning-Services/Materials-$182.51; Sysco Montana Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Supplies-$21,427.84; Talkington, Kay-Detention Center-Inmate Clothing Repairs-$53.50; Transmetron Inc.-Detention Center-Drug Test Kits-$304.08; Tweed’s Wholesale Co-Segregated-Supplies-$5,198.36; Ultramax-County Sheriff-Ammunition-$182.00; Valley Lumber & Supply Co Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$177.27; Verizon Wireless-Segregated-Cellphone Services-$428.61; Western Printing, Inc.-Segregated-Printed Supplies-$1,421.24; Wilkinson, Shawn-Detention Center-Reimburse Expenses-$25.47; William H. Smith & Associates Inc.-Wiggins Fork Bridge-Engineering Services-$420.00; Wind River Radiology PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$857.00; WY Cardiopulmonary Services PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$163.00; WY Public Health Laboratory-Family Planning Services-Lab Fees/Supplies-$84.00; Wyoming Dept. of Agriculture-Detention Center-Food License-$50.00; Wyoming Waste Systems-Segregated-Trash Removal-$2,704.06; Wyoming.com-County Sheriff-Internet Services-$999.95;

The following items in the Signature File were reviewed:  1) sympathy card; 2) replacement copy of a Retail Liquor License issued to Split Rock Bar & Café; 3) Adjustment to Assessment Summary cover page; and 4) Record of Proceedings.    Larry Allen moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to authorize an additional $322.50 to the total cost of the purchase of three Metal Detectors with funding through the Capital Revolving Fund and then to approve the purchase of one caster set in the amount of $322.50.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Agreement for Cooperation regarding the Town of Shoshoni.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Sawtooth Emergency Vehicles Sales Agreement for Ambulances in the amount of $176,191.00 for three remounted Osage Ambulances.  Motion carried unanimously.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Recruitment Request for a Public Health Community Health Nurse.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve an Employee Information Sheet for a newly hired Operator in the Transportation Department.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following items in the Priority Mail were addressed:  Fremont County Recreation Commission’s request for surplus pieces of 48” RCP pipe for flood mitigation issues on the Heritage Trail.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the request.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Public Comment period was held.

 

Fremont Air Service Team (FAST) representative Missy White provided an update, similar to the one presented at the last Fremont County Association of Governments monthly meeting.

 

County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger reviewed his actions the previous week when he questioned the continued use of Bank of the West as related to their recent announcement they would no longer “engage in business with companies who are involved in the exploration, production and distribution of coal, oil and natural gas

 

County Planner Steve Baumann presented a final plat of Porcupine Subdivision Filing No. 2 Lot 24 Fraction Re-Subdivision (Section 26, T42N, R108W).  The Subdivision is located northwest of Dubois off Union Pass Road.  The purpose is to add additional land to the Fractional Lot 24 owned by the subdivider because the home and access were built over the property line.  It received unanimous approval by the Porcupine Subdivision Architectural Control Committee and the Fremont County Planning Commission.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve Porcupine Subdivision Filing No. 2 Lot 24 Fraction Re-Subdivision.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Sheriff Skip Hornecker presented a monthly report

 

County Coroner Mark Stratmoen stated the completion of the cooler project is expected to be completed by the end of the month and he expressed appreciation to the Building Maintenance staff for conducting the work in between their other duties.

 

Chairman Becker adjourned as the Board of Fremont County Commissioners and convened as the Fremont County Board of Equalization.  They reviewed an Objection to Telephone Appearance in the matter of the protest of Stallion Rockies LLC (Docket No. 2018-03), filed on August 13, 2018 by the Fremont County Assessor through counsel Jodi Darrough.  Reasons for the objection were discussed and following discussion, Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to deny Stallion Rockies LLC’s request for a telephone hearing scheduled for August 28, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.  An Order Denying Telephone Appearance was signed later in the day.  Chairman Becker adjourned as the Fremont County Board of Equalization and reconvened as the Board of Fremont County Commissioners.

 

A request from Charter Communications Senior Manager for Governmental Relations Erik Rasmussen was reviewed.

 

Commissioner meeting reports were given:

 

A Public Hearing was held at 10:15 a.m., as advertised, regarding a budget hearing.  Present were County Clerk Julie Freese and Financial Assistant Joe Felix who reviewed the Unanticipated Revenues.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve Resolution No. 2018-23 “FY 2018-2019 Budget Amendment No. 1.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Fremont County Public Lands Initiative Committee Chairman Douglas L. Thompson returned to the meeting following a special Committee meeting held the previous Thursday, where a final vote on Recommendation A and B of the Recommendation Package was taken.  Also present in the audience were Committee members Julia Stuble and Andy Blair.  Both recommendation A and B still contained Advisory Committee blocked votes.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve Recommendation B.  Voting against the motion: Jennifer McCarty.  Motion carried.  Again, both Chairman Becker and Thompson thanked the Advisory Committee for their work and dedication over the past 2.5 years while being involved in this process.

 

Chairman Becker stated there is a vacancy for a Truck Driver in Lander.  Larry Allen moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve advertising to fill the vacancy at the entry level of $34,672.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Continuation of a public hearing last week was held regarding the application of a County Retail Liquor License submitted by 3 Spear Ranch LLC d/b/a 3 Spear Ranch., 901 Little Warm Springs Road, Dubois.   Corporate Officers Creed and Sascha Garnick were present.  Also present was Ramshorn Inn Development LLC partner Dave Gaddis who had expressed concern at the hearing on August 7th regarding an additional license being granted so close to the town of Dubois as well as questioning the applicant’s ability to serve alcohol outside of a building and anywhere on the premises of the Ranch.  The Commission had postponed a decision until this meeting in order to review applicable state statutes regarding a Retail Liquor License as related to a guest ranch.   The State Statute had been provided to them stating “the guest ranch premises shall be a single property within a contiguous boundary upon which the guest ranch is located and which shall be identified in the license.”  Tom Rose, adjoining subdivision representative, spoke in favor of granting the license and its applicable benefits to the town’s economy.  Letters of support were also acknowledged from Jess Camilla O’Neal, Rocky O’Neal, Missy Sprouse, Jeffrey Milton , Budd Betts (Absoroka Ranch) and Ellen Dudley.  Chairman Becker closed the public hearing.  Following discussion, Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Retail Liquor License to 3 Spear Ranch LLC.  Motion carried unanimously.  In another matter, the Commissioners inquired into the status of a cattle guard issue on the road crossing the Creed’s ranch property, and Mr. Garnick stated the project was moving forward.

 

Vice-Chairman Allen asked the Board to consider hiring an “as needed” private contractor in the Lysite area to blade roads.

 

There being no further business, Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 11:30 a.m. and reconvene for a Regular Meeting on August 28, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

/s/      TRAVIS BECKER, CHAIRMAN

FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

ATTEST:

/s/      JULIE A. FREESE, FREMONT COUNTY CLERK AND CLERK OF THE BOARD

August 7, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                    LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                      OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                              AUGUST 7, 2018

 

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES

 

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, Ray Price, Jennifer McCarty and Clarence Thomas.   Fremont County Clerk Julie A. Freese was present for the meeting.

 

Larry Allen moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to approve the Agenda as amended.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 24, 2018.  Vice-Chairman Larry Allen abstained due to his absence at said meeting.  Motion carried.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to accept the bills for payment.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

All of the bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Total Cost.

 

71 Construction-Road Material Inventory-Materials-$5,395.00; Airgas USA LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Supplies-$91.11; Albright, Harold-Planning-Reimburse Expenses-$67.20; Alsco Inc.-Segregated-Laundry-$250.23; American Family & Life Ins-Segregated-Insurance-$9,717.91; American Heritage Life Ins-Segregated-Insurance-$20.70; Anda Inc.-Public Health-Vaccine-$2,800.00; AXA Equitable PEDC-Segregated-Annuity-$250.00; B & B Enterprises LLC-Segregated-Supplies/Crushing Services-$3,232.90; B & T Fire Extinguishers Inc.-County Buildings-Extinguisher Services-$122.00; Bailey Enterprises, Inc.-Inventory-Fuel-$33,322.31; Bank of the West Acct Analysis-Investment Pool-Bank Charges-$809.85; Black Hills Energy-Segregated-Utility Service-$1,764.06; Bloedorn Lumber Lander-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$316.77; Blue Cross Blue Shield of WY-Co Admin-Health Ins Claims-$404,847.18; Bullington, Shaun-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$10,780.00; Charter Communications-Segregated-Internet Service-$372.12; Child Support Services/ORS-Payroll-Child Support-$564.00; Colonial Life & Accident Ins-Segregated-Insurance-$165.22; Dubois Frontier, The-Support Services-Advertising-$51.60; Dubois Telephone Exchange-Segregated-Telephone Service-$647.97; E Spear Ranch-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$5,225.00; Electrical Dynamics, Inc.-County Buildings-Services/Repairs-$425.63; Fremont Chevrolet GMC-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Repairs-$239.69; Fremont County Solid Waste-County Buildings-Dump Fees-$26.00; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Health Insurance-$319,890.00; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Withholding/FICA-$195,509.69; Fremont County Treasurer-Co Admin-Section 125 Benefits-$41,464.27; Fremont County Treasurer-Health Benefit Plan-Form 720-$1,365.04; Fremont Motor Riverton Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$128.40; Fremont Motors Lander-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$798.28; Grainger-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$529.25; Great West Trust-Segregated-Wyoming Benefits-$7,305.00; HDR Engineering Inc.-Segregated-Engineering Services-$48,971.40; Healthsmart Benefit Solutions-Segregated-Insurance-$880.00; Jace Water Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,195.00; Jones Trucking Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$11,797.50; Lander, City of-Segregated-Water/Sewer-$3,224.38; Lazzari, Bailey-Public Defender-Rent-$450.00; LCI Trucking & Construction LLC-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$2,282.50; LL Smith Trucking-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$7,590.00; Master’s Touch LLC-County Treasurer-Postage Property Tax Billing-$8,750.00; Mountain West Towing LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Vehicle Towing-$301.90; Napa Auto Parts Riverton-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$2,315.58; New York Life Insurance-Segregated-Insurance-$127.78; Norco Inc.-Segregated-Supplies-$3,771.51; Northern Arapaho Child Support-Payroll-Child Support-$598.78; Novo Benefits-Health Benefit Plan-Insurance Services-$4,677.00; OR Dept. of Justice-Payroll-Child Support-$500.94; Owens, Jimmy L.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$6,215.00; Quill Corporation-County Treasurer-Office Supplies-$48.75; R T Communications-Segregated-Telephone Services-$537.21; Riverton, City of-County Buildings-Water/Sewer-$1,305.62; Schoneberger, Valerie-Public Defender-Rent-$450.00; Secretary of State-County Clerk-Notary Fee -$30.00; Shoshoni, Town of-Transportation-Water/Sewer-$52.00; Specialized Pathology Consult-County Coroner-Autopsy Fee-$2,350.00; State Disbursement Unit-Payroll-Child Support-$1,119.00; State of Wyoming, Public Defenders Offc-Public Defender-Rent-$1,650.00; Stevens, Cynthia B. MD-CAST-Clinical Supervision-$300.00; Sweetwater Aire LLC-County Buildings Detention-RTU Repair-$240.00; Synapse Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Gravel Haul-$7,370.00; Terrance R. Martin PC-Public Defender-Rent-$450.00; Total Net Salaries-Segregated-Salaries-$632,991.39; Traveling Computers-Computer Services-Supplies/Services-$717.08; Tweed’s Wholesale Co-County Buildings Detention-Supplies-$109.46; Tyler Technologies Inc.-County Clerk-Software Support-$35,730.25; Ultra Chem Inc.-Segregated-Materials/Supplies-$256.78; Valley Lumber & Supply Co Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$103.05; WCS Telecom-Segregated-Telephone Services-$684.91; Whiting Law, PC-District Court-Professional Services-$2,467.50; Wilkerson, James A, IV, MD PC-County Coroner-Autopsy-$1,175.00; William H. Smith & Associates Inc.-Transportation-Surveying Services-$3,991.10; Wind River Oilfield Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,190.00; WY Child Support Enforcement-Segregated-Child Support-$750.00; WY Dept of Unemployment-Co Admin-Unemployment-$5,199.50; WY SDU-Payroll-Child Support-$830.00; Wyo Dept of Workforce Serv-Co Admin-Workers Comp-$18,672.76; Wyoming Retirement System-Co Admin-Contributions-$141,817.31; Wyoming.com-Segregated-Internet Service-$1,074.12

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to accept a voucher from Fremont Counseling Service in the amount of $2,030 and from Natrona County Legal Department for $2,190 for Title 25 patients.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following items in the Signature File were reviewed:  1) Amended Services Agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming and Fremont County Government Amendment (previously approved); 2) Agreement between Owner and Contractor (Jerry Bornhoft Construction, Inc.) for Construction Contract for the FEMA Funded Project – Structure KEM Riprap Repairs (taken under advisement pending review by the County Attorney’s Office); and 3) Record of Proceedings.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Riverton, City of Lander and Fremont County, for contribution of funds for the 2018-2019 fiscal year to meet the minimum revenue guarantee assuring commercial air service to Fremont County.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve an Application/Permit to Construct Access Driveway submitted by James O’Donnell for corner of Hillcrest and Mortimore Lane.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Grant Award Agreement with Office of Homeland Security for FEMA Disaster funding for a total project award of $405,770.67 (Federal Share $304,328, Local Share $101,442.67).  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to ratify a Fiscal Year 2019 Contract for services to victims of Crime between the State of Wyoming, Office of the Attorney General, Division of Victim Services and Fremont County Attorney Victim Witness Program.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Contract between Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health Division and Fremont County for funding for activities designed to prevent the use, misuse, or abuse of tobacco, alcohol or controlled substances, and activities designed to prevent suicide.  Motion carried unanimously.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Service Agreement with Communication Technologies, Inc. for Fremont County Radio Equipment.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The following items in the Priority Mail were reviewed:  A Capital Revolving Fund approved purchase for a Detention Van was reviewed.  Captain Ryan Lee had informed the Capital Revolving Fund Committee that the van price has increased $1,661 due to the change between 2018 and 2019 production years.  He requested a new authorization amount of $45,000, which is an increase of $1,500 from the approved $43,500 cost.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to increase the authorization for a Detention van from $43,500 to $45,000 through the Capital Revolving Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.  Fremont County Motors Company quotes for vehicles approved through the Capital Revolving Fund were reviewed:  2019 Detention Van – $44,315; 2019 Patrol Truck #1 – $45,942; 2019 Patrol Truck #2 – $45,942 and 2019 Patrol Truck #3 – $45,942.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the quotes from Fremont Motors Company as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.  Vice-Chairman Allen asked that more than one quote be secured in the future.

 

A Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments letter requesting comments on a Wyoming Department of Corrections Honor Farm Easement was reviewed.  Written comments will be accepted until August 17th.  An offer from the Community Entry Service Community Living Coordinator to use their property on Lyons Valley Road for a program that fits the requirement of horticulture and pet therapy was reviewed.  The request further asked for possible funding for the program.  The request was taken under advisement.  Notice was acknowledged from the Treasurer’s Office that the Lander Old Timer’s Rodeo Association has make their final payment on their loan with the County.

 

Lander Roads Crew Chief Clyde Winchester requested permission to hire an applicant for the vacant Operation position, at the beginning salary of $38,000.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the hire to fill the open position at the starting salary.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Public Comment period was held.

 

John Rediker, Dubois property owner, wanted to make a comment on the draft recommendation package the Commission would be discussing later in the meeting on the Fremont County Public Lands Initiative Committee’s recommendation package regarding Wilderness Study Areas.  Chairman Becker stated the public comment period had ended and discussion has been ongoing over the past 2.5 years at, at this point, the Commission needs to make their decision on how to proceed.  Rediker stated he would still submit written comments to the Commissioners later in the day.

 

Cy Lee was present, at the request of the Commission, to discuss his membership on the Wind River Visitor’s Council as one of two Fremont County representatives

 

Fremont County Planning Supervisor Steve Baumann had earlier informed the Commission that the Porcupine Subdivision plat, scheduled on today’s agenda, was postponed until the August 14th meeting.  He presented a proposed plat for Valley Automotive Subdivision Lot 1B, Re-Subdivision (Section 218 T33N, R99W).  The Subdivision is located south of Lander near the intersection of Highway 789 and Lyons Valley Road.  The purpose is the divide the current Lot 1B in half, one of which will be the homesite and the other half a commercial lot.  The Fremont County Planning Commission recommended approval.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the plat as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Chief Civil Deputy Jodi Darrough reviewed a letter the Commissioners received from the Office of the Attorney General regarding an Opioid Investigation.

 

Congresswoman Cheney’s representative, Lindy Linn, asked if there were any County issues the Congresswoman could assist with.

 

Commissioner meeting reports were given:

 

Fremont County Library Director Janette McMahon reviewed several staff changes.  There is an opening for a full-time Children’s Department position for a Library Assistant II.  Starting wage is $13.25/hour and is consistent with the approved budget.  She stated there is a possibility they will fill it from within and would then like permission to fill the position that will be vacated, again with no budgetary changes.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve filling whatever vacant position remains.  Motion carried unanimously.  McMahon also stated there will be a vacancy for the Business Coordinator Position in Administration.  Starting wage is $21.50; however, she will not seek approval to fill until she can evaluate the position to determine any changes that should be made.  Fremont County Clerk’s staff will assist in the interim.   McMahon gave an update on repairs to the Lander facility and stated they are waiting on quotes to get the flooring fixed.

 

Janette McMahon was joined by Fremont County Wellness Program Coordinator Penny Fahey to discuss their partnership in presenting space for weekly Tai Chi classes.

 

A Public Hearing was held at 10:00 a.m. on the application of a Retail Liquor License for 3 Spear Ranch, located at 901 Little Warm Spring Road, Dubois.  Present were applicants Creed and Sascha Garnick who will run the operation as a guest ranch and offer health and wellness activities as well as other opportunities for artist fellowships.  Dave Gaddis, Ramshorn Inn Redevelopment LLC, provided a written statement opposing the approval of the 3 Spear Ranch Retail Liquor License application, and provided another written statement from Danial Epp, Whiskey Mountain Investments LLC, also expressing his opposition.  Gaddis questioned the use as requested by the applicants to be able to serve clientele anywhere on their premise outside of their main building.  Chairman Becker stated the Commissioners would take the matter under advisement and seek clarification from the Wyoming Liquor Commission before proceeding to a vote at a later meeting.

 

A Public Hearing was held at 10:15 a.m., as advertised, regarding the County’s anticipated use of Title III funding under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.  The following projects are being proposed for Fremont County for calendar year 2018:  Search & Rescue $15,000 and Fire Prevention Programs $33,129 for a total of $48,129.  There was nobody present in the audience and no written comments had been received.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Title III funding as proposed.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Sage West Healthcare Chief Financial Officer Alan Daugherty was present, at the invitation of the Commission, who wanted clarification of what the future of the Riverton Hospital is.

 

Fremont County Central Museums Director Scott Goetz requested authorization to hold a public hearing for the purpose of amending their fiscal year 2018-19 budget.  The Unanticipated Revenue is funding from the Wyoming Arts Council to the Pioneer Association for the Ralston Project totaling $30,132.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to authorize the Fremont County Museums Board to hold a public hearing for unanticipated revenues.  Motion carried unanimously.  In another matter, Goetz stated the Riverton Visitor Services Coordinator has resigned and he requested permission to refill.  There will be adjustments to the budget as the salary will remain the same.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to approve filling the position as requested.  Motion carried unanimously.  He further stated his recommendation to take two part-time positions in the Dubois Museum and change to one 10-hour position.  Again, there will be no change to the budget regarding salary.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Larry Allen seconded, to approve the change from two par-time positions to one 10 hour position.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Douglas L. Thompson, Chairman of the Fremont County Public Lands Initiative Committee, reviewed the Committee’s amended recommendation package of July 9, 2018, along with a more recent update including three modifications.

 

Vice-Chairman Larry Allen updated the Commission on the status of the ambulance remounts.  The remounts are slightly higher than originally anticipated; however, the big difference is the decrease in anticipated trade in value.  The original estimated amount per ambulance was $280,828; however, the actual cost per ambulance is $288,829.  Adequate funding exists in the Ambulance Fund.  Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to agree to the price adjustment for a total ambulance cost of $288,829.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, Larry Allen moved, Ray Price seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 12:05 p.m. and reconvene for a Regular Meeting on August 14, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

/s/      TRAVIS BECKER, CHAIRMAN

FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

ATTEST:

 

/s/      JULIE A. FREESE, FREMONT COUNTY CLERK AND CLERK OF THE BOARD

 

August 7, 2018 (FULL DETAILED REPORT)

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

08.07.2018(FULL)

August 6, 2018 (Mill Levy Setting)

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

08.6.2018(MILL LEVY)

July 10, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

07.10.2018(OFFICIAL)

July 24, 2018 (OFFICIAL MINUTES)

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

STATE OF WYOMING            )                                                                                                                    LANDER, WYOMING

) ss.                                      OFFICE OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF FREMONT         )                                                                                                                  JULY 24, 2018

 

 

OFFICIAL MINUTES

 

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

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Agenda as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held July 10, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to accept the bills for payment.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

All of the bills are listed below in the following format: Vendor Name-Department-Description-Total Cost.

 

71 Construction-Segregated-Hot Mix/Paving-$155,481.00; Airgas USA LLC-Vehicle Maintenance-Supplies-$568.14; Anda Inc.-Public Health-Vaccine-$1,947.68; Arcasearch Corporation-Clerk of District Court-Annual Support-$2,800.00; Bailey Enterprises, Inc.-Inventory-Fuel-$20,590.91; Bank of the West-Segregated-Credit Card Charges-$41,454.16; Bill’s Quality Auto Glass-Vehicle Maintenance-Windshield Repair-$553.38; Bloedorn Lumber Lander-County Sheriff-Materials/Supplies-$35.62; Breadboard, The-Search & Rescue-Meals-$52.52; Bullington, Shaun-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,400.00; Bull’s Service & Towing LLC-Segregated-Services-$937.67; Burden, Dan-County Buildings-Alarm Monitoring-$960.00; Bush, Ron-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$5,252.50; Carl, Sylvia L.-CAST-Trauma Yoga Program-$120.00; Carquest Auto Parts-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$853.60; Carroll Septic Service-Transportation-Services-$150.00; Casper Medical Imaging PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$145.23; CenturyLink-Segregated-Telephone Service-$4,177.98; Clifford, Gregory P. MD PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$2,971.00; Communication Technologies Inc.-Support Services-Maintenance Agreement-$2,532.98; E Spear Ranch-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$7,150.00; Eagle Uniform & Supply Co-Vehicle Maintenance-Laundry Services-$71.26; Eaton Sales & Service, LLC-Fuel Facility-Parts/Supplies-$328.10; Election Systems & Software, Inc.-County Elections-Voting Machines Supplies-$6,550.00; Ellis, Laurie J.-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$218.00; Escape Conference-Agriculture Department-Conference Registration-$100.00; Frank, Vikkilyn-Juvenile Treatment Court-Reimburse Expenses-$235.20; Fremont County 4H Council-Agriculture Department-Camp Registrations-$50.00; Fremont County Sheriff-County Sheriff-Reimburse Petty Cash-$13.36; Grainger-County Buildings-Materials/Supplies-$139.45; Guardian EMS Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Medical Transport-$64,245.50; Hayes, Bob-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$6,380.00; High Country Construction Inc.-Road Material Inventory-Materials-$31,468.10; High Plains Power, Inc.-Segregated-Utility Services-$1,262.22; Irvine, Margy-County Elections-Reimburse Expenses-$37.76; Jace Water Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$4,840.00; Jacobs, Mary Ann-Juvenile Treatment Court-Reimburse Expenses-$34.83; James Gores & Associates, PC-Moneta Lysite Road Shoulder-Engineering Services-$59,404.93; John Deere Financial-Transportation-Materials/Supplies-$39.69; Jones Trucking Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,360.00; Killinger, Trevor-County Buildings-Metal Door-$2,850.00; Kraus, Christine-Maternal Child Health-Reimburse Expenses-$216.00; Lander Medical Clinic PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$2,080.72; Lander Valley Auto Parts-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$611.12; Lawson Products, Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Supplies-$1,919.66; Lazzari, Bailey-Public Defender-Rent-$450.00; LCI Trucking & Construction LLC-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,250.00; Lee’s Operating Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,855.00; LL Smith Trucking-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,222.50; Mark’s Auto Sales & Towing-Abandoned Vehicles-Vehicle Towing-$223.00; Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.-Segregated-Printed Supplies-$1,783.93; Moskovitz, Amy Marie-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$146.34; Mountain West Towing LLC-Abandoned Vehicles-Vehicle Towing-$143.30; N Compliance Safety Services, Inc.-Transportation-Training-$6,000.00; NMS Laboratories-County Coroner-Toxicology Services-$1,485.00; Norco Inc.-Segregated-Supplies-$119.88; Office Shop Inc., The-Segregated-Service Agreement-$2,368.00; Osage Industries, Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Freight-$329.82; Owens, Jimmy L.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$8,800.00; Pavillion, Town of-County Buildings-Water Utilities-$97.00; Paws For Life-County Sheriff-Animal Boarding-$840.00; Pendleton, David-Transportation-Reimburse Expenses-$155.89; Phillips, Adam E.-District Court-Court Representation-$866.25; Pitchengine Inc.-Transportation-Advertising-$275.00; Post, Raymond-Segregated-Car Wash-$91.50; Premier Vehicle Install., Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts/Freight/Service-$143.26; R C Lock & Key-County Buildings Detention-Keys/Supplies/Services-$21.90; Relx, Inc.-County Attorney-Research Subscription-$595.00; Richardson, Debbie-County Treasurer-Reimburse Expenses-$356.93; Riverton Physician Practices LLC-Segregated-Drug Testing-$533.00; Riverton Ranger, Inc.-Segregated-Advertising-$754.25; Rocky Mountain Boilers Inc.-County Buildings-Services/Materials-$2,800.00; Rocky Mountain Power-County Buildings-Utility Services-$1,588.48; Sagewest Health Care-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$12,812.86; Segregated-Health Promotion-Wellness Reimbursements-$10,632.00; Shirts & More Inc.-Planning-Graphic Decals-$10.00; Sinks Canyon Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$9,322.50; Six Robblees’ Inc.-Vehicle Maintenance-Parts-$121.06; Spoonhunter, Leslie-Fremont County WIC-Reimburse Expenses-$163.50; Stevens, Cynthia B. MD-CAST-Clinical Supervision-$150.00; Strike Consulting Group LLC-Popo Agie Estates Flood Mit-Engineering Services-$6,910.50; Stroupe Pest Control Inc.-Segregated-Pest Control-$615.00; Synapse Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,575.00; T Y Excavation Inc.-Segregated-Contract Services-$6,365.00; Taylor Creek Exxon-County Sheriff-Car Wash-$5.00; Traveling Computers-Computer Services-Server Virtualization Project-$356.00; Union Telephone Company-Segregated-Cellphone Service-$976.03; Valley Lumber & Supply Co Inc.-County Buildings Detention-Materials/Supplies-$20.59; Verizon Wireless-Segregated-Cellphone Service-$593.39; W A C O-County Commission-Dues-$325.00; West Payment Center-District Court-Library Plan-$63.95; Wilkerson, James A., IV, MD PC-County Coroner-Autopsy-$1,210.00; Wind River Oilfield Service Inc.-1% Gravel Projects-Contract Services-$3,520.00; Wind River Radiology PC-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$378.00; Windmill, LLC-Road Material Inventory-Gravel-$7,210.38; WY DEQ-Transportation-Permit Fees-$200.00; WY Public Health Laboratory-Family Planning Services-Lab Fees/Supplies-$212.00; WY State Lands & Investments-Transportation-Fees/Services-$67.00; Wyoming Dept of Transportation-Segregated-WYDOT Fuel-$2,168.67; Wyoming Medical Center Inc.-Detention Center-Inmate Medical-$18,353.70; Wyoming State Forestry Div.-Support Services-Emergency Fire Premium-$15,902.41

 

The following items in the Signature File were reviewed:  1) Record of Proceedings.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to approve the purchase of three 2019 Court Metal Detectors totaling $10,325 from Dana Safety Supply, Inc. with funding through the Capital Revolving Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to approve a Fremont County Bank of the West Credit Card Application for Jeanna Stewart, Public Health Nurse, with a credit limit of $1,500.  Motion carried unanimously.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to ratify a July 10, 2018 letter of support for Pingora Behavioral Health Outpatient Services in Fremont County.  Motion carried unanimously.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to ratify a July 1, 2017 letter to Centers for Medicare & Medical Services regarding a HIPAA Exemption Election Document for Parity in the application of certain limits to mental health benefits.  Motion carried unanimously.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a July 1, 2018 letter to Centers for Medicare & Medical Services regarding a HIPAA Exemption Election Document for Parity in the application of certain limits to mental health benefits.  Motion carried unanimously.  Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve a Catering Permit from Possum Pete’s, Inc. for the Cycle Greater Yellowstone Bike Tour stop at the Wind River Recreation Center on August 14, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.  Receipt of the $25 fee was acknowledged.

 

Acting Director of Treatment Courts of Fremont County Melinda Cox was present to review the following contract and answer questions on the attachments.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve a Contract between State of Wyoming, Department of Family Services, and Fremont County Board of County Commissioners, for funding for the Community Juvenile Services Board.  Motion carried unanimously.  In another matter, Clarence Thomas moved, Ray Price seconded, to change the status of interim Executive Director of Treatment Courts of Fremont County Melinda Cox to the full time Director position at a salary of $55,000, retroactive to July 1, 2018.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Ray Price moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to approve the transfer of the 2011 Ford Expedition (PT-2522), Asset Number 137600.001, from the County Coroner to the Sheriff’s Department.  Motion carried unanimously.  Beginning July 1, 2018, the Sheriff’s Department will take over the remaining lease payments to the Capital Revolving Fund, estimated at $324.85/month through 12/31/2021, totaling $13,644.12.

 

Chairman Becker asked that one of the County’s appointments to the Wind River Visitor’s Council be invited to the August 7th meeting to discuss their heavy work load as pertaining to their membership on that Council.

 

Several Payroll Status Change Forms were reviewed, relating to County Treasurer employees.   Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to deny the Treasurer’s changes as the County Commission set a base salary increase of $1,200 for full time employees as a thank you for hanging in with their jobs for several years when retirement and health insurance premiums increased and no salary adjustments were possible.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

The Public Comment period was held.

 

James Gores and Associates engineer Jim Gores and Brendan Thoman provided a written status report of the Moneta-Lysite Road Shoulder Widening Project.

 

Solid Waste Disposal District Manager Andy Frey gave an update on the Town of Shoshoni demolition project slated in the near future.

 

Fremont County Roads Lander Crew Chief Clyde Winchester and Riverton Crew Chief Billy Meeks each presented a brief overview of projects taking place.  Administrative Assistant Jill Johnson and HDR Engineer Kyle Lehto were present in the audience.

 

HDR Engineer Kyle Lehto gave an update on the 3rd Street Bridge project in Dubois.

 

Fremont County Planning Department Supervisor Steve Baumann presented a draft plat of Bar Three Subdivision, which is located north of the Riverton City limits on the northwest corner of the intersection of North 8th West and Country Acres Road.  The purpose is to allow for the division and sale of portions of the 70 acre parcel.  The Fremont County Planning Commission and the City of Riverton have all approved the Plat.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to approve the Final Plat of the Bar Three Subdivision located in Section 16, T1N, R4E.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public Health Nurse Manager Kathleen Laidlaw presented a monthly update.  Laidlaw stated the current County Health Office (Dr. Hopkin) has been performing his duties from his temporary location in New York and has informed her he will be staying there for a longer period.  As a result, Dr. Gee was recruited by Dr. Hopkin and has agreed to take over the duties as the Commission had earlier indicated they felt someone actually residing in Fremont County should perform the duties.  Jennifer McCarty moved, Ray Price seconded, to enter into an interim agreement with Dr. Gee.  Motion carried unanimously

 

Kathleen Laidlaw reviewed a draft Position Description for the Prevention Management Specialist position.  The State had determined they would not administer the program but would enter into agreements with individuals counties who wished to participate.  Clarence Thomas moved, Jennifer McCarty seconded, to accept State funding for the Prevention Management Specialist for Fremont County and begin advertising the position at an annual salary of $50,000.  Motion carried unanimously.  The office will be located in the Riverton Public Health office building.

 

Fremont County Wellness Program Coordinator Penny Fahey presented the 2018 Wellness Program Annual Report.

 

Commissioner meeting reports were given:

 

Shoshone Forest District Ranger Lisa Timchak joined Washakie District Ranger Steve Schacht and Wind River District Ranger Jeff Von Kienast who gave an update on their respective Districts.  Also present were Brian Ferebee, Regional Forester, Casey McQuiston, Kristie Saltzman and David Hartley.

 

Fremont County Museums Central Director Scott Goetz provided the 2017-2018 Annual Report.

 

Center of Hope Program Director Ron Woodward gave a fourth quarter report (April – June 2018).

 

There being no further business, Ray Price moved, Clarence Thomas seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 2:15 p.m. and reconvene for a Special Meeting on August 6, 2018 to set Mill Levies.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

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

 

 

/s/      TRAVIS BECKER, CHAIRMAN

FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

ATTEST:

 

/s/      JULIE A. FREESE, FREMONT COUNTY CLERK AND CLERK OF THE BOARD

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