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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING MINUTES & PUBLIC NOTICES
6/25/13 Special Public Meeting Minutes
6/25/13 Special Public Meeting Notice
6/18/13 PUBLIC NOTICE
6/10/13 Commissioners Meeting Minutes
6/10/13 Commissioners Meeting Notice
6/5/13 PUBLIC NOTICE
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6/25/13 Special Public Meeting Minutes:
The Board of Bear Lake County Commissioners met in a special session on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, beginning at 9:00A.M. in
the School District #33 Board Room. Members present were Vaughn N. Rasmussen, Chairman, DeMar Romrell, Bradley D.
Jensen and Kerry Haddock, Clerk of the Board.
Lynn Lewis, Assessor, Lori Haddock, Appraiser, Wayne Davidson also attended the meeting.
AGAENDA APPROVED
A discussion of Fish Haven Canyon and a building permit issue were added to the agenda. Commissioner Romrell made a
motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to accept the agenda. Motion carried.
ENCROACHMENT AGREEMENT
The Commissioners considered an encroachment agreement prepared by Attorney Steve Wuthrich at the Commissioners
request. The agreement would be used to define the conditions when fences were allowed to remain in the County right of way.
Commissioner Jensen made a motion seconded by Commissioner Romrell to adopt the agreement to be used on a case by case
basis at the discretion of the Commissioners. Motion carried.
LANDFILL COVER BIDS
The Commissioners discussed closure of the current landfill dump site. Commissioner Jensen will work with the Department of
Environmental Quality to define the covering and get bids for the project.
FIRE RESTRICTIONS
The Commissioners briefly discussed the possibility of fire restrictions. They will have attorney Steve Wuthrich look at last
years' ordinance and discuss next week.
FISH HAVEN CANYON
The Commissioners discussed the situation in Fish Haven Canyon during Raspberry Days. They had discussed this with the
Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management and the Sheriff.
BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Commissioner Romrell made a motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to leave the regular meeting and convene as a Board
of Equalization. Motion Carried.
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6/25/13 Special Public Meeting Notice:
THE BOARD OF BEAR LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING ON TUESDAY, JUNE 25,
2013 AT 9:00 A.M. IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT #33 BOARD ROOM IN PARIS, IDAHO.
AGENDA:
9:00 Right of Way Encroachment Agreement
9:10 Landfill Cover Bids
9:20 Fire Restrictions
9:30 Board of Equalization
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6/18/13 PUBLIC NOTICE:
The County Commissioners of Bear Lake, Caribou, Franklin and Oneida Counties will meet at 11:00 A.M. at the Oregon Trail
Center in Montpelier, Idaho on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
AGENDA ITEMS:
BUDGETS
NUISANCE ORDINANCE
DRUG TESTING
EXTENSION SERVICE
SENIOR CENTER
ROAD AND BRIDGE ISSUES
SOLID WASTE
PLANNING AND ZONING
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6/10/13 Commissioners Meeting Minutes:
The Board of Bear Lake County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, June 10, 2013, beginning at 9:00 A.M. in the
School District #33 Board Room in Paris, Idaho. Members present were Vaughn N. Rasmussen, DeMar Romrell, Bradley D.
Jensen and Kerry Haddock, Clerk of the Board.
Brent Bunn, Sheriff, Steve Wuthrich, Prosecutor, Bill Stock and Judy Long also attended the meeting.
AGENDA APPROVED
Allinger Park MOU was added to the agenda. Commissioner Romrell made a motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to
approve the agenda. Motion carried.
ELECTED OFFICIALS
Sheriff Bunn presented his monthly report. There were 128 prisoner days in Caribou County and 10 prisoner days in the
Juvenile facility. The Sheriff talked about upcoming bicycle events in the County and the number of bikes in Emigration
Canyon.
FM TRANSLATOR
Frank Vilt asked the Commissioners for permission to install a KBRV FM radio translator in the Home Land Security Facility
translator building on a hill in Bern. The Commissioners expressed concern with security issues and did not support the option
at this time. Mr. Vilt was waiting to hear from other possible sites.
MINUTES APPROVED
Commissioner Romrell made a motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2013 regular
meeting and the May 16, 2013 special meeting. Motion carried.
BILLS APPROVED
Commissioner Jensen made a motion seconded by Commissioner Romrell to approve the May bills. Motion carried.
BUILDING INSPECTOR REPORT
Wayne Davidson reported on building permit activity in the County. He reported that building permits were up from previous
years and presented revenue for the year. He reported that 2 permits were denied this month. They also discussed the recent
Courthouse public meeting. The Commissioners complimented Mr. Davidson on his presentation during the meeting. There will
be another meeting in August.
JUVENILE JUSTICE REPORT
Lennart Nivegard presented an update of Juvenile Justice activity in the region. He also presented a forecast of expected State
revenues for fiscal year 2014.
SENIOR CENTER
Bill Stock reported on the financial condition of the Senior Citizens Center in Montpelier. He noted that the Center had several
unforeseen expenses this past year. He asked for continued funding for next year. The Commissioners asked for a written
request.
FISH HAVEN MOSQUITO ABATEMENT BOARD
The Commissioners considered a vacancy in the Fish Haven Mosquito Abatement Board. Commissioner Romrell made a
motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to appoint Cindy Erickson to fill the vacancy. Motion carried.
ROAD AND BRIDGE ISSUES
Greg Skinner presented his monthly report. They did a lot of dust guarding and grading during the month. He presented plans
to seal cracks and chip seal the North Beach Road. He also asked for guidance in determining a deposit for possible road
damage caused by the Fish Haven water project.
BUILDING PERMIT DISPUTE
Val and Janae Christianson approached the Commissioners with a building permit dispute. They had obtained a building permit
in 2007 and built a house. They were just starting a garage on the property for which the County Building inspector felt a new
building permit would be needed. The Christiansons felt that the building should be covered by the 2007 permit. The matter will
be reviewed by The Prosecuting Attorney prior the Commissioners making a decision.
DINGLE GRAVEL PIT HAY BIDS
Bids were opened for the hay grown at the Dingle Gravel pit. Bids received were:
Blake Wells $300
Greg Skinner $225
Commissioner Jensen made a motion seconded by Commissioner Romrell to accept the high bid of Blake Wells. Motion carried.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT QUARTERLY REPORT
Leslie Talbot and Tiffany Preston presented the quarterly report of the County Health Department. They noted that a recent
Diabetes clinic went well. They presented statistics on immunizations and WIC food dollars.
FUEL REDUCTION GRANTS
Lisa Transtrum presented two fuel reduction grant applications for an area near Camp Bartlett and another in the Paris Hills.
The grants would be to thin and remove hazardous fuels. The grants would be to the County with the Bear Lake Soil & Water
Conservation District administering the work. Commissioner Romrell made a motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to
approve and submit the applications. Motion carried.
SLEIGHT CANYON ROAD
The Commissioners discussed a fence that was placed in the Sleight Canyon Road right-of-way. There was not enough room to
blade of do any maintenance on the road. Mike Derricott and John Gambling asked the Commissioner to leave the fence were it
was for safety reasons. The Commissioners will look at the Road prior to making a decision.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
Commissioner Romrell made a motion seconded by Commissioner Jensen to convene in an executive session per Idaho Code
67-2345(F) to discuss possible litigation. All Commissioners voted yes in a roll call vote.
COUNTY ROADS
The Commissioners revisited the updating of the County Road Map for submission to the Idaho Transportation Department.
Commissioner Rasmussen had visited several of the roads that were questionable during the fall and spring. The
Commissioners discussed several of the roads with Forest Service representatives and interested public.
AIRPORT PROJECT BIDS
Bids for construction of a partial parallel taxiway at the Bear Lake County Airport were opened. The bids received were:
Jack B. Parson Co., Pocatello, Idaho $799,629.75
Don C. Fisher Construction, Logan, Utah $1,126,316.95
Gale Lim Construction, LLC, Blackfoot, Idaho $1,319,108.30
It was noted that Jack B. Parson was the apparent low bidder. Bids will be delivered to T-O Engineers in Boise to be evaluated
prior to awarding.
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6/10/13 Commissioners Meeting Notice:
9:00 A.M. ELECTED OFFICIALS MEETING/APPROVAL OF MINUTES
9:15 A.M. COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
9:30 A.M. FRANK VILT - RADIO TRANSLATOR
9:45 A.M. BUILDING INSPECTOR REPORT - WAYNE DAVIDSON
10:00 A.M. LENNART NIVEGARD - JUVENILE JUSTICE
10:15 A.M. BILL STOCK - BUDGET REQUEST FOR SENIOR CENTER
10:30 A.M. SE IDAHO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT: QUARTERLY REPORT - LESLIE TALBOT AND TIFFANY PRESTON
10:45 A.M. VAL & JANAE CHRISTIANSON - BUILDING PERMIT DISPUTE
11:00 A.M. FUEL REDUCTION GRANT - LISA TRANSTRUM
11:05 A.M. HAY BID OPENING
11:15 A.M. FISH HAVEN CANYON WATER PROJECT + SLEIGHT CANYON RIGHT OF WAY
11:30 A.M.
11:45 A.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS
12:00 EXECUTIVE SESSION
LUNCH
1:00 P.M. COUNTY ROAD MAP
1:15 P.M.
1:30 P.M.
1:45 P.M.
2:00 P.M. AIRPORT TAXIWAY BID OPENINGS
2:15 P.M.
2:30 P.M.
2:45 P.M.
3:00 P.M.
3:15 P.M.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Road & Bridge Issues/Solid Waste Issues
NEW BUSINESS
Approve Bills/Minutes
Road & Bridge/Solid Waste Issues
Executive Session - Medical Assistance Claims
Fish Haven Mosquito Abatement Board Appointment
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6/5/13 PUBLIC NOTICE:
BEAR LAKE COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING AT 6 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013 AT THE
OREGON TRAIL CENTER TO DISCUSS BRINGING THE COUNTY COURTHOUSE INTO COMPLIANCE WITH THE ADA
(AMERICAN DISABILITIES ACT).
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