Power County Commission minutes for May

 

Published in The Power County Press June 19, 2013.

POWER COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MINUTES

The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, May 13th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows, Chairman, Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also present were Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht and Power County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen.

COMMISSIONER AGENDA (I.C. #67-2343): Following a review of I.C. #67-2343, and good cause appearing therefore, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Meadows, to amend the May 13th, 2013, Commissioner Agenda to include the following items:

Power County Transfer Station/Landfill – Equipment Upgrade

Western States Equipment Quote

Power County Sheriff – Jail Remodel

Carried.

POWER COUNTY TRANSFER STATION/LANDFILL – EQUIPMENT UPGRADE (WESTERN STATES EQUIPMENT QUOTE): Commissioner Funk presented a copy of the quote from Western States Equipment Company to mount counterweight on the Caterpillar 963D Loader at the Power County Transfer Station and Landfill. Commissioner Funk then reported that Power County Transfer Station & Landfill Supervisor Craig Heward will be traveling to Oneida County to inspect and operate an upgraded loader at the Oneida County Landfill; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until May 28th, 2013.

COMMISSIONER MINUTES: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve the Power County Commissioners Minutes for April 8th, 15th, 22nd and 26th, 2013, as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY CENTENNIAL – MONUMENT: Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve and sign-off on the draft template for the Power County Centennial Monument presented by William Walker Monument Company. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT (DOCTORS CLINIC RENOVATIONS): Commissioner Meadows reported that she will be attending the Southeastern Idaho Public Health District’s fiscal year 2014 budget hearing on May 23rd, 2013, in Soda Springs; accordingly, further consideration of upgrading the basement of the Doctors Clinic was tabled until May 28th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY SNOWMOBILE BOARD: Commissioner Anderson reported that Jaren Haskins has resigned his position on the Power County Snowmobile Board effective immediately. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Meadows, to appoint Randy Phythian to fill the vacant position on the Power County Snowmobile Board (January, 2015). Carried.

COMMISSIONER APPOINTMENTS: Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to adjust the Commissioner appointments to County Departments and boards each would oversee or act as liaison with during calendar years 2013 and 2014.

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE CORRECTIONS – POWER COUNTY JUVENILE PROBATION (FISCAL YEAR 2014): Lennart Nivegard of the Idaho Department of Juvenile Probation appeared before the Commissioners with Power County Juvenile Department Supervisor Connie Shepherd to present IDJC’s calculations of State funds to be allocated to the Power County for Juvenile Probation during Fiscal Year 2014.

IDAHO ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES – LEGISLATIVE WEBINAR: Power County Clerk Chris Steinlicht reported that the Idaho Association of Counties Legislative Webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 16th, 2013, at 2:00 o’clock p.m. in the Commissioner meeting room at the Power County Courthouse. Clerk Steinlicht further reported that all County elected officials are being encouraged to attend.

POWER COUNTY WOMEN’S ADVOCACY PROGRAM – SURPLUS PROPERTY (COMMISSIONER LAPTOP): Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to designate the Commissioners’ Dell Latitude D620 laptop, serial #24093949357, as surplus county property with a value of less than $250, to be donated to the Power County Women’s Advocacy Program. Carried.

POWER COUNTY ABATEMENT DISTRICT: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to recess as Power County Board of Commissioners and reconvene as Power County Abatement District Board. Carried.

VECTOR DISEASE CONTROL INTERNATIONAL – MOSQUITO ABATEMENT: Tim Bennett of Vector Disease Control International appeared before the Commissioners to discuss Power County’s mosquito abatement program during the 2013 water season.

Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to recess as Power County Abatement District Board and reconvene as Power County Board of Commissioners. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – COMMISSIONER MEETING ROOM (DOOR): Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed to obtain quotes to replace the public access door in the Commissioners meeting room with a solid core, privacy door. Following discussion, further consideration of this matter was tabled until May 28th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY TREASURER – ORDER FOR CANCELLATION OF TAXES: Following discussion with Power County Chief Deputy Treasurer Teri Kendall, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve and execute the Order for Cancellation of Taxes in the amount of $321.52 as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY TREASURER – PENDING ISSUE FEES (POWER COUNTY RESOLUTION #2013-07): Commissioner Meadows announced that it was the date and time scheduled for public hearing on proposed Power County Resolution #2013-07. There being no public objection, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve and execute Power County Resolution #2013-07 as published to establish a schedule of fees for the processing of Pending Issues of Tax Deeds which incur costs to Power County. Carried.

POWER COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COUNSEL CRAIG CHRISTENSEN (BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY): Power County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen appeared before the Commissioners to report that Craig Christensen is in the process of reviewing the proposed Resolution to accept appointment as special counsel to deal specifically with bankruptcy issues involving Power County as a creditor. Following discussion, the Commissioner agreed to table further consideration of this matter until May 28th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE: Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries and Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the possibility of Power County adopting an ordinance regarding pet ownership, i.e. canine limitations, exotic pets, etc., similar to Oneida County’s recent animal control ordinances. Following discussion, the Commissioners, Prosecutor Petersen and Sheriff Jeffries agreed that this may be an appropriate issue to be considered by the Power County Planning & Zoning Board.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – TABLE MOUNTAIN REPEATER UPGRADE: Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the upgrades to the Table Mountain Repeater Site that have been proposed by Motorola Solutions. At the outset, Sheriff Jeffries reported that he is waiting to receive a “phase-in” plan from Motorola to allow the upgrades to be made over a ten year period; accordingly, Sheriff Jeffries will discuss this issue further with the Power County Radio Communications Committee and report to the Commissioners as necessary.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – JAIL REMODEL: Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioner to report that the jail remodel project is nearly completed and all Power County prisoners have been returned to the Power County Jail. The Commissioners then expressed their appreciation for the outstanding efforts of Sheriff Jeffries, Magistrate Judge Paul Laggis and Power County’s court personnel to accommodate the jail remodel process.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345)(1)(b): Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345(1)(b) to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee or staff member. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken at 11:15 a.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried. The Commissioner reconvened at 11:30 a.m., at which time it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to adjourn from executive session with the understanding that no decisions, determinations, actions, votes or final dispositions need be recorded as a result of this executive session. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

POWER COUNTY EXTENSION DEPARTMENT – VEHICLE UPGRADE: Power County Extension Department Supervisor Reed Findlay appeared before the Commissioners to report that 1994 Mercury Villager Van being used to transport 4-H students to and from events, camps, etc., is unreliable and may need to be replaced. Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed to address vehicle replacement or rotation during the regular fiscal year 2014 budget process and suggested that, in the meantime, Mr. Findlay contact Courtesy Ford, the Ford dealership in Pocatello, to determine immediate repairs that need to be made to the van.

CLAIMS: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the claims as presented, amended and supplemented. Carried.

Current Expense $ 26,774.34

Ambulance District 4,275.83

Abatement District 16,060.00

District Court 2,393.85

Justice Fund 15,525.25

Misdemeanor Probation/

Drug Court 665.00

Enhanced 911 Services 2,925.32

Indigent Services 7,155.09

Revaluation 14,995.80

Solid Waste 34,501.17

Weeds 217.68

Waterways 926.14

PILT 24,691.23

Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the subsequent claims approval report as presented. Carried. Commissioner Anderson abstained.

Justice Fund $ 451.72

Tort 494.50

ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSES (I.C. #23-903): Commissioner Meadows announced that it was the date and time scheduled for the consideration of a of 2012-2013 alcohol beverage licenses. There being no public objection, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the following alcohol beverage license:

#19 – Pocatello Raceway, LLC d/b/a Pocatello Raceway for the sale of bottled or canned beer to be consumed on the premises.

Carried.

POWER COUNTY WOMEN’S ADVOCACY PROGRAM: Power County Women’s Advocate Ann Wheeler appeared before the Commissioners to request that she be allowed to access the women’s advocacy funds allocated in the County’s PILT fund. Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed to allow the Power County Women’s Advocacy program to utilize PILT funds via the standard claims process. Following further discussion, the Commissioners and Mrs. Wheeler agreed to discuss future or on-going funding during the regular fiscal year 2014 budget process.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345 to consider records that are exempt from disclosure pursuant to Chapter 3, Title 9, Idaho Code, specifically indigent medical applications. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken at 2:30 p.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried. Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to adjourn from Executive Session at 3:00 p.m. to take final action and make final decisions. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2012-145-I: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to continue PCIP medical insurance coverage for an additional six (6) month period under indigent medical application #2012-145-I. Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-054-I: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to grant indigent medical application #2013-054-I for PCIP medical insurance coverage for applicant for a six (6) month period. Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-049-I: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to deny indigent medical application #2013-049-I, since applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(25), and since the application was process as incomplete as provided by I.C. #31-3505A. Carried.

Adjourned.

VICKI MEADOWS, Chairman

CHRISTINE STEINLICHT, Clerk

POWER COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MINUTES

The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows, Chairman, Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also present was Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht.

COMMISSIONER AGENDA (I.C. #67-2343): Following a review of I.C. #67-2343, and good cause appearing therefore, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to amend the May 28th, 2013, Commissioner Agenda to include the following items:

Power County Assessor – Equipment Purchase (Capital)

Executive Session (I.C. 67-2345) – Litigation

Carried.

POWER COUNTY ASSESSOR – EQUIPMENT PURCHASE (CAPITAL): Following discussion with Power County Deputy Assessor Donna Thornton, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve quote from Bonneville Blueprint Supply to purchase a Designjet T790 44″ Plotter printer in the amount of $4,900, which includes a one year, next day, onsite warranty, to be paid from Current Expense Capital funds. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BOARD OF CANVASSERS (I.C. #34-1205) – CONSOLIDATED ELECTION: The Board of Commissioners then met as the Power County Board of Canvassers pursuant to I.C. #34-1205. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the Election Abstract for the May 21st, 2013, consolidated election prepared and presented by Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht. Carried. (See attached).

POWER COUNTY AIRPORT – COURTESY CAR (VEHICLE USE POLICY): Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve and execute the Vehicle Use Policy submitted by the Power County Airport Board for use of a courtesy car that will be made available for pilots to use while grounded at the Power County Airport. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – COMMISSIONER MEETING ROOM: Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Meadows, to approve the quote submitted by John Duffer Construction in the amount of $800 to replace the public access door in the Commissioners meeting room with a solid core privacy door, with the understanding that $400 has been advanced for materials, to be paid from PILT property improvement funds. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT (DOCTORS CLINIC RENOVATIONS): Commissioners Meadows reported that she had attended the Southeastern Idaho Public Health District’s fiscal year 2014 budget hearing on May 23rd, 2013, to discuss renovation of the Power County Health Department located in the basement of the Doctors Clinic. Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed to arrange for Southeastern Idaho Public Health District Executive Administrator Maggie Mann to meet with the Board of Commissioners and architect Lee Dille d/b/a Design Place, PLLC, on June 10th, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the proposed project; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until that time.

POWER COUNTY CENTENNIAL – MONUMENT: Commissioner Anderson reported that the Power County Centennial Committee had also reviewed and approved the final draft template as approved by the Board of Commissioners on May 13th, 2013; accordingly, the sign-off sheet has been sent to William Walker Monument and it is anticipated that the monument will be completed by the June 30th, 2013, grant deadline. Commissioner Anderson further reported that any amount owing for the monument that is not covered under the grant will be paid via the Power County Historical Society Trust Account.

POWER COUNTY TREASURER – MONTHLY REPORT (I.C. #31-2113): Power County Treasurer Deanna Curry appeared before the Commissioners pursuant to I.C. #31-2113, to present her Statement of Treasurer’s Cash for the month ending April 30th, 2013. Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented. Carried.

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY – SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT: Bruce Olenick of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the status of environmental quality issues pertinent to Power County.

POWER COUNTY DISASTER SERVICES – TABLE MOUNTAIN REPEATER SITE (SECURITY FENCE – GRANT): Power County Disaster Services Director Di Jones appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the installation of a security fence at the Table Mountain Repeater site, to be paid from Homeland Security grant funds. Following discussion, the Commissioners instructed Director Jones to obtain several quotes to construct the security fence and further consideration of this matter was tabled until June 10th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY AMBULANCE DISTRICT: Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to recess as Power County Board of Commissioners and reconvene as Power County Ambulance District Board. Carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): At the request of Power County Ambulance District Director Di Jones, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345 to consider records that are exempt from disclosure pursuant to Chapter 3, Title 9, Idaho Code, specifically ambulance district Medicare patient accounts. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken at 10:30 a.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried. The Commissioner reconvened at 11:05 a.m., at which time it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Meadows, to adjourn from executive session with the understanding that no decisions, determinations, actions, votes or final dispositions need be recorded as a result of this executive session. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

ENTRADA, INC. – AMBULANCE DISTRICT BILLINGS (ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE REPORT): Following a review of the accounts receivable report provided by Entrada, Inc., for the ambulance billing period ending April 30th, 2013, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the report as presented in the amount of $131,888.99. Carried.

Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to recess as Power County Ambulance District Board and reconvene as Power County Board of Commissioners. Carried.

POWER COUNTY CLERK – FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET: Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht presented the Commissioners with their fiscal year 2014 budget binders and agendas for the Budget Request Hearing scheduled for June 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – JAIL REMODEL (VIDEO ARRAIGNMENT EQUIPMENT): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries and Deputy Sheriff Max Sprague appeared before the Commissioners to present a quote from Arrowpoint Solutions, Inc., to install a video arraignment system in the Power County Jail and Courthouse in the amount of $20,747.20. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the quote as presented, to be paid as follows:

• $13,830 from PILT Contingency

• $6,917.20 from PILT Jail Remodel

With the understanding that the District Court Fund will reimburse the PILT fund in the amount of $13,830 during Fiscal Year 2014. Carried.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – JAIL INMATE TELEPHONE (TELMATE CONTRACT): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries and Deputy Sheriff Max Sprague appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the Inmate Telecommunications Agreement between Power County and Telmate, LLC, which was approved and executed by the Commissioners on April 8th, 2013. At the outset, Sheriff Jeffries reported that the Agreement had to be amended to address several unforeseen issues and presented the Commissioners with a copy of a revised Inmate Telecommunications Agreement. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve and execute the revised Inmate Telecommunications Agreement as presented. Carried.

CLAIMS: Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the claims as presented and supplemented. Carried.

Current Expense Fund $ 30,505.96

Ambulance District 3,266.83

Abatement District 675.55

District Court Fund 2,828.68

Justice Fund 8,180.76

Enhanced 911 Services 325.00

Elections 1,196.54

Indigent Services 3,411.94

Solid Waste 2,867.28

Weeds 53.19

Waterways 61.89

PILT 21,209.17

POWER COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION (I.C. #63-501): The Board of Power County Commissioners then met as the Board of Equalization pursuant to I.C. #63-501. There being no business to come before the Board, the Power County Board of Equalization recessed until June 24th, 2013.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345)(1)(b): Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345(1)(b) to consider the evaluation, dismissal or disciplining of, or to hear complaints or charges brought against, a public officer, employee or staff member. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken at 2:30 o’clock p.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried. The Commissioner reconvened at 3:00 o’clock p.m., at which time it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to adjourn from executive session with the understanding that no decisions, determinations, actions, votes or final dispositions need be recorded as a result of this executive session. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

POWER COUNTY TRANSFER STATION & LANDFILL – PERSONNEL POLICY: Power County Transfer Station & Landfill Supervisor Craig Heward appeared before the Commissioners to discuss implementing a drug and alcohol testing policy for Solid Waste Department employees. Following discussion, the Commissioners instructed Supervisor Heward to contact Power County Prosecutor Ryan Petersen to prepare a proposed “Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy” for the Solid Waste Department; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until June 4th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY TRANSFER STATION & LANDFILL – EQUIPMENT UPGRADE (WESTERN STATES EQUIPMENT QUOTE): Power County Transfer Station & Landfill supervisor Craig Heward appeared before the Commissioners to review the quote from Western States Equipment Company to mount counterweight on the Caterpillar 963D Loader at the Power County Transfer Station and Landfill. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Meadows, to approve the quote as submitted in the amount of $2,969.68, to be paid from Solid Waste Equipment Capital. Carried.

POWER COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – APPOINTMENT OF SPECIAL COUNSEL CRAIG CHRISTENSEN (BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY): Power County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen appeared before the Commissioners to report that Craig Christensen is still in the process of reviewing the proposed Resolution to accept appointment as special counsel to deal specifically with bankruptcy issues involving Power County as a creditor; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until June 24th, 2013.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345(1)(f), to communicate with legal counsel for the public agency to discuss the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, or controversies not yet being litigated but imminently likely to be litigated. Upon a call for the question, the Commissioners agreed that Clerk Steinlicht should be excused from the executive session and the following roll call vote was taken at 3:30 o’clock p.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

The Commissioner reconvened in the presence of Clerk Steinlicht at 4:00 o’clock p.m., at which time it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to adjourn from executive session to take final action and make final decisions. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

POWER COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – POWER COUNTY CASE #CV-2011-248 & CV-2011-279 (SUPREME COURT APPEAL): Commissioner Meadows announced that the Board of Commissioners will be conducting a follow-up Executive Session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345(1)(f), to communicate with legal counsel for the public agency, Meyers Law Office, 300 North 7th Avenue, Pocatello, to discuss the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, on Friday, May 31st, 2013, at 9:30 o’clock a.m.; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until that time.

Adjourned.

VICKI MEADOWS, Chairman

CHRISTINE STEINLICHT, Clerk

POWER COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MINUTES

The Board of Power County Commissioners met in special session on Friday, May 31st, 2013. Present were Commissioners Vicki Meadows, Chairman, Ron Funk and Delane Anderson. Also present were Power County Chief Deputy Clerk Linda Annen and Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): Moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to move into executive session pursuant to I.C. #67-2345(1)(f), to communicate with legal counsel for the public agency, Meyers Law Office, at their place of business, 700 North 7th Avenue, Pocatello, Idaho, to discuss the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, or controversies not yet being litigated but imminently likely to be litigated. Upon a call for the question, the Commissioners agreed that Deputy Clerk Annen should be excused from the executive session and the following roll call vote was taken at 9:30 o’clock a.m.:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried. The Commissioners reconvened in the presence of Deputy Clerk Jennifer Rupp at 2:30 o’clock p.m., at which time it was moved by Commissioner Meadows, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to adjourn from executive session to take final action and make final decisions. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Meadows – Aye

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Carried.

POWER COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY – POWER COUNTY CASE #CV-2011-248 & CV-2011-279 (SUPREME COURT APPEAL): Commissioner Anderson announced that the Board of Commissioners has received and reviewed the Order issued by the Idaho Supreme Court on May 24th, 2013, and will be working with counsel, Meyers Law Office, regarding compliance with said Order; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until June 10th, 2013.

Adjourned.

VICKI MEADOWS, Chairman

LINDA ANNEN, Deputy Clerk

JENNIFER RUPP, Deputy Clerk

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