Power County Commission minutes for January

Published in The Power County Press Feb. 19, 2014.

POWER COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MINUTES

The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 13th, 2013. Present were Commissioner Ron Funk, Commissioner, Delane Anderson and Norman Wright. 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 Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to amend the January 13th, 2014, Commissioner Agenda to include the following items:

Power County Historical Museum – Silver Horseshoe Sign

Three Rivers Resource, Conservation & Development (Grant Funding)

Power County Building & Grounds – Doctors Clinic Remodel

Southeast Idaho Public Health District

Carried.

2014 PRIMARY/GENERAL ELECTIONS – DESIGNATION OF POLLING PLACES (I.C. #34-302): Following discussion with Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht, and a review of I.C. #34-302, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to designate the following Power County Precinct Polling Places for the 2014 Primary, General and Consolidated Elections:

Power County Precinct #1 – Power County EMS Building

560 N. Oregon Trail, American Falls

Power County Precinct #2 – American Falls Public Library

308 Roosevelt, American Falls

Power County Precinct #3 – Power County Courthouse Annex

500 Pocatello Avenue, American Falls

Power County Precinct #4 – Rockland City Hall

135 S. Main Street, Rockland

Power County Precinct #5 – Arbon Valley Bible Church

4700 Arbon Valley Highway, Arbon

Power County Precinct #6 – Pocatello Municipal Airport

Airport Terminal, Pocatello

Power County Precinct #7 – Power County Courthouse

(Absentee) 543 Bannock Avenue, American Falls

Carried.

POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – NOTICE OF MEETINGS (I.C. #67-2343(1): Following a review of I.C. #67-2343(1), it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve the Notice of Commissioner Meetings for 2014 prepared by Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht, and to post said Notice in a prominent place at the Power County Courthouse and on the Power County Website. Carried.

POWER COUNTY CLERK – FISCAL YEAR 2013 ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT (I.C. #31-2307): Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht appeared before the Commissioners pursuant to I.C. #31-2307 to present a copy of the Clerk’s Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve Clerk’s Annual Financial Report as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER MINUTES – DECEMBER: Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve the Power County Commissioners Minutes for December 6th, 9th, 17th and 30th, 2013, as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD: Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to reappoint Dave Bethke to serve an additional term of three (3) years on the Power County Historic Preservation Board (January, 2017). Carried.

POWER COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM – SILVER HORSESHOE SIGN (THREE RIVERS RESOURCE, CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT – GRANT FUNDING): Following confirmation from Paul Jones at Three Rivers Resource, Conservation & Development that the estimated research fee would be approximately $650.00, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to authorize Paula Jones at Three Rivers RC&D to research grant opportunities available to assist the Power County Historical Museum with a project to refurbish the Silver Horseshoe sign. Carried.

IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE CORRECTIONS – POWER COUNTY JUVENILE PROBATION (STATISTICAL INFORMATION/ANNUAL REPORT): Power County Juvenile Probation Office Supervisor Connie Shepherd appeared before the Commissioners with Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections Sixth District Liaison Lennart Nivegard and to review Power County’s Annual Juvenile Justice Report to the Idaho Department of Corrections, as well as to review State-wide statistical information on juvenile probation offenders for the period ending September 30th, 2013.

POWER COUNTY RURAL ADDRESS SYSTEM – WHISPER MOUNTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC., (MAPPING/GIS): Rick Fossett of Whisper Mountain Professional Services, Inc., appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the Independent Contractor Agreement dated August 24th, 2009, between Power County and Whisper Mountain Professional Services, Inc., to provide mapping and GIS services, which agreement was recorded on August 27th, 2009, at Power County Instrument #196820. Also present were the following individuals:

Jim Jeffries – Power County Sheriff

Robert Steinlicht – Power County Building Administrator

Di Jones – Power County Ambulance District/Disaster Services Director

Wade Povey – Power County Highway District Commissioner

Bob Wetzel – Power County Highway District Commissioner

Don Haskin – Power County Highway District Supervisor (American Falls)

James McLean – Power County Highway District Supervisor (Rockland)

Rex Curry – Power County Highway District Supervisor (Arbon)

Gary Aldous – Power County Highway District (GIS/Grid Supervisor)

Paul Westwood – Eastern Power County Highway District Commissioner

Following discussion, the Commissioners and other officials agreed that Power County’s current Independent Contractor Agreement should be revised to include services to update Power County’s Rural Address System maps, both hard copies and link availability from the Power County Website. The Commissioners further agreed that all interested parties would need to meet to coordinate and determine data to be included in the updated Rural Address System; accordingly, further consideration of this matter was tabled until January 27th, 2014.

POWER COUNTY BUILDING & GROUNDS – SOUTHEAST IDAHO PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT (DOCTORS CLINIC REMODEL): Executive Director Maggie Mann, Financial Officer Kim Gaskell and WIC Supervisor Kathy Puckett of the Southeast Idaho Public Health District appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the remodel project of Health District portion of the Doctors Clinic. Also present was architect Lee Dille d/b/a Design Place, PLLC, and Gary Ferguson d/b/a BGM Builders. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve and execute Work Change Order #001 presented by architect Lee Dille in a credit amount of $11,614.00.

JUNIOR COLLEGE – CERTIFICATES OF RESIDENCY: Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the Certificate of Residency submitted by the College of Southern Idaho. Carried.

IDAHO ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES – WEBINAR: Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht reported that the Idaho Association of Counties Webinar for January entitled “Personnel Management – Part II” is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. in the Commissioners meeting room at the Power County Courthouse.

2014 LEGISLATIVE SESSION – WEEKLEY UPDATES: Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht reported that weekly telephone meetings between interested parties or entities and Legislative District #28 legislators will be held each Wednesday morning at 7:00 a.m. at the American Falls City Council Chambers throughout the 2014 Legislative Session, with the first meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 15th, 2014.

POWER COUNTY WOMEN’S ADVOCACY PROGRAM – MEETING ROOM: Following discussion, Commissioner Funk agreed to allow Ann Wheeler of the Power County Women’s Advocacy Program to use his Commissioner office located on the second floor of the Power County Courthouse when necessary, and will provide Mrs. Wheeler with a key thereto.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – 506 GIFFORD (DUPLEX PROPERTY): Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to authorize Launa Snow d/b/a Snow Property Management to purchase a refrigerator for the 506 Gifford duplex property, the cost of which shall not exceed $500, and will be withheld from future rental proceeds collected by Snow Property Management. Carried.

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

Current Expense $ 18,622.96

Ambulance District 3,308.34

Abatement District 16,060.00

District Court 1,855.83

Justice Fund 33,227.01

Misdemeanor Probation/

Drug Court 878.83

Enhanced 911 Services 1,704.25

Elections 1,871.66

Indigent 870.00

Junior College 150.00

Revaluation 2,535.00

Solid Waste 5,013.65

Weeds 95.03

Waterways 112.50

PILT 16,838.55

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT – CURLEW/DEEP CREEK (TRAVEL MANAGEMENT PLAN): Dave Pacioretty and Blaine Newman of the Bureau of Land Management appeared before the Commissioners to report on the status of the travel management plan for the Curlew/Deep Creek areas, which is being prepared by the Pocatello Office of the Bureau of Land Management and will be completed before the end of January, 2014. Mr. Pacioretty encouraged to Commissioners to review the final plan and call him with any comments or concerns.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – COMPUTER ARTS, INC. (SERVER UPGRADES): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioner to review the billing from Computer Arts, Inc., to upgrade the Sheriff’s office server. The Commissioners then reviewed the Commissioner Minutes from their joint meeting with the American Falls City Council on September 4th, 2013. Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed to table further consideration of this matter until January 27th, 2014.

COMMUNICATIONS – KINPORT REPEATER SITE (SYRINGA WIRELESS): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioners to report that the Power County Radio Communications Advisory Committee met recently to review the Cooperative Agreement with the Bannock County Sheriff’s office, with Power County acting as a partner, to utilize a microwave to the master site in Meridian, Idaho. Sheriff Jeffries reported that the Radio Communications Advisory Board has agreed to share in the annual payment to Bannock County.  Sheriff Jeffries then reported that the Table Mountain repeater site will continue to operate under a Memorandum of Agreement with the State of Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security to utilize a microwave to the master site for an annual fee of $3,750.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – CITY OF AMERICAN FALLS (LAW ENFORCEMENT AGREEMENT): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioners to review the Cooperative Agreement between Power County and the City of American Falls regarding law enforcement services. At the outset, Sheriff Jeffries reported that he has not yet executed the Agreement and would like assurances from the City that a long-term agreement can be negotiated prior to the FY 2015 budget process. Following discussion with Power County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen, the Commissioners agreed to table further consideration of this matter until January 27th, 2014.

POWER COUNTY TRANSFER STATION/LANDFILL – CITY OF AMERICAN FALLS (DEMOLITION PROJECT): Power County Transfer Station/Landfill Supervisor Craig Heward appeared before the Commissioners to discuss the City of American Falls’ demolition project of the Silver Horseshoe Bar, and specifically the number of loads that will be hauled to the Power County Transfer Station and/or Landfill. Following discussion, the Commissioners agreed that the City of American Falls will be billed for all loads delivered as provided by Section 4-2-13 of the Power County Code.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): Moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, 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 4:15 o’clock p.m.:

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Commissioner Wright – Aye

Carried. Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to adjourn from Executive Session at 5:00 o’clock p.m. to take final action and make final decisions. Upon a call for the question, the following roll call vote was taken:

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Commissioner Wright – Aye

Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-124-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve the payment of all medical expenses incurred to the point of stabilization on October 7th, 2013,only on indigent medical application #2013-124-I, with the understanding that Power County will apply to receive the $5,000 insurance payment, and that all medical expenses incurred thereafter are hereby since applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(5), since the services provided after October 7th, 2013, were not “emergent” in nature as provided by I.C. #67-7902(1) and since the applicant failed to provide proof that applicant is lawfully present in the United States prior to the receipt of public benefits as provided by Legislative Findings and I.C. #69-7901(1). Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-123-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to deny indigent medical application #2013-123-I since applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(25). Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-122-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to deny indigent medical application #2013-122-I since applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(25). Carried.

Adjourned.

RON FUNK, Chairman

CHRISTINE STEINLICHT, Clerk

POWER COUNTY

COMMISSIONER MINUTES

The Board of Power County Commissioners met in regular session on Monday, January 27th, 2014. Present were Commissioners Ron Funk, Chairman, Delane Anderson and Norman Wright. 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 Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to amend the January 27th, 2014, Commissioner Agenda to include the following items:

Eastern Idaho State Fair – Annual Budget Meeting

Power County Search & Rescue – Building Maintenance

Carried.

POWER COUNTY CLERK – QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT (I.C. #31-1611): Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht appeared before the Commissioners pursuant to I.C. #31-1611 to present her quarterly report for the period ending December 31st, 2013. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the Clerk’s Quarterly Financial Report as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY CLERK/TREASURER – JOINT QUARTERLY REPORT (I.C. #31-2306): Power County Clerk Christine Steinlicht and Power County Treasurer Deanna Curry appeared before the Commissioners to present their joint quarterly report for the period ending December 31st, 2013. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve the joint quarterly report as presented. Carried.

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 December 31st, 2013. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Carried.

EASTERN IDAHO STATE FAIR – ANNUAL BUDGET MEETING: Commissioner Wright reported that he attended the Eastern Idaho State Fair District’s annual budget meeting on Friday, January 24th, 2014. Commissioner Wright further reported that the Eastern Idaho State Fair Board will not be seeking an increase above Power County’s fiscal year 2014 contribution; however, they have requested that County Road & Bridge Departments contribute manpower and equipment to complete a grading and paving project at the fairgrounds. Commissioner Wright reported that Power County’s representative to the Eastern Idaho State Fair Board, Regina Jones, will meet with the Power County Board of Commissioners as necessary to provide updates and answer questions.

POWER COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE – BUILDING MAINTENANCE: Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to authorize Power County Search & Rescue Commander Ron Stilwell to arrange for Stro’s Electric to install an additional electrical circuit at the Power County Search & Rescue Building to accommodate the new battery maintainers. Carried.

POWER COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING BOARD: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to reappoint Edith Kopp and Kade Lusk each to serve an additional term of three (3) years on the Power County Planning & Zoning Board (January, 2017). Carried.

POWER COUNTY WEED BOARD: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to reappoint Corey Kress, Terrell Sorensen and Barry Williams each to serve an additional term of two (2) years on the Power County Weed Board (January, 2016). Carried.

POWER COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD: Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to appoint Darlene Adkins to serve a term of three (3) years on the Power County Historic Preservation Board (January, 2017). Carried.

POWER COUNTY WATERWAYS BOARD: Moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to expand the Power County Waterways Board to seven (7) members and to appoint John Ellesson to serve a term of three (3) years on said Board (January, 2017). Carried. Following further discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright to reappoint Ron Anderson and Beechnut Nelson each to serve an additional term of three (3) years on the Power County Waterways Board (January, 2017). Carried.

POWER SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICT – ANNUAL REPORT: Ivan Permann, Brett Leyshon, James Hofmeister, Marita Poulson and Jeff Stewart of the Power Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors appeared before the Commissioners with Administrative Assistant Pegi Long to present their annual report. Mr. Permann then requested that the Commissioners submit their letter of intent to provide the Power Soil Conservation District with a contribution from Power County’s fiscal year 2015 budget. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to submit a letter of intent to allocate $7,500 to the Power County Soil Conservation District from the County’s fiscal year 2015 budget. Carried.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – COMPUTER ARTS, INC. (SERVER/BARRACUDA UPGRADE): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioners to present the cost estimate from Computer Arts, Inc., detailing that portion of the server and barracuda upgrade costs that could be contributed to the City of American Falls, that being $300 per month for barracuda backup and $4,081.89 for server upgrade. Following discussion, Sheriff Jeffries agreed to provide a copy of the cost estimate to the City of American Falls with a request for payment.

POWER COUNTY SHERIFF – CITY OF AMERICAN FALLS (LAW ENFORCEMENT AGREEMENT – ADDENDUM): Power County Sheriff Jim Jeffries appeared before the Commissioners to review the Addendum to the Cooperative Agreement Re: Law Enforcement Services between Power County and the City of American Falls prepared by Power County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Petersen. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve and execute the Addendum as presented. Carried. Following discussion, Sheriff Jeffries agreed to deliver duplicate originals to the City of American Falls City and request that a signed original be returned to the Power County Clerk for recording.

POWER COUNTY MAPPING/GPS – WHISPER MOUNTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC.: Rick Fawcett of Whisper Mountain Professional Services, Inc., appeared before the Commissioners to present an updated Independent Contractor Agreement between Power County and Whisper Mountain to provide mapping and GPS services. Also present were the following individuals:

Robert Steinlicht – Power County Building/P&Z Administrator

Connie Rowland – Eastern Power County Fire District Commissioner

Paul Westwood – Eastern Power County Fire District Commissioner

Eric King – Chubbuck Fire Department Chief

Jim Jeffries – Power County Sheriff

Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve and execute the Independent Contractor Agreement as presented. Carried. Following further discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to authorize Whisper Mountain Professional Services, Inc., to update Power County Rural Address Systems booklets, in an amount not to exceed $1,400. Carried.

POWER COUNTY BUILDINGS & GROUNDS – DOCTORS CLINIC (SOUTHEAST IDAHO PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT REMODEL): Architect Lee Dille d/b/a Design Place, PLLC, appeared before the Commissioners to present his monthly architect report on the Doctors Clinic remodel. Also present were Southeast Idaho Public Health District Executive Director Maggie Mann and Financial Officer Kim Gaskell. Following further discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to approve and execute Work Change Order #002 in the amount of $8,326.00 with the understanding that the additional cost will be offset by the $11,614 credit applied by Work Change Order #001. Carried.

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

Current Expense $ 19,730.20

Ambulance District 4,895.48

District Court 1,205.99

Justice Fund 7,098.87

Misdemeanor Probation/

Drug Court 2,930.00

Enhanced 911 Services 199.61

Elections 347.47

Indigent 4,470.04

Revaluation 5,639.75

Solid Waste 14,932.50

Weeds 291.80

Waterways 686.66

PILT 81,351.82

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. Also present were Power County Treasurer Deanna Curry and Power County Deputy Assessor Donna Thornton.

HARDSHIP EXEMPTION APPLICATION (I.C. #63-711): Applicant appeared before the Commissioners via speaker telephone to review the Hardship Exemption Application on Power County Parcel #RPD2103-03. Following discussion, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to forgive all 2010 property taxes, penalty and interest owing on Power County Parcel #RPD2103-03 in the amount of $2,449.78 with the understanding that the balance of $5,311.45 shall remain due and owing. Carried. Commissioner Anderson abstained.

POWER COUNTY ASSESSOR – MISSED PROPERTY ROLL (I.C. #63-533(2): There being no requests or applications for equalization as provided by I.C. #63-533(2), it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to sustain the Power County Assessor’s Missed Property Roll values as presented. Carried.

POWER COUNTY ASSESSOR – TAX CANCELLATION REQUEST: At the request of Power County assessor Douglas Glascock, and good cause appearing therefore, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to cancel second half of 2013 property taxes owing on Power County Parcel #RPA0795-00 in the amount of $1,437.30, and to remove the structure situated upon said parcel for the 2014 tax drive. Carried.

There being no further business to come before the Board, the Power County Board of Equalization recessed until February 24th, 2014.

POWER COUNTY TREASURER – ORDERS FOR CANCELLATION OF TAXES: Following discussion with Power County Treasurer Deanna Curry, it was moved by Commissioner Anderson, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the Orders for Cancellation of Taxes in the amount of $6.86, $2.90, $1,767.69 and $1,793.88 as presented. Carried.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (I.C. #67-2345): Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, 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 o’clock p.m.:

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Commissioner Wright – Aye

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

Commissioner Funk – Aye

Commissioner Anderson – Aye

Commissioner Wright – Aye

Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-150-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to approve indigent medical application #2013-150-I. Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2014-001-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to deny indigent medical application #2014-001-I, since applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(25) and since the services provided were not medically necessary as provided by I.C. #31-3502(18). Carried.

INDIGENT CASE #2013-149-I: Moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to deny indigent medical application #2013-149-I, since the applicant has other resources sufficient to pay the medical expenses incurred as provided by I.C. #31-3502(25) and since the application was processed as incomplete as provided by I.C. #31-3505(b). Carried.

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

ENTRADA – ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE: Following discussion with Power County Ambulance District Director Di Jones, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to approve the accounts receivable report for the period ending December 31st, 2013, in the amount of $75,298.11. Carried.

POWER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (FAMILY CLINIC) – FLU SHOTS/TB SHOTS: Following discussion with Power County Ambulance District Director Di Jones, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to offer flu shots and TB tests to all Power County Ambulance District employees at County expense. Carried.

Moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Funk, to recess as Power County Ambulance District Board and reconvene as Power County Board of Commissioners. 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 URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY BOARD: Following a review of Power County Resolution #2009-03 which created an Urban Renewal Agency to function within Power County, it was moved by Commissioner Funk, seconded by Commissioner Wright, to expand the Power County Urban Renewal Agency Board to nine (9) members and to appoint the following individuals to serve on said Board:

Dan Hammond – City of American Falls Representative

(Three Year Term – January, 2017)

Vicki Meadows – Power County Representative

(Three Year Term – January, 2017)

Kent Rudeen – Power County Industrial Development Board Representative

(Three Year Term – January, 2017)

Bob Cox – At-Large Representative

(Two Year Term – January, 2016)

Bobbette Wright – Chamber of Commerce Representative

(Two Year Term – January, 2016)

Jordan Gehring – Agricultural Community Representative

(Two Year Term – January, 2016)

Bob Wetzel – Power County Highway District Representative

(One Year Term – January, 2015)

Lane Lankford – Heavy Industrial Community Representative

(One Year Term – January, 2015)

VACANT – Agricultural Community Representative

(One Year Term – January, 2015)

Carried.

CITY OF AMERICAN FALLS – SOLID WATE DEMOLTION FEES: Following discussions with American Falls Mayor Marc Beitia, it was moved by Commissioner Wright, seconded by Commissioner Anderson, to accept $1,650 as payment in full of the City of American Falls’ solid waste disposal bill from the demolition of the Silver Horseshoe, upon the following conditions:

• The City of American Falls agrees to haul a minimum of five (5) ten-wheeler loads of road mix or asphalt chips to be spread and graded on the roads at the Power County Transfer Station & Landfill during Spring, 2014, the exact timing to be determined between Power County Transfer Station Supervisor Craig Heward and American Falls Road Department Supervisor Dusty Whited.

• The City of American Falls agrees to perform an additional grading of the roads at the Power County Transfer Station & Landfill during Fall, 2014, the exact timing to be determined between Power County Transfer Station Supervisor Craig Heward and American Falls Road Department Supervisor Dusty Whited.

Carried.

Adjourned.

RON FUNK, Chairman

CHRISTINE STEINLICHT, Clerk

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