P.C. Commission synopsis of minutes

Published in The Power County Press April 6, 2016.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for February 22 and March 4, 2016
A complete set of minutes are on file at the Power County Courthouse, American Falls, Idaho. The complete minutes are also available online at www.co.power.id.us.
February 22, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 9:02 am.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
A jail expansion proposal was presented to the Board. Part-time compensated ambulance employee reporting compliance pursuant to the Affordable Care Act was discussed. An update on water meter options was provided. An update on lamb sheds was presented by the Fair Board. Bureau of Reclamation updated the Board on the progress of the West Boat docks. An update on the Palmer House acquisition was given and an update on the Magnida project was presented.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was amended and approved.
The following claims were submitted and paid (a detailed report is available in the Clerk’s Office).
Fund Amount Paid
0001 GENERAL FUND (CURRENT EXPENSE) $19,734.66
0003 FAIR BOARD $230.76
0004 POWER COUNTY AMBULANCE DIST. $20,155.65
0006 DISTRICT COURT $3,482.55
0008 JUSTICE FUND $46,801.29
0009 MISDEMEANOR PROB/DRUG COURT $900.00
0010 ENHANCED 911 SERVICES $1,140.42
0015 ELECTIONS $3,220.86
0016 INDIGENT $407.19
0020 REVALUATION $682.44
0023 SOLID WASTE (LANDFILL) $11,857.34
0027 WEEDS $3,711.90
0038 WATERWAYS $422.56
0050 PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES $23,741.94
TOTAL $136,479.56
The Investment Committee Report was accepted.
Vernon Miller was re-appointed as Power County Representative to the Idaho Wool Growers Association.
Ambulance administration and financial reports were accepted.
Certificate of Residency was denied.
The Annual Financial Report was approved for distribution.
Tax cancellations were approved in the amount of $137.63
Treasurer’s Statement of Cash and LGIP Monthly Statement from the State Treasurer was accepted.
Commissioner meeting minutes for January 25, February 8 and February 12, 2016, were approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
A meeting with members of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe was scheduled for March 4, 2016.
A legislative meeting to discuss pending legislation regarding Medicare will be scheduled.
A contract for Fairground Building Manager was executed.
Certificate of substantial completion of the Doctor’s Clinic remodel was executed.
No Indigent claims were presented.
Senior Citizen’s remodel needs were presented and ongoing investigation was requested.
Application for Tax Exemption form was approved for implementation.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for March 14, 2016, and a special meeting with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes is slated for March 4, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 5:33 p.m.
March 4, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 12:15 p.m.
Common ground between the agencies in Power County, the Airport, FMC and PCDA Property and collaborative efforts for improved relations and economic development was discussed. Upon conclusion, the parties agreed continued communications and meetings would benefit the relations between the agencies.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for March 14, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 2:01 p.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for March 14, 21 and 23, 2016
A complete set of minutes are on file at the Power County Courthouse, American Falls, Idaho. The complete minutes are also available online at www.co.power.id.us.
March 14, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 9:03 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Board discussed Idaho Health insurance gap concerns with Legislators. Assessor Mary Annen reported personnel assignment changes in her office and advised that the Idaho Transportation Department has authorized a credit due to mailing process changes.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was amended and approved. A recreation boating safety grant agreement was approved. A Sheriff’s Deputy retirement award was authorized. An unpaid leave request was authorized. Changes for engineering contract negotiation were authorized for draft. An indigent claim was approved. Election results were canvassed. Salary approvals were authorized. Remodel updates at the Doctor’s Office were approved. The Investment Committee Report was approved.
The following claims were submitted and paid (a detailed report is available in the Clerk’s Office).
Fund Amount Paid
0001 GENERAL FUND (CURRENT EXPENSE) $25,604.52
0003 FAIR BOARD $230.76
0004 POWER COUNTY AMBULANCE DIST. $1,167.40
0005 POWER COUNTY ABATEMENT DIST. $16,060.00
0006 DISTRICT COURT $3,630.32
0008 JUSTICE FUND $19,794.76
0009 MISDEMEANOR PROB/DRUG COURT $2,287.95
0010 ENHANCED 911 SERVICES $1,859.85
0015 ELECTIONS $6,324.50
0016 INDIGENT $8,809.47
0020 REVALUATION $1,229.54
0023 SOLID WASTE (LANDFILL) $18,142.13
0027 WEEDS $133.94
0038 WATERWAYS $143.50
0050 PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES $8,753.65
TOTAL $114,172.29
Following public hearing, Assessor fees were changes as follows;
• License plate mailing fees were increased from $4.00 to $5.00
• Administration fees were increased from $2.00 to $3.00
Tax cancellations were approved in the amount of $649.20
Commissioner meeting minutes for February 22, 2016, and March 4, 2016, were approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Shared computer services with the Highway District was initiated. Payroll and reporting schedule was discussed and will continue to move forward. Part-Time personnel for the Building Administrator was reported.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for March 28, 2016, and a special meeting with the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes is slated for March 21, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.
March 21, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 8:05 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
It was reported that the Palmer Property was scheduled for public auction on March 21, 2016.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Update on repairs needed at the Senior Citizens Building were reported and will continue to be evaluated.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for March 28, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 9:43 a.m.
March 23, 2016 – Synopsis
The Commission met in public meeting with the City of Rockland and discussed viable resolutions to relocation and redesign of the Rockland Transfer Station.

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