Synopsis of minutes for P.C. Commission

Published in The Power County Press May 18, 2016.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for April 25 and 29, 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.
April 25, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 9:02 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Board discussed or heard reports from: Ambulance Administration; Fairgrounds lamb barn; Department of Environmental Quality; City apportionments from the Highway District levy; surplus computers.
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) $11,296.36
0003 FAIR BOARD $230.76
0004 POWER COUNTY
AMBULANCE DIST. $4,991.10
0006 DISTRICT COURT $3,260.65
0008 JUSTICE FUND $59,887.00
0009 MISDEMEANOR
PROB/DRUG COURT $1,317.66
0010 ENHANCED 911
SERVICES $407.31
0015 ELECTIONS $2,909.46
0016 INDIGENT $978.50
0020 REVALUATION $359.86
0023 SOLID WASTE
(LANDFILL) $621.53
0027 WEEDS $398.02
0038 WATERWAYS $8.84
0050 PAYMENT IN LIEU
OF TAXES $6,828.69
TOTAL $93,495.74
A contract with the Power County Hospital for jail medical services was executed. Ambulance administration financial report and treasurer report was approved. Appraisal for 490 Pocatello Avenue was ordered. Drug Court Memorandum of Understanding was executed. Cascade Earth Sciences charges were approved. A letter of support for Highway District Grant was approved. Lease of land at the airport was renewed. A landfill fee for failure to secure load appeal was granted. Purchase of a Wells Fargo enclosed utility trailer was approved.
The Investment Committee approved $100,000.00 reinvested with Federal Home Loan Mortgage Co. cussip #3134G9BC0. The replacement bond is a step coupon with an initial rate of 1.25% and a maturity date of April 28, 2021, with a first possible call date of October 28, 2016.
Certificate of Residencies for Junior College Tuition assistance were approved.
An Indigent claims was denied and an Indigent settlement agreement was granted.
Commissioner meeting minutes for April 11, 2016, were approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Training of a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner was discussed and directed to be reported back to the Board. Jail expansion drafts were presented and directed to be reported back to the Board. Building concerns were tabled to come before the Board on May 9, 2016.
Executive personnel sessions were discussed with no action being taken.
A special meeting was slated for April 29, 2016, to discuss Palmer property acquisition.
Meeting adjourned at 6:12 p.m.
April 29, 2016 – Synopsis
Meeting convened at 8:11 a.m.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved. Executive session was held to discuss interest in real property pursuant to IC74-206(1)(c) and upon conclusion, earnest money was ordered to be paid to Gate City Real Estate and Bobbette Wright was directed to act on the behalf of the county to present a purchase offer for 490 Pocatello Avenue.
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 May 9, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 11:30 a.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for May 9, 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.
Meeting convened at 9:04 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Board discussed or heard reports on: Idaho State University Community Education; Palmer property acquisition; City apportionment of Highway District Levy; Conflict Public Defender contract; Elevator maintenance; Election equipment; Southeast Idaho Public Health 2017 Fiscal Year Budget.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved. Annex Building concerns were discussed and an evaluation ordered from Architect Jerry Meyers. Fuel tank for the Airport was ordered for purchase. Flex medical accounts for personnel was capped at $1,000.00.
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) $19,866.13
0003 FAIR BOARD $230.76
0004 POWER COUNTY
AMBULANCE DIST. $1,837.33
0005 POWER COUNTY
ABATEMENT DIST. $16,060.00
0006 DISTRICT COURT
$2,615.73
0008 JUSTICE FUND $6,321.55
0009 MISDEMEANOR PROB/
DRUG COURT $1,660.00
0010 ENHANCED 911
SERVICES $1,678.01
0015 ELECTIONS $2,897.87
0016 INDIGENT $10,900.00
0020 REVALUATION $246.28
0023 SOLID WASTE
(LANDFILL) $5,415.56
0027 WEEDS $195.21
0038 WATERWAYS $376.01
0050 PAYMENT IN LIEU
OF TAXES $52,253.03
TOTAL $122,553.47
Pocatello Raceway was granted a wine license through May 26, 2016.
Tax cancellations were approved in the amount of $1408.49
Hardship exemptions for the 2016 Tax rolls were approved in the amount of $898.60
Indigent claim was approved in the amount of $54,351.60.
Commissioner meeting minutes for April 25 and 29, 2016, were approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Federal mandates through the Bureau of Reclamation at Willow Bay Yacht Club were discussed.
Tax exemption application requirements were reported by Assessor Mary Annen.
Rockland City Council met and discussed the transfer site status.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for May 23, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 6:18 p.m.

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