Power County Commission minutes synopsis

Published in The Power County Press Sept. 7, 2016.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for July 21, 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 2:04 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Boards of Power and Oneida County collaborated on joint public defender services under the direction of the Idaho State Public Defense Commission.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved.  A resolution for the prohibition of firework use and Burn ban on open solid fuel fires was approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for July 25, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 4:37 p.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for July 25, 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 9:00 a.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Board discussed or heard reports on mosquito abatement services, adult probation services quarterly report was presented and the Commission and Clerk conducted a budget work session.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved. A certificate of residency for junior college tuition assistance was approved. Board of equalization corrected notices were approved. $62,000 was allocated toward construction of a new lamb barn at the fairgrounds and garbage services for fair week were approved. Ambulance administration financial reports were accepted. Alcohol licenses were approved. An employee final pay request was granted. An application for cancellation of taxes was granted in the amount of $82.09.
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)      $ 117,438.48
0003  FAIR BOARD      $      1,030.76
0004  POWER COUNTY AMBULANCE DIST.      $      2,959.63
0006  DISTRICT COURT      $      4,350.49
0008  JUSTICE FUND      $   13,288.41
0009  MISDEMEANOR PROB/DRUG COURT      $           92.09
0010  ENHANCED 911 SERVICES      $         811.72
0015  ELECTIONS      $         499.58
0016  INDIGENT      $         768.23
0020  REVALUATION      $         162.93
0023  SOLID WASTE (LANDFILL)      $   23,987.51
0027  WEEDS      $      1,214.94
0038  WATERWAYS      $         838.70
0050  PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES      $         568.94
TOTAL      $ 168,012.41
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Direct Communication connectivity discussion provided and continued to August 8, 2016. Sick Leave Bank updates were provided and continued to August 8, 2016. Community education update was continued to September 12, 2016.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for August 8, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 5:44 p.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for July 27, 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 9:16 a.m.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was amended and approved. A bid for repairs to the Courthouse was extended to $12,000.00. The Treasurer was directed to transfer cashed stocks into a separate fund with the Idaho State Treasury. A one week delay between employment hour reporting and payroll was approved. Digitization of historical records was approved. $16,800.00 was allocated for the construction of new docks for the pipeline project.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for August 8, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 4:00 p.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for August 1, 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 1:30 p.m.
NOTICES/REPORTS:
The Board and Clerk conducted a budget work session. Final budget projection was approved for publication.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved and a grant application for public defense services was approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for August 8, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 3:36 p.m.
POWER COUNTY COMMISSIONER
Synopsis of Minutes for August 8, 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 9:02 a.m.
MOTIONS:
Agenda was approved. Election sales order agreement was granted for purchase of a back-up/early vote unit. The Board approved development of a joint public defense office with Oneida County to be housed in Power County. Hardship tax exemption was examined and tabled to August 22, 2016, to allow further investigation by the Assessor’s Office. An assessment correction was reported and reimbursement approved in the amount of $3,374.36. The Clerk was directed to bill the appropriate taxing districts for proportionate repayment. An alcohol license 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)      $     25,567.06
0003  FAIR BOARD      $          230.76
0004  POWER COUNTY AMBULANCE DIST.      $       1,410.68
0005  POWER COUNTY ABATEMENT DIST.      $     16,060.00
0006  DISTRICT COURT      $          929.48
0008  JUSTICE FUND      $       9,738.62
0009  MISDEMEANOR PROB/DRUG COURT      $       1,606.92
0010  ENHANCED 911 SERVICES      $       1,523.32
0016  INDIGENT      $     15,402.32
0020  REVALUATION      $          276.36
0023  SOLID WASTE (LANDFILL)      $       1,917.69
0027  WEEDS      $       2,511.55
0038  WATERWAYS      $          161.54
0050  PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES      $     12,405.29
TOTAL      $    89,741.59
Commissioner meeting minutes for June 23, 27, 29, and July 11, 2016, were approved.
ASSESSMENTS/CONCLUSIONS:
Southeast Idaho Health Department was vacated and will be rescheduled. Indigent claim investigation is incomplete and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Airport lease reconsideration was discussed and Commissioner Anderson was directed to meet with the Airport Board and report back to the Board. Status on the Fairground lamb barn was provided.
Connectivity through Direct Communication was discussed and the Board determined not to move forward. Sick Leave Bank provided an update to the policy and proposed changes for the Board to consider. Clerk Sprague was directed to meet with the outside auditor and report back.
Next regular session for the board to meet is slated for August 22, 2016.
Meeting adjourned at 5:43 p.m.

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