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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Carroll County Board met August 15

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Oct 7, 2019


Carroll County Board met Aug. 15.

Here is the minutes provided by the board:

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Reibel, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll call was taken showing Hartman, Reibel, Preston, Payette, Stitzel, Yuswak, Anderson, Imel all being present and Cole being absent.

Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Imel to approve the agenda as amended by moving Workforce Development Week Resolution behind Tabled Items. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Preston to approve the July 18th County Board meeting minutes as presented. Motion carried.

FINANCIAL

Bills paid in vacation were presented. Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Preston to approve the action of the clerk. Motion carried.

Committee on claims were presented. Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Preston to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried.

Transfers – None

Monthly Financial Report - N/A

Board Members Services – N/A

TABLED ITEMS – Motion to approve three-year contract with Century Link – left on the table.

Pam Furlong representing the 8 county Workforce Development Board, presented an update on their programs to inspire job seeking individuals. She presented a resolution recognizing the week of August 26th thru September 1, 2019 as “Workforce Development Week” and asked the County for their support. Motion by Mr. Preston, second by Mr. Imel to approve the resolution as presented. Roll call vote was called for showing Preston, Hartman, Imel, Anderson, Reibel, Stitzel, Payette and Yuswak all voting aye, no one voting nay and Cole being absent. Motion carried.

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

Sheriff & Property – No report

State’s Attorney – No report

Treasurer – No report

Circuit Clerk – Clerk Hiher reported new assessment fees started July 1st.

Assessor – No report

County Clerk & Recorder – No report

Animal Control – No report

Highway – A monthly report was submitted in the packet.

Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Preliminary Engineering Services Contract with Willett Hoffman & Associates for Sec. SN 008-4211 repair 2019. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Imel to approve the Resolution to appropriate County Matching Fund for Sec. SN 008-4211 repair 2019. Motion carried.

Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Preston to approve the bridge petition for Salem Road District for Sec. 20446 Cyclone Ridge Rd. Motion carried.

GIS – No report

Zoning – No report

Zoning Board of Appeals – No report

Probation – No report

Other Departments – No reports

AFFILIATE & LIAISON REPORTS

LRA – Mr. Hartman – No report

CEDS – Mr. Imel – No report

UCCI – Mr. Payette reported on a trip that is forthcoming to D.C. to meet with legislators.

911 – Ms. Anderson – No report

Health Department – Mr. Yuswak – No report

VAC – Mr. Hartman – No report

Senior Services – Mr. Imel – No report

Hotel/Motel – Mrs. Cole – No report

Tri-County Opportunities Council – Mr. Preston – A monthly report was submitted in the packet.

708 Board – No report

Extension – No report

OLD BUSINESS - The ICN Broadband service order and the ICN Master Services Agreement were presented. Administrator Doty explained both documents and asked for approval for the county to participate in the program. Motion by Mr. Payette, second by Mr. Yuswak to approve the agreements as presented. Motion carried.

Administrator Doty presented an update on possible cost savings if the county would replace the Century Link phone service. The biggest draw back is that new phone numbers would be needed. Further discussion is expected.

NEW BUSINESS - Motion by Ms. Anderson, second by Mr. Preston to approve the Resolution for East Fork Water Shed. Motion carried.

Emily Legel, the new CEDA (Community & Economic Development Associates) representative explained what the program is and its many helpful offerings they have for individuals and companies.

Administrator Doty made the county aware that the city was going to replace the sidewalks around the courthouse and the county would be responsible for replacing the steps. He suggested the project be added to the new budget.

Administrator Doty presented the preliminary 2020 budget to the board and has scheduled department presentations and discussions through November. Chairman Reibel was skeptical of the first viewing and hoped to find savings during the coming months.

CHAIRMAN REPORTS – Chairman Reibel reported the temporary M.C. Motopark Inc. liquor license has been approved.

APPOINTMENTS – None

PUBLIC COMMENTS – None

EXECUTIVE SESSION – N/A

Motion by Mr. Hartman, second by Mr. Preston to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried.

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