The Grant County Commissioners session was called to order at by Chairman Tim Snead. All of the Commissioners were in attendance with the Clerk of the Board.
The Commissioners read and approved the minutes of the preceding session as written.
A motion was made by Commissioner
Moore, seconded by Commissioner Allison that Resolution Number
2002-192A-CC in the matter of a replat of tracts 9 & 10, except for the
west 280’ thereof located in White Trail Tracts located in the south ½ of the
southeast ¼ of Section 6; Township 19, Range 24 East; Willamette Meridian,
Grant County, Washington (creating two lots) be passed. The motion carried.
The Commissioners took action on this date to approve the request of Stephen J. Hallstrom, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, to carry over annual leave days into 2003 annual leave.
The Commissioners approved the re-establishment of a previously approved full-time position of Office Engineer from the Public Works Department.
A motion was made by Commissioner Moore, seconded by Commissioner Allison that Resolution Number 2002-193-CC approving the formation of Grant County Road Improvement District No. 02-1 (Turnkey Road) for road and street lighting be passed. The motion carried.
The Commissioners took action on this date to approve the request of Connie Wilson, Chief Deputy Treasurer, to carry over annual leave days into 2003 annual leave.
The Commissioners approved the request from the Ephrata Farmers’ Market Association to utilize County property every Saturday beginning the week after the Sage and Sun celebration and continuing to the end of October of 2003.
The Commissioners held a Public Hearing regarding the Minor Zone Change request of R. Martell and Gwen Palmer. The request is to change the land use zone of several parcels (approximately 30 acres) from Rural Urban Reserve to Rural Freeway Commercial to reflect the change in Comprehensive Plan land use designation as a result of the 2001 amendment process. The subject proposal is located generally in a portion of Section 33, Township 19 N., Range 29 E.W.M. further described as a portion of Farm Unit 136, Block 41, Columbia Basin Irrigation Project. A motion was made by Commissioner Moore, seconded by Commissioner Allison to approve zone change as presented. Motion carried.
As of this date the Board by a majority vote does approve for payment those vouchers audited and certified by the auditing officer as required by RCW 42.24.080, and those expense reimbursement claims certified as required by RCW 42.24.090, and have been recorded on a listing which has been made available to the Board in the amount of $798,395.98
The Chair of the Board of County
Commissioners was authorized to sign approval of the Notice Of
Liquor License Application of Tradename:
The Commissioners held a Public Hearing regarding the proposed amendment to the Grant County Unified Development Code including changes to Title 23 Zoning, Chapter 23.12 Development Standards. Proposed changes include: side and rear setback requirements for the construction/location of a building presented by the Planning Department. There was no public in attendance; Commissioner Moore made a motion to close the public comment, seconded by Commissioner Allison. Motion carried. Commissioner Allison moved to adopt the UDC Amendment Regarding Side and Rear Setback Requirements in Urban Zoning Districts. Commissioner Moore seconded the motion. Motion carried.
The Commissioners approved the
starting salary of Jamie D. Smith of the Juvenile Department at $6.90 per hour
The Commissioners approved the starting
salary of Ruby H. Padilla of the Juvenile Department at $935.60 per month
The Commissioners approved the
starting salary of Henry A. Severin, Jr. (aka Trey Severin) of the Juvenile
Department at $6.90 per hour effective
The Commissioners met with the Public
Works Department regarding the following: Mitigation & Impact Fee
Agreement; Execution of Contracts – Solid Waste Scale; Final Budget/Annual Road
Program; Q-NW/City of Quincy; and
The Commissioners approved the Grant County Public Works Department Escrow Agreement for the Landfill Cell Screening, Crushing Solid Waste Project 2002-01.
The Commissioners approved the
Contract with Corral’s Scale Service, 4300 Road K NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837 for
the SW Equipment Contract 2002-02 as proposed in the bid opening held
The Commissioners received a Supplemented Claim for Damages from Colleen R. Bonnington. The matter was referred to the Prosecuting Attorney for handling.
The Commissioners approved the request
of the Assessor’s Office to close their office from to
The Commissioners approved the Special Counsel Contract between Grant County and Witherspoon, Kelley, Davenport & Toole, PS, 1100 US Bank Building, 422 West Riverside, Spokane WA 99201-0300.
The Commissioners approved the Impact
& Mitigation Fee between
The Commissioners held a Public Hearing regarding the Huckvale Goodrich Minor Zone Change request. The request is to change three contiguous parcels, containing approximately 5.89 acres from Agriculture to Urban Residential 2. The subject parcels are located to the southeast of the Pelican Point Subdivision in a portion of Section 3, township 18 N., Range 23 E.W.M. A motion was made by Commissioner Allison, seconded by Commissioner Moore to approve zone change as presented. Motion carried.
The Commissioners held a Public Hearing regarding the 2003 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Service Grant Application in the amount of $143,625.00. North Columbia Community Action Council will be the community action agency. The Public Service Grants Fact Sheet was available to the public in both English and Spanish. There was no public in attendance; Commissioner Allison made a motion to close the public comment. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Moore. Motion Carried. A motion was made by Commissioner Allison to adopt the 2003 CDBG Public Service Grant Application in the amount of $143.625.00. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Allison. Motion carried.
As of this date, the Board by a majority vote does approve for payment those vouchers audited and certified by the Department of Public Works vouchers No 12-1 through 12-170, in the amount of $1,006,001.62.
The Board approved the request for a budget amendment by New Hope Domestic Violence and Sex Assault Service in the amount of $18,951.31.
The Commissioners approved the step
increase of Scott Clark, Planning Department to $4,709.00 per month effective
Chairman Snead was authorized to sign the building Permit Application Supplemental Notes for Joe Spezially for Lot 20, Block 1, Sunland Estates Division #1, Assessors Parcel #05-0090-000.
As there was no further business to
come before the Board the session was adjourned until December
, 9, 16, 2002
Clerk of the Board