COMMISSIONERSí PROCEEDINGS

Week of September 9, 2002

 

 

††††††††† The Grant County Commissioners session was called to order at 9:00 a.m. on September 9, 2002.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.

 

††††††††† Chairman Snead was authorized to sign approval of the Special Occasion Liquor License of Ducks Unlimited for October 12, 2002.

 

††††††††† A motion was made by Commissioner Moore, seconded by Commissioner Allison that Resolution Number 2002-130-CC stating that Sandra McMichael no longer is designated to provide the service of a County Designated Mental Health Professional effective July 12, 2002 be passed.The motion carried.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners signed the Public Works Claims Fund Voucher Approval #09-1 through #09-156 in the total amount of $1,365,328.97.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners received a Claim against Grant County from Xochitl R. Barrera.The matter was referred to the Prosecuting Attorney for handling.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners approved the salary increase of Susan Bauer, Commissioners Administrative Coordinator to $4,076 per month effective September 1, 2002.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners approved the salary of Philip Peterson of the Prosecuting Attorneys Office at $12.00 per hour as a Rule 9 Legal Intern.

 

††††††††† As of this date the Board by a majority vote does approve for payment those vouchers filed in the Auditors Office 9/9/02 in the total amount of $450,657.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners set a Public Hearing for September 30, 2002 regarding the request for supplemental budget for the Current Expense Fund #001, Jail Department #115 in the amount of $12,370 from unanticipated state/federal funds.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners held an Open Record Public Hearing regarding the Grant County Planning Department Unified Development Code Amendment request regarding a setback requirement change.After hearing testimony a motion was made by Commissioner Allison, seconded by Commissioner Snead to adopt Resolution #2002-131-CC Option #1 which changes the rear and side setbacks only from 10 feet to 5 feet in most zones.The motion carried.Commissioner Moore opposed the motion.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners held a Closed Record Public Hearing regarding the Minor Zone Change Application of Everett Brissey to change the land use zone of several parcels in the Trinidad area from Rural Remote to Rural Community.A motion was made by Commissioner Moore, seconded by Commissioner Allison to uphold the Planning Commission recommendation for approval of the application with findings as provided by the Planning Department.The motion carried.

 

††††††††† A motion was made by Commissioner Allison, seconded by Commissioner Moore that Resolution Number 2002-132-CC approving recommendations submitted by the Strategic Infrastructure Committee to fund grants to Port of Warden, Town of Coulee City, and Port of Quincy be passed.The motion carried.

 

††††††††† As there was no further business to come before the Board the session was continued until September 10, 2002.

 

September 10, 2002

 

††††††††† The session was continued at 9:00 a.m. with all of the Commissioners in attendance with the Clerk of the Board.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners approved the salary increase of Anastasiya B. DeLeon of the District court Office to $2,294 per month.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners approved the salary increase of Carlos E. Garay of the District Court Office to $1,939 per month.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners held a continuation of the Comprehensive Plan Amendment Hearing to discuss amendment 2001-26, Paul Lauzier Foundation-Land Use Designation Change from Agriculture to Rural Residential I.Commissioner Moore voiced concern about 5 acre parcels on such a large piece of property, she thought 20 acre parcels would be better.A motion was made by Commissioner Allison, seconded by Commissioner Moore to uphold the Planning Commission recommendation for approval of the 5 acre parcels.The motion carried.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners met with the Public Works Director regarding Authorization to Call for Bids-U-SE Rd. Railroad Crossing Reconstruction, Resolution-Transfer of Funds, Vehicle Purchase-Warden Police Department, Equipment Purchases, Annual Construction Program, Public Works Expo-Fair Grounds, Upcoming Crushing Project, Landfill Rates, HHW Collection Event-Sept.28, 2002, Smyrna-Weeds.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners signed the authorization to call for Bids on U SE Rd. Railroad Crossing Reconstruction.Bids to be opened September 24, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.

 

††††††††† A motion was made by Commissioner Allison, seconded by Commissioner Moore that Resolution Number 2002-133-CC relating to the transfer of funds within the 2002 budget of the County Road Fund in the amount of $235,000 be passed.The motion carried.

 

††††††††† The Commissioners approved the request by the Warden Police Department for the purchase of vehicle license number 51922C for the price of $3,665.

 

††††††††† As there was no further business to come before the Board the session was adjourned until September 23, 2002.

 

 

 

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