of County Commissioners met in regular session at 9:00 a.m. with all members
and the County Clerk present.
The monthly department head meeting
was held with the following in attendance: Sean Gooding, Emergency Medical
Service Director; Frank Goldsby, Public Works Administrator; John Crosby, Fire
Chief; Don Button, Emergency Management Coordinator; Lance Babcock, Sheriff;
Rita Gee, Treasurer; Sherry Thompson, Health Department Administrator; and Mary
K. Sullivan, Register of Deeds.
Schwein made the motion to approve the minutes of the August 19, 2003 meeting
and to approve the claims against the various funds of the county. Madison
Traster seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Henry Helmke, SKADAF, requested
financial aid to help support their Halfway House Residential Services. He
requested $3,000, which is $2,000 less than their request for this year.
Madison Traster made the motion to approve the request for $3,000 for SKADAF
for 2004. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. Mr.
Schwein asked Mr. Helmke to submit future requests for funding at regular
budget time in July.
Don Button, Emergency Management
Coordinator, presented an update on his department. He went over the WPD Threat
and Risk Assessment course syllabus with the commissioners. No date has been
set for the course but it will be held in Grant County.
Ginger Anthony, Museum Curator,
presented a bid to repair the roof of the adobe building and the first metal
building at the museum. Madison Traster made the motion to approve the bid from
Triple R Roofing not to exceed $15,965.50. Gene Schwein seconded the motion and
it passed unanimously.
Doug Campbell, County Attorney, and
Tom Fuhrmann, Appraiser, met with the commissioners. At Mr. Campbell request,
Gene Schwein made the motion to recess into executive session for 15 minutes
for the purpose of discussing matters of possible litigation. Madison Traster
seconded the motion and it passed unanimously. After 15 minutes, the meeting
continued in open session.
The commissioners adjourned to meet
again in regular session on September 16, 2003.
Linda McHenry, County Clerk Carl Higgs, Chairman