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MINUTES OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING
November 4, 2008


- STATE OF WYOMING ) OFFICE OF THE BOARD OF
  ) COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
COUNTY OF HOT SPRINGS ) THERMOPOLIS WYOMING
    November 4, 2008
The Hot Springs County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Room at the Courthouse.

Present were Commissioners Brad W. Basse, John P. Lumley and Frank T. Manning. Also present was County Clerk Hans Odde, Hot Springs County and Prosecuting Attorney Jerry D. Williams, and Administrative Assistant to the Commissioners Penny Herdt.

Chairman Brad W. Basse led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Approval of Agenda
John P. Lumley made a motion to approve the agenda with the following corrections:
ADD:
NEW BUSINESS:
OTHER BUSINESS

9:40 a.m. Jerry Williams – Equipment Purchase
6. Bighorn Basin Resource Management Plan
Issue Survey
Scoping Comments
Public Service Announcement
Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Approval of Minutes
    Frank T. Manning moved to approve the minutes of the October 7, 2008, regular meeting and the October 21, 2008, regular meeting, as written. John P. Lumley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Approve Bills
    The following bills were submitted for approval: (see attached) Payroll for October, 2008, was $150,245.04
Jerry Williams – Equipment Request
    County & Prosecuting Attorney Jerry Williams appeared before the Commissioners to request approval to purchase a projector and screen for use during jury trials for presentations in the courtroom. After discussion, Frank T. Manning moved to approve the purchase of a projector and screen in the approximate amount of $686.00, with the money to come from the Courthouse Equipment Budget. John P. Lumley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Planning Monthly Report
    County Planner Lee Campbell reported on the meeting that he and other members of the Shoshone Cooperating Agency Coalition (SCAC) attended in Cheyenne on 10/31/08.with representatives from various state agencies. The purpose of the meeting was to make sure that the SCAC and the state agencies are headed in the same direction with their comments on the various federal land management plans currently under revision. Mr. Campbell felt that the meeting was highly productive and is confident that the two groups are on the same page. Commissioners gave their approval to a meeting with U.S. Forest Service representatives Becky Aus and Marty Sharp, state representatives, and the commissioners to reaffirm the county’s position regarding the roadless rule in the Gooseberry / Cottonwood Vegetation Management Plan. Mr. Campbell will set up a mutually agreeable date and obtain a time on the agenda for said meeting.
    Planner Campbell presented the Commissioners with the completed surveys from the Community Assessment process pertaining to county planning issues for their review.
Youth Alternatives Monthly Report and Draw Down Request
    Youth Alternatives Director Bob Wyss reported that he currently has 11 participants in the program, with 2 expected to graduate in the next couple of weeks. Mr. Wyss stated that he and High

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School Counselor Carol Lynch would be attending a session of Family Court held in Basin this week to observe the process, as the Family Court program may expand to Thermopolis in the future.
    Mr. Wyss then presented Draw Down Request #16 for the current WCCA/OJJDP Grant. John P. Lumley moved to approve DDR #16 in the amount of $921.87 for the WCCA/OJJDP “Non-Participating” State Grant #2006-JF-FX-K002. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Don McCumber – Owl Creek Water District Map Approval & Update
    Don McCumber presented the Commissioners with an updated map for the Owl Creek Water District for their approval. At the District’s October meeting, those users not wanting to be part of the District were removed from the map. Upon the Commissioners’ approval, the updated map will be submitted to the State Department of Revenue. A discussion ensued regarding individual landowners entering the District at a later date, along with the legal requirements and financial considerations involved in that process. Frank T. Manning made a motion to approve the revised map dated 10/29/2008. John P. Lumley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
HSC/Thermopolis Economic Development Corporation Monthly Report
    Red Rock Business Park - HSC/Thermopolis EDC Director Lorraine Quarberg presented Commissioners with Draw Down Request #19 in the amount of $184,032.00. The County’s share is $11,288.00.This will be the final Draw Down Request involving matching funds from the County, as the amount set aside for the project by the County has now been reached. Further matching funds will come from the Economic Development Council. This month’s EDC share is $4,714.00. Chairman Basse recused himself from discussion and voting due to his status as a subcontractor on this project. John P. Lumley moved to approve Draw Down Request #19 in the amount of $184,032.00. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried. Vice-Chairman Lumley will sign the Draw Down Request due to Chairman Basse’s recusal. Ms. Quarberg informed the Commissioners that the EDC had received approval to use $60,000.00 of the unexpended grant funds for the South Thermopolis Water & Sewer District sewer pump expansion project.
    Business Ready Committed Grant (BRCG) – Vast Manufacturing – Director Quarberg asked that a public hearing for the BRCG application for Vast Manufacturing be set for the regular Commissioners Meeting on 12/02/08. Frank T. Manning moved to set the Public Hearing for the BRC Grant Application for 10:00 a.m. on 12/02/08 in the Commissioners’ Room. John P. Lumley seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Lou Falgoust – MDT Update
    Sheriff Lou Falgoust presented the Commissioners with letters of support for the Bighorn Basin Mobile Data Project from Washakie County and Bighorn County. He also presented minutes showing support of the project from the town councils of Thermopolis, Worland, Basin and Greybull. Powell has expressed verbal support for the project, but has yet to put anything in writing. Park County remains noncommittal at this time. After discussion, John P. Lumley made a motion to move forward with the grant application, with the caveat that letters of support from all counties and towns involved are to be presented at the Commissioners’ meeting on 12/02/08. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried.
    Sheriff Falgoust then presented letters in support of the project addressed to Wyoming’s Congressional Delegation for the Commissioners’ signature. Copies of these letters will be submitted with the grant application
Other Business
Lane 3 Feasibility Study Draw Down Request #1 – County Clerk Hans Odde presented Draw Down Request #1 for the Lane 3 Feasibility Study in the amount of $4132.00. John P. Lumley moved to approve Draw Down Request #1 for the Lane 3 Feasibility Study in the amount of $4132.00. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried.

SLIB Draw Down Request #2 - Public Health /Government Annex Project - County Clerk Hans Odde presented Grant Draw Down Request #2 for the Public Health/Governmental Annex Project in the amount of $8840.32. John P. Lumley moved to approve Draw Down Request #2 in the amount of $8840.32. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Chairman Brad W. Basse abstained from the vote due to his

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intention to bid on parts of the project. Motion carried. Vice-Chairman John P. Lumley signed the Draw Down Request due to Chairman Basse’s abstension.

Clerk Odde reported on the Asbestos Abatement progress. Bids are due to the Clerk’s Office on 11/10/08, and will be opened, reviewed and the contract awarded at a Special Meeting of the Commissioners on 11/14/08. Construction Manager At Risk Groathouse Construction will be invited to the 11/18/08 Commissioners meeting for introductions and the opportunity to establish an open line of communication for the project. Plan1 Architects is still waiting on the digital portion of the Site Survey, but should have it shortly. The Commissioners commended Clerk Odde on all the extra effort he has put into getting this project off the ground.

TCT Culvert Cut – Clerk Odde reported that TCT West had cut one of the culverts in the county, and is working with the Road & Bridge Department to repair the damage at TCT’s expense.

Sheep #1 Well Permit – Clerk Odde presented Sheep #1 Well Permit from Jack and Ellen Baird to the Commissioners for review. He noted that Hurley Geological has reviewed the permit and recommended it for approval. Frank T. Manning moved to approve the Sheep Well #1 Permit. John P. Lumley seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Upcoming Meetings – Lane 3 Feasibility Study Public Meeting to be held 11/06/08 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall; Airport Study Input Committee Meeting to be held 11/10/08 at 6:30 p.m. in the Big Horn Federal meeting room – Chairman Basse asked Clerk Odde to ensure that all members of the SIC have a copy of the Final Draft/Master Plan Report for review; Special Commissioners’ Meeting regarding Asbestos Abatement Bid Opening/Award to be held 11/14/08 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Room – Clerk Odde will request the presence of Terracon representative Bob Brownell to assist in evaluation of the bids.

BHB Resource Management Plan – Commissioner Lumley presented an Issue Rating Survey for the BLM RMP with the request that it be filled out and returned to Greg Kennett at Ecosystems Research Group (ERG) by November 13, 2008. Commissioner Lumley also reviewed the notes provided by DeLoyd Quarberg from a preliminary scoping meeting held in Worland on 10/31/08 with the BLM, ERG, and county commissioners from the Big Horn Basin counties. Finally, Commissioner Lumley presented a press release prepared by ERG regarding the upcoming public scoping meetings for the Commissioners’ review.
Correspondence
Weed & Pest Board Minutes
Alice Stump – Lane 3 Meeting Notification Response
Lodging Tax Board Minutes
Tom Sullivan, Sr. – Assessed Valuation Projections
Wyoming Department of Revenue – Valuation of Wind Farms Brochure
Commissioners reviewed the foregoing correspondence. No action was required or taken.

There being no further business before the board at this time, John P. Lumley moved to adjourn the meeting. Frank T. Manning seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Attest:


Brad W. Basse, Chairman Hans Odde, Clerk to the Board

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BILLS – OCTOBER, 2008
MATTHEW BENDER & CO.,INC. 129.40THERMOPOLIS - HOT SPRINGS 1,500.00 PITNEY BOWES 152.95
BRENDA G. PETERMAN 35.85BROKERS NATIONAL LIFE 385.70
BW PLAZA HOTEL 76.30CARDINAL HEALTH 203.89
CARLA E. SCHLAGER 37.02CARRIE J. RYAN 30.00
CHARLYNE M. WHITE 30.00CLAY VAN ANTWERP 44.04
RED ROCK FAMILY PRACTICE 382.00CMI INC. 52.38
THERMOPOLIS HARDWARE 6,063.79CONNIE J. HOFFMAN 30.00
COLONIAL SUPPLEMENTAL INS. 284.70COLLECTION PROFESSIONALS 838.48
VERIZON WIRELESS 51.34VERIZON WIRELESS 63.33
VERIZON WIRELESS 154.44VERIZON WIRELESS 240.92
VERIZON WIRELESS 38.12TERESA K. CORNELLA 57.93
KOERWITZ, MICHEL, 5,750.00CYTHIA L. STEVENS 30.00
DAVIS & HARRINGTON P.C. 75.00DATAPRINT CORPORATION 151.68
WORRALL & GREEAR, P.C. 9,207.55DEBRA D. CAILLOUETTE 30.00
DEBORAH K. COLEMAN 44.04DENVER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 36.00
DON'S IGA 132.42DON'S IGA 381.98
DONALD L. JACKMAN 34.68DORIS ANN READY 241.54
GUY C. DRAKE, D.D.S.PC 367.00D.R.A. SERVICES LLC 5,043.04
DRIVE TRAIN INDUSTRIES, INC. 352.48THERMOPOLIS-HOT SPRINGS EDC 195,320.00
ELWOOD T. BIRD 30.00FARM PLAN 207.66
FASTENERS INC. 14.54FINISHING TOUCHES 122.50
ROCKY MOUNTAIN FIRE SYSTEMS 712.00SHELL FLEET PLUS PROCESSING CENTER 228.04
FLEETPRIDE 830.23PINNACLE BANK OF THERMOPOLIS 36,172.10
PINNACLE BANK 19.82FOOD SERVICES OF AMERICA 2,589.95
FRANDSON SAFETY INC. 498.60FRED HANSON CONSTRUCTION, INC. 405.00
FREMONT MOTOR COMPANY 3,327.65GALLES FILTER SERVICE, INC. 87.42
CONSUMER'S MARKET, LLC 283.63HEARTLAND SERVICES, INC. 137.23
HEATHER J. HAYES 30.00RAMADA PLAZA RIVERSIDE 70.00
HOLIDAY INN CHEYENNE 810.39HSCHM HOME CARE SERVICES 1,250.00
HOT SPRINGS COUNTY HEALTH INS ACCT 38,789.34HOT SPRINGS CO. SCHOOL DIST #1 15,636.53
HUNTER D. WYCHGRAM 30.00INBERG-MILLER ENGINEERS 6,913.20
INDEPENDENT RECORD 3,329.80INDOFF INC. 611.72
INTEGRA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES 254.55JACK'S TRUCK & EQUIPMENT 1,445.95
JADECO, INC. 844.29JANET B. GLOVER 35.85
JANA A BRUNGARDT 35.85JANINE KELSO 30.00
JERRY D. WILLIAMS 301.78JESS D SIMPSON 30.00
JOHN C. SARCHETT 30.00JOHN M. ZUPAN, JR. 60.00
JOHN J. SCHMIDT 33.51JOYCE M. FLETCHER 60.00
JUDY M. CARSWELL 24.98JUDY M MCNEESE-HILLBERRY 39.36
KEVIN J. GERBER 60.00KIM J ENIS 30.00
KIM SCHMIDT 60.00KNAPP SUPPLY & EQUIPMENT CO. 70.60
LARIAT INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 184.54LARINDA L. O'BRIEN 30.00
LESLIE R BASSE 30.00LINDA R. SMITH 30.00
LINDA M UMBDENSTOCK 35.85MAARET MCCAULEY 222.92
MARY BAKER 30.00MARTY CONNOLLY 30.00
MARK K. DANIS 30.00MARIAL E. ECKHARDT 30.00
MARY GORDON 48.29MATT A. BOWMAN 30.00
MBA OF WYOMING 52,190.81MEDELA, INC. 134.08
MEADOW GOLD DAIRY 425.63HOT SPRINGS COUNSELING SERVICE 500.44
MESSENGER & JUROVICH, P.C. 661.25MINDY S. GRIFFIN 162.96
MICKI M. SCHMIDT 35.27MISHURDA MOUNTAIN RANCHES 720.00
NATIONAL ASSOC. OF COUNTIES 6.75NANCY R. MADRIGAL 30.00
NATURE'S CORNER 7.19NEVE'S UNIFORMS, INC. 52.94
NICOLE ROSENBERGER 237.93NIELSEN OIL CO., INC. 510.50
OMB EXPRESS POLICE SUPPLY 90.97O'REILLY AUTO PARTS 19.99
THE OFFICE SHOP, INC 97.54OWL CREEK ENGINEERING 7,444.64
ROCKY MOUNTAIN POWER 3,131.27PAMIDA 32.46
PATRICIA A. STEPHENSON 30.00PATSY A TROXEL 30.00
DANIEL J. PEBBLES 2,763.75PERFORMANCE AUTO & GLASS 111.05
PERFORMANCE AUTO & GLASS 717.34PHONETICS,INC. 850.78
PHYLLIS S CRANDALL 33.51PIZZA HUT 84.89
PLAN ONE/ARCHITECTS 9,765.80POSTMASTER 186.00
PUMPERNICK'S 23.80QWEST 655.07
RAGG TAGGS 142.50RANAE BALDES 251.66
RANDY D. DAY 37.61RAYMOND W. DEVRIES, JR. 30.00
REDD ROOFING COMPANY 40,241.70GORRELL & HOPKINSON, P.C. 2,091.35
RICHARD E. RANDALL 30.00RICHARD W. YOUNG 30.00


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R.L. HUDSON 30.00ROXANNE M BAIRD 37.61
ROAD-RUNNER TWO, LLC 300.27ROBERTA A. MILLER 30.00
ROBERT E. BUCKNER 37.02ROXIE CONNER-LINNEHAN 30.00
RT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1,984.22SAFE RIDE NEWS PUBLICATIONS 32.95
SAM E. STARNES 30.00SANOFI PASTEUR, INC. 512.00
SANDRA J. SCHRAGE 60.00SARAH FORD 30.00
SARA M MILLER 34.68SCHMELTZER PAINTING 1,300.00
SCOTT MILLER CONSTRUCTION 7,720.00SHAWNA D. BRADSHAW 60.00
SHAVE R LOVE 30.00SHARON L. CORDINGLY 74.04
SHELLEY DEROMEDI 19.69SHELLY A. FISH 30.00
SHIRLEY R GARLAND 30.00SHOSHONE OFFICE SUPPLY 61.50
JAMES R. SKELTON 159.99THE STANDARD INS. CO. 1,346.03
STEPEHEN D. KIPER 30.00STEVE'S PLUMBING & HEATING 155.00
THE STOREHOUSE 40.00STRECK 119.61
SUE STEWART 38.19SUPER 8 MOTEL 280.00
TEAM LABORATORY CHEMICAL CORP. 1,629.12TEEPEE POOLS 304.00
C.O.T. ENTERPRISE,INC. 260.88THERON F. COX 30.00
THERMOPOLIS HARDWARE 73.22THERMOPOLIS TREE SERVICE 950.00
THOMAS D ANDERSON 37.02ANTHONY M. ABSTETAR 40.53
TOWN OF THERMOPOLIS 919.63TRAVELING COMPUTERS, INC. 6,247.95
TRI COUNTY TELEPHONE ASSOC,INC 333.65TUCKER J. STARKEY 38.78
VAXSERVE,INC. 625.26VERIZON WIRELESS 44.12
VERONICA J. PECK 30.00VICKLUND PHARMACY 102.84
VICKLUND PHARMACY 24.75VIRGINIA A. NOVAKOVICH 30.00
VIRGINIA D. PENDERGRAFT 30.00VISA - CARD ONE 517.02
VISA (CARD TWO) 84.51VISA - CARD THREE 214.00
VISA (CARD FIVE) 4,490.20VISA 1,304.93
VISA 1,163.65VISA 25.09
VISA 292.73WADE REDMON 266.85
WYOMING COUNTY & PROSECUTING 125.00WCS TELECOM 292.82
WEST PAYMENT CENTER 264.50WILLIAM E. MCLEAN 67.02
WOLTERS,KLUWER HEALTH 57.91EMPLOYMENT TAX DIVISION 1,716.91
WYATT D. CHRISTENSEN 41.70WYOMING STATE BAR 610.00
WYOMING.COM 432.50WYOMING DIVISION OF 320.00
ORCHARD TRUST COMPANY 7,025.00WYOMING BUSINESS REPORT 34.97
WYOMING GAS 392.69WYONET INC. 39.95
WYO RETIREMENT SYSTEM 17,851.83036-NCPERS GROUP LIFE INS. 304.00
WY-TEST 81.50YELLOWSTONE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 65.00
CASPER STAR TRIBUNE 145.00FREMONT COUNTY SEMINARS 180.00
HARRY R. (MICK) WHITE 30.00DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 13,762.93
RAMS HEAD FINANCIAL SERVICES 50.00HOT SPRINGS COUNTY CPR CHAPTER 70.00
PETE'S PLUMBING & HEATING, INC. 370.58HOPKINS MEDICAL PRODUCTS 433.47
WRS GROUP,INC. 1,619.63ADRIAN C. TREESE 33.51
AFLAC 748.54STATE OF WYOMING - A&I 76.04
ANDREW N ENNIS 30.00ANGIE R. GUYON 30.00
ANGIE K. HOLDEN 30.00ANITA WEISBECK 67.28
ATLAS OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 116.89BARNARD DUNKELBERG & COMPANY 10,887.53
BARRY A. WEAVER 34.68BARTON STAM 349.65
BARBARA J YETTER 38.19BIG HORN CULLIGAN WATER 89.50
BIG HORN ENERGY 7,736.67BIG HORN CO-OP/CENEX 152.00

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