The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday, March 7, 2011 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse. Present: Alison Mueller, 1st District Commissioner; Roger Otott, 2nd District Commissioner, Chairman; Gene Helms, 3rd District Commissioner; and Lou Kern, County Clerk. Absent: Elizabeth Hiltgen, County Attorney.
Chairman Otott called the meeting to order.
Next regular meeting is Monday, March 14, 2011 at 8:30 A.M.
The board approved bills and payroll totaling $146,641.24.
The board approved and signed change order no. 2010-61.
The board approved and Chairman Otott signed Neighborhood Revitalization Plan refunds in the amount of $141.42 and $735.21.
Sheila Ouellette, Communications Director, spoke with the board regarding pending legislation regarding E911 and other matters.
Duane Bruna, Noxious Weed and Solid Waste Director, reported on conference material. An advertisement will be placed to hire one summer helper. The solid waste committee is scheduled for March 28 at 3:00 P.M. Alison Mueller moved to open the transfer station for half day on Saturday beginning April 2 and to sign a letter amending the cost for dumping brush and compost to $500.00 per month for Washington City residents to be able to dump for free. Gene Helms seconded and motion carried.
Sheriff Bick Dickson visited with the board on various issues.
David Willbrant, Public Works Administrator, gave weekly work report. Public Works will advertise for summer help. Equipment and bridge repair issues were discussed as well as airport and Keystone issues.
The board recessed at 12:10 P.M. for lunch and reconvened at 1:00 P.M.
Christy L’Ecuyer, Business Coordinator, updated the board on the grant application to Blue Valley TeleCommunications and the USDA hospital grant. Christy has spoken with Jamie Lewis who is the grant writer for the City of Clifton. Christy also attended meetings of the stockholders of the Duckwall store owners and the PRIDE committee.
The meeting adjourned at 1:50 P.M.