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Oneida County Board of Commissioners


Per IC §31-819

APRIL 8, 2024 - Topics discussed and decisions made: Claims for payment and meeting minutes were approved. Ben Naylor (Savvy Investments) requested, and was granted, an extension for his public hearing. Two sealed bids were received for the sale of a Hose Crimper. The winning bid was by Dave Isaacson. Other excess county property was approved to be sold via the Public Surplus auction site. Commissioners approved gravel being placed around the airport hangers. A Rotary Finishing Mower was approved for purchase for the airport.  Commissioners approved the county drug testing policy to include all employees.  Commissioners also updated the background check policy to include any county employee or representative with access to Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Assessor Atkinson shared the State Tax Commission Ratio Study results. Veteran’s Service Officer Bob Stokes reported the denial of a grant that was recently applied for.  Commissioner Jeppsen reported on the CERT training (Community Emergency Response Team) he recently attended and then gave an update on the local reservoirs and flood potential. Commissioners approved the updated fee schedule for the Weed Department and added drone spraying fees. Sunrise Summit Resort / Devil Creek Campground spoke to commissioners about the development code and projects they are working on. The Economic Development (ED) Pro grant with 4 County Alliance was discussed and approved for another year.  Potential uses for Opioid Settlement Funds were discussed. County building inspector gave updates on the new carpet in the sheriff’s office. The TK Elevator maintenance agreement was discussed.  An emergency services webpage was discussed and highlights from the Board of Equalization (BOE) training and the 4 County Alliance meeting were shared. A panic button system was approved. A piano to be used at the event center was purchased with grant money. 

APRIL 15, 2024 - Topics discussed and decisions made: A special meeting was organized to discuss the possibility of having training on the new development code. A change order for a Road & Bridge project was approved.

APRIL 22, 2024 - Topics discussed and decisions made: Claims for payment and meeting minutes were approved.  A budgeted wage increase for a 4-H Coordinator was approved.  The TKE Elevator agreement was signed.  The amended cost to the annex roof project was approved. The Amateur Radio Club met to discuss communication infrastructure. Commissioners signed a formal resolution for the new Noxious Weed Fee Schedule. The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) reported on trace amounts of thallium in the Woodruff area along the Malad River.  Future studies will be conducted by DEQ.  A date for the public hearings for the Airport Overlay District (23-0030) and the Randy Gamble rezone request (23-0014) was set for May 28, 2024 at 6:00pm at the Event Center. Southeastern Idaho Public Health (SIPH) presented their budget request for fiscal year 2025 and also discussed possible Opioid projects
and programs. 

Expenditures by fund: 

General Fund/Current expense $40,542.65 

Road & Bridge $175,244.51 

Airport $1,145.18 

Ambulance $5,690.46 

District Court $1,713.34 

Fair/County $4,420.05 

Justice $30,180.18 

Health District $15,268.31

Parks & Rec. $1.87 

Indigent & Charity $30,830.10 

Revaluation $261.20 

Tort $2,323.20 

Weeds $572.40 

Consolidated Elections $180.96 

E-911 $11,335.26 

Drug Court/Specialty Court Coordinator $125.71

Total - $319,909.06

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