MINUTES

 OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE

TOOELE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HELD OCTOBER 5, 2010

 

 

            Chairwoman Johnson called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.  The time, place and agenda of the meeting had been provided to the Tooele Transcript Bulletin and to each member of the governing body by delivering copies of the notice and agenda at least two days before to each of them.

           

           

1.         ROLL CALL.  The clerk called the roll which showed Commissioners Colleen Johnson, Chairwoman, Bruce Clegg and Jerry Hurst present.  Also present were Doug Hogan, Attorney, and Marilyn Gillette, Clerk.

 

Commissioner Johnson welcomed Colonel Pomeroy to the meeting.

 

2.         MINUTES.  Commissioner Clegg moved to approve the minutes of the Commission Meeting held September 21, 2010, as corrected.  Commissioner Hurst seconded the motion.  All concurred

 

3.         TAX ADJUSTMENTS.  Commissioner Clegg moved to approve the following tax adjustments:  A) Stephen K. Ritter, Plate #Z392XP.  Refund age base fee paid September 3, 2010.  Full time military station in Utah.  Relief amount $-150.00;  B) Norman R. Burraston, Plate #Z21GK.  Refund age-base fee paid September 9, 2010.  Converted ATV to street legal and paid age-base fee again.  Same owner double assessed.  Relief amount $-45.00;  C) Stephen K. Ritter, B418PJ.  Refund age-base fee paid September 15, 2010.  Full time military stationed in Utah.  Relief amount $-110.00;  D) Dwayne E. Korrell, Plate #PO0141356.  Refund age-base fee paid September 27, 2010.  Gave back to original owner next day.  Head gasket blown, not worth repairing.  Relief amount $-10.00;  E) Michael Humphries, Plate #A046N.  Refund age-base fee paid February 8, 2010.  Qualifies for a veteran abatement.  Relief amount $-110.00;  F) Michael Humphries, Plate #OH11163305.  Refund age-base fee paid August 16, 2010.  Qualifies for a veteran abatement.  Relief amount $-45.00;  G) Muzak LLC, BU-01-1301.  Delete tax, interest and penalty for 2007.  Final payment received due to bankruptcy case #09-10422 March 2, 2010.  This amount was not covered in the bankruptcy.  Relief amount $-139.52;  H) Meggon or Tim Prescott, Plate #A233RP.  Refund age base fee paid August 23, 2010.  Traded vehicle in before old registration had expired.  Relief amount $-80.00;  I) R. Cordale Gull Trustee, Parcel #05-045-0-0052.  Delete LG01 code, acres and value for 2009 - was assessed twice.  Relief amount $-5.44;  J) R. Cordale Gull Trustee, Parcel #05-045-0-0051.  Delete LG01 code, acres and value for 2009 - was assessed twice.  Relief amount $-5.44;  K) R. Cordale Gull Trustee, Parcel #05-044-0-0043.  Delete LG01 code, acres and value for 2009 - was assessed twice.  Relief amount $-20.22;  L) William F. or Brenda D. Nelson, Parcel #14-077-0-0006.  Correct market value as per decision rendered at initial hearing before Utah State Tax Commission for 2009 assessment year.  Relief amount $-197.87;  M) Scott L. Soelberg Trustee and Larue H. Soelberg Trustee, Serial #01-091-0-0027.  In the 2006 tax roll transfer to the current tax roll program, this parcel transferred as a terminated parcel vs. an active status parcel.  Relief amount - tax year 2006 - $19.91, 2007 - $18.59, 2008 - $18.64, 2009 - $19.30.

 

Nicole Cline, Economic Development, stated that ATI requested through the Assessors Office that there be an adjustment to the personal property adjustment for this year only for taxes that would be due for this project.  This is for equipment that they have purchased for Phase 2 to get the plant up and operating.  The plant is not up and operating yet.  This is an option to give them a tax break.  Commissioner Clegg felt the best option would be 68% of tax due which would be $241,932.04.  He moved to approve this tax break for ATI, as well as the other tax adjustments.  Commissioner Hurst seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

4.         INVOICES.  Commissioner Clegg moved to approve the following warrants: A) Warrants issued on September 30, 2010 in the amount of $650,537.67, Check #116457 to #116682; B) Warrants issued on September 22, 2010 in the amount of $417,412.83, Direct Deposit #66256 to #66671, Check #4202 to #4207.  Transmittal Checks in the amount of $299,489.40, Check #4199 to #4229; C) Warrants issued on September 23, 2010 in the amount of $715,283.44, Check #116256 to #116456.  Commissioner Hurst seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

5.         LANDFILL BID AWARD.  Commissioner Johnson stated that the bids were opened this morning.  The bid will be awarded at the next Commission Meeting scheduled for October 19, 2010.  Commissioner Hurst moved to postpone awarding the landfill bid award.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

6.         AWARD FOR SKIDSTEER AND POST POUNDER - ROADS DIVISION.  Bob Anderton, Roads, presented bids for equipment needed by the Roads Department to the Commissioners:

 

Skidsteer

Bobcat - $28,768

Rasmussen - $38,889

Century Equipment - $29,945

Honnen - $33,886

Wheeler - $35,000

 

Post Pounder

Bobcat - $6,900

Rasmussen - $6,800

Century Equipment - $9,696

 

The Roads Department has this money in their budget.  Commissioner Hurst moved to award the bid for the Skidsteer to Bobcat for $28,768 and for the Post Pounder to Rasmussen for $6,800.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

7.         2011 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS CALENDAR DESIGN/PRINT BID AWARD.  Wade Mathews, EOC, presented bids for the Emergency Preparedness Calendar:

 

Jackrabbit Press - $32,500

Lorraine Press - $28,467

Transcript Bulletin Publishing - $26,733

 

These bids do not include the cost of photography for the calendar.  That will be an additional $3,000 (approximately).  The total expense of the calendar project is funded by the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program.

 

Commissioner Clegg moved to award the bid to the Transcript Bulletin Publishing for $26,733.  Commissioner Hurst seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

8.         APPROVAL OF RURAL PUBLIC LANDS COUNTY COUNCIL AGREEMENT WITH ROBERT K. WEIDNER FOR 2011.  Commissioner Johnson stated that this is the county’s lobbyist who works in Washington DC.  He represents the county and keeps the Commissioners aware of public lands issues.  Commissioner Hurst moved to approve the Agreement Between Tooele County and Robert K. Weidner for 2011.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

9.         COMMISSION APPROVAL OF TOOELE COUNTY CONSTABLES AND DEPUTIES.  Commissioner Hurst stated that they have had some complaints about some of these constables.  He moved to strike this item from the agenda.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

10.       MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT AGREEMENT CMDC-MS-E04 BETWEEN DESERET CHEMICAL DEPOT AND THE TOOELE COUNTY SHERIFF.  Sheriff Frank Park stated that this is a good agreement, one that they have had for a number of years and is up for approval due to the change in command.  Commissioner Hurst moved to approve the Mutual Assistance and Support Agreement, CMDC-MS-E04 Between Deseret Chemical Depot and the Tooele County Sheriff.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

11.       AGREEMENT BETWEEN TOOELE COUNTY AND TOOELE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR STANSBURY HIGH SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER.  Sheriff Park stated this is the agreement with the school district where they pay for 3/4 of a deputy’s pay who acts as the School Resource Office.  This is just a renewal and is beneficial to both entities.  Commissioner Hurst moved to approve the Agreement Between Tooele County and the Tooele County School District for Stansbury High School’s Resource Officer.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

12.       CONTRACT REVIEW.

A)

94-02-03 - Dispatch Service Agreement, Tooele County and Stockton

B)

94-02-04 - Dispatch Service Agreement, Tooele County and Wendover City

C)

94-02-05 - Dispatch Service Agreement, Tooele County and Grantsville City

D)

95-12-01 - Mutual Assistance and Support, Tooele County Sheriff and Tooele Army Depot

E)

96-12-01 - Road Maintenance Agreement, Tooele County and Vernon

F)

98-01-03 - Sewer Connection Fee Collection, Tooele County and Lake Point Improvement District

G)

99-10-04 - Integrate the Exercise of Criminal Jurisdiction at Dugway Proving Ground, Tooele County, US Department of Justice, US Attorney, FBI, and Dugway Proving Ground

H)

00-01-11 - Fire Protection Services, Tooele County Wendover Airport and City of West Wendover

I)

00-09-08 - Electronic Transaction and Services, Tooele County and Utah Interactive, Inc.

J)

00-10-04 - Law Enforcement Services, Tooele County and Bureau of Indian Affairs

K)

02-05-03 - Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for Mutual Aid, Tooele County Sheriff's Office and Utah State Sheriff's Association

The contracts will all be reviewed in October, 2011.

 

13.       BOARD APPOINTMENTS.  There was a question as to how many openings there are on the North Tooele Fire District Board.  Commission Johnson moved to postpone the board appointments until the next Commission meeting.  Commissioner Clegg seconded the motion.  All concurred.

 

14.       PUBLIC CONCERNS.  Commissioner Hurst stated the fire on Cedar Mountain has burned 1,500 acres of wilderness study area.  It is now 80% contained.

 

Attorney Hogan gave an update on the Rocky Mountain Power project.  He stated that the judge granted Tooele City’s preliminary injunction against the County preventing the County from issuing the CUP.  RMP has filed a motion to dismiss.

 

15.       ADJOURN.  Commissioner Hurst made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 3:22 p.m.  The meeting adjourned.