Commission Meeting Minutes—November 14, 2017        Uncertified

Crawford County Commission met pursuant to adjournment with these members present: Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner; Rob Cummings, Commissioner District 1; Jared Boast, Commissioner District 2; John Martin, County Clerk; and the following proceedings were had to viz;

Attendees at the beginning of the meeting included Kenny McGraw, Ryan Storz, Frank Williams, Brad Dicus, Kellie Vestal, and Mike Sherman.

The meeting was called to order at 9:03 a.m.

9:03 a.m.:  Amy England entered. Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of November 14, 2017.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:

Leo Sanders – Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea

Jared Boast – Yea

9:04 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the meeting minutes of the Crawford County Commission for November 7, 2017.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea

Jared Boast – Yea

9:05 a.m.:  Citizen Participation opened – Mike Sherman, representing Steelville Tourism Committee, requested commission permission to light tree and gazebo on courthouse lawn for Christmas holiday season.  Commission consented.

9:08 a.m.:  Ryan Storz inquired as to the commission view on casino reportedly to be built in Cuba.  Each commissioner stated that they needed more information on the subject to render an opinion, but that in any case the compact for a tribal casino would have to go through the state, not the county or local municipalities.

9:20 a.m.:  Kellie Vestal presented assessor’s monthly report, as well as GIS contract for 2018, for commission signatures.

9:22 a.m.:  Clerk discussed the property tax rollback versus the perception that a refund was owed to taxpayers.  The rollback is meant as a punitive measure to the county, not a reward/refund to individual citizens.  Confusion over tax bills has been communicated to the collector’s office, and she had asked the clerk to clarify the information to the commission and the newspapers.

9:31 a.m.:  Bid opendin for jail UPS system; Bids were received from Streib Company for $11,976.00; YNS Technologies for no defined value; and CBN Electrical for $11,265.50. Brad Dicus and Sheriff Darin Layman are to review bids and select the most appropriate vendor, then return to commission at a later date.

9:40 a.m.:  Bills reviewed and signed.

10:14 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the November 14, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

The Commission adjourned to meet November 21, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner