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COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Hancock County Commissioners was brought to order by Commissioner Blasi at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday September 3, 2019 in the conference room of the County courthouse located in Ellsworth, ME with Commissioners Clark and Wombacher in attendance.

Bid opening- 2019 Nicatous Parking Lot Expansion Project bid in T3ND

Two bids were submitted; the results are as follows:

Wellman Paving: $211,524.80

RF Jordan & Sons Construction: $64,000

Bid opening- Snow Removal bid for Route 193 in T22MD and Back Road in T28MD

There were no bids submitted for this item.

Adjustments to agenda:

MOTION: add item 5 (c) Shellfish Program discussion (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Approval of minutes:

MOTION: Approve the minutes of the August 20, 2019 Commissioners’ Special Meeting (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

UT:

Monthly Report- UT Supervisor Millard Billings reported he had spoken with the Nature Conservancy regarding maintenance to the Narraguagus Road.  Commissioner Clark suggested a discussion on using county equipment on non-county owned roads.  Billings said this trail is being offered for ATV use in the UT; it is privately owned but open to the public for public use.  The commission agreed that Supervisor Billings would keep the commission informed on a case-by-case basis when he thought it would be appropriate to use county equipment on non-county roads. 

As no snow removal bids were submitted the commission agreed to have UT Supervisor Billings contact the contractor the county engaged last year and determine whether he would continue. 

UT Supervisor Billings recommended approving the low bidder for the Nicatous parking lot renovation.

MOTION: Award the contract to RF Jordan in the amount of $64,000 for the Nicatous parking lot renovation project (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Airport:

Monthly Report- Airport Manager Madeira reported on changes to the 7 year Capital Improvement Plan.  The plan is a work in progress and it is highly dependent on FAA entitlements, determined by enplanements.   The Crack Seal and Airfield Remarking project is scheduled to start today.  The airport is up 44% from last year in enplanements.  Manager Madeira is confident we will reach 10,000 in 2019.  The final repair bill for the Case Loader is $3,643.29; Manager Madeira expects this will overdraw the Heavy Equipment Maintenance account.  Regarding the Caruso Drive realignment project Madeira reported that the State communicated to him that in order for the state to commit to funding, the rest of the funding needs to be determined.  Commissioner Clark said he did not see the need to spend that kind of money for an issue that is not critical.  Commissioner Wombacher said he was not willing to commit at this point.  Airport Manager Madeira explained the issue with collecting excise tax from GenAir, Inc.  Commissioner Clark suggested Madeira file civil action without an attorney.  Commissioner Wombacher said he agreed with pursuing the matter in small claims court.

MOTION: Request approval to hire Matthew Branco of Surry, Maine at step 8A as an Airport Rescue Firefighter/Airport Maintenance Worker, effective September 14, 2019 (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Treasurer:

MOTION: approve the warrants as shown on the Treasurer’s memo to the commission (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

The Treasurer’s memo listed the following:

August GF, Airport, and Jail Payroll Warrants #19-30, #19-31, #19-32, #19-33 and 19-34 in the aggregate amount of $435,855.42;

August GF, Airport, and Jail Expense Warrants #19-58, #19-59, #19-60, #19-61, #19-62, #19-63, in the aggregate amount of $729,993.03;   

August UT Payroll Warrants #20-04, #20-05, #20-06, #20-07, and #20-08 in the aggregate of $1,523.53;

August UT Expense Warrants #20-02 and #20-03 in the aggregate of $22,555.43 

MOTION: approve the Meritain expenditures in the Health Insurance Account in the amount of $ 103,419.98 (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Sheriff:

Open Door Update- Sheriff Kane reported that they were still working on securing licensing but he is pleased with the progress. 

Cruiser purchase approval-

MOTION: Sheriff be authorized to purchase from Darling’s Chevrolet a 2019 pickup in the amount of $19,316 to be taken from account G1-3014-60, recognizing the bid that was submitted to the County by Darling’s Chevrolet on August 20, 2019 (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Shellfish program- Commissioner Clark said he has been in conversation with the Sheriff’s Department about supervising the shellfish warden. They will get together the details involved in the Sheriff’s Department supervising and the enforcement component of the Shellfish program.  The commission agreed to set this up as a separate department- a non-budgeted item.  The commission agreed that Commissioner Clark would meet periodically with the Sheriff regarding the development of this program.

Jail:

The commission reviewed the County Jail Community Corrections Annual Expenditure Report for the contract period of July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019.

MOTION: Chairman be authorized to sign the FY19 County Jail Community Corrections report (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

MOTION: Chair be authorized to sign the service agreement between Aroostook Mental Health Services and Hancock County (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Medical Assisted Treatment update- this contract has not arrived; JA Richardson expects this to be ready for the next meeting.

RCC:

RCC Director Conary updated the commission with the monthly report.

MOTION: Accept the resignation of full time RCC Dispatcher Brandon Eugley, effective September 6, 2019 and approve him as part time as of September 7, 2019 at step 9A (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Break 10:00 am-10:10 am

Budget Workshop

Third Party Donations (17)

EMDC- requested amount $9,500

Commissioner Clark thanked EMDC for not requesting to increase last year’s funding and said he did not have a problem supporting EMDC with the present funding. Lee Umphrey, CEO of EMDC, addressed the commission regarding the budget request.  He explained how EMDC provides services to the County, including workforce development and economic business development.  Umphrey said they were negotiating with the State about hiring a full time planner for 12 months.    

HCPC- requested amount $16,400

Treasurer Ray Jones said they were asking for the same amount as last year.  He reported the forensic audit is currently underway.  Jones said the board is meeting on a monthly basis, and they have no outstanding obligations beyond regular bills.  At this point HCPC is asking only for a commitment to money in the budget; once they know where they are going they will ask for disbursement.  Commissioner Blasi asked for a financial statement; Jones said he did not have one but could provide the amount in the checkbook.  Commissioner Clark said he sympathized; he suggested not funding anything for HCPC for 2020 but to monitor their progress and if the organization was able to get up and running, then look at community benefit funds.  The commission agreed.

Soil/Water Conservation District – requested amount $25,000

The request is a $10,000 increase over the 2019 amount.  Zach Steele said they have been in conversation about sharing administrative support with HCPC, depending on how HCPC progresses. Commissioner Blasi proposed using the money that had been considered for HCPC to fund this request. Commissioner Wombacher recommended funding this at $25,000.  Commissioner Blasi agreed.  Commissioner Clark said the understanding is that this increase is a one-year request and if Soil/Water requested the same funding in the future, they would need to make a case for that.

A Climate to Thrive- requested amount $5,000

This is a new request.  Kevin Buck, Vice-Chairman for A Climate to Thrive Board of Directors, said the main goal of the organization is to promote energy independence. Projects they are hoping to address for the county include recycling projects, municipal solid waste, solar projects, and education regarding sea-level rise.  Commissioner Blasi recommended approving the funding request of $5,000.  Commissioner Wombacher said in order to better understand, he would like to see letters of recommendation showing what their role has been in different projects.

Special Children’s Friends- requested amount $5,300

Executive Director Linda Henderson explained Special Children’s Friends is a preschool program for children with special needs.  Most of their funding comes from MaineCare, supplemented by donations.  In this county, only Kids Peace provides similar services.  Henderson said they have reached the maximum number of children they are licensed to provide for. 

Reparations Board- requested amount $25,000

Leslie Ross, representing the Reparation Board, said they have grown significantly and anticipated further growth.  She explained that this year they have served 146 people to date.  Ross stated that the Board is now handling adult referrals.  Ross said the DOC is pulling back some of their funding and is encouraging counties to take on more.  Commissioner Blasi said he did not hear a reason not to increase the funding amount.  Commissioner Clark expressed frustration with the state encouraging or mandating these kinds of programs locally yet are backing out of the funding.

University of Maine Extension – requested amount $73,200

Commissioner Blasi said he would like to start at $50,000 and see where the conversation goes.  Greg Veilleux, President of Hancock County Extension Association, said a reduction as dramatic as that would have an impact on staffing.  Commissioner Clark said he could not support such a dramatic decrease.  He suggested leaving the amount in the budget for the time being and look at the total budget.  Commissioner Wombacher agreed. 

Next Step- requested amount $8,930

This requesting is for the same amount.  Commissioners Clark and Blasi said they would both support this request.

HC Volunteer Firefighters’ Association- requested amount $44,500

Commissioner Clark said this organization had his full support for this request. 

The commission agreed not to add Ellsworth Public Library to the budget.

Lunch 11:40 pm- 12:00 pm

Maintenance:

Facilities Director Dennis Walls updated the commission with the monthly report.  The contractor is working on pricing for the RCC Expansion project.

MOTION: Administratively remove part time janitor James Stuart (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

Bull Hill- the new generator has been installed.  This generator is not designed for running long term.  Walls has attempted to get three quotes for solar, but has only been able to get two.  He suggested accepting the lower of the two quotes and contracting with electrician Ron Bishop.  

MOTION: Contract with Ron Bishop of Franklin for the purchase of a solar system for Bull Hill for a price not to exceed $15,000; funding will come from the Bull Hill TIF (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

The commission agreed to donate the old generator to the Woodbine Cemetery.

EMA (02)

Revenues: $119,794

Expenditures $ 225,853

Commissioner Clark suggested changing the health insurance expense line to $47,000; this would eliminate the Revenue Line 900 Reserve Transfer of $3,500.

County Administrator:

Patrol Union Contract- The commission agreed that they wanted to begin the process with a proposal from the union. 

Brooks vs. Cranberry Isles- Update / Discussion on Hearing Date- CA Adkins said it was communicated to him that a proposal would develop within the next couple of weeks.  The commission agreed that they would discuss next steps depending on the action taken.

Commissioners (04)

Revenues- $0

Expenditures- $291,301

Commissioner Blasi suggested adding Orthoimagery to this department.  CA Adkins suggested funding it through a reserve account.  $6,500 was added to line 70-200 Technology, and a reserve account will be set up for incremental budgeting.  Orthoimagery is budgeted for a payment every 5 years.  There was some discussion on line 01-103 County Administrator.  Commissioner Blasi stated he wanted to cap the County Administrator’s salary at $85,000 and consider a US Department of Labor Urban Index COLA on that amount.  The commission agreed to discuss the County Administrator’s contract when preparing the budget, as opposed to after.  Line 30-210 MMA/MCCA dues was increased to $15,000.

Probate (08)

Revenues- $157,500

Line 120 Surcharge transfer was increased to $2,000.

Expenditures- $224,066

Registrar Coughlin agreed to reduce Line 07-100 Travel and Line 07-600 Train/Reg. by $500 each.  Line 30-110 Legal Fees was changed to $9,500.  Line 30-204 Publications was reduced to $11,000.

Health Insurance (20)

Revenues $150,445

Expenditures $1,000,512

This amount is a 12.62% decrease from the year before.  The commission discussed transfers to reduce taxation. 

The commission reviewed the Maintenance / Buildings and Grounds Capital plan. 

Reserves (30)

Revenues- $85,000

There were no changes made to Reserves.

Break 1:56 pm- 2:06 pm

The commission agreed to act on Department 17 Third Party Donations; after discussion, they agreed to the following:

Eastern Maine Development Corp $9,000

Special Children’s Friends $5.300

Reparations Board $15,000

University of Maine Extension $60,000

Soil / Water Conservation District $25,000

Next Step $8,930

HCPC $0

Hancock County Volunteer Firefighters Assoc. $44,500

MOTION: Fund Department 17 as shown on the monitor on the afternoon of September 3, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in the amount of $170,230 (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

The organizations and amounts listed above represent what the monitor showed. 

The commission agreed to hold the next budget meeting on September 12.

The commission discussed funding the RCC Expansion project.  They considered the prospect of a tax anticipation note (TAN).  They also considered using Community Benefits to repay part of that. 

MOTION: to adjourn 2:49 pm (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

Respectfully submitted,

Rebekah Knowlton

Deputy County Administrator

COMMISSIONERS REGULAR MEETING

 

 

The regular meeting of the Hancock County Commissioners was brought to order by Commissioner Blasi at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday September 3, 2019 in the conference room of the County courthouse located in Ellsworth, ME with Commissioners Clark and Wombacher in attendance.

 

Bid opening- 2019 Nicatous Parking Lot Expansion Project bid in T3ND

Two bids were submitted; the results are as follows:

Wellman Paving: $211,524.80

RF Jordan & Sons Construction: $64,000

 

Bid opening- Snow Removal bid for Route 193 in T22MD and Back Road in T28MD

There were no bids submitted for this item.

 

Adjustments to agenda:

MOTION: add item 5 (c) Shellfish Program discussion (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

 

Approval of minutes:

MOTION: Approve the minutes of the August 20, 2019 Commissioners’ Special Meeting (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

 

UT:

Monthly Report- UT Supervisor Millard Billings reported he had spoken with the Nature Conservancy regarding maintenance to the Narraguagus Road.  Commissioner Clark suggested a discussion on using county equipment on non-county owned roads.  Billings said this trail is being offered for ATV use in the UT; it is privately owned but open to the public for public use.  The commission agreed that Supervisor Billings would keep the commission informed on a case-by-case basis when he thought it would be appropriate to use county equipment on non-county roads. 

 

As no snow removal bids were submitted the commission agreed to have UT Supervisor Billings contact the contractor the county engaged last year and determine whether he would continue. 

 

UT Supervisor Billings recommended approving the low bidder for the Nicatous parking lot renovation.

MOTION: Award the contract to RF Jordan in the amount of $64,000 for the Nicatous parking lot renovation project (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Airport:

Monthly Report- Airport Manager Madeira reported on changes to the 7 year Capital Improvement Plan.  The plan is a work in progress and it is highly dependent on FAA entitlements, determined by enplanements.   The Crack Seal and Airfield Remarking project is scheduled to start today.  The airport is up 44% from last year in enplanements.  Manager Madeira is confident we will reach 10,000 in 2019.  The final repair bill for the Case Loader is $3,643.29; Manager Madeira expects this will overdraw the Heavy Equipment Maintenance account.  Regarding the Caruso Drive realignment project Madeira reported that the State communicated to him that in order for the state to commit to funding, the rest of the funding needs to be determined.  Commissioner Clark said he did not see the need to spend that kind of money for an issue that is not critical.  Commissioner Wombacher said he was not willing to commit at this point.  Airport Manager Madeira explained the issue with collecting excise tax from GenAir, Inc.  Commissioner Clark suggested Madeira file civil action without an attorney.  Commissioner Wombacher said he agreed with pursuing the matter in small claims court.

 

MOTION: Request approval to hire Matthew Branco of Surry, Maine at step 8A as an Airport Rescue Firefighter/Airport Maintenance Worker, effective September 14, 2019 (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Treasurer:

MOTION: approve the warrants as shown on the Treasurer’s memo to the commission (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

The Treasurer’s memo listed the following:

August GF, Airport, and Jail Payroll Warrants #19-30, #19-31, #19-32, #19-33 and 19-34 in the aggregate amount of $435,855.42;

August GF, Airport, and Jail Expense Warrants #19-58, #19-59, #19-60, #19-61, #19-62, #19-63, in the aggregate amount of $729,993.03;   

August UT Payroll Warrants #20-04, #20-05, #20-06, #20-07, and #20-08 in the aggregate of $1,523.53;

August UT Expense Warrants #20-02 and #20-03 in the aggregate of $22,555.43 

 

MOTION: approve the Meritain expenditures in the Health Insurance Account in the amount of $ 103,419.98 (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Sheriff:

Open Door Update- Sheriff Kane reported that they were still working on securing licensing but he is pleased with the progress. 

 

Cruiser purchase approval-

MOTION: Sheriff be authorized to purchase from Darling’s Chevrolet a 2019 pickup in the amount of $19,316 to be taken from account G1-3014-60, recognizing the bid that was submitted to the County by Darling’s Chevrolet on August 20, 2019 (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

 

Shellfish program- Commissioner Clark said he has been in conversation with the Sheriff’s Department about supervising the shellfish warden. They will get together the details involved in the Sheriff’s Department supervising and the enforcement component of the Shellfish program.  The commission agreed to set this up as a separate department- a non-budgeted item.  The commission agreed that Commissioner Clark would meet periodically with the Sheriff regarding the development of this program.

 

Jail:

The commission reviewed the County Jail Community Corrections Annual Expenditure Report for the contract period of July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019.

MOTION: Chairman be authorized to sign the FY19 County Jail Community Corrections report (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

MOTION: Chair be authorized to sign the service agreement between Aroostook Mental Health Services and Hancock County (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Medical Assisted Treatment update- this contract has not arrived; JA Richardson expects this to be ready for the next meeting.

 

RCC:

RCC Director Conary updated the commission with the monthly report.

 

MOTION: Accept the resignation of full time RCC Dispatcher Brandon Eugley, effective September 6, 2019 and approve him as part time as of September 7, 2019 at step 9A (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Break 10:00 am-10:10 am

 

Budget Workshop

Third Party Donations (17)

 

EMDC- requested amount $9,500

Commissioner Clark thanked EMDC for not requesting to increase last year’s funding and said he did not have a problem supporting EMDC with the present funding. Lee Umphrey, CEO of EMDC, addressed the commission regarding the budget request.  He explained how EMDC provides services to the County, including workforce development and economic business development.  Umphrey said they were negotiating with the State about hiring a full time planner for 12 months.    

 

HCPC- requested amount $16,400

Treasurer Ray Jones said they were asking for the same amount as last year.  He reported the forensic audit is currently underway.  Jones said the board is meeting on a monthly basis, and they have no outstanding obligations beyond regular bills.  At this point HCPC is asking only for a commitment to money in the budget; once they know where they are going they will ask for disbursement.  Commissioner Blasi asked for a financial statement; Jones said he did not have one but could provide the amount in the checkbook.  Commissioner Clark said he sympathized; he suggested not funding anything for HCPC for 2020 but to monitor their progress and if the organization was able to get up and running, then look at community benefit funds.  The commission agreed.

 

Soil/Water Conservation District – requested amount $25,000

The request is a $10,000 increase over the 2019 amount.  Zach Steele said they have been in conversation about sharing administrative support with HCPC, depending on how HCPC progresses. Commissioner Blasi proposed using the money that had been considered for HCPC to fund this request. Commissioner Wombacher recommended funding this at $25,000.  Commissioner Blasi agreed.  Commissioner Clark said the understanding is that this increase is a one-year request and if Soil/Water requested the same funding in the future, they would need to make a case for that.

 

A Climate to Thrive- requested amount $5,000

This is a new request.  Kevin Buck, Vice-Chairman for A Climate to Thrive Board of Directors, said the main goal of the organization is to promote energy independence. Projects they are hoping to address for the county include recycling projects, municipal solid waste, solar projects, and education regarding sea-level rise.  Commissioner Blasi recommended approving the funding request of $5,000.  Commissioner Wombacher said in order to better understand, he would like to see letters of recommendation showing what their role has been in different projects.

 

Special Children’s Friends- requested amount $5,300

Executive Director Linda Henderson explained Special Children’s Friends is a preschool program for children with special needs.  Most of their funding comes from MaineCare, supplemented by donations.  In this county, only Kids Peace provides similar services.  Henderson said they have reached the maximum number of children they are licensed to provide for. 

 

Reparations Board- requested amount $25,000

Leslie Ross, representing the Reparation Board, said they have grown significantly and anticipated further growth.  She explained that this year they have served 146 people to date.  Ross stated that the Board is now handling adult referrals.  Ross said the DOC is pulling back some of their funding and is encouraging counties to take on more.  Commissioner Blasi said he did not hear a reason not to increase the funding amount.  Commissioner Clark expressed frustration with the state encouraging or mandating these kinds of programs locally yet are backing out of the funding.

 

University of Maine Extension – requested amount $73,200

Commissioner Blasi said he would like to start at $50,000 and see where the conversation goes.  Greg Veilleux, President of Hancock County Extension Association, said a reduction as dramatic as that would have an impact on staffing.  Commissioner Clark said he could not support such a dramatic decrease.  He suggested leaving the amount in the budget for the time being and look at the total budget.  Commissioner Wombacher agreed. 

 

Next Step- requested amount $8,930

This requesting is for the same amount.  Commissioners Clark and Blasi said they would both support this request.

 

HC Volunteer Firefighters’ Association- requested amount $44,500

Commissioner Clark said this organization had his full support for this request. 

 

The commission agreed not to add Ellsworth Public Library to the budget.

 

Lunch 11:40 pm- 12:00 pm

 

Maintenance:

Facilities Director Dennis Walls updated the commission with the monthly report.  The contractor is working on pricing for the RCC Expansion project.

 

MOTION: Administratively remove part time janitor James Stuart (Clark/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

 

Bull Hill- the new generator has been installed.  This generator is not designed for running long term.  Walls has attempted to get three quotes for solar, but has only been able to get two.  He suggested accepting the lower of the two quotes and contracting with electrician Ron Bishop.  

 

MOTION: Contract with Ron Bishop of Franklin for the purchase of a solar system for Bull Hill for a price not to exceed $15,000; funding will come from the Bull Hill TIF (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

The commission agreed to donate the old generator to the Woodbine Cemetery.

 

EMA (02)

Revenues: $119,794

Expenditures $ 225,853

Commissioner Clark suggested changing the health insurance expense line to $47,000; this would eliminate the Revenue Line 900 Reserve Transfer of $3,500.

 

County Administrator:

Patrol Union Contract- The commission agreed that they wanted to begin the process with a proposal from the union. 

 

Brooks vs. Cranberry Isles- Update / Discussion on Hearing Date- CA Adkins said it was communicated to him that a proposal would develop within the next couple of weeks.  The commission agreed that they would discuss next steps depending on the action taken.

 

Commissioners (04)

Revenues- $0

Expenditures- $291,301

Commissioner Blasi suggested adding Orthoimagery to this department.  CA Adkins suggested funding it through a reserve account.  $6,500 was added to line 70-200 Technology, and a reserve account will be set up for incremental budgeting.  Orthoimagery is budgeted for a payment every 5 years.  There was some discussion on line 01-103 County Administrator.  Commissioner Blasi stated he wanted to cap the County Administrator’s salary at $85,000 and consider a US Department of Labor Urban Index COLA on that amount.  The commission agreed to discuss the County Administrator’s contract when preparing the budget, as opposed to after.  Line 30-210 MMA/MCCA dues was increased to $15,000.

 

Probate (08)

Revenues- $157,500

Line 120 Surcharge transfer was increased to $2,000.

 

Expenditures- $224,066

Registrar Coughlin agreed to reduce Line 07-100 Travel and Line 07-600 Train/Reg. by $500 each.  Line 30-110 Legal Fees was changed to $9,500.  Line 30-204 Publications was reduced to $11,000.

 

Health Insurance (20)

Revenues $150,445

Expenditures $1,000,512

This amount is a 12.62% decrease from the year before.  The commission discussed transfers to reduce taxation. 

 

The commission reviewed the Maintenance / Buildings and Grounds Capital plan. 

 

Reserves (30)

Revenues- $85,000

There were no changes made to Reserves.

 

Break 1:56 pm- 2:06 pm

 

The commission agreed to act on Department 17 Third Party Donations; after discussion, they agreed to the following:

Eastern Maine Development Corp $9,000

Special Children’s Friends $5.300

Reparations Board $15,000

University of Maine Extension $60,000

Soil / Water Conservation District $25,000

Next Step $8,930

HCPC $0

Hancock County Volunteer Firefighters Assoc. $44,500

 

MOTION: Fund Department 17 as shown on the monitor on the afternoon of September 3, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. in the amount of $170,230 (Blasi/Wombacher 3-0, motion passed)

The organizations and amounts listed above represent what the monitor showed. 

 

The commission agreed to hold the next budget meeting on September 12.

 

The commission discussed funding the RCC Expansion project.  They considered the prospect of a tax anticipation note (TAN).  They also considered using Community Benefits to repay part of that. 

 

MOTION: to adjourn 2:49 pm (Clark/Blasi 3-0, motion passed)

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Rebekah Knowlton

Deputy County Administrator

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