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FEBRUARY 18, 2010

Clearwater County Commissioners news

Board approves subdivision/conditional use requests

February 8, 2010

   The Board held an open public hearing to consider the information and recommendations from the Jan. 19, 2010 Planning & Zoning (P&Z) meeting for the following zoning applications.

   A Class S Subdivision Simple request by Llewellyn Soong to divide 20 acres into 3 lots. Lot A 5.00 acres, Lot B 5.00 acres, Lot C 10.00 acres. This property is located at 723 Brown Road, Lenore; Zoned Low Density Rural District F-1. Upon review of staff report, findings of fact and public testimony the Board approved the application since it meets the minimum standards of the Clearwater County Subdivision Ordinance.

   A conditional use request by Camas Gravel to develop a quarry to manufacture crushed rock and a temporary asphalt plant to bid on the work planned in the spring of 2010 for the Grangemont Road. This property is located on Bennett Forest Industries property adjacent to Band Mill Road and Grangemont Road, Orofino; Zoned Low Density Rural District F-1.  Upon review of staff report, findings of fact and public testimony the Board approved the application since it meets the minimum standards of the Clearwater County Zoning Ordinance.

   A Class C Subdivision Division by Record of Survey request by Gayle Marek to divide 32.60 acres into 4 lots. Lot A 11.10 acres, Lot B 7.00 acres, Lot C 7.30 acres, Lot D 7.20 acres. This property is located along Jeter Candler Road southwest of Daisy Road, Kendrick; Zoned Low Density Rural District F-1. Upon review of staff report, findings of fact and public testimony the Board approved the application since it meets the minimum standards of the Clearwater County Subdivision Ordinance.

   The Board also approved and signed expense and payroll claims. They signed liquor license renewals for Pizza Factory and Glenwood IGA.

   Services Agreements signed

   The Board approved and signed the Local Professional Services Agreement, Project No. BR-4783(105), Dent Bridge, Key No. 08707; Agreement No. 7394 and signed the Professional Services Agreement STC 4783(105) Key No: 08707, Agreement No. 7390. Also approved and signed is the Professional Services Contract for the Orofino Creek Road Bridge between the County and LHTAC for Project Development for A012(019) Offsysm Orofino Cr Rd BR, Key No. 12019.

Special Use Permit

   The Board approved motion to sign the Special Use Permit for the Clearwater Operating Plan for the use of property north of Beaver Dam for placement of a Snowmobile Warming hut between the County and North Fork Ranger District.

Expense claims approved

   January, 2010 expense claims were approved and ordered to be paid in the following amounts: Current Expense-$57,466.50; Road & Bridge-$52,860.33; Ambulance-$51,864.66; District Court-$6,706.45; County Fair-$322.21; Justice Fund-$104,410.98; Historical Society and Museum-$7,500.00; Health Department-$15,350.75; Social Services-$31,826.87; Parks and Recreation -$38.10; Revaluation-$1,299.31; Enhanced 911-$4,778.72; Solid Waste-$43,301.83; Current Expense Tort-$4,280.22; Weeds-$4,482.87; Snowmobile-$2,527.62; Dent Bridge Trust-$38.85; Insurance & Grants-$109,731.29; Waterways $2,552.81; Hospital Loan Trust Account-$6,712.58; DMV Trust 9112-$12.00; Court Trust 9110-$4,320.17. Total expenses for January were $512,385.12.

New LCSC Coordinator

   Amanda Tucker met with the Board to introduce herself as the new hired LCSC Outreach Coordinator. She replaces Danielle Harding. The LCSC Outreach office offers classes for General Education Diploma, computer lab and classes and continuing education classes.

Ahsahka Water Project Report

   Michelle Bly, Progressive Engineering, gave an update on the Ahsahka Water Improvement Project. The quarterly reports were reviewed for the ICDBG-08-II-07-PF. The completion date was extended to March 22 at which time the final close out documents should be available for April.

   There were two executive sessions held to discuss personnel, contract negotiations and indigent matters. Present for the meeting was Chairman Don Ebert and Commissioner John Allen and Commissioner Stan Leach was absent.