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The Board approved the motion to pass Resolution No. 22-1-1 Solid Waste fee reinstated, that being: Commercial Building with more than one business $340.32 for first business, $170.18 for each additional unit, at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Jan. 3 meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved the Special Use Permit and Annual Operating Plan 2021-2022 grooming areas 18 and 29 for the purpose of grooming and maintaining a recreational snowmobile trail system utilizing existing roads on and across lands that are owned by Potlatch…

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Clearwater County Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from the Department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Dec. 6 meeting. Sheriff Goetz asked the Board to approve giving Deputy Steven Thornton his service weapon upon his retirement.

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Ernest Tuning with Orofino Rural Fire Department presented the Order of Annexation for the Orofino Rural Fire Department on Deer Cedar Road at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ Nov. 29 meeting. The Board approved and signed the Order.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held an open public hearing Nov. 15 to consider the information and recommendations from the Oct. 20, 2021 Planning & Zoning (P&Z) meeting. The Board heard the following applications.

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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from the department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ Nov. 8 meeting. The Recycle Building was discussed. Sheriff Goetz needed approval for ordering material for the new maintenance shop. The Board approved on Sheriff Goetz ordering materi…

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Clearwater County Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik presented Federal-aid project from LHTAC for Progress Report #8 on the Old Ahsahka Grade at the Nov. 1 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting.

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Clearwater County Planning & Zoning Administrator Bobbi Kaufman gave a report on the P&Z hearing that was held on Oct. 20, at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Oct. 27 meeting. The P&Z Board approved two Class S Subdivisions at the Oct. 20 hearing. The Commissioners wi…

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The Lolo Trail Muzzleloader Club would like to invite shooters and spectators to our Turkey Shoot! This is a traditional black powder, patched, round ball, and open site firearms event being held on Saturday, Nov. 13, at Wolverton’s Cabin, 2852 Wells Bench Rd., Orofino, Idaho.

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird and Roland Gammill, Trial Court Administrator for Second Judicial District, presented the job description for a new position for Court Assistance Officer that would be funded by the Idaho Courts at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Oct. 4 meetin…

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The University of Idaho Extension, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences presented the County Extension Agreement for the County Extension Budget for the Final Budget amount of $113,242.00 at the Sept. 13 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ meeting.

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Resolution No. 21-8-14 for FY 2020-2021 Budget to Re-open for Anticipated Revenue and to budget a portion of the unanticipated revenues received from the American Recovery Plan Act Funds (ARPA Funds) at the Board of Clearwater County Commissi…

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Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik presented two Federal-aid projects from LHTAC for Progress Reports 6 & 7 Agreements on Old Ahsahka Grade at the Aug. 23 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ meeting. The Board approved and signed the Agreements.

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Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik gave an update on the work crew at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Aug. 16 meeting. Knapik presented the Right-of-Way (ROW) permits and refund for approval and signature. The Board approved and signed the ROW Permits.

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Northfork District Ranger Andrew Skowlund met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Aug. 9 meeting to give an update on the current fire activity in Fish Lake Trail, Swanson Fire, Owl Fire and Cougar Rock Fire.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners recognized Waterways Board members Ted Leach and Bert Snyder for 35 years of service to the boaters of Clearwater County at their Aug. 2 meeting. The Board submitted a plaque to Leach and Snyder.

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Clearwater County Economic Development Director Chris St. Germaine presented the Economic Development Grant Agreement at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ Monday, July 26 meeting.The Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Grant Agreement is entered into by and between the …

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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from his Department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners July 19 meeting. He gave updates on the County fires. Road closures for Grandad and Captain Cabin are still in place.

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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from his Department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners July 12 meeting. He gave an update on the surrounding fires. Road closures were put on Grandad and Captain Cabin.

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John Smith met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to discuss Historic Lower Fords Creek Designation at the July 6 meeting. He presented maps and documents that Archer Lane is the original Lower Fords Creek Road.

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Chief Deputy Mitch Jared provided a report from the Department at the June 21 Clearwater County Board of Commissioners’ meeting. Sheriff Goetz was attending a conference in Arizona. Jared gave an update on the recent river boat races.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners discussed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds the County will be receiving at their June 14 meeting. Present were the other elected officials. Clerk Carrie Bird gave the Department heads a copy of the U.S. Treasury Interim Final Rule & G…

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Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik reported on the road crew work at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners June 1 meeting. Knapik presented Resolution No. 21-06-10 for review on surplus for excess scrap iron plate. The Board approved Resolution No. 21-06-10.

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Idaho Transportation Department Engineer Doral Hoff and Bob Schumacher met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners last week to discuss slide repair on Highway 11 (MP42.3). ITD first noticed cracking in early April. The road has gotten progressively worse. There will be alternating…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners went to the Auditor’s Office to view the Ballot Accuracy Test for the May 18, 2021 election at their May 10 meeting. Clerk Carrie Bird demonstrated the ballot counting machine with the test deck from the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office. The repo…

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Clearwater County Economic Development Director Chris St. Germaine met with the Board regarding the County’s annual pledge towards her position. The Board approved and signed the document to support the Clearwater County Economic Development Director position with a pledge of $12,000.

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Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District Tim Roehr gave the Board a Request for Funding Support Letter at the April 26 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ meeting. The District is requesting $10,000 from the County FY 2021 Budget for support of their General Operating Funds.

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Clearwater County Economic Development Chris St. Germaine presented the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Grant Agreement Project for clearing Off Roads Motor Vehicles on National Recreational Trails at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ April 19 meeting.

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Sheriff Goetz provided a report from the Sheriff’s Department at the April 12 meeting of the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners. Sheriff Goetzpresented the M2 Camera Automation Agreement between M2 Automation & Control Services, Inc. and Clearwater County. M2 will be providing 61 n…

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Don Ebert met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their April 5 meeting to request to rename the Weippe Ambulance shed. The Board approved on renaming the Weippe Ambulance shed to Rhoads Building.

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Chris Barger with the Clearwater Jet Boat Club received approval from the Board for the Letter of Support for the Clearwater River Rush Jet Boat Race at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners March 29 meeting.

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Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik reported on the road crew work at the Monday, March 22 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. Knapik presented the LHTAC Safety Grant for Guardrail and Winter Signs.

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Deputy Clerk JoAnn Davis presented the new HOW Benefits (Health through Oral Wellness) at the Monday, March 8 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. The new programs from Delta Dental of Idaho are Amplifon Hearing Health Care and Z Sonic Toothbrush Discount Program. There is no co…

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GIS Lauri Stifianick presented a Request for Road Name for Band Mill Road and Upper Fords Creek Road at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ Monday, March 1 meeting. The owners are PotlatchDeltic Land & Lumber. They are requesting the names of Elderberry Drive and Badger Ridge (…

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Clearwater County Commissioners appointed new members Jake Pruit and Tye Barnett to the Planning & Zoning Commission at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Feb. 22 meeting.

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Emergency Management Director Don Gardner presented the Resolution No. 21-2-4 for District 2 Interoperable Governance Board (DIGB II) to procure a Fiber Line at the Feb. 16 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting.

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Audrey Steiner met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners on Monday, Feb. 8, to discuss the Clearwater County Senior Citizens Inc. The Senior Meal Site provides two meals a week for individuals over 60 years of age within a 5-mile delivery radius of the center. The Center delivers…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners discussed the Facilities Lease for Medical Park Plaza Facility between Clearwater County and Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, Inc. at their Jan. 19 meeting.