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Sheriff Chris Goetz met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to give an update at the Sept. 7 meeting. Sunnyside Complex fire was approximately 500 acres at the time and had burned multiple structures within the complex. Utility crews were currently working at multiple locations…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held a public hearing to consider the adoption of the FY 2020/2021 Clearwater County Budget and County Ambulance Budget at their Aug. 24 meeting. The County Budget amount is $14,999,120.00. The Ambulance Budget amount is $999,099.00. The total FY …

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Kelli Jensen Savage with Idaho Gold Star Families Memorial Monument telephoned in to discuss the Idaho Gold Star Families Monument with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Aug. 17 meeting. This monument will be a permanent tribute to all of Idaho’s fallen and families who b…

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented the contract for the Precinct Central Electronic Poll Book Contract through the CARES Act Funding to the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at the Aug. 10 meeting. The Board approved and signed the contract for the E Poll Books.

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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from the department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Aug. 3 meeting. The Sheriff needed approval for the Stancil Upgrade. The Stancil Digital Recording System upgrade configured with 24 analog recording channels. The annual system support …

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented the information on purchasing Tenex Software Solutions at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners July 20 meetintg. She is purchasing E Pollbooks for the November 2020 election. The Board approved the purchase of the Tenex Software.

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners on Monday, July 13, to give an update on her department. She discussed the two new positions, Paramedic (EMT-P) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), that she will be hiring.

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Clearwater County Fair Board Members Diana Colgan and Dennis Fuller met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to give an update on the County Fair at the Commissioners’ July 6 meeting.

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick presented the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund from Innovia Foundation to the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their June 29 meeting.. The Recovery Fund has been approved for funding in the amount of $3,000.

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Clearwater County Road & Bridge Foreman Rudy Knapik reported on the road crew at the Clearwater County Commissioners June 29 meeting. Knapik also gave an update on the construction that is underway on the Orofino Creek Bridge. He presented the sale order for the 2002 Caterpillar 143H Gra…

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Clearwater County Transfer Station Manager Janelle Smith met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Monday, June 15, to give an update. The Recycle web page was updated. The Board informed the Community that the Recycle Center will be closing as of June 15.

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Official Canvass of Ballots from the May 19 election at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners June 8 meeting. The results were reviewed. The Board approved the Official Canvass of Ballots.

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Clearwater County Solid Waste Manager Janelle Smith gave the Transfer Station weekly report at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting held June 1. The backhoe replacement was discussed.

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick presented Resolution No. 20-05-08 for the Ambulance Services fee increase. The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held an open public hearing for considering and fixing an Ambulance Services fee increase for services provided over 5% at t…

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Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from the Sheriff’s Office Department at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting May 18. He told the Board his office was working hard and did a great job on a burglary investigation. Clearwater County Deputies responded to a theft complaint.…

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners on Monday, May 11, to give an update on the Proposed Fee for Service Increase. Zick presented the Notice of Public Hearing for Ambulance Service Fee Increase. The Notice will be published in…

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Clearwater County Treasurer Dawn Erlewine met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to give an update at their April 27 meeting. The second half of 2019 taxes will be mailed out with a letter telling homeowners there are options on how to make your payment, mail in your payment s…

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Ambulance Director Darby Zick telephoned in to discuss the CARES Provider Relief Fund Payment. The CARES Act Provider Relief Fund allows for the immediate delivery of $30 billion into the healthcare system. Zick received an amount of $15,781.78 for the Clearwater County Ambulance District.

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The Telecommuting Policy and Procedure were discussed at the April 13 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. The policy is implementing a short-term, temporary telecommuting policy for certain county employees so they have the flexibility to telecommute from home due to current CO…

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird telephoned in to the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to present Resolution No. 20-03-03 designating the number of ballots and voting precincts for the May 19, 2020 Consolidated Election at the March 30 meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners appointed Rudy Knapik as road boss superintendent and Jeff Fleming was appointed foreman of the Clearwater County Road & Bridge Department at the March 9 meeting. Knapik reported on the road crew work. The Board reviewed and approved the liquo…

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented for review the Management’s Discussion and Analysis for the FY 2019 audit at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting Monday, March 2. The fund balances were reviewed. The Board approved the changes and thanked Clerk Bird for her work on the Management…

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A request for a road name for James and Lorraine Briggs, requesting a road name of Sasquatch Drive was heard by the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Feb. 10 meeting. The Board approved and signed the request for the road name.

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Clearwater County Road and Bridge employees Rudy Knapik and Ted Brown reported on the road crew work at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting held last week. The load limits were discussed on all county roads. The Board approved for load limits to be imposed on all county road…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners reviewed and approved the liquor license renewals for Mary Ann’s Groceries, Oasis, China Palace, Gold Rush Saloon, Riverside Lanes, Elk River Lodge & General Store and The Shot Glass Bar at their Jan. 13 meeting.

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President of the Clearwater-Lewis Board of Community Guardians Julie Castle met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Jan. 6 meeting to get approval for Julie Chenoweth to becoming a new member of the Clearwater-Lewis Board of Community Guardians. The Board approved Chen…

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Grant Administrator for the City of Kamiah, Damon Keen, met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to discuss the Kamiah Boat Ramp Project at the Dec. 30 meeting. The Board gave a letter of support for efforts to acquire funding to repair and/or replace the boat ramp.

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Clearwater County EMT Molly Stanley presented the Professional Sales & Service Authorization that provides Clearwater County Ambulance with an estimate for a 2019 Horton 603 Type I 4x4 F550 Custom Ambulance, to the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Dec. 16 meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved the update on the job descriptions for Court Deputy, Chief Deputy Court Clerk, Senior Deputy Court Clerk and Problem Solving Court Coordinator at the Nov. 25 meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners wish to thank Ammon Bundy for working with Sheriff Chris Goetz to get information out to the public so that the incident on Neff Road ended without any issues.

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to discuss the billing contract at the Oct. 28 meeting. Also joining this session were Treasurer Dawn Erlewine and Clerk Carrie Bird. The contract is currently under review by Clayne Tyler.

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Resolution to accumulate fund balances at the end of a fiscal year and carry over such fund balances into the ensuing fiscal year sufficient to achieve or maintain County operations on a cash basis at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting held Oct. 21.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners participated in the ICRMP Board of Trustees nomination and election process. The incumbent trustee representative from the District II counties participating in ICRMP, Lewis County Commissioner Justin McLeod desires to run for another two-year ter…

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The Board of County Commissioners of Clearwater County, as governing board, will hold an open public hearing on Monday, Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Office located in the Clearwater County Courthouse, 150 Michigan Avenue, in Orofino, for final decisions on the following Action Items:

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners considered a request from the County Fair Board to appoint Michael Hiskett and Penny Hasoernel to be new Fair Board Members at the Board’s Aug. 26 meeting.

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Phil Nuxoll and Tim Luper from Presnell Gage, PLLC presented the Clearwater County Financial Statements for the year ended Sept. 30, 2018 at the Sept. 5 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. The Board accepted the report and authorized its distribution.

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Clearwater County Sheriff Chris Goetz provided a report from his department at the July 22 Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. The Board approved and signed the Recreation Boating Safety Grant.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held an open public hearing to consider the information and recommendations from the June 19, 2019 Planning & Zoning (P&Z) meeting at their July 15 meeting. P&Z Administrator Bobbi Kaufman was present. The Board heard the following app…

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The Forest Service is revising the Land Management Plans for the Nez Perce and Clearwater National Forests into one plan, in accordance with the 2012 National Forest System Land Management Planning Rule.

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Tim Marks with Mutual Financial met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their June 17 meeting to discuss the Gem Plan, Government Employees Medical Plan which is County employee health insurance. Marks showed the Board Statements of Net Assets, Revenues, Expenses, changes in…

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners adjourned to attend the 2019 IACC County Clerks, Assessors and Social Service Annual Conference held in Nampa on June 10 to June 13, following their June 10 meeting.

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Clerk Carrie Bird discussed the Public Defense Revise Grant Application with the Boardof Clearwater County Commissioners at their June 3 meeting. The Board approved and signed the Public Defense Revise Grant Application.