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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.

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Clearwater County Clerk Carrie Bird met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their meeting held Monday, May 20, to discuss the Budget Request Submittals from various Departments. The Board picked July 16, 17 and 18 to have the Budget Work Sessions for the 2020 Budget.

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Clearwater County Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their May 6 meeting to discuss her new hires. She also presented a quote to purchase a new cardiac monitor. The Board approved the purchase of the monitor.

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During the April 29 meeting, the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners canceled the tax deed auction that was supposed to be held as an open public auction on the two tax deeded properties that were advertised for sale.

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Clearwater County Commissioner Mike Ryan attended the Award Presentation from Idaho Transportation Department recently. The Sheriff Department and Clearwater County received an award for Shifting Toward Zero STAR Award. In recognition of the continued commitment, accomplishments, dedication …

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Clerk Carrie Bird met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners on April 15 to discuss the Public Defender Grant Application for FY2020. The Board approved and signed the Indigent Defense Grant Application for FY2020.

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The Clearwater County Fair Board recommended Diana Fuller to replace Tami Wayt on the Fair Board at the April 1 Board of Clearwater County Commissioners meeting. The Commissioners approved the appointment.

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North Fork District Ranger Andrew Skowlund met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their March 25 meeting to give an update. The Board was given a map on the current and future project areas. The projects are timber sale projects and landscape burn projects.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved and signed the Letter of Support to Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness for Clearwater County Ambulance District requesting for a new ambulance vehicle at their March 11 meeting.

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Weeds Superintendent Denny Williams met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their March 4 meeting to give an update. He discussed the agenda for Clearwater Noxious Weed Clinic for Orofino and Lewiston on March 20 and 21.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners met with Andrew Skowlund, Northfork District Ranger for the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, for an update on forest service projects at the Board’s Feb. 19 meeting. Sheriff Goetz and Emergency Management Don Gardner attended the meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved and signed the Special Use Permit/Annual Operating Plan 2018-2019 between Latah County and Clearwater County for the purpose of grooming and maintaining a recreational snowmobile trail system utilizing existing roads on and across lands t…

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Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to get approval on new hires in the Ambulance Department at the Jan. 7 meeting. The Board approved the new hires.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners participated in the GemPlan Board of Trustees nomination and election process at the Dec. 10 meeting. Since Clearwater County is the only County in District II, an elected official from Clearwater County is entitled to become a Trustee of the GemP…

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Clearwater County Assessor Susan Spencer, Lauren Routh, Jenny Hunt and Kim Brown met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to discuss the vacant properties at the Dec. 3 meeting. The Assessors’ office will provide a vacant property form to the homeowners that apply every year to …

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved the holiday closure on Christmas Eve (Monday, Dec. 24). There will be no Commissioners’ Proceedings on that same day.

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Resolution for transferring funds from the disaster fund to Clearwater County Road and Bridge at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Nov. 12 meeting. The Board approved and signed the Resolution as presented.

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Cassie Bansemer and Dave Holland, Clearwater County Road and Bridge Department, reported on the road crew work at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Nov. 5 meeting. Bansemer discussed the Huckleberry Butte Bridge 404 Permit USACE right of entry to inspect the project for compliance.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved the motion to adopt the Ambulance Policies that were presented by Ambulance Director Darby Zick at the Oct. 29 meeting.

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Ambulance Director Darby Zick met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners to give an update on the Ambulance happenings at the Oct. 15 meeting. Zick will be attending the PRIMA conference this week in Coeur d’ Alene.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved and signed findings of facts for the P&Z decision on a Zoning Conditional Use for New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC a/k/a AT&T at their Oct. 8 meeting. The Board approved and signed the findings of facts for the P&Z decision for …

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved and signed a three year lease extension at their Sept. 24 meeting for the transmitter site (Norton Knob) lease agreement between Neal Johnson and Clearwater County. The Board also approved the lease extension agreement with Neal Johnson a…

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Clerk Carrie Bird presented the Resolution to designate the number of ballots and precincts for the Nov. 6, 2018 election at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners’ Sept. 10 meeting. The Board approved and signed the Resolution as presented.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners approved and signed the Memorandum of Agreement for the Fiber Optic Network Project among the Counties at their Sept. 4 meeting.

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The Board of Clearwater County Commissioners held a public hearing Monday, Aug. 27, to consider the adoption of the FY 2018/2019 Clearwater County Budget and County Ambulance Budget. The County Budget amount is $18,955,458.00. The Ambulance Budget amount is $866,706.00. The total FY 2018/201…

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Cassie Bansemer, Dave Holland and Pam Jones of the Clearwater County Road & Bridge crew reported on the road crew work at the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners Aug. 20 meeting. Holland gave an update on slide repair roads. The Board approved and signed the Orofino Creek Bridge Rig…

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Emergency Management Coordinator Don Gardner met with the Board of Clearwater County Commissioners at their Aug. 6 meeting to discuss the Field Operation Guide Funding. The Board approved by consensus to print the Field Operation Guide.