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.

The Board of County Commissioners convened as the Board of Equalization (BOE) to hold a public hearing to take evidence on the valuation protest on RP36N02E239000A. The BOE took testimony from the applicant and appraiser.

The BOE voted to review the findings and testimony.

The decision was made to uphold the assessor’s values as presented on parcel known as RP36N02E239000A.

Road & Bridge Supervisor Rudy Knapik reported on the road crew work. Mr. Knapik presented Federal Lands Access Program Project Memorandum of Agreement for Dent Bridge Road Improvements. The Board approved and signed the Project Agreement.

Clearwater Soil and Water Conservation District Annie Connor presented a Letter of Support for grant funds to upgrade stream culverts on the Brown’s Rock Road between Headquarters and Aquarius Campground at the Northfork.

The Board approved and signed the Letter of Support.

The Board held an open public hearing to consider the information and recommendations from the June 16, 2021, Planning & Zoning (P&Z) meeting. The Board heard the following application.

A Class S Subdivision request by (SD20210039) WEIS Towers, LLC to divide approximately 20.00 acres into three lots: Lot A 7.37 acres, Lot B 7.24 acres, Lot C 5.39 acres. This property zoned F-1, the Low Density Rural District, is located in Section 3, Township 36 North, Range 2 East, near Deer Creek Road, an Orofino address in Clearwater County, ID.

The P&Z Commission recommended approval. The Board approve the request as presented.

The Board approved and signed expense and payroll claims. June 2021 expense claims were approved and ordered to be paid in the following amounts: Current Expense-$50,577.47; Road & Bridge-$37,234.40; Ambulance-$8,329.77; Consolidated Election-$8,909.24; District Court-$4,825.83; Justice-$53,618.05; Drug Court-$2,536.66; Social Services-$31,183.89; Parks and Recreation-$117.55; Revaluation-$1,774.19; Enhanced 911-$5,881.59; Solid Waste-$56,593.90; Weeds-$7,270.15; Waterways-$1,809.96; Dent Bridge Trust-$186.94; Insurance and Grant Trust-$1,442.16; Orofino Ambulance Trust-$66.77; Timberline Ambulance Trust-$104.94; CPR Ambulance Trust-$700.00; Odyssey Trust -$4,983.10; Sex Offender Reg. Fee-$80.00. Total expenses for June $278,057.85.

There were three executive sessions held to discuss indigents and personnel that are exempt from disclosure. Present were Chairman Rick Winkel and Commissioners Mike Ryan and Vince Frazier.

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