In the minutes - GARFIELD COUNTY


Garfield County Commissioners are Dean Burton, Wynne McCabe and Robert Johnson. With all present Monday commissioners:

  • INSURANCE: Discussed insuring the Courthouse for $7 million replacement value, when the renovation is complete.

  • HOMELESS SHELTER: Amended a contract with Blue Mountain Action Council for 2011-2012. The new contract is for $5,050 annually, with quarterly payments of $1,262.50. Savings to the county is about $600. Unanimous.

  • AMENDMENT: Approved amendment to contract with the state Department of Social and Health Division of Developmental Disabilities. The amended contract is for a total maximum of $25,530, a decrease of $1,940 from the previous maximum. Unanimous.

  • ALTC: Discussed vacancy on the Aging and Long Term Care advisory board. Elsie Adams is a trainee for the board.

  • PUBLIC HEARING: Following a hearing where no public members spoke, approved the Public Transportation Development Plan for 2011-2016. Unanimous.

  • MOBILITY: Discussed amendment of agreement between Garfield County and Special Mobility Services. Commissioners recommended meeting with SMS regional manager Rusty Koontz to discuss issues.

  • PERSONNEL: Approved hiring Frank Byrd as custodian for the Courthouse and other county buildings. Unanimous.


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