In the minutes - GARFIELD COUNTY

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

  • AGREEMENT: Signed agreement with Geographic Mapping Consultants Incorporated. The firm will maintain digital mapping of parcels in the county. The rate is $50 per hour, not to exceed to $2,400. Unanimous.

  • CONTRACTS: Signed amendment to original contract with the state Department of Social and Health Services for $111,418 for substance abuse program. Unanimous.


  • MENTAL HEALTH: Learned the county's monthly funding for mental health will be reduced from $18,000 to $6,000. The money is administered by Greater Columbia Behavioral Health Regional Support Network. Also learned Garfield County is expected to repay funds shared by larger counties in the RSN. It was not the understanding of commissioner that the money was a loan. The prosecuting attorney will write to the RSN seeking an explanation.

  • PUBLIC HEALTH: Learned the county public health department lost funding for the oral health program as of Jan. 1.

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