Columbia County Commissioners are Dwight Robanske, Charles Reeves and Richard Jones. With all present Wednesday, the board:
Public Hearings: Held public hearing on transportation improvement plan and construction program. Also held public hearing on partial vacation of Cahill Road.
Public Works: Approved resolutions to adopt transportation improvement program and construction program. Both unanimous. Also approved resolutions on Cahill Road vacation, load limits, winter road closures, capital improvement program and employee benefit contribution of $750. All unanimous.
Budget Hearing: Held public hearing on 2012 budget amendments.
Budget Amendments: Approved 2012 budget amendments. Unanimous.
SEWEDA: Discussed SEWEDA entry into LLC.
Fair Board: Approved Columbia County Fair board appointments and accepted four resignations. Motion passed 2-1 with Reeves voting no.
Project Timothy: Approved contract amendment with Blue Mountain Action Council for Project Timothy. Unanimous.
Levy Certification: Set public hearing date for levy certification of Nov. 21.
Correspondence: Discussed letters and emails regarding planning commission appointments, Bundy Hollow Cemetery, fair vendor reimbursement, Superior Court fine schedule and inmate meals.
Staffing: Approved salary adjustments for new hires for Clerk office assistant and Public works designer. Both unanimous.
Executive Session: Entered into executive session to discuss contract negotiations.