In the minutes - Garfield County


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

BIDS: Rejected all bids for the agricultural museum electrical project because the apparent low bidder used the wrong type of lights. The county will re-open bids on April 15.

COURT: Approved the continuation of a court administrator agreement to split costs for the court administrator position with Columbia and Asotin counties. Commissioners approved $8,862.62 for salary and benefits, which is 17.7 percent of the total cost for the position. Position costs are divided based on total assessed value of all properties in the three counties.

PUBLIC HEALTH: Approved quarterly transfer of $8,125 from current expense account to the county public health district.

ROADS: Approved temporary construction easements with two landowners for 75 cents and $2.13 for the Ben Day Gulch Road and Meadow Creek Road realignment project.

SOLID WASTE: Commissioner McCabe reported that the county’s solid waste committee is planning to survey residents about their use of the existing county transfer station, which is currently subsidized by the county at $4,000 per year.


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