County Commission December 21st Report

Sheridan County Commissioners Cram, Ringley, Rolston, Nickel and Maier (l-r)
Sheridan County Commissioners Cram, Ringley, Rolston, Nickel and Maier (l-r)

General business approvals were made at the Sheridan County Commission's final 2010 regular meeting Tuesday.

Commissioners considered and approved revisions to the Sheridan County Personnel Policy. Revisions dealt with salary schedules for vacations, sick leave and holiday pay; severance pay; and insurance.

They considered and approved renewals of eleven mobile home park licenses for 2011. They considered and approved partial vacation of the Meadowbrook Subdivision in Big Horn. This will create two tracts, as the property was never developed as planned.

Commissioners considered and approved waiving the $450 Conditional Use Permit fee for the Sheridan Area Water Supply Joint Powers Board. Dan Coughlin, Project Manager said the SAWS board is in the process of purchasing land near the existing Big Goose Water Treatment Plant for the purpose of building an expansion of the clearwell to store more water to improve operation of the water plant.

They considered and approved execution of a Quit Claim Deed transferring ownership of Sheridan County property. This will transfer ownership of a portion of Sheridan County property located in and adjacent to Kentucky Avenue on the east side of the Sheridan County Fairgrounds property. In exchange, the City of Sheridan will be deeding property to Sheridan County along Victoria Street adjacent to the Fairgrounds.

Commissioners considered and approved an Amendment of Engineering Contract with Vista West Engineering for the West Brundage Lane Phase III project. The additional engineering cost will total $8,193.

They considered and approved the award of a bid to DCM Construction, LLC of Sheridan for road improvement projects to County Road 89 (Beckton) and Lower Prairie Dog Road.

They considered and approved execution of a Quit Claim Deed transferring ownership of a 468 square foot strip of land along Fort Road, transferring it to the owner of the property that adjoins the land. Neither the County nor the City have any use for it, but it is part of the County property.

And they considered and approved a resolution to pursue a grant application for the purchase of park and playground equipment at the Story Park for safety upgrades. It is a 50-50 grant, and the County will be responsible for a $28,520 match, which will come out of the County Park & Recreation line item of the General Budget.

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