BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of
GOSHEN COUNTY, WYOMING
Tuesday May 17, 2022
The Board of County Commissioners of Goshen County, Wyoming met in regular session on the above date at 9:00 am at the Goshen County Courthouse in the Commissioners Chambers with the following members present Chairman John Ellis, Vice Chairman Cody Cox, Commissioner Justin Burkart and Cindy Kenyon, County Clerk and Clerk of the Board. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioner Burkart moved to approve the revised agenda and the minutes of the last meeting, seconded and passed.
Sheriff Kory Fleenor presented the Sheriff’s report. The earnings report for the month of March is $1075.00. Commissioner Burkart moved to accept the Sheriff’s Commissary and Earnings reports, seconded and passed.
County Treasurer Leticia Dominguez presented her monthly report. Commissioner Burkart moved to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded and passed.
Clerk of Court Brandi Correa presented her earnings report for April. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the earnings report as presented, seconded and passed.
County Clerk Cindy Kenyon presented the Clerks monthly report. Three employee bonds were presented. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the employee bonds, seconded and passed. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the updated warrant report, seconded and passed. Commissioner Burkart moved to approve the County Clerks report, seconded and passed.
County Attorney Eric Boyer spoke regarding transparency in government when addressing issues.
County Assessor Debbi Surratt presented five Reduction of Taxes Orders in the amount of $2416.49. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the reduction of taxes orders as presented, seconded and passed. Commissioner Burkart moved to approve the Assessors report, seconded and passed.
Library board member Larry Curtis updated the Commissioners on events at the Library. Commissioner Cox moved to accept the Library report, seconded and passed.
The County Clerk, Ron Laher with the Care Center Joint Powers Board, and Stephanie Lofink Fair Grounds Manager presented necessary budget amendments to account for unanticipated income and expenses. The County general fund will provide for $38,736 and grants and other revenue provide for $793,813 of the amendments. Commissioner Burkart moved to approve the amendments as submitted. The amendments are as follows:
Department: Expense Income Purpose
Commissioners $ 9500 $9500 general fund Audit/consultant
Emergency Manager $ 65100 $65100 grant/gen fund Generator/salary
Sheriff Patrol $ 14000 $14000 general fund Health Insurance
Sheriff Jail $ 35000 $35000 contract housing Inmate medical
Clerk of Court $ 9236 $ 9236 general fund Extraordinary Exp
Courthouse General $ 6000 $ 6000 general fund Unemployment claims
Fire Warden $301000 $301000 federal funds Federal fire funds
Public Health $ 14000 $ 14000 charges for svcs Medical supplies
Fair Event $ 34000 $ 34000 unanticipated inc Fair event
Fairgrounds $ 80000 $ 80000 unanticipated inc Grounds expenses
Joint Powers Board $ 257813 $ 162402 unanticipated expenses
Library $ 28900 $28900 unaticipated income
County Surveyor Bob Taylor presented Resolution 2022-05 A Resolution Authorizing Adoption of and Participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Flood Damage Prevention Plan to be the Amended Appendix B of the Goshen County Land Use Plan. Commissioner Cox moved to approve Resolution 2022-05 as presented, seconded and passed.
The Commissioners reviewed the Interagency Cooperative Fire Management Agreement. Commissioner Burkart moved to approve the agreement as presented, seconded and passed.
Elected Officials including the Assessor, Sheriff, Treasurer, and Clerk of Court spoke regarding the statutory Election Official Salary Resolution which is set by the Commissioners.
The Commission adjourned at 10:20 am. The next regular meeting will be June 7, 2022 at the usual place and time. (approved for publication
Goshen County Clerk
John Ellis, Chairman
Goshen County Commission
Public Notice No. 8196 published in the Torrington Telegram on June 1, 2022.