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Boundary County Translator District

Regular Meeting—Board of Directors


January 14, 2009

Chairman Michael Listman called the regular meeting of the Boundary County Translator District Board of Directors to order at 4:05 p.m.      


1.     Roll Call Present:

a.       Board Members:

Barry Coleman             Michael Listman

Owen Plato                              Allen Gemmrig - Excused

Carl Hendricks                         Anthony Compton - Excused

Roger Fraser – Excused          


Also Present:

Deborah Youngwirth                Mike Ladely

Darrell Kerby


2.     Minutes of Previous Meeting

Barry Coleman motioned to approve the minutes from last month’s meeting, Carl Hendricks seconded, motion carried. 


3.     Treasurer’s Report

a.       Barry Coleman motioned to pay all bills except only pay $16,000 of the $26,000 due to E.L. Automation with payments to be made on the remaining $10,000, Owen Plato seconded, motion carried.

b.      Barry Coleman motioned to approve treasurer’s report as presented Carl Hendricks seconded, motion carried.


4.     Old Business:

a.       Insurance Questions – Darrell Kerby was present to discuss ICRMP questions and it coverage.  The district will need to update assets with any changes, and in particular the addition of the new snow mobile and the additional building at the Copper Creek site.  Independent contractors should have a contract stating terms and who is responsible for equipment and use.  Darrell also discussed the declining of terrorism coverage as ICRMP provides coverage already.  Barry Coleman motioned to approve, Owen Plato seconded, motion carried. 


5.     Maintenance Report                                                                       

1.      Eric is waiting for an answer from the board on the use of the snowmobile for E.L. Automation use.  The board did not feel this was appropriate and would further consult with legal counsel on the best approach to take with this.  Darrell Kerby recommended getting a lease agreement from Jerry Mason that might cover this issue.  This issue tabled to next month’s meeting.

2.      Trailer Purchase – the purchase of a trailer to replace the stolen unit was put on hold until more information can be determined from insurance.

3.      Grant Reimbursement – Mike Ladely still working on the documentation needed to submit for this grant.


6.     New Business:

a.       Carl Hendricks – board position term is up in March.  Carl would like to not renew his term.  Notification will be given to the commissioners.


7.     Tax Waiver Applications:

a.       Ackley Living Trust – 699 Two Tail Road, Bonners Ferry, Id – approved.

b.      Letter – Affidavit for Exemption – Jon & Rae Jeanne Adams – denied – this request needs to be on an approved affidavit that is available at the court house.


Mike Listman will email a draft of a new affidavit for tax waivers.


8.     Emergency Response Committee Report:

1.      None.



Barry Coleman motioned to adjourn the meeting, Owen Plato seconded, motion carried.



Next Meeting:  Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 4:00 p.m.  @ Bonners Ferry Visitors Center.