CLEARWATER COUNTY TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION
June 11, 2015
LESLIEVILLE ELKS HALL
1.0 Welcome and Introductions
At 7:29 p.m. President Marianne Cole welcomed all those in attendance and called the meeting to order. All those in attendance introduced themselves.
2.0 Approval of Agenda
2. Items 6.3,6.4,6.5 and 6.6 were added to the agenda. Jack Leslie moved that the agenda be accepted as presented. Al Gates seconded. Carried.
3.0 Adoption of Minutes of the Previous Meeting
3. Minutes of the previous meeting were adopted as recorded. Moved by Marion Schafer. Seconded by Trish Bingham. Carried.
4.0 Financial Report
4. Sharon Rubeling read the financial report. Trish Bingham moved that the financial statements be accepted as presented. Helge Nome seconded. Carried.
5.0 Business Arising From the Minutes
5.1 Presentation to the county council on May 26 & reply letter. Presentation to council, letter from council and responses in the paper were discussed.
5.2 Request for review –latest news-CAO salary 2015 request. A written request under FOIP must be made. Helge Nome made a motion to make a FOIP request for the CAO salary. Jack Leslie seconded. Carried.
5.3 Latest news on town audit review and county involvement. Concerns have been brought to town council by a group of concerned citizens. A petition is now being circulated to gather signatures.
6.0 New Business
6.1 Strategic Plan. There is a copy at the county office. Open houses will be held June 16 in Rocky and June 18 in Caroline.
6.2 Public hearing on campground & storage facility NW of Rocky. A public hearing will be held June 23, 2015 @ 1:30p.m. There is a concern that this is being developed in a flood plain.
6.3 CCTA Blog. It was discussed that CCTA should have a blog to post meeting minutes and The Beacon online. Trish Bingham made a motion to setup blog. Ken Qually seconded. Carried.
6.4 E-mail letter from Bunch Projects re: rezoning. It was discussed that Bunch wanted CCTA input in their plans. Helge Nome made a motion that CCTA should meet on site at Bunch. Laverne Ahlstrom seconded. Carried.
6.5 Report on aggregate workshop. Sharon gave an informative report on a workshop she attended May 25th.
6.6 Changes to report to county. It was discussed and decided to change our goal to: Represent concerned taxpayers.
7.0 Open Forum
7.1 Ken Qually made a motion to check into Directors Insurance. Helge Nome seconded. Carried.
7.2 Development re-zoning for Rainy Creek Sports. The development is rezoning from agriculture to Direct Control District. It has passed 2nd and 3rd reading. Now they need to apply for a development permit.
8.0 Next meeting September 10, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
9.0 Adjournment. Jack Leslie moved the meeting be adjourned at 10:00 p.m.