June 1, 2023
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AT THE COURTHOUSE IN SUNDANCE, CROOK COUNTY, WYOMING
Monday, May 22, 2023
9:00 o’clock a.m. Present for the special meeting for a budget work session for the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year budget were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk Melissa Jones.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited to the Flag.
Brent Berg, President & CEO and Jaye Pickarts, COO, Rare Element Resources, were present via Teams to give an update. Also present were Joe Baron, Morgan Ellsbury, Larry Schommer and via Teams, Dru Palmer.
The Board reviewed 2023-2024 Fiscal Year budget requests with Melissa Jones, County Clerk and Sara Fleenor, UW Area Educator.
Julie Altaffer, Clerk of District Court, was present to give an update on the purchase of a copy machine for her office.
The Board reviewed 2023-2024 Fiscal Year budget requests with Dan Thomas, County Assessor, Carolyn Fowler, Secretary, Fair Board and Tammy Jundt, County Treasurer.
Adjourned for lunch at 11:45 o’clock a.m.
1:00 o’clock p.m. Present were Chairman Fred M. Devish, Vice-Chairman Kelly B. Dennis, Member Bob Latham and County Clerk Melissa Jones.
The Board reviewed 2023-2024 Fiscal Year Budget requests with Larry Schommer, Facilities Maintenance Supervisor and Morgan Ellsbury, Road and Bridge Superintendent.
Present to discuss the administrative assistant position at Weed & Pest were Morgan Ellsbury, Jeff Hodge, Tammy Jundt, Alex Jessen and via Teams Tina Wood.
Kelly moved to put the number two position of Weed & Pest under the review of the Compensation Committee and make that position equal to the number two position in all County departments. Discussion was held. Motion was neither acknowledged nor seconded. Motion died.
Fred stated that he didn’t know if a motion was necessary but give the information to the Compensation Committee and have a conversation with the Weed & Pest Board.
Bob stated he agrees we need to see more information and little bit of a breakdown.
Dan Thomas, County Assessor, discussed the 2023 Assessed Valuations, Tammy Jundt, County Treasurer, discussed projected revenues and cash carryover and Melissa Jones, County Clerk, discussed county budget requests with the Board.
The meeting adjourned at 3:37 o’clock p.m. to meet in regular session on June 6 & 7, 2023 at 8:30 o’clock a.m. in the Commissioner Room at the Courthouse in Sundance, Wyoming.
Fred M. Devish, Chairman
Kelly B. Dennis, Vice-Chairman
Bob Latham, Member
Attested: Melissa Jones, County Clerk
Publish: June 1, 2023