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Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners

Joe Gardner, Commissioner
Dennis P. Weber, Commissioner
Arne Mortensen, Commissioner

Tiffany Ostreim, Clerk of the Board


November 7, 2017

Board Meeting Convenes at 9:00 a.m. 

          Pledge of Allegiance
          Minutes of October 31, 2017 and November 2, 2017
          Consent Agenda of November 7, 2017
Motion Items
Public Works
1.   Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreement with Jerry William Uhri, Dona Dee Davis and Jerry L. Davis for the Delameter Road Reconstruction Project No. 1802 and 1834; purchase price for the property is $15,000, plus applicable closing costs and escrow fees estimated to be less than $1,000.
2.   Personal Services Agreement with Children's Justice and Advocacy Center to provide child abuse and neglect investigations for the period of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018; cost $77,287 through the Sheriff's budget.
Financial Management
3.   Resolution Rescinding Resolution No. 17-046 and Adopting Updated Policy and Procedures Manual for the Administration of the Veteran's Relief Fund.
Human Services
4.   Professional Services Contract with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to provide a variety of programs and services in Cowlitz County; maximum consideration not to exceed $54,333 during the period November 1, 2017 through October 31, 2018.
5.   Amendment No. 1 with WA State Department of Social & Health Services to continue providing funding for the delivery of Developmental Disability Services; maximum payable not to exceed $1,468,904 for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018; an increase of $26,872. 
Health Department
6.   Agreement with Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health (SW ACH) to implement food and beverage guidelines, including sodium standards, in public institutions, worksites and other key locations and strengthen community promotion of physical activity though signage, worksite policies, social support, and joint-use agreements; maximum payable to the County shall not exceed $43,000 during the period October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.
7.   Contract with Thurston County to provide local input to the Cascade Pacific Action Alliance Accountable Community of Health (CPAA-ACH) strategic plan for tobacco and vapor product prevention; maximum consideration payable to Cowlitz County shall not exceed $4,000 during the period September 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
District and Superior Court
8.   Agreement with Proton360 Communications for Audio Visual installation in District and Superior Court; cost $315,735.96 including WA State sales tax.
Timed Items
  9:30 a.m.  Longevity Presentation for County Employees with 20+ years of service.
Consent Agenda
Call for Hearing
9.   Resolution - Call for Public Hearing - Amendments to the 2017 budget; Hearing to be held November 21, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
10.   Resolution No. 17-096 Honoring National Adoption Day, 2017.
11.   a. Letter dated October 27, 2017 to Kristina Swanson from the BOCC with congratulations on leaving her position as Cowlitz County Auditor.

b. Letter dated November 7, 2017 to Octavio Camba from the BOCC appointing him to the Health and Human Services Advisory Board.
The following vouchers/warrants are approved for payment

Fund Voucher Numbers Amount
Claims  399   $     42,695.54
Claims for Special Purpose Districts 507640 - 507707         75,747.70
Claims 507708 - 507918    2,506,746.47

The Board of Commissioners may add and take action on other items not listed on this Agenda.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations provided upon request.

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