BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of
GOSHEN COUNTY, WYOMING
Tuesday Sept. 17, 2019
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 Pinky Walter and Cindy Kenyon, County Clerk and Clerk of the Board. The meeting was opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the agenda and minutes of the last meeting, seconded and passed.
The Sheriff’s report was accepted from Sheriff Fleenor. Sheriff Fleenor presented the contract to house prisoners for Lingle and Fort Laramie. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the housing contracts with Lingle and Fort Laramie, seconded and passed. Sheriff Fleenor also presented his Earnings Report for August: $1575.00 and the Commissary Report. Commissioner Cox moved to accept the earnings report and Commissary Report as presented, seconded and passed. Commissioner Fleenor requested to add a control position to the jail since the jail is housing prisoners and need body cameras. Commissioner Cox moved to approve the Sheriff to add a control clerk position and purchase new body cameras at an estimated cost of $40,000, seconded and passed. This action is recommended due to increased inmate numbers, worker and inmate safety, and increased income. Earned income to support the additional expenses will be amended to the jail budget in October after proper publication. Commissioner Cox moved to accept the Sheriff’s report, seconded and passed.
Deputy Treasurer Bonni Christopher presented the irrigation certificates for approval so the Treasurer’s Office can collect the taxes on behalf of the districts. Commissioner Walter moved to accept the irrigation certificates, seconded and passed. Commissioner Walter moved to accept the Treasurer’s report, seconded and passed.