By Ernie Over, Wyotoday

Following Tuesday’s meeting of the Fremont County Commissioners, a news release was posted on action items taken at the session:

• The annual compensation agreement with the University of Wyoming and Fremont County was approved for the 4-H Educator position, now held by Jennifer Matosky.

• A settlement agreement between Fremont County and Leslie Hamilton was approved for a 0.44 acre plot of land in order for the Wiggins Fork bridge replacement project to proceed next spring. 

• The MASA Wyoming employer benefit agreement was approved.

• The board approved a six-month extension for the M.O.V.E (half-cent tax committee) for Wyoming Wood Products

• The Planning and Transportation departments will work with WYDOT regarding their process to vacate both the Shrine Club and Chittim Roads from their inventory and turn over to the city of Lander and Fremont  County, respectively. 

• Authorization was given for ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funding for several courthouse remodeling projects, with final bids to be approved when received. The projects are: 

   — Duralast Roofing membrane to cover the outdoor court area for the Circuit Court Remodel Project not to exceed $83,000;

   — HVAC roof-top united, not to exceed $20,000; and

   — Asbestos abatement in the courthouse hallway floors, not exceed $63,035.

• The board approved a variance request from the Popo Agie Ranch Estates for the installation of armouring rock along the elevated section of a county road along the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River, and

• The board approved the recommendation from the Executive Health Committee to hire an applicant for the position of a wellness/safety director