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RD-BR 2015 12-15 ROAD AND BRIDGE REPORT December 15, 2015 Present: Commissioners: Leonard Wortman, Cory Kirsch and Bob Mullen and Road Supervisor, Rory Parsons. Rory Parsons reviewed the road and bridge report with the Comnlissioners. The crews have been busy plowing snow. The crew has worked a lot of overtime to keep up with the snow plowing and sanding of the road ways. Parsons hired Leon Elbert to run the spare truck. Robbins Lane Robbins Lane signs were installed last week. The signs were installed next to the state highway right of way fence. Weight Limit Resolution Discussion was held regarding the adoption of weight limits duri g spring break up on various road ways. The Commission should adopt the resolution in late February or early March. The weight limit is seven tons per axle. Parsons has enough weight limit signs to install on the roads. Equipment Parsons and Vetsch have found a 1995 truck in Missoula listed a $20,000.00. Vetsch will add a plow and sander for a total cost of approximately$40,000.00 wh ch will replace the 1971 Dodge truck. Wortman asked Parsons if he budgeted for the purchase o a truck. Parsons replied that he included the purchase in the budget. Call Outs The Sheriff's office called Parsons regarding McClellan Creek Road. A resident called because he was afraid he could not get out his home during an emergency with four inches of snow on the road. Parsons did not send anyone out in response to the call because the crew had already put in a long day and it wasn't necessary. - -��-----'mot A-- r-----� �-- �- J�------ ��-.- . Forest Service Trail Project Discussion was held on the Forest Service mapping project of all trails and roads within the county. Wortman is concerned about the ongoing maintenance of the trails and roads. They must be maintained in order for the county to promote and attract tourism. Wortman will set up a meeting with the Forest Service to discuss this issue. Parsons suggested applying for FLAP (Federal Land Access Pro m) dollars to help with the maintenance. Parsons will talk with Eric Griffin and get some id as on how to apply for the grant dollars. I ATTEST: Bonnie Ramey Bob M illen, Chairman Clerk and Recorder eonar i Wortman, Commissioner a Cory Kirsch, Commissioner GpuHRI D IN49� Jefferson County Road & Bridge 111 ODYSSEY LANE Post Office Box H Boulder, Montana 59632 FRSON coU' (406)225-4170 / (406)225-4169 Fax ROAD & BRIDGE REPORT TO COMMISSION December 15, 2015 ROAD & BRIDGE DEPARTMENT MONTANA CITY CREW *Winter maintenance. * BOULDER CREW *Winter maintenance. *Installing snow wing on grader. * WHITEHALL CREW *Winter maintenance. * Robins Lane signs were installed. Spring break-up weight limits. Replacement snow plow truck. Call-outs.