County Offices, Courts and the Landfill will be closed Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 1993 SUBDIVISIONS (#82 @ 75) The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in regular session with John Barnett, Director of Planning. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present were: Russ Legg, Development Processing Administrator; Elaine Spencer, Director of General Engineering Services; Jerry Blehm, Public Health; Rex Burns, Special Improvement District Administrator; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. Mr. Barnett advised the Board that the following are consent items and will not be discussed in detail unless specifically requested by the Commission or members of the audience. 1. FLEMING MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT (#92-EX0051): NW 1/4 02-07-69; EAST SIDE OF NORTH SHIELDS STREET (COUNTY ROAD 17) 1/4 MILE SOUTH OF WILLOX (COUNTY ROAD 50); 9.16 ACRES; 2 LOTS; O-OPEN/UGA ZONING (1-4-93). This is a request to divide 9.16 acres into two lots for single family dwellings. Staff Findings include: 1) The proposed Fleming Minor Residential Development is consistent with the minimum requirements for Minor Residential Developments as contained in the Larimer County Subdivision Resolution concerning the number of lots created, access, and zoning; 2) A Lot Size Variance was granted by the Board of Adjustment on August 25, 1992 to allow lots smaller than 10 acres in the O-Open Zoning District; 3) The County Health, Engineering, and Floodplain Departments have reviewed the request and have made certain recommendations, which are contained in this report; 4) The City of Fort Collins has reviewed the proposed Minor Residential Development and requested certain conditions, which are contained in this report; 5) The property is located in a prime gravel resource area. Because of its small size, existing residential uses in the area, and road improvement costs, this site is not feasible for a gravel extraction operation; 6) Approval of the proposed Fleming Minor Residential Development, with the conditions noted, should not adversely affect adjacent property, the natural environment, or the provision of services or transportation. Staff Recommendation is for Approval of the Fleming Minor Residential Development, with the following conditions: 1) Fire protection must be provided by installation of a fire hydrant within 400' of the lots. The fire hydrant must meet the requirements of Poudre Fire Authority. The hydrant may be installed prior to recording the Final Plat, or a Subdivision Improvements Agreement and collateral must be provided. If the water line serving this property is not adequate to support a hydrant, residential fire sprinkler systems will be required. If sprinklers are utilized for fire protection, this requirement must be noted on the Final Plat; 2) Additional right-of-way must be reserved on the Final Plat to provide a half right-of-way of 50' along the frontage of County Road 17; 3) Access to the two lots must be shared. A new access permit is required and the access must meet the requirements of the County Access Policy; 4) The applicant's engineer must calculate fees for the Old Town Drainage Basin. The amount of this fee, payable at building permit issuance, must be noted on the Final Plat; 5) School Fees of $8 for Tract 2 shall be paid prior to recording the Final Plat; 6) The Final Plat shall provide easements for the utilities serving the property. A note shall be placed on the Final Plat disclosing which utilities will be provided to the residential development. All easements and rights-of-way of record must be shown on the Final Plat; 7) The Final Plat shall be drawn and titled in conformance with requirements for final exemption plats as revised January 5, 1987; 8) The Final Plat must be approved and signed by the County Engineering Department prior to recording; 9) The following notes must be placed on the Final Plat; A) Engineered footings and foundations shall be required for all construction on this site; B) Radon detection tests are required in any new residential structure prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy; C) Uses on the lots shall be restricted to single family dwellings and permitted accessory uses. Only one single family dwelling per lot is allowed; D) Park Fees will be collected at the time of building permit; E) This property is within the flood-fringe area of the Cache La Poudre River. All new structures must meet first floor protection elevations, including basements; F) Tracts 1 and 2 must share access from County Road 17. Only the one access is allowed. A common access easement shall be shown on the Final Plat; G) Septic systems must be designed per the ISDS Floodway Zoning District Regulations; H) Drainage Fees for the Old Town Drainage Basin must be paid at building permit issuance; I) Phone service is limited in some areas of Larimer County and may not be available to these lots; 10) Recording Fees must be paid prior to recording the Plat. Seventeen folded copies of the Final Plat must be submitted to the Planning Department for addressing and send-out; 11) All conditions of approval shall be completed and the plat recorded prior to July 1, 1993, or this approval is null and void. 2. GREELEY-BOULDER COLONY SUBDIVISION AMENDED PLAT (#92-SA0183): 34-05-73; TWO MILES SOUTHWEST OF ESTES PARK ON THE EAST SIDE OF COLORADO HIGHWAY 66 (SPUR); 15.75 ACRES; 2 LOTS; SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL/TOURIST CABINS ZONING (1-4-93). This is a request for an Amended Plat of Amended Plat of Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 to adjust the boundary line between Tract 1 of the Amended Plat and a metes-and-bounds parcel to the north of Tract 1. Staff Findings are: 1) Greeley-Boulder Colony Subdivision was recorded in 1917; 2) The proposed Amended Plat would adjust boundary lines with an adjacent metes-and-bounds parcel to resolve a building encroachment; 3) The County Health and Engineering Departments have reviewed the proposed Amended Plat and stated no objections; 4) All utility companies serving this area have reviewed the proposed Amended Plat and stated their concerns/conditions or no objections. Staff Recommendation is for Approval of the proposed Amended Plat of the Amended Plat of Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 and a portion of the S 1/2 of Section 34, T5N, R73W (#92-SA0183) with the following conditions: 1) The water service for the building on Tract 1 must be from a service line on Tract 1; 2) The Final Plat must show utility easements for any power lines which cross the lots requested by Estes Park Light and Power Department. 3. PTARMIGAN PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT, 2ND FILING-FINAL PLAT APPROVAL (#92-MS0109): S 1/2 OF 14-06-68; NORTHEAST CORNER OF COUNTY ROAD 5 AND STATE HIGHWAY 392; 42.64 ACRES; 107 LOTS; E-1 ESTATE (1-4-93) This is a request to divide 42.64 acres into 108 lots for single family dwellings. Staff Findings include: Final contract documents, construction plans, and compliance with the conditions of approval are being revised by the applicant. The Final Plat will not be recorded until all Preliminary Plat conditions are met. The Subdivision Improvements Agreement is for approximately $1-$2 million. Collateral is a cash escrow account governed by an addendum to the standard Subdivision Improvements Agreement. Staff Recommendation is for Approval of the Final Plat and Subdivision Improvements Agreement. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board adopt the Staff Findings and Staff Recommendations and approve the Fleming Minor Residential Development (#92-EX0051); Greeley-Boulder Colony Subdivision Amended Plat (#92-SA0183); and the Ptarmigan Planned Unit Development, 2nd Filing-Final Plat Approval (#92-MS0109); each, with the conditions as previously outlined. Motion carried 3 - 0. 4. TRAPPER'S POINT (PRELIMINARY PLAT) (#92-SU0156): N 1/2 OF 02-07-68; NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 48, 1/2 MILE WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 3; 102.65 ACRES; 18 LOTS; FA-1 FARMING ZONING (1-4-93). This is a request to divide 102.65 acres into 18 lots of 4.1 to 11.3 acres with 18.2 acres of open space. Mr. Legg noted this matter is a consent item between the applicant and Staff and is being heard today to provide an opportunity for the Board to raise questions they may have concerning this item. Mr. Leroy Waag, adjacent property owner, asked if a provision for installation of a 20 ft. gate across existing irrigation laterals has been included in the proposed conditions. After discussion, an additional condition, #15, was added to allow this request. Staff Findings are: 1) This is the fourth review of Trappers Point Subdivision. The subdivision has been reduced in amount of the total development area, number of lots potential impact on the environment; 2) The site is zoned FA-1 Farming and the lots as proposed meet or exceed the minimum lot size for that Zone District; 3) The Larimer County Health Department and the applicant's revised soil report #6230-4-92 from Empire Laboratories, indicate that all lots will support standard septic systems; 4) Approval of the proposed Trappers Point, with the following conditions, will not result in any significant negative impact on surrounding properties, utilities service, transportation facilities, or the natural environment. The Planning Commission/Staff Recommendations are for 1) Approval of the Variance for exceeding the maximum required cul-de-sac length with the following conditions: 1) Individual residential sprinkler systems will be required for the lots required by the Poudre Fire Authority. A note shall be placed on the Final Plat identifying the lots and the required sprinkler system installations; 2) An emergency secondary access shall be provided and approved by the Poudre Fire Authority and the Larimer County Engineer; and 2) Approval of the Preliminary Plat for Trappers Point Subdivision for 18 single family lots as shown on the Revised Plat submitted December 9, 1992, with the following conditions: 1) All concerns of the County Engineer and the County Drainage Administrator shall be addressed by construction plans, signed agreement and collateral before the Final Plat is approved; 2) The Final Plat shall not be recorded until the required improvements are completed for the ELCO Water System; 3) Final Plat documents shall include an overlot grading plan and drainage plan which address irrigation laterals, and downstream drainage from the site; 4) Tract A shall be eliminated and the right-of-way for the east cul-de-sac extended to the east property line; 5) All internal roads shall be paved to current Larimer County Standards; 6) Easements denoting where the septic field must be located shall be identified on each lot and a note placed on the Final Plat indicating this requirement and warning that the Larimer County Health Department may not approve engineered septic systems on the lots; 7) A Homeowners Association shall be established for maintenance of the existing lake and other common areas. The Covenants shall address responsibility of the homeowners regarding the irrigation systems that exist on the site; 8) A site for the Westgas Company meter site shall be provided on the Final Plat; 9) An agreement with WYCO shall be submitted with the Final Plat; 10) The following notes shall be added to the Final Plat: A) Engineered foundation plans shall be required for all construction on this site; B) The Larimer County Park Fee shall be collected when a building permit is issued for a single family dwelling on each lot; C) The results of a radon test shall be submitted to the Planning Department before a Certificate of Occupancy is issued for any individual structure on the site; D) Telephone service may not be available to the future lot owners until upgrades to the telephone system in the general area are completed some time in the future; E) All access shall be limited to internal subdivision roads; F) Wetlands have been identified adjacent to the existing area. Permits may be required prior to disturbing this area; 11) A 10' utility easement shall be provided along all lot lines; 12) A high water easement shall be added to the lots on the lake; 13) A report regarding the lake usage, ownership water rights, the surface rights, and a complete recreation and maintenance plan, including supporting legal documents, shall be provided by the applicant; 14) Alternate locations for gas lines are to be considered between the developer, Westgas and the adjoining property owner; 15) Fences which cross irrigation laterals shall be provided with a 20 ft. gate for ease of maintenance. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board adopt the Staff Findings and Planning Commission/Staff Recommendations with Amended Conditions and approve the Trapper's Point (Preliminary Plat) (#92-SU0156) with Amended Conditions. Motion carried 3 - 0. 5. TILEY MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT - REQUEST FOR CHANGE IN CONDITION OF APPROVAL (#92-EX0109): NW 1/4 OF 33-7-68; EAST OF COUNTY ROAD 9, 1/8 MILE SOUTH OF COUNTY ROAD 40 (HORSETOOTH ROAD); 6.76 ACRES; 2 LOTS; FA-1 FARMING/URBAN GROWTH AREA ZONING (1-3-93). This is a request to divide 6.76 acres into two lots of 3.5 and 3.2 acres for single family dwellings. Staff Findings include: This item was approved on October 19, 1992, with the condition that the access to County Road 9 be reserved as a public right-of-way. The applicant is requesting a change in the condition eliminating the requirement for a reserved public right-of-way and substituting a restriction on further development until another access is provided (Reference Letter dated December 1, 1992 from A. E. March, Jr., Attorney). The County Engineer has reviewed the request and does not object, provided the development restriction is placed on the property. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board approve the Tiley Minor Residential Development Request for Change in Condition of Approval, (#92-EX0109), with the condition that the development restriction be placed on the property. Motion carried 3 - 0. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board go into Executive Session to discuss litigation. Motion carried 3 - 0. The meeting adjourned at 9:40 a.m.; no action taken. TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1993 PUBLIC WORKS STANDING MEETING (#82 @ 1325) The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. in regular session with Rex Smith, Director of Public Works. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present were Elaine Spencer, Director of General Engineering Services; and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 1. U.S. 287 RELOCATION - DISCUSSION OF ALIGNMENT ALTERNATIVES: Subsequent to a meeting held in early December with Larimer County Staff, City of Loveland, and Anna Lenahan representing the town of Berthoud, regarding the pros and cons of the various alternate routes for U.S. 287 north from County Road 4, preference of the group was for route furthest west and furthest north around the west and north side of Berthoud. Mr. Smith suggested that if the Board of County Commissioners could endorse this preferred route and make recommendation to the Department of Transportation, time and dollars will be saved by the elimination of an analysis of other potential alternatives. The Loveland City Council will also be asked to take a formal position regarding this matter and make the same recommendation. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board of County Commissioners prepare a resolution for the Board's endorsement and the Chairman's signature supporting Alternate A (a northwesterly route coinciding with Berthoud's choice of future routing of Highway 287 around Berthoud); this resolution to be presented to the Colorado Department of Transportation at the meeting scheduled for January 6, 1992 at the Berthoud Community Center. Motion carried 3 - 0. 2. TURMAN DRIVE - DISCUSSION OF COUNTY SUBSIDY FOR PAVING: Mr. Smith noted that earlier this year the Board approved sharing the cost of extending Turman Drive from Manor Ridge Estates into Bruns Subdivision. Ms. Spencer has received a bill from Manor Ridge Estates for $5,543; which is 50% of the $11,086 statement received from Coulson Excavating Company for improvements to Turman Drive. Mr. Smith requested direction from the Board regarding the source of these funds. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was that funds for this expenditure should be derived from Road and Bridge Funds. Motion carried 3 - 0. Mr. Gordon presented a Law Enforcement Agreement between the Town of Timnath and Larimer County and requested Board approval and the Chairman's signature. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board approve a Law Enforcement Agreement between the Town of Timnath and Larimer County commencing February 1, 1993 thru January 31, 1994. Motion carried 3 - 0. A93-01 LAW ENFORCEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE TOWN OF TIMNATH The meeting recessed at 10:15 a.m. MEETING ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF ASSETS (#83) The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 10:30 a.m. in regular session with Bob Keister, Budget Manager: Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present were: Rex Smith, Director of Public Works; Bill Heiden, Road and Bridge Director; Paul Cooper, Director of Community Corrections; Bob Grewell, Finance Director; Jim Stokes, Director of Information Management; John MacFarlane, Parks Director; and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. Subsequent to a memo from Jan Hawn of Finance concerning amplification of the current guidelines on the distribution of proceeds from the sale of fixed assets, discussion was held. The Board determined this concern relates mainly to Road and Bridge. Mr. Smith stated that Road and Bridge is working on an equipment replacement program and requested the Board defer action on this matter until this program is completed. The Board adjourned at 11:10 a.m. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1993 ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS (#82 @ 2360) The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. in regular session with Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present was Diane Nelson, Staff Services Manager. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 1. REQUEST FOR APPROVAL AND SIGNATURE ON AN EXTENSION AGREEMENT FOR SNOW REMOVAL FOR NAMAQUA HILLS - GID Number 8: Ms. Nelson requested Board approval and the signature of all three Commissioners on an Extension Agreement for snow removal for Namaqua Hills. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board approve and the Commissioners sign an Extension Agreement for snow removal for Namaqua Hills - GID No. 8 for a one-year extension. Motion carried 3 - 0. A93-02 EXTENSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN NAMAQUA HILLS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 8, LARIMER COUNTY, COLORADO AND PETE DEDECKER OF LOVELAND, COLORADO 2. WORKSESSION: -- Mr. Barnett requested the Board adopt a Resolution amending action taken by the Board on December 14, 1992 authorizing the submission of an application for an Enterprise Zone for Larimer County and setting a January 5, 1993 deadline. The application requires resolutions from each local jurisdiction being considered and Fort Collins does not meet until January 19, 1993. Subsequently, the application will be submitted to the Department of Local Affairs on January 20, 1993. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the motion passed on December 14, 1992, in which the Board directed the Planning Director to submit an application for an enterprise zone to the Enterprise Zone Program by January 5, 1993, be amended to require the submission of the application by January 20, 1993. Motion carried 3 - 0. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board adopt the Resolution for Enterprise Zone Designation and authorized Chairman to sign same. Motion carried 3 - 0. R93-01 RESOLUTION FOR ENTERPRISE ZONE DESIGNATION -- The District Attorney's Office sent a reminder to the Board of County Commissioners of the Red Ribbon Week and Drug Free Calendar Awards Ceremony scheduled for January 6, 1993 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fort Collins City Council Chambers. -- As directed by the Board during the Public Works Meeting on January 5, 1993, a Resolution regarding preferred routing and funding for U.S. 287 was prepared for the Board's adoption and the Chairman's signature. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board adopt the Resolution Regarding Preferred Routing and Funding for U.S. 287 and authorized the Chairman to sign same; this Resolution to be presented to the Colorado Department of Transportation by Commissioner Klassen at the meeting scheduled this evening in Berthoud. Motion carried 3 - 0. R93-02g RESOLUTION REGARDING PREFERRED ROUTING AND FUNDING FOR U.S. 287 3. DOCUMENT REVIEW: The following documents, of a routine nature, were considered by the Board: MINUTES/AGENDA M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve the Minutes for the week of December 28, 1992, and the Agenda for the week of January 11, 1993, as submitted. Motion carried 3 - 0. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve Petitions for Abatement for Thomas J. Allen; Auto Holdings, Inc.; John H. Chilson; First Federal Savings Bank of CO; Linda L. Funk/J.D. Haley; Scott A. & Rose Jones; Loveland Car Wash Partnership; Steve M. Schultz & Dorthea Boettcher; and Two Eighty Seven, Ltd., as recommended by the County Assessor, Steve Miller. Motion carried 3 - 0. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve the Marianna Park Amended Plat of Lots 6 and 7. Motion carried 3 - 0. LIQUOR LICENSES: A License was issued to Cloverleaf Race Track - 6% - Loveland, CO. County Approval was granted to Branding Iron Liquors, Inc. - 6% - LaPorte, CO; and Horsetooth Marina Resort, Inc. - 3.2% - Fort Collins, CO. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve the following documents: A93-03 AGREEMENT CONCERNING ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ON COUNTY ROAD #27 BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LARIMER COUNTY AND GAROLD M. AND JULAINE M. RADIEL (Project #189 - Buckhorn Bridge) A93-04 EXTENSION OF LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND EDWIN R. FORCE (For use of Pasture Land) A93-05 SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND WALLACE R. NOEL, CALVIN KOWALSKY, AND KOWALSKY LAND & CATTLE COMPANY Motion carried 3 - 0. The meeting recessed at 10:20 a.m. LEGAL MATTERS (#83 @ 3387) The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 10:30 a.m. in regular session with George Hass, County Attorney. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present were Mike Burch, Risk Manager, and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 1. Mr. Haas presented a Resolution to defend and indemnify the District Attorney for claims made while in the scope of employment arising out of a motor vehicle accident of October 7, 1989, and requested Board approval and the Chairman's signature. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board adopt a Resolution regarding the District Attorney's involvement in a motor vehicle accident on October 7, 1989 while in the scope of employment. Motion carried 3 - 0. R93-03g RESOLUTION REGARDING THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S INVOLVEMENT IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON OCTOBER 7, 1989 2. Mr. Hass presented a Resolution approving the purchase of Surety Bond for Worker's Compensation Self Insurance, as required by the Department of Labor and Employment of Colorado to guarantee the payment of Worker's Compensation claims incurred by the County, and requested Board approval and the Chairman's signature on the Resolution and on a bond application form to be submitted with the Resolution. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board approve and the Chairman sign the executed bond application form and a Resolution approving the purchase of Surety Bond for Worker's Compensation Self-Insurance. Motion carried 3 - 0. R93-04g RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF SURETY BOND FOR WORKERS COMPENSATION SELF INSURANCE The meeting recessed at 10:25 a.m. ABATEMENT HEARINGS (#84) The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 1:30 p.m. to consider several petitions for abatement. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Klassen and Mekelburg were present. Also present was Carla Woodard-Cowling, Senior Appraiser, and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, M. Bloom 1. Winserv Corp: A representative from Winserv explained that the valuation of $16,310 was not protested by the Office Manager because it was understood that actual and assessed value were the same. Carla Woodard-Cowling informed the Board that the Assessor is recommending denial of the petition because a declaration schedule was not filed by the property owner. M O T I O N Commissioner Klassen moved that the Board approve a partial abatement for Windserv Corporation in the amount of $600.00 Motion carried 2-1; Commissioner Mekelburg dissenting. 2. Proctor Oil Company: A representative for Proctor Oil Company explained that there was an error in the valuation and requested that the Board approve the abatement. Carla Woodard-Cowling stated that a property declaration was not filed on the personal property and the Assessor must recommend denial of the abatement. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve a partial abatement for Proctor Oil Company in the amount of $1,000.00. Motion carried 3-0. 3. Prudential Insurance Company of America: Chris Grubb stated that a declaration schedule was filed and the valuation is in error. Following a review of the file, Ms. Woodard-Cowling advised the Board that the recommendation of the Assessor's Office is erroneous, the petition for abatement should be approved. M O T I O N Commissioner Mekelburg moved that the Board approve the petition for abatement as submitted by Prudential Insurance Company of America in the amount of $221.44. Motion carried 3-0. The meeting adjourned at 2:40 p.m. _______________________________ ( S E A L ) COURTLYN W. HOTCHKISS, CHAIRMAN LARIMER COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ATTEST: _____________________________________ Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk ____________________________________ Mary R. Bloom, Deputy County Clerk