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PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 1993 ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS (#284 & #260) The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. in regular session with Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Disney and Duvall were present. Also present were: Rex Burns, Improvement District Administrator and Diane Martell, Staff Services Manager; Paul Cooper, Community Corrections Director; Brent Nittmann, Youth Services Bureau Program Manager; Wayne Lawler, Facilities Manager; Elaine Spencer, Manager Engineering Operations & Planning; and Bob Keister, Budget Manager. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 1. REQUEST FOR APPROVAL AND SIGNATURE ON A RESOLUTION ORDERING A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER A PETITION FOR A PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT: Mr. Burns and Ms. Martell requested the Board to approve and the Chairman sign a Resolution ordering a Public Hearing for a Public Improvement District for the Little Valley Subdivision. Ms. Martell noted that 60% of the property owners signed the petition requesting this PID, and requested that the Public Hearing be held in Estes Park. Chairman Hotchkiss indicated his preference for holding the hearing in Fort Collins because it is the County Seat and to do otherwise sets a precedent; also, a considerable number of Staff persons need to travel to attend the hearing. Discussion followed. M O T I O N Commissioner Duvall moved that the Public Hearing to consider a Public Improvement District for Little Valley be held in Estes Park, Colorado at 1:30 p.m. on August 4, 1993. Motion carried 2 - 1; Chairman Hotchkiss dissenting. Commissioner Duvall moved that the Board approve the Resolution Ordering a Public Hearing to Consider a Petition for a Public Improvement District for Little Valley, and authorized the Chairman to sign same. Motion carried 3 - 0. R93-90d RESOLUTION ORDERING A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER A PETITION FOR A PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Little Valley Road GID #14) 2. SB 94 PLAN: Referencing Board action on June 15, 1993, the Youth Services Advisory Board was recommended to Judge Sullivan to serve on a Juvenile Services Planning Committee. Subsequently, Judge Sullivan has suggested several other persons to serve on the Committee and Mr. Cooper recommended that Mr. Nittman serve on the Committee to represent County Government. However, the Committee has not as yet been officially appointed. The Plan, which the Committee was to endorse, is prepared and due in Denver tomorrow. Mr. Cooper noted that many signatures of the Youth Services Advisory Board have been obtained as approving the Plan. Discussion followed. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was to meet with Judge Sullivan next week to discuss the selection of members to serve on this Committee. M O T I O N Commissioner Duvall moved that the Board approve the Plan, as recommended by Mr. Cooper and Mr. Nittman, and authorized the Chairman to sign same. Motion carried 3 - 0. 3. CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FORECAST: Mr. Lawler presented an overview of the major facilities' needs projections for the next ten years. After discussion, Chairman Hotchkiss stated that the first three items listed: 1) Livermore Shop at $400,000; 2) Blue Spruce Lots at $42,000; and 3) Estes Park Office Building at $500,000, should be seriously considered by the Board in the near future. Commissioner Duvall requested the Juvenile Holding Facility also be considered. The Board will review and consider the needs listed and attempt to make a decision within 90 days regarding which needs will have top priority. The Board directed Mr. Lawler to proceed working on obtaining the best possible price for the purchase of the lots north of Blue Spruce. 4. COMMISSIONER'S REPORTS: -- Commissioner Duvall noted that the Rocky Mountain National Park Horseback Riding Trip has been changed from July 29 & 30 to July 27 & 28. As the Board has Board of Equalization Hearings scheduled on those dates, the Board will re-schedule the trip in September. -- Chairman Hotchkiss informed the Board that due to the long duration of the meetings, Administrative Matters will be scheduled at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings rather than 9:30 a.m. 5. WORKSESSION: -- Mr. Gordon stated that the Board was requested to send a letter to Senators Ben Nighthorse Campbell and Hank Brown and Robert Byrd soliciting the Senators' support for the purchase of 19,000 acres of Union Pacific Land in the Cherokee Park Area in Larimer County for addition to the Roosevelt National Forest. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was to send this letter, as requested. -- Mr. Gordon stated that an invitation will be sent to the Cities of Loveland and Fort Collins informing them of the Seminar on "Reinventing Government", which Larimer County will be sponsoring, and soliciting their attendance and financial participation, if desired. Commissioner Duvall queried whether or not the public should also be invited. Discussion followed. Mr. Gordon and Commissioner Duvall will work on scheduling this event. -- Mr. Gordon noted that a letter has been received from Larry Gamble, Land Use Specialist for the National Park Service, requesting financial assistance for the Gateways Conference to be held at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, September 16 thru the 18th. The amount of the deposit for the YMCA is $1,180, which would be reimbursed. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was to appropriate $1,180 out of the Commissioners' Special Projects Fund--$500 to be given as a gift and $680 given as an advance, which will be reimbursed. -- Mr. Gordon informed the Board that notification has been received from the National Association of Counties that the Community Corrections Department has been selected to receive a NACo Achievement Award for the Victim Offender Mediation Program; and Stacy Hart, Personnel Staffing & Development Specialist, will also receive a NACo Achievement Award for the 1993 Employee Development Program. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was to send each of these recipients a letter of congratulations for their achievements. -- LaVerna Barnhart, Care-A-Van Board Member, has requested a meeting with the Board to ask for additional funding for Care-A-Van. She is requesting $3,000 a month from the County until the end of the year and will be asking for $11,000 a month from the City. Commissioner Duvall indicated interest in discussing concerns regarding Care-A-Van. Mr. Gordon will schedule a meeting as soon as possible. As requested previously, several residents from Poudre Canyon have requested a meeting with the Board to discuss concerns regarding the Humane Society. Discussion followed concerning whether or not to set a meeting with the residents prior to a public hearing on this matter. Mr. Gordon was directed to talk to the residents and arrange for them to meet with the Board at a Public Hearing. 6. DOCUMENT REVIEW: The following documents, of a routine nature, were considered by the Board: M O T I O N Commissioner Disney moved that the Board approve the Minutes for the week of July 5, 1993, and the Agenda for the week of July 19, 1993, as submitted. Motion carried 3 - 0. M O T I O N Commissioner Disney moved that the Board approve the Larimer County Criteria for the Secure Detention of Juveniles and a Letter to Eric Thuerk, City Planner regarding the Harvest Gold Farms Addition and Olhausen Addition. Motion carried 3 - 0. LIQUOR LICENSES: Licenses were issued to Villa Tatra - 6% - Lyons, CO; Loveland Country Store - 3.2% - Loveland, CO; Red Feather Super Market - 3.2% - Red Feather, CO; and The State Board of Agriculture for CSU, Fort Collins, CO. for a 3.2% SPECIAL EVENTS PERMIT on September 18, 1993. County Approval was granted to Supermarket Liquors, Inc. - 6% - Fort Collins, CO., and Sol's Long Branch Saloon - 6% - LaPorte, CO. M O T I O N Commissioner Disney moved that the Board approve the following documents: A93-125 ESCROW AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND EDWARD AND CLAUDIA KOTIN (Kotin Subdivision) A93-126 LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND CHINA DRAGON GOURMET ENTERPRISES, INC. (Coroner's Office Space in Loveland - Board approved June 29, 1993) A93-127 AGREEMENT FOR PRAYER VIGIL/PAPAL MASS MUTUAL AID BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTY (August 13, 14, 15 and 16) C93-37 CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF INSTITUTIONS, DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES (Pass through of Federal Jail Removal Money) C93-38 SINGLE ENTRY POINT AGENCY CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, ACTING AS THE BOARD OF SOCIAL SERVICES, AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (Long-Term Care) D93-14 DEED OF DEDICATION BY DAVID ROSS (Dedication of Property for Public Highway - Project #169 - Horsetooth) R93-91s RESOLUTION REGARDING THE RELEASE OF RESTRICTION ON SALE OF LOTS FOR POUDRE PLAINS Motion carried 3 - 0. At this time, County Attorney George Hass entered the conference room for legal matters. Mr. Hass presented a Resolution and Ordinance Concerning Parking Regulations and requested the Board to set two dates for first and second readings of said Resolution and public hearing. Ms. Spencer expressed some concerns regarding enforcement, safety, and implications of the Resolution for the Engineering Department. After discussion, CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD was to set next Wednesday, July 21, 1993, for the first reading of the Resolution and at that time a date for a public hearing, second reading, and Board action on the Resolution will be set. Following much discussion and several revisions to the General Instructions paragraph of all requests for proposals, the Board approved the following statement with regard to local preference: "If, in the sole judgment of the Board of County Commissioners, the bids or proposals are substantially equal, the Board may grant the contract to companies located in Larimer County." The meeting recessed at 11:35 a.m. BOARD OF EQUALIZATION The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 11:40 a.m. as the Board of Equalization to consider recommendations from the Board of Referees on appeals protests. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Disney and Duvall were present. Also present was Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. M O T I O N Commissioner Duvall moved that the Board approve the recommendations made by the Referees for July 12, 13, and 14, 1993. Motion carried 3 - 0. The meeting recessed at 11:45 a.m. MEETING REGARDING SINGLE FAMILY MORTGAGE REVENUE BONDS (#260 @ 2105) The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 1:30 p.m. with Bob Grewell, Finance Director. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Disney and Duvall were present. Also present were: Larry Aubrecht and Linda Orandi of Kemper Securities; Jeannine Haag and Marla Hehn, Assistant County Attorneys; and Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. M O T I O N Commissioner Disney moved that the Board go into Executive Session to discuss possible litigation. Motion carried 3 - 0. The meeting adjourned at 3:10 p.m.; no action taken. THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1993 BOARD OF EQUALIZATION The Board of Commissioners convened at 9:00 a.m. as the Board of Equalization to hear appeals protests. Chairman Hotchkiss presided; Commissioners Disney and Duvall were present. Also present was Bill Gordon, County Administrator. Recording Clerk, S. Graves. The meeting adjourned at 11:00 a.m. ( S E A L ) _________________________________ COURTLYN W. HOTCHKISS, CHAIRMAN ATTEST: _____________________________________ Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk