PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1998

There were no meetings scheduled for the Board of County Commissioners for Monday, November 2, 1998.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1998

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in regular session with Frank Lancaster, County Manager. Chair Olson presided and Commissioner Disney was present. Also present were: Mark Peterson, County Engineer; Donna Hart, Staff Services Manager Commissioners' Office; Deni LaRue, Community Information Manager; and Tom Clayton, CSU Fall Intern. Recording Clerk, Sherry Graves.

1. OPEN SESSION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: No one came today to address the Board during the open session for public comment.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26, 1998:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Minutes for the week of October 26, 1998, as submitted.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

3. APPROVAL OF SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9, 1998:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Schedule for the week of November 9, 1998, as submitted and amended.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

4. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following documents as listed on the Consent Agenda for Document Review on November 4, 1998:

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS: Amended Plat for Miravalle 1st Subdivision; Amended Plat for Glacier View Meadows Subdivision, Part of Lots 13 & 14; Financial Operating Procedure 320.16A; Proclamation Recognizing Robert Ramsay's Gracious Donation of 29 Acres to Larimer County Parks and Open Lands to Sell with Proceeds Designated for Construction of a Visitors Center which Includes a Gallery for the Artwork of Mary Kathyrn Ramsay; Certificate of Appreciation to Boots and Alice Gindler for the Support and Generosity in the Preservation of Open Space within Larimer County; Certificate of Appreciation to John and Virginia Soderberg for their Support and Generosity in the Preservation of Open Space within Larimer County; Letter from County Commissioners and Larimer County Parks and Open Lands to Tim Ostic in appreciation of the contribution made towards the purchase of the Devil's Backbone; Re-establishment of two vacant positions, which have been deleted from the staffing document, for Social Case Worker II and Legal Tech V.

LIQUOR LICENSES: A Duplicate license was issued to Al Fresco Great Italian Foods - 6% - Fort Collins, CO. A license was issued to Columbine Lodge - 3.2% - Bellvue, Co. County approval was granted to the Sundeck Restaurant - 6% - Estes Park, CO.

A98-169 AMENDED AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS AND WORKFORCE COORDINATING

COUNCIL (Amended to MOU Granting an Additional Funding of

One Step Implementation Funds)

A98-170 CHANGE IN TERMS/EXTENSION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND 1ST CHOICE BANK

(Purchase of Wild Property for Open Lands)

C98-61 CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS AND J.F. SATO & ASSOCIATES (Consultant

for Bridge Design - Project No. 223, Bridge No. 80C-5.0-190,

Laramie River)

C98-62 CONSULTANT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE OF COLORADO FOR THE USE

AND BENEFIT OF THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF

TRANSPORATION SAFETY FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THE

SHERIFF'S OFFICE (Seat Belt Enforcement)

C98-63 WAIVER CONTRACT WITH SPECIAL PROVISIONS BETWEEN

THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FOR THE LARIMER

COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND THE STATE OF COLORADO

(Youth Crime Prevention and Intervention Program)

R98-177g RESOLUTION APPROVING OCCUPANT PROTECTION TWIST

CAMPAIGN CONTRACT (Same as Above)

Motion carried 2-0.

5. REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF POLICY TO HIRE AN ENGINEER AT STEP G: Mr. Peterson requested Board approval for a waiver of policy to hire Sylvester Mabry at Step G of the Civil Engineer I grade to fill an opening in the development review section of the Engineering Department; he noted that Mr. Mabry is the best qualified candidate and has four and a half years experience in development review in a municipality in Arizona.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the waiver of personnel policy to allow the hiring of Sylvester Mabry at Step G as a Civil Engineer I in the Engineering Department, as requested, at an annual salary of $40,732.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

6. WORKSESSION:

-- Boards and Commissions Staff Support Training: Mr. Lancaster reported that last Friday they had training for staff support for Boards and Commissions; he noted they had good attendance, good questions were asked, good suggestions received, and good discussions ensued. Mr. Lancaster said that now they want to look at where to go from here; he noted that one suggestion was to have training for Chairs of Boards and Commissions and they are going to explore the idea of producing a video on "How to be a Volunteer Board or Commission Chair".

-- LETA Board Positions: Mr. Lancaster stated he received a letter from the LETA Board indicating that four terms are expiring; he noted that there has been some discussion about having more diversity on that Board; the Board concurred there needs to be more diversity on this Board. Mr. Lancaster will check on their By-Laws and possibly the County needs to advertise for these open positions.

-- Topic for Policy Worksession this Week: Mr. Lancaster reminded the Board that the topic for discussion at this Thursday's worksession will be in Appointed Salaries for 1999 and will be in Executive Session.

-- Invitations: Ms. Hart reviewed the pending invitations with the Board.

7. COMMISSIONER REPORTS:

-- Commissioner Disney reported he went to the Highway Technologies Workshop as part of the North Front Range Transportation Alternatives Feasibility Study looking at various technologies that might work on highways and HOV lanes all the way to Fort Collins on I-25 and regional bus service is a possibility.

At this time, County Attorney George Hass, Assistant County Attorney Jeannine Haag, Planning Director Larry Timm, Director Rural Land Use Center Jim Reidhead, Al Kadera, Subdivision Administration, and Brenda Gimson, RLUC Technician joined the meeting for Legal Matters.

8. LEGAL MATTERS:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into Executive Session at 10:20 a.m. for confidential advice and to discuss contract negotiations.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

The Executive Session ended at 11:35 a.m.; no action taken.

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CHERYL OLSON, CHAIR LARIMER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

( S E A L )

ATTEST:

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Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk