PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1999

Courthouse offices were closed today due to the Presidents Day Holiday.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1999

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 Commissioners Disney and Rennels were present. Also present were: Sam Szymanski, Human Resources Grants Manager; Doreen Kemp, Human Resources Specialist; Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager; Dave Spencer, Facilities Director; Deni LaRue, Community Information Manager; and Donna Hart, Commissioner's Office Administrative Manager. Recording Clerk, Gael Cookman.

1. PUBLIC COMMENT: There was no public comment today.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8, 1999: (These Minutes do not include the Plus Land Use Hearings also held this week, the PLUS Minutes will be contained in a separate document as a complete set of minutes that pertain only to this issue and are scheduled for approval on February 22, 1999.)

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Minutes for the week of February 8, 1999.

Motion carried 3-0.

3. APPROVAL OF SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22, 1999:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the schedule of the week of February 22, 1999 as amended.

Motion carried 3-0.


4. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved for approval of the following documents as listed on the consent agenda on document review for February 16, 1999:

PETITIONS FOR ABATEMENT AND REFUND OF TAXES, as recommended by the County Assessor, were approved for the following: Warren & Elizabeth White; Jack & Annette Bisceglia; Elizabeth Smith; Dennis Simon & Linda Angove; Kenneth & Joellen Amundson; Robin & Robert Bovee; Interior Design of Northern Colorado; Great Harvest Bread Company; and Academy of Guitar.

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS: Letitia Lake Amended Plat of Lots 20 and 21, 2nd Filing.

LIQUOR LICENSES: License approval was granted to: Lovin Oven - 6% - Loveland, CO; and Inlet Bay Marina - 3.2% - Fort Collins, CO. Licenses were issued to: Burger Bay - 3.2% - Loveland, CO; Boyd Lake Marina, Inc. - 3.2% - Loveland, CO; Drink-N-Dawg - 6% - LaPorte, CO; and Total 2743 - 3.2% - Loveland, CO.

A99-22 DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT/MOU BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND WILLIAM G. STEELE, JR., LOGAN A. BOGGS, AND MARY JANE BOGGS (Cloverleaf HP development agreement)

A99-23 FUNDING AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS (for Human Services provided within the City of Fort Collins)

A99-24 INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS (rental of voting equipment)

A99-25 LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, LARIMER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, AND COUNTY ATTORNEY GEORGE HASS (for legal services)

Motion carried 3-0.

5. HUMAN RESOURCE GRANT ALLOCATIONS: Ms. Szymanski requested Board approval on a Grant request from ServiceNet for financial assistance; she noted that the Human Resource Grant Committee has recommended approval of this request in the amount of $2,500.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Human Resource Grant Committee's recommendation for ServiceNet's request for $2,500.

Motion carried 3-0.

6. REQUEST TO CONVERT ONE PATROL POSITION TO THREE PART TIME CIVILIAN POSITIONS IN THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: Mr. Lancaster noted that the Sheriff's Department would like to reassign two Patrol Officers to regular patrol duty; however, these officers are currently performing specialized duty assignments and they would need to hire additional civilian staff to cover the duties these officers are currently performing. Mr. Lancaster explained that the Sheriff's Department has requested Board approval to convert a vacant patrol officer position into three part-time Desk Officer (civilian) positions in order to accomplish this; he also noted that the financing of these positions would be completely accounted for with the funds from the vacant position.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve reclassifying Position No. 080026 from one full-time Patrol Officer position to three one-half time Desk Officer positions.

Motion carried 3-0.

7. REQUEST TO FUND PRINTING FOR THE MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION: Ms. Kemp requested Board approval to fund printing expenses and a portion of postage expenses with an in-kind donation of $1,209.87 in support of the 2nd Annual Multicultural Conference; she explained that the County's print shop will perform the printing and that the County supported this same action last year. The Board agreed that this was the least the County could do to support this effort.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve to support the Multicultural Conference with an appropriation of $1,209.87 for printing and partial postage

Motion carried 3-0.

8. LEGISLATIVE ITEMS: Mr. Gluckman requested Board approval on staff recommendations for supporting and amending pending legislation pertaining to the Area on Aging request for additional (JBC) funding, House Bill 99-1145 concerning the Use of Alternate Plumbing Materials, and support for 168 (Health Department funding) of Long Bill. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD authorized the Chair to sign a letter to Representative Steve Tool requesting support for an increase in the State of Colorado matching funds to the federal Older American Act (OAA) program, which supports local Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) statewide to deliver services to the elderly and disabled. CONSENSUS OF THE BOARD authorized the Chair to sign a position statement indicating the Board's support to enact House Bill 99-1145 concerning the authority of local governments to regulate plumbing programs for their jurisdictions, and granting local governments the authority to approve alternate products, materials, applications or methods of construction. Mr. Gluckman also notified that Board that House Bill 99-1302, Regulating and Inspecting Body Artists, was killed.

9. WORKSESSION: Mr. Lancaster explained that a petition had been circulated by County employees requesting a shuttle service to and from the temporary parking lot on Block 33; he noted that after reviewing the need for this type of service with the Department/Division Heads the consensus was that this service was really not necessary and would not be used that much. Mr. Lancaster stated that the Clerk and Recorder's Office has been providing this service to their employees and it is not being used very much at all and based on this feedback it would probably not be a worthwhile project to pursue.

10. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: Commissioner Rennels explained that she and Mr. Lancaster have been screening the 26 applications received for the Animal Task Force, but that no one had applied from the Estes Park area; she noted that they will re-advertise in Estes Park in order to try and solicit as least a couple of applicants to provide representation for this area.

11. LEGAL MATTERS: At this time County Attorney George Hass and Assistant County Attorney Jeannine Haag joined the meeting for Legal Matters. Mr. Hass presented the Board with more closing documents pertaining to the Blue Mountain Conservation Easement and requested Board approval on the same.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve of the Resolution which authorizes the Chair to sign the Loan Agreement with Greater Outdoors Colorado (GOCO), the Project Agreement with GOCO, the Right of First Negotiation, and the Promissory Note to the Conservation Fund.

Motion carried 3-0.

R99-26g RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A CONSERVATION EASEMENT BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND LARIMER LAND TRUST (Grant Agreement, Loan Agreement, Promissory Note, and Right of First Negotiation pertaining to the Blue Mountain Bison Ranch)

Ms. Haag presented the Board with a Resolution for Conveyance for the sale of Lot 78, Glacier View Meadows Subdivision, to Devin P. Horihan, and requested Board signature on the same.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Resolution for Conveyance pertaining to the sale of Lot 78, Glacier View Meadows 12th Filing, by Larimer County to Devin P. Horihan.

Motion carried 3-0.

R99-27g RESOLUTION FOR CONVEYANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (pertaining to the sale of Lot 78, Glacier View Meadows, to Devin P. Horihan)

Ms. Haag noted that a gentleman by the name of Mr. Daniel Brown has some disagreement regarding the Gibs Easement Vacation as he feels the Board did not receive all of the information they needed to make the decision to vacate the easement. After some discussion, the Board requested Ms. Haag contact Mr. Brown and give him the opportunity to research the history of this easement and if he finds any concrete evidence, within a specific period of time, that will support his claims then he could file a motion to have the Board reconsider their decision.

12. EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PROPERTY ACQUISITION:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into Executive Session to discuss property acquisition and legal advice.

Motion carried 3-0.

Meeting adjourned at 12:30, no further action taken.

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CHERYL OLSON, CHAIR LARIMER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MYRNA J. RODENBERGER

LARIMER COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER

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ATTEST:

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy County Clerk