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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, March 4, 2002

LAND USE HEARING

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The Board of County Commissioners met with Larry Timm, Director of Planning; Chair Gibson presided and Commissioners Bender and Rennels were present. Also present were Matt Lafferty and Sean Wheeler, Planners II; Karin Knauf, Planner I; Doug Ryan, Environmental Planner; Christie Coleman, Civil Engineer; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; and Jean O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

Chair Gibson stated the following items are consent and would not be discussed unless requested by the Board or members of the audience.

Mr. Wheeler stated that the warranty collateral for item #5 Foothill Vista Subdivision Release of Collateral has been reduced to $9,456. Mr. Lafferty stated that item #6 Vogel Exemption under staff recommendation #2 should refer to the Vogel Exemption and not the Brownwood Exemption.

1. RAMONA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION LOTS 17A & 17B BLOCK 11 AMENDED PLAT: SW 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 10, RANGE 73 WEST; IN THE RAMONA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION LOCATED OFF MINNEHAHA IN RED FEATHER LAKES

This is a request for an Amended plat to combine lots 17A & 17B into one larger lot. Staff recommendation is approval of the Ramona Heights Subdivision Lots 17A & 17B Block 11 Amended Plat with the following conditions 1. The applicant shall comply with the Engineering Department requirements as noted in the memo of 1/25/02 from Dale V. Greer, Professional Land Surveyor; 2. The new lot created by this action shall be named Lot 1 instead of Lot 17; 3. All conditions shall be met and the Final Plat recorded by September 4, 2002 or this approval shall be null and void.

2. DIX AMENDED PLAT OF THE DONALD MCMAHEN EXEMPTION: SE 1/4 OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 7 NORTH, RANGE 68 WEST; LOCATED ALONG THE EASTERN SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD 9E (TIMBERLINE ROAD) APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE NORTH OF VINE DRIVE.

This is a request for an amended plat to establish two 3.0 acres Lots and a 13.5 Acre Outlot from the existing 16.5 acre Tract A-1 and the 2.3 Tract B-1 of the Donald McMahen Exemption. Staff findings include 1. The proposed amended plat is in compliance with the Larimer County Master Plan and the Larimer County Land Use Code; 2. The amended plat is compatible with other development in the surrounding area; 3. Approval of the amended plat will not result in any significant impacts to neighboring properties, the natural environment, or the provision of services and infrastructure; 4. Property values in the surrounding area would not be adversely affected by the amended plat. Staff recommendation is approval of the Amended Plat of the Donald McMahen Exemption subject to the following conditions 1. Prior to recordation of the amended plat the applicant shall address the comments as outlined in the following referral letters a) Engineering Department by Traci Downs, dated January 28, 2002; b) Engineering Department by Dale Greer, dated January 22, 2002; 2. The applicant shall modify the language of the first paragraph under NOTES on the Amended Plat to read as follows a) Outlot A shall remain vacant of all structure and uses and no building permits will be issued until such a time when a development application has been approved by the County, or City if annexed.

3. AMENDED PLAT OF TRACTS A & B OF THE POUDRE VALLEY COOP EXEMPTION: NE 1/4 OF SECTION 9, TOWNSHIP 7 NORTH, RANGE 68 WEST; LOCATED ALONG THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE NORTHWEST FRONTAGE ROAD TO I-25, APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE SOUTH OF VINE DRIVE.

This is a request for an amended plat to combine Tracts A & B of the Poudre Valley COOP Exemption. Staff findings include 1. The proposed amended plat is in compliance with the Larimer County Master Plan and the Larimer County Land Use Code; 2. The amended plat is compatible with other development in the surrounding area; 3. Approval of the amended plat will not result in any significant impacts to neighboring properties, the natural environment, or the provision of services and infrastructure; 4. Property values in the surrounding area would not be adversely affected by the amended plat. Staff recommendation is approval of 02-S1908 the Amended Plat of the Poudre Valley COOP Exemption.

4. COEUR D'ALENE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT RELEASE OF COLLATERAL/ESTABLISHING WARRANTY COLLATERAL: 19-06-68; LOCATED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD 30 AND ON THE EAST SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD 13.

This is a request for release of collateral for public improvements and establishment of warranty collateral. Staff recommendation is approval of the release of the collateral for the Coeur D'Alene Planned Unit Development. Further, the Commissioners should authorize the execution of a warranty collateral agreement that retains 25% landscaping warranty collateral ($31,250.00) and 5% of improvements warrantee collateral ($30,265.00). The release of collateral and establishment of the warrantee collateral shall not occur until the applicant provides new collateral.

5. FOOTHILLS VISTA SUBDIVISION LETTER OF CREDIT RELEASE: 14-05-70, ON THE WEST SIDE OF CR 29, APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILES NORTH OF CR 18, AND APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE SOUTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF CR29 AND US 34, WEST OF LOVELAND

This is a request to release the Letter of Credit for the Foothills Vista subdivision and to start the 2-year Warrantee Collateral period. Staff recommendation is approval of the request to release the Letter of Credit and to commence the 2-year Warranty Collateral period for the Foothills Vista Subdivision in the amount of $9, 456.

6. AMENDED PLAT OF LOT 3 OF THE VOGEL EXEMPTION: 34-05-72; ON THE NORTH AND WEST SIDES OF POLE HILL ROAD APPROXIMATELY .5 MILES NORTH OF HIGHWAY 36 AT THE RAVENCREST CHALET

This is a request to amend the plat of the Vogel Exemption, S-143-85 by creating a 15+acre and 24+acre Lots from the existing 30 acre Lot 3 and an adjoining 9.9-acre tract. Staff recommendation is approval of the proposed Amended Plat of Lot 3 of the Vogel Exemption with the following conditions 1. The applicant shall comply with the Engineering Department requirements as noted in the memo of 01/02/2002 from Dale V. Greer, Professional Land Surveyor; 2. The final plat shall include the following note: "The new lots created by this action are subject to the same restrictions, covenants and regulations as set forth in the plat of record of Vogel Exemption."

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as published and with revisions noted by staff.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

There being no further business, the hearing adjourned at 3:05 p.m.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2002

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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The Board of County Commissioners met with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager; Chair Gibson presided and Commissioner Bender was present. Also present were K-Lynn Cameron, Open Lands Manager; Gary Buffington, Director of Parks and Open Lands; Jerry White, Engineering; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; George Hass, County Attorney; Donna Hart, Commissioner's Administrative Manager; Deni La Rue, County Information Manager; Jean O'Connor, Clerk to the Board.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: None
  2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25, 2002:
  3. M O T I O N

    Commissioner Bender moved that the minutes for the week of February 25, 2002 be approved as presented and revised.

    Motion carried 2 - 0.

  4. APPROVAL OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 11, 2002:
  5. M O T I O N

    Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the schedule for the week of February 11, 2002 as presented.

    Motion carried 2 - 0.

  6. CONSENT AGENDA:

Ms. O'Connor noted that resolution #4 should read Highland Place Subdivision and William J. Gray's Re-subdivision and not resolution.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following documents as published on the consent agenda for March 5, 2002 and amended:

A02-27 CONVEYANCE OF PERMANENT EASEMENT GRANTED TO THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS BY LARIMER COUNTY FOR STORM DRAINAGE SYSTEM

A02-28 WARRANTY MEMORANDUM FOR FOOTHILLS VISTA SUBDIVISION BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND JOHN MATHEY

A02-29 LEASE AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND STATE OF COLORADO, ACTING BY AND THROUGH THE STATE BOARD OF LAND COMMISSIONER FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THE LARIMER COUNTY WORKFORCE CENTER

C02-07 CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE LARIMER CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH FOR USE AND BENEFIT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

R02-42s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT FOR MARTHA'S FARM RURAL LAND USE PLAN

R02-43s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT FOR CHARLOTTE'S FARM RURAL LAND USE PLAN

R02-44s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXTENSION OF PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL OF THE BENNET FARM PRELIMINARY RURAL LAND PLAN

R02-45s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT FOR HIGHLAND PLACE SUBDIVISION AND WILLIAM J. GRAY'S RE-SUBDIVISION

R02-46s RESOLUTION REGARDING RELEASE OF COLLATERAL FOR FOOTHILLS VISTA SUBDIVISION

R02-47g RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE BOARD OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS COLORADO TRUST FUND

R02-48g RESOLUTION REGARDING REGULATIONS RELATING TO LARIMER COUNTY PUBLIC RECREATION AREAS AND FACILITIES

MISCELLANEOUS: Rolling Hills Estates, Lots 1 & 2 Amended Plat; Approve the position of ADM-SV009 to be converted to full-time from 3/4 time and to re-instate the 1/2 time position of ADM-SV005 to be effective March 15, 2002.

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following licenses are approved PotBelly Restaurant and Lounge- Tavern- Red Feather Lakes, CO and W.B. Entertainment, Inc.- Corporate Report of changes- Loveland, CO. The following licenses were issued South Taft Liquors, Inc.- Retail- Fort Collins, CO. and Glen Haven General Store- 3.2%- Glen Haven, CO.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

5. WORK SESSION: Mr. Gluckman requested the Board approve the cancellation of Policy 310.6A pertaining to employee parking in the courthouse lot since the lot is now closed for construction.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioner approve the cancellation of Policy 310.6A pertaining to employee parking.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

Mr. Gluckman distributed a citizen survey to be discussed during a work session later in the week. Mr. Gluckman also stated that elected officials and department heads would be holding a work session to devise a "disaster plan."

6. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: Commissioner Bender noted his attendance at an Open Lands meet and a citizen meeting in LaPorte. Chair Gibson noted his attendance at the Boys and Girls Club Breakfast; ground breaking ceremony for the courthouse administration building; the Northern Front Range Water Quality meeting in Loveland; a citizen meeting in Loveland and the Trees Water and People fund raiser.

7. LEGAL MATTERS: Mr. Hass discussed proposed electronic sign legislation and the potential impact (if any) on the signage for the new fairgrounds.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 9:45 a.m.; and sited 24-6-402 (4)(a).

Motion carried 2 - 0.

Executive session ended at 10:05 a.m.; no action was taken.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 10:20 a.m.; and sited 24-6-402 (4)(b).

Motion carried 2 - 0.

Executive session ended at 10:35 a.m.; no action was taken. Council provided an affidavit.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.

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GLENN W. GIBSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MYRNA J. RODENBERGER

CLERK AND RECORDER

(S E A L)

A T T E S T

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Jean M. O'Connor, Clerk to the Board

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