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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, November 10, 2003

LAND USE HEARING

The Board of County Commissioners met with Rob Helmick, Senior Planner; Chair Bender presided and Commissioners Gibson and Rennels were present. Also present were David Karan, Planning Department; Traci Downs, Engineering Department; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; Dawn Stroh, Clerk's Office; and Jean M. O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

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

  1. AMENDED PLAT AND EASEMENT VACATION FOR CRYSTAL LAKES 9TH FILING, LOTS 38 AND 107: SW 1/4 OF 19-10-73 AND SE 1/4 24-10-74, MORE SPECIFICALLY IN THE CRYSTAL LAKES SUBDIVISION 9TH FILING, AT THE INTERSECTION OF TINY BOB ROAD AND SOCORRO CIRCLE
  2. This is a request to amend the plat of Crystal Lakes for Lots 38 and 107 and vacate the easement located on the common lot line between these lots in order to realign the common lot line. Staff recommendation is approval subject to the following conditions and authorize the Chair to sign the plat when presented for signature 1. The Final Plat shall be recorded by May 10, 2004 or this approval shall be null and void; 2. Technical corrections to the plat, as requested by Dale Greer of Larimer County Engineering, shall be made prior to recordation of the plat.

    2. AMENDED PLAT OF LOTS 8-10, BLOCK 20, RAMONA HEIGHTS: SE 1/4 OF SECTION 28, T10N, R73W OF THE SIXTH PRIME MERIDIAN AND LOCATED ABOUT 2 MILES ESE OF RED FEATHER LAKES

    This is a request to combine three (3) lots into one lot. Staff recommendation is approval.

    MOTION

    Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as presented and outlined above.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.

    3. CRYSTAL LANDSCAPING ZONING VIOLATION: 6616 N. GARFIELD AVENUE

    Mr. Helmick stated that the property owner has met with staff and requested this item be tabled to December 15, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

    MOTION

    Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County commissioners table the Crystal Landscaping Zoning Violation to December 15, 2003 at 3:00 p.m.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.

    There being no further business, the Board recessed at 3:05 p.m.

    LAND USE HEARING

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    The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 6:30 p.m. with Al Kadera, Planning Department; Chair Bender presided and Commissioners Gibson and Rennels were present. Also present were Doug Ryan, Health Department; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; and Jean M. O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

    Chair Bender stated that item #1 Timnath Intergovernmental Agreement has been withdrawn.

  3. AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE

Mr. Kadera briefed the Board on the 13 proposed amendments and noted that the Planning Commission did not make a recommendation regarding "Guest Quarters" so that amendment is not being considered at this time. Each amendment was discussed individually and the following changes were made:

5.11.3 Naming new Roads and Streets in Developments and Assigning Addresses: The amendment shall be reworded to state "The plat will be referred to LETA for recommendation as to whether the proposed names..." This amendment shall be effective January 1, 2004.

5.7.5 Post-approval Requirements: This section shall contain verbiage as stated in the Colorado Revised Statute regarding the payment of property taxes prior to recording the amended plat resolution.

18.3.5.C.1 Recreational Vehicles Outside RV Parks: This section shall allow the location of a RV on a lot for up to 180-days in a 12-month period without a permit.

4.3.10.D Storage Buildings, Barns and Garages: Ms. Haag expressed concern as to the location of this proposed amendment within the Land Use Code. Consensus of the Board is to remove this amendment from consideration at this time.

Chair Bender stated that there is no public present for this item.

MOTION

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the proposed Land Use Code amendments as proposed and amended above.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

There being no further business, the hearing adjourned at 7:25 p.m.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2003

There was no Administrative Matters this date.

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

LIQUOR LICENSE HEARING

The Board of County Commissioners met with Linda Connors, Assistant County Attorney; Chair Bender presided and Commissioner Gibson was present. Also present were Gael Cookman, Dawn Stroh and Ray Garcia, Clerk's Office; and Jean M. O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

Ms. Connors noted that this hearing is for a 3.2% on/off premises liquor license at the South Bay Store located at 4025 West County Road and the applicant is South Bay Store LLC. Ms. Connors noted there is no public present for this hearing. At this time Mary Wemhoff, the owner, was sworn in for testimony. Ms. Wemhoff presented pictures of the posted notice and a petition containing signatures in support of the license.

Ms. Connors asked how the applicant has prepared for the responsibilities of holding a license and Ms. Wemhoff stated that she has read the Liquor License Code and contacted the Sheriff's Office for training. The Board had no concerns.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that that the Board of County Commissioners approve a 3.2% liquor license for South Bay Store LLC and authorize the Chair to sign the same.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

There being no further business, the hearing adjourned at 10:15 a.m.

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THOMAS G. BENDER, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

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A T T E S T

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Jean M. O'Connor, Clerk to the Board

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