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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, March 29, 2004

There were no Land Use Hearings this date.

TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2004

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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The Board of County Commissioners met with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager; Chair Rennels presided and Commissioners Bender and Gibson were present. Also present were Jerry Blehm, Rich Grossman and Marie MacPherson, Health Department; Gary Buffington, Parks and Open Lands; Jerry White and Joe Temple, Engineering Department; Donna Hart and Deni La Rue, Commissioners' Office; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; and Jean O'Connor, Clerk to the Board.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: Mr. Tom Kelly addressed the Board with concerns regarding the East Side of Horsetooth and Rotary Park. Ms. Karen Wagner addressed the Board encouraging advanced consideration of treatment for West Nile Virus.

2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEKS OF MARCH 15 AND 22, 2004:

MOTION

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of March 15, 2004 as presented.

Motion carried 2 - 0. Commissioner Gibson abstained since he was not present.

MOTION

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of March 22, 2004 as presented.

Motion carried 2 - 0. Chair Rennels abstained since she was not present.

3. REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 5, 2004: Ms. Hart reviewed the schedule with the Board.

4. CONSENT AGENDA:

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following items as presented on the consent agenda:

03302004A001 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND IDEA INTEGRATION, INC FOR CONSULTING SERVICES (Exor Project)

03302004A002 DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND DANIEL L AND CAROLYN YOUNG FOR THE YOUNG CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

03302004A003 MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, LARIMER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, LARIMER CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH, AND NORTHEASE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF CHILD, YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES DIVISION

03302004D001 DEED OF CONSERVATION EASEMENT BY JASON E AND CHERI L DRAFT IN FAVOR OF LARIMER COUNTY

03302004R001 RESOLUTION ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE CONCERNING PET ANIMALS, LEVEL OF SERVICE STANDARDS FOR ON-SITE SEWER SYSTEMS AND PUBLIC/PRIVATE ROADS

03302004R002 FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT AND VACATION OF UTILITY EASEMENT IN GLACIER VIEW MEADOWS FOURTH FILING LOTS 71A AND 72A

03302004R003 FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT OF LOT 18C OF THE GREELEY-BOULDER COLONY SUBDIVISION THAT VACATES A PORTION OF A PLATTED ACCESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT

03302004R004 RESOLUTION FOR STATUTORY VESTED RIGHTS FOR YOUNG CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

03302004R005 FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT OF PARCEL 1 OF THE DALLAS BENTON AMENDED EXEMPTION

03302004R006 FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT AND VACATION OF ACCESS EASEMENT WEST HIAWATHA HEIGHTS LOT 1

MISCELLANEOUS: Public Trustee fourth quarter and annual report for 2003; Appointment of Diana Stevens as Veteran Service Officer for a term beginning April 1, 2003 and ending March 31, 2006; Carriage Hills Fourth Filing Lot 2 and 3 Block 11; and Young Conservation Development Final Plat.

LIQUOR LICENSE: The following license was issued Blue Moon Wine & Spirits- Retail- Loveland, CO.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

5. 2004 WEST NILE VIRUS PROPOSAL: Mr. Blehm briefed the Board regarding regional efforts to mitigate mosquitoes this year and that Boulder County, Weld County, Larimer County and the Cities of Loveland and Fort Collins would all be working in conjunction with each other. Mr. Blehm requested approval of the proposal to deal with the virus this year as well as the proposed budget. Much discussion ensued as to whether or not the requested funds would be sufficient. Mr. Blehm stated that staff realizes that the amount is conservative, however since several municipalities are working together it is believed the funds should be sufficient. However, Mr. Blehm continued, if they are not, staff would return with an additional request.

MOTION

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the 2004 West Nile Virus Proposal and Budget.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Mr. Gluckman stated that the Board needed to recess Administrative Matters and convene a public hearing in order to address the next item.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners recess Administrative Matters at 9:55 a.m. and convene for a public hearing.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

6. SECOND READING OF THE GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ORDINANCE: Mr. Gluckman stated that the ordinance has been published in accordance with all regulations and requested the Boards approval. Chair Rennels noted there is no public present to comment on this item.

MOTION

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve and adopt the General Assistance Program Ordinance as presented and published.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

03302004O001 ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE LARIMER COUNTY GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Board of County Commissioners adjourned the public hearing and reconvened Administrative Matters.

7. WORK SESSION: Mr. Gluckman stated that the Vote Center bill has been assigned to General Government.

8. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: The Board noted their attendance at events last week.

9. WORK SESSION (Cont.): Mr. Lancaster and Mr. Keister briefed the Board regarding the potential budget outlook for 2005 and 2006 and suggested a work session to establish priorities of the Board with respect to the 2005 budget.

  1. LEGAL MATTERS:

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Affidavit provided)

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 10:35 a.m. and cited 24-6-402 (4)(b).

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Executive session ended at 10:50 a.m.; no action was taken.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:53 a.m.

Administrative matters reconvened at 11:30 a.m. and Ms. O'Connor requested the Board approve an amended plat for Greeley-Boulder Colony Subdivision.

MOTION

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Greeley- Boulder Colony Subdivision Amended Plat.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:35 a.m.

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KATHAY RENNELS, 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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