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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, September 26, 2011

 

There were no Land Use agenda items to discuss today.

 

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager. Chair Donnelly presided and Commissioners Gaiter and Johnson were present. Also present were:  Deni LaRue, and Donna Hart, Commissioners’ Office; Mark Engemoen, Public Works, Mark Peterson, and Martina Wilkinson, Engineering Department; Gary Buffington, Department of Natural Resources; George Hass, County Attorney’s Office; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:  Chris Eikenberg addressed the Board with complaints regarding child support issues, and renewal of disabled license plates.

 

Jeff Smith and Bill Reavey questioned the inventory and “loaner” use of panels at The Ranch.

 

Bonnie Torrez had questions surrounding time frames for compliance pertaining to the Mighty Earth Works zoning violations.

 

Eric Sutherland invited the commissioners to attend the upcoming Platt River Power Authority Board meeting.  Mr. Sutherland also stated concerns regarding possible fraud surrounding the City of Fort Collins’ Urban Renewal Authority and Tax Increment Financing programs.

 

Mel Hilgenberg offered comments on issues related to Larimer County.

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2011:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of September 19, 2011.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 3, 2011:   Ms. Hart reviewed the schedule for the upcoming week.

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA:

 

Commissioner Gaiter requested that item number 3, regarding the settlement agreement with Anheuser-Busch, Inc., be removed from the consent agenda, and tabled until next week, as there are still some issues to address.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners remove item number 3, regarding the settlement agreement with Anheuser-Busch, Inc., from the consent agenda.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Consent Agenda as outlined below:

 

09272011A001           WARRANTY MEMORANDUM FOR MOSER FIRST SUBDIVISION 04-S2287 BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF LARIMER COUNTY, NAN FISHER, AND MOSER HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATION

 

09272011A002           CONTRACT FOR TREATMENT SUPPORT FOR SEX OFFENDERS BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE STATE OF COLORADO FOR THE USE AND BENEFIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

09272011R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APROVING THE THREE BELL RANCH PRELIMINARY RURAL LAND PLAN

 

09272011R002           RESOLUTION REGARDING EXTENSION OF APPROVAL FOR SMITH-WYATT TRACTS 1 & 2 AMENDED PLAT.

 

09272011R003           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REED APPEAL

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Department of Human Services Payments for August 2011; Policy and Procedure 331.4 – Conditions of Employment; Section XVII – Customer Service and Awards Bonus Policy.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following licenses were approved and issued:  Schrader County Store $440 – 3.2% - Fort Collins; City Limit Liquor – Retail Liquor Store – Fort Collins; Hog Wild Barbeque – Beer and Wine – Fort Collins.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

5.         NORTH I-25 FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPCT STATEMENT (EIS) – REVIEW COMMENTS AND LETTER FROM LARIMER COUNTY:  Mr. Peterson and Ms. Wilkinson presented the North I-25 EIS and requested the Board’s approval on the same.  Ms. Wilkinson stated that they held a public meeting at The Ranch on September 15, 2011, with limited attendance and comments. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the North I-25 EIS comment letter, as presented, for signature and submittal to Colorado Department of Transportation.   

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:   Mr. Gluckman explained that the Natural Resources Department has an item that needs to be approved; however, it did not make it in time to be included on the consent agenda.  Mr. Buffington presented an agreement for funding from the Bureau of Reclamation, monies that will be used for parks improvements and mountain pine beetle control.  The Board preferred to post this item for public information prior to approval.  It will be reconsidered on Thursday, September 29, 2011.   

 

7.         COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:  The Board detailed their attendance at events during the previous week.

 

8.         LEGAL MATTERS:  Mr. Hass requested that the Board go into executive session for the purpose of receiving legal advice.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session for the purpose of receiving legal advice as outlined in 24-6-402(4)(b) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

 

There being no further business, the Board recessed at 11:00 a.m.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:15 a.m. with County Attorney George Hass.  Chair Donnelly presided and Commissioner Johnson was present.  Also present were:  John Clark, Mediator; Marc Engemoen, Public Works; Bob Herrfeldt, and Scott McDaniel, The Ranch; Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager; Brett Godfrey, and Julie Richards, Law Office of Godfrey & Lapuyade; David Ayraud, County Attorney’s Office; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session for the purpose of receiving legal advice as outlined in 24-6-402(4)(b) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

The meeting recessed at 11:00 a.m., with no action taken.

 

 

SPECIAL MEETING

 

The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 11:10 a.m. with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager.  Chair Donnelly presided and Commissioner Johnson was present.  Also present were:  Mark Leslie, Colorado Parks and Wildlife; John Monson, City of Greeley Water and Sewer Division; Gary Buffington, Natural Resources Department; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk. 

 

Mr. Monson and Mr. Leslie explained that they are working on an easement agreement between their two entities in order to pipe water from LaPorte to Greeley.  They stated that a letter of approval, or non-opposition, from the county commissioners is required as part of this process.  Some discussion ensued and the Board agreed to prepare a letter stating that they have no comment on this issue.  

 

Mr. Buffington requested approval on an agreement for funding from the Bureau of Reclamation, to be used for parks improvements and mountain pine beetle control.  Mr. Buffington stated that the matching funds would come from Colorado Lottery funds.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the funding agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation for parks improvements and mountain pine beetle control.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

09292011A001           AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE BUREAU OF RECLAMATION FOR ASSISTANCE

 

The following document, previously approved on June 14, 2011, was also presented for signature:

 

09292011A002           LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND LARIMER COUNTY SPORTS, LLC (Colorado Eagles Hockey)

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:20 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________________

   TOM DONNELLY, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

 SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

______________________________________

Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk

 

 

 

 

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