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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, January 30, 2012

 

LAND USE HEARING

 

The regularly scheduled 3:00 p.m. Land Use Hearing was cancelled, as there were no items to discuss.

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2012

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Frank Lancaster, County Manager.   Chair Gaiter presided and Commissioners Donnelly and Johnson were present. Also present were: Neil Gluckman, Donna Hart, and Deni LaRue, Commissioners’ Office; Dale Miller, Road and Bridge Department; Linda Hoffman, and Rob Helmick, Planning Department; George Hass, and Bill Ressue, County Attorney’s Office; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Gaiter opened the hearing with the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:  David Bell thanked the Board for attending the community fund raiser for the Bender Mobile Home Park residents, and again encouraged them to set a meeting for strategic planning of the resident’s relocation efforts.

 

Rosemary VanGorder questioned the commissioner’s responsibilities and oversight regarding the Human Services Department, and specifically pertaining to the Child Welfare Division.

 

Mel Hilgenberg offered comments on several issues related to county government. 

 

Cheryl Distaso also thanked the Board for attending the Bender Mobile Home Park fundraising event, and again reiterated that the county should provide financial assistance for those being displaced from the Bender Mobile Home Park.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 23, 2012:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of January 23, 2012.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 6, 2012:  Ms. Hart reviewed the schedule for the upcoming week.

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA: 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as outlined below:

 

01312012A001           EQUITABLE SHARING AGREEMENT AND CERTIFICATION BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND THE UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT

 

01312012R001           RESOLUTION REGARDING EXTENSION OF APPROVAL; PARCEL B OF THE MELIN EXEMPTION AND THE WALDEN WEST/WEEKS BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT (FILE #11-S3047) 

 

01312012R002           RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY APPOINTED OFFICIAL SCOTT ROGERS 

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Larimer County Environmental Advisory Board bylaws; Recommendation of Change in Appointment to Appoint Sheri Hofeling, currently an alternate member to the Board of Adjustment, to complete the regular, unexpired term of Paul Devenny through June 30, 2014; Annual Certification of County Maintained Road Mileage to Colorado Department of Transportation.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following liquor licenses were approved and/or issued:  Red Feather Liquors - Retail Liquor Store - Red Feather Lakes; JJ's Liquor - Retail Liquor Store – Fort Collins; Inlet Bay Marina - 3.2% - Fort Collins; Sundance Steakhouse - Hotel and Restaurant – Fort Collins.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

5.         APPOINT DALE MILLER, ROAD AND BRIDGE DIRECTOR, AS COMMISSIONER PROXY ON THE COLORADO COUNTIES INC. TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:  Mr. Gluckman requested Board approval to appoint Dale Miller as the Commissioner Proxy for the Colorado Counties Inc. Transportation Committee.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners appoint Dale Miller, Road and Bridge Director, as Commissioner Proxy on the Colorado Counties Inc. Transportation Committee.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         LETTER TO WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION (WAPA):  Mr. Helmick requested approval on the draft letter to the Western Area Power Administration proposal for rebuilding of the power line between Estes Park and the Flatiron Substation at Flatiron Reservoir.  Some discussion ensued.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the letter for submission to the Western Area Power Administration.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.         LETTER TO THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS IN SUPPORT OF WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY POLICY:  Ms. Hoffman introduced Val Manning and George Wallace from the Agricultural Advisory Board, and then presented a letter for Board approval pertaining to the City of Fort Collins Water Demand and Supply Policy.  They stated that the letter emphasized water sharing, storage, and conservation.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the letter of support to the City of Fort Collins supporting the proposed updates to the water demand and supply policy.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

8.         WORKSESSION:  Mr. Lancaster suggested a change to the special events policy which dictates that only two events can occur on the same segment of county roads within a 30 day period; he would like to specify that this rule pertain to biking events only, as the running races and motorcycle rallies do not have the same impact as biking events.  The Board agreed to support this change in policy.

 

Mr. Gluckman stated that he has received a $5000 invoice from the Colorado Counties Inc., Public Lands Commission for membership dues and he asked if the Board was interested in maintaining their membership in this committee.  Discussion ensued and the Board elected not to pay the membership fee for this committee, as participation is not essential.

 

Mr. Gluckman then asked if the Board would be willing to meet with the legislators in Denver instead of Fort Collins.  The Board agreed to this scheduling change.

 

9.         COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:  The Board reviewed their activities at events during the past week.  

 

10.       LEGAL MATTERS:  Mr. Ressue explained that the Town of Windsor has asked for an amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement with Larimer County for increased notification anytime an oil and gas permit is filed with the State in areas adjacent to Windsor.  Much discussion ensued regarding the options available for notification.  The Board invited Mr. Helmick and Ms. Hoffman to the upcoming joint meeting with the Town of Windsor in order to discuss this matter with them.

 

Mr. Hass reviewed, in great detail, the legal requirements surrounding executive sessions.  

 

The meeting ended at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________________

  LEW GAITER III, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

______________________________________

Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk

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