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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, March, 4, 2013.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Linda Hoffmann, County Manager.  Chair Johnson presided, and Commissioner Donnelly was present.  Also present were:  Undersheriff Bill Nelson, and Nick Christensen, Sheriff’s Department; Kimberly Culp, Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority; Matt Lafferty, Planning Department; Gary Darling, and Joe Ferrando, Community Corrections Department; Linda Connors, County Attorney’s Office, and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Johnson opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:        Randy Pope stated that he is still looking for clarification on the Findings and Resolution regarding his events center. 

 

Mel Hilgenberg updated the Board on community cultural events; and also urged the Board to conduct a full-scale investigation regarding the Tax Increment Financing for the Rocky Mountain Innosphere.

 

Eric Sutherland presented a handout on Urban Renewal Authorities (URA) and Tax Increment Financing, and he urged the Board to negotiate strongly with the City of Fort Collins, as government co-signing debt for a URA is not a good idea. 

 

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 25, 2013:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of February 25, 2013.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 11, 2013:  Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as published below:

 

03052013A001           FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR CHAPMAN FARMS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT AND NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS OF SPECIAL CONDITIONS RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF PROPERTY IN FOR CHAPMAN FARMS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT FILE #01-S1795

 

03052013A002           GRANT AGREEMENT FOR GREAT OUTDOORS COLORADO, AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THOMPSON SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

03052013R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE LAURELWOOD PLANNED DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY PLAT 2ND TIME extension

 

03052013R002           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE STREAMSIDE PLANNED LAND DIVISION/PLANNED DEVELOPMENT FINAL PLAT TIME EXTENSION

 

03052013R003           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE GREENFIELDS PLANNED LAND DIVISION/PLANNED DEVELOPMENT FINAL PLAT TIME EXTENSION

 

03052013R004           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE LEGACY HEIGHTS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT PHASE 2 AMENDED PLAT TIME EXTENSION

 

03052013R005           LOT CONSOLIDATION RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS 100 AND 101 CRYSTAL LAKES SUBDIVISION 8TH FILING AND UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION

 

03052013R006           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS 1B AND 1C OF THE AMENDED REPLAT OF CARLE SUBDIVISION

 

03052013R007           LOT CONSOLIDATION RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS 1-6, BLOCK 1A IN THE HIAWATHA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Impact Assistance Grant – Colorado Parks and Wildlife; Jennifer Birks appointed to the Poudre River Public Library District Board of Trustees for a 4-year term, beginning March 5, 2013, and expiring February 28, 2017.  Colorado Division of Criminal Justice DCJ Form 4-B; Change in Signing Authority; DCJ Form 30 Certification of Compliance with Regulations Office for Civil Rights; Department of Human Services Payments for December 2012.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following licenses have been issued and/or approved:  Glen Echo Resort – Hotel and Restaurant – Bellvue; Hometown Liquors – Retail Liquor Store – Berthoud. 

 

Motion carried 2 -0.

 

5.         LARIMER EMERGENCY TELEPHONE AUTHORITY (LETA) UPDATE:  Ms. Culp displayed a PowerPoint presentation outlining the enhancements to the LETA system, and how it interacts with other emergency response entities in the area.  She also explained upcoming projects and public education opportunities.  The Board thanked Ms. Culp for her efforts and her thorough presentation.

 

 

6.         REQUESTING GRANT FROM DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL AFFAIRS (DOLA):  Mr. Schemm requested approval on a grant from DOLA to assist the North Highway 287 property owners in hiring an engineering firm to prepare a preliminary engineering report to determine the feasibility of getting a sewer collection system installed in the area. 

 

M O T I O N   

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the letter to the Colorado Department of Local Affairs requesting the Administrative Grant.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

7.         RENOVATION OF THE COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DINING AREA:   Mr. Darling and Mr. Ferrando requested approval to use up to $83,000 from the Community Corrections reserve fund to pay for kitchen and dining room renovations at Community Corrections.  This will eliminate the need to transfer Community Corrections residents five times per day and will eliminate mixing various offender populations.  In addition, the expanded dining area could be used as a multi-purpose room when not being used for dining. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the use of designated Community Corrections funds to pay for the kitchen/dining renovation.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

8.         COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:              Ms. Hoffmann shared with the Board details of her activity during the past week.

 

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

 

10.       LEGAL MATTERS:  Ms. Connors joined the meeting and requested the Board go into executive session to discuss a possible settlement regarding the show cause hearing for City Limits Liquor.

 

M O T I O N

 

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

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

The meeting recessed at 10:50 a.m., with no further action taken.

 

 

 

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   STEVE JOHNSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk