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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, June 29, 2015

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, June 29, 2015.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Linda Hoffmann, County Manager. Chair Gaiter presided and Commissioners Donnelly and Johnson were present. Also present were: Suzette Mallette, Mark Peterson, Charlie Johnson, Erich Purcell, and Tim Meyer, Engineering Department; Gary Buffington and Kerri Rollins, Natural Resources Department; Marc Engemoen; Public Works Department; Jeannine Haag, County Attorney’s Office; and Dana Polley, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Gaiter opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:  Steve Lucas. Denise Lucas, and Laura Emerson addressed the Board regarding matters pertinent to Larimer County.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 22, 2015: 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of June 22, 2015.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 6, 2015:   Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

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:

 

06302015A001           AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND THE POUDRE SCHOOL DISTRICT R-1 FOR THE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER PROGRAM

 

06302015A002           AGREEMENT CONCERNING USE OF CITY/COUNTY CAD/RMS/JMS SYSTEM BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY, THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS AND THE CITY OF ESTES PARK

 

06302015A003           INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR VINE DRIVE AND SHIELDS STREET INTERSECTION BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS

 

06302015A004           SIGNAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH NETWORK PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

 

06302015A005           AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND TISCHLERBISE INC

 

06302015A006           GRANT AGREEMENT BETWEEN STATE OF COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL AFFAIRS AND LARIMER COUNTY

 

06302015D001           AMENDED AND RESTATED REVOCABLE LANDSCAPING EASEMENT

 

06302015D002           DEED OF DEDICATION FROM MONICA RAFFEL AND ROBERT T. RAFFEL

 

06302015D003           DEED OF DEDICATION FROM DWIGHT E. ANDERSEN AND MARCIA L. ANDERSEN

 

06302015R001           RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE COUNTY’S PRIVATE ACTIVITY BOND ALLOCATION FOR 2015 TO THE FORT COLLINS HOUSING AUTHORITY TO FINANCE MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVENUE BONDS

 

MISCELLANEOUS:   Attestation Statement for Additional Child Welfare Allocation Award.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following licenses were approved and/or issued: Rocky Mountain Gateway #1 – Hotel and Restaurant – Estes Park; Rocky Mountain Gateway #2 – 3.2% Fermented Malt Beverage – Estes Park; Fort Fun – Tavern – Fort Collins; Virginia Dale Community Club – Special Event 6% - Virginia Dale; Glen Echo Liquor – Retail Liquor Store – Bellvue; Wedgewood Wedding & Banquet Center – Tavern – LaPorte.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

5.         COMMENTS FROM COMMISSIONERS’ GUESTS:   Commissioner Donnelly explained that Ms. Mallette is requesting the Boards approval to send a letter of support to build an additional natural gas fueling site in the County. He explained that the County is committed to converting a portion of their fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG). Ward Energy, the County’s partner in this effort, is applying for a grant for an additional fueling site in west Loveland. They are requesting a letter of support from the County to the Colorado Energy Office. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners send a letter to the Colorado Energy Office stating their support for Ward Energy’s CNG fueling site in west Loveland, and authorize the Chair to sign the letter.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         MEET AND GREET WITH CYNTHIA EICHLER, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF VISIT FORT COLLINS:   Mr. Buffington introduced Ms. Eichler to the Board. Ms. Eichler stated that Visit Fort Collins has been the city’s official Destination Marketing Organization since 1985. Its mission is to lead the region in attracting visitors for a diverse set of experiences, facilitating the highest quality visitor experience in order to enhance the area’s economy and quality of life for residents. She explained some of the projects the organization is undertaking and that she is visiting with key collaborative community partners to maintain a strong relationship.

 

7.         RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY ALONG THE BIG THOMPSON RIVER IN CEDAR COVE:   Mr. Buffington, Ms. Rollins, and Mr. Johnson addressed the Board regarding this item. They explained that Larimer County is in the process of acquiring properties from willing landowners that were substantially damaged by the September 2013 flood on the Big Thompson River. The Horn’s have agreed to sell their flood damaged property to Larimer County. Staff stated that the purchase price is $10,400 which will come from Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds, and that the Natural Resources Department will manage this property.

 

Some discussion followed regarding purchase price and restoration.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Resolution to purchase the Horn property in Cedar Cove along the Big Thompson River.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

06302015R002           RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTRACT FOR ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY

 

8.         AGREEMENT FOR PURCHASE OF REAL ESTATE FOR COUNTY ROAD 43:   Mr. Peterson, Mr. Purcell, Mr. Meyer, and Mr. Johnson addressed the Board regarding a property along County Road 43. They explained that Larimer County and Central Federal Lands (CFL) are in the process of designing and reconstructing County Road 43 which was severely damaged by the 2013 flood. Mr. Losee, a property owner along this road, is unwilling to convey only the necessary right of way for the project and instead wants to sell his entire property to the County for $55,000. Larimer County will cover the cost of the property purchase and CFL will reimburse the County for the entire cost. Staff requested the Board approve this transaction. Some discussion continued regarding the use of the lot.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Mr. Losee and Larimer County.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

06302015A007           PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT CONCERNING ROAD IMPROVEMENTS ON COUNTY ROAD 43 BETWEEN PATRICK GENE LOSEE AND LARIMER COUNTY

 

9.         LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CDOT) GRANT APPLICATION:   Ms. Mallette explained that CDOT is applying for a Risk and Resiliency grant to replace four bridges on I-25. Three of those bridges are in Larimer County: the Big Thompson, the Little Thompson, and the Poudre. These bridges will build in resiliency and assist in the expansion of I-25 in the longer term.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve signing the letter of support for the CDOT Risk and Resiliency grant.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

10.       COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:  Ms. Hoffmann stated that she attended an annual meeting for United Way where Ginny Riley was recognized for being 2015’s Collaborator of the Year. She also mentioned that she will attend the Pinewood Springs County Seat for a Day. And finally, she explained that she will attend a meeting next week with the City of Fort Collins and Timnath regarding the Growth Management Areas and modifications to their agreements.

 

11.       COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:  The Board reviewed their activities during the previous week.

 

12.       LEGAL MATTERS:  A property owner in Fox Hills Subdivision, with significant damage to their curb and gutter, has requested the Board’s influence to initiate their HOA’s maintenance of their road. The covenants for this subdivision stated that the County may intervene on issues like this. Ms. Haag explained the options available to the County regarding road maintenance in this subdivision, and the history of language used in subdivision covenants and agreements. Discussion ensued regarding the County’s role in this matter, and whether creating a Public Improvement District is applicable. The Board agreed on directing staff to contact the HOA regarding these maintenance concerns, and their plans for repair. 

 

The meeting ended at 10:45 a.m.

 

 

 

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LEW GAITER III

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

ANGELA MYERS

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Dana S. Polley, Deputy Clerk