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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, September 21, 2015

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 p.m. with Linda Hoffmann, County Manger.  Chair Gaiter presided and Commissioner Donnelly was present.  Also present were: Gary Buffington, and Kerry Rollins, Department of Natural Resources; Charlie Johnson, and Alex Castino, Engineering Department; Jason Brothers, and George Wallace, Agricultural Advisory Board; Brenda Gimeson, Planning Department; Bill Ressue, County Attorney’s Office; Gael Cookman, and Craig Dorn, Deputy Clerks.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session for determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators, as outlined in 24-6-204(4)(e) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

The executive session ended at 10:10 a.m., with no further action taken.

 

 

TUESDAY,   SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS MEETING

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Lorenda Volker, Assistant County Manager.  Chair Gaiter presided and Commissioner Donnelly was present.  Commissioner Johnson participated via teleconference.  Also present were:  Josh Fudge, Donna Hart, Natalie Siles, and Deni LaRue, Commissioners’ Office;  Captain John Manago, and Lieutenant Mike Brooks, Sheriff’s Office; Dr. Margaret Crespo, Thompson School District;  and Gael Cookman, and Craig Dorn, Deputy Clerks.

 

 

Chair Gaiter opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

1.    PUBLIC COMMENT:  Karen Hare and Paul Cooper addressed the Board with public comment.

 

2.    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF  SEPTEMBER 14,  2015:                        

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of September 14, 2015, as presented.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.    REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 28, 2015:    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 outlined below:

 

PETITIONS FOR ABATEMENT:   As recommended by the County Assessor, the following Petitions for Abatement are approved:  Advance Tank and Construction Company (2 parcels); Chester Ciezezak; Graves Avenue Plaza LLC; Norlarco Credit Union; W and T Leasing; WDA LLC; Matthew and Jean Hilt.

 

09222015A001           AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND GLOBAL CASH CARD PAYROLL CARD SERVICE FOR PAYROLL CARD SERVICES

 

09222015D001           DEED OF DEDICATION FROM DAVID K. MECHEM

 

09222015R001           RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE REGARDING SMALL SCALE ANIMAL GROOMING

 

09222015R002           RESOLUTION REGARDING EXTENSION OF APPROVAL

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Department of Human Services Payments for July 2015.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following licenses was approved and/or issued:  Columbine Lodge – 3.2% - Bellvue.

 

Motion carried 3-0 .

 

5.    COMMENTS FROM COMMISSIONERS’ GUESTS: No guests were present for comment.

 

6.    ADDITION OF A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER (SRO) FOR THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD:  Captain Manago explained that the Sheriff’s Office is requesting approval for the addition of one full-time FTE beginning in 2016 to be assigned to the town of Berthoud with primary duties in Turner Middle school as an SRO. The town and the school district will pay all salary and compensation costs ($97,000 per year), plus on-going operational costs (vehicle lease, fuel, replacement costs), in addition to a one time upfront cost of approximately $62,000 to purchase a vehicle, equipment, and uniforms. Captain Manago stated that they are also seeking approval to move the contract from a two year process to a 5 year agreement.  Some discussion ensued.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the addition of one full-time FTE beginning in 2016, to be assigned to the town of Berthoud with primary duties in the Turner Middle school as a School Resource Officer, and to change the contract from a 2-year process to a 5-year agreement.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.    ABATEMENT REFEREE APPROVALS:  Ms. Hart explained that referees were hired to hear a number of abatement hearings on September 16, 2015, and she presented the recommendations to the Board for final approval.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the recommendations of the abatement referees made on September 16, 2015.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

8.    WORKSESSION:     Ms. Volker explained that the county manager is responsible for reappointing the Consolidated Communication Network representative, and she wanted to be sure the Board was in support of reappointed Dave Rowe to this position.  The Board had no objections to reappointing Mr. Rowe to serve in this capacity.

 

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

 

10.   LEGAL MATTERS:  There were no legal matters to discuss.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 a.m.

 

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                                                                                              LEW GAITER III

                                                                                      BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

ANGELA MYERS

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk