MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019

 

EXECUTIVE sESSION

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 10:00 a.m., with Linda Hoffman, County Manager. Chair Donnelly presided. Commissioner Johnson and Commissioner Kefalas were present. Also present was Elizabeth Carter, Deputy Clerk.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners enter into an Executive Session pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402(4)(d) to discuss specialized details of security arrangements or investigations.

 

Motion carried 3-0

 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2019

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS MEETING

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Linda Hoffmann, County Manager. Chair Donnelly presided, Commissioner Johnson and Commissioner Kefalas were present.  Also present were: Brenda Gimeson and Alisha Jeffers, Commissioners’ Office; and Elizabeth Carter, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Donnelly opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Chair Donnelly noted this is Larimer County Fair Week.

 

1.          PUBLIC COMMENT: The following members of the public addressed the Board: Virginia Farver, Greg Leveritt and Cynthia Peck.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEKS OF JULY 23, 2019:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of July 23, 2019.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF AUGUST 6, 2019:   Ms. Gimeson reviewed the schedule for the upcoming week with the Board.

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA:  

 

07302019A001             NINTH ADDENDUM TO HEALTH SERVICES AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND MARATHON HEALTH, LLC

 

07302019A002            MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN COLORADO PARKS AND WILDLIFE, NORTHWEST REGION AND BOULDER COUNTY AND CLEAR CREEK COUNTY AND GILPIN COUNTY AND JEFFERSON COUNTY AND LARIMER COUNTY AND USDA

 

07302019A003            WARRANTY MEMORANDUM FOR VALEROSA PLD 16-S3385 BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND BRIAN BROOKS, AUDREY BROOKS AND MAURA T. O'LEARY ("DEVELOPER")

 

07162019A004             DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR THE INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS PARK BY AND BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND FOCO INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENTS

 

07302019D001            DEED OF DEDICATION FOR RIGHT OF WAY PURPOSES FROM VI VI VAN VECHTEN KEETON (OWNER) TO LARIMER COUNTY

 

07302019D002            DEED OF DEDICATION FOR RIGHT OF WAY PURPOSES FROM SHERRY A. GEIGER AND PAUL M. GEIGER (OWNERS) TO LARIMER COUNTY

 

07302019R001             FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ERICKSON SUBDIVISION PRELIMINARY PLAT.

 

07302019R002            FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RAMSEY SUBDIVISION APPEAL

 

07302019R003            FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ARISE MUSIC FESTIVAL SPECIAL EVENT

 

07302019R004            FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION DENYING THE STONEWALL WEDDING SPECIAL EVENT

 

07302019R005            FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE YMCA OF THE ROCKIES STEALTH WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

 

07302019R006             RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE REGARDING NEIGHBORHOOD AND COMMUNITY MEETINGS

 

07302019R007             RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE REGARDING PARKING SPACES AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW

 

07302019R008             RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE REGARDING EVENT FACILITIES

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Recommended Appointment to the Larimer County Interagency Oversight Group: Ruben Chacon; Recommended Appointment to the Larimer County Interagency Oversight Group: Sarah Woodridge; Department of Human Services Payments for June 2019; Amended Plat of the Industrial Park International PUD (18-LAND3738).

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Kefalas moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as published

 

Motion carried 3-0

 

5.         COMMENTS FROM COMMISSIONERS’ GUESTS: The Commissioner’s did not have any guests.

 

6 .         DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES 2018 C-STAT DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE AWARD: Laura Walker, Shannon Reiff, Human Services and Thad Paul, Child and Family Services Manager.  Ms. Walker reported to the Board that the Larimer County Department of Human Services received a C-Stat Distinguished Performance Award for 2018 from the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS).  Ms. Walker noted that Larimer County met 18 of the 25 state wide objectives. Ms. Walker wanted to share the good news with the Board and thank the Board for the continued support.

 

The Board thanked the entire Human Services team for their tireless work on behalf of the children and families of Larimer County.  Additionally, the Board noted that there are 5000 cases of child abuse reported each year in Larimer County.  The Human Services team vets each of these incidents.  Despite the tremendous caseload, Larimer County consistently comes in first or second in the state ranking for child services.

 

The Board took a brief recess.

 

7.         FORMAL AWARD OF THE 2019 LARIMER FIRE GRANTS: Lori Hodges, Office of Emergency Management.  Ms. Hodges reported to the Board that in 2018, the Board of Commissioners approved $30,000 annually to go toward a small grant program for fire agencies in Larimer County. This is a program that was initially championed by Commissioner Gaitor. The purpose of the grant is to maximize funding towards training, education, and fire protection. Additionally, the grant will assist in providing matching dollars for other grants, providing a force multiplier in funding to assist Larimer County communities. This session is to formally award to the four Larimer Fire Agencies that were awarded grant funding in 2019. These include Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, Berthoud Fire Protection District and Livermore Fire Protection District.

 

Tom Forbes, Red Feather Lakes; Nico Romero, Berthoud; Kevin Zagorda, Glen Haven and Don Maynard, Livermore addressed the Board on how their respective fire departments are putting the grant money to use.  The Board thanked the gentlemen and noted the importance of these fire departments in smaller communities.  The Board also noted that the majority of these fire companies are manned by volunteers who freely give of their time to keep their communities safe.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commisisoner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve awarding four fire grant for 2019 to Glen Haven Volunteer Fire Department, Red Feather Lakes Volunteer Fire Department, Berthoud Fire Protection District and Livermore Fire Protection District.

 

Motion passed 3-0

 

The Board took a brief recess.

 

8.         BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CONVENE AS BOARD OF EQUALIZATION TO APPROVE REOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION REFEREES:

 

Commissioner Kefalas moved to convene as Board of Equalization.

 

Motion passed 3-0

 

Nancy Testory, Joanne Hertz and Kayleigh Ogden, Clerk and Recording addressed the Board. Ms. Testory reported to the Board on the recommendations that the referees are making as the result of the hearings that occurred July 18-24, 2019.

 

There was discussion between the Board and the representatives of the Clerk’s Office regarding some of the specific filings and protest.  Additionally, there was a discussion as to the increase in the number of the protests in this year’s cycle.  Lastly, the Board thanked the Clerk’s office for the update and their continued diligence and efforts to help schedule and facilitate the protests.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Kefalas moved to approve the recommendations of the Board od Equalization referees of the hearings held July18-24, 2019.

 

Motion passed 3-0

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Kefalas moved to adjourn meeting as the Board of Equalization and Reconvene as the Board of County Commissioners.

 

Motion passed 3-0

 

11.        COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:   Ms. Hoffman updated the Board on upcoming projects and activities.

 

Commissioner Johnson returned at 10:10 a.m.

 

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

 

The Meeting adjourned at 10:10 a.m.

 

 

           

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TOM DONNELLY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

 

 

ANGELA MYERS

 

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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Elizabeth Carter, Deputy Clerk