AGENDA

LARIMER COU NTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Monday, April 6, 2020 / 3:00 P.M. / Hearing Room

 

DETAILED INFORMATION

 

A.    CALL TO ORDER

 

B.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

C.   PUBLIC HEARING CONSENT ITEMS:    *Will not be discussed unless requested by

                                                                                      Commissioners or members of the audience.

                                                                                    **Board to sign F&R at the Hearing

 

**1.     HIAWATHA HEIGHTS, BLOCK 21, LOTS 9-12 LOT CONSOLIDATION,

            FILE # 20-LAND3965

 

Staff Contacts:  Kathy Eastley, Planning; Lea Schneider, Health; Devin Traff, Engineering

Request :  1. Combine the area of Lots 9, 10, 11, and 12 to create a .27-acre lot; 2. Appeal Section 8.14.1.H regarding width to depth ratio

Location :  194 Lakeview Drive, Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

Applicant/Owner:  Chase Johnson 58758 County Road 53 Kersey, CO 80644

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends Approval of the Lot Consolidation, subject to the following conditions:

1.   All conditions of approval shall be met, and the final resolution recorded by October 6, 2020 or this approval shall be null and void.

2.   The resultant lot is subject to any and all covenants, deed restrictions, or other conditions that apply to the original lots.

 

 

**2.     COOKIES PARCELS SUBDIVISION ACCESS AND UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION, FILE #20-LAND3961

 

Staff Contacts:  Robert Helmick, Planning; Steven Rothwell, Engineering;

Lea Schneider, Health and Environment

Request :  Vacation of the northern 282 feet of an access and utility easement on Lot 1

Location :  4208 West County Road 4 Berthoud CO

Applicant/Owner:  Charles Sorensen and Julie Adams 928 5th St Berthoud CO  80513

and Dave and Nancy Newport 4209 West CR 4 Berthoud CO 80513

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends Approval of the Cookies Parcels Subdivision Access and Utility Easement Vacation File # 20-LAND3961.

 

 

D.        ADJOURN

 

 

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance.  Services can be arranged with at least seven business days' notice.  Please email us at  beilbykm@larimer.org  or by calling 970-498-7719 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.

 

AGENDA

LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Monday, April 6, 2020/6:30 P.M./Hearing Room

CONTINUATION OF MARCH 23, 2020 6:30 P.M. HEARING

 

**At this time we will not hold in person testimony.

If you wish to have your opinions on this matter voiced at the hearing, please sign up to speak or give written testimony at, https://www.larimer.org/planning/oil-and-gas-regulations  with your name and phone number

 

 

DETAILED INFORMATION

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        PUBLIC HEARING DISCUSSION ITEM:

 

1.   AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE REGARDING OIL AND GAS REGULATIONS, FILE #20-CODE0245

 

Staff Contacts:  Matt Lafferty, AICP, LGD (Local Government Designee)

 

Request:  To amend the Larimer County Land Use Code by:

1.   Modifying the definition of Oil and Gas Drilling and production as found in Section 0.1.;

2.   Modifying Sections 4.1.1. through 4.1.23., and the Zoning Table in Section 4.0. by changing the procedure for Oil and Gas Drilling and production from (R) to (SR);

3.   Updating the use description of Oil and Gas Drilling and production in Section 4.3.; and

4.   Adding Section 17.0. Oil and Gas Facilities.

ApplicantCommunity Development Department

 

Planning Commission and Development Services Team Recommendation:  Commissioner Johnson moved that the Planning Commission adopt the following Resolution:

 

            BE IT RESOLVED that the Planning Commission recommends to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the amendments to the Land Use Code regarding oil and gas facilities, found in File #20-CODE0245 – Oil and Gas Regulations Code Amendments as recommended by staff with modifications to the proposed Section 17.0. Oil and Gas Facilities regulations as identified (in red) in Attachment A, and the following:

 

1.   Modifying the definition of oil and gas drilling and production as found in Section 0.1. as follows:

 

Oil and gas facility drilling and production. Any surface operation intended to discover, develop, recover, collect and/or process oil and/or gas, including any surface operation intended to dispose of production fluids and other wastes associated with the discovery, development, recovery, collection and/or processing of oil and gas.

 

2.   Modifying Sections 4.1.1. through 4.1.23., and the Zoning Table in Section 4.0. by changing the naming and procedure for oil and gas drilling and production as follows:

 

Oil and gas facility drilling and production (R) (SR) – see section 4.3.7

3.   Updating the use description of oil and gas drilling and production in Section 4.3.7.F as follows:

 

F. Oil and gas facility drilling and production. Any surface operation intended to discover, develop, recover, collect and/or process oil and/or gas, excluding refineries including any surface operation intended to dispose of production fluids and other wastes associated with the discovery, development, recovery, collection and/or processing of oil and gas.

1.   New oil and gas facilities shall comply with the requirements of Section 17.0 – Oil and Gas Facilities An access permit must be obtained from the county engineering department prior to the commencement of any oil and gas drilling production operation.

4.   Adding Section 17.0. Oil and Gas Facilities.

 

See Attachment A

 

5.   120 days after the completion of the COGCC rulemaking process, the Larimer County Community Development Department will review the County’s Oil and Gas Regulations for alignment with the rules adopted by the COGCC. Staffs findings will be presented at a joint work session of the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.

 

6.   2 years after the adoption of these regulations the Community Development Department will evaluate the opportunity for an administrative review process and report their findings at a joint work session of the Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners.

 

Commissioner Miller seconded the motion.  

 

Commissioners Wallace, True, Miller, Barnett, Choate, Jensen, Johnson, and Chair Dougherty all voted in favor of the motion. Commissioner True did not support the motion.

 

Motion passed 8-1.

 

 

C.        ADJOURN

 

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance.  Services can be arranged with at least seven business days' notice.  Please email us at  beilbykm@larimer.org  or by calling 970-498-7719 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.