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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, April 29, 2013

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, April 29, 2013.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Assistant County Manager Neil Gluckman.  Chair Johnson presided, and Commissioners Donnelly and Gaiter were present.  Also present were:  Eric Fried, and Candace Phippen, Building Department; Gary Janezich, and Steve Balderson, Facilities and Information Technology; Bob Herrfeldt, The Ranch; George Hass, and Sean McGill, County Attorney’s Office; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk.

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:   Vick Day read a statement regarding the Boxelder Stormwater Authority which questioned the overtopping of County Road 52, and his opinion that the engineering design is not in compliance with the Larimer County Master Plan. 

 

Stacy Lynn stated that blatant lies are being circulated about her and her son with regards to her child protection case; she noted that her son was taken from her because of her “supposed” violations of court orders.  Ms. Lynn stated that there is no evidence of this and that lawsuits are being prepared against Larimer County magistrates, judges, and attorneys.

 

Mel Hilgenberg updated the Board on cultural events, and again reiterated his suggestions to aggressively pursue oil and gas development and to implement a sales tax for support of various county programs.

 

Eric Sutherland reiterated his opinion that the City of Fort Collins is continually violating their code, and he mentioned that the rate at which they are securing bonds is unreasonable. 

 

Greg Leveritt made several comments regarding the Human Services Department and his perception that they are breaking the law.  Mr. Leveritt noted that his own particular case went through the grievance process in 2011, and he still has not been given any response in the matter.

 

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 22, 2013: 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of April 22, 2013, as presented. 

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 6, 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 following items, as listed on the consent agenda for April 30, 2013:

 

04302013A001           ADDENDUM FOR MISCELLANEOUS ASPHALT AND CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT RFP #09-01

 

04302013R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE YMCA ENTRY SIGN APPEAL

 

04302013R002           LOT CONSOLIDATION RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS 1 AND 6 OF WILDERNESS RANCHES AND UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION

 

04302013R003           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BIELE APPEAL

 

MISCELLANEOUS:   Financial Policy and Procedure 320.28A – Fraud and Theft Reporting; Department of Human Services Payments for March 2013.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following license was approved and issued:  Inlet Bay Marina – 3.2% - Fort Collins.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

5.         BUILDER SAFETY MONTH PROCLAMATION:  Mr. Fried noted that May is officially recognized as Building Safety Month, in order to promote the importance of building safety daily, and during times of natural disaster.  Commissioner Donnelly read the proclamation aloud.

 M O T I O N

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim May 2013, as Building Safety Month.

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF SHERIFF ADMINISTRATION EXPANSION:  Mr. Janezich and Mr. Balderson explained that when the Sheriff Administration Office expansion was approved by the Board, the associated operating costs were not authorized, and they requested an additional $90,000 in operations and maintenance costs.   Some discussion ensued.  

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the additional ongoing funding of $90,000 for the Facilities Maintenance and Operations budget to be used for maintenance, custodial, landscaping and snow removal for the Sheriff Administration Office Building Expansion.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.         INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT (IGA) FOR THE USA PRO CHALLENGE:  Mr. Herrfeldt, Mr. Hass, and Ms. Cookman presented the IGA for the USA Pro Challenge.  Ms. Cookman explained that the IGA authorizes a Local Organizing Committee (LOC) to enter into contract with Classic Bicycle Race (CBR), owner of the USA Pro Challenge.  Mr. Herrfeldt further explained how the Executive Committee and Board members will be selected, and how the budget will be managed. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Agreement Establishing the Northern Colorado Pro Challenge Local Organizing Committee.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

04302013A002           INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NORTHERN COLORADO PRO CHALLENGE LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

8.         PERMIT FEE REDUCTION FOR REPLACEMENT HOME IN CRYSTAL FIRE AREA:  Ms. Phippen explained that property owner Curt Busby lost his home in the Crystal Fire and is now requesting a permit fee reduction in order to re-build his home.  Ms. Phippen reminded the Board that these fees could be waived or reduced on a case-by-case basis providing that the property owner is the same owner rebuilding and that he was underinsured or uninsured at the time.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the permit fee reduction for a replacement home in the Crystal Fire Area for Curt Busby.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

9.         WORKSESSION:  Mr. Gluckman informed the Board that the Town of Estes Park is requesting a letter of support to apply for a Federal Grant to improve the traffic congestion by redesigning the traffic flow in town.  The Board agreed, and directed Mr. Gluckman to draft the letter of support.

 

10.       COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:  The Board reviewed their activities at events during the past week.

 

11.       LEGAL MATTERS:  Mr. McGill passed out a copy of the “Ethics Handbook” and reviewed it, and Amendment 41, in depth with the Board.

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:10 a.m.                     

 

 

 

 

__________________________________________

   STEVE JOHSNON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk

 

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