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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, July 14, 2014

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, July 14, 2014.

 

TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with County Manager Linda Hoffmann.  Chair Donnelly presided and Commissioners Johnson and Gaiter were present.  Also present were:  Lorenda Volker, Donna Hart, and Deni LaRue, Commissioners’ Office; Marc Engemoen, Public Works Division; Mark Peterson, and Charlie Johnson, Engineering Department; Bridget Paris, Human Resources Department; Adrienne LeBailly, Janelle Henderson, Bruce Peters, Averil Strand, Suzanne Murray, Nancy Tippin, Warrenetta Underwood, Kim Meyer-Lee, Holly Younger, and Lisa Summers, Health Department; Greg Stevenson, Facilities and Information Technology Department; Candice Phippen, and Tony Brooks, Code Compliance Department; Jeannine Haag, and Bill Ressue, County Attorney’s Office; and Gael Cookman, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Donnelly opened the meeting up to public comment and Mel Hilgenberg addressed the Board of Commissioners with issues pertaining to Larimer County.

 

Chair Donnelly then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

1.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEKS OF JUNE 30, 2014, AND JULY 7, 2014:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the weeks of June 30, 2014, and July 7, 2014, as presented. 

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

2.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 21, 2014:  Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

3.         CONSENT AGENDA: 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as outlined below:

 

07152014A001           CONTRACT AMENDMENT #2 TO ORIGINAL CONTRACT #56829 COMMUNITY RETURN TO CUSTODY FACILITIES (CRCF)

 

07152014A002           MODIFICATION OF GRANT AGREEMENT 08172010A003 WITH THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE, 10-RO-11021005-008

 

07152014A003           ROAD PROJECT AGREEMENT BETWEEN LARIMER COUNTY AND THE USDA, FOREST SERVICE, ARAPAHO AND ROOSEVELT NATIONAL FOREST, AND PAWNEE NATIONAL GRASSLAND, 14-RO-1102100-025

 

07152014D001           DEED OF DEDICATION:  CHARLES E. AND LINDA J. SCHNEIDER

 

07152014D002           DEED OF DEDICATION:  ELISABETH ERVIN-BLANKENHEIM AND RICH E. BLANKENHEIM

 

07152014R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED PLAT OF TRACTS 1 AND 2 IN THE LEFLAR MRD

 

07152014R002           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CONSOLIDATION OF LOTS 9, 10, AND 21A OF CRYSTAL LAKES SUBDIVISION 15TH FILING AND UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION

 

07152014R003           ART 342 AMENDED SPECIAL EXCEPTION FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PETITION OF HALEY HASLER AND EMMANUEL DIDIER

 

07152014R004           RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE REGARDING CONCURRENT APPLICATION REVIEW

 

07152014R005           RESOLUTION APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE ESTES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT CODE TO ALIGN REZONING, SPECIAL REVIEW, AND VARIANCE EXPIRATION WITH STATE VESTING LAWS

 

07152014R006           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE WHISKEY BELLE RANCH BED AND BREAKFAST MINOR SPECIAL REVIEW

 

07152014R007           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION DENYING THE SPITTGERBER PUBLIC SITE PLAN REVIEW

 

07152014R008           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CHASE MINOR SPECIAL REVIEW

 

07152014R009           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DORESETT/SCHROEDER APPEAL

 

07152014R010           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED PLAT OF LOT 14 IN THE INDIAN CREEK MEADOWS RLUP

 

07152014R011           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BUCKHORN MEADOWS CD RESIDUAL LOT A APPEAL

 

07152014R012           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE VACATION OF A UTILITY EASEMENT IN PENOSA ESTATES, LOT 12

 

07152014R013           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE VACATION OF AN EASEMENT ON RESIDUAL LOT A, BUCKHORN MEADOWS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

 

07152014R014           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED PLAT OF LOT 2, S BAR G MINOR LAND DIVISION AND EASEMENT VACATION/RELOCATION

 

MISCELLANEOUS:  Annual Compliance Certification Report & Monitoring and Permit Deviation Report for Larimer County Landfill; Recommended Mid-Term Appointment of Angie Swindell to the Red Feather Mountain Library District Board of Trustees; Treasurer’s Six Month Report. 

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

4.         ACKNOWLEDGMENT FOR LARIMER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR HEPATITIS A RESPONSE:    Dr. LeBailly introduced many staff members that were present; she then shared their involvement and responsibilities while responding to the recent situation where a Fort Collins restaurant worker was diagnosed with Hepatitis A.  Dr. LeBailly noted that it took a high degree of collaboration with citizens, the media, employees, state agencies, and the restaurant involved, to ultimately vaccinate approximately 800 citizens for possible exposure to Hepatitis A.  The Board expressed their sincere appreciation to everyone involved in this incident and thanked them for their dedication and professionalism.

 

5.         FINAL REVIEW OF THE SHEEP DRAW CONSERVATION EASEMENT COUNTY CO-HOLDING :  Mr. Johnson explained that as part of the 2012 acquisition of open space and trail easements along the Poudre River, Larimer County is being asked to co-hold a conservation easement with the Town of Windsor; however, the Town of Windsor will accept all fiscal and management responsibility of holding the easement.  Mr. Johnson stated that Larimer County involved because the county is certified by the Division of Local Affairs which is part of the requirement, and the Town of Windsor is not; therefore, Larimer County needs to act as co-holder. 

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve of accepting the responsibility of co-holding a conservation easement on the City of Greeley’s Sheep Draw property with the Town of Windsor.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         ANNUALLY REVIEW PAY PLAN TO ADEQUATELY STAFF COUNTY DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES:   Ms. Paris recommended that the Board approve a 1% range adjustment and equivalent increase to employees on the first day of the first pay period in 2015; and approve a 2% merit increase budget allocation in 2015.  Ms. Paris stated that these adjustments reflect the market changes in surveyed jobs, as well as internal and external factors associated with compensation needs.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Johnson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve providing a 1% range adjustment and equivalent increase to employees on the first day of the first pay period in 2015; and approve providing a 2% merit increase budge allocation in 2015, allowing departments within their allocated merit increase amounts to distribute increases variable to employees based on a standard or better evaluation and internal equity, range penetration or other non-performance based rationale.  Department will need to submit their plan to Human Resources for review and approval.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.         UPDATE ON STATUS OF BRIDGE AND IRRIGATION OUTLET CONSTRUCTION ON COUNTY ROAD 11C AT HORSESHOE LAKE:   Mr. Engemoen, Mr. Peterson, and Mr. McDaniel presented a construction update regarding the bridge and irrigation outlet on County Road 11C, noting that there is a request for contract extension and there are many entities involved, and questions as to who is responsible for costs associated with the change order request.  Much discussion ensued.  The Board trusted Mr. Engemoen and his staff to work out the details of this contract and extension request.    

 

8.         WORKSESSION:   Ms. Hoffmann updated the Board on continuing cost recovery efforts regarding the 2013 flood, and will be providing a report for the Board at the next Administrative Matters meeting. 

 

Ms. Hoffmann also noted that they will be having a regional meeting regarding Tax Increment Financing, where they will be discussing the possibility of retaining consultant services to begin the modeling, and they will be looking at sharing the costs of this effort.

 

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

 

10.       LEGAL MATTERS:    Ms. Haag requested the Board go into executive session to discuss land use issues at 651 S. County Road 9E in Loveland, Colorado.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session for conferences with an attorney for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions, as outlined in 24-6-402(4)(b) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

The meeting ended at 11:10 a.m., with no further action taken.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     ____________________________________

 TOM DONNELLY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

 

ANGELA MYERS

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy Clerk