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    PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

    MONDAY, MAY 24, 1993
                                  SUBDIVISIONS  
                                     (#237) 

    The  Board  of  County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in regular session
    with  John  Barnett, Director of Planning.  Chairman Hotchkiss presided;
    Commissioner  Duvall was present.  Commissioner Disney will be attending
    the  State Strategies for Sustainable Development Conference and will be
    out  of  town  until  June  1,  1993.   Also  present  were:  Al Kadera,
    Subdivision  Administrator;  Carol Evans, Associate Planner; John Pedas,
    Code Enforcement Officer; Elaine Spencer, Manager Engineering Operations
    &  Planning;  Jerry  Blehm,  Environmental  Health;  and  Jeannine Haag,
    Assistant County Attorney.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 

    Mr.  Barnett  noted  that the Grasslands Subdivision Final Plat Addendum
    has been withdrawn. 

    Mr. Barnett requested the Board table the South Heights Preliminary Plat
    until  August  21,  1993;  table  the  Mary  V.  Moore Minor Residential
    Development  Addendum  until  June  14,  1993;  table  the  Ingles Minor
    Residential  Development  until  June  21,  1993;  and  table the Zoning
    Amendment  Side  Yard Setbacks in Re-1 Rural Estate until June 28, 1993.
    Discussion   followed   regarding   the  tabling  of  the  Ingles  Minor
    Residential   Development  item  as  several  adjacent  property  owners
    appeared  in  opposition  to this request.  However, since the applicant
    was  not  present  for  today's  hearing,  it  was decided to table this
    matter, as requested.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that  the  Board  table  the  South Heights
    Preliminary  Plat  (#93-SU0248) until August 21, 1993; table the Mary V.
    Moore  Minor  Residential Development Addenum until June 14, 1993; table
    the  Ingles Minor Residential Development until June 21, 1993; and table
    the  Zoning Amendment Side Yard Setbacks in Re-1 Rural Estate until June
    28, 1993, as requested by Mr. Barnett.  

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    Mr.  Barnett  advised the Board that the following is a consent item and
    will  not  be  discussed  in detail unless specifically requested by the
    Commission or members of the audience.  

    1.   LINDEN  RIDGE  FIRST  FILING  PRELIMINARY PLAT (#92-SU0201): NE 1/4
         11-07-68; SOUTH OF COUNTY ROAD 48, 1/2 MILE WEST OF COUNTY ROAD 3; 
         28.61 ACRES (5-24-93). 

    This  is a request to divide 28.61 acres into eight lots of 2.3 acres to
    6.3  acres  for  single  family  dwellings.   Mr. Kadera noted this item
    became  consent  after  the  Planning  Commission  and  the Fort Collins
    Planning  and  Zoning  Board  recommended a modification to Condition #7
    requiring  that  a  full-time access be provided to this property rather
    than  an emergency type access.  Staff Findings include: 1) The proposed
  
    Linden  Ridge  Subdivision  is consistent with the existing FA-1 Farming
    Zoning  of  the  site;  2)  The  proposed subdivision is consistent with
    existing development in the vicinity; 3) There are some existing farming
    operations  in  the  vicinity  of  this  project,  but there are no high
    intensity  uses  such  as feed lots or dairies in the immediate area; 4)
    Approval  of  the  proposed Linden Ridge Subdivision, with the following
    conditions,  will  not  result  in  any  significant negative impacts on
    surrounding  properties,  utility services, transportation facilities or
    the natural environment.

    The  Planning  Commission/Staff  Recommendation  is  for Approval of the
    Preliminary  Plat  for  Linden  Ridge  First  Filing, with the following
    conditions:  1)  The Final Plat shall be completed in strict conformance
    with  the  conditionally approved Preliminary Plat, including all notes;
    2)  The  first  Final  Plat  shall  not be recorded until the water line
    installed  by  East Larimer County Water District is operational; 3) All
    concerns  expressed  by  the  County  Engineer  and  the County Drainage
    Administrator  shall  be  addressed in the Final Plat applications; 4) A
    minimum  setback  of  100  feet  shall be established on the appropriate
    Final  Plat  from  the east property line to protect the area around the
    existing  pond.   This setback shall include any building or excavation;
    5)  The  Final  Plat  applications shall include Homeowners' Association
    documents required by the Subdivision Resolution.  These documents shall
    include  information  concerning  the  operation  and maintenance of the
    irrigation  system;  6)  All  improvements  associated with this project
    shall be included in a Subdivision Improvements Agreement which shall be
    secured  by  appropriate collateral in a type and amount approved by the
    County  Commissioners; 7) A second point of access, which is approved by
    the Poudre Fire Authority and the County Engineer, shall be provided; 8)
    Construction  plans for water lines and access roads shall be subject to
    the  approval  of  the  County  Engineer, County Drainage Administrator,
    Water  District  and  the  Fire Authority; 9) A note shall appear on the
    Final  Plat  concerning  the payment of Off-Site Road Fees when building
    permits  are issued for single family dwellings on this site; 10) A note
    shall  appear  on  the  Final  Plat  to  indicate that there are farming
    operations  in  this area which might create noise, odors, dust or other
    possible unpleasant impacts on the residential uses in this subdivision.
    Larimer  County  will  not take any action to interfere with any legally
    established use in this area.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that the Board adopt the Staff Findings and
    Staff  Recommendation  with  modified  conditions and approve the Linden
    Ridge First Filing Preliminary Plat (#92-SU0201).   

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    2.   VASQUEZ  ALLEGED  VIOLATIONS: LOT 3, BLOCK 1, 1119 WRANGLER WAY AND
         LOT 5, BLOCK 3, 3919 SURREY RIDGE, LOVELAND (5-24-93)  

    An  alleged  violation for storing trucks/equipment used in the seamless
    gutter  business  and  having  employees  of  the business parking their
    personal cars on the property during the day and picking up the business
    vehicles (J & P's Seamless Gutter Service), was heard on April 26, 1993.
    At  that  time,  the  Board  tabled  action on the alleged violation and
    instructed  Staff  to  visit  the  area  to determine if there are other
    existing violations in the neighborhood to assure that everyone is being
    treated  fair and equal.  Mr. Pedas stated that following inspections of
    the  two  above sites, the following conclusions were made: The business
    conducted  at  1119 Wrangler Way clearly meets the definition of a "Home
    Occupation"  and  would be allowed; and no landscaping business is being
    operated from 3919 Surrey Ridge.

    Following  further  comments from Ms. Elliott, attorney for Mr. Vasquez,
    Donna  and  Ellsworth  Zoller,  Mike  Eaton,  and Lee Whitmore, adjacent
    property  owners,  regarding  what Mr. Vasquez can and cannot do to come
    into compliance and what ruling the County can render to insure that all
    the residents are treated fairly and equally, it was determined that the
    only  issue  to be resolved is whether or not a residential dwelling can
    be used for commercial purposes and to what extent. 

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that  the  Board  take  this  matter  under
    advisement  and  will  issue  a written decision within two weeks to all
    adjacent property owners in the area containing specific guidelines with
    regard  to  what  is  allowed  and  not  allowed  in  the  neighborhood.

    The meeting adjourned at 10:05 a.m. 

    TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1993   

           HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COUNCIL (HHSC) QUARTERLY MEETING   
                                     (#238) 

    The  Board  of  County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. in regular session
    with  Paul  Cooper,  Chairman  of  HHSC.   Chairman  Hotchkiss presided;
    Commissioner  Duvall  was  present.   As  previously noted, Commissioner
    Disney  will  be out of town this week.  Also present were: Dr. Adrienne
    LeBailly,  Health  Department Director; Rena Mackrill, Human Development
    Director;  Doug  Keasling,  Director  Social  Services;  Neil  Gluckman,
    Employment  & Training Services Director; Dr. Keith Olson, Mental Health
    Executive Director; Bob Keister, Budget Manager; and Bill Gordon, County
    Administrator.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 

    1.   HHSC  WORK SESSION AGENDA ITEMS: Mr. Cooper informed the Board that
    the  HHSC  two-day  worksession planned in Estes Park has been cancelled
    due  to the high season rates; therefore, they are going to meet locally
    for  one  day  on  June  24,  1993  to discuss their '93 goals using the
    Consensus  Building  Institute  Process.   They  will  plan  a  two  day
    worksession later, possibly in the fall when rates are down.  Mr. Cooper
    expressed interest in hearing expectations from the Board and noted they
    will be working on policy issues which affect them.  Commissioner Duvall
    suggested  they  discuss the Vision Statement, in particular the idea of
    empowering   individuals  in  communities  rather  than  just  providing
    services,  and  then  offer  suggestions  to  the  Board how this can be
    accomplished.   Mr.  Cooper  agreed  to  include  this  on their agenda.
    Commissioner  Duvall asked what the Board can do to help HHSC; Dr. Olson
    requested  the  Board  to  be  open  to new ideas and new proposals when
    presented.   Discussion of the Larimer County Vision Statement followed.

    An  interpretation and consequences of Amendment #1 were discussed.  Mr.
    Cooper requested direction from the Board whether or not he should apply
    for  additional  revenues  and  if other departments would be indirectly
    affected  if these revenues were received.  Chairman Hotchkiss suggested
    that  Mr.  Cooper proceed in applying for additional revenues and stated
    that  the  County  is  doing its best to interpret Amendment #1; "We are
    living with Amendment #1 the way we understand it." 

    The meeting adjourned at 10:35 a.m. 

    WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 1993 
                             ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 
                                     (#239) 

    The  Board  of  County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. in regular session
    with  Bill  Gordon,  County Administrator.  Chairman Hotchkiss presided;
    Commissioner  Duvall  was  present.   Commissioner Disney is out of town
    until June 1, 1993.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves.

    1.  COMMISSIONER'S REPORTS: 

    --  Commissioner  Duvall  asked  if  the  County has a general policy to
    handle  the  numerous  letters  the  Board  periodically  receives  on a
    particular subject--such as, the Colorado Memory Systems Annexation.  It
    was  decided  to  draft  a  press  release  acknowledging receipt of the
    letters and outlining the Board's position on this matter.  

    --  With  regard  to  "going  on  the  road"  with  the  County's Vision
    Statement, Commissioner Duvall indicated her willingness to do this with
    the  various  departments.   Mr.  Gordon  will arrange for these visits.

    --  Commissioner  Duvall  suggested  that an invitation be issued in the
    "Inside  Information"  to  all employees wishing to ride their horses in
    the  Larimer County Fair Parade.  It was also suggested that in addition
    to  the  horse  contingency,  there  might  also  be  a bicycle brigade.

    --  Chairman  Hotchkiss  requested Mr. Gordon to schedule a meeting with
    Dana  Klausmeyer,  Controller,  to discuss Amendment #1 before financial
    documents are finalized.

    WORKSESSION:

    --  Mr.  Timothy  Stolz  of  Estes Park has requested a meeting with the
    County  Commissioners  to discuss the proposed Aquarium Complex at Estes
    Park.   CONSENSUS  OF  THE  BOARD  was  for  Mr. Gordon to schedule this
    meeting.

    --  The Sheriff's Department has requested the Board to approve a waiver
    of  policy  to  pay  Erik  Nilsson  at  salary  Step H.  Mr. Nilsson was
    recently  hired  as  the  new  Emergency Management Specialist at salary
    grade  44  and  previously  was  paid  at  salary grade 47.  Mr. Jacobs,
    Personnel  Director,  supports  this waiver of policy.  CONSENSUS OF THE
    BOARD was to approve this request.  

    --  Mr.  Gordon  asked  if  the  Board  wished  to schedule their annual
    "Bratwurst  on  the  Barbie"  again as a fundraiser for United Way.  Mr.
    Gordon  reminded  the Board that the Commissioners and Elected Officials
    each  contribute  $20  and  serve  the  bratwurst;  department heads and
    employees  volunteer to bring beans and cokes and last year King Soopers
    contributed  chips.   CONSENSUS  OF  THE  BOARD  was  for  Mr. Gordon to
    schedule this event again.  

    --  Mr.  Gordon  will notify the National Association of Counties (NACO)
    that none of the Larimer County Commissioners will be attending the 58th
    Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois on July 16-20, 1993. 

    --  Subsequent  to  the  installation of security controls on the second
    floor  of the Courthouse, County Clerk Ms. Rodenberger has requested the
    Board  to  consider  three  entry  checkpoints  on the main floor of the
    Courthouse  both  to  protect our employees and to regulate the entry of
    potentially  dangerous weapons.  Following discussion, the Board decided
    to take this matter under advisement and possibly discuss it at the next
    Elected Official's Meeting. 

    --  Lisa Sadar, Executive Director for the Humane Society, would like to
    have  a  County-wide  policy,  similar to one in the Loveland Ordinance,
    stating  that  persons 62 years or older owning a neutered or spayed dog
    or  cat  are  not  required to pay for licensing.  Also, Ms. Sader would
    like   to   have  a  combined  rabies-license  tag;  the  Veterinarian's
    Association  wants  separate  tags.  On Mr. Gordon's recommendation, the
    Board deferred action on these matters until a meeting is scheduled with
    the Humane Society to discuss them further. 

    -- Mr. Gordon reviewed with the Board the numerous invitations they have
    received  and,  upon checking their calendars, each Commissioner decided
    which event they will or will not attend.   

    3.   DOCUMENT REVIEW: The following documents, of a routine nature, were
    considered by the Board:

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that  the Board approve the Minutes for the
    week  of  May  17, 1993, and the Agenda for the week of May 31, 1993, as
    submitted.  

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Duvall   moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  following
    miscellaneous  documents:  Ptarmigan Subdivision Plat and the Mehl Minor
    Residential Development Plat.   

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   
    LIQUOR  LICENSES: A License was issued to the Inlet Bay Bar & Grill - 6%
    -  Fort  Collins,  CO.   County  Approval was granted to J. J.'s Country
    Corner  -  3.2%  - Fort Collins, CO; J. J.'s Lounge - 6% - Fort Collins,
    CO;  and  a  Waive of Hearing for a Change of Ownership for R.T.W. Inc.,
    dba  Hauf Brau Restaurant, 1901 E. Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins, CO. for
    a 6% Hotel & Restaurant Liquor License. 

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Duvall   moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  following
    documents:  

    A93-104  LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR CLUB OPERATIONS - CARTER LAKE COLORADO   
             BIG THOMPSON PROJECT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 
             AND CARTER LAKE SAIL CLUB, INC.

    A93-105  AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND
             CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SERVICES/NORTHERN, DIVISION OF CATHOLIC 
             CHARITIES AND COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. (THE MISSION)   
             (Provision of Operating Costs for Shelter for the Homeless)

    A93-106  AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND
             CROSSROADS SAFEHOUSE INC., (Same as Above) 

    C93-23   EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANT (ESG) CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF
             COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE OF COLORADO, DEPARTMENT OF  
             LOCAL AFFAIRS, DIVISION OF HOUSING (Funds for the Homeless)

    D93-12   DEED OF DEDICATION BY ADAMS, ET AL (Dedication of a Portion of 
             Property as Public Highway - Project #178 - Pingree Hill Road  

    R93-65s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF WYKOFF MINOR
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-66s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PRELIMINARY PHASE PLAN  
             OF ASPENBROOK P.U.D. PHASE II  

    R93-67s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF BLAND MINOR 
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-68s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF BRIARWOOD MINOR 
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-69s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF MAJORS MINOR
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-70z  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PETITION OF FENDER  
             REQUESTING AMENDMENT TO THE FENDER REZONING SITE PLAN  

    R93-71s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF HAUMONT MINOR   
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-72s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE AMENDED PLAT OF PRIME   
             MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT  
    R93-73z  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF MIZER MINOR 
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AND REZONING   

    Motion carried 2 - 0

    The meeting recessed at 10:25 a.m.  

    The  Board  reconvened at 10:40 a.m. for Legal Matters with George Hass,
    County  Attorney,  and  Jeannine  Haag, Assistant County Attorney.  Also
    present  were  Bob  Grewell,  Director  of  Finance,  and  John Barnett,
    Director of Planning.   

    Two  documents  were  presented  for  Board  approval and the Chairman's
    signature:  

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  Subdivision
    Exemption  Agreement  between  the  Board  and  Billy  and Susan Steele.

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    A93-107  SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY
             COMMISSIONERS AND BILLY J. AND SUSAN J. STEELE 

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that the Board approve an Intergovernmental
    Agreement  for  Project  D.A.R.E.  between Larimer County and Poudre R-1
    School District.

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    A93-108  INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR PROJECT D.A.R.E. BETWEEN THE   
             BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND POUDRE R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that the Board go into Executive Session to
    discuss litigation. 

    Motion carried 2 - 0.   

    The meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.; no action taken.   



                                               ________________________________ 
    ( S E A L )                                COURTLYN W. HOTCHKISS, CHAIRMAN  
                                               BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
    ATTEST: 


    ______________________________________  
    Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk   

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