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    PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

    MONDAY, JULY 19, 1993   
                              BOARD OF EQUALIZATION 

    The  Board of County Commissioners convened at 9:00 A.M. as the Board of
    Equalization to hear appeals of property valuations.  Chairman Hotchkiss
    presided;  Commissioners  Disney  and Duvall were present.  Also present
    were  representatives from the Assessor's Office and Bill Gordon, County
    Administrator.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 

    The hearings adjourned at 5:00 P.M. 

    TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1993  
                              BOARD OF EQUALIZATION 

    The  Board of County Commissioners convened at 9:00 A.M. as the Board of
    Equalization to hear appeals of property valuations.  Chairman Hotchkiss
    presided;  Commissioners  Disney  and Duvall were present.  Also present
    were  representatives from the Assessor's Office and Bill Gordon, County
    Administrator.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves. 

    The hearings adjourned at 4:20 p.m. 

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1993

                             ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 
                                     (#286) 

    The  Board  of  County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in regular session
    with  Bill  Gordon,  County Administrator.  Chairman Hotchkiss presided;
    Commissioners  Disney and Duvall were present.  Also present were: Patty
    Arnett, Health Department Business Office Director; and Dr. Keith Olson,
    Executive  Director  Mental  Health Center.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves.

    1.   REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF THE HEALTH DATA COLLECTION PROPOSAL AND THE
    HEALTHY  COMMUNITIES  1994 PROPOSAL: Ms. Arnett requested Board approval
    and  the  Chairman's  signature  on  two grant proposals: 1) Health Data
    Collection  to  insure  continuation funding for the Epidemiologist\Data
    Analyst  and  for  assistance  and expansion of the project to all local
    health  departments  in  the  State;  and 2) Healthy Communities 1994, a
    preventive  health  block grant application to fund one full-time Health
    Educator  to  develop  a  model for demonstrating and evaluating optimal
    methods  for  delivering  comprehensive  health services to families and
    individuals residing in mobile home parks. Ms. Arnett noted that keeping
    with  Board policy, if the grant funding is withdrawn, the position will
    be eliminated.  

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Duvall  moved  that  the  Board approve and authorized the
    Chairman  to  sign  the  Health Data Collection Proposal and the Healthy
    Communities 1994 Proposal, as requested by Ms. Arnett.  

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   
  
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    2.   REQUEST  FOR  APPROVAL OF THE VOCATIONAL SERVICE GRANT APPLICATION:
    Dr.  Olson  requested  Board  approval  of  a  Vocational Services Grant
    Application  for  funds  from the Division of Mental Health and Colorado
    Rehabilitation   Services  to  maintain  currently  provided  vocational
    services for the chronically mentally ill.  

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner Duvall moved that the Board approve the Vocational Services
    Grant Application, as submitted by Dr. Olson.   

    Motion carried 3 - O.   

    3.   FIRST  READING  OF  THE RESOLUTION AND ORDINANCE CONCERNING PARKING
    REGULATION:  Mr.  Gordon reviewed the Ordinance adoption procedures with
    the  Board,  noting  that the Ordinance must be introduced and read at a
    regular  or  special  meeting  of the Board; following such reading, the
    Ordinance  must  be published in the newspaper and a public hearing held
    for second reading not sooner than ten days after publication.  

    M O T I O N 

    Commisioner Disney moved that the Board approve the first reading of the
    Resolution and Ordinance Concerning Parking Regulations and proceed with
    publishing  such  Resolution,  as required by Statute, and advertise for
    Public Hearing. 

    Motion carried 3 - O.   

    4.  COMMISSIONER'S REPORTS: 

    --  Commissioner Duvall expressed her desire to renew efforts to include
    as  much  information  as  possible  on  the  weekly  agendas for public
    information and inclusion in the local newspapers.  

    --  Commissioner  Duvall  reported  on the Health Department Air Quality
    Study  Meeting which she attended last week and noted that two different
    studies  reflected conflicting results; therefore, the State is going to
    analyze  the  data  in  an  attempt to determine which study is correct.
    Commissioner  Duvall expressed interest in what the Environmental Health
    Department is doing about the air quality issues and volunteered to work
    with the Department toward this effort. 

    --  Commissioner  Duvall discussed with the Board concerns raised by the
    residents  of  Manor  Ridge  and  Colland  Center  regarding  covenants,
    drainage,  and  an  open  space  area  dedicated by the developer to the
    homeowners  to  do with as they wish.  With regard to whether or not the
    County  has any involvement in this matter, Chairman Hotchkiss responded
    that  it  is  a  civil  matter, but the County could act as facilitator.

    --  Commissioner  Disney  reported that he accompanied Bill Heiden, Road
    and  Bridge  Director, on a tour of roads and bridges in Larimer County;
    discussion  ensued  on  how  to  disseminate  information regarding road
    conditions   to  the  citizens.   They  decided  to  develop  a  general
  
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    information  sheet  indicating  road  conditions,  road  treatment  when
    repairs  were  made or are scheduled, snow removal, etc.  When the sheet
    is  developed,  a draft will be brought to the Board for suggestions and
    their approval. 

    5.  WORKSESSION:

    --  Mr.  Gordon  presented a Resolution providing for the Appointment of
    Independent Referees to Conduct Hearings on behalf ot the Larimer County
    Board  of  Equalization, and requested Board approval and the Chairman's
    signature.  

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Disney  moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  Resolution
    Providing  for  the  Appointment  of  Independent  Referees  to  Conduct
    Hearings  on  Behalf  of  the  Larimer  County Board of Equalization, as
    requested by Mr. Gordon.

    Motion carried 3 - O.   

    R93-92g  RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT
             REFEREES TO CONDUCT HEARINGS ON BEHALF OF THE LARIMER  
             COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION   

    6.   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, as
    corrected, for the week of July 12, 1993, and the Agenda for the week of
    July 26, 1993, as submitted.

    Motion carried 3 - O.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Duvall   moved  that  the  Board  approve  Petitions  for
    Abatement,  as  recommended  by  County  Assessor  Steve Miller, for the
    following:  HPSC  Leasing;  TAIS Credit; Paul Pigeon; Glenn Snyder; Dale
    Fogleman  (10 Petitions); Rita Kahler; Leslie Larson (2 Petitions); Jack
    Isaacson; Home Federal Savings and Loan (3 Petitions); and International
    Leisure Ent., Inc. (29 Petitions).  

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   
  
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    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Duvall   moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  following
    miscellaneous  documents:  Summer  Youth Employment and Training Program
    Expenditure  Authorization  Signature  Page;  Second Amended Plat of the
    Amended  Cottonwood  Exemption;  Hiawatha  Heights Amended Plat; Maxwell
    Minor  Residential  Development Plat; Prouty Minor Residential Plat - 92
    EX  0186;  Feighner  Minor  Residential  Development  Plat - 92 EX 0173;
    Hergenreter  Minor Land Development Plat; and an Amended Plat of Colland
    Center Tract 2. 

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   

    LIQUOR  LICENSES:  Licenses  were  issued  to  Rustic  Resort  - 6% WITH
    EXTENDED  HOURS  and  Rustic  Liquors  - 6% - Bellvue, CO; and Southwest
    Liquors  -  6%  - Loveland, CO.  Approval was granted to Conoco #06358 -
    3.2% - Loveland, CO; Conoco # 06354 - 3.2% - Ft.  Collins, CO; Ptarmigan
    Club  -  6%  -  Ft.Collins,  CO; and Ramada Inn - 6% - Ft.  Collins, CO.

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner   Duvall   moved  that  the  Board  approve  the  following
    documents:  

    A93-128  LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND  
             STORAGE TRAILER RENTAL, LEE'S LEASING LTD. (For Weatherization 
             Office for storage of insulation on site)  

    R93-93s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF LITTLE MINOR
             RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

    R93-94rb FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE DEDICATION TO THE   
             PUBLIC OF A RIGHT-OF-WAY IN SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 5 NORTH,  
             RANGE 70 WEST OF THE 6TH P.M.  

    R93-95s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PLAT OF BAIRD-ROSEN 
             MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT  

    R93-96s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PRELIMINARY PLAT OF 
             LINDEN RIDGE, FIRST FILING SUBDIVISION 

    R93-97Z  SPECIAL REVIEW FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PETITION 
             OF WELD COUNTY WATER   

    R93-98s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION SIECZKOWSKI EXEMPTION, LOT 2   

    R93-99s  FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE PROPOSED STREET NAME
             ROCK RIDGE LANE

    R93-100g RESOLUTION OF THE LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY   
             COMMISSIONERS (Civil Suit #F92S466)

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   
  
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    7.   With  regard  to  the purchase of the two vacant lots north of Blue
    Spruce,  Mr.   Lawler  reported that the owners have offered to sell the
    four  available lots for $50,000, which is the original asking price for
    the  two  lots.  Mr. Lawler conferred with the Assessor's Office and was
    assured  that  $50,000  is  a  very  good price.  Mr. Lawler stated that
    purchasing   the   four   lots  provides  flexibility  for  the  future.
    Discussion followed.

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Disney  moved  that the Board agree to the purchase of the
    four lots north of Blue Spruce for $50,000. 

    Motion carried 2 - 1; Commissioner Duvall dissenting.   

    8.  As a result of questions raised by Commissioner Duvall regarding the
    routine  approval  of miscellaneous documents, Mr. Legg was summoned and
    explained  Board  policy  regarding the amending of plats; which is that
    amended  plats  do  not  require a public hearing.  Mr. Legg stated that
    before  the  Board  is  requested  to  approve an amended plat, however,
    reviewing agencies are consulted.   

    The meeting recessed at 10:50 a.m.  

                              BOARD OF EQUALIZATION 

    The  Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 10:55 a.m. as the Board
    of  Equalization  to consider recommendations from the Board of Referees
    on   appeals  of  property  valuations.   Chairman  Hotchkiss  presided;
    Commissioners  Disney  and  Duvall  were present.  Also present was Bill
    Gordon, County Administrtor.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Disney  moved  that  the Board approve the recommendations
    made  by  the  Board  of  Referees  for  July  19  and  July  20,  1993.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   

                LIQUOR LICENSE HEARING FOR RIVER FORKS STAGE STOP   
                                  (#285 @ 600)  

    The  Board  of County Commisioners reconvened at 11:00 a.m. for a Liquor
    License  Hearing  for  the  River  Forks Stage Stop.  Chairman Hotchkiss
    presided;  Commissioners  Disney  and Duvall were present.  Also present
    was George Hass, County Attorney.  Recording Clerk, S. Graves.  

    Following  a review of the contents of the application file by Mr. Hass,
    applicant  James  Edward  Crill  was sworn in and questioned.  Mr. Crill
    made a presentation concerning the application, including clarifications
    required  during the review of the file.  For the record, Mr. Hass noted
    that  there  was  no one appearing in opposition to the granting of this
    license.
  
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    This  matter  coming on to be heard this 21st day of July, 1993 upon the
    application  of  James  Edward  Crill and Elsie Annette Crill, dba River
    Forks  Stage  Stop  for  a 6% Hotel and Restaurant License, and the said
    Board  of  County Commissioners having heard the testimony and evidence,
    has  considered  the  same and being fully advised on the premises, find
    that  the  requirements  of  the  neighborhood  and  the  desires of the
    inhabitants,   indicate   that  the  said  license  should  be  granted.
    Therefore,  it  is  ordered  that  a  Colorado (6%) Hotel and Restaurant
    Liquor  License  be granted to James Edward and Elsie Annette Crill, dba
    the River Forks Stage Stop. 

    M O T I O N 

    The  Board  of  County  Commissioners  has  considered the testimony and
    evidence  in  this  matter and finds that the desires of the inhabitants
    and  requirements  of the neighborhood are such that the license applied
    for  should  be  granted.  Therefore, Commissioner Duvall moved that the
    application  of  James  Edward  and Elsie Annette Crill, dba River Forks
    Stage Stop, for a Colorado 6% Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License at the
    location  of  1601  Big  Thompson Highway, P.O. Box 158, Drake, Colorado
    80515 in Larimer County, Colorado, be granted.  

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   

    The meeting recessed at 11:20 a.m.  

               MEETING WITH SHERIFF SHOCKLEY ON SNOW TOP INCIDENT   
                                  (#285 @ 1500) 

    The  Board  of  County  Commissioners reconvened at 1:30 p.m. in regular
    session   with  Richard  Shockley,  Larimer  County  Sheriff.   Chairman
    Hotchkiss  presided;  Commissioner  Duvall  was  present.   Commissioner
    Disney  was  attending  a previously scheduled meeting in Greeley.  Also
    present  were  the  following  from  the Emergency Management Unit: Erik
    Nilsson,  Sgt.  Bill  Nelson, and Cpl. Don Griffith; Bob Keister, Budget
    Manager;  and  Bill  Gordon,  County Administrator.  Recording Clerk, S.
    Graves. 

    Sgt.  Bill Nelson presented a briefing paper to the Board describing the
    Snow  Top  Fire  of  July  11-14, 1993, which was located about 15 miles
    west-northwest  of  Loveland, Colorado on the Arapaho/Roosevelt National
    Forest.   Sgt.  Nelson  reported  on the cost of the fire, approximately
    $300,000,  and the status of hopefully recapturing 50% of our 40% out of
    the Fire Fund.  

    The meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m.  
  
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    THURSDAY, JULY 22, 1993 

                              BOARD OF EQUALIZATION 

    The  Board  of  County  Commissioners  met at 10:00 a.m. as the Board of
    Equalization   to   hear  appeals  of  property  valuations  and  review
    recommendations   from   the  Board  of  Referees.   Chairman  Hotchkiss
    presided; Commissioners Disney and Duvall were present. 

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Disney  moved  that  the Board approve the recommendations
    made by the Board of Referees for July 21, 1993.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   

    M O T I O N 

    Commissioner  Disney  moved  that the Board go into Executive Session at
    11:00  a.m.   with  representatives from the County Attorney's Office to
    receive legal advice on a proposed action.  

    Motion carried 3 - 0.   

    The meeting adjourned at 12:00 noon; no action taken.   
    FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1993   

                              BOARD OF EQUALIZATION 

    The  Board of County Commissioners convened at 9:00 A.M. as the Board of
    Equalization to hear appeals of property valuations.  Chairman Hotchkiss
    presided;  Commissioners  Disney  and Duvall were present.  Also present
    was  Bill  Gordon,  County  Administrator.   Recording Clerk, S. Graves.

    The hearings adjourned at 12:00 noon.   




                                         _______________________________
                                         COURTLYN W. HOTCHKISS, CHAIRMAN
    ( S E A L ) 


    ATTEST: 





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    Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk   

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