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PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, June 28, 1999

LAND-USE PLANNING MEETING

(#486 & #490)

The Board of County Commissioners met at 3:00 p.m. in regular session with Larry Timm, Director of Planning. Chair Olson presided and Commissioners Disney and Rennels were present. Also present were: Russ Legg, Chief Planner; Rob Helmick, Senior Planner; Matt Lafferty and Carol Evans, Planners II; Sean Wheeler, Planner I; Rex Burns and Sylvester Mabry, Project Engineers; Doug Ryan, Environmental Health Planner; and Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney. Recording Clerk, Sherry Graves.

Chair Olson noted that an adjustment needs to be made to the consent agenda for the addition of an item which was tabled last Monday, June 21, 1999.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the RS&S Partnership Conditional Exemption be added to the consent agenda.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Chair Olson noted that the following are consent items and will not be discussed in detail unless requested by the Commissioners or members of the audience. A gentlemen in the audience requested that the Summit View Drive Street Name Change be removed from the consent agenda.

  1. RS&S PARTNERSHIP CONDITIONAL EXEMPTION (#99-S1434):
  2. 24-06-69 - LOT 4, COLLLAND CENTER THIRD FILING SUBDIVISION

    This is a request for conditional exemption from the Subdivision Resolution to allow division of a subdivision lot allowing more than one principal use. The staff recommendation is for approval of the requested exemption, with the following conditions: 1) An amended plat for the lot be submitted for review and signature by the Board of County Commissioners; 2) Final approval from the Colorado Department of Transportation; 3) Final approval of the plans for construction by the Larimer County Engineering Department.

     

  3. HOMESTEAD ESTATES LOT 36 UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION
  4. (#99-S1419): 22-07-68 - SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION

    OF PROSPECT ROAD AND COUNTY ROAD 5 ON THE WEST SIDE OF

    MEADOWAIRE DRIVE; FA-1 FARMING ZONING

    This is a request to vacate the 10' utility easement located along the west line of Lot 36, Homestead Estates to cure a building encroachment. Staff findings include: 1) Homestead Estates Subdivision was platted in 1964; a 10' utility easement was platted along the west boundary of Lot 36; 2) A storage building was constructed approximately 3 feet within the easement on Lot 36; to cure the encroachment, the applicants request vacation of the easement; 3) County Health, Engineering, Planning and Building Departments have reviewed the request and have no objection to a conditional vacation of a portion of the easement. Utility providers have reviewed the request and do not object to a partial vacation. The staff recommendation is for approval of the vacation of the portion of the 10' utility easement on the west boundary of Lot 36, Homestead Estates Subdivision where the accessory structure is encroaching with the condition that the applicants submit a legal description of that portion of the easement where the structure encroaches and a site plan depicting the easement vacation (with property lines, easement lines and vacated portion). The legal description and site plan must be prepared by a Colorado licensed surveyor.

  5. DAVIS MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT (#98-S1322):
  6. SW 1/4 - 12-08-69 - NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE INTERSECTION OF

    COUNTY ROADS 15 AND 58 AND COLORADO HIGHWAY 1,

    2 MILES NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 54; 39.56 ACRES; 2 LOTS;

    O-OPEN ZONING

    This is a request for Minor Residential Development to divide a 39.6 acre parcel with one existing residence into 2 lots of 10 acres (for existing improvements) and 29.6 acres for single family residential use. Staff findings are: 1) The proposed Davis Minor Residential Development (MRD) is consistent with the intent of the Larimer County Master Plan, the requirements of the Comprehensive Zoning Resolution, and the Subdivision Resolution as it pertains to minor residential developments, and is consistent and compatible with existing development in the immediate area; 2) Based on the application materials and proposed building envelopes, approval of the Davis MRD, with certain conditions, will not result in significant negative impacts on area properties, provision of services or transportation, or the natural environment.

    The staff recommendation is for approval of the Davis MRD with the following conditions: 1) The Final Plat for this development shall be consistent with the conditionally approved sketch plan, including notes, building envelopes, easements and right-of-way as proposed by the developer and as requested by the County Engineering Department, the Colorado Department of Transportation, North Poudre Irrigation Company and utility providers. The wetlands delineation shall be mapped on the Final Plat; 2) The following notes shall be included on the Final Plat: a) Lot owners should be advised that there is a potential for nuisance conflicts with wildlife (such as skunks, raccoons, prairie dogs and snakes). Lot owners should expect these types of interactions and be prepared to address wildlife conflicts if they arise. Larimer County is not able to mitigate nuisances if they develop, although information on managing these issues is available. Information is also available from the Colorado Division of Wildlife; b) During certain times of the year mosquitoes may present a significant nuisance. Larimer County does not have a mosquito abatement program. Any mosquito abatement activity will be the responsibility of the homeowner; such activity must be according to applicable Federal, State and local rules and regulations; c) Prairie dog colonies do exist in the general area; prairie dogs can be a nuisance if they migrate to developed residential property. At times these animals are implicated in the transmission of plague to people or their pets. It is important for residents to observe animal control requirements for dogs and cats; d) Farming practices on adjacent properties can produce odors, noise and dust at any time of the day or night, seven days a week. These are a normal part of agriculture and should be expected to occur. Larimer County will not take action to stop or hinder legal agricultural uses in this area; e) If livestock will be kept on these lots, it will be important to carefully manage grazing in order to maintain grass cover in the pasture. Overgrazing will produce bare ground, weeds, erosion and polluted runoff. A pasture management plan has been prepared for this property; f) The following fees shall be collected at building permit issuance for new single family dwellings: Poudre R-1 District school fees and Larimer County fees for County and Regional Transportation Capital Expansion and Larimer County Park Fee (in lieu of dedication). The fee amounts current at time of building permit application shall apply; g) Passive radon mitigation measures shall be included in construction of residential structures on these lots. Results of radon detection tests conducted in new residential structures shall be submitted to the Planning Department prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy. As an alternative, a builder may present a prepaid receipt from a radon tester which specifies that a test will be done within 30 days. A permanent certificate of occupancy can be issued when the prepaid receipt is submitted; h) Engineered footing and foundation plans are required for new construction on these lots; i) Underground utilities are required; j) An access permit must be obtained from the County Engineering Department prior to construction of any new access to the county roads serving these lots. Access to Lot 1 shall be from County Road 15 and for Lot 2 shall be from County Road 58; k) Prior to any activity in the wetlands on these lots, property owners should contact the US Army Corps of Engineers to determine if permits are needed from that agency; l) A high pressure main gas line crosses the eastern half of these lots in a north-south direction. Utilities must be located prior to any construction activity on these lots; 3) Soil test results for Lot 1 conducted in the area of the building envelope shall be submitted for review by the Larimer County Health Department prior to recording the Final Plat. Depending on the test results and the review by the Health Department, notes regarding soil conditions and septic systems may be included on the Final Plat; 4) If a written agreement with North Poudre Irrigation Company is entered into by the applicant, a copy of the agreement shall be submitted with the Final Plat application; 5) All conditions of approval shall be completed and the Final Plat recorded prior to December 26, 1999 or this approval shall be null and void.

  7. AMENDED PLAT OF LOTS 7 & 8, SOUTH NOKOMIS LAKE SUBDIVISION (#99-S1424): 21-10-73 - 1 MILE NORTH OF RED FEATHER LAKES OFF OF CR 74E; .23 ACRES; 2 LOTS; O-OPEN ZONING

This is a request for an amended plat to combine Lots 7 and 8 within the South Nokomis Lake Subdivision; said combining of lots will result in one lot being approximately .23 acres in area. Staff findings include: 1) The proposed amended plat is in compliance with the Larimer County Master Plan, the Larimer County Zoning Resolution and the Larimer County Subdivision Resolution; 2) The amended plat is compatible with other development in the surrounding area; 3) Approval of the amended plat will not result in any significant impacts to neighboring properties, the natural environment or the provision of services and infrastructure; 4) Property values in the surrounding area would not be adversely affected by the amended plat. The staff recommendation is for approval of the Amended Plat of Lots 7 & 8 within the South Nokomis Lake Subdivision.

5. FOX ACRES AMENDED MASTER PLAN (#99-S1378): 22-20-73

OFF CR 74E ON THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF THE RED FEATHER

LAKES SUBDIVISION, OFF PRAIRIE DIVIDE ROAD; 464 ACRES;

E-1 ESTATE ZONING

This is a request to make several modifications to the existing Fox Acres Country Club Master Plan. Staff findings are: 1) The proposed Amended Fox Acres Subdivision Master Plan Subdivision is consistent with the Larimer County Comprehensive Plan; 2) The proposal is harmonious with the surrounding neighborhood as required by the Master Plan; 3) The proposal is supported by various review agencies including those noted above.

The Planning Commission/staff recommendation is for approval of the Amended Fox Acres Master Plan with the following conditions 1) The Amended Final Plat shall be completed in strict conformance with all original conditions in place except as modified by this action; 2) The following notes shall be included on the Final Plat: a) Passive radon mitigation measures shall be included in construction of residential structures on all lots. The results of a radon detection test conducted in new dwellings once the structure is enclosed, but prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy, shall be submitted to the Planning Department. As an alternative, a builder may present a prepaid receipt from a radon tester which specifies that a test will be done within 30 days. A permanent certificate of occupancy can be issued when the prepaid receipt is submitted; b) Engineered footing and foundation plans shall be required for all construction on these lots; c) Underground utilities shall be required; d) Rural Issues: (1) Lot owners should be advised that there is a potential for nuisance conflicts from wildlife (such as skunks, raccoons and snakes). Lot owners should be prepared to address wildlife conflicts if they arise; (2) During certain times of the year mosquitoes may present a significant nuisance. Larimer County does not have a mosquito abatement program. Any mosquito abatement activity will be the responsibility of the homeowner; such activity must be according to applicable Federal, State and local rules and regulations; 3) The applicant shall satisfy all requirements of referral agencies and those of the Larimer County Planning Department, unless waived by the Larimer County Board of Commissioners; 4) The applicant shall pay the required fees for Capital Expansion and Fees In Lieu of Land Dedication as adopted by Larimer County Resolution on November 9th 1998; 5) The applicant shall prepare a new site plan as described above.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners adopt the staff findings and Planning Commission/Staff recommendations and approve the RS & S Partnership Conditional Exemption (#99-S1434); Homestead Estates Lot 36 Utility Easement Vacation (#99-S1419); Davis Minor Residential Development (#98-S1322); Amended Plat of Lots 7 & 8, South Nokomis Lake Subdivision (#99-S1424); and Fox Acres Amended Master Plan (#99-S1378); each, with the conditions as outlined.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

6. STREET NAME CHANGE OF SUMMIT VIEW DRIVE TO TIMBERLINE

ROAD (#99-S1394): 14-07-68 - THAT PORTION OF NORTH SUMMIT VIEW DRIVE (COUNTY ROAD 9E) TO NORTH TIMBERLINE ROAD BETWEEN INTERNATIONAL BOULEVARD AND MOUNTAIN VISTA DRIVE

This is a request to rename North Summit View Drive (County Road 9E) to North Timberline Road between International Boulevard and Mountain Vista Drive. Mr. Lafferty stated that this request has been filed by the City of Fort Collins; he noted that the request is the result of recent roadway improvements in the area that have caused road alignments to change for better traffic circulation and as a result of these changes, Summit View Drive and Timberline Road, which were parallel and separated, now meet at International Boulevard. Mr. Lafferty continued that this change will eliminate any confusion associated with addressing and emergency response situations in this area. Staff findings include: 1) Unique street names are important and needed to accommodate addressing of each dwelling. Having a specific street name within this subdivision that is easily pronounced will reduce confusion in locating specific addresses; 2) No objections to the proposed application or name proposed were received; 3) The County Health and Engineering Departments, and all utility and emergency service providers in this area, reviewed the proposed street name changes and stated no objections. The staff recommendation is for approval of the request to change the street name North Summit View Drive (County Road 9E) to North Timberline Road, between International Boulevard and Mountain View Drive, subject to the following condition: 1) The City of Fort Collins Transportation Department shall be responsible for creation and installation of new street name signs in the affected area.

Kenneth Hall, who resides on N. Summit View Drive, stated that he is not in agreement with changing the name to Timberline Road as there is no good reason to do so and he requested that CR 9E north of Vine Drive be changed back to Summit View Road; he asked why the City thinks they can request this change and if they want to change the name, they should annex the whole area. Carol Van Campen stated that there are a number of issues which have not been addressed, such as the road was not built for the traffic it has on it at this time, and she asked what commitments the County or the City is willing to make to handle this traffic; she also asked why the people this really impacts were never given a chance for their say? Gene Barker stated that he is in favor of the change for several reasons: The road will be known as Timberline Road and the way it is now, it is very confusing to anyone trying to find an address.

Commissioner Disney stated that the daily trips on this road are going to remain the same regardless what it is called and he agreed there has been a substantial increase on the road but he thinks it is probably still within its design capacity; he noted that the County is currently in the process of negotiating with the City of Fort Collins to collect regional road fees so when our roads are impacted, fees will be collected for development being approved inside the City to make improvements on county roads when needed.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners adopt the staff findings and staff recommendation and approve the street name change from Summit View Drive to Timberline Road (#99-S1394), with the condition as outlined.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

  1. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS REGARDING THE FOSSIL
  2. CREEK COOPERATIVE PLANNING AREA AND ANNEXATION

    AGREEMENTS BETWEEN CITIES

    This is a request to approve two Intergovernmental Agreements concerning the Fossil Creek Cooperative Planning Area and one Agreement between Larimer County, Fort Collins, Loveland and Windsor regarding annexation of cooperative planning areas. Mr. Legg noted that a cooperative planning area is a new land use tool for cooperative planning. The staff recommendation is for approval of the two requests for Intergovernmental and Annexation Agreements; Mr. Legg noted that the agreements will be placed on a future Administrative Matters Agenda for signature. Mr. Legg submitted copies of the agreements for the Board to review and noted that Joe Frank, Director of Advanced Planning for the City of Fort Collins, is in attendance for today's hearing; he noted that the Fort Collins City Council unanimously approved the documents on June 1, 1999 and Windsor and Loveland Councils are scheduled to review the documents later this month. Mr. Legg reviewed the location of the planning area and noted that the agreement between Fort Collins and Loveland calls for the establishment by regulation of the Resource Management Area around the Fossil Creek Reservoir Area. On behalf of Larimer County, Chair Olson thanked Mr. Frank and the City of Fort Collins for working on these agreements.

    M O T I O N

    Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve 1) The Intergovernmental Agreement between Fort Collins and Larimer County regarding development in the Fort Collins Cooperative Planning Area adjacent to Fossil Creek Reservoir; 2) The Intergovernmental Agreement among the City of Fort Collins, the City of Loveland, the Town of Windsor, and Larimer County regarding annexations in the Fort Collins Cooperative Planning Area adjacent to Fossil Creek Reservoir; and authorize the Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the agreements when they are prepared and presented for signature.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.

  3. WITHROW RIDGE SUBDIVISION (#98-S1304): NE 29-08-69 - NORTH
  4. AND WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF BURNS STREET AND NORTH

    OVERLAND TRAIL; 44 ACRES; 14 LOTS; R-RESIDENTIAL ZONING

    This is a request for Preliminary Plat to divide 44 acres into 14 lots for single family residences. Mr. Wheeler provided the project and area description and reviewed the major issues and concerns; he noted there were three Planning Commission hearings on this item, which did receive a recommendation for approval. However, Mr. Wheeler stated that a few issues remain regarding access and engineering concerns, which can be addressed during review of the final plat. Questions from the Board and discussion followed. Mr. Ryan stated that there are some real important public health reasons for extension of the sewer; Mr. Wheeler reviewed the proposed location of the sewer line. After much discussion of the access situation, Mr. Burns suggested an addition to condition #4 regarding the design of the intersection of Burns Street and Flower Mountain Road, which is listed below.

    Staff findings are: 1) This proposed Subdivision is compatible with the surrounding land uses and future development plans for the area in which it is located; 2) The Larimer County Health and Engineering Departments as well as other reviewing agencies have reviewed this proposal and have stated no objections to it so long as certain conditions are met; 3) The proposed subdivision meets the criteria of the Larimer County Zoning Resolution and the Laporte Area Plan; 4) The approval of this subdivision, with certain conditions, will not adversely affect the health, safety, or welfare of existing and future residents.

    The Planning Commission/Staff recommendation is for approval of the Withrow Ridge Subdivision Preliminary Plat #98-S1304 with the following conditions: The developer shall provide asphalt mat paving on the internal roads to the specifications of the Larimer County Engineering Department; 2) The developer shall acquire a 40' wide access easement for an emergency use road from the end of Old Carbon Court to Overland Trail across the intervening property and shall dedicate this access for emergency use in perpetuity. Such access road shall be constructed with a 16 feet wide driving surface capable of supporting the largest Poudre Fire Authority vehicle with gates at both ends. Said gates shall provide a minimum 12 feet of clearance when opened. Signs with six inch reflective lettering on contrasting background which state; "Emergency Access/Fire Lane" shall be placed at both ends of the emergency access road. All turns and curves on the emergency road shall have a minimum 40 foot turning radii. Upon definitive declaration from Holnam, Inc. that access to Overland Trail is not attainable, an access meeting these standards connecting to Arrowhead shall be required for emergency purposes; 3) If the developer or property owner(s) reach an agreement to purchase the intervening parcel between Old Carbon Court and Overland Trail, the developer or owner(s) shall extend Flower Mountain Road to Overland Trail as a second full-service access point. If such road is constructed, all requirements for an emergency access will be void; 4) The developer shall improve the existing section of Burns Street through Ideal Homesites to current County standards, including speed humps if approved by a majority of existing residents in the Ideal Homesites. The developer shall also design the intersection of Burns Street and Flower Mountain Road to the satisfaction of the Larimer County Engineering Department; 5) The developer shall enter into a Road Maintenance Agreement permanently obligating the owner(s) of Withrow Ridge Subdivision to financially participate with the owners of Ideal Homesites Subdivision for maintenance of the existing section of Burns Street. This agreement must also address the maintenance of any culverts or other drainage facilities under Burns Street which are used by both subdivisions. The developer shall also create a Road Maintenance Agreement for the permanent maintenance of the internal roads within Withrow Ridge Subdivision and the emergency access road. Said emergency road maintenance shall include grading, snowplowing, installation of culverts or other necessary actions needed to provide constant availability of the road to emergency vehicles and shall be the responsibility of the Withrow Ridge Home Owners' Association; 6) The developer shall provide a revegetation plan for all cut and fill slopes with final construction drawings; 7) All final documents for this project, including but not limited to, erosion control plans, drainage plans with detention areas, grading plans, and road layout and construction plans, shall address all concerns of the Larimer County Engineering Department and be approved by Engineering prior to beginning any construction or site work. Said grading plan must include the first floor elevations of the eight western lots. All subdivision improvements must be in place and approved prior to any construction on the lots; 8) The developer shall sign a project specific Development Agreement and provide County approved collateral before the final plat will be recorded. Said Agreement shall be recorded with the final plat; 9) The developer shall enter into an agreement with the Jackson Ditch regarding acceptance by the Jackson Ditch of drainage flows from Withrow Ridge. Said agreement shall address the quality and quantity of water the ditch will accept; 10) The developer shall obtain a letter acknowledging and accepting additional runoff from each Ideal Homesites property affected by the drainage changes before the final drainage plan will be approved; 11) The developer shall submit documents regarding formation and operation of a Homeowners' Association as well as covenants. Covenants must address issues related to internal and external road maintenance, rural area issues such as wildlife, dust, odor, agriculture, insects, etc., the need for detailed engineering studies prior to building permit, the possibility that outside review of such studies may be required at the owner's expense, a prohibition on the use of on-lot septic systems, and that only deer friendly fencing which meets the specifications of the Division of Wildlife will be permitted. Additionally, a management plan for the ridge area including the highly erodable areas on the west end of the eastern lots must be included. All documents shall be approved by Larimer County prior to approving the final plat and shall be recorded with the final plat; 12) The developer shall install public sanitary sewer for the use of each lot in the Withrow Ridge subdivision. The extension of lines and any required easements are the responsibility of the developer. On-lot septic systems may not be utilized on any lot in this development; 13) The developer shall install two fire hydrants less than 1,200 feet apart which will deliver a minimum of 500 gallons per minute and at least 20 psi and grant the Poudre Fire Authority the authority to flow test the hydrants at any time; 14) Individual site designs, drainage studies, and engineered foundation plans shall be required for each lot prior to the issuance of the building permit. Reports for Lots 1 - 8 (west of ridge) must address the need for perimeter drains and the ability of the lots to have basements. Reports for Lots 9 -14 (east of ridge) must address requirements for structural reinforcement including limited openings on ground floors and any retaining walls which may be necessary. Said reports and plans must be approved by County Engineering prior to issuing the building permit. If Engineering determines that further review by an outside firm or the Colorado Geologic Survey is required, such review will be at the lot owner's expense. All lots shall be required to install passive radon mitigation systems which can be converted to active systems in residential structures; 15) Each lot must pay fees in lieu of Regional and Community park land dedication, County and Regional Transportation Capital Expansion fees, and fees in lieu of school site land dedication for the Poudre R-1 School District at the time of building permit for new residential structures at the rates in effect at the time the permit is issued; 16) The following notes must be placed on the final plat: a) Construction of basements on lots west of the ridge may not be possible. Perimeter drains may be required for these lots; b) Fees in lieu of Regional and Community park land dedication will be collected at the time of building permit for new residential structures at the rate in effect at that time; c) County and Regional Transportation Capital Expansion Fees will be collected at the time of building permit for new residential structures at the rate in effect at that time; d) Fees in lieu of school site land dedication for the Poudre R-1 School District will be collected at the time of building permit for new residential structures at the rate in effect at that time; e) Passive radon mitigation measures which can be converted to active systems must be included in the construction of residential structures on all lots. The results of a radon detection test conducted in new dwellings once the structure is enclosed but prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy must be submitted to the Planning Department; f) Individual site designs, drainage studies, and engineered foundation plans shall be required for each lot prior to issuance of a building permit; g) All utilities must be installed underground; h) Mosquitoes may be a nuisance on this property. Larimer County is not responsible for mosquito abatement and any land owner initiated abatement activities must meet all Federal, State and Local rules and regulations; i) Prairie dog colonies may exist in the area of this property and may migrate to this property. Prairie dogs have been known to carry plague. Larimer County does not perform prairie dog control; j) There are existing agricultural and mining activities in this are that may produce dust, odors and noise. Larimer County will not take any action to stop or hinder legal uses of nearby properties; k) There is the potential for wildlife interaction or property damage in this area. Property owners should take appropriate measures to protect property. Neither Larimer County nor the State Division of Wildlife is responsible for damage or control of wildlife. Any fencing must be of a design approved by the Division of Wildlife; l) This development is the subject of a Development Agreement that has been recorded in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder and is also on file in the Larimer County Planning Office. There are also recorded covenants associated with this plat; m) The emergency access easement, driveways, and roads are not maintained by Larimer County; n) This subdivision is on sanitary sewer. The use of septic tanks is not allowed; o) All driveways over 100' long must be 15' wide and capable of supporting fire apparatus for the length of the driveway; p) Pasture management is important. Overgrazing can result in weeds and erosion problems. If horses or other livestock will be kept on these lots, owners should contact the Larimer County Cooperative Extension Service for information about pasture management.

    Applicant Frank Holzworth stated he is trying to put in a low impact subdivision in an area that technically could allow up to 120 houses and they are trying to preserve what is essentially a transitional zone between very low density and considerably higher density. With regard to the access issue, Mr. Holzworth stated they are actively pursuing with Holnam, Inc. to secure a secondary access point on their property, and he noted that they expect to enter into a road maintenance agreement with Ideal Homesites for Burns Street. Mr. Holzworth stated with regard to the sewer issue, this project will create benefits to the surrounding area and regarding the drainage issue, they will comply with the engineering requirement for a detention pond. Mr. Holzworth stated that they have taken additional steps to work with the Burns Subdivision residents to try and meet and address all their concerns.

    At this time the hearing was opened for public comment and the following persons addressed the Board with their concerns: Ann Mcosker, Colleen Masters, and Roy Grass. Ms. Mcosker stated that this project threatens to turn her street into a major boulevard; she noted that there are nine families living on this street and four are retired and on a fixed income and they all thought they could live here in peace and quiet and she noted they never received any notification about any of the prior proceedings regarding this proposal. Ms. Mcosker stated she was told there would be 180 additional daily vehicle trips on their street and they want some compensation for ruining their lives. Ms. Masters stated she is concerned about the drainage, sewer, and the traffic and presented a copy of their covenants saying that they do not have to agree to this and she agrees with the comments made by Ms. Mcosker. Mr. Grass asked several questions regarding a secondary access and stated that he too is concerned about all the traffic.

    In reply to the concerns raised, Mr. Holzworth stated that public notices were given for the Planning Commission last November and he tried to establish regular contact with the Ideal Homesites property owners. Mr. Holzworth stated that Arrowhead Road has never been a viable access point for this property and the access proposed is the only access road they have; he noted he is trying to create a harmonious addition in the area. He stated that the improvements that will result from their subdivision for the Burns Street property owners are significant and will increase their property values.

    Questions from the Board and discussion followed; Commissioner Disney suggested several alternatives for a secondary access. Commissioner Rennels suggested the possibility of speed bumps or humps to slow the traffic down; the applicant responded he would be happy to install speed humps or bumps. Mr. Burns stated that the County will work with them on humps, but not bumps; different sewer options were discussed. Mr. Timm noted that this subdivision, under the current zoning of R-Residential with public sewer, could have 75 to 80 home sites. Much discussion followed.

    M O T I O N

    Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners adopt the staff findings and Planning Commission/Staff recommendation and approve the Withrow Ridge Subdivision (#98-S1304), with conditions as revised and outlined.

    Motion carried 3 - 0.

  5. CUDZILO SUBDIVISION PRELIMINARY PLAT (#98-S1343): SE 1/4

30-4-69 ON THE NORTH SIDE OF CR4, 1/2 MILE EAST OF CR23E, AND

3 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE TOWN OF BERTHOUD; 9.63 ACRES;

2 LOTS; FA-1 FARMING ZONING

This is a request to divide 9.63 acres into two lots approximately 2.37 acres and 7.26 acres in size for single family residential uses. Mr. Wheeler described the project and location and reviewed the major concerns. Staff findings include: 1) The proposed Cudzilo Subdivision is consistent with the Larimer County Comprehensive Plan; 2) The proposal is harmonious with the surrounding neighborhood; 3) The proposal is supported by various review agencies including those noted in the staff report; 4) Concerns raised by neighboring property owners are addressed by code requirements along with the applicant's responsibilities to the Culver Ditch Company.

The Planning Commission/Staff recommendation is for approval of the Cudzilo Subdivision, with the following conditions: 1) The Final Plat shall be completed in strict conformance with the conditionally approved Preliminary Plat, including all notes, building envelopes, dedicated right-of-way for County Road 4, etc. Any easements shown on the Preliminary Plat and required by the utility companies shall be provided on the Final Plat along with an easement for the Culver Ditch Company to be compatible with any existing ditch easements; 2) The following notes shall be included on the Final Plat: a) The shared drive in the Cudzilo Subdivision shall not be maintained by Larimer County; b) Passive radon mitigation measures shall be included in construction of residential structures on these lots. The results of a radon detection test conducted in new dwellings, once the structure is enclosed but prior to issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy, shall be submitted to the Planning Department. As an alternative, a builder may present a prepaid receipt from a radon tester which specifies that a test will be done within 30 days. A permanent Certificate of Occupancy can be issued when the prepaid receipt is submitted; c) Engineered footing and foundation plans shall be required for all construction on these lots; d) Underground utilities shall be required; e) Rural issues: (1) Lot owners should be advised that there is a potential for nuisance conflicts from wildlife (such as skunks, raccoons and snakes). Lot owners should be prepared to address wildlife conflicts if they arise; (2) During certain times of the year, mosquitoes may present a significant nuisance. Larimer County does not have a mosquito abatement program. Any mosquito abatement activity will be the responsibility of the homeowner; such activity must be according to applicable Federal, State and local rules and regulations; 3) The applicant shall satisfy all requirements of referral agencies and those of the Larimer County Planning Department, unless waived by the Larimer County Board of Commissioners; 4) The applicant shall pay the required fees for Capital Expansion and Fees in Lieu of Land Dedication, as adopted by Larimer County Resolution and in place at the time of the building permit.

Applicant Mary Cudzilo described the proposal and noted that they plan to fully comply with the regulations of the Planning Department. Charlotte Armstrong, adjacent property owner, cited three concerns: 1) Existing house on the property is in violation of the covenants; 2) Covenants for this subdivision should not allow livestock and should be for residential use only; 3) The division is on the basis of an irrigation ditch, which is not a natural division of the land. She noted that there has been strong opposition from area residents to this subdivision; she noted that she has been told for 15 years that property in the area could not be divided and that the area density would not change. Ms. Cudzilo presented a copy of the covenants which were signed in 1970 and which prohibit mobile homes, temporary structures, less than 1200 sq. feet, and no violations; she noted that they are planning on building a home larger than 1200 sq. ft. on the back lot and they think their request is compatible with surrounding properties. In response to Commissioner Rennels question about a good legal description on this proposal, Mr. Wheeler noted that the County will need to get metes and bounds for each lot added to the preliminary plat.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners adopt the staff findings and Planning Commission/Staff recommendation and approve the Cudzilo Subdivision (#98-S1343), with the conditions as revised and outlined.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

The hearing recessed at 5:40 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUATION OF LAND-USE HEARING FOR INDIAN CREEK RANCH PRELIMINARY RURAL LAND PLAN

(#491 & #492)

The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 7:00 p.m. in regular session with Jim Reidhead, Director Rural Land Use Center. Chair Olson presided and Commissioners Disney and Rennels were present. Also present were: Larry Timm, Director of Planning; Rusty McDaniel, Project Engineer; Doug Ryan, Environmental Health Planner; Jerry White, Right-of-Way Agent; Scott Cornell, Environment Site & Access Specialist; Brenda Gimeson, Rural Land Use Center Technician; Matt Lafferty, Planner II; Fred Starr Planner I; and Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney. Recording Clerk, Sherry Graves.

  1. INDIAN CREEK RANCH PRELIMINARY RURAL LAND PLAN

(#99-RLP0030): 24-6-70; 25-6-70; 19-6-69; 20-6-69; 29-6-69;30-6-69;

AND 31-6-69 - 2-3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MASONVILLE, 1/2 MILE EAST

OF COUNTY ROAD 25E, AND 1 1/2 MILES NORTHWEST OF LOVELAND;

1650 ACRES; 94 LOTS; FA-1 FARMING, FO-FORESTRY, AND

FO1-FORESTRY 1 EXISTING ZONING

This is a request for preliminary approval to divide 1650 +/- acres in the following manner: six small ranches ranging in size from 200-250 +/- acres each with one accessory dwelling located on each ranch; one cluster area of 47 home sites encompassing approximately 237 acres; and one cluster area of 41 home sites encompassing approximately 161 acres. The total residential development of 94 homes plus up to 6 accessory dwellings will be located on roughly 518 acres. The six ranch lots (residual land of approximately 1252 acres) will be protected from further development by covenants in perpetuity, in accordance with the Rural Land Use Process.

Chair Olson asked Ms. Haag to explain the difference between the Rural Land Use Process (RLUP) and a subdivision. Ms. Haag explained the distinction between the RLUP and subdivision or planned unit development (PUD) process; first, the RLUP is a very voluntary, highly negotiated process in which the landowner is not compelled to use this process and the landowner and the County can opt out at any time. Second, with the subdivision or PUD process, once an applicant files his proposal, the County is essentially mandated to follow through and process it and to take it to final hearing before the County Commissioners.

Staff findings include: 1) This proposal is consistent with the policies of the Rural Land Use Process and the RLUC supports the Indian Creek Ranch Preliminary Rural Land Plan based on: a) Planning and design rational for the location of the project's additional residential units; b) The commitment to meeting project design standards considerably higher than those required for 35-acre development; c) The protection of an important mountain backdrop by keeping most of the development off of highly-visible Milner Mountain; d) The strict homeowners' association covenants with appropriate architectural controls; e) Applicant's willingness to grant a perpetual trail easement for the benefit of the citizens of Larimer County; 2) The proposed plan considers the various land development and design options, particularly the subdivision process. The plan is compatible with the existing neighboring land uses: agricultural lands, 35's, residential exemptions, and subdivisions; 3) Staff feels the issue of accessory dwellings should not be approved at this time, but rather dealt with on a case-by-case basis per County policy based on the agricultural merits of each ranch when and if the need arises; 4) Most of the neighbors are keenly interested in this project. Many are strongly opposed to it, for a variety of reasons. We have received a lot of good information from both supporters and opponents of the proposal concerning technical and other issues. Many of these concerns are reflected in the requirements for the project's conditions of approval; 5) Based on a number of different sources of information, using wells for domestic water for the northwest cluster is not a good idea. As a condition of approval, staff is recommending that domestic water be provided by Little Thompson Water District; 6) There is controversy surrounding using Mildred Lane as primary access for the northwest cluster. (Reference the letter in the staff report from Mr. Donald R. Milligan, Attorney for Terry and James Terrell). These legal questions must be resolved, with County Attorney sign-off, as a condition of final project approval; 7) The project raises issues concerning traffic on roads within the region. A traffic study will be required to address these issues; 8) Landowner has agreed to make Army Corps of Engineers approval of dam reconstruction in Phase One-the 35-acre lot portion of his project-a condition of approval of the RLUP project. This is atypical but appropriate considering the interrelationship of the two project phases; 9) A portion of Indian Creek has been identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as potential habitat for the Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse. The applicant has agreed to perform a habitat survey for this site; 10) As a condition of final approval, applicant has agreed to terminate his existing commitment from the City of Loveland for 200 domestic sewer taps; 11) Staff supports the recommendation by some members of the RLUB that the residual land, consisting of six small ranches, be protected by a perpetual conservation easement held by a qualified land trust, as opposed to the perpetual covenant currently proposed; and the recommendation that the management plans for each small ranch be identical in order to facilitate consistent management. The applicant has agreed to this request. 12) From a land-use standpoint, the six small ranches which comprise the residual land are preferable to thirty-five 35-acre parcels (1252 divided by 35 = 35) on the same amount of land, especially if the 35-acre parcels are fenced. However, for long-term grazing and weed control, it may be better to have fewer, larger ranches. Staff is recommending that if perimeter fencing is allowed, it not be required or encouraged. Since the carrying capacity of this foothills land is probably about 1/4 animal-unit-month-acre in a good year-and less in a dry year-grazing management is critical for the long-term health of the land. With this carrying capacity, a 200-acre ranch can only sustain about 4 animal units/year without supplemental feed in an average year; 13) Applicant has met with the Larimer County Open Lands Staff concerning location of trail easement and preliminary agreement has been reached concerning its location; 14) The site-based incentives (47 additional units, or 100% bonus) provide the landowner with benefits roughly equivalent to what they would obtain through dividing their property into individual 35-acre tracts, as well as pre-empting the potential for many more residential units allowed by current zoning. As proposed, this project will also provide commensurate long-term benefits to Larimer County.

Mr. Reidhead introduced the applicant, Fred Bernstein, and his design team Rich Dvorak from TST Engineering and Ted Yelek. Mr. Reidhead described the project in detail and reviewed the meetings held and some of the community concerns raised. Mr. Reidhead stated that originally the applicant applied to use the subdivision process to develop the total land assembly of 2400 acres and proposed 661 residential units. Subsequently, Mr. Bernstein was contacted by Mr. Reidhead and asked to consider developing his land through the RLUP rather than splitting it into 35-acre parcels. Mr. Reidhead reviewed the advantages for the County for going through the RLU process and described the location of the clusters. Mr. Reidhead described the location of the trail easement, which will be conveyed to the Board of County Commissioners for the benefit of all Larimer County citizens; he referred to the Larimer County Comprehensive Parks Master Plan, which was adopted in 1993 in which Milner Mountain was identified as an important resource for the citizens of Larimer County. Mr. Reidhead stated that one of his responsibilities as Rural Land Use Director is to promote the goals of the Larimer County Parks Master Plan and other adopted plans in the County and this is one of the reasons he contacted the applicant. Mr. Reidhead continued that the residual land will have a management plan specifically tailored to foster the long-term health of the land and will be protected by perpetual conservation easement. Mr. Reidhead described the neighboring properties and reviewed the concerns raised at the neighborhood meeting held on May 5, 1999 at the Lincoln Center. Mr. Reidhead stated that the Rural Land Use Board approved this project by a vote of 3 to 2 at their meeting on June 21, 1999.

Doug Ryan stated that the Health Department is trying to insure that the conditions of approval of this project are approved and that their office receives the detailed specifics that they need at the end of the process, such as: 1) Water: Public central water should be supplied to the northeast parcel as well as the northwest parcel and only if it can be demonstrated that it is not technically feasible to provide public central water to the northeast parcel, then they should look at the hydrologic study and reduce the minimum lot size from three acres to 5 acres if using wells. Mr. Ryan stated that there is a lot of public health benefit to the future property owners in the northeast parcel for having a public water supply. 2) Sewer: These parcels will be serviced by on-site sewer systems; Mr. Ryan recommended that a condition be added concerning where those parcels will actually be developed on the northwest parcel and be designed to include land below the 5600 elevation. On the northeast parcel, he recommended that the lots in the cluster be above the Indian Creek floodplain, but also below the slopes of Milner Mountain. In order to provide future lot owners with maximum leeway in determining where their houses will go in terms of prudence avoidance, Mr. Ryan also recommended that the power transmission lines form the boundary rather than go through the middle of the lots. In addition, Mr. Ryan stated that a condition should be included stating that the solid waste disposal issues must be satisfied by the Health Department prior to final approval. Finally, Mr. Ryan stated that if a landowner elects to do prairie dog control on their property, it must be according to the labeling requirements for the restricted use pesticides.

Mr. Reidhead stated that a homeowners' association will be created for the proposed project and the final plat and development agreement will include reference to restrictive covenants, homeowners' association covenants, including architectural controls, and will be approved at final plat.

Rusty McDaniel stated that they have asked the applicant to provide a traffic study so they can identify any county roads which will be impacted adjacent to the project; he noted that they feel it is important that a secondary access road be provided to both of the clusters. Mr. McDaniel stated that they have requested a drainage and erosion control report plan be provided for their review and they recommend that with the amount of traffic, the main access roads be paved with asphalt and the secondary roads be designed with an all-weather surface. Mr. McDaniel requested that when construction is completed, that they be notified so they can do a final inspection; he noted that they are concerned about the maintenance issue of the existing paved road that goes through the 35-acre parcels which will provide access to these new lots.

Scott Cornell stated that they hope to adopt road standards for the interior portion of this project to access the individual 200-acre ranches to insure emergency road access.

Mr. Reidhead stated that another issue is with the schools; he noted that the schools are a referral agent and they reported back that the project should not cause district enrollment to exceed service level "C" and will not be a problem for the Thompson R2-J District.

Ted Yelek stated that this is a much better project than the one originally proposed and it provides a great deal of open space. Rich Dvorak stated that the amount of detail that this developer has been asked to provide is way and above what is normally required and he noted that they will work with all County staff to make sure all the conditions are met.

At this time the hearing was opened for public comment and the following persons addressed the Board: Jack Frost, Mark DeGregario, Lance Light, Patrick Lagutaris, John Helden, Edward Beard, Kathy Williams, Ramon Ajero, Stephanie Lurch, Woody Beardsly, Jim Terrell, Fred Reim, Tom Many Moons, Jerry Little Wolf, Randy Pierce, Eric Wiant, Kathy Beard, Dick Hansen, and Randy Williams. Some of their comments were complimentary of the project; however, each had concerns, which are summarized as follows: 1) Traffic on Glade Road; 2) Safety for children; 3) Access roads; 4) Wildlife habitat; 5) Water - all lots should be on public water and not on well water; 6) Project is precedent setting; 7) Too many unanswered questions; 8) Prefer 35-acre development; 9) Land should dictate how many units go on it; 10) Six ranches on residual land is too much; 11) Opposition to improper development; 12) More patrol by the Sheriff's Department; 13) Disturbance of bones of Arapahoe and Northern Cheyenne Indians; 14) Loss of way of life for adjacent property owners; 15) Feeling of being "sold out" for the trail; 16) Density;

17) Secret meeting with the Board, applicant, etc.

 

Ms. Wagner stated that the Environmental Advisory Board recommends that the following conditions be met to insure that the development does not set a disastrous precedent for the Rural Land Use Process and the environmental integrity of Larimer County: 1) Take the proposal off the fast track; 2) Developer be required at his expense to immediately stabilize disturbed sites; 3) Developer be required to pay for and remediate environmental damage caused to the stream corridor; etc.

Commissioner Disney responded to the accusation that the Board had a secret meeting regarding the trail easement with the applicant; he noted that the Board met in Executive Session to discuss land acquisition, and the developer was not present for the meeting.

Don Taranto, TST, stated that currently there are negotiations going on between Arkins and Little Thompson and Arkins Water is ready and willing to provide water service for this area.

At this time the public comment portion of the hearing was closed and questions from the Board and discussion followed: Commissioner Disney asked about the sustainability of the wells and how extensive the traffic study will be and requested that it be done during peak hours of traffic. Commissioner Rennels asked that the emergency access on Orchard be addressed. Mr. White stated that they have wanted a trail in this area for a long time and it will be a natural surface trail and open to all, as well as for horseback riders and bikers. Mr. Reidhead said he sent out 29 referrals on this project; he addressed the accessory dwelling condition which was added to the list of conditions. Chair Olson expressed her concern about the speed of vehicles on Glade Road and stated she will make a request to the Sheriff's Department to increase their patrol on this road. Commissioner Disney asked about this being an archeological site and requested that Tom Many Moons be allowed to investigate the property for burial sites. At this time, Mr. Bernstein requested an opportunity to speak to this request.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners re-open the hearing to provide an opportunity for the applicant to respond to the request.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Mr. Bernstein stated that Tom Many Moons and the Coroner visited the property recently and bones were found and examined by the Coroner and found to be those of animals.

Much discussion followed and the Board voiced their concerns with the project and noted that the water quality and the traffic studies are primary to this development; they noted that the proposal meets many of the goals of the RLUP, but there are many issues that are very important and still have not been addressed in the conditions. The Board emphasized that having a good development is far more important than having a trail.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners table the Indian Creek Ranch Preliminary Rural Land Plan until 7 p.m. on July 26, 1999.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Twenty-five conditions are outlined in the staff report; as this item was tabled, only the additions and revisions to those conditions are listed here. The full set of conditions will be outlined in detail when this item is approved by the Board of County Commissioners. Those revisions and additions are: 1) Condition #13 will read: "Building envelopes will need to be specified and stay 75 feet away from all drainages AND BELOW 5600' ELEVATION IN THE NORTHWEST CLUSTER. Drainage study should be completed for new homesites and approved by County Attorney prior to final plat approval. 2) A new condition #26 will read: ONE ACCESSORY DWELLING BE APPROVED FOR THE INDIAN CREEK RANCH PROJECT TO BE FINALLY APPROVED ADMINISTRATIVELY BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; 3) A new condition #27 will read: APPLICANT SHALL GRANT TO LARIMER COUNTY A PUBLIC TRAIL EASEMENT THROUGH THE PROPERTY, AND ALSO THROUGH LOTS 19, 20, AND 21 OF THE INDIAN CREEK 35-ACRE DEVELOPMENT. THE LOCATION AND DIMENSION OF THE TRAIL IS SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE LARIMER COUNTY PARKS AND OPEN LANDS DEPARTMENT AND RURAL LAND USE CENTER.

The meeting adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

NOTICE: BECAUSE OF THE CLERK'S INVOLVEMENT WITH THE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION HEARINGS DURING THE MONTH OF JULY, THE MINUTES WILL BE ACTION MINUTES ONLY.

TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1999

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

(#493 & 494)

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. in regular session with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager. Chair Olson presided and Commissioners Disney and Rennels were present. Also present were: Brian Chaffee, Architect with Fentress Bradburn; Carol Block, Finance Director; Jan DeWitt, Human Services; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; Deni LaRue, Community Information Manager; and Donna Hart, Commissioner's Office Administrative Manager. Recording Clerk, Gael Cookman.

1. PUBLIC COMMENT: Approximately 25 residents who live along Country Club Road appeared before the Board during Open Session for Public Comment; Richard Codd addressed the Board as the spokesperson for the group of residents. Dr. Codd explained that there is an inordinate amount of speeding taking place along Country Club Road and he requested the Board's assistance in resolving the dangerous situations that have taken place as a result of the speeding; he presented the Board with a list of ten suggestions that could be used in the effort to reduce the speeding in this area. The ten suggestions included: 1) Retain the 30 mile an hour speed limit; 2) Add four-way flashing caution lights; 3) Increase patrol of the area by the Sheriff and State Highway Patrol; 4) Implement double fines for speeders; 5) Erect a "Trucks Banned" sign; 6) Resurface the road (due to noise); 7) Do not allow noisy motor cycles; 8) Patrol the stop sign at the Country Club entrance; 9) Erect a "Speed Cameras in Use" sign; and 10) Double stripe the road and make it a no passing zone from Highway 1 to County Road 11. Mr. Engemoen noted that the County could only comply with two of the suggestions, that being the implementation of the no passing zone, and to retain the 30 mile an hour speed limit; he noted that the other requests could not be addressed or approved due to budget restraints or limitations of the law. Dr. Codd requested that the Board respond in writing to their suggestions and the Board indicated that they would do so.

Lynn De Maranville addressed the Board noting that he has been trying to correct a code violation that is in effect on the property that he purchased in 1993 from Viney Trucking; he explained in lengthy detail the events surrounding purchase of the property, the permits that have been issued, and the confusion of the type of business that is understood to be operating on the property. Mr. De Maranville stated that he has been working extensively with county staff from both the Planning and Building Departments and he has not achieved satisfactory results; he requested that the Board of County Commissioners mediate the situation. The Board stated that they would schedule a meeting with both the Planning and Building staff to try and resolve this issue; Mr. De Maranville requested to be part of the meeting as well.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR WEEK OF JUNE 21, 1999:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Minutes for the week of June 21, 1999.

Motion carried 3-0.

3. APPROVAL OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 5, 1999:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the schedule for the week of July 5, 1999.

Motion carried 3-0.

4. APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Disney moved for approval of the following documents as listed on the consent agenda on document review for June 29, 1999:

MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS:

LIQUOR LICENSES: Licenses were issued to: Dal-Rae's High Country Inn - 6% - Red Feather Lakes, CO; and J.J.'s Country Corner - 3.2% - Fort Collins, CO.

A99-122 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND EDAW, INC. (for services regarding locating a new landfill site)

A99-123 ACCESS AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND POUDRE SCHOOL DISTRICT R-1 (access to communication sites)

A99-124 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND MONROE EXCAVATION, INC. (for road work and snow removal for Red Feather Lakes GID)

A99-125 ADDENDUM TO MASTER PLAN AND CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR THE LARIMER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND EVENT CENTER BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND D.M.JM. (for additional services to the original agreement)

A99-126 PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND MUNICIPAL CODE CORPORATION (for services to research, edit, codify, and publish the ordinances and resolutions)

C99-39 TRANSMITTAL OF ONE STOP FUNDING CHANGE LETTER #98-1120-07 FOR CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT

D99-16 DEED OF DEDICATION OF PROPERTY AS RIGHT-OF-WAY (County Road 74E - Glacier View Meadows)

R99-65z SPECIAL REVIEW FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PETITION OF MICHAEL RADIO ENTERPRISES

R99-66s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN ACCESS EASEMENT VACATION IN RIVIERA ESTATES

R99-67s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SIERRA PLAZA SOUTH SUPPLEMENT ONE, BUILDING C, COMMERCIAL CONDOMINIMUMS

R99-68s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE VACATION ON RIGHT-OF-WAY IN MEADOWDALE HILLS SUBDIVISION 2ND FILING

Motion carried 3-0.

5. PROCLAMATION OF CRIME VICTIMS' RIGHTS WEEK: Mr. Chaffee briefed the Board on the status of the Justice Center; he then presented the Board with sample material for the outer portion of the building. The Board approved of the samples he provided and instructed Mr. Chaffee to proceed with a mock-up using the sample material.

  1. AUDITORS REPORT ON THE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT: Ms. Block and Mr. Alan Holmburg presented the Auditors Report of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report to the Board and explained that Larimer County is in conformance and is using proper accounting practices with regard to financial reporting.
  2. M O T I O N

    Commissioner Disney moved that the Board of County Commissioners accept the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

    Motion carried 3-0.

  3. PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATION REQUEST FOR A HUB INTAKE SPECIALIST POSITION: Ms. DeWitt explained that the Department of Human Services is requesting a waiver of policy to hire a limited term position with benefits without posting a job notice; she stated that they already have a trained individual working in the position, therefore, job posting would not be necessary.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the request for a HUB Intake Specialist Position with a waiver of policy regarding the posting of this position.

Motion carried 3-0.

8. WORKSESSION: Mr. Gluckman reviewed the following items with the Board: 1) Response to the citizen input regarding speeding on Country Club Road; 2) Scheduling for the Legislative Lunch; 3) Scheduling CCI Staff visit; 4) Resolution to support the Loveland Downtown Development Authority to create a Business Improvement District; and 5) Discussion on House Bill 1002 regarding exemption of sales tax on farm equipment.

9. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: The Board reviewed both recent and pending activities with one another.

 

10. LEGAL MATTERS: There were no legal matters to discuss.

Meeting adjourned at 11:15 a.m.

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CHERYL OLSON, CHAIR LARIMER COUNTY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MYRNA J. RODENBERGER

LARIMER COUNTY CLERK & RECORDER

( S E A L )

ATTEST:

 

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Gael M. Cookman, Deputy County Clerk

 

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Sherry E. Graves, Deputy County Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

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