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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

TUESDAY, January 22, 2002

Monday, January 21, 2002 was a Holiday.

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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The Board of County Commissioners met with Frank Lancaster, County Manager; Chair Gibson presided and Commissioners Bender and Rennels were present. Also present were Larry Timm, Director of Planning; Carol Block, Director of Finance; Terri Bryant, Chief Accountant; Mark Peterson, County Engineer; Kathryn Rowe, Purchasing; Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; Donna Hart, Commissioner's Administrative Manager; Deni La Rue, Community Information Manager; and Jean O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: None
  2. APPROVAL OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 28, 2002:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the schedule for the week of January 28, 2002 be approved.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

3. CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that action on the consent agenda be postponed for later in the meeting.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

4. WORK SESSION: IRIS HILL APPEAL: Mr. Lancaster requested the Board review a draft of the minutes that pertains to the Iris Hill Appeal Land Use item that went before the Board last week. The applicant for this item, Mr. Anderson, believes the Board took action different then that which Planning staff is requiring. Commissioner Rennels stated that the motion in the minutes is very clear as to the Board's action. The appeal was denied, Commissioner Rennels continued, and that Mr. Anderson has the choice of maintaining his County Road address, but that all residents off the internal road would be addressed off the internal road. Consensus of the Board is to send Mr. Anderson a letter, from the Board, clarifying their action taken.

LAND USE CODE MONITORING COMMITTEE: Mr. Lancaster requested direction for staff as a result of last weeks meeting. Mr. Lancaster stated that as he understood the action, the monitoring committee will be maintained and would be more "Pro-active" as oppose to "Re-active". The committee will meet monthly in different locations throughout the County to gain citizen input. Commissioner Rennels noted that membership should be reviewed/ contacted to make sure members are aware of the role and time commitment of the committee. Commissioner Bender noted that the membership should include representation from unincorporated Larimer County. Consensus of the Board is to schedule a work session for February 4, 2002.

6. PRESENTATION OF GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING: Ms. Block noted that this year is the 19th year in a row that Larimer County has received this award and that it is a real honor for she and her staff. The Board thanked Ms. Block and Ms. Bryant for their hard work and dedication.

7. DISTRIBUTION OF FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION SECTION 5311 AND 5310 GRANT FUNDS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2002: Mr. Peterson informed the Board of the request for funding from the rural transit services throughout the County and provided a recommendation of approval for distribution of the grant funds to each agency. Mr. Peterson noted that the grant requires a 30% local match in funding and that the funds are included in the Board's 2002 budget. Mr. Peterson stated that the funds would be distributed through the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), and requested the Board approve the MPO enter into an agreement with each agency.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the allocation of transit grant funds in the amount of $143,200 for operations and $25,200 for administration.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Metropolitan Planning Organization entering into separate agreements with each transit agency.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

  1. CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the following items be approved as presented on the consent agenda:

ACTION ITEMS: Approve the reappointment of Sue Hime to the Retirement Board for a 4-year term effective January 1, 2002 and expiring on December 31, 2005; Approve extension of equipment operator positions in the Road and Bridge Department through June 28, 2002 to fill vacancies; Approve the extension of FTE position in Human Resources through March 31, 2002 and change in classification of these positions.

PETITIONS FOR ABATEMENT: Paradise Valley LLC (42 parcels) and Probe Test Fixtures.

A01-14 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND DELORES J. BARGER FOR USE AND BENEFIT OF THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR FIREARMS TRAINING

A01-15 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE TOWN OF WELLINGTON FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT THROUGH THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

R02-11s RESOLUTION FOR EXTENSION F APPROVAL OF THE AMENDED PLAT FOR JENKS MINOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT LOTS 1 & 3

R02-12s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION GRANTING THE RELEASE OF WARRANTY COLLATERAL FOR THE GRAYHAWK KNOLLS SUBDIVISION

R02-13g FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION REPEALING AND RE-ENACTING SECTION 3102.1.1 OF THE 1997 UNIFORM BUILDING CODE

R02-14s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FALCON POINTE ESTATES CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

R02-15s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT AND VACATION OF UTILITY EASEMENT IN GLACIER VIEW MEADOWS 4TH LOTS 88 & 89

R02-16s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE WAVERLY RIDGE CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

R02-17s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION DENYING THE APPEAL OF JO LINDA WILSON

R02-18s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDED PLAT AND VACATION OF UTILITY EASEMENT IN GLACIER VIEW MEADOWS 8TH FILING LOTS 53 & 54

R02-19s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SCHMIDT MINOR LAND DIVISION

R02-20s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENT IN McNULTY-COLLINS MINOR SUBDIVISION AND THE PETITION FOR REZONING

R02-21s FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EAGLE CLIFF CONDOMINIUMS

MISCELLANEOUS: Approve Division of Criminal Justice Statement of Grant Award for Juvenile Assessment Center Grant Signatures; Separation Agreement & Waiver and Release.

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following license was approved Windjammer Liquors- 6%- Loveland, CO. The following licenses were issued Red Feather Carry Out- 6%- Red Feather Lakes, CO; Cloverleaf Kennel Club- 6%- Loveland, CO; Boyd Lake Marina, Inc.- 3.2%- Loveland, CO; Burger Bay- 3.2%- Loveland, CO; Windjammer Roadhouse and Grill- 6%- Loveland, CO; Drink-N-Dawg- 6%- LaPorte, CO; and La Chaumiere- 6%- Lyons, CO.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

9. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: Commissioner Rennels stated that she attended CCI last week and many bills are being proposed; however few will make it to the floor. Commissioner Rennels excused herself from the meeting at this time. Commissioner Bender noted his attendance at the following events Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration; Affordable Housing meeting; Open Lands; and a community meeting at the Charco Broiler. Chair Gibson noted he also attended CCI and a meeting with Windsor to discuss funding options for future roads.

10. LEGAL MATTERS:

EXECUTIVE SESSION (#8)

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 10:20 a.m. and sited 24-6-402 (4)(a) and 24-6-402 (4)(e) C.R.S.

Executive session ended at 10:55 a.m.; no action was taken.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:55 a.m.

LAND USE HEARING

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The Board of County Commissioners met with Larry Timm, Director of Planning; Chair Gibson presided and Commissioner Bender was present. Also present were Jeannine Haag, Assistant County Attorney; Christie Coleman, Civil Engineer; Karin Knauf, Planner I; Sarah Flick, Planner II; Jim Reidhead, Director of the Rural Land Use Center, and Jean O'Connor, Recording Clerk.

Ms. Flick requested item #3 Matt's Place Street Name Change be removed from the consent agenda.

Chair Gibson noted that item #1 Barnes Zoning Violation has been removed from the agenda by staff and stated the following items are consent and would not be discussed unless requested by the Board or members of the audience.

2. KEEVER STREET NAME: NE 1/4 OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 9N, RANGE 68W; LOCATED OFF THE WEST SIDE OF COUNTY ROAD 17, APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE NORTH OF COUNTY ROAD 72.

This is a request to name an unnamed private drive serving four residential lots. Applicant requests the drive be named Heritage Court. Alternate names have been provided. Staff recommendation is approval of the proposed street name of Star Ridge Court, located on Section 3, Township 9N, Range 68W, File #01-S1889.

4. MARTHA'S FARM RURAL LAND USE PLAN AMENDED PLAT: SW 1/4 33-5-68; 2 1/2 MILES WEST OF I-25 ON THE NORTH SIDE OF STATE HIGHWAY 60.

This is a request for authorization to amend the building envelopes on Residual Lot B, remove a non-buildable area to correct an error, and amend the boundary line between Residual Lot A and B. Staff recommendation is approval of the Amended Plat for Residual Lots A and B, Martha's Farm R.L.U.P. 00-S1622.

5. CHARLOTTE'S FARM RURAL LAND USE PLAN (00-S1625) AMENDED PLAT: SW 1/4 33-5-68; 2 1/2 MILES WEST OF I-25 ON THE NORTH SIDE OF STATE HIGHWAY 60

This is a request for authorization to amend the boundary line between Residual Lot A and B. Staff recommendation is approval of the Amended Plat for Residual Lots A and B, Charlotte's Farm R.L.U.P. 00-S1625.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following items as presented on the consent agenda Keever Street Name Change #01-S1889; Martha's Farm Rural Land Use Plan Amended Plat #00-S1881; and Carlotte's Farm Rural Land Use Plan Amended Plat #00-S1887.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

3. MATT'S PLACE, NEW STREET NAME: PORTIONS OF SECTIONS 24, 25, 26, 27, TOWNSHIP 7N, RANGE 71W; MAIN ROAD IS LOCATED OFF OF WEST SIDE OF BUCKHORN ROAD (CR 27), APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE NORTH OF POLE HILL ROAD. TWO MINOR SPUR ROADS BRANCH OFF THE MAIN ROAD.

This is a request to name an existing, unnamed street that will serve (lots). Staff recommendation is to approve the proposed street name, Matt's Place, for a road that extends through Portions of the SE 1/4 of Section 34, Township 7N, Range 71W, and the NE 1/4 of Section 3, Township 6N, Range 71W, File #01-S1886. Ms. Flick stated that she requested this item be removed from consent because a resident objects to the name and noted, however that that resident is not present. Ms. Flick stated that the street services several parcels, but currently there are no residents. The applicant, Ms. Flick continued has applied for a building permit, which requires the street be named.

Mr. John Rust, area property owner stated that the man who originally homesteaded the area was named "Matt" and it is a private road maintained by the property owners. Mr. Rust stated that one objection should not prevent the proposed naming.

Mr. John Benshoff, the applicant provided the historical background of the area and noted that folks have referred to the area as "Matt's Place" since 1902.

There being no further public comment the hearing was closed to the public and Commissioner Bender noted that one objection should not hold up the naming.

M OT I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the proposed street name, Matt's Place, for a road that extends through portions of the SE 1/4 of Section 34- Township 7N- Range 71W, and the NE 1/4 of Section 3- Township 6N- Range 71W, File #01-S1886.

Motion carried 2 - 0.

**Clerk Note: The legal description provided by staff in the request is inaccurate. The legal read into the motion of approval is correct.**

There being no further business, the hearing adjourned at 3:15 p.m.

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GLENN W. GIBSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MYRNA J. RODENBERGER

CLERK & RECORDER

(S E A L)

A T T E S T

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Jean M. O'Connor, Clerk to the Board

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