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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, December 2, 2002

There Were No Land Use Hearings This Week

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 Joe Ferrando, Community Corrections; Douglas Kelly, Criminal Crime Laboratory; Linda Coxen, District Attorney's Office; Claudia DeLude, Planning Janelle Henderson, Natural Resources; Dave Spencer, Facilities; Donna Hart and Deni La Rue, Commissioner's Office; and Jean O'Connor, Clerk to the Board.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

2. REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEKS OF DECEMBER 9 & 16, 2002: Ms. Hart reviewed the draft schedule with the Board.

3. CONSENT AGENDA:

M O T I O N

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

12022002A001 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND LAWRENCE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR BRIDGE #19-1.1-48 PROJECT #231

12022002A002 DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND RESIDUAL LAND USE RESTRICTIONS BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, RICHARD'S LAKE LLC AND THE ESTATE OF ROBERT L. McCAFFERTY FOR THE LONGVIEW RURAL LAND USE PLAN

12022002R001 SPECIAL REVIEW FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE PETITION OF COLORADO PINES LODGE

12022002R002 RESOLUTION FOR STATUTORY VESTED RIGHTS FOR LONGVIEW RURAL LAND PLAN

MISCELLANEOUS: Final Plat for Longview Rural Land Use Plan.

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following licenses were approved St. Louis Liquors, LLC- Retail- Loveland, CO; Sundance Steakhouse- Hotel & Restaurant- Fort Collins, CO; and Hilltop General Store- 3.2%- Red Feather Lakes, CO. The following licenses were issued Young's Liquor- Retail- Fort Collins, CO and Mishawaka Inn, Inc.- Tavern- Bellvue, CO.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

4. RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOLUTION: Commissioner Bender presented and requested support of a resolution regarding increased consumer driven renewable energy development, production and uses which provide economic benefits for rural Colorado.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve a resolution supporting omcreased consumer driven renewable energy.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

12022002R003 RESOLUTION SUPPORTING INCREASED CONSUMER DRIVEN RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, AND USES THAT PROVIDE ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR RURAL COLORADO

5. BRYNE GRANT APPLICATIONS: Mr. Ferrando briefed the Board regarding a Byrne Grant application submittal for funding for a 24/7 Adult Jail Diversion for minor offenders and requested approval.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the submission of a Byrne Grant application for a 24/7 Adult Jail Diversion for minor offenders.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Mr. Jack Taylor, City of Fort Collins Police Department and Ms. Coxen also briefed the Board on the submission of a Byrne Grant application to participate in a multi-jurisdictional Drug Task Force. Ms. Coxen stated that the application is being submitted by the City of Fort Collins; however the District Attorney's (DA) office is requesting one full time employee to work with the task force as support. Funding for the position at $10,000, Ms. Coxen continued, is likely to be available in carryover funds from 2002 and 2003 budgets. Mr. Lancaster suggested staff first look at funding through the DA budget and if necessary, carryover from the general fund.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve Larimer County's participation in a Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force with an additional full time employee in the DA office. Funding to first come from DA budget carryover and if insufficient funds available, carryover from the general fund.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Corporal Doug Kelly, Sheriff's Department also requested approval for submission of a Byrne Grant application for a Forensic Comparison Microscope for use in the crime lab and noted that matching funds are available from unexpected revenues within the department.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the submittal of a Byrne Grant application for a forensic comparison microscope to be used in the Sheriff's Crime Lab. Matching funds currently available from unexpected revenues within the Sheriff's Department.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Mr. Lancaster stated that the Two County requests for Byrne Grant submissions also require prioritization and that staff is recommending the first priority be the jail diversion program and requested the Board support.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve and authorize the Chair to sign a prioritization letter for the Byrne Grant program.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

6. COURT ORDERED CLEAN UP: Mr. Legg noted that the Board had previously approved legal action for a zoning violation if the designated timeframe for compliance had not been met. Clean up for the site, Ms. DeLude stated is not expected to exceed $10,000 and Mr. Legg suggested the funds be allocated from the previously approved 2002 clean-up fund.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners authorize the expenditure of up to $10,000 for the clean up of the Gil Martin property from the previously approved 2002 clean-up fund.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

7. REAPPOINT COUNTY FORESTER AS PEST CONTROL INSPECTOR: Ms. Henderson requested approval to reappoint the County Forester as the County Pest Inspector for a two-year term ending December 31, 2004.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the reappointment of the County Forester as the County Pest inspector for a two-year term ending December 31, 2004.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

8. FACILITIES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Mr. Spencer requested approval to release two "Request for Proposals" (RFP) in an effort to obtain additional information regarding the costs and revenues for the new Community Corrections project. One RFP will be for the design/build option and the other for the sale of 502 W. Laurel.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the release of 2 RFPs for the new Community Corrections project; One for the sale of W Laurel and the other for the design/build of the new facility.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

9. WORK SESSION: Commissioner Gibson noted that, due to term limits, both the Clerk and the Treasurer officials will be new for 2003. The current Clerk and Treasurer have contracted for transitional audits of their offices and are requesting that they be able to close early on New Years Eve. Commissioner Gibson also asked if the Board supports closing all County offices at 12:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

M O T I O N

Commissioner Bender moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve and authorize the offices of Clerk and Recorder and Treasurer to close at 1:00 p.m. on New Year's Eve for the purpose of transitional audits; and approve and authorize all County offices to close at 1:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve 2002.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

10. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: The Board noted their attendance at events the previous week.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.

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GLENN W. GIBSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MYRNA J RODENBERGER

CLERK AND 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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