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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, March 24, 2003

There were no Land Use Hearings this date.

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2003

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

(#149 & 150)

The Board of County Commissioners met with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager; Chair Bender presided and Commissioners Gibson and Rennels were present. Also present were Gary Buffington and K-Lynn Cameron, Parks Department; Donna Hart and Deni La Rue, Commissioner's Office; and Jean M. O'Connor, Clerk to the Board.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: None
  2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 10, 2003:

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the corrections to the February 3, 2003 minutes to accurately reflect action taken regarding the MacLaughlin MLD.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

MOTION

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of March 10, 2003 as presented.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of March 17, 2003 as presented.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

3. REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 31, 2003: Ms. Hart reviewed the schedule with the Board.

4. CONSENT AGENDA:

MOTION

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following items as presented on the consent agenda:

PETITIONS FOR ABATEMENT: Tidal Wave Car Wash LLC; Gardner; Herbert and Frazier LLP; and Fish Creek Properties, LLC.

03252003A001 AGREEMENT AMENDMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND VISUAL INFORMATION, INC. (11192002A001)

03252003A002 DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND FL-SWIFT, LLC AND FOSSIL LAKE PUD HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION FOR THE SWIFT ADDITION TO FOSSIL LAKE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT

03252003D001 DEED OF DEDICATION BY FORT COLLINS INDUSTRIAL PARK FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC USE

03252003D002 DEED OF DEDICATION BY SMITHFIELD SUBDIVISION FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC USE

03252003D003 DEED OF DEDICATION BY INDUSTRIAL BUSINESS PARK INTERNATIONAL PUD FOR RIGHT-OF-WAY OF PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC USE

03252003R001 RESOLUTION FOR STATUTORY VESTED RIGHTS FOR SWIFT ADDITION TO THE FOSSIL LAKE PUD

MISCELLANEOUS: Weed Control District Advisory Committee By Laws; Amended Plat of Lot 4 - 8, Block 4, and Lots 1,3,4,5, 15-17, Block 5 Hiawatha Heights; Hondius Heights Lot 11 and a portion of Lot 31 Amended Plat; Swift Addition to the Fossil Lake PUD Final Plat; Adoption of Addendum to the county Diversion Policy as required by State Plan; HOME Project Completion Form; Air Pollution Monitoring and Permit Deviation Report.

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following licenses were approved Al Fresco Great Italian Food- Hotel & Restaurant- Fort Collins, CO and Ventex LLC Store #313- 3.2%- Fort Collins, CO. The following licenses were issued Cloverleaf Kennel Club- Racetrack- Loveland, CO; Red Feather Café and Bar- Tavern- Fed Feather Lakes, CO; Island Promotions- Special Events 6%- Fort Collins, CO; Aspen Lodge- Hotel & Restaurant- Estes Park, CO; and Loveland Country Store- 3.2%- Loveland, CO.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

5. CORONER'S RESOLUTION: Mr. Gluckman noted that the Coroner's salary is set annually via resolution by the Board. The Coroner's salary is zero since he works contractually for each autopsy performed, and Mr. Gluckman requested approval of a resolution setting the salary at zero.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Coroner's resolution establishing compensation.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

03252003R002 RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING CORONER'S COMPENSATION

6. MAINTENANCE WORKER LIMITED TERM POSITION FOR PARKS: Mr. Buffington stated that capital improvement projects for parks and open lands are handled internally and requested approval for one limited term position for the projects construction crew.

MOTION

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the addition of one limited term regular position for a Maintenance Worker for the Parks and Open Lands capital improvements construction crew.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

7. GREAT OUTDOORS COLORADO (GoCO) RULE MAKING COMMENTS: Ms. Cameron submitted a letter stating the County's position regarding proposed changes to the GoCO application submission process with respect to grants. Ms. Cameron noted that several other counties throughout the State have the same concerns with the proposed changes as stated in the position letter.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve a letter to the Great Outdoors Colorado Board stating Larimer County's position on the proposed rule changes that could impact Larimer County's ability to receive GoCO funds.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

8. WORK SESSION: Mr. Gluckman noted the training received by many County agencies/ officials last week was very valuable. Chair Bender elaborated on the training received at the FEMA facility. Much discussion ensued.

9. COMMISSIONER REPORTS: The Board noted their attendance at events over the past two weeks.

  1. LEGAL MATTERS: None

11. DEBRIEFING RE: FEMA TRAINING AND LAST WEEKS STORM COORDINATION: Mr. Lancaster stated that the resolution signed last week declaring local disaster/emergency addressed "unincorporated" Larimer County and requested the Board modify that resolution to include all of Larimer County.

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners modify resolution 03212003R001 to reflect Larimer County entirely.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Much discussion ensued regarding potential changes to County procedures in disaster/ emergency conditions and the few "snags" that occurred during last week's storm. The Board and Mr. Lancaster praised the efforts and efficiencies of all the staff involved with decisions made during the storm.

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

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THOMAS G. BENDER, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SCOTT DOYLE

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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