MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Monday, October 27, 2003

There were no Land Use Hearings this date.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2003

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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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 Donna Hart, Frank Lancaster and Deni La Rue, Commissioner's Office; Stephen Gillette and Cheryl Kolus, Natural Resources; Major Bill Nelson, Sheriff's Office; George Hass and Jeannine Haag, County Attorney's Office; and Jean O'Connor, Clerk to the Board.

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT: None

2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 20, 2003:

MOTION

Commissioner Gibson moved that the minutes for the week of October 20, 2003 be approved as submitted.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

3. REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 3, 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: As recommended by the County Assessor, the following petitions for abatement are approved DS3 Partnership; Lincare, Inc; Meilke; and Herndon.

10282003A001 SUB-CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND GARFIELD COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS BOARD FOR USE AND BENEFIT OF LARIMER COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT

10282003A002 DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND BUCKHORN MEADOWS LLC AND BUCKHORN MEADOWS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION FOR THE BUCKHORN MEADOWS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

10232003R001 RESOLUTION FOR STATUTORY VESTED RIGHTS FOR BUCKHORN MEADOWS CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

MISCELLANEOUS: Human Services payments for September 2003; Buckhorn Meadows Final Plat; and Re- appointment of Joyce Kitchen to the Estes Valley Planning Commissioner for a term commencing July 1, 2003 and expiring June 30, 2007 with a waiver of term limits.

LIQUOR LICENSES: The following license was both approved and issued Coach House Bar and Grill- Change of Ownership- Loveland, CO. The following license was issued Berthoud Arts & Humanities Alliance- Special Event 6%- Berthoud, CO.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

  1. AWARD PRESENTATION FOR THE GARBAGE GARAGE: Mr. Gillette stated that, due to the foresight of his predecessor Jennelle Henderson, the "Garbage Garage" evolved at the County Landfill. Linda Case, the Household Hazardous Waste Manager submitted the Garbage Garage program to the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association and was awarded the "Best New Program Award". Ms. Kolus presented the award to the Board.
  2. PUBLIC MEETING FOR 2004 LAW ENFORCEMENT BLOCK GRANT: Major Nelson stated that the Sheriff's office is applying for a 2004 Law Enforcement Block Grant to purchase "Taser Less-than-Lethal" weapons and associated equipment. As part of the application, Major Nelson continued, a public hearing must be held to solicit public comment. Chair Bender noted that there is no public present to comment on this item. Major Nelson noted that the Law Enforcement Advisory Board has made a favorable recommendation regarding the application and purchase. The Board concurred.
  3. WORK SESSION: Mr. Gluckman requested direction regarding a letter received from Seven Oaks Academy expressing concerns regarding the location of the new Community Corrections building. Mr. Gluckman stated that staff recommendation is to offer to assistance with the physical move by supplying labor from weekenders program or through community corrections. The Board concurred.
  4. COMMISSIONER'S REPORT: The Board noted their attendance at events last week.

9. LEGAL MATTERS: Mr. Hass mentioned a letter received from a Mr. Richard Warner regarding his purchase of a non-buildable lot and noted that there is no further action required by the County. Ms. Haag presented the Board with a letter from the doctor of a zoning violation property owner, which states that the owner is not physically able to clean up the property. Ms. Haag asked if the Board would like the property cleaned and that the County would recoup the cost by placing a lien against the parcel. The Board concurred.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

MOTION (No Affidavit Provided)

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 10:30 a.m. and cited 24- 6- 402 (4)(b) C.R.S.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Executive session ended at 10:50 a.m; no action was taken.

MOTION (#193)

Commissioner Gibson moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session at 10:50 a.m. and cited 24- 6- 402 (4)(e) C.R.S.

Motion carried 3 - 0.

Executive session ended at 11:15 a.m.; no action was taken.

Commissioner Gibson asked for clarification regarding the Parks Master Plan and concessionaire services and Mr. Hass stated that services are at the discretion of the Board.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:25 a.m.

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THOMAS G. BENDER, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

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A T T E S T

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Jean M. O'Connor, Clerk to the Board