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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, December 29, 2008

 

There were no meetings held on Monday December 29, 2008.

 

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2008

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:30 a.m. with Frank Lancaster, County Manager.  Chair Gibson presided and Commissioners Eubanks and Rennels were present.  Also present were:  Donna Hart, Commissioners’ Office; Marc Peterson, Traci Shambo and Martina Wilkinson, Engineering Department; Mark Pfaffinger, Information Technology Department; Rob Helmick, Planning Department; Gary Buffington, Department of Natural Resources; and Melissa Lohry, Deputy Clerk.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT:  There was no public comment today.

 

2.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 5, 2008:  Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

3.         CONSENT AGENDA:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the following items as presented on the Consent Agenda for December 30, 2008:

 

12302008D001           DEED OF DEDICATION BY BEVERLY I. SCHUELKE TRUST FOR SAID PROPERTY AS A PUBLIC HIGHWAY              

 

12302008R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE AMENDED PLAT OF LOT 4 IN LUDWICK FARM RLUP   

 

12302008R002           RESOLUTION CONCERNING EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY MANAGER FOR 2009        

 

12302008R003           RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION FOR LARIMER COUNTY APPOINTED OFFICIALS               

 

12302008R004           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION DENYING THE SCOTT SCHMER ADDRESS APPEAL        

 

12302008R005           RESOLUTION APPROVING THE RIST CONYON ROAD AND OLD FLOWERS ROAD NAME APPEAL      

 

LIQIOR LICENSES:            The following licenses were approved and/or issued: Westlake Liquor – Transfer of Ownership – Red Feather Lake; River Forks Inn Restaurant and Stage Stop – Hotel and Restaurant – Drake.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

4.         2009 PARK REGULATIONS:  Mr. Buffington appeared before the Board and reviewed the proposed changes to the 2009 Park Regulations.  The changes included the addition of two new provisions, I6 and P19, which impose a fine for failure to store wildlife attractants in a hard-sided vehicle or camping unit and for intentionally feeding wildlife.  Also included in the changes were revisions to D3, prohibiting horses in campsites and picnic sites; L4, prohibiting the possession of marijuana; and W12, regarding the use of flotation devices.

 

Commissioner Rennels voiced her concern about provision I6, specifically in regards to visitors who hike or bike into the parks and therefore, do not have a hard-sided vehicle or camping unit.  Chair Gibson and Commissioner Eubanks agreed and directed Mr. Buffington to rewrite the provision before approval.    

 

5.         HEARING DATE FOR PROSPECT MOUNTAIN WATER DISTRICT:  Mr. Helmick requested the Board formally schedule the Prospect Mountain Water District Hearing for February 2, 2009, at 6:30 p.m.  Mr. Helmick stated the applicant has submitted approval, in writing, of this date.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Eubanks moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve setting a public hearing for the Prospect Mountain Water District Service Plan for February 2, 2009, at 6:30 p.m.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         LARIMER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CAPITAL EXPANSION FEES:  Mr. Peterson and Ms. Shambo explained to the Board that because the county transportation capital expansion fees will be increasing by more than the set limit of 5%, per county policy, the increase required the Board’s approval.  The proposed fee increase is 6%.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve a 6% increase for the Larimer County Regional and Non-Regional Transportation Capital Expansion Fees, effective February 1, 2009.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.         POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR THE STANDARDS BOARD:  Mr. Pfaffinger addressed the Board and explained the proposed policy and procedure being would allow the Information Technology Department to establish guidelines for computer hardware and software in an attempt create uniformity across the county.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Eubanks moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Policy and Procedure 340.7A of the Standards Board.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

8.         COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:  Mr. Lancaster requested that the Board approve a resolution regarding the depositing of county funds by the county treasurer.  He explained that the resolution had to be signed into action by the end of the year.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Rennels moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Resolution Regarding the Deposit of 2009 Funds by the County Treasurer.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

12302008R006           RESOLUTION REGARDING DEPOSIT OF 2009 FUNDS BY COUNTY TREASURER

 

9.         COMMISSIONER REPORTS:  The Board discussed events they attended during the previous week.

 

10.       LEGAL MATTERS:  There were no legal matters today.

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                        GLENN W. GIBSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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Melissa E. Lohry, Deputy Clerk

 

 

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