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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, January 18, 2010

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, January 18, 2010, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

 

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS MEETING

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Frank Lancaster, County Manager. Chair Johnson presided and Commissioners Donnelly and Gaiter were present. Also present were:  Neil Gluckman, Donna Hart, and Deni LaRue, Commissioners’ Office; Robin Carrier, Christina Ulrich-Jones, and Tim Walsh, Department of Human Services; Candace Phippen and Michael Whitley, Planning Department; Jeannine Haag and William Ressue, County Attorney’s Office; and Melissa Lohry, Deputy Clerk.

 

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

 

2.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 11, 2010:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelley moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of January 11, 2010, with the corrections noted by Commissioner Gaiter.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

3.         REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 25, 2010:   Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as published below:

 

ABATEMENTS:       As proposed by the County Assessor, the following Petitions for Abatement were presented for denial:  Richard L. Anderson Trust and ADA Inc.  

 

01192010A001           TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT DEED AND AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE CITY OF FORT COLLINS            

 

01192010A002           CONTRACT AMENDMENT NO. 5 BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND THE STATE OF COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CARE & FINANCING

 

01192010R001           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE REZONING AND EXTENSION OF THE PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL FOR THE PRESERVE CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT

 

01192010R002           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ADAMS RETAIL SUBDIVISION PRELIMINARY PLAT

 

01192010R003           RESOLUTION ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY AND GROW FACILITY/OPERATION USES

 

01192010R004           RESOLUTION ADOPTING AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE TO DESIGNATE DOMESTIC WATER AND SEWER PIPELINES AS MATTESR OF STATE INTEREST

 

01192010R005           RESOLUTION ADOPTING AMENDMETS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE TO DESIGNATE SOLAR ENERGY POWER PLANTS AS MATTERS OF STATE INTEREST

 

01192010R006           FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION DENYING THE EXTENSION OF TIME TO OBTAIN APPROVAL OF THE GROVES AT LAPORTE PLANNED DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNED LAND DIVISION PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL

 

MISCELLANEOUS:            Board of Assessment Appeals State of Colorado Stipulation (as to Tax Year 2008 Actual Value) regarding HC Development and Management Services, Inc.;  Appointment to GID #2, Pinewood Springs – Donn K. Fairbank – to complete the unexpired term of David Painter, January 19, 2010, through November 30, 2011; PY08 ARRA Adult/Dislocated Worker Funds; Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Application Assurances.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:         The following licenses were approved and issued:  Gateway Liquors – Retail Liquor Store – Loveland; Boyd Lake Marina – 3.2% – Loveland; River Forks Inn Restaurant – Hotel and Restaurant – Drake; and Loveland Mountain View Rotary – Special Event 6% – Loveland.

 

5.         NATIONAL MENTOR MONTH:  Ms. Ulrich-Jones, Mr. Walsh, and Ms. Carrier requested the Board proclaim January 2010, Mentor Month in Larimer County.  Ms. Ulrich-Jones noted that there are over 20,000 youth, ages 8 to 18, in Larimer County, who would benefit from having a safe, caring, supportive adult in their lives.

 

Commissioner Donnelly read the proclamation aloud.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim the month of January 2010, as Larimer County Mentor Month.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

6.         COUNTY COMMISSIONER BOARD ASSIGNMENTS FOR 2010:   Mr. Gluckman and Ms. Hart reviewed the Boards and Commissions Primary Liaison Assignments, Colorado County Inc. (CCI) Assignments and Proxies, and other special task forces and committee assignments, which must be made every year.

 

After much discussion, it was decided that Chair Johnson will serve on the following county boards:  Board of Health, Drug Seizure Fund Committee, Fair Board, Fort Collins Downtown Development Authority, LaPorte Planning Advisory Committee, Larimer Integrated Family Enhancement (LIFE) Board, Parks Advisory Board, Poudre River Library District Board, Retirement Board, and the Weld/Larimer Revolving Loan Fund. In addition, Chair Johnson will also serve on the following CCI committees: Health and Human Services and Taxation and Finance.

 

Commissioner Donnelly will serve on the following county boards:  Community Corrections Advisory Board, Estes Valley Board of Adjustment, Estes Valley Planning Commission, Juvenile Community Review Board, Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority, North Front Range Transportation and Air Quality Planning Council, North I-25 EIS, Office on Aging Advisory Council, Open Lands Advisory Board, Rocky Mountain Rail Authority, and the Upper Front Range Transportation Planning Council. In addition, Commissioner Donnelly will also serve on the following CCI committees: Tourism and Resorts, Transportation and Telecommunications Committee.

 

Commissioner Gaiter will serve on the following county boards:  Affordable Housing Coalition, Agricultural Advisory Board, Boxelder Stormwater Authority – Board of Directors, Emergency Management Title III Board (SARA), Environmental Advisory Board; Extension Advisory Committee, Poudre River Library District, Poudre School District/Fort Collins/Larimer County Liaison Committee, Red Feather Lakes Planning Advisory Committee, Rural Land Use Board, Weed Control District, and the Workforce Investment Board. Commissioner Gaiter will also serve on the following CCI committees: Agriculture, Wildlife, and Rural Affairs, General Government Committee, Land Use and Natural Resources Committee; Public Lands Committee.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Board of County Commissioners’ Policy #P01192010P001, Board of County Commissioners’ Division of Responsibilities, as outlined above.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

7.         CERTIFICATION OF APPOINTMENT OF COUNTY COMMISSIONER:  Mr. Lancaster informed the Board that due to county policy, the Board of County Commissioners must formally recognize the appointment of Commissioner Lew Gaiter III by the Larimer Republican Party.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners recognize and certify the appointment of Mr. Lew Gaiter III as the Larimer County Commissioner, District I, as appointed by the Vacancy Committee of the Larimer County Republican Party, the legal appointing authority.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

8.         COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:  Mr. Lancaster requested that the Board send a letter of support for the Larimer Center for Mental Health’s application for the Criminal Justice Clinical Specialist Program. He explained that the Larimer Center for Mental Health does a great deal to serve the county and the criminal justice system.

 

The Board agreed to lend their support to the Larimer Center for Mental Health.

 

9.         COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:  The Board detailed their attendance at events during the previous week.

 

10.       LEGAL MATTERS:  Mr. Ressue addressed the Board and requested they go into executive session for conferences with an attorney, with no motion to follow.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Donnelly moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into executive session for conferences with an attorney pursuant to 24-6-402(4)(b) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

There being no further business, the Board recessed at 11:00 a.m.

 

 

LAND USE HEARING

 

The Board of County Commissioners reconvened at 3:00 p.m. with Matt Lafferty, Principal Planner. Chair Johnson presided and Commissioners Donnelly and Gaiter were present. Also present were: Rob Helmick, Planning Department; Traci Shambo, Engineering Department; William Ressue, County Attorney’s Office; and Melissa Lohry, Deputy Clerk. 

 

Chair Johnson opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and asked for public comment on the Land Use Code and County Budget.  No one from the audience addressed the Board regarding these topics.

 

Chair Johnson stated that the only item on today’s agenda is on the consent agenda and would not be discussed unless requested by the Board, staff, or members of the audience.

 

1.         SADDLE RIDGE ACRES PUD, LOT 1-B CONDOMINIUM MAP, FILE #09-S2929:   This is a request for approval of a condominium map for the building on lot 1-B of the Loveland Tech Center. The applicant, Loveland Tech LLC, proposes to create two condominium units in an existing building at the Loveland Tech Center. The planned unit development, Saddle Ridge Acres, was originally approved in 1997, and anticipated one building on the lot; the anticipated building was constructed in the late 90’s. At this time the owners of that building have an interested tenant/buyer, for a part of the building, and wish to have a condominium map approved to allow for the sale.

 

No review or referral agency has commented adversely on this proposal; therefore, staff recommends approval of the Saddle Ridge Acres Lot 1-B Condominium Map, file #09-S2929 subject to the following condition (and authorization for the Chair to sign when the final plat is submitted for signature):

 

1.         Completion and final review of the condominium documents shall be completed within 90-days.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the consent agenda as published above.

 

Motion carried 3-0.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________________

                        STEVE JOHNSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

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Melissa Lohry, Deputy Clerk

 

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