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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011

 

There were no meetings held on Monday, March 28, 2011.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Frank Lancaster, County Manager. Chair Donnelly presided and Commissioner Gaiter was present. Also present were: Donna Hart and Deni LaRue Commissioners’ Office; Carol Block, Finance Department; Angela Mead, Human Services Department; Gary Buffington and Dan Rieves, Natural Resources Department; Linda Hoffman, Planning Department; George Hass, Jeannine Haag, William Ressue and Linda Connors, County Attorneys Office; and Dana Bouchard and Melissa Lohry, Deputy Clerks.

 

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

 

2.    APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 21, 2011:

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of March 21, 2011.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

3.    REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 4, 2011: 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 listed below:

 

PETITIONS FOR ABATEMENT:            As recommended by the County Assessor, the following Petition for Abatement is approved: Terry Stange and Sonja R. Wilkinson.

 

03292011R001           RESTATED FINDINGS AND RESOLUTION APPROVING THE MCBLAIR RANCH SPECIAL EXCEPTION AND APPEAL TO LAND USE CODE SECTION 8.6.3.C.

 

MISCELLANEOUS:            Mid-term Appointment to the Community Corrections Advisory Board; Agreement and Release between Employee and Larimer County.

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:         The following liquor licenses are recommended for approval and issuance: Dunraven Inn – Transfer of Ownership – Estes Park; and Phaze Nightclub – New Manager Registration – Loveland.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

5.    ROBERT BRUCE “DOC” FICKEL DAY PROCLAMATION FOR MARCH 30, 2011: Bruce Fickel, Karen Christensen, Alison Zapf and Mike Zapf, joined the Board in remembering the generous contributions and philanthropic efforts made by “Doc” Fickel to the Berthoud community and requested that March 30, 2011, be Proclaimed “Doc” Fickel Day. Commissioner Gaiter read the proclamation aloud.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim March 30, 2011, Robert Bruce “Doc” Fickel Day.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

6.    MONTH OF THE YOUNG CHILD PROCLAMATION FOR APRIL 2011:   Beverly Hall from the Colorado Association for Education of Young Children and Vicky Hays from the Poudre River Library System, requested the Board proclaim April 2011, as Month of the Young Child, in an effort to raise awareness and promote services that benefit young children in the community. Commissioner Gaiter read the proclamation aloud.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim April 2011, as Month of the Young Child.

Motion carried 2-0.

 

7.    CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH PROCLAMATION FOR APRIL 2011: Angela Mead, Child and Family Services Deputy Manager, noted that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month across the nation; she requested the Board uphold their tradition of support. Commissioner Gaiter read the proclamation aloud.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim April 2011, as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

8.    2011 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES REGULATIONS FOR AREAS AND FACILITES: Mr. Buffington presented the regulation changes for 2011, as proposed by the Parks Advisory Board and staff.

 

The Board reiterated concerns raised during the previous week’s meeting by Dick Hughes, regarding regulations limiting patrons to ten minutes at all boat docks.

 

Mr. Buffington stated that he had spoken with Mr. Hughes and clarified that this regulation is proposed as a guideline to promote efficient use of docking areas, and exceptions are expected.

 

Mr. Rieves reiterated that the intent of this regulation is to reinforce the concept that docks are for loading and unloading boats only, not for loitering.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the 2011 Department of Natural Resources Regulations for Areas and Facilities.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

03292011R002           RESOLUTION TO AMEND REGULATIONS RELATING TO THE LARIMER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AREAS AND FACILITIES.

 

9.    CARTER LAKE MARINA LICENSE:    Mr. Buffington presented the finalized contract awarded to the Waldburger family to continue operations at the Carter Lake Marina for the next five years.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the Carter Lake Marina License.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

03292011A001           LICENSE FOR MARINA OPERATIONS AT CARTER LAKE BY AND BETWEEN THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND CARTER LAKE MARINA, INC.

 

10.   COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION: Mr. Lancaster noted that the upcoming Regional Elected Officials Meeting scheduled for April 28, 2011, in Evans, Colorado, will allow for discussion of regional issues among Larimer County, Weld County and the municipalities therein.

 

He also explained the outcome and next steps regarding the Governors Economic Development Meeting.

 

11.   LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Ms. Hoffman gave an overview of HB 11-1005 a bill proposed to repeal HB 10-1195. She explained that the bill had been presented to the Agricultural Advisory Board for review and they strongly support it.

 

Chair Donnelly expressed his desire to support small family farms in Larimer County through this bill. Commissioner Gaiter also expressed his support of the bill. The Board requested Ms. Hoffman draft a resolution in support of HB 11-1005 on behalf of Larimer County.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve a resolution supporting HB 11-1005, and authorize the Chair to sign the letter when it is presented for signature.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

03292011R003           RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF HOUSE BILL 11-1005

 

12.   COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS: The Board detailed their attendance at events during the past week.

 

13.   LEGAL MATTERS: Ms. Haag briefly discussed the Boards’ authority to review child protection records. The Board decided to revisit this issue next week when Commissioner Johnson will be present.

 

Mr. Hass requested that the Board go into Executive Session for the purpose of receiving legal advice relating to pending litigation for Anheuser-Busch Board of Assessment Appeals Case, an update on the building at The Ranch, and a personnel matter.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners go into Executive Session for conferences with an Attorney for the purpose of receiving legal advice on specific legal questions, as outlined in 24-6-402 (4)(b) C.R.S.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

The Executive Session ended at 11:15 a.m., with no further action taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

__________________________________________

   TOM DONNELLY, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

SCOTT DOYLE

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

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Dana S. Bouchard, Deputy County Clerk

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