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MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

 

Monday, September 30, 2013

 

There were no meetings held on September 30, 2013.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

 

The Board of County Commissioners met at 9:00 a.m. with Neil Gluckman, Assistant County Manager. Chair Pro-tem Donnelly presided and Commissioner Gaiter was present. Also present were: Linda Hoffman, Donna Hart and Suzanne Bassinger, Commissioners’ Office; Candace Phippen, Building & Code Compliance; and Dana Polley, Deputy Clerk.

 

Chair Pro-tem Donnelly opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

1.  APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2013.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve the minutes for the week of September 23, 2013, as presented.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

2.  REVIEW OF THE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 7, 2013: Ms. Hart reviewed the upcoming schedule with the Board.

 

3.  CONSENT AGENDA:

 

M O T I O N

 

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

 

10012013A001           RECORDKEEPING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TIAA-CREF BROKERAGE ACCOUNT FOR GOVERNMENTAL PLANS BY AND BETWEEN TEACHERS INSURANCE AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (TIAA) AND LARIMER COUNTY

 

10012013A002           RECORDKEEPING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH TIAA-CREF BROKERAGE ACCOUNT FOR GOVERNMENTAL PLANS BY AND BETWEEN TEACHERS INSURANCE AND ANNUITY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (TIAA) AND LARIMER COUNTY

 

MISCELLANEOUS:   Agreement and Release Between Employee and Larimer County; Larimer County Work Policy – County Diversion. To update a Colorado Works policy as required by State Statute 26-2-176 (2.5) and State Regulation 3.535.2; PY 11/FY 12/PY13 Reissue of Fund Balance – Reissue Program Year 2012 fund balance to utilize in Program Year 2013; Larimer County CCAP Budget Cuts FY 2013-2014 – To Reduce expenditures in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to align with available resources; Stipulation as to tax year 2013 value – Donald F. and Janet J. Kamnikar, Stipulation to property value; Letter of Support for “Canyon Lakes Ranger District Noxious Weed Management/Mapping” and “Canyon Lakes Ranger District Road Obliteration/Watershed Improvement Project.”

 

LIQUOR LICENSES:  The following license was approved and issued: Northern Colorado Potters Guild – Special Event 6% - Fort Collins.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

4.  RECOGNIZE LAUREL KUBIN FOR 2013 WOMAN OF DISTINCTION HONOREE AND GINNY RILEY AS FINALIST:  Mr. Gluckman congratulated Ms. Kubin for receiving this award and thanked her for her work in the community. He mentioned that there were 80 nominations and 12 finalists. The Commissioners also expressed their praise for Ms. Kubin’s exhaustive efforts working with the public.

 

5.  LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR 2014 PROJECT FUNDING REGARDING CANYON LAKES RANGER DISTRICT NOXIOUS WEED MANAGEMENT/MAPPING AND CANYON LAKES RANGER DISTRICT ROAD OBLITERATION/WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT PROJECT: Mr. Gluckman explained that Reghan Cloudman, the Canyon Lakes Ranger District Public Affairs Specialist, could not attend the meeting to discuss this item due to the Federal Government shutdown. Therefore, Mr. Gluckman briefly reviewed the request for a letter of support from the Board for project funding. He stated that staff recommends support and approval of the letter.

 

The Commissioners expressed their strong support of these projects.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve a Letter of Support for 2014 Project Funding Regarding Canyon Lakes Ranger District Noxious Weed Management/Mapping and Canyon Lakes Ranger District Road Obliteration/Watershed Improvement Project.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

6.  PRESENTATION AND INTRODUCTION BY FEMA:   Tanger Dukes Pratt, Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist, briefly explained her role with FEMA and stated that the federal government shut down will not effect FEMA’s work on the flood recovery in Colorado. She said there are two disaster centers in the county and there have been 21,000 cumulative people who have registered with FEMA in the state. Mr. Gluckman encouraged people to register with FEMA even if they do not think their flood damage is significant.

 

A representative from the Small Business Administration told the Board that they are working closely with FEMA to assist in recovery and have approved over 2 million dollars in loans for flood victims.

 

7.  BUILDING PERMIT FEE REDUCTION FOR STRUCTURES DAMAGED OR DESTROYED IN THE 2013 FLOOD EVENT:  Ms. Phippen summarized what the proposed program entails and requested the Board’s approval of the program. Some discussion ensued.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners approve:

1)   Building Permit Fee Reductions for Structures Damaged or Destroyed in the 2013 Flood Event

2)   A one-time, per parcel reduction in building permit fees in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1,000) for structures damaged or destroyed in the 2013 flood event contingent on the outlined conditions.

3)   The permit fee reductions will remain in effect for the duration and within the boundaries of the Major Disaster Rebuild Program for the 2013 Flood Event to be approved by the Commissioners in the near future, or, if a Rebuild Program is not approved, as otherwise determined at a later date.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

8.  ASSISTANT COUNTY MANAGER WORKSESSION:   Mr. Gluckman stated that the next Regional Elected Official Meeting will be hosted by the City of Loveland on October 24th and requested agenda items from the Board. The Commissioners agreed discussing the flood recovery would take up a large portion of the meeting.

 

Ms. Hoffman presented the Board with a handout updating the latest information regarding the flood recovery. She also discussed a cost estimate spreadsheet for the flood. Much discussion ensued regarding the handouts. Commissioner Gaiter observed that the cost estimate spreadsheet outlined approximately 2 million dollars in expenses for flood response and approximately 8 million dollars in expenses for flood recovery. Based on this information Commissioner Gaiter felt the Board should update the original 8 million dollars that was allocated for the flood.

 

Chair Pro-tem Donnelly stressed that the priority of the Board is first and foremost to assist those who are affected by the flood regardless of what the cost will be.

 

M O T I O N

 

Commissioner Gaiter moved that the Board of County Commissioners change the 8 million dollars currently allocated for the flood to 2 million dollars allocated for response and 10 million dollars allocated for recovery with the understanding these numbers may change based on needs.

 

Motion carried 2-0.

 

9.  COMMISSIONER ACTIVITY REPORTS:   The Board reviewed their activities during the previous week.

 

10. LEGAL MATTERS:  There were no legal matters to discuss.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:35 a.m., with no further action taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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   STEVE JOHNSON, CHAIR

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

 

ANGELA MYERS

CLERK AND RECORDER

 

ATTEST:

 

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Dana S. Polley, Deputy Clerk