Commissioners Corner

COMMISSIONERS’ CORNER


Unofficial outline of the September 20, 2016 Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Meeting. See official Commissioner Meeting Minutes for full meeting details.

Finance Director


Action – BOCC approved the vouchers, wire and inter-fund transfers presented September 20, 2016 for payment on September 21, 2016, including Grand County Social Services and Grand County Housing Authority.

Action – BOCC convened as the Grand County Housing Authority.

Housing Authority


Housing Authority Operations Manager presented two applications for an exemption of Affordable Housing Transfer Fee for Lot 24 Unit 39, and Lot 24 Unit 40 of Coyote Creek at Winter Park. Recommends Board denies the application, as per Section 3.3 Coyote Creek Restrictive Covenants.

Action – Housing Authority Board denied the application for the Affordable Housing Fee Transfer for Lot 24 unit 39, Coyote Creek at Winter Park as presented by the Housing Authority Operations Manager.

Action –HA Board denied the application for the Affordable Housing Transfer Fee for Lot 24, Unit 40, Coyote Creek at Winter Park as presented by the Housing Authority Operations Manager.

Action – HA Board approved the application for Lot 24 Unit 39 Coyote Creek at Winter Park contingent upon previous transferees payment of the Affordable Housing Transfer Fee, as presented by the Housing Authority Operations Manager.

Action – HA Board approved the application for Lot 24 Unit 40 Coyote Creek at Winter Park contingent upon previous transferees payment of the Affordable Housing Transfer Fee, as presented by the Housing Authority Operations Manager.

Action – BOCC approved the Down Payment Assistance Loan in the amount of $7,696.00 contingent upon the appraisal, with closing scheduled for September 27, 2016.

Action – BOCC authorized the Chair to sign the W-9 form as presented by the Housing Authority.

Action – BOCC adjourned as the Grand County Housing Authority, and reconvened as the BOCC.

Road & Bridge


Road & Bridge Superintendent updated BOCC on the following: CR 330 bridge closure, CR 804 erosion work, and the CR 1 slough. County Engineer is obtaining cost estimates to monitor the movement.


Departmental Contracts, Comments, Issues


Social Services
Action – BOCC adjourned as the Grand County Board of Social Services.

Action – BOCC approved the Grand County Social Services Use Request to utilize Granby Elementary for the Incredible Years Parenting Program, which is scheduled on Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:00 p.m., for the next 14 weeks.

Action – BOCC adjourned as the Board of Social Services and reconvened as the BOCC.


Community Development


Action – BOCC approved Resolution No. 2016-7-33 approving the Amended Final Plat for Lot 32-34, Lot 39, and Lot 41 of Winter Park Highlands, Unit Number 1, which effectively consolidates these as one lot.

Grand County Sheriff


Action – BOCC delegated authority to the Sheriff to approve future uses of County Property at Lot 1-12, Block 1, Hot Sulphur Springs First Addition for the Hot Sulphur Springs Chamber of Commerce - Town Clean-Up Event, as needed.

Sheriff provided an update on the Gore Range Fire. No structures were lost, no injuries were reported. County Manager discussed the need for a County process for human caused fires that are not covered by insurance.

Grand County Clerk & Recorder


Clerk presented monthly report, showing an increase in revenue for the month of August, Year to Date, and Recording fees. Clerk presented continued survey results on the proposed change of business hours for the County Administration Building. Clerk discussed taking over Driver’s License office responsibilities from the State of Colorado. BOCC confirmed they are supportive of moving forward with this responsibility. County Manager will meet with County Clerk and State personnel on space planning and remodel improvements necessary to accommodate providing this service.

Grand County Assessor


County Assessor updated the BOCC on a recent increased changed to the Notice of Valuation and that Grand County passed the State Assessment Audit.

Manager & Attorney


Action – BOCC approved a Facility Use Fee Waiver request for the Kremmling Chamber Fundraiser dinner at the CSU Extension Hall.

Action – BOCC approved a Facility Use Fee Waiver request for the CSU Extension Hall for the West Grand After Prom Committee.

Action – BOCC approved the draw request letter in the amount of $27,250.04 for Summit County for the Highway 9 Project.

Action – BOCC approved the draw request letter for payment in the amount of $436,000.65 from North American Title Company for the Highway 9 Project.

Action – BOCC approved the draw request letter for payment in the amount of $101,582.38 from The Grand Foundation for the Highway 9 Project.

BOCC discussed the request for Road Base Material from the Town of Kremmling. BOCC requested the original agreement be located, and if one is not on file, then recommend an agreement be drafted.

Action - BOCC approved the Grant Agreement between Colorado Mountain College Foundation and Grand and Chaffee counties, as presented by Assistant County Manager.

Attorney


Action – BOCC approved the consent agenda.

Correspondence


BOCC requested Public Health send an email to all employees regarding lunch County Flu Shot location, dates and times.

BOCC Calendar


Sept 20 Library District Board Meeting - Jane
Sept 21 Legislative Breakfast Meeting – Wildfire Restaurant, Idaho Springs 8 a.m. - Merrit
Sept 21 Grand Enterprise Initiative – 5 p.m. Granby Library - Merrit
Sept 21 Council on Aging Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Kris
Sept 23 Drone discussion at Adolf’s in Winter Park 8a.m.-12pm. – Jane
Sept 26 1177 CBRT Meeting – Glenwood 12 p.m. - Merrit
Sept 28 Department Head Meeting 8:30 a.m. BOCC meeting room
Sept 29 CCI Workshop, at the Denver CCI Office 10 a.m. - Merrit
Sept 29 14th JSPC Meeting in Routt County - Kris

BOCC reported on previous meetings attended last week.

Assistant County Manager reported on the Windy Gap Bypass Project and an upcoming East Slope and West Slope meeting on October 3, 2016 to discuss a proposed Colorado Water Conservation Board – Instream Flow Right application along that reach of the proposed connecting channel.

McMahan & Associates – Management Letter Discussion


McMahan & Associates provided an update on the 2015 Grand County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Audit.

McKnight Outright Exemption


Action – BOCC approved the McKnight Outright Exemption including a variance of the minimum lot size for outright exemptions and utility easements, with staff conditions.


Public Meeting – Off Street Parking Discussion


Community Development Director presented proposed amendments to Section 14.4; Off-Street Parking of the Grand County Zoning Regulations.
Action – Following lengthy discussion by BOCC and the public, BOCC directed the Community Development Director to bring back a revised proposal.

Preliminary Department Budget Presentation


Finance Director presented the BOCC with the 2017 Preliminary Budget and discussed the upcoming Budget Calendar.

Fire Code Workshop -


BOCC rescheduled Session 4 of the Fire Code Workshop to October 25, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

BOCC adjourned at 3:00 p.m.

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