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ARCHULETA COUNTY

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

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CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF APRIL 6, 2021 AT 1:30 P.M.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

DISCLOSURES AND/OR CONFLICT OF INTEREST

 

APPROVAL OR ADJUSTMENTS TO AGENDA

* Executive Session - Specific Agenda Topic
 

PUBLIC COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR

This is an opportunity during the session for the public to address the Commissioners. Please complete the Public Comment Request Form and submit to an Administrative Staff member prior to the beginning of the meeting.  Please keep your comments to three (3) minutes.  The Board is not required to discuss or reply to your comment.  
 

PROCLAMATIONS

A.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This proclamation declares April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Archuleta County.
Presentor
Ashley Wilson
Presentor's Title
Rise Above Violence
B.

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

This proclamation declares April 2021 as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Archuleta County.
Presentor
Lacy Brown
Presentor's Title
Child/Adult Protection Supervisor
C.

National Library Week

This proclamation declares April  4-10, 2021 as National Library Week.
Presentor
Cindi Galabota
Presentor's Title
Ruby M. Sisson Memorial Library Development Officer
D.

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

This proclamation declares April 11-17, 2021 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
Presentor
Kati Harr
Presentor's Title
Emergency Communications Director
 

LAND USE REGULATION HEARING

A.

Consideration and Approval of Final Plat for Patrick and Kathleen Disner

Patrick and Kathleen Disner have applied for Final Plat Approval of the Carri Blanco Cabin Sites Amendment 2021-01 Final Plat, Being a Replat of Lots 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 Creating Lots 372Z (150 Carrico Street) and 39XZ (173 Carrico Street).
Presentor
Pam Flowers
Presentor's Title
Development Director
B.

Consideration and Approval of Final Plat for Paul Mancinelli

Paul Mancinelli has applied for Final Plat Approval of the Pagosa in the Pines Amendment 2021-01, a replat of lot 27X, Block 13 of Pagosa in the Pines Subdivision, creating lots 26A (429 E. Golf Place), 27XA (433 E. Golf Place) and 28A (439 E. Golf Place).
Presentor
Pam Flowers
Presentor's Title
Development Director
 

LOCAL LICENSING AUTHORITY

A.

Consideration and Approval of the Renewal of a Retail Optional Premises Cultivation License for Bell's Naturals II, LLC

This is a renewal of a Retail Optional Premises Cultivation Center License for Bell's Naturals II, LLC, located at 765 Industrial Circle in Pagosa Springs.  There are no changes, the application is complete and the proper fees have been paid.  The Sheriff's Office has done their background check and the Building Department and Fire District have done their inspections and there were no issues.  The financial impact to the county is the fees paid per the county fee schedule and staff recommends approval of this license renewal.
Presentor
Mary Helminski
Presentor's Title
Executive Assistant/Paralegal
 

CONSENT AGENDA BY BoCC/LIQUOR BOARD

A.

Consideration and Approval of a Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License Renewal for Chavolo's Mexican Restaurant of Pagosa Springs dba Chavolo's Mexican Restaurant

This is a renewal of a Hotel & Restaurant liquor license for Chavolo's Mexican Restaurant of Pagosa Springs dba Chavolo's Mexican Restaurant located at 2301 N. Pagosa Blvd. in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  This renewal includes no changes.  The application is complete and the proper fees have been paid.  The Sheriff's Office and the County Building Department have completed their inspections and found no issues.  The financial impact to the county is the fees paid per the county fee schedule and staff recommends approval of this license renewal.  Responsible Staff: Mary Helminski, Liquor Licensing Agent.
B.

Consideration and Approval of a Hotel and Restaurant Liquor License Renewal for Ho's Shanghai Corp. dba Shang Hai Restaurant

This is a renewal of a Hotel & Restaurant liquor license for Ho's Shanghai Corp. dba Shang Hai Restaurant located at 20 Village Drive in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  This renewal includes no changes.  The application is complete and the proper fees have been paid.  The Sheriff's Office and the County Building Department have completed their inspections and found no issues.  The financial impact to the county is the fees paid per the county fee schedule and staff recommends approval of this license renewal.  Responsible Staff: Mary Helminski, Liquor Licensing Agent.
C.

Consideration and Approval of a Liquor Store License Renewal for Pagosa Liquor Inc. dba Pagosa Liquor

This is a renewal of a Liquor Store license for Pagosa Liquor Inc. dba Pagosa Liquor located at 30-B North Pagosa Blvd. in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.  This renewal also includes a Retail Warehouse Storage Permit renewal for liquor storage at 1339 B County Road 200 in Pagosa Springs.  These renewals include no changes.  The application is complete and the proper fees have been paid.  The Sheriff's Office and the County Building Department have completed their inspections and found no issues.  The financial impact to the county is the fees paid per the county fee schedule and staff recommends approval of this license renewal.  Responsible Staff: Mary Helminski, Liquor Licensing Agent.
 

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

PAYABLE WARRANTS AND PURCHASE CARDS

 

March 17, 2021 - April 6, 2021

B.

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

 

Regular Meeting Minutes 03/16/2021

Draft of the Regular Meeting Minutes from March 16, 2021 for approval.
Documents:
  1. 03-16-2021R.pdf
C.

Consideration of Resolution 2021-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Wildflower Subdivision Owned by the Michael Alan Young Revocable Trust and the Laura Rose Carlile Young Revocable Trust

This request is to consider a resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 24 and 25 in Wildflower Subdivision, to become Lot 24X owned the Michael Alan Young Revocable Trust and the Laura Rose Carlile Young Revocable Trust.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended for approval by the Development Services Director.  The impact to the county budget includes fees paid per the County Fee Schedule, generally balanced by reduction in property taxes.
D.

Consideration of Resolution 2021-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Trails, Owned by Marty G. Ryan

This request is to consider a resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 148X and 150-151 in Pagosa Trails, to become Lot 148XX owned by Marty G. Ryan.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended for approval by the Development Services Director.  The impact to the county budget includes fees paid per the County Fee Schedule, generally balanced by reduction in property taxes.
Documents:
  1. Ryan Resolution.pdf
E.

Consideration and Approval of 2021 Work and Financial Plan

A Cooperative Service Agreement (the "Agreement") between Archuleta County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture was signed in December 2019 for a term of four years.  The Agreement provides the terms for conducting wildlife damage management program activities for Archuleta County to manage conflicts caused by wildlife, including but not limited to protection of livestock from coyotes, bears and lions, and protection of irrigation ditches from beavers.  Pursuant to the Agreement, this Work Plan defines the objectives, plan of action and budget for the Wildlife Services program to be conducted during calendar year 2021.  The financial impact to the County will not exceed $18,715.84.
F.

Consideration and Approval of Master Information Technology Service Agreement with Echo IT Consulting LLC

On February 16, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners approved the proposal from Echo IT Consulting LLC for high tier IT support for all the county offices.  This Master Information Technology Service Agreement provides the terms and conditions for the work to be performed.  Staff recommends approval of this Agreement.  Responsible Staff:  Gabriel Cersonsky, IT Director.
G.

Ratification of the Chairman's Signature on Compliance Order on Consent No. 21-00-00-01 with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment ("CDPHE"), through the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division, issued a Compliance Advisory on August 6, 2020 related to deficiencies observed at the county landfill.  This Compliance Order provides the terms and conditions for Archuleta County to settle the violations and bring the landfill into compliance with CDPHE.  In order to receive a discount on the penalties and fees assessed, the Compliance Order had to be executed by April 2, 2021 and returned to CDPHE.  After review and approval by the County Attorney, Commissioner Schaaf signed the Order on March 31, 2021.
 

OLD BUSINESS

A.

Consideration and Approval of Findings and Conclusions for Appeal of Vacation Rental Permit 007222 Renewal

On March 16, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners ("BoCC") held a hearing on the appeal of the renewal application for vacation rental permit 007222 at 500 Caddy Circle in Pagosa Springs.  The BoCC voted to uphold the Probationary Approval with some modifications and directed the County Attorney to draft Findings and Conclusions describing those modifications.  This agenda item provides the Findings and Conclusions drafted by the County Attorney for BoCC adoption.
Presentor
Todd Weaver
Presentor's Title
County Attorney
 

NEW BUSINESS

A.

Consideration and Approval of Joint Letter to Pagosa Springs Town Council

This joint letter from the Board of County Commissioners and the Sheriff of Archuleta County to the Pagosa Springs Town Council is related to the shared Intoxilyzer used to conduct DUI Investigations.
Presentor
Richard Valdez
Presentor's Title
Sheriff
B.

Consideration of Resolution 2021-____ Declaring Archuleta County a Right-to-Farm County

Colorado is a Right-to-Farm State pursuant to C.R.S. 35-3.5-101 et seq.  This resolution declares Archuleta County as a Right-to-Farm County.
Presentor
Alvin Schaaf
Presentor's Title
Commissioner
C.

Consideration of Resolution 2021-___ Reaffirming Archuleta County's Opposition to the Reintroduction of Wolves Generally and Specifically Establishing Archuleta County as a Wolf Reintroduction Sanctuary County

This resolution provides the Board of County Commissioner's desire to establish Archuleta County as a Wolf Reintroduction Sanctuary County
Presentor
Scott Wall
Presentor's Title
County Administrator
D.

Consideration and Approval of Underground Utility Easement and Electric Facilities Agreement

This Underground Utility Easement and related Agreement between La Plata Electric Association, Inc. and Archuleta County is for a perpetual easement for the distribution of electricity under and across the property at 85 Harman Park Drive, which includes the new Justice Facility being constructed.
Presentor
Scott Wall
Presentor's Title
County Administrator
E.

Consideration and Approval of Applications for Treasurer's Deeds

Archuleta County currently has numerous properties that are held by the County due to nonpayment of taxes.  The first step to get the properties back onto the county tax rolls is to obtain a Treasurer's Deed for each property.  This item includes applications for 11 properties.  
Presentor
Todd Weaver
Presentor's Title
County Attorney
F.

Consideration and Approval of Letter of Opposition to Senate Bill 21-062

This letter declares the Board of Commissioners' opposition to Senate Bill 21-062 which restricts arrests in felony and misdemeanor cases.
Presentor
Scott Wall
Presentor's Title
County Administrator
G.

Consideration and Approval of Addition of Employee Positions

This request is to add three additional part-time bus driver positions to allow for expanded bus services, including to Chromo and Arboles and running Friday evening and Saturday buses.
Presentor
Robert Smith and Laura Vanoni
Presentor's Title
Human Resources Administrator and Transportation Program Coordinator
 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402(4): The Board reserves the right to meet in executive session for any purposes allowed and announced prior to voting to enter into executive session.
 
 

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

 

ADJOURNMENT OF THE REGULAR BOCC MEETING

All meetings to be held in the Archuleta County Administration Offices
398 Lewis Street, unless otherwise stated.

All Regular and Special BoCC Meetings are recorded.