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CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF OCTOBER 6, 2020 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 Commissioner. Please step up to the podium, STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD and keep your comments to 3 minutes (the Board is not required to discuss your comment or make a decision regarding your comment, under this section).
 

PROCLAMATIONS

A.

National 4-H Week

This is to proclaim the week of October 4-10, 2020 as National 4-H Week in Archuleta County.
Presentor
Becky Jacobson
Presentor's Title
4-H Coordinator
 

CONSENT AGENDA BY BoCC/LIQUOR BOARD

A.

Consideration and Approval of a Hotel and Restaurant License Renewal for Pamela J. Wallis dba Aspen Springs Bar and Grill

This is a renewal of a Hotel and Restaurant liquor license for Pamela J. Wallis dba Aspen Springs Bar and Grill, located at 43 Buttercup 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.
 

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

PAYROLL, PAYABLE WARRANTS AND PURCHASE CARDS

 

September 16, 2020 - October 6, 2020

B.

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

 

Regular Meeting Minutes 9/15/2020

Draft of the Regular Meeting Minutes from September 15, 2020 for approval.
Documents:
  1. 09-15-2020R.pdf
C.

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

 

Special Meeting Minutes 9/22/2020

Draft of the Special Meeting Minutes from September 22, 2020 for approval.
Documents:
  1. 09-22-2020S.pdf
D.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ to Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Highlands Estates Owned by Dennis Elkins

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 642 and 643 in Pagosa Highlands Estates, to become Lot 643X owned by Dennis Elkins.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended by 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.
E.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ to Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Highlands Estates Owned by Sean M. and Marcella K. O'Neill

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 569 and 570 in Pagosa Highlands Estates, to become Lot 570X owned by Sean M. and Marcella K. O'Neill.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended by 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.
F.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ to Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa in the Pines Owned by Lewis Baumann and Susan Sunday

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 24 and 25, Block 3 Pagosa in the Pines, to become Lot 24X owned by Lewis Baumann and Susan Sunday.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended by 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.
G.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ to Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Meadows Unit Two Owned by the Brenda Jean Easley Revocable Trust dated May 10, 2000

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 43X and 45 in Pagosa Meadows Unit Two, to become Lot 43XX owned by The Brenda Jean Easley Revocable Trust dated May 10, 2000.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended by 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.
H.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ to Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Lake Hatcher Park Owned by Scott A. Meister and Michelle L. Meister, Trustees of the Scott and Michelle Meister Revocable Trust Dated March 2, 2012

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 281 and 282X in Lake Hatcher Park, to become Lot 282XX owned by Scott A. and Michelle L. Meister, Trustees of the Scott and Michelle Meister Revocable Trust Dated March 2, 2012.  This consolidation has been reviewed and is recommended by 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.
I.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ Authorizing Participation in the Rural Jump-Start Program

The Board of County Commissioners previously adopted Resolution 2017-25 expressing their support in being recognized as a participant in the Rural Jump-Start Zone Program.  That resolution has an expiration date of December 31, 2020.  This resolution continues the County's participation in the Rural Jump-Start Zone program, which the State of Colorado enacted to encourage economic development in the rural areas of Colorado.
J.

Consideration and Approval of Ambulance Permit for New Unit

On May 19, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners of Archuleta County approved The Upper San Juan Health Services District as a provider of ambulance service in Archuleta County pursuant to C.R.S. 25-3.5-301.  The District recently acquired a new ambulance which requires the Board approving a new permit.  This new unit replaces the 2010 Ford ambulance.
Presentor
K.

Ratification of the Chairman's Signature on a Memorandum of Understanding for Shared Communications Site

The Archuleta County Combined Dispatch Center is installing Motorola MCC7500 consoles in their new facility.  These consoles provide critical radio communications with user agency field units and require a connection with the State's digital trunked radio system (DTRS).  This connection is provided by a microwave link dish which needs to be mounted onto the State-owned Oak Brush radio tower.  This Memorandum of Understanding provides site sharing with the State in order to do so.  There is no financial impact to the county, since the cost of purchasing and mounting the microwave link dish has previously been approved by both the Dispatch Executive Management Board and the Board of County Commissioners.   This Memorandum of Understanding was signed by Commissioner Maez on September 15, 2020.
L.

Ratification of the Chairman's Signature on a Letter of Support for Wolf Creek Ski Area

This letter of support provides the Board of County Commissioners' recognition of the winter operating plan proposed by Wolf Creek Ski Area to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic and gives its support of their Preseason Opening Plan.  Commissioner Maez signed this letter on September 16, 2020.
M.

Ratification of the Chairman's Signature on a Landlord's Estoppel for Rose Mountain Townhomes

This Estoppel Certificate confirms that Rose Mountain Townhomes, LP, tenant of the property located on Hot Springs Blvd. owned by Archuleta County, is in compliance of the terms of their lease.  This Certificate is needed for Rose Mountain Townhomes LP's bank financing for the construction project. Commissioner Maez signed this letter on September 30, 2020.
 

NEW BUSINESS

A.

Presentation of Proposed 2021 Archuleta County Budget

Per C.R.S. 19-1-105, the County Budget Officer is required to submit to the governing body a proposed budget outlining expenditures and revenues of the various spending agencies for the upcoming budget year.  Documentation presented to the BoCC at this meeting satisfies that requirement. 
Presentor
Larry Walton
Presentor's Title
Finance Director
B.

Consideration and Approval of Allocating the Remaining CARES Act Funds

Archuleta County's share of the CARES Act funding was approximately $601,750.00.  The funds remaining total approximately $229,000.  The Pagosa Springs Medical Center has requested $75,000 for additional COVID-19 test kits.  The Archuleta County Broadband Services Manager has requested $79,000 for additional fiber for school and emergency communications needs.  San Juan Basin Public Health District has requested funds to offset their costs related to the pandemic.  This agenda item requests the allocation of the remaining funds to these three entities.
Presentor
Scott Wall
Presentor's Title
County Administrator
C.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-____ Rescinding Legal Lot Certificates for Nobel Property Holdings

This resolution rescinds Resolution 2020-185, 2020-186 and 2020-187 and invalidates the corresponding Legal Lot Certificates for three parcels owned by Nobel Property Holdings.
Presentor
Brad Callender
Presentor's Title
Development Director
D.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ Approving a Lease-Purchase Agreement with Motorola Solutions Inc.

This resolution provides the Board of County Commissioners of Archuleta County's approval of a Lease-Purchase Agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. for the lease and purchase of Emergency Dispatch Communication Equipment for the Archuleta County Combined Dispatch.
Presentor
Kati Harr
Presentor's Title
Emergency Communications Director
E.

Consideration of Resolution 2020-___ Requesting the Addition of Acceleration and Deceleration Lanes on U.S. Highway 160

This resolution requests the Colorado Department of Transportation to add acceleration and deceleration lanes on U.S. Highway 160 at Vista Boulevard, Trails Boulevard and Hersch Avenue.
Presentor
Scott Wall
Presentor's Title
County Administrator
 

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.
 
 

PUBLIC COMMENTS FROM THE FLOOR

This is an opportunity during the session for the public to address the Commissioners on a subject not covered on the agenda. Please step up to the podium, STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE RECORD and keep your comments to 3 minutes (the Board is not required to discuss your comment or make a decision regarding your comment, under this section).
 

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.