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 ARCHULETA COUNTY 

BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Meetings are conducted in person at the Administration Building located at 398 Lewis Street. Whenever possible, meetings will be broadcast online via Zoom, which can be accessed from a computer or phone with internet access. The County does not and cannot guarantee internet service or online broadcasting.  Remote attendance is at the risk of the attendee as public meetings will continue in person regardless of the County’s broadcast capability. View the Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/91609048375?pwd=dlFFV0J1cGVKa1NHWHFsa2taeGxtZz09 - 
 Meeting ID 916 0904 8375 - Passcode 4141885
 

 

CALL TO ORDER THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2022 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
 

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. 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.

Proclamation Declaring Warren Grams Day

This is a proclamation announcing September 6, 2022 as Warren Grams Day in Archuleta County, Colorado.

 

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT HEARING

A.

Public Hearing Regarding a Request for General Variance from Property Front Setback for Erik Foss at 323 Piper Place

Erik Foss has applied for a variance on property he owns located at 343 Piper Pl, Pagosa Springs, CO (PLN22-102). The property is zoned Agricultural Estate (AE). The requested variance is to allow construction of a detached garage ten (10) feet beyond the property front setback of twenty-five (25) feet.

Presentor
Pamela Flowers
Presentor's Title
Development Director
 

LIQUOR BOARD

A.

Consideration of a Special Events Permit for Ruby M. Sission Memorial Library Foundation

This is an application for a Special Events Permit for Ruby M. Sission Memorial Library Foundation to sell Malt, Vinous and Spirituous Liquor at 230 Port Ave, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 for the Ruby M. Sission Memorial Library Foundation Fundraiser on September 10th, 2022. The Sheriff has been notified of this event. The proper fees were collected and the premises was posted for the required ten (10) days prior to today's hearing. The financial impact to the County is the fees paid per the County Fee Schedule and Staff recommends approval of this Special Events Permit.

Presentor
Jamie Jones
Presentor's Title
Administrative Assistant
 

CONSENT AGENDA

A.

PAYABLE WARRANTS AND PURCHASE CARDS

 

Ratification of 8-16-22 Check Run

 

August 17, 2022 - September 6, 2022

B.

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

 

Regular Meeting Minutes 08/16/2022

Draft of the Regular Meeting Minutes from August 16, 2022 for approval.

Documents:
  1. 08-16-2022R.pdf
C.

Ratification of Joint Letter of Interest to XCel Energy

This letter to XCel Energy provides Archuleta County's and the Town of Pagosa Springs' interest in acquiring a parcel of land at Harman Park Drive.  This letter was jointly signed by the Chairman and the Mayor on August 19, 2022.

D.

Ratification of the Chairman's Signature on an Intergovernmental Agreement with the County Clerk & Recorder

This IGA between the Board of County Commissioners and the County Clerk & Recorder is related to the 2022 General Election.  The Chairman signed this IGA on August 22, 2022.

E.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Amended Rio Blanco Valley Subdivision Unit 3, owned by Betty Rhea Lee

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 6X and Tract 11, in Amended Rio Blanco Valley Subdivision Unit 3, to become Lot 6XX, owned by Betty Rhea Lee. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

Documents:
  1. Lee Resolution.pdf
F.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 12 Lots into 1 Lot in Aspen Springs Subdivision No. 6, owned by Dennis Morris.

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 275, and 276, in Aspen Springs Subdivision No. 6, to become Lot 58X, owned by Dennis Morris. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

G.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Meadows Unit 3, owned by Gerald and Kay McKee.

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 29 and 30, in Pagosa Meadows Unit 3, to become Lot 30X, owned by Gerald and Kay McKee. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

H.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Pagosa Meadows Unit Four, owned by George and Mary Dougherty.

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 188 and 189X, in Pagosa Meadows Unit Four, to become Lot 189XX, owned by George and Mary Dougherty. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

I.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 5 Lots into 1 Lot in Block 4 of Piedra Park Subdivision No. 1, owned by Catherine and Richard Rodriguez

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, and 4A, in Block 4 of Piedra Park Subdivision No. 1, to become Lot 4X, owned by Catherine and Richard Rodriguez. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

J.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Piedra Park Subdivision No. 2A, owned by Jared and Josephine Thompson

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of a parcel of land in Tract 3 and a parcel of Land in Tract 3, in Piedra Park Subdivision No. 2A, to become Tract 1X, owned by Jared and Josephine Thompson. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

K.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-_____ To Consolidate 2 Lots into 1 Lot in Piedra Park Subdivision No. 2A, owned by Jared and Josephine Thompson

This request is to consider a Resolution authorizing the consolidation of a portion of Tract 3 and a portion of Tract 3, in Piedra Park Subdivision 2A, to become Tract 4X, owned by Jared and Josephine Thompson. 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.  Responsible Staff Member: Brandon Wolff, Planner.

L.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-____ Appointing Shane Lucero to the Pagosa Springs Area Tourism Board

This resolution appoints Shane Lucero to the At-Large seat on the Pagosa Springs Area Tourism Board for a two year term.


M.

Consideration and Approval of an Assignment of Hangar Ground Lease

This Assignment for Hangar 504B is a change of name from John A. Peck to the John A. Peck Revocable Trust.  Staff recommends approval of this Assignment.  Responsible Staff:  Chris Torres, Airport Manager.

N.

Consideration and Approval of Two Letters of Support for Transportation-Related Projects

These letters provide the Board of County Commissioners' support for two grants being applied for through the Division of Transit and Rail.  The first one is the Multimodal Transportation Plan and the other is for a preliminary engineering and environmental report for the Aspen Springs Park and Ride.

O.

Consideration and Approval of Letter of Commitment for Region 9 Middle Mile Broadband Project

This letter provides the support of the Board of County Commissioners and their commitment to the Region 9 Middle Mile Broadband Project.

 

NEW BUSINESS

A.

Consideration and Selection of Archuleta County's Employee of the Month for September 2022

The Employee of the Month program was created as a way to show county employee's how much they are appreciated.  All county employees were invited to nominate a co-worker who provides service above and beyond the call of duty and/or exhibits core values that other employees observe and aspire to emulate.  The nomination forms were shared with the BoCC and this agenda item is for the BoCC to select this month's Employee of the Month, who will be presented with a Certificate of Appreciation at the next scheduled work session.

Presentor
Tina Woodman
Presentor's Title
Human Resources Director
B.

Consideration and Approval of Integrated Pest Management Plan

The Colorado Noxious Weed Act 35.5-5. requires each county to review and update their Integrated Pest Management Plan at regular intervals of 3 years. The Local Weed Advisory Board and the Weed and Pest Supervisor have updated the Archuleta County Integrated Pest Management Plan and a final draft has been prepared for the Board of County Commissioners to consider and approve.

Presentor
Ethan Proud
Presentor's Title
Weed and Pest Supervisor
Documents:
  1. ACWP IPM 2022.docx
C.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-___ Amending the County Office Hours for September 23, 2022

This resolution allows for the closure of all county offices (including landfill and transfer stations) on September 23, 2022 at 2:30pm for the remainder of the day so all county employees may attend the County Staff Appreciation Picnic.

Presentor
Presentor's Title
D.

Consideration of Resolution 2022-____ to Approve and Authorize a Ballot Question for the November 8, 2022 General Election for the Purpose of Proposing an Increase of 1.5% to the Existing Countywide Sales Tax Rate

This resolution authorizes a ballot question to increase the countywide sales tax rate to address critical and urgent needs of Archuleta County, the sharing of revenues with the Town of Pagosa Springs, and a voter-approved revenue change.

Presentor
Todd Weaver
Presentor's Title
County Attorney
 

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.