Government update

Moffat County Board

of Commissioners

Last met: July 5

Decisions:

  • The commissioners and Girl Scout Troop 201 accepted a check from the Boys and Girls Club for $5,000. The money is from a grant from the Kendall King Foundation and will be used for Sherman Youth Camp.
  • Unanamously approved allowing Horizons Specialized Services place a mill levy ballot initiative on the November Ballot. The commissioners did not endorse the mill levy, which would raise property taxes on a $150,000 home by $12 annually.
  • Unanimously approved a farming agreement between Randy Call and the county for cutting hay at Loudy-Simpson Park.
  • The commissioners unanimously approved an interagency agreement between Moffat County and the U.S. Forest Service for Sherman Youth Camp and Saw Mill Campground. The Forest Service will reimburse Moffat County $3,000 to maintain these facilities.
  • Unanimously approved a motion to exempt the City of Craig, Moffat County School District and the hearing impaired picnic from paying a use fee on county facilities.
  • The commissioners unanimously approved a motion to advertise a 2.317 acre parcel of county land for sale. The minimum bid for the land, which sits in Northern Moffat County will be $5,780.

Next meeting: July 5

Will discuss:

  • 8:30 a.m. Boys and Girls Club/Girl Scout Troop 201

-- Approval of Resolution 2005-67 for the National Incident Management System.

  • 9 a.m. Assessor Suzanne Brinks

-- Update on real and personal property tax protests and actions.

-- Discuss Oil and Gas personal property tax.

  • 9:30 a.m. Road and Bridge Department update.
  • 10 a.m. Social Services update.
  • 10:30 a.m. County Attorney Kathleen Taylor and Budget Analyst Tinneal Gerber

-- Decision on a placing the 5.5 percent property tax revenue limitation on the November ballot.

-- Possible executive session with Taylor to receive legal advice on 5.5 percent issue.

  • 11 a.m. Sheriff's Department update.
  • 11:30 a.m. Planning Department, Pat Mosbey

-- Final decision on Sand Springs Subdivision No. 6.

-- Revision to condition use permit for ColoWyo coal.

  • 1 p.m. Elected officials workshop
  • Decision on Courthouse Annex Sale.
  • Parks and recreation personnel requisition.
  • Supplemental to budget Grnds/Bldg.

Craig City Council

Next meeting: The Craig City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. July 12 in council chambers of Craig City Hall.

Will discuss:

  • Public hearing to consider granting a retail liquor store license to Roger Corey and V.W. Behrman at Eastside Liquor.
  • Hear the first reading of an ordinance to create a special improvement district
  • Consider Resolution 6, which would create a community-based charter review committee.
  • Consider an appointment to the Yampa-White Basin roundtable.
  • Hold an executive session to receive legal advice.

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