Government update for May 20
Friday, May 19, 2006
- Approved the installation of a traffic control device known as a "pork chop" to force traffic into a right turn when entering U.S. Highway 40 from Kmart.
- 7:30 p.m. Roll call, Pledge of Allegiance and moment of silence, approval of minutes and approval of agenda
- Consent agenda
- Action items:
- Staff report from finance director Bruce Nelson.
- City manager/city attorney reports.
- Audience comments.
- Commissioners discussed three bills in the U.S. Senate and House aimed at battling the spread of bark beetles. Commissioner Tom Gray said all three bills are good, but he prefers the bill sponsored by Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Loveland.
- Commissioners approved contracts for the Office of Emergency Management for communication equipment.
- Commissioners received a bid for $711,430 for construction projects at the Craig/Moffat County Airport. The airport advisory board will consider the bid before commissioners make a decision at next week's meeting.
- Commissioners received a monthly update from the Moffat County Social Services Department. Commissioners commended Social Services casework supervisor Matt Harris. Harris recently received a letter from a Social Services office in Washington thanking him for his help with a case there.
- Commissioners appointed John Marks, the new manager at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation, to the county's adult protection team.
- Commissioners approved a personnel requisition for a temporary maintenance technician at the Moffat County Fairgrounds. The position is for the summer and fall only, commissioners said.
- Commissioners approved an accident protection insurance program for volunteers.
- Commissioners voted to advertise for a new Parks and Recreation director. The current director will retire in June, commissioners said.
- Commissioners approved an oil and gas lease between the county and Lynn Properties that will net the county $3,385.
- Commissioners voted to send county resident Dave Watson to a meeting in Steamboat Springs on Thursday about roadless areas in national forests.
- Commissioners sent a letter to the Colorado Wildlife Commission saying they oppose restrictions on prairie dog hunting.
- 8:30 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance and moment of silence
- Consent agenda
- 8:45 a.m. General Discussion
- 9 a.m. Road and Bridge, Bill Mack
- 9:30 a.m. County Clerk's Office, Elaine Sullivan
- 9:45 a.m. Assessor Suzanne Brinks
- 10:15 a.m. County Attorney Kathleen Taylor
- 10:45 a.m. Museum, Dan Davidson
- 11 a.m. Human Resources, Lynnette Running