Government update


Craig City Council

Last meeting:

Dec. 12


  • Approved renewal of a tavern liquor license for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4265, 419 E. Victory Way.
  • Approved a special events permit for the Craig Rotary Club for the annual Diamonds and Spurs Dinner and Dance at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion on Jan. 27.
  • Approved a temporary hotel and restaurant liquor license for the Holiday Inn of Craig for a license transfer. A public hearing for the permanent license will take place Jan. 23, 2007.
  • Approved an ordinance amending the municipal code to increase water rates to provide sufficient revenues to maintain the balance of the water enterprise fund.
  • Approved a retainer agreement with Sandra H. Gardner to be the associate municipal court judge.

Next meeting:

7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 9


  • Roll call
  • Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence
  • Approval of December 12, 2006 meeting
  • Approval of agenda
  • Consent agenda:

-- Special events permit for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4265 for the annual banquet of the National Wild Turkey Federation on Feb. 17 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

  • Audiences:

-- Presentation of a report on the regional bus service by George Krawzoff.

-- Presentation of a report for the GRAMNET task force.

  • Other business:

-- Resolution No. 1 designating a public place for posting notice of any meeting as required under the open meetings law.

-- Resolution No. 2 declaring the Craig Daily Press as the official city newspaper.

-- Approve deed from the city to Patricia Turner for an easement to accommodate the property overflowed by the Elkhead Resorvoir expansion.

  • Staff reports
  • City manager/city attorney reports
  • Council reports
  • Audience comments
  • Adjournment

Moffat County Board of County Commissioners

Last met:

Tuesday, Jan. 2


  • Approved a letter of support to Moffat County Tourism Association for funding of the fair board.
  • Approved a resolution for bond approval of the treasurer/public trustee.
  • Approved a resolution for approved 2007 treasurer's depositories.
  • Approved a resolution for posting meeting dates.
  • Approved the employee handbook
  • Awarded a bid to the Craig Daily Press to be the official county newspaper in 2007.
  • Awarded a bid to the Print Shop for stationary supplies.
  • Approved a contingency policy for the county.
  • Signed a book printing contract for the museum to have printed a book titled, "Tales of the Old West Retold."
  • Approved drafting a letter of support for the Wyman Living History Museum's attempt to obtain a piece of railroad equipment from Union Pacific.

Next meeting:

Tuesday, Jan. 9


  • 8 to 8:15 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence
  • Sign resolution approving public official bonds
  • Adjournment for welcome reception and swearing-in of new/re-elected officials
  • 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Reconvene
  • Consent agenda
  • 10:45 to 11 a.m. General discussion. Please note that the board may discuss any topic relevant to county business whether the topic has been specifically noticed on agenda.
  • 11 to 11:15 a.m. Review letters of interest and appoint new board members
  • 11:15 to 11:30 a.m. Appoint ex-officios for various boards and organizations
  • 11:30 to 12:30 a.m. Discussion with Pat Moseby and Jerry Hoberg of the Planning Department.

-- Johnson Acres Minor Subdivision -- final plan.

-- Co-Dessa Properties -- sketch preliminary plat minor subdivision

-- Eberle exemption

-- Dubs right of way dedication

-- Jordan exemption

  • 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Break
  • 1:15 to 1:30 p.m. Discussion with Dan Davidson, director of the Museum of Northwest Colorado
  • 1:30 to 1:45 p.m. Discussion with Lynette Running of human resource

-- Personnel recquisitions

-- Sign resolution to adopt employee handbook, version 2007

  • 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Discussion with Tom Soos, of Emergency Medical Services Council

-- EMS Council report

  • 2:15 to 2:30 p.m. Discussion with Ken Uecker, of the sheriff's office

-- Review vehicle bids

  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Discussion with Kathleen Taylor, county attorney

-- Possible executive session to conference with attorney and receive legal advice on specific legal questions regarding the status of purchase of Old County Shop building by Steamboat Transit Authority.

The commissioners' agenda is subject to change until 24 hours before scheduled hearings. The board may alter the times of the meetings throughout the day, or cancel or reschedule noticed meetings.

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