Government Update for August 21

Moffat County Commission

Last met: Tuesday, Aug. 17

Decisions:

• Approved, 2-0, payroll warrant resolutions ending Aug. 8 totaling $683,379.15.

• Approved, 2-0, voided warrants for the month of August totaling $1,346.35.

• Approved, 2-0, department of social services electronic funds transfer and payroll totaling $298,736.65.

• Approved, 2-0, a budget supplemental, which had no change to the contingency.

• Approved, 2-0, a personnel requisition for the sheriff’s office for a regular, part-time master control operator at the Moffat County Jail, an existing position.

• Approved, 2-0, a personnel requisition for the sheriff’s office for a regular, full-time Dinosaur contract deputy with the stipulation that the current compensation contract stay in place.

• Approved, 2-0, a personnel requisition for the department of social services for a regular, full-time, level one social caseworker, an existing position.

• Approved, 2-0, a personnel requisition for the department of social services for an occasional, part-time level three social caseworker for up to $5,000 in total salary.

• Approved, 2-0, to sign resolution No. 2010-80 to support the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado’s petition for a judicial review of the Air Quality Commission’s denial of an early request to comment on certain emissions reduction plans pursuant to Colorado House Bill 10-1365.

Note: Commissioner Tom Mathers was absent from the meeting.

Next meeting: Tuesday, Aug. 24, Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way

Agenda:

• 9 to 9:05 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

• 9:05 to 9:15 a.m. Consent agenda

— Review and sign the following documents: fiduciary insurance renewal form; state electrical inspector’s office yearly lease; Qwest telecommunications contract; airport runway maintenance project change order and notice to proceed; uncollectible taxes report; five-county intergovernmental agreement concerning joint cooperation for child welfare; substance abuse and mental health core services.

• 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. General discussion

— Note that the board may discuss any topic relevant to county business, whether or not the topic has been specifically noted on the agenda.

• 9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Discussion with Suzanne Brinks of the assessor’s office.

— Present abstract of 2010 assessment for signature

• 9:45 to 10 a.m. Discussion with Lynnette Running of the human resources department.

— Present personnel requisition for approval.

• 10 to 10:30 a.m. Discussion with Marie Peer of the social services department.

— Review June 22 and Aug. 8 minutes for revision or approval

— Child welfare white papers

— Caseload trends

— Monthly reports

• 10:30 to Noon Discussion with county attorney Jeremy Snow and Tinneal Gerber of administration.

— Possible executive session regarding the negotiation of the Moffat County Public Safety Center lease to receive specific legal advice.

Craig City Council

Last met: Tuesday, Aug. 10

Decisions:

• Approved, 5-0, July 27 meeting minutes.

• Approved, 5-0, July bills totaling $474,725.23.

• Denied, 5-0, renewing the 3.2-percent beer retail license for City Market, 505 W. Victory Way. No one from City Market appeared at the meeting.

• Approved, 5-0, a special events permit for the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads for Art in the Parking Lot on Sept. 18 at 150 E. Victory Way.

• Approved, 5-0, reappointing Sid Arola to the planning and zoning commission.

• Approved, 5-0, a change to an LLC for Casa Loya Mexican restaurant at 351 Ranney St.

• Tabled a second reading of ordinance No. 1006, concerning submitting a ballot question of whether the city should collect a 6.9 percent lodging tax.

• Heard July’s monthly report from the Craig Police Department.

Next meeting: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

Agenda:

• Roll call

• Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence

• Approve Aug. 10 meeting minutes

• Approval of agenda

• Consent agenda

— Renewal of the hotel and restaurant liquor store license for the Best Western Deer Park Inn & Suites at 262 Commerce St. No cause shown for denial.

— Renewal of the 3.2-percent beer retail license for City Market at 505 W. Victory Way. No cause shown for denial.

• Other business

— Bid award for the purchase of a truck mounted vacuum street sweeper for the road and bridge department.

— Bid award for the purchase of a complete truck mounted street flusher for the road and bridge department.

— Ordinance No. 1006, concerning submitting a ballot question of whether the city should collect a 6.9 percent lodging tax. Second reading.

— Ordinance No. 1007, amending the Craig municipal code section 6.20.010 to conform to the section title. First reading.

• Staff reports

— Finance director Bruce Nelson will present a financial report for July.

— Monthly report from the water department.

— Monthly report from the wastewater department.

• City manager/city attorney reports

• Council reports

• Audience comments

• Executive session to discuss the lease of the Moffat County Public Safety Center and to conference with city attorney Kenny Wohl to receive legal advice with respect to the lease.

• Adjournment

Craig Planning and Zoning Commission

Next meeting: Monday, Aug. 23, Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

Agenda:

5:30 p.m. Work session

6:00 p.m. Regular meeting

• Call to order

• Roll call

• Approval of minutes from Jan. 18 and Feb. 15 meetings.

• New business

— Lonnie and Lorraine Kawcak, doing business as MJK Sales and Feed, requesting approval of a site plan for hardware and feed and lumber building on Lot 1 of Sawer Replat

— Audience comments

• Old business

• Commission reports

• Staff reports

• Adjourn

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