Tuesday's Moffat County Commission action items


At its regular Tuesday meeting, the Moffat County Commission:

• Approved, 3-0, warrant resolutions for the month of February totaling $187,504.07.

• Approved, 3-0, a grant application from the Craig-Moffat County Airport Advisory Board to the Federal Aviation Administration for $82,068 for airport development.

• Approved, 3-0, a contract with Janet Martinez for early childhood quality teaching classes in the amount of $7,832.

• Approved, 3-0, a contract with Judi Whilden for expanded early childhood quality teaching classes in the amount of $7,832.

• Tabled, 3-0, a personnel requisition from Jo Reed, of the human resources department, for two part-time crisis intervention specialist positions for the Youth Services Department.

• Approved, 3-0, a contract for services with the Statewide Internet Portal Authority to potentially add or revise the county’s Web services.

• Approved, 3-0, a sand and gravel lease expansion of 30.63 acres with Ann and Nick Charchalis for extracting sand and gravel from the property.

• Tabled, 3-0, a request for senior snow plowing services.

• Approved, 3-0, a request from the planning and zoning department to split the Long Minor Subdivision into two lots, one of which will be built on and the other sold.

• Approved, 3-0, a conditional use permit for Elam Construction Co. for a gravel mining pit on a 31.2-acre site.

• Heard an update from Ray Beck about the Yampa Valley Regional Airport and the Yampa Valley Economic Development Council.

• Heard from Marilynn Hill, new director of Moffat County Tourism Association, who introduced herself to the commission.

• Rescheduled a teleconference with Heidi Wagner and David Lock to discuss carbon legislative initiatives because of technical difficulties.

• Hosted a quarterly intergovernmental agency meeting.

• Discussed recent MCTA board resignations and board size.

• Discussed a recent designation for the greater sage grouse as “warranted but precluded” under the Endangered Species Act.


rhammel 7 years ago

The final decision has not bee rendered as yet. Western Watersheds Project filed a suit in Idaho district federal court in Boise to show why the bird was not listed as "threatened" or "endagered." How long this will take is anybody's guess. I certainly do not wish to speculate on this one.


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