Government Update for August 7
August 7, 2010
Moffat County Commission
Last met: Tuesday, Aug. 3
• Approved, 3-0, payroll warrant resolutions ending July 24 totaling $421,863.14.
• Approved, 3-0, bids for about 40 items from the surplus equipment sale. Commissioners approved the highest bids on all items save for two items, which had no bids, totaling $12,510.
• Approved, 3-0, findings and meeting minutes from the July 27 county board of equalization hearings regarding Questar Gas Management and KE Andrews.
• Approved, 3-0, a memorandum of understanding regarding apportionment of costs for contract with Visual Lease Services, Inc.
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• Approved, 3-0, amendments to county employee's dental benefit plan.
• Heard a presentation from Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes.
• Heard a presentation from Bob McConnell, candidate for the Third Congressional District.
Wednesday, Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way
• 9:30 to 9:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence
• 9:35 to 9:45 a.m. Consent agenda
— Review and sign the following documents: five-county core services contract for mental health services; division orders for Quicksilver, Entek and JW Operating; and consent to assign lease to Gulfport.
• 9:45 to 10 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.
• 10 to 10:30 a.m. Discussion with Bill Mack and Linda DeRose of the road and bridge department.
— Present monthly reports.
• 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Discussion with Lynnette Running of the human resources department.
— Present personnel requisition for approval.
• 10:45 to 11 a.m. Discussion with county attorney Jeremy Snow
— Discuss Bresnan/Cablevision franchise agreement
• 11 to 11:15 a.m. Break
• 11:15 to 11:30 a.m. Discussion with Barbara West of the social services department.
— Discuss health integration grant.
• 11:30 to Noon Discussion with Jerry Hoberg of the planning and zoning department.
— Cook exemption
Moffat County Land Use Board
7 p.m. Monday, Main conference room, Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way
• Call to order
• Roll call
• Moment of silence
• Approve meeting minutes
• General discussion:
— Summary of archaeology projects in Moffat County with Robyn Morris.
— Colorado House Bill 10-1365 hearing updates with Jeff Comstock.
• Other items:
— October Land Use Board agenda suggestions: Air quality monitoring station in Maybell.
• Closing updates/comments
• Announcements: Sept. 13, next Land Use Board meeting.
Craig City Council
Last met: Tuesday, July 27
• Approved, 6-0, meeting minutes for the July 13 meeting.
• Approved, 6-0, to renew the retail liquor store license for Stockmen's Liquor at 574 Pershing St.
• Approved, 6-0, to renew the 3.2 percent beer retail license for the Wal-Mart Supercenter at 2000 W. Victory Way.
• Approved, 6-0, to award purchase of a skid steer/forklift for the water department to Tri-State Equipment totaling $25,853.18.
• Approved, 5-0, a lease agreement extension with Colorado Northwestern Community College at the Center of Craig for a term of one year totaling $12,000. Council member Gene Bilodeau abstained.
• Approved, 6-0, split the cost of a water line loop with MJK Sales & Feed at its new site development on 1st Street at a total cost not to exceed $25,832.50.
• Approved, 5-1 on first reading, ordinance No. 1006, concerning submitting a ballot question of whether the city can collect a 6.9 percent lodging tax.
• Heard a June financial report from finance director Bruce Nelson.
• Heard a monthly report for the water and waste water department.
• Heard a presentation of the 2009 city financial statement audit by James Rae.
Note: Mayor Don Jones was absent from the meeting. Council member Terry Carwile served as mayor in Jones' absence.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Craig City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.
• Roll call
• Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence
• Approve July 27 meeting minutes
• Approval of July bills
• Approval of agenda
• Consent agenda
— Renewal of 3.2-percent beer retail liquor license for City Market, 505 W. Victory Way. No cause shown for denial.
— Special event permit for the Northwest Colorado Chapter of Parrotheads for Art in the Parking Lot on Sept. 18 at 150 E. Victory Way.
— Re-appointment of Sid Arola to the planning and zoning commission.
— Public hearing to consider a change to an LLC for Casa Loya Mexican restaurant at 351 Ranney St.
• Other business
— Ordinance No. 1006, an ordinance submitting to the registered electors of the city at the Nov. 2 general election, the ballot question of whether the city shall be authorized to increase taxes by the levy of a lodging tax of 6.9 percent on the lodging price paid for lodging services provided in the city. Second reading.
• Staff reports
— Month end report for July by police department
• City manager/city attorney reports
• Council reports
• Audience comments