Government update for July 11 |

Government update for July 11

Moffat County Commission

— Last met: Tuesday, July 7


• Approved, 3-0, a bid award from Craig-based Osmun, Inc., for $17,380 to seal coat the Moffat County Public Safety Center parking lot. It was the low bid submitted.

The county budgeted $14,000 for the project, but the city agreed to contribute $4,000, and the Colorado State Patrol agreed to put in $4,500. Both agencies also are housed within the Safety Center.

• Approved, 2-0, a $142,816.50 bid from Connell Resources to put a two-inch overlay on the Craig/Moffat County Airport. It was the low bid submitted for the project, which is partially funded by the city, county and Federal Aviation Administration.

• Approved, 3-0, board appointments for the county Planning and Zoning Commission, Area Agency on Aging Council and Moffat County Tourism Association.

The commission appointed Carol Scott to planning and zoning as second alternate, and Randy Morton as third alternate.

Mary Morris was appointed to the Aging Council’s third seat, and Jean Jones was appointed as an alternate.

For the MCTA, current board alternate Elisa Hayes was appointed to fill a vacated board seat, and new board applicant Ken Millikin was appointed as an alternate.

Next meeting: Tuesday, July 14 at the Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way

• 8:30 to 8:35 a.m. Call to order, Pledge of Allegiance and moment of silence

• 8:35 to 8:45 a.m. Consent Agenda

– CSFS Cooperator Resource Rate form

– County Road 7 asphalt overlay contract with Connell Resources

– Community Service Block Grant agreement

– Lease for State Electrical Inspector’s Office

– YVEA services request for Road and Bridge Department shop

– Contract with Osmun, Inc. to seal coat Public Safety Center parking lot

• 8:45 to 9 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 this agenda.

• 9 to 9:45 a.m. Assessor’s Office Suzanne Brinks

– Present report on assessed value of the county for 2009

– Discuss oil and gas omitted property penalties and possible future revenue

• 9:45 to 10 a.m. State High School Rodeo Finals Location Committee Dave Fleming

– Discuss process for bringing 2010 and 2011 State High School Rodeo Finals to Moffat County

• 10 to 10:30 a.m. Road and Bridge Department Bill Mack

– Present construction materials reclamation permit application form for Clay Pit No. 21

– Monthly Report

• 10:30 to 11 a.m. Social Services Department Marie Peer

– Review and revision/approval of June 16 minutes.

– TANF Reserves Final Report

– Law Enforcement/Social Services Agreement

– Northwest Colorado Council for Children and Families, Early Childhood Council quarterly report

– Monthly reports

• 11 to 11:15 a.m. Museum of Northwest Colorado Dan Davidson

– Review agreement regarding Meldrum Colt revolver

– Review royalty interest with Exxon Mobil

• 11:15 to 11:30 a.m. Economic Development Partnership Darcy Trask

– Request letters of support for USDA Grants

• 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Planning & Zoning Department Jerry Hoberg

– Discussion Item: Sundberg Exemption

Craig City Council

Last met: Tuesday, June 23


• Approved, 7-0, the first reading of an ordinance to put a question on the November 2009 general election ballot, asking voters if they want to strike a city charter provision that limits a person’s personal contributions to his or her own political campaign to $500.

The provision also includes requirements for municipal election candidates to report their campaign expenses to the city clerk.

• Approved, 7-0, bids for three local infrastructure projects that totaled $338,817.

The city awarded Craig-based Osmun, Inc., $36,952.40 for curb and gutter replacements, although Osmun’s bid was $1,828.60 more than a bid from BPS Concrete, which is based in Grand Junction.

Councilors said they awarded Osmun the contract because it is a local business.

The night’s largest bid went to Steamboat Springs-based Connell Resources, which was awarded $250,000 for asphalt and road overlays this summer on a few streets north of Centennial Mall, and on Barclay Street from Victory Way to the sandrocks.

The council also approved money for construction materials, about half of which will go to road maintenance around town, to Craig-based 3 B Enterprises for $51,865. It was the low bid submitted.

• Approved, 7-0, contributing $4,434 to the Craig/Moffat County Airport to repave its front parking lot.

• Approved, 7-0, a site plan for a commercial development on the old Country Mall site at 356 Ranney St., now known as Behrman Plaza.

• Approved, 7-0, reappointing Paul Gowdy to the Craig Board of Appeals.

Next meeting: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 at City Hall, 300 W. Fourth St.

• Roll Call

• Pledge of Allegiance and moment of silence

• Approval of June 23, 2009, meeting minutes

• Approval of June bills

• Approval of agenda

• Consent agenda:

– Renewal of the tavern liquor license for Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, 990 Industrial Avenue. No cause shown for denial.

• Audiences:

– Consider approval of a support letter and financial support to host the State High School Rodeo Championships in 2010 and 2011.

– Approval of a proclamation to designate the City of Craig an official “Relay For Life City,” and the month of July as “Relay For Life Month in Craig.”

– Approval of a proclamation declaring July 26 through Aug. 1, 2009, as Disability Awareness Week.

– Darcy Trask, director of the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership, will request three letters of support for three grant requests through the Rural Business Enterprise Grants Program.

• Other Business:

– Consider approval to purchase a speed trailer and two pole-mounted speed calming devices for the Craig Police Department.

– Consider approval to purchase a thermal imager for the wastewater department.

– Resolution No. 7 (2009) a resolution approving and accepting a contract agreement between the Colorado Department of Transportation and the City of Craig, Colo., for the design and construction of phase 2 of the Ridgeview Trail Project.

– Consider approval of a resolution creating the Census 2010 Complete Count Committee.

– Ordinance No. 992 an ordinance scheduling a question to be placed on the November 2009 general election ballot to delete Article VI, Section 4, of the Craig City Charter regarding “Statement of Expenses” for City Council candidates. Second reading.

• Staff Reports:

– Police Department monthly report.

– Water department monthly report.

– Wastewater department monthly report.

• City manager/city attorney Reports

• Council report

• Audience comments

• Adjourn

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