Government update for June 27 |

Government update for June 27

Moffat County Commission

Last met: Tuesday, June 23


• Voted, 3-0, to table discussion of funding the Craig/Moffat County airport an additional $4,434 to complete a planned overlay of the front parking lot.

The project’s price more than doubled since it was originally conceived in 2008 – from about $79,000 to about $170,000 – because contractors now must abide Federal Aviation Administration construction requirements.

Last year, airport officials planned to use Colorado Department of Local Affairs dollars for the parking lot but had to use that money to build a new terminal after bids for the facility were significantly higher than expected.

This year, airport officials hope to use $130,000 of FAA entitlement funds for the parking lot, which means they have to follow FAA rules.

Because FAA requirements add a substantial cost, the airport project’s budget is short about $9,800. Officials plan to ask the Craig City Council for the other half of that difference tonight.

Because the FAA is responsible for the parking lot’s high price, the FAA should pay for the project, Commissioner Tom Gray said.

The FAA gives the airport $130,000 every year, Gray said, so the airport could wait one more year to pave the parking lot without using any local money.

Ray Beck, airport board chairman and city councilor, said the airport has other potential projects in line for FAA funding and would like to have that money available next year.

The commission plans to continue discussing the issues with airport officials next week.

• Approved, 3-0, three personnel requisitions – one for Moffat County Social Services and two for the Treasurer’s Office.

Social Services seeks to hire a staff assistant, which is an existing, full-time position that opened up after an employee resigned.

The Treasurer’s Office also had a clerk resign and needs a replacement. The position is full-time and already is included in the office’s budget.

The final position approved Monday is a part-time Treasurer’s Office assistant who will mail delinquent tax notices. The job is slated to last two weeks.

Next meeting: Tuesday June 30, Moffat County Courthouse, 221 W. Victory Way


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

• 8:35 to 8:45 a.m. Consent agenda

– 1451 Collaborative Management Program Memo of Understanding

Colorado Works Memo of Understanding

– Application for 2009-10 Accident Protection Insurance Program for volunteers, alternative sentencing, jail trustees and youth activities

– Monthly treasurer’s report

• 8:45 to 9 a.m. General discussion. Note the board may discuss any topic relevant to county business, whether or not the topic has been specifically noted on this agenda.

• 9 to 9:30 a.m. Discussion with Tinneal Gerber, from administration

– Present June Budget Supplemental

• 9:30 to 9:45 a.m. Discussion with Bill Mack and Linda DeRose, of the road and bridge department

– Bid recommendation for two packer/rollers

– Bid recommendation for landfill fencing

– Bid recommendation for asphalt materials testing

• 9:45 to 10 a.m. Review applications for open seats on Planning and Zoning Commission and Area Agency on Aging Council

• 10 to 10:30 a.m. Discussion with Darryl Steele, of the Housing Authority board

– Discussion and proposal to enter into agreement concerning Section 8 housing vouchers

– Discuss proposed staff bonuses

• 10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Discussion with Sandy Kent from EIS Solutions

– Present Hydraulic Fracturing resolution

• 10:45 to 11 a.m. Discussion with Ray Beck of the 2010 census committee

– Present resolution to create Census 2010 Complete Count Committee

• 11 to 11:15 a.m. Discussion with Ray Beck and Jerry Hoberg, of the airport board

– Discuss airport parking lot paving project completion

• 11:15 to 11:30 a.m. Discussion with Mason Siedschlaw, of county information systems

– Present Xerox copier leases

• 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. Discussion with Lynnette Running, of the human resources department

– Present resolution to change Annual Leave Policy

• 11:45 to Noon. Discussion with Dan Bingham, of the EMS Council

– EMS Council report

The 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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