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Board of County Commissioners’ Meeting - May 9, 2018


CONSENT AGENDA:

Approval of vouchers/mylars, CDS pipeline report, liquor license renewal for Hi-Test Liquor, liquor license renewal for Spring Valley Golf Club, Big Sandy Fire IGA impact fee collection

ELECTED OFFICIAL/DEPARTMENT HEADS/STAFF REPORTS:

County Manager Sam Albrecht reported on the “Pedal the Plains” event, which Elbert County is co-sponsoring: (technical problems prevented presentation of slide show)

-Annual bike event sponsored by Denver Post and governor’s office - fun ride, not a race. September 14-16. Route on county website. Starts and ends at fairgrounds. Event website - www.pedaltheplains.com

-Rachel Buchanan, Elections Department, announced event (open to the public) for citizens to become informed about election procedures. To be held on May 30 @6:30PM.

PUBLIC COMMENT:- None

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

-Update on TANF (temporary assistance for needy families) policies - Jerri Spear, Director of Health and Human Services, reported that 11 updated policies need commissioner approval; to be presented at next BOCC meeting. Need has not increased in county for TANF.

-Draft records retention policy - Justin Klassen, Director of Administration, apologized for the length of time this is taking; still in draft process; available on website; hope to have final version in June

-Regulatory and EDZ (economic overlay zone) update - Vince Harris, Community and Development Services, reported that currently about 50 applications in process (20 active), pipeline report (listing of ongoing projects) is up-to-date; commissioners would like a once-a-month pipeline report with more location detail; Regulatory Update - zoning and subdivision regulations are being worked through; draft to be completed by end of May, followed by 3 week referral period with commissioner work study session on June 13; joint BOCC and Planning Commission study session at end of June; EDZ - in mapping process; looking at going through notification process for zoning changes to be completed in July; XX and NZ Zoning - 1983 was first year zoning regs were adopted in EC; 36 XX properties on which research was not completed; NZ (no zoning) was for properties less than 35 acres; 90 total properties with these zoning designations currently; need to be updated on zoning maps; Commissioner Thayer asked about second residence/accessory dwelling units - county needs to work on this; also discussed need for temporary events process; Commissioner Richardson asked about need for clarification about animals on properties

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-Model traffic code update - no report; postponed

-Right of way franchise agreements and/or revocable permit - Bart Greer, County Attorney, followed up on previous BOCC discussion; pertains to right-of-ways; telecommunications, cable companies, pipeline projects, utility projects, etc.; need to protect county’s interests

-Affordable housing projects in EC - Joel Oliver of Green Street LLC is developer for Town of Elizabeth’s proposed affordable housing project; Walnut Square Apartments is name of project; explained history of affordable housing and rules/regulations of proposed rental property; site is on Elbert St.; will be submitting plan to state on June 1 (federal government provides part of funding, state administers); 44 units total from 850-1400 square feet; very limited apt stock in Elizabeth; rents will be tied to income

ACTION ITEMS:

-Approved 4/11/18 and 4/25/18 minutes

-Public Service Recognition Week Proclamation (May 6-12)

PUBLIC HEARING:

Special event for Elbert Town Committee on July 14 approved

BOARD PLANNING 5/23/18:

Agenda items for next meeting: approval of minutes, action on TANF policies, update of Water Supply Study (final comments), schedule workshop/study session for Draft Records Retention Policy, pending hearings, 3.2 beer approval for Wal Mart; Model Traffic Code; discussion of fee schedules for CDS, Building and Public Works; CTSI workshop

Meeting recessed.

LAND USE HEARINGS: scheduled for 1:00PM

-IREA Eastern Reliability upgrade 1041 permit and Special Use Review
-Burmaster Second Residence Special Use Review
-Spring Valley Submittal V Concept Briefing

-Jill Duvall