Board of County Commissioners' Schedule August 1 - 5

MONDAY, August 1, 2016

There are no meetings scheduled for this day.

TUESDAY, August 2, 2016

8:30 a.m. - EXECUTIVE SESSION – Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statute § 24-6-402 (4) upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the quorum present the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners will hold an executive session to discuss the following matters:

a) The purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of real, personal or other property pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(a) regarding the possible purchase of 10 Burnett Court, Durango, Colorado

b) For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b) regarding the possible purchase of 10 Burnett Court, Durango, Colorado 

c) Determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(e) regarding the possible purchase of 10 Burnett Court, Durango, Colorado

10:00 a.m. – PLANNING AGENDA: - The Board will consider:

•             Project #2015-0147 O’Toole/Vista Del Lago Class I Boundary Adjustment

•             Project #2015-0319 Double Diamond Phase 2B and 2C Preliminary Plat, Lots 11-20

Immediately following the Planning Agenda: SPECIAL BUSINESS                AGENDA: The Board will consider –

•             Consideration of Resolution 2016-20 adopting a position of advocacy pursuant to CRS § 1-45-117(1)(B)(III) supporting the property tax question related to the Road and Bridge mill levy that will be submitted to the registered voters of La Plata County on the November 8, 2016 ballot

•             Consideration of Resolution 2016-21 placing a question on the November 8, 2016 ballot proposing to increase La Plata County debt by $40,400,000 to finance the costs of a new terminal and other improvements to the Durango-La Plata County Airport, and to increase property tax sufficient to service the debt annually

•             Discussion and Possible Action concerning the Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate for 10 Burnett Court        

Immediately following the Special Business Agenda: SPECIAL      BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MEETING: The Board will consider –

Protests Recommended for Denial:

1. Property Tax Appeal #2016-01 - Cole AB Durango CO LLC - Albertsons

2. Property Tax Appeal #2016-02 - Twilight Ridge, LLC     

3. Property Tax Appeal #2016-03 - The Martin Trust

4. Property Tax Appeal #2016-04 - Fawn Lake LLC             

5. Property Tax Appeal #2016-05 - Michael H Erskine Living Trust

6. Property Tax Appeal #2016-06 - Charlene Dimacali

7. Property Tax Appeal #2016-07 - Michael and Robin Awe          

8. Property Tax Appeal # 2016-09 - Michael H Erskine Living Trust

9. Property Tax Appeal #2016-11 – Vitamin Cottage

Protests Recommended for Partial Adjustment:

1. Property Tax Appeal #2016-08 - William and Catherine Gothard

Protests Recommended for Stipulation:

1. Property Tax Appeal #2016-10 - Nizhoni Properties Revocable Trust

7:00 p.m. – The Board will attend the Bayfield Town Council meeting to give a presentation on the  Road & Bridge Mill Levy ballot question at the Bayfield Town Hall, 1199 Bayfield Parkway, Bayfield.

WEDNESDAY, August 3, 2016

8:30 a.m. – The Board will conduct interviews with candidates for the Long Term Finance Committee in the Board Conference Room of the County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Avenue, Durango.

9:00 a.m. - BOARD DISCUSSION TIME:  The Commissioners will meet among themselves and with staff to discuss various issues. An agenda for this meeting will be posted on the La Plata County web site by Tuesday morning at:

1:00 p.m. - The Board will attend a radio interview at Four Corners Broadcasting, 190 Turner Drive, Durango. To submit a question to the Board of County Commissioners for this interview, please email

THURSDAY, August 4, 2016

10:00 a.m. – Commissioner Julie Westendorff will hold Office Hours for members of the community to meet with her to discuss issues of interest at the Pine River Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield.

FRIDAY, August 5, 2016

There are no meetings scheduled for this day.


All meetings are held in the Board Room of the La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East 2nd Avenue, Durango, unless otherwise specified.  For additional information regarding this press release, please contact Joanne Spina, (970) 382-6211.