MONDAY, July 22
4:00 p.m. – Meet and Greet at CSU Extension Office


The Board will attend the Meet and Greet to welcome Heather Houk as the CSU Extension Horticulture and Agriculture Production Specialist to La Plata County. The CSU Extension office is located at 2500 Main Avenue in Durango.

TUESDAY, July 23
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:

  1. For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b). Purpose: Intergovernmental agreements with municipalities and adjacent counties to house inmates at the La Plata County Detention Facility.
  2. 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). Purpose: Intergovernmental agreements with municipalities and adjacent counties to house inmates at the La Plata County Detention Facility.

10:00 a.m. – Business Agenda Meeting
The Board will consider:

  1. Approval of county cash requirements as prepared and posted by the Finance Department and direct staff to publish.
  2. Approval of Resolution No. 2024-24 cancelling taxes due from Atom Petroleum.
  3. Approval of Resolution No. 2024-27 adopting a program to prevent harassment and discrimination.
  4. Approval of participation in the Kroger Settlement Agreement as part of Colorado's Opioids Settlement Memorandum of Understanding with the Colorado Attorney General's Office.
  5. Approval to submit the Local Government Limited Gaming Impact Grant Application.
  6. Approval of a letter of support for the La Plata Healthcare Improvement Coalition's creation of a community care hub called La Plata Cares.
  7. Consideration of Resolution No. 2024-25 amending Section 42-32 of the County Code to require notice to the Southern Ute Indian Tribe before reviewing and approving any Chapter 42 special event permit when any portion of the event is proposed within the exterior boundaries of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.
  8. Ratification of Natural Resource Damages offeror registration form for Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund Site Damages Assessment and Restoration projects.

Important Public Participation Information:
All Board of County Commissioner meetings will be offered in-person and online with Zoom access. Audio access is available with a computer or tablet or by phone. Remote meeting access can be found below.

Participate online or by phone as follows:
Online (computer or smartphone): https://zoom.us/j/819094582   
Or by telephone: Dial (if the number is busy, dial the next number): 

US 1-346-248-7799
  1-669-900-9128
  1-312-626-6799
  1-646-558-8656
  1-253-215-8782
  1-301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 819 094 582



Access to the agenda packet, minutes, and recordings may be found at: https://www.co.laplata.co.us/meetings

8:30 a.m. – Board Discussion Time 
The Commissioners will meet with staff in the Board Room to discuss various issues. An agenda for this meeting will be posted by Tuesday morning at: http://laplatacountyco.iqm2.com/Citizens/calendar.aspx

Listen online or by phone as follows:
Online (computer or smartphone): https://zoom.us/j/819094582   
Or by telephone: Dial (if the number is busy, dial the next number): 

US 1-346-248-7799
  1-669-900-9128
  1-312-626-6799
  1-646-558-8656
  1-253-215-8782
  1-301-715-8592
Webinar ID: 819 094 582



Access to the agenda packet, minutes, and recordings may be found at: https://www.co.laplata.co.us/meetings

THURSDAY, July 25
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Commissioner Matt Salka’s In-Person Office Hours
Commissioner Matt Salka will hold in-person office hours at the County Administration Building, located at 1101 E. 2nd Avenue in Durango. County residents can stop by for an informal chat or call 970-382-6217 during these hours. In addition to these specific office hours, Commissioner Salka encourages residents to schedule an in-person appointment or phone call appointment by calling 970-382-6219.

11:00 a.m. Counties and Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT) County Revenue Authority Group Meeting
Members of the Board will attend the County Revenue Authority Group virtual meeting, hosted by CCAT.

6:00 p.m. – Joint Work Session with Town of Ignacio Board of Trustees
The Board will attend a virtual meeting with the Town of Ignacio Board of Trustees and staff to discuss items of mutual interest. An agenda for this meeting will be posted by Tuesday morning at: http://laplatacountyco.iqm2.com/Citizens/calendar.aspx

Listen online or by phone as follows:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81397612032?pwd=y9UWW6yCUrE6T4mDrVaqkjyHIPF8vw.1

Webinar ID:  813 9761 2032

FRIDAY, July 26
No public meetings scheduled for this day.

For additional information regarding this press release, please contact Ted Holteen at (970) 382-6265.  All meetings are held in the Board Room of the La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Avenue, Durango, unless otherwise specified. La Plata County provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities to enable their full participation in public meetings.  In addition, language translation is provided for the Board’s Business and Planning Agenda meetings upon request (by 9:00 a.m. on the Friday prior to the Tuesday meeting). Translation is provided by a third party as a public service and is dependent upon their availability; due to the nuances in translating, slight differences may exist and translation is not legally binding.  For special assistance, call La Plata County Administration, 970-382-6210.
 
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