Press Release for Board of County Commissioner's Week of April 15 - 20

MONDAY, April 15
There are no public meetings scheduled for this day.

TUESDAY, April 16
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. The purchase, acquisition, lease, transfer, or sale of real, personal or other property pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(a). Purpose: La Plata County downtown campus properties.
  2. For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b). Purpose: Joseph Barreto v. La Plata County, Case No. 2023-CV30169.

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:

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.

Listen online or by phone as follows:
Online (computer or smartphone):   
Or by telephone: Dial (if the number is busy, dial the next number): 

US 1-346-248-7799
Webinar ID: 819 094 582

Access to the agenda packet, minutes, and recordings may be found at:

THURSDAY, April 18
12:00 noon – CCAT Transportation, Housing and Public Health Committee Meetings
The Board has been invited to attend the virtual Transportation, Housing and Public Health committee meetings with Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT).

FRIDAY, April 19
12:00 noon – CCI Legislative Briefing Meetings
The Board has been invited to attend a legislative briefing by Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) staff to hear updates on high-profile and newly introduced bills.

2:30 p.m. – CCAT Natural Resources & Wildfire and Fiscal Reform Committee Meeting
The Board has been invited to attend the virtual Counties & Commissioners Acting Together (CCAT) Natural Resources & Wildfire and Fiscal Reform Committee meeting.

SATURDAY, April 20
10:30 a.m. – Earth Day Festival
Members of the Board will attend the Earth Day festivities at Buckley Park in Durango, located at 1250 Main Ave.

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.