Board of County Commissioners' Schedule  January 22 - 29 , 2021

FRIDAY, January 22

12:00 p.m. – The Board has been invited to attend the virtual Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) Legislative Update meeting.

MONDAY, January 25

There are no meetings scheduled for this day.

TUESDAY, January 26

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:

For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b) regarding the creation of a legal entity to conduct forest health and mitigation projects; proposed legislation for creation of special improvement districts by entities formed, in part, by counties.

10 a.m. – Business Agenda Meeting

  • Presentation by Wildfire Adapted Partnership - 2020 accomplishments
  • Proclamation of January 2021 as National Mentoring Month

The Board will consider:

  1. Approval of United States Forest Service Modification of Grant or Agreement for the Schedule "A" Road Maintenance Agreement
  2. Approval of a Family First Transition Act Funding application to the Colorado Department of Human Services
  3. Approval of the Durango Fire Protection District ambulance license renewal
  4. Approval of a letter of support for Brainstorm Internet's application for a grant for broadband fiber
  5. Approval of La Plata County Election Services Agreement with La Plata Electric Association for the June 17, 2021 Election
  6. Approval of an appointment to the Southwest La Plata Library District Board
  7. Approval of an appointment of a regular member to the Board of Adjustment
  8. Approval of appointments to the Core Services-Therapeutic and Life Skills Committee
  9. Approval of appointments to the Southwest Region 9 Workforce Board
  10. Approval of appointments to the Planning Commission
  11. Approval of an appointment to the Pine River Cemetery District Committee
  12. Approval of appointments to the Lodging Tax Panel
  13. Approval of an appointment to the Living with Wildlife Advisory Board
  14. Approval of appointments to the Historic Preservation Review Commission
  15. Approval of appointment to the Durango-La Plata County Airport Commission
  16. Approval of appointments to the Fire Code Adoption & Revision Commission
  17. Approval of appointments to the Durango Hills Road Improvement District Advisory Committee
  18. Approval of appointments to the Multi-Event Center Commission
  19. Approval of an appointment to the Lake Durango Water Authority
  20. Second reading of Ordinance 2021-01 requiring use of engine brake mufflers within the county and enforcement
  21. Consideration of appointments to the Long Term Finance Committee
  22. Consideration of an appointment to the Community Corrections Board
  23. Consideration of an appointment to the San Juan Basin Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors, Region 9
  24. Consideration of appointments to the Extension Advisory Committee
  25. Consideration of appointments to the Durango Public Library Board

Immediately following the Business Agenda:
Marijuana Licensing Agenda
The Board will consider:

  1. Consideration of conditional approval for a new retail marijuana cultivation facility license for Keep off the Grass LLC
  2. Consideration of an additional conditional approval extension for Tree of Life Growers, LLC retail marijuana cultivation facility
  3. Consideration of an additional conditional approval extension for Tree of Life Growers, LLC retail marijuana products manufacturer facility

Important Public Participation Information:
In an effort to promote and practice social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19, this meeting will be accessible using an online meeting platform via computer and telephone in accordance with La Plata County’s meeting guidelines. Public participation, including written or spoken comment, will be handled through this platform and information for joining these meetings is available below. Audio access is available with a computer or tablet or by phone.  At this time, in-person public attendance is not available.

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Webinar ID:
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2:00 p.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:

  • For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b) regarding legal requirements for classification of real property as agricultural land for tax assessment purposes under CRS 39-1-102(1.6)
  • 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) for the purpose of tax appeals pending at the Board of Assessment Appeals where the issue is classification as agricultural land.

WEDNESDAY, January 27   
8:30 a.m. – Board Discussion Time  
The commissioners will meet virtually with staff 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 first number is busy, dial the next number):
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+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
 

12:00 p.m. – The Board has been invited to attend a virtual Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) Lunch & Learn meeting.  

THURSDAY, January 28
9:00 a.m. – The Board had been invited to attend virtual Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) Steering Committee meetings


3:00 p.m.
– The Board will attend a work session with staff from La Plata County and the City of Durango to discuss the Durango Renewal Partnership Urban Renewal Authority.

Listen online or by phone as follows:
Online (computer or smartphone): https://zoom.us/j/819094582   
Or by telephone:
Dial (if the first 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


FRIDAY, January 29

12:00 p.m. – The Board had been invited to attend virtual Colorado Counties, Inc. (CCI) Steering Committee meetings.


 
For additional information regarding this press release, please contact Megan Graham 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.  
For special assistance, call La Plata County Administration, 970-382-6210 or TDD 970-382-6218.
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