PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MONTEZUMA COUNTY, COLORADO
October 12, 2021
STATE OF COLORADO )
COUNTY OF MONTEZUMA )
At a regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Montezuma County, Colorado, held on Tuesday October 12, 2021 at the Montezuma County Administration building in Cortez, Colorado, there were present:
Jim Candelaria, Chairman
Kent Lindsay, Vice Chairman
Joel Stevenson, Commissioner of Deeds (By Zoom)
Shalako Powers, County Administrator
Ian MacLaren, County Attorney
Kim Percell, County Clerk
CHAIRMAN, CANDELARIA opened the meeting of October 12, 2021 with the Pledge of Allegiance.
MINUTES: Commissioner Lindsay moved to approve the minutes of the Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners Montezuma County, Colorado dated October 5, 2021 as presented. Motion was seconded by Commissioner Candelaria and carried.
PLANNING: Planning Director, Don Haley, Assistant, S. Jane Duncan and Agent, Ernie Maness presented for signatures of a Mylar for a Subdivision Amendment Application to the Empire Electric North Broadway Subdivision, submitted by Bedroc, LLC; agent: Maness & Associates, on property located at 761 N. Broadway, Cortez, CO, consisting of 1.89 acres, more or less, located west of Hwy 491/N. Broadway situated in Sections 22 & 27, T.36N., R.16W., N.M.P.M..
Director, Haley with Assistant, Duncan presented for signatures of a Mylar for a Boundary Line Adjustment, submitted by BedRoc, LLC; agent: Maness & Associates, on property located at 761 N. Broadway, Cortez, CO, consisting of 1.89 acres, more or less, , and R C Southwest Development, LLC; agent: Maness & Associates, on property located at TBD Hwy 491, Cortez, CO, consisting of 32.64 acres, more or less, both located west of Hwy 491/N. Broadway, both situated in Sections 22 & 27, T.36N., R.16W., N.M.P.M. Commissioner Lindsay moved to approve the boundary line adjustment, on property located at 761 N. Broadway, Cortez, consisting of 1.89 acres, submitted by BedRoc, LLC; agent: Maness & Associates. Second by Commissioner Stevenson and carried.
PUBLIC COMMENT: No public comments were made.
IT: IT Director, Jim McClain met with the Commissioners to present a monthly report. Topics discussed included, the emergency use of the secondary VX Rail, the implementation of a new help desk system, Director McClain’s nomination to the Southwest Colorado, Region 9 Board Band Authority, the break area security gate and the new election room cameras.
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE: Road & Bridge Equipment Manager, Shane Higman met with the Commissioners to give a monthly report. Topics discussed included; the Emergency Manager’s replacement vehicle and the new Enterprise Fleet program.
BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS MAINTENANCE: Interim Maintenance Supervisor, Dustin Sattler met with the Commissioners to present a monthly report. Topics discussed included; the Fairground’s fire suppression system, the server room fire suppression system, estimates for the fire pull stations, the Combined Courts sally port project and winterization projects.
GIS MAPPING: GIS Manager, Doug Roth and Mapping Specialist, Rachel Medina met with the Commissioners to give a monthly report. Topic discussed included the redistricting project, fire district maps, maps for the Mancos Marshall’s office, maps to be included within county emergency plans and addressing. (See attached)
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Landfill Manager, Mel Jarmon met with the Commissioner to discuss the proposed compactor purchase. Commissioner Lindsay moved to sign the contract with Power Equipment Company in the amount of $546.853.00. Second by Commissioner Stevenson and carried. (See attached)
COUNTY ATTORNEY REPORT: County Attorney, Ian MacLaren discussed the chief judge’s order, limiting in person court appearances. Topics discussed included; the suspension of jury trials, Land Use violation cases placed on hold, civil cases and contract drafting.
NATURAL RESOURCES, PLANNING & PUBLIC LANDS: Resource Director, James Dietrich, met with the commissioner to give a weekly report. Topics discussed included; the Combined Courts water project, the Black Resources, Inc. State Well #3611, a scheduled listening session with Congresswoman Boebert, the Paths to Mesa Verde Project and the Dolores Community Trail. (See attached)
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORT: Administrator, Shak Powers discussed the attended Opioid Work Shop, the fiscal agent for the opioid settlement funds, a public caution regarding counterfeit oxycontin and ibuprofen and the (RFP) Request for Product for the Community Intervention Program.
COUNTY COMMISSIONER REPORT: Topics discussed within the Commissioners reports included: Commissioner Stevenson discussed; the attended CSU Hiring Committee meeting and the attended Colorado Municipality Leagues meeting. Commissioner Lindsay discussed; an opioid discussion with Congresswoman Boebert’s office and the scheduled Cortez City Council meeting. Commissioner Candelaria discussed; the completed sound decibel demo on 11th Street in Dolores, the attended Dolores Town Board meeting, the Landfill video, the RCC meeting and the attended CCI legislative meeting.
CORRESPONDENCE: The following correspondence was read and noted:
MOTION TO ADJOURN: was made by Commissioner Lindsay seconded by Commissioner Stevenson and carried.
MEETING ADJOURNED: 10:20 a.m.