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YouTube: Montezuma County BOCC October 12, 2021

AGENDA DATE: October 12, 2021 REGULAR MEETING 9:00 A.M. Minutes Planning 1. The Planning Department will present for signatures of a Mylar for a SubdivisionAmendment 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. 2. The Planning Department will present for signatures of a Mylar for a Boundary LineAdjustment, 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. Other item(s) may be discussed. Public CommentSession The Board o fMontezuma County Commissioners welcomes you to this meeting. Person speaking during Public Comment will be limited to three minutes, or depending on the number of people wishing to speak, it may be reduced to allow all members of the public the opportunity to address the board. When addressing the Board, please state your name and address for the record prior to providing your comments. Comments to individual Supervisors or staff are not permitted. Participants may not yield their time to others. County Operations IT– Jim McClain Vehicle Maintenance – Shane Higman Buildings and Grounds Maintenance – Dustin Sattler GIS/Mapping– Doug Roth and Rachel Medina Unfinished Business MelJarmon – compactor *County AttorneyReport – Ian MacLaren *NaturalResources, Planning and Public Lands Report – James Dietrich *CountyAdministrator Report – Shak Powers *CountyCommissioners Report ADDITION the Board of County Commissioners shall conduct such further business as may come before said meeting. Please Note: Except for the start time and public hearings, all other times are approximate only.

BOCC Minutes September 28, 2021

RFP Notice: Montezuma County is seeking bids for Emergency Medical Technician services for a one-year pilot Community Intervention Program.

Montezuma County is seeking bids for Emergency Medical Technician services for a one-year pilot Community Intervention Program. The Community Intervention Program (CIP) will enhance emergency response to non-criminal calls for service. The program offers “in the moment” connections to behavioral health resources and other community supports.  Goals of the program include developing an appropriate response for treatment, referrals, engagement and prevention, engaging mental health in the local emergency response system, and reducing the unnecessary response burden on law enforcement, EMS, and fire.

Montezuma County is seeking a contractor to provide two (2) Emergency Medical Technicians including required administrative supervision. The contractor will be responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and payroll. The contractor will participate in program development and execution, including establishing standard operating guidelines (SOG)/protocols. The contractor will be involved in developing a data collection system and sharing that data with program oversight.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Position Qualifications:

  • The EMT will utilize their working knowledge to assess medical needs quickly, provide for basic medical needs, medical monitoring at the scene and during local or long-distance transports. EMT’s will support mobile crisis therapist where necessary and appropriate.  EMT’s may be required to administer medications (behavioral control or not) as directed by medical director if credentialed appropriately.  EMTs will assist with care coordination after evaluations with rapid linkage to treatment providers.

 

Physical Demands/Abilities:

  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop. Must have ability to sit for longer periods at a computer. Employee must be able to travel between Axis Health Services (AHS) locations. Possible potential exposure to communicable disease. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. AHS may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Vision sufficient to read medical records, instruments, documentation, and visual changes in patient condition.  Hearing must be sufficient to interact with a patient who may be unable to speak at a normal voice level.  Mobility (including lifting, bending, stooping, reaching) and dexterity sufficient to assist patients and handle required instruments.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Education: HS diploma or GED.
  • Minimum Certifications: EMT Basic
    • Must be knowledgeable regarding patient health information and HIPAA compliance.
    • Must be organized and demonstrate the ability to follow guidelines.
    • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be self-directed.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to follow the organization’s confidentiality and security rules.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of EMS activities including triage, basic life support, and environmental conditions, auto external defibrillation
  • Must be able to assess medical needs quickly and distinguish physical and behavioral health symptoms.
  • A working knowledge of crisis intervention approaches and the applications to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse issues.
  • Knowledge of diverse issues including mental illness, co-occurring disorders, substance abuse, traumatic brain injury, dementia and developmental disabilities.
  • Knowledge of community mental/physical health resources and their eligibility criteria and provide rapid linkage to treatment providers.
  • Ability to deliver services in various locations.
  • Must have a driver’s license and ability to be commercially insured and maintain a driver’s record that allows insurability with AHS commercial insurance agency.
  • Principles of comprehensive report preparation and narration.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and appropriate utilization of EMT level skills for pre-hospital care.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Principles of modern EMS prevention and education.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize workload in a sometimes-hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with patients, the public, co-workers, and supervisor(s) sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work directions.
  • Communicate confidential information only as required to perform job responsibilities. Working knowledge of HIPAA and 42 CFR, Pt 2.
  • Working knowledge of involuntary mental health holds (2CCR 502-1.27-65), and alcohol and drug Emergency Commitments (EC) and Involuntary Commitments (IC).
  • Effectively and competently, utilize appropriate computer systems as it relates to individual job.
  • Ability to establish universal precautions and report potential exposure to a communicable disease immediately.
  • Travel required.
  • Ability to work occasionally beyond normally scheduled hours.
  • Ability to take on additional duties when necessary.

Additional eligibility requirements:

  • Annual TB screening
  • Crisis Prevention Institute training within 90 days.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification PRO. 

The program will be overseen by Montezuma County. The contractor will bill the county for services on a monthly basis, with total cost of services not to exceed $113,984 annually.

If the pilot program is successful, terms may be renegotiated for continuing services.

Submit sealed bids to Montezuma County Administration (109 W Main Street Room 260, Cortez, CO 81321)  no later than 12:00pm on October 18, 2021.  Bids will be opened at 1:30 pm on October 18, 2021, and the contract will be awarded on October 19, 2021. 

 

Addendum to RFP for Emergency Medical Technician services for the Community Intervention Program.

Indirect cost of services shall not exceed 21% or a total of $137,921 annually. 

 

RFP Notice: Montezuma County is seeking bids for Behavioral Health Clinician services for a one-year pilot Community Intervention Program

 Montezuma County is seeking bids for Behavioral Health Clinician services for a one-year pilot Community Intervention Program. The Community Intervention Program (CIP) will enhance emergency response to non-criminal calls for service. The program offers “in the moment” connections to behavioral health resources and other community supports.  Goals of the program include developing an appropriate response for treatment, referrals, engagement and prevention, engaging mental health in the local emergency response system, and reducing the unnecessary response burden on law enforcement, EMS, and fire.

Montezuma County is seeking a contractor to provide two (2) behavioral health clinicians including required administrative supervision. The contractor will be responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and payroll. The contractor will participate in program development and execution, including establishing standard operating guidelines (SOG)/protocols. The contractor will be involved developing a data collection system and sharing that data with program oversight.

Behavioral Health Clinician

Position Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Services, license-eligible, license preferred.
  • Experience in an emergency services setting or demonstrated competency.
  • Crisis intervention experience preferred.
  • Must be able to complete and apply training with law enforcement agency including basic tactical intervention, scene safety, basic firearm safety, defensive driving, use of CAD and radio systems.
  • Annual TB screening, Current Crisis Prevention Institute training, and BLS PRO certification required.

 

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of crisis intervention approaches and their applications to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse problems.
  • Working knowledge of Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and DBT coaching skills.
  • Ability to perform mental status evaluations, differential diagnosis, and service coordination duties.
  • Ability to assess level of risk and treatment approaches and their applications to clients with emotional, behavioral, and substance abuse problems. Make appropriate clinical judgment for resolution of client emergencies to a safe outcome.
  • Ability to deliver services in various community locations.
  • Working knowledge of involuntary mental health holds (27-65), and alcohol and drug Emergency Commitments (EC) and Involuntary Commitments (IC).
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and 42 CFR, Pt. 2.
  • Knowledge of community health and behavioral health resources and their eligibility criteria.
  • Working knowledge of Windows based computer applications to include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and Internet access.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including calculator, copy machine, fax and multi-line telephone. Interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to follow established universal precautions and immediately report potential exposure to a communicable disease.
  • Must have current driver’s license and ability to be commercially insured and maintain a driving record that allows insurability with AHS commercial insurance agency.

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • This community-based position functions in partnership with law enforcement on patrol. The employee will spend most of a workday in a law enforcement issued vehicle. The employee must be able to sit for longer periods of time in a vehicle and tolerate the movement of driving. Office space is available as needed for administrative activities.
  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Employee is frequently required to walk, sit, stand, or kneel and occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop.
  • Employee may be exposed to stressful situations that involve enraged, distraught and/or intoxicated individuals with possible mental health issues.
  • The working environment includes a possible/potential exposure to

communicable disease. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The program will be overseen by Montezuma County. The contractor will bill the county for services on a monthly basis, with total cost of services not to exceed $153,969 annually.

If the pilot program is successful, terms may be renegotiated for continuing services.

Submit sealed bids to Montezuma County Administration (109 W Main Street Room 260, Cortez, CO 81321) no later than 12:00pm on October 18, 2021.  Bids will be opened at 1:30pm on October 18, 2021 and the contract will be awarded on October 19, 2021.

 

Addendum to RFP for Behavioral Health Clinician services for the Community Intervention Program.

Indirect cost of services shall not exceed 21% or a total of $186,303 annually.

YouTube: Montezuma County BOCC October 5, 2021

AGENDA

DATE:                    October 5, 2021

REGULAR MEETING

9:00 A.M.            Minutes

                                Planning

9:00A.M.            Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination of a proposed Single Lot Development and AR3-9 RezoningApplication, submitted by Leif & Crystal Hollingshead, on property located at 15428 Road 30, Dolores, CO, consisting of 39.50 acres, more or less, located east of Road 30, north of Road R, situated in Section 27, T.37N., R.15W.,N.M.P.M.

9:10A.M.            Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing forre view and determination a proposed Amendment to the Pickens 2 Lot ModerateSubdivision and AR3-9 Rezoning Application, submitted by Terry and LarryPickens, on property located at 13848 Road 23, Cortez, CO, consisting of 23acres, more or less, located south of Road P, east of Road 23, situated inSection 4, T.36N., R.16W., N.M.P.M.

9:20 A.M.            Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination of a Special Use Permit Application for the proposal of a solar photovoltaic (“PV”) project, submitted by Fish Brothers Land & Cattle Co, Agent: Cortez Solar 3, LLC, on property located at 25506 Road F.6, Cortez, CO, consisting of 39.70 acres, more or less, located south of Road G, east of Road 25, situated in Section 11,T.35N., R.16W., N.M.P.M.

9:30 A.M.

1.      The Planning Department will present for signatures of a Mylar for a 3 Lot Minor, submitted by Jerry & Susan Frye; agent: Marc Rosenbaum, on property located at 25368 Road T.5, Dolores, CO, consisting of 35.90 acres, more or less,located south of Road T.5 and east of Road 25, situated in Section 14, T.37N.,R.16W., N.M.P.M.

Other item(s) may be discussed.

                                Public CommentSession

The Board of Montezuma County Commissioners welcomes you to this meeting.  Person speaking during Public Comment will be limited to three minutes, or depending on the number of people wishing to speak, it may be reduced to allow all members of the public the opportunity to address the board.  When addressing the Board, please state your name and address for the record prior to providing your comments.  Comments to individual Supervisors or staff are not permitted. Participants may not yield their time to others.

                                Log Cabin Liquor License Renewal –Jerri Frizzell

                                Public Works –Budget Presentations

                                                Road and Bridge – Rob Englehart

                                                Noxious Weeds – Bonnie Loving

                                                Landfill – Mel Jarmon

                                                Fairgrounds – Justin McGuire    

                                Local Governments

                                                Assessor – Leslie Bugg

                                                Treasurer – Ellen Black

                                                Clerk – Kim Percell

                                Unfinished Business

LUNCH

1:30 P.M.            Board of Health

1:30-1:35 P.M. Welcome, introductions, approval of July minutes

1:35-2:05 P.M. Presentation WIC/Food pantry- Delilah Darland & Linda Hill

2:05-2:35 P.M. Discussion on Unite Us, COVID update Bobbi Lock &   Laurel Schafer

2:35-2:45P.M. Suggested agenda items for the next meeting

*County AttorneyReport – Ian MacLaren

*NaturalResources, Planning and Public Lands Report – James Dietrich

*CountyAdministrator Report – Shak Powers

*CountyCommissioners Report

ADDITION the Board of County Commissioners shall conduct such further business as may come before said meeting.

Please Note:  Except for the start time and public hearings, all other times are approximate only.

YouTube: Montezuma County BOCC Workshop October 4, 2021

PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER: 20-38 LIMITED COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

Public Notice: ARRIOLA CEMETERY DISTRICT VACANCY

Montezuma County is seeking an applicant to serve as a member of the Montezuma County Arriola Cemetery District Committee.  You must be a resident of Montezuma County or Dolores County.  You must be at least 18 years old.

Selection by the Board of County Commissioners will be announced when filled.  You can email your letter to spowers@co.montezuma.co.us or bmorgan@co.montezuma.co.us or submit a letter of interest to:

Montezuma County Administration

Attn:  Board of County Commissioners

109 W. Main, Room 260

Cortez, CO  81321