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BOCC Minutes August 17, 2021

Resolution No. 11-2021 A Resolution Authorizing The Main Street Project in Montezuma County

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REGULAR MEETING

9:00 A.M. Minutes

Planning

9:00 am

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of county commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination for a proposed Planned Unit Development Amendment request submitted by River ValleyCabins, LLC, Agent Justin Collier, on property located at 18667 Hwy 145, Dolores, CO, consisting of 3.06 acres, more or less, located on the east of Dolores, north of Hwy 145, situated in S.12 T.37N., R.15W., N.M.P.M.

9:10 A.M.

1. the planning Department will present for signatures of a Mylar for an Exemption Resolution, submitted by Kenneth R & Jeanne M Todd, on property located at 27538 Road 16, Pleasant View, CO, consisting of 149.68 acres, more or less, located south of Road EE, east of Road 16, situated in Section 29, T.39N, R.17W, N.M.P.M.

2. the planning Department will present for signatures of a Boundary Line Adjustment, submitted by Kelly & Stacey Weyand and Carlos Whitmer, on properties located at TBD Road C and 21550 Road C, Cortez, CO, consisting of 27 acres, more or less, and 7.18 acres, more or less, both located south of Road C, west of Hwy 160/491, situated in Section 31, T.35N, R.16W, N.M.P.M.

3. the planning Department will present for signatures of a High Impact/Special UsePermit for the Dolores River Campground, submitted by Elaine & WilliamBeyhan, on property located at 18680 Hwy 145, Dolores, CO, consisting of 34.23acres, more or less, located south of Hwy 145, situated in Section 12, T. 37N,R. 15W, N.M.P.M.

4. the planning Department will present for signatures of a High Impact/Special UsePermit for the Stoner RV Resort & Campground, submitted by CarolLeinberger, on property located at 26055 Road 40, Dolores, CO, consisting of5.44 acres, more or less, located north of Hwy 145, east of Road 40, situated in Section 32, T. 39N, R. 13W, N.M.P.M.

5. the planning Department will present for signatures of a Subdivision Amendment to the Hobo Acres Minor Subdivision, submitted by Valarie Francisco & RobinEstep, on properties located at 26986 & 26980 Road H, Cortez, CO, consisting of 20.02 acres, more or less, located south of Road H, east of Road26.5, situated in Section 6, T.35N., R.15W., N.M.P.M.

6. the planning Department presented for signatures of a High Impact/Special use permit for a Solar Photovoltaic Electricity Generating Project submitted by Shawn & Kathy Wells, Glen Wells Empire Electric Association & Keith Cole; agent: Cortez Solar 2, LLC, on property located at 11501 Road 24, 11551 Road 24 & 23999 Road L.4, Cortez, CO, consisting of 67.69 acres, 37.27 acres, & 36.98 acres, more or less, 11267 Road 24, consisting of 9.47, more or less, all located north of road L, west of Hwy 491, situated in Section 16, T.36N, R.16W, N.M.P.M.

7. the planning Department presented for discussion of a proposed Variance application submitted by Carl Chiodo & Lynn Hill, on Lot # 9 of the Four CornersEncampment Subdivision, located at 24850 Road 37, Dolores, CO, consisting of3.77 acres, more or less, located east of Hwy 145, situated in Section 11, T.38N, R. 14W, N.M.P.M.

8. the planning Department presented for signatures of a 7 Lot Major Subdivision, submitted by Richard & Melanie McDonald, on property located at 12107 Hwy145, Dolores, CO, consisting of 52.01 acres, more or less, located west of Hwy145, north of Road M, situated in Section12, T.36N, R.16W, N.M.P.M.

9. the planning Department presented for signatures of a 2 Lot Moderate Subdivision, submitted by Terry and Larry Pickens, on property located at 13848 Road 23, Cortez, CO, consisting of 38 acres, more or less, located south of Road P, east o Road 23, situated in Section 4, T.36N., R.16W., N.M.P.M.

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 comment. Comments to individual supervisors or staff are not permitted. Participants may not yield their time to others.

Redistricting Letter – Doug Roth

Public Health – Contract Signatures –Bobbi Lock and Laurel Schaffer

Cedar Mesa HOA discussion of emergency exit– Allen Giannakopoulos

Resolution 11-2021 support of MainStreet Grant

Public Lands – BLM Connie Clemenstonand Mesa Verde – Bill Nelligan

Public Safety

Sheriff – Steve Nowlin

Emergency Manager – Jim Spratlen

CortezFire Protection District –Jay Balfour

Chairman

Jim Candelaria (Pleasant View) Phone: (970) 749-3841

Vice Chairman

Kent Lindsay (District 2) Phone: (970) 560-1471

Commissioner of Deeds

Joel Stevenson (District 3) Phone: (970) 749-3113

Resources Available to Montezuma County Residents

Below is a list of resources that are generally available to Montezuma County residents that may be struggling to pay rent or mortgage payments amid Coronavirus. The organizations below are not affiliated with Montezuma County, City of Cortez, Town of Dolores, or Town of Mancos.

State and Federal Resources

  • 2-1-1 Colorado (211colorado.org)
    • 2-1-1 Colorado is a collaborative of eight organizations, hosting six call centers across the state to provide food, shelter, and rent assistance to those who qualify. For more information, simply call 2-1-1.
  • Colorado Department of Local Affairs (Division of Housing)
    • CDLA offers rental assistance statewide through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program. For more information, call 303-864-7810.
  • Community Resources & Housing Development Corporation
    • CRHDC provides a wide range of affordable, low-income apartment rental opportunities across the state of Colorado.
  • Help Colorado Now
    • Help Colorado Now is actively working to provide resources, food, medical supplies, blood donations, childcare services, and funding to aid COVID-19 measures.
  • Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation
    • CHAC’s mission is to help make housing and successful homeownership affordable to low-income people. For more information, call 303-572-9445.
  • Colorado Rural Housing Development Corporation
    • CRHDC provides housing assistance to those in need across Colorado. For more information, call 303-428-1448.
  • Colorado Housing Connects
    • Colorado Housing Connects provides Coloradans with reliable and trustworthy access to information regarding affordable housing, housing assistance, tenant rights, and more. To reach this resource please call 844-926-6632.
  • Colorado Homeless Families
    • Colorado Homeless Families is a nonprofit that focuses on transitional housing and provides a road to self-sufficiency. To reach this nonprofit please call 303-420-6634.
  • Colorado Division of Housing
    • The Colorado Division of Housing includes the Supportive Housing Program (SHP) which provides an effective and efficient approach to offering funds for paying rent, providing low-income housing and various other supportive services to thousands of low-income Colorado families, senior citizens, and vulnerable adults. Emergency rent and housing assistance are administered as a part of the federal government-funded Shelter Plus Care programs as well as the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. To reach the Colorado Division of Housing, call 303-864-7852.
  • Temporary Rental & Utility Assistance (TRUA)
    • TRUA is emergency rent and utility payments for those who qualify.
  • The Ross Management Group
    • RMG provides housing assistance to those who qualify. For more information, call 303-860-7885.
  • Property Tax & Rent Relief Program
    • Property Tax & Rent Relief Program is for residents older than 65, people with a disability, or low-income residents.
  • Senior Housing Options, Inc.
    • SHO provides and promotes quality affordable housing and services in a caring environment for older adults in Colorado. For more information, call 303-595-4464.
  • STRIDE
    • Provides family services and a personalized plan to attain economic independence and break the cycle of poverty.
  • Supportive Housing Programs (SHP) Rental
    • The Supportive Housing Program provides an effective and efficient approach to offering funds for paying rent, providing low-income housing, and various other supportive services to thousands of low-income Colorado families, senior citizens, and vulnerable adults. Emergency rent and housing assistance are administered as a part of the federal government-funded Shelter Plus Care programs as well as the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. For more information, call 303-864-7852.

Western Slope

  • Catholic Charities of Western Slope
    • The Catholic Charities of Western Slope is a charity to assist families and individuals who are in need of housing support, such as rent assistance, heating, and utility bill assistance, dental care and aid, transportation, shelter, lodging, and more. For more information, call 970-384-2060.
  • Housing Authority of Montezuma
    • The Housing Authority of Montezuma provides financial assistance to those who qualify. For more information, call 970-565-3831.
  • Housing Solutions for the Southwest (HS)
    • HS provides resources and programs for those who are struggling with their bills or debts. They include the Eviction and Emergency Homeless Prevention Program, which provides rent assistance, cash grants, and other emergency aid. Funds are available for paying a mortgage, rent, and energy bills. For more information, call 970-259-1086.
  • Volunteers of America – Colorado
    • Volunteers of America offers six programs in Southwest Colorado that meet the needs of adults and children fleeing domestic violence, individuals and families struggling with homelessness, Veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and seniors 62 years of age or older. Hundreds of donors and volunteers make these programs possible. For more information, call 970-259-1021.
  • The Pinon Project
    • Family resource center. For more information, call 970-564-9011.
  • Pay It Forward
    • Volunteers established this fund to support Mancos Valley residents in need of financial support as a result of unexpected medical situations or personal hardships that have put a strain on you financially. Apply for the Fund by downloading and filling out the “Pay it Forward Fund” application and emailing it to MVR Administrator Kim Cox or dropping it off at the Mancos Chamber of Commerce.
  • Housing Solutions for the Southwest
    • A non-profit organization providing help, housing and hope to our community since 1981. For more information, call (970) 259-1086.
  • Colorado Legal Services
    • Legal help for low-income Coloradans seeking assistance with civil legal needs. For more information, call (888) 298-8483.

Southwest Roundtable Representative Vacancy

 

Montezuma County is seeking a volunteer to serve as a County Representative to the Southwest Basin Round Table. The Representative must be a resident of Montezuma County, at least 18 years old, and be able to demonstrate an understanding of Colorado River issues.

The position will be open until filled. A letter of interest, including qualifications, can be emailed to  spowers@co.montezuma.co.us or bmorgan@co.montezuma.co.us, or mailed to:

Montezuma County Administration

Attn: Board of County Commissioners

109 W. Main, Room 260

Cortez, CO 81321

Please include “Colorado River Issues” as your subject line.

BOCC Minutes August 3, 2021

YouTube: Montezuma County BOCC August 10, 2021

AGENDA

DATE: August 10, 2021

REGULAR MEETING

9:00 A.M. Minutes

9:00 A.M. CBOE – Walmart

Planning

9:00 A.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of county commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination a proposed subdivision Amendment Application to the Empire Electric North BroadwaySubdivision, 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.

9:10 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 proposed subdivision and AR10-34 Rezoning Application submitted by Gary & GeorgiaStanley; agent: Jeffrey Sederlin, on property located at 19250 Road P, Cortez, CO, consisting of 35 acres, more or less, located west of Road 20, south of road P, situated in Sections 35, T.37N., R.17W., 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 a proposed subdivision Amendment & Rezoning Application to the Lichliter 2 LotModerate Subdivision, submitted by Julian Martinez, on property located at25695 Road M, Cortez, CO, consisting of 11.35 acres, more or less, located north of Road M, west of Road 26, situated in Sections 11, T.36N., R.16W., N.M.P.M.

9:30 A.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of county commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination a proposed2 Lot Minor Subdivision and AR10-34 Rezoning Application, submitted by MichaelChenard & Jerrod Chenard, on property located at 10455 Road 20, Cortez, CO, consisting of 43.34 acres, more or less, located south of Road M and west of road 20, situated in Section 23, T.36N., R.17W., N.M.P.M.

9:40 A.M.

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of county commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination a proposed 2 Lot Minor and AR10-34 Rezoning Application submitted by HancockFamily Trust, on property located at 19444 Road 16.5, Yellow Jacket, CO, consisting of 23.40 acres, more or less, located south of Road W, east of Road16, situated in Section 5, T.37N, R.17W, N.M.P.M.

9:50 A.M.

1. the planning Department presented for signatures of a Variance, submitted by Joseph F & Sandra E Jaburg, on property located at 19183 Road25.3, Dolores, CO, consisting of 3.13 acres, more or less, located south of Hwy184, west of Road 25.3, situated in Section2, T.37N, R.16W, N.M.P.M.

2. the planning Department presented for signatures of a Mylar for an Exemption Resolution, submitted by Kenneth R & Jeanne M Todd, on property located at 27538 Road 16, Pleasant View, CO, consisting of 149.68 acres, more or less, located south of Road EE, east of Road 16, situated in Section 29, T.39N, R.17W, N.M.P.M.

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.

Muscanell Millworks – Bobby Comisky discussion about road impact fees

County Operations

Vehicle Maintenance – Shane Higman

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance –Mike Chenard

GIS – Doug and Rachel

Unfinished Business

Executive Session – Legal Advice pertaining to race track contract

ExecutiveSession – Legal Advicepertaining to fiber MOU

*County AttorneyReport – Ian MacLaren

*NaturalResources, Planning and Public Lands Report – James Dietrich

*CountyAdministrator Report – Shak Powers

*County CommissionersReport

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.

Chairman

Jim Candelaria (Pleasant View) Phone: (970) 749-3841

Vice Chairman

Kent Lindsay (District 2) Phone: (970) 560-1471

Commissioner of Deeds

Joel Stevenson (District 3) Phone: (970) 749-3113

Resolution NO. 8-2021: Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 School Land Dedication/Fee Resolution

Contact Montezuma County Vice-Chairman, Jim Candelaria (Pleasant View)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Joel Stevenson (District 3)