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YouTube: Montezuma County BOCC Meeting December 20, 2022


DATE:    December 20, 2022        



9:00 A.M.            Minutes

9:00 A.M.            Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review on the proposed 2023 budget for Montezuma County.  Any interested elector may submit objections either verbally or in writing.  Written objections will be read into the record for the Board of County Commissioner’s Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 20, 2022.



Notice is hereby given that the Montezuma County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing for review and determination of a General Planned Unit Development, Special Use Permit and AR35+ Rezoning Application submitted by Elevated Smoke, LLC, agent: Cole Clark, on property located at 7231Road 25, Cortez, CO, consisting of 35 acres, more or less, located north of Road G, west of Road 25, situated in Section 3, T.36N, R.16W, N.M.P.M. (this is a petition to come before the Board of County Commissioners)


1.     The Planning Department will present for signatures  an Exemption Resolution & Mylar, submitted by Rodney & Crystal Daves, on property located at TBD Hwy 491, Pleasant View, CO, consisting of 9.51 acres, more or less, located west of Hwy 491, north of Road DD, situated in Section 25, Township 39N, Range 18W, N.M.P.M.




                              Public Comment Session


The Board of Montezuma County Commissioners welcomes you to this meeting.  Persons 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.




                              Public Safety

                                             Sheriff’s Office – Sheriff Nowlin

                                             Coroner’s Office – George Deavers

                                             District Attorney’s Office – Matt Margeson

                                             Office of Emergency Management – Jim Spratlen

                                             Community Intervention Program – Jim Spratlen

                                             Cortez Fire Protection District –Chief Borden


                              New Business

Discussion and decision related to contract between MCSO and Town of Dolores – Sheriff Nowlin

Decision related to ClearGov Service order

2023 Faster Grant Agreement

CDPHE – Montezuma County Landfill Contract Agreement


                              Unfinished Business

Liquor License renewal for Westview RV Park – Jerri Frizzell

Decision related to 2023 Holiday schedule

Decision related to Janitorial Service contracts – Dustin Sattler

Certification of Levies and revenue for budget year 2023 – Travis Anderson

Executive Session to receive legal advice – Potential litigation




County Attorney Report – Ian MacLaren

Natural Resources, Planning and Public Lands Report – James Dietrich

County Administrator Report – Travis Anderson

County Commissioners Report


IN 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.


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Jim Candelaria (District 1)
Phone: (970) 749-3841
Vice Chairman
Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Phone: (970) 560-1471
Commissioner of Deeds
Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3)
Phone: 970-749-0262
Contact Montezuma County Vice-Chairman, Jim Candelaria  (District 1)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Kent Lindsay (District 2)
Contact Montezuma County Commissioner Gerald Koppenhafer (District 3)