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R85-12 preserving air quality -smokeless weekendRESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO RESOLUTION No. /ai RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF EAGLE COUNTY, COLORADO, IN SUPPORT OF DRAWING PUBLIC ATTENTION TO THE NEED FOR PRESERVING AIR QUALITY IN EAGLE COUNTY'S VALLEYS. WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners has determined that an increase in local population has caused increases in the level and kinds of air pollutants and that reasonable attempts to reduce air pollution must be made; and WHEREAS, the movement of air through Eagle County's Valleys is further restricted in cold times of the year; and WHEREAS, the use of fireplaces and woodstoves have contributed to the air pollution in the County's Valleys; and WHEREAS, this resolution does not apply to dwelling units which rely solely on fuel wood as their source of heat. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF EAGLE COUNTY, COLORADO, THAT: (1) The Eagle County Board of Commissioners designates the President's Holiday Weekend on a trial basis as a fireplace and woodstove smokeless weekend (February 16, 17 and 18); (2) All residents and visitors of the County's Valleys shall be encouraged to refrain from using their fireplaces and woodstoves during this weekend, in order to protect and to draw attention to the need for preserving Eagle County's Valleys' high quality mountain air. INTRODUCED, READ AND APPROVED AND ADOPTED, this 12th day of February , 1985, by the Board of County Commissioners, County of Eagle, State of Colorado. R4- 61i,ard L.1- ,GuAafsonilJ,' Commissioner onaio H. welch, lUon1missioner COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO By and Throu h its ATTEST: BOARD OF CM COMMISSIONERS ohnnettePhi'1 ips D id-E) Mott' A.airman Clerk of the Board of County CommissionersV�ifi��3E(' , R4- 61i,ard L.1- ,GuAafsonilJ,' Commissioner onaio H. welch, lUon1missioner Commissioner (2 q S 7-AF SoiJ seconded adoption of the foregoing resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows: Commissioner David E. Mott Commissioner Richard L. Gustafson fy� Commissioner Donald H. WelchyE This Resoulution passed by vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado.