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Minutes 10/20/08 PUBLIC HEARING October 20, 2008 Present: Peter Runyon Sara Fisher Am Menconi Bruce Baumgartner Robert Morris Kathy Scriver Chairman Commissioner Commissioner County Manager Deputy County Attorney Deputy Clerk to the Board This being a scheduled Public Hearing, the following items were presented to the Board of County Commissioners for their consideration: Executive Session There was none Resolution 2008-120 Designating the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month Sheri Mintz, Executive Director of the Bright Future Foundation and Dr. Casey Wolfington, Clinical Coordinator was present. Dr. W olfington presented a PowerPoint presentation that illustrated domestic violence statistics. She spoke about the challenges in rural areas such as Eagle County. Often times the victims of domestic violence in rural areas are afraid to leave the home. Although the numbers of victims seeking emergency shelter services declined from 2005 to 2006, the number of victims requesting shelter for an extended period of time had increased. Ms. Mintz stated that the foundation operates a shelter and in the shelter, you can stay up to 45 days. Dr. W olfington spoke about the available programs, which included outreach clients, freedom ranch shelter transitional housing, the youth advocacy program, and the light of hope project. Other services included a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling services, legal advocacy, community outreach, and youth advocacy. Chairman Runyon thanked the foundation for their work in the community. Ms. Mintz thanked the Board of County Commissioners and Eagle County government for their support and generous funding. Commissioner Fisher asked if Bright Future took an active role in the school system. Dr. W olfington stated that there would be support groups involved in after school programs at Berry Creek and Gypsum Creek Middle Schools. There would also be a support group for young men at Berry Creek. Commissioner Fisher believed that the services were important and offered her services. Commissioner Menconi requested feedback from the foundation as to how the commissioners maintain future care for the working class. He asked that the names of the individuals receiving services be identified with the school district. He believes the cause was one of the most critical cases. Commissioner Menconi moved to approve the Resolution 2008-020 designating the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Commissioner Fisher seconded the motion. The vote was declared unanimous. Consent Agenda Chairman Runyon stated the first item before the Board was the Consent Agenda as follows: A. Approval of bill paying for the week of October 20,2008 (subject to review by the finance director) Finance Department Representative 1 10/20108 B. Public Safety Interoperable Communications Grant Application Barry Smith, Emergency Management C. Temporary Access Agreement between Eagle County and BCP-Midtown Investments II, LLC for the Eagle River Preserve County Attorney's Office Representative D. Indemnification Agreement between Eagle County and BCP-Midtown Investments II, LLC for the Eagle River Preserve County Attorney's Office Representative E. Maintenance Agreement between Eagle County and BCP-Midtown Investments II, LLC for the Eagle River Preserve County Attorney's Office Representative F. Affirmation and First Amendment to Easement between Eagle County, BCP-Midtown Investments II, LLC and 1996 Eagle River Water and Sanitation DistrictlUpper Eagle River Regional Water Authority for the Eagle River Preserve County Attorney's Office Representative G. Access Agreement between Eagle County and BCP-Midtown Investments II, LLC for the Eagle River Preserve County Attorney's Office Representative H. Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate between Eagle County and town of Basalt County Attorney's Office Representative I. Administrative Policy 2008-4: Information Requests and Use of County ResourceslFacilities for Campaigning Purposes County Attorney's Office Representative J. Resolution 2008-121 Concerning an Appointment to the Citizens' Open Space Advisory Committee Lisa de Graaf, Community Development Chairman Runyon asked the Attorney's Office if there were any changes to the Consent Agenda. Bob Morris, Deputy County Attorney stated that there were no additions or changes however; in the case of Items C-G, they did not have all the signatures of all the other parties. He recommended that the board approve the Items but withhold any signatures until the signatures were received from the other parties. Commissioner Fisher moved to approve the Consent Agenda, Items A-J. Specifying that Items C-G be held until the Chairman determines it is appropriate to sign the Items once the signatures are received from the associated parties. Commissioner Menconi seconded the motion. The vote was declared unanimous. Public Input Chairman Runyon opened and closed Public Input, as there was none. Work Session - Eco-Build update and grant request Adam Palmer, Community Development Recorded 2 10/20108 Planning Files There was none Attest: 3 10/20108 hairman 8, 2008.