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Minutes 02/24/09 PUBLIC HEARING February 24, 2009 Present: Sara Fisher Jon Stavney Keith Montag Bryan Treu Robert Morris Teak Simonton Kathy Scriver Chairman Commissioner Acting County Manager County Attorney Deputy County Attorney Clerk to the Board Deputy Clerk to the Board Absent Peter Runyon Commissioner This being a scheduled Public Hearing, the following items were presented to the Board of County Commissioners for their consideration: Executive Session It was moved that we go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing personnel matters relating to the County Manager position which is an appropriate topic for discussion pursuant to C.R. S. 24-4-402(4)( f Colorado Revised Statutes. Special Recognition from the EP A's Green Power Partnership Adam Palmer, Community Development Mr. Palmer stated that Eagle County had been recognized by the EP A for their purchase of wind energy credits from Holy Cross Energy. This purchase of clean renewable energy for Eagle County prevents 3126 tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere, is the equivalent of planting 125,000 trees, or mitigates the emissions from 592 vehicles per year. He also recognized Tom Johnson for spearheading the effort. Chairman Fisher thanked Mr. Palmer and Tom Johnson for their efforts. Mr. Palmer stated that this was the first step in pursuing local renewable energy projects that could further offset energy and create green collar jobs locally. 1 02/24/09 Consent Agenda Chairman Fisher stated the first item before the Board was the Consent Agenda as follows: A. Approval of bill paying for the week of February 23,2009 (subject to review by the Finance Director) Finance Department Representative B. Approval of the minutes of the Eagle County Board of Commissioners Meetings for January 27 and February 3,2009 Teak Simonton, Clerk & Recorder c. Memorandum of Agreement between Eagle County and Berry Creek LLC for Refund of Construction Deposit County Attorney's Office Representative D. Colorado Family Planning Initiative Expansion Grant Jill Hunsaker, Health & Human Services E. Colorado Division of Wildlife Impact Assistance Grant Application Assessor's Office Representative F. Intergovernmental Agreement between the town of Avon and ECO Transit to complete environmental clearances and final design of Avon bus facility ECO Transit Representative Chairman Fisher asked the Attorney's Office ifthere were any changes to the Consent Agenda. Bryan Treu, County Attorney stated that he had no comments. Commissioner Stavney moved to approve the Consent Agenda, Items A-F. Commissioner Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting Commissioners, the vote was declared unammous. Priority Reservation Agreement with Eagle River Water and Sanitation District Regarding Deed Restricted Housing on Stratton Flats Housing & Development Representative Mr. Potente stated that the contract would provide for the purchase of 10 units over the next several years by Eagle River and Sanitation District at the Stratton Flats development. He believed it was an important step in community partnerships with employers in providing needed affordable housing. Commissioner Stavney thanked the Housing Department and Home Store for their efforts in making these partnerships happen. He also recognized Eagle River Water and Sanitation for being a leader in providing workforce housing for their employees. Angelo Fernandez thanked the board for allowing the opportunity to participate in Stratton Flats. They currently have 90 employees and 32 units in their inventory. Priority Reservation Agreement with Vail Valley Jet Center Regarding Deed Restricted Housing on Stratton Flats Housing & Development Representative Mr. Potente stated that the jet center had looked forward to working with the county in providing affordable opportunities for their employees. 2 02/24/09 Paul Gordon, President ofthe Jet Center spoke. He expressed gratitude to Eagle County and Stratton Flats for the opportunity. The location is perfect for the Jet Center and airport employees. Commissioner Stavney moved to adjourn as the Board of County Commissioners and re-convene as the Eagle County Housing and Development Authority. Commissioner Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting Commissioners, the vote was declared unanImous. Commissioner Stavney moved to approve the priority reservation agreements with the Eagle River Water and Sanitation and the Vail Valley Jet Center regarding deed restricted housing on Stratton Flats. Chairman Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting commissioners, the vote was declared unammous. Commissioner Stavney moved to adjourn as the Eagle County Housing and Development Authority and re- convene as the Eagle County Liquor Licensing Authority. Commissioner Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting Commissioners, the vote was declared unammous. Eagle County Liquor License Authority Kathy Scriver, Clerk and Recorder's Office Consent Agenda Renewals A. The Bookworm of Edwards, Inc. d/b/a The Bookworm #41-70921-0000 This is a renewal of a Tavern License on Edwards. There have been no complaints or disturbances in the past year. All the necessary fees have been paid. An Alcohol Management Plan is on file in the Clerk's Office and proof of server training has been provided. B. Pier 13 Liquor, Inc. d/b/a Pier 13 Liquors #15-37869-0000 This is a renewal of a Retail Liquor Store License in Eagle-Vail. There have been no complaints or disturbances in the past year. All the necessary fees have been paid. An Alcohol Management Plan is on file -in the Clerk's Office and proof of server training has been provided. C CVC Management, LLC d/b/a The Chaparral #03-78536-0000 This is a renewal of a Hotel and Restaurant License with 3-0ptional Premises in Edwards. There have been no complaints or disturbances in the past year. All the necessary fees have been paid. An Alcohol Management Plan is on file in the Clerk's Office and proof of server training has been provided. D. GEMSA Corporation d/b/a Cordillera Golf Club #12-18901-0000 This is a renewal of a Hotel and Restaurant License with 4-0ptional Premises in Edwards. There have been no complaints or disturbances in the past year. All the necessary fees have been paid. An Alcohol Management Plan is on fi~e in the Clerk's Office and proof of server training has been provided. Commissioner Stavney moved that the Board approve the Liquor Consent Agenda for February 24, 2009 consisting ofItems A-D. Commissioner Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting Commissioners, the vote was declared unanImous. 3 02/24/09 APPLICANT: EVENT: REPRESENTATIVE: LOCATION: STAFF REPRESENTATIVE: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation - Eagle Chapter Annual Eagle Valley Banquet Ray Long, Chapter Chairman, and Event Manager Eagle River Center - 0794 Fairgrounds Road, Eagle Kathy Scriver DESCRIPTION: The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has requested a special event permit for their annual banquet and fundraiser. The event is to be held at the Eagle River Center on March 14,2009 from 3:00 p.m. until Midnight. STAFF FINDINGS: * This application is in order, all requirements have been met, all necessary documents have been received, and all fees have been paid. * Public notice was given by the posting of a sign in a conspicuous place on the premises on February 12, 2009, 11 days prior to the hearing. * No protests have been filed in the Clerk Office. * The applicant has provided proof of server training and an alcohol management plan. * Staff has had no problems in the past with events held by the applicant. CONCERNS / ISSUES: None STAFF RECOMMENDATION: All findings are positive. DISCUSSION: Ms. Scriver presented the application. Ray Long spoke about the details of the event. The board had no questions for the applicant. Chairman Fisher stated that the organization did great work at preserving the wildlife in our community. Commissioner Stavney moved that the Local Liquor Licensing Authority approve a Special Events Permit for The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation event held to be held at the Eagle River Center on March 14,2009 from 3 p.m. untilll :59 p.m. Chairman Fisher seconded the motion. Of the two voting Commissioners, the vote was declared unammous. Public Input Chairman Fisher opened and closed Public Input, as there was none. Early Head Start Program Update Suzanne Vitale, Health & Human Services Recorded 4 02/24/09 Economic Stimulus Projects Update Tom Johnson, Public Works Recorded Planning Files There was none. Attest: 5 02/24/09