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AGENDA

Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) Meeting
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:00 AM
Centennial Hall Auditorium
200 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado


FIRST MEETING

Call to Order.

1. Invocation.

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Staff Emergency Items.

4. Changes/Postponements.

5. Comments by Elected Officials and Commissioner Liaison Report(s).

6. Public comment on items not scheduled on the agenda.

7. Consent Calendar:

a. Approved Abatement:  (Mark Lowderman - Assessor)

1. Request to uphold the County Assessor's recommendation to approve a tax abatement petition by US BANK SCSR TRUSTEE, C/O LARRY KOSOWSKY for 2013 taxes in the amount of $43,591.23. (Schedule No. 63262-18-013)

b. Denied Abatements:  (Mark Lowderman - Assessor)

1. Request to uphold the County Assessor’s recommendation to deny the abatement petition by BANK SCSR TRUSTEE, C/O LARRY KOSOWSKY for 2013 taxes. Reason for denial:  Agent also appealed adjacent sister parcel (63262-18-013), adjustment made to that parcel. (Schedule No.  63262-18-012)

2. Request to uphold the County Assessor’s recommendation to deny the abatement petition by STETSON POINTE RETAIL CENTER, LLC. for 2013 taxes. Reason for denial:  Evidence does not justify a reduction in value. (Schedule No. 53192-16-028)

3. Request to uphold the County Assessor’s recommendation to deny the abatement petition by CONOCO for 2012 and 2013 taxes. Reason for denial:  no supportive documentation.  (Schedule No. 103,078)

4. Request to uphold the County Assessor’s recommendation to deny the abatement petition by MAGILL MARK D. TRUSTEE for 2013 taxes. Reason for denial:  Market data supports the Assessor's value. (Schedule No.  51150-03-009)

c. Board Appointment to the Park Advisory Board.  (Fran St. Germain - County Administration Manager)

d. Board Appointment to the El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation. (Fran St. Germain - County Administration Manager)

e. Board Appointments to the El Paso County Emergency Services Authority. (Fran St. Germain - County Administrative Manager)

f. Request to approve the April 8, 2014 minutes. (Vicki Ratterree - Clerk to the Board Manager, Clerk & Recorder's Office)

g. Resolution to Approve a Memorandum of Agreement, and to Approve and Accept a Non-Exclusive Permanent Easement (Project: 246603) from Public Services Company of Colorado for drainage and road purposes associated with Rolling Thunder Way improvements. (Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

h. Resolution to ratify the submittal of a grant application to the US DOT Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER grants) for the Charter Oak Ranch Road improvements to Fort Carson Gate 19. (Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

i. Request approval to use a County road to conduct a special event for Wounded Warrior Project, Soldier Ride on May 3, 2014.(Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

j. Resolution to approve application for Preliminary Acceptance of certain streets within Mule Deer Crossing Filing No. 3 subdivision into the El Paso County road maintenance system.  (Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

k. First partial release of Check No.1051 for public improvements of Mule Deer Crossing Filing No. 3 subdivision in the amount of $15,434.75 plus accrued interest.  (Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

l. Resolution to approve vacation of a portion of the Electronic Drive right-of-way and portions of the Akers Drive right-of-ways related to the Hannah Ridge at Feathergrass Subdivision Filing 1 and to approve transfer of title for said right-of-ways by bargain and sale deeds.  (Andre Brackin - County Engineer, Public Services Department)

m. Proclamation recognizing the retirement of Sandra “Sandy” Hook. (Darryl Glenn - Commissioner, Board of County Commissioners)

n. Contracts & Procurement 2014 Regular Item:  (Eileen Gonzales - Contracts Manager)

1. Purchase Order to Carahsoft Technology Corporation for log analysis software used for cyber security on the County’s infrastructure systems, for the Support Services Department, Information Technology Division, at a total cost of $29,622.00 (General Services Administration Contract No.GS-35F-0119Y).

o. Land Use Consent Calendar:

1. FINAL PLAT - HANNAH RIDGE AT FEATHER GRASS - (A Quasi-judicial matter before the Board of County Commissioners) - A request by Feathergrass Investments, LLC and Feathergrass Development Company, LLC for approval of a final plat which includes: 45 single-family lots and public right-of-way.  The development is proposed on 10.5± acres, the remaining 108.5± acres will be platted as future development tracts with this filing. The overall 119± acre development is in the PUD (Planned Unit Development) zone district. The property is located north of Constitution Avenue, west of Marksheffel Road, in Section 32, Township 13 South, Range 65 West of the 6th Principal Meridian, El Paso County, Colorado.  The property is not within a comprehensive planning area.  (Tax Schedule No’s 53323-00-001, 53320-01-005, 53320-03-007, 53320-03-008, 53320-03-002, 53320-03-003, 53320-03-010, 53320-03-011, 53320-02-016, 53320-02-018) (Kari Parsons - Project Manager/Planner II, Development Services Department)

8. Proclamation recognizing April as National County Government Month. (Sallie Clark - Commissioner, Board of County Commissioners)

9. Called Up Consent Calendar.

Adjourn.


SECOND MEETING

Call to Order.

1. Public hearing to consider and approve amendments to Appendix B Guidelines and Regulations for Areas and Activities of State Interest of El Paso County previously adopted by the Board on December 17, 2013, by Resolution No. 13-350, recorded at Reception No. 213150340 of the records of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, pursuant to the Areas and Activities of State Interest Act, C.R.S., §§ 24-65.1-101, et seq., which will modify certain existing provisions and add new provisions in Chapter 7, Site Selection and Expansion of Airports.  By Board Resolution No. 14-083, dated March 11, 2014, and recorded at Reception No. 214020496 of the records of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, the Board continued the hearing date previously set for March 11, 2014 and the effective date of Chapter 7, Site Selection and Expansion of Airports, to April 22, 2014, and thereby preserved the published legal notice of the same. (Cole Emmons - Senior Assistant County Attorney/Gerald Dahl, Esq.)

Land Use Regular Items:
2. PRELIMINARY PLAN - MAJESTIC PINES - (A Quasi-judicial matter before the Board of County Commissioners) - A request by Dean and Kristi Couture for approval of a preliminary plan for 21 single-family residential lots, a non-development tract, and public right-of-way.   The parcel is 66.46+/- acres and is located east of Hwy 83 and the Cherry Creek Crossing subdivision, south of the Walden III subdivision, north of the Dancing Wolf subdivision and west of the Settlers Ranch subdivision in Section 22, Township 11 South, Range 66 West of the 6th Principal Meridian. The property is within the Black Forest Preservation Area. (Tax Schedule No. 61220-03-039 & 040) (SP-13-008) (Kari Parsons - Project Manager/Planner II, Development Services Department)

3. MAP AMENDMENT (REZONE) - MAJESTIC PINES REZONE - (A Quasi-judicial matter before the Board of County Commissioners) - A request by Dean and Kristi Couture for a map amendment to rezone 59.75+/- acres from Residential Rural (RR-5) district to the Residential Rural (RR-2.5) district. The property is located east of Hwy 83 and the Cherry Creek Crossing subdivision, south of the Walden III subdivision, north of the Dancing Wolf subdivision and west of the Settlers Ranch subdivision in Section 22, Township 11 South, Range 66 West of the 6th Principal Meridian. The property is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan Area. (Tax Schedule No. 61220-03-039 and 61220-03-040) (P-13-002) (Kari Parsons - Project Manager/Planner II, Development Services Department)

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4. Department and Committee Reports/Non Action Items.

5. Addendum.

6. Executive Session.

Adjourn.

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El Paso County Public Improvement District No. 2 Meeting
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:00 a.m.
Centennial Hall Auditorium
200 S. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado


Call to Order

1. Resolution Approving a Petition for Inclusion of Property within the District (Lori Seago – Senior Assistant County Attorney)

Adjourn.

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NOTES:

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The BOCC may recess for lunch if consideration of agenda items extends beyond the morning session.  A time to reconvene and complete discussion of the scheduled items will be announced.

Audio and audio/video copies of the record may be purchased by contacting the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Office at (719) 520-6430.