Board of County Commissioners schedule for Feb. 17 - 21

Board of County Commissioners schedule for Feb. 17 - 21
Posted on 02/13/2020

MONDAY, February 17
La Plata County offices will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day.
TUESDAY, February 18
8:30 a.m. - EXECUTIVE SESSION
Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statute § 24-6-402 (4) upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the quorum present, the La Plata County Board of County Commissioners will hold an executive session to discuss the following matters:

a) For purposes of the Board receiving legal advice on specific legal questions pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(b) regarding (1) Legal issues related to defense of Walmart Stores, Inc.’s appeal of its personal property tax valuation for tax year 2019 – La Plata District court Case. No. 19CV30131

b) Determining positions relative to matters that may be subject to negotiations; developing strategy for negotiations; and instructing negotiators pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(e) regarding negotiations with taxpayers and/or their agents in the following BAA administrative cases:

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   HPI/GSA-3A LLC v. La Plata County Board of                Equalization, BAA Docket No. 75975

  • GAHC3 Durango Medical Center LLC v. La Plata County Board of Equalization, BAA Docket No. 75976
  • GAHC3 Durango Medical Center LLC v. La Plata County Board of Equalization, BAA Docket No. 75977

WEDNESDAY, February 19
8:30 a.m. – BOARD DISCUSSION TIME:  The commissioners will meet among themselves and with staff to discuss various issues. An agenda for this meeting will be posted by Tuesday morning at:  http://laplatacountyco.iqm2.com/Citizens/calendar.aspx

12 p.m. – The Board will meet with members of the La Plata Electric Association board for an update on LPEA affairs at the LPEA board room, 45 Stewart St., Durango.

THURSDAY, February 20

7:30 a.m. – The Board will meet with members of the Bayfield Town Council to discuss issues of mutual interest at the Tuning Fork Café, Bayfield.

10 a.m. –
Commissioner Julie Westendorff will hold office hours for members of the public to meet with her to discuss issues of mutual interest or concern in the county at the Pine River Public Library, 395 Bayfield Center Dr., Bayfield.

6 p.m. – WORK SESSION: The commissioners will meet with members of the Planning Commission to discuss updates to the land use code in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Ave., Durango.

FRIDAY, February 21
4 p.m. – The Board has been invited to attend a Southwest Colorado Local Government Rulemaking Stakeholder meeting in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Ave., Durango  

For additional information regarding this press release, please contact Megan Graham at
(970) 382-6265.  All meetings are held in the Board Room of the La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Avenue, Durango, unless otherwise specified.  La Plata County provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities to enable their full participation in public meetings.  For special assistance, call La Plata County Administration, 970-382-6210 or TDD 970-382-6218.

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