Board of County Commissioners schedule for Jan. 13 - 17

Board of County Commissioners schedule for Jan. 13 - 17
Posted on 01/10/2020

MONDAY, Jan. 13
9 a.m. - The Board will attend a radio interview at Four Corners Broadcasting, 190 Turner Drive, Durango. To submit a question to the Board of County Commissioners for this interview, please email
1:30 p.m. – The Board will conduct interviews with applicants for various county boards and commissions in the Board Conference Room of the County Administration Building, 1101 E. 2nd Ave., Durango.

TUESDAY, Jan. 14  

The Board will consider:

  • Update on the Durango-La Plata County Airport by Director Tony Vicari
  • Approval of Resolution 2020-05 setting the administrative fee withheld by the county for the Sheriff’s Office administering special security services
  • Ratification of a grant application to the State Board of the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Trust Fund for Animas Valley Elementary
  • Approval of Resolution 2020-06 supporting the grant application for a school yard grant from Great Outdoors Colorado for the completion of the Animas Valley Elementary Playground project, and an intergovernmental agreement setting forth the relative responsibilities of the county and school district with respect to the expenditure of grant funds
  • Approval of the 2020 Colorado Counties Casualty and Property Pool (CAPP) Self-Funded Agreement
  • Approval of Second Amendment to an intergovernmental agreement between the Boards of County Commissioners of La Plata County, Colorado and Archuleta County, Colorado regarding the housing of Archuleta County inmates at the La Plata County Detention Center 
  • Approval of the renewal of a Retail Liquor Store license for Kendall Mountain Liquors
  • Approval of a Special Event Liquor permit for Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association Incorporated
  • Approval of a change of manager at The Weminuche LLC on a hotel & restaurant liquor license
  • Approval of the renewal of a Tavern Liquor License for Billy Goat Saloon
  • Approval of the 2020 Emergency Management Program Grant (EMPG) Annual Program Paper and Grant request
  • Approval of the Durango Fire Protection District ambulance license renewal

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) Personnel matters pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 24-6-402(4)(f) regarding the  annual performance review for the county attorney

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:

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

5 p.m. – The Board has been invited to attend the Durango Chamber of Commerce Durango Rocks awards ceremony at the Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall, 1000 Rim Dr., Durango.

FRIDAY, Jan. 17
12 p.m. – The Board has been invited to join a conference call discussion on 2020 state legislation conducted by Colorado Counties, Inc.