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Board of

MESA COUNTY

COLORADO

COMMISSIONERS

 

 

District 1 - John Justman       District 2 - Scott McInnis      District 3 - Rose Pugliese

 

 

AGENDA

TUESDAY

05/08/2018

 

LAND USE HEARING

544 Rood Avenue, Public Hearing Room

9:00 AM

 

 

Call Meeting to Order:

 

Deletions from Agenda:

            None

Additions to Agenda:

            None

Approval of Minutes:

 

M-1.

3-27-18 Land Use Hearing Minutes

 

M-2.

4-10-18 Land Use Hearing Minutes

 

Continued To Item(s):

            None

Withdrawn Item(s):

            None

Consent Item(s):

The Consent Agenda is intended to allow the Board to spend its time on more complex items. These items are generally perceived as non-controversial and can be approved by a single motion. The public or the Board members may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for individual consideration.

 

NOTICE: If an applicant agrees to have a project placed on the Consent Agenda for the Mesa County Planning Commission and it is approved on that Agenda, the project is placed on the Consent Agenda for the Board of County Commissioners. If an applicant decides to remove the item from the Board Consent Agenda, the project will be referred back to the Mesa County Planning Commission and rescheduled for a new hearing date.

 

C-1.

2017-0332 CUP       S ROAD FACILITY CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AND

CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION AMENDMENT

Property Owner(s):   S Road Facility, LLC

Representative(s):   Sioux Bartels           

Location:                    1962 4 Road

Parcel #:                    2685-122-00-020 & 2685-122-00-002

Zoning:                      AFT

Planner:                     Jeff Hofman, 970.254.4152, jeff.hofman@mesacounty.us                

Request:        The applicant is requesting the modification of the land area associated with the existing Landfill Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and Certificate of Designation (CD). The facility is currently permitted as a landfill by Mesa County and the State of Colorado. The proposed change would remove the southern 40 acres from the permit area and would allow the property owner to convey that portion of the property without association with the landfill operation. The southern 40 acres have not been used for land fill purposes.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

MCPC Recommendation: Approval (5-0) on the Consent Agenda with

Conditions provided in the Project Report (4/19/2018).

 

C-2.

2018-0028 CUP       CAMEO SOLAR FARM CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

Property Owner(s):   Town of Palisade

Representative(s):   Oak Leaf Energy Partners 

Location:        956 Highline Canal Road, Located between the Union Pacific Rail Road  Right-of-Way and the Highline Canal, South of  I 9/10 Road and the Xcel Energy Cameo Electrical Substation (I-70 & Cameo Exit)

Parcel #:                    2709-342-10-002

Zoning:                      AFT

Planner:                     Jeff Hofman, 970.254.4152, jeff.hofman@mesacounty.us

Request:        The applicant proposes to construct a 2MW (megawatt) solar farm on approximately 12 acres. Electrical power will be delivered to Xcel Energy for transmission and distribution.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

MCPC RECOMMENDATION: Approval (5-0) on the Consent Agenda with the

Conditions presented in the Project Report (4/19/2018).

 

C-3.

2017-0420  VA         MESA-AREA ROAD PETITION RIGHTS-OF-WAY – VACATION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY

Property Owner(s):   Mesa County; BOPA, LLC; George Bevan; Robert R. & Leona A. Sisac; John W. & Shirley A. Knutson; Elmer & Brandy Ferganchick; Charles W. Nystrom

Representative(s):   Shawn Burd, Right-of-Way Agent

Location:        TBD Highway 65; 10751 Highway 65; TBD KE Road; TBD 48 ½ Road; 10630 48 ½ Road; 48719 KE Road, Mesa, 81643  (Highway 65, KE Road, 48 ½ Road)

Parcel #:        2713-301-00-005; 2713-301-00-010; 2713-301-00-869; 2713-301-00-009; 2713-301-00-870; 2713-301-00-007; 2713-301-00-231; 2713-301-00-433

Zoning:          VMO - Village of Mesa Overlay; PUD – Planned Unit Development; AFT – Agricultural, Forestry, Transitional

Planner:         Kaye Simonson, (970)255-7189, kaye.simonson@mesacounty.us

Request:        Vacation of unnamed and unused Road Petition right-of-way

Staff Recommendation: Approval

 

Individual Hearing Item(s):

PRESENTATION RULES: The rules apply to this Board of County Commissioners Hearing:

 

1. Decorum.  The following rules of decorum shall be observed during the hearing:

 

1.1 All persons attending this public hearing are expected to behave in a professional and civil manner, and the Chair reserves the right to require persons violating the rules of decorum to leave the hearing room. 

 

1.2 Outbursts and interruptions from the public or the Applicant, including shouting, clapping, booing, laughing, or other reactions to the proceedings are prohibited.

 

1.3 All comments from the public shall only be made by persons recognized by the Chair, and shall only be made to the Chair (no comments or questions shall be directed at staff, the Applicant, or other members of the public).

 

1.4 All comments from the public shall only be made by persons speaking into the microphone at the podium after they have identified themselves on the record.  The proceedings are recorded and comments made away from the microphone are inaudible and cannot become part of the official record.

 

2. Order and timing of Speakers.  Unless modified by the Chair, the order and timing of speakers at the hearing shall be as follows:

 

2.1 Staff presentation.  Timing – as needed (suggest maximum of 15 minutes).  Staff will make a presentation to the Board and receive questions from the Board.

 

2.2 Applicant. Timing – as needed (suggest maximum of 15 minutes).  The Applicant will make a presentation to the Board and receive questions from the Board.

 

2.3 Public. Timing – Three (3) minutes per speaker (prior to starting their presentation, speakers who have prepared presentations that include detailed handouts, PowerPoint presentations, or similar items, and speakers who represent an organized group, may request that the Chair, in his or her sole discretion, approve more than three (3) minutes).  Speakers are encouraged to state their agreement with the testimony of a previous speaker rather than providing repetitive and redundant testimony.  THE PUBLIC WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SPEAK AGAIN AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC COMMENT PORTION OF THE HEARING.

 

2.4 Applicant clarification. Timing – as needed (suggest maximum of 10 minutes). The Applicant may clarify issues raised by the public, and shall answer any questions that the Board members have.  No public questions or input will be allowed.

 

2.5 Staff clarification.  Timing – as needed (suggest maximum of 10 minutes). Staff may clarify issues raised by the public or the Applicant, and shall answer any additional questions that the Board members have.  No public questions or input will be allowed.

 

2.6 Board Deliberation. Timing – as needed.  The Board members may discuss their respective views of the project.  

 

2.7 Board Vote.  The Chair will entertain a motion on the application.

            None

Briefing Item(s):

Briefing items are intended to allow the Board to give Staff guidance in day-to-day operations of the County, or to hear general presentations from others.

            None

Road Petition(s):

            None

Corrected Resolution(s):

Please note all other Resolutions can be found under each Individual Hearing Item(s).

            None

Adjourn:

 

CERTIFICATION OF POSTING

On 05/03/2018 at 11:02 AM, Andrea Gorbett did post the above AGENDA as public notice of the 05/08/2018 meeting. The official notice is placed on the East entrance kiosk monitor at 544 Rood Avenue, Grand Junction, CO and a courtesy copy added to the Mesa County website at www.mesacounty.us/BoCCagendas/

 

 

______ Andrea Gorbett _____________

           Andrea Gorbett

 

**PLEASE NOTE**

There is limited free public parking on the southeast corner of 6th Street and White Avenue.