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ROLL CALL

MINUTES

CERTIFICATION OF HEARINGS

AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA

PROCLAMATIONS: 1) NATIONAL FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA (FFA) WEEK – FEBRUARY 17-24, 2024

WARRANTS: 1) GENERAL WARRANTS – FEBRUARY 13, 2024

BIDS: 1) PRESENT BID #B2400037, SURFACE GRAVEL SUPPLY – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

2) PRESENT BID #B2400039-1, REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) FOR HIGH PLAINS BOULEVARD (CR 9.5) DESIGN BUILD PROJECT – DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

3) PRESENT BID #B2400050, FACILITIES DEPARTMENT BUILDING CABLING – DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

NEW BUSINESS: 1) CONSIDER EQUITABLE SHARING AGREEMENT AND CERTIFICATION, AND AUTHORIZE 19TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE TO SUBMIT ELECTRONICALLY

PUBLIC COMMENT

The Pledge allegiance. 00:05:25
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands one nation. 00:05:29
All right. Good morning. It is Wednesday, February 14th, 2024. Happy Valentine's Day. It's the Board of Commissioners hearing roll 00:05:38
call, please. 00:05:44
Mike Freeman, Scott Keynes excuse Lori saying Happy Valentine's. 00:05:51
Excuse. 00:05:59
All right. And next is the Minutes. Can we have the approval of Minutes of January 31st, 2024? 00:06:00
It's been moved by Commissioner saying second. By Commissioner Freeman. All in favor, say aye, aye, opposed, say nay. The minutes 00:06:08
are approved certification of hearings, hearings conducted on January 31st, 2020, fourth. 00:06:14
USR 230024 Lee and Ruby Limbold and MA Limbo. 00:06:21
LLC Care of CBE P Solar 22 LLC and CBEP Solar 23 LLC. 00:06:27
#2 usr 23. 00:06:36
0043 Eco Properties, LLC, #3 USR 230023 Thomas and Marjorie Brown, Care of CDEP Solar 27 LLC and #4PUD F 230004 Eric Gertrude. 00:06:39
With the certified earring that's been moved by commissioner saying second by commissioner. 00:06:59
Freeman all in favor? Say aye. 00:07:04
Opposed, say nay certification of hearings is passed. Amendments to agenda. 00:07:08
Madam Chair, I would move that we remove the the item on the Planning Commission or I mean on for us today, as we already took 00:07:15
action on that last week and have continued that item until February 21st. 00:07:20
And it should be listed under future public hearings on February 21st. And I think it is future. 00:07:27
If you look at the two future public hearing, right at the bottom. 00:07:34
Got it, got it. Yeah. Second that then. Yes. Second has been moved by Commissioner Freeman. Second by Commissioner saying to move 00:07:42
that off the agenda. All in favor, say aye. 00:07:48
Opposed, say, nay, all right. Approval of a consent agenda. Move to approve as amended. 00:07:56
Second, it has been moved by commissioner Freeman. Second by Commissioner saying all in favor, say aye aye, opposed, say nay. 00:08:02
All right, now the best part proclamations. Can we have the two representatives from Alt come on up? 00:08:10
And they're bringing their teacher up as well. 00:08:18
And that's your advisor as well as you would like to. 00:08:21
OK. I'm going to read this morning guys. Thanks for coming. Let me read this into the record and. 00:08:25
Proclamation Natural National Future Farmers of America Week February 17th through the 24th, 2024. Whereas FFA and agricultural 00:08:32
education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of food, fiber and natural resources systems. And 00:08:40
whereas FFA promotes premier leadership, personal growth and career success among its members and whereas agricultural education 00:08:49
and FFA ensures a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing needs in the science. 00:08:57
Business and technology of agriculture and whereas the FFA motto learning to do, learning to learn, learning to live, living to 00:09:06
serve, give direction and purpose to these students who take an active role in succeeding in agriculture education. 00:09:13
Whereas FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism and cooperation, now therefore, be it proclaimed by the Well Board of 00:09:22
Well County Commissioners that February 27th, not February 17th through the 24th, 2024, be known as National Future Farmers of 00:09:30
America Week, signed by all Board of all five Board Commissioners. 00:09:38
And we would love to hear your comments, anything that you would like to share? 00:09:51
We will be having a Farmer Teacher Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday this coming week and we would like to invite all of you to 00:09:58
be there at 7:00. 00:10:02
Thank you. 00:10:07
Would you? 00:10:09
All right. Well, I know you have some comments. 00:10:12
Actually, the FFA program across the country is is really important to the future of agriculture across this country. 00:10:17
Highland has a very has a very robust FFA program up there. They have a lot of kids that are involved in that. They do a lot of 00:10:25
things. They do a lot of things in the community. 00:10:30
Janine has been on the Advisory Board since they originally started and now she's back on the advisory committee up there. And so 00:10:36
you know, we're all very much involved with what goes on with FFA up there. And so I just want to thank you guys for coming today. 00:10:41
Thanks for what you do and thanks for making that such a successful program up there. 00:10:47
Commissioner saying. 00:10:53
I just said thank you so much your your leadership is noted and again we really rely on the rural parts of the county to feed us, 00:10:55
to club us to sustain what's going on in our cities and and thank you so much for providing that future for the rest of us so that 00:11:02
we can continue doing the things that we do include sitting at this dies today. So thank you so much. 00:11:10
I agree with both of my fellow commissioners. FFA is huge. It's it is the future. We see most of our leaders, I would say, come 00:11:18
out of FFA. Agriculture is so valuable, not only the well county, but it's. 00:11:26
To the United States, we do so much here in Wales County and what you're doing to get our youth more involved, more engaged, can't 00:11:33
thank you enough. I know I was speaking earlier with you. Greeley West has a big FFA program and we wish you all the best and all 00:11:40
the success with all the things that you have going this week. So good luck. Thank you. And with that we will take a picture with 00:11:46
you. I think we all can go down. 00:11:53
Is that your visor? Did you want to say anything? 00:12:01
Oh, OK. Thank you. 00:12:05
OK. Are we ready? 00:12:28
1/2. 00:12:30
123. 00:12:34
Should we wait for Commissioner saying? 00:12:38
She ran to the restroom to get. 00:12:41
You're gonna what issue? 00:12:43
Here you go. 00:12:47
We have photos for you guys. 00:12:49
We're ready again, 123. 00:13:05
123. 00:13:09
Perfect. Thank you, guys. 00:13:11
Thank you. 00:13:14
All right. Next on the agenda are warrants, General warrants, February 13th, 2024. 00:13:20
It's been moved by Commissioner saying second by commissioner Freeman. All in favor, say aye, aye, opposed, say nay. 00:13:40
All right. Bids. Good morning, Toby. 00:13:47
Present B&B 240-0037 Surface Gravel Supply, Department of Public Works Good Morning, Toby Taylor with Purchasing. 00:13:50
3 vendors have replied to the solicitation. Public Works is reviewing those results and intends to bring back a recommendation on 00:14:00
February 28th, 2020 fourth. 00:14:06
All right #2 present bid B2400 zero 39-1 Request for qualifications. 00:14:12
RFQ for High Plains Blvd. CR 9.5 Design Build Project Department of Public Works, Weld County is using A2 phase qualification 00:14:20
based procurement process to select a design build contractor to deliver his project. The first phase is a request for 00:14:26
qualification that's presented before you. Today identifies a short list of three vendors who reply to the Letter of interest 00:14:33
solicitation. 00:14:39
For the second phase, Well County will issue a Request for Proposal for the project to these shortlisted vendors, and Public Works 00:14:46
will return with a recommendation for the award once the RFP phase is complete. 00:14:52
Right #3 Present Bid B 240-0050 Facilities Department Building Cabling. Department of Information Technology Good Morning Board 00:14:59
Alexi Cherick, representing the Information Technology Department, Presenting BID B 240050 Facilities Building Cabling. 00:15:09
Three bids were received on February 7th for the bid. 00:15:20
Ranging in costs from $30,386.04 to $40,690.41. 00:15:24
Information Technology will continue to review the proposals and provide a recommendation to the Board on February 28th. 00:15:32
All right. Any questions? 00:15:41
All right. Thank you very much. Thank you. 00:15:43
Now on to new business. 00:15:48
Consider equitable sharing agreement of sort of and certification and authorized 19th Judicial District Attorney's office to 00:15:51
submit electronically. Good morning, commissioners Michael Work and the District Attorney. Let me introduce my driver for the next 00:15:57
couple of weeks. Mr. Rob Miller, the assistant VA. I think I said this to Y'all last year. You're going to love this. I have to 00:16:02
come and ask for you to authorize us to file and authorize your chair to sign a report to the Department of Justice indicating 00:16:08
that we accepted no money last year. 00:16:13
We have to make this report because if next year we do want to ask for money and we're out of compliance with not submitting this 00:16:19
report, then we don't get to take money. Largely, the the funding that this equitable sharing relates to is seizure money from the 00:16:27
drug task force or any civil forfeitures that this office may ever do, which won't happen while I'm the District Attorney. So I 00:16:34
need you to authorize us to sign a $0.00 report to the Department of Justice, if you would, please. 00:16:42
Answer any questions, move to approve. Second, it's been moved by commissioner Freeman, Second by commissioner saying all in 00:16:50
favor, say aye, opposed, say nay. Thank you. Thank you so much for coming. 00:16:55
I'm sorry, what's that you hobbled in here for? 0I hobbled in here for 0. 00:17:01
That's dedication, Sir. 00:17:08
So now is the time for any public comment. Anybody from the audience that would like to speak on anything outside of the agenda, 00:17:11
please. 00:17:15
Feel free to come when you have 3 minutes. 00:17:20
Not seeing any, we are adjourned. 00:17:24
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The Pledge allegiance. 00:05:25
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands one nation. 00:05:29
All right. Good morning. It is Wednesday, February 14th, 2024. Happy Valentine's Day. It's the Board of Commissioners hearing roll 00:05:38
call, please. 00:05:44
Mike Freeman, Scott Keynes excuse Lori saying Happy Valentine's. 00:05:51
Excuse. 00:05:59
All right. And next is the Minutes. Can we have the approval of Minutes of January 31st, 2024? 00:06:00
It's been moved by Commissioner saying second. By Commissioner Freeman. All in favor, say aye, aye, opposed, say nay. The minutes 00:06:08
are approved certification of hearings, hearings conducted on January 31st, 2020, fourth. 00:06:14
USR 230024 Lee and Ruby Limbold and MA Limbo. 00:06:21
LLC Care of CBE P Solar 22 LLC and CBEP Solar 23 LLC. 00:06:27
#2 usr 23. 00:06:36
0043 Eco Properties, LLC, #3 USR 230023 Thomas and Marjorie Brown, Care of CDEP Solar 27 LLC and #4PUD F 230004 Eric Gertrude. 00:06:39
With the certified earring that's been moved by commissioner saying second by commissioner. 00:06:59
Freeman all in favor? Say aye. 00:07:04
Opposed, say nay certification of hearings is passed. Amendments to agenda. 00:07:08
Madam Chair, I would move that we remove the the item on the Planning Commission or I mean on for us today, as we already took 00:07:15
action on that last week and have continued that item until February 21st. 00:07:20
And it should be listed under future public hearings on February 21st. And I think it is future. 00:07:27
If you look at the two future public hearing, right at the bottom. 00:07:34
Got it, got it. Yeah. Second that then. Yes. Second has been moved by Commissioner Freeman. Second by Commissioner saying to move 00:07:42
that off the agenda. All in favor, say aye. 00:07:48
Opposed, say, nay, all right. Approval of a consent agenda. Move to approve as amended. 00:07:56
Second, it has been moved by commissioner Freeman. Second by Commissioner saying all in favor, say aye aye, opposed, say nay. 00:08:02
All right, now the best part proclamations. Can we have the two representatives from Alt come on up? 00:08:10
And they're bringing their teacher up as well. 00:08:18
And that's your advisor as well as you would like to. 00:08:21
OK. I'm going to read this morning guys. Thanks for coming. Let me read this into the record and. 00:08:25
Proclamation Natural National Future Farmers of America Week February 17th through the 24th, 2024. Whereas FFA and agricultural 00:08:32
education provide a strong foundation for the youth of America and the future of food, fiber and natural resources systems. And 00:08:40
whereas FFA promotes premier leadership, personal growth and career success among its members and whereas agricultural education 00:08:49
and FFA ensures a steady supply of young professionals to meet the growing needs in the science. 00:08:57
Business and technology of agriculture and whereas the FFA motto learning to do, learning to learn, learning to live, living to 00:09:06
serve, give direction and purpose to these students who take an active role in succeeding in agriculture education. 00:09:13
Whereas FFA promotes citizenship, volunteerism, patriotism and cooperation, now therefore, be it proclaimed by the Well Board of 00:09:22
Well County Commissioners that February 27th, not February 17th through the 24th, 2024, be known as National Future Farmers of 00:09:30
America Week, signed by all Board of all five Board Commissioners. 00:09:38
And we would love to hear your comments, anything that you would like to share? 00:09:51
We will be having a Farmer Teacher Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday this coming week and we would like to invite all of you to 00:09:58
be there at 7:00. 00:10:02
Thank you. 00:10:07
Would you? 00:10:09
All right. Well, I know you have some comments. 00:10:12
Actually, the FFA program across the country is is really important to the future of agriculture across this country. 00:10:17
Highland has a very has a very robust FFA program up there. They have a lot of kids that are involved in that. They do a lot of 00:10:25
things. They do a lot of things in the community. 00:10:30
Janine has been on the Advisory Board since they originally started and now she's back on the advisory committee up there. And so 00:10:36
you know, we're all very much involved with what goes on with FFA up there. And so I just want to thank you guys for coming today. 00:10:41
Thanks for what you do and thanks for making that such a successful program up there. 00:10:47
Commissioner saying. 00:10:53
I just said thank you so much your your leadership is noted and again we really rely on the rural parts of the county to feed us, 00:10:55
to club us to sustain what's going on in our cities and and thank you so much for providing that future for the rest of us so that 00:11:02
we can continue doing the things that we do include sitting at this dies today. So thank you so much. 00:11:10
I agree with both of my fellow commissioners. FFA is huge. It's it is the future. We see most of our leaders, I would say, come 00:11:18
out of FFA. Agriculture is so valuable, not only the well county, but it's. 00:11:26
To the United States, we do so much here in Wales County and what you're doing to get our youth more involved, more engaged, can't 00:11:33
thank you enough. I know I was speaking earlier with you. Greeley West has a big FFA program and we wish you all the best and all 00:11:40
the success with all the things that you have going this week. So good luck. Thank you. And with that we will take a picture with 00:11:46
you. I think we all can go down. 00:11:53
Is that your visor? Did you want to say anything? 00:12:01
Oh, OK. Thank you. 00:12:05
OK. Are we ready? 00:12:28
1/2. 00:12:30
123. 00:12:34
Should we wait for Commissioner saying? 00:12:38
She ran to the restroom to get. 00:12:41
You're gonna what issue? 00:12:43
Here you go. 00:12:47
We have photos for you guys. 00:12:49
We're ready again, 123. 00:13:05
123. 00:13:09
Perfect. Thank you, guys. 00:13:11
Thank you. 00:13:14
All right. Next on the agenda are warrants, General warrants, February 13th, 2024. 00:13:20
It's been moved by Commissioner saying second by commissioner Freeman. All in favor, say aye, aye, opposed, say nay. 00:13:40
All right. Bids. Good morning, Toby. 00:13:47
Present B&B 240-0037 Surface Gravel Supply, Department of Public Works Good Morning, Toby Taylor with Purchasing. 00:13:50
3 vendors have replied to the solicitation. Public Works is reviewing those results and intends to bring back a recommendation on 00:14:00
February 28th, 2020 fourth. 00:14:06
All right #2 present bid B2400 zero 39-1 Request for qualifications. 00:14:12
RFQ for High Plains Blvd. CR 9.5 Design Build Project Department of Public Works, Weld County is using A2 phase qualification 00:14:20
based procurement process to select a design build contractor to deliver his project. The first phase is a request for 00:14:26
qualification that's presented before you. Today identifies a short list of three vendors who reply to the Letter of interest 00:14:33
solicitation. 00:14:39
For the second phase, Well County will issue a Request for Proposal for the project to these shortlisted vendors, and Public Works 00:14:46
will return with a recommendation for the award once the RFP phase is complete. 00:14:52
Right #3 Present Bid B 240-0050 Facilities Department Building Cabling. Department of Information Technology Good Morning Board 00:14:59
Alexi Cherick, representing the Information Technology Department, Presenting BID B 240050 Facilities Building Cabling. 00:15:09
Three bids were received on February 7th for the bid. 00:15:20
Ranging in costs from $30,386.04 to $40,690.41. 00:15:24
Information Technology will continue to review the proposals and provide a recommendation to the Board on February 28th. 00:15:32
All right. Any questions? 00:15:41
All right. Thank you very much. Thank you. 00:15:43
Now on to new business. 00:15:48
Consider equitable sharing agreement of sort of and certification and authorized 19th Judicial District Attorney's office to 00:15:51
submit electronically. Good morning, commissioners Michael Work and the District Attorney. Let me introduce my driver for the next 00:15:57
couple of weeks. Mr. Rob Miller, the assistant VA. I think I said this to Y'all last year. You're going to love this. I have to 00:16:02
come and ask for you to authorize us to file and authorize your chair to sign a report to the Department of Justice indicating 00:16:08
that we accepted no money last year. 00:16:13
We have to make this report because if next year we do want to ask for money and we're out of compliance with not submitting this 00:16:19
report, then we don't get to take money. Largely, the the funding that this equitable sharing relates to is seizure money from the 00:16:27
drug task force or any civil forfeitures that this office may ever do, which won't happen while I'm the District Attorney. So I 00:16:34
need you to authorize us to sign a $0.00 report to the Department of Justice, if you would, please. 00:16:42
Answer any questions, move to approve. Second, it's been moved by commissioner Freeman, Second by commissioner saying all in 00:16:50
favor, say aye, opposed, say nay. Thank you. Thank you so much for coming. 00:16:55
I'm sorry, what's that you hobbled in here for? 0I hobbled in here for 0. 00:17:01
That's dedication, Sir. 00:17:08
So now is the time for any public comment. Anybody from the audience that would like to speak on anything outside of the agenda, 00:17:11
please. 00:17:15
Feel free to come when you have 3 minutes. 00:17:20
Not seeing any, we are adjourned. 00:17:24
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